Nachelle Mackie Athlete Profile

Nachelle Mackie

Position: Mid Distance Height: 5-8 Roster Years: 2009-2012 Hometown: Spanish Fork, UT Last School: Spanish Fork High School

Personal

  • Born in Provo, Utah
  • Parents are Hali and Lee Stewart
  • Sisters Natalie and Diane are members of the BYU track and field team
  • Enjoys organizing, cooking, reading and socializing
  • Majoring in elementary education

Before BYU

  • Prepped at Spanish Fork High School
  • Named the Gatorade Player of the Year for the state of Utah in 2006 and 2007
  • Selected twice as MVP for the track and field team
  • Earned All-American honors in the 800-meter event in 2008
  • Owns four school and state records in track
  • Named to the Academic All-State team
  • Received the Holley Sportsman Recognition Award in 2006
  • Graduated with high honors
  • Member of the National Honors Society

Summary

  • 2012 NCAA Indoor National Champion (800m)
  • 2012 NCAA Outdoor National Champion (800m)
  • 2012 Capital One Academic All-America® Division I Women’s Track & Field/Cross Country Team
  • MPSF All-Academic Scholar-Athlete (2012)
  • Capitol One CoSIDA Academic All-District honoree (2012)
  • Four-time All-American (Indoor DMR 2009; Indoor 800m and DMR 2012, Outdoor 800m 2012)
  • MPSF Champion (800m 2012) 
  • MWC Champion: (Indoor DMR 2009; Outdoor 4x400m 2009)
  • All-MWC: (Indoor 400m, DMR 2009; Outdoor 4x400m 2009; Indoor 800m 2010; Outdoor 800m 2010)

2009 | Freshman Year

Indoor:

  • Started BYU career at the BYU Indoor Meet, placing second in the 400m (55.79)
  • Placed first in the 800m (2:11.26) and the 4x400m (3:43.33) at the UNM Cherry and Silver Invitational
  • Ran at the MWC Indoor Champoinships, placing seventh in the 200m (24.93), third in the 400m (55.19), and first in the distance medley
  • Helped the distance medley to a third place finish at the NCAA Indoor National Championships (10:56.73)

Outdoor:

  • Began outdoor season with a first place finish at the Cougar Invite in the 400m (55.24) and 200m (24.91)
  • Competed at the MWC Outdoor Championships, placing seventh in the 400m (54.39) and first in the 4x400m relay (3:36.66)
  • Finished the season with a twelfth place finish at the West Regional in the 400m with a time of 54.97

2010 | Sophomore Year

Indoor:

  • Placed second in the 400m at the BYU Indoor Meet (56.12) to open the season
  • Placed second in the 800m at the next two meets, the Cherry and Silver Invitational (2:06.63) and UW Invitational (2:05.27)
  • Competed at the New Balance Invitational, taking fifth in the 800m (2:08.38)
  • Took second in the 800m (2:07.06) at the MWC Indoor Championships
  • Competed at the NCAA Indoor Championships, placing 11th in the 800m (2:06.62)

Outdoor:

  • Started season with a third place 800m (2:06.84) at the Stanford Invitational
  • Placed first in the 800m at the Sun Angel Classic (2:06.19) and Robison Invitational (2:06.62)
  • Took first in the 400m at the Mesa Classic (54.84) and Wildcat Twilight (56.19)
  • Finished third at the MWC Outdoor Championships in the 800m (2:05.55)
  • Won the 800m (2:04.26) at the NCAA West Preliminary
  • Finished 18th in the 800m (2:09.45) at the NCAA Outdoor Championships

2011 | Redshirt Year

  • Redshirted the indoor and outdoor seasons

2012 | Junior Year

Indoor: 

  • 2012 NCAA Indoor National Champion (800m - 2:03.30) 
  • Ran the 800m leg of the sixth-place finishing DMR at the NCAA Indoor Championships (11:09.81)
  • Set a new BYU indoor record for the 800m in her national championship race in Nampa, Idaho (2:03.30) 
  • Won the MPSF 800m championship in 2:04.22 
  • Set a BYU record (which she later broke) in an 800m win (2:03.56) at the New Balance Invitational 
  • Part of the DMR team that ran the third-fastest time in the nation at the UW Invitational (11:13.62) 
  • Finished second in only one 800m race in 2012, at the UW Invitational. Finished second in 2:04.97 and only lost to a professional runner

Outdoor:

  • 2012 NCAA Outdoor National Champion with the fastest time collegiate time of the season (800m - 2:01.06)
  • Ran a 2:01.11 800m at the 54th Annual Mt. SAC Relays to finish second (was the only non-professional in the race)
  • Ran a 2:02.49 800m at the Georgia Tech Invitational to finish second
  • Won the Stanford Invitational 800m with a time of 2:03.20