Randy King Named CoSIDA Academic Third-Team All-American|
June 18, 2009
CINCINNATI -University of Cincinnati senior Randy King earned College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) Track and Field/Cross Country Academic Third-Team All-America honors, the organization announced today.
King finished seventh at the 2009 BIG EAST Outdoor Track and Field Championships in the 3,000 steeplechase with a season-best NCAA regional qualifying time of 9:05.50. King closed out his season with a 28th-place time of 9:31.10 at the NCAA Mid-East Regional.
During the cross country campaign, King was the top finisher for UC in two meets, including a first-place finish at the Mel Brodt Invitational. King also was the top finisher for the Bearcats at the Great Lakes Regional, crossing the line in a 36th-place time of 32:19.1 in the 10k.
King owns a 3.97 grade point average in electrical engineering and will complete his degree in June, 2010. This is the first time that King has earned CoSIDA Academic All-America distinction.