Lia King

Lia  King


Hallandale Beach, Fla.

High School:
Hallandale H.S.



Blaney Goes Back-to-Back

Anne-Marie Blaney and Holley Wooley finished first and third in the 5,000-meter run for the Knights


Running to the Beat

The Music City Challenge is UCF's final chance to improve marks before The American Indoor Championships


Top of the Field

The Knights' field events should provide balance for the program as they seek a conference title in 2016


Sprints Remain Strong

A veteran sprints group will again be a strength for the Knights in 2016


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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