2007: Recorded nine shutouts after posting none while playing every minute of every game in 2006... Finished the campaign ranked 24th nationally in save percentage (83.5%) and 23rd in goals against average (.716)... Finished third in America East in goals against average and save percentage... His 17 career shutouts are third in school history and his 183 saves are eighth... Played exactly 3,300 consecutive minutes in the Retriever cage until being lifted in the second half on Sept. 19 at Lehigh... Still played in all but 24 mins. of action in ‘07... Recorded three straight shutouts early in the campaign (vs. Temple, St. Francis (N.Y.) and Iona) and earned an America East Player of the Week citation on Sept. 10... Also named to adidas Kick Off Classic’s All Tournament team... Allowed only one goal in a seven-game stretch to start the month of October as the Retrievers went 5-1-1 in that span... Suffered a torn labrum in the America East quarterfinal game at Hartford, but competed in the semis at Binghamton... underwent surgery in January and did not take part in spring practice.
2006: Played every minute of Retriever soccer and amassed 2,754 consecutive minutes played... Stunningly, UMBC did not record a shutout during the entire campaign, a first in the school’s NCAA Division I history... Allowed one goal on eight occasions... Recorded a career-high nine saves in a 1-1 overtime draw vs. Vermont... Tied that mark with nine stops in a 5-2 win in the finale vs. Hartford... His 1.69 goals-against average placed ninth in the America East.
2005: After playing just three minutes in UMBC’s first seven contests, he earned a start at Hartford and proceeded to pitch shutouts in his first four starts... Did not allow a goal in his first 424 minutes of action... Made a season-high seven saves in the 1-0 overtime win at Binghamton... Put together another scoreless streak of 317 minutes, which included shutouts of Navy, New Hampshire and Maine... Earned America East Rookie of the Week honors on Oct. 3 (shutouts of Howard and Albany) and Oct. 24 (shutouts of UNH and Maine)... Finished the campaign with eight shutouts, three shy of a UMBC single-season record (11, Brian Rowland, 2002)... Led the America East in shutouts per game ( 0.62) and was fifth in goals-against average (0.93)... Earned America East All-Rookie Team honors.
BACKGROUND: Majoring in american studies... Earned first-team All-City and All-Conference and second team All-State honors in his senior campaign for the Friars… His '04 season was highlighted by a 14-save effort in a 1-0 Homecoming win over top-ranked McDonogh… In 2003, Archbishop Curley moved up to a No. 3 national ranking… A member of the National Honor Society and a C. Markland Kelly Award winner… Also lettered in football and basketball… Helped the Casa Mia Bays capture a pair of national club championships… Also considered Coastal Carolina, Lafayette and Loyola, but selected UMBC because "[it] was the best fit for me"… Has a sister, Kelli, 23… Enjoys the music of Simple Plan and the novel The Da Vinci Code… Son of Rosemary and Carl King… Born Sept. 29, 1987.