Men's Track & Field News Archives

  • 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.
  • Impressive individual performances propel King at conference championships
    April 28, 2018
    CENTRAL, S.C. – The King University men’s track and field team competed in the Conference Carolinas championship this weekend in Central, South Carolina. The Tornado posted many impressive individual performances including a second place finish from Adriel McPhee in the 110 meter hurdles. King finished seventh overall at the conference championships.
  • King has five selected academic All-Conference Carolinas
    April 25, 2018
    BRISTOL, Tenn. – Conference Carolinas announced their academic all-conference performers for track & field, leading up to the conference championship this weekend. King University had five athletes honored, four from the men's team and one from the women's team.
  • McPhee sets school record in 110 hurdles to lead Tornado at Catamount Classic
    April 14, 2018
    BRISTOL, Tenn. – The King University men’s track and field team competed at the Beynon Catamount Classic in Cullowhee, North Carolina over the weekend. Adriel McPhee led the way for the Tornado as he broke a school record with his performance in the 110 meter hurdles.
  • McPhee takes first to lead Tornado at HPU VertKlasse
    April 06, 2018
    HIGH POINT, N.C. – The King University men’s track and field team competed at the HPU VertKlasse Meeting event Friday. Adriel McPhee led the way for the Tornado as he finished first in the 110 meter hurdles and posted a mark in the event that ranks him second all-time in King program history.
  • Pierce selected as head coach for cross country/track & field
    April 03, 2018
    BRISTOL, Tenn. – Desmond Pierce '15 has been promoted to head coach of the King University men's and women's cross country and track and field teams, as announced on Tuesday by Director of Athletics David Hicks.
  • Field events lead King at Terrier Relays
    March 31, 2018
    SPARTANTBURG, S.C. – The King University men’s track & field team had a solid weekend at the Terrier Relays. The Tornado were led by their field events and James Russell Ballowe taking the victory in the 5000 meter run.
  • Williamson steps down from cross country/track & field programs
    March 21, 2018
    BRISTOL, Tenn. – King University Director of Athletics, David Hicks announced that Head Cross Country and Track & Field Coach Amanda Williamson has resigned from her position.
  • Tornado set multiple personal records at 49er Classic
    March 17, 2018
    BRISTOL, Tenn. – The King University men’s track and field team competed at the Charlotte 49er Classic Saturday afternoon. The Tornado set a handful of personal records as they competed hard at the classic.
  • McPhee earns All-Southeast Region honors
    February 27, 2018
    BRISTOL, Tenn. – The All-Region honorees for the NCAA Division II indoor track and field season were recognized recently by the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA). The top five individuals in each event form each region earn the All-Region distinction.
  • King takes 6th at Conference Carolinas Indoor Championships
    February 18, 2018
    WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. – The King University men’s track & field team closed the indoor season on Sunday at the Conference Carolinas Indoor Championships where they finished sixth. Jaylen Foster led the way, taking third in the high jump.
  • Five Tornado named academic All-Conference Carolinas
    February 13, 2018
    BRISTOL, Tenn. – Conference Carolinas announced their academic all-conference performers for track & field, leading up to the conference championship this weekend. King University had six athletes honored, four from the men’s team and one from the women’s team.
  • McPhee sets school record at ETSU Invite
    February 03, 2018
    JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. – The King University men’s track and field team had a solid weekend at the ETSU Track & Field Invitational. Adriel McPhee led the way for the Tornado, finishing fifth in the 60 meter hurdles.
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