Women's Tennis News Archives

  • Tornado fall to Montevallo 9-0
    October 19, 2017
    CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. – The King University women’s tennis team faced off against the University of Montevallo on Thursday afternoon. The team struggled and fell 9-0 to the Falcons.
  • Bell, Harr take wins, King falls at UVa-Wise
    October 16, 2017
    WISE, Va. – The King University women’s tennis team returned to the court on Monday night at UVa-Wise. The Tornado took a pair of wins in singles, but that was it as the Cavaliers took the dual 7-2.
  • Tornado drop match to Mars Hill
    October 03, 2017
    BRISTOL, Tenn. – The King University women’s tennis team fell to Mars Hill University on Tuesday afternoon in a duel match. The Tornado fell to the Lions 6-1.
  • Francois, Roustand Ruiz compete at ITA Regional
    October 01, 2017
    SUMTER, S.C. – Two of the newcomers to the King University women’s tennis team competed at the ITA Southeast Regional over the weekend.
  • King drops season opening dual at Tusculum
    September 25, 2017
    GREENEVILLE, Tenn. – The King University women’s tennis team played their first dual of the season as they traveled to Tusculum College on Monday. The Tornado fell to the Pioneers 9-0.
  • Francois, Roustand Ruiz lead Tornado at Palmetto Tennis Center Invite
    September 17, 2017
    SUMTER, S.C. – The King University women’s tennis team opened their season with a solid outing at the Palmetto Tennis Center Invitational. Vanessa Francois won the C draw and Thalía Roustand Ruiz took the C draw consolation title to lead the Tornado.
  • King to gain experience in 2017-18
    September 06, 2017
    BRISTOL, Tenn. - The 2017-18 King University women's tennis squad will be young as Head Coach Mariia Iliana has five freshman joining lone returner Catherine Vezey. Iliana hopes all the new faces will mesh and translate into a Conference Carolinas Tournament appearance this year.
  • Tornado tennis teams earn ITA Scholar awards
    August 02, 2017
    BRISTOL, Tenn. – The Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) announced their academic awards for the 2016-17 season, both the King University men’s and women's tennis team earned ITA All-Academic Team. Two individuals from the women’s team and seven from the men’s team were selected ITA Scholar-Athletes.
  • Ilina attends Women's Leadership Symposium
    June 21, 2017
    BRISTOL, Tenn. – Earlier this spring, King University tennis coach Mariia Ilina was selected to attend the Women’s Leadership Symposium (WLS) in Kansas City, Mo. Ilina was one of 100 participants that were selected to attend the WLS, which aims to expand the participants’ network and promote the recruitment and retention of women working in intercollegiate athletics administration.
  • King tennis has six earn academic All-Conference Carolinas
    April 17, 2017
    BRISTOL, Tenn. – The Conference Carolinas Tennis Championship starts this weekend, and leading up to the event the league released their academic all-conference performers. The King University men’s and women’s tennis teams each had three members earn academic all-conference.
  • Tornado fall at #36 North Georgia
    April 14, 2017
    DAHLONEGA, Ga. – The King University women’s tennis team wrapped up their season with a dual at 36th-ranked University of North Georgia. Playing shorthanded, the Tornado fell 9-0.
  • Tornado drop home finale to Pfeiffer
    April 12, 2017
    BRISTOL, Tenn. – In their final home match of the season, the King University women’s tennis team fell to Pfeiffer University. The Falcons took the Conference Carolinas dual 7-2.
  • King falls to Lees-McRae
    April 08, 2017
    BRISTOL, Tenn. – The King University women’s tennis team dropped a tight battle with Conference Carolinas rival on Saturday afternoon. Lees-McRae College came away with a narrow 4-3 victory behind three singles wins.
  • King tennis schedules altered
    April 07, 2017
    BRISTOL, Tenn. – The King University tennis schedule for this weekend has been altered. Saturday’s Conference Carolinas duals against Lees-McRae College has been moved up to a 12:00 p.m. start, with a Senior Day ceremony before the start of the match. Sunday’s duals against Lincoln Memorial University have been moved to April 15 and will start at 1:00 p.m.
  • King tops Bluefield State behind singles play
    April 07, 2017
    BRISTOL, Tenn. – The King University women’s tennis team earned a win on Friday night as they defeated Bluefield State College. The teams split a pair of doubles matches before King won four singles matches for the 5-2 win.
  • Tornado drop match to Mount Olive
    April 02, 2017
    MOUNT OLIVE, N.C. – The King University women's tennis team stayed on the road to play Mount Olive University on Sunday. The Tornado fell behind early in doubles, falling to the Trojans 9-0 overall.
  • Tornado fall at Barton
    April 01, 2017
    WILSON, N.C. – The King University women’s tennis team traveled to take on Barton College in a Conference Carolinas dual. The Bulldogs grabbed the lead in doubles play and took the contest 8-1.
  • King tennis matches altered for weekend
    March 29, 2017
    BRISTOL, Tenn. – Due to weather this weekend’s men’s and women’s tennis matches for King University have been altered. King has postponed their match that was scheduled at home on Sunday against Carson-Newman University. The Tornado will stay on the road to face Barton College on Saturday at 2:00 p.m. and the University of Mount Olive on Sunday at 1:00 p.m. A makeup date for the matches against Carson-Newman has not been announced at this time.
  • Tornado fall to Southern Wesleyan
    March 25, 2017
    BRISTOL, Tenn. – The King University women's tennis team competed against Conference Carolina's foe Southern Wesleyan University on Saturday afternoon. The Tornado fell behind in doubles early and dropped the match 8-1 overall.
  • Tornado fall to North Greenville
    March 24, 2017
    BRISTOL, Tenn. – The King University women's tennis team faced North Greenville on Friday afternoon. The Tornado narrowly lost two matches in doubles, falling 9-0 overall.
  • Valkyries to King in Conference Carolinas dual
    March 22, 2017
    SPARTANBURG, S.C. – The King University women’s tennis team returned to Conference Carolinas play to face Converse College on the road. The Tornado fell behind 2-1 after doubles and couldn’t come back in singles as the Valkyries took the dual 6-3.
  • King falls to #50 Young Harris
    March 19, 2017
    BRISTOL, Tenn. – The King University women’s tennis team faced one of the best teams they will face all season on Sunday when they hosted 50th-ranked Young Harris College. The Mountain Lions took the 7-0 nonconference victory.
  • King tennis matches against Pfeiffer postponed
    March 17, 2017
    BRISTOL, Tenn. – Due to weather, Saturday Conference Carolinas men’s and women’s tennis duals between King University and Pfeiffer University have been postponed. The matches have been rescheduled for April 12 at 1:00 p.m. on the King University campus.
  • King drops spring home-opener to Belmont Abbey
    March 17, 2017
    BRISTOL, Tenn. – The King University women’s tennis team hosted their first home match of the spring when they took on Conference Carolinas foe Belmont Abbey College. The Crusaders spoiled the day, taking a 7-2 win.
  • Tornado fall to Emmanuel
    March 11, 2017
    FRANLIN SPRINGS, Ga. – The King University women's tennis team faced Emmanuel College on Saturday afternoon. King fell behind early as the Lions took the dual 9-0.
  • Tornado fall to Limestone
    March 09, 2017
    GAFFNEY, S.C. – The King University women's tennis team faced off against Conference Carolinas opponent Limestone College on Saturday afternoon. The Tornado fell behind early as Limestone took the dual 9-0.
  • King falls in exhibition at Western Carolina
    February 25, 2017
    CULLOWHEE, N.C. –The King University women’s tennis team fell to Western Carolina University 6-0 in an exhibition dual on Saturday afternoon.
  • Tornado fall at Erskine in league opener
    February 16, 2017
    DUE WEST, S.C. – The King University women’s tennis team opened Conference Carolinas play on Thursday at perennial league power Erskine College. The Tornado fell behind as Erskine took the dual 9-0.
  • King falls to Wofford in Exhibition
    February 05, 2017
    SPARTANBURG, S.C.– The King University women’s tennis team started their spring season with an exhibition at Wofford College on Sunday afternoon. The Terriers took the exhibition 7-0 on their home court.
  • Tornado fall to Mars Hill 6-3
    October 15, 2016
    BRISTOL, Tenn. – The King University women's tennis team hosted their third dual match of the year against Mars Hill University on Saturday afternoon. The Tornado lost 2-1 in the doubles and 4-2 in singles to fall in the match 6-3 overall.
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