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Mackenzie Bravence - Women's Swimming - Kansas Jayhawks

Mackenzie Bravence

Position Back/Free
Class Junior
Hometown Overland Park, Kan.
High School Olathe East HS

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
1:57.10 200 Y Free 10/20/2020 KU Virtual Cup 3
28.55 50 Y Back 10/11/2019 Missouri State/South Dakota
55.10 100 Y Back 2/24/2021 Big 12 Championship
1.58.76 200 Y Back 2/24/2021 Big 12 Championship

2020-21 (Sophomore)

  • Named to the Academic All-Big 12 First Team.
  • Set a new personal-best time in the 100-yard backstroke (55.10) and 200-yard backstroke (1:57.69) at the Big 12 Championships (Feb. 24).
  • Finished fifth at the Big 12 Championships in the 100-yard backstroke.
  • Placed sixth at the Big 12 Championships in the 200-yard backstroke.
  • Set a new personal-best in the 200-yard freestyle (1:57.10) at the KU Virtual Cup 3.

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
Women's Swimming 🏊‍♀️ 22 Jayhawks Represented on Academic All-Big 12 Teams

Kansas swimming & diving was represented by 22 individuals on the Academic All-Big 12 teams, the Big 12 Conference announced on Tuesday, highlighted by a league-best six individuals with a 4.0 GPA.