2010-11 Men's Soccer News

January 30, 2011
King names Thorpe head coach for Tornado Soccer program
BRISTOL, Tenn. - King College is pleased to announce Louis Thorpe as the head coach for the men's soccer program.

December 27, 2010
Tornado Soccer places seven on NCCAA Scholar-Athlete list
GREENVILLE, S.C. - A group of seven King College men's soccer players made the grade to earn NCCAA Scholar-Athlete honors, the organization announced.

December 19, 2010
Masters added to NCCAA/NSCAA All-American list
GREENVILLE, S.C. - King College's Richard Masters was selected as an NCCAA/NSCAA Men's Soccer Division I Honorable Mention All-American, the organization announced.

December 5, 2010
King trio makes NCCAA Mid-East Men's Soccer squad
BRISTOL, Tenn. - King College placed three players on the 2010 NCCAA All-Mid-East -Region Men's Soccer team, the region chair announced.

November 26, 2010
Winspear, Tornado ends season among NCAA's bests
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. - King College used a match to shake up the NCAA Division II Men's Soccer individual rankings as a Tornado owns five Top-50 rankings including four among the Top-5.

November 19, 2010
Overtime goal dooms Tornado Soccer in NCCAA Mid-East semifinals
LOOKOUT MOUNTAIN, Ga. - King College suffered another 1-0 defeat in overtime, this time in the NCCAA Mid-South Men's Soccer Semifinals against Campbellsville (Ky.) University in a contest played in Lookout Mountain, Ga. Friday.

November 18, 2010
NCAA Stat Rankings for Tornado Soccer
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. - King College owns five NCAA Division II Men's Soccer individual Top-50 rankings with four in the Top-25 for Tom Winspear, the national office announced.

November 17, 2010
Winspear nets spot on Daktronics NCAA DII All-Southeast Region squad
BANNER ELK, N.C. - King College's Tom Winspear scored a spot on the 2010 Daktronics NCAA Division II All-Southeast Region Men's Soccer second team, as announced by the region chair.

November 15, 2010
Goals galore for Tornado Soccer in 19-1 decision over Tenn. Temple
BRISTOL, Tenn. - The scoreboard at Parks Field Monday was working as hard as the Tornado soccer team as King College posted a 19-1 NCCAA Mid-East Region Tournament opening round victory over visiting Tennessee Temple University.

November 11, 2010
King-Tenn. Temple Mid-East Region contest moved to Monday
BRISTOL, Tenn. -King College's opening round NCCAA Mid-East Region Men's Soccer contest has been rescheduled from Thursday to Monday due to scheduling conflicts with Tennessee Temple University.

November 10, 2010
Winspear scores NCAA Division II rankings
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. - King College's Tom Winspear maintained four NCAA Division II Men's Soccer Top-25 stat rankings, with another Tornado in the Top-20 and a team Top-50 ranking, the organization announced Wednesday.

November 9, 2010
King moves into NCCAA stat report
GREENVILLE, S.C. - King College owns four of Top-25 NCCAA Division I Men's Soccer team rankings and a pair of Tornado players scored four individual Top-15 rankings, the organization announced Tuesday.

November 8, 2010
King opens NCCAA Mid-East Region with Tenn. Temple
BRISTOL, Tenn. - King College will start the 2010 NCCAA Division I Mid-East Region Men's Soccer Tournament Thursday at home against Tennessee Temple University in a 3 p.m. meeting as the Tornado enter the postseason with the No. 3 seed in the region, as announced by region officials.

November 6, 2010
Shutout victory for King in season finale
TIGERVILLE, S.C. - The King College men's soccer team posted a 2-0 victory at North Greenville (S.C.) University Saturday in the Tornado's regular season finale and the team's first road win of 2010.

November 4, 2010
Tornado Soccer collects NCCAA stat rankings
GREENVILLE, S.C. - King College team has three individual Top-20 rankings in the newest NCCAA Division I Men's Soccer Stat report along with four Top-25 team rankings, the national office announced.

November 3, 2010
Four NCAA Division II Top-20 rankings for Tornado's Winspear
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. - King College improved in this week's NCAA Division II Men's Soccer stat report. A Tornado owns four Top-20 rankings with another player in the Top-50, the organization announced.

October 29, 2010
King drops match on late overtime goal
BRISTOL, Tenn. - King College lost a nip and tuck 3-2 overtime contest Tuesday to Milligan (Tenn.) College as a Buffalo posted a hat trick.

October 28, 2010
Tornado scores NCAA DII Top-50 rankings
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. - King College maintained six individual Top-50 rankings in the latest NCAA Division II Men's Soccer stat report, the organization announced.

October 27, 2010
Winspear scores twice, King wins 3-1 over Union
BRISTOL, Tenn. - King College snapped a losing skid with a 3-1 win over Union (Ky.) College at a wet Parks Field Wednesday thanks to a two-goal effort by a Tornado.

October 23, 2010
Tornado overtaken at Belmont Abbey
BELMONT, N.C. - King College was handed a 3-1 setback at Belmont Abbey (N.C.) College Saturday.

October 21, 2010
Winspear nets NCCAA weekly honor
GREENVILLE, S.C. - King College's Tom Winspear scored the NCCAA Division I Men's Soccer Student-Athlete of the Week honor, the national organization announced.

October 20, 2010
Tornado duo combines for six NCAA Top 50 rankings
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. - King College made an impact in this week's NCAA Division II Men's Soccer individual Top-50 stat rankings with six by a pair of players. The Tornado squad also landed a Top-50 ranking as well.

October 16, 2010
Tornado falters against No. 25 Mars Hill, 1-0
BRISTOL, Tenn. - King College saw a second-half goal become the difference as No. 25 Mars Hill (N.C.) College left Bristol with a 1-0 decision in men's soccer play.

October 14, 2010
Masters saves lead to NCAA rankings
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. - King College's Richard Masters leaped into a pair of NCAA Division II Men's Soccer individual Top-50 stat rankings, the national office released. The Tornado also scored a team stat ranking in the Top-50.

October 13, 2010
Four goals for Tornado's Winspear in win over Concord
BRISTOL, Tenn. - King College's Tom Winspear scored two goals in each half of the Tornado's 6-1 victory over visiting Concord (W.Va.) University Tuesday.

October 9, 2010
First half goal difference for King at Bryan
DAYTON, Tenn. - King College lost a 1-0 decision in men's soccer play at nationally ranked Bryan (Tenn.) College.

October 8, 2010
Winspear scores NCAA rankings
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. - King College's Tom Winspear was ranked in this week's NCAA Division II Men's Soccer Ranking Summary with three Top-50 national rankings.

October 8, 2010
Late score proves to be difference for King
BRISTOL, Tenn. - King College and Carson-Newman (Tenn.) College played the opening 84 minutes without a score Wednesday, but the visitors from Carson-Newman notched a goal the next minute in a 1-0 decision.

October 5, 2010
Tornado Soccer make NCCAA rankings
GREENVILLE, S.C. - The King College men's soccer team landed in the Top-25 in a total of four of team stat categories according to the NCCAA Division I Stats Report, the organization announced. In addition, Tom Winspear picked up a pair of Top-25 individual rankings.

October 2, 2010
Tornado get 4-1 win over TWC
BRISTOL, Tenn. - The King College men's soccer team scored four times in the opening 45 minutes in Saturday's 4-1 victory at home over Tennessee Wesleyan College.

September 29, 2010
King defeated by LMC, 3-1
BRISTOL, Tenn. - King College was overtaken by visiting Lees-McRae (N.C.) College Wednesday by the score of 3-1 in men's soccer action at Parks Field.

September 25, 2010
Winspear boots home four goals, King beats VIC 7-0
BRISTOL, Tenn. - King College powered past Virginia Intermont College Saturday for the first victory of 2010 as the Tornado got the 7-0 decision including four goals and two assists from Tom Winspear.

September 15, 2010
One goal difference as King falls to LMU 1-0
BRISTOL, Tenn. - King College played a fifth straight one-goal contest, this time Lincoln Memorial (Tenn.) University scored match's lone goal in a 1-0 setback for the Tornado Wednesday.

September 15, 2010
One goal difference as King falls to LMU 1-0
BRISTOL, Tenn. - King College played a fifth straight one-goal contest, this time Lincoln Memorial (Tenn.) University scored match's lone goal in a 1-0 setback for the Tornado Wednesday.

September 13, 2010
King suffers 2-1 overtime setback at Carson-Newman
JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn. - An overtime goal dealt King College a 2-1 loss Monday at Carson-Newman (Tenn.) College as the Tornado played in a fourth consecutive one-goal contest.

September 11, 2010
Tornado overtaken in final moments at Lenoir-Rhyne
HICKORY, N.C. - King College suffered a 1-0 defeat in men's soccer play Saturday at Lenoir-Rhyne (N.C.) University after the lone goal came in the final moments.

September 8, 2010
Tornado defeated 1-0 at No. 14 Anderson
ANDERSON, S.C. - King College was overtaken by No. 14 Anderson (S.C.) University 1-0 in men's soccer action Wednesday.

September 4, 2010
Tornado overtaken by Flagler
BANNER ELK, N.C. - King College was defeated 1-0 Saturday in men's soccer action by Flagler College in a contest played at Lees-McRae (N.C.) College.

September 3, 2010
Mayer scores twice late as Tornado ties Tusculum 2-2
BANNER ELK, N.C. - A pair of late second-half goals by Joe Mayer helped King College to a 2-2 tie in Tornado soccer season opener against Tusculum (Tenn.) College in a match played at Lees-McRae (N.C.) College.

August 6, 2010
Tough teams line Tornado Soccer schedule in 2010
BRISTOL, Tenn. - King College head men's soccer coach Matt Lavinder recently announced the 2010 schedule for the Tornado which features three Top-20 teams and four conference champions from 2009.