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Holly Knight
Holly Knight

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Devon, England

High School:
Ivybridge School

Event:
Distance

Birthdate:
11/25/1988

2009 All-SEC First Team (XC)
2008 NCAA All-American (XC)
2008 NCAA Outdoor All-American (5000m)

2009 Cross Country: Was Auburn's top finisher in each of her first five competitions ... Placed sixth at the SEC Championships with a time of 21:26.58 (6k) to earn First Team All-SEC honors ... Was 30th at the NCAA South Regional with the exact same time of 21:26.58 ... Was the top individual finisher at the Troy Trojan Invitational in 10:55.46 for two miles ... Second overall at the Crimson Classic in 17:16.90 (5k).

2009 Outdoor: Did not compete.

2009 Indoor: Competed at just one meet, finishing sixth in the 3,000-meter invitational race at the Tyson Invitational with a time of 9:35.63 that ranks fifth in school history.

2008 Cross Country: Captured first All-American honor on the cross country course with an 11th-place finish at the NCAA Championships (6K)... Auburn's first woman to win an NCAA South Regional title, doing so with a 20:29.67 6K time ... Prior to NCAA Championships, placed among the top-four in five races ... Clocked career-best 6K time of 20:13.40 at Pre-Nationals to place second.

2008 Outdoor: Earned All-American honors in the 5000m, finishing eighth in the finals with a time of 16:11.46, narrowly missing the school record of 16:11.02 ... Set Auburn freshman records in the 3000m, 5000m and 10,000m ... Finished third in the 5000m at the SEC Championships in 16:24.92 and fourth in the 10,000m with a time of 34:42.48 ... Her 10k time ranks fourth in Auburn history ... Finished sixth in the 5000m at the Mideast Regional Championships with a time of 16:42.62 ... First qualified in the 5000m at the Mt. SAC Relays, finishing second with a time of 16:29.91 ... Her time smashed the Auburn freshman record of 16:57 set by Nerissa Johnson in 1999 ... Provisionally qualified in the 10,000m at the Penn Relays, finishing fourth with a time of 34:59.18 ... Also set a freshman record in the 3000m at the Tiger Track Classic, winning the race in 9:46.05.

2008 Indoor: Did not compete.

2007 Cross Country: Earned second-team All-SEC honors by placing 11th at the SEC Championships in 21:18.75 on the 6k course ... Unable to compete at South Region Championships due to injury ... Was Auburn's top runner at all four meets in which she competed ... Finished first at the UT-Chattanooga Invite in 11:04 for a two-mile race ... Eighth overall at the Tiger Invitational in 17:00.51 ... Placed 21st at the Chile Pepper Festival in 21:44.5.

High School: At the 2007 Senior Athletics Championships, placed fourth in the 3,000m with a time of 10:14 ... Took third at the 2006 Devon Schools Cross Country Championship in 15:11.

Personal: Born on Nov. 25, 1988... Daughter of Michael and Maureen Knight... Majoring in biomedical science.

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