Anthony King - 26
Anthony King

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Huntsville, Ala.

High School:
Huntsville HS

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 175

Position:
Forward

Birthdate:
12/18/1988

Experience:
3L


Junior Season (2009)
Competed in 17 contests, making 15 starts ... proved to be one of the team's best scorers, finishing the season tied for fourth in goals scored (2) and total points (7) ... also had three assists which tied for third-most on the team ... had two game-winning goals on the season, which tied for the team lead ... first game-winner came in a 2-1 win over UMKC (9/13) ... also tallied the winning goal in the 3-0 victory over South Carolina (10/28) ... collected a career-high two assists in the 7-1 victory over FIU (10/10).

Sophomore Season (2008)
Saw action in all 19 contests during the season ... top offensive scoring threat off the bench, finishing fifth on the team in points (5) and tied for the team lead in assists (3) ... lone goal of season came in a 2-1 loss to then-No. 8 Tulsa (10/4) ... had a single-game career high with two assists in a 3-0 win over Marshall (11/7) on senior day ... also had an assist on the game-winning goal against SIU Edwardsville (10/25) ... had a season-best four shots in the 1-0 win over Mercer (9/7) ... finished the season second on the team in shots (20) and shots on goal (10).

Freshman Season (2007)
Played in 15 contests during freshman campaign, and finished fourth on the team in both goals (3) and points (6) ... biggest goal of season came in the 1-0 double overtime win over Memphis on senior night, which propelled the Blazers into the C-USA Tournament ... also scored in each of his first two appearances for the Green & Gold ... first goal of career came against Lipscomb (9/7) ... also scored in the 4-0 win over Centenary in UAB's very next game (9/9) ... recorded 14 shot attempts during season, six of which were on goal.

High School
Two-year letterwinner at Huntsville HS ... named Super All-Metro and All-City by the Huntsville Times in 2005 and 2006 ... tallied 69 goals and 30 assists in 50 total appearances ... helped lead team to the 5A sectional championship in 2005 and 2006 ... tabbed the team's offensive MVP following junior and senior seasons ... selected to the 2006 Alabama North-South All Star game where he contributed an assist to help lead the North to a 3-0 victory ... team captain in 2006 ... was a member of the A/B honor roll.

Other Soccer Info
Played two seasons for the Vestavia Steamers under head coach Luke Whittle ... helped team capture the 2005 state championship by leading the squad in goals and assists.

Miscellaneous
Born Anthony Hale King on Dec. 18, 1988 in Idaho ... favorite television show is Entourage and his favorite movie is Rocky ... the person he would most like to meet is Lance Armstrong ... he came to UAB because he was "given an opportunity to earn a degree from a great university and play soccer for a great program" ... his favorite thing to do when relaxing is to either watch a movie, play video games or go out with friends ... the person who had the biggest influence on his career is his club coach Luke Whittle because he made him a better soccer player and a better person.

 
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