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

Accolades: (2017) Earned America East Fall Academic Honor Roll accolades... (2016) Earned America East Fall Academic Honor Roll status.


2017: Tabbed the team’s Most Improved Athlete at the Grittys… The track and field standout scored in all five UMBC meets and led the team across the finish line at the Paul Short Invitational… Finished 62nd in a field of 198, besting the 23-minute mark at 22:58.


2016:  Competed in the first two meets of her freshman season.


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.