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Chanel King
Chanel King

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Upper Darby, Pa.

High School:
Upper Darby

Height:
5-7

Event:
Throws

Major:
Undecided

As A Junior (2010-11): Indoor - Shot Put: achieved seven top-five finishes ... opened the season with a win at the Manhattan College Opener (Dec. 1) with a throw of 13.3 meters ... took first place at the Bill Ward Invitational (Dec. 8) with a throw of 13.20 meters ... won the Fordham Christmas Classic (Dec. 10) with a career-best throw of 13.75 meters ... finished twelfth at the BIG EAST Championships with a toss of 12.82 meters (Feb. 20) ... Weight Throw: placed in the top-10 in all but one meet during the season ... qualified for the BIG EAST and ECAC Championships with a first place throw of 16.36 meters at the Manhattan College Opener (Dec. 1) ... threw 16.41 meters at the Bill Ward Invitational (Dec. 8) to capture first place ... won the Metropolitan Championships (Jan. 29) with a throw of 17.30 meters ... posted a career-best throw of 17.59 meters to come in fifth at the Meyo Invitational (Feb. 5) ... placed fifth at the BIG EAST Championship with a throw of 17.30 meters ... Outdoor - Shot Put: won the Walt Disney World Invitational (March 18) with a throw of 13.10 meters ... qualified for the ECAC Championships with a career-best throw of 13.90 meters at the St. John's Monday Meeting (April 11) ... placed fifth overall at the Penn Relays (April 28) by throwing 13.30 meters ... earned a first place finish at the Yale Springtime Invitational (May 1) with a throw of 13.62 meters ... Discus Throw: averaged a throwing distance of 36.47 meters to earn top-five finishes in the first four meets of the season ... took third place at the Yale Springtime Invitational (May 1) with a season-best throw of 39.08 meters ... Hammer Throw: placed third at the Walt Disney World Invitational (March 18) with a throw of 45.12 meters ... threw a season long distance of 45.65 meters to finish fifth place at the Yale Springtime Invitational (May 1).

As A Sophomore (2009-10): Indoor - Shot Put: placed fifth in the Metropolitan Championships (Jan. 30) with a throw of 42 feet, 5.8 inches ... set a new career best with a throw of 43 feet, 8 inches at the New Balance Invitational (Feb. 5) ... finished 15th at the BIG EAST Championships ... Weight Throw: qualified for the BIG EAST and ECAC Championships with a second-place throw of 54 feet, 11.8 inches at the Metro Coaches Invite (Jan. 8) ... set a new career high with her throw of 56 feet, 3.6 inches at the Great Dane Invite (Jan. 22) ... won the Metropolitan Championships (Jan. 30) and finished seventh at the BIG EAST Championships (Feb. 20) ... Outdoor - Shot Put: won first place at the Metropolitan Championships (April 17) with a throw of 42 feet, 2.7 inches ... placed 15th at the BIG EAST Championships (April 30) with a season-best throw of 43 feet, 9.2 inches ... Discus: Set a new career-high with a throw of 137 feet, 6 inches in a second-place finish at the Metropolitan Championships (April 17) ... placed 20th at the BIG EAST Championships (April 30).

As A Freshman (2008-09): Indoor - Weight Throw: tallied six top five finishes ... at her first meet she threw 44 feet, 0.25 inches to place second (Dec. 1) ... placed 4th at the Millrose Games (Jan. 30) ... had her first win at the Fordham Opener (Dec. 5) ... placed second at the Metropolitan Championships with a throw of 45 feet, 5.75 inches (Jan. 29) ... threw her season best at the NYU Last Chance Meet with 49 feet, 2.5 inches (Feb. 27) ... Shot Put: had four top-five finishes ... threw her season best at the Yale Intercollegiate with 40 feet, 8.25, inches (Jan. 10) ... placed second at the Metropolitan Championships (Jan. 29) ... Outdoor - Shot Put: at the Metropolitan Championships she placed first with a throw of 43 feet, 10.5 inches (April 18) ... threw her career best at the Yale Invitational with 44 feet, 7 inches, qualifying her for BIG EAST (April 26) ... placed thirteenth at BIG EAST (May 1) ... Discus: placed first at the Metropolitan Championships with her season best of 131 feet, 4 inches (April 18) ... at the BIG EAST Championships she placed 17th (May 1) ... also competed in the hammer and javelin throw at the Metropolitan Championships to place fourth and ninth respectively.

At Upper Darby: A four-year track & field letter winner and captained the team for two seasons ... also lettered one year in cross country ... placed eighth in the shot put at the 2008 state championships ... broke the Upper Darby indoor shot put record with a personal-best distance of 40 feet, 4 inches ... also broke the Royals' outdoor discus record with a personal-best distance of 118 feet.

Personal: Born in Philadelphia, Pa. ... daughter of John A. King Sr. and Gwen D. King ... has a sister, Christina (24), who attended Rutgers University and a brother, John (18) ... her hobbies include painting and drawing ... names her family and her high school coach, Mike Carrol, as the most influential people in her athletic career ... an undecided major with an interest in criminal justice.

Off the Track
Nickname: "Nelly."
Interesting Fact: King is a first degree black belt in Martial Arts.
Favorite Movie: The Chronicles of Riddick.
Favorite TV Show: Supernatural.
Favorite Pro Team: Philadelphia Eagles.

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