Kaya Knake
Kaya Knake
Height: 5-8
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Canton, Mich.
High School: Salem
Position: Distance

2016-17 Indoor: Ran in distance events, mostly the 800m… Set team best times in the 600m and 800m with 1:36.67 (Bucknell Tri Meet) and 2:16.24 (Sykes & Sabock Challenge Cup), respectively… Posted her best 500m time with a 1:15.86 at the IC4A/ECAC Indoor Championships.

2017 Outdoor: Ran in the 800m dash… Set the team best mark in the 800m with a 2:14.48 at the Bison Outdoor Classic.

Background: Earned Michigan State High School Association Division I All-State honors in 800 meters in 2015… Set the Salem school record with her teammates in the 4 x 400 meter relay (4:01.49)… Named to 2015 Observerland All-Area First team in the 800m… Also captured 2015 Kensington Conference championship in 800m and 4 x 400 relay…  Played club soccer in Germany for two years… Considering a major in computer science…  A member of the National Honor Society… Lists favorite food as raspberries… Has a younger brother, Bode… Daughter of Connie and Jason Knake.