2012-13 Men's Tennis News

  • King earns academic honor from ITA
    August 16, 2013
    King earns academic honor from ITA BRISTOL, Tenn. – The Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) recently announced their All-Academic Teams and Scholar-Athletes for the 2012-13 season. For the second consecutive season, the King University men’s tennis team earned this award while five members earned Scholar-Athlete status.
  • King's season ends with loss to Limestone
    April 19, 2013
    King's season ends with loss to Limestone SUMTER, S.C. – The seventh seeded King University men’s tennis team took on second seed Limestone College in the first round of the Conference Carolinas Tournament on Saturday. Limestone came out and took control of the match early, en route to the 5-0 win.
  • Avila named first team All-Conference Carolinas
    April 18, 2013
    Avila named first team All-Conference Carolinas BRISTOL, Tenn. – With the end of the season comes post season awards, and the King University men’s tennis team had one student-athlete honored by Conference Carolinas. Rodrigo Avila was named first team All-Conference Carolinas on Thursday when the league announced the award winners.
  • King falls to Tusculum to end regular season
    April 16, 2013
    King falls to Tusculum to end regular season GREENVILLE, Tenn. – The King University men’s tennis team wrapped up their regular season with a non-conference duel match at Tusculum College on Tuesday afternoon. The Pioneers came away with a 9-0 victory.
  • Tornado top Belmont Abbey in final home match
    April 14, 2013
    Tornado top Belmont Abbey in final home match BRISTOL, Tenn. – In their final home duel match of the season, the King University men’s tennis team evened their conference record at 5-5. The Tornado defeated Belmont Abbey College 7-2 in the Conference Carolinas regular season finale.
  • Tornado fall to Queens 6-3
    April 13, 2013
    Tornado fall to Queens 6-3 BRISTOL, Tenn. – Playing to earn a spot in the Conference Carolinas tournament, the King University men’s tennis team hosted Queens University. However, the Royals defeated the Tornado 6-3.
  • Tornado fall at UNC Asheville
    April 11, 2013
    Tornado fall at UNC Asheville ASHEVILLE, Tenn. – In a tough non-conference duel match, the King University men’s tennis team traveled to UNC Asheville. The Tornado fell to the Bulldogs 7-0.
  • King sneaks past Pfeiffer
    April 08, 2013
    King sneaks past Pfeiffer MISENHEIMER, N.C. - After dropping their last match, the King University men's tennis team registered a hard fought road win on Monday. The Tornado topped Pfeiffer University 5-4 behind four wins in singles play.
  • Tornado swept by Limestone
    April 06, 2013
    Tornado swept by Limestone BRISTOL, Tenn. - Coming off of their 6-3 win over Barton College on Friday, the King University hosted Limestone College on Saturday afternoon. The Saints showed they came to play early, and took the duel match 9-0.
  • Tornado even conference record with win over Barton
    April 05, 2013
    Tornado even conference record with win over Barton BRISTOL, Tenn. - In their first home duel match in three weeks, the King University men’s tennis team evened the Conference Carolinas record. The Tornado topped Barton College 6-3 to move to 3-3 in league play.
  • King cruises to sweep of Lees-McRae
    April 02, 2013
    King cruises to sweep of Lees-McRae BANNER ELK, N.C. – The King University men’s tennis team earned their second Conference Carolinas victory of the season with a 9-0 win at Lees-McRae College on Tuesday afternoon.
  • Trojans top King 7-2
    March 30, 2013
    Trojans top King 7-2 MOUNT OLIVE, N.C. – The King University men’s tennis team travel to take on Mount Olive College, who was undefeated in Conference Carolinas play. The Trojans came out and gained control of the duel match early en route to the 7-2 win.
  • Tornado sweeps Bluefield in non-conference tilt
    March 29, 2013
    Tornado sweeps Bluefield in non-conference tilt BLUEFIELD, Va. – The King University men’s tennis team returned to action on Friday at Bluefield College. The Tornado came away with a 9-0 win to push their record to 7-4.
  • Tornado Tennis defeats Carson Newman!
    March 12, 2013
    Tornado Tennis defeats Carson Newman! Tennis team captures another win against Carson Newman
  • Tornado Tennis falls to Cobras
    March 03, 2013
    Tornado Tennis falls to Cobras King Tennis had several close matches before falling to Coker
  • King's Tennis earns another win on the road
    March 02, 2013
    King's Tennis earns another win on the road Tennis team blanks Benedict College
  • King's Tennis earns its 1st conference win against NGU
    February 27, 2013
    King's Tennis earns its 1st conference win against NGU Both Teams traveled to Tigerville for the first conference match this season
  • King Tennis Ready to Begin Season Saturday
    February 11, 2013
    King Tennis Ready to Begin Season Saturday The men’s team finished fourth in the conference last season, and Head Coach Kethan Darbar is excited about the upcoming Tornado Tennis season.
  • Conference Preseason Poll Tabs Men’s Tennis Fourth
    January 30, 2013
    Conference Preseason Poll Tabs Men’s Tennis Fourth Conference Carolinas released its preseason coaches’ poll and deemed King University Men’s Tennis to finish fourth in 2013.
  • Avila, Brigato Lead Tornado to Victory
    October 19, 2012
    Avila, Brigato Lead Tornado to Victory Rodrigo Avila and Leo Brigato swept through their matches on both the singles and doubles sides in a 6-3 victory over Milligan College, Friday afternoon.
  • King Tennis Splits Match at Georgetown
    October 13, 2012
    King Tennis Splits Match at Georgetown King Men's Tennis improved to 3-1 on the season behind wins from its top five singles starters while the women's team fell to 0-3 against the Georgetown (Ky.) Tigers.
  • Tennis Adds Match with Bluefield State for this Friday
    October 01, 2012
    Tennis Adds Match with Bluefield State for this Friday Men's and Women's Tennis will host the Bluefield State Big Blues this Friday, Oct. 4, at home beginning at 1 p.m.
  • King Tennis Begins 2012-13 Season at Concord with Split
    September 27, 2012
    King Tennis Begins 2012-13 Season at Concord with Split King Tennis began the 2012-13 season at Concord University where the Tornado earned an 8-1 win while the Lady Tornado dropped a 6-3 decision.
  • Jones Highlights at ITA Southeast Regionals in Men’s Singles
    September 23, 2012
    Jones Highlights at ITA Southeast Regionals in Men’s Singles Patrick Jones earned four victories at this weekend’s USTA/ITA Southeast Regional Tournament to win the Men’s C Singles tournament.
  • Men’s Tennis to Participate in USTA/ITA Southeast Regional Tournament
    September 16, 2012
    Men’s Tennis to Participate in USTA/ITA Southeast Regional Tournament Five representatives from the men’s tennis team are competing at the USTA/ITA Southeast Regional tournament, hosted in Sumter, S.C. this weekend.
  • King and Lees-McRae to Begin Battle for Blue Ridge Cup
    September 05, 2012
    King and Lees-McRae to Begin Battle for Blue Ridge Cup Beginning in the 2012-13 athletic season King and Lees-McRae College will deepen their rivalry with an annual competition for the Blue Ridge Cup.
  • Tornado Names Abundant in D2ADA Academic Awards
    August 15, 2012
    Tornado Names Abundant in D2ADA Academic Awards King placed 72 student-athletes on the Division II Athletic Directors Association (D2ADA) Academic Achievement Awards list.
  • King Tennis Served ITA Academic Honors
    August 06, 2012
    King Tennis Served ITA Academic Honors Eight student-athletes were named a 2012 ITA Scholar-Athlete while the men’s and women’s tennis teams were both honored with All-Academic Team awards.
  • Committed to Success - King helps athletes excel both on and off the field
    July 26, 2012
    Committed to Success - King helps athletes excel both on and off the field Read the KTN's recent front page article highlighting the triumphs of King College student-athletes. (Credit: Pat Kenney, Kingsport Times-News)