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Holly Knight
Holly Knight

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Devon, England

High School:
Ivybridge School

Knight's Freshman Woes Build Confidence for Sophomore Campaign

PRs (Outdoors)
3000m 9:46.05
5000m 16:11.46
10,000m 34:42.48

Awards and Honors
2009 SEC Cross Country Second-Team
2008 Cross Country All-American
2008 NCAA South Region Athlete of the Year
2008 NCAA South Regional Champion
2008 SEC Cross Country First-Team
2008 NCAA 5000m Outdoor All-American
2007 SEC Cross Country Second-Team

2009 (Junior): Named First-Team All-SEC after a sixth-place finish at the SEC Championships ... Named SEC Female Athlete of the Week after winning the individual title at the Troy Invtational ... Finished second at the Crimson Classic and fifth at the Wisconsin Badger Invitational.

2008 (Sophomore):
Captured first All-American honor on cross country course with an 11th-place finish at the NCAA Championships (6K)... Auburn's first woman to win NCAA South Regional title, doing so with a 20:29.67 6K ... Finished as the SEC Championship individual runner-up, clocking a 20:18.52 (6K) to earn All-SEC First-Team honors ... Clocked career-best 6K time of 20:13.40 at Pre-Nationals to place second ... Was fourth at the Tiger Invitational .... Opened sophomore season by winning Powerade Invitational with a 10:56 two-mile run.

2007 (Freshman):
Earned Second-Team All-SEC honors by placing 11th at 6K SEC Championship (21:18.75) ... Unable to compete at NCAA South Region Championships due to injury ... Finished first at the two-mile UT-Chattanooga Invitational (11:04) ... Eighth at 5K Tiger Invitational ... Placed 21st at 6K Chile Pepper Festival.

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