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2012 Women's Swimming & Diving Roster

Lindsey McKnight


Coral Springs, Fla.
American Heritage

Two-Time All-American

One-Time All-SEC

2014 SEC Academic Honor Roll

2013 SEC All-Freshmen Team Honoree


Top Times


50 Free:                 23.48      (Tennessee, 2/1/13)

100 Free:               50.22      (2012 Ohio State Invitational)

200 Free:               1:47.10  (2013 SEC Championships)

200 IM:                   1:57.82  (2013 SEC Championships)

400 IM:                   4:13.32  (2013 Ohio State Invitational)



50 Free:                 26.32      (2009 GU TAMU TSC)

100 Free:               56.62      (2009 FG Speedo Championships)

200 Free:               2:01.00  (2010 FG Speedo Championships)

400 Free:               4:15.45  (2014 Phillips 66 National Championships)

100 Breast:           1:09.93  (2009 GU TAMU TSC)

200 Breast:           2:34.28  (2009 GU TAMU TSC)

100 Fly:                  1:03.63  (2012 FL GCST Trials)

200 Fly:                  2:26.57  (2012 Ohio State Grand Prix)

200 IM:                   2:15.67  (2009 USA Swimming National Championships)

400 IM:                   4:51.42  (2014 Phillips 66 National Championships)


UF Rankings

200 IM:                   Tenth (1:57.82)

200 Free Relay:   Third (1:27.98)

800 Free Relay:   Fourth (7:00.05)


National/International Competition:

Competed in three events at the 2014 Phillips 66 National Championships in Irvine, Calif. as she recorded two personal-best times… Qualified for the 2012 U.S. Olympic Trials in four events… 2011 Junior National Champion in the 100 and 200 free… Member of the 2009 Junior National Team, where she became a Junior National Champion in the 50, 100 and 200 free and the 200 IM… Qualified for the 2008 U.S. Olympic Trials.


At Florida


NCAA Championships: Earned her second All-America honor, as she was a member of UFs 200-yard freestyle relay team… In addition as an individual, McKnight placed 48th in the 200-yard freestyle (1:48.86) and 54th in 200-yard individual medley (2:00.55)… SEC Championships: Earned All-SEC honors as a part of the Gators’ third-place 800-yard freestyle relay team that clocked a time of 7:00.05… Individually, McKnight placed sixth in the 200-yard individual medley (1:58.61) and 16th in the 200-yard freestyle (1:48.30)… Won seven individual events during dual meets and invitational competition throughout the regular season… Honors: Two-time All-American… All-SEC… 2014 SEC Academic Honor Roll.



NCAA Championships: Earned her first All-America honor as a member of UF’s 200-yard freestyle relay team… Individually, McKnight finished 48th in the 200-yard freestyle (1:48.49) and 56th in the 200-yard individual medley (2:01.25)… SEC Championships: Placed eighth in the 200-yard individual medley, 31st in the 200-yard freestyle (1:48.86) and 37th in the 100-yard freestyle (50.88)… Won the 200-yard freestyle (1:48.18) and the 100-yard backstroke (57.89) in dual meets against Auburn and Florida Atlantic, respectively… Made her collegiate debut at the All-Florida Invitational, where she placed fourth in the 100-yard freestyle with a time of 50.69… Honors: All-American.


Prior to Florida:

Rated as a five-star recruit and the No. 6 recruit in the class of 2012 by… Three-time Broward County Swimmer of the Year… 13-time Florida State Champion… Florida state record holder in the 100 breast… Was coached in high school by Nobutaka Tan... Member of the Saint Andrews Swimming Club, where she trained under Sid Cassidy… Chose Florida over Cal, USC and Arizona… Parents are Brian and Lynn… Sister, Taylor, was a former UF swimmer.

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