Julia King
Birth Date: 06/23/1981
Height: 5-9
Year: Senior
Hometown: Lookout Mountain, Colo.
High School: Jefferson County Open HS
Position: Sprints
Finished 39th in 100 backstroke and 43rd in the 50 freestyle at the 2002 NCAA Championships...Set UCSB school records in the 50 free (23.31) and the100 back (55.41)...Had the fastest time in the 100 freestyle for the Gauchos in the 2001-2002 season...Was also a member of the school record breaking 200 and 400 medley relays ...Took second in 100 back and both the 200 and 400 medley relays at the 2002 Big West Championships...Was also a member of the runner up 200 and 400 free relays...Also finished third in both the 50 and 100 freestyle...Was voted the gaucho team MVP and most improved in 2002...2002 Big West Scholar Athlete...At the 2001 Big West Championships placed second in the 50 free and 200 medley relay and finished fourth in the 200 back...Had fastest 100 back time for UCSB in 2000-01...Voted most improved swimmer in 1999-00.

High School
All-American at Jefferson County Open High School...Set school records in the freestyle and medley relay events...League champions at Jefferson County Open...Coached by R.C. Hanich... Participated in cross country skiing and sledding in high school

Born June 23, 1981...Parents are Lee Hovey-King and Bill King...Majoring in Anthropology...Favorite author is Richard Bach ...Favorite athletes are her brothers, Jared and Sam King... Hobbies include soccer, surfing, and gardening...Recruited by Lewis and Clark and UOP before selecting UCSB.