|Hometown:||San Diego, Calif.|
|High School:||La Jolla HS|
UC SANTA BARBARA
2013 MPSF CHAMPION– 200 MEDLEY RELAY, 400 MEDLEY RELAY
2012-13: Placed fourth in 200 backstroke (1:59.84), fifth in the 200 Individual Medley (2:02.27) and fifth in the 400 Individual Medley (4:20.68) at the MPSF Championships… Was a multiple winner in the home opener against UC San Diego on Nov 2. taking first place in the 200 backstroke (2:03.74) and the 200 Individual Medley (2:08.88)…Set an NCAA ‘B’ cut with her time of 1:59.19 in the 200 backstroke at the Arena Invitational in Long Beach, Calif. on Nov. 18…Posted wins in the 100 and 200 backstroke against Pacific and LMU on Feb. 2…Took another first place finish in the 200 backstroke against rival Cal Poly on Nov. 3.
2012 MID-MAJOR ALL-AMERICAN HONORABLE MENTION
2012 MPSF CHAMPION- 200 MEDLEY RELAY, 400 MEDLEY RELAY, 400 INDIVIDUAL MEDLEY
2011-12: Holds the championship title, meet record and UCSB school record in the 400-yard individual medley (4:14.48), placed second in the 200-yard backstroke (1:57.67), second in the 200-yard individual medley (2:00.04), swam the backstroke leg for the winning 400-yard individual medley relay and swam the backstroke leg for the 200-yard individual medley relay (1:39.63), which took first place and set a meet and school record at the MPSF Championships…Also posted season best times of 55.00 in the 100-yard backstroke and 55.58 in the 100-yard butterfly at the Texas Invitational.
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.