Jessica King
Year: FR/FR
Hometown: Fishers, Ind.
Position: Distance
Last School: Hamilton Southeastern HS
Experience: 1VL

2015 Outdoor: Competed in two outdoor meets ... Won the 1500m (4:38.87) at the Belmont-Lipscomb Dual Meet ... Top Belmont finisher in the 1500m, running a PR time of 4:35.94, placing eighth in a field of more than 60 at the Alabama Relays.

2014 Indoor: Competed in six indoor meets ... Opened the season finishing second in the mile run at the Music City Invitational (5:18.40) ... Recorded a top ten finish in the mile run at the Commordor Indoor Invitational ... Recorded a sixth place finish in the mile run invitational at the Gladstein Invitational (5:00.58) ... Recorded a sixth-place finish in the 800m run at the MT Invitational ... Placed fourth out of 59 participants in the Mile run at the Samford Multi & Invitational ... Finished the season recording a top-10 finish in the Mile run finals at the OVC Indoor Championships ... Also helped Belmont to a program record and third place finish in the DMR at the OVC Indoor Championships (12:11.17).

Prior to Belmont: Two-time All-State honoree in track and cross country ... Member of the Indiana All-Star cross country team ... Finished eighth at the 2013 IHSAA Cross Country State Championships ... Member of 4x800m relay team at Hamilton Southeastern High that holds the school record (9:09) ... Broke the 3200m record ... Academic All-State for cross country and track ... Member of cross country team to place second in state as a senior and fourth in track.

Personal: Interested in majoring in Journalism ... Born Jessica Taylor King on July 11, 1996 ... Daughter of Brian and Joe Ellen King ... Has one sister, Erin ... Member of the National Honor Society ... Quill and Scroll ... Section editor of school paper ... Lists favorite book as Love Does by Bob Goff ... Favorite singers are Childish Gambino and Luke Bryan ... Lists favorite movie as Ferris Bueller's Day Off.

Personal Records
800m Indoor: 2::18
1500m Outdoor: 4:35.94
1600m: 5:08
Mile Indoor: 4:59.63
5K XC: 17:56
6K XC: 21:23