Akilah King
Akilah King
Year: Senior
Hometown: Medford, MA
High School: Medford
Position: Event=>Sprints
2007 Outdoor: Team Captain...Ivy League Champion in the 200m with a 24.04...Runner-up in the triple jump with a NCAA Regional qualifying leap of 41'1.5"...Placed 5th in the 100m with a time of 11.97...Was a member of the 2nd place 4 x 100m relay team and the 4th place 4 x 400m relay team at the Ivy League meet...Ran a personal best of 11.94 in the trial round of the 100m... Clocked an 11.99 seconds in the 100m at the UConn Invite...Triple jumped the NCAA mark of 40'9" at the UConn meet...Opened the outdoor campaign with a 56.19 in the 400m at the Sea Ray Relays at the University of Tennessee.
2007 Indoor: Team Captain...Placed 3rd in the Ivy League in the 400m dash with a time of 56. 27...Finished 5th in the 200m...Anchored the 2nd place 4 x 400m relay team which ran 3:44.65...Ran a season best of 24.99 in the 200m at the USATF New England meet...Also qualified for the ECAC in the triple jump with a mark of 38'5.5."
2006 Outdoor: Finished 3rd in the 200m at the Ivy League Championships with a time of 24.16 seconds...Also finished 6th in the 400m with a time of 55.55...Anchored the 3rd place 4 x 400m relay...Ran the 400m leg of the Distance Medley Relay team that placed 3rd in the Championship of America section of the Penn Relays...That quartet also established a new Brown University record of 11:11.97.
2006 Indoor:Earned All-America honors by running the 400m leg of the 8th place distance medley relay team at the NCAA National Meet at Arkansas... ECAC champion in the DMR... Made a name for herself in the Ivy League by finishing second in both the 200 and the 400 at the Ivy League Championships... Also anchored the 2nd place 4 x 400m relay team...Won the 200 at the Harvard/Cornell triangular and the Alden Invite.
2005 Outdoor:Finished 5th in the 200m with a time of 24.59 at the Ivy League Championships.
High School: Personal Bests- 56.4 (400m); 400m Massachusetts State Champion; three-time Massachusetts Division I Champ; two-time Boston Globe and Boston Herald All-Scholastic. Holds Medford High's 400m record.