2012-13 Men's Wrestling News

May 15, 2013
Dates announced for Tornado Wrestling Camps
BRISTOL, Tenn. – Nate Moorman, King University’s men’s wrestling coach announced the dates for the Tornado Wrestling Camps at King University. The camp will take place from June 16-20 and is open to ages 11 and older.

April 2, 2013
Wentt, Miller selected to DII All-Academic wrestling team
BRISTOL, Tenn. – Two members of the King University men’s wrestling team were named to the 2012-13 NCAA Division II All-Academic wrestling team. Trevor Wentt earned second team honors with a 4.0 grade point average (GPA), and Jeremy Miller was an honorable mention selection with a 3.42 GPA.

February 24, 2013
Davis and Passmore Place at Super Region II Championships
Both Cody Davis and Dyvon Passmore had sixth-place finishes to lead the Tornado at the Super Region II Championships.

February 9, 2013
Tornado Wrestling Splits Dual Meets in Ohio
King defeated Lake Erie, but came up just short against No. 13 Mercyhurst.

January 31, 2013
Trio of Pins Part of 45-3 Domination of Belmont Abbey
King rolled out nine straight victories, including three pins and a tech fall, in their 45-3 regional win over the Belmont Abbey Crusaders.

January 30, 2013
Wolves Take Dual Meet, 29-9
Tornado Wrestling fell to 3-2 in dual meets after dropping a 29-9 decision to the Newberry College Wolves. Three grapplers left with wins for King.

January 22, 2013
Victory in Final Bout Clinches Road Dual
After taking a tie into the final bout of the evening, Garrett Fosdyck earned a decision win to give King a 21-18 victory over regional foe, Limestone College.

January 15, 2013
Tornado Take Down Ohio Valley, 28-15
King Men’s Wrestling improved to 2-1 in dual meet competition with its 28-15 victory over the Ohio Valley University Fighting Scots on Tuesday night.

January 11, 2013
Men’s Wrestling Defeats Maryville, Falls to Indianapolis
The Tornado began the day with a decisive 30-14 win over Maryville before dropping a 29-12 decision to Indianapolis on Friday.

December 8, 2012
Tornado Competes at UNI Open
Andrew Lutterloh led King Men’s Wrestling with four wins at the 2012 UNI Open, hosted by the University of Northern Iowa.

December 5, 2012
King/ETSU Dual Canceled
King's first dual meet of the season against ETSU has been canceled and will not be rescheduled.

December 1, 2012
Crume Leads Tornado with Fourth Place Finish at Kaufman-Brand Open
Three King Tornado men’s wrestlers placed in Saturday’s Maryville/Kaufman-Brand Open, led by sophomore Collin Crume’s fourth place finish at 133 pounds.

November 30, 2012
King Wrestling Gives Back to Bristol
The King Wrestling Team donated their time and effort to help build the Bristol Ministry Mall.

November 18, 2012
Tornado Place Ten at King Open
Madison Martin, Nic Stella, and Garrett Fosdyck all earned a top-3 finish in their respective weight classes at this weekend’s King Open wrestling tournament.

November 11, 2012
Jeremy Miller Takes Third to Lead King at Wolfpack Open
King competed in an open style tournament, hosted by North Carolina State, on Sunday. Jeremy Miller led the Tornado with a third place finish at 157 pounds.

November 9, 2012
Men’s Wrestling to Compete at Wolfpack Open, Announce Schedule Change
Tornado Men’s Wrestling will head to the Wolfpack Open, hosted by North Carolina State University, this weekend.

November 4, 2012
Tornado Faces Strong Competition at Hokie Open
Brandon Tressler led the Tornado with three wins at Sunday’s Hokie Open. A host of King grapplers finished with a pair of wins at the tournament.

October 22, 2012
Claxton Ranked Sixth in Preseason Individual Rankings
Sophomore Tywan Claxton is among those ranked at the top of his weight class, as released by the NCAA.

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.

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)