2011-12 Women's Wrestling News

June 9, 2012
Bartosch, Hendey Take Gold! Team USA Placed Second at Junior Pan-Am
Kayla Bartosch and Amanda Hendey won their gold medal matches, while Team USA finished second at the FILA Junior Pan-Am Women's Championships.

June 6, 2012
Hendey and Bartosch Set to Compete at FILA Junior Pan-Am
Rising freshmen Amanda Hendey and Kayla Bartosch will compete in the FILA Pan-Am Junior Championships held in Guatemala this weekend.

May 17, 2012
Moorman Selected to Join Junior World Team Coaching Staff
King women's wrestling head coach Jason Moorman will join a staff to coach the U.S.A. Women's Junior World Wrestling team in Pattaya, Thailand.

May 17, 2012
Women’s Wrestling Announces Summer Camp Dates
King College Women's Wrestling will host a five-day camp from July 1-5 for girls ages 11-18. Registration will open on Monday, May 21.

May 13, 2012
Thirteen Head to Body Bar Women’s National Championships
Defending champion Alli Ragan will lead a team of 13 King wrestlers in Lakeland, Fla. for the 2012 Body Bar Women's National Championships this weekend.

May 13, 2012
Three Crowned Champs at Body Bar Championships, Three Take Second
Alli Ragan defended her Body Bar National Championship this weekend while six earned the right to represent the U.S. in International competition.

April 21, 2012
Women’s Wresting Provides Strong Showing at Olympic Trials
Alli Ragan and Emily Martin each won three bouts at the Olympic Trials in Iowa City, while Julia Salata finished fourth overall.

April 20, 2012
Ticket to London Awaits in Iowa City at Olympic Trials
King Women's Wrestling has six grapplers competing for the right to represent the USA in the 2012 Summer Olympics in London this weekend.

March 24, 2012
Salata Crowned Champ at University Nationals, 10 Place
Julia Salata earned a first place finish in the 72-kilogram weight class while nine of her teammates placed in the top-6 at this weekend's University Nationals competition.

February 10, 2012
Student-Athletes Engage in Storm Chaser Mentor Program
King student-athletes continue to impact the lives of Bristol elementary school children through Storm Chaser Mentor Program

January 31, 2012
SAAC Names Salata and Piccinini Student-Athletes of the Month
The Student-Athlete Advisory Committee has named Eddie Piccinini and Julia Salata as Student-Athletes of the Month for January.

January 29, 2012
King has 13 Named to WCWA All-American Team
In addition to the multiple title chances and wins, King Women's Wrestling showed its team strength with 13 All-American honorees.

January 28, 2012
Deuces Wild! King Crowns Two National Champs and Take Second
King's Krista Revelle and Emily Martin earned national titles as the Lady Tornado took second place at the 2012 WCWA National Championships

January 24, 2012
King to Host WCWA Nationals This Weekend
No. 2 King College is primed to host the 2012 WCWA National Tournament this weekend to close out the collegiate wrestling season.

January 17, 2012
King College Set to Kick Off Tornado Athletic Club
King College will introduce a new way to spread generosity toward Athletics when it introduces the Tornado Athletic Club this Saturday, Jan. 21

January 12, 2012
King Holds at No. 2, Revelle Races into Rankings
Freshman Krista Revelle jumped into action last weekend and with a 3-0 ledger made a splash in this month's WCWA rankings.

January 10, 2012
Duals Versus OCU and UC Canceled
Women's Wrestling announced that the dual meets scheduled for Jan. 15 against OCU and University of the Cumberlands have been canceled.

January 8, 2012
King Takes Second at NWCA National Duals
King continued their success at the NCWA National Duals by splitting the day's two matches and taking home a second-place finish.

January 7, 2012
King Wrestling Headed to Windy City for National Duals
The Moorman brothers are taking their respective teams to the NCWA/Cliff Kenn National Duals, held in Springfield, Ill. this weekend for competition.

January 7, 2012
Lady Tornado Down Jamestown in Opening Day of National Duals
Alli Ragan and the King College women's wrestling team opened the NWCA/Cliff Keen National Duals with a demonstrative 38-5 victory.

December 17, 2011
Strong Showing at Senior Nationals Qualifies One More for Olympic Trials
Julia Salata earned an automatic qualifier bid for the U.S. Olympic Team Trials after finishing fifth in the 72kg bracket at Senior Nationals.

December 13, 2011
Tornado Women’s Wrestling Retains No. 2 National Ranking
King posts two No. 1 ranked individuals and retained their No. 2 national ranking following the release of the latest WCWA polls.

December 7, 2011
Haje and Ragan Named SAAC Student-Athletes of the Month
Cross Country's Naseem Haje and women's wrestler Alli Ragan have been named the SAAC Student-Athletes of the Month for November.

December 7, 2011
Ragan Up for USOC Athlete of the Month - Vote Now!
Hurry and vote Alli Ragan for U.S. Olympic Committee Female Athlete of the Month. Voting deadline is Dec. 8 at 9:00 a.m.

December 3, 2011
King Defends No. 2 Ranking at Cumberland Duals, Finish 3-1
King disposed of some top-ranked competition while going 3-1 at the Cumberland Duals on Saturday. Alli Ragan led the charge going undefeated on the day.

November 19, 2011
King Crowned Champion at Harry Geris Memorial
King Women's Wrestling took gold at the Harry Geris Duals, finishing a perfect 5-0 against North America's finest, and Alli Ragan took top honors.

November 12, 2011
Ragan Takes Championship at NYAC Open to Qualify for Olympic Trials
Sophomore Alli Ragan beat the best of the best at the NYAC Open to win the championship (136#) and earn a chance to compete for an Olympic bid.

November 7, 2011
Emily Martin Spotlighted in W.I.N. Magazine
King women's wrestler Emily Martin found a spot in nationally circulated Wrestling Insider Newsmagazine in the 5-on-5 section of this month's edition.

November 5, 2011
Ragan and Martin Highlight at Missouri Valley Open
Sophomore Alli Ragan and senior Emily Martin each won their respective weight division at the Missouri Valley Open on Saturday.

November 4, 2011
Duel Domination, Tornado Women’s Wrestling Add Pair of Wins
Prior to competing in the Missouri Valley Open, Tornado Women's Wrestling took care of business, winning a set of duels on Friday night.

October 20, 2011
Tornado Women’s Wrestling Jumps to Second in National Rankings
King College Women's Wrestling has jumped two spots in the national rankings to No. 2 in the country, as released by the WCWA.

October 16, 2011
Women’s Wrestling Dominates Two Mizzou Colleges
King Women's Wrestling hosted a pair of Missouri colleges, defeating each handily including one shutout.

October 9, 2011
Women’s Wrestling Commands Mat in Quad Meet at OCU
King women's wrestling opened the 2011-12 season by defeating the second and third-ranked teams in Oklahoma City, Okla. on Sunday evening