The Aztecs win their first conference championship defeating the Cowgirls at the Aztec Aquaplex.
SAN DIEGO STATE 2010-11
Was involved in three events at the Arena Invitational in Long Beach (Nov. 18-20) that recorded all-time SDSU top times ... Her 1:05.28 in the 100 breaststroke is the seventh-fastest in school history while her mark of 4:28.40 in the 400 individual medley ranks as the eighth-best in school history ... Was also a member of two relays teams at the Arena Invitational that had top 10 times including the 200 medley relay (1:44.18 - 6th) and 400 medley relay (3:51.11 - 5th) ... At the Mountain West Championships, won the B final (ninth overall) of both the 200 breast (2:16.63) and the 200 IM (2:02.08) ... Both of those times went into the Aztec record book as third-best ever ... Her 1:05.46 in the 100 breast vs. Wyoming is the sixth-best time for the Aztec Aquaplex ... Went 4:35.36 in the 400 IM against Oregon State, eight-fastest time for the Aquaplex ... Was on the 400 medley relay squad that set the pool record of 3:53.92 in the meet against Tulane and Northern Colorado on Jan. 7 ... Was named a Mountain West Scholar-Athlete and also a member of the conference All-Academic Team.
A four-year letterwinner in both swimming and basketball at El Dorado High School in Placerville, Calif ... As a swimmer was coached there by Jeff Pierson ... Earned NISCA/Speedo Girls High School All-America honors in the 100 free, 100 breast and 200 IM ... A qualifier for Senior Nationals in the breaststroke ... An all-section honoree ... Team MVP ... Top times include 23.81 in the 50 free, 57.52 in the 100 back, 1:03.66 in the 100 breast and 2:18.25 in the 200 breast ... Also recorded a 56.31 in the 100 fly and 2:02.91 in the 200 IM ... As a basketball player, was a two-time Pioneer Valley League MVP and a second-team all-Metro selection ... Led the section in rebounding and was the Sacramento Bee Athlete of the Year in 2010 ... While in high school was selected for Girls State, a summer leadership and citizenship program sponsored by the American Legion.
Competed for the AquaSol Swim Team and was a member of the Sierra Marlins Club ... Marlins finished third at the California-Nevada Sectional championships in July 2010 ... She place sixth in the 200 breast and ninth in the 100 breast to qualify for the U.S. Nationals in Irvine, Calif. in Aug. 2010.
Mikaela Macklin was born July 29, 1992, in Auburn, Calif. ... Daughter of Ken and Nicola Macklin ... Mother was a three-time All-American track athlete at Northern Arizona for a team ... Father was a quarterback at Northern Arizona and Northern Illinois who played pro football in Italy ... Favorite athlete is Michael Jordan ... Majoring in public relations at San Diego State .... Was also recruited by UCLA, Penn State and UC Santa Barbara.