Brianna McKinley
Brianna McKinley
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Moultonborough, N.H.
High School: Moultonborough Academy
Team: Women

Honors: 2016 Captain ... 2014 USCSCA National Collegiate All-Academic Ski Team ... 2013 USCSCA All-Academic

As a Junior: Competed in five events ... was fourth among SMC skiers in the 5K freestyle (18:25.8) at the Bates Carnival on Jan. 16-17 ... recorded times of 18:19.9 in the 5K skate and 43:59.6 in the mass-start 10K classic at the Vermont Carnival on Jan. 23-24 ... finished fifth on the team in the 5K classic (21:57.8) at the Saint Michael's Carnival on Jan. 30-31.

As a Sophomore: Competed in all 12 of team's events ... clocked in at 25:10.5 in the 5K classic and was fifth among SMC skiers at 38:52.9 in the 10K freestyle at the Colby Carnival on Jan. 17-18 ... logged a 19:16.7 in the 5K classic and was fourth among the Purple Knights in the mass-start 15K freestyle at 53:53.0 at the New Hampshire Carnival on Jan. 24-25 ... posted a 4:44.0 in the 1.4K classic sprint and was third on the team in 5K freestyle at 19:06.2 at the Vermont Carnival on Feb. 1-2 ... helped team to an 18th-place finish in the 3x5K freestyle relay (46:01.6) and then timed a 21:51.7 in the 5K classic at the Williams Carnival on Feb. 14-15 ... turned in a 23:06.9 in the 5K classic and was fourth on the team in the mass-start 15K freestyle at 51:11.9 at the Middlebury Carnival/EISA Championship on Feb. 21-22.

As a Freshman: Competed in all 12 of team's events ... clocked in at 57:46.8 in the 15K freestyle and 12:11.4 during the 3K prologue freestyle at the Saint Lawrence Carnival on Jan. 18-19 ... sixth among Purple Knights in both the 5K classic (25:24.5) and the 15K freestyle mass start (59:09.6) at the Colby Carnival on Jan. 25-26 ... placed 68th in the 5K freestyle (18:13.5) and 67th in the 10K classic (44:01.8) at the Vermont Carnival on Feb. 2-3 ... sixth among SMC racers in the 5K classic (22:51.8) and finished 21st (21:18.5) in the 3x5K freestyle relay at the Dartmouth Carnival on Feb. 8-9 ... clocked in at 21:59.3 for the 5K classic and 52:19.5 for the 15K freestyle mass start at the Middlebury Carnival on Feb. 15-16, placing fifth and fourth among Purple Knights, respectively ... finished 66th in the 5K classic (20:23.6) and 64th in the 10K freestyle mass start (39:08.7) at the Bates Carnival/EISA Championship on Feb. 22-23.

High School: Played four years of soccer, Nordic skiing and track & field at Moultonborough Academy … served as captain of soccer, Nordic skiing and track & field teams … received all-conference recognition twice in Nordic skiing and track & field and once in soccer … named soccer team’s MVP … served as president of the National Honor Society and the Latin Club … also a member of chorus and mentoring program.

Personal: Brianna Kathleen McKinley ... daughter of Kevin and Carol McKinley ... majoring in English and minoring in sociology ... Dean's List qualifier ... also a member of the cross country team at Saint Michael's ... inducted into Chi Alpha Sigma, the National College Athlete Honor Society ... helped organize 5K run in April 2013 to benefit women in the Congo, which was sponsored by the former Dear Hillary Campaign, now known as Saint Michael's College for the Democratic Republic of Congo ... vice president of the SMC for DRC ... member of Purple Knight Leadership Academy ... father competed in soccer, Nordic combined, and Alpine skiing at Keene State.