Women's Volleyball News Archives

  • Tornado bounce back with win at UMO
    September 21, 2019
    MOUNT OLIVE, N.C. – The King University women’s volleyball bounced back from their five-set defeat on Friday night with a four-set win at the University of Mount Olive on Saturday afternoon. After splitting the first two sets, the Tornado won the final two sets for the 3-1 victory.
  • Tornado fight back, but fall in five at BAC
    September 20, 2019
    BELMONT, N.C. – The King University women’s volleyball team got off to a slow start in their Conference Carolinas opener at Belmont Abbey College on Friday night. However, the Tornado fought back and forced a fifth set, winning the second and fourth sets. King held a lead early in the fifth set, but the Crusaders came back to stun King 15-12 and take the match 3-2.
  • King goes 1-2 at Augusta Jaguar Rumble
    September 14, 2019
    AUGUSTA, Ga. – The King University women’s volleyball team went 1-2 over the weekend at the Augusta University Jaguar Rumble. King topped Albany State University 3-1 on Friday afternoon before falling to Georgia College 3-1 and Augusta 3-0 on Saturday.
  • Ward tabbed TSWA Player of the Week
    September 10, 2019
    BRISTOL, Tenn. – Julie Ward of the King University women's volleyball team had a great opening week, landing her Tennessee Sports Writers (TSWA) Player of the Week honors.
  • Ward selected Conference Carolinas Player of the Week
    September 09, 2019
    BRISTOL, Tenn. – Julie Ward of the King University women’s volleyball team had a great opening week, landing her Conference Carolinas Player of the Week honors.
  • King tops LMU for first win
    September 07, 2019
    HARROGATE, Tenn. – The King University women's volleyball team broke into the win column on Saturday evening, topping regional rival Lincoln Memorial University 3-0. The first set went to extra points, but the Tornado took the final two sets, giving head coach Ryan Booher his first career win.
  • Tornado fall to Lions
    September 07, 2019
    HARROGATE, Tenn. – The King University women’s volleyball took on Mars Hill University in their second match of the Lincoln Memorial Tournament on Saturday morning. The Lions played well, defeating King 3-0.
  • Eagles comeback to top King in season-opener
    September 06, 2019
    HARROGATE, Tenn. – The King University women’s volleyball team got off to a hot start, taking the first set from Carson-Newman University on Friday afternoon. However, the Eagles came back to win the final three sets and the match 3-1.
  • 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 primed for a postseason run in 2019
    August 29, 2019
    BRISTOL, Tenn. - Following a trip to the Conference Carolinas Women's Volleyball Championship semifinals, the King University women's volleyball team is looking to advance farther in 2019. Head coach Ryan Booher takes the reigns of a program that has eight seniors returning, including third team all-conference performer Tristyn Lozano. Conference Carolinas Freshman of the Year and first team all-conference selection Julie Ward highlights the returning core for the Tornado.
  • Booher announces women's volleyball recruiting class
    August 21, 2019
    BRISTOL, Tenn. – King University head women’s volleyball coach Ryan Booher announced his first women’s volleyball recruiting class as the team started practice this week. Joining the Tornado this season are Claire Wilson, Hannah Rogers and Emma Grace Bice.
  • King earns AVCA Team Academic Award
    July 22, 2019
    BRISTOL, Tenn. – The King University women's volleyball team was recognized by the American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) for the seventh time in program history when the organization announced their annual Team Academic Award recipients. The AVCA Team Academic Award honors collegiate and high school teams that maintain at least a 3.30 GPA on a 4.0 scale.
  • Lozano, Harris earn Arthur Ashe Jr. Sports Scholar Awards
    June 05, 2019
    BRISTOL, Tenn. – King University nominated both Ben Harris of the men’s soccer team and Tristyn Lozano of the women’s volleyball team for the Arthur Ashe Jr. Sports Scholar Award. Lozano earned first team recognition was selected the sport winner for women’s volleyball while Harris garnered second team honors.
  • Booher to host volleyball camps
    May 02, 2019
    BRISTOL, Tenn. – The summer, King University volleyball coach Ryan Booher will be hosting three volleyball camps, one for high school girls, another for high school boys and another for middle school.
  • Booher selected King women's volleyball head coach
    February 11, 2019
    BRISTOL, Tenn. – King University Director of Athletics David Hicks announced the hire of Ryan Booher as head women’s volleyball coach. Booher has led the King men’s volleyball program for the last nine years and has been involved in girls club volleyball in northeast Tennessee.
  • Kirby named interim head women's volleyball coach
    January 11, 2019
    BRISTOL, Tenn. – Following the departure of Dave Ulrich, King University Director of Athletics David Hicks announced assistant coach Morgan Kirby as the interim head women’s volleyball coach.
  • Ulrich resigns as head women's volleyball coach
    January 11, 2019
    BRISTOL, Tenn. – King University Director of Athletics David Hicks announced that Dave Ulrich has resigned from his position as head women’s volleyball coach.
  • Tornado stunned by BAC in conference semifinal
    November 10, 2018
    FRANKLIN SPRINGS, Ga. – The King University women’s volleyball team’s season came to a screeching halt on Saturday as they faced Conference Carolinas North Division champion Belmont Abbey College in a conference semifinal. The Tornado took the opening two sets, but Belmont Abbey came back to win the final three sets to take the match 3-2.
  • Ward, Lozano selected All-Conference Carolinas
    November 10, 2018
    BRISTOL, Tenn. – Prior to the start of the Conference Carolinas Women’s Volleyball Championship semifinal matches, the league held a banquet to announce their all-conference selections. Julie Ward was selected Conference Carolinas Freshman of the Year and first team all-conference and Tristyn Lozano garnered third team honors.
  • Tornado come storming back, down NGU to reach conference semi
    November 06, 2018
    TIGERVILLE, S.C. – The King University women’s volleyball team got off to a slow start in their Conference Carolinas Women’s Volleyball Championship quarterfinal match at North Greenville University. The north division third seed Tornado dropped the first two sets to south second seed North Greenville, but came storming back to take the match 3-2.
  • Double-doubles lead King past Converse
    November 03, 2018
    SPARTANBURG, S.C. – The King University women’s volleyball team closed the regular season with a well-rounded effort to defeat Converse College 3-1. The Tornado posted four double-doubles in the match and had four players reach double figures in kills.
  • Tornado balanced attack tops Limestone
    November 02, 2018
    GAFFNEY, S.C. – The King University women’s volleyball team got off to a hot start at Limestone College on Friday night. The Tornado took the first two sets, won the match 3-1 following a hiccup in the third set.
  • Tornado take second straight sweep over LMC
    October 30, 2018
    BANNER ELK, N.C. – In their second straight match against Lees-McRae College, the King University women’s volleyball team set the tone early. The Tornado took the first set 25-9 as they went on to sweep the match 3-0.
  • Tornado sweep LMC in home finale
    October 27, 2018
    BRISTOL, Tenn. – The King University women’s volleyball team came away with a 3-0 win over Lees-McRae College in their final home match of the season on Saturday afternoon. The Tornado played well on both sides of the net, being led by a career-high in digs from senior Angela Boudavong.
  • BAC comes back, tops Tornado in tight four-set match
    October 26, 2018
    BRISTOL, Tenn. – The King University women’s volleyball team dropped a tight four-set match to league-leading Belmont Abbey College on Friday night in the Student Center Complex. The Tornado had chances to win the opening two sets, but the Crusaders came storming back, winning them both. The Crusaders eventually took the match 3-1.
  • Tornado have nine selected academic All-Conference Carolinas
    October 26, 2018
    BRISTOL, Tenn. – With the women’s volleyball season winding down, Conference Carolinas has announced their academic all-conference honorees. King University had nine players recognized by the league.
  • Lozano selected TSWA Player of the Week
    October 24, 2018
    BRISTOL, Tenn. – Tristyn Lozano had a big week for the King University women’s volleyball team, leading the Tornado to a 2-1 record. She posted her first two career double-doubles and was selected Tennessee Sports Writers Association Player of the Week on Wednesday.
  • NGU defense stymies Tornado offense
    October 20, 2018
    BRISTOL, Tenn. – The King University women’s volleyball team got off to a slow start again on Saturday afternoon against North Greenville University. It appeared the Tornado righted the ship in the second set, but as they did all day, the Crusaders did a good job of closing sets as they came back to take the set and win the match 3-0.
  • 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.
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