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MacKenzie

Kerr

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Sprints
Height: 5'9"
Year: Senior
Hometown: Richmond, Va.
High School: Douglas Freeman

Bio

Honors: Outdoor Second Team All American (4x400m - 2017, 2018)...NCAA Outdoor Championships Participant (4x400m - 2017, 2018) • NCAA East First Round Participant (4x400m - 2017, 2018) • USTFCCCA All-Academic (2017)...Indoor First Team All-ACC (4x400m - 2017)...Indoor All-ACC Academic (2016, 2017, 2018)...Outdoor All-ACC Academic (2017, 2018)...Outdoor All-ACC Honorable Mention (4x400 - 2016)...ACC Academic Honor Roll (2016, 2017)

2017-18: Competed in six competitions during the indoor campaign and seven during the outdoor season … opened the indoor season with a fifth-place finish in the 200m at the Carolina Cup (1/13) with a time of 25.49 … placed third in the 400m at the Carolina Cup with a time of 56.84 … was a part of a 4x400m relay squad that qualified for the ACC Indoor Championships, capturing a second-place finish with a time of 3:33.64 to place second all-time at Duke and also earn First Team All-ACC honors … finished 14th in the 400m at the ACC Indoor Championships, notching a time of 54.88, which is good for fifth all-time in school history … qualified for the NCAA Indoor Championships as part of a 4x400m relay squad that finished 14th with a time of 3:35.51 … selected to the 2018 All-ACC Academic Women’s Indoor Track and Field Team … earned a fifth-place finish in the 200m at the Battle of the Blues (4/6) with a time of 24.30, while finishing fourth in the 400m with a time of 55.07 … notched a pair of top four finishes at the Penn Relays with both the 4x400m relay and the sprint medley relay squad … captured a first-place finish in the 4x400m relay with a time of 3:32.43 … finished fourth in the sprint medley relay with a time of 3:48.85, which ranks third in school history … qualified for the ACC Outdoor Championships in the 400m, finishing in 10th place with a time of 54.48 … helped the 4x400m relay squad post a strong performance at the NCAA East Prelims, placing fourth with a time of 3:32.21, which serves as a Duke school record … qualified for the 2018 NCAA Outdoor Championships with the 4x400m relay team, where they earned the highest NCAA Championships finish by a Duke 4x400m relay quad in history, finishing in ninth place with a time of 3:32.26, the second-fastest time in school history, earning Second Team All-America honors for the first time in her career … named to the 2018 All-ACC Academic Women’s Outdoor Track and Field Team.

2016-17: Competed in thirteen events during the indoor season…Set a new personal-best in the 400m with a time of 55.79 at the Tyson Invitational (2/11)…Finished in fourth place in the 600m at the Hokie Invitational (1/20)…Helped the 4x400m relay team run the third fastest time in Duke history at the Tyson Invitational (2/11), finishing in 3:36.30…A part of the team that ran 3:36.25 in the same event to finish in second place at the ACC Indoor Championships (2/25) and second at Duke all-time…Competed in the Distance Medley Relay at the ACC Indoor Championships, finishing in seventh place with a time of 11:21.71…Raced in 17 events during the outdoor campaign…Set a new personal best in the 100m, finishing in 12.22 at the Raleigh Relays (3/25)…Also recorded a new personal-best in the 200m when she ran a 24.42 at the Duke Invitational (4/22)…Recorded the third fastest time in Duke history and a new personal-best in the 400m when she ran a 54.07 at the same meet…Helped the 4x100m relay team run the second fastest time in school history at the ACC Outdoor Championships (5/14), clocking a combined time of 45.11 to finish in fourth…Was also a part of the team that ran a combined 45.16 in the same event at the Duke Invitational, which is the third fastest time in Duke history…A member of the 4x200m relay team that ran a time of 1:36.79 which is the fifth fastest time in school history, to finish in first place at the Raleigh Relays…Finished in fifth in the 4x400m relay at the ACC Outdoor Championships, as the team clocked a combined time of 3:35.57 which is the fifth fastest in school history…Competed in the same event at the NCAA East Preliminaries, running the fourth fastest time in Duke history as the team finished in 3:34.17…Qualified for the NCAA Outdoor Championships in the 4x400m relay and ran a 3:37.25 to earn Second-Team All-American Honors…Ran in the Sprint Medley Relay twice, running the second fastest time in school history with a 3:47.30 at the Penn Relays (4/29) and the fifth fastest time with a combined time of 3:55.07 at the Raleigh Relays…Named Indoor and Outdoor All-ACC Academic Teams as well as the ACC Academic Honor Roll…USTFCCCA All-Academic Team…Second-Team All-American in the 4x400m.

2015-16: Participated in five competitions during the indoor season and nine during the outdoor campaign…ran a leg of the 4x400 and finished fourth at the Armory Invitational (2/5) in a combined time of 3:39.80, the third-fastest time in Duke history…placed fifth at the same competition in the 500 with a time of 1:14.41, the fourth-fastest time in school history…member of the 4x400 team that finished fourth at the ACC Indoor Championships (2/27) in a combined time of 3:40.06…set four Duke history records during the outdoor season…ran a leg of the 4x400 and helped the team finish 10th at the NCAA Preliminary East Round (5/28), clocking in at 3:33.39 and earning the third-fastest time in school history…earned All-America Honorable Mention honors in the 4x400…helped the 4x200 team to the fourth-fastest time in Duke history after finishing third at the Raleigh Relays (3/26) in a combined time of 1:36.69…finished fifth in the 4x400 at the Penn Relays (4/30) in a time of 3:36.30, the fifth-fastest time in school history…at the ACC Outdoor Championships (5/15), earned two top-10 finishes: ninth in the 4x100 in a time of 46.68, the fifth-fastest time in school history, and fourth in the 4x400 in a combined time of 3:37.57…named to the Indoor All-ACC Academic Team and the ACC Academic Honor Roll. 

Prior to Duke: Claimed gold in the 400 at the 2014 Virginia 5A State Meet as a junior, clocking a 55.52...finished first in the 200 and 400 and second in the 100 at the 2014 outdoor conference meet…as a senior, captured sixth in the 400 at the outdoor state meet…repeated as champion in the indoor 500, finishing atop the competition in 2014 and 2015 at the indoor state championships.

Indoor PRs
60m-
8.11 (1/29/2016)
200m- 25.13 (2/19/2016)
300m- 40.54 (1/20/2017)
400m-
 54.88 [5] (2/24/2018)
500m- 1:14.41 [4] (2/5/2016)

Outdoor PRs
100m-
12.22 (3/25/2017)
200m- 24.30 (4/6/2018)
400m- 54.07 [3] (4/22/2017)

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