2010-11 Men's Soccer News

  • King names Thorpe head coach for Tornado Soccer program
    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.
  • Tornado Soccer places seven on NCCAA Scholar-Athlete list
    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.
  • Masters added to NCCAA/NSCAA All-American list
    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.
  • King trio makes NCCAA Mid-East Men's Soccer squad
    December 05, 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.
  • Winspear, Tornado ends season among NCAA's bests
    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.
  • Overtime goal dooms Tornado Soccer in NCCAA Mid-East semifinals
    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.
  • NCAA Stat Rankings for Tornado Soccer
    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.
  • Winspear nets spot on Daktronics NCAA DII All-Southeast Region squad
    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.
  • Goals galore for Tornado Soccer in 19-1 decision over Tenn. Temple
    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.
  • King-Tenn. Temple Mid-East Region contest moved to Monday
    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.
  • Winspear scores NCAA Division II rankings
    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.
  • King moves into NCCAA stat report
    November 09, 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.
  • King opens NCCAA Mid-East Region with Tenn. Temple
    November 08, 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.
  • Shutout victory for King in season finale
    November 06, 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.
  • Tornado Soccer collects NCCAA stat rankings
    November 04, 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.
  • Four NCAA Division II Top-20 rankings for Tornado's Winspear
    November 03, 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.
  • King drops match on late overtime goal
    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.
  • Tornado scores NCAA DII Top-50 rankings
    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.
  • Winspear scores twice, King wins 3-1 over Union
    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.
  • Tornado overtaken at Belmont Abbey
    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.
  • Winspear nets NCCAA weekly honor
    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.
  • Tornado duo combines for six NCAA Top 50 rankings
    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.
  • Tornado falters against No. 25 Mars Hill, 1-0
    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.
  • Masters saves lead to NCAA rankings
    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.
  • Four goals for Tornado's Winspear in win over Concord
    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.
  • First half goal difference for King at Bryan
    October 09, 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.
  • Winspear scores NCAA rankings
    October 08, 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.
  • Late score proves to be difference for King
    October 08, 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.
  • Tornado Soccer make NCCAA rankings
    October 05, 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.
  • Tornado get 4-1 win over TWC
    October 02, 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.
  • King defeated by LMC, 3-1
    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.
  • Winspear boots home four goals, King beats VIC 7-0
    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.
  • One goal difference as King falls to LMU 1-0
    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.
  • One goal difference as King falls to LMU 1-0
    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.
  • King suffers 2-1 overtime setback at Carson-Newman
    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.
  • Tornado overtaken in final moments at Lenoir-Rhyne
    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.
  • Tornado defeated 1-0 at No. 14 Anderson
    September 08, 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.
  • Tornado overtaken by Flagler
    September 04, 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.
  • Mayer scores twice late as Tornado ties Tusculum 2-2
    September 03, 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.
  • Tough teams line Tornado Soccer schedule in 2010
    August 06, 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.