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
Professional: In 2015, started all 18 games she appeared in ... Served as team captain, along with Katie Schoepfer and Kassey Kallman ... Logged 1,580 minutes, which ranked her No. 4 on the team ... Set a career-high for goals scored in a season with two ... Had seven shots on goal ... Played both center back and right back ... Scored goals against Houston (3-2 win on April 26 at home) and Washington (2-1 win on Aug. 8 at home) ... Her appearance in the final game of the season - a 1-0 loss on Aug. 30 - marked her 70th appearance as a Breaker, putting her into fifth all-time in franchise history for appearances. 2014: started all 17 games she appeared in ... Logged 1,530 minutes, third highest on the team ... Tallied one goal and one assist ... Her goal, the first of her professional career, came on on April 27, 2014, in a 3-2 win at home over Sky Blue FC. Also registered an assist in the match ... 2013: Started all 21 games she appeared in ... Totaled 1,862 minutes, fifth most on team ... Registered one assist. 2012: Played in 14 games (9 starts) for the Breakers in WPSL Elite ... Finished with one 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.