BRISTOL, Tenn. – King University nominated both Ben Harris of the men’s soccer team and Tristyn Lozano of the women’s volleyball team for the Arthur Ashe Jr. Sports Scholar Award. Lozano earned first team recognition was selected the sport winner for women’s volleyball while Harris garnered second team honors.
BRISTOL, Tenn. – Last spring the NCAA reached out to member schools looking for three NCAA Division II student-athletes to be featured on their “Day in the Life” campaign. Ben Harris of the King University men’s soccer team was one of seven student-athletes across the country that was selected for an interview and one of three that was selected to be filmed for the “Day in the Life” campaign.
BRISTOL, Tenn. – Starting this year, Conference Carolinas started handing out the Elite 23 award, which is an award giving to the student-athlete at the championship site with the highest GPA for each respective sport. In the fall, two Tornado earned the Elite 23 award, Sam Mburu of the men’s soccer team and Kaitlin Rivera of the women’s cross country team.
GAFFNEY, S.C. – Playing in a Conference Carolinas Men’s Soccer Championship semifinal for the first time, the King University men’s soccer team had the daunting task of taking on top-seed and 19th-ranked Limestone College on their home field. The Saints scored early and led 3-0 at the break before breaking the game open in the second half to take the contest 9-0.
BRISTOL, Tenn. – Prior to the start of the Conference Carolinas Men’s Soccer Championship semifinal matches, the league held a banquet to announce their all-conference performers. The Tornado had four individuals honored, headlined by Carlos Saavedra.
BRISTOL, Tenn. – Carlos Saavedra close the regular season on a hot streak for the King University men’s soccer team. He helped the Tornado secure their first home Conference Carolinas Men’s Soccer Championship game and was selected Tennessee Sports Writers Association Player of the Week.
BRISTOL, Tenn. – Monday was a historic day for the King University men’s soccer team, hosting their first Conference Carolinas Men’s Soccer Championship game when the fourth-seeded Tornado squared off with fifth-seeded Lees-McRae College in the quarterfinals. The Tornado fell behind, but came back behind three goals from Ben Delisle in the second half, winning their first Conference Carolinas Men’s Soccer Championship game, 3-1 to advance to the semifinals.
BRISTOL, Tenn. – The King University soccer doubleheader scheduled for Friday against Barton College at 12:30 p.m. and 3:00 p.m. at Parks Field has been moved to Tennessee High School. The Tornado women will kickoff at 1:30 p.m. with the men to follow at 4:00 p.m.
BRISTOL, Tenn. – Leading into the Conference Carolinas Tournament, the league announced their soccer academic all-conference honorees. The King University men’s soccer team had seven players recognized.
BANNER ELK, N.C. – The King University men’s soccer team found themselves behind Lees-McRae College 2-0 in the opening 10 minutes, but the Tornado came storming back. King evened the score before halftime, and Carlos Saavedra gave King the 3-2 win with a goal in the 107th minute.
BRISTOL, Tenn. – The King University men's soccer team dropped a tough one to Erskine College 3-2 Saturday afternoon. The Tornado matched the Flying Fleets intensity throughout the match but were unable to come out with the win in the end.
BRISTOL, Tenn. – The King University men’s soccer team came away with a well-earned Conference Carolinas victory on Wednesday afternoon against Southern Wesleyan University. Carlos Saavedra gave King the lead with a goal in the 72nd minute, and the Tornado made it stand up to take the 2-1 victory.
MURFREESBORO, N.C. – The King University men’s soccer team was in action Saturday against Chowan University. The tornado came out the gates hot with an early goal but was unable to stop the Hawks comeback late in the match.
AIKEN, S.C. – The King University men’s soccer team took to the road for a nonconference tilt against USC Aiken on Wednesday evening. The Pacers scored first, but the Tornado fought back to pull within a goal at the break. King couldn’t complete the comeback in the second half as USC Aiken took the contest 3-2.
BRISTOL, Tenn. – Ben Delisle led the King University men’s soccer team to a pair of wins last week, scoring three goals. On Wednesday, his performance earned him Tennessee Sports Writers Association (TSWA) Player of the Week honors.
MOUNT OLIVE, N.C. – The King University men’s soccer team won their second contest this week when they traveled to the University of Mount Olive on Saturday afternoon. The Tornado got a pair of goals from Ben Delisle and Carlos Saavedra to take the contest 4-1.
BRISTOL, Tenn. – The King University men’s soccer team was honored by the United Soccer Coaches (USC) on Thursday when the association announced their Team Academic Award winners. The Tornado earn the award for the fourth straight year.
BRISTOL, Tenn. – The King University men's soccer surged past North Greenville University in the first half by taking a quick 2-0 lead. The Tornado were able to snuff a Crusader comeback and take the match 2-1.
BRISTOL, Tenn. – The King University men’s soccer game that was postponed on Saturday against North Greenville University has been rescheduled for Tuesday with kickoff scheduled for 4:00 p.m. The Tornado contest originally scheduled for Tuesday at USC Aiken has been moved to October 10 at 6:00 p.m.
BRISTOL, Tenn. – The King University men’s soccer team fell behind Belmont Abbey College in the first half but nearly made a comeback in the second stanza. The Tornado cut their deficit to 2-1 late in the game, and had a flurry of opportunities to net the equalizer in the final minutes, but came up short as Belmont Abbey took the contest 2-1.
GAFFNEY, S.C. – The King University men’s soccer team went toe-to-toe with one of the nation’s top teams on Wednesday night. The Tornado played through a scoreless 90 minutes with 10th-ranked Limestone College. The game remained scoreless until there was two minutes remaining in the second overtime when the Saints score to take the contest 1-0.
BRISTOL, Tenn. – The King University men’s soccer team has rescheduled their Conference Carolinas match against Belmont Abbey College that was postponed over the weekend. The Tornado will take on the Crusaders on September 26 at 4:30 p.m. at Parks Field.
BRISTOL, Tenn. – The King University men’s soccer team fought back on Wednesday afternoon against Lincoln Memorial University. The Tornado tallied the equalizer in the second half, sending the game to overtime. However, the Railsplitters tallied the game-winner in the 105th minute, taking the contest 2-1.
BRISTOL, Tenn. – Due to Hurricane Florence, this weekend's women's volleyball and soccer matches have been postponed. The King University women's volleyball team was scheduled to play Barton College and the University of Mount Olive on Friday and Saturday while the men's and women's soccer teams were slated to take on Belmont Abbey College on Saturday. None of the contests have been rescheduled at this time.
FRANKLIN SPRINGS, Ga. – In the second straight contest, the King University men’s soccer team played a tight scoreless first half on Saturday when they traveled to Emmanuel College. The Lions broke through in the second half with a penalty kick goal to take the contest 1-0.
BRISTOL, Tenn. – The King University men’s soccer team played a tight contest with Shaw University on Wednesday afternoon at Parks Field. The Tornado came back to even the score late on Leo Braga’s first career goal. Neither team was able to score the rest of the way as the contest ended in a 1-1.
GREENEVILLE, Tenn. – The King University men’s soccer team took their first road trip of the season, and fell at Tusculum University. The Pioneers scored a pair of goals in the opening 30 minutes and added an insurance goal late for the 3-0 victory.
BRISTOL, Tenn. – The scoring came early and often for the King University men’s soccer team as they opened the season on Thursday afternoon against Concord University. Ben Delisle scored one minute into the contest, setting the tone for the 2-0 Tornado victory.
BRISTOL, Tenn. - The King men's soccer team enters the 2018 season with a solid core back from a season ago, added with a group of talented newcomers. Second-year head coach Richie Rose will rely on his veterans to lead the way for the Tornado throughout the 2018 campaign.