Karley King

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Abbeville, La.

    High School:
    Vermilion Catholic HS

    Height:
    5-6

    Event:
    Pole Vault

    Birthdate:
    10/29/1990

    Experience:
    3L

    Karley King

    03/22/2014

    Track & Field Closes UTSA Invitational

    Women's Team finishes fourth, Men's Team finishes fifth

    02/28/2014

    Men's DMR Wins Conference Championship

    Walker, Charles, Fernando, Barraza recorded fourth best time in Cougar History to set the American Conference record

    02/27/2014

    Track & Field Travels to Inaugural Conference Championships

    Cougars look to take the first conference championships for the athletic department

    01/31/2014

    Track & Field Wraps Day One of Howie Ryan Multi's

    Cassie Wiley placed fourth in the pentathlon with 3,627 points

    01/25/2014

    Cameron Burrell Makes It Into The Record Books

    Burrell breaks the school record in the men's 60m dash posting a 6.55

    • 2014 First Team All-American Athletic Conference - 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 4.00m (13-1.5) 5.4.11

    2013-14 (Redshirt Senior)
    Indoor:
    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.

    2012-13 (Senior)
    Indoor/Outdoor:
    Redshirted both seasons.

    2011-12 (Junior)
    Indoor:
    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)
    Indoor

    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

    Outdoor
    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)
    Indoor:
    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.

    Outdoor:

    HIGH SCHOOL
    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.

    PERSONAL
    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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