Tornado finish 29th at NCAA ChampionshipSPOKANE, Wash. – The King University men’s cross country team traveled across the country to compete in the NCAA Championship on Saturday, running to a 29th place finish against the top NCAA Division II teams from around the country.
King makes second straight trip to NCAA ChampionshipsBRISTOL, Tenn. – For the second consecutive season, the King University men’s cross country team will travel to the NCAA Championships to compete for a national title. With four All-Region performers and a second-place finish at the NCAA Region Championship on November 9, the Tornado will look to improve upon last year’s 27th-place result at the national meet in Spokane, Wash on Saturday. In the women’s race, the Tornado will be represented by senior Hannah Witt.
Six Tornado runners named Academic All-ConferenceBRISTOL, Tenn. – The Conference Carolinas office announced its cross country academic all-conference teams on Tuesday morning, and King University was well represented. Six King University student-athletes were named to the squads, the second-most in the conference behind North Greenville University’s seven.
King takes three CC Weekly awardsBRISTOL, Tenn. – On Wednesday when Conference Carolinas announced their weekly awards, three King University student-athletes were honored. Both Hannah Witt and Spencer Frantom won the awards for cross country while Elizabeth Swallow took home the women’s golf award.
Tornado finish second in deep Royal XC Challenge fieldCHARLOTTE, N.C. – The King University men’s cross country team continues to turn in stellar performances as they finished second of 45 teams at the Royal Cross Country Challenge on Friday event. The Tornado finished ahead of NCAA Division I Charlotte, and were led by Spencer Frantom who turned in the second fastest time in school history to place seventh.
Men finish second in tough Division I fieldBOONE, N.C. – Spencer Frantom paced the King University men's cross country team to a second place finish at the Mountaineer Open as he finished 14th. The Tornado finished in second place behind only Virginia Tech.
Witt, Frantom named Conference Carolinas Runners of the WeekBRISTOL, Tenn. - Both the women's and men's cross country teams had a strong opening weekend of team competition, placing second and first respectively at the Eye Opener Invitational in Spartanburg, S.C. on Friday. Conference Carolinas announced today that Tornado runners Hannah Witt and Spencer Frantom were named Runners of the Week after their impressive individual performances at the meet.
King opens season with victory at Eye OpenerSPARTANBURG, S.C. – On Friday night, the King University men’s cross country team opened their 2013 season at the Eye Opener Invitational hosted by Division I USC Upstate. It appeared as though the Tornado were in midseason form as they finished first among Division II teams, and placed four runners in the top-10.
King sets sights on conference title in 2013BRISTOL, Tenn. – The King University men’s cross country team is coming off one of the most successful seasons in program history, leaving expectations for the 2013 season very high. The Tornado return nearly everyone from a team that qualified for their first NCAA Division II National Championships in school history in 2012.