Mackenzie Morris

Pentathlon

Nickname: "Mac"
Height: 6-1
Weight: 158

High School: 
Pope John XXIII H.S. (Sparta, N.J.)
Year of Graduation: 2013 
Coaches:
     -Fencing:
Roger Pratschlerm 
     -Track: Brian Corcoran 
     -Swimming: Bob Hopkins, Rich Carlson, Ed Wynn, Sergey Stolyarov and George Souter

2011 Junior National Ranking: 6th

Sports Played in High School:
swimming, volleyball and riding

Hobbies: riding horses, foxhunting, volleyball, soccer, being a super fan at school sports, playing copious amounts of video games, competing in Major League Gaming tournaments (North American professional electronic sports organization), computer programming, traveling the country and trying new things

Favorite Foods: chicken fingers, bacon, more bacon, cheeseburgers, pork chops, chicken and dumplings, mac and cheese, and horse show sandwiches

Pre-Competition Meal: usually a large breakfast and then little else due to unsettled nerves

Favorite Athletes: Tyler Morris and Sam Sacksen

Favorite Movie:
"Gladiator"

Favorite Music: country

Did You Know?: Mackenzie is 2011 USPC Rated C-1 (national test that rates skill and knowledge on and off the horse as well as management)...he loves computers and video games, even competing in major tournaments for it but balancing out between school and athletics...he is an avid pony clubber (USPC) who also enjoys long walks on the beach, comes from a riding background and enjoys everything horses.

MAJOR COMPETITION RESULTS:

  • 2012  January Domestic Qualifier in Colorado Springs: 12th
  • 2011  U.S. National Championships in Colorado Springs: 14th
  • 2011  USPC Championships, Tetrathlon in Lexington, Ky.: 1st
  • 2009  USPC Championships, Tetrathlon in Lexington, Va.: 7th
  • 2009  Varsity letter freshman year at Pope John
  • 2005  Pony Finals Championship in Lexington, Ky.: 4th
  • 2005  Champion Open Division Hunter Pace - Windy Hollow Hunt NJ/NY
  • 2004  Champion Novice Division Hunter Pace - Windy Hollow Hunt NJ/NY
  • 2002-05  Numerous Championships a Team and Reserve Championships in Jumper Divisions East Coast

last updated 1/20/12