Mid Distance
Year: Junior
Hometown: Marshfield, Mass.
High School: Marshfield


Career Honors:

Patriot League Academic Honor Roll (2018-2019).

 2019 Outdoor (Sophomore):

  • Placed eighth in the 4x800 (9:19.51) at the ECAC Outdoor Championships (5/11).
  • Placed 17th in the 800 meters (2:16.31) and seventh in the 4x800 (9:05.14) at the Patriot League Outdoor Championships (5/3).
  • Had a personal best of 2:12.22 to win the 800 meters at the Holy Cross Invitational (4/20).
  • Had a personal best in the 1,500 meters (4:58.34) at the Black & Gold Invitational (3/29).

 2018-2019 Indoor (Sophomore):

  • Finished 12th at the ECAC Indoor Championships in the 4x800, running a 9:09.25 (3/1).
  • At the Patriot League Indoor Championships, placed ninth in the 800 meters (2:14.91) and eighth in both the 4x800 (9:12.19) and distance medley relay (12:27.82) (2/16).
  • At the NEICAA Indoor Championships, placed seventh in the 800 meters (2:17.08) and sixth in the 4x800 (9:19.45) (2/1).

 2018 Outdoor (Freshman):

  • Placed 29th in the 800 meters, running a 2:18.46, at the NEICAAA Outdoor Championships (5/11).
  • Finished 18th in the 800 meters, running a time of 2:17.74, at the Patriot League Outdoor Championship (5/4).

 2017-2018 Indoor (Freshman):

  • Placed sixth in the 500 meters (1:27.83) vs. UNH (1/20).


  • Competed in the indoor 500m and 1,000m events.
  • Also competed in the outdoor 800m and 1,500m events.
  • Member of the 4x400m relay team. 

Before Holy Cross:

  • A two-year member of the varsity cross country team and four-year member of the varsity track and field team at Marshfield High School under head coaches Ed Ryan and Todd Deely.
  • Served as her track team's captain her junior and senior years.
  • Her cross country team won the Atlantic Coast League title in 2013 and earned the MIAA Gold Medal Academic Team award in 2013 and 2014.
  • Ran personal-best 5k time of 20:55 in 2013.
  • Ran as part of the Indoor Division II State Relay Championship team (2013-2014).
  • Indoor team was ACL champion 2014 and 2016.
  • Named Patriot Ledger All-Scholastic (2016-2017), West Gate Media Super Team (2014-2017), ACL All-Star (2014-2017), ACL 600m champion (2014-2017), South Shore Principals Twilight Meet (800m champion), and was an All-State qualifier (2014-2017) and New England qualifier (2016-2017).
  • Finished sixth in the 600m at States and fifth at the New England Championship.
  • Also took eighth in the 800m run at the All-State qualifier and was the 2016 800m run ACL champion.
  • Team earned the ACL title in 2015, Team Sportsmanship award in 2016, MIAA Silver Medal Academic team award in 2015 and MIAA Gold Medal Academic team award in 2015.
  • Held a personal-record time of 1:36.59 her senior year in the 600m run, which ranked in the top 10 in the state.
  • Holds the school record of 4:12.56 in the 1,600m sprint medley relay.
  • Ran career-best times in the 800m (2:16.79) and 400m (1:01.99).
  • A member of the National Honor Society.


  • Daughter of Kevin and Maria Del Carmen MacKinnon.
  • Has one brother (Ryan) and one sister (Amanda).
  • Majoring in economics. 

MacKinnon's Top Performances:

Year Event Time  Meet (Date)
2019 800m (outdoor) 2:12.22 Holy Cross Invitational (4/20)
2019 1500m (outdoor) 4:58.34 Black & Gold Invitational (3/29)
2019 1000m (indoor) 3:03.52 Beantown Challenge (1/12)
2018 Mile (indoor) 5:15.58 Howlin Husky Invitational (12/8)
2018 500m (indoor) 1:27.83 UNH vs Holy Cross (1/20)
2017 1,000m (indoor) 3:03.71 BU Season Opener (12/2)
2018 800m (outdoor) 2:17.74 Patriot League Championship (5/4)
2018 1,500m (outdoor) 5:09.61 Patriot League Championship (5/4)
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