BRISTOL, Tenn. – For the first time in program history, the King University men’s swimming team had an individual selected College Swimming & Diving Coaches Association of America (CSCAA) Scholar All-America. Simen Vik earned honorable mention honors in his first year on campus.
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.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. – The King University men's swimming team finished third at the inaugural Conference Carolinas Swimming Championships. Simen Vik won two conference titles while Juan Somoza took home another to lead a Tornado team that set 10 school records at the meet.
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.
BRISTOL, Tenn. – The King University men’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 208-66.
BRISTOL, Tenn. – The King University men's swimming team was in action for the first time in 2019 against Mars Hill and Emory & Henry. The Tornado came out on top against Emory & Henry but fell to Mars Hill.
BRISTOL, Tenn. – Simen Vik had a great weekend at the Fall Frenzy Invitational, helping the Tornado to seven school records. On Wednesday he was selected Conference Carolinas Swimmer of the Week following his outstanding performance.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. – The King University men's swimming team set 10 school records over the weekend at the Fall Frenzy Invitational. Simen Vik set five records, Jabari Ramsey set two, and the Tornado set three relay records.
MARS HILL, N.C. – The King University men’s swimming team turned in a solid performance at Mars Hill University where they took on the host Lions and Warren Wilson College. Simen Vik set a new school record and nearly set another.
RALEIGH, N.C. – The King University men’s swimming team competed for the second time this season when they traveled to take on Barton College and William Peace University. The Tornado defeated William Peace, but fell to Barton. Cory Cremer highlighted the day for King, setting a new 1650 freestyle school record.
BRISTOL, Va. – The King University men’s swimming team started their season with a pair of victories on Saturday morning. The Tornado defeated Milligan College 109.00-85.00 and Lees-McRae College 115.00-62.00.
BRISTOL, Tenn. - The King University men's swimming team enters the season with a new conference. The Tornado are now members of Conference Carolinas for the first year the conference sponsors men's swimming. Head coach James Graves brought in a talented new group that will help the Tornado continue to improve in 2018-19.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. – The King University men’s swimming team finished up their final day of competition at the Bluegrass Mountain Conference Championships. The Tornado competed hard once again and the 400 yard freestyle relay team set a school.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. – The King University men’s swimming team had a solid third day at the Bluegrass Mountain Conference Championships, setting a pair of school records and two personal records. Going into the final day of the championships, the Tornado are in 10th place.
CHARLOTTE, NC – The King University men’s swimming team competed at the Blue Mountain Conference Championships Wednesday. The Tornado put together some strong performances including setting a school record in the 200 yard medley relay.
BARBOURVILLE, Ky. – In their final tune-up before the conference championships, the King University men’s swimming team had a good swim at Union College (Ky.) on Saturday afternoon. The Tornado dropped the meet 154-77, but were led by Juan Somoza and Aleksandar Stosik who combined for five first place finishes.
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.
BRISTOL, Va. – The King University men’s swimming team hosted Mars Hill University and Emory & Henry College on Friday night in their first event of 2018. The Tornado topped Emory & Henry 102-22, but fell to the Lions 118-60.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. – The King University men’s swimming team finished their weekend with a pair of school records at the Fall Frenzy Invitational on Sunday. Aleksandar Stosik set one in the 100 yard freestyle and the men’s 400 yard freestyle relay set another school record.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. – The King University men’s swimming team competed in the second day of the Fall Frenzy Invitational Saturday night. More school records were broke including great performances by Juan Somoza.
SEWANEE, Tenn. – The King University men’s swimming team competed in the Sewanee Invitational over the weekend. The Tornado finished in fourth place and was led by Juan Somoza who won four races for King.
FRANKLIN SPRINGS, Ga. – The King University men’s opened the season with a solid day at the Emmanuel College meet. The Tornado defeated Bethel University, LaGrange College, and Life University while falling to Point University and Emmanuel.
BRISTOL, Tenn. - The King University men's swimming team set a plethora 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 and adds one newcomer for the upcoming campaign.