King falls to Tusculum in first dual

King falls to Tusculum in first dual

BRISTOL, Tenn. – The King University women's tennis team played their first dual of the season against one of the region's top teams. The Tornado dropped the nonconference affair with Tusculum University 7-0.

FINAL SCORE: Tusculum 7, King 0
LOCATION: King Tennis Courts; Bristol, Tenn.
RECORDS: King 0-1; Tusculum 1-0


  • The Pioneers took the doubles point by winning all three doubles matches.
  • The tandem of Marylin Roustand and Jordyn Karmatz fell 6-1 at the top flight to Annie McCullough and Caitlin McCullough.
  • In singles play, Vanessa Francois played well at the top flight, but fell to Emilie Hansen 6-1, 6-4.


  • King will be in action on September 27-30 at the ITA Southeast Regional. The next dual for King is on October 5 when they host Mars Hill University.
  • Tusculum hosts UVa-Wise on Sunday.