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    MacKenzie LeBlanc  
    MacKenzie LeBlanc

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Plano, TX

    High School:
    Plano East

    Height / Weight:
    6-3 / 180

    Event:
    Fly/IM/Free

    Birthdate:
    09/09/1987


    AS A SENIOR (2009-10): Wrapped up Notre Dame career as the school record holder in the 500 free and the 200 fly and a member of the school record holding 400 medley relay and 800 free relay squads ... holds six of the top 10 performances in the 200 fly in school history ... swam to a fifth place finish in the 200 fly (1:47.59) and an eighth place finish in both the 100 fly (49.15) and the 500 free (4.32.15) at the BIG EAST Championships ... season best times, which included times of 4:29.35 in the 500 free, 48.59 in the 100 fly and 1:47.23 in the 200 fly, came in the preliminary session of the league meet ... his performance in the 200 fly was an NCAA B-cut ... additional top season times in the 200 free (1:43.17) and the 200 back (1:56.83) came in a dual meet against Michigan State ... swept the fly events in a conference meet against Pittsburgh for two of his three wins on the season ... concluded the dual meet season with five top three finishes in the 200 fly.

    AS A JUNIOR (2008-09): Teamed to set an 800 free relay league and school record of 6:27.19 to start the BIG EAST Championships ... topped out at the BIG EAST meet with a 4:26.75 in the 500 free ... went 48.49 in the 100 fly at the league meet ... top 200 fly performance was posted against league foes in a time of 1:45.06 ... swam the 200 IM against Pittsburgh in 1:55.52 ... speared through in 1:37.30 in the 200 free against Olivet ... went 46.46 in the 100 free at the Ohio State Invitational ... featured in November 2008 issue of Swimming World Magazine ... CSCAA All-Academic Honorable Mention.

    AS A SOPHOMORE (2007-08): Broke through with an incredible season while leaving his mark on the conference and international scenes ... finished third in the 200 fly during the Canadian Olympic Trials, which earned him a spot on Canada's Tri Nations Cup team ... set a lifetime best at the Trials by swimming 2:00.64 in the prelim heats of the 200m fly, nearly three seconds faster than his previous best ... turned around and posted a time of 2:00.12 in the evening session, the third-best time of the session, which narrowly missed the cut to join the Canadian Olympic Team ... proceeded to win the gold in the 200m fly at the Tri Nations Cup meet in Quebec City, where he topped the podium after checking in with a time of 2:00.13 ...wononeofCanada'ssixgoldmedalstoopen the two-day meet which features the top prospects expected to challenge for spots on the 2012 Olympic teams for Canada, France and Great Britain ... brought back four all-league honors from the BIG EAST Championships ... second in the 800 free relay, 400 medley relay and 200 fly while striking gold in the 500 free ... his efforts in the 800 free relay (6:32.45), 500 free (4:22.05) and 200 fly (1:45.94) were each good for school records ... the 500 free performance set a new standard in the BIG EAST record books.

    AS A FRESHMAN (2006-07): Swam in 10 different events over the course of the season ... had a win at the Ohio State Invitational in the 200 fly ... top times included: 1:43.75 (200 free), 4:28.38 (500 free), 9:51.77 (1,000 free), 53.48 (100 back), 1:56.85 (200 back), 2:19.88 (200 breast), 50.51 (100 fly), 1:47.54 (200 fly), 1:56.82 (200 IM) and 3:38.08 (400 IM) ... that 500 free time at the BIG EAST Championship was the team's third-fastest over the season's stretch and no Irish swimmer topped his 200 fly mark.

    THE LEBLANC FILE: The 2006 Speedo Champions Series (College Station, Texas) Swimmer of the Meet ... swims with the City of Plano Swimmers club team ... specializes in the 200 fly, 400 IM and 500 free ... swam an Olympic Trials cut in the 200m fly with a time of 2:03.80 at the 2005 US ConocoPhillips Nationals ... posted a U.S. Nationals cut in the 200-yard fly at the 2005 GU Speedo Championships ... has personal-best times of 49.67 in the 100 fly and 1:47.90 in the 200 fly...has been tabbed an All- American in the 500 free and the 200 IM along with being named an academic All-American ... career-best time in the 200 IM is 1:52.63 and 3:58.41 in the 400 IM ... holds Plano East school records in the 200 IM and as part of the 200 medley and the 200 free relays ... 2006 Texas state champion in the 500 free ... personal-bests of 1:41.39 in the 200 free and 4:29.43 in the 500 free ... named 2005-06 Plano East Male Athlete of the Year ... full name is MacKenzie Douglas LeBlanc ... born Sept. 9, 1987, in Alberta, Canada ... son of Grace and Doug LeBlanc ... has a younger brother, Anthony, and an older sister, Kayli ... sister swam for Centenary and graduated in 2006 while Anthony currently swims for the same program ... graduated from the Mendoza College of Business as a finance major.

    LeBlanc's Career Bests

    Event Time Meet
    100 Free 46.46 Ohio State Invite (2008)
    200 Free 1:37.30 Olivet (2009)
    500 Free 4:22.05 BIG EAST (2008)
    200 Back 1:53.32 Cleveland State (2007)
    100 Fly 48.49 BIG EAST (2009)
    200 Fly 1:45.06 BIG EAST (2009)
    200 IM 1:50.08 Cleveland State (2007)
    400 IM 3:58.08 BIG EAST (2007)

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