Spartans represented in six events against then nation's best in Albuquerque.
2008-09 - Junior:
OUTDOOR: Set a personal-best after running an regional qualifying time of 3:47.46 in the 1500m run at the Jesse Owens Classic ... Clocked in at 3:50.45 in the preliminary heat of the 1500m run at the Big Ten Championships and followed that by running 4:04.85 in the finals of the event ... Set a season-best in the 800m run at the Indiana Invitational after finishing in 1:49.62 ... Ran in the 800m run at the Jesse Owens Classic and posted a time of 1:49.78 ... Ran the same time at the Joe Hilton Invite to open his outdoor season.
INDOOR: Honored as the USTFCCCA's Great Lakes Regional Track Athlete of the Year after his performance in both the mile and 800m run throughout the indoor season ... Posted a school-record 3:57.36 in the mile run at the Meyo Invitational, an automatic NCAA qualifying time, earning him the top national seed at the event ... He became only the second Spartan in school history to run a sub-four-minute mile and broke Ken Popejoy's 37-year school record ... Finished third in the mile at the Big Ten Championships with a time of 4:03.75 ... Posted a school-record time of 1:48.97 in the 800m run at the Grand Valley Big Meet, breaking Andy Lixey's record, set back in 2001, giving him back-to-back record-breaking performances after his time in the Meyo Mile ... Also set a personal-best time of 8:26.65 in the 3,000m run, an off event, at the Indiana Invite.
2007-08 - Sophomore:
INDOOR: Posted an NCAA Provisional time of 4:01.45 at the ISU Classic in the one-mile run for a first-place finish ... Finished with a time of 4:24.98 in the one-mile run at the Big Ten Indoor Championships ... Recorded first-place finishes in the 1,000m run a the Meyo Invite (2:25.55) and the MSU Invite (2:28.60) ... Crossed the finish line in first at the Notre Dame Invite with a time of 1:51.10 in the 800m run ... Finished with a time of 1:54.32 for a second-place finish in the 800m run at the Akron Quad.
2007-08 - Freshman:
Competed at Lansing Community College.
Letterwinner in cross country and track ... Four-year captain in track, one-year captain in cross country .. All-State selection in 1,600m as senior
Son of Phillip and Nancy Knoll ... Interdisciplinary studies major ... Born March 24, 1987.