Tornado track & field programs earn USTFCCCA All-Academic honorsBRISTOL, Tenn. – Even throughout the summer, accolades keep coming in for the King University men’s and women’s track & field programs. Both programs earned USFCCCA All-Academic honors as well as three student-athletes. Spencer Frantom, Hannah Witt and Maegan Henry all garnered USTFCCCA All-Academic honors.
Witt named Capital One Academic All-AmericanBRISTOL, Tenn. – Hanna Witt’s trophy case continues to fill up as she was named to the Capital One Academic All-America third team on Wednesday. Witt helped the King women’s indoor and outdoor track & field teams capture Conference Carolinas championships in 2013, and narrowly missed qualifying for the NCAA Track & Field Championships.
Dalton returns to lead Tornado cross country teamsBRISTOL, Tenn. – Director of Athletics David Hicks announced earlier today that Peter Dalton will return to King University as the head coach of the men’s and women’s cross country teams, six weeks after departing King for a position on the coaching staff at Lipscomb University.
Witt earns Capital One Academic All-District 3 honorsBRISTOL, Tenn. – King University’s Hannah Witt added another award on Thursday when she was named to the Capital One Academic All-District first team for track and field and cross country. Most recently, Witt was earned Conference Carolinas Spring Scholar Athlete.
Witt named CC Spring Scholar AthleteBRISTOL, Tenn. – After a very successful senior season, King University’s Hannah Witt has another award to add to her mantle. Witt was named Conference Carolinas Spring Scholar Athlete of the Year for women’s track and field.
King places 11 student-athletes on the USTFCCCA All-Region teamBRISTOL, Tenn. – The U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) announced their All-Region track and field teams on Friday, and 11 King University student-athletes were recognized. Six members of the men’s track and field team were named All-Southeast Region while five women earned the same distinction.
Dalton takes position at LipscombBRISTOL, Tenn. – King University head cross country and track and field coach Peter Dalton has accepted the position of Assistant Cross Country Coach and Track at Lipscomb University. Peter will remain at King through May 31 and will coach our student-athletes at the NCAA Championships, and will assist the current staff as they wrap up recruiting efforts for fall 2013.
Tornado win Conference Carolinas Outdoor ChampionshipBANNER ELK, N.C. – For the second time this year, the King University women’s track and field team took home a Conference Carolinas Championship. After winning the indoor title earlier this spring, the Tornado won the outdoor championship on Saturday with 123 points.
Henry's school records earns CC weekly awardBRISTOL, Tenn. - For the second time in three weeks, King University's Maegan Henry has been honored by Conference Carolinas. Henry was named Conference Carolinas Women's Outdoor Field Player of the Week following her performance at the Liberty Collegiate Invitational.
Henry, Beauvais set school records at Liberty InviteLYNCHBURG, Va. - There were no team scores kept at the Liberty Collegiate Invitational, but that didn't stop the King University women's track and field team from setting records. Maegan Henry posted two school records, and qualified for nationals while Danielle Beauvais added another school record.
Noe, Witt break school records at Raleigh RelaysRALEIGH, N.C. – The men's and women's track and field teams competed at the Raleigh Relays on Friday, where team scores were not kept. Jordan Noe and Hannah Witt both set school records set personal records at the event while Spencer Frantom set a personal record.
Personal records fall at Beynon Sports Catamount ClassicCULLOWHEE, N.C. – In the second day of the Beynon Sports Catamount Classic, hosted by Western Carolina University, the King University women’s track and field team came home with numerous new personal bests. As a team, the Tornado finished 7th of 16 teams with 33 points at the event.
Henry leads King on first day at Western CarolinaCULLOHWEE, N.C. – After the first day of competition at the Beynon Sports Catamount Classic, hosted by Western Carolina University, the King University women’s track is in fourth place. Maegan Henry led the team by scoring six of King’s nine points on the day.
Piccinini, Witt named CC 2013 Winter Scholar AthletesBRISTOL, Tenn. – Two King University athletes were honored on Thursday when Conference Carolinas announced their 2013 Winter Scholar Athletes of the Year. Men’s basketball player, Eddie Piccinini and women’s track athlete, Hannah Witt both were named scholar athletes in their respective sports as voted on by the student-athlete affairs committee.