Men's Volleyball News Archives

  • Booher hires Duda to complete staff
    September 05, 2019
    BRISTOL, Tenn. – King University head volleyball coach Ryan Booher announced the hire of Clare Duda to round out his staff.
  • King men's volleyball earns sportsmanship award
    May 15, 2019
    BRISTOL, Tenn. – The King University men’s volleyball team won a share of their third straight Conference Carolinas title this spring, and on Wednesday they earned another conference award. The Tornado earned an individual Conference Carolinas Messick Sportsmanship Award.
  • Tornado drop heartbreaker at Barton in conference final
    April 18, 2019
    WILSON, N.C. – In a matchup of the co-regular season champions, the King University men’s volleyball team nearly won their second straight Conference Carolinas Men’s Volleyball Championship title on Thursday night. The second-seeded Tornado pushed top-seeded and host Barton to extra points in the fifth set. King had a chance at match point, but the Bulldogs came back to take the set 17-15 at the title 3-2.
  • Wheaton, Kohlhase lead five Tornado selected All-Conference Carolinas
    April 17, 2019
    BRISTOL, Tenn. – The King University men’s volleyball team won a share of their third straight Conference Carolinas regular season title, and on Wednesday five Tornado were recognized by the league when they handed out their individual awards. Jon Wheaton and Sean Kohlhase led five Tornado that earned All-Conference Carolinas honors with first team selections.
  • Kohlhase lifts Tornado to sweep of NGU, into conference final
    April 17, 2019
    WILSON, N.C. – The King University men’s volleyball team advanced to the Conference Carolinas Men’s Volleyball Championship title game with a sweep of sixth seed North Greenville University on Wednesday night. Sean Kohlhase led the second-seeded Tornado offensively with a .500 attack percentage and 17 kills.
  • Tornado survive upset-minded Emmanuel
    April 13, 2019
    BRISTOL, Tenn. – The second seeded King University men’s volleyball team opened the Conference Carolinas Men’s Volleyball Championship with a scare against seventh seed Emmanuel College in the quarterfinals. The Tornado won the first two sets, only to see the Lions come back and forth a fifth set. King held off two match points, scoring five of the final six points to take the set 17-15 on a Dalton Johnson block.
  • Kohlhase, Christy named academic All-Conference Carolinas
    April 12, 2019
    BRISTOL, Tenn. – The Conference Carolinas Men’s Volleyball Championship starts on Saturday, and the league announced their academic all-conference honorees on Friday. The King University men’s volleyball team had two members recognized.
  • Christy selected Conference Carolinas Player of the Week
    April 08, 2019
    BRISTOL, Tenn. – Senior setter Chandler Christy had a big weekend for the King University men’s volleyball team, earning Conference Carolinas Player of the Week honors. Christy led the Tornado to a pair of wins as King earned a share of their third straight Conference Carolinas regular season title.
  • Tornado top UMO, claim third straight conference title
    April 06, 2019
    BRISTOL, Tenn. – A night after pulling into a first place tie, the King University men’s volleyball team clinched a share of the Conference Carolinas regular season title with a victory over the University of Mount Olive. The Tornado topped the Trojans in four sets to claim their third straight conference title.
  • Kohlhase, Kim lead King past Barton, into first place tie
    April 05, 2019
    BRISTOL, Tenn. – In front of nearly a sellout crowd, the King University men’s volleyball team moved into a tie atop the Conference Carolinas standings with a win over Barton College on Friday night. The Tornado ended the Bulldogs’ 14-match winning streak with the 3-1 victory.
  • Kim's double-double helps lead King past Limestone
    March 30, 2019
    GAFFNEY, S.C. – The King University men’s volleyball team came away with another Conference Carolinas victory on Saturday afternoon at Limestone College. The Tornado offense got off to a hot start before the Tornado had to fend off some hot play late from the Saints. King took the contest 3-1 behind a double-double from Joshua Kim.
  • King sweeps NGU behind solid blocking effort
    March 26, 2019
    TIGERVILLE, S.C. – The King University men’s volleyball team continued their stellar play at the net in their sweep at North Greenville University on Tuesday night. King set a season-high in blocks, led by a career-high from Jon Wheaton.
  • Tornado sweep Emmanuel behind 15 blocks
    March 23, 2019
    BRISTOL, Tenn. – The King University men’s volleyball team played well at the net for the second straight day as they swept Conference Carolinas foe Emmanuel College. The Tornado matched a season-high with 15 blocks and had three players account for at least five stuffs in the win.
  • King block leads to sweep of Erskine
    March 22, 2019
    BRISTOL, Tenn. – The King University men’s volleyball team avenged an early season defeat in emphatic fashion on Friday night in the Student Center Complex. The Tornado swept Erskine College behind 11 blocks, seven coming from Dalton Johnson.
  • Tornado drop nonconference match at LMU
    March 19, 2019
    HARROGATE, Tenn. – The King University men’s volleyball traveled to take on Lincoln Memorial University on Tuesday night. The Railsplitters got off to a hot start, and the Tornado couldn’t recover as the Lincoln Memorial took the match 3-0.
  • Tornado sweep BAC
    March 16, 2019
    BRISTOL, Tenn. – The King University men’s volleyball team earned a Conference Carolinas victory on Saturday afternoon in the Student Center Complex. Sean Kohlhase hit .500 in the 3-0 victory over Belmont Abbey College.
  • King tops Quincy in nonconference tilt
    March 15, 2019
    BRISTOL, Tenn. – The King University men’s volleyball team returned home to take on Quincy University on Friday night. The Tornado played well at the net in their 3-1 victory.
  • King falls to #15 Ball State in Outrigger Resorts Invite finale
    March 09, 2019
    HONOLULU, Hawaii – The King University men’s volleyball team closed the Outrigger Resorts Invitational squaring off against their third ranked team in as many days. The Tornado were led by Joshua Kim who hit .545, but it was enough as 15th-ranked Ball State University came away with the 3-0 victory.
  • Tornado fall to #6 Pepperdine
    March 08, 2019
    HONOLULU, Hawaii – For the second straight day, the King University men’s volleyball team squared off with a top 10 team at the Outrigger Resorts Invitational. The Tornado fell 3-0 to sixth-ranked Pepperdine University.
  • #2 Hawaii overpowers Tornado
    March 07, 2019
    HONOLULU, Hawaii – The King University men’s volleyball team opened the Outrigger Resorts Invitational against the hosts and second-ranked University of Hawaii on Thursday night. The Rainbow Warriors got off to a hot start to take the 3-0 victory.
  • King comes back to defeat Queens in five sets
    March 01, 2019
    BRISTOL, Tenn. – The King University men’s volleyball had to come from behind on Friday night to earn a victory against Queens University. The Royals won the opening two sets before the Tornado offense got rolling. King hit over .400 in the final two sets, take the 3-2 comeback win.
  • Team effort leads King to sweep of Lees-McRae
    February 27, 2019
    BRISTOL, Tenn. – The King University men’s volleyball earned another Conference Carolinas win on Wednesday night in the Student Center Complex. The Tornado used a balanced attack to take the 3-0 victory over Lees-McRae College.
  • King outlasts Limestone
    February 19, 2019
    BRISTOL, Tenn. – The King University men’s volleyball team earned another tough five-set win on Tuesday night in the Student Center Complex. The Tornado offense had three players reached double figures in kills as they defeated Limestone College 3-2.
  • King bounces back with sweep at UMO
    February 16, 2019
    MOUNT OLIVE, N.C. – The King University men’s volleyball team bounced back from a defeat on Friday night with a sweep of the University of Mount Olive on Saturday. The Tornado worked their way back in the first two sets before taking the final set in extra points for the 3-0 win.
  • Tornado fall at Barton
    February 15, 2019
    WILSON, N.C. – The King University men’s volleyball team went on the road to take on Conference Carolinas preseason favorite Barton College. The Bulldog offense was too much for the Tornado defense to slow down as Barton took the match 3-0.
  • Tornado top league-leading NGU
    February 12, 2019
    BRISTOL, Tenn. – The King University men’s volleyball team earned another Conference Carolinas victory, knocking off league-leader North Greenville University on Tuesday night. The Tornado topped North Greenville in four sets behind 12 blocks.
  • Tornado come back to defeat LMU
    February 05, 2019
    BRISTOL, Tenn. – The King University men’s volleyball team returned home for the first time in nearly a month and earned a tight victory over Lincoln Memorial University. The Tornado fought back to win the second and third sets from pulling out the 3-2 victory with a 15-13 fifth set win.
  • Career nights lift King over Emmanuel
    February 02, 2019
    FRANKLIN SPRINGS, Ga. – The King University men’s volleyball team bounced back from a defeat on Friday night to defeat Emmanuel College on Saturday afternoon. The Tornado received career-high performances from Sean Kohlhase, Julian Young and JT Deppe in the 3-1 victory.
  • Late run downs King at Erskine
    February 01, 2019
    DUE WEST, S.C. – The King University men’s volleyball team stayed on the road to face Conference Carolinas foe Erskine College. Road conference games are always tough, and the Tornado learned that in the 3-2 defeat on Friday night.
  • Kohlhase leads King to comeback win at BAC
    January 26, 2019
    BELMONT, N.C. – The King University men’s volleyball team earned their second Conference Carolinas victory of the season, defeating Belmont Abbey College on the road. The Tornado dropped the opening set, but came storming back to take the 3-1 win behind a career-night from Sean Kohlhase.
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