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 Yemi Knight

2018 - INDOOR: Placed ninth in the distance medley relay (11:55.60) and 16th in the 800 (2:13.15) at the NCAA Championships, earning All-American honors in both events ... USTFCCCA All-Region selection in the distance medley relay ... finished fourth in the 800 at the GNAC Championships after running the third-fastest time (2:09.85) in school history ... member of the distance medley relay that placed third at the GNAC Championships in a time of 11:52.56 ... member of the distance medley relay team that finished second at the Husky Classic in a time of 11:32.96, the second-fastest time in school history. OUTDOOR - USTFCCCA All-Academic Team ... USTFCCCA All-West Region selection int he 4x400 ... finished 10th in the 800 (2:08.36) and the 4x400 (3:43.47) at the NCAA Championships ... placed fourth in the 400 (56.41) and the 4x400 (3:46.94) at the GNAC Championships ... finished third in the 800 at the UCSD Triton Invitational in a time of 2:08.36, the second-fastest time in school history ... finished 14th in the 400 at the Beach Invitational in a time of 56.07, the fourth-fastest at UAA ... member of the 4x400 relays that ran the second (3:43.01) and seventh (3:57.87) fastest times in school history ... GNAC FAR Scholar-Athlete Award recepient.

JACKSONVILLE STATE: Competed for Jacksonville State for two years ... placed 23rd at the SWAC Cross Country Championships as a freshman ... placed third in the 800 (2:15.71), fourth in the 4x400 (3:52.50) and fourth in the distance medley relay (13:05.42) at the SWAC Indoor Championships as a freshman ... placed 50th at the SWAC Cross Country Championships as a sophomore ... placed third in the 800 (2:18.85), seventh in the 4x400 (4:03.92) and eighth in the distance medley relay (15:54.72) at the SWAC Indoor Track and Field Championships as a sophomore ... placed thir in the 800 (2:16.24) and eighth in the 4x400 (3:55.90) at the SWAC Outdoor Track and Field Championships as a sophomore. 

HIGH SCHOOL: Athlete of the Year, Freshman of the Year, Newcomer of the Year, team captain and all-conference selection.

PESONAL: Daughter of Ronald Knight and Carol-Ann Knight ... father was a professional cyclist ... an environment and society major.

Position: Middle Distance
Year: Senior
Hometown: St. Michael, Barbados
High School: Jacksonville State
Experience: Transfer