2014 Men's Volleyball News

  • Booher signs three for upcoming year
    July 11, 2014
    Booher signs three for upcoming year BRISTOL, Tenn. – King University head men’s volleyball coach Ryan Booher has announced his signing class for the 2014-15 season. The trio of student-athletes, Sean Luhmann, Nick Drooker and Jeff Sprayberry will join the Tornado on campus this fall.
  • Volleyball coaches announce 2014 summer camps
    April 21, 2014
    Volleyball coaches announce 2014 summer camps BRISTOL, Tenn. – Ryan Booher and Morris Cephas, head coaches of the King University men’s and women’s volleyball teams, have announced the dates of the 2014 Tornado Volleyball Skill Camps.
  • Serowski named third team all-conference
    April 10, 2014
    Serowski named third team all-conference BRISTOL, Tenn. – King University men’s volleyball player Nick Serowski recently completed a stellar first season in the Scarlet and Navy, which earned him recognition from Conference Carolinas. Serowski was named to the All-Conference Carolinas third team when the conference announced the awards on Thursday.
  • King falls to Erskine on Senior Night
    April 04, 2014
    King falls to Erskine on Senior Night BRISTOL, Tenn. – Needing a win to keep its postseason hopes alive, the King University men’s volleyball team took a dramatic 32-30 first-set victory over Erskine College before the Flying Fleet came back to take the match 3-1 and win the Conference Carolinas regular season championship.
  • Funk named academic all-conference for second time
    April 04, 2014
    Funk named academic all-conference for second time BRISTOL, Tenn. – King University men’s volleyball player Jeremy Funk was named to the Conference Carolinas academic all-conference team by the league office on Friday afternoon.
  • Win over Lees-McRae keeps conference tournament hopes alive
    March 26, 2014
    Win over Lees-McRae keeps conference tournament hopes alive BRISTOL, Tenn. – Needing a win to stay alive in the race for the final berth in the Conference Carolinas Tournament, the King University men’s volleyball team avenged a February loss to Lees-McRae with a 3-1 win over the Bobcats.
  • King to collect donations for DeShaun Greer Memorial Fund
    March 24, 2014
    King to collect donations for DeShaun Greer Memorial Fund BRISTOL, Tenn. – On Wednesday night, March 26, King University’s men’s volleyball team will collect donations in memory of classmate DeShaun Greer who was tragically killed on March 23. During the match against Lees-McRae College, donations will be collected for the DeShaun Greer Memorial Fund. The memorial fund will help with the cost of the funeral services and other expenses.
  • Tornado fall to Mount Olive
    March 22, 2014
    Tornado fall to Mount Olive BRISTOL, Tenn. – Attempting to rebound from a crushing four-set loss to Barton College on Friday night, the King University men’s volleyball team fell to the University of Mount Olive 3-0 in a match separated by the slimmest of margins.
  • 31-29 second-set win propels Barton to win over King
    March 21, 2014
    31-29 second-set win propels Barton to win over King BRISTOL, Tenn. – After seeing Barton College come back from a 1-0 deficit in the match to take a 2-1 lead, the King University men’s volleyball team attempted to mount a comeback of its own in the fourth set. But the Tornado’s effort came up just short as Barton hung on for a 25-23 fourth-set win to clinch a match for the Bulldogs that featured 33 ties and 12 lead changes.
  • Pfeiffer downs King 3-1 in conference play
    March 19, 2014
    Pfeiffer downs King 3-1 in conference play BRISTOL, Tenn. – Returning home for the first time in 46 days, the King University men’s volleyball team faced Pfeiffer University in a conference match on Wednesday. The visiting Falcons were able to spoil King’s homecoming, however, taking the match in four sets to drop the Tornado to seventh place in the conference standings.
  • Serowski earns National Freshman of the Week Honorable Mention
    March 17, 2014
    Serowski earns National Freshman of the Week Honorable Mention BRISOL, Tenn. – King University men’s volleyball player Nick Serowski turned in another solid week for the Tornado, and earned national recognition. The freshman was named National Freshman of the Week Honorable Mention by Off the Block, a website that covers collegiate men’s volleyball.
  • King falls to Quincy and Lindenwood at McKendree Crossover Classic
    March 15, 2014
    King falls to Quincy and Lindenwood at McKendree Crossover Classic LEBANON, Ill. – The King University men’s volleyball team fell to Quincy University and Lindenwood (Mo.) University by identical 3-1 scores on Saturday as the Tornado wrapped up play at the McKendree Crossover Classic, hosted by McKendree University.
  • Bosslet's double-double leads King to sweep of McKendree
    March 14, 2014
    Bosslet's double-double leads King to sweep of McKendree LEBANON, Ill. – Seeking to get back into the win column, the King University men’s volleyball team opened play at the McKendree Crossover Classic with a sweep of the homestanding Bearcats.
  • Men's volleyball team springs into action to help man having seizure
    March 12, 2014
    Men's volleyball team springs into action to help man having seizure BRISTOL, Tenn. – As a part of its coaching requirements, the NCAA mandates that all coaches be trained in CPR and administering first aid. Those that undergo the training hope that they will not have to use it, but can be assured that they will have the skills necessary to help those in need if they encounter someone requiring urgent care.
  • No. 13 Ball State sweeps King
    March 08, 2014
    No. 13 Ball State sweeps King MUNCIE, Ind. – Facing a ranked team on the road for the second time in as many nights, the King University men’s volleyball team fell to No. 13 Ball State University 3-0.
  • Tornado fall at No. 15 IPFW
    March 07, 2014
    Tornado fall at No. 15 IPFW FORT WAYNE, Ind. – The King University men’s volleyball team traveled to Indiana University-Purdue University Fort Wayne on Friday night as part of a two-match road swing against nationally-ranked opponents, falling to the No. 15 Mastodons in a 3-0 sweep despite keeping the second and third sets in doubt until the final moments.
  • Erskine sweeps King in road conference match
    February 28, 2014
    Erskine sweeps King in road conference match DUE WEST, S.C. – Playing its third conference road match in as many days, the King University men’s volleyball team suffered a setback on Friday afternoon, falling 3-0 to Conference Carolinas leaders Erskine College.
  • Tornado swept by Limestone
    February 27, 2014
    Tornado swept by Limestone GAFFNEY, S.C. – In the second of three straight road matches in conference play on consecutive nights, the King University men’s volleyball team fell 3-0 to Limestone College after a four-set loss at Pfeiffer University the previous night.
  • Pfeiffer's 33-31 fourth-set victory seals win over King
    February 26, 2014
    Pfeiffer's 33-31 fourth-set victory seals win over King MISENHEIMER, N.C. – Despite a furious comeback attempt, the King University men’s volleyball team was unable to come away with a road win in conference play on Wednesday night, falling to Pfeiffer University 3-1.
  • Tornado sweep away Siena Heights in tournament play
    February 22, 2014
    Tornado sweep away Siena Heights in tournament play FRANKLIN SPRINGS, Ga. – The King University men’s volleyball team was able to shake off a difficult day Friday, sweeping by Siena Heights University to go 1-2 in Emmanuel College Tournament play.
  • Tornado fall in a pair of tournament matches
    February 21, 2014
    Tornado fall in a pair of tournament matches FRANKLIN SPRINGS, Ga. – Taking a brief respite from conference play at the Emmanuel College Tournament over the weekend, the King University men’s volleyball team was unable to come away with a win in their first day of tournament play, being swept by the tournament hosts before falling in four sets to Warner University in the nightcap.
  • Tornado swept by Lees-McRae
    February 18, 2014
    Tornado swept by Lees-McRae BANNER ELK, N.C. – The King University men’s volleyball team was unable to put together a winning streak in conference play, falling in a road match at Lees-McRae College 3-0 after a sweep of Belmont Abbey over the weekend.
  • Serowski named National Freshman of the Week Honorable Mention
    February 17, 2014
    Serowski named National Freshman of the Week Honorable Mention BRISTOL, Tenn. – Freshman Nick Serowski has been named a National Freshman of the Week Honorable Mention by Off the Block, a website devoted to covering collegiate men’s volleyball.
  • Serowski's 18 kills lead Tornado to sweep of Belmont Abbey
    February 15, 2014
    Serowski's 18 kills lead Tornado to sweep of Belmont Abbey BELMONT, N.C. – The King University men’s volleyball team came away with a sweep on the road in conference play on Saturday, notching a win over Belmont Abbey College to remain in a tie for fourth play in the Conference Carolinas standings.
  • Men's volleyball match at Limestone postponed
    February 10, 2014
    Men's volleyball match at Limestone postponed BRISTOL, Tenn. – Tomorrow’s men’s volleyball match at Limestone College has been postponed due to impending winter weather in the Gaffney, S.C. area.
  • King drops four-set nailbiter at Mount Olive
    February 08, 2014
    King drops four-set nailbiter at Mount Olive MOUNT OLIVE, N.C. – The King University men’s volleyball team saw its three-match winning streak come to an end on Saturday afternoon, falling to preseason Conference Carolinas favorite University of Mount Olive in four sets.
  • Tornado block Barton in Conference Carolinas match
    February 07, 2014
    Tornado block Barton in Conference Carolinas match WILSON, N.C. – The King University men’s volleyball team continued its winning ways on Friday night, winning its third consecutive match with a thrilling five-set victory at Conference Carolinas opponent Barton College.
  • King sweeps away Marymount, Emmanuel
    February 01, 2014
    King sweeps away Marymount, Emmanuel BRISTOL, Tenn. – The King University men’s volleyball team picked up a pair of wins on Saturday afternoon, sweeping Marymount University and Emmanuel College to break above the .500 mark for the first time since a win over conference foe Belmont Abbey on January 18.
  • Tornado swept by St. Francis to open weekend
    January 24, 2014
    Tornado swept by St. Francis to open weekend BRISTOL, Tenn. – Coming off a 2-2 weekend to open the season, the King University men’s volleyball team dropped its first of two matches this weekend to visiting Saint Francis (Pa.) University 3-0.
  • Tornado split with Belmont Abbey and Quincy
    January 18, 2014
    Tornado split with Belmont Abbey and Quincy BRISTOL, Tenn. – The King University men’s volleyball team closed out play at the 2014 King University Invitational by splitting a pair of matches on Saturday, defeating conference opponent Belmont Abbey College in a five-set thrilling match before falling to Quincy University 3-1.
  • Tornado fall to Limestone, defeat Coker at King University Invitational
    January 17, 2014
    Tornado fall to Limestone, defeat Coker at King University Invitational BRISTOL, Tenn. – After opening its season with a loss to Conference Carolinas foe Limestone College, the King University men’s volleyball team rebounded to take a 3-1 win over Coker College and begin the season with a 1-1 record at the 2014 King University Invitational.
  • Tornado aim for conference tournament berth in 2014
    January 15, 2014
    Tornado aim for conference tournament berth in 2014 BRISTOL, Tenn. – A season ago, the King University men’s volleyball team narrowly missed a spot in the Conference Carolinas Tournament, giving the Tornado extra motivation in 2014. Head coach Ryan Booher returns two of his top three hitters from a season ago, and adds a talented freshmen class as the Tornado look to earn a Conference Carolinas Tournament berth.
  • King raises money for Oklahoma City Tornado Relief fund
    January 13, 2014
    King raises money for Oklahoma City Tornado Relief fund BRISTOL, Tenn. – The King University men’s volleyball team kicked off their season last Saturday with their annual alumni match. They used the opportunity to raise money for the Oklahoma City Tornado Relief fund, and they outdid their goal by raising $700.
  • Alumni match and fundraiser slated for Saturday
    January 08, 2014
    Alumni match and fundraiser slated for Saturday BRISTOL, Tenn. – With the men’s volleyball season just around the corner, the King University men’s volleyball team will be having their annual alumni match on Saturday, January 11 at the Student Center Complex. The team is also using the event as a fundraiser for the Oklahoma City tornadoes that took place last spring as they will be taking donations to send to the relief fund.
  • Tornado volunteer at Bristol YWCA
    October 11, 2013
    Tornado volunteer at Bristol YWCA BRISTOL, Tenn. – Since the beginning of school this fall, the King University men’s volleyball team has been volunteering at the Bristol, Tenn., YWCA. Two nights a week, members of the team have taught volleyball to young girls at the YWCA Youth Volleyball League.