Mackenzie+Latchford

Terry McCaulley

Mackenzie Latchford

Eagle Eye: How many years have you been a member of the track team?

Mackenzie Latchford: 4 years

EE: Why did you start running track?

ML: I was encouraged by Tammy after I quit gymnastics.

EE: What was your favorite part about the sport?

ML: The competitive nature of the sport

EE: What is your favorite memory from track?

ML: Breaking the school record in 9th grade for the 4×100 relay

EE: Do you have any superstitions before a track meet? If so, what are they?

ML: Yes: I continually make sure I have my hair braided for meets, and I try to keep things the same.

EE: What was your favorite thing to eat before a meet?

ML: I don’t have a favorite thing to eat, but I try to keep it light the day of a meet.

EE: What was your favorite track/meet to run at?

ML: Shippensburg

EE: What are your plans after high school?

ML: Attend Clarion University for Nursing and further my athletic career in Track and Field.

EE: Do you plan to keep running in your free time?

ML: Yes

EE: Advice for future runners:

ML: It’s not going to be easy. There will be times when you feel like giving up, but stick with it. Don’t let a negative mentality get in the way.