King throws five scoreless in relief, striking out a career-high six
AS A SOPHOMORE (2014)
Played in 54 games, making 53 starts, 45 at shortstop and four at third base ... led the Eagles with 19 multiple-hit games and six game-winning RBIs ...second on the team in batting average (.291), slugging percentage (.404), runs (31), hits (59), doubles (16), total bases (82), walks (26) and assists (141) ... third among hitters with a .372 on-base percentage, 25 RBIs and five multiple-RBI games ... tied for seventh in the ACC for regular-season doubles ... also recorded two triples, three sacrifice flies, three sac bunts and two stolen bases ... turned 30 double plays ... registered a career-long nine-game hit streak (4/18-4/29) that included 15 hits, eight runs, five RBIs and three doubles ... batted .318 with runners in scoring position and .522 (12-for-23) with a runner on third and less than two outs ... turned in a .287 batting average in ACC action with 31 hits, including seven doubles, 16 RBIs and 15 walks ... tied a career high with three hits in six at bats in the season finale at No. 25 Clemson (5/17), hitting two doubles, scoring a run and driving one in ... went 2-for-4 with a run, two RBIs and a double in the 3-1 victory against the Tigers (3/16) ... went 2-for-4 with an RBI and two doubles against Binghamton (5/10) ... legged out a triple in a 2-for-3 performance in a 7-2, eight-inning victory at Rhode Island (4/29) ... belted first career home run - a lead-off blast - in the 5-1 win over Maryland (4/25) ... batted .455 (5-for-11) with four runs and two RBIs in the sweep over the Terps ... went 5-for-12 (.417) with three runs as the Eagles took two-of-three at NC State (4/18-20) ... scored a career-high three runs while batting 2-for-3 with two RBIs and a double against No. 1 Florida State (3/28) ... plated the game-winning run with a sac fly to give BC its first ACC win, taking a 2-1, walk-off victory over Wake Forest (3/21) ... recorded first career triple in a 2-for-3 day, scoring a run at No. 3 Virginia (3/14).
AS A FRESHMAN (2013)
Started in 44 games, 33 at shortstop ... led the Eagles with 11 doubles and was second with 29 walks and 115 assists ... fourth on the team in on-base percentage (.321) and runs (19) ... tallied 28 hits, seven RBIs, six multiple-hit games, three sacrifice hits and stolen two bases ... ended the season with a five-game hit streak, tallying six hits, including two doubles and four runs ... went 3-for-4 with a run against Harvard at Fenway Park in the Beanpot Consolation Game (4/29) ... drew a team-high four walks and scored two runs against NC State (4/13) ... reached base safely in four plate appearances at Duke (3/29), drawing three walks, tallying a hit and scoring two runs... recorded a career-high three RBIs in a 3-for-4 performance at Georgia Tech (3/15), tallying one double ... knocked two doubles in three at bats at Florida State (3/10) ... recorded first career RBI on a sac fly in the win at USF (3/5) ... ... threw one inning of relief at USF (3/6), retiring the side in order and striking out one ... notched first career hits on a 2-for-3 night with a double and a run in the win over Georgia State (3/2) ... scored first career run in the victory at Elon (2/16).
Four-year starter for the Red Storm ... earned all-state honors as a senior ... SMAA All-Conference honoree, 2010-12 ... also earned all-conference defensive team (shortstop) sophomore and senior years ... earned Portland Herald Press Player of the Week Honorable Mention once as a senior for pitching a three-hitter and striking out nine as the Red Storm beat Portland, 5-1, in the Telegram League regular-season finale ... named to the 2012 Rawlings/Perfect Game Preseason Northeast Region All High School Senior Second Team ... played in two State of Maine Underclass All-Star Games ... four-year honor student ... also played hockey and earned the team's highest GPA award.
Enrolled as a communication major in the College of Arts and Sciences ... Joe is the son of Jim and Terry Cronin ... recipient of the John L. Harrington Scholar Athlete Fund.