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Brian Knott
Position: All-Around
Height: 5'7"
Year: Senior
Hometown: New York, N.Y.
High School: Horace Mann School
Major: Electrical Engineering
Knott Photos


As a Senior in 2015

  • Placed second on parallel bars (15.300) and tied for thrid on pommel horse (14.500) against No. 1 Oklahoma, No. 6 California and No. 10 Nebraska (Jan. 24)
  • Earned a pair of second-place finishes on parallel bars (15.250) and high bar (14.850) (Jan. 17)
  • Finished second on high bar with a 14.600 at No. 8 California (Jan. 10)

As a Junior in 2014

  • Claimed All-America honors on parallel bars with an eighth-place finish (15.000) at the NCAA Individual Event Finals (April 12)
  • Tied for ninth on parallel bars with a 15.100 and set a career high on pommel horse with a 14.850 at the NCAA Championships Finals to help lead Stanford to a third-place finish (April 11)
  • Notched a season-best 15.300 on parallel bars to finish first and tied for 10th on pommel horse with a 14.550 at the NCAA Championships Preliminaries (April 10)
  • Tied for second on parallel bars (15.100), tied for seventh on high bar (14.500) and finished seventh on pommel horse with a 14.600 at the MPSF Championships (March 29)
  • Contributed a 15.250 on parallel bars, and 14.750 on high bar and pommel horse against Ohio State and California (March 8)
  • Scored a career-best 14.950 on high bar and contributed a 15.050 on parallel bars in the Collegiate Challenge (March 1)
  • Placed second on parallel bars with a 15.200 and notched a career-best 14.800 on floor at Oklahoma (Feb. 8)
  • Sidelined by injury to start the season
  • Scored 15.000 or higher on parallel bars in eight of nine competitions and hit 100 percent of his routines in the event
  • Competed in nine meets on parallel bars, six on high bar and pommel horse and one on floor
  • CGA Academic First-Team All-American
  • MPSF All-Academic selection.

As a Sophomore in 2013

  • Earned All-America honor on parallel bars
  • Claimed a first-place finish on parallel bars with a career-best 15.450 at the NCAA Team Finals (April 20)
  • Finished sixth on parallel bars (14.750) in the NCAA Individual Event Finals (April 21)
  • Scored career-bests of 15.450 on parallel bars and 14.300 on pommel horse at the NCAA Championships Finals (April 20)
  • Placed fifth on high bar (14.550) and eighth on parallel bars (14.650) at the NCAA Championships Semifinals
  • Finished first on high bar with a 14.450 in the first meet on the season at California (Jan. 13)
  • Tied for sixth on parallel bars (14.400) and 13th on high bar (13.950) at the MPSF Championships (April 6)
  • Claimed two regular season victories on parallel bars, first at the Stanford Open (Jan. 19) with a 14.750 and then at Army and Springfield (March 9) with a 15.250
  • Made nine of 10 lineups on parallel bars and high bar, and made three appearances on vault and pommel horse
  • MPSF All-Academic team 

As a Freshman in 2012

  • Competed in all-around in first three meets of season
  • Posted season-high of 84.90 at the Stanford Open
  • Set highs of 14.700 on floor (Stanford Open), 14.200 on pommel horse (Stanford Open), 14.200 on still rings (at Cal), 14.700 on vault (Stanford Open), 14.000 on parallel bars (Cal) and 14.400 on high bar (Stanford Open)

High School

  • Competed at 2011 Junior Olympic Championships finishing third on high bar, fourth on pommel horse and eighth in all-around
  • Took fourth on pommel horse and ninth in all-around at 2011 VISA Championships 


  • Parents are Hiram Knott and Lynne Weber
  • Has a brother, Steven
  • Worked in Stanford's wireless communication lab during the summer of 2014, researching novel system architecture for multi-atenna systems. He was the first author on a paper the group is submitting to the 2015 ICC conference in London.
  Floor Pommel Horse
Still Rings
Vault Parallel Bars High Bar All-Around
2012 14.700 14.200 14.200 14.700 14.000 14.400 84.900
2013 -- 14.300 -- 14.500 15.450 14.850 --
2014 14.800 14.850     15.300 14.950  
2015 -- 14.500 -- -- 15.300 14.850 --
Collegiate bests 14.800 14.850 14.200 14.700 15.450 14.950 84.900