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07/07/2016

Pitt Places 244 Members on 2015-16 ACC Honor Roll

Conference Record 4,367 Student-Athletes Recognized

02/27/2016

Panthers Finish 10th at ACC Men's Swimming and Diving Championships

Sett, Lierley, Rice earn top individual marks

02/26/2016

Stachel, Calegan Shine in Day Three of ACC Championships

Panthers strong in 100 breast, post season best in 400 medley relay

02/25/2016

Sett, 200 Free Relay Highlight Day Two of Men’s ACC Championships

Freshman Sett shines in first ACC Championship Meet

02/24/2016

Relays Kick off Men’s ACC Championship

Panther men compete in 200 medley, 800 free relays

2015-16: Opened the season with three top-five marks against Duke … took first in the 200 yard IM with a time of 1:54.14 … placed second in the 100 yard back (51.30) and 200 yard back (1:53.30) … earned three top-three marks against Georgia Tech … claimed first in the 200 yard IM with a time of 1:52.52 … placed second in the 100 yard back (50.61) … placed third in the 100 yard fly with a time of 50.32 … earned titles in both the 100 yard fly (50.63) and 200 yard fly (1:51.17) at Bucknell … placed fourth in the 200 yard fly with a time of 1:53.65 in the tri-meet with Virginia Tech and Notre Dame … earned three top-three finishes at the Pittsburgh Invitational … was the top finisher in the 200 yard fly with a time of 1:48.15 … took second in the 100 yard fly (49.49) … claimed third in the 200 yard IM (1:49.78) … earned three top-four marks at the Big Al Open ... claimed third in the 200 yard fly (1:46.82), 200 yard IM (1:47.62) and 400 yard IM (3.55.33) … added three more top-four marks against West Virginia … took second in the 100 yard back (51.14) and 200 yard IM (1:53.74) … placed fourth in the 100 yard fly (50.95) … took first in the 200 yard fly with a time of 1:49.68 against Denison … also placed second in the 200 yard back against Denison with a time of 1:52.26 … claimed the title in the 200 yard fly (1:49.36) at the Western Pennsylvania Invitational … also posted a time of 4:07.96 in the 400 yard IM at the Western Pennsylvania Invitational to place fourth … concluded the season at the ACC Championships … earned 19th in the 200 yard fly with a mark of 1:47.58 … also competed in the 200 yard IM (1:49.24) and 400 yard IM (3:57.70).

2014-15: Team captain ... in the season opener against Duke, had three top-four individual finishes, going second in the 100 back, third in the 100 fly and fourth in the 200 IM, along with a second place finish in the 200 medley relay ... at Georgia Tech/Georgia Southern, won the 200 IM, along with placing third in the 100 back, sixth in the 100 fly and helped Pitt to second in the 200 medley relay ... against St. Bonaventure, won the 100 back and was fourth in the 400 IM ... repeated as 100 back champ the following day against Bucknell and also posted the fastest 200 IM time, in addition to a runner-up finish in the 100 fly and a team win in the 200 medley relay ... placed sixth in the 400 IM at Notre Dame/Virginia Tech ... at the Pitt Invite, took second in the 200 fly, fourth in the 400 IM and 10th in the 100 breast, while helping Pitt to first in the 200 medley relay and second in the 400 medley relay ... swam in one B Final, placing 15th overall in the 200 fly (1:48.14), while also competing in the 200 IM and 400 IM ... also helped Pitt medley relay teams to two top-nine finishes ... against West Virginia, placed second in the 200 IM and 100 back, and was third in the 100 fly ... at Denison, won both the 200 fly and 200 IM and helped the 400 medley relay team to second ... won the 200 fly, placed third in the 400 IM and contributed to Pitt's winning 200 medley relay team at the Senior Recognition Meet ... swept the 100 fly and 200 fly and helped Pitt win the 200 medley relay ... competed at the ACC Championships.

2013-14: Finished first in the 100 back against Bucknell ... finished third in the 100 fly against Bucknell ... against Notre Dame and Virginia Tech, placed third in the 100 back ... at the Pitt Invitational, took first place in the 400 medley relay ... competed in the bonus final of the 200 IM at the AT&T Winter Nationals ... finished 11th in 200 medley relay at the AT&T Winter Nationals ... finished fourth in the 100 back and first in the 200 IM against Virginia ... broke the 200 medley relay record at the ACC Championships ... broke his own record and earned a personal best in the 200 IM at the ACC Championships ... advanced to the bonus final in the 400 IM and broke the school record as well as advanced to the consolation final of the 200 fly.

2012-13: Broke the school record in the 200 IM with a time of 1:48.92 ... placed first in the 200 IM (1:53.52) against Virginia ... At Cincinnati, placed first in the 400 IM (4:07.40), second in the 200 fly (1:52.10) and third in the 500 free ... against Notre Dame placed first in the 200 IM, second in the 200 back and fourth in the 200 fly ... At the Pitt Invitational he broke the school record for the 200 IM with a time of 1:48.92 -- winning the event ... also placed second in the 400 IM, and 200 back, all career-bests ... at the AT&T Winter Nationals swam a 1:51.35 in the 200 IM ... finished first in the 200 yard IM as well as second in the 100 and 200 yard backstroke and 200 yard medley relay against WVU.

High School: Graduated from Indian Hill High School in Cincinnati, Ohio … earned four varsity letters in swimming ... voted Varsity MVP each season ... owns school records in the 100 free (48.36), 200 free (1:46.43), 100 back (50.17), 100 fly (50.49), 100 breast (1:00.07), 200 IM (1:49.23) and as a member of the 200 medley relay (1:38.16) ... four-time high school state finalist ... holds the state record in the 200 IM (1:49.23) which he set as a junior ... earned All-American status six times in three different events ... also garnered Scholastic Al-American, First Team All-State, First Team All-District, First Team All-CHL and Enquirer First Team honors throughout high school career ... won eight CHL championships from 2010-12 ... holds CHL record in 100 fly (51.12) and 200 IM (1:54.78) ... lauded as CHL swimmer of the year three consecutive times from 2010-12 ... captained swim team in 2012 ... inducted into the Indian Hill High School Hall of Fame for Swimming in 2011 ... received Channel 5 Athlete of the Week award as a senior ... was a finalist for the Wendy's High School Heisman State award ... received the William Roessler Minturn Award for Outstanding Character and Leadership ... selected by the Cincinnati Enquirer as the Winter Sports Athlete of the Year in 2012 ... earned Southwest District Swimmer of the Year honors in 2012 ... awarded the Suburban Press Athlete of the Year award in 2011 ... competed on the cross country team and was twice voted team MVP.

Personal: Born Mackenzie Rice on March 18, 1994 ... son of Michael and Holly Rice ... has two younger siblings named Drew and Jillian ... prefers to be called "Mack"... member of the National Honor Society ... achieved a 3.97 GPA in high school ... puts swimming talents to use as a lifeguard and private swim lesson instructor ... has compiled over 100 hours of community service work ... majoring in engineering.

 

Mack Rice’s Career Performances

Event

Time

Date

Venue

50 Free

24.58

2/1/2014

CalU/CMU/Grove City/Clarion

100 Free

47.66

11/7/2012

Notre Dame, Virginia Tech

200 Free

1:40.82

11/20-22/2016

Pittsburgh Invitational

500 Free

4:40.64

1/17/2015

Denison

50 Back

22.42

2/26/2014

ACC Championships

100 Back

48.92

2/26/2014

ACC Championships

200 Back

1:48.94

11/16/2012

Pittsburgh Invitational

100 Breast

58.02

11/21/2014

Pittsburgh Invitational

200 Breast

2:12.85

10/20/2012

Saint Bonaventure

100 Fly

48.85

3/12/2015

AMS Gold Championship

200 Fly

1:46.21

3/12/2015

AMS Gold Championship

200 IM

1:47.41

2/26/2014

ACC Championships

400 IM

3:51.55

2/27/2013

Big East Championships

Mack Rice

Mack  Rice

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Cincinnati, Ohio

High School:
Indian Hill

Event:
FLY/IM/BK

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