BRISTOL, Tenn. – The 21st-ranked King University men’s wrestling team made their first dual of the season a memorable one. The Tornado came back from a 22-6 deficit to defeat Belmont Abbey College 23-22 behind four straight victories to close out the Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC) match.
BRISTOL, Tenn. – The King University women’s basketball team got off to a hot start against Lincoln Memorial University, holding the lead after the first quarter. However, the Railsplitters turned the tide in the second quarter and held off a late Tornado rally to take the contest 74-61.
BRISTOL, Tenn. – Macarena Martin Mayor had a solid weekend for the King University women’s swimming team at the Fall Frenzy Invitational. She set a pair of school records and earned Conference Carolinas Swimmer of the Week honors.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. – The King University men’s swimming team finished their weekend with a pair of school records at the Fall Frenzy Invitational on Sunday. Aleksandar Stosik set one in the 100 yard freestyle and the men’s 400 yard freestyle relay set another school record.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. – The King University women’s swimming team finished their weekend at the Fall Frenzy Invitational on Sunday. Macarena Martin Mayor led the way for the Tornado with a school record in the 200 yard backstroke.
FRANKLIN SPRINGS, Ga. – The 21st-ranked King University men’s wrestling team posted two champions and two runners-up on Saturday at the Georgia Open. Landon Goforth and Joey Mammolenti both won their respective weight classes to lead the Tornado.
BRISTOL, Tenn. – The King University women’s basketball team hosted Newberry College Saturday afternoon in a nonconference matchup. The Tornado used a huge third quarter and multiple career high efforts to take down the Wolves 71-61.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. – The King University men’s swimming team competed in the second day of the Fall Frenzy Invitational Saturday night. More school records were broke including great performances by Juan Somoza.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. – The King University women’s swimming team competed in the second day of the Fall Frenzy Invitational Saturday night. The entire team swam hard throughout the day and Macarena Martin set a new school record in the 400 yard individual medley.
JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn. – Playing regional rival Carson-Newman for the first time in a six years, the King University men’s basketball team opened the contest with a solid 20 minutes and held the lead late. However, the home standing Eagles came up with a shot in the final five seconds to take the 92-91 victory.
MARSHALL, Mo. – The fifth-ranked King University women’s wrestling team posted a solid day at the Missouri Valley Open with eight placers at the event. Regina Doi took home a first place finish and Nicole Joseph finished runner-up to lead the Tornado.
BRISTOL, Tenn. – King University head women’s volleyball coach Dave Ulrich announced four recruits as part of his first class at King. The following four players signed during the early signing period.
HICKORY, N.C. – The King University men’s basketball team took to the road to take on Lenoir-Rhyne University in a matchup of two of the top programs in the southeast region. The Tornado led the majority of the contest until the Bears came back to force overtime in the final five minutes. In the extra session, Mack Owens tipped in an errant Tornado shot with two seconds remaining, giving King the 72-71 victory.
BRISTOL, Tenn. – The King University women’s basketball team took on Carson-Newman University in a nonconference affair Wednesday night. The Tornado struggled to take care of the ball on offense while the Eagles offense was strong. King fell to Carson-Newman 80-52.
BRISTOL, Tenn., Nov. 10, 2017 – King University Athletic Director David Hicks announced his full-time staff met a challenge to give back to the University head-on by having 100 percent giving rate among all full-time athletic staff members.
The King University women’s basketball team has been training and getting ready for the upcoming season, however, their fitness level and jump shots are not the only thing that they have been doing this fall. The Tornado participated in multiple community service efforts since coming back from summer vacation and made a difference in the Bristol community.
WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. – The King University cycling team continued their cyclocross season with a pair of races over the weekend. Sydney Wenger led the Tornado on Saturday at the Lees-McRae race on Saturday and then again on Sunday at the Reedy Creek Cyclocross race in Kingsport.
GREENEVILLE, Tenn. – The King University women’s basketball fell to Tusculum College on the second night of their season. The Pioneers got off to a hot start and didn’t look back, taking the contest 96-60.
BANNER ELK, N.C. – The King University men’s basketball team took on nationally ranked Lincoln Memorial University on Saturday afternoon in the second day of the SAC vs Conference Carolinas Challenge. The #4 ranked Railsplitters proved too much offensively as they defeated the Tornado 94-60.
BRISTOL, Tenn. – In their second outing of the season, the King University men’s wrestling team had a good showing at the King Open. Four Tornado won individual titles while the Tornado took a runner-up and third place finish.
BRISTOL, Tenn. – Three members of the King University women’s volleyball team were recognized on Saturday when Conference Carolinas announced their all-conference performers prior to the conference tournament semifinals. Becca Huddleston garnered second team recognition while Amy Serowski and Cathy Scaniffe were selected to the third team.
BRISTOL, Tenn. – The King University women’s wrestling team wrestled at home for the first time this season, and the Tornado came away with a pair of victories. Marina Doi and Aleeah Gould keyed a comeback for the fifth-ranked Tornado past eighth-ranked Emmanuel College 29-17. King then topped 20th-ranked Ferrum College 48-1.
BANNER ELK, N.C. – The King University men’s basketball team opened the season with a 101-94 victory over regional rival Tusculum College behind a career night from Jordan Floyd. Floyd poured in 23 points in the first half, and ended the contest with 34 points to lead King to the victory.
GREENEVILLE, Tenn. – The King University women’s basketball team opened the season with a victory behind double-doubles from a pair of veterans. Kristen Cupples and Amy Van Deventer each posted double-doubles, leading the Tornado to the 67-53 victory over Mars Hill University.
CENTRAL, S.C. – The King University women’s volleyball team put together one of their best matches at the net on Tuesday night in the Conference Carolinas Tournament quarterfinal at Southern Wesleyan University. However, the Tornado saw their season come to an end as Southern Wesleyan took the match 3-0.
BRISTOL, Tenn. – In the latest Women’s Collegiate Wrestling Association (WCWA) Poll, the King University women’s wrestling team is ranked fifth. The Tornado have six individuals ranked, including Marina Doi who is ranked first at 101 pounds.