BOONE, N.C. - King College opened the 2011 indoor track and field season Saturday at the Appalachian Open with numerous Top-5 finishes.
Naseem Haje (Hagerstown, Md.) ran to second place in the 5,000-meter after crossing the finish line in 16 minutes and 12 seconds. Spencer Frantom (Morristown, Tenn.) followed in fourth with a run of 16:32.
The Tornado's 1,600 relay team needed 3:23.88 to finish the race, good enough for third.
Earl Rahming (Nassau, Bahamas) and his time of 49.77 seconds in the 400 put the freshman in fifth.
Justin Harris (Johnson City, Tenn.) also added a strong performance in the weight throw of 32 feet and one inch.
Next for King will be the Liberty Open in Lynchburg, Va., next weekend.