Women's Swimming & Diving News Archives

  • 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.
  • Mead selected Conference Carolinas Swimmer of the Week
    October 09, 2018
    BRISTOL, Tenn. – Nicola Mead of the King University women’s swimming team had a solid opening meet, and that turned into some weekly recognition. Mead was selected Conference Carolinas Swimmer of the Week on Tuesday morning.
  • Tornado open season with wins against Milligan, LMC
    October 06, 2018
    BRISTOL, Va. – The King University women’s swimming team started their season with a pair of victories on Saturday morning. The Tornado defeated Milligan College 110.50-88.50 and Lees-McRae College 129.00-46.00.
  • Returners to lead Tornado in 2018-19
    October 01, 2018
    BRISTOL, Tenn. - The King University women's swimming team had a solid showing at the first Conference Carolinas Championships a season ago, and the Tornado are ready to improve on that finish. Head coach James Graves returns a pair of all-conference performers that should lead a talented group in 2018-19.
  • King sets two school records on final day of CC Championships
    February 17, 2018
    CHARLOTTE, N.C. – The King University women’s swimming team capped off the final day of competition at the Conference Carolinas Championships by setting two new school records.
  • Martin Mayor sets school record, takes conference title on day 3 of championships
    February 16, 2018
    CHARLOTTE, N.C. – The King University women’s swimming team set a pair of personal records on the third day of the Conference Carolinas Championships, and added another conference champion. Along with the school records, three personal records fell on Friday.
  • Wisley leads Tornado on day 2 of Conference Championships
    February 15, 2018
    CHARLOTTE, NC – The King University women’s swimming team competed at the Conference Carolinas Championships Thursday. The Tornado had some strong performances including Madison Wisley finishing first in the 50 yard freestyle event.
  • Carpenter named academic All-Conference Carolinas
    February 12, 2018
    BRISTOL, Tenn. – Leading into the first Conference Carolinas Women’s Swimming Championships, the league announced their academic all-conference honorees. Haley Carpenter of the King University women’s swimming team was recognized.
  • Martin Mayor, Wisley lead Tornado at Union
    February 03, 2018
    BARBOURVILLE, Ky. – The King University women’s swimming team competed against Union College Saturday afternoon. There were multiple individual personal bests as the team swam hard against a quality opponent.
  • King falls at Carson-Newman
    January 26, 2018
    JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn. – The King University women’s swimming team traveled to take on Carson-Newman University on Friday night. The Tornado, who were swimming shorthanded fell to the Eagles 166-34.
  • Tornado volunteer with Feeding America of SWVA
    January 18, 2018
    BRISTOL, Tenn. – The King University swim team took a break from the pool and their busy schedules to help and serve the local Bristol community. Head swim coach, James Graves, facilitated a volunteer day for the team on January 15 with Feeding America of Southwest Virginia.
  • Wisely and Mead wins lead Tornado at home
    January 12, 2018
    BRISTOL, Va. – The King University women’s swimming team hosted Mars Hill University and Emory & Henry College on Friday night. The Tornado fell to Mars Hill 130-58 and to Emory & Henry 105-68.
  • Martin Mayor selected Conference Carolinas Swimmer of the Week
    November 21, 2017
    BRISTOL, Tenn. – Macarena Martin Mayor had a solid weekend for the King University women’s swimming team at the Fall Frenzy Invitational. She set a pair of school records and earned Conference Carolinas Swimmer of the Week honors.
  • Martin Mayor sets school record on final day of Fall Frenzy
    November 19, 2017
    CHARLOTTE, N.C. – The King University women’s swimming team finished their weekend at the Fall Frenzy Invitational on Sunday. Macarena Martin Mayor led the way for the Tornado with a school record in the 200 yard backstroke.
  • Tornado compete in second day of Fall Frenzy Invite
    November 18, 2017
    CHARLOTTE, N.C. – The King University women’s swimming team competed in the second day of the Fall Frenzy Invitational Saturday night. The entire team swam hard throughout the day and Macarena Martin set a new school record in the 400 yard individual medley.
  • Four personal records fall on first day of Fall Frenzy
    November 17, 2017
    CHARLOTTE, N.C. – The King University women’s swimming team opened the Fall Frenzy Invitational with a solid day on Friday. The Tornado set four personal records on the day.
  • King places 5th at Sewanee Invite
    October 28, 2017
    SEWANEE, Tenn. – The King University women’s swimming team competed in the Sewanee Invitational over the weekend. The Tornado finished in fifth place.
  • Tornado fall to Columbia and Milligan
    October 14, 2017
    BRISTOL, VA. – The King University women’s swimming team faced Milligan College and Columbia College on Saturday afternoon.  The Tornado swam well, but fell to both of their opponents.
  • King falls to Mars Hill and Lindsey Wilson
    October 13, 2017
    MARS HILL, N.C. – The King University women’s swimming team faced Mars Hill University and Lindsey Wilson College on Friday night. The Tornado swam well, but fell to both Mars Hill and Lindsey Wilson.
  • King opens 4-1 at Emmanuel meet
    October 07, 2017
    FRANKLIN SPRINGS, Ga. – The King University women’s opened the season with a solid day at the Emmanuel College meet. The Tornado defeated Bethel University, LaGrange College, Point University and Life University while falling to Emmanuel.
  • King looks to improve in 2017-18
    October 02, 2017
    BRISTOL, Tenn. - The King University women's swimming team set a number of records last season and the Tornado look for that to continue in to 2017-18 under the guidance of new head coach James Graves. The Tornado return a solid group of returners to this year's team.
  • Graves tabbed to lead King swimming programs
    August 16, 2017
    BRISTOL, Tenn. – King University Director of Athletics David Hicks announced on Wednesday that James Graves will be the next men’s and women’s swimming head coach.
  • Schrotenboer resigns from King swimming
    June 28, 2017
    BRISTOL, Tenn. – King University Director of Athletics David Hicks announced on Wednesday that swimming head coach Jordan Schrotenboer has resigned to take an NCAA Division I coaching appointment. Schrotenboer will be an assistant at North Carolina State University.
  • King women's swimming joins Conference Carolinas
    March 28, 2017
    BRISTOL, Tenn. – The King University women’s swimming team will have a new home in 2017-18 as Conference Carolinas announced the addition of women’s swimming and diving on Tuesday. Joining King in the new conference will be Barton College, Converse College Emmanuel College, Limestone College and Chowan University.
  • Record setting end to season nets King 11 school records
    February 11, 2017
    CHRISTIANSBURG, Va. – The King University women's swimming team ended their 2016-17 season at the Appalachian Swimming Conference Championships in a four day event in grand fashion. The Tornado set 11 school records in Christiansburg and scored a total of 317 points. Macarena Martin Mayor was the top scorer for King with 41 points. King won bronze twice in relays in which Nicola Mead was in each of these races and she added a silver and a bronze finish in individual races.
  • King falls to Union (Ky.), sets four school records
    February 04, 2017
    BRISTOL, Tenn. – The King University women’s swimming team had their last tune-up for the Appalachian Swimming Conference Championships on Saturday when they traveled to Union College (Ky.). The Tornado set four school records, but Union came away with the 112-104 victory.
  • King tops Milligan, falls to Emory & Henry
    January 27, 2017
    EMORY, Va. – The King University women’s swimming team returned to the pool at Emory & Henry College on Friday night where they faced the home-standing Wasps and Milligan College. The Tornado came away with a 123-30 victory over Milligan and fell to Emory & Henry 115-74.
  • King falls to Mars Hill University 97-86
    January 13, 2017
    BRISTOL, Va. – The King University women's swimming team returned to the pool for the first time since November on Friday night. Mars Hill University edged the Tornado 97-86 in a close match.
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