April 16, 2013
Light, Melcher earn CC weekly awards
BRISTOL, Tenn. – Following a week where the King University softball team clinched their first Conference Carolinas regular season championship, two players were honored by the conference. Christina Melcher was named softball player of the week while Hannah Light was named pitcher of the week.
April 16, 2013
Tornado cap regular season with sweep of Erskine
BRISTOL, Tenn. – Having already clinched the Conference Carolinas regular season championship, the King University softball team hosted Erskine College to close out the regular season. The Tornado needed extra innings to take the first game 2-1 before winning game two 6-2 for the sweep.
April 14, 2013
Tornado sweep Belmont Abbey, clinch Conference Carolinas title
BELMONT, N.C. – After sweeping Limestone yesterday, the King University softball team knew they could clinch at least a share of the Conference Carolinas regular season championship with one win at Belmont Abbey College on Sunday or win the title outright with two wins. The Tornado took a narrow 2-1 victory in game one, and followed it with a 4-0 win in game two, clinching their first Conference Carolinas regular season championship.
April 13, 2013
Melcher homers twice, leads King to sweep at Limestone
GAFFNEY, S.C. – Coming into the day, the King University softball team led Limestone College by one game in the Conference Carolinas standings, making Saturday’s doubleheader that much more crucial in terms of the conference title. After taking the first game 4-3, Christina Melcher lifted the Tornado to the sweep with a pair of home runs in game two, the second one in the eighth inning of the 4-1 win.
March 4, 2013
King/Newberry Softball Rescheduled for Saturday
The softball doubleheader between King and Newberry scheduled for Wednesday has been rescheduled for Saturday, March 9.
February 24, 2013
King Softball Downs Shepherd at Pioneer Classic
The Lady Tornado offense got on track early to end an eight-game losing streak.
February 23, 2013
King Softball Drops Two at Pioneer Classic
Augusta State defeated King 3-2 in the first game, and the Lady Tornado fell to West Georgia in game two.
February 18, 2013
Lady Tornado Drop Pair of Games to USC Aiken
The King University Softball team lost a pair of games to USC Aiken Monday afternoon, dropping game one 4-1 in nine innings and dropping game two by 5-0 decision at the King University softball complex
February 15, 2013
Lady Tornado Drop Twinbill with Lenior-Rhyne
Freshman Octavia Lewis-Rand slammed her first career home run in King’s game two loss to the Bears. She and Christina Melcher led the team with two hits, each.
February 14, 2013
King Athletics Announces Schedule Alterations
Due to weather and other conflicts, Tornado Athletics has announced multiple schedule alterations for the weekend and next week.
February 14, 2013
USC-Aiken / King Doubleheader Rescheduled for Monday
Saturday’s scheduled game against the USC-Aiken Pacers has been rescheduled for Monday, Feb. 18.
February 12, 2013
White Shuts Down Pioneers in First Career Start, King Splits
Freshman pitcher Morgan White tossed a three-hit, complete-game shutout against the Pioneers in King’s split with Tusculum College.
February 11, 2013
King Drops Pair of One-Run Games to Carson-Newman
The Lady Tornado were edged out twice with a pair of wild endings resulting in a 4-3 and 10-9 defeat in extra innings to finish Tuesday’s doubleheader.
February 9, 2013
Lady Tornado Softball Split Doubleheader to Open Season
Hannah Light carried her momentum from last season to start off this season with a complete-game shutout. King fell in the second half of the doubleheader.
February 5, 2013
Lady Tornado Softball Ready to Begin Title Defense
The Lady Tornado was selected third in the Conference Carolinas Preseason Coaches’ Poll after winning the conference tournament last year.
January 29, 2013
King Softball Third in Conference Preseason Poll
Head Coach Jenn Testa and KU Lady Tornado Softball have been selected to finish third in the 2013 Conference Carolinas Preseason Coaches’ Poll.
September 17, 2012
Defending Softball Champs to Host Two Camps this Fall
The defending Conference Carolinas Tournament Champion Lady Tornado will host softball camps on Oct. 14 and from Nov. 3-4 for youths ages 10 and up.
September 5, 2012
King and Lees-McRae to Begin Battle for Blue Ridge Cup
Beginning in the 2012-13 athletic season King and Lees-McRae College will deepen their rivalry with an annual competition for the Blue Ridge Cup.
August 23, 2012
Burlington Teams with Conference Carolinas to Host Four Spring League Championships
Conference Carolinas has announced that Burlington, N.C. has been selected to host four spring championships in 2012-13.
August 15, 2012
Tornado Names Abundant in D2ADA Academic Awards
King placed 72 student-athletes on the Division II Athletic Directors Association (D2ADA) Academic Achievement Awards list.
July 30, 2012
Softball Camp Postponed; Date to be Announced
Pitchers and Catchers Instructional Camp scheduled for Aug. 11-12 will be postponed and rescheduled for a later date this fall.
July 26, 2012
Committed to Success - King helps athletes excel both on and off the field
Read the KTN's recent front page article highlighting the triumphs of King College student-athletes. (Credit: Pat Kenney, Kingsport Times-News)