Women's Tennis News Archives

  • 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.
  • Tornado win 8-0 over the Buffaloes for first victory of the year
    October 14, 2016
    BRISTOL, Tenn. – The King University women's tennis team hosted their second dual match of the year against Milligan College on Saturday afternoon. The Tornado won 3-0 in the doubles and 5-0 in singles to win the match 8-0 overall.
  • Tornado compete at ITA Regional
    October 02, 2016
    SUMTER, 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 opener
    September 24, 2016
    BRISTOL, 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 opener
    September 18, 2016
    SUMTER, 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 class
    July 26, 2016
    BRISTOL, 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 honors
    July 25, 2016
    BRISTOL, 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.
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