Mid Distance
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Marshfield, Mass.
High School: Marshfield



  • Competed in the indoor 500m and 1,000m events
  • Also competed in the outdoor 800m and 1,500m events
  • Member of the 4x400m relay team 

Before Holy Cross:

  • A two-year member of the varsity cross country team and four-year member of the varsity track and field team at Marshfield High School under head coaches Ed Ryan and Todd Deely
  • Served as her track team's captain her junior and senior years
  • Her cross country team won the Atlantic Coast League title in 2013 and earned the MIAA Gold Medal Academic Team award in 2013 and 2014
  • Ran personal-best 5k time of 20:55 in 2013
  • Ran as part of the Indoor Division II State Relay Championship team (2013-2014)
  • Indoor team was ACL champion 2014 and 2016
  • Named Patriot Ledger All-Scholastic (2016-2017), West Gate Media Super Team (2014-2017), ACL All-Star (2014-2017), ACL 600m champion (2014-2017), South Shore Principals Twilight Meet (800m champion), and was an All-State qualifier (2014-2017) and New England qualifier (2016-2017)
  • Finished sixth in the 600m at States and fifth at the New England Championship
  • Also took eighth in the 800m run at the All-State qualifier and was the 2016 800m run ACL champion
  • Team earned the ACL title in 2015, Team Sportsmanship award in 2016, MIAA Silver Medal Academic team award in 2015 and MIAA Gold Medal Academic team award in 2015
  • Held a personal-record time of 1:36.59 her senior year in the 600m run, which ranked in the top 10 in the state
  • Holds the school record of 4:12.56 in the 1,600m sprint medley relay
  • Ran career-best times in the 800m (2:16.79) and 400m (1:01.99)
  • A member of the National Honor Society


  • Daughter of Kevin and Maria Del Carmen MacKinnon
  • Has one brother (Ryan) and one sister (Amanda)

MacKinnon's Top Performances:

Event Time  Meet (Date)
500m (indoor) 1:27.83 UNH vs Holy Cross (1/20/18)
1,000m (indoor) 3:03.71 BU Season Opener (12/2/17)
800m (outdoor) 2:17.74 Patriot League Championship (5/4/18)
1,500m (outdoor) 5:09.61 Patriot League Championship (5/4/18)
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