AS A FRESHMAN IN 2018
Pitched for local Dove Tail Bats of Western Baseball Association (WBA) during 2018 summer ... Previously played for Baden Baseball (2013-17), Seattle Premier League champion in 2017 summer.
A 2017 graduate of O'Dea High School in Seattle, Wash. ... Aided Fighting Irish to 3A Metro title in 2015 ... Also played quarterback on football team ... All-Metro First Team as quarterback (2016) and All-Metro Second Team as defensive end (2015).
Born Aug. 27 in Charlottesville, Va. ... Parents are Robert and Rebecca King ... Father played football at Penn, lettering in 1988 ... Has two older brothers named Harrison and Jonathan, and a younger sister named Eleanor ... Harrison was four-year rower (2013-17) at Washington ... Management science major at Roosevelt College ... Most memorable baseball moment is throwing 120-pitch complete-game victory against a solid Florida team in Cooperstown, N.Y., to advance to playoff round ... Favorite UC San Diego moment is being part of 2018 Tritons that won 23 of next 25 games after series loss at Chico State ... Career goals include having an opportunity to play professionally and then a career in management after graduating from UC San Diego ... Enjoys video games, going to the beach and playing football ... Roots for Seattle Mariners and Pittsburgh Steelers ... Favorite athlete is Bo Jackson ... Top movie is Forrest Gump ... Listens to Red Hot Chili Peppers and Audioslave ... Loves spaghetti ... Attended all-boys private high school in Seattle, Wash., and commuted on a ferry boat to and from school for four years.