Charleston comes back to top KingBECKLEY, W.Va. – The King University took to the road to take on the University of Charleston and the Tornado held the advantage the majority of the contest. However, the Golden Eagles plated three runs in the sixth inning to take the contest 5-4.
King splits with ErskineBRISTOL, Tenn. – The King University baseball team finished their series against Conference Carolinas rival Erskine College on Saturday afternoon. The Tornado took game one 5-2, and fell in game two 8-3.
Tornado drop game one to ErskineBRISTOL, Tenn. – The King University baseball team hosted Erskine College on Friday afternoon. A 5-4 game after five innings, no runs were scored after, the Tornado getting edged by one run.
King changes baseball series with North GreenvilleBRISTOL, Tenn. – The King University baseball team has moved their Conference Carolinas series with North Greenville University from April 7-8 to April 8-9. The teams will play a doubleheader on Saturday, April 8 at 12:00 p.m. and the series will conclude with a single game on Sunday at 1:00 p.m.
Tornado come back to split at Mars HillMARS HILL, N.C. – The King University traveled to Mars Hill University for a nonconference doubleheader on Monday and came away with a split. The Lions used solid pitching performance to take game one while the King offense erupted to take the nightcap 13-5.
Offensive explosion leads King past BartonWILSON, N.C. – The King University baseball team wrapped up their series against Barton College on Saturday. The Tornado had an offensive outburst in the game, scoring 17 runs and hitting three home runs to take the contest 17-8.
King falls in doubleheader to BartonWILSON, N.C. – The King University baseball team played Conference Carolina opponent Barton College on Saturday afternoon. The Tornado fell 8-1 in game two, and 3-2 in a very tight game two that went into extra innings.
King weekend series at Barton alteredBRISTOL, Tenn. – The Conference Carolinas baseball series between King University and Barton College at Barton this weekend has been altered. The teams will play a doubleheader on Friday starting at 2:30 p.m. and finish the series with a single game on Saturday at 2:00 p.m. The games on Friday will be played a Fleming Stadium in Wilson.
King baseball game at Tusculum postponedBRISTOL, Tenn. – Due to weather, today’s baseball game between King University and Tusculum College at Tusculum has been postponed. A makeup date has not been announced at this time.
Big innings cost TornadoBRISTOL, Tenn. – The King University baseball team finished their Conference Carolinas series against Mount Olive University on Saturday afternoon. A tied game until the sixth inning, the Trojans had multiple three run innings to take the contest 6-0.
King drops a pair to #17 Mount OliveBRISTOL, Tenn. – In their first home Conference Carolinas series, the King University baseball team dropped a pair of contests to 17th-ranked University of Mount Olive. The Trojans took game one 9-3 before winning the night cap 4-1.
Weekend series between King and Mount Olive alteredBRISTOL, Tenn. – Due to bad weather in the forecast, the Conference Carolinas baseball series between King University and 17th-ranked University of Mount Olive has been altered. The teams will play a doubleheader on Friday starting at 12:00 p.m. and a single game on Saturday at 12:00 p.m.
King tops Brevard in nonconference tiltBRISTOL, Tenn. – Playing their first midweek game in a few weeks, the King University baseball team defeated Brevard College on Wednesday afternoon. The Tornado scored six runs over the final two innings to take the contest 11-5.
King baseball game at Mars Hill postponedBRISTOL, Tenn. – Due to inclement weather, the King University baseball game scheduled for Tuesday at Mars Hill University has been postponed. The contest will be made up on March 21 at 2:00 p.m.
Tornado falls to EmmanuelFRANKLIN SPRINGS, Ga. – The King University baseball team competed their Conference Carolinas series against Emmanuel College on Saturday afternoon. The Tornado lost a close game one 4-3, and fell 8-3 in game two.
Tornado drop game one to EmmanuelFRANKLIN SPRINGS, Ga. – The King University baseball team faced off against Emmanuel College on Friday night. The Tornado pulled to an early 2-0 lead in the second, but fell to the Lions 16-6.
Tornado postponed at Carson-NewmanBRISTOL, Tenn. – Tuesday’s baseball game between King University and Carson-Newman University at Carson-Newman has been postponed due to weather. A makeup date has not been announced at this time.
King takes game two against the CrusadersBELMONT, N.C. – The King University baseball team completed their first Conference Carolina's series on Saturday afternoon. The Tornado dropped game one by a score of 9-3 and took game two by a score of 7-4.
Big inning costs TornadoBELMONT, N.C. – The King University baseball team had their first Conference Carolina’s game against Belmont Abbey on Friday afternoon. The Tornado were within two runs in the late innings, but an 11 run bottom of the seventh led to the Tornado falling 16-5.
King-Tusculum postponedBRISTOL, Tenn. – Due to rain falling in Bristol overnight and throughout the morning, the baseball game scheduled between King University and Tusculum College has been postponed. No makeup date has been announced at this time.
Tornado split with Mansfield, take seriesBRISTOL, Tenn. – Following a sweep on Saturday, the King University baseball team split with Mansfield University on Sunday to take the series 3-1. Mansfield took the first game 3-2 before King came from behind to take the nightcap 10-6.
King sweeps double header over MansfieldBRISTOL, Tenn. – The King University baseball team had their home opener against Mansfield University on Friday afternoon. The Tornado won 6-3 in game one off a persistent offense and won a close game two by a score of 2-1, scoring runs in the late innings.
Big innings lift Young Harris over KingYOUNG HARRIS, Ga. – The King University baseball team went for their second straight series win to start the season, but home-standing Young Harris College had a different idea. The Tornado had the lead and many chances, but Young Harris used two big innings, including six runs in the eighth inning to take the contest 10-7.
Home runs lead King to victory in game twoYOUNG HARRIS, Ga. – Following an opening 3-1 weekend against Brevard College, the King University baseball team took on Young Harris College on Saturday afternoon. After falling to the Mountain Lions 14-6 in game one, King took game two 10-8. King had home runs from Preston Douglas and Dylan Sligh in game two to lead the Tornado to victory.
King takes opening series from Brevard with Sunday splitBREVARD, N.C. – Following a sweep on Saturday, the King University baseball team split a doubleheader on Sunday at Brevard College. Brevard came back to take the opening game 10-8 before the Tornado rebounded to take game two 7-3 to take the season-opening series.
Tornado open season with sweep of BrevardBREVARD, N.C. – The King University baseball team opened the season with a pair of resounding wins at Brevard College on Saturday afternoon. The Tornado took game one 12-2 before winning game two 12-6 for the sweep.
Whitt earns NCAA Postgraduate ScholarshipBRISTOL, Tenn. – King University baseball player Ryan Whitt concluded his career this spring, but earlier this summer he earned and NCAA Postgraduate Scholarship. He was one of 29 male athletes during the spring to earn the award and one of 87 for the 2015-16 academic year.
Whitt named first team All-Region by ABCABRISTOL, Tenn. – King University baseball player Ryan Whitt earned another award to add to his mantle on Thursday when he was selected first team All-Southeast Region by the American Baseball Coaches Association (ABCA). This marks the third All-Region award Whitt earned this season.
Whitt tabbed D2CCA All-Southeast RegionBRISTOL, Tenn. – King University baseball player Ryan Whitt earned another award to add to his mantle on Thursday when he was selected second team All-Southeast Region by the Division 2 Conference Commissioners Association. This marks the second All-Region award Whitt earned this season.
Whitt selected NCBWA All-Southeast RegionBRISTOL, Tenn. – King University baseball player Ryan Whitt lived up to the expectations this season, garnering second team All-Southeast Region from the National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association (NCBWA). Prior to the season, Whitt was a preseason NCBWA second team All-Region selection before earning the distinction following the season.
Three Tornado selected CoSIDA Academic All-DistrictBRISTOL, Tenn. – On Thursday the College Sports Information Directors of American (CoSIDA) announced their Academic All-District honorees for baseball and softball and three Tornado were selected. Both Ryan Whitt and Dylan Sligh of the King baseball team earned recognition as well as Hannah Devotie of the Tornado softball team.
Whitt headlines King's All-Conference Carolinas selectionsBRISTOL, Tenn. – The Conference Carolinas Baseball Tournament is underway, and the league announced their All-Conference Carolinas performers between games this evening. Seniors Ryan Whitt and Mark Hencken both garnered recognition, along with Ryan Sattz.
Tornado end season with split at Southern WesleyanBRISTOL, Tenn. – The King University baseball team closed their season on Saturday with a doubleheader at Southern Wesleyan University. The Warriors took game one 3-2 behind a solid pitching performance before the Tornado bounced back to take game two 8-1.
Hendricks tosses CG, gives King win at SWUCENTRAL, S.C. – The King University baseball team opened their final Conference Carolinas series of the season with a win on Friday night at Southern Wesleyan University. The Tornado offense struck early, and that was all starting pitcher Mark Hendricks needed as he tossed a complete game on the mound, giving King the 8-2 victory.
King comes back to top Lenoir-Rhyne in 12HICKORY, N.C. – The King University baseball team made their final nonconference game of the season a memorable one on Tuesday at Lenoir-Rhyne University. Zak Kitzmiller evened the tally with a two-out single in the ninth inning before Josh Stephens gave King the 8-7 lead in the 12th. Grant Boyd made that stand up as the Tornado took the road victory.
Tornado split Senior Day doubleheader with FalconsBRISTOL, Tenn. – After falling to Pfeiffer University in day one of a Conference Carolinas series the King University baseball team came back to split day two with the Falcons earning a victory in game two of a double-header. The Tornado dropped game one 6-4 and fought back to take game two 7-2 behind a diverse hitting effort and a solid game of the mound from Matt Jackson.
Big eighth inning lifts Pfeiffer past KingBRISTOL, Tenn. – The King University baseball team fell in a Conference Carolinas series opener to Pfeiffer University 9-6. The Tornado held an advantage through most of the game but a big run in the eighth inning lifted the Falcons past King and the Tornado were unable to answer.