- class Junior
- High school Reynoldsburg
High School: Accomplished senior year as primarily an 800m specialist … Ohio state champion in the 800m run as a senior … Also won regional, district and conference title in the event in his final season … A member of the state runner-up 4x800m relay team that also won a regional, district and conference championship … Ran on 4x400m relay conference championship team as a senior … Conference runner-up in the high jump in 2008 … Track team finished eighth in the state his final season … Track team also won four conference championships and four district championships during high school career … Cross Country team won district championship his senior year … Holds 4x800m relay regional, conference and school records … Claims 800m conference and school records … Coached by Denny Hammond … Also played football freshman year before running cross country his last three years … Member of ski club and R-kom.
Personal: Full Name is Michael David Knisley … Born Dec. 19, 1989 in Portsmouth, Ohio … Parents are Marcus Bost and Amy Bost; Marla Phipps and Chris Phipps … Has one sister, Mary Elizabeth (5) and two brothers Spencer (10) and Fletcher (8).
Personal Bests: 800m Run – 1:51.54; 400m Dash – 49.2; High Jump – 6-5.00.