Victories by Armstrong, Rogers and Rimmer lead Tornado at ETSU

Victories by Armstrong, Rogers and Rimmer lead Tornado at ETSU

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. – The King University cycling team continued their hot start to the mountain biking season at the East Tennessee State University race. Kaysee Armstrong and Cory Rimmer led the Tornado, accounting for three wins over the weekend.

On Saturday, Armstrong took her first victory of the weekend, winning the women's category A short track race. She followed that with a win in the women's A cross country race on Sunday morning. On the men's side, Rimmer turned in a stellar performance Sunday's men's category A cross country race, coming in with the victory. Megan Rogers had a solid day on Saturday, coming in with a first place finish in the women's B mountain bike race.

Blake Adams came in with a top-10 finish in Saturday's short track race, finishing fifth in the men's B competition. The duo of Reuben Dupre and William Mehta narrowly missed the top-10 in the same race, taking 12th and 13th, respectively. Taylor White was the final Tornado in the men's B short track race, coming in with a 19th place finish.

Riding along with Rimmer in the men's A short track race, Drew Bailey just missed a top-10 finish, taking 11th while Dupre finished 11th in the men's B race.

King will be in action again next weekend when they travel to Clemson, South Carolina for the Clemson University race.