October 23, 2010

Records broken by King Swimmers at Pfeiffer

MISENHEIMER, N.C. - King College saw three school records fall Saturday in a tri-meet at Pfeiffer (N.C.) University. In addition the Tornado and Lady Tornado combined for a victory over a local foe.

Kelsey Wiese (Gallatin, Tenn.) broke the 50-yard and 100 freestyle records in victorious swims. Her time in the 50 was 25.76 seconds and she broke the 100 record by a second, at 56.08.

Marcy Hullander (Bristol, Tenn.) she won the 100 butterfly and finished second behind Wiese in the 50 freestyle.

Alek Nochowicz (Mt. Juliet, Tenn.) lowered the program record in the 1,000 freestyle down to 10 minutes and 57.77 seconds. The mark was 15 seconds faster than the old mark.

Emily Vaughan (Johnson City, Tenn.) swam past everyone in the 200 freestyle thanks to a time of 2:06.60

Wayne Oliver (Bristol, Tenn.) needed 22.31 seconds to swim the 50 freestyle in a winning fashion.

King was able to beat Milligan in the combined scores 108-80, but the Tornado lost to Pfeiffer 131-57. The Lady Tornado was a 79-16 winner over Milligan, but narrowly defeated by Pfeiffer 57-38. On the men's side King lost to Milligan 64-29 and Pfeiffer 74-19.

Next on the schedule for the King squads will be a trip to Berry (Ga.) College on Oct. 30.