Abbey King
Abbey  King

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Dunedin, FL

High School:
Palm Harbor University HS

Height:
5-7

Event:
Distance Freestyle

Birthdate:
08/04/1994

Major:
Psychology


02/28/2016

Swimming & Diving Places Fifth in the C-USA Championships

Swimming & Diving Places Fifth in the C-USA Championships

02/25/2016

Swimming & Diving Finished Day Two of C-USA Championships

Swim & Dive Breaks one Record and sets Seven LTBs on Day Two

02/24/2016

Swimming and Diving Set Two School Records on Day One of C-USA Championship

Two Records set on Day One of C-USA Swim and Dive Championships

01/31/2016

FAU hosts IRSC for Senior Meet

FAU hosts IRSC for Senior Meet

12/20/2015

Swimming & Diving faces Georgia Tech and University of Cincinnati

Swimming & Diving faces Georgia Tech and University of Cincinnati

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Senior (2015-16):

  • Finished first in the 500 Free against FIT with a time of 5:08.89.
  • Another top finish against FIT, she claimed first in the 1000 Free with a time of 10:30.34.
  • Claimed first in the 500 Free against IRSC (5:06.64).
  • In the meet against Cincinnati and Georgia Tech, she finished 2nd in the 1000 free with a time of 10:36.37.
  • Finished first in the 500 Free against IRSC with a time of 5:06.64.
  • Claimed first in the 1000 free against IRSC in 10:23.20 – ranked 12th best time in the C-USA.
  • 1650 free swam at the Georgia Tech Invite is ranked the fourth best time in the C-USA.
  • Recorded a lifetime best in the 50 free at the Alumni meet with a time of 25.98.
  • Swam 7th in the 500 Free at the C-USA Championships with a final time of 4:55.40.
  • Finished sixth in the 1650 at the C-USA Championships with a final time of 16:55.28.
  • Swam the 500 free at the Georgia Tech Invite in 4:54.90 – ranked 11th best time in the C-USA.

Junior (2014-15):

  • Took second and set a lifetime best in the 1650 free (16:35.25) at the C-USA Championship.
  • Set a lifetime best in the 500 free (4:51.41) and took ninth at the C-USA Championship.
  • Claimed first in the 1000 free (10:27.01) and 500 free (5:03.76) in the win over IRSC.
  • Took first in the 1000 free in the opening meet against FIU (10:33.64).
  • Took first in the 1000 free (10:16.45) and second in the 500 free (5:05.16) versus Florida Tech.
  • Set a career best in the 200 free (1:52.85) at the Georgia Tech Invitational and earned seventh in the 1650 free with a personal best time of 16:39.42.
  • Earned first in the 500 free (5:03.53) in the win over Marywood and Old Dominion.

Sophomore (2013-14):

  • Placed sixth in the Conference USA Championships in the 1650 freestyle with a time of 16:44.6.
  • Finished first place in the 1000 freestyle in the meet against Western Kentucky University.
  • Ranked in the top 150 in the NCAA for the mile.

Freshman (2012-13):

  • Placed seventh at the Sun Belt Conference Championships in the 1650 free (16:54.91 - personal best).
  • Top 5 finishes at Western Kentucky, Florida International/Indian Rivers State College and Daytona State meets.
  • Top 10 finisher at University of Pittsburgh Invite.
  • 3.01 GPA Spring 2013.

High School:

  • Attended Palm Harbor University High School and swam for Head Coach Lisa Bitting.
  • Class 3A four-time state qualifier.
  • Class 3A State Finalist in the 100 Free.
  • Class 3A State runner-up in 2011 (team).
  • Class 3A State runner-up in400 freestyle relay.
  • Class 3A State third place in the 200 freestyle.
  • 2011-2012 Scholastic All-American.

Personal:

  • Psychology major.
  • Born in Dalton, Georgia.
  • Daughter of Amy and Glenn King.
  • Professional goal is to become a personal trainer.
  • Hobbies include watching Netflix, eating, and hanging out with friends.
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