Swimming & Diving
Duke Swimming & Diving BIO
Honors: All-ACC (2013 - 100 & 200 Breaststroke) ... CSCAA Scholar All-America Honorable Mention (2013) ... All-ACC Academic (2014) ... ACC Academic Honor Roll (2013, 2014)
2013-14: Made his first career appearance at the NCAA Championship, competing in the 100 and 200 breaststroke … Finished fourth in the 200 breaststroke at the ACC Championship after breaking his own program record during the preliminaries (1:55.47) … Tied for fifth in the conference in the 100 breaststroke with a personal-best 53.15, ranking him second on Duke’s all-time top-10 list … Also ranked sixth in school history in the 200 IM with a time of 1:49.46 at ACCs ... Swept the breaststroke events against UNC Wilmington, William & Mary, South Carolina and North Carolina … Tied for first in the 100 breaststroke at the Nike Cup Invitational (54.19) … Broke the Taishoff Aquatic Pavilion record in the 100 breaststroke against William & Mary (55.42) … Named the ACC Men’s Swimmer of the Week Oct. 7 after placing first in the 100 and second in the 200 at the season-opening All-North Carolina Invitational.
2012-13: Rounded out an impressive junior campaign with the first All-ACC accolades of his career in the 100 and 200 breaststroke ... Took third in the 100 breaststroke, notching a personal-best time of 53.72 in the finals ... Eclipsed the school record in the 200 breaststroke twice at the conference championships, placing second with a 1:56.78 finals clocking ... Also established a new personal record in the preliminaries of the 200 IM (1:50.44) ... Duke’s top performer in the breaststroke events during the regular season, sweeping at the 100 and 200-yard distances five times on the year, including against eventual ACC champion Virginia ... Helped the 200 medley relay edge the Cavaliers during the regular season meeting ... Finished second in both breaststroke events at the Tennessee Invitational ... Won the 100 breaststroke at the season-opening All-North Carolina Invitational (56.92).
2011-12: Ended the season with a pair of top-10 performances at the ACC Championships ... Finished seventh in the 200 breaststroke at 2:00.23 after shaving nearly two seconds off of his previous personal best in the event prelims (1:59.36) ... Also swam a personal best in the 100 breaststroke preliminaries (55.13) before taking eighth in the finals at 55.38 ... Made the finals cut in the 200 IM, recording a time of 1:51.02 to place 21st overall ... Touched first in the 200 breaststroke against North Carolina ... Also earned a first-place finish in the 200 breaststroke against Virginia and South Carolina/Queens ... Had a strong showing at the Nike Cup Invitational, placing second in the 200 breaststroke and third at the 100-yard distance ... Surpassed Eric Steinhouse’s 30-year-old program record in the 200 breaststroke with a 2:00.53 performance at the Nike Cup Invitational ... Started the year with a first-place showing in the 200 breaststroke and a second-place finish in the 100 breaststroke against Maryland ... Over the summer, competed in the 100 and 200-meter breaststroke at the 2012 U.S. Olympic Team Trials in Omaha, Neb. ... Notched a lifetime-best time of 1:04.19 to place 70th in the 100 breaststroke and clocked 2:21.42 at the 200-meter distance to finish 95th.
2010-11: Opened his collegiate career with a first-place finish in the 200 breaststroke against UNC Wilmington, touching in 2:08.95 ... Wrapped up an impressive freshman campaign with Duke’s top performance of the season in the 200 breaststroke at the ACC Championships, a 2:01.12, 13th-place showing ... Also had a top-20 finish in the 100 breaststroke at the conference meet, posting a mark of 56.44 ... One of only two Duke competitors in the 400 IM at the ACC meet, where he finished 16th overall ... During the summer, collected U.S. Olympic Team Trials cuts in the 100 and 200 breaststroke with his performances at the 2011 ConocoPhillips National Championships in Palo Alto, Calif.
Prior to Duke: USA Swimming Scholastic All-America ... Qualified for USA Senior Nationals, USA Junior Nationals and NCSA Junior Nationals in the 100 breaststroke, 200 breaststroke, 200 IM, 400 IM and the 200 butterfly ... 2010 central region Swimmer of the Year ... Member of the NCSA All-Star Team that competed in a meet in Dublin, Ireland representing the United States against Ireland and Spain.
Personal: Born Hunter Stephen Ramsey Knight on May 1, 1992 in Richmond, Va. ... Son of Kenneth and Carol Knight ... Favorite sports are water polo and ultimate Frisbee ... Majoring in psychology ... Also pursuing a certificate in Markets and Management Studies.
Duke Career Bests:
In Duke's Record Books: