2010-11 Softball News

  • King Elite Softball Camp Cancelled for Rain
    June 20, 2011
    King Elite Softball Camp Cancelled for Rain A forecast of rain and thunderstorms for the remainder of the week have forced the King College Elite Softball Camp to be cancelled.
  • National rankings for Lady Tornado Softball squad
    April 22, 2011
    National rankings for Lady Tornado Softball squad BRISTOL, Tenn. - King College had a Top-100 NCAA Division II Softball stat ranking and three Top-25 NCCAA Softball stat ranking in the newest reports from the respective national offices.
  • King Softball takes two from VIC
    April 20, 2011
    King Softball takes two from VIC BRISTOL, Tenn. - King College swept a pair of softball games over cross-town rival Virginia Intermont Wednesday. The Lady Tornado started the day with an 8-0 win on campus before a 9-4 decision at the 15th annual State Line Classic played at nearby White Top Creek Park.
  • Lady Tornado overtaken by Concord 8-0 and 2-1
    April 19, 2011
    Lady Tornado overtaken by Concord 8-0 and 2-1 ATHENS, W.Va. - King College was defeated twice at Concord (W.Va.) University in softball action Tuesday with scores of 8-0 and 2-1.
  • Florida standout signs with King Softball
    April 18, 2011
    Florida standout signs with King Softball BRISTOL, Tenn. - King College has added Christina Melcher to the 2011 Lady Tornado Softball signing class as Melcher signed her national letter of intent last week.
  • King Softball doubleheader with Roanoke postponed
    April 15, 2011
    King Softball doubleheader with Roanoke postponed BRISTOL, Tenn. - Saturday's home softball doubleheader for King College against Roanoke (Va.) College has been postponed.
  • King Softball earns national rankings
    April 13, 2011
    King Softball earns national rankings BRISTOL, Tenn. - The King College softball team has a Top-100 NCAA Division II Stat Ranking and four Top-25 NCCAA rankings in the newest reports released by the respective national offices.
  • King Softball doubleheaders canceled
    April 12, 2011
    King Softball doubleheaders canceled BRISTOL, Tenn. - King College's softball team has announced that Tuesday's home doubleheader against Carson-Newman (Tenn.) College and Thursday's contests with Lincoln Memorial (Tenn.) University has been canceled.
  • Lady Tornado blows 12 runs across in game two win at NGU
    April 09, 2011
    Lady Tornado blows 12 runs across in game two win at NGU TIGERVILLE, S.C. - King College split a Saturday softball doubleheader at North Greenville (S.C.) University with a 12-3 Lady Tornado win in game two after North Greenville took the opener 3-1.
  • Columbus State takes softball doubleheader from King
    April 01, 2011
    Columbus State takes softball doubleheader from King COLUMBUS, Ga. - King College saw Columbus State (Ga.) University take a pair of softball games 4-1 and 8-0 Friday.
  • King Softball adds to NCAA Rankings list
    March 30, 2011
    King Softball adds to NCAA Rankings list INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. - King College added two Top-100 NCAA Division II Softball national stat ranking in the newest report released by the organization to give the Lady Tornado five in all.
  • Softball schedule change for Georgia trip
    March 30, 2011
    Softball schedule change for Georgia trip WALESKA, Ga. - The King College softball doubleheader scheduled for Thursday at Reinhardt (Ga.) University has been canceled due to wet field conditions.
  • Lady Tornado splits softball games at Milligan
    March 25, 2011
    Lady Tornado splits softball games at Milligan MILLIGAN COLLEGE, Tenn. - King College split a Friday softball doubleheader at Milligan (Tenn.) College with a 7-2 game one victory before Milligan scored a 6-5 eight-inning decision in game two.
  • Mueller’s home run lifts King to win at ETSU
    March 21, 2011
    Mueller’s home run lifts King to win at ETSU JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. - A sixth-inning home run was all the King College softball team needed in a 3-2 game-two victory at East Tennessee State University Monday. Host East Tennessee State won game one with a 5-4 score.
  • Lady Tornado defeated twice at Lees-McRae
    March 17, 2011
    Lady Tornado defeated twice at Lees-McRae BANNER ELK, N.C. - The King College softball team came up short twice Thursday at Lees-McRae (N.C.) College as the games had scores of 7-3 and 8-2 in favor of the home squad.
  • Lady Tornado Softball collects NCCAA Stat Rankings
    March 16, 2011
    Lady Tornado Softball collects NCCAA Stat Rankings GREENVILLE, S.C. - King College posted nine team Top-20 stat rankings along with six Top-25 individual rankings in the first NCCAA Softball Stat report released by the national office.
  • Schedule changes for King Baseball and Softball
    March 15, 2011
    Schedule changes for King Baseball and Softball BRISTOL, Tenn. - Once again weather has forced schedule changes for the King College baseball and softball teams.
  • Lady Tornado uses game two win for split at LMU
    March 12, 2011
    Lady Tornado uses game two win for split at LMU HARROGATE, Tenn. - King College split a softball doubleheader at Lincoln Memorial (Tenn.) University Saturday with the home team winning game one 8-3 before King evened things up with a 7-3 victory.
  • Another NCCAA nod for Lady Tornado's Ringstaff
    March 10, 2011
    Another NCCAA nod for Lady Tornado's Ringstaff GREENVILLE, S.C. - King College's Cassie Ringstaff picked up the NCCAA Softball Student-Athlete of the Week award for a second straight week, the national office announced.
  • Schedule changes for Lady Tornado Softball team
    March 10, 2011
    Schedule changes for Lady Tornado Softball team BRISTOL, Tenn. - The King College softball team has two schedule changes for the upcoming weekend as the team's Friday home doubleheader with Virginia Intermont College has been postponed, but the Lady Tornado welcomes Mars Hill (N.C.) College Sunday for a 2 p.m. doubleheader.
  • Weather forces King-Mars Hill schedule change
    March 09, 2011
    Weather forces King-Mars Hill schedule change BRISTOL, Tenn. - Wednesday's King College softball doubleheader against Mars Hill (N.C.) College in Bristol has been postponed once again due to weather.
  • King sees Tusculum take two, 2-1 and 5-2
    March 08, 2011
    King sees Tusculum take two, 2-1 and 5-2 BRISTOL, Tenn. - The King College softball team played on campus for the first time in program history Tuesday, but Tusculum (Tenn.) College crashed the party with wins of 2-1 and 5-2.
  • Weather alters King Softball & Baseball weekend
    March 04, 2011
    Weather alters King Softball & Baseball weekend BRISTOL, Tenn. - King College's weekend baseball series against Salem International (W.Va.) University and Saturday softball doubleheader with Mars Hill (N.C.) College has been changed due to the weather forecast.
  • NCCAA weekly award for Lady Tornado's Ringstaff
    March 04, 2011
    NCCAA weekly award for Lady Tornado's Ringstaff GREENVILLE, S.C. - King College freshman Cassie Ringstaff hit her way to NCCAA Softball Student-Athlete of the Week honors, the national office announced.
  • King takes two from Virginia Intermont
    March 02, 2011
    King takes two from Virginia Intermont BRISTOL, Va. - King College took a pair of softball games at cross-town rival Virginia Intermont College Wednesday thanks to scores of 7-3 and 7-4 to extend the Lady Tornado's winning streak over the Lady Cobras to five in a row.
  • Lady Tornado Softball places three on All-Tournament squad
    February 28, 2011
    Lady Tornado Softball places three on All-Tournament squad SAVANNAH, Ga. - King College had a trio of players make the 2011 Chatham Orthopedic & Boombah Softball Smash Hit All-Tournament team after the weekend of action came to a close.
  • King barely defeated by Rio Grande & SCAD
    February 27, 2011
    King barely defeated by Rio Grande & SCAD SAVANNAH, Ga. - King College wrapped up the 2011 Boombah Smash Hit Softball weekend Sunday with a pair of setbacks, a 6-3 against the University of Rio Grande (Ohio) and 2-1 versus host Savannah College of Art & Design.
  • Lady Tornado wins twice at Smash Hit
    February 26, 2011
    Lady Tornado wins twice at Smash Hit SAVANNAH, Ga. - The King College softball team knocked off host Savannah College of Art & Design with a 7-6 eight-inning victory and then capped Saturday with a 12-4 win over Brewton-Parker (Ga.) College at the 2011 Boombah Smash Hit Spring Break Tournament.
  • King splits on opening day of SCAD Smash Hit
    February 25, 2011
    King splits on opening day of SCAD Smash Hit SAVANNAH, Ga. - King College picked up the first win of the softball season Friday with a 1-0 win over the University of Rio Grande (Ohio) on the opening day of the Boomhah Smash Hit Tournament hosted by Savannah College of Art & Design. In the Lady Tornado's next game Brewton-Parker came out with a 7-1 win.
  • Lady Tornado Softball upended at Carson-Newman
    February 23, 2011
    Lady Tornado Softball upended at Carson-Newman JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn. - King College was defeated twice at Carson-Newman (Tenn.) College Wednesday by scores of 9-0 and 9-1.
  • Lady Tornado Softball swept at Mars Hill
    February 19, 2011
    Lady Tornado Softball swept at Mars Hill MARS HILL, N.C. - The King College softball team fell twice Saturday at Mars Hill (N.C.) College. The opening game needed 10 innings, but Mars Hill came out with the 6-5 decision before closing the doubleheader out with a 7-4 score in game two.
  • King Softball overtaken at Limestone to start 2011
    February 16, 2011
    King Softball overtaken at Limestone to start 2011 GAFFNEY, S.C. – King College saw Limestone (S.C.) College take the first two softball games of 2011 with scores of 6-0 and 20-2 Wednesday.
  • King Softball adds Florida player to 2011 signing class
    December 16, 2010
    King Softball adds Florida player to 2011 signing class BRISTOL, Tenn. - King College head softball coach Jenn Testa signed Florida standout outfielder Stephanie Rodriguez to the 2011 signing class.
  • King opens softball field with celebration and alumni game
    October 02, 2010
    King opens softball field with celebration and alumni game BRISTOL, Tenn. - The King College softball team christened a new on-campus field Saturday with an on-field ribbon cutting ceremony followed by an alumni game.
  • Brabson signs with King Softball
    August 25, 2010
    Brabson signs with King Softball BRISTOL, Tenn. - King College has signed Kendall Brabson to join the Lady Tornado softball team.
  • Lady Tornado Softball squad gets five signees from Tennessee
    August 09, 2010
    Lady Tornado Softball squad gets five signees from Tennessee BRISTOL, Tenn. - King College head softball coach Jenn Testa recently announced her 2010 signings from the state of Tennessee which includes five players from the Volunteer state.
  • King Softball adds five to roster from Virginia
    July 24, 2010
    King Softball adds five to roster from Virginia BRISTOL, Tenn. - King College head softball coach Jenn Testa recently announced the signing of five players from the state of Virginia.
  • Sunday split for Lady Tornado Softball
    March 13, 2010
    Sunday split for Lady Tornado Softball BRISTOL, Tenn. - King College split a Sunday home softball doubleheader with Mars Hill (N.C.) College as the visitors opened the day with a 6-0 win before the Lady Tornado held on for an 8-6 victory.