Abbey King
Abbey King

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Dunedin, FL

High School:
Palm Harbor University HS

Height:
5-7

Event:
Distance Freestyle

Birthdate:
08/04/1994

Major:
Psychology


12/20/2014

Swimming & Diving Get Three Out of Four Wins at FAU Invitational

The women defeated both teams while the men split the day with a win over Marywood and a loss to ODU

12/19/2014

Swimming & Diving Claim 16 Top-Three Finishes in Meet Against FGCU, Georgia Tech

The women's team claimed victory over Georgia Tech

11/22/2014

Swimming & Diving Concludes Georgia Tech Invitational With Seven Top 10 Finishes

12 swimmers set lifetime bests during the final day of competition

11/10/2014

King and Burtez Honored as FAU Players of the Week

Women's swimming and diving took first place against Florida Tech

11/07/2014

Swimming & Diving Takes 15 First Place Finishes with the Women's Team Capturing Victory over Florida Tech

Abbey King, Agi Bucz, and Frida Nilsson each had two first place finishes in the meet

Sophomore Year (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 Year (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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