Student Becomes First Female To Score Touchdown In Her High School’s 125-Year History

A student at Brockton High School is making history for women!

McKenzie Quinn recently became the first female to score a touchdown in her Massachusetts school’s 125-year history. The historic moment happened when she rushed a four-yard touchdown in the third quarter of an Oct. 7 varsity game.

Photo: YouTube/WCVB Channel 5 Boston

Brockton Public Schools shared about her victory on Facebook, saying:

“History alert. Tonight, McKenzie Quinn became the FIRST female in Brockton football history to score a touchdown!!! Here we go, number 89!!”

Photo: Facebook/Brockton Public Schools

Her feat was so impressive that it wasn’t long before it caught the attention of the New England Patriots.

The New England Patriots team and owner, Robert Kraft, sent Quinn a special gift: a Patriot football.

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Her school shared a photo of the gift on Twitter and you can see a note written on the ball. It reads:

“To the Mighty Quinn, A pat in the back to you and all who contributed to your historic TD! We love to see that you are having a ball pursuing your passions. Continued success. The Patriots are rooting for you! ‘We are all Patriots.'” It was signed by Robert Kraft.

According to WCVB Channel 5 Boston, Quinn was not just the first female to score a touchdown at the school, but she also made history as the first female varsity player for the school.

Way to go, Quinn!

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