Lia King

Lia King

Class:
Freshman

Hometown:
Hallandale Beach, Fla.

High School:
Hallandale H.S.

Position:
Sprints/Hurdles/Jumps

05/04/2014

Finishing Strong

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

Personal Bests:
200M: 26.65 (Out)
100H: 14.26 (Out)
Triple Jump: 11.78m/38-07.05 (In); 11.57/37-11.50 (Out)

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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