Honors & Awards
2012-13 Academic All-MAC First Team
MSU Athletics Director's Honor Roll - Spring 2013, Fall 2012, Spring 2012, Fall 2011
2012-13: Placed top-16 in all three individual events at the MAC Championships, including two A-Final appearances...Finished just outside of the top-10 in the 50 free (11th) on Day 1...Kicked off Day 2 with an impressive prelims swim in the 200 free, qualifying with a lifetime best 1:38.72; earned eighth-place points in finals...Swam a career best in the 100 free championship finals; finished ahead of Eastern Michigan pair in sixth place (45.22)...Was a member of the gold medal 800 free relay on Day 2 of conference that set a new school record along the way; also swam on the Bears' third-place 400 free relay on the final day...Won the 200 freestyle in MSU's dual at Missouri S&T (Jan. 25)...Finished among the Bears' top-five swimmers this season in the 50 free (5th), 100 free (3rd), 200 free (4th) and 100 breast (5th)...Landed a spot on the Academic All-MAC First Team; was one of three Bears to earn first-team distinction.
2011-12: Swam on the Bears' second-place 400 free relay to conclude the 2012 MAC Championships...Broke the 21-second barrier for the first time in his career in the prelims of the 50 free at the conference meet; Registered a 20.82 in both prelims and the consolation finals to finish 15th...Was .05 seconds away from 16th place and a spot in the B-Final of the 100 free; swam a career best (45.66) on third day of the MAC Championships...During the dual meet season, he won the 50 free vs. Lindenwood (11/4) and at Truman State (1/14)...Also won the 200 free at Lindenwood (1/21)...Finished on the season's top times list in the 50 free (4th), 100 free (4th) and 200 free (3rd).
Background: Swam four years at Chickasha (Okla.) High School and the Chesapeake Swim Club...Was a four-year captain at Chickasha...Totaled six individual titles in three years at the Oklahoma Class 5A State Swimming & Diving Championships...Named Oklahoma 5A Swimmer of the Year and earned NISCA All-American status in the 100 free...Added All-American honors in the 100 and 200 free during his junior year; broke the 5A state record in the 200 free...As a sophomore, he broke the 5A state record in the 50 and 100 free...Was tabbed as the Oklahoma Suburban Conference Most Valuable Swimmer three years in-a-row...Was a three-time USA Swimming Scholastic All-American (2009-11).
Personal: Isaac T. McKnight is the son of Max and Sandra McKnight...Born December 29, 1992 in Stillwater, Okla....Has one sister, Madison...Majoring in general business.
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||2013 MAC Championships - Finals
||2013 MAC Championships - Prelims
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