2011-12 Men's Volleyball News

June 29, 2012
King Places Third Among Conference Schools in Learfield Sports Directors Cup
King ranked third among Conference Carolinas institutions and 166th overall among the 244 nationally-ranked schools in the 2011-12 Learfield Director's Cup Standings.

June 4, 2012
Tornado to Add Four to Incoming Class
King College Men's Volleyball welcomes Eddie Moushikhian (OH), Pele Ili (OPP/OH), Zach Prexta (OH/MB), and Matthew Lychock (MB) to the 2012-13 squad.

May 3, 2012
Men’s Volleyball Signs Matthew DeLong to 2012-13 Squad
Men's Volleyball will welcome New York native and setter Matthew Delong to the team after signing a National Letter of Intent to play at King.

April 25, 2012
Men’s Volleyball and Women’s Basketball to Host Summer Camps
Men's Volleyball and Women's Basketball will each hold a youth summer camp this July. Click for more details.

April 13, 2012
Friddle, Glenn Named to Men’s Volleyball All-Conference Team
Outside hitter James Friddle was named to the Conference Carolinas All-Conference Second Team while teammate Eric Glenn was named Third Team.

April 6, 2012
Four Named to Men's Volleyball Academic All-Conference Team
King College featured four student-athletes on the 2012 Academic All-Conference Team, as released by Conference Carolinas on Friday.

April 4, 2012
Tornado Keep It Close but Fall in Season Finale
King's season came to a close with a three-set loss to the Lees-McRae Bobcats on Wednesday night. Eric Glenn led the team with seven kills and seven block assists.

March 31, 2012
Seniors Close Careers on Home Court in Big Way, Defeat Barton 3-1
James Friddle and Eric Glenn each totaled double-digit kills, combining for 24, while Brandon Rorer tallied nine digs in the Tornado's 3-1 win over Barton.

March 29, 2012
Koebel Tallies 10 Kills in Straight Set Win over Shock
The Tornado took a three-set win (25-9, 25-11, 25-7) from the Washington Adventist Shock on Thursday night, paced by Michael Koebel's 10 kills.

March 27, 2012
Men’s Volleyball to Host ‘Youth Day’ This Saturday
Fans under the age of 18 in attendance for this Saturday's match versus Barton will receive FREE admission and a FREE King mini volleyball!

March 24, 2012
Men’s Volleyball Splits in Tri-Match Saturday
King College hosted a tri-match with the College of Mount St. Joseph and Mount Olive College, taking one of two on the day.

March 23, 2012
Tornado Fail to Finish Off Pfeiffer, Fall in Five
King carried a 2-1 lead into the fourth set of Friday night's match with Pfeiffer, but the Falcons came from behind to take the final two frames and a win, 3-2.

March 21, 2012
Rorer Topping NCAA Stat Charts
Senior Brandon Rorer has made the switch to libero in stride and now finds himself currently No. 1 in digs per set in all of NCAA Division I Men's Volleyball.

March 17, 2012
Friddle Tallies 19 Kills in Five-Set Defeat to NJIT
Down 2-0 early, senior James Friddle collected a season-high 19 kills to force game five before falling to the NJIT Highlanders (25-18, 25-22, 19-25, 20-25, 15-13)

March 15, 2012
Friddle Tacks on Ten Kills in Loss to Loyola
King lost its third straight match against Loyola University, 3-0, on Thursday evening despite another 10-kill performance by senior James Friddle.

March 13, 2012
Tornado Downed by No. 6 Lewis Flyers
Senior James Friddle led the Tornado with 10 kills in their 3-0 loss to nationally-ranked Lewis University on Tuesday night.

March 10, 2012
Harper and Glenn Put Up 11 in Heartbreaking Loss
King battled back from two sets down to force a fifth set, but fell facing match point in a 18-25, 24-26, 25-21, 25-22, 14-16 loss to Limestone.

March 5, 2012
Tornado Bounce Back at Quincy Behind Glenn’s 12 Kills
Senior middle blocker Eric Glenn rallied the Tornado with 12 kills and eight blocks in an upset win over the Quincy Hawks, Monday night.

March 4, 2012
Tornado Hit Well, Fall Twice in Final Day of Lindenwood Classic
Eric Glenn led the second-day action at the Lindenwood Classic with 24 kills during a pair of losses to Cal Baptist and Missouri Baptist.

March 2, 2012
Tornado Lose to Lindenwood in Three
King Men’s Volleyball fell to 6-11 overall after a three set loss to Lindenwood University (17-25, 22-25, 14-25).

February 25, 2012
Limestone Delivers Loss to King
Matthew Harper led the Tornado with seven kills in a three-set loss to the Limestone Saints on Saturday afternoon.

February 23, 2012
Bobcats Take Down Tornado in Four
Jeremy Funk led the Tornado with eight kills in the Tornado's 3-1, home-opening loss to the Lees-McRae Bobcats, Thursday night.

February 21, 2012
Tornado Men’s Volleyball to Host “Beach Night”
The first 75 people wearing a King t-shirt and shorts to this Thursday's Men's Volleyball home opener will receive a free King volleyball!

February 19, 2012
Tornado Turn Down Barton in Three
King ended its weekend road trip with a three-set win (25-23, 26-16, 25-21) over the Barton Bulldogs, behind Stephen Brown's nine kills on Saturday night.

February 17, 2012
Mount Olive Takes Down Tornado
Mathew Harper led the Tornado with 10 kills in a four-set loss to Mount Olive, Friday night. King falls to 5-8 (0-2) on the season.

February 11, 2012
Tornado Drop Pair in Final Day
King Men's Volleyball fell to 5-7 on the season after losing to Johnson & Whales (CO) and host Grand Canyon University on Saturday.

February 10, 2012
Friddle and Glenn Highlight Day One Split in ‘Zona
Senior James Friddle collected 20 kills while teammate Eric Glenn had 18 over two games in a day one split to improve to 5-5 overall.

February 4, 2012
Pfeiffer Downs Tornado in Conference Carolinas Opener
King Men's Volleyball opened their Conference Carolinas slate with the Pfeiffer Falcons, falling in straight sets on the road (25-21, 25-23, 25-18).

January 22, 2012
Tornado Split in Opening Day of Charlie Wrubezki Tournament
James Friddle led the Tornado in each of their two matches at the Charlie Wrubezki Tournament while earning a win and loss on Saturday.

January 22, 2012
King Brings Out Brooms in Day Two Tourney Action
The Tornado men's volleyball team won both of their games at the Charlie Wrubezki Tournament in Cincinnati, Ohio on Sunday to improve to 4-3 overall.

January 17, 2012
King College Set to Kick Off Tornado Athletic Club
King College will introduce a new way to spread generosity toward Athletics when it introduces the Tornado Athletic Club this Saturday, Jan. 21

January 14, 2012
King Downed in Three by Quincy
The Quincy Hawks ended King's stay at the Mount Olive Invitational with a 3-0 loss on Saturday morning.

January 13, 2012
King Splits Opening Day Doubleheader at Mount Olive Invitational
After falling to Limestone in three games, King earned their first win of the season against newcomer Barton College at the MOC Invitational.

January 12, 2012
Men’s Volleyball Season Begins Friday at Mount Olive Invitational
Led by James Friddle, Eric Glenn and a host of Tornado the King Men's Volleyball team begins its journey toward a league title this weekend.

January 6, 2012
Men’s Volleyball Picked Third in Preseason Poll
In their first season as a full member of Conference Carolinas, King Men's Volleyball has been ranked to finish third in the Coaches' Preseason Poll

December 14, 2011
Live Stats Now Available for Tornado Athletics!
Tornado Athletics is proud to unveil a new way for fans to get closer to King events with its new Live Stats feature!

November 9, 2011
Former King Men’s Volleyball Star Signs Professional Deal
Former King College Men's Volleyball standout Joel Salva has signed a contract to play professional volleyball in Puerto Rico for Patriotas de Lares.