#23 Chris King
6-0, 200, C, L/R, Fr.
Portsmouth, R.I. / Portsmouth HS
Prior to Coastal Carolina: Two-time, first team All-State selection, being just of one of two underclassmen to make the team as a junior in 2009 ... Preseason All-Northeast Region by Perfect Game ... Three-time All-Newport County ... Two-time Division I-East Player of the Year and Newport County Player of the Year as a junior ... One of 50 high school players from the Northeast selected to play at Fenway Park in the All-Star game of the annual Summer Rivalry High School Baseball tournament ... For his career, batted .418 with 22 doubles, five triples, 17 home runs, 82 RBI and 22 stolen bases ... Led Portsmouth to a 21-7 record and Region final as a senior, batting .486 with eight doubles, six home runs and 22 RBI ... The Patriots were 22-5 and conference champions as he batted .529 with 11 doubles, nine home runs, 36 RBI and 12 stolen bases ... Batted .398 with 24 RBI as a sophomore, leading his school to a24-3 record and conference title ... Played for the Northeast Mudhens Under 18 team, the Under 17 World Yacht Clippers and the Extra Innings College Select Team... Was an Honor Roll student at Portsmouth.
Personal: Born Nov. 17, 1991 ... Son of Michael and Laura Novak King.