Women's Swimming & Diving News Archives

  • King finishes 3rd at Conference Carolinas Championships, sets 7 school records
    February 16, 2020
    CHARLOTTE, N.C. – The King University women’s swimming team set seven school records over the four-day Conference Carolinas Swimming Championships. One of those records feel on the final day as the Tornado finished third at the championships.
  • Woods sets another school record, King still in 3rd at CC Championships
    February 15, 2020
    CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Following the third day of the Conference Carolinas Championships, the King University women’s swimming team remains in third place. For the third straight day, Ashley Woods set a school record for the Tornado.
  • Tornado still in third as two records fall on day two of conference championships
    February 14, 2020
    CHARLOTTE, N.C. – The King University women’s swimming team started slow, but finished strong on the second day of the Conference Carolinas Championships. Two more school records fell as the Tornado are still in third place.
  • King in third, set three school records on day one of CC Championships
    February 13, 2020
    CHARLOTTE, N.C. – The King University women's swimming team had a solid first day at the Conference Carolinas Swimming Championships. The Tornado are in third place and set three school records on
  • King sweeps CC Swimmer of the Week awards
    February 05, 2020
    BRISTOL, Tenn. – The King University swimming teams swept the Conference Carolinas Swimmer of the Week awards this week. Dale Bruce took home Conference Carolinas Men’s Swimmer of the Week while Ashley Woods was named Conference Carolinas Women’s Swimmer of the Week.
  • Tornado top Union, Milligan
    February 01, 2020
    BARBOURVILLE, Ky. – In their final tune-up before the Conference Carolinas Championships, the King University women’s team put together a pair of wins on Saturday. The Tornado defeated Union College (Ky.) 173-74 and Milligan College 172-81 in a meet that was highlighted by a school record from Ashley Woods.
  • King earns CSCAA Scholar All-America team
    January 29, 2020
    BRISTOL, Tenn. – The King University women’s swimming teams had a solid fall in the classroom as they earned College Swimming and Diving Coaches Association (CSCAA) Scholar All-America team. This marks the fourth time in program history the Tornado have earned this distinction and the third straight semester.
  • Woods sets school record, Tornado top LMC and MHU
    January 24, 2020
    BRISTOL, Tenn. – The King University women’s swimming team posted a pair of wins on Senior Night, defeating Mars Hill University 133-67 and Lees-McRae College 132-68. Ashley Woods led the Tornado, setting the 1000 yard freestyle school record.
  • Matthews named Conference Carolinas Swimmer of the Week
    January 22, 2020
    BRISTOL, Tenn. – For the second time this year, Madi Matthews of the King University women’s swimming team has been named Conference Carolinas Swimmer of the Week.
  • King drops meet against Cumberlands
    January 18, 2020
    BRISTOL, Tenn. – The King University women’s swimming team took on the University of the Cumberlands in a relay meet on Saturday in Bristol, Tennessee. The Patriots came away with the 128-115 win.
  • King sweeps CC Swimmer of the Week awards
    November 26, 2019
    BRISTOL, Tenn. – The King University men’s and women’s swimming teams swept the Conference Carolinas Swimmer of the Week awards this week. Ashley Woods earned the women’s award and Jan Kuljak took home honors on the men’s side for their performances at the 2019 Le Meridien Fall Frenzy Invitational.
  • King sets five school records, finishes 10th at the Fall Frenzy Invite
    November 24, 2019
    CHARLOTTE, N.C. – The King University women's swimming team set five school records over the three day 2019 Sheraton Le Meridien Fall Frenzy Invitational. King finished 10th at the meet.
  • King tops Emory & Henry and Milligan
    November 01, 2019
    EMORY, Va. – The King University women's swimming team added two more wins to their season after defeating Emory & Henry and Milligan College at the Emory Henry Aquatic Center.
  • Matthews selected Conference Carolinas Swimmer of the Week
    October 30, 2019
    BRISTOL, Tenn. – Madi Matthews helped the King University women’s swimming team to a win over Mars Hill University over the weekend and she was selected Conference Carolinas Swimmer of the Week.
  • Tornado top Mars Hill
    October 26, 2019
    MARS HILL, N.C. – The King University women’s swimming team came away with their third win of the season on Saturday when they defeated Mars Hill University 133-110.
  • King takes a pair of wins at Converse relay meet
    October 12, 2019
    SPARTANBURG, S.C. – The King University women’s swimming team had a successful relay meet at Converse College, defeating the host Valkyries and Brenau University for the first time in program history. The Tornado also fell to Emmanuel College at the meet.
  • Woods sets school record, King finishes 3rd at King Invite
    October 05, 2019
    KINGSPORT, Tenn. – The King University women's swimming started their season by hosting the King Invitational where the Tornado finished third. Ashley Woods led the way, setting a school record in the 1650 yard freestyle.
  • King ready to open 2019-20 season
    September 27, 2019
    BRISTOL, Tenn. - The King University swimming team returns a solid core following a good showing at the Conference Carolinas Championships a season ago. Head coach James Graves also brought in a talented group of newcomers that will complement the returning group in 2019-20.
  • King swim teams earn CSCAA Scholar All-America honors
    June 25, 2019
    BRISTOL, Tenn. – The King University swimming teams had a solid 2018-19 year in the classroom as they both earned College Swimming and Diving Coaches Association (CSCAA) Scholar All-America teams for the spring semester. This marks the first time in program history that both programs have earned this award.
  • King takes fifth at conference championships
    February 09, 2019
    CHARLOTTE, N.C. – The King University women's swimming finished fifth at the Conference Carolinas Swimming Championships, less than one point away from fourth place. The Tornado set two records on the week and had six all-conference performers.
  • Five Tornado selected academic All-Conference Carolinas
    February 05, 2019
    BRISTOL, Tenn. – The Conference Carolinas Swimming & Diving Championships start on Wednesday, the league announced their academic all-conference performers prior to the meet. The Tornado had three women and two men recognized.
  • King sweeps conference weekly awards
    February 05, 2019
    BRISTOL, Tenn. – In their final meet of the regular season, Macarena Martin Mayor and Maximillian Thomas turned in solid performances to sweep the Conference Carolinas Swimming of the Week awards.
  • Tornado tune-up for conference championships
    February 02, 2019
    BARBOURVILLE, Ky. – In their final tune-up for the Conference Carolinas Swimming Championships, the King University women’s swimming team fell at Union College (Ky.) 84-69 on Saturday afternoon.
  • Autrey selected to be NCAA DII National SAAC Representative
    January 31, 2019
    BRISTOL, Tenn. – King University swimmer Alexia Autrey has been named to the NCAA Division II National Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC), one of four new members elected to serve from 2019 through the 2022 NCAA Convention.
  • King drops meet against Carson-Newman
    January 25, 2019
    BRISTOL, Tenn. – The King University women’s swimming continued to prepare for the conference championships with a tough meet against Carson-Newman University. The Tornado had some good swims, but fell to the Eagles 152-31.
  • King selected CSCAA Scholar All-America team
    January 22, 2019
    BRISTOL, Tenn. – The King University women’s swimming team was recognized by the College Swimming and Diving Coaches Association of America (CSCAA) on Tuesday when the association announced their Scholar All-America teams for the fall semester. This marks the second time the Tornado have been named a CSCAA Scholar All-America team.
  • Tornado split with Mars Hill and Emory & Henry
    January 11, 2019
    BRISTOL, Tenn. – The King University women’s swimming team returned to the poll on Friday night at Tennessee High School. The Tornado defeated Emory & Henry College 105-63 and fell to Mars Hill University 114-84.Tor
  • Tornado finish fall season at the Fall Frenzy Invite
    November 17, 2018
    CHARLOTTE, N.C. – The King University women's swimming team finished the fall season with a strong showing at the Fall Frenzy Invitational. The Tornado finished 11th at the deep meet.
  • King tops Warren Wilson, falls to Mars Hill
    November 02, 2018
    MARS HILL, N.C. – The King University women’s swimming team turned in a solid performance at Mars Hill University where they took on the host Lions and Warren Wilson College. The Tornado defeated Warren Wilson 159-28, but fell to Mars Hill 158-76.
  • Tornado top William Peace fall to Barton
    October 27, 2018
    RALEIGH, N.C. – The King University women’s swimming team split in the meet on Saturday. The Tornado dropped the first dual against Barton College and won the second dual against William Peace University.
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