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Makenzy Pierre-Webster

position

Sprints

Class

Graduate Student

Hometown

Whitby, Ontario, Canada

Instagram

@mpierrewebster

Previous School

UCLA

Makenzy Pierre-Webster - Track & Field - University of Miami Athletics

Bio provided by UCLA Athletics:

2023  
UCLA’s top performer in the 60m and 200m events during the indoor season… Appeared in 10 races, including three 4x400m relays… Ran the second leg of the 4x400m relay that finished in 3:30.86 at the Ken Shannon Last Chance Invite; the mark ranked as UCLA’s second-fastest time in program history… All three 200m races Pierre-Webster ran would have cracked the indoor all-time top 10 (23.56 – Don Kirby Invitational; 23.75 – Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Invitational; 23.89 – Dr. Sander Invite)…

Appeared in 21 races for the Bruins during her final outdoor campaign at UCLA… Ran the fastest 100m race of the season for the Bruins, clocking 11.37 at the Texas Relays…. Owns five of UCLA’s six fastest marks in the 200m for the 2023 season… Ran a season-best 23.49 twice (USC Dual Meet, April 30; Pac-12 Championships, May 12-14) and claimed 10th in the Conference with the time… Placed sixth in the Pac-12 in the 4x100m relay; landed on the podium with a second-place finish in the 4x400m relay at the Conference meet… One of two Bruins to run all 10 relays during the outdoor season, half in the 4x100m event and the other five in the 4x400m relay… Honors: Indoor Second Team All-American (4x400m relay),

2022
Placed 7th overall in the 4x400m relay finals with a time of 3:28.71 at the NCAA Championships in Eugene, OR … Set a program record at UCLA in the 4x100m at the NCAA Championships with a time of 43.39 placing 11th overall … Helped the Bruins qualify to the NCAA Championships in both relays, as the 4x100m  and 4x400m relay squads each finished seventh at the NCAA West Prelims … Member of UCLA’s Pac-12 Championship-winning 4x400m relay squad, along with Catherine Leger, Kate Jendrezak and Shae Anderson, winning the title with a time of 3:31.49 (No. 8 on UCLA’s all-time list) … Ran in all three 4x100m relays for the Bruins this season and in four of five 4x400s … Recorded collegiate bests in both the 100m and 200m in 2022, hitting 11.48 in 100m qualifying at the Pac-12 Championships and 23.26 in the 200m at the NCAA West Prelims … Earned Indoor All-America honors in the 4x400m relay, teaming up with Catherine Leger, Kate Jendrezak and Maddy Doane to finish sixth at the NCAA Indoor Championships (3:33.32, No. 4 on UCLA’s all-time indoor list)  … Also ran on UCLA’s 4x400m relay squad that recorded UCLA’s second-fastest indoor mark of all-time, a 3:32.55 at the Pac-12 Challenge … Set a school indoor record in the 200m on Jan. 29 at the UNM Team Open with a meet-winning time of 23.33 and was subsequently named UCLA’s Student-Athlete of the Week … Clocked a personal best time of 7.40 in the 60m, putting her in No. 4 on UCLA’s indoor performance list. Honors: First Team All-America (4×400 relay) … … Second Team All-America (4x100m relay) … Pac-12 4x400m relay champion … 2022 USTFCCCA Indoor All-American (4x400m relay, first team) … UCLA Student-Athlete of the Week for week of Jan. 24-31 … Selected to the Pac-12 Academic Honor Roll for indoor track & field.

2021
Competed in a pair of indoor meets and six outdoor meets in 2021 … Competed in the 4x400m relay at the NCAA Indoor Championships, helping the Bruins to a 10th-place finish with a time of 3:35.23 … Made her UCLA outdoor debut at the Stanford Invitational, earning the individual victory in the 200m (23.80) and helping the Bruin women to a sweep of the sprint relays … Ran a collegiate-best 200m time of 23.51 at the West Coast Classic in Tucson, Ariz., good for third place overall … Helped the Bruin women to a runner-up performance in the 4x400m relay at the Pac-12 Championships (3:31.74) … Competed in the 4x400m relay at the NCAA Championships, helping the Bruins run the No. 2 time in program history in the prelims (3:27.68) and an eventual school-record time of 3:25.01 in the final … She helped the Bruins to a third-place finish in the 4×4 at Nationals and earned USTFCCCA First-Team All-America status.

2020
Sprinted in five meets for the Bruins in her true freshman campaign … Indoor: Qualified for the NCAA Indoor Championships with the women’s 4x400m squad … Finished her season at the MPSF Indoor Championships, where she helped the 4x400m squad run 3:30.28 and break the UCLA indoor record in the event … The Bruins were also one of two teams to duck under the previous Dempsey Indoor facility record … Helped the 4x400m team win the Don Kirby Elite Invite with a time of 3:33.98, then the second-fastest time in UCLA indoor history … Notched a career-best 200m time of 24.14 at the New Mexico Collegiate Classic, tied for the eighth-fastest time in school indoor history … Made her UCLA debut at the UW Preview, where she finished third overall in the 60m with a time of 7.45, seventh-fastest in UCLA indoor history.

High School
Sprinter at All Saints Catholic School … Notched personal-best times of 11.47 (+2.3) and 11.51 (+1.6) in the 100m … Personal best of 23.43 in the 200m … Cites maintaining honor roll status as one of her greatest academic accomplishments … Cites competing at the Ontario Federation of School Athletic Associations as her greatest athletic accomplishment in high school.

Personal
Born in Whitby, Ontario to parents Leslie and Ian … Has an older brother named Mules and a younger sister named Mira … Enjoys shopping and spending time with friends and family … Chose UCLA because “it provided me with everything that I was looking for in a school” … Has nicknames “MJay”, “Maken”, “Mik”, “Mak”, “Kenz”, and “Kenzy” … Plans to major in Sociology.