King Cycling owns second in SECCC standings

BRISTOL, Tenn. - King College enters this weekend of Southeastern Collegiate Cycling Conference action at Mars Hill (N.C.) College second in the Division II team standings as a Tornado rider leads her category.

King has accumulated 221 points to lead the College of Charleston (S.C.) by 38 points. Mars Hill leads the division with 404 points. Florida State has the top spot in the Division I standings with 377 points with Lees-McRae (N.C.) College next with 339 points.

In the women's 'B' standings Ellie Ferguson (Knoxville, Tenn.) has the top spot with 247 points throughout the season. However she leads Central Florida's Rebecca Whitsitt by a single point. Ferguson has the most points in the division criterium and has the second most in road races. Teammate Caroline Gentry (Bristol, Tenn.) goes into the weekend 10 points outside the Top-5 with 165. She ranks fourth in road race points and fifth in criterium.

Casey Stallard (Bristol, Va.) has second in the men's 'C' with 143 points, one behind Florida State's Gregory Buker. Stallard leads in individual time trial points and he owns second in criterium. Reid Yoder (Hoagland, Ind.) rounded out the Top-10 in the standings.

Brent Baker (Kingsport, Tenn.) and T.J. Killelea (Chattanooga, Tenn.) are tied for fifth in men's 'B'. The Tornado duo has scored 165 points each, nine behind Lees-McRae's Trevor MacLean.

King's 'A' rider Zach Nave (Gray, Tenn.) has 16th in the standings with a majority of his points coming from individual time trials where he leads the division.