TIGERVILLE, S.C. – The King University men’s tennis team fell to North Greenville University on Friday afternoon. The Tornado nearly came back, winning the top three singles matches, but couldn’t complete the comeback as North Greenville took the dual 5-4.
MOUNT OLIVE, N.C. – The King University men’s tennis team traveled to take on the University of Mount Olive in a Conference Carolinas dual on Saturday. The Tornado took a doubles match, but couldn’t follow it with singles wins as the Trojans took the dual 7-2.
BRISTOL, Tenn. – King University men’s tennis team earned their first Conference Carolinas win of the season on Saturday when they defeated Erskine College. The Tornado swept the doubles matches and continued that streak in singles play to take the dual 9-0.
BRISTOL, Tenn. – The King University men’s tennis team opened Conference Carolinas play with a home dual against Limestone College. The match was tight the entire way as the Tornado came back in singles. However, the comeback fell short as the Saints took the contest 5-4.
HICKORY, N.C. – The King University men’s tennis team played a tough match at Lenoir-Rhyne University on Friday afternoon. King had the lead after doubles, but the Bears came back to take the 5-4 victory in singles play.
BRISTOL, Tenn. – The King University men’s and women’s tennis teams took a break from their busy spring schedules to help and serve the local Bristol community. Head tennis coach, Terry Caldwell, facilitated a volunteer day for the team to work with the Bearcat P.R.I.D.E. program.
BRISTOL, Tenn. – King University Director of Athletics David Hicks announced the hire of Terry Caldwell as the interim head tennis coach on Thursday. Caldwell joins the Tornado tennis programs following the resignation of Mariia Ilina and he will remain with the Tornado for the remainder of the season when King will conduct a national search for a full-time coach.
CHATTNOOGA, Tenn. – The King University men’s tennis team took on the University of Montevallo in Chattanooga on Thursday afternoon. The Tornado tried to comeback in singles play, but the Falcons held on for the 6-3 win.
SUMTER, S.C. – The King University men’s tennis team returned to action over the weekend at the ITA Southeast Regional. Three Tornado went 1-1 at the event while doubles team of Lenny Keswani and Arturo Alfaro reached the round of 16.
GREENEVILLE, Tenn. – The King University men’s tennis team opened their season with a hard fought dual at Tusculum College. The Tornado trailed 2-1 after doubles, and nearly came back to take the win, but the Pioneers held off King for the 5-4 victory.
SUMTER, S.C. – The King University men’s tennis team opened the season with a good performance at the Palmetto Tennis Center Invitational. Lenny Keswani finished runner-up in the A draw while Lennard Neumann won the A draw consolation bracket to lead the way for the Tornado.
BRISTOL, Tenn. - The King University men's tennis team returns many members off of last season's team that finished fifth in the Conference Carolinas standings. Head Coach Mariia Iliana hopes to have the Tornado ready for a postseason run in 2017-18.
BRISTOL, Tenn. – The Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) announced their academic awards for the 2016-17 season, both the King University men’s and women's tennis team earned ITA All-Academic Team. Two individuals from the women’s team and seven from the men’s team were selected ITA Scholar-Athletes.
BRISTOL, Tenn. – Earlier this spring, King University tennis coach Mariia Ilina was selected to attend the Women’s Leadership Symposium (WLS) in Kansas City, Mo. Ilina was one of 100 participants that were selected to attend the WLS, which aims to expand the participants’ network and promote the recruitment and retention of women working in intercollegiate athletics administration.
BRISTOL, Tenn. – For the second straight year, King University men's tennis player Moritz Poswiat garnered College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) Academic All-American honors, earning first team recognition this year. Poswiat becomes the second Tornado to earn CoSIDA Academic All-American honors twice in his career, and the first men’s tennis player.
BRISTOL, Tenn. – At the completion of the spring season, Conference Carolinas announced their spring Scholar Athletes of the Year, and two King University student-athletes were recognized. Moritz Poswiat was named the Conference Carolinas Men’s Tennis Scholar Athlete of the Year and Tanner Cook to honors for men’s outdoor track & field.
BRISTOL, Tenn. – For the second straight year, King University men’s tennis player Moritz Poswiat garnered College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) Academic All-District honors. Poswiat becomes the third Tornado to earn CoSIDA Academic All-District twice in his career, and the first men’s tennis player.
BRISTOL, Tenn. – King University men’s tennis player Moritz Poswiat can add another award to his mantle as he was selected for the Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA)/Arthur Ashe Leadership and Sportsmanship Award.
SUMTER, S.C. – The fifth seeded King University men’s tennis team squared off with fourth seed Barton College in the quarterfinals of the Conference Carolinas Tournament early on Friday morning. The Tornado dropped a tight 5-1 decision to end their season.
BRISTOL, Tenn. – Prior to the start of the Conference Carolinas Tennis Tournament, the league announced their all-conference honorees at a banquet in Sumter, S.C. The King University doubles team of Mortiz Poswiat and Lennard Neumann earned all-conference accolades.
BRISTOL, Tenn. – The Conference Carolinas Tennis Championship starts this weekend, and leading up to the event the league released their academic all-conference performers. The King University men’s and women’s tennis teams each had three members earn academic all-conference.
DAHLONEGA, Ga. – The King University men’s tennis team finished the regular season with a dual at 13th-ranked University of North Georgia. The Tornado fell 8-1 with Moritz Poswiat defeating a ranked opponent in singles play.
BRISTOL, Tenn. – In their final home match of the season, the King University men’s tennis team went out with a Conference Carolinas win over Pfeiffer University. The Tornado trailed after doubles, but came back with five wins in singles plat to take the 6-3 victory.
BRISTOL, Tenn. – The King University men’s tennis team came away with a sweep of Conference Carolinas rival Lees-McRae College on Senior Day Saturday afternoon. The Tornado took all three doubles matches to gain the momentum and take the dual 9-0.