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Mackenzie Crist
Position: Port
Height: 5'8"
Year: Senior
Hometown: Seattle, Wash.
High School: Holy Names Academy
Major: Art Practice

2014-15 (Senior)
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