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.

Winspear, a junior from Yarm, England, got two goals in both the first and second halves of the contest. His assists were on the first and final Tornado scores as well.

His scores came in the 31st, 42nd, 51st and 62nd minutes. Winspear assisted Sam Nicol's (Midlothian, Scotland) goal in the ninth minute. It was Nicol's first score as a college player and he provided an assist on Winspear's first goal. Winspear also was credited with the assist on the 70th minute goal for Colby Childress (Huntsville, Ala.).

John Simmons (Essex, England) scored in the 30th minute with an assist by Joe Mayer (Essex, England). Mayer also provided the assist for Winspear's 51st minute goal.

James Langlois (Oakville, Canada) was credited with two assists during the contest.

Richard Masters (Kent, England) and Justin Morrell (Bristol, Tenn.) both played a half in goal for King. Masters had three saves.

Overall the Tornado had 19 shots, 13 on goal. Virginia Intermont booted around 11 shots, three on goal.

King went to 1-5-1 after Saturday's action and snapped a five-game skid in which all five were decided by one goal. Virginia Intermont slipped to 3-5.

The last time the Tornado scored so much was in King's 9-1 win over Montreat (N.C.) College on Aug. 29, 2009. King had four contests in 2009 with five or more goals. So far in 2010 the Tornado had scored three goals.

The Tornado has won four straight over Virginia Intermont and the last three have been via shutouts. King won 2-0 and 5-0 in both meetings in 2009. The 2-0 Tornado shutout was the last time King held an opponent scoreless, 15 matches ago.

Mathew Skinner played the opening 69 minutes in Virginia Intermont's goal and had five saves.

King welcomes Lees-McRae (N.C.) College to Bristol for a 5 p.m. match Wednesday. Lees-McRae brings a No. 10 ranking in the latest edition of the NSCAA/HendrickCars.com NCAA Division II Southeast Region.