King swims to front of ASC Women's Swimming Top Times list

BRISTOL, Tenn. - The King College women's swimming team owns 21 individual Top-10 times in the first edition of the Appalachian Swimming Conference report, released by the organization.

The Lady Tornado also added two relay squads in the Top-10.

In all eight individuals combined for the 21 times. Kelsey Wiese (Gallatin, Tenn.) has two second-place times, coming in the 50-yard freestyle and 50 backstroke. Her time in the 50 backstroke of 29.59 seconds also broke the King program record. Marcy Hullander (Bristol, Tenn.), Michelle Donihe (Chattanooga, Tenn.), Grace Bier (Johnson City, Tenn.) and Shirley Langford (Cape Coral, Fla.) also had three individual times each. Donihe's 1,000 freestyle time ranked second while Hullander had the third fastest 100 fly time.

Emily Vaughan (Johnson City, Tenn.), Kelsey Copeland (Mt. Juliet, Tenn.) and Lauren Ward (Bristol, Tenn.) had two Top-10 times each.

Wiese, Vaughan, Donihe and Copeland teamed up for the second fastest time in the 200 freestyle relay in the conference standings. Wiese, Langford, Vaughan and Hullander was on the 200 medley relay team that has the third fastest mark.

King started the season on Saturday at Mars Hill (N.C.) College.

Next on the schedule for King will be a meet at Pfeiffer (N.C.) University on Oct. 23 at 2 p.m. along with Milligan (Tenn.) College.

The next rankings will be released on Oct. 19.

Individual Top-10
Place - Event (Time)

Kelsey Wiese (Gallatin, Tenn.)

2nd - 50 Free (26.17)

2nd - 50 Back (29.59)

5th - 100 Free (58.63)

Marcy Hullander (Bristol, Tenn.)

3rd - 100 Fly (1:05.35)

5th - 100 Breast (1:18.13)

8th - 100 Free (1:00.52)

Michelle Donihe (Chattanooga, Tenn.)

2nd - 1,000 Free (12:11.77)

6th - 500 Free (5:57.21)

6th - 200 IM (2:31.58)

Grace Bier (Johnson City, Tenn.)

7th - 100 Breast (1:21.89)

7th - 200 Breast (2:56.49)

7th - 200 IM (2:36.90)

Shirley Langford (Cape Coral, Fla.)

6th - 200 Breast (2:55.61)

9th - 100 Breast (1:23.45)

10th - 200 IM (2:41.60)

Emily Vaughan (Johnson City, Tenn.)

3rd - 200 Back (2:23.22)

5th - 100 Back (1:04.50)

Kelsey Copeland (Mt. Juliet, Tenn.)

5th - 200 Back (2:30.55)

7th - 100 Back (1:08.78)

Lauren Ward (Bristol, Tenn.)

5th - 200 Fly (2:46.77)

8th - 100 Fly (1:13.96)

Relay
Event, Place (Time) - Swimmers

200 Free

2nd (1:49.09) - Wiese, Vaughan, Donihe & Copeland

200 Medley

3rd (2:02.74) - Wiese, Langford, Vaughan & Hullander