Mackenzie Caruthers
Mackenzie Caruthers
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Hilliard, Ohio
High School: Hilliard Darby High School
Events: Free

2017-18: Recorded a season-best time of 1:56.46 in the 100 free against Akron… At the MAC Championships, posted a season-best time of 4:59.95 in the 500 free and a time of 17:09.82 in the 1,650 free… In the 1,000 free, posted her best time against Ball State touching the wall in 10:34.75… Competed in the 200 free relay against Buffalo where they recorded a time of 1:40.23 and in the 400 free relay at the TYR Invitational where they recorded a time of 3:35.57… Named to the Academic All-MAC Team.

2016-17 Swam in 10 meets… Best finish was second place in the 1,000-yard free at the Duquesne/Xavier meet… Best time in the 100-yard freestyle was 54.46 at the Marshall Invite, which tied her for eighth… Best time in the 200-yard freestyle was 1:56.49 at the Louisville Invitational… Best time in the 500-yard freestyle came at the Louisville Invitational at 5:07.79… Best time in the 100-yard fly came at the Louisville Invitational at 57.90.

Prior to Ohio: Swam for Hilliard Darby High School and was the team captain senior year… Was awarded MVP sophomore and senior year, Tough as Nails Award sophomore year, and the 500 Individual Conference Champion award freshman, sophomore, and senior year… Broke the high school team records of the 50 free, 200 free, 500 free, and 200 IM… Was a member of the National Honor Society senior year, and involved in the Panther Ambassador Leadership Team all four years… Competed for Hilliard Hurricanes YMCA Swim Team from 2005-16… Graduated with honors.

Personal: Daughter of Rob and Sandy Caruthers… Has one sister, Alex who swam at Valparaiso University… Lists favorite athlete as Rebecca Soni and favorite team as the Dallas Cowboys… Hobbies include volunteering at the Nationwide Children’s Hospital… Plans to major in Biology (pre-med) to become a Pediatrician.