2013-14 (Fr.): Head of the Hooch: Contributed to a third place finish as part of the Freshman 8+ crew (O'Connell, Moody, Heyman, Severson, Crews, Esposito, Kerrigan, Neppl; 17:16.1) ... Head of the Colorado: Finished first as part of the Freshman 8+ crew (O'Connell, Moody, Heyman, Severson, Crews Esposito, Kerrigan, Neppl; 18:50.4) ... Helped a novice 4+ crew (Metz, Severson, Courteau, Klein; 20:43.9) to a second place finish ... Head of the Oklahoma: Was part of a Novice 8+ team (O'Connell, Moody, Heyman, Severson, Kerrigan, Klein, Courteau, Neppl) that placed first (15:38.309).
PREP: Attended Plano Senior High School in Plano, Texas ... Was a member of the Dallas Rowing Club ... Named most promising novice and helped her varsity quad to a third place finish at state in 2013 ... Also lettered one year in volleyball and team was bi-district, area and regional semifinal champions ... Volleyball team earned a No. 5 ranking in Texas.
PERSONAL: Full name is Mackenzie Elizabeth Daly ... Born July 8, 1995 in Plano, Texas ... Daughter of Kimberly and John Daly ... Has one brother, Foster, and one sister, Sarah ... Was attracted to SMU because of the great academic, athletic and engineering program ... Has an anticipated major of engineering ... Her favorite athlete is Kerri Walsh ... Hobbies include volleyball and rowing ... She would most like to visit Boathouse Row and her favorite place she has visited is the Oklahoma City Boathouse.