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Kyle King
Kyle  King

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Yorktown, Va.

High School:
Grafton

Event:
Cross Country/Steeplechase

07/15/2015

Virginia Has 314 Student-Athletes Named to ACC Academic Honor Roll

Conference has record 4,143 student-athletes recognized

05/15/2015

Virginia Men in First Place After Second Day of ACCs

Mihaljevic wins shot put

11/23/2013

UVa Women Ninth, Men 13th at NCAA Cross Country Championships

King and Strehler earn All-American honors

11/07/2013

Virginia Track & Field Names 2014 Captains

Four men and four women to lead the Cavaliers during indoor and outdoor seasons

09/11/2013

Virginia Cross Country Names 2013 Captains

King and Porter to lead men's team, Strehler and Stevens to lead women's team

All-American: Cross Country: '14; 3000mSC (2nd-'14 O, HM-'15 O)
IAAF World Junior Championship Participant: 5000m ('12)
USATF Jr. National Participant: 5000m ('12)
NCAA Outdoor Qualifier: 3000mSC ('14, '15)
ACC Champion: 3000mSC (O: '14), DMR (I: '15)
NCAA East Preliminary Qualifier: 3000mSC ('14, '15), 5000m ('12)
All-Southeast Region: XC ('12, '13, '14)
All-ACC: XC ('12, '13), 3000mSC (O: '14), DMR (I: '15), 3000m (I: '15)

2015 Cross Country
• Placed 33rd at ACC Championships, fourth for Virginia
• Finished 51st at NCAA Southeast Regional
• Placed 14th at Virginia/Panorama Farms Invitational

2015 Outdoor
• Earned honorable mention All-America honors with an 18th place finish in the 3000m steeplechase at the NCAA Championships
• Advanced to Eugene with an eighth place finish in the steeplechase at the NCAA East Preliminaries
• Finished 6th in the 5000m and 7th in the 3000m steeplechase at the ACC Championships
• Season-best of 8:39.72 in the steeplechase ranks third in school history
• Recognized on the ACC Academic Honor Roll

2015 Indoor
• Member of Virginia's ACC Champion DMR
• Earned All-ACC honors with a third-place finish in the 3000m at the ACC Championships
• Season-best 4:02.15 in the mile ranks fourth in school history
• Season-best 8:00.23 in the 3000m ranks fifth in school history

2014 Cross Country
• Earned All-Southeast Regional honors with a seventh place finish at the NCAA Southeast Regional
• Was third at the Virginia/Panorama Farms Invitational
• Finished 19th at the University of Washington Invitational
• Finished 29th at the ACC Championships
• Finished 88th at the NCAA Championships

2014 Outdoor
• Earned second-team All-America honors with a 12th place finish in the 3000m steeplechase at the NCAA Championships
• Advanced to the NCAA Championships in the 3000mSC with the third-best time at the NCAA East Preliminaries
• ACC Champion in the 3000mSC
• Season-best time of 8:41.53 in the 3000mSC is the fourth best time in school history

2014 Indoor
• Finished 18th in the 3000m at the ACC Championships
• Ran a season-best 8:06.64 in the 3000m, the 7th best time in school history

2013 Cross Country
• Earned All-America honors with an 18th place finish at the NCAA Championships, the highest individual finish ever for a UVa male
• Earned All-Southeast Region honors with a fifth place finish at the NCAA Southeast Regional
• Finished seventh at the ACC Championships to earn All-ACC honors

2013 Outdoor
• Ran a PR of 3:44.25 in the 1500m to win the Virginia Invitational, the seventh best time in school history
• Missed the remainder of the season due to injury and received a medical hardship waiver

2013 Indoor
• Did not compete

2012 Cross Country
• Earned All-ACC honors with a fifth-place finish at the conference meet
• Finished 10th at NCAA Southeast Regionals, earning All-Southeast Region honors
• Placed 99th at NCAAs
• Crossed the line 13th at the Panorama Farms Invite

2012 Outdoor

• Finished 13th at IAAF World Junior Championships in 14:19.97
• Placed 2nd at USATF Junior National Championships in 14:28.26 to earn U.S. Jr. National Team spot
• Finished 15th in 5000m at NCAA East Prelims
• Scored at ACCs in 5000m, placing 4th
• Set PR in 5000m of 13:55.60 at Colonial Relays
• Won 1500m at Radford Highlander Invite
• Set PR in 1500m of 3:46.00 at Virginia Challenge

2011-12 Indoor
• Finished 7th in 3000m at ACCs
• Set a PR of 8:13.85 in 3000m at ACCs

2011 Cross Country
• Did not compete

HIGH SCHOOL:
• 2009 & 2010 Virginia AA State Cross Country Champion
• 2011 VHSL AA State Champion 3200m
• 2011 VHSL AA State Champion 1000m
• 2010 VHSL AA State Champion 4x800m Indoor
• 14-time VHSL AA All-State Team
• Area Runner of the Year '10XC, '11IN, '11Out, '11
• Ranked #1 in 3200m and Mile, #2 in 1600m, and #8 in 800m in Virginia in 2011

Personal:
• Full name is Kyle Neil King
• Son of Claudette and Kevin King
• Has one sibling: Clark, 21
• Coached by Matt Gutridge at Grafton High School


PR's Outdoor Indoor
3000mSC 8:39.72 --
1500m 3:44.25 --
Mile -- 4:02.15
3000m -- 8:00.23
5000m 14:16.78 13:55.60

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