Lia King

Lia  King


Hallandale Beach, Fla.

High School:
Hallandale H.S.



Finishing Strong

UCF takes runner-up honors at AAC Championships, sets new school record in 4x400.

Personal Bests:
60H: 8.58
200M: 26.65 (Out)
100H: 13.76
Long Jump: 5.59m/18-04.00 (In); 5.69m/18-08.00 (Out)
Triple Jump: 11.78m/38-07.05 (In); 12.45m/41-10.25 (Out)

2015 (Sophomore)
• Competed in the long jump, the triple jump and the 100M hurdles during the outdoor season
• Placed eighth in the triple jump at the American Athletic Conference Championships
• Also took 21st in the long jump and 11th in the 100M hurdles at conference meet
• Recorded a personal best and won the triple jump with a mark of 12.45m/40-10.25 at the UCF Invitational
• Also won the triple jump at the USF Tri Meet
• Jumped a personal best 5.69m/18-08.00 to place third in the long jump at the USF Tri Meet
• Fastest time in the 100M hurdles was a personal best 13.76 seconds to place fourth at the USF Tri Meet

• Competed in five meets during the indoor season
• Ran a personal best 8.58 seconds to place fifth in the 60H at American Athletic Conference Championship
• Also took 11th at the AAC Indoor Championship with a mark of 11.74m/38-06.25 in the triple jump
• Placed 14th in the long jump at the championship meet, recording an indoor best 5.59m/18-04.00

2014 (Freshman):
• Contributed to the team's runner-up finish at The American Outdoor Championship with a seventh-place finish in the 100H with a mark of 14.86
• Set personal best in the 100H with a time of 14.26 at the Florida Relays
• Finished first in the triple jump with a career-best leap of 11.57m/37-11.50 at the UCF Invitational
• Posted a PR mark of 26.65 at the Black & Gold Challenge
• Recorded personal best of 11.78m/38-07.75 in the triple jump at the American Indoor Championships

Prior to UCF
• Named to the All-Broward First Team by the Miami Herald and Sun Sentinel
• Broke Hallandale's triple jump school record (39-7.5) at the BCAA South Qualifier, marking the longest jump in 2013 in the state by a girl at the time
• Finished runner up in the long jump and triple jump and third in the 100H at the 2013 FHSAA 3A Outdoor State Finals
• Won the 100H at the Florida Relays with a personal and school record 13.89 (+1.6)
• Served as team captain and was named MVP her senior year
• Won gold in the triple jump at the 2011 state championships with a mark of 12.04m/39-06.25 (+1.2)
• An AAU national qualifier and finalist from 2010-13

• Majoring in Sport and Exercise Science

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