2012-13 Men's Cross Country News

December 10, 2012
Spencer Frantom Named Men’s Cross Country Scholar-Athlete of the Year
Conference Carolinas released its Fall Scholar-Athlete of the Year awards. Spencer Frantom (cross country) was one of five honorees.

November 17, 2012
King Men’s Cross Country Bound for First Trip to Nationals
Spencer Frantom and Jordan Noe will lead the Tornado men’s cross country team into Joplin, Mo. for their first NCAA National Championship appearance.

November 17, 2012
King Finishes 27th Overall at Nationals, Led by Frantom’s 43rd Place Finish
Nearly every member of the Tornado men’s cross country team set new 10k PRs at the Division II National Championships en route to a 27th place overall finish.

November 5, 2012
Four Named to All-Region Team by USTFCCCA
Following Saturday’s NCAA Division II Southeast Regional Championships, four King harriers were named to the All-Region Team.

November 3, 2012
King Harriers Take Their Marks for Regional Championship
The King men’s and women’s cross country teams are set for the NCAA Division II Southeast Regional Championship, being held Saturday in Charlotte, N.C.

November 3, 2012
Men’s Cross Country Qualifies for Nationals, Women Finish Fourth at Regionals
For the first time in program history, Tornado men's cross country qualified for Nationals after finishing third at the Division II Southeast Regional Championships.

October 19, 2012
Noe Races to First Place Finish, Tornado Finish Second
Jordan Noe earned his second straight win and was named Runner of the Year, while the Tornado took second place at the 2012 conference championships.

October 18, 2012
Cross Country Races into Concord for Conference Championships
King College Men’s and Women’s Cross Country will head to Frank Liske Park in Concord, N.C. for Friday's Conference Carolinas Championships.

October 18, 2012
Six Named to Cross Country Academic All-Conference Team
King Tornado Cross Country placed a league-high six student-athletes on the Academic All-Conference Team, as announced by the league on Thursday.

October 9, 2012
Men’s Cross Country Retains No. 2 Regional Ranking
The latest USTFCCCA regional rankings were released and recognized the Tornado men’s cross team as having held on to the No. 2 Southeast region spot.

October 5, 2012
Cross Country Nearly Perfect in Pre-Conference Meet Sweep
Both the men’s and women’s cross country teams won the first place in the team standings behind an effort from the men that earned them a near-perfect score.

October 3, 2012
Frantom Earns Conference Men’s Runner of the Week Honors
Junior Spencer Frantom was named the Conference Carolinas Men’s Cross Country Runner of the Week for the fifth week of the season.

September 27, 2012
Frantom, Sokol Led the Pack at UNC-Charlotte Invitational
Spencer Frantom finished in the top 50 among a field of more than 240 runners while Kendra Sokol led the way for the women.

September 18, 2012
Men’s Cross Country No. 2 in First Regular Season Regional Rankings
The latest USTFCCCA rankings released Tuesday have revealed that the men’s cross country team was tabbed No. 2 in the Southeast region.

September 14, 2012
Witt, Frantom Finish Among Strong Pack of Runners at Va. Tech Invite
Hannah Witt finished with her name among some of the top Division I schools in the region with her 13th place time at Friday’s Virginia Tech Invitational.

September 5, 2012
King and Lees-McRae to Begin Battle for Blue Ridge Cup
Beginning in the 2012-13 athletic season King and Lees-McRae College will deepen their rivalry with an annual competition for the Blue Ridge Cup.

September 1, 2012
Cross Country Opens Strong at Berry Invitational
Spencer Frantom and Kendra Sokol led King College to a pair of fifth place team finishes to start the 2012 campaign strongly at the Berry Invitational.

August 28, 2012
Men’s Cross Country Favored to Finish First in Conference Preseason Poll
The 2012 Men’s Cross Country Coaches’ Preseason Poll proclaimed King to be the preseason favorite to finish atop the league.

August 28, 2012
Men’s and Women’s Cross Country Selected Second in Southeast Region Preseason Poll
The King College men’s and women’s cross country teams were each ranked second in the USTFCCCA Southeast Regional Coaches’ Preseason Poll.

August 15, 2012
Tornado Names Abundant in D2ADA Academic Awards
King placed 72 student-athletes on the Division II Athletic Directors Association (D2ADA) Academic Achievement Awards list.

July 26, 2012
Committed to Success - King helps athletes excel both on and off the field
Read the KTN's recent front page article highlighting the triumphs of King College student-athletes. (Credit: Pat Kenney, Kingsport Times-News)