Women's Tennis News Archives
January 31, 2016
King drops exhibition at Wofford
SPARTANBURG, S.C. – The King University women’s tennis opened their spring season with an exhibition match at Wofford College on Sunday afternoon, a the Terriers took a 7-0 victory over the Tornado.
October 16, 2015
Tornado drop fall finale to Milligan
BRISTOL, Tenn. – In their first home match of the season, and a match that marked the end to their fall season, the King University women’s tennis team fell to Milligan College on Friday evening. The Tornado took one of the three doubles matches, but the Buffaloes earned the 7-2 win by taking five singles matches.
October 15, 2015
Blues top King 7-2
BLUEFIELD, W.Va. – In a match that was added to the schedule late, the King University women’s tennis team traveled to Bluefield State College for a dual match on Thursday. The Tornado took one of the doubles matches, but couldn’t get any momentum going in singles as the Blues took the dual 7-2.
October 7, 2015
King falls to Tusculum in first dual of year
GREENEVILLE, Tenn. – The King University women’s tennis team started their dual season on Wednesday at Tusculum College. The Pioneers grabbed the lead in doubles and took the match 9-0.
October 2, 2015
Rain alters King tennis schedules
BRISTOL, Tenn. – With rain sweeping through the southeast, this weekend’s ITA Southeast Regional Tournament has been postponed until next weekend in Sumter, S.C. With those changes, the Tornado have also moved their dual matches that were scheduled for next weekend.
September 13, 2015
Tornado open season at Palmetto Tennis Center Invite
SUMTER, S.C. – The King University women’s tennis started their season with an individual tournament against Conference Carolinas members at the Palmetto Tennis Center Invitational. Haley Maloney and doubles partner Marianne Hull highlighted the weekend for the Tornado.
September 9, 2015
King prepared to open new season
BRISTOL, Tenn. – With the struggles of 2014-15 in the review mirror, the King University women’s tennis team has their sights set on returning to the Conference Carolinas Tournament in 2015-16. Mariia Ilina returns four starters from last season to go along with two newcomers and two more student-athletes coming off of a redshirt year.
April 18, 2015
Tornado fall to Western Carolina in regular season finale
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.
April 17, 2015
King drops final home match to Lees-McRae
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.
April 14, 2015
Huffaker, Morris named academic all-conference
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.
April 13, 2015
Tennis against Carson-Newman, canceled
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.
April 11, 2015
King falls at Limestone
GAFFNEY, S.C. – The King University women’s tennis team dropped a 9-0 decision at Limestone College on Saturday afternoon.
April 9, 2015
King drops dual at Converse
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.
April 8, 2015
King tennis matches at Tusculum are canceled
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.
April 1, 2015
King drops match to Appalachian State
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.
March 31, 2015
King falls to Belmont Abbey
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.
March 29, 2015
North Georgia tops King 9-0
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.
March 24, 2015
Match against Lincoln Memorial postponed
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.
March 21, 2015
King tops Southern Wesleyan
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.
March 20, 2015
Tornado fall to North Greenville
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.
March 7, 2015
King falls to Barton in conference contest
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.
March 6, 2015
Trojans top King in conference dual
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.
February 28, 2015
Tornado drops contest to Erskine
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.
February 27, 2015
Falcons top King 9-0
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.
February 18, 2015
King weekend tennis matches postponed
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.
February 8, 2015
Tornado drop contest at UNC Asheville
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.
February 7, 2015
Tornado open Conference Carolinas play with win
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.
January 25, 2015
Tornado drop spring opener at Wofford
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.
January 22, 2015
Spring-opening dual at Wofford moved to Sunday
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.
November 4, 2014
Ilina chosen to lead King tennis programs
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.
October 18, 2014
Tornado fall at Tennessee Wesleyan to cap fall
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.
October 12, 2014
King drops season-opening dual-match at Davis & Elkins
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.
October 2, 2014
Darbar steps down from Tornado tennis programs
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.
September 28, 2014
Tornado compete at USTA/ITA Southeast Regional
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.
September 14, 2014
Season opening tournament washed out
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.
September 10, 2014
Youthful King squad ready for 2014-15 campaign
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.
July 11, 2014
Tornado tennis teams earn ITA Academic Awards
BRISTOL, Tenn. – Both the men’s and women’s tennis teams earned the ITA All-Academic award for the third straight season when the organization announced their awards earlier this week. Along with both teams earning the distinction, 10 student-athletes between the two teams earned ITA Scholar-Athlete status.
May 15, 2014
King takes a pair of Conference Carolinas sportsmanship awards
BRISTOL, Tenn. – At the conclusion of each season, Conference Carolinas hands out the Messick Sportsmanship Awards for each sport, and King University earned a pair of these honors during the spring season. The Tornado baseball and women’s tennis teams both won the award for the 2013-14 season, marking the second and third King teams to earn the distinction this year.
April 25, 2014
King falls to Pfeiffer in Conference Carolinas Tournament
SUMTER, S.C. – The King University women’s tennis team qualified for the Conference Carolinas Tournament for the first time in history this season, and faced second seeded Pfeiffer University in the quarterfinals on Friday morning. The seventh seeded Tornado dropped the dual 5-0, ending their season.
April 19, 2014
King sweeps Southern Wesleyan in regular season finale
BRISTOL, Tenn. – The King University women’s tennis team closed the regular season in style on Saturday when they hosted Southern Wesleyan University. The Tornado defeated the Warriors 9-0 for their first clean sweep since March 1, and third sweep of the season.
April 16, 2014
King falls at Carson-Newman
JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn. – A day after the King University women’s tennis team clinched a Conference Carolinas Tournament berth, the Tornado jumped out of conference to take on Carson-Newman University. The homestanding Eagles took the dual 8-1.
April 15, 2014
King clinches spot in CC Tournament with win at Converse
SPARTANBURG, S.C. – Going into their final dual match of the Conference Carolinas season, the King University women’s tennis team knew their goal was simple, win to earn a spot in the league tournament. The Tornado set the tone early, winning all three doubles matches en route to the 6-3 victory at Converse College.
April 13, 2014
Tornado fall at Newberry
NEWBERRY, S.C. –Playing their third match in as many days, and second straight day on the road, the King University women’s tennis team ran out of gas on Sunday at Newberry College. The Wolves took the nonconference dual from the Tornado 9-0.
April 12, 2014
King falls to Lenoir-Rhyne 8-1
HICKORY, N.C. – The King University women’s tennis team traveled to Hickory, N.C. on Saturday afternoon, falling 8-1 to Lenoir-Rhyne University in a nonconference match.
April 11, 2014
Barton defeats King 8-1
BRISTOL, Tenn. – In its final home match of the Conference Carolinas season, the King University women’s tennis team fell to Barton College 8-1.
April 8, 2014
Dual with Lincoln Memorial canceled
BRISTOL, Tenn. – The King University men’s and women’s tennis teams were slated to host Lincoln Memorial University on Wednesday afternoon. However, the matches have been canceled and will not be rescheduled.
April 8, 2014
Tornado tennis players earn academic all-conference
BRISTOL, Tenn. – The tennis season is coming to an end, which means Conference Carolinas has begun handing out postseason awards. On Tuesday, five Tornado student-athletes were name academic all-conference by the league.
April 3, 2014
King-Barton dual postponed
BRISTOL, Tenn. – The King University men’s and women’s tennis teams were scheduled to face Barton College on Friday, but those matches have been postponed. The teams will now square off on April 11 at 1:00 p.m., on the King University campus.
April 1, 2014
King falls to Limestone 9-0
BRISTOL, Tenn. – The King University women’s tennis team took to the court on Tuesday for the first time in two weeks when the hosted Limestone College. The Saints came out and set the tone early in their 9-0 Conference Carolinas victory.
March 28, 2014
Tennis schedules adjusted due to rain
BRISTOL, Tenn. – With rain in the forecast, the King University men's and women's tennis duals this weekend have been postponed. The women's tennis match that was scheduled for Friday has been rescheduled for Tuesday, April 15 at 3:30 p.m. Both the men's and women's duals against Limestone College on Saturday have been postponed and rescheduled for Tuesday, April 1 at 12:00 p.m.
March 19, 2014
Pfeiffer defeats King 5-0
MISENHEIMER, N.C. – The King University women’s tennis team fell to regionally-ranked Pfeiffer University on Wednesday by the unusual score of 5-0.
March 18, 2014
Tornado take 5-4 win over Lees-McRae
BRISTOL, Tenn. – The King University women’s tennis team snapped a two-match losing skid on Tuesday, defeating Conference Carolinas foe Lees-McRae College 5-4 in its first competition in 10 days.
March 10, 2014
Tornado pick up three conference weekly awards
BRISTOL, Tenn. – King University took home three Conference Carolinas weekly awards last week when the league announced their winners on Monday. Softball’s Chrissy Melcher and Mariana Hosomi and Rodrigo Avila of the Tornado tennis teams were named Conference Carolinas Players of the Week for the week ending Monday, March 3.
March 8, 2014
#28 Flying Fleet top King 9-0
DUE WEST, S.C. – The King University women’s tennis team returned to Conference Carolinas play on Saturday when they took on the nation’s 28th- ranked team, Erskine College. The Flying Fleet set the tone early, and took the dual 9-0.
March 7, 2014
UNC Asheville blanks Tornado
ASHEVILLE, N.C. – The King University women’s tennis team traveled to take on NCAA Division I foe UNC Asheville on Friday afternoon, and the Bulldogs took a 7-0 victory.
March 2, 2014
King cruises to victory over Bluefield State
BRISTOL, Tenn. – The King University women’s capped a 2-0 weekend with a victory over Bluefield State College on Sunday morning. The Tornado set the tone with a pair of doubles wins before clinching the 5-2 victory in singles play.
March 1, 2014
King sweeps Belmont Abbey for first conference win
BRISTOL, Tenn. – The King University women’s tennis team defeated Belmont Abbey in dominant fashion on Saturday, earning the Tornado their first conference win of the year on the strength of a 9-0 victory.
February 26, 2014
Crusaders top Tornado Conference Carolinas dual
TIGERVILLE, S.C. – The King University women’s tennis team tried to rebound from their loss yesterday as they traveled to North Greenville University. The Crusaders took pair of doubles matches before clinching the 6-3 win in singles play.
February 25, 2014
King falls 7-2 to Mars Hill
BRISTOL, Tenn. – The King University women’s tennis team fell short in its second home match of the spring season on Tuesday afternoon, falling to visiting Mars Hill University by a score of 7-2.
February 23, 2014
Trojans top King in conference opener
MOUNT OLIVE, N.C. – The King University women’s tennis team looked to build off their momentum from yesterday’s win as they opened Conference Carolinas play at the University of Mount Olive on Sunday. However, the Trojans took a 7-2 win to had King their first conference loss of the season.
February 22, 2014
Tornado top Randolph-Macon 6-3
ASHLAND, Va. – After dropping their first match of the spring, the King University women’s tennis team rebounded with a nice win on Saturday afternoon. The Tornado topped Randolph-Macon College 6-3 behind solid singles play.
February 18, 2014
Tornado fall to Tusculum in spring opener
BRISTOL, Tenn. – The King University women’s tennis team opened their spring schedule with a home dual against Tusculum College. The Pioneers set the tone early en route to the 9-0 victory.
October 19, 2013
King tops Emmanuel to win final fall dual match
FRANKLIN SPRINGS, Ga. – The King University women’s tennis played their final dual match of the fall, and posted their third win on Saturday afternoon. The Tornado took a 9-0 road triumph over Emmanuel College to push their dual match record to 3-2.
October 18, 2013
Tornado fall at Catawba
SALISBURY, N.C. – The King University women’s tennis team traveled to take on nonconference foe Catawba College on Friday afternoon. The Tornado took one doubles match, and one singles match as they fell to the Indians 7-2.
October 11, 2013
Tornado take nail biter over LMU, fall to ETSU
BRSITOL, Tenn. – The King University women’s tennis team had a full day of tennis on Friday as they traveled to take on NCAA Division I East Tennessee State University and Lincoln Memorial University. The Tornado dropped the early match to ETSU 7-0, but rebounded for a tight 5-4 win over Lincoln Memorial in the afternoon.
October 4, 2013
Tornado top Bluefield State for first win of season
BLUEFIELD, W.Va. – In their first dual match of the season, the King University turned in a road victory over Bluefield State College. The Tornado won all three doubles matches before taking the No. 1, No. 2 and No. 6 singles matches for their first victory of the year.
September 29, 2013
Reyes reaches consolation quarters at ITA Regional
SUMTER, S.C. – Naomi Reyes was the only member of the King University women’s tennis team to compete in the ITA Southeast Regional this weekend. The sophomore dropped her first match of the weekend, but followed that with back-to-back wins to reach the quarterfinals of the consolation bracket in the B Draw.
September 18, 2013
King-UVa-Wise dual match washed out
WISE, Va. – The men’s and women’s tennis dual matches at UVa-Wise scheduled for Wednesday afternoon have been postponed due to rain. No makeup date has been announced at this time.
September 15, 2013
Hosomi, Reyes take first title in King tennis history
SUMTER, S.C. – Over the weekend, the King University women’s tennis team returned to action with a new look to their team as they returned just two players from a season ago, and those two players made King history. At the Palmetto Tennis Center Individual Tournament, the doubles team of Mariana Hosomi and Naomi Reyes won the C Draw of the event to take home the first title in King tennis history.
September 4, 2013
Young Tornado eager to open 2013-14
BRISTOL, Tenn. – For the second consecutive season, the King University women’s tennis team will be comprised of mainly underclassmen. Head coach Kethan Darbar returns two of his four players from a season ago, and adds a talented group of freshman for the upcoming campaign.
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 womenâs 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 27, 2013
King at Tusculum postponed
BRISTOL, Tenn. – The King University men’s and women’s tennis dual matches scheduled for today at Tusculum College have been postponed. The matches have been rescheduled for April 16, at 3:00 p.m.
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 20, 2012
Get Closer to Tornado Athletics with Text Updates!
Tornado Athletic is introducing a new way to keep up-to-date on your favorite King sport team with its text message update service. The service is open to all and free of charge.
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)
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.
June 11, 2012
Tornado Tennis to Host Two Summer Camp Sessions
King College will host two tennis summer camp sessions beginning in late June. Registration for both camps is currently open.
April 25, 2012
King Athletics Host Student-Athlete Awards Banquet
The King College Athletic Department hosted an end-of-the-year awards banquet for the student-athletes of its 24 varsity sports, faculty, and staff on Tuesday night.
April 17, 2012
Tornado Tennis Finishes Regular Season Against Pikeville
The women's team took four of six singles flights in its 5-4 win over the University of Pikeville while men took a 5-4 loss.
April 16, 2012
King College Invites Alumni and Friends to Celebrate 86th Dogwood Weekend
Alumni and friends of King College are invited to join in the upcoming 86th celebration of Dogwood Weekend on April 20-23.
April 15, 2012
Tornado Tennis Downed by Royals
The men's and women's tennis teams struggled in matches played against the Royals of Queens University (N.C.), falling on both sides.
April 14, 2012
Men's Tennis Earned Third Straight Win, Ladies Fall to Barton
Eden Sherrod and Kayla Ketron each posted singles match win despite falling to the Barton Bulldogs, 7-2, on Saturday.
April 9, 2012
Eight Named to Conference Carolinas All-Academic Team
The league office announced the 2012 All-Conference Academic team today, a list that features eight King Tornado Tennis players from the men's and women's teams.
April 6, 2012
Men’s Tennis Back on Track, Women Fall to Pfeiffer
Tornado men's tennis took victories in all nine flights of Friday's match against the Pfeiffer Falcons while the women fell, 8-1.
April 5, 2012
Tornado Tennis Announces Schedule Changes
Tomorrow's match against Pfeiffer University has been changed to a 10:00 a.m. start time, while Monday's match against LMU has been cancelled.
April 1, 2012
Tennis Wraps Up Weekend Action
The men and women's tennis teams played Mount Olive at home and the Limestone Saints on the road, falling short of victories against each, this weekend.
March 30, 2012
Lady Tornado Dropped by Valkyries
King women's tennis fell to 2-10 after their Friday loss to Converse College, 6-1. The Lady Tornado return to the courts at King against Mount Olive on Saturday afternoon.
March 25, 2012
Streak Ends as Tornado Tennis Downed by UNC-Asheville
Both men's and women's teams fell to NCAA Division I opponent UNC-Asheville on Saturday. The men's winning streak was snapped at 10 matches in the loss.
March 21, 2012
Men’s Tennis Wins 10th Straight Against Lees-McRae, Women Fall to Bobcats
Eden Sherrod went 2-0 on the day despite the Lady Tornado falling to Lees-McRae, 4-3, at home on Wednesday evening.
March 11, 2012
Lady Tornado Fall 6-1 to Mars Hill
Led by the backend of the lineup, the King men's tennis team improved to 8-0 with a 5-4 win over Mars Hill. The women fell, 6-1, to the Lions.
March 9, 2012
Ketron, Anderson Lead Ladies to Second Victory
Women's Tennis improved to 2-5 on the year after defeating Salem College 5-3 on Friday afternoon, led by performances by Kayla Ketron and Sarah Anderson
March 6, 2012
Lady Tornado Dropped by Carson-Newman
The women fell in a 9-0 decision to the Eagles while the men's team remain undefeated with a 6-3 win over C-N, Tuesday afternoon.
March 5, 2012
Lady Tornado Fall to Coker Cobras
King drops to 1-4 this season after losing to Coker in a shortened outing on Saturday afternoon.
March 1, 2012
Tornado Tennis Wins Fifth Straight Over NGU
Seth Hale helped clinch the Tornado's win over North Greenville with wins in his singles and doubles flights to guide the team to its fifth straight win.
February 24, 2012
King Announces Weekend Schedule Changes
King Baseball and Tennis have altered their schedules this weekend.
February 21, 2012
Vidal Helps King to Defeat Tusculum, Women Fall
Men's Tennis improved to 4-0 this season behind some inspirational play from Pablo Vidal while the women fell to Tusculum, Tuesday afternoon.
February 18, 2012
Tennis Opens Spring Season at Belmont Abbey
Tornado Tennis began its spring season this past weekend against Belmont Abbey College, splitting the day's events.
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
October 27, 2011
Find Your Conference Carolinas Destination Right Here!
Ever wonder where each of our new conference member schools are located or how to get there? Wonder no more! More details inside...
October 13, 2011
Tennis Tournament Signup Deadline Extended
The signup deadline for the King College Tennis Tournament Open has been extended to Oct. 18. Click for more details...
October 4, 2011
King Tennis Starts Season on Right Foot with Victory at Bluefield
King tennis swept Bluefield College (Va.) 9-0 and 5-4 in their first match of the season, held on Tuesday.
October 3, 2011
King to Hold Tennis Tournament Open for Public
Join the masses and register to participate in the inaugural King College Tennis Tournament Open, being held Oct. 21-23 at the KC Tennis Courts
September 22, 2011
Support King Athletics with Nike Gear Fundraiser
For a limited time only, you can purchase stylish, King Tornado Nike gear and support your student-athletes at the same time! More details inside...
September 8, 2011
Tornado Tennis Heads to ETSU for Fall Tournament
King men's and women's tennis will get its first taste of action of the season as a Division II competitor at the ETSU Fall Tournament this Friday and Saturday.
May 6, 2011
Darbar selected to lead King Tennis programs
BRISTOL, Tenn. – King College announced on May 6, 2011, that Kethan Darbar has been named as the new head coach of the Tornado and Lady Tornado tennis programs.
April 15, 2011
King Tennis sweeps NCCAA weekly honors
GREENVILLE, S.C. - King College had the NCCAA Men's & Women's Tennis Student Athletes of the Week the national office announced as Eiki Magnusson was the winner on the men's side with Sarah Anderson honored with the women's nod.
April 14, 2011
Lady Tornado picks up win at Newberry
NEWBERRY, S.C. - King College closed out the tennis regular season Thursday as the Lady Tornado won 8-1 at Newberry (S.C.) College while the Tornado lost a 6-3 decision.
April 12, 2011
Top-5 NCCAA spot for Tornado Tennis
GREENVILLE, S.C. - King College has the fifth best winning percentage in the NCCAA Men's Tennis Report released by the national office.
April 11, 2011
King wins final home tennis contests of season
BRISTOL, Tenn. - King College wrapped up the home portion of the tennis schedule with a 6-3 win in the women's match while the Tornado posted a 9-0 sweep Monday.
April 7, 2011
Tornado wins 5-4 at Coker, Lady Tornado drops 6-3 decision
HARTSVILLE, S.C. - King College posted a 5-4 win in men's tennis action at Coker (S.C.) College Thursday while the Lady Tornado suffered a 6-3 setback.
April 6, 2011
King Tennis sweeps through Belmont Abbey
BELMONT, N.C. - King College won with matching 9-0 scores in men's and women's tennis action Wednesday at future Conference Carolinas foe Belmont Abbey (N.C.) College.
April 5, 2011
King sweeps Bluefield in tennis contests
BRISTOL, Tenn. - King College posted matching 9-0 wins over Bluefield (Va.) College in home tennis action Tuesday.
April 5, 2011
King sweeps Bluefield in tennis contests
BRISTOL, Tenn. - King College posted matching 9-0 wins over Bluefield (Va.) College in home tennis action Tuesday.
April 2, 2011
King posts wins of 8-1 over Covenant
BRISTOL, Tenn. - King College won 8-1 in both men's and women's home tennis action Saturday over Covenant (Ga.) College.
March 30, 2011
Brioschi and Avila collects NCCAA honors
GREENVILLE, S.C. - King College swept this week's NCCAA Women's and Men's Tennis Student-Athlete of the Week awards with Virginie Brioschi and Jose Avila winning the honors.
March 29, 2011
King Tennis stopped by Railsplitters
BRISTOL, Tenn. - King College was defeated in men's and women's tennis action against Lincoln Memorial (Tenn.) University in home action as the men's score was 6-3 with an 8-1 tally for the women's contest Tuesday.
March 25, 2011
King women’s tennis victorious at Averett, Tornado defeated
DANVILLE, Va. - King College tennis split on Friday with the women winning 5-4 at Averett (Va.) University while the Tornado lost a 6-3 decision.
March 23, 2011
Tornado Tennis picks up victory over Milligan, Lady Tornado narrowly defeated
BRISTOL, Tenn. - The King College men's tennis team posted a 5-0 win over the visitors from nearby Milligan (Tenn.) College Wednesday, but the Lady Tornado suffered a narrow 5-4 setback.
March 16, 2011
Win for Lady Tornado Tennis at Converse, 7-2
SPARTANBURG, S.C. - The King College women's tennis team returned to action Wednesday at Converse (S.C.) College and posted a 7-2 win to snap a two-match losing streak.
March 10, 2011
NCCAA weekly tennis honors for King duo
GREENVILLE, S.C. - King College's Pablo Vidal and Virginie Brioschi were the NCCAA Tennis Student-Athlete of the Week the national office announced as King swept the men's and women's awards for a third straight week.
March 4, 2011
King Tennis sweeps NCCAA weekly honors
GREENVILLE, S.C. - King College had the NCCAA Men's and Women's Tennis Student-Athlete of the Week award winners with Virginie Brioschi winning the women's honor and Jose Avila took the men's award.
March 2, 2011
King Tennis downed by Queens
BRISTOL, Tenn. - King College lost in men's and women's tennis action Wednesday against the visitors from Queens University of Charlotte with the women's match having a 6-0 score with a 5-1 decision on the men's side.
February 25, 2011
King Tennis unable to get past Tusculum
GREENEVILLE, Tenn. - King College traveled to Tusculum (Tenn.) College, but the homestanding Pioneers and Lady Pioneers emerged with tennis victories of 5-4 and 6-3 Friday.
February 24, 2011
Stoltz collects NCCAA weekly award
GREENVILLE, S.C. - King College's Nerece Stoltz was honored by the NCCAA with the Women's Tennis Student-Athlete of the Week award, the national office announced.
February 23, 2011
King Tennis wins against Bridgewater
BRISTOL, Tenn. - The King College men's and women's tennis teams returned to the win column Wednesday as the Tornado beat Bridgewater (Va.) College 7-1 while the Lady Tornado picked up a 5-2 victory.
February 20, 2011
Tornado Tennis winners, Lady Tornado narrowly defeated at WSSU
WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. - The King College men's tennis team was a 9-0 winner Sunday at Winston-Salem State (N.C.) University, however the Lady Tornado suffered a narrow 5-4 defeat.
February 19, 2011
Sweeps for King tennis teams at Greensboro
GREENSBORO, N.C. - King College swept Greensboro (N.C.) College 9-0 in both men's and women's tennis action Saturday.
February 17, 2011
King Tennis overtaken by NGU
BRISTOL, Tenn. - King College was defeated 7-2 in both men's and women's tennis action at home against North Greenville (S.C.) University in a match that started outside but eventually moved indoors Thursday.
February 9, 2011
King Tennis overtaken at NCAA DI Wofford
SPARTANBURG, S.C. - King College opened the spring portion of the tennis schedule Wednesday with 7-0 setbacks on the men's and women's side at NCAA Division I Wofford (S.C.) College.
February 8, 2011
Lumb placed in charge of King Tennis squads
BRISTOL, Tenn. - Greg Lumb has been named interim men's and women's tennis coach at King College for the spring 2011 season.
January 31, 2011
King Tennis schedule announced for spring
BRISTOL, Tenn. - King College head men's and women's tennis coach Chris Bartlett has finalized the 2011 spring portion of the schedule as the teams will play 16 contests each starting on Feb. 9.
October 2, 2010
Tornado, Lady Tornado pick up wins at LR
HICKORY, N.C. - King College captured victories in men's and women's tennis action Friday at Lenoir-Rhyne (N.C.) University to close out the fall season. The Tornado had a 5-1 victory while the Lady Tornado won 6-3.
September 28, 2010
Lights go out for King at Milligan, 5-3
MILLIGAN COLLEGE, Tenn. - King College tried to rally Tuesday, but the Lady Tornado was unable to as the squad was defeated 5-3 at Milligan (Tenn.) College in a marathon contest.
September 25, 2010
Tornado & Lady Tornado winners at MHC Fall Invitational
MARS HILL, N.C. - King College swept a pair of matches against Lenoir-Rhyne (N.C.) University as both were 5-0 results Saturday as a part of the Mars Hill (N.C.) College Fall Invitational.
September 21, 2010
King-Milligan tennis to play Sept. 28
BRISTOL, Tenn. - The King College men's and women's tennis matches with Milligan (Tenn.) College will be played Tuesday, Sept. 28 at 6 p.m. at Milligan after being postponed earlier in the month.
September 14, 2010
Tornado, Lady Tornado winners at Bluefield
BLUEFIELD, Va. - King College picked up wins in men's and women's tennis action Tuesday at Bluefield (Va.) College. The Lady Tornado was 9-0 winners while the Tornado had an 8-1 victory.
September 10, 2010
King Tennis squads post 9-0 wins over Emory & Henry in season opener
BRISTOL, Tenn. - The King College men's and women's tennis teams opened the 2010-11 season Thursday with a pair of 9-0 victories over nearby Emory & Henry (Va.) College in front of a home crowd.
September 6, 2010
Tornado and Lady Tornado Fall Tennis schedule released
BRISTOL, Tenn. - King College head men's and women's tennis coach Chris Bartlett has finalized the fall portion of the schedule with five dates for the Tornado and Lady Tornado.
Midnight Madness to Make its Return on Monday, Oct. 15
Students, faculty, and staff: Come celebrate the return of Midnight Madness recognizing all 24 varsity teams heading into the winter season!