Tornado Soccer make NCCAA rankings

GREENVILLE, S.C. - The King College men's soccer team landed in the Top-25 in a total of four of team stat categories according to the NCCAA Division I Stats Report, the organization announced. In addition, Tom Winspear picked up a pair of Top-25 individual rankings.

The Tornado ranked 16th in goalkeeping with a goal against average of 1.29. In nine contests so far in 2010, opponents have scored 12 goals. Southwestern Christian University has only allowed four goals in 11 matches for a goal against average of 0.40 to lead the nation.

King also landed at 25th in points per game with 4.56. In nine matches King has 15 goals and 11 assists for 41 points. The Tornado's 1.67 goals per game ranked 25th as well. The 1.22 assists per game ranked 22nd among NCCAA teams. Emmanuel (Ga.) College averaged 3.18 assists per contest in this week's report.

Winspear, a junior from Yarm, England, was tied at No. 17 after his 0.67 goals per game average. Sabelo Hilongwane, from Central Baptist College, has scored 1.15 goals per game to lead the category. Winsepar was tied for No. 22 in the points per game category. He has averaged 1.56 points with a total of seven goals and one assist in nine matches.

King, at 2-6-1, welcomes Carson-Newman (Tenn.) College to Bristol on Wednesday for a 4:30 p.m. contest. The Tornado will look to even the season series with Carson-Newman after a 2-1 overtime setback in Jefferson City, Tenn., on Sept. 13.