2011 Men's Soccer News

June 29, 2012
King Places Third Among Conference Schools in Learfield Sports Directors Cup
King ranked third among Conference Carolinas institutions and 166th overall among the 244 nationally-ranked schools in the 2011-12 Learfield Director's Cup Standings.

May 21, 2012
Tornado Soccer Announces Summer Camp Dates
Head coaches Louie Thorpe and Simon Duffy have announced that Tornado Soccer Camps will host clinics on June 11-15 and July 9-13. More info ...

March 23, 2012
Soccer Invites You to Clinic and Alumni Game
King Tornado Soccer will host a free, hour long clinic for boys and girls ages 5-18 plus host two alumni games on Saturday, March 31.

January 17, 2012
King College Set to Kick Off Tornado Athletic Club
King College will introduce a new way to spread generosity toward Athletics when it introduces the Tornado Athletic Club this Saturday, Jan. 21

December 14, 2011
Live Stats Now Available for Tornado Athletics!
Tornado Athletics is proud to unveil a new way for fans to get closer to King events with its new Live Stats feature!

November 15, 2011
Twin Tornado Sighting on All-Region Soccer Teams
Tom Winspear and Morgan Shelton were both named to the 2011 Daktronics All-Southeast Region First Team after impressive seasons.

November 4, 2011
SAAC Names Shelton and Winspear Student-Athletes of the Month
King College SAAC has named seniors Tom Winspear and Morgan Shelton to Student-Athletes of the Month for October.

November 3, 2011
Winspear, Shelton Among Tornado Awarded All-Conference Honors
Four King soccer players were named to the Conference Carolinas All-Conference First Team today, including Tom Winspear and Morgan Shelton

November 1, 2011
Tornado Battle Cold and Bobcats in First Round Loss
The Tornado made a dramatic late push toward a game-tying goal but had their last shot tossed aside as time expired in a 2-1 loss to Lees-McRae.

November 1, 2011
King Soccer Represented Strongly on Academic All-Conference Lists
A total of 10 King student-athletes were named to the Soccer Academic All-Conference men's and women's teams by the league office

October 29, 2011
Conference Carolinas Destiny Unveiled for King Soccer
Following the final regular season games of the season, King Soccer's postseason destinies have now been determined!

October 25, 2011
Winspear Strikes Again, Clinches Playoff Spot with OT Winner
Tornado soccer clinched a spot in the Conference Carolinas Tournament with a game-winning, OT goal by Tom Winspear on Tuesday

October 24, 2011
Soccer Doubleheader Start Times Altered
King will host Queens (N.C.) on Tuesday afternoon beginning with the women's Senior Day at 1:30 p.m. and the men following at 4:00 p.m.

October 22, 2011
Barton Bests King in Double OT
In their fourth double overtime game of the season, the Tornado fell late in a 3-2 decision to the Barton Bulldogs Saturday evening

October 19, 2011
King Shares the Wealth in Second Half Surge Over Abbey
Four different King players scored goals, three coming in the second half, against the Belmont Abbey Crusaders in a 4-2 victory Wednesday evening

October 15, 2011
Tornado Dissolve Two-Goal Deficit in 2-2 Draw on Senior Day
Six seniors were honored on Senior Day at Parks Field and one helped erase a two-goal lead Pfeiffer had on King men's soccer in a 2-2 tie, Saturday evening.

October 12, 2011
Tornado Turns Tide by Crushing Crusaders
King Men's Soccer recorded its first shut out victory of the season with a 4-0 blanking of the North Greenville Crusaders on Wednesday evening

October 11, 2011
Soccer Doubleheader Times Changed for Wednesday
The King College soccer doubleheader on Wednesday against North Greenville has changed its start times to 2:00 p.m. and 4:00 p.m.

October 8, 2011
Rio Grande Edges Out Tornado, 2-1
Men's soccer hosted the defending NAIA champion University of Rio Grande on Saturday evening. Despite a valiant effort, the Tornado fell short, 1-0

October 7, 2011
Johnson Honored with Invitation to Play on Cayman Islands National Team
Senior defenseman Michael Johnson will play on the Cayman Islands National soccer team to help compete in the ongoing FIFA World Cup qualifier

October 5, 2011
Bears Outlast Tornado in Double Overtime
Tornado soccer took a 1-1 tie all the way into double overtime before the Lenoir Rhyne Bears scored a game-winning tally to defeat King, Wednesday evening

October 1, 2011
Valiant Comeback Falls Short in Loss to Knights
Tom Winspear led the Tornado men's soccer team down two goals to force overtime but suffered a heartbreaking loss, 3-2, to St. Andrews on Saturday evening

September 28, 2011
Second Half Outburst Help Cobras Defeat Tornado
King suffered its fourth defeat of the season at the hands of the Coker Cobras on Wednesday night by a final score of 3-0 in Hartsville, South Carolina

September 21, 2011
Erskine Tops Tornado, 3-1 in Road Contest
Tom Winspear extended his goal scoring streak to three games despite the Tornado men's soccer team falling to Erskine, 3-1, on Tuesday night.

September 20, 2011
Conference Carolinas Names Winspear Player of the Week
Tom Winspear garnered Men's Soccer Player of the Week honors by the conference office after posting back-to-back hat tricks in league play last week

September 17, 2011
Winspear Records Second Hat Trick in Win Over Mount Olive
Tom Winspear recorded his second hat trick in as many games on Saturday with a three-goal performance in the Tornado's 4-2 win over Mount Olive

September 14, 2011
Winspear Leads King to First Conference Carolinas Win
Senior Tom Winspear scored three goals, helping the King Tornado men's soccer team to the College's first win as a member of Conference Carolinas.

September 10, 2011
Strong First Half Not Enough in Loss to Limestone
King men's soccer took an early lead on the preseason favorite, Limestone College, however, succumbed to a strong second half by the Saints, 4-1.

September 9, 2011
Tornado Open Home Slate and Conference Action This Weekend
Men's and women's soccer will break in the 2011-12 home slate as well as play the College's first Conference Carolinas games this weekend

September 7, 2011
King Men’s Soccer Goes the Distance in Nil-Nil Draw
King men's soccer battled to the bitter end in Wednesday's match with Lincoln Memorial, but neither team could light the scoreboard in a 0-0 (2OT) tie

September 2, 2011
Tornado Soccer Falls in Season Opener to Flagler
In their first action of the season, the King Tornado men's soccer team drew #22 Flagler College and fought to a 4-0 loss on their opening day.

August 25, 2011
Preseason Poll Places King Eighth in Conference Carolinas
Conference Carolinas announced the preseason coaches rankings for men's soccer today and revealed the King Tornado was voted to finish eighth in the regular season

August 22, 2011
It’s Tornado Season! King Athletics Set to Kick Off
Women's soccer readies to "kick off" the King College 2011-12 athletic season with a home friendly versus Carson-Newman on Tuesday