2011 Women's Soccer 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.

May 21, 2012
Tornado Soccer Announces Summer Camp Dates
Head coaches Louie Thorpe and Simon Duffy have announced that Tornado Soccer Camps will host clinics on June 11-15 and July 9-13. More info ...

May 4, 2012
Women’s Soccer Adds Two to Incoming Class
Head Coach Simon Duffy has announced the signing of Morgan Lawson and local product Keely Easterling to the Lady Tornado's Class of 2016.

April 5, 2012
Women’s Soccer Serve Up Skills Camp to Community Children
Lady Tornado Soccer held a free clinic for children ages 3-16 in Kingsport, Tenn. last weekend, helping enhance skill sets and spread love for the game.

March 23, 2012
Soccer Invites You to Clinic and Alumni Game
King Tornado Soccer will host a free, hour long clinic for boys and girls ages 5-18 plus host two alumni games on Saturday, March 31.

February 15, 2012
Lady Tornado Soccer Welcomes Three to 2012 Squad
Head Coach Simon Duffy has announced the signing of three new additions to the Class of 2016.

February 10, 2012
Student-Athletes Engage in Storm Chaser Mentor Program
King student-athletes continue to impact the lives of Bristol elementary school children through Storm Chaser Mentor Program

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 4, 2012
Lady Tornado Soccer Earns Team Academic Award
King Women's Soccer was part of the list of programs named to the National Soccer Coaches of America Association Team Academic Award.

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!

December 12, 2011
Shelton Named to NSCAA/NCAA Southeast Region Team
Senior women's soccer player Morgan Shelton continues to add to her collection of accolades after being named to the NSCAA/NCAA Division II All-Southeast Team.

November 15, 2011
Twin Tornado Sighting on All-Region Soccer Teams
Tom Winspear and Morgan Shelton were both named to the 2011 Daktronics All-Southeast Region First Team after impressive seasons.

November 4, 2011
SAAC Names Shelton and Winspear Student-Athletes of the Month
King College SAAC has named seniors Tom Winspear and Morgan Shelton to Student-Athletes of the Month for October.

November 3, 2011
Winspear, Shelton Among Tornado Awarded All-Conference Honors
Four King soccer players were named to the Conference Carolinas All-Conference First Team today, including Tom Winspear and Morgan Shelton

November 1, 2011
King Soccer Represented Strongly on Academic All-Conference Lists
A total of 10 King student-athletes were named to the Soccer Academic All-Conference men's and women's teams by the league office

October 31, 2011
Season Concludes with Round 1 Loss to Limestone
Morgan Shelton scored in her final collegiate game as the Tornado fell to Limestone College, 3-1, in the first round of the conference tournament.

October 29, 2011
Trio of Goal Scorers Lead King to Season Finale Victory
Abbey Kitts' fifth shutout effort plus three goals led King to a victory over Converse Saturday night and an answer to who their first round opponent will be.

October 29, 2011
Conference Carolinas Destiny Unveiled for King Soccer
Following the final regular season games of the season, King Soccer's postseason destinies have now been determined!

October 25, 2011
King Trumps Queens with Shelton’s Senior Sendoff Goal
Morgan Shelton went out with a bang on Senior Day, hitting the game-winning goal in double OT and scoring twice on the day in their 2-1 win over Queens.

October 24, 2011
Soccer Doubleheader Start Times Altered
King will host Queens (N.C.) on Tuesday afternoon beginning with the women's Senior Day at 1:30 p.m. and the men following at 4:00 p.m.

October 22, 2011
Shelton Strikes Twice in Win Over Bulldogs
Morgan Shelton had a five-point day with a pair of goal and an assist in the Lady Tornado's 4-1 victory over Barton College on Saturday

October 19, 2011
Belmont Abbey Defeats King, 3-1
The Crusaders defended their home pitch by scoring early and holding a late lead, defeating King 3-1 on Wednesday afternoon.

October 15, 2011
Scoreless in Bristol, King Earns Draw Against Pfeiffer
Through 110 minutes a winner could not be declared at Parks Field on Saturday as the Lady Tornado and Lady Falcons battled to a 0-0 tie

October 12, 2011
Lady Tornado Blank Crusaders, 2-0
Lady Tornado soccer continued its strong play against Conference Carolinas competition with a 2-0 win over North Greenville, Wednesday afternoon

October 11, 2011
Soccer Doubleheader Times Changed for Wednesday
The King College soccer doubleheader on Wednesday against North Greenville has changed its start times to 2:00 p.m. and 4:00 p.m.

October 8, 2011
Lady Tornado Wind Up on Wrong End of Defensive Battle
One goal separated victory from defeat in a defensive struggle between King and the Tusculum Pioneers, Saturday. Tusculum took home the "W" in a 1-0 decision

October 5, 2011
Lady Tornado Battle Back but Fall Short Against Bulldogs
The Lady Tornado fought back from a two-goal deficit to force two overtime sessions before allowing the "golden goal" in the 104th minute

October 4, 2011
Shelton Named Women’s Soccer Player of the Week
Senior midfielder Morgan Shelton was named the Conference Carolinas Women's Soccer Player of the Week on Tuesday morning.

October 1, 2011
Offense All Around in 4-0 Win Over St. Andrews
Lady Tornado soccer rallied behind a stout defensive effort and a well-round offense in a 4-0 victory over the St. Andrews Knights, Saturday afternoon.

September 28, 2011
King Tames Cobras Behind Shelton’s Two-Goal Game
Morgan Shelton scored twice, guiding the Lady Tornado to its second consecutive win and improve to 2-3 in Conference Carolinas play

September 20, 2011
Offense Explodes in Win Over Erskine
King featured three different goal scorers and an impenetrable defense that led the women's soccer squad to a 3-0 victory, Tuesday evening.

September 17, 2011
Shelton Score Not Enough in Loss to Mount Olive
Mogran Shelton scored her fourth goal of the season in a 3-1 loss to Mount Olive on Saturday

September 14, 2011
King Victims of Second Half Surge
The Lady Tornado soccer team fell to the Lees-McRae Bobcats at Parks Field, 4-0, on Tuesday afternoon. Abbey Kitts made 11 saves in the effort.

September 12, 2011
Women's Soccer Announces Addition of Home Contest
King College women's soccer has announced that the team will host Cumberland University (NAIA) on Oct. 5 as part of a men's/women's doubleheader.

September 10, 2011
Lady Tornado Falter in First Ever Conference Carolinas Match
In King College's first Conference Carolinas event in school history, the Lady Tornado soccer team fell in a 5-0 decision to Limestone College on Saturday afternoon.

September 9, 2011
Tornado Open Home Slate and Conference Action This Weekend
Men's and women's soccer will break in the 2011-12 home slate as well as play the College's first Conference Carolinas games this weekend

September 7, 2011
Shelton Named Conference Carolinas Women’s Soccer Player of the Week
Senior player Morgan Shelton has been named the Conference Carolinas Women's Soccer Player of the Week after her two-goal performance last weekend

September 7, 2011
Late Charge Falls Short at LMU
Morgan Shelton scored her third goal in two games as part of a late Tornado rally but fell short in the comeback, losing 3-2 to Lincoln Memorial on Wednesday

September 3, 2011
Shelton Scores Twice in Season Opening Shutout
Led by senior Morgan Shelton's two-goal performance, the King College Tornado won its season opener against Brevard, 2-0.

August 26, 2011
Tornado Women’s Soccer Tabbed Eighth in Preseason Poll
Tornado women's soccer were ranked 8th in this year's preseason coaches poll, as release by the Conference Carolinas office today.

August 22, 2011
It’s Tornado Season! King Athletics Set to Kick Off
Women's soccer readies to "kick off" the King College 2011-12 athletic season with a home friendly versus Carson-Newman on Tuesday