Women's Swimming & Diving News Archives

  • 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.
  • 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.
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