Cycling News Archives

  • Tornado finish fourth SECCC in cyclocross
    December 01, 2018
    BRISTOL, Tenn. - The King University cycling team finished fourth in the Southeastern Collegiate Cycling Conference during the cyclocross season. Jennifer Caicedo led the way for the Tornado on Saturday, taking sixth.
  • Caicedo finishes fifth in Tornadocross
    November 10, 2018
    BRISTOL, Tenn. – The King University cycling team had their first cyclocross race at home. The Tornado took one top-five finishes and two top ten finishes.
  • Tornado open cyclocross season at Union
    November 03, 2018
    BARBOURVILLE, Ky. – The King University cycling team opened their cyclocross season with a solid day at the Union College (Ky.) race. The Tornado took home three third place finishes and four podiums.
  • Tornado finish second at USAC Mountain Bike National Championships
    October 21, 2018
    MISSOULA, Mont. – The King University cycling team turned in a stellar performance over the weekend at the USA Cycling Collegiate Mountain Bike National Championships. The Tornado finished runner-up for the second straight year and had three med finish in the individual ominium top 10 for the first time in program history.
  • Tornado race well in final tune-up for USAC National Championships
    October 07, 2018
    BOONE, N.C. – The King University cycling team closed their regular season at the Appalachian State Mountain Bike Race in their final tune-up for the USA Cycling Collegiate Mountain Bike National Championships. The Tornado took home three victories and numerous top-five finishes from the event.
  • King takes nine top 10 finishes at Union
    September 30, 2018
    BARBOURVILLE, Ky. – The King University cycling team had another successful weekend at the Union College mountain bike race. The Tornado came home with nine top 10 finishes.
  • King takes three top 10 finishes at Lees-McRae
    September 23, 2018
    BANNER ELK, N.C. – The King University cycling team competed at what was a wet mountain bike race over the weekend at Lees-McRae College. The Tornado came away with a three of top 10 finishes.
  • King takes three top 10 finishes in cross country at Brevard
    September 09, 2018
    BREVARD, N.C. – The King University cycling team continued their season over the weekend at Brevard. The Tornado came away with three top 10 finishes in the cross country race
  • Dietrich, Roland, Sanders take wins at home race
    September 02, 2018
    BRISTOL, Tenn. – The King University cycling team opened their collegiate season over the weekend by hosting the first mountain bike race of the weekend. The weekend was highlighted by victories from Kate Dietrich, Alyssa Roland and Dawson Sanders.
  • Tornado open season at Bristol Pro race
    August 26, 2018
    BRISTOL, Va. – The King University cycling team started their season at a pro race at Sugar Hollow Park over the weekend. The weekend was highlighted by numerous top finishes for the Tornado.
  • King aims for more top USAC finishes in 2018-19
    August 21, 2018
    BRISTOL, Tenn. - The King cycling team returns a solid core from last season that saw the Tornado finish second at the USA Cycling Mountain Bike Championships in the fall. King again has their sights set on another top finish at the mountain bike, cyclocross and road national championships in 2018-19.
  • Crapiz wins national title, leads King at USAC National Championships
    May 06, 2018
    GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. – The King University cycling team closed their season at the USA Cycling Collegiate Road National Championships. Fausto Crapiz highlighted the weekend, taking a national championship in the individual team time trial, leading King to a seventh place finish in Division 2.
  • Podium finishes highlight Tornado weekend at Clemson
    April 15, 2018
    CLEMSON, S.C. – The King University cycling team turned in a solid weekend at Clemson University before the final races were washed out on Sunday. The Tornado were led by the men’s category B group, paced by a pair of podium finishes from Matthew Owen.
  • Owen leads King at App State
    April 08, 2018
    BOONE, N.C. – The King University traveled to Appalachian State University on Sunday to compete in the criterium. The Tornado were led by Matthew Owen who took first place.
  • Owen leads Tornado Cycling
    March 25, 2018
    MILLIGAN COLLEGE, Tenn. – The King University cycling team opened their road season this weekend with a pair of races at Milligan College. Matt Owen led the way for the Tornado with a pair of first place finishes.
  • King takes 10th at USAC Cyclocross Championships
    November 12, 2017
    RENO, Nev. – The King University cycling team competed at the USA Cycling Collegiate Cyclocross National Championships and they return home with a 10th place finish. The team relay capped the event with a second place finish among division II teams.
  • Wenger leads King at a pair of races
    November 12, 2017
    WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. – The King University cycling team continued their cyclocross season with a pair of races over the weekend. Sydney Wenger led the Tornado on Saturday at the Lees-McRae race on Saturday and then again on Sunday at the Reedy Creek Cyclocross race in Kingsport.
  • Tornado compete in King Cyclocross Race
    November 04, 2017
    BRISTOL, Tenn. – The King University cycling team returned to action Saturday morning at the King Cyclocross race. The Tornado recorded seven top 10 finishes on the day.
  • King finishes runner-up at USAC National Championships
    October 22, 2017
    MISSOULA, Mont. – For the fourth straight season, the King University cycling team finished in the top four at the USA Cycling Mountain Bike National Championships. The Tornado finished runner-up this season and were led by Sydney Wenger’s fourth place finish.
  • Wenger leads King at SECCC Championships
    October 08, 2017
    BRISTOL, Va. – The King University cycling team hosted the Southeastern Collegiate Cycling Conference (SECCC) Championships and had a good showing with the women’s A team finishing second overall. Sydney Wenger led the way, taking home a pair of runner-up finishes.
  • King posts six top 10 finishes at Lindsey Wilson
    October 01, 2017
    COLUMBIA, Ky. – The King University cycling team returned to action over the weekend at the Lindsey Wilson mountain bike race and the Tornado came away with six top 10 finishes. Matthew Owen led the way with a pair of top five finishes for the Tornado.
  • Edwards, Wenger highlight Tornado weekend at Lees-McRae
    September 10, 2017
    BANNER ELK, N.C. – The King University cycling team had a decent weekend at the Lees-McRae race. Alan Edwards led the way on Saturday, winning the cross country race while Sydney Wenger took a pair of top five finishes on the women’s side.
  • Tornado open season with solid performance at Brevard
    September 03, 2017
    BREVARD, N.C. – The King University cycling team opened their season on Saturday at the Brevard Mountain Bike Race. The Tornado were led by top 10 finishes from Eric Hubbs and Sydney Wenger.
  • Tornado set sights on national finish
    August 22, 2017
    Under head coach Alan Sparks, the King University cycling team has been successful on the national level, and Sparks expects that to continue in 2017-18. The Tornado took third at both the USA Cycling Mountain Bike and Road National Championships a season ago, and the Tornado could contend at the USA Cycling Mountain Bike National Championships again this season.
  • King takes 3rd at USAC Road National Championships
    April 30, 2017
    GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. – The King University cycling team finished their season at the USA Cycling College Road Nationals. The Tornado finished third in the team omnium in Division 2, the highest ever finish for King in the road national championships.
  • Tornado take fifth at SECCC Championships
    April 02, 2017
    MILLIGAN COLLEGE, Tenn. – The King University cycling team finished the Southeastern Collegiate Cycling Conference season over the weekend, and had a solid performance at the conference championships. The Tornado finished fifth overall, and were led by Matthew Owen’s second place finish in the men’s category C omnium and Abby Hobbs’ third place finish in the women’s category B omnium.
  • King takes 7 podium finishes at Georgia Tech
    March 26, 2017
    ATLANTA, Ga. – The King University cycling team had a solid weekend at the Georgia Tech race, taking seven podium finishes over the weekend. Matthew Owen led the way with a pair of first place finish while Abby Hobbs took a pair of third place finishes and a runner-up finish.
  • King opens road season at Clemson
    March 05, 2017
    CLEMSON, S.C. – The King University cycling team got their road season started this weekend with a solid showing at the Clemson race. Fausto Crapiz led the way for the Tornado, taking a pair of top 10 finishes.
  • Five Tornado named USA Cycling Academic All-Stars
    February 03, 2017
    BRISTOL, Tenn. – USA Cycling recently announced their fall 2016 academic all-stars and five Tornado garnered recognition. Both Jennifer Caicedo and Nolan Tankersley earned recognition in two disciplines.
  • King closes cyclocross season at USA Cycling Cyclocross Nationals
    January 04, 2017
    HARTFORD, Conn. – The King University cycling team concluded their cyclocross season on Wednesday at the USA Cycling Cyclocross National Championships. A trio of Tornado competed and they were led by Nolan Tankersley.
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