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Carrington King

Player Profile
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Crozet, Va.

High School:
St. Anne's-Belfield

Height / Weight:
6-4 / 210

Position:
Defensive Midfield

Birthdate:
07/24/1979

2002 Update:

  • Named to Inside Lacrosse’s list of “Nutcrackers” as one of the sports hardest hitters.
  • Ferocious short-stick def. midfielder played in 11 games.
  • Drew first career start on Senior Night vs. Yale (4/26) had 1 GB.
  • Played the final seven games of the season with a broken wrist and cracked rib.
  • Returned to action at UNC (3/23), playing with a broken wrist and cracked rib, grabbing a groundball.
  • Missed the Bucknell (3/12) and Delaware (3/16) games with a rib injury.
  • Took first two career shots at Duke (3/2).

    On King: Returning starting short-stick defensive midfielder … big, strong, tough veteran player … one of the most physical defenders on the team … known for his bone-jarring hits … a tough player who will add punch to the defense … honored as one of the team's most improved players last season … originally an offensive midfielder, he has also played as a long-stick defenseman at Maryland.

    As a junior (2001): Played in 15 of 16 games … shared the Dan Snyder Award with since-graduated defenseman Kevin Necessary as the team's most improved player … grabbed 16 groundballs … added key defense all season with many major hits … opened the year with three groundballs vs. Air Force (2/24) … also won one of two face-offs against the Falcons … scooped up three groundballs in back-to-back games at Yale (4/28) and UMBC (5/5) … member of the ACC and Maryland Honor Rolls.

    As a sophomore (2000): Played in all 16 games as a reserve on the defensive unit … scooped up 11 groundballs … took 14 face-offs, winning nine for a 64.3 win percentage … all of his draws came in a three-game span from the Towson (3/11) game through the Cornell (3/18) game … had his most productive day on face-offs against Delaware (3/15), winning six of eight draws including four consecutive in the fourth quarter … corralled career-best three groundballs against Delaware and Virginia (3/31).

    As a freshman (1999): Played in eight games … recorded first-career point on an assist against Providence (2/27) … picked up three groundballs.

    Before Maryland: A three-sport star at St. Anne’s-Belfield High School in Charlottesville, Va. …four-year letterwinner in lacrosse, playing under coach Doug Tarring … as a senior, named honorable mention All-Virginia … as a junior, was a second team All-Virginia selection … also lettered in football and basketball four years … played both linebacker and fullback in football and was named all-state as a senior … all-conference linebacker as both a junior and senior.

    Personal: David Carrington King … born July 24, 1979 in Houston, Texas … son of Ellen and David King … brother of Stuart (19) and James (18) … father David played tennis at Trinity University in San Antonio, Texas … uncle Ed Carrington played college football at Virginia and went on to play for the NFL’s Houston Oilers … majoring in horticulture production.

    Career Highs

    Goals: 1 vs. Providence (2/27/99)
    Points: 1 vs. Providence (2/27/99)
    

    Career Stats

    Year	GP/GS	Goals	Asst.	Pts.	Shots	GB	Pen.	PIM	Face-offs	Win %
    1999	8/0	0	1	1	0	3	0	0:00	0/0	0.0
    2000	16/0	0	0	0	0	11	1	1:00	9/14	64.3
    2001	15/0	0	0	0	0	16	8	6:00	1/3	33.3
    Totals	39/0	0	1	1	0	30	9	7:00	10/17	58.8
    2002	11/1	0	0	0	2	0/0	0.0	9	8/6:00
    Totals	50/1	0	1	1	2	10/17	58.8	39	17/13:00
    

    Career Highs
    Assists: 1 vs. Providence (2/27/99)
    Points: 1 vs. Providence (2/27/99)



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