2011-12 Men's Tennis 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.

June 11, 2012
Tornado Tennis to Host Two Summer Camp Sessions
King College will host two tennis summer camp sessions beginning in late June. Registration for both camps is currently open.

May 16, 2012
Tornado Trio Named to Spring Scholar-Athlete of the Year List
Jose Avila, Hannah Witt, and Josh Bamberger were named Conference Carolinas Spring Scholar-Athletes of the Year.

April 21, 2012
Tornado Fall in First Round of Conference Tournament
King College was eliminated from the Conference Carolinas Men's Tennis Tournament on Saturday after falling to Coker, 5-4.

April 20, 2012
Avila, Vidal Named to Tennis All-Conference Team
Jose Avila and Pablo Vidal were both named to the Conference Carolinas All-Conference Teams, Thursday evening.

April 17, 2012
Tornado Tennis Finishes Regular Season Against Pikeville
The men took a 5-4 loss against the Pikeville Bears and prepare for the 2012 Conference Carolinas Tournament while the women earned their third win.

April 15, 2012
Tornado Tennis Downed by Royals
The men's and women's tennis teams struggled in matches played against the Royals of Queens University (N.C.), falling on both sides.

April 14, 2012
Men's Tennis Earned Third Straight Win, Ladies Fall to Barton
The Tornado men's team nearly swept the Bulldogs in an 8-1 victory at the Barton Tennis Courts on Saturday, while the women fell, 7-2.

April 9, 2012
Eight Named to Conference Carolinas All-Academic Team
The league office announced the 2012 All-Conference Academic team today, a list that features eight King Tornado Tennis players from the men's and women's teams.

April 6, 2012
Men’s Tennis Back on Track, Women Fall to Pfeiffer
Tornado men's tennis took victories in all nine flights of Friday's match against the Pfeiffer Falcons while the women fell, 8-1.

April 5, 2012
Tornado Tennis Announces Schedule Changes
Tomorrow's match against Pfeiffer University has been changed to a 10:00 a.m. start time, while Monday's match against LMU has been cancelled.

April 1, 2012
Tennis Wraps Up Weekend Action
The men and women's tennis teams played Mount Olive at home and the Limestone Saints on the road, falling short of victories against each, this weekend.

March 25, 2012
Streak Ends as Tornado Tennis Downed by UNC-Asheville
Both men's and women's teams fell to NCAA Division I opponent UNC-Asheville on Saturday. The men's winning streak was snapped at 10 matches in the loss.

March 21, 2012
Men’s Tennis Wins 10th Straight Against Lees-McRae, Women Fall to Bobcats
Taking two of three in doubles play turned out to be enough to turn down the Bobcats at home and remain undefeated on the season in King's 5-4 win over Lees-McRae

March 11, 2012
Eight Straight! Tornado Men Down Mars Hill, Women Fall
Led by the backend of the lineup, the King men's tennis team improved to 8-0 with a 5-4 win over Mars Hill. The women fell, 6-1, to the Lions.

March 6, 2012
Tornado Tennis Remains Undefeated with Win Over Eagles
King swept the doubles competition and took their top three singles flights in a 6-3 decision over Carson-Newman to stay undefeated.

March 5, 2012
Tornado Win Streak Hits Six with Great Late Flight Play
Patrick Jones sealed the Tornado's sixth consecutive win with victories in his singles and doubles play against Coker College.

March 1, 2012
Tornado Tennis Wins Fifth Straight Over NGU
Seth Hale helped clinch the Tornado's win over North Greenville with wins in his singles and doubles flights to guide the team to its fifth straight win.

February 24, 2012
King Announces Weekend Schedule Changes
King Baseball and Tennis have altered their schedules this weekend.

February 21, 2012
Vidal Helps King to Defeat Tusculum, Women Fall
Men's Tennis improved to 4-0 this season behind some inspirational play from Pablo Vidal while the women fell to Tusculum, Tuesday afternoon.

February 18, 2012
Tennis Opens Spring Season at Belmont Abbey
Tornado Tennis began its spring season this past weekend against Belmont Abbey College, splitting the day's events.

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

October 21, 2011
Tornado Tennis Takes Care of Milligan with 9-0 Sweep
Tornado tennis took to the courts at Milligan College and handled business with a 9-0 sweep of the Buffaloes on Friday afternoon.

October 13, 2011
Tennis Tournament Signup Deadline Extended
The signup deadline for the King College Tennis Tournament Open has been extended to Oct. 18. Click for more details...

October 4, 2011
King Tennis Starts Season on Right Foot with Victory at Bluefield
King tennis swept Bluefield College (Va.) 9-0 and 5-4 in their first match of the season, held on Tuesday.

October 3, 2011
King to Hold Tennis Tournament Open for Public
Join the masses and register to participate in the inaugural King College Tennis Tournament Open, being held Oct. 21-23 at the KC Tennis Courts

September 8, 2011
Tornado Tennis Heads to ETSU for Fall Tournament
King men's and women's tennis will get its first taste of action of the season as a Division II competitor at the ETSU Fall Tournament this Friday and Saturday.