Head Coach Adam Pearce and the Spring Hill College Athletics Department announced the signing of Tyler King of Biloxi High School in Biloxi, Miss., to the Badgers men's soccer team on Monday. A midfielder, King has also played for the Gulf Coast United Futbol Club of the Regional Premier League.
Pearce commented, "Tyler is an accomplished central midfield player with fantastic vision and timing. He brings a savvy intelligence to the center of the park that I believe will make him a contender from the get-go. Tyler's competitive spirit will drive him to build his strength and size so he can be a confident and capable college soccer player."
His senior year King was a co-captain for Biloxi High and won his team's Midfielder of the Year award. He was selected All District as a senior and helped his team qualify for the Mississippi State Cup quarterfinals each of the past three seasons.
Off the field, King is an active member of Fellowship of Christian Athletes and plans to major in Finance.