King tops BAC to start season 2-0

Photo credit: Tyler Feaster
Photo credit: Tyler Feaster

BRISTOL, Tenn. – The ninth-ranked King University acrobatics & tumbling team moved to 2-0 on the season with a win over Belmont Abbey College on Saturday night. The Tornado grabbed a sizable lead after the compulsory event as King went on to take the meet 261.850-240.300.

THE BASICS
FINAL SCORE: #9 King 261.850, Belmont Abbey 240.300
LOCATION: Student Center Complex; Bristol, Tenn.
RECORDS: King 2-0, 2-0 Conference Carolinas; Belmont Abbey 1-1, 1-1 Conference Carolinas

HOW IT HAPPENED

Compulsory Event – Heat 1 (Acro)
Team Members: Jayden Nelson, Lindsay Bowles, Mattie Brown, Claire Guittard, Kharissa Norvell, Moira Lyons, Olivia Kincaid, Brianna Grant, Madeline Sullivan
Points Possible: 10.00
Score: 7.95

Compulsory Event - Heat 2 (Pyramid)
Team Members:
Madelynn Alyea, Sullivan, Cassie Tackett, Aarynlee Fritz, Briana Yorks, Lyons, Kincaid, Brown, Elizabeth White, Grant, Bowles, Guittard, Caroline Versluis, Nelson, Alexis Marquith
Points Possible: 10.00
Score: 9.60

Compulsory Event – Heat 3 (Toss)
Team Members: Nelson, Marquith, White, Guittard, Kincaid, Norvell, Brown, Bowles, Lyons, Versluis, Sullivan
Points Possible: 10.00
Score: 9.60

Compulsory Event – Heat 4 (Tumbling)
Team Members:
Guittard, Lyons, Nelson, Brown, Norvell, White, Alyea, Bowles
Points Possible: 10.00
Score: 8.50

Acro Event - Heat 1 (5-Element)
Team Members:
Norvell, Bowles, White, Alyea
Points Possible: 10.00
Score: 9.55

Acro Event - Heat 2 (6-Element)
Team Members:
Lyons, Brown, Kincaid
Points Possible: 10.10
Score: 9.60

Acro Event – Heat 3 (7-Element)
Team Members:
Nelson, Fritz, Guittard, Kincaid
Points Possible: 10.00
Score: 7.90

Pyramid Event – Heat 1
Team Members:
Fritz, Grant, Kincaid, Lyons, Guittard, Nelson, Sullivan
Points Possible: 10.00
Score: 9.90

Pyramid Event - Heat 2
Team Members:
Alyea, Fritz, Versluis, Norvell, White, Lyons, Kincaid, Brown, Guittard, Danielle Astigarraga, Bowles
Points Possible: 9.90
Score: 9.40

Pyramid Event – Heat 3
Team Members:
Nelson, Lyons, White, Versluis, Bowles, Brown, Guittard
Points Possible: 10.00
Score: 9.85

Toss Event – Heat 1
Team Members: Yorks, Lyons, Brown, Bowles Versluis, Sullivan
Points Possible: 9.40
Score: 8.60

Toss Event – Heat 2
Team Members:  Nelson, White, Marquith, Guittard, Kincaid, Versluis, Norvell, Brown, Bowles, Lyons, Sullivan
Points Possible: 9.00
Score: 8.75

Toss Event - Heat 3
Team Members: Nelson, Marquith, White, Guittard, Kincaid, Sullivan
Points Possible: 9.10
Score: 8.90

Tumbling Event – Duo Pass
Team Members: Guittard, Norvell
Points Possible: 9.400
Score: 8.500

Tumbling Event – Trio Pass
Team Members:
Verluis, Nelson, Bowles
Points Possible: 8.500
Score: 8.050

Tumbling Event – Quad Pass
Team Members: Brown, Yorks, White, Lyons
Points Possible: 9.10
Score: 8.450

Tumbling Event – Aerial Pass
Team Members:
Guittard
Points Possible: 9.450
Score: 9.300

Tumbling Event – 6 Element Pass
Team Members: Brown
Points Possible: 9.500
Score: 9.300

Tumbling Event – Open Pass
Team Members:
Norvell
Points Possible: 9.600
Score: 8.450

Team Event
Team Members:
Entire team
Points Possible: 101.20
Score: 91.70

BEYOND THE BOX SCORE

  • The Tornado have won their first two meets of the season for the second straight season.
  • King outscored Belmont Abbey in all six events.

UP NEXT

  • King travels to Saint Leo University on Saturday. The meet is scheduled to start at 2:00 p.m.
  • Belmont Abbey hosts Limestone College on March 26.