2012-13 Women's Tennis News

August 16, 2013
Tornado named All-Academic Team by ITA
BRISTOL, Tenn. – For the second consecutive season, the King University women’s tennis team earned Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) All-Academic recognition. Along with the team award, four student-athletes garnered ITA Scholar-Athlete status.

April 14, 2013
Tornado fall to Belmont Abbey to end season
BRISTOL, Tenn. – The King University women’s tennis team wrapped up their season with a home duel match against Belmont Abbey College. The Tornado took three singles victories, but the Crusaders won the duel match 6-3.

April 13, 2013
Royals top King 8-1
BRISTOL, Tenn. – The King University women’s tennis team hosted Queens University on Saturday at the King Tennis Complex, and the Royals came away with an 8-1 win.

April 11, 2013
UNC Asheville defeats King
ASHEVILLE, N.C. – The King University women’s tennis team jumped out-of-conference to face a tough test at UNC Asheville. Playing the doubles point as one point, the Bulldogs took the 7-0 after sweeping singles play.

April 8, 2013
Falcons top King 9-0
MISENHEIMER, N.C. - The King University women's tennis team traveled to Pfeiffer University for another Conference Carolinas duel match. The Falcons came away with a 9-0 victory.

April 6, 2013
Tornado fall to Limestone
BRISTOL, Tenn. - The King University women's tennis team played their second straight home duel match on Saturday against Limestone College. The Saints earned their seventh Conference Carolinas win with the 7-2 victory.

April 5, 2013
Bulldogs top Tornado 8-1
BRISTOL, Tenn. - The King University women’s tennis team returned home to take on Barton College, and the Bulldogs came away with an 8-1 victory.

April 2, 2013
Tornado fall to Lees-McRae 6-3
BANNER ELK, N.C. – The King University women’s tennis team traveled to Lees-McRae College on Tuesday for Conference Carolinas matchup. The Tornado took one doubles match, and two singles matches, but the Bobcats took the duel match 6-3.

March 30, 2013
Mount Olive sweeps Tornado
MOUNT OLIVE, N.C. – The King University women’s tennis team returned to Conference Carolinas play with a duel match at Mount Olive College, and the Trojans came away with a 9-0 victory.

March 3, 2013
Tornado Tennis Falls to Cobras
King Tennis fights hard before falling to Cobras

March 2, 2013
Women's Tennis drops a close match
Lady Tornados' falls to Benedict 6-3

February 27, 2013
King's Tennis earns its 1st conference win against NGU
Both Teams traveled to Tigerville for the first conference match this season

February 21, 2013
King Tennis Falls to Lincoln Memorial

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 11, 2013
King Tennis Ready to Begin Season Saturday
The men’s team finished fourth in the conference last season, and Head Coach Kethan Darbar is excited about the upcoming Tornado Tennis season.

January 30, 2013
Women’s Tennis Preseason Poll Released, King Eleventh
Conference Carolinas announced the release of the 2013 Preseason Coaches’ Poll. King was picked 11th out of 12 teams.

October 13, 2012
King Tennis Splits Match at Georgetown
Men's Tennis improved to 3-1 on the season behind wins from its top five singles starters while the women fell to 0-3 against the Georgetown (Ky.) Tigers.

October 1, 2012
Tennis Adds Match with Bluefield State for this Friday
Men's and Women's Tennis will host the Bluefield State Big Blues this Friday, Oct. 4, at home beginning at 1 p.m.

September 28, 2012
King Tennis Begins 2012-13 Season at Concord with Split
King Tennis began the 2012-13 season at Concord University where the Tornado earned an 8-1 win while the Lady Tornado dropped a 6-3 decision.

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 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.

August 6, 2012
King Tennis Served ITA Academic Honors
Eight student-athletes were named a 2012 ITA Scholar-Athlete while the men’s and women’s tennis teams were both honored with All-Academic Team awards.

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)