2011-12 (Junior Season)
1st Team All Academic Pac-12.
Swam three of his best times at the Pac-12 Championships in the 200 Breast, 200 IM, and 400 IM.
2010-11 (Sophomore Season)
Earned first-team Pac-10 All-Academic honors earning a 3.66 in finance.
Swam eight events on the season for the Sun Devils.
Earned a top-time in the 200 IM at the Pac-10 Championships, touching in at 1:52.46.
Also swam 3:59.55 in the 400 IM at the Pac-10 Championships.
Swam the 100 breast in a time of 1:02:49 in a dual meet against Cal.
2009-10 (Freshman Season)
Swam mid-distance and distance for the Sun Devils.
Clocked in a career-best 1:43.30 in the 200 free at the Pac-10 Championships.
Also earned his best time in the 500 free at Pac-10s, finishing in 4:40.21.
Recorded 10:03.16 in the 1000 free against Arizona.
Best 1650 free time was 16:17.84 at the Pac-10 Championships.
A 2008 graduate of Catalina Foothills High School.
Captain of the swim team his senior year.
Was a Scholar Athlete all 4 years.
Attended the University of Arizona for one year before arriving at ASU.
Majoring in Accounting and Finance at ASU.
Parents are David and Tami Knittle of Tucson. Ariz.
Has one sibling- Ashley.
Born June 15, 1990 in Sunnyvale, Calif.
Full name is Derek Gregory Knittle.
Lists most exciting sports moment as winning state as a team in high school.
|Derek Knittle's Top Times |
|200 BR||2:04.19||2010-11, Pac-10 Championships|
|200 IM||1:52.46||2010-11, Pac-10 Championships|
|400 IM||3:57.29||2012 Pac-12 Championships|