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Drew King

Player Profile
Hometown:
New Haven, Conn.

High School:
Notre Dame (N.H.)

Position:
Throws

Birthdate:
03/28/1992

Experience:
Sr./Sr.

04/20/2013

Denault and FitzSimons Run to First Place Finishes at Widener Invitational

Wildcats wrapped up two days of competition at local meet on Saturday afternoon

04/06/2013

Basili Wins Heat of Steeplechase After Mid-Race Fall at Colonial Relays

Villanova junior continued race and made final jumps after being injured during the race

03/31/2013

Wildcats Continue Outdoor Season at Danny Curran Invitational

Team competed in 10 events at local meet

03/24/2013

Two Wins Highlight Opening Day of Outdoor Season at Philadelphia College Classic

Joseph Messick and Lazaro Tiant won events for Wildcats on Saturday afternoon

01/18/2013

Wildcats Win Three Events at Great Dane Classic

Denault, Trainer and Tully all win their respective events in Friday's meet

On King: Comes off a season in which he established personal best marks in both the weight throw (indoors) and the hammer throw (outdoors) ... Experienced member of the Wildcats throwing group ... Will be a contributor to the team in meets this season.

2014 Outdoor: Set a personal best in the hammer with a throw of 48.75 meters and finished in second place at the season-opening Philadelphia College Classic ... Notched a fifth place finish at the Danny Curran Invitational with a mark of 44.69 meters.

2014 Indoor: Finished in fourth place in the weight throw at the BIG EAST Championships with a personal best throw of 15.85 meters ... Surpassed 15 meters twice during the season and also was fourth at the Tiger Open with a mark of 15.06 meters ... Opened the season with a fifth place finish in the weight throw at the Jack Pyrah Invitational, where he had a mark of 14.67 meters ... Came in third at the Rutgers Invite (14.86m) and was 18th at the Great Dane Classic (14.09m).

2013 Outdoor: Competed six times during the season in the hammer throw ... Established a personal best with a throw of 46.29 meters at the season-opening Philadelphia College Classic, where he came in fourth ... Also notched a fourth place finish at the Danny Curran Invitational (43.44m) ... Placed third at the Delaware Open (44.40m) and sixth at the Lions Invitational (45.33m) ... Came in 14th at the Widener Invitational (36.08m) and 18th at the Colonial Relays (40.62m).

2013 Indoor: Registered a personal best distance of 14.00 meters in the weight throw at the New York City Gotham Cup ... Came in 16th out of 32 competitors at that meet ... Opened the season with a fifth place finish in the weight throw (13.59m) at the Jack Pyrah Invitational ... Recorded a throw of 13.65 meters and placed 22nd at the Great Dane Classic.

2012 Outdoor: Competed at four meets during the season, throwing both the hammer and the discus ... Established career best distances in the hammer twice during the season ... Set his current top mark of 42.59 meters in an eighth place finish at the Widener Invitational ... Came in seventh at the season-opening Big Five Invite and surpassed 40 meters for the first time in his career (40.34m) ... Finished in fourth place at the Delaware Open (40.24m) and 20th place at the Danny Curran Invitational (36.29m) ... Placed 12th in the discus (36.07m) at the Delaware Open and tied for 20th place (35.51m) at the Danny Curran Invitational.

2012 Indoor: Competed in the weight throw at the Widener Field Meet and registered a personal best throw of 12.23 meters in a 14th place finish.

2011 Outdoor: Competed in the hammer, discus and shot put during the season ... Placed seventh in the discus at the Big Five Invite and notched his top distance of the season at 36.70 meters ... Placed eighth at the Delaware State Invitational and ninth at the Mason Spring Invite ... Threw for a distance of 35.56 meters and came in 18th at the Widener Invitational .... Registered a mark of 32.89 meters at the Colonial Relays ... Was new to the hammer throw and came in 10th at the Big Five Invite and 24th at the Widener meet ... His top distance was 32.03 meters at the Big Five Invite ... Came in 14th in the shot put at the Delaware State Invitational.

2011 Indoor: Competed three times in the weight throw and twice in the shot put ... Had a top distance of 11.50 meters in the weight throw at the Widener Field Meet ... Came in 10th place in the weight throw (10.15m) at the Jack Pyrah Invitational and placed 22nd at the NYRR I meet ... At the same meet established a personal best throw of 11.04 meters in the shot put and came in 17th place ... Finished 10th in the shot at the Jack Pyrah meet.

Notre Dame High School: Came in sixth in the discus at the 2009 Class L Meet with a personal best throw of 144 feet.

Personal: Born 3/28/92 ... Majoring in Mathematics.

PERSONAL BESTS

Shot Put                11.04 Meters           2011 NYRR I
Weight Throw            15.85 Meters           2014 BIG EAST Championships
Discus                  43.89 Meters           High School
Hammer                  50.26 Meters           2014 BIG EAST Championships
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