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


02/21/2015

Swimming & Diving Break Four FAU Records on Final Day of C-USA Championships

FAU records were broken in the women's 100 free, 200 fly, and 400 free relay and the men's 100 free

02/19/2015

Swimming & Diving Take Home A Pair of Wins on Day Two of C-USA Championships

Junior Matthieu Burtez set a new school record in the 50 free and the team set 31 lifetime bests

01/31/2015

Women's Swimming and Diving Capture Win Over IRSC at Senior Day Meet

Seniors Rich Andrews, Joey Steele, Torbjorn Persson, Iwona Lefanowicz, Anett Kovacs and Frida Nilsson were recognized for their contributions to the team prior to the meet

01/30/2015

Six First Place Finishes Highlight Meet Against FIU

Sophomore Hannah Roper tied for first place in the 100 breast and set a lifetime best time in the 400 IM

01/08/2015

12 First Place Finishes Highlight Meet Versus CCSU, TCU

Junior Agi Bucz took first in the 100 free, 200 free, and as part of the 200 medley relay team

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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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