UNCG Baseball BIO
10 Hunter King

2015 (Senior): Appeared in 47 of UNCG’s 50 games making 43 starts at second base and four at the designated hitter position … Tallied a .274 batting average, 53 hits, 35 runs scored, five doubles, a triple, 11 home runs and a team-high 42 RBI … Finished the season with a .489 slugging percentage and .355 on base mark … Paced the Spartans with six stolen bases … Notched 15 multi hit and nine multi RBI efforts … Enjoyed a seven-game hitting streak from April 26 to May 8 … Tallied a season-high four hits twice – against The Citadel (April 18) and at Mercer (April 26) … Had a monster game in the series finale against Wofford (May 3), going 3-for-3 with three runs scored, two home runs and a career-high seven RBI … Stole three bases in one inning at Mercer (April 26) … Hit his lone triple of the season in the series finale at ETSU (March 29).

2014 (Junior): Earned All-Southern Conference and NCCSIA All-State First-Team accolades after turning in a stellar debut season for the Spartans … Paced the team and finished second in the league with a .384 batting average – the sixth-highest single-season mark in program history … Also led UNCG in hits, RBI, doubles and total bases … Produced squad bests in mutli-hit and multi-RBI efforts with 24 and 14 respectively … Ranked in the top 60 in the nation in doubles per game (25th), batting average (27th), RBI per game (52nd) and doubles (53rd) … Named Southern Conference Player of the Month for April … Batted .509 with 15 runs scored and 17 RBIs in April, hitting safely in 12 of the Spartans’ 13 games and recording an .808 slugging mark … Tabbed SoCon Player of the Week April 28, hitting .714 (10 for 14) in four games while slugging 1.286, producing a .765 on base percentage and leading UNCG to a three-game sweep of Elon … Will enter the season with an active streak of 32-straight games reaching base … Went 3-for-7 with two RBI in his Spartan debut against Duke (Feb. 18) … His first home run in a Spartan uniform was a leadoff, walk-off shot that lifted the Blue and Gold to an 11-10 extra-inning triumph over Wake Forest (Feb. 25) at the UNCG Baseball Stadium … Tallied a season-high four hits in the first game of a doubleheader against Princeton (March 15) … Was 3-for-4 with a run scored, two doubles, a walk and three RBI in the series finale at Georgia Southern (April 13) as UNCG clinched a series in Statesboro for the first time since 1998.

Community College: Crushed a walkoff home run in the bottom of the 11th inning to lead Northern Iowa Area Community College to a victory over No. 6 Murray State at the 2013 NJCAA Division II World Series ... Hit .285 in 2013 with team bests in doubles (13) and RBI (30) … Batted .387 with 60 hits, 37 runs scored, 15 doubles, a triple, two home runs and 27 RBI in 155 at bats as a freshman for NIACC last season … Also posted an on-base percentage of .461 as well as stealing eight bases in 10 attempts.

High School: Earned four varsity letters in baseball and earned a pair of all-state accolades as well as state championship MVP honors and conference player of the year recognition … During his senior season, he batted .482 with 73 RBI and 11 home runs … Played forward for the Knights' hockey squad and was a top-five scorer and all-state honoree … Also garnered three letters as a free safety for the football squad … Owns a pair of prep records both at the state and school levels – the Iowa state single-season grand slam mark as well as the Newman Catholic single-season RBI record … Helped the baseball team to a state title and three state semifinal appearances, the hockey squad to the state semifinals and three total tournament bids and the football team to the state championship game and two total tournament appearances.

Personal: Full name is Hunter Murray King … Born July 20, 1993 … Intended major is political science … Son of Jim and Kathy King.

Position: Infielder
Height: 5'11"
Weight: 190
Year: Senior
Hometown: Mason City, Iowa
High School: Newman Catholic
Other College: Northern Iowa Area CC
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