Friday, February 11, 2011
One of the most proficient goal scorers in school history, Emily King led the Valparaiso University soccer program to the NCAA Tournament for the first time in 2005, and, on Saturday, February 19 she will be inducted into the Valparaiso University Athletics Hall of Fame.
A four-time All Mid-Continent Conference selection, including twice named to the league’s First Team, King ranks second all-time at Valpo with 21 career goals and 52 career points.
A two-time member of the Mid-Con All-Tournament Team, she was named the tournament’s Most Valuable Player in 2005 after leading the Brown and Gold to its first league championship.
A two-time team captain, King shares Valpo’s single season scoring record with 11 goals and is tops all-time with 27 points, both set in 2005. King also ranks among the top career numbers for shots (third with 180), assists (fourth with 10), and match-winning goals (second with seven).
King is now employed by Ashford University in Clinton, Iowa.
The Valparaiso University Athletics Hall of Fame Induction Banquet will be held on Saturday, February 19 at 1 p.m. at the St. Teresa of Avila Student Center. Please note, this is a time and location change for the banquet. The inductees will also be recognized at halftime men’s basketball game on the same day.
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