Women's Volleyball News Archives

  • Three double-doubles lead King past SWU
    October 19, 2018
    BRISTOL, Tenn. – The King University women’s volleyball team continued their hot play in the Student Center Complex on Friday night. The Tornado again fell behind, but came back with a vengeance over the next three sets to defeat Southern Wesleyan University 3-1.
  • Block leads Tornado past Erskine
    October 16, 2018
    BRISTOL, Tenn. – The King University women’s volleyball team got off to a slow start on Tuesday night in the Student Center Complex against Erskine College, but they came back behind their block. The Tornado nearly posted a season-best in blocks in the 3-1 come-from-behind victory over the Flying Fleet.
  • Ward tabbed Conference Carolinas Player of the Week
    October 15, 2018
    BRISTOL, Tenn. – Following a big week for the King University women’s volleyball team, Julie Ward was selected Conference Carolinas Women’s Volleyball Player of the Week. She posted a double-double and over .300 in two wins for the Tornado.
  • King offense erupts to top UMO
    October 13, 2018
    BRISTOL, Tenn. – The King University women’s volleyball team used the momentum from Friday night’s sweep as they took on the University of Mount Olive on Saturday afternoon. The Tornado offense was unstoppable in the early going as they took the contest 3-1.
  • Tornado hand Barton their first Conference Carolinas defeat
    October 12, 2018
    BRISTOL, Tenn. – The King University women’s volleyball team played one of their best matches of the year on Friday night in the Student Center Complex. The Tornado swept league-leading Barton College, handing the Bulldogs their first Conference Carolinas defeat of the season.
  • Lion block too much for King offense
    October 05, 2018
    BRISTOL, Tenn. – Playing in front of their home fans for the first time in a month, the King University women’s volleyball team fell to Emmanuel College in a Conference Carolinas match. The Tornado couldn’t get their offense going as the Lions posted 11 blocks in their 3-0 victory.
  • Tornado drop tight contest at league leader Barton
    September 29, 2018
    WILSON, N.C. – The King University women’s volleyball team traveled to take on Conference Carolinas leader Barton College on Saturday afternoon. In what was a tight match, the Tornado took the third set, but that was it as the Bulldogs came away with a 3-1 victory.
  • Tornado sweep UMO for first conference win
    September 28, 2018
    MOUNT OLIVE, N.C. – The King University women’s volleyball team took their first Conference Carolinas win of the season in impressive fashion on Friday night. The Tornado swept the University of Mount Olive behind a balanced attack from Kayley Holtzclaw and Julie Ward.
  • King falls in conference opener at BAC
    September 25, 2018
    BELMONT, N.C. – The King University women’s volleyball team returned to the court for the first time in nearly two weeks and took the first set at Belmont Abbey College. However, the Crusaders came back by winning the next three sets to take the Conference Carolinas match 3-1.
  • King reschedules matches against Barton and Mount Olive
    September 17, 2018
    BRISTOL, Tenn. – The King University women’s volleyball team has rescheduled their contests against Barton College and the University of Mount Olive that were postponed this weekend. The Tornado will now host Barton on Friday, October 12 and Mount Olive the following day on October 13.
  • 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.
  • Ward selected Conference Carolinas Player of the Week
    September 10, 2018
    BRISTOL, Tenn. – Following a 4-1 week for the King University women’s volleyball team, Julie Ward was selected Conference Carolinas Player of the Week. In four matches she averaged 3.77 kills and 3.23 digs per set and was selected to the Concord Tournament all-tournament team.
  • King takes a pair of sweeps to finish Concord Tournament
    September 08, 2018
    ATHENS, W.Va. – The King University women’s volleyball team closed the Concord University Tournament with a pair of wins on Saturday. The Tornado started with a sweep of Kentucky State University before sweeping Bluefield State College in their final matches before Conference Carolinas play.
  • King falls to #16 Gannon, defeats Concord
    September 07, 2018
    Athens, W.Va. – The King University women's volleyball team traveled to Athens West Virginia to face the number 16 ranked Gannon University Golden Knights and the Concord University Mountain Lions, dropping the first match to Gannon in three sets but coming back and beating Concord in four sets.
  • Powerful Tornado offense sweeps UVa-Wise in home debut
    September 04, 2018
    BRISTOL, Tenn. – The King University women’s volleyball team opened their home schedule with an impressive showing against UVa-Wise. The Tornado used a big run in the first set to set the tone for the 3-0 sweep.
  • Tornado fall to Mars Hill, defeat Tusculum
    September 01, 2018
    GREENEVILLE, Tenn. – The King University women’s volleyball team closed play at the South Atlantic Conference-Conference Carolinas Crossover with a split on Saturday evening. The Tornado fell to Mars Hill University 3-1 before bouncing back with a 3-0 victory over host Tusculum University.
  • King drops pair in SAC-ConfCarolinas Crossover
    August 31, 2018
    HARROGATE, Tenn. – The King University women’s volleyball team returned to action against a pair of regional rivals in the South Atlantic Conference-Conference Carolinas Crossover. The Tornado fell to Carson-Newman University to start the day before dropping a 3-0 contest to Lincoln Memorial University.
  • King splits final day at Virginia State Tournament
    August 25, 2018
    ETTRICK, Va. – The King University women’s volleyball team closed the Virginia State Tournament by splitting a pair of matches. The Tornado swept host Virginia State before falling to Conference Carolinas foe North Greenville University in five sets, including 19-17 in the decisive frame.
  • Tornado sweep opening day at Virginia State
    August 24, 2018
    ETTRICK, Va. – The King University women’s volleyball team opened the season in impressive fashion, with a pair of sweeps at the Virginia State Tournament. The Tornado opened with a 3-0 win over Concord University behind a stellar debut from Julie Ward. The second match sweep of Elizabeth City State University was highlighted by a career-high from Rebekah Hill.
  • Tornado ready to start 2018 campaign
    August 20, 2018
    BRISTOL, Tenn. - A season ago, under first-year head coach Dave Ulrich, the King University women's volleyball team finished third in the Conference Carolinas North Division. Ulrich has added a talented group of newcomers as the Tornado look to improve on that finish in 2018.
  • Kirby hired as assistant volleyball coach
    July 31, 2018
    BRISTOL, Tenn. – Morgan Kirby has been hired as the assistant men’s and women’s volleyball coach as announced by men’s volleyball coach Ryan Booher and women’s volleyball coach Dave Ulrich today. Kirby joins the Tornado staff following a two-year stint as the head coach at Brunswick Community College.
  • Ulrich inks four in early signing period
    November 16, 2017
    BRISTOL, Tenn. – King University head women’s volleyball coach Dave Ulrich announced four recruits as part of his first class at King. The following four players signed during the early signing period.
  • Tornado trio selected All-Conference Carolinas
    November 11, 2017
    BRISTOL, Tenn. – Three members of the King University women’s volleyball team were recognized on Saturday when Conference Carolinas announced their all-conference performers prior to the conference tournament semifinals. Becca Huddleston garnered second team recognition while Amy Serowski and Cathy Scaniffe were selected to the third team.
  • Tornado fall at SWU in conference quarterfinal
    November 07, 2017
    CENTRAL, S.C. – The King University women’s volleyball team put together one of their best matches at the net on Tuesday night in the Conference Carolinas Tournament quarterfinal at Southern Wesleyan University. However, the Tornado saw their season come to an end as Southern Wesleyan took the match 3-0.
  • King has five selected academic All-Conference Carolinas
    November 06, 2017
    BRISTOL, Tenn. – The women’s volleyball regular season concluded over the weekend and Conference Carolinas announced their academic all-conference honorees prior to the start of the conference tournament. King University had five players recognized by the league.
  • King falls to Barton 3-0
    November 04, 2017
    BRISTOL, Tenn. – The King University women’s volleyball team took on the conference leading Barton College on Saturday afternoon. The Tornado played well, but the Bulldogs offense was strong and they defeated King in three straight sets. Becca Huddleston led the Tornado with 14 kills.
  • Thele's career night leads King past Mount Olive
    November 03, 2017
    BRISTOL, Tenn. – With Conference Carolinas Tournament seeding on the line, the King University women’s volleyball team earned a win over the University of Mount Olive behind a few career nights. Remi Thele led the way offensively for the Tornado, setting a career-best in kills in the 3-1 Tornado victory.
  • Saint offense too much for Tornado
    October 28, 2017
    GAFFNEY, S.C. – Following a win on Friday night, the King University women’s volleyball team squared off with Limestone College. The Tornado fell behind, but fought back with a run late in the third set, but King couldn’t gain the lead, falling to the Saints 3-0.
  • Offense leads King past Converse
    October 27, 2017
    SPARTANBURG, S.C. – The King University women’s volleyball team came away with a resounding win at Converse College on Friday evening. Becca Huddleston led the Tornado offense with 19 kills as the Tornado took the 3-0 road victory.
  • Errors costly for King at Lees-McRae
    October 24, 2017
    BANNER ELK, N.C. – The King University women’s volleyball fell at Lees-McRae College on Tuesday night. The Tornado struggled offensively as the Bobcats took the 3-0 win.
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