Cirovski on King: "Stephen is a joy to coach and is still probably the most under-appreciated player in the country, although I think that is changing. He will go down as one of the all-time greatest players at Maryland. His feel and knowledge of the game are tops on the team."
As a Junior in 2006: Controlled, consistent player ... good finisher out of the midfield ... excellent on-the-ball skills ... has started every game since arriving on campus as a freshman ... All-NSCAA second team South Atlantic selection ... NSCAA/adidas College Men Scholar All-America Third Team and ESPN The Magazine/CoSIDA Academic All-America third team ... All-ACC second team honoree ... ESPN The Magazine/CoSIDA Academic All-District 2 Team ... 2006 NSCAA/adidas College Men Scholar All-East Region ... led the team with seven assists, was second with 19 points, and third with six goals ... Maryland was 7-0-1 in matches that he scored in ... recorded 12 points in the first four games of the season ... recorded a goal and an assist in the regular season finale against Virginia Tech (10/27) ... scored from 18 yards out at North Carolina to force a tie (10/6) ... set up Jeremy Hall for the game-tying goal at Wake Forest (9/23) ... credited with the game-winning assist against NC State (9/16) ... had a hand in both of Maryland's goals in a 2-1 win against Louisville (9/4) ... credited with the game-winning goal against UCLA (9/2) while also recording two assists ... notched a goal and an assist against Binghamton (8/27) ... connected on a penalty kick in the season opener at Old Dominion (8/25).
As a Sophomore in 2005: Started every game Maryland played for the second-straight year ... All-NSCAA South Atlantic first team selection ... scored 15 goals and eight assists on the year ... the 15 goals rank tied for 10th at Maryland, and the 38 points are tied for eighth-most in a single season ... converted a PK against SMU (12/9) for the fourth score of the game in the national semifinals ... two goals, including the game-winner, in NCAA Tournament win against St. John's (11/27) ... three points in ACC Tournament opener against Wake Forest (11/9) ... converted a PK and sent a through ball to start the play leading to Jason Garey's goal ... scored the equalizer against Virginia Tech (11/4) to help the Terps climb back into the game ... volleyed in Kenney Bertz' throw-in to give Maryland a 3-0 halftime lead against No. 5 Indiana (10/29) ... team-high three points on a goal and an assist against NJIT (10/26) ... nice touch and finish on a pass from A.J. Godbolt against No. 4 Virginia (10/19) ... hard shot for a score against Georgetown (10/11) ... three points on a goal and assist in upset win over No. 8 Duke (10/7) ... converted penalty kick in win over No. 14 Wake Forest (9/30), which turned out to be the game-winner ... assisted on the game-winning goal against William & Mary (9/27), helping to snap Maryland's two-game losing streak ... another game-winning assist vs. No. 12 Clemson (9/16) ... pair of helpers in win over No. 12 Virginia Commonwealth (9/11) ... helped put away No. 5 Santa Clara (9/9) with a pass to Jason Garey for the game's third goal ... exploded for a career-high four goals against Cal State Fullerton (9/2).
As a Freshman in 2004: Started every game as a freshman, scoring seven goals and five assists for 19 points ... three goals went for game-winners ... TopDrawerSoccer.com first team All-Freshman ... second team All-Freshman selection by College Soccer News All-ACC Freshman Team ... scored off a turnover against Hofstra for first NCAA Tournament goal (11/23) ... tremendous through ball to Jason Garey for team's second goal against Clemson in the first round of the ACC Tournament (11/10) ... assisted on the game-winner with a nice cross against Penn (10/20) ... buried the game-winner on a penalty kick against Virginia Tech (10/17) ... also dummied a ball to allow Ian Rodway space to score Maryland's first goal ... scored a pair of goals, including the game-winner, against Villanova (10/6) ... assisted on the game-tying goal against NC State (9/19) ... six-point performance on a pair of goals and assists against Loyola (9/15) ... scored first collegiate goal in first career start against Long Island (9/3).
Before Maryland: Decorated player out of Shawnee High ... helped team to a 99-5-3 record during his four-year career, including the 2003 state title ... scored 24 goals and added 27 assists in his senior campaign ... New Jersey Gatorade and NSCAA Player of the Year ... Parade and NSCAA/adidas All-American ... EA Student Sports All-American ... invited to play in the McDonald's All-American game ... was a USYSA Inter-Regional All-American ... finished prep career with 46 goals and 56 assists ... Region I ODP team from 1999-2004 ... U-16 national pool player ... captain of the U-15 national team ... also played for the nationally prominent FC Delco club team.
Personal: The son of Douglas and Jayne King ... born March 6, 1986 ... has two brothers, Brian and Sean ... was also recruited by Wake Forest, Duke, Boston College, Harvard, St. John's and Rutgers ... majoring in finance.
King's Career Statistics