Sean King
Sean  King

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Eagan, Minn.

High School:
Cretin-Derham Hall

Position:
Sprints


02/10/2017

Jordan Charles Paces Gophers at ISU

A native of Apple Valley, Minn., Charles clocked a 6.68 to lead all competitors in the prelims and then repeated both the performance and time to take the event title in the finals.

02/21/2014

Gophers Host Snowshoe Open

Junior Mark Jennings owns the Snowshoe Open shot put record at 17.65 meters (57-11 ft.) after winning the event last season.

01/30/2014

Gophers Head to Iowa State

The No. 15 Minnesota men's indoor track & field team returns to action this weekend with the fifth-annual Bill Bergan Invitational in Ames, Iowa.

01/23/2014

Jack Johnson Invitational Preview

The Gophers won 11 individual titles as well as the team title at the event last season.

01/16/2014

Northwest Open Kicks off 2014

Field events are scheduled to begin at 11 a.m. CT with running events to follow at 12:30 p.m.

Career Highlights - An NCAA Preliminary Round qualifier in the 100 meters and 4x100-meter relay • tied for third on Gopher top-10 list in 60-meter dash (6.81).

2012 Season - Indoor: Competed in a total of eight events for the indoor season • ran a time of 6.92 in the 60 meters at the Big Ten Championships • finished second in the 60 meters at the Snowshoe Open with a time of 6.85 • placed third in the 200 meters at the Jack Johnson Classic (22.68) • also competed in the 200 meters at the Holiday Inn Invitational (22.26). Outdoor: NCAA West Preliminary Round competitor in the 100 meters and 4x100m relay • ran a 10.60 in the 100 meters at the Big Ten Championships • led off the 1,600m sprint medley relay team that set the sixth-fastest time in school history at the Drake Relays with a time of 3:23.69 • also ran the second leg of the 4x100m relay that set the fifth-fastest time in school history (40.26) • 4x100 meter relay team finished fifth at the Big Ten Championships • won the 100m at the Golden Bear Twilight (10.44) • finished second in the 100 meters at the Tom Cat Twilight (10.53) • 4x100 meter relay team finished second at the Iowa Musco Twilight and the ASU Invite.

2011 Season - Indoor:won the 60 meter dash (6.82) at the Northwest Open • finished third at the Jack Johnson Classic with a time of 6.81 • picked up another first place finish at the Minnesota Open (6.86).Outdoor:finished seventh at the Big Ten championships in the 100 meters (10.43) • ran a 10.47 at the Jim Click Shootout for a fourth place finish • took second at the St. Thomas Quad with a time of 10.79 • letterwinner.

2010 Season -Indoor: Competed in eight meets in hir redshirt freshman indoor season • placed eighth in the 60-meter dash (6.88) at the Big Ten Championships • ran a career-best time of 6.87 seconds in Big Ten prelim, the seventh-fastest time in Gopher history • won 60m titles at Northwest Open and Snowshoe Open. Outdoor: An NCAA Preliminary competitor in the 100 meters running a time of 10.77 in first round • led off the Gophers' 4x100m relay that placed sixth at Big Ten meet • also competed in 100m and 200m at Conference meet • clocked a career-best time of 10.57 in 100m at Musco Twilight • earned second varsity letter.

2009 Season:
Indoor: Redshirted. Outdoor: Competed in seven meets • ran the 100 meters, 200 meters and 4x100-meter relay at Big Ten Championships • clocked top time of 10.63 in 100 meters in Big Ten prelim • Hamline Unsaintly 200-meter runner-up with season-best time of 21.75 • ran the third leg of the 4x100m relay, which placed first in three meets • varsity letterwinner

High School:
A 2008 graduate of Cretin Derham Hall High School • high school coach was Jerry Macken • five-time all-state honoree • hthe 2008 Minnesota Class AA state runner-up in the 100 meters (10.75) and the 200 meters (22.14) • ran on the 2007 state champion 4x100-meter relay • finished third in 100m as a junior, seventh in the 200m • best times were 10.72 in 100m and 21.61 in 200m • four-time track letterwinner, three in football • played on three conference champion football teams

Personal:
Born Sept. 28, 1989 • kinesiology major • son of Rolando and Denise King • has two older sisters, Dawn and Tiffany • hobbies include playing video games and watching movies.

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