Anton McKee
Anton  McKee

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Hafnarfjörður, Iceland

High School:
Commercial College

Height:
6-0

Position:
Breaststroke/Freestyle/IM

Experience:
1L



08/17/2015

Alabama Athletics Enjoy Another Banner Year in the Classroom

The Crimson Tide earned a dozen All-America honors while more than a 140 student-athletes graduated during the 2014-15 academic year

08/10/2015

Alabama Swimmers Post Five Individual Top-25 Finishes at the 2015 FINAL World Championships

Rising juniors Kristian Gkolomeev and Anton McKee also broke four Alabama long course records while competing in Kazan, Russia

08/06/2015

Alabama Swimmer Anton McKee Advances to FINA World Championships Semifinals

The rising junior broke his second Icelandic and Alabama school record of the week in Kazan, Russia, while classmate Kristian Gkolomeev posted his second top-25 finish

08/05/2015

Gkolomeev Posts Top-20 Finish at Worlds; 13 Headed to USA Championships

Kristian Gkolomeev takes 20th in the 100-meter freestyle at the World Championships while 13 Crimson Tide swimmers are slated to compete at the USA National Championships

08/02/2015

Alabama Swimming and Diving Duo Earns Top-25 World Championships Finishes

Anton McKee and Kristian Gkolomeev both finished in the top-25 in their respective events on day one of the FINA World Championships

Alabama Highlights:
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 meters record ... broke the Icelandic National Record, the school long course meters mark and the Los Angeles Invitational meet record in the 200m breaststroke with a 2:10.72 ... 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 with 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 ... carries a 4.0 cumulative GPA into his sophomore year.

Prep Highlights:
Swam for Jacky Pellerin at Aegir Swimclub ... competed in the 2012 Olympic Games placing 25th in the 1500m freestyle ... 20th in the 1500m freestyle at the European Championships ... 20th in the 1500m 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 ... finance major ... born December 18, 1993.

Top Times:
100 breaststroke 51.70 SR
200 breaststroke 1:51.59 SR
500 freestyle 4:17.82
200 individual medley 1:51.79
400 individual medley 3:59.58

     
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