OUTLOOK: Impressive walk-on last season...expected to be a contender for the Gamecocks' top spot this season, as well as a scorer at the SEC Championships.
2004: Indoors, finished in third place at the SEC invitational with a vault height of 13' ... Outdoors, jumped 15' at the Weems Baskin Relays to finish in sixth place ... Finish sixth at the Georgia Tech Invitational with a height of 14'5.25" ... Placed third at the SC State Championships with a height of 15' ... Finished in 13th place at the Sea Ray Relays with a vault height of 14'7.25" ... Placed ninth in the vault at the Orange and Purple Classic.
HIGH SCHOOL: Lettered in wrestling, indoor and outdoor track at James M. Bennett High in Salisbury, Md. ... Won Maryland state championship both indoors and outdoors in the pole vault ... Owns state indoor pole vault record ... Personal best vault was 13'0" as a senior ... Member of National Honor Society.
Date of birth/Location: August 16, 1985/Salisbury, Md.
Parents: Frank and Jo-Ann McKenzie
Major: Chemical Engineering
Hobbies: Playing the guitar and surfing