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  Eric King
Eric King

Player Profile
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Orem, Utah

Last College:
Salt Lake CC

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 200

Position:
P

Experience:
1L

B/T:
L/L

2006: Made 16 appearances, all as a starting pitcher ... Put together a 4-8 record, including one combined shutout, a 10-0 win over Air Force on May 14 ... Compiled a 5.25 ERA in 72 innings of work ... Struck out 39 opposing batters, while allowing 39 walks ... Also saw action as a designated hitter in 17 games ... Batted .286 with two home runs, three doubles and eight RBIs.

Previous Schools: Put together a 5-1 record at Salt Lake Community College with a 2.23 ERA ... Tossed five complete games with two shutouts last season ... Struck out 88 batters, while walking just 39 for SLCC ... Batted .322 to lead SLCC ... Hit one home run and drove in 21 runs as a sophomore ... struck out just 13 times, while drawing 20 walks ... Played his freshman season at Utah Valley State, going 7-3 on the mound and batting .305 with two home runs.

High School: Earned all-state honors as a junior and senior at Timpanogos High School ... Was named MVP of the North-South High School All-Star Game.

Personal: Born November 28, 1982 ... Son of Janice King ... Business major ... Brother Seth played at BYU and spent one season in the Padres minor league organization ... Favorite place to hang out - The mountains ... Can't Miss TV - The Office ... Favorite Movie - Mac & Me ... Most Famous Person I've Met - Bill Clinton ... Favorite MLB Player - Greg Maddux.

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