Men's Track & Field News Archives

  • King has 12 earn Academic All-Conference Carolinas honors
    February 27, 2020
    BRISTOL, Tenn. – With the winter season coming to a close, Conference Carolinas announced their academic all-conference honorees for basketball, swimming and indoor track & field. King University had 12 student-athletes earn recognition.
  • King finishes 9th at CC Championships
    February 23, 2020
    WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. – The King University men’s track & field team finished ninth at the Conference Carolinas Championships. TJ McMurray and Blaine Metcalf each scored in two events for the Tornado.
  • Tornado set several personal records at VMI Indoor Classic
    February 15, 2020
    BRISTOL, Tenn. – The King University men's track & field team had another solid weekend, setting several personal records on the final day of the VMI Indoor Classic.
  • Personal records fall at VMI Winter Relays
    February 08, 2020
    LEXINGTON, Va. – The King University men’s track & field team had another solid weekend, setting numerous personal records at the VMI Winter Relays.
  • King competes at Buccaneer Invite
    February 01, 2020
    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.
  • King has solid meet at Finn Pincus Invitational
    January 25, 2020
    ROANOKE, Va. – The King University track & field teams competed on Friday and Saturday at the Finn Pincus Imitational and had some solid performances in the season debut.
  • Miller, McMurray win Conference Carolinas weekly awards
    January 14, 2020
    BRISTOL, Tenn. – In their first outing of the season, Ashley Miller and TJ McMurray of the King University track & field teams took home Conference Carolinas Field Athlete of the Week honors. Miller won the award on the women’s side while McMurray earned the men’s honor.
  • Tornado throwers open season at ETSU
    January 11, 2020
    BRISTOL, Tenn. – The King University track & field team had their throwers compete at the ETSU Track & Field Invitational. TJ McMurray of the men’s team and Ashley Miller of the women’s team had solid starts to their seasons.
  • King prepared for 2020 season
    January 06, 2020
    BRISTOL, Tenn. - The King University men's track & field team will look to improve their finishes at the conference meets this season under first-year head coach Nathan Meeuwenberg. The Tornado should be led by a deep senior class that will be joined by a talented young group.
  • Meeuwenberg adds Ellis to staff
    September 16, 2019
    BRISTOL, Tenn. – King University cross country and track & field coach Nathan Meeuwenberg as announced the addition of Brandon Ellis to his staff. Ellis will be an assistant for the cross country and track & field teams following a career at Milligan College.
  • Meeuwenberg selected to lead King cross country/track & field programs
    August 05, 2019
    BRISTOL, Tenn. – King University Director of Athletics announced the hire of Nathan Meeuwenberg as head cross country and track & field coach. Meeuwenberg joins the Tornado staff after leading the Science Hill High School cross country programs and serving as an assistant for the track & field programs.
  • Pierce resigns from King cross country/track & field programs
    June 20, 2019
    BRISTOL, Tenn. – King University Director of Athletics David Hicks announced the resignation of head cross country and track and field coach Desmond Pierce. Pierce has accepted the director of compliance position at Trevecca Nazarene University in Nashville, Tenn.
  • Tornado finish 7th at conference outdoor championships
    April 27, 2019
    CENTRAL, S.C. – The King University men’s track & field team finished seventh at the Conference Carolinas Outdoor Track & Field Championships.
  • Eight Tornado selected academic All-Conference Carolinas
    April 22, 2019
    BRISTOL, Tenn. – Prior to the Conference Carolinas Outdoor Track & Field Championships, the league announced their academic all-conference performers. King University had four men and four women named to the team.
  • King throwers lead the way at Beynon Sports Catamount Classic
    April 13, 2019
    CULLOWHEE, N.C. – In their last meet before the Conference Carolinas Outdoor Track & Field Championships, the King University men’s track and field team had a solid weekend at the Beynon Sports Catamount Classic. The throwers highlighted the action for the Tornado.
  • Bejarano tabbed Conference Carolinas Track Athlete of the Week
    April 02, 2019
    BRISTOL, Tenn. – Brandon Bejarano of the King University men’s track & field team was selected Conference Carolinas Track Athlete of the Week following a personal record performance over the weekend.
  • Bejarano and Metcalf lead the way for King in Wofford Relays
    March 30, 2019
    SPARTANBURG, S.C. – The King University men's track & field team posted two more personal records over the weekend at the Wofford Relays. Brandon Bejanero and Blaine Metcalf led the way for the Tornado, both setting personal bests.
  • Kovalchick, Hart set PRs to lead King at High Point VertKlasse Meeting
    March 23, 2019
    HIGH POINT, N.C. – The King University men’s track & field team posted two more personal records over the weekend at the High Point VertKlasse Meeting. Daniel Kovalchick and Kyle Hart led the way for the Tornado, both setting personal bests.
  • Throws lead King at L-R Invite
    March 16, 2019
    HICKORY, N.C. – The King University women’s track & field team was led by the throwers at the Lenoir-Rhyne Southside Power & Fitness Invitational. TJ McMurray and John Jablonski each set a personal record on the day.
  • Tornado set personal bests at outdoor opener
    March 09, 2019
    MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. – The King University men’s track and field team started the outdoor season with a successful meet at the Coastal Carolina Invitational. The Tornado had four individuals set personal records on the day.
  • Miller earns USTFCCCA All-Region honors
    February 28, 2019
    BRISTOL, Tenn. – Braidon Miller had a successful indoor track and field season, earning All-Conference Carolinas in two events. He also earned USTFCCCA All-Southeast Region honors in both the weight throw and shot put.
  • Miller leads King at conference championships
    February 17, 2019
    WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. – The King University men’s track & field team finished fifth at the Conference Carolinas Indoor Track & Field Championships. Braidon Miller led the way for the Tornado, earning all-conference honors in the weight throw and shot put.
  • Seven Tornado named academic All-Conference Carolinas
    February 13, 2019
    BRISTOL, Tenn. – Prior to the Conference Carolinas Indoor Track & Field Championships, the league announced their academic all-conference performers. King University had four men and three women named to the team.
  • Miller breaks school record
    February 02, 2019
    JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. – The King University men's track & field team had a school record broken and a top-five placement as well in the Buccaneer Track & Field Invitational.
  • Tornado compete at Liberty Kickoff
    January 26, 2019
    LYNCHBURG, Va. – The King University men’s track & field team put together a few good performances at the Liberty Kickoff of Friday and Saturday.
  • School record for King falls at inaugural Gamecock Meet
    January 19, 2019
    COLUMBIA, S.C. – The King University men’s track & field team had another big weekend at the inaugural Gamecock Meet at the University of South Carolina. Another school record fell along with many other great performances.
  • Miller sets two school records in the weight throw and shot put
    January 12, 2019
    JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. ? The King University men?s track & field team was in action for the first time in the 2019 season as they traveled to ETSU for the ETSU Track & Field Invitational. There were two school records set and two personal records set as well for the Tornado.
  • Tornado open indoor season at ETSU
    January 03, 2019
    BRISTOL, Tenn. - Under the tutelage of first-year head coach Desmond Pierce, the King University men's track & field team is prepared to improve their finish at the Conference Carolinas Championships. The Tornado should be led by all-conference performers TJ McMurray and Adriel McPhee.
  • Barton, McPhee named USTFCCCA All-Southeast Region
    May 15, 2018
    BRISTOL, Tenn. – Two King University track and field athletes earned All-Southeast honors from the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA). Adriel McPhee earned the honor on the men’s side and Kirstin Barton garnered recognition on the women’s side.
  • Pierce hires Slonski as assistant coach
    May 01, 2018
    BRISTOL, Tenn. – King University Head Cross Country and Track & Field Coach Desmond Pierce announced the hiring of Abby Slonski as his assistant coach. Slonski spend the last season as a graduate assistant on the coaching staff.
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