Tornado fall to Southern WesleyanBRISTOL, 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 GreenvilleBRISTOL, 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 dualSPARTANBURG, 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 HarrisBRISTOL, 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 postponedBRISTOL, 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 AbbeyBRISTOL, 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 EmmanuelFRANLIN 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 LimestoneGAFFNEY, 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.
Tornado fall at Erskine in league openerDUE 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 ExhibitionSPARTANBURG, 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 6-3BRISTOL, 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.
Tornado compete at ITA RegionalSUMTER, S.C. – King University had a few men’s and women’s players compete at the ITA Regional over the weekend. Leonnard Neumann led the Tornado men in the event in Sumter, S.C. while a trio of women made the third round of the consolation bracket.
Tornado fall to Tusculum in home openerBRISTOL, Tenn. – The King University women’s tennis team opened their dual season at home on Saturday afternoon against regional rival Tusculum College. The Pioneers took the dual 9-0, handing King their first loss of the year.
Maloney, Salazar take doubles title, lead King at season openerSUMTER, S.C. – The King University women’s tennis team opened the season with and individual tournament, the Palmetto Tennis Center Invitational where Haley Maloney and Alyssa Salazar led the way. The duo took the title in doubles C Draw to lead the Tornado at the event.
Ilina announces signing classBRISTOL, Tenn. – King University head tennis coach Mariia Ilina announced the signing of three student-athletes that will help the Tornado in the upcoming season. Lennard Neumann, Emily Smith and Charles Jabaley will all join the Tornado this fall ready for the season to start.
Tornado earn ITA Scholar-Athlete honorsBRISTOL, Tenn. – The Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) announced their academic awards for the 2015-16 season, and the King University women’s tennis team was named an ITA All-Academic Team and two individuals were selected Scholar-Athletes. On the men’s side, five Tornado were named ITA Scholar Athletes.
Doubles wins leads Mount Olive to win over KingSUMTER, S.C. – The King University women’s tennis team entered the Conference Carolinas Tournament as the seventh seed and knew they had a tough matchup with second seed University of Mount Olive. The Trojans took all three doubles matches before the Tornado took one singles match. However, that was all King would win as Mount Olive took the match 5-1.
Tornado drop final Conference Carolinas dual to CrusadersMISENHEIMER, N.C. – The King University women’s tennis team fell to North Greenville University in their final Conference Carolinas regular season dual. After earning a victory at No. 1 doubles the Tornado were until to regain an advantage in the match and fell to the Crusader 7-2 after taking one more win at No. 2 singles.
King drops home finale to Carson-NewmanBRISTOL, Tenn. – The King University women’s tennis team closed their home schedule on Sunday with a nonconference dual against Carson-Newman University. Katya Cerny led the way for the Tornado, taking wins in singles and doubles, but that was all King would get as the Eagles took the match 7-2.
Singles play gives Pfeiffer win over KingMISENHEIMER, N.C. – The King University men’s tennis team squared off with another one of the top teams in Conference Carolinas on Saturday afternoon as they traveled to Pfeiffer University. The Falcons took control of the match early, taking the 8-1 win.
Tornado edge Lions in conference battleBRISTOL, Tenn. – The King University women's tennis team defeated Emmanuel College in a tight fought Conference Carolinas dual. The Tornado earned a 5-4 victory over the Lions after recording two doubles wins and tallying wins in the final three singles matches.
Tornado fall short at Belmont AbbeyBELMONT, N.C. – The King University women's tennis team fell to the Crusaders of Belmont Abbey College in a tough Conference Carolinas road match up. After dropping to a 2-1 disadvantage after doubles play the Tornado went on to post three singles victories dropping the league dual 5-4.
Nighthawks top Tornado in nonconference dualBRISTOL, Tenn. – On Tuesday afternoon, the King University women’s tennis team hosted the University of North Georgia in a nonconference dual. The visiting Nighthawks grabbed the lead in doubles play as they went on to take the match 9-0.
Tornado come back to defeat BartonBRISTOL, Tenn. – The King University women’s tennis team earned another Conference Carolinas win on a windy Saturday at the King Tennis Courts. The Tornado took two of the doubles matches against Barton College and clinched the 5-4 win with a trio of singles wins.
King falls to Mount OliveBRISTOL, Tenn. – The King University women’s tennis team took on the University of Mount Olive in a Conference Carolinas dual on Friday at the Bristol Racquet Club. The Tornado played the Trojans tough, but Mount Olive took the 9-0 win.
Sattz, Salazar tabbed Conference Carolinas Players of the WeekBRISTOL, Tenn. – Following great weeks, Ryan Sattz of the King University baseball team and Alyssa Salazar of the women’s tennis team were recognized by Conference Carolinas. Sattz led the Tornado at the plate a week ago while Salazar went 2-0 in singles and 1-0 in doubles play a week ago.
Tornado drop tough fought match at Lees-McRaeBANNER ELK, N.C. – The King University women’s tennis team was defeated by Lees-McRae in the Conference Carolinas match up 6-3. The Tornado earned victories at number three doubles and numbers four and five singles but were unable to grab another couple wins to edge the Bobcats. Though they were unable to tallying the win the Tornado did not make it easy on the Bobcats taking three matches to three sets.
King comes back to defeat Converse for first league winBRISTOL, Tenn. – The King University earned their first Conference Carolinas win of the season on Wednesday afternoon in impressive fashion as the Tornado defeated Converse College. Playing one player short the Tornado dug out of an 3-0 hole after doubles, winning all five singles matches to take the 5-4 victory.
King falls in nonconference match at Young HarrisYOUNG HARRIS, Ga. – The King University women’s tennis team took to the road on Sunday to take on nonconference foe Young Harris College. The Tornado played short one player as the Mountain Lions took the 9-0 victory.
Tornado softball and tennis reschedule Saturday's contestsBRISTOL, Tenn. – Due to impending weather on Saturday a few King University schedules have been changed. The home softball doubleheader against Limestone College has been postponed and rescheduled for April 15 at 2:00 p.m., and the men’s and women’s tennis duals at North Greenville University scheduled for Saturday have been rescheduled for April 20 at 2:00 p.m. in Tigerville, S.C.
Cerny, Poswiat sweep Conference Carolinas Tennis weekly awardsBRISTOL, Tenn. – For the first time this season, the King University tennis teams swept the Conference Carolinas weekly awards following a pair of great weeks during spring break. On the women’s side, Katya Cerny takes home honors after going 3-1 in both singles and doubles a week ago, and Moritz Poswiat took home recognition on the men’s side, going undefeated on the week.
Limestone tops Tornado in Conference Carolinas playBRISTOL, Tenn. – The King University women’s tennis team took to the court again on Saturday as they resumed Conference Carolinas play against Limestone College. However, the Saints took the dual match 9-0.
Tornado finish spring break trip 3-0HILTON HEAD, S.C. – On the final day of their spring break trip, the King University women’s tennis team capped a 3-0 trip with a pair of victories over Clarion University and Saint Joseph’s College. In the morning, King defeated Clarion 8-1 before topping Saint Joseph’s 9-0 later Tuesday night.
King takes first win, topping Davis & ElkinsHILTON HEAD, S.C. – Spring break got off to a good start for the King University women’s tennis team as they earned their first win of the year on Monday. The Tornado swept through doubles play en route to a 7-2 victory over Davis & Elkins College.
Tornado drop dual to conference-leading ErskineBRISTOL, Tenn. – The King University women’s tennis team took on one of the top teams in Conference Carolinas on Saturday at home, Erskine College, and the Flying Fleet proved why they are atop the league standings. Erskine took the 9-0 to stay undefeated in conference play.