Chris McKinney
Chris McKinney
Height: 6-0
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Concord, Mass.
High School: Concord-Carlisle
Position: Foil
Major: Computer Sciences, Economics, and Data Science
Top Finishes
The Big One Invitational 11th Place (Nov. 4, 2018)
New England Championship 12th Place (Feb. 22, 2014)
NCAA Northeast Regional Championship 31st Place (March 9, 2014)

 

2017-18: Overall record: 28-31 … NFC record: 18-11 … finished 11th at The Big One Invitational (11/4). [INDIVIDUAL RESULTS]

2016-17: Was not a member of the team.

2015-16: Was not a member of the team.

2014-15: Was not a member of the team.

2013-14: Overall record: 27-21...NFC record: 17-8...tied for 31st at the NCAA Northeast Regional (3/9)...finished 12th at the New England Championship (2/22) after compiling a 6-4 mark in the "A" pool...ranked 21st at The Big One Invitational (11/2)...won 12 of his 13 in bouts in his NFC debut (11/16) by sweeping Boston University and Brandeis, defeating both of his opponents from UMass and New Hampshire, and posting a 2-1 mark against Sacred Heart...blanked Tufts and picked up wins over Boston College and Brown for a 5-7 total in the final NFC competition of the season (1/25)...turned in an 8-6 performance at the Eric Sollee Invitational (2/2) after recording 2-1 decisions against NJIT and NYU, defeating a pair of foes from Hunter, and adding victories over Stevens and Haverford...generated 2-1 marks against Duke and Air Force at the Duke Invitational (2/8)...went 2-1 versus Boston College at the Beanpot (2/12).

Off the Fencing Strip at MIT: Majoring in computer science, economics, and data science … was an intern at Claritas Genomics and Padtime … conducted a UROP at the MIT Center for Transportation and Logistics … Zeta Psi alumni correspondence chair and summer housing chair … Finance Club … intramural ultimate frisbee, softball, and football.

High School: A 2013 graduate of Concord-Carlisle Regional High School...squad leader...captured first place in foil at the 2012 Massachusetts State High School Championship and was third in 2011...three-time varsity letterwinner in foil...finished first in junior foil and junior epee at the 2012 Bay State Games while also ranking second in senior foil and sixth in senior epee...was third in junior epee and junior foil in addition to fifth place in senior foil at the 2011 Bay State Games...was the champion of the 2011 Granite State Open and 2012 Middlebury Open...registered runner-up performances at the 2013 Beanpot, Middlebury, and Spring Opens...participated in the 2011 World Scholar Athletic Games and World Youth Peace Summit...two-time first team USA Fencing all-academic...competitive fencer with a "B" rating in foil and epee...rated fencing referee.

Club: Boston Fencing Club...coached by Edward Ballinger, a USFA Olympic Hall of Fame inductee.