November 9, 2010

Tornado and Lady Tornado swim up ASC Top Times Lists

BRISTOL, Tenn. - King College added two individual Top-10 times on the men's side in this week's Appalachian Swimming Conference Top Times list while a Lady Tornado owns five fast marks, the organization announced.

New for the Tornado squad this week was two times posted by Alek Nochowicz (Mt. Juliet, Tenn.). The freshman swam the 1,650-yard freestyle in 18 minutes and 23.64 seconds which ranked second in the conference. He also added the fifth-fastest 400 individual medley time of 4:42.88.

In all, the Tornado owns four Top-5 times. Along with Nochowicz's two marks, Wayne Oliver (Bristol, Tenn.) has the fourth fastest times in both the 50 and 100 freestyle events.

On the women's side, Kelsey Wiese (Gallatin, Tenn.) has five Top-10 times. She owns the third best mark in both the 50 and 100 backstroke events.

Michelle Donihe (Chattanooga, Tenn.) added two marks this week. She posted the conference's fastest 1,650 freestyle time at 19:28.89 and the sixth best 400 individual medley mark.

The Lady Tornado totaled 10 individual Top-10 times, the same amount as a week ago.

Both the men's and women's teams own four relay times among the Top-10. Both the Tornado and Lady Tornado improved in the 200 freestyle relay as both rank third this week.

King competed at the Sewanee Invitational last weekend and the Lady Tornado finished third whiel the Tornado posted a fifth-place finish.

The squads dive back into action Saturday at the University of the Cumberlands (Ky.) for a 2 p.m. meet.

Women's Top-10

Place - Event (Time)

Kelsey Wiese (Gallatin, Tenn.)

3rd - 50 Back (29.08)

3rd - 100 Back (1:01.57)

6th - 100 Free (56.08)

8th - 50 Free (25.71)

8th - 200 Back (2:19.51)

Michelle Donihe (Chattanooga, Tenn.)

1st - 1,650 Free (19:28.89)

6th - 400 IM (5:09.35)

10th - 1,000 Free (11:43.06)

Emily Vaughan (Johnson City, Tenn.)

8th - 100 Back (1:03.50)

Malorie McBride (Brentwood, Tenn.)

9th - 200 Fly (2:28.56)

Women's Relay

Event - Place (Time)

200 Free - 3rd (1:44.85)

400 Free - 4th (3:52.21)

400 Medley - 4th (4:22.10)

200 Medley - 9th (2:02.74)

Men's Top-10

Place - Event (Time)

Wayne Oliver (Bristol, Tenn.)

4th - 50 Free (22.13)

4th - 100 Free (49.08)

6th - 100 Fly (54.47)

10th - 200 Free (1:51.43)

Alek Nochowicz (Mt. Juliet, Tenn.)

2nd - 1,650 Free (18:23.64)

5th - 400 IM (4:42.88)

10th - 1,000 Free (10:46.94)

Taylor Horton (Conyers, Ga.)

10th - 200 Back (2:13.07)

Men's Relay

Event - Place (Time)

200 Free - 3rd (1:31.30)

400 Free - 5th (3:27.53)

400 Medley - 6th (3:56.88)

200 Medley - 8th (1:45.05)