Pierie competed in the 5,000m run and finished seventh in the Northeast Challenge and eighth in the Spring Classic.
Pierie was a four-year letter-earner at Fayetteville Manlius High School where she served as captain her senior year. She won Most Dedicated Athlete for both cross country and track.
MacKenzie Pierie is the daughter of James and Pam Piere. She has two sisters, Katie and Emma.