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Mackenzie Dow
Mackenzie Dow

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Cranford, N.J.

High School:
Cranford

Height:
5-9

Event:
AA

Birthdate:
04/11/1991

Club Team:
Surgent's Elite Gymnastics


04/19/2013

Men's Gymnastics Advances to National Team Finals

Lions post a 436.900 to qualify for Saturday's finals

04/18/2013

Top-Ranked Men's Gymnastics Host NCAA Championships

Nittany Lions' solid rotation looks to secure 13th national title, first since 2007

04/11/2013

BLOG: Beck, Dow Embody Team First Approach

Senior duo lead the top-ranked Nittany Lions into NCAA Championships at Rec Hall

04/06/2013

Men's Gymnastics Grabs Runner-up Finish at Big Ten Championships

Lions grab fourth runner-up finish at Big Ten Championships in school history

04/06/2013

Top-Ranked Men's Gymnastics Wrap Up Big Ten Championships

Aronovich, Hernandez earn first team All-Big Ten; Howard Claims Big Ten Freshman of the Year

CAREER BESTS

Event Score Date Site/Opponent
Floor Exercise 14.800 3/17/12 Minnesota Dual
Pommel Horse 14.800 1/19/13 at Navy Open
Vault 16.050 4/1/11 at Big Ten Championships
Parallel Bars 14.900 1/14/12 Army Dual
High Bar 15.300 1/19/13 at Navy Open

2013 (Senior Year)
Competed in all nine of the team's meets and at the NCAA Championships...Made touches on the floor exercise, pommel horse, parallel bars and high bar...Earned College Gymnastics Association All-America Scholar-Athlete honors...Named Academic All-Big Ten...Ranked fourth on the team on the high bar...Tied his career high on the pommel horse with a score of 14.800 at the Navy Open (1/19) to place third overall...Opened the season with a career-high tying score of 14.800 on the pommel horse vs. Army (1/12)...Rocked his way to a 14.750 on the pommel horse in a tri meet at Temple with William & Mary (2/16)...Posted a season-high score of 14.600 on the parallel bars vs. Michigan (3/16)...Finished third at the Navy Open (1/19) with a score of 14.600 on the parallel bars...Claimed a third place showing with a career-high showing of 15.300 on the high bar at the Navy Open (1/19)...Finished third on the high bar vs. Army (1/12) with a score of 15.200...Owned the second highest score during the NCAA Qualifier (4/19) on the high bar with a mark of 14.750.

2012 (Junior Year)
Competed in seven of the team's nine meets and at the NCAA Championships...Made touches on the floor exercise, pommel horse, vault, parallel bars and high bar...Earned College Gymnastics Association All-America Scholar-Athlete honors...Named Academic All-Big Ten...Ranked third on the team in the parallel bars...Qualified for the individual finals at the Big Ten Championships on the pommel horse and high bar...Set a career-high with a score of 14.800 in the floor exercise vs. Minnesota (3/17)...Posted a career-high mark of 14.800 on the pommel horse to finish third at the West Point Open (1/27)...Hit a season-best 14.700 mark on the vault and a career-best 14.900 on the parallel bars to win both events vs. Army (1/14)...Scored a career-best 14.750 to win the high bar at Michigan (1/21).

2011 (Sophomore Year)
Competed in all 10 of the team's meets...Made touches on the floor exercise, pommel horse, vault, parallel bars and high bar...Named Academic All-Big Ten...Owned the team's top score on the vault ...Ranked fifth on the team on the parallel bars and high bar...Qualified for the individual finals at the Big Ten Championships (4/2) on the vault and the high bar...Finished fifth on the high bar with a score of 14.000 and placed sixth on the vault with a mark of 15.700 at the Big Ten Championships (4/2) individual event finals...Owned a season-best score of 14.200 on the floor exercise vs. Springfield College (2/12)...Rocked his way to a season-best mark of 14.150 on the pommel horse at the NCAA Championships (4/15) team and all-around finals...Posted the team's top score of 16.050 on the vault at the Big Ten Championships (4/1)...Also vaulted 16.000 to win the title against Michigan (1/22)...Notched a season-best score of 14.700 on the parallel bars in a tri-meet at Temple with Army (1/30)...Scored 14.600 on the parallel bars at the West Point Open (1/14), winning the individual title, and at the NCAA Championships (4/14) qualifier...Swung his way to a season-best showing of 14.700 on the high bar at the Big Ten Championships (4/1)...Put up a score of 14.600 on the high bar in a tri-meet at Minnesota with Iowa (3/5).

2010 (Freshman Year)
Competed in all ten of the team's meets...Made touches on the pommel horse, vault, parallel bars and high bar...Earned College Gymnastics Association All-America Scholar-Athlete honors...Ranked third on the team on the pommel horse and fifth on the vault...Scored a season-best 14.600 on the pommel horse at Michigan (1/23)...Scored 14.500 on the pommel horse at Ohio State (2/27)...Won the individual pommel horse title vs. William & Mary (1/31) with a score of 14.100...Finished second on the pommel horse with a score of 14.100 at the West Point Open (1/16)...Place third on the pommel horse thre times during the season; vs. Army (12.900, 1/9), at Ohio State (14.500, 2/27) and in a tri-meet vs. Minnesota with Temple (3/6)...Twice posted a season-high score of 15.600; at West Point Open (1/15) and at Ohio State (2/27)...Topped 15.000 three times during the season on the vault; finishing third vs. Army (15.550, 1/9) and at the West Point Open (15.500, 1/16) and vs. Oklahoma (15.550, 3/20)...Set a season-best score of 14.400 on the parallel bars vs. Oklahoma (3/20)...Flew to a 14.050 score on the high bar to finish third at the West Point Open (1/15)...Tied for the individual title on the high bar vs. Army (1/9) with a score of 13.800.

Gymnastics Background
Gained club experience with Surgent's Elite Gymnastics in Roselle Park, N.J....A member of Surgent's 2009 New Jersey state championship team...Won the vault and placed 10th in the all-around at the 2009 USA Championships (Level 10)...Placed third in the vault at the 2009 West Point Open...Finished ninth in the all-around at the 2008 USA Championships (Level 10)...Captured the all-around title at the 2007 Region 7 Championships...Three-time regional team member.

Personal
Full name is Mackenzie Anthony Dow...Born on April 11, 1991...Son of Michael and Marita Dow...Has a younger sister, Morgan...Majoring in biology.

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