Women's Soccer News Archives

  • Southern Wesleyan defeats King 5-1
    October 17, 2018
    BRISTOL, Tenn. – On what was a beautiful day on the King University campus, the King women’s soccer team dropped their match against Southern Wesleyan University 5-1.
  • King falls at Chowan
    October 13, 2018
    MURFREESBORO, N.C. – The King University women’s soccer team took a long road trip to Chowan University on Saturday. The Hawks netted three goals in the first half and added four more in the second to take the contest 7-0.
  • King falls to Converse 5-0
    October 09, 2018
    BRISTOL, Tenn. – On what was a cloudy windy day the King women’s soccer team fell in a deep hole early to Converse eventually dropping the match 5-0.
  • Trojans quick start too much for Tornado
    October 06, 2018
    Mount olive N.C. – The King University women’s soccer team were overwhelmed by the University of Mount Olive Trojans early, dropping in a hole 3-0 early in the first half eventually losing 4-0.
  • Second half tops King at ETSU
    October 01, 2018
    JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. – The King University women’s soccer team traveled to Johnson City to take NCAA Division I foe East Tennessee State University on Monday night. The Tornado cut their deficit to 2-1 early in the second half, but the Buccaneers scored the final four goals of the game to take the contest 6-1.
  • King edges North Greenville 2-1 on 80th-minute goal from Adcox
    September 29, 2018
    BRISTOL, Tenn. ? In what was a well-fought game the King University women?s soccer team won their first game of the year on Saturday with goals coming from Jade Souvannaraj and Emaleigh Adcox just edging North Greenville 2-1.
  • Tornado fall to BAC 4-0
    September 26, 2018
    BRISTOL, Tenn. – On what was a wet and rainy day, the King University women’s soccer team dropped a 4-0 contest to Belmont Abbey College. The Crusaders scored three goals in the second half to take the contest.
  • King falls at power Limestone
    September 19, 2018
    GAFFNEY, S.C. – The King University women’s soccer team took to the road to face a perennial power in Conference Carolinas, Limestone College. The Tornado fell behind 3-0 at halftime and the Saints added three goals in the second half to take the contest 6-0.
  • King reschedules match against Belmont Abbey
    September 14, 2018
    BRISTOL, Tenn. – The King University women’s soccer team has rescheduled their Conference Carolinas match against Belmont Abbey College for September 26. The match will start at 2:00 p.m. The match against Mars Hill University that was scheduled for September 26 has been canceled.
  • Gross tallies first career goal, King drops game at Maryville
    September 12, 2018
    MARYVILLE, Tenn. – The King University women’s soccer team returned to action on the road at Maryville College on Wednesday night. The Scots scored a pair of goals in the first half and added three more in the second to take the contest 5-1.
  • King soccer and volleyball postponed
    September 11, 2018
    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.
  • Tornado drop conference opener at Emmanuel
    September 08, 2018
    FRANKLIN SPRINGS, Ga. – The King University women’s soccer team opened up Conference Carolinas play on Saturday afternoon on the road. The Tornado set a season-high for shots and shots on goal, but couldn’t find the back of the net as they fell to Emmanuel College 5-0.
  • King drops nonconference affair at Milligan
    September 04, 2018
    MILLIGAN COLLEGE, Tenn. – In what was a tumultuous day for the King University women’s soccer team, the Tornado fell to Milligan College 5-2. The contest was originally scheduled to be played at King, but the contest was moved to Milligan after a lightning delay in Bristol.
  • #23 Sharks too much for Tornado
    September 01, 2018
    BRISTOL, Tenn. – The King University women’s soccer team took on 23rd-ranked Nova Southeastern University on Saturday. Nova Southeastern scored early in the contest creating a comfortable 3-0 lead in the first half to eventually win the match 5-0.
  • Tornado fall to Concord in season opener
    August 30, 2018
    BRISTOL, Tenn.- The King University women’s soccer team opened its season on Thursday against Concord University. Following a close first half, Concord broke the game open with four goals in the second half, taking the contest 5-0.
  • New-look Tornado ready to start 2018 season
    August 22, 2018
    BRISTOL, Tenn. - The King University women's soccer team has a new look for the 2018 season as head coach Leah Presley has 18 freshmen joining the squad. The group will be led by a trio of veterans, McKenzie Clarke, Emaleigh Adcox and Lizzie Boone.
  • Presley announces 2018 recruiting class
    August 03, 2018
    BRISTOL, Tenn. – King University Women’s Soccer Head Coach Leah Presley announced her 2018 recruiting class this week. The Tornado will have 18 new players when they take the pitch later in August for the 2018-19 season.
  • Dempsey selected Conference Carolinas All-Support team
    May 11, 2018
    BRISTOL, Tenn. – For the first time, Conference Carolinas announced an All-Support team, recognizing one student from each institution who supports their team or department through service. Regan Dempsey was the selection from King University with her service as a student athletic trainer.
  • Presley announces summer soccer camps
    May 01, 2018
    BRISTOL, Tenn. – This summer, King University women’s soccer coach Leah Presley will be holding a soccer camp from June 25-28 on campus. There are full day and half day options available for the camp that is open to players ages 5-14. She will also hold a Summer ID camp on June 29.
  • Presley announces women's soccer Winter I.D. Camp
    January 02, 2018
    BRISTOL, Tenn. – King University women’s soccer head coach Leah Presley has announced that King women's soccer will be hosting their annual Winter I.D. Camp on Saturday, January 13. Players from the ages of 14-18 are encouraged to participate in the camp that will run from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
  • Presley attends NCAA Women's Coaches Academy
    December 05, 2017
    BRISTOL, Tenn. – Earlier this month, King University women’s soccer coach Leah Presley was selected to attend the NCAA Women’s Coaches Academy (WCA) in Denver, Colo. Presley enjoyed the experience and will bring new knowledge back to campus with her team and colleagues this spring.
  • Tornado volunteer with Habitat for Humanity
    November 07, 2017
    BRISTOL, Tenn. – The King University women’s soccer team performed many acts of community service throughout the fall. The Tornado took a day off of soccer and school to dedicate some of their time to helping the local Bristol community.
  • King has nine selected academic All-Conference Carolinas
    October 30, 2017
    BRISTOL, Tenn. – Leading into the Conference Carolinas Tournament, the league announced their men’s and women’s academic all-conference honorees. Six Tornado from the men’s team were recognized and three from the women’s team.
  • Tornado fall at Barton in 2017 finale
    October 28, 2017
    WILSON, N.C. – The King University women’s soccer team fell behind Barton College early in their season finale on Saturday. The Tornado were unable to recover, falling to the Bulldogs 1-0.
  • King falls to #4 Carson-Newman 5-0
    October 25, 2017
    BRISTOL, Tenn. – The King University women’s soccer team took on #4 Carson-Newman University on Wednesday afternoon in a nonconference matchup. The nationally ranked Eagles had a strong offense and defeated the Tornado 5-0.
  • King falls 3-0 to Converse
    October 21, 2017
    SPARTANBURG, S.C. – The King University Women’s Soccer team headed to Converse College on Saturday night for a Conference Carolinas matchup. The Valkries offense was strong and took down the Tornado 3-0.
  • Tornado fall to Trojans 4-2
    October 14, 2017
    MOUNT OLIVE, N.C. – The King University women’s soccer team traveled to the University of Mount Olive on Saturday afternoon for a Conference Carolinas matchup.  The Tornado found the back of the net twice on Saturday, but it wasn’t enough as they fell to the Trojans 4-2.
  • Second half surge lifts King over SWU
    October 11, 2017
    CENTRAL, S.C. – The King University women’s soccer team used a pair of second half goals to comeback and defeat Southern Wesleyan University on the road on Wednesday night. Catherine Walsh got the Tornado on the board, and Reagan Dempsey netted the game-winner with two minutes remaining to give King the 2-1 win.
  • Chowan's second half goals top Tornado
    October 07, 2017
    BRISTOL, Tenn. – The King University hosted Chowan University on Senior Day, and the score remained even through the first half. However, the Hawks scored a pair of goals in the second half, taking the contest 2-0.
  • Tornado soccer programs earn USC Team Academic Award
    October 05, 2017
    BRISTOL, Tenn. – For the third straight year, King University had both of their soccer teams recognized by the United Soccer Coaches (USC), formerly the National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA), both earning the Team Academic Award for 2016-17. King was one of 195 schools that had both of their soccer teams receive the award. This marks the seventh straight year the King women have won the award and the third straight year for the men.
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