Mackenzie Koeck
Events: Freestyle/Distance
Height: 5-6
Hometown: Fargo, N.D.
High School: Fargo South H.S. ('06)
Major: Biology


Personal: HS letters in swimming, track, choir, academics, and show choir...daughter of George and Kim…hobbies include swimming, track, skiing, biking, reading, scrapbooking, and naps.

Why Did You Choose to Come to Concordia? “It was close to home and it was smaller than other schools in the area.  It had a lot of stuff I was interested in.”

The KOECK File:

Nickname: Mack, Kenz, Kenzie

Place I would most like to visit: Slovakia

Favorite foods: Watermelon, ice cream (only with sprinkles), vegetables

Favorite restaurant: Cooque

Favorite movies: The Three Ninjas

Favorite TV show: Friends, SVU, Everybody Loves Raymond, Will and Grace

Favorite musical groups: Guster, Ben Folds, Third Day, Nickelcreek, Keith Urban

Favorite book: To Kill a Mockingbird, One Small Boat, Night, anything by Jodi Piccoult or Torey Hayden

Best class ever taken at Concordia: Iquiry seminar- what I know and why I think I know it

The three people I would most like to meet: My great Grandma Adeline, someone who lived in a concentration camp when they were a kid, and Mariska Hargitay

Nobody knows how much I like to: Read and organize

The biggest influence on my swimming/diving career: Talia Merritt

If I were to play another sport, it would be: Track

My dream job is: To be a pediatrian specializing in children that have been abused.