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 Jillian King
Jillian King
RS Senior

Scotia, N.Y.

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Seven Eagles Named to All-ACC Cross Country Academic Teams

Both teams also garner USTFCCCA All-Academic Team Recognition


WXC Finishes 19th at Nationals

Team concludes 2012 season with third straight NCAA Championship appearance.


WXC Heads Down to Louisville for the NCAA Championships

The No. 29 Eagles make their third straight Nationals appearance on Saturday.


WXC Punches Ticket to NCAA Championships

Eagles will compete in third straight NCAA Championship.


No. 27 WXC Ties for Fourth; MXC Finishes 12th at NCAA Northeast Regionals

Jillian King and Jordan Hamm were the top finishers for both teams.

Five-time All-ACC (3 XC, 2 T&F)...Two-time All-Northeast Region ...2011 New England 800m Champion...2011 Penn Relay College Women's 4x1500 Championship of America winner...twice qualified for NCAA T&F East Regional...captured two New England Team XC Championships...USTFCCCA All-Academic Team 2010...Three-time All-ACC Academic Team.

BC record holder of the indoor DMR (11:05.69) and the outdoor DMR (11:12.41), 4x800-meter relay (8:33.85) and the 4x1500-meter relay (17:25.19)...Rankings on BC's all-time lists: Indoor - 1,000m (4th - 2:48.93), mile (3rd - 4:41.93) and 3,000m (2nd - 9:12.51); Outdoor - 800m (5th - 2:07.14), 1,500m (3rd - 4:19.74), 5,000m (3rd - 16:29.87) and the steeplechase (2nd - 10:14.59).

AS A SENIOR (2011-12)
All-ACC XC...All-ACC 3,000m...All-ECAC 1,500m...All-Northeast Region XC...NCAA Regional qualifier 3,000-meter steeplechase...New England XC Team Champions...Academic All-ACC Team (XC, Indoor)...Athletic Director's Award for Academic Achievement.
XC: Led BC in the NCAA Championships (11/21) with a time of 20:41.5...took 10th overall at the NCAA Northeast Regional (11/12), scoring first for BC in a time of 21:04.0 and leading BC to a second place team finish...led BC with a seventh place finish at the ACC Championship (10/29) with a 20:37.0 clip...scored third for BC at the Adidas Wisconsin Invitational, coming in 92nd at 21:15.5...scored fourth for BC in a time of 22:04 (6K), taking 86th overall, at the Lehigh Paul Short Run (9/30)...won UMass Cross Country Invitational (9/17) with a time of 17:21.41.
Indoor T&F: Won the 4x800-meter relay at the URI Sorlien Women's Invitational (1/13) with a time of the BU Multi-Team Meet (1/19), won the 800-meters event with a time of 2:12.58 and won the mile with a time of 4:44.37...placed third in the 3,000-meters event at the 2012 BU Terrier Classic (1/27-28), recording a time of 9:12.51...took third in the mile at the 2012 New Balance Collegiate Invitational (2/3-4) with a time of 4:40.70...finished sixth in the mile with a time of 4:44.62 at the 2012 BU Valentine Invitational (2/10-11) the ACC Championships (2/23-25), claimed second in the 3,000-meters event with a time of 9:30.72 and claimed third in the distance medley relay with a time of 11:25.52...placed seventh in the mile at the Columbia Last Chance Meet (3/2-3), posting a time of 4:41.98.
Outdoor T&F: Ran the 5,000-meters in 16:29.87 at the Raleigh Relays (3/30-31) the Stanford Invitational (4/6-7), finished the 800-meters in 2:06.89 and the 1,500-meters in 4:19.74...placed fifth in the 3,000-meter steeplechase at the ACC Outdoor Track and Field Championships (4/19-21), posting a time of 10:14.59...recorded a time of 11:12.41 in the distance medley relay at the Penn Relays (4/26-28)...claimed fourth in the 1,500-meters event at the IC4A/ECAC Outdoor Track and Field Championships with a time of 4:21.18...finished the 3,000-meter steeplechase at the NCAA East Preliminary Round with a time of 10:24.80.

AS A JUNIOR (2010-11)
All-ACC XC...All-Northeast Region...ACC Indoor DMR silver medalist...2011 Penn Relay College Women's 4x1500 Championship of America winner...New England Outdoor 800m Champion...ACC XC Performer of the Week (10/11)...Academic All-ACC Team...Athletic Director's Award for Academic Achievement.
XC: Ran 21:32 (6K) at the NCAA Championship (11/22), taking 91st overall and scoring third for BC ... claimed 12th overall place at the NCAA Northeast Regional Qualifier (11/12) with a PR of 20:26.9 (6K), earning All-Region honors as the second scorer for the Eagles ... led BC at the ACC Championship (10/30), running with the front pack much of the race, finishing in sixth to earn her second All-ACC honor with a PR of 20:30.4 (6K) ... paced BC at the New England Championships (10/9), taking second overall in a time of 17:22 ... led all Eagles with a ninth place finish at the Roy Griak Invitational (9/24), finishing in 21:23 over 6K ... opened the season as the third finisher for the Eagles, crossing the line in 17:39 at the Boston College Invitational (9/11).
Indoor T&F: Rated as high as 31st nationally in the mile (4:44.60) the Northeast Region, ranked as high as second in the mile and first in the DMR (11:27.28), as well as 18th in the 800-meters (2:13.71)...anchored the DMR to a silver medal in 11:16.68 on day one of the ACC Championship (2/25-26), before returning to take fourth in the 3,000-meters with a PR of 9:22.46...placed seventh overall at the BU Valentine Invitational (2/12) mile competition, crossing in 4:45.89...won the Battle of Beantown (2/4) 3,000-meter competition in an ECAC qualifying time of 9:26.70...ran the anchor (mile) leg of the Distance Medley that posted a NCAA provisional qualifying time of 11:28.27 at the BU Terrier Classic (1/29)...won the women's mile at the Reebok Boston Indoor Games (1/28), finishing in a NCAA provisional qualifying time of 4:44.60...won the 1,000-meter race in 2:48.93, before running the third leg of the 4x400-meter Relay that took second in 4:01.72 at the BU Tri-Meet (1/20)...won the 800-meter competition in 2:14.71 and handled the second (400m) leg of the Distance Medley at the Dartmouth Relays, finishing in second place at 12:08.38.
Outdoor T&F: Took fifth place in the opening round of the NCAA East Regional (5/26) 1,500-meter run in 4:28.90...won the New England Championship (5/14) 800-meter run in 2:07.89...ran the second leg (4:18.2) for the 4x1500-meter relay 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 the ACC Championship (4/21-23), took ninth in the 1,5000-meter run in 4:26.51, after turning in the top qualifying time of 4:23.98, and ran the third leg of the 4x400-meter relay that finished in 3:51.75...won the UMass Invitational (4/9) 1,500-meter run with the nation's 14th fastest time to date 4:22.46... at the Stanford Invitational (3/25-26), ran a 4:26.49 1,500-meter time and came back to run a season-best of 2:10.71 half mile.

AS A SOPHOMORE (2009-10)
BC Outstanding Scholar-Athlete...All-New England 1,500m...ECAC Indoor Distance Medley Relay Champion...helped set the school record in the 4x800 (8:33.85) at Penn Relays...Athletics Director's Award for Academic Achievement.
XC: All-ACC member ... led the Eagles with a fourth place finish at the ECAC Championship Meet (11/16) in 17:26.4 ... finished in 11th place at the ACC Championship Meet (10/31) in a time of 20:35.4 (6K) ... led the Eagles with at time of 20:48 (6K) at the Penn State Invitational Meet (10/16), taking fifth overall ... captured the Murray Invitational (10/3) title in a time of 17:09.16 ... paced the field in her collegiate debut at the Dartmouth Invitational (9/12) winning in a time of 20:08.00 (3.3 mi.).
Indoor T&F: Ran lead off for the Boston distance medley relay at the NCAA Championship (3/12-13)...member of the Distance Medley Relay ECAC Championship (3/7) team that won in 11:05.69...finished in 12th at the ACC Championship (2/25-27) 3,000m competition with a run of 9:54.51...placed sixth in the 3,000m run with a time of 9:28.76 at the BU Terrier Invitational (1/29-30)...won the mile contest in 4:49.48 at the Rhode Island Invitational (1/23).
Outdoor T&F: Earned sixth place in the 1,500m run (4:34.46) at the ACC Championship (4/15-17)...posted a time of 2:08.72 in the finals of the 800m, after qualifying in 2:07.14, at the ECAC Championship (5/14-16)...came in third for the New England Championship (5/6-8) 1,500m competition, posting a time of 4:24.34 as part of a 1-2-3 BC sweep...member of the 4x800m Relay team that took fifth with a school record of 8:33.85 at the Penn Relays (4/24), posting a 2:09.24 leadoff leg...finished the 800m in 11th with a time of 2:08.25 and the 1,500m in 4:27.88 at the Stanford Invitational (3/26-27).

New York Cross Country State Champion...National 4xMile Champion...All-American in Indoor Track...Captain of her high school track team her senior season...Also participated in soccer and swimming in high school.

Born March 21, 1990...enrolled on the College of Arts & Sciences as a biology major...daughter of John and Mary Beth King...Has two older sisters Caroline, who also competes for BC, and Keela.

Overall PR
Overall PR
800 2:12.58 - BU Multi (1/19/12) same 2:06.89 - Stanford (4/6/12) same
1000 2:48.93 - BU Tri (1/20/11) --- --- ---
1500 --- --- 4:19.74 - Stanford (4/6/12) same
Mile 4:40.70 - New Balance (2/3/12) same --- ---
3000 9:12.51 - BU Terrier (1/27/12) same --- ---
5000 --- --- 16:29.87 - Raleigh (3/30/12) same
3000SC --- --- 10:14.59 - ACC (4/19/12) same
5K --- --- 17:09.16 - Murray (10/3/09) ---
6K --- --- 20:26.90 - NCAA Reg. (11/12/10) ---
T&F Finishes Wins: 15 Top 3: 24 Top 5: 27 Top 10: 53

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