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 Gordon McKenzie
Gordon McKenzie

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Queens, N.Y.

High School:
Holy Cross

Event:
Sprints


• 2008 NCAA Outdoor Semifinalist - 100m dash, 200m Dash, 4x100m Relay
• 2008 All-Mideast Regional Team - 100m dash, 4x100m Relay
• 2006 All-Region - 100m Dash
• 2006 Junior USATF Championships Runner-up - 100m
• 2006 United States Junior National Team Member
• Member of 2nd Place 4x100 relay at the World Junior Championships


2008 (Junior): Outdoor - At NCAA Championships competed in three events for Wildcats: 4x100m relay, 100m and 200m dashes ... Anchored leg for UK 4x100m relay squad that finished 13th nationally with a time of 40.11 ... At the NCAA Championships finished 21st in the country in the 200m dash, clocking in at 21.23 ... Qualified for the men's 100m NCAA semifinal after finishing third in his heat with a time of 10.60 ... Ran a blistering personal-best time of 10.19 at the Mideast Regional to place sixth overall; the mark ranks second all-time at UK ... Anchored the Mideast Regional 4x100m relay that placed fourth with a time of 39.72 ... Finished 10th in 200m dash at Mideast Regional crossing the finish in a personal-best time of 20.77, which ranks sixth in school history ... Opening leg of fifth-place 4x100m relay team at SECs with time of 39.85. Indoor - At the Iowa State Qualifier tied his personal-best mark in the 60 meter dash of 6.72 which ranks sixth all-time at Kentucky; and also ran a season best time in the 200 meter dash of 21.43.

2007 (Sophomore): Indoor - Finished third in the 60-meter dash with a provisional time of 6.74 at the McCravy Memorial ... Also competed in the 200m dash. Outdoor - Leg on the men's 4x100 relay that recorded a season-best time of 40.33 at the SEC Championships ... Placed second in the men's 100 meter dash with a mark of 10.52. at the Auburn Tiger Track Classic ... Member of men's 4x100 relay squad that notched a regional-qualifying mark with a time of 40.38 at the Yellow Jacket Invitational.

2006 (Freshman): Indoor - Posted Kentucky's top 60 mark of the season (6.73, seventh all-time) at the Iowa State Qualifier ... Placed first at the Rod McCravy Invite in the 60 (6.82) ... Ran the fourth-fastest indoor 200 (21.28c) in Kentucky history at the SEC Championships. Outdoor - Outstanding first season highlighted by a trip to the NCAA Championships in the 100 ... Placed second in the 100 (10.30) and competed in the 200 at the Junior USA Track and Field Championships ... Recorded a personal- and team-best 10.29 (t-sixth all-time UK) at the Mideast Regional to earn All-Region honors ... Helped the Cats qualifying regionally and post a season best in the 4x100 (40.23) at the Texas Relays... Matched a personal best in the 200 (21.12, ninth all-time) at the Mideast Regional ... Participated on the USA IAAF Junior World Championships squad in Beijing, China, where he was a part of the 4x100 meter relay team that finished second.

High School: Placed first at the AAU Junior Olympics in the 4x100 and second in the 100 and 4x400 ... Placed second at the National Scholastic Indoor Championships in the 200 en route to All-America honors... Ranked fifth nationally in the indoor 200 (21.68)... Won the CHSAA state championship in the 300.

Personal: Full name is Gordon Nesta McKenzie ... Born Aug. 21, 1987... Parents are Bryan and Mirlyn McKenzie ... Has one sister, Brianna (25) ... Major is undecided.

Personal Bests: 60 Meters - 6.72; 100 Meters - 10.23; 200 Meters - 20.77

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