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    Kelsey King

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    San Antonio, Texas

    Last College:
    Birmingham Southern

    Height:
    5-9

    Position:
    Setter

    Birthdate:
    08/20/1987

    Experience:
    2L

    Kelsey King

    Honors at Houston
    2007-08 Conference USA Commissioner Honor Roll & Academic Medal
    2007 Conference USA All-Academic Team

    Conference USA Co-Setter of the Week (Aug. 28, 2006)
    2006-07 Conference USA Commissioner Honor Roll & Academic Medal

    2007 Season (Junior)
    Started at setter in 20 of 21 matched played ... recorded a team-high 8.76 assists per game despite missing multiple matches due to illness .... added 54 kills, 178 digs and 21 blocks ... finished the season ranked 10th in C-USA in assists with 535 in C-USA matches ... recorded eight double-doubles ... opened the season with 44 assists against Texas-Arlington (Aug. 24) ... followed that up with 21 assists against Kansas State (Aug. 28) ... after missing seven matches, returned to record a double-double against Rice with 35 assists and 11 digs (Sept. 13) ... recorded 26 and 23 assists against Stephen F. Austin and Wake Forest, respectively (Sept. 14-15) ... had a team-high 27 assists and nine digs against UCF (Sept. 21) ... led the team with 30 assists against Southern Miss (Sept. .23) ... recorded a double-double against Rice, notching 43 kills and 11 digs while adding eight kills (Sept. 27) ... distributed at l east 20 assists in three consecutive games from Oct. 5-12 ... had at least 40 assists for the third time this season, nothcing 41 against UTEP (Oct. 14) ... was one of four Cougars to record a double-double against UAB ... added 36 assists and 12 digs against the Blazers (Oct. 19) ... had a season-high 50 assists in a double-double (10 digs) against ECU (Oct. 26) ... paced the team with 32 assists while adding 10 digs against UTEP (Nov. 2) ... finished the season with a double-double in two of the final three matches ... registered at least 34 assists in the three matches including to matches with m ore than 40 assists (Nov. 9-15).

    2006 Season (Sophomore)
    Started at setter in the first 11 matches of the season before a season-ending injury ... dished out 11.40 assists per game ... also added 94 digs and 22 blocks ... recorded five double-doubles ... opened the season with a bang, earning C-USA Co-Setter of the Week honors (Aug. 28) ... passed out 58 assists while adding six kills and six digs in season-opener at Towson (Aug. 26) ... distributed 55 assists against No. 23 Ohio State (Aug. 26) ... notched a pair of double-doubles at the Clarion Invitational (Sept. 1-2), including a 57-assist and 13-dig performance against ULAR (Sept. 1) ... dished out a career-high 60 assists and added 12 digs against Stephen F. Austin (Sept. 9).

    Before Houston
    King played one season at Birmingham Southern before transferring to Houston ... named to the Big South Conference All-Freshman squad in 2005 ... played in all 102 games with 27 starts ... led team and was third in the Big South Conference averaging 11.83 assists per game after amassing 1,207 assists as a freshman ... also tallied 136 kills on 389 attempts for a .221 attack percentage, which was third on the team ... racked up 272 digs, which was also third on the squad ... second on team totaling 59 total blocks ... posted 13 double-doubles and one triple-double with 12 kills, 24 assists and 11 digs against Morehead State (Sept. 2).

    High School
    First-team All-District honoree in 2003 and 2004 at Winston Churchill High School, where she lettered for three years ... was named to the 4A & 5A team of the Texas Girls Coaches Association as a senior ... San Antonio Express-News Super Team member and All-City honoree in 2004 ... varsity co-captain as a junior and captain as a senior ... earned Academic All-District honors in 2003 and Academic All-State honors in 2004 ... named Defensive MVP of the Austin Independent School District Tournament as a senior, leading her squad to the title ... helped the team to the title of the Northeast Independent School District Tournament as a junior and senior, and was named Best Setter of the 2004 tournament ... helped her club team to the Long Star Regional championship title in 2003 and 2004 ... captained her club team to third place at the 2004 Junior Olympics 17 Club National Division, earning All-Tournament honors ... also helped her club squad qualify for the 2005 Junior Olympics, National Club Division ... earned Honorable Mention All-District Softball honors in 2003 ... member of the National Honor Society, Spanish Honor Society, Fellowship of Christian Athletes, National Honor Roll, and Who's Who Among American High School Students ... served as President of Teens Against Tobacco Use and was second vice president of her senior class ... graduated summa cum laude.

    Personal
    Daughter of Ronald and Cindy King ... born on August 20, 1987 ... majoring in psychology ... brother Baker played baseball at Southwestern University for one year.

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