Women's Track & Field News Archives

  • Four PRs fall at Conference Carolinas Championships
    April 29, 2017
    CENTRAL, S.C. – The King University women’s track and field team finished the season at the Conference Carolinas Championships with a ninth place finish.
  • King has six named academic All-Conference Carolinas
    April 24, 2017
    BRISTOL, Tenn. – Leading up to the Conference Carolinas Outdoor Track & Field Championships, the league announced their academic All-Conference Carolinas honorees. King University has six student-athletes recognized, three from each the men’s and women’s teams.
  • Tornado close regular season at Beynon Sports Catamount Classic
    April 15, 2017
    CULLOWHEE, N.C. – In their final tune-up before the Conference Carolinas Championships, the King University women’s track and field team finished 12th and were led by Hannah Kusmierz at the Beynon Sports Catamount Classic.
  • Tornado place first at Montreat College Invitational
    April 01, 2017
    MONTREAT, N.C. – The King University women's track and field competed at the Montreat College Invitational over the weekend. The Tornado finished first in the meet with 111 points with Hannah Kusmierz and Ebony Jones recording first place finishes.
  • Tornado compete at ADIDAS Winthrop Invite
    March 25, 2017
    ROCK HILL, N.C. – The King University women’s track and field team competed at ADIDAS Winthrop Invitational and the Tornado set three personal records in a meet that featured numerous NCAA Division I teams.
  • Tornado open season High Point Invite
    March 18, 2017
    HIGH POINT, N.C – The King University women's track and field team opened their outdoor season at the High Point Invitational over the weekend. Hannah Kumierz had a top ten finish in the 3000 meter run, and Amari McFadden finished 15th in the 100 meter dash out of 53 contestants participating.
  • Tornado finish 5th at Conference Carolinas Indoor Championships
    February 19, 2017
    WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. – The King University women’s track and field team finished fifth at the Conference Carolinas Indoor Championships. Three Tornado set personal records at the event.
  • Six track & field athletes named Academic All-Conference Carolinas
    February 17, 2017
    BRISTOL, Tenn. – The Conference Carolinas Indoor Track and Field Championships are scheduled to take place on Sunday at JDL FastTrack in Winston-Salem, N.C., and the league announced their academic all-conference teams. Three Tornado men and three women were named to the list this season.
  • Record setting day at Buccaneer Invite
    February 04, 2017
    JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. – The King University women's track and field team competed at the Buccaneer Invite over the weekend. Ashley Miller led the Tornado, setting a school record in the 60 meter hurdles.
  • Jones named ECAC Rookie of the Week
    January 25, 2017
    BRISTOL, Tenn. – For the second straight week, the King University women’s track and field team has had the Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC) Rookie of the Week. This week, Ebony Jones earned that distinction after her performance at the Wake Forest Invitational.
  • Jones leads King at Wake Forest Invitational
    January 21, 2017
    WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. – The King University women's track and field team competed at the Wake Forest Invitational on Saturday. Ebony Jones had the highest finish for the Tornado on the day, placing 13th in the long jump.
  • Grayson, Ballowe take ECAC Weekly Awards
    January 18, 2017
    BRISTOL, Tenn. – A pair of King University track and field athletes were recognized by the Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC) following their performance at the season-opening ETSU Invitational. James Russell Ballowe was named ECAC Men’s Track Athlete of the Week and Taylor Grayson was selected ECAC Women’s Track and Field Rookie of the Week.
  • Two Tornado finish in top ten at ETSU Invitational
    January 14, 2017
    JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. – The King University women's track and field team opened their indoor season at the ETSU Invitational over the weekend. Kaitlin Rivera finished in 7th place in the 5000 meter event and Taylor Grayson posted a 9th place finish in the weight throw.
  • McFadden chosen to attend NCAA Leadership Forum
    October 25, 2016
    BRISTOL, Tenn. – Coming up next month, King University track and field athlete Amani McFadden will become the second Tornado student-athlete to attend an NCAA Student-Athlete Leadership Forum. McFadden was one of three Conference Carolinas student-athletes to get selected to attend the Leadership Forum.
  • Williamson adds Pierce to staff
    July 18, 2016
    BRISTOL, Tenn. – King University Head track and field and cross country coach Amanda Williamson didn’t have to look far to find an assistant coach as she announced the hire of Desmond Pierce this week. Pierce earned his MBA from King and was a graduate assistant under Williamson during the 2014-15 season.
  • Johnson selected Conference Carolinas Freshman of the Year
    May 05, 2016
    BRSITOL, Tenn. – Following her stellar performance the Conference Carolinas Outdoor Track and Field Championships, King University’s Esther Johnson has been selected the Conference Carolinas Outdoor Freshman of the Year. She posted three top five finishes, including two runner-up placements at the conference meet.
  • Jennings, Johnson lead King at conference championships
    April 30, 2016
    BANNER ELK, N.C. – The King University women’s track and field team turned in a solid performance over the weekend at the Conference Carolinas Championships, taking fifth of nine teams. Jordan Jennings and Esther Johnson led the way with second place finishes, Jennings in the 400 meters and Johnson in both the shot put and discus.
  • Farmen, McFadden earn league weekly awards
    April 19, 2016
    BRISTOL, Tenn. – Following a solid weekend at the Beynon Sports Catamount Classic, the King University track and field teams took home a pair of Conference Carolinas Player of the Week honors. Elijah Farmen set a pair of personal records on his way to being named men’s Conference Carolinas Field Athlete of the week while Amari McFadden took Conference Carolinas Track Athlete of the Week honors on the women’s side.
  • McFadden sets three PRs at Beynon Sports Catamount Classic
    April 16, 2016
    CULLOWHEE, N.C. – Following a meet that was dominated by weather last weekend, the King University women’s track and field team took to the track at the Beynon Sports Catamount Classic on what was a beautiful Saturday. Amari McFadden set three personal records on the weekend to lead the Tornado.
  • Six Tornado selected academic All-Conference Carolinas
    April 11, 2016
    BRISTOL, Tenn. – As we near the Conference Carolinas Outdoor Track and Field Championships, the league announced their academic all-conference honorees. The Tornado placed three women and three men on the academic all-conference team.
  • Cook sets PR at Colonial Relays
    April 02, 2016
    WILLIAMSBURG, Va. – The distance runners from the King University track and field teams traveled to the Colonial Relays over the weekend and Tanner Cook led the group. Cook set a new personal record in the 10,000 meters for the Tornado.
  • Hatfield breaks 3,000 meter steeplechase record
    March 25, 2016
    RALIEGH, N.C. – Connor Hatfield set a school record in the 3,000 meter steeplechase over the weekend to lead a selected group of King University track and field athletes at the Raleigh Relays.
  • Tornado kickoff outdoor season at Wake Forest Open
    March 19, 2016
    WAKE FOREST, N.C. – To kick off the 2016 outdoor track and field season, the King University women’s track and field team competed in the Wake Forest Open. The Tornado were able to showcase their abilities against top division one opponents in the meet to prep for the season ahead.
  • Farmen, Jennings selected USTFCCCA All-Southeast Region
    February 29, 2016
    BRISTOL, Tenn. – The King University men’s and women’s track and field team closed in the indoor season on Sunday and on Monday two Tornado were named USTFCCCA All-Southeast Region. Elijah Farmen earned the distinction for the men and Jordan Jennings for the women.
  • Johnson leads King at Conference Carolinas Indoors
    February 28, 2016
    WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. – In the final indoor meet of the season, Esther Johnson closed the indoor season on a high note for the King University women’s track and field team. Johnson set a pair of personal records, taking home one championship and one runner-up performance to lead King to a fifth place finish at the Conference Carolinas Indoor Track and Field Championships.
  • Johnson, Sattz selected Conference Carolinas Players of the Week
    February 23, 2016
    BRISTOL, Tenn. – King University had two more athletes garner weekly awards from Conference Carolinas on Tuesday. Esther Johnson earned Conference Carolinas Field Athlete of the Week for the second time and Ryan Sattz was named Conference Carolina Baseball Player of the Week.
  • Johnson sets 55 meter hurdles record at App State
    February 19, 2016
    BOONE, N.C. – In their final tune-up before the Conference Carolinas Championships, the King University women’s track and field team turned in a solid performance at the Appalachian State Split Open. Astri Johnson set a school record, and three other personal records fell for the Tornado.
  • King lands two top 10 finishes at Buccaneer Invite
    February 06, 2016
    JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. – The King University women's track and field team completed the ETSU Buccaneer Invite. The Tornado landed two top ten finishes from Jordan Jennings and Samantha Schreiber.
  • Johnson tabbed Conference Carolinas Athlete of the Week
    February 02, 2016
    BRISTOL, Tenn. – For the second time this season the King University women’s track and field team has had a field athlete named Conference Carolinas Athlete of the Week. Following her first place finish at the Darius Dixon Invitational, Esther Johnson garnered honors this week.
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