6 Jimmy King
6 Jimmy King
Height: 5-8
Weight: 157
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Frederick, Md.
High School: Frederick
Position: OF
Major: Undeclared


2012: Enters his third year in the Green and White having made a position change, moving from behind the plate to the outfield ... came on strong at the end of last year to entrench himself into the plans for this season ... brings a line drive swing from the left side of the dish ... did a great job in the fall of adjusting to playing the outfield ... is a good athlete that fits well in to the Spartans' new style of play.

2011: Played in 21 games, earning a start in 14 of those contests ... finished the year hitting .291 as he had 16 hits in 55 at-bats ... recorded eight runs scored, seven RBI, and seven doubles ... owned a .418 slugging percentage and a .339 on-base percentage ... banged out a career-high three hits including a career-best two doubles in the game against Mary Washington on April 3 ... tied the career-high in doubles in the April 23 game against Christopher Newport ... had three games with a career-high two RBI ... scored a career-high two runs twice during the year.

2010: Played in 11 games during the year with all his appearances coming off the bench . . . scored two runs and had an RBI with one base hit during his eight at-bats . . . did coax three walks during the year while he had a .364 on-base percentage . . . was perfect in his 13 chances behind the plate for the year.

Personal: Is the son of Bob and Sandy King . . . is a Business Enterprise major . . . lists his father Bob as the person he most admires . . . lists long time major league catcher Ivan “Pudge” Rodriguez as his favorite professional athlete.