2010-11 Women's Cross Country News

February 18, 2011
Lady Tornado Cross Country makes the grade to top USTFCCCA list
NEW ORLEANS, La. - The King College women's cross country team was among 107 NCAA Division II squads honored by the United States Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches Association with All-Academic status as the Lady Tornado had the highest cumulative team GPA of all honorees.

February 16, 2011
Six Lady Tornado athletes on USTFCCCA All-Academic team
NEW ORLEANS, La. - The King College women's cross country team placed six athletes on the 2010 United States Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches' Association Division II All-Academic Cross Country squad.

December 9, 2010
Sokol runs to NCCAA Student-Athlete of the Week nod
GREENVILLE, S.C. - King College's Kendra Sokol was awarded the NCCAA Women's Cross Country Student-Athlete of the Week honor, the national office announced.

December 4, 2010
King finishes 22nd at program's first NCAA Division II Championship
LOUISVILLE, Ky. - King College ran to a 22nd place finish Saturday at the 2010 NCAA Division II Women's Cross Country National Championship.

December 2, 2010
Keep up with King at nationals
Keep up with the King College women's cross country, women's volleyball and women's soccer teams at nationals this week with the team's blogs.

November 30, 2010
Nelson picks up NCCAA Student-Athlete of the Week nod
GREENVILLE, S.C. - King College's Carrie Nelson received the NCCAA Women's Cross Country Student-Athlete of the Week from the national office.

November 23, 2010
King All-Region trio honored by USTFCCCA
NEW ORLEANS, La. - Three King College cross country athletes were recognized by the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association as NCAA Division II All-Southeast Region runners, the organization announced Tuesday.

November 21, 2010
Lady Tornado Cross Country runs to NCAA Division II Nationals with runner up finish
CHARLOTTE, N.C. - King College has punched a ticket to the 2010 NCAA Division II Women's Cross Country National Champion with a second-place finish at Saturday's NCAA Division II Southeast Region Championship.

November 18, 2010
Lady Tornado running towards potential NCAA bid
BRISTOL, Tenn. - The King College women's cross country team is preparing for the squad's first NCAA Division II Southeast Region Championship meet, to be contested Saturday in Charlotte, N.C.

November 9, 2010
Six straight weeks ranked second for Lady Tornado runners
NEW ORLEANS, La. - The King College women's cross country did not move from a No. 2 ranking in the newest edition of the United States Track & Field and Cross Country Association NCAA Division II Southeast Region rankings, the national organization announced Tuesday.

November 5, 2010
Nelson posts second-place run at Cavalier Open
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. - King College's Carrie Nelson finished second at the Cavalier Open Friday.

November 2, 2010
Another No. 2 NCAA Division II Southeast Region ranking for Lady Tornado
NEW ORLEANS, La. - The King College women's cross country maintained a No. 2 ranking again in the latest edition of the United States Track & Field and Cross Country Association NCAA Division II Southeast Region rankings, the national organization announced Tuesday.

October 26, 2010
King Women's Cross Country keeps No. 2 region ranking
NEW ORLEANS, La. - The King College women's cross country was No. 2 once again in the newest edition of the United States Track & Field and Cross Country Association NCAA Division II Southeast Region ranking, the national organization announced Tuesday.

October 20, 2010
Lady Tornado Cross Country holds onto potential NCAA qualifying mark
NEW ORLEANS, La. - The King College women's cross country squad held onto the No. 2 spot in the latest edition of the United States Track & Field and Cross Country Association NCAA Division II Southeast Region ranking, the national organization announced.

October 15, 2010
Faster school record for King's Nelson at Royal XC Challenge
CHARLOTTE, N.C. - The King College women's cross country school record was lowered for a second straight event as Carrie Nelson ran to the mark Friday at the Royal Cross Country Challenge.

October 12, 2010
King Women's Cross Country at No. 2 for second week in a row
NEW ORLEANS, La. - King College was No. 2 in this week's United States Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association NCAA Division II Southeast Region women's ranking, the organization announced Tuesday. This marks the second straight week for the Lady Tornado at the No. 2 spot.

October 5, 2010
Lady Tornado run to No. 2 in NCAA Southeast Region
NEW ORLEANS, La. - King College was the highest riser in this week's United States Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association NCAA Division II Southeast Region women's ranking, the organization announced Tuesday. The Lady Tornado squad went from No. 6 all the way to No. 2 in the region.

October 2, 2010
Lady Tornado uses fast times for Top 5 at Greater Louisville
LOUISVILLE, Ky. - The King College women's cross country team posted a fifth-place finish as a team at the Greater Louisville Cross Country Classic Saturday as the Lady Tornado was able to run past teams from the Southeast region thanks to a hosts of personal bests including a school record.

September 29, 2010
King at No. 6 in latest USTFCC Women's ranking
NEW ORLEANS, La. - King College did not move from No. 6 in the newest United States Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association NCAA Division II Southeast Region women's ranking, released by the organization Wednesday.

September 28, 2010
King Cross Country helps at Bristol Cross
BRISTOL, Tenn. - The King College cross country team went into the community Saturday by volunteering at the Bristol Cross event.

September 22, 2010
Lady Tornado No. 6 in region according to USTFCC ranking
NEW ORLEANS, La. - King College remained at No. 6 in the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association Week 1 NCAA Division II Cross Country Southeast regional women's rankings, the organization announced Tuesday.

September 3, 2010
Personal bests starts 2010 for King cross country
BOONE, N.C. - The King College men's and women's cross country teams started the 2010 season Friday at the Covered Bridge Invitational and three personal bests were established against a talented field.

August 26, 2010
Lady Tornado start season No. 6 in region
NEW ORLEANS, La. - King College landed at No. 6 in the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association preseason NCAA Division II southeast regional women's rankings, the organization announced.

July 30, 2010
King Cross Country schedules announced for 2010
BRISTOL, Tenn. - King College head men's and women's cross country coach Peter Dalton has finalized the 2010 schedule for the Tornado and Lady Tornado.