Emma King

  • Emma
  • King

  • Event
    Pole Vault
  • Class
  • High School/Other
  • Hometown
    Ijamsville, Md.

Updated: June 28, 2016

2016 Outdoor: Recorded a personal-best 3.91-meters (12-10) vault at the Hokie Twilight qualifier … Placed eighth at ACC Championships with a best vault of 3.76 meters … Opened the season with a top-10 mark at the High Point VertKlasse Meet.

2016 Indoor: Won the Doc Hale VT Elite Meet with a 3.85-meter (12-7.5) mark … Set a season-best 3.87-meter (12-8.25) clearance at the ACC Championships … Opened the season with back-to-back top-five finishes at the Virginia Tech Invitational and Penn State National Meet.

2015 Outdoor: Recorded a personal best height of 12-2 (3.71m) at the ACC championship to place 15th.

2015 Indoor: Posted a career-high mark of 12-04.75 (3.78m) at the Virginia Tech Invitational... Competed in four events

2015 Outdoor: Redshirted.

2014 Indoor: Redshirted.

High School: Lettered all four years of high school in indoor and outdoor track at Oakdale High School … All-County Field Athlete of the Year in 2011, 2012, and 2013 … Holds all-time Maryland state record in the pole vault … Five-time pole vault state champion … Placed second at the Penn Relays … AP Scholar and Distinction Award winner … Member of the National Honor Society … Graduated first in class.

Personal: Born on June 7, 1995 in Rockville, Maryland … Daughter of Anne and Dave King … Has one brother, Kevin … Majoring in mathematics.

King's Collegiate Track & Field Bests
Indoor Outdoor
PV: 12-8.25 (3.87m) 12-10 (3.91m)