Cox and Jensen lead King at Milligan College Cycling Classic

Cox and Jensen lead King at Milligan College Cycling Classic

ELIZABETHTON, Tenn. – The King University cycling team was back in action at the Milligan College Cycling Classic. On day one, Alex Jensen and Emily Cox took second and first respectively and on day two, Eric Wilkening and Jennifer Caicedo led the Tornado riders.

To start the Milligan Cycling Classic off, Jensen recorded a ninth place result in the men's A road race. Eric Wilkening and William Mehta followed that performance up with eighth and 10th place results in the men's B road race.

In the women's A road race, King took first and second when Cox crossed the finish line, followed closely by Caicedo.

Day two started when Andrew Woods competed in his first collegiate road race and was able to give a solid performance. Head coach Alan Sparks spoke of Woods "When Andrew started he had to learn everything from scratch! Great job Mr. Woods!"

Quenton Lyons turned in a strong finish in the men's D race while Eric Wilkening posted a third place finish in his first men's B criterium.

The racing continued when William Mehta earned a fourth place result in men's B criterium. Taylor White held on in the men's B to finish slightly out of the top 20.

In women's A criterium, Caicedo broke away and stuck with the second break that lapped the field and held in for a finish of third. Cox managed to take sixth in the same race.

King will be back in action at the USAC Collegiate Nationals on May 8-10 in Asheville, N.C.