Caroline King lowered her school record in the half mile, will compete for national championship
Three-time First Team All-American...Honorable Mention All-American...2011 ACC Indoor & Outdoor 800m champion...Six-time All-ACC (5 T&F, 1 XC)...four-time national qualifier...Four-time All-ECAC, three as title winner...Twice an All-New England honoree, once as champion...2011 Penn Relay College Women's 4x1500 Championship of America winner...2011 Penn Relay College Women's Athlete of the Meet for Relay Events... Second Eagle to ever qualify for three championship meets in one academic year (2011)
BC record holder in the indoor mile (4:36.00), 1,000-meter run (2:44.60) and DMR (11:05.69); and the outdoor 800-meter (2:03.03), 4x800-meter relay (8:33.85), 4x1500-meter relay (17:25.19) and distance medley (11:12.41)...Rankings on BC's all-time lists: Indoor - 800m (3rd - 2:06.28) and DMR (3rd - 11:13.48, 4th - 11:16.68 and 6th - 11:17.64) ; Outdoor - 1,500m (2nd - 4:17.48).
AS A GRADUATE STUDENT (2011-12) Athletic Director's Award for Academic Achievement. Indoor T&F: All-ACC 800m...Academic All-ACC...finished second in the 800-meters at the ACC Championships (2/23-25) with a time of 2:09.82, after posting a time of 2:07.26 in the preliminary round...took third in the 800-meters at the ECAC D1 Indoor Track and Field Championships (3/3-4) with a time of 2:09.42. Outdoor T&F: All-American 800m...National qualifier 800m...ECAC Champion 800m...took eighth in the NCAA 800m Final, running 2:05.77 in the championship contest, after advancing from the semifinal with a school record 2:03.03...placed second in the 4x1,500-meter relay at the Raleigh Relays (3/30-31) with a time of 18:36.46...won the 1,500-meters in a time of 4:20.25 and ran the 800-meters in 2:09.32 at the Stanford Invitational (4/6-7)...finished second in the 800-meters at the ACC Outdoor Track and Field Championships (4/19-21), posting a time of 2:04.11...at the Penn Relays (4/26-28), ran in the distance medley relay with an overall time of 11:12.41...won the 800-meters event at the IC4A/ECAC Outdoor Track and Field Championships, running a time of 2:03.21...posted times of 2:04.51 and 2:05.75 in the 800-meters at the NCAA East Preliminary Round (5/24-26) and advanced to the NCAA National Championship Meet.
AS A SENIOR (2010-11) XC: All-American ... All-Northeast Region ... All-ACC ... ACC Performer of the Week (9/13) ... earned All-American status with a 30th place finish at the NCAA Championship (11/22), coming in at 20:53 (6K) in harsh conditions and scoring first for the Eagles ... led BC at the NCAA Northeast Regional Qualifier (11/12), taking seventh place overall with a PR of 20:17.6 (6K), earning All-Region honors ... earned All-ACC honors with a seventh place finish at the ACC Championship (10/30), delivering a strong kick to finish in 20:31.6 (6k) and lower her PR by 53 seconds ... crossed the line in 17:26 at the New England Championship (10/9), taking third overall and finishing second for BC ... finished second for the Eagles at the Roy Griak Invitational (9/25) in 21:34 (6K), 18th overall position ... won the Boston College Invitational (9/11) in a personal record time of 17:14. Indoor T&F: All-American in the mile...ACC 800m Champion...ACC DMR Silver Medalist...ACC Performer of the Week (2/16)...Set BC records in the 1,000-meters (2:44.60) and the mile (4:36.00)...Times in the 800-meter (2:06.28) and DMR (11:16.68) rank third and fourth on BC's all-time lists...Nationally ranked as high as 5th in the mile (4:37.04) and 32nd in the 800-meters (2:07.60)...Regionally rated as high as first in the DMR (11:28.27), first in the mile and third in the 800-meter...at the NCAA Championships (3/11-12), finished seventh in a school record of 4:36.00 to earn All-American status after qualifying out of heat one in 4:39.51...at the ACC Championship (2/25), won the 800-meters in an indoor PR of 2:06.28, after being the top qualifier in 2:08.43 and ran the lead-off (1200m) leg for the DMR that took second in 11:16.68...won the mile race in a school record of 4:37.04 at the BU Valentine Invitational (2/12)...won the Battle of Beantown (2/4) 1,000-meter competition in a meet and BC school record time of 2:44.60 - also the fastest time in the country that weekend - and ran the anchor leg of the 4x400-meter relay that placed second in 3:57.21...ran the lead-off (1,200-meter) leg of the Distance Medley that won the at the BU Terrier Classic (1/29) with a NCAA provisional mark of 11:28.27...won the 800-meter completion in a NCAA provisional qualifier of 2:07.60 at the Reebok Boston Indoor Games (1/28)...ran the second leg of the 4x400-meter Relay, which finished second at the BU Tri-Meet (1/20) in 4:01.72. Outdoor T&F: Honorable Mention 800m All-American...ACC 800m Champion...ACC Performer of the Week (3/29)... 2011 Penn Relay College Women's 4x1500 Championship of America winner...2011 Penn Relay College Women's Athlete of the Meet for Relay Events...National 800m semifinal qualifier...ran a 2:06.38 half mile to take sixth place in heat one of the NCAA semifinal round in Des Moines (6/8)...at the NCAA East Regional (5/26-27), won heat the second section of the opening 800-meter round in 2:06.32, before qualifying for nationals with a win in the second national quarterfinal with a PR of 2:04.79...ran the top 1,500-meter qualifying time (4:24.96) at the ECAC Championship (5/13-15), but withdrew from the final...anchored the 4x1500-meter relay (4:12.2) that won BC's first-ever women's title at the Penn Relay Carnival (4/28), taking the College Women's Championship of America in a school record of 17:25.19...won the ACC 800m Championship (4/22-23) with a personal record of 2:04.88, after turning in the top qualifying time of 2:05.81, and anchored the 4x400-meter relay that finished in 3:51.75...at the UMass Invitational (4/9), won the 800-meter run in a PR of 2:05.43, the fifth fastest time in the nation to date...ran the nation's fastest 1,500-meter time (4:17.48) of the weekend to take first at the Stanford Invitational (3/25-26) and returned to finish sixth in the half mile (2:08.25) ...recipient of the Athletic Director's Award for Academic Achievement.
AS A JUNIOR (2009-10) XC: Took fourth place at the ECAC Championship Meet (11/21) with a time of 17:26.4 ... ran 23:38 (6K) at the NCAA Regional Meet (11/14) ... finished in 32nd at the ACC Championship (10/31) with a time of 21:34.7 ... ran 21:48 at the Penn State 6K National Invite (10/16) to finish in 27th place ... won the UMass Invitational (9/19) in a time of 17:19.00. Indoor T&F: Anchor leg of the distant medley relay that finished 11th in the nation with a time of 11:23.83 at the NCAA Championship (3/12-13)...part of the ECAC Championship distance medley relay team, that won in 11:05.69...at the ACC Championship (2/25-27), was fourth in the mile at 4:47.56, after qualifying in 5:01.05, and eighth in the 800m with a time of 2:08.89, after qualifying in 2:10.70....won the mile competition at the BU Terrier Invitational (1/29-30) with a time of 4:50.80 and was part of the 4x800m relay team, which took second in 9:14.25...won the 1,000m run at the Rhode Island Invitational (1/23) in a time of 2:49.28. Outdoor T&F: All-ACC in the 800m... New England 1,500m Champion...ACC Performer of the Week (3/30)...set school record in the 4x800m Relay (8:33.85)...placed second in the 800m at the ACC Championship (4/17) with a time of 2:06.19 - three thousandths shy of first... took second in the 800m at the ECAC Championship (5/14-16) with a time of 2:06.08, qualified for the finals with a win in heat three at 2:05.45...led a 1-2-3 sweep of the 1,500m run at the New England Championship in 4:20.91...ran the anchor leg (2:05.75) for the BC record setting 4x800m Relay team that took fifth at Penn Relays (4/24) in 8:33.85...placed sixth in the 800m at the Stanford Invitational (3/26-27) with a time of 2:07.49...recipient of the Athletic Director's Award for Academic Achievement...ACC Academic Honor Roll.
AS A SOPHOMORE (2008-09) XC: Ran the NCAA Championship course in 22:00.0 ... finished 30th at the Northeast Regional Championship with a time of 22:29.5 ... took 36th at the ACC Championship by clocking a 21:51.0 ... ran a 22:12.26 at the Chile Pepper Festival ... finished 13th at the New England Championship with a time of 18:20 ... ran the course at the Notre Dame Invitational in 17:41. T&F: Did not compete in any meets due to injury.
AS A FRESHMAN (2007-08) XC: Completed the NCAA Championship course in 23:22 ... at the NCAA New England Regional Championship, marked a 22:31.10 in the 6k race ... ran a 17:44 at the Notre Dame Invitational ... placed 11th at the BC invite, completing the 5k course in 17:45 ... clocked a 21:24 in her first collegiate 6k race at the Pre-Nationals meet. Indoor T&F: Seventh in the 800m at the ACC Championships (2:16.08) ... fifth in the mile at the ACC Championships (4:49.37) ... won her first three races of the season in the mile at the Beanpot (4:45.30), the 1000m at the Reebok Indoor Games (2:46.89) and the 800m vs. Sacred Heart and Boston University (2:12.28). Outdoor T&F: Second in the 800m at the New England Championships (2:08.89) and the ECAC Championships (2:07.98) ... 19th in the 1500m at the Stanford Invitational (4:28.88) ... 18th in the 800m at the Stanford Invitational (2:10.54).
BEFORE BC Served as team captain as a senior...won the state championship in the 1000m...also was a member of the swim team...member of the National Honor Society.
PERSONAL Born September 21, 1988...enrolled in the College of Arts & Sciences...the middle of John and Mary-Beth King's three children.