Getting To Know Angela King

April 15, 2008

Angela King had the best finish of her career last weekend at the Peg Barnard Invitational at the Stanford Golf Course. King fired rounds of 73 and 70 to finish with a score of 1-over-par 143, just one stroke off the lead and all alone in second place.

The sophomore has made a steady rise this season for Stanford, grabbing her first top-10 in February when she finished in a tie for tenth at the Northrop Grumman Regional Challenge in Palos Verdes, Calif.

King is native of Rancho Santa Fe, Calif. where she was a four-year letterman in golf at Torrey Pines High School. She is an undeclared major at Stanford.

QUICK HITS WITH KING

The best thing about Stanford is:
The college atmosphere

My favorite place on campus is:
The Quad at night

The place I would most like to visit:
Italy

Earliest sporting memory:
Playing at a municipal golf course with my dad and two brothers

My greatest athletic moment was:
Getting a hole-in-one during CIF my junior year in high school

The athlete I admire the most:
Roger Federer

Since coming to Stanford, I have learned:
Making new friends isn't that hard

Favorite Food:
Anything with cheese

My favorite TV show:
Heroes

Favorite Actor:
Morgan Freeman

My favorite musical group:
Snow Patrol

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