Tornado set to tee off on the 2016-17 campaign

Tornado set to tee off on the 2016-17 campaign

GENERAL INFORMATION

Name – King University
City/Zip – Bristol, TN 37620
Enrollment – Approximately 2,900
Nickname – Tornado
Athletic Colors – Navy & Scarlet
School Colors – Blue & Gold
Home Field – Parks Field
Affiliation – NCAA Division II
Conference – Conference Carolinas
President – Mr. Alexander Whitaker
Athletic Director – David Hicks
Athletic Department Phone – (423) 652-4849
Athletic Department Fax – (423) 652-6041
Head Athletic Trainer – Shelia Crockett
Website – www.KingTornado.com

Men's Golf

First Year of NCAA Membership – 2011
Highest Conference Carolinas Finish (last) – 2nd (2015)

COACHING STAFF

Head Coach, seasonBrian Kamm, 7th season
Golf Office Phone – (423) 652-4713
Assistant CoachesCaitlin Starrs, Jake Stone

TEAM INFORMATION

Conference Carolinas Finish Last Year – 5th
Starters Returning / Lost – 4 / 1
Letterwinners Returning / Lost
– 4 / 3

TOP RETURNING GOLFERS

Robert Wilkinson (Third team All-Conference Carolinas, Finished 19th at the Conference Carolinas Championship with a total of 227 (80-69-78), posted a stoke average of 75.24)
Arthitayapong Sripatrprasite (Conference Carolinas Men's Golfer of the Month on March 14, carded a 225 at the Conference Carolinas Championship, shooting 76-76-73 to finish 14th, ended the season with a stroke average of 75.59)
Mathias Bunaes (Finished 11th at the Conference Carolinas Championship, shooting 73-74-77 for a total of 224, posted a stroke average of 76.07)
Kesley March (Posted low round of three-under 69 in the second round of the State Farm Intercollegiate, registered a stroke average of 77.37)

NEWCOMERS

Matthew Dalrymple, Lochwinnoch, U.K. (Glascow HS)
Noah Harkness, Toronto, Ontario (Crescent HS)
Miles Ruff, Canton, Ga. (Cherokee HS)
Alex Summers, Kenilworth, U.K. (Kenilworth HS)                                             

SCHEDULE HIGHLIGHTS

- Tornado open the season on September 12-13 at the Kiawah Island Invite hosted by the Osprey Point Golf Club in Kiawah Island, S.C.
- The Conference Carolinas Championship is scheduled for April 23-25 at the Cutter Creek Golf Club in Snow Hill, N.C.
- The NCAA Southeast Regional Championship is slated for May 8-10 at the the Shoals-Fighting Joe in Muscle Shoals, Ala.

ATHLETIC COMMUNICATIONS

Director of Athletic Communications – Travis Chell, tlchell@king.edu
Athletic Communications Office Phone – (423) 652-6368
Chell Cell Phone – (715) 431-0253
Athletic Communications Fax – (423) 652-6041
Athletic Communications Graduate Assistant – Ryan Whitt, sportsinfo@king.edu
Athletic Communications Mailing Address – 1350 King College Rd., Bristol, TN 37620