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Mackenzie Crist
Position: Port
Height: 5'8"
Year: Senior
Hometown: Seattle, Wash.
High School: Holy Names Academy
Major: Art Practice
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2014-15 (Senior)
• IRA Team National Champion
• IRA Varsity Eight National Champion
• Pocock Lightweight All America
• CRCA Scholar Athlete
• IRA All-Academic Team

• Member of the varsity eight
• Went undefeated in 11 races during the spring season
• Recorded a time of 6:32.236 in the IRA Grand Final to take the national title, sitting two seat
• Won the PCRC open eight and collegiate 4+ events
• Set a lightweight course record in a Big Row win over the Cal 3V8
• Tallied a pair of victories to capture the WIRA Championship

• Posted a victory at the Lightweight Invite with wins over No. 2 Harvard, No. 4 Boston University, No. 5 Wisconsin and No. 9 MIT
• Topped No. 4 Boston University in a dual race in Boston
• Notched a victory with the varsity eight to capture the lightweight trophy at the San Diego Crew Classic
Helped lead the varsity eight to an eighth place finish at the 50th Head of the Charles, fifth among colleges

2013-14 (Junior)
• IRA All-Academic team
• In the varsity eight lineup
• Finished second in the Grand Final after winning the heat at the IRA National Championships
• Captured the gold in the 1V8 open event at the WIRA Championships 
• Brought home the Women’s Collegiate Lightweight Trophy with a first place finish at the San Diego Crew Classic 
• Placed first in the Women’s Open 8+ and second with the Stanford B four at the Pacific Coast Rowing Championships 
• Defeated Cal’s 3V8 in the Big Row 
• Took second at the Lightweight Invitational with five of the top seven teams in Boston and won against No. 4 Boston University and No. 5 Wisconsin in a three-team race
•Raced for the first time in a dual win over Saint Mary’s at the Pac-12 Challenge 
• Missed the fall season while studying abroad in Paris, France

2012-13 (Sophomore)
• IRA All-Academic team 
• Sat four seat with the Varsity 8+ for the entire spring season 
• Helped lead Stanford to its fourth straight IRA National Championship 
• Won the Pacific Coast Rowing Championships Women’s Open Eight gold
• Took second place at the WIRA Championships 
• Second place finish in a spring race on the Charles River in Boston 
• Claimed first place at the San Diego Crew Classic 
• Defeated St. Mary’s in head-to-head action 
• Competed with the Lightweight 2x at the Newport Autumn Rowing Festival

2011-12 (Freshman)
• Competed with the Varsity I Eight, sitting two seat for the spring season 
• Member of the IRA National Champion Varsity Eight that claimed its third straight national title 
•Defeated Wisconsin twice in dual competitons 
• Took home second in a spring race on the Charles River 
• Won the San Diego Crew Classic 
• Finished second at the Head of the Charles in the Lightweight Eight 
• Placed first at the Newport Autumn Rowing Festival while sitting in the four seat

High School
• A 2011 graduate of Holy Names Academy 
• Lettered six times in rowing 
• Captained spring her sophomore year and winter her junior year 
• In the Head of the Charles, her team placed ninth in 2008 and 13th in both 2009 and 2010
• In the Northwest Regional Championships, her lightweight varsity 4+ team placed second in 2009; her lightweight 8+ placed second in 2009; her high school 8+ placed first in 2009 and 2010; her varsity 8+ placed second in 2011 and her high school 8+ placed first in 2011 
• At the U.S. Rowing Youth National Championship, her lightweight varsity 4+ placed second in 2009 and 15th the 2011 varsity 8+ 
• Honored as the 2009 Most Inspirational Rower award 
• A Washington Athletic Club 101 Club Scholar-Athlete active
•Placed second in the Heart of the Sound Triathlon in 2008 
•An AP scholar with distinction 
• Received an award of excellence in art
•The high school class valedictorian

• Born in Folsom, Calif. 
• Daughter of Barry and Maureen Crist
• Father rowed lightweight crew at UC San Diego from 1984-1986 and competed in the
• Cambridge summer bumps for Pembroke College, Cambridge University 
• Has one younger brother, Alex 
• Majoring in art practice
• Enjoys skiing (downhill), drawing, making clothes, fashion design and the outdoors