Mackenna Dunn
Mackenna Dunn
Year: JR
Hometown: La Grange, Ill.
High School: Lyons Township
Events: IM, Back, Free
Major: Biomedical Engineering

Personal Bests

  • 100yd backstroke: 1:03.79 - 11/5/16 at New Hampshire.
  • 50yd freestyle: 25.43 - 10/29/16 at Ed Golden Invitational.
  • 100yd freestyle: 53.27 - 2/18/17 at Atlantic 10 Championship.
  • 200yd freestyle: 1:55.07 - 2/17/17 at Atlantic 10 Championship.
  • 500yd freestyle: 5:21.92 - 11/3/17 vs. Providence.
  • 200yd IM: 2:09.92 - 2/16/17 at Atlantic 10 Championship.
  • 400yd IM: 4:57.68 - 1/17/17 at Massachusetts.

Career Honors & Awards

  • 2018 Coaches' Award (Most Improved)

2018-19 (Junior)

  • Maine
    • 4th in the 200yd freestyle (1:59.47)
    • 5th in the 100yd freestyle (54.23)
    • 6th in the 200yd IM (2:19.15)
    • 2nd in the 200yd freestyle relay (1:38.33)
  • Coast Guard / Springfield
    • 5th in the 100yd backstroke (1:04.14)
    • 4th in the 100yd freestyle (55.19)
    • 4th in the 200yd IM (2:15.66)
  • at La Salle
    • 3rd in the 200yd freestyle (2:00.13)
    • 4th in the 100yd freestyle (55.27)
    • 5th in the 200yd IM (2:17.30)
  • at Providence
    • 2nd in the 200 SC meter medley relay (2:05.84)
    • 2nd in the 50 SC meter freestyle (28.05)
  • Harold Anderson Invitational
    • 2nd in the 200yd freestyle relay (1:36.79)
    • 6th in the 200yd medley relay (1:49.43)
    • 8th in the 200yd IM (2:15.11)
    • 2nd in the 800yd freestyle relay (7:49.74)
  • Wagner
    • 3rd in the 100yd freestyle (54.74)
    • 3rd in the 200yd freestyle (1:57.89)
    • 1st in the 400yd freestyle relay (3:37.35)
  • at Massachusetts
    • 1st in the 100yd freestyle (54.57)
    • 5th in the 50yd breaststroke (35.57)
    • 3rd in the 100yd backstroke (1:03.32)
    • 2nd in the 800yd freestyle relay (8:01.30)
  • at Vermont
    • 3rd in the 100yd freestyle (54.51)
    • 2nd in the 200yd freestyle (1:58.73)
    • 2nd in the 200yd IM (2:13.20)
    • 3rd in the 200yd freestyle relay (1:42.97)
  • at Bryant
    • 6th in the 100-yard freestyle (56.54)
    • 3rd in the 200-yard freestyle (1:59.01)
    • 3rd in the 200-yard IM (2:16.42)
    • 3rd in the 200-yard freestyle relay (1:43.47)
  • vs Central Connecticut
    • 2nd in the 200-yard butterfly (2:13.28)
    • 1st in the 200-yard IM (2:13.52)
    • 2nd in the 400-yard freestyle relay (3:39.98)

2017-18 (Sophomore)

  • at Wagner
    • 4th in 200yd medley relay (1:52.14)
    • 2nd in 200yd freestyle (1:59.38)
    • 3rd in 100yd freestyle (55.67)
    • 3rd in 200yd individual medley (2:17.31)
  • Harold Anderson Invitational
    • 1st in 400yd medley relay (3:49.64)
    • 3rd in 200yd individual medley (2:10.31)
    • 3rd in 200yd freestyle relay (1:38.56)
    • 4th in 200yd freestyle (1:56.53)
    • 8th in 100yd freestyle (54.25)
    • 1st in 400yd freestyle relay (3:34.54)
  • at Maine
    • 3rd in 200yd freestyle (2:00.91)
    • 5th in 100yd freestyle (55.93)
    • 6th in 200yd individual medley (2:20.44)
    • 2nd in 200yd freestyle relay (1:41.16)
  • at Springfield
    • 4th in 200yd medley relay (1:55.94)
    • 4th in 100yd backstroke (1:03.83)
    • 5th in 100yd butterfly (1:02.04)
    • 2nd in 200yd freestyle relay (1:42.52)
  • Providence
    • 1st in 200yd medley relay (1:53.06)
    • 2nd in 500yd freestyle (5:21.92)
  • New Hampshire
    • 2nd in 200yd freestyle (1:58.46)
    • 3rd in 100yd freestyle (55.38)
    • 4th in 200yd individual medley (2:15.27)
  • Massachusetts 
    • 4th in the 100yd freestyle (54.88)
    • 4th in the 200yd butterfly (2:15.14)
    • 1st in the 200yd medley relay (1:49.17)
    • 1st in the 200yd freestyle relay (1:41.74)
  • Vermont
    • 5th in the 100yd freestyle (54.70)
    • 4th in the 200yd freestyle (1:59.13)
    • 2nd in the 200yd medley relay (1:48.30)
    • 1st in the 400yd freestyle relay (3:40.79)
  • Bryant
    • 5th in the 50yd freestyle (25.23)
    • 3rd in the 100yd freestyle (54.45)
    • 3rd in the 200yd IM (2:16.04)
    • 2nd in the 200yd medley relay (1:48.93)
  • Atlantic 10 Championship
    • 37th in the 100yd freestyle (52.79)
    • 20th in the 200yd freestyle (1:52.90)
    • 17th in the 200yd IM (2:07.72)
    • 10th in the 800yd freestyle relay (7:38.74)
    • 10th in the 200yd freestyle relay (1:35.07)
    • 9th in the 400yd medley relay (3:47.94)
    • 10th in the 400yd freestyle relay (3:28.28)

2016-17 (Freshman)

  • La Salle
    • 4th in 200yd freestyle (1:59.37)
    • 6th in 50yd freestyle (26.06)
    • 4th in 200yd individual medley (2:16.74)
  • Maine
    • 4th in 200yd freestyle (1:59.32)
    • 3rd in 100yd freestyle (55.12)
    • 3rd in 200yd individual medley (2:18.12)
  • Ed Golden Invitational
    • 4th in 200yd medley relay (1:56.75)
    • 2nd in 50yd freestyle (25.43)
    • 3rd in 100yd freestyle (55.39)
  • at Providence
    • 4th in 100m backstroke (1:11.17)
  • at New Hampshire
    • 6th in 100yd backstroke (1:03.79)
    • 2nd in 100yd freestyle (54.84)
    • 2nd in 200yd individual medley (2:17.26)
  • Wagner
    • 5th in 200yd freestyle (2:01.05)
    • 5th in 100yd freestyle (55.99)
    • 6th in 200yd individual medley (2:18.93)
  • at Massachusetts
    • 5th in 400yd individual medley (4:57.68)
    • 4th in 100yd freestyle (55.27)
    • 2nd in 200yd individual medley (2:18.71)
  • at Vermont
    • 6th in 200yd freestyle (2:02.35)
    • 5th in 100yd freestyle (55.25)
    • 5th in 200yd individual medley (2:17.01)
  • at Bryant
    • 2nd in 50yd freestyle (25.82)
    • 6th in 100yd freestyle (56.25)
    • 2nd in 200yd individual medley (2:15.70)
  • Atlantic 10 Championship
    • 36th in 200yd individual medley (2:09.92)
    • 35th in 200yd freestyle (1:55.07)
    • 38th in 100yd freestyle (53.27)

Before URI

  • Attended Lyons Township High School.
  • Four year member of the Lyons Township swim team.

Personal

  • Daughter of Kevin and Tina Dunn.
  • Has three siblings: Callahan, Griffin, and Ryan.
  • Interests include yoga, trying new foods, hiking, and shopping.
  • Favorite athlete is Kerri Walsh-Jennings.
  • Favorite sports teams are the Chicago Blackhawks, Chicago White Sox, and Baltimore Ravens.
  • Chose URI because of the welcoming team atmosphere, safe community, and the engineering program.
  • Majoring in Biomedical Engineering.