FSU Softball BIO
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Meghan King
Player Profile:
Meghan King 1884020
Position: Pitcher
Year: Redshirt Sophomore
Hometown: Parkland, Fla.
High School: St. Thomas Aquinas

2016 ALL-ACC FIRST TEAM
2016 ACC ALL-TOURNAMENT TEAM
FSU SOFTBALL TRIBE MEMBER

Redshirt Freshman Season (2016):
Key member of the pitching staff, posting a 25-5 record on the season, including ranked wins over No. 3 Auburn, No. 20 Minnesota, No. 20 Notre Dame and No. 25 Utah…her 25 victories ranked 16th in the NCAA…tossed FSU’s first perfect game since 2004, retiring all 18 batters faced against Tulsa on March 12. She struck out five and did not allow a ball to leave the infield until the sixth inning…Tulsa went on to win its conference tournament (AAC) and King became the seventh pitcher since 2005 to record a perfect game against a team that went on to win its conference tournament…finished with a 2.30 ERA and 127 strikeouts in 200.2 innings as opponents batted just .247 against her on the season...pitched 19 complete games, including seven shutouts…the seven shutouts ranked No. 2 in the ACC and No. 20 in the NCAA…recorded two saves on the season, closing out wins over No. 13 UCLA and No. 25 Utah…faced four or fewer batters in 143 of her 200.2 innings pitched, including 71 perfect 1-2-3 innings…earned the complete game victory in her first career appearance as a Seminole, tossing 7.0 innings with four hits, two unearned runs, one walk and six strikeouts against St. John’s on Feb. 12…did not allow a walk or a run in 3.0 innings to earn the win against LIU Brooklyn on Feb 13…closed out the game against Illinois, giving up a run, a walk and two hits in 2.0 innings against the Illini…struck out four in 1.2 innings against Stephen F. Austin on February 17…tossed a complete-game shutout against No. 20 Minnesota on Feb. 21…struck out five in 4.1 innings pitched against UAB on February 27…pitched a complete game against Syracuse (Mar. 19) while allowing one run on two hits with six strikeouts…pitched a complete game shutout with three strikeouts against Boston College on April 16…tossed a complete game in a road victory at No. 3 Auburn on April 20, allowing three runs, three walks with three strikeouts…threw a complete game allowing three hits and one run against Virginia Tech on April 23…capped off the game at Pitt on April 30, tossing the final 1.0 inning and retiring all three batters faced…recorded a career-high eight strikeouts on May 1 at Pitt in a complete-game victory over the Panthers…earned the win in all three games of the 2016 ACC Championships, taking down Pitt, North Carolina and Notre Dame, giving up just four runs in 17.0 innings…clinched the NCAA Regional championship against South Carolina on May 22 with a complete game victory, giving up just one run and zero walks with three strikeouts…earned her second save of the season against Utah in game one of the Super Regional against No. 25 Utah (5/27), entering with the bases loaded and closing out the 6-2 victory…sent the Seminoles to the Women’s College World Series with a complete-game shutout - her seventh of the season - against Utah on May 28, needing just 72 pitches and scattering four hits with one walk and four strikeouts…pitched 5.0 innings of relief against No. 15 Georgia in the opening game of the WCWS on June 2, allowing four hits and one unearned run with one walk and five strikeouts.

Freshman Season (2015):
Redshirted her freshman season...competed with the Puerto Rico Junior and Full National Team during the summer and placed third at the 2015 WSBC Junior World Championships, setting a tournament record with 60.2 innings pitched and finishing with a 6-3 record and a 0.57 ERA.

High School:
Led St. Thomas Aquinas to back to back FHSAA Class 7A State Championships in 2013 and 2014…posted a 20-2 record in 2014, along with a 0.25 ERA, 226 strikeouts against just 19 walks to earn Gatorade Florida Softball Player of the Year honors…recorded 15 shutouts and three no-hitters, including one perfect game, during the 2014 season en route to being named a MaxPreps First Team All-American…played for the Gold Coast Hurricanes and finished 13th at the 2013 ASA Nationals with 18u Gold Norman and placed third with 18u Gold Cooper at the 2014 Triple Crown Sports Colorado Fireworks Tournament...named the Florida Dairy Farmers 7A Player of the Year in 2014…First Team All-American by MaxPreps and Student Sports…Runner-up to teammate Korina Rosario for the 2014 Florida Dairy Farmers Miss Softball Award…earned Miracle Sports 7A All-State First Team honors in 2013-14 and named to the Third Team in 2012…member of 2014 Florida Athletic Coaches Association All-Star Team…named to the Miami Herald All Broward 8A-6A Softball First Team, as well as their Pitcher of the Year in both 2013 and 2014, while garnering Second Team accolades in 2011 and 2012…awarded SunSentinel All-County First Team honors in 2013-14 and Player of the Year in 2014.

Personal:
Born on January 25, 1996…majoring in Child and Family Sciences...daughter of Mike and Karen King…has one brother and one sister…completed over 200 hours of community service in high school and also participated in a six-day mission trip to Costa Rica…competed internationally for the Puerto Rico national team…loves her wiener dog, Oliver…favorite movie is She’s The Man…would love to add Oregon to the schedule because her best friend plays for them…enjoys listening to her Disney station on Pandora…aspires to work as a pediatric nurse…had a hermit crab and several fish as pets growing up…cannot live without her bear…says the best part of playing in the ACC is that most of the games are close enough for family to come and watch…wears No. 48 because it was her rec soccer number in second grade.

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