McKinzie Halkola
McKinzie Halkola
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Wauwatosa
High School: Wauwatosa West
Events: Backstroke, Butterfly
Pronunciation: hal-co-lah

Career: Earned varsity letters in 2014-15 and 2015-16.

2015-16: Finished 10th in the 200-yard backstroke at the WIAC Championship with a season-best time of 2:12.59, 12th in the 100-yard backstroke with a season-best time of 1:01.48 and 14th in the 100-yard butterfly with a season-best time of 1:04.90 … Also had a season-best time of 2:05.82 in the 200-yard freestyle.

2014-15: Placed 15th at the WIAC Championship in the 100-yard butterfly with a time of 1:05.56 and 16th in the 100-yard backstroke with a time of 1:05.59 … Also had season-best times of 27.15 in the 50-yard freestyle, 1:03.90 in the 100-yard backstroke, 2:18.93 in the 200-yard backstroke, 1:25.24 in the 100-yard breaststroke, 29.88 in the 50-yard butterfly, 1:04.46 in the 100-yard butterfly, 2:41.28 in the 200-yard butterfly, 1:09.13 in the 100-yard individual medley and 2:28.00 in the 200-yard individual medley.

High School: 2014 graduate of Wauwatosa West High School … Earned three varsity letters in swimming & diving.

Personal: Majoring in kinesiology … Member of the 2014-15 WIAC Scholastic Honor Roll.