Men's Volleyball News Archives

  • Read full article
    March 25, 2017
    Tornado sweep past Erskine BRISTOL, Tenn. – The King University men’s volleyball team ran their winning streak to 14 matches on Sunday with a Conference Carolinas victory over Erskine College. The Tornado set the tone in the first set and took the match 3-0.
  • Read full article
    March 24, 2017
    Offense lifts King past Emmanuel BRISTOL, Tenn. – The King University men’s volleyball team ran their winning streak to 13 matches on Friday night with a 3-1 victory over Emmanuel College. The Tornado were led offensively by Jon Wheaton who hit .556 in the match, pacing the high powered offense.
  • Read full article
    March 21, 2017
    Tornado sweep Pfeiffer for 12th straight win MISENHEIMER, N.C. – It has been a record-breaking 2017 season for the King University men’s volleyball team, and the Tornado made more history with a sweep of Pfeiffer University on Tuesday night. The 3-0 win gave King their 12th straight win and 11th win in Conference Carolinas play, both program records.
  • Read full article
    March 18, 2017
    King pushes winning streak to 11 with win over Quincy BRISTOL, Tenn. – The King University men’s volleyball team matched another program standard on Saturday when they defeated Quincy University 3-0. The win gave King their 11th straight win, marking the program record.
  • Read full article
    March 17, 2017
    King sweeps Belmont Abbey for 10th league win BRISTOL, Tenn. – The King University men’s volleyball team returned to Conference Carolinas play on Friday evening when they hosted Belmont Abbey College. The Tornado swept the Crusaders in three tight sets, to match the school record for conference wins in a season with 10.
  • Read full article
    March 13, 2017
    Drooker tabbed Conference Carolinas Player of the Week BRISTOL, Tenn. – King University men’s volleyball setter Nick Drooker had a solid week, leading King to a 4-0 record over the weekend. He set a school record for assists and was named Conference Carolinas Player of the Week on Monday morning.
  • Read full article
    March 11, 2017
    King pushes win streak to 9 with two wins Saturday BRISTOL, Tenn. – The King University men’s volleyball team pushed their winning streak to nine match with a pair of wins on Saturday afternoon. King had to come-from-behind once again, defeating Eastern Mennonite University 3-2 before topping Alderson Broaddus University 3-0 later in the day.
  • Read full article
    March 10, 2017
    King sets program record for wins, comes back to top Lindenwood BRISTOL, Tenn. – The King University men’s volleyball team made history on Friday afternoon in the Student Center Complex when they swept Southern Virginia University. The 3-0 victory gave King a school record 16 wins on the season. The Tornado added another win to that later Friday night in come-from-behind fashion, defeating Lindenwood University 3-2.
  • Read full article
    March 04, 2017
    King sweeps Alderson Broaddus, matches record for wins BRISTOL, Tenn. – The King University men’s volleyball team swept Alderson Broaddus University on Saturday night for their 15th win the season. That win matches the school record for wins in a season.
  • Read full article
    March 01, 2017
    Tornado sweep past Lees-McRae BRISTOL, Tenn. – The King University men’s volleyball team pulled within one win of make some history on Wednesday night when they topped Lees-McRae College 3-0. King now has 14 wins on the season and nine in Conference Carolinas play, coming within one of each school record.
  • Read full article
    February 25, 2017
    Bell's double-double lifts King over Limestone GAFFNEY, S.C. – The King University men’s volleyball team continued their hot start to the season with a sweep of Conference Carolinas foe Limestone College. Kiel Bell led the way for the Tornado, posting a double-double in the 3-0 win.
  • Read full article
    February 22, 2017
    Tornado bounce back behind Sprayberry to top NGU TIGERVILLE, S.C. – The King University men’s volleyball team got off to a slow start on Wednesday night at North Greenville University. However, the Tornado came back after dropping the first set behind Jeff Sprayberry to take the 3-1 victory.
  • Read full article
    February 18, 2017
    Tornado come back to top Barton BRISTOL, Tenn. – Following a tough five set defeat on Friday night, the King University men’s volleyball team found themselves behind Barton College 2-1 on Saturday afternoon. The Tornado fought back to force a fifth set, and then took the fifth set 17-15 behind senior Eddie Moushikhian for the 3-2 victory.
  • Read full article
    February 17, 2017
    Mount Olive comes back to stun Tornado in five BRISTOL, Tenn. – In the biggest match of the season thus far for the King University men’s volleyball team, the Tornado came out playing well in the first two sets against the University of Mount Olive. However, the Trojan offense picked up in the third and fourth sets, forcing a fifth set. In the fifth set, Mount Olive came back late in the frame to take the set 15-13 an the match 3-2.
  • Read full article
    February 14, 2017
    Balanced attack lifts Tornado over LMU HARROGATE, Tenn. – The King University men’s volleyball team continued their hot start to the season with their second straight sweep, topping Lincoln Memorial University 3-0. The Tornado used a balanced attack, four players with at least seven kills to take the nonconference tilt.
  • Read full article
    February 11, 2017
    King sweeps Erskine, stays undefeated in league play DUE WEST, S.C. – Following a five set match on Friday, the King University men’s volleyball team came away with a sweep at Erskine College on Saturday. The Tornado improved their record to 9-1, their best start in program history.
  • Read full article
    February 10, 2017
    Tornado come back to defeat Emmanuel FRANKLIN SPRINGS, Ga. – Winning conference matches on the road is never easy, the King University men’s volleyball team learned that on Friday night. The Tornado trailed at Emmanuel College, but King came back to take the 3-2 victory, keeping the best start in program history intact.
  • Read full article
    February 06, 2017
    Moushikhian tabbed Conference Carolinas Player of the Week BRISTOL, Tenn. – The King University men’s volleyball program is off to their best start in program history behind a stellar offensive attack. One of those offensive players, Eddie Moushikhian was selected Conference Carolinas Player of the week after helping lead King to a pair of league wins last week.
  • Read full article
    February 04, 2017
    Moushikhian powers King past Belmont Abbey BRISTOL, Tenn. – The King University men’s volleyball team stayed perfect in Conference Carolinas play with a sweep of Belmont Abbey College on Saturday. Eddie Moushikhian led the offense with 15 kills, moving King to 7-1 on the season.
  • Read full article
    January 31, 2017
    Record setting night leads King to victory BRISTOL, Tenn. – The King University men's volleyball team returned to the Student Center for the first time since January 13th on Tuesday night to take on Pfeiffer University. The Tornado had a score of 25-13 for three straight sets to take the victory behind a .644 hitting percentage in the match.
  • Read full article
    January 25, 2017
    King opens league play with win at LMC BANNER ELK, N.C. – The King University men's volleyball team opened Conference Carolinas play with a road victory at Lees-McRae College on Wednesday night. Following a setback in the second set, the Tornado took the final two sets for the 3-1 victory.
  • Read full article
    January 21, 2017
    Tornado take wins over Eastern Mennonite and Lancaster Bible HARRISONBURG, Va. – Following a tough loss on Friday night, the King University men’s volleyball team rebounded with a pair of wins on Saturday afternoon. The Tornado defeated Eastern Mennonite University 3-1 before topping Lancaster Bible College 3-1 later in the evening.
  • Read full article
    January 20, 2017
    11th-ranked Patriots too much for King BRISTOL, Tenn. – The King University men’s volleyball team took to the road for the first time this season, taking on the 11th-ranked team in the country in George Mason University. The Tornado stayed with the Patriots, but George Mason ultimately took the 3-0 victory, handing King their first defeat of the season.
  • Read full article
    January 16, 2017
    Wheaton tabbed Conference Carolinas Player of the Week BRISTOL, Tenn. – Jon Wheaton of the King University men’s volleyball team opened the season on a roll last week, leading to him being named Conference Carolinas Player of the Week.
  • Read full article
    January 13, 2017
    Tornado defeat Charleston, start 2-0 for first time in program history BRISTOL, Tenn. – Following Friday night’s contest, the King University men’s volleyball team is 2-0 for the first time in program history. It didn’t come easy as the Tornado had to comeback in the second set, but ultimately took the contest 3-0 behind a stellar night from Jon Wheaton.
  • Read full article
    January 10, 2017
    Tornado open season with win over LMU BRISTOL, Tenn. – The King University men’s volleyball team opened the 2017 campaign with a resounding victory over Lincoln Memorial University. The Tornado seem to improve throughout the match, topping the Railsplitters 3-0.
  • Read full article
    December 30, 2016
    Former Tornado, Casner signs professional contract BRISTOL, Tenn. – Former King University men’s volleyball player Mason Casner recently signed a contract to play volleyball professionally in Iceland. Casner signed with Knattspyrnufelag Akureyrar (KA) in Akureyri, Iceland.
  • Read full article
    December 29, 2016
    Three Tornado named to preseason award watch lists BRISTOL, Tenn. – With the men’s volleyball season around the corner, preseason watch lists were announced last week and three Tornado were named. Jeff Sprayberry, Nick Drooker and Jon Wheaton are all on watch lists for national awards leading into the 2017 season.
  • Read full article
    September 13, 2016
    Booher announces signing class for 2017 BRISTOL, Tenn. – As the new year has started, King University men’s volleyball coach Ryan Booher has announced his signing class for the 2016-17 campaign. Booher added transfer student Adam Krzos, freshmen Tristen Luu, and Kiel Bell returns to the Tornado.
  • Read full article
    June 02, 2016
    Bullock hired as volleyball assistant coach BRISTOL, Tenn. – The King University athletic department has added a volleyball coaching position, an assistant coach that will help both the men’s and women’s programs. Men’s volleyball coach Ryan Booher and women’s volleyball coach Morris Cephas have announced the hire of Caitlin Bullock who will assist both squads this upcoming season.
  • Read full article
    April 22, 2016
    Sprayberry selected All-Conference Carolinas BRISTOL, Tenn. – The King University men’s volleyball team saw their season come to an end in the Conference Carolinas Tournament quarterfinal last week, but one Tornado was honored by the league at their annual banquet on Friday. Jeff Sprayberry led the Tornado in kills and garnered second team All-Conference Carolinas honors.
  • Read full article
    April 16, 2016
    Top seed Erskine tops King in CC Tournament Quarter DUE WEST, S.C. – The King University men’s volleyball team qualified for the Conference Carolinas Tournament for the second straight season, but the Tornado had the task of face top seed Erskine College in the first round. The Flying Fleet took the first two sets before King took the third set to extend the match. However, the Tornado couldn’t complete the comeback, falling 3-1.
  • Read full article
    April 09, 2016
    Tornado end regular season with sweep of Mount Olive BRISTOL, Tenn. – Topping off the regular season on Senior Day with a sweep, the King University men’s volleyball team defeated the University of Mount Olive in straight sets. In honor of, lone senior Matthew Lychock, the Tornado gutted out a three set, tough fought victory over the Trojans with Lychock recording seven kills and hitting a blistering .500.
  • Read full article
    April 08, 2016
    Tornado fall short in battle with Bulldogs BRISTOL, Tenn. – The King University men's volleyball team fell to Barton College in a gritty five set match. After dropping the first set, the Tornado came back to win two straight sets but were unable to hold on as the Bulldogs rallied back taking the final two. Jeff Sprayberry posted a match-high 23 kills for the Tornado, while also recording 11 digs.
  • Read full article
    April 07, 2016
    Tornado trio named academic All-Conference Carolinas BRISTOL, Tenn. – The men’s volleyball regular season concludes this weekend, and the Conference Carolinas office has announced their academic all-conference recipients for the season. Three members of the King University men’s volleyball team were recognized as part of the 18 honored across the conference.
  • Read full article
    April 05, 2016
    King topped by league leader Erksine BRISTOL, Tenn. – The King University men's volleyball team fell to Conference Carolinas leader Erskine College in a three set battle. The Flying Fleet was able to come out on top in each set but the Tornado put up a fight falling by no more than four points in all three sets.
  • Read full article
    April 02, 2016
    Sprayberry sets season kills mark, King falls to Coker BRISTOL, Tenn. – The King University men’s volleyball team jumped out of Conference Carolinas play to take on Coker College on Saturday afternoon in the Student Center Complex. Coker took the first two sets, but the Tornado came storming back to take the next two sets, forcing a fifth set. However, the Cobras took the set 15-12 for the 3-2 victory.
  • Read full article
    April 01, 2016
    Sprayberry voted Off the Block/Springbak, Inc. Player of the Month BRISTOL, Tenn. – For the first time in program history, the King University men’s volleyball team has an Off the Block/Springbak, Inc. National Player of the Month as voted on by the fans. Jeff Sprayberry had a stellar month for the Tornado and earned 2,968 votes, nearly 1,250 more than the second place vote-getter.
  • Read full article
    March 30, 2016
    Team effort gives King sweep of Lees-McRae BRISTOL, Tenn. – The King University men’s volleyball team returned home on Wednesday evening and put together a solid team effort in a Conference Carolinas victory over Lees-McRae College. The Tornado hit nearly .400 and posted 11 blocks en route to the 3-0 win.
Load More