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Matt King

Freestyle
Position
Sophomore
Class
Snohomish, Wash.
Hometown
Alabama
Previous School
Matt King - Swimming & Diving - Virginia Cavaliers

All-America 
2021 (at Alabama): 100 Individual Free, 200 Free Relay, 400 Free Relay, 200 Medley Relay, 400 Medley Relay

ACC Champion
2022: 200 free relay

All-ACC
2022: 100 free, 200 free relay

Virginia Career Bests
50 Free:
19.17 (3rd all-time at UVA)
100 Free: 41.89 (2nd all-time at UVA)
100 Fly: 46.95

2021-2022
• Swam second leg of 400 free relay finishing 4th overall at NCAA Championships
• Swam second leg of 200 free relay, finishing 5th overall at NCAA Championships
• Finished 7th in the 100 free and 12th in the 50 free at NCAA Championships
• Swam second leg of ACC Champion 200 free relay that set an American record
• Earned All-ACC with second-place finish in 100 free, swimming second-fastest time in UVA history
• Part of UVA record 400 free relay that finished second at ACCs
• Finished ninth in 50 free with third-fastest time in UVA history and was 26th in 200 fly at ACC Championships
• Won the 100 free, 200 free relay and 200 medley relay at the team’s meet against California
• Won the 200 free relay and placed 3rd in the 400 medley relay at the team’s meet against Texas
• Won the 200 free relay, and placed 2nd in the 100 free, 400 medley relay, and the 50 free at the Tennessee Invitational
• Won the 400 medley relay, and the 100 free at the team’s meet against North Carolina
• Won the 200 free relay at the team’s meet against NC State

AT ALABAMA
• 2021 Southeastern Conference Champion in the 100 Freestyle (41.66)
• 2021 Southeastern Conference runner-up in the 50 Freestyle (18.96)
• 2021 First Team All-American individually in the 100 Freestyle
• Ended 2021 as the 3rd fastest freshman in NCAA history after leading off Alabama’s 4x 100 Free Relay in 41.63.
• Placed 5th in the 100 Individual Freestyle at the NCAA Championships
• Earned five All-America Honors (one individual, four relay) at the NCAA Championships
• Led off the 3rd place 200 yard freestyle relay and the 7th place 400 freestyle relay at NCAA Championships
• Anchored the 12th place 200 medley relay and 14th place 400 medley relay at the NCAA Championships
• Led off the 1st place 400 freestyle relay setting an Alabama school record at the SEC Championships
• Led off the 3rd place 200 freestyle relay and anchored the 2nd place 200 medley relay and 3rd place 400 medley relay at the SEC Championships.

BACKGROUND
• Coached by Andrew Nguyen, Ash Milad and Bellevue Club Swim Team
• Also coached by Ron Belleza and Glacier Peak High School
• 2020 USA Swimming Olympic Trials qualifier
• USA Swimming Scholastic All-American
• Ranked in the World 100
• Washington State High School Champion in the 50 and 100 freestyles
• Silver medalist the USA Swimming Summer Junior National Championships
• Winter Junior National Champion in the 100 freestyle

PERSONAL
• Son of Linda and Craig King
• Brothers, Chris, Brian