2003 -- Internationally, McKinnon ran for Trinidad/Tobago in the 400m at the Pan American Games ... At the NCAA Outdoor, she qualified in the 400m and ran on UCLA's 4 X 400m relay ... West Region champion on UCLA's 4 X 400m relay (opening leg, 3:31.62, No. 6 in school history) and placed third in the 400m (53.19, season-best) ... At the Pac-10, McKinnon placed fifth (54.17) in the 400m ... Earned her fourth All-American honor at the NCAA Indoor, running the opening leg on UCLA's fourth-place 4 X 400m relay (3:33.24).
2002 -- Coming back from knee surgery, McKinnon ran in international and national competition ... In July, she ran for Trinidad/Tobago at the British Commonwealth Games in Manchester, England (ran a 54.84 400m in qualifying and ran opening leg on 4 X 400m relay, 7th) ... At the NCAA Outdoor, McKinnon earned All-American (4 X 400m relay, second leg, 3rd, 3:28.79; 3:28.58Q, new school record, old mark, 3:29.41, 1999) and also qualified in the 400m ... At the Pac-10, she was third (53.26) in the 400m and ran the second leg on UCLA's winning 4 X 400m relay (3:32.82) ... Ran season-bests 24.09 (200m) and 52.86 (400m).
2001 -- As a true freshman, McKinnon earned All-American honors twice ...At the NCAA Outdoor, on the UCLA 4 X 400m relay (anchor, fifth-place, 3:36.09; 3:30.54Q, No. 5 in school history) and at the NCAA Indoor, running the anchor leg on UCLA's 4 X 400m relay (fifth-palce, 3:35.27) ...Also at the NCAA Outdoor, she qualified in the 400m and ran the first leg on UCLA's 4 X 100m relay ... At the Pac-10, McKinnon won two titles and scored in two other events ...She won the 400m (52.69, personal-best, No. 10 in school history), placed fifth in the 200m (24.04), ran the third leg on UCLA's 4 X 100m relay (43.64, second-place, season-best) and ran the third leg on UCLA's winning 4 X 400m relay (3:32.82) ... Also ran a personal-best 23.72 (200m).
High School-- Won 400m (53.70) and placed fourth in the 200m (24.22) at the Foot Locker/National Scholastic meet ...At the IL State meet, McKinnon won the 400m in a meet record and prep personal-best time of 52.91 ...Became the fourth sprinter in IL state history to sweep the sprints by also winning the 100m (11.92) and 200m (24.23) ...Earned All-State honors in the 100m ('98-'00), 200m ('97-'00), 400m ('96-'00) and 4x800m ('96-'00)...No. 4 in the 100m (11.54) and fifth in the 400m (52.91) on the 2000 U.S. High School list ...Prep bests were 11.54 (100m), 23.89 (200m) and 52.91 (400m) ...Attended same high school as Bruin men's basketball standout T. J. Cummings.
Personal-- Sociology major ...Born April 8, 1981.
McKinnon's Best Marks
2003 - Indoor 4X400m Relay
2002-outdoor 4x400m Relay
2001 - outdoor/indoor 4x400m Relay
West Region Champion
2003- 4X400m Relay
Three-time Pac-10 Champion
2001 - 400m, 4x400m Relay