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 Elissa Knight
Elissa Knight
Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Manahawkin, N.J.

High School:
Southern Regional

Birthdate:
08/23/1993

AS A FRESHMAN (2011-12)
Indoor T&F: Placed third in the 500-meters at the Northeastern Jay Carisella Invitational (12/3), posting a time of 1:20.08...at the URI Sorlien Women's Invitational (1/13), finished sixth in the 4x400-meter relay with a time of 4:12.96 and ran the 500-meters in 1:24.68...at the BU Multi-Team Meet (1/19), won the 4x400-meter relay with a time of 4:00.03 and placed fifth in the 800-meters event with a time of 2:24.81...posted a time of 1:21.78 in the 500-meters at the 2012 BU Terrier Classic (1/27-28)...ran the 500-meters at the 2012 New Balance Collegiate Invitational (2/3-4)in a time of 1:22.09...at the 2012 Boston University Valentine Invitational (2/10-11), ran the 500-meters in a time of 1:19.56...ran the 800-meters at the ACC Championships (2/23-25) and finished in a time of 2:21.76.
Outdoor T&F: Placed eighth in the 400-meters event at the Northeastern Spring Open (3/24), sporting a time of 1:02.16...finished seventh in the 800-meters with a time of 2:22.84at the Tufts Snowflake Classic (3/31)...ran the 800-meters in 2:27.67 at the UMass Spring Meet (4/14)...at the ACC Outdoor Track and Field Championships, finished the 800-meters in 2:24.98.

BEFORE BC
2009 Nike Outdoor National Champion in the 4x800-meter relay...2011 Ocean County Indoor 800 meter Champion...winner of the half mile at the 2010 and 2011 South-A Sectional Meet...four-year letter winner under Brian Zatorski at Southern Regional High School...bestowed the Big "S" Award for varsity athletes earning a minimum of 10 varsity letters...Treasurer of the National Honor Society...member of the Spanish National Honor Society and Interact Club...recipient of numerous honor roll accolades through tenure at SRHS.

PERSONAL
Born on August 23, 1993 in Manhattan, N.Y....is the only child of Teresa and Lophney Knight...enrolled in the College of Arts & Sciences pursuing a degree in environmental geosciences.

PERSONAL RECORDS
INDOOR OUTDOOR
Event
Overall PR
Season-Best
Overall PR
Season-Best
400 --- --- 1:02.16 - Northeastern Spring Open (3/24/12) same
500 1:19.56 - BU Valentine Invitational (2/10/12) same --- ---
800 2:21.76 - ACC Championships (2/23/12) same 2:22.84 - Tufts Snowflake Classic (3/31/12) same
T&F Finishes Wins: 1 Top 3: 2 Top 5: 3 Top 10: 6

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