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Anton McKee
Anton McKee

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Hafnarfjörður, Iceland

High School:
Commercial College

Height:
6-0

Position:
Breaststroke/Freestyle/IM

Experience:
1L



09/11/2014

Alabama Swimming and Diving Opens Season Friday at Home against Delta State

07/11/2014

86 Alabama Student-Athletes Earn a Place on SEC First-Year Academic Honor Roll

The Alabama men's swimming and diving team led all UA and conference teams with 15 honors

06/06/2014

Swimming and Diving Team Named

The award went to a Crimson Tide men's squad that smashed 12 school records, including all five relay marks in 2014

04/16/2014

Swimming and Diving Celebrates Record Smashing Season

04/11/2014

Swimming and Diving Recognizes Outstanding 2013-14 Season with Year-End Banquet

In his second year at the helm at Alabama, head coach Dennis Pursley continued his turnaround of the program as the Tide had both an SEC Champion and NCAA Champion for the first time since 2007

Alabama Highlights:
2014 - Summer:
Turned it a strong performance at the 2014 Los Angeles Invitational after swimming a time of 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 LCM mark and the Los Angeles Invitational meet record with a 2:10.72 ... the previous 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 ... 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 ... 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 200 and 400 medley relay teams that set school records 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 Róbert McKee and Helga Sveinsdóttir ... 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