Kansas Jayhawks

Mackenzie Bravence

Position Back/Free
Class Sophomore
Hometown Overland Park, Kan.
High School Olathe East HS
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Top Collegiate Times

Time Event Date Meet
24.18 50 Y Free 2/26/2019 Big 12 Championship
51.98 100 Y Free 2/28/2019 Big 12 Championship
1:57.41 200 Y Free 1/16/2020 William Jewell
28.55 50 Y Back 10/11/2019 Missouri State/South Dakota
56.61 100 Y Back 2/26/2019 Big 12 Championship
2:03.25 200 Y Back 11/22/2019 Kansas Classic

2019-20 (Freshman)

  • Set a personal-best time in the 50-yard freestyle with a time of 24.18
  • Placed 18th in the 100-yard backstroke at the Big 12 Championships (Feb. 26) with a time of 56.61
  • Placed 18th in the 200-yard backstroke at the Big 12 Championships (Feb. 26) with a time of 2:01.45

High School

  • Four-time letter winner
  • Three-year second-team all-state
  • School record holder in the 100-yard backstroke with a time of 57.71
  • Finished in fourth place in the 200-yard freestyle (1:54.30) and fifth place in the 100-yard backstroke (57.99) at the 2018 KSHSAA 6A Girls State Swimming & Diving Championships

Personal

  • Daughter of Dirk and Heather Bravence
  • Has two older brothers Ben and Hunter
  • Ten relatives have attended Kansas
  • Brother, Ben, swam at Minnesota
  • Uncle, Dave Matthews, played basketball for Kansas
  • Communication sciences and disorders major
  • Intends to attend graduate school at Kansas to become a speech pathologist