|Hometown:||San Diego, Calif.|
|High School:||La Jolla HS|
UC SANTA BARBARA
2011 MID-MAJOR ALL-AMERICAN HONORABLE MENTION
2011 MPSF CHAMPION – 200 BACKSTROKE, 200 MEDLEY RELAY
2010-11: Won a conference title in the 200 backstroke in a school-record time of 1:58.21 at the MPSF Championships…Also helped UCSB to a win in the 200 medley relay (1:40.08)…Placed second in the 400 medley relay (3:42.12)…Took third in the 400 IM (4:20.90) and fifth in the 200 individual medley (2:02.06)…Posted season-best times in the 200 IM (2:01.93) and 400 IM (4:19.00) at the Arena Invitational.
Swam at La Jolla High School for coach Tom Atwell...Two-time team MVP and four-time All-American for the Vikings...Set school records in the 100 butterfly, 200 IM, 100 backstroke, 200 medley relay and 400 freestyle relay...Also swam for North Coast Aquatics under coach Jeff Pease.
Allison Marie Knight was born on Nov. 19, 1991 in Apple Valley, Calif....Parents are Dan Knight and Carol Knight...Has an older brother, Charlie...Has yet to declare a major at UCSB...Enjoys surfing, body surfing and going to the beach when outside of the pool...Names "Say Anything," "The Lion King," and "Grandma's Boy" as her favorite movies...Enjoys the music of John Mayer..."The Great Gatsby" is her favorite book...Most memorable athletic achievement was qualifying for the Olympic Trials...Her favorite aspect of college swimming is the team spirit.