Men's Tennis News Archives

  • Tornado defeat Lions 7-2
    October 03, 2017
    BRISTOL, Tenn. – The King University men’s tennis defeated Mars Hill University on Tuesday afternoon in a duel match. The Tornado dominated to take a 7-2 win over the Lions.
  • Tornado compete at ITA Regional
    October 01, 2017
    SUMTER, S.C. – The King University men’s tennis team returned to action over the weekend at the ITA Southeast Regional. Three Tornado went 1-1 at the event while doubles team of Lenny Keswani and Arturo Alfaro reached the round of 16.
  • King falls in tight dual at Tusculum
    September 25, 2017
    GREENEVILLE, Tenn. – The King University men’s tennis team opened their season with a hard fought dual at Tusculum College. The Tornado trailed 2-1 after doubles, and nearly came back to take the win, but the Pioneers held off King for the 5-4 victory.
  • King takes three titles at Palmetto Tennis Center Invite
    September 17, 2017
    SUMTER, S.C. – The King University men’s tennis team opened the season with a good performance at the Palmetto Tennis Center Invitational. Lenny Keswani finished runner-up in the A draw while Lennard Neumann won the A draw consolation bracket to lead the way for the Tornado.
  • Tornado ready for postseason run
    September 06, 2017
    BRISTOL, Tenn. - The King University men's tennis team returns many members off of last season's team that finished fifth in the Conference Carolinas standings. Head Coach Mariia Iliana hopes to have the Tornado ready for a postseason run in 2017-18.
  • Tornado tennis teams earn ITA Scholar awards
    August 02, 2017
    BRISTOL, Tenn. – The Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) announced their academic awards for the 2016-17 season, both the King University men’s and women's tennis team earned ITA All-Academic Team. Two individuals from the women’s team and seven from the men’s team were selected ITA Scholar-Athletes.
  • Ilina attends Women's Leadership Symposium
    June 21, 2017
    BRISTOL, Tenn. – Earlier this spring, King University tennis coach Mariia Ilina was selected to attend the Women’s Leadership Symposium (WLS) in Kansas City, Mo. Ilina was one of 100 participants that were selected to attend the WLS, which aims to expand the participants’ network and promote the recruitment and retention of women working in intercollegiate athletics administration.
  • Poswiat selected CoSIDA Academic All-American
    June 07, 2017
    BRISTOL, Tenn. – For the second straight year, King University men's tennis player Moritz Poswiat garnered College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) Academic All-American honors, earning first team recognition this year. Poswiat becomes the second Tornado to earn CoSIDA Academic All-American honors twice in his career, and the first men’s tennis player.
  • Cook, Poswiat selected Conference Carolinas Scholar Athletes
    May 31, 2017
    BRISTOL, Tenn. – At the completion of the spring season, Conference Carolinas announced their spring Scholar Athletes of the Year, and two King University student-athletes were recognized. Moritz Poswiat was named the Conference Carolinas Men’s Tennis Scholar Athlete of the Year and Tanner Cook to honors for men’s outdoor track & field.
  • Poswiat tabbed CoSIDA Academic All-District
    May 11, 2017
    BRISTOL, Tenn. – For the second straight year, King University men’s tennis player Moritz Poswiat garnered College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) Academic All-District honors. Poswiat becomes the third Tornado to earn CoSIDA Academic All-District twice in his career, and the first men’s tennis player.
  • Poswiat selected for ITA/Arthur Ashe Leadership and Sportsmanship Award
    May 09, 2017
    BRISTOL, Tenn. – King University men’s tennis player Moritz Poswiat can add another award to his mantle as he was selected for the Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA)/Arthur Ashe Leadership and Sportsmanship Award.
  • Tornado season ends to Barton in conference tournament
    April 21, 2017
    SUMTER, S.C. – The fifth seeded King University men’s tennis team squared off with fourth seed Barton College in the quarterfinals of the Conference Carolinas Tournament early on Friday morning. The Tornado dropped a tight 5-1 decision to end their season.
  • Poswiat, Neumann selected All-Conference Carolinas
    April 20, 2017
    BRISTOL, Tenn. – Prior to the start of the Conference Carolinas Tennis Tournament, the league announced their all-conference honorees at a banquet in Sumter, S.C. The King University doubles team of Mortiz Poswiat and Lennard Neumann earned all-conference accolades.
  • King tennis has six earn academic All-Conference Carolinas
    April 17, 2017
    BRISTOL, Tenn. – The Conference Carolinas Tennis Championship starts this weekend, and leading up to the event the league released their academic all-conference performers. The King University men’s and women’s tennis teams each had three members earn academic all-conference.
  • King drops final regular season dual at #13 UNG
    April 14, 2017
    DAHLONEGA, Ga. – The King University men’s tennis team finished the regular season with a dual at 13th-ranked University of North Georgia. The Tornado fell 8-1 with Moritz Poswiat defeating a ranked opponent in singles play.
  • King tops Pfeiffer in final home match
    April 12, 2017
    BRISTOL, Tenn. – In their final home match of the season, the King University men’s tennis team went out with a Conference Carolinas win over Pfeiffer University. The Tornado trailed after doubles, but came back with five wins in singles plat to take the 6-3 victory.
  • Tornado sweep Lees-McRae on Senior Day
    April 08, 2017
    BRISTOL, Tenn. – The King University men’s tennis team came away with a sweep of Conference Carolinas rival Lees-McRae College on Senior Day Saturday afternoon. The Tornado took all three doubles matches to gain the momentum and take the dual 9-0.
  • Tornado drop 5-4 dual to Bluefield State
    April 07, 2017
    BRISTOL, Tenn. – The King University men’s tennis team dropped a tight nonconference match to Bluefield State College on Friday night. The Tornado tried to comeback in singles play, but the Big Blues held on for the 5-4 victory.
  • King tennis schedules altered
    April 07, 2017
    BRISTOL, Tenn. – The King University tennis schedule for this weekend has been altered. Saturday’s Conference Carolinas duals against Lees-McRae College has been moved up to a 12:00 p.m. start, with a Senior Day ceremony before the start of the match. Sunday’s duals against Lincoln Memorial University have been moved to April 15 and will start at 1:00 p.m.
  • Tornado fall in close match to Mount Olive
    April 02, 2017
    MOUNT OLIVE, N.C. – The King University men's tennis competed against Mount Olive University on Sunday afternoon. The Tornado fell behind 2-1 after doubles, later tying the match 2-2 and 3-3 in singles but fell to the Trojans 5-4.
  • Singles leads to Barton win over King
    April 01, 2017
    WILSON, N.C. – The King University men’s tennis team took the lead at Barton College early in the Conference Carolinas dual on Saturday. However, the Bulldogs took five of the six singles matches for the 6-3 victory.
  • King tennis matches altered for weekend
    March 29, 2017
    BRISTOL, Tenn. – Due to weather this weekend’s men’s and women’s tennis matches for King University have been altered. King has postponed their match that was scheduled at home on Sunday against Carson-Newman University. The Tornado will stay on the road to face Barton College on Saturday at 2:00 p.m. and the University of Mount Olive on Sunday at 1:00 p.m. A makeup date for the matches against Carson-Newman has not been announced at this time.
  • Tornado streak to victory over Southern Wesleyan
    March 25, 2017
    BRISTOL, Tenn. – The King University men's tennis team faced off against Southern Wesleyan University on Saturday afternoon. The Tornado took four straight points in the match to win 6-3.
  • Keswani lifts King over North Greenville
    March 24, 2017
    BRISTOL, Tenn. – The King University men’s tennis team took their second Conference Carolinas win in come-from-behind fashion against North Greenville University. King took all three doubles matches, but need a 15-13 second set tiebreak victory from Lenny Keswani to take the 5-4 victory.
  • Tornado fall short against Young Harris
    March 19, 2017
    BRISTOL, Tenn. – The King University men’s tennis team tried to come-from-behind to defeat Young Harris College in a nonconference dual on Sunday. However, the Mount Lions hung on to take the 6-3 victory.
  • Tornado fall to Belmont Abbey
    March 17, 2017
    BRISTOL, Tenn. – The King University men's tennis team faced off against Belmont Abbey College on Friday afternoon. The Tornado took the lead early 1-0, but fell 7-2 in the match overall.
  • King tennis matches against Pfeiffer postponed
    March 17, 2017
    BRISTOL, Tenn. – Due to weather, Saturday Conference Carolinas men’s and women’s tennis duals between King University and Pfeiffer University have been postponed. The matches have been rescheduled for April 12 at 1:00 p.m. on the King University campus.
  • King erases deficit to take victory
    March 11, 2017
    FRANKLIN SPRINGS, Ga. – The King University men's tennis team competed against Conference Carolinas opponent Emmanuel College on Saturday. After falling behind 2-1 in doubles, the Tornado won five out of the six singles matches to take the victory 6-3.
  • Tornado edged 5-4 at Limestone
    March 09, 2017
    GAFFNEY, S.C. – The King University men’s tennis team faced off against Limestone College on Thursday afternoon. King fell 5-4 in a very close match.
  • King falls to #31 Flagler
    March 05, 2017
    SUMTER, S.C. – The King University men’s tennis team faced one of the better teams in the region in Flagler College on Sunday. The Tornado held a lead after doubles, but fell to the 31st-ranked Saints 6-3.
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