Lia King

Lia  King

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Hallandale Beach, Fla.

High School:
Hallandale H.S.

Event:
Sprints/Hurdles/Jumps

05/04/2014

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: 13.96
Long Jump: 5.59m/18-04.00 (In); 5.38m/17-08.00 (Out)
Triple Jump: 11.78m/38-07.05 (In); 12.45m/41-10.25 (Out)

2015 (Sophomore)
· 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

Personal
· Majoring in Sport and Exercise Science

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