Name: Julie King
Jersey number: 8
Date of birth: Oct. 21, 1989
Hometown: St. Louis, Mo.
College: Auburn University
Last club: Boston Breakers (WPSL Elite)
How acquired: Signed as a Discovery Player in March 2013
In 2012: Played in 14 games (9 starts) for the Breakers in WPSL Elite ... Finished with 1 assist ... Logged 967 minutes.
At Auburn: Scored 13 goals and tallied 10 assists in four years with the Tigers ... One of three SEC Co-Defensive Players of the Year and a First Team All-SEC selection (2011) ... First Team All-SEC (2010) ... Scored the game-winning goal in the 2-1, first round win over Ole Miss at the SEC Tournament (2009) ... Named to SEC All-Freshman Team (2008) ... In the fall of 2012, returned to Auburn to help coach the women’s soccer team and then joined the Auburn University women’s basketball team, where she played in 30 games during the 2012/13 season for the Tigers. She scored 34 points, all off the bench.
Scholastic/Club: Starred at Nerinx Hall High School ... Played for St. Louis Scott Gallagher Club (SLSC) Soccer ... Advanced to Region II regional Finals, winning the competition in 2003 and 2005 ... Won the National Championship in 2005 ... First Team All-State, All-Metro, and All-Conference (2008) ... First Team All-Metro, First Team All-Conference, and First Team All-State (2007) ... Helped SLSC to the 2005 USYS National Championship.
Personal: Daughter of Kevin and Julie King ... Has three siblings, Caitlin, Meghan, and R.J.