BRISTOL, Va. – The King University men’s swimming team started their season with a pair of victories on Saturday morning. The Tornado defeated Milligan College 109.00-85.00 and Lees-McRae College 115.00-62.00.
BRISTOL, Tenn. - The King University men's swimming team enters the season with a new conference. The Tornado are now members of Conference Carolinas for the first year the conference sponsors men's swimming. Head coach James Graves brought in a talented new group that will help the Tornado continue to improve in 2018-19.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. – The King University men’s swimming team finished up their final day of competition at the Bluegrass Mountain Conference Championships. The Tornado competed hard once again and the 400 yard freestyle relay team set a school.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. – The King University men’s swimming team had a solid third day at the Bluegrass Mountain Conference Championships, setting a pair of school records and two personal records. Going into the final day of the championships, the Tornado are in 10th place.
CHARLOTTE, NC – The King University men’s swimming team competed at the Blue Mountain Conference Championships Wednesday. The Tornado put together some strong performances including setting a school record in the 200 yard medley relay.
BARBOURVILLE, Ky. – In their final tune-up before the conference championships, the King University men’s swimming team had a good swim at Union College (Ky.) on Saturday afternoon. The Tornado dropped the meet 154-77, but were led by Juan Somoza and Aleksandar Stosik who combined for five first place finishes.
BRISTOL, Tenn. – The King University swim team took a break from the pool and their busy schedules to help and serve the local Bristol community. Head swim coach, James Graves, facilitated a volunteer day for the team on January 15 with Feeding America of Southwest Virginia.
BRISTOL, Va. – The King University men’s swimming team hosted Mars Hill University and Emory & Henry College on Friday night in their first event of 2018. The Tornado topped Emory & Henry 102-22, but fell to the Lions 118-60.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. – The King University men’s swimming team finished their weekend with a pair of school records at the Fall Frenzy Invitational on Sunday. Aleksandar Stosik set one in the 100 yard freestyle and the men’s 400 yard freestyle relay set another school record.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. – The King University men’s swimming team competed in the second day of the Fall Frenzy Invitational Saturday night. More school records were broke including great performances by Juan Somoza.
SEWANEE, Tenn. – The King University men’s swimming team competed in the Sewanee Invitational over the weekend. The Tornado finished in fourth place and was led by Juan Somoza who won four races for King.
FRANKLIN SPRINGS, Ga. – The King University men’s opened the season with a solid day at the Emmanuel College meet. The Tornado defeated Bethel University, LaGrange College, and Life University while falling to Point University and Emmanuel.
BRISTOL, Tenn. - The King University men's swimming team set a plethora of records last season and the Tornado look for that to continue in to 2017-18 under the guidance of new head coach James Graves. The Tornado return a solid group of returners and adds one newcomer for the upcoming campaign.
BRISTOL, Tenn. – King University Director of Athletics David Hicks announced on Wednesday that swimming head coach Jordan Schrotenboer has resigned to take an NCAA Division I coaching appointment. Schrotenboer will be an assistant at North Carolina State University.
CHRISTIANSBURG, Va. – The King University men's swimming team ended their 2016-17 season at the Appalachian Swimming Conference Championships over the weekend in a record setting way. The Tornado broke eight school records in the four days, including scoring a total 270 points. Juan Somoza was the top scorer for King with 49 points and had two silvers in individual events.
BRISTOL, Tenn. – The King University men’s swimming team had their last tune-up for the Appalachian Swimming Conference Championships on Saturday when they traveled to Union College (Ky.). The Tornado set three school records, but Union came away with the 123-120 victory.
BRISTOL, Tenn. – Under head coach Jordan Schrotenboer, the King University swimming teams have been using BridgeAthletic to help with their workouts to improve in the pool this season. The Tornado were recently highlight by BridgeAthletic for the success they have had this season.
GAINSVILLE, Ga. – The weekend couldn’t have gone any better for the King University men’s swimming team as they posted 13 school records at the Brenau Invitational. The Tornado set five relay school records and posted eight individual marks.
JEFFERSON CITY, TENN. – The King University men's swimming team returned to the pool on Friday at Carson-Newman University. Juan Somoza set a school record in the 200 individual medley but the Tornado fell to the Eagle’s 166-39.
SEWANEE, Tenn. – The King University men’s swimming team had a record breaking day at the Sewanee Invitational. The Tornado set a school record in the 100 yard freestyle and Juan Somoza set three school records in the individual medley events. Somoza also won the 200 yard backstroke as well.
MILLIGAN COLLEGE, Tenn. – The King University women’s swimming team returned to the pool on Friday split a pair of meets at Milligan College. The Tornado defeated the host Buffaloes 108-67 and fell to St. Andrews University 127-62.
MARS HILL, N.C. – The King University men’s swimming team opened their season on Sunday at Mars Hill and the Tornado fell 192-60. Tanner Espersen led the way for the Tornado, coming within 0.01 of a school record in the 100 yard individual medley.