Rick King
Rick King

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
North Bend, Ohio

High School:
St. Xavier

Event:
Distance

Birthdate:
05/21/1986


2009: Clocked a time of 4:19.23 in the mile at the All-Ohio Indoor Championships.

2008: Finished 55th at the Great Lakes Cross Country Regional running a time of 32:38 ... ran an 8K PR with a time of 25:07 at the Pre-Nationals Cross Country meet ... one of three captains on the cross country team.

2007: Finished eighth in the 3,000 steeplechase at the BIG EAST Championships in a personal-best 9:13.02 ... was a fourth-place finisher in the steeple at the All-Ohio Championships (9:17.67) ... ran 15:12.51 in the 5,000 at the Oliver Nikoloff Invitational.

2006: Competed in 3,000 steeplechase ... ran a season-best 9:35.22, finishing sixth, at the Oliver Nikoloff Invitational ... was a ninth-place finisher in the 3,000 steeple at the All-Ohio Championships, running a 10:04.70.

High School: Finished 11th in the state in the 800 meters with a personal best of 1:56.29 ... all-state selection in cross country as a junior ... two-time all-conference selection in track and field and cross country ... three-time all-state in track and field ... academic all-Ohio selection final three years in both cross country and track and field.

Personal: Born May 21, 1986 ... son of Daniel and Elizabeth King ... also competes on UC's cross country team ... twin brother, Randy, is a member of UC track and field and cross country teams.

Academic Major: Biomedical engineering.

Honors: Inducted into UC's Legion of Excellence after freshman year ... UC Track and Field Male Student Athlete of the Quarter (Spring 2007, Spring 2007, Winter 2006, Fall 2005) ... BIG EAST Academic All-Star (2006-07, 2005-06) ... Topcat Scholar every quarter at UC.