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  Arantxa King
Arantxa King

Player Profile
Class:
Graduated

Hometown:
Medford, MA

High School:
Medford HS

Event:
Jumps/Sprints

**Two-Time All-American**
**NCAA Runner-Up**
**2008 Olympian**

Collegiate Career Bests:
100 Meters: 12.10
200 Meters: 24.74
Long Jump: 21-6 ¾ (6.57m)
Triple Jump: 42-5 ¼ (12.93m)

Stanford Record Book:
Long Jump: 2nd
Long Jump (i): 3rd
Triple Jump (i): 3rd
Triple Jump: 4th
4x400 Meters (i): 9th
4x100 Meters: 9th

At Stanford: Back to health after redshirting last year due to injury ... finished as the NCAA runner-up in the long jump in 2010 and will look to capture the national title in that event this season ... the former Bermuda Olympian is also a national level triple jumper and contributes in the sprint relays.

2011 Season (RS Junior): Redshirted.

2010 Season (Junior): Finished as the national runner-up at the 2010 NCAA Outdoor Championships in the long jump with a career-best leap of 21-6 ¾ ... also competed in the NCAA Preliminary round in the triple jump ... the Pac-10 runner-up in the long jump with a mark of 20-9 ¾ and also finished fourth in the triple jump with a season-best mark of 42-5 ¼ ... placed fourth in the long jump at the MPSF Championships with a leap of 20-6 ½.

2009 Season (Sophomore): A 2009 NCAA Outdoor Championships qualifier in the long jump ... qualified for the final, before placing ninth at the NCAA's to just miss All-America honors ... placed second in the long jump (20-8) and third in the triple jump (42-0 ½) at the Pac-10 Championships to score 14 team points ... the 2009 MPSF Indoor Champion in the triple jump (42-4) ... also placed third in the long jump (19-11 ¾) at the MPSF meet to score 16 team points for Stanford ... leaped a career-best 21-2 ¾ at the Big Meet to capture the meet title ... helped Stanford to the Big Meet title by also winning the triple jump.

2008 Season (Freshman): Placed sixth at the NCAA West Regional in the long jump with a season-best jump of 20-3 ... finished fourth in the long jump and ninth in the triple jump at the Pac-10 Championships ... qualified for the NCAA Indoor Championships in the long jump where she finished 10th ... placed third at the MPSF Championships in the long jump with a career-best of 21-0 ¾ ... also placed fifth in the triple jump at the MPSF Championships.

International Competition: A 2008 Olympian for Bermuda where she competed in the prelims of the long jump ... 2005 IAAF World Youth champion ... Carita (Caribbean) Games medalist in 2004-2006 ... CAC Games medalist in 2004 and 2006 ... finished 10th at the 2006 World Juniors IAAF ... 2005 Pan American junior champion and 2007 medalist ... finished eighth at the 2007 Pan American Games ... competed at the 2006 Commonwealth Games.

High School: New England Gatorade Track and Field Athlete of the Year from 2005-2007 ... 2005 Bermuda Athlete of the Year ... captured the 2005 World Youth long jump championship ... four-time Massachusetts long jump champion ... ranked first nationally for the long jump and sixth nationally for the triple jump in 2005 ... Bermuda national junior and senior record-holder for the long jump and triple jump ... owns the Massachusetts and New England high school long jump records ... 2005 and 2006 outdoor high school national champion in the long jump and the 2006 outdoor champion in the triple jump.

Cardinal Catalogue: Political science major ... parents are Adrian King and Branwen Smith-King ... earned USTFCCA Academic All-America honors for the 2009 and 2010 track seasons ... named second team Pac-10 All-Academic in 2010 ... a 2010 MPSF All-Academic selection for the indoor season.


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