Dennis King
Dennis King


Colona, Ill.

High School:
United Township

Height / Weight:
5-10 / 148


2003: One of the most prolific scorers in UIC history?turned in 11 goals, four assists and 26 points in 19 starts?passed Eugenio Raso for second place on the Flames? all-time career goals list with 37 career scores?surpassed Raso?s second-place UIC mark for points in a career by tallying 94 points during his tenure?earned All-Horizon League First Team honors?ranked fourth in the league in points and goals?scored four game-winning goals, tying teammate Pete Kelley for the team lead and ranking second in the league with Kelley and Wright State?s Paul-Anthony Perez?converted four of five penalty kicks into scores?averaged 1.37 points per game?scored first goal of the season against Centenary on Sept. 5th?knocked in the game-winning score in the 90th minute against UNC-Wilmington on Sept. 6th?capped off a furious Flames rally with the game-winning penalty kick in the 97th minute for a 4-3 against Gonzaga on Sept. 14th?racked up two goals against Cleveland State on Sept. 20th?scored two goals within the first 24 minutes of the Flames? 4-0 win against Northern Illinois on Oct. 8th?converted a penalty kick against eventual league champion UW-Milwaukee on Oct. 16th?netted UIC?s lone goal at Cal-Poly on Oct. 31st.

2002: UIC's leading scorer with 27 points on a team-best 11 goals and five assists...flourished down the stretch, tallying seven goals and four assists over the last eight games...found the back of the net in four straight games from Oct. 9-25...opened the season with a goal in UIC's 4-2 triumph over Drury on Aug. 30...netted the equalizing goal in the Flames' 2-2 tie with DePaul on Sept. 25...tabbed a goal and an assist in UIC's 5-1 victory over Detroit in the Horizon League Tournament Quarterfinals.

2001: Played in 16 games as a sophomore, starting in 15 contests?Flames? leading scorer with 27 points on a team-best 10 goals and seven assists?took 42 shots on the year?tallied three game-winning goals?netted a goal in four straight games between Sept. 7 and Sept. 22?ranked fourth in the Horizon League in scoring (1.69 ppg)?notched his first career hat trick versus Loyola on Sept. 19?that run helped him earn Horizon League Player of the Week honors on Sept. 24?struck for five points with a goal and three assists in UIC?s 7-2 win over Eastern Illinois on Sept. 30?tabbed a point in 11 of the 16 games he played in.

2000: Played in 18 games, while starting in nine, before his season was cut short by injury?finished fourth on the team in scoring as he was the highest point-producing rookie as he tallied five goals and four assists for 14 points?netted his first collegiate goal in the Flames? 2-0 win at Michigan?tallied the game-winner in UIC?s 3-2 home victory against Cal Poly?passed off three assists in the Flames? 4-1 conference win at Butler?assisted on Steve Collins? game-winning goal in UIC?s 2-1 victory over Northwestern.

Prep/Personal: Enjoyed a tremendous career at United Township High School that was capped off with a 24-0-1 undefeated record, a Western Big Six Conference title and the school's first-ever Illinois State Championship in 1999?as a co-captain and the Panthers' MVP, he led the team in scoring with a school-record 41 goals and 24 assists for 105 points en route to Soccer Player of the Year accolades from The Dispatch and The Rock Island Argus?he also collected all-conference, all-metro, all-sectional and all-state honors as well as a spot on the All-Midwest Region Team?tallied three goals and three assists in the state tournament and for his effort was named to the All-State Tournament Team?as a junior, he totaled 18 goals, then a single-season record, and eight assists for 26 points?UTHS finished with a 13-8-3 overall record, a Western Big Six Conference title and a fourth-place finish at the state tournament?following the year, he was named to the all-metro and all-conference teams while also being named the team's MVP?is United Township's first-ever player to sign with an NCAA Division I program and receive a scholarship?born April 4, 1982?son of Patrick and Karen King?plans to major in human relations.