New look Tornado take to the pool on Sunday

Photo credit: Terri Brewster
Photo credit: Terri Brewster

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 SWIMMING HISTORY

First Year of NCAA Membership – 2011
Highest Appalachian Swimming Conference Finish (last) – 10th (2013-14)

COACHING STAFF

Head Coach, seasonJordan Schrotenboer, 2nd season
Men's Tennis Office Phone – (423) 652-6453

TEAM INFORMATION

Appalachian Swimming Conference Finish Last Year – 12th
Starters Returning / Lost – 4 / 1
Letterwinners Returning / Lost
– 4 / 1

TOP RETURNING SWIMMERS

Junior Tyler Brewster (set personal records in the 100 freestyle, 200 freestyle, 100 backstroke and 100 individual medley last year)
Junior Austin Jameson (set nine personal records a season ago)
Senior Lucas Marodin (set personal records in 50, 100, 200 freestyle and 100 butterfly in 2015-16)
Senior Bryan Stroinski (set personal records in the 100 and 200 breaststroke last year)

NEWCOMERS

Wayne Bilancione, Cape Coral, Fla. (Cape Coral HS)
Jonathan Doss, Newman, Ga. (East Coweta HS)
Tanner Espersen, Smithers, British Columbia (Smithers Secondary HS)
Juan Somoza, Cancun, Mexico (Cento Universitario Anglo Mexicano HS)
Aleksandar Stosik, Boeblingen, Germany (Sindelfingen HS)

SCHEDULE HIGHLIGHTS

- King opens the season on Sunday when they travel to take on Mars Hill University at 3:00 p.m.
- The Tornado swim at home on January 13 when they host Mars Hill at 6:00 p.m.
- The Appalachian Swimming Conference Championships are scheduled for February 15-18 in Christiansburg, Va.

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