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    Kathleen Knight
    Kathleen Knight
    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Normal, Ill.

    High School:
    University

    Event:
    Fly/Free

    03/27/2013

    Illinois Collects 52 Academic All-Big Ten Selections

    52 Illini Honored By Conference for Second Time This Year

    03/27/2013

    Illinois Collects 52 Academic All-Big Ten Selections

    52 Illini Honored By Conference for Second Time This Year

    02/23/2013

    Illini Conclude Big Ten Championships

    Orange and Blue tie Michigan State for 11th

    02/22/2013

    Illini Wrap Up Day Three of Big Ten Championships

    Meng sets school record in 100 back

    02/19/2013

    Illini Set for Big Ten Championships

    Will compete for four days in Minneapolis

    Junior 2011-12 - Set a career best in the 200 fly (2:02.70) at the Big Ten Championships ... Posted career-best times in the 50 fly (27.13) and 200 free (1:56.94) at the TYR Invite ... Academic All-Big Ten honoree.

    Sophomore 2010-11 - Posted personal bests in the 200 free (1:56.99) against Nebraska, 1000 free (10:34.19) at Toledo and 200 back (2:13.78) at Illinois State ... Finished the season strong with four career bests in the final two meets -- 200 fly (2:04.75) and 500 free (5:06.07) at the Big Ten Championships and 100 fly (57.51) and 200 IM (2:10.88) at the Last Chance Meet ... Academic All-Big Ten honoree.

    Freshman 2009-10 - Swam in every dual meet for the Illini during her debut season ... Earned victories at Illinois State in the 200 fly (2:08.07) and 100 fly (58.79) ... Swam a career-best time of 5:06.07 in the 500 free at the Big Ten Championships ... Earned two career-best times at the Last Chance meet in the 100 fly (57.56) and 200 fly (2:07.66).

    High School - Four-year letterwinner at University High School ... State Farm Female Athlete of the Year nominee ... Two-time University High School Most Valuable Athlete ... WJBC Female Athlete of the Week ... Bloomington-Normal Swim Club Athlete of the Year in 2007 ... Three-time IHSA state qualifier ... Holds school record in the 100 fly ... Three-time USA Swimming Scholastic All-American.

    Personal - Born July 17, 1991 ... Parents are Robert and Christine Knight ... Parents own Rob Knight's Swim America swim club ... Father swam at Oakland University and later graduated from Illinois ... Majoring in graphic design ... Enjoys art, shopping and attending sporting events ... Lists her biggest thrill in sports as any day that you can swim your best.

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