INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – Three King University men’s wrestlers are still alive following the first day of the Midwest Classic. The day was led by Elijah Seay who reached the semifinals while Jacob Wynn and Cade Ridley have advanced in the consolation bracket.
BRISTOL, Tenn. – The King University men’s wrestling team continues to receive votes in the first National Wrestling Coaches’ Association (NWCA) poll. In the first regional rankings, the Tornado are ranked third in Super Region II.
BRISTOL, Tenn. – The King University men’s wrestling team hosted the annual King Open and had six wrestlers place, including one champion. Kody Eichlin led the way for the Tornado, taking first at 174 pounds.
BRISTOL, Tenn. – The King University men’s wrestling team opens the season on Sunday, and one individual was ranked in the preseason rankings. Landon Goforth is ranked at 149 pounds, and the Tornado received three votes in the first NCAA Division II Wrestling Coaches Association Poll.
BRISTOL, Tenn. - The King University men's wrestling team had a successful 2017-18 season with a pair of All-America selections, but the Tornado are hungry for more in 2018-19. Head coach Jason Moorman brought in a talented group of newcomers to add with the solid returning group, leaving expectations high for the upcoming season.
BRISTOL, Tenn. – King University Head Wrestling Coach Jason Moorman announced the hire of Bryce Killian as assistant coach. Killian was a standout wrestler for the Tornado, earning All-America honors each of the last two years.
BRISTOL, Tenn. – The Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC) announced their all-conference honorees, and four King University grapplers were honored. Bryce Killian earned first team accolades to lead the way while Dustin Kirk, Kody Eichlin and Eldon Valery, Jr., all garnered second team recognition.
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa – For the second straight year, the King University men’s wrestling team has a pair of All-Americans. Bryce Killian finished sixth at the NCAA Wrestling Championships and Dustin Kirk finished eighth. The Tornado also posted their best team finish in program history, taking 19th.
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa – On the opening day of the NCAA Wrestling Championships, Dustin Kirk and Bryce Killian of the King University men’s wrestling both earned All-American honors for the second straight year. Each ended the day in the consolation quarterfinals and will wrestle to take third on Saturday.
BRISTOL, Tenn. – For the third straight season the King University men’s wrestling team will send student-athletes to compete in the NCAA Men’s Wrestling Championships. Dustin Kirk at 133 pounds and Bryce Killian at 141 pounds will grapple for the second straight year for Tornado at the championships.
BRISTOL, Tenn. – In the latest installment of the NCAA Division II Wrestling Coaches Association Rankings, King has two wrestlers ranked. Bryce Killian is ranked eighth at 141 pounds, and Dustin Kirk is ranked tenth at 133 pounds.
FINDLAY, Ohio – The King University men's wrestling team had five individuals alive on the second day of the NCAA Midwest Regional, and two finished in the top four to advance to the NCAA Wrestling Championships. Bryce Killian finished runner-up for the second straight year and Dustin Kirk finished third, both advancing to the NCAA Championships.
FINDLAY, Ohio – The King University men’s wrestling team had a successful first day at the NCAA Super Region II Championships. Dustin Kirk and Bryce Killian each reached the semifinals and three other Tornado are alive in the consolation bracket at their weight class.
BRISTOL, Tenn. – The 22nd-ranked King University men’s wrestling closed their dual season on Monday night when they squared off with UNC Pembroke in an Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC) match. The Braves grabbed the lead early and didn’t slow down, taking the 35-12 victory.
BRISTOL, Tenn. – In his first season as head wrestling coach at Christian Brothers High School in Memphis, King University men’s wrestling alum Derek Harrison ’09 (’10 MBA) led the Purple Wave to a state title. Last week, Harrison’s squad won the Tennessee Secondary School Athletic Association (TSSAA) Duals state championship.
GAFFNEY, S.C. – The 22nd-ranked King University men’s wrestling team traveled to take on Limestone College in an Eastern College Athletic College (ECAC) dual on Tuesday night. The Tornado came back to even the score early, but the Saints won the final six bouts to take the dual 36-9.
BRISTOL, Tenn. – In a dual match atop the Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC), the 22nd-ranked King University men’s wrestling team went toe-to-toe with 13th-ranked Newberry College early in the dual. However, the Wolves pulled away with a pair of pins, taking the dual 30-13.
BELMONT, N.C. – On the second day of the Super Region II Duals, the King University men’s wrestling team squared off with two of the top teams in the nation, No. 4 Ashland University and No. 18 University of Findlay. The Tornado grabbed the lead against Ashland early, but ultimately fell 36-3 before falling to Findlay 27-18.
BELMONT, N.C. – The King University men’s wrestling team opened the Super Region II Duals on Friday with a pair of tough defeats. The Tornado were ahead early against 23rd-ranked Lake Erie College, but the Storm came back to defeat King 23-16. In the nightcap, King fell behind Tiffin University early and couldn’t recover, falling to the Dragons 33-9.
HARTSVILLE, S.C. – The King University men’s wrestling team jumped back into the rankings on Thursday and followed that with a resounding performance at Coker College. The Tornado jumped out to a 16-0 lead and cruised to a 26-21 Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC) victory.
BRISTOL, Tenn. – In the latest installment of the NCAA Division II Wrestling Coaches Association Rankings, King University ranks 22nd, Dustin Kirk is ranked fourth at 133 pounds, and Bryce Killian is ranked ninth at 141 pounds.
HAMPTON, Va. – The King University men’s wrestling capped a solid weekend with a program first, winning the Virginia Duals. The Tornado opened the day with a 34-11 win over Apprentice School in the semifinals before topping Liberty University 30-8 in the championship match.
HAMPTON, Va. – The King University men’s wrestling team with a resounding victory over Averett University in the quarterfinals. The Tornado took eight straight victories, including three pins to defeat the Cougars 42-12.