Lars Knutson

Lars  Knutson

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Cedaredge, CO

High School:
Cedaredge

Height:
6-5

Event:
Sprint-Free

01/17/2015

Air Force sweeps duals in men's and women's swimming for second straight day

Men improve to 14-5 in duals while the women are 7-6

10/25/2014

Air Force men's and women's swimming sweeps duals

Both teams best Colorado School of Mines and Colorado Mesa

10/25/2014

Air Force men's and women's swimming sweeps duals

Both teams best Colorado School of Mines and Colorado Mesa

10/04/2014

Men's Swimming and Diving teams 2-2 at Intermountain Shootout

Junior Michael Barnosky won the 50-yard breast stroke with a time of 25.78

2016-17: Earned First Team All-WAC in the 200 medley relay and 200 free while earning Second Team All-WAC in the 200 free relay … swam the ninth fastest 50 freestyle time (20.32) in Air Force history while helping the 200 free relay and the 400 free relay set school records … was a member of the 200 medley relay squad that had the fastest time of the season for the event.

2015-16: Competed in three events…No. 2 on the team in the 100 free with a time of 44.22, also a personal record…No. 3 on the team in the 50 free (20.32.

2014-15: Competed in three events…No. 5 team ranking in 50 free (20.77).

HIGH SCHOOL/CLUB: Lettered in varsity swimming three years, and varsity cross country two years … Scholastic All-American … Honor roll, National Honor Society … swam for coach Silas Almgren at Cedaredge HS … also swam for the Montrose Marlins club team under the same coach.

PERSONAL: Member of cadet squadron 13 … son of John and Sara Knutson with three younger siblings …sister Lydia swims on the Academy women’s team… relative, Brant Weidner, played a season in the NBA … majoring in mechanical engineering ... served as an honor officer ... hobbies include biking, reading, and skiing … favorite food is lasagna and favorite movie is Lord of the Rings … greatest influence on his sporting career is accredited to his high school coach because he would not have continued swimming without his support … favorite athlete is Louis Zamperini … favorite musical group is Def Leppard.

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