Women's Swimming & Diving News Archives

  • Martin Mayor selected Conference Carolinas Swimmer of the Week
    November 21, 2017
    BRISTOL, Tenn. – Macarena Martin Mayor had a solid weekend for the King University women’s swimming team at the Fall Frenzy Invitational. She set a pair of school records and earned Conference Carolinas Swimmer of the Week honors.
  • Martin Mayor sets school record on final day of Fall Frenzy
    November 19, 2017
    CHARLOTTE, N.C. – The King University women’s swimming team finished their weekend at the Fall Frenzy Invitational on Sunday. Macarena Martin Mayor led the way for the Tornado with a school record in the 200 yard backstroke.
  • Tornado compete in second day of Fall Frenzy Invite
    November 18, 2017
    CHARLOTTE, N.C. – The King University women’s swimming team competed in the second day of the Fall Frenzy Invitational Saturday night. The entire team swam hard throughout the day and Macarena Martin set a new school record in the 400 yard individual medley.
  • Four personal records fall on first day of Fall Frenzy
    November 17, 2017
    CHARLOTTE, N.C. – The King University women’s swimming team opened the Fall Frenzy Invitational with a solid day on Friday. The Tornado set four personal records on the day.
  • King places 5th at Sewanee Invite
    October 28, 2017
    SEWANEE, Tenn. – The King University women’s swimming team competed in the Sewanee Invitational over the weekend. The Tornado finished in fifth place.
  • Tornado fall to Columbia and Milligan
    October 14, 2017
    BRISTOL, VA. – The King University women’s swimming team faced Milligan College and Columbia College on Saturday afternoon.  The Tornado swam well, but fell to both of their opponents.
  • King falls to Mars Hill and Lindsey Wilson
    October 13, 2017
    MARS HILL, N.C. – The King University women’s swimming team faced Mars Hill University and Lindsey Wilson College on Friday night. The Tornado swam well, but fell to both Mars Hill and Lindsey Wilson.
  • King opens 4-1 at Emmanuel meet
    October 07, 2017
    FRANKLIN SPRINGS, Ga. – The King University women’s opened the season with a solid day at the Emmanuel College meet. The Tornado defeated Bethel University, LaGrange College, Point University and Life University while falling to Emmanuel.
  • King looks to improve in 2017-18
    October 02, 2017
    BRISTOL, Tenn. - The King University women's swimming team set a number of records last season and the Tornado look for that to continue in to 2017-18 under the guidance of new head coach James Graves. The Tornado return a solid group of returners to this year's team.
  • Graves tabbed to lead King swimming programs
    August 16, 2017
    BRISTOL, Tenn. – King University Director of Athletics David Hicks announced on Wednesday that James Graves will be the next men’s and women’s swimming head coach.
  • Schrotenboer resigns from King swimming
    June 28, 2017
    BRISTOL, Tenn. – King University Director of Athletics David Hicks announced on Wednesday that swimming head coach Jordan Schrotenboer has resigned to take an NCAA Division I coaching appointment. Schrotenboer will be an assistant at North Carolina State University.
  • King women's swimming joins Conference Carolinas
    March 28, 2017
    BRISTOL, Tenn. – The King University women’s swimming team will have a new home in 2017-18 as Conference Carolinas announced the addition of women’s swimming and diving on Tuesday. Joining King in the new conference will be Barton College, Converse College Emmanuel College, Limestone College and Chowan University.
  • Record setting end to season nets King 11 school records
    February 11, 2017
    CHRISTIANSBURG, Va. – The King University women's swimming team ended their 2016-17 season at the Appalachian Swimming Conference Championships in a four day event in grand fashion. The Tornado set 11 school records in Christiansburg and scored a total of 317 points. Macarena Martin Mayor was the top scorer for King with 41 points. King won bronze twice in relays in which Nicola Mead was in each of these races and she added a silver and a bronze finish in individual races.
  • King falls to Union (Ky.), sets four school records
    February 04, 2017
    BRISTOL, Tenn. – The King University women’s swimming team had their last tune-up for the Appalachian Swimming Conference Championships on Saturday when they traveled to Union College (Ky.). The Tornado set four school records, but Union came away with the 112-104 victory.
  • King tops Milligan, falls to Emory & Henry
    January 27, 2017
    EMORY, Va. – The King University women’s swimming team returned to the pool at Emory & Henry College on Friday night where they faced the home-standing Wasps and Milligan College. The Tornado came away with a 123-30 victory over Milligan and fell to Emory & Henry 115-74.
  • King falls to Mars Hill University 97-86
    January 13, 2017
    BRISTOL, Va. – The King University women's swimming team returned to the pool for the first time since November on Friday night. Mars Hill University edged the Tornado 97-86 in a close match.
  • Tornado highlighted by BridgeAthletic
    January 11, 2017
    BRISTOL, Tenn. – Under head coach Jordan Schrotenboer, the King University swimming teams have been using BridgeAthletic to help with their workouts to improve in the pool this season. The Tornado were recently highlight by BridgeAthletic for the success they have had this season.
  • Martin Mayor leads King at Brenau Invitational
    November 19, 2016
    GAINSVILLE, Ga. – The King University women’s swimming team had a great weekend at the Brenau Invitational, setting five school records at the event. Macarena Martin Mayor led the way for the Tornado, setting four individual records on the weekend.
  • Mead breaks her own school record, Tornado fall 162.5-35.5 to Carson-Newman
    November 04, 2016
    JEFFERSON CITY, TENN. – The King University women's swimming team returned to the pool on Friday at Carson-Newman University. Nicola Mead set a school record in the 100 butterfly but the Tornado fell to the Eagle’s 162.5-35.5.
  • Tornado win events and break records at Sewanee Invitational
    October 29, 2016
    SEWANNEE, Tenn. – The King University women's swimming team had a very productive and memorable two days, posting two school record relay events in the 100 yard medley and 100 yard freestyle at the Sewanee Invitational. Nicola Mead won the 100 yard butterfly and set a school record in the 200 yard butterfly event. Nicole Maldonado won the 50 yard freestyle event as well.
  • Tornado sweep a pair of meets at Milligan
    October 14, 2016
    MILLIGAN COLLEGE, Tenn. – The King University women’s swimming team returned to the pool on Friday and earned a pair of victories at Milligan College. The Tornado defeated the host Buffaloes 100-77 along with topping St. Andrews University 105.5-36.5.
  • Mead sets school record in season opener
    September 25, 2016
    MARS HILL, N.C. – The opening meet for the King University women’s swimming team might have been a memorable one Nicola Mead as she set the school record in the 100 yard butterfly. She won a pair of races to lead the Tornado, but King fell to Mars Hill University 143.5-105.5.
  • King ends season breaking nine school records
    February 11, 2016
    CHRISTIANSBURG, Va. – The King University women's swimming team ended their 2015-16 making a statement at the Appalachian Swimming Conference Championships. The Tornado set a total of 14 personal records, including nine school record breaking performances, three of which came from the solo effort of Olivia Langford. King finished ninth in the meet overall.
  • Two school records and seven PRs fall at Union
    February 06, 2016
    BARBOURVILLE, Ky. – Returning to the pool for the first time in three weeks, the King University women’s swimming team turned in a solid performance in their last tune-up before the Appalachian Swimming Conference Championships next weekend. The 200 medley relay team broke the school record and seven personal records fell on Saturday the Tornado defeated Union College 113-104.
  • King topped by Carson-Newman and Emory & Henry
    January 16, 2016
    EMORY, Va. – The King University women's swimming team opened up their 2016 season at Emory & Henry College taking on Carson-Newman University and Emory & Henry. The Tornado were defeated by Wasps 168-26 and fell to Eagles 163-29.
  • School records, personal records fall at Brenau Invite
    November 21, 2015
    GAINESVILLE, Ga. – The King University women’s swimming team closed the fall portion of the schedule by setting seven school records and numerous personal records over the weekend at the Brenau Invitational. Jess Vargo led the way for the Tornado, setting three school records and helping King to two relay records.
  • Two school records fall as King finishes 6th at Sewanee
    October 31, 2015
    SEWANEE, Tenn. – The King University women’s swimming team finished their fall over the weekend at the Sewanee Invitational. The Tornado 100 yard medley relay team set a school record and Jess Vargo set a school record as King posted a fifth place finish out of eight teams at the event.
  • King defeats Life, falls to Emmanuel
    October 24, 2015
    FRANKLIN SPRINGS, Ga. – On Saturday the King University women’s swimming team split a pair of meets at Emmanuel College. The Tornado defeated Life University 101.5-64.5 before falling to Emmanuel 102-83.
  • Tornado fall to Emory & Henry and Bridgewater
    October 23, 2015
    Emory, Va. – The King University women's swimming team fell to Emory & Henry College 153-45 Friday night. The Tornado also faced Bridgewater College, falling 118-8.
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