Tornado sweep a pair of meets at MilliganMILLIGAN COLLEGE, Tenn. – The King University women’s swimming team returned to the pool on Friday and earned a pair of victories at Milligan College. The Tornado defeated the host Buffaloes 100-77 along with topping St. Andrews University 105.5-36.5.
Mead sets school record in season openerMARS HILL, N.C. – The opening meet for the King University women’s swimming team might have been a memorable one Nicola Mead as she set the school record in the 100 yard butterfly. She won a pair of races to lead the Tornado, but King fell to Mars Hill University 143.5-105.5.
King ends season breaking nine school recordsCHRISTIANSBURG, Va. – The King University women's swimming team ended their 2015-16 making a statement at the Appalachian Swimming Conference Championships. The Tornado set a total of 14 personal records, including nine school record breaking performances, three of which came from the solo effort of Olivia Langford. King finished ninth in the meet overall.
Two school records and seven PRs fall at UnionBARBOURVILLE, Ky. – Returning to the pool for the first time in three weeks, the King University women’s swimming team turned in a solid performance in their last tune-up before the Appalachian Swimming Conference Championships next weekend. The 200 medley relay team broke the school record and seven personal records fell on Saturday the Tornado defeated Union College 113-104.
King topped by Carson-Newman and Emory & HenryEMORY, Va. – The King University women's swimming team opened up their 2016 season at Emory & Henry College taking on Carson-Newman University and Emory & Henry. The Tornado were defeated by Wasps 168-26 and fell to Eagles 163-29.
School records, personal records fall at Brenau InviteGAINESVILLE, Ga. – The King University women’s swimming team closed the fall portion of the schedule by setting seven school records and numerous personal records over the weekend at the Brenau Invitational. Jess Vargo led the way for the Tornado, setting three school records and helping King to two relay records.
Two school records fall as King finishes 6th at SewaneeSEWANEE, Tenn. – The King University women’s swimming team finished their fall over the weekend at the Sewanee Invitational. The Tornado 100 yard medley relay team set a school record and Jess Vargo set a school record as King posted a fifth place finish out of eight teams at the event.
King defeats Life, falls to EmmanuelFRANKLIN SPRINGS, Ga. – On Saturday the King University women’s swimming team split a pair of meets at Emmanuel College. The Tornado defeated Life University 101.5-64.5 before falling to Emmanuel 102-83.
King earns their second straight victory at Mars HillMARS HILL, N.C. – The King University Women's swimming team edged Mars Hill University on Saturday afternoon in their second meet of the weekend. The Tornado took their second straight victory defeating Mar Hills 115-111.
King takes first win, tops Milligan 171-79MILLIGAN COLLEGE, Tenn. – Facing a regional rival on Friday afternoon, the King University Women’s swimming team got off to a good start and didn’t look back, taking their first win of the year. The Tornado defeated Milligan College 171-79 in the first meet of the weekend.
Maldonado named conference Swimmer of the WeekBRISTOL, Tenn. - Junior Nicole Maldonado of King University women’s swimming team was selected as Appalachian Swimming Conference swimmer of the week for the week of October 5th for her achievement at the Conference Carolinas Relay meet.
Four personal records fall at Conference Carolinas RelaysFRANKLIN SPRINGS, Ga. – The King University women’s swimming and diving team opened their season at the Conference Carolinas Relay Meet hosted by Emmanuel College. The Tornado finished fourth and set four personal records in the process.
Tornado seeking improvement in 2015-16BRISTOL, Tenn. – The King University women’s swimming and diving team opens the 2015-16 season behind the leadership of a new face for the first time in program history. Following the retirement of the only head coach in program history John Connor, Jordan Schrotenboer looks begin to build a foundation of a championship team. He hopes to implement a culture that strives to be the best they can be and wants to improve every day.
Schrotenboer selected to lead swimming and diving programsBRISTOL, Tenn. – King University Athletic Director David Hicks announced earlier this week the hire of the second head men’s and women’s swimming and diving program’s history. Following 10 years under John Connor, the swimming and diving programs will now be under the guidance of Jordan Schrotenboer, who joins the Tornado staff from Calvin College.
Connor announces retirementBRISTOL, Tenn. – Earlier this week, King University head swimming and diving coach John Connor announced his retirement at the end of the year. Connor has been the only coach in the 10 year history of the King swimming and diving programs.
Langford leads King to 10th at ASC ChampionshipsCHRISTIANSBURG, Va. – In their final event of the season, the King University women’s swimming team traveled north to take part in the Appalachian Swimming Conference Championships. Olivia Langford was the highlight in the pool for the Tornado posting a new school record in the 200 yard individual medley with a time of 2:17.77. The Tornado finished 10th in the 13 team field with 134 points.
King falls to Union College and Columbia CollegeBARBOURVILLE, Ky. – The King University women’s swim team dove into the pool against Union College and Columbia College looking to get two wins to finish their regular season. Koai Martin and Nicole Maldonado both posted personal bests, highlighting the day for the Tornado.
Maldonado, Langford set personal records at Mars HillMARS HILL, N.C. – Nicole Maldonado led the King University women’s swimming and diving team as they faced Mars Hill University and Emory & Henry College. Maldonado won the 50 yard freestyle and took second in the 100 yard butterfly.
Maldonado wins 50 free, King takes third at PfeifferMISENHEIMER, N.C. – The King University women’s swimming and diving team returned to action on Saturday when they faced both Pfeiffer University and Milligan College at Pfeiffer. The Tornado finished third of the three with 41 points while Milligan took second at 51 and Pfeiffer first with 163 points.
King drops meets to Carson-Newman and Emory & HenryKINGSPORT, Tenn. – The King University women’s swimming and diving team jumped back in the pool on Friday night when they faced regional rivals Carson-Newman University and Emory & Henry College. The Tornado dropped a 163-30 decision to Emory & Henry and fell to Carson-Newman by the score of 155.5-29.5.
Tornado end fall with big win over Warren WilsonASHEVILLE, N.C. – The King University women’s swimming team took the pool for the final team in the fall when they traveled to Warren Wilson College. Highlighted with many first place finishes, the Tornado defeated the Owls 108-66.
King defeats Ferrum, falls to Emory and HenryABINGDON, Va. – The King University women’s swimming team looked to continue their winning ways when they traveled to Emory and Henry University to swim against the Wasps and Ferrum College. King went 1-1 defeating Ferrum 118-64 and falling to Emory and Henry 146-51.
Maldonado leads King at Sewanee InvitationalMONTEAGLE, Tenn. – The King University women’s swimming and diving team turned in a solid performance over the weekend at the Sewanee Invitational. King took fifth of 13 teams at the event and were led by Nicole Maldonado who won two events.
King swims by competition at Emmanuel quad meetFRANKLIN SPRINGS, Ga. – The King University women’s swimming team traveled south to Emmanuel College to take part in a quad meet. King left the pool with three wins against Emmanuel, Warren Wilson College and Life University.
King swims by West Virginia TechMONTGOMERY, W.Va. – The King university women’s swimming team swam for the second time in as many days on Saturday looking to defeat West Virginia University Tech. The Tornado swam by the Golden Bears defeating them 88-70.
King defeats Milligan, Hennies posts personal recordBRISTOL, Va. – The King University women’s soccer team took the pool on Friday night looking to get win over nearby Milligan College. The Tornado defeated the Buffaloes 102-89 behind Sarah Hennies posting a new personal record.
King takes to the pool at the Patriot RelaysWILLIAMSBURG, Ky. – On Saturday, the King University women’s swimming and diving team took to the pool for the second consecutive week at a relay meet. The Tornado finished third of three teams at the Patriot Relays.
King takes fourth in season-opening Conference Carolinas MeetMISENHEIMER, N.C. – The King University women’s swimming and diving team opened the 2014-15 season at the Conference Carolinas Meet, that featured all relay races. The Tornado finished fourth in a field that included Limestone College, Pfeiffer University and Emmanuel College.
King ready to kickoff 2014-15 seasonBRISTOL, Tenn. – The King University women’s swimming and diving team returns nearly everyone from a young and successful 2013-14 season. The Tornado are looking to build off the experience they gained a season ago to improve their finish at the Appalachian Swimming Conference Championships.
School records fall at ASC ChampionshipsCHRISTIANSBURG, Va. – After the Appalachian Swimming Conference Championships finally got underway on Friday, the King University women’s swimming and diving team turned in top time after top time. Melissa Smith won the 1 meter diving competition with a school record while the Tornado set five other school records along with a plethora of personal bests. The Tornado finished sixth of 13 teams at the event with 267 points.
Start of swimming & diving championships pushed backCHRISTIANSBURG, Va. – With all the snow that has fallen, the start Appalachian Swimming Conference Championships have been postponed. The championships were supposed to start on Thursday, but the teams will kickoff competition this afternoon at 3:00 p.m.
Wiese breaks own school record in 50 freeBARBOURVILLE, Ky. – The King University women’s swimming and diving team took a split with Union College and Bethel University on Sunday, but Kelsey Wiese set a school record in the process. King defeated Bethel 105-24, and fell to Union 129-55 as Wiese broke her own school record in the 50 yard freestyle.
Saturday games postponedBRISTOL, Tenn. – With snow falling in northeast Tennessee and western North Carolina, today’s home men’s volleyball match against Pfeiffer University has been postponed. Men’s and women’s basketball at Lees-McRae College has also been postponed as well as men’s and women’s swimming and diving at Mars Hill University.
King downs Warren Wilson College 124-76BRISTOL, Va. – Using a school record diving performance from senior Melissa Smith and a dominant performance from the Tornado swimmers, the King University women’s swimming and diving team defeated Appalachian Swimming Conference foe Warren Wilson College 124-76 at Virginia High School on Friday night.
Maldonado named conference Swimmer of the WeekBRISTOL, Tenn. – King University freshman Nicole Maldonado has been named the Appalachian Swimming Conference Women’s Swimmer of the Week after her best personal performance of the season in a dual meet against Emory & Henry College on Friday night.
Tornado set one school, two personal records against E&HABINGDON, Va. – The King University women’s swimming & diving team stayed close to home to take on Emory & Henry College at the Coomes Center in Abingdon on Friday evening. The Tornado fell 149-95, but Olivia Langford and Nicole Maldonado both set personal bests while the 400 yard freestyle relay team set a new school record.
King defeats Pfeiffer and MilliganMILLIGAN COLLEGE, Tenn. – The King University women’s swimming and diving team came away with a pair of victories Friday night, defeating Pfeiffer University 77-44 and Milligan College 81-39 in a meet hosted by Milligan.