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 Kyle King
Kyle King
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Sulphur Springs, Texas

High School:
Sulphur Springs

Height:
6-0

Event:
Distances

Experience:
2L

2003: Qualified automatically for the NCAA Indoor Championships in the 5,000 with a school-record time of 13:57.22 at the Tyson Invitational (2/15)...Finished 15th at the NCAA Indoor Championships (3/14)...Finished sixth in the 3,000 at the Big 12 Championships (3/1) with a time of 8:18.68...Won the 3,000 at the Leonard Hilton Memorial (1/18) with a time of 8:20.42...Finished second in the mile with a time of 4:10.57 at the Red Raider Classic (1/25)...Ran a season-best 14:11.82 at the NCAA Outdoor Championships (6/11)...Finished fourth at the Big 12 Championships (5/19) with a time of 14:20.40 and fifth at the NCAA Midwest Regional (5/30) with a time of 14:26.86...Placed seventh in the 1,500 by clocking a 4:01.37 at the Tom Tellez Invitational (3/29).

2002: Earned all-Big 12 honors in both the 3,000 meters and the 5,000 meters during the indoor season... Finished fifth in the 3,000 meters (8:15.24) and eighth in the 5,000 meters (14:40.35)...Narrowly missed all-conference honors in the outdoor 5,000 meters, finishing ninth...Ran the first leg for the 4x1,500-meter relay team that set the school record while finishing third at the Texas Relays (4/6)...Also started for the 4x1,600-meter relay squad that placed third at the Drake Relays (4/27)...Anchored the DMR team that took second at the Texas Relays (4/6).

Cross Country: Earned a trip to the 2002 NCAA Championships after running to a 17th-place finish at the South Central Regional...Finished 17th at the Big 12 Championships...Also took 17th to pace Baylor at the Great American Cross Country Festival.

Prior to Baylor: Ran cross country two years and track one year at North Texas in Denton, Texas...Guided UNT to the 2000 Sun Belt Conference team cross country title...Earned all-Sun Belt honors in the indoor 3,000 meters and the outdoor 1,500 meters in 2001, placing third in both events...Also earned all-conference honors in the 5,000 meters with a fourth-place showing in 2001...Had personal bests of 3:56 in the 1,500 meters, 8:34 in the indoor 3,000 meters and 14:46 in the 5,000 meters.

High School: Prepped at Sulphur Springs High School in Sulphur Springs, Texas...Lettered in cross country and track for head coach Tom Young...Led Sulphur Springs cross country team to district title all four years, giving the school six consecutive district titles...Finished third in state in 1999 and qualified for state meet in 1998...Earned all-South Region honors as a senior...Two-time district champion...Won regional title in 1999...Three-time state qualifier in the 3,200 meters in track...Also qualified for the state meet in the 1,600-meters as a senior...Regional runner-up in the 3,200 meters three times...Regional runner-up in the 1,600 meters in 1999...Finished fourth in 3,200 meters at the state championships in 1999 and in 2000...Placed sixth in the 1,600 meters at 1999 state championships...Claimed district titles in the 1,600 meters and in the 3,200 meters in 1999 and in 2000 and finishing second in both events as a sophomore...Established school records in the 3,200 meters (9:25) and in the 5,000 meters (15:34).

Personal: Full name is Johnathan Kyle King...Born July 28, 1981 in Brownwood, Texas...Son of Charles and Lynette King...Majoring in mathematics.

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