Women's Swimming & Diving News Archives

  • Martin Mayor leads King at Brenau Invitational
    November 19, 2016
    Martin Mayor leads King at Brenau Invitational GAINSVILLE, Ga. – The King University women’s swimming team had a great weekend at the Brenau Invitational, setting five school records at the event. Macarena Martin Mayor led the way for the Tornado, setting four individual records on the weekend.
  • Mead breaks her own school record, Tornado fall 162.5-35.5 to Carson-Newman
    November 04, 2016
    Mead breaks her own school record, Tornado fall 162.5-35.5 to Carson-Newman JEFFERSON CITY, TENN. – The King University women's swimming team returned to the pool on Friday at Carson-Newman University. Nicola Mead set a school record in the 100 butterfly but the Tornado fell to the Eagle’s 162.5-35.5.
  • Tornado win events and break records at Sewanee Invitational
    October 29, 2016
    Tornado win events and break records at Sewanee Invitational SEWANNEE, Tenn. – The King University women's swimming team had a very productive and memorable two days, posting two school record relay events in the 100 yard medley and 100 yard freestyle at the Sewanee Invitational. Nicola Mead won the 100 yard butterfly and set a school record in the 200 yard butterfly event. Nicole Maldonado won the 50 yard freestyle event as well.
  • Tornado sweep a pair of meets at Milligan
    October 14, 2016
    Tornado sweep a pair of meets at Milligan MILLIGAN 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 opener
    September 25, 2016
    Mead sets school record in season opener MARS 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 records
    February 11, 2016
    King ends season breaking nine school records CHRISTIANSBURG, 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 Union
    February 06, 2016
    Two school records and seven PRs fall at Union BARBOURVILLE, 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 & Henry
    January 16, 2016
    King topped by Carson-Newman and Emory & Henry EMORY, 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 Invite
    November 21, 2015
    School records, personal records fall at Brenau Invite GAINESVILLE, 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 Sewanee
    October 31, 2015
    Two school records fall as King finishes 6th at Sewanee SEWANEE, 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 Emmanuel
    October 24, 2015
    King defeats Life, falls to Emmanuel FRANKLIN 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.
  • Tornado fall to Emory & Henry and Bridgewater
    October 23, 2015
    Tornado fall to Emory & Henry and Bridgewater Emory, Va. – The King University women's swimming team fell to Emory & Henry College 153-45 Friday night. The Tornado also faced Bridgewater College, falling 118-8.
  • King earns their second straight victory at Mars Hill
    October 17, 2015
    King earns their second straight victory at Mars Hill MARS 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 171-79
    October 16, 2015
    King takes first win, tops Milligan 171-79 MILLIGAN 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 Week
    October 05, 2015
    Maldonado named conference Swimmer of the Week BRISTOL, 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 Relays
    October 03, 2015
    Four personal records fall at Conference Carolinas Relays FRANKLIN 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 2015-16
    September 30, 2015
    Tornado seeking improvement in 2015-16 BRISTOL, 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 programs
    June 08, 2015
    Schrotenboer selected to lead swimming and diving programs BRISTOL, 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 retirement
    March 05, 2015
    Connor announces retirement BRISTOL, 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 Championships
    February 14, 2015
    Langford leads King to 10th at ASC Championships CHRISTIANSBURG, 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 College
    February 07, 2015
    King falls to Union College and Columbia College BARBOURVILLE, 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 Hill
    January 31, 2015
    Maldonado, Langford set personal records at Mars Hill MARS 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 Pfeiffer
    January 24, 2015
    Maldonado wins 50 free, King takes third at Pfeiffer MISENHEIMER, 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 & Henry
    January 16, 2015
    King drops meets to Carson-Newman and Emory & Henry KINGSPORT, 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 Wilson
    November 21, 2014
    Tornado end fall with big win over Warren Wilson ASHEVILLE, 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 Henry
    November 14, 2014
    King defeats Ferrum, falls to Emory and Henry ABINGDON, 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 Invitational
    November 01, 2014
    Maldonado leads King at Sewanee Invitational MONTEAGLE, 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 meet
    October 25, 2014
    King swims by competition at Emmanuel quad meet FRANKLIN 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 Tech
    October 18, 2014
    King swims by West Virginia Tech MONTGOMERY, 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 record
    October 17, 2014
    King defeats Milligan, Hennies posts personal record BRISTOL, 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 Relays
    October 04, 2014
    King takes to the pool at the Patriot Relays WILLIAMSBURG, 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 Meet
    September 27, 2014
    King takes fourth in season-opening Conference Carolinas Meet MISENHEIMER, 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 season
    September 25, 2014
    King ready to kickoff 2014-15 season BRISTOL, 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.
  • Women's swimming and diving named Scholar All American team
    March 17, 2014
    Women's swimming and diving named Scholar All American team BRISTOL, Tenn. – The King University women’s swimming and diving team has been recognized by the College Swimming Coaches Association of America (CSCAA) for its excellent work in the classroom during the 2013-2014 academic year.
  • School records fall at ASC Championships
    February 15, 2014
    School records fall at ASC Championships CHRISTIANSBURG, 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 back
    February 13, 2014
    Start of swimming & diving championships pushed back CHRISTIANSBURG, 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 free
    February 09, 2014
    Wiese breaks own school record in 50 free BARBOURVILLE, 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 postponed
    January 25, 2014
    Saturday games postponed BRISTOL, 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 124-76
    November 22, 2013
    King downs Warren Wilson College 124-76 BRISTOL, 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.
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