Cycling

2 USAC NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS & 3 SECCC CHAMPIONSHIPS

King takes first SECCC Mountain Bike championship

King takes first SECCC Mountain Bike championship

CLEMSON, S.C. – For the first time in program history, the King University cycling program has won a cycling conference championship in the fall. On Sunday the Tornado were crowned Southeastern Collegiate Cycling Conference Division II Mountain Bike champions.

HOW IT HAPPENED

  • The Tornado have accumulated points in races all season, and they had a lead that they held going into the SECCC Championships this weekend.
  • Kaysee Armstrong took home a first place finish at the conference championships while Cory Rimmer came in third.
  • Kyle Ellis helped the Tornado to the championship with a fifth place finish and Emily Cox rounded out the squad with a seventh place finish.

BEYOND THE BOX SCORE

  • The SECCC Mountain Bike championship marks King's third cycling conference title, and their first in the mountain bike discipline.
  • The other two SECCC championships came in the road discipline in 2013 and 2014.

UP NEXT

  • King will be in action again on October 23-25 at the USA Cycling Mountain Bike National Championships that will be held in Snowshoe, W.Va.