Mackenzie Nielson Athlete Profile

#14 Mackenzie Nielson

Position: Forward Height: 6-0 Class: Freshman Roster Years: 2011-2012 Hometown: Springville, UT Last School: Springville High School

Before BYU:

  • Four-year letterwinner in basketball
  • Team captain, 2011
  • Deseret News First Team All-Region, 2011
  • Daily Herald All-Valley Team, 2011
  • Team was region champs twice (2010, 2011)
  • Salt Lake Tribune First Team All-State, 2011
  • Deseret News Third Team All-State, 2011
  • Deseret News 4A All-Tournament Team, 2011
  • UWBCA Senior All-Star
  • Team was 4A State Champs twice (2010, 2011)
  • Team was 4A State Runner Up, 2009
  • Senior season averaged 8.9 ppg and 7.2 rpg
  • Played club basketball with Salt Lake Metro
  • 2009 Elite Travel Team
  • Three-year letterwinner in volleyball
  • High Honor Roll, 2011
  • National Honor Society, 2011
  • Academic All-State, 2011

Personal:

  • Parents are Todd and Janice
  • Has two brothers and three sisters


2011-2012 | Freshman Year

  • Saw action in 13 games averaging 2.5 minutes of playing time
  • Concluded her first season with a total of two points, eight rebounds, one block and three steals
  • Grabbed two rebounds in the home game vs. Nevada tying for season bests in that category
  • Scored two points vs. SUU on 12/8/11 and recorded one steal
  • Had two steals in the game at BYU-Hawaii while grabbing two rebounds
  • Played in her first collegiate game at Weber State
  • Named to the WCC Commissioner's Gold Honor  Roll