Men's Volleyball News Archives

  • King drops match at #15 Ohio State
    January 17, 2020
    COLUMBUS, Ohio – Playing their third ranked team in five matches, the King University men’s volleyball team fell at 15th-ranked Ohio State University on Friday night. The Tornado played the Buckeyes close, but ultimately fell 3-0.
  • King wins home opener over Urbana
    January 10, 2020
    BRISTOL, Tenn. – The King University men’s volleyball team was victorious in their home opener on Friday night. The Tornado swept Urbana University in the Student Center Complex debut.
  • King tops Tusculum for first win of 2020
    January 08, 2020
    GREENEVILLE, Tenn. – The King University men’s volleyball team earned the first win of the season with a 3-0 win over Tusculum University. All three sets were tight, but the Tornado took the road win.
  • Kim selected Conference Carolinas Player of the Week
    January 06, 2020
    BRISTOL, Tenn. – In the first week of the season, King University men’s volleyball player Joshua Kim was selected Conference Carolinas Player of the Week. In two matches last week, Kim averaged 2.71 kills per set against a pair of ranked teams.
  • #6 Lewis too much for Tornado
    January 03, 2020
    ROMEOVILLE, Ill. – The King University men’s volleyball team continued their tough start to the season with a road match at sixth-ranked Lewis University. The Flyer offense was on fire on Friday night as they topped the Tornado 3-0.
  • King drops season opener at #11 Loyola Chicago
    January 02, 2020
    CHICAGO – The King University men’s volleyball team opened their season with a stout test, at 11th-ranked Loyola University of Chicago. The Tornado fought back from an early deficit, taking the third set from the Ramblers. However, Loyola Chicago won the final set to take the match 3-1.
  • King goes for fourth straight conference title
    December 30, 2019
    BRISTOL, Tenn. - The King University men's volleyball team is coming off their third straight Conference Carolinas regular season title and heartbreaking conference tournament runner-up finish. In 2020, head coach Ryan Booher looks to have his team ready to make another run at an NCAA Tournament appearance and fourth straight league title.
  • Tornado recognized in OTB ConfCarolinas All-Decade teams
    December 10, 2019
    BRISTOL, Tenn. – This month, Off the Block, a site that covers men’s volleyball, announced Conference Carolinas All-Decade teams and honors. Three King University players earned All-Decade honors while head coach Ryan Booher was selected Conference Carolinas Coach of the Decade.
  • 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.
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