McKay King Athlete Profile

McKay King

Position: Sprinter Height: 6-1 Weight: 200 Class: Junior Roster Years: 2010-2011 | 2013-2015 Hometown: American Fork, UT Last School: American Fork High

Personal

  • Born in American Fork, Utah
  • Parents are David and Kathy King
  • Has one brother and five sisters
  • Brother Mike is a current member of the men's team
  • Served a mission to Everett, Washington
  • Majoring in Public Relations
  • Also recruited by Air Force, Wyoming, Pacific, LSU, Navy and Eastern Michigan
  • Married Ashley in May of 2014

Before BYU

  • Prepped at American Fork High under Kathy King
  • Four-time 5A state champion
  • 5A Swimmer Of The Year in '09
  • Holds two state records
  • Five-time NISCA All-American
  • Swam club for HAST under Stan Crump


2010-2011 | Freshman Year

  • Competed in all seven dual meets for the Cougars
  • Tallied two first-place wins during the season
  • At the MWCC, he placed 13th in the 100 butterfly (49.77) and 12th in the 100 backstroke (50.35)
  • Ranked14th in the conference for the 100 fly, 16th in the 100 back, 19th in the 200 free and 26th in the 100 free
  • Ranked third for the Cougars in the 50 back, 50 fly and 100 fly as well as fifth in the 100 breast, 100 and 200 free

2013-2014 | Sophomore Year

  • Contributed to the first-place finish in the 400 medley relay (3:24.79) against Colorado Mesa
  • Recorded a first-place finish in the 100 back (51.89) against Colorado Mesa
  • Recorded a first-place finish in the 100 free (47.71) against Colorado Mesa
  • Contributed to the first-place finish in the 200 free (1:23.09) against Denver
  • Recorded a first-place finish in the 100 free (46.58) against Seattle
  • Named to All-MPSF First Team for performances in 800 free relay (6:31.41)  and 200 free relay (1:19.91)
  • Named to All-MPSF Second Team for performances in 100 free (45.55) and 400 free relay (3:00.01)