Anton McKee
Anton  McKee

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Hafnarfjörður, Iceland

High School:
Commercial College

Height:
6-0

Event:
Breaststroke/Freestyle/IM

Experience:
2L



05/13/2016

Alabama Swimming and Diving Puts Three on 2016 Men's CoSIDA Academic All-District Team

Anton McKee and Connor Oslin repeat on the Academic All-District IV At-Large Team while Pavel Romanov is making his first appearance

04/22/2016

59 Alabama Student-Athletes Earn Place on SEC Winter Academic Honor Roll

The Tide's total includes 22 men's swimmers and divers, 18 women's swimmers and divers, 12 gymnasts, four women's basketball players and three men's basketball players

04/06/2016

Alabama Swimming and Diving Earns a Pair of SEC Year End Honors

Sprinter Laurent Bams was named SEC Male Freshman Swimmer of the Year while junior backstroker Connor Oslin was named the SEC Swimming and Diving Scholar-Athlete of the Year

03/26/2016

Alabama Swimming and Diving Takes Sixth at 2016 NCAA Championships, Highest Finish Since 1983

After taking 10th in 2015 and sixth tonight, the Crimson Tide has now posted back-to-back top-10 finishes for the first time since taking eighth in both 1985 and 1986

03/24/2016

Alabama Swimming Diving on Day Two of 2016 NCAA Championships

The Crimson Tide led the night off with a third place finish in the 200 freestyle relay

Alabama Highlights:
2016 - Junior:
Finaled in the 200 breaststroke at the NCAA Championships, taking fourth with a 1:51.87 to receive first-team All-America honors … scored as part of the 400 medley relay team at the NCAA Championships, taking ninth with a combined time of 3:04.32 to receive honorable mention All-America honors … competed in the 500 freestyle and 100 breaststroke at the NCAA Championships … finaled at the SEC Championships in the 400 medley relay, taking third, 200 breaststroke, taking fifth and 100 breaststroke, taking eighth … scored in the 500 freestyle at the SEC Championships, taking 12th … scored at the home meet against Georgia Tech in the 100 breaststroke, 200 breaststroke and 400 individual medley, taking third in all three, as well as the 200 medley relay, taking second … finaled at the long course home meet against Tennessee in the 200-meter breaststroke, taking top honors … scored in the 200m and 400m individual medley, taking third in both and 100m breaststroke and 400m medley relay, taking fourth in both against Tennessee … finaled at the Georgia  Tech Invitational in the 100 breaststroke, 200 breaststroke, 500 freestyle and 400 medley relay, taking top honors … also competed in 200 medley relay and 800 freestyle relay at the Georgia  Tech Invitational … finaled in the 200 breaststroke at South Carolina, taking top honors ... also scored in the 400 medley relay and 100 breaststroke at South Carolina, taking second and third, respectively …finaled in the 200 breaststroke in the home meet against Auburn, taking top honors ... also scored in the 400 individual medley against Auburn, taking second … finaled in the 400 medley relay and 200 individual medley at the season opener at Delta State University, taking top honors in both … scored in the 200 breaststroke at Delta State, taking second … also competed in the 200 freestyle at Delta State.

2015 - Summer:
Posted a pair of top-20 finishes in the breaststroke events at the 2015 FINA World Championships, finishing 19th in the 100m breaststroke with a time of 1:00.53, a new Icelandic and Alabama school record, and 13th in the 200m breaststroke with a time of 2:10.79 … preliminary time of 2:10.21 at 200m also set an Icelandic and Alabama school record.

2015 - Sophomore:
Swam the breaststroke leg at the NCAA Championships on the Tide’s second place 200 medley relay and third place 400 medley relay … finaled at the NCAA Championships in the 200 breaststroke, taking fifth … First Team All-American in the 200 breaststroke and as part of the 200 and 400 medley relays … took 17th in the 500 freestyle and 20th in 100 breaststroke at the NCAA Championships … SEC Champion as part of the Tide’s 400 medley relay, which set a school and SEC record … finaled at the SEC Championships in the 500 freestyle, taking 3rd place with a career-best time of 4:14.98 which ranks him second all-time at Alabama … also finaled in the 100 breaststroke, taking fifth, and in the 200 breaststroke, taking third, at the SEC Championships … named to the SEC Academic Honor Roll … First Team CSCAA Scholar All-American … Capital One/CoSIDA Academic All-America At-Large Second Team ... saw limited action early in the regular season due to injury … won the 200 breaststroke twice during the regular season … earned a place on the President’s List (4.0 GPA) for the fall and spring semesters … carries a 4.0 cumulative GPA into his junior year.

2014 - Summer:
Turned in a strong performance at the 2014 Los Angeles Invitational, swimming a 1:01.63 in the 100-meter breaststroke to tie Vlad Polyakov for the school long course record in the event … broke the Icelandic National Record, the school long course meter mark and the Los Angeles Invitational meet record with a 2:10.72 in the 200m breaststroke … the previous Los Angeles Invitational meet record was held by Olympic gold medalist Kosuke Kitajima … the 2:10.72 ranked 15th in the world in the 200 breaststroke at the time.

2014 - Freshman:
SEC Champion in the 200 breaststroke, setting an SEC Championship and school record with a time of 1:51.59 in finals and earning First Team All-SEC honors in the process … earned All-American honors in the 200 breaststroke after a fourth place finish at the NCAA Championships … honorable mention All-American in the 100 breaststroke after a 14th place finish at the NCAA Championships … added All-American accolades in both the 200 and 400 medley relays after each quartet posted top-eight finishes at the NCAA Championships … part of the Tide’s 200 medley relay that set a school record at the NCAA Championships with a 1;24.47 … finished second in the 100 breaststroke at the SEC Championships while breaking the Alabama school record with a time of 51.70 … scored in the 500 freestyle at the SEC Championships taking 10th place with a time of 4:17.82 which was Alabama’s top time of the year and ranks him fifth all-time at Alabama … swam on both the school-record setting 200 and 400 medley relays at the SEC Championships … finished no worse than second in the 200 breaststroke during the regular season … named to SEC Academic Honor Roll … CSCAA Scholar All-American … named to SEC All-Freshman team … earned a place on the Dean’s List (3.5 or better GPA) for the fall semester and a place on the President’s List (4.0 GPA) for the spring semester.

Prep Highlights:
Swam for Jacky Pellerin at Aegir Swimclub … competed in the 2012 Olympic Games placing 25th in the 1,500m freestyle … 20th in the 1,500m freestyle at the European Championships … 20th in the 1,500m freestyle, 25th in the 400m freestyle, and 31st in the 400 medley at the 11th World Short Course Championships … 25th in the 800m freestyle, 26th in the 400m individual medley, 27th in the 400m freestyle, and 29th in the 200m breaststroke at the 15th World Championships.

Personal Information:
Full name: Anton Sveinn McKee … son of Helga Sveinsdóttir and Róbert  McKee … brother, Arnar Róbertsson… sister, Karitas Irma … management information systems major … born December 18, 1993.

Top Times:
100 breaststroke 51.70 SR
200 breaststroke 1:51.59 SR
500 freestyle 4:14.98
200 individual medley 1:51.79
400 individual medley 3:59.58

     
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