King with Boston Breakers in 2013
|Full name||Julie O'Toole King|
|Date of birth||October 21, 1989|
|Place of birth||St. Louis, Missouri|
|Height||5 ft 9 in (1.75 m)|
|North Carolina Courage|
|2012||Boston Breakers (WPSLE)||14||(?)|
|2018–||North Carolina Courage||0||(0)|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of October 21, 2017|
Early life and educationEdit
King's parents are Kevin and Julie; her siblings are model RJ King, model and former Amazing Race contestant Caitlin King, and reality TV personality Meghan King Edmonds. King's older sister Caitlin played soccer with her at Auburn for two seasons.
King attended and played for Nerinx Hall High School in Webster Groves, Missouri, where she was an Honor Roll Student. She was a wing-midfielder for St. Louis Scott Gallagher Club Soccer and helped her club team advance to the Region II regional Finals five out of the six years they competed, winning in 2003 and 2005, including winning the National Championship in 2005. King was a 2005 All-Metro honorable mention, 2006 Second Team All-Metro, 2007 All-Midwest honorable mention, a 2007 First Team All-Metro, First Team All-Conference and First Team All-State, 2007 All-Midwest honorable mention, 2008 First Team All-State, All-Metro and All-Conference. She was a second team All-Conference selection in basketball in 2008 and 2007.
King attended and played for Auburn University, where she majored in interdisciplinary studies. Following her four years of soccer with the Auburn Tigers, King also played a single season of basketball with the school.
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Boston Breakers 2012–2017Edit
Following the folding of the Women's Professional Soccer (WPS) league, King signed on to play with the Boston Breakers in the Women's Premier Soccer League Elite (WPSL Elite), where she played 14 times for the Breakers, starting nine times. Prior to the start of the inaugural 2013 National Women's Soccer League season, King again signed with the Boston Breakers as a discovery player in March 2013. In 2013, King started all 21 games she appeared in and logged 1,862 minutes.
In 2014, King started all 17 games she appeared in and logged 1,530 minutes, third highest on the team, despite missing 6 games due to injury. She tallied one goal and one assist. Her goal, the first of her professional career, came on April 27, 2014, in a 3–2 win at home over Sky Blue FC. She also registered an assist in the match.
North Carolina Courage 2018–Edit
King was selected by the North Carolina Courage as the number 9 draft pick in the Breakers Dispersal Draft on January 30, 2018. King would not play for the Courage in 2018 as she was recovering from two ankle operations.
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