King competes at Buccaneer Invite

Photo credit: Dakota Hamilton
Photo credit: Dakota Hamilton

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. – A couple weeks away from the Conference Carolinas Indoor Track & Field Championships, the King University men's track & field team continued to improve at the Buccaneer Invitational. The distance medley relay highlighted the weekend along with few strong individual performances.


  • Blaine Metcalf turned in a solid performance in the 800 meters with a time of 2:02.30.
  • The distance medley relay team of Jesus Pacheco, Mason Thomas, Brandon Bejarano and Metcalf finished in 11:08.36 to finish eighth.
  • TJ McMurray had a good weekend, finishing 14th in the weight throw with a mark of 14.05 meters.
  • He also finished 13th in the shot put with a mark of 13.51 meters.


  • The Tornado are in action again on Friday and Saturday at the VMI Winter Relays.