Karley King


    Abbeville, La.

    High School:
    Vermilion Catholic HS


    Pole Vault



    Karley King


    Track & Field Sends 31 Athletes to NCAA West Regionals

    Cougars prep for first rounds of NCAA Championships in Fayetteville, Ark.


    Sixteen Track & Field Athletes Named to All-Conference Team

    Senior Errol Nolan finishes with four golds, four all-conference selections


    Houston Qualifies 24 Individuals for Conference Finals

    Cougar men's and women's teams score in every event today, qualify in all sprints events finals


    Track & Field Set For Inaugural Conference Outdoor Championships

    Cougars head to Tampa, Fla., looking for first team title


    School Records Fall at Rice Twilight Meet

    Pole Vault, 800-meter school records taken down by upperclassmen

    • School Record Holder - Pole Vault
    • 2014 NCAA Regional Qualifier - Pole Vault
    • 2014 All-American Conference Team (Outdoor) - Pole Vault
    • 2014 All-American Conference Team (Indoor) - Pole Vault
    • 2014 American Athletic Conference Female Athlete of the Week - Dec. 17, Jan. 14, Jan. 21
    • 2013 Conference USA Commissioner's Honor Roll
    • 2012 Conference USA Outdoor Champion - Pole Vault
    • 2012 Conference USA Indoor Champion - Pole Vault
    • 2012 Conference USA Spirit of Service Award recipient
    • 2012 Conference USA Commissioner's Honor Roll
    • 2011 NCAA Regional Qualifier - Pole Vault
    • 2011 Conference USA Commissioner's Honor Roll
    • 2010 Conference USA Commissioner's Honor Roll

    Personal Bests
    Indoor Date
    Pole Vault 4.15m (13-7.25) 12.7.13
    Outdoor Date
    Pole Vault 4.21m (13-9.75)* 4.26.14

    2013-14 (Redshirt Senior)
    Cleared a personal best 4.15m (13'-7.25") at the season opening Texas A&M Reveille Invitational (Dec. 7), setting a meet record... Named American Athletic Conference Female Field Athlete of the Week for three consecutive weeks (Dec. 17, Jan. 14, Jan. 21)... Placed third at the inaugural American Athletic Conference Championships with a mark of 3.98m (13'-0.75")... Named All-American Athletic Conference Team.

    Outdoor: Cleared a personal best of 4.21m (13'-9.75") to claim the outdoor school record, a 14 year old record... Named All-American Athletic Conference team for her second place finish at the inaugural American Athletic Conference Outdoor Championships... Qualified for the regional meet where she cleared 4.04m (13'-3") to finish 15th overall, just missing a national championship qualifying position.

    2012-13 (Senior)
    Redshirted both seasons.

    2011-12 (Junior)
    Six top-5 performances... Cleared the bar at 3.85m to take home first at the Leonard Hilton Invitational... Improved to 3.90m to win the Houston Indoor Invitational and Multi's... Jumped a season high of 4.10m to place sixth at the 2012 New Balance Collegiate Invitational...Won the Conference USA Championships (4.06m).

    Outdoor: Jumped 3.85m at the Victor Lopez Classic to take home first place...Cleared the bar at a season best of 3.90m to win the Conference USA Championships.

    2010-11 (Sophomore)

    Texas A&M Reveille (Pole Vault) 3.81m/12-6 MR - 1st
    Leonard Hilton (Pole Vault) 9.70m/12-1.50 - 1st
    Adidas Classic (Pole Vault) 3.60m/11-9.75 - 9th
    Houston Invitational (Pole Vault) 3.85m/12-7.50 - 2nd
    Howie Ryan (Pole Vault) 3.75m/12-3.50 - 2nd
    A&M Conference Challenge (Pole Vault) 3.86m/12-8* - 7th
    Iowa State Last Chance (Pole Vault) 3.80m/12-5.50 - 2nd
    C-USA Championships (Pole Vault) 3.80m/12-5.50 - 2nd

    TSU Relays (Pole Vault) 3.65m/11-11.75 - 1st
    Victor Lopez (High Jump) 3.65/11-11.75 - 5th
    Arizona (Pole Vault) 3.62/11-10.5 - 8th
    LSU (Pole Vault) 3.42/11-2.5 - 7th
    Rice Twilight (Pole Vault) 3.7/12-1.5 - 3rd
    Texas Invitational (Pole Vault) 3.66/12-0 - 5th
    Rice (Pole Vault) 3.66/12-4.5 - 1st
    CUSA (Pole Vault) 3.62/11-10.5 - 3rd

    2009-10 (Freshman)
    Finished third at UH All-Comers (2/6) Meet and set a PR as she cleared the bar at 3.50m/11-5.75... Placed 8th at C-USA Championships with 3.40m/11-1.75 clearance (2/26)... Earned first collegiate victory at TSU Relays (3/19) in the pole vault with 3.65m/11-11.75 vault... Won the vault at the Rice Field and Track Meet with personal best 3.77m/12-4.5 clearance (5/6)... Placed third at C-USA Championships (5/26) with 3.62m/11-10.5 mark.


    Both District and Regional Champion in pole vault all four years... In 2007, named State Indoor Champion and set record... Holds 3-1A State records... Participated in three Outdoor State Championships... 2009 State Runner-Up... In 2009, went 9-00 in the pole vault at the Region II-1A Championships to take the gold... Took first in the pole vault with a mark of 12-00 at the District 8-1A Championships... 2009 pole vault champion at the Region III-1A Championships with a height of 12-03... Became the 2008 LHSAA State Outdoor Champion with a PR of 12-04... Also played softball and basketball.

    Born October 29, 1990 ... Full name is Karley Marks King ... Daughter of Harold and Lynn King ... Member of BETA club and NHS ... Student Council President ... Career ambition is to be a physical therapist ... Hobbies include biking, hiking and having fun.

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