2010-11 Softball News

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

April 9, 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.

April 1, 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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

March 9, 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.

March 8, 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.

March 4, 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.

March 4, 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.

March 2, 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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

October 2, 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.

August 25, 2010
Brabson signs with King Softball
BRISTOL, Tenn. - King College has signed Kendall Brabson to join the Lady Tornado softball team.

August 9, 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.

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.

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.