BRISTOL, Tenn. - Announced as King's 28th varsity sport in January, the King women's triathlon team will make their debut in Bristol on September 1. The schedule for the fall includes four meets, including their inaugural home meet at South Holston Lake.
BRISTOL, Tenn. King University has announced the addition of women’s triathlon as the school’s next intercollegiate sport, becoming the 27th school in the nation to sponsor women’s triathlon as an NCAA varsity sport. Women’s triathlon received approval as an NCAA Emerging Sport for Women in 2014, and has a 10-year window to demonstrate sustainability as an NCAA sport option. Triathlon competes in the fall, with the NCAA Women's Collegiate Triathlon National Championships occurring in November each year.