Brandon McKenzie
Brandon McKenzie
Height: 5-11
Year: So.
Hometown: Brigantine, N.J.
High School: Saint Joseph's Preparatory
Position: Breast, IM
Major: Mechanical Engineering

Collegiate Personal Bests
50-Free - 22.54
100-Free - 47.92
200-Free - 1:44.29
500-Free - 4:49.84
1000-Free - 9:57.26
100-Breast - 55.14
200-Breast - 2:01.11
200-Fly - 1:57.48
200-IM - 1:51.07
400-IM - 3:56.31

2016-17: All-American (400 IM) … Honorable Mention All-American (200 Breast) … NEWMAC Champion (200 Breast, 400 Medley Relay) … NEWMAC Second Team All-Conference (200 IM, 400 IM … CSCAA Scholar All-American … NEWMAC Academic All-Conference … NEWMAC Men’s Relay Team of the Week (11/21, 12/5) … broke the NEWMAC meet record in the 200 breast and the 400 medley relay with first place finishing times of 2:02.00 and 3:18.22, respectively, at the league championship … broke the MIT Z-Center pool record in the 200 medley relay (1:29.74) and the 400 medley relay (3:16.93) at the MIT Winter Invitational … set personal best times in the 50 free (22.54), 100 free (47.92), 500 free (4:49.84), 1000 free (9:57.26), 100 breast (55.14), 200 breast (2:01.11), 200 IM (1:51.07) and 400 IM (3:56.31) … at the NCAA Division III Championship, finished eighth in the 400 IM (3:59.96) for All-America honors and 14th in the 200 breast (2:01.99) for Honorable Mention All-America accolades … also competed in the prelims of the 100 breast (23rd – 56.34) and the 400 medley relay (5th – 3:17.51) at nationals … claimed All-Conference honors in all four events he competed in at the NEWMAC Championship as he won the 200 breast (2:02.00) and the 400 medley relay (3:18.22) and came in second in the 200 IM (1:51.07) and the 400 IM (3:57.54) … at the MIT Winter Invitational, touched the wall first in the 200 medley relay (1:29.74), first in the 400 medley relay (3:16.96), second in the 200 breast (2:01.11), second in the 400 IM (3:56.84), third in the 200 IM (1:52.38) and sixth in the 400 free relay (3:09.65) … during regular season dual meets, placed in the top-3 of his respective events 24 times … also came in first place 20 times as a sophomore as he put together multiple wins against Springfield, Williams, Amherst and WPI & Bowdoin … individually swam 18 NCAA “B” cut times as a sophomore.

2015-16: All-American (400 IM) ... NEWMAC Champion (200 IM, 400 IM) ... NEWMAC Second Team All-Conference (200 Medley Relay) ... CSCAA Scholar All-American … at the NCAA Division III National Championship (3/16-19), touched the wall eighth in the 400-IM in 3:59.16 for All-America honors … also finished 24th in the 200-breast prelims (2:04.01) and 32nd in the 200-IM prelims (1:52.67) at nationals … at the NEWMAC Championship (2/18-21), claimed the league title in the 200-IM in 1:52.44 and the 400-IM in 4:00.24 … also finished second in the 200-medley relay in 1:31.56, third in the 200-breast in 2:04.47, eighth overall (first in the “B” final) in the 800-free relay in 6:51.90, eighth overall (first in the “B” final) in the 400-medley relay in 3:22.26 at the conference championship … at the MIT Winter Invitational (12/4-6), finished second in the 200-IM (1:54.26), third in the 100-breast (57.33), third in the 200-breast (2:05.55), fifth in the 400-IM (4:01.13) … also helped the 400-medley relay team to third (3:21.50), the 200-medley relay team to third (1:30.83) and the 800-free relay team to sixth (6:52.46) at the winter invite … individually swam 14 NCAA “B” cut times as a freshman.

Out of the Pool at MIT: Majoring in mechanical engineering with a minor in biomedical engineering ... Theta Tau Professional Engineering Society.

High School
: A 2015 graduate of Saint Joseph’s Preparatory School … four-time varsity letterwinner … Philadelphia First Team All-Catholic … National Finalist for Tri-Hampton YMCA team … also competed in lacrosse and soccer … National Honor Society … The Edmund A. Cassidy General Excellence Award … Gold Medal in AP Physics C … Silver Medal in AP Psychology.