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Jared King

205 lbs.
Redshirt Senior
Radford, Va.
Pulaski County
High School
Jared King - Baseball - Virginia Cavaliers

Played in 202 career games, which ranks 10th in Virginia history
Ranks fourth in career walks at UVa with 123
Part of five UVa teams that combined for 245 wins (most in nation in that stretch)

Started 59 of 62 games at first base
Recorded 21 multiple-hit games, second most on team
Was 4-for-10 in ACC tournament
Was 2-for-14 in UNC series, but had key 11th-inning single to score eventual game-winning run in Game 3
Went 4-for-13 with four runs in Duke series
Was 4-for-13 with two doubles in Virginia Tech series
Was 4-for-11 in Florida State series
Recorded three hits vs. Old Dominion, including walk-off single in 10th inning
Had solid series at Georgia Tech, going 4-for-12, including first HR of season on Sunday
Was 2-for-10 with four walks, four RBI in Wake Forest series
Picked up three hits in Miami series
Went 6-for-15 with five runs in Clemson series
Had streak of 90 straight starts snapped when he sat during game 1 of DH on March 3
Went 3-for-9 with three walks in Maryland series

Started all 59 games at first base (81 straight dating to 2011)
Had 15 multi-hit games and 11 multi-RBI games
Picked up 51 walks – third most in season in program history
Recorded fifth-most walks and 13th-best OBP (.416) in ACC
Tied for eighth in ACC with five triples
Led team with 13 stolen bases
Hit three-run home run to give UVa the lead at Coastal Carolina (2/18)
Went 3-for-5 with three runs scored and four RBI against Coastal Carolina (2/18)
Went 3-for-5 against William and Mary with two doubles and three RBI (2/22)
Went 6-for-10 in Monmouth series (2/24-26)
Went 3-for-3 with two runs, two RBI and walk in opening game against Monmouth (2/24)
Was 4-for-11 with four RBI during Wright State/Seton Hall weekend (3/3-4)
Hit go-ahead two-run homer against Seton Hall (3/3)
Went 3-for-4 with triple, two RBI at JMU (3/6)
Was 4-for-9 with two doubles, three RBI in FSU series (3/17-19)
Went 4-for-4 with four RBI in Friday night game against Clemson (3/23)
Was 2-for-3 and tied career high with four runs scored in 19-5 win over Towson (3/28)
Recorded three hits and run in final two starts against NC State (3/31-4/1)
Hit 3-run home run and scored four times against JMU (4/4)
Was 4-for-12 in Duke series (4-20-21); all four hits were doubles
Went 2-for-10 in ACC tournament (5/24-26); drove in run against Clemson

Returned to UVa lineup after missing 2010 with injury and became a mainstay at first base
Made 54 appearances and started 46 games (42 at first base, four at DH)
Started 38 of last 40 games for Cavaliers
Hit first career home run in game two of the Florida State series (3/19) – a walk-off shot in the bottom of the 11th inning
Scored career-high four runs, notched three hits in win at VCU (5/3)
Posted three hits at Radford (4/19)
Drew a walk and scored a run in the win over Radford (4/5)
Went 3-for-15 (.200) in College World Series; picked up an RBI in first game vs. California (6/19)
Batted .455 (5-for-11) in the NCAA Charlottesville Super Regional
Came up with two big hits on the Super Regional weekend (6/11-13) – a three-run HR in game one and a game-extending single in the bottom of the ninth in game three, representing the winning run
Went 4-for-13 (.308) in the NCAA Charlottesville Regional; scored two runs and knocked in two (6/3-5)
Went 5-for-15 (.333) in the ACC Tournament, recording three doubles on the week
Went 1-for-8 with three walks in UNC series (5/19-21)
Was 3-for-10 in Miami series (5/13-15); hit go-ahead double in Sunday win
Went 2-for-5 with three runs in BC series (4/29-5/1)
Tallied two hits, two runs, and two RBI in game one of the Duke series (4/15)
Went 4-for-14 in the series at Georgia Tech with three runs scored and two RBI (4/8-10)
Went 4-for-9 in the series sweep of Virginia Tech, knocking in six runs on the weekend (4/1-3)
Went 2-for-5 with an RBI and a run

Did not compete after offseason shoulder surgery


Played first, second and third base
Hit two-run double as pinch hitter in first game of BC series (4/17)
Posted first career double vs. Towson (two RBI)
Two RBI vs. Florida State (3/13)
Had strong game vs. George Washington (3-for-5, three runs, two RBI)
Played for Keene Swamp Bats of New England Collegiate Baseball League over summer – had 10 RBI in 25 games

Hit .507 with nine HR, 35 RBI and 16 extra-base hits as senior; hit .490 with four triples, six doubles and .922 slugging percentage as junior
Three-time First-Team All-River Ridge District honoree
First-Team All-Region IV as junior and senior and All-Timesland as senior
Played shortstop and pitched for head coach Doug Dunavant
Also was strong basketball player (guard) and scored 957 career points and dished out 492 assists
Named Second-Team All-State and First-Team All-Timesland in basketball as senior
Named First-Team All-River Ridge District three times and All-Region IV twice in basketball
Also was a two-year letterwinner in golf

Full name is Jared Todd King
Has one sister, Kelly