Austin King
Austin King

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Kempton, Pa.

High School:
Loomis Chaffee

Event:
Sprints


05/02/2014

Providence College Holds Letter-Winners Society Induction Ceremony

Ninety-seven Friar student-athletes earned their varsity jackets.

04/13/2013

Outdoor Track Team Competes At Brown Invitational

Channon finishes first in men's mile with a IC4A Championship qualifying time.

04/13/2013

Outdoor Track Team Competes At Brown Invitational

Channon finishes first in men's mile with a IC4A Championship qualifying time.

02/23/2013

Indoor Track Shines on Final Day of New England Championships

The men's and women's track teams won the women's mile and the men's and women's 3,000-meters on the second day of the championship.

02/04/2013

Indoor Track Sweeps Distance Medley at URI

The men's and women's indoor track teams finished first in the Distance Medley Relay at the URI Coaches Tribute Invitational.

2013-14 (SOPHOMORE): Indoor Track ... Won the 400 meters at the Fordham Quad Meet in a time of 51.0 on Dec. 6 ... Finished second in the 400 meters (50.22) and was a member of the 4x400 meter relay team that finished third (3:26.22) at the URI Sorlien Invitational on Jan. 18 ... Finished 35th in the 400 meters (49.42) at the Terrier Invitational on Jan. 25 ... Placed sixth in the 400 meters (50.87) and was a member of the 4x400 meter relay team that finished fifth (3:28.19) at the URI Coaches Invitational on Feb. 1 ... Finished 47th in the 400 meters (49.75) at the Valentine Invitational on Feb. 8 ... Placed fifth in the 400 meters (49.41) and was a member of the 4x400 meter relay team that finished fifth (3:25.72) at the BIG EAST Championships on Feb. 21-22 ... Ran in the prelims of the 400 meters at the New England Championships on Feb. 28 - Mar. 1, finished in a time of 48.99 ... Outdoor Track ... Placed fourth in the 300 meters (35.72) at the Stony Brook Quad Meet on March 29 ... Placed 12th in the 400 meters (49.74) and was a member of the 4x400 meter relay team that placed 17th (3:26.67) at the Sam Howell Invitational on April 4-5 ... Won the 200 meters (23.02), was a member of the 4x100 meter relay team that finished second (45.09) and was a member of the 4x400 meter relay team that finished second (3:25.25) at the Friar Invitational on April 12 ... Was a member of the 4x100 meter relay that finished second (44.36) at the Brown Invitational on April 27 ... Broke the school record in the 400 meters, running a time of 48.37 in the heats, and was a member of the 4x100 meter relay team that finished sixth (46.26) at the BIG EAST Championships on May 10-11.



2012-2013 (FRESHMAN): Indoor Track ...
Member of the 4x400 meter relay team that finished 24th in a time of 3:26.65 at the New England Championships in Boston, Mass. on Feb. 22-23 ... Member of the 4x400 meter relay team that finished 10th (3:33.84) and the distance medley relay team that finished first (10:18.13) at the URI Invitational on Feb. 2 ... Finished 101st in the 400 meters with a time of 51.41 at the Terrier Invitational in Boston, Mass. on Jan. 25-26 ... Finished 10th in the 400 meters (53.81) and was a member of the 4x400 meter relay team that finished 10th (3:39.68) at the URI Sorlien Invitational on Jan. 19 ... Placed 20th in the 60 meter dash (7.3) and 31st in the 200 meter dash (24.8) at the Fordham Quad Meet on Dec. 7 ... Finished second at the Brown Alden Invitational on Dec. 1 in the 400 meters in a time of 51.85 ... Outdoor Track ... Member of the 4x400 meter relay team that finished 10th (3:22.24) at the BIG EAST Championships on May 3-5... Placed third in the 400 meters (50.10) at the Brown Open on April 28... Placed seventh in the 400 meters (49.84) at the Brown Invitational on April 13... Placed ninth in the 100 meters (11.95) and was a member of the 4x200 meter relay team that placed fourth (1:33.63) at the Stony Brook Quad Meet on March 28.

Prior to Providence ... Attended Loomis Chaffee Prep School and Kents Hill Prep School for three years, and Kutztown High School for two years ... Competed in hockey for four seasons and track for three seasons ... Also participated in football, lacrosse and cross country ... Captained hockey and track during his senior year ... Led his hockey team in scoring and received the Coaches' Award and MVP in 2011-12 ... Led his hockey team to back-to-back Founders League Championships ... Was an honor roll student and mentor to middle school students.

Personal ... Son of Kathy and David King ... Has one younger brother, Branson, and one younger sister, Olivia ... A Political Science Major.

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