2014-15 Women's Tennis News

  • Tornado fall to Western Carolina in regular season finale
    April 18, 2015
    CULLOWHEE, N.C. – The King University women’s tennis team closed the regular season on Saturday when they face NCAA Division I foe Western Carolina University. The Tornado dropped a 7-0 decision to the Catamounts to close the season.
  • King drops final home match to Lees-McRae
    April 17, 2015
    BRISTOL, Tenn. – The King University women’s tennis team was back in action when they played host to Lees-McRae College in their final home contest of the season. The Tornado fell down in doubles play and were not able to come back in singles, falling to the Bobcats 8-1.
  • Huffaker, Morris named academic all-conference
    April 14, 2015
    BRISTOL, Tenn. – Conference Carolinas announced their tennis academic all-conference teams on Wednesday, and two women’s tennis players garnered recognition. Amanda Huffaker and Claudia Morris both were named academic all-conference for the first time.
  • Tennis against Carson-Newman, canceled
    April 13, 2015
    BRISTOL, Tenn. – With weather scheduled to move in on Tuesday, the King University men’s and women’s tennis match against Carson-Newman University has been canceled. The matches will not be rescheduled.
  • King falls at Limestone
    April 11, 2015
    GAFFNEY, S.C. – The King University women’s tennis team dropped a 9-0 decision at Limestone College on Saturday afternoon.
  • King drops dual at Converse
    April 09, 2015
    SPARTANBURG, S.C. – The King University women’s tennis team returned to Conference Carolinas action on Friday when they traveled to Converse College. Katya Cerny earned the lone win for the Tornado as Converse took the match 8-1.
  • King tennis matches at Tusculum are canceled
    April 08, 2015
    BRISTOL, Tenn. – The men’s and women’s tennis dual match that was scheduled for Sunday at Tusculum College has been canceled and won’t be rescheduled.
  • King drops match to Appalachian State
    April 01, 2015
    BOONE, N.C. – The King University women’s tennis team was back in action less than 24 hours after competing against Belmont Abbey College, this time against division one opponent Appalachian State University. King trailed 1-0 after double plays and did not come back falling to the Mountaineers 5-0.
  • King falls to Belmont Abbey
    March 31, 2015
    BRISTOL, Tenn. – The King University women’s tennis team returned home to face Conference Carolinas foe Belmont Abbey College. The Tornado earned a win at No. 1 doubles, but the Crusaders prevailed for the 8-1 wins.
  • North Georgia tops King 9-0
    March 29, 2015
    DAHLONGEGA, Ga. – The King University women’s tennis team returned to the court to face the University of North Georgia. The Nighthawks grabbed the lead early in doubles play en route to the 9-0 victory.
  • Match against Lincoln Memorial postponed
    March 24, 2015
    BRISTOL, Tenn. – The tennis matches that were scheduled against Lincoln Memorial University on Wednesday have been postponed. A makeup date has not been announced at this time.
  • King tops Southern Wesleyan
    March 21, 2015
    BRISTOL, Tenn. – Playing outside on campus for the first time this spring, the King University women’s tennis team came away with a win over Southern Wesleyan University. The Tornado grabbed the lead with a pair of doubles wins en route to the 6-1 Conference Carolinas victory.
  • Tornado fall to North Greenville
    March 20, 2015
    BRISTOL, Tenn. – The King University women's tennis team returned to the court on Friday to face Conference Carolinas foe North Greenville University, who won the dual match 9-0.
  • King falls to Barton in conference contest
    March 07, 2015
    WILSON, N.C. – The King University women's tennis team continued Conference Carolinas play on the road Saturday at Barton College. The Bulldogs started the match with three wins at doubles before taking all six singles matches for the 9-0 victory.
  • Trojans top King in conference dual
    March 06, 2015
    MOUNT OLIVE, N.C. – The King University women’s tennis team continued Conference Carolinas play on the road on Friday at the University of Mount Olive. The Trojans started the match with three wins at doubles before taking all six singles matches for the 9-0 victory.
  • Tornado drops contest to Erskine
    February 28, 2015
    DUE WEST, S.C. – The King University women’s tennis team was back in action for their second matchup of the weekend, this time against Erskine College. However, the Tornado fell to the Flying Fleet 9-0 in the Conference Carolinas contest.
  • Falcons top King 9-0
    February 27, 2015
    BRISTOL, Tenn. – The King University women’s tennis team was back in action on Friday, indoors at the Country Club of Bristol when they hosted Pfeiffer University. However, the Falcons came away with the 9-0 Conference Carolinas victory.
  • King weekend tennis matches postponed
    February 18, 2015
    BRISTOL, Tenn. – Due to the winter weather that moved through the southeast this week, the King University tennis matches against Pfeiffer University and Belmont Abbey College have been postponed. The Tornado will face Pfeiffer on Friday, February 27, and Belmont Abbey Saturday, April 4.
  • Tornado drop contest at UNC Asheville
    February 08, 2015
    ASHEVILLE, N.C. – A day after taking their first Conference Carolinas win of the season, the King University women’s tennis team fell at NCAA Division I opponent UNC Asheville. The Bulldogs were too much for the Tornado, taking the 7-0 victory.
  • Tornado open Conference Carolinas play with win
    February 07, 2015
    FRANKLIN SPRINGS, Ga. – The King University women’s tennis team opened Conference Carolinas play with a road victory at Emmanuel College. The Tornado split two doubles matches and came back to win three singles matches to take the dual 4-3.
  • Tornado drop spring opener at Wofford
    January 25, 2015
    SPARTANBURG, S.C. – The King University women’s tennis team opened their spring schedule against NCAA Division I Wofford College. The Terriers no time taking the lead in doubles, en route to the 7-0 win.
  • Spring-opening dual at Wofford moved to Sunday
    January 22, 2015
    BRISTOL, Tenn. – The King University tennis teams were scheduled to open their spring schedule on Saturday at Wofford College, but the teams will have to wait one day to open the spring campaign. Due to bad weather forecasted on Saturday, the teams decided to move the match to Sunday with hopes of better weather. The men’s and women’s duals will start at 1:00 p.m. in Spartanburg, S.C.
  • Ilina chosen to lead King tennis programs
    November 04, 2014
    BRISTOL, Tenn. – Earlier this fall, Mariia Ilina was named as an assistant coach for the men’s tennis team. Fast forward just a few months, and she was selected to be the head coach of both the men’s and women’s tennis teams going forward.
  • Tornado fall at Tennessee Wesleyan to cap fall
    October 18, 2014
    ATHENS, Tenn. – The King University women’s tennis team wrapped up their fall schedule on Saturday when they traveled take on Tennessee Wesleyan College. The Tornado were playing with only four players, and dropped a 7-2 decision to the Bulldogs.
  • King drops season-opening dual-match at Davis & Elkins
    October 12, 2014
    ELKINS, W.Va. – The King University women’s tennis team opened their fall dual schedule on Sunday when they traveled to take on Davis & Elkins College. The Tornado fell behind early, and ultimately dropped a 9-0 decision to start the fall.
  • Darbar steps down from Tornado tennis programs
    October 02, 2014
    BRISTOL, Tenn. – Kethan Darbar led the King University men’s and women’s tennis teams through their transition into NCAA Division II membership, and now he will face the same challenge in Georgia. Darbar announced earlier this week that he was resigning to take the head men’s and women’s tennis coach position at Emmanuel College.
  • Tornado compete at USTA/ITA Southeast Regional
    September 28, 2014
    SUMTER, S.C. – After having their season opening tournament canceled two weeks ago, selected members of the men’s and women’s tennis teams opened the season with the USTA/ITA Southeast Regional over the weekend. Moritz Poswiat led this group of five players, going 1-1 in the men’s B singles draw.
  • Season opening tournament washed out
    September 14, 2014
    SUMTER, S.C. – The King University tennis teams were scheduled to open their season this weekend at the Palmetto Tennis Center Invitational, but the weather had other ideas. After battling rain all weekend, the individual tournament was canceled on Sunday morning.
  • Youthful King squad ready for 2014-15 campaign
    September 10, 2014
    BRISTOL, Tenn. – After making their first ever Conference Carolinas tournament in 2013-14, the King women’s tennis team looks to reach new levels. Head coach Kethan Darbar returns a young, but solid core from last year, and adds three for the upcoming season.