Makenzie Patarino
Makenzie Patarino
Height: 5-6
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Lakewood, Colo.
High School: Lakewood
Position: Pole Vault
Major: Brain and Cognitive Sciences

Collegiate Personal Bests
400m - 1:04.85
PV - 11', 10" (3.61m)

PV - 11', 6.5" (3.52m)

2017-18: All-New England (Indoor - Pole Vault, Outdoor - Pole Vault)... Competed in 17 meets... Was fifth in the pole vault at the New England D3 Outdoor Championship and the NEWMAC Championship... Was second in the pole vault in the dual meet vs. Williams with a height of 11 feet, 5.75 inches... Posted a sixth-place finish in the pole vault at the BU Last Chance Qualifier with a season-best height of 11 feet, 10 inches... Finished 16th in the pole vault at the NEICAAA Indoor Championship and sixth at the New England D3 Indoor Championship.

2016-17: New England All-Region (Pole Vault)... Competed in 17 meets... Placed 15th in the pole vault at the NEICAAA Outdoor Championship at 11 feet, 1.75 inches... Was 10th at the D3 New England Outdoor Championship with a season-best jump of 11 feet, 6.5 inches and fourth at the NEWMAC Championship... At the NEICAAA Indoor Championship, she placed ninth with a height of 11 feet, 1.75 inches to set her season best... She also hit that mark at the D3 New England Indoor Championship, where she was sixth overall.

2015-16: Competed in nine indoor meets ... helped the 4x400 relay team to 10th with a time of 4:07.86 and finished 11th in the pole vault (10', 6" - 3.20m) at the New England Division III Indoor Championship (2/19-20) ... leapt a season best 11', 1" (3.38m) and placed sixth in the pole vault at the Gordon Kelly Invitational (2/13) ... competed in eight outdoor meets ... cleared 10' in the pole vault for sixth at the NEWMAC Championship (4/30) and 14th New England Division III Outdoor Championship (5/5-7) ... leapt a career best 11', 1.75" (3.40m) at the MIT Quad Meet (4/9).

Off the Track at MIT: Majoring in brain and cognitive sciences with a minor in biomedical engineering and a concentration in philosophy... Child Health Research intern... UROP in the Goosens Lab at MIT... College Connection mentor... Conducted research at the Appel Lab at University of Colorado Anshcutz... External president of Baker House... Resident Peer Mentor and a member of Sigma Kappa.

High School:
A 2015 graduate of Lakewood High School ... earned seven varsity letters among track and field, gymnastics and soccer ... Track and Field Second Team All-State Track and Field ... First and Second Team all-conference selection twice ... High School Heisman nominee ... League Record Holder in the pole vault (11'2) ... finished fifth, sixth and seventh at the State Championships ... and first, second and fifth at the League Championships ... also competed for the Above the Bar Track Club ... National Honor Society ... Math Honor Society - Mu Alpha Theta ... Captain of Track Club ... Vice President of Math Honor Society ... International Baccalaureate ... earned High Honors and Academic All-State accolades all four years of high school ... AP Scholar.