BRISTOL, Tenn. – For the first time in program history, the King University softball program has had a player earn All-Region honors from the National Fastpitch Coaches Association (NFCA). Both Hannah Riddle and Kaycee Casteel were selected second team All-Southeast Region by NFCA when the organization announced their awards on Wednesday.
BURLINGTON, N.C. – The second day of the Conference Carolinas Tournament started with a tight contest between second seed Limestone College and fourth seed King University. The Tornado came back to even the score in the fifth inning, but the Saints answered with three to take the contest 4-1.
BURLINGTON, N.C. – Facing elimination in the Conference Carolinas Softball Tournament, fourth seeded King University came away with a win over seventh seed Barton College. The Tornado did their damage in the middle innings, taking the contest 7-3.
BURLINGTON, N.C. – The Conference Carolinas Softball Tournament started with a barn burner between King University and Erskine College. The Tornado grabbed a 6-2 lead early, but the Flying Fleet came back with five runs in the sixth inning to take the contest 7-6.
BRISTOL, Tenn. – Prior to the start of the Conference Carolinas Softball Tournament, the league held a banquet to announce their all-conference performers. King University had six players recognized, and were led by Kay Brokering who garnered first team All-Conference Carolinas honors.
BRISTOL, Tenn. – Following the conclusion of the regular season, Conference Carolinas announced their softball academic all-conference selections on Monday. The King University softball team had five members selected academic all-conference.
DUNCAN, S.C. – The King University softball team ran their winning streak to eight games with a Conference Carolinas sweep at Converse College on Thursday afternoon. The Tornado used six runs in the seventh inning to take game one 8-7 before Hayley Smothers, Raven Allender and Morgan Matthews combined for the second no hitter in program history, giving King a 12-0 game two win.
BRISTOL, Tenn. – For the second time this year, King University softball pitcher Emma Hughes has been recognized by the Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC). This week she was named ECAC Rookie of the Week after earning a pair of wins and helping the Tornado sweep 18th-ranked Limestone College.
WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. – The King University softball team jumped out of Conference Carolinas play and came away with a sweep at Winston-Salem State University. In the twinbill, the Tornado hit five home runs, taking game one 8-2 and game two 11-3.
BRISTOL, Tenn. – Hannah Riddle led the King University softball team to a big week, including a sweep of 18th-ranked Limestone College. For the week she posted a slugging percentage of 1.222 and belted a two-run home run in King’s opening game victory over Limestone, earning her Conference Carolinas Player of the Week honors.
BRISTOL, Tenn. – The King University softball team turned in one of their best performances of the season, sweeping Conference Carolinas-leading and 18th-ranked Limestone College on Friday afternoon. Behind the pitching of Emma Hughes, King took game one 3-1 before coming back to take game two 4-3 for their first sweep of a ranked team in program history.
BANNER ELK, N.C. – The King University softball team looked to get back on track following a tough weekend as they swept a Conference Carolinas doubleheader from Lees-McRae College on Tuesday afternoon. The Tornado took game one 6-1 before winning the nightcap 8-0.
MOUNT OLIVE, N.C. – The King University softball team dropped a pair of tight Conference Carolinas contests on Sunday at the University of Mount Olive. The Trojans took game one 2-0 before scoring in the sixth inning to take game two 6-5.
WILSON, N.C. – The King University softball team split Saturday’s Conference Carolinas doubleheader at Barton College. The Tornado offense led King to a 9-1 win in game one before the Bulldogs bounced back to take the nightcap 5-2.
BRISTOL, Tenn. – Due to heavy rainfall, the King University softball doubleheader scheduled for Tuesday at Lees-McRae College has been postponed. The game has been rescheduled for April 11 at 2:00 p.m. in Banner Elk, N.C.
BRISTOL, Tenn. – The King University softball team took a pair of Conference Carolinas contests from Southern Wesleyan University on Sunday afternoon. The Tornado took game one 9-3 before taking the lead late and holding on to take the nightcap 4-3.
BRISTOL, Tenn. – The King University softball team knew they were in for a pair of tough Conference Carolinas contests on Saturday when they hosted North Greenville University. The opening contest went to extra innings with the Crusaders taking the game 5-2 in eight innings. The Tornado offense exploded in game two, and held on late, taking the game 9-7 for the split.
BRISTOL, Tenn. – Due to impending weather, the Conference Carolinas softball doubleheader between King University and Southern Wesleyan University has been moved from Friday to Sunday. The twinbill is scheduled to start at 1:00 p.m. at the King Softball Field.
BRISTOL, Tenn. – The softball doubleheader between King University and ninth-ranked Pfeiffer University that was postponed on Sunday has been rescheduled. The teams will now square off on April 22 at 1:00 p.m. at the King Softball Field.
BRISTOL, Tenn. – The King University softball team returned to Conference Carolinas play with a pair of resounding victories over Belmont Abbey College on Saturday. The Tornado scored in nearly every inning in game one, taking the contest 13-6. King then got a stellar pitching performance from Hayley Smothers to take game two 9-2.
Franklin Springs, Ga. – Following a split on Friday, the King University softball team rode the hot hand of Emma Hughes to a Conference Carolinas sweep at Emmanuel College on Saturday. Hughes tossed a pair of complete games as King took game one 3-1 before winning the nightcap 6-0.
DUE WEST, S.C. – The King University softball team opened up Conference Carolinas play on Friday afternoon at Erskine College. The Tornado came back and took game one 5-2 behind four runs in the seventh inning before Erskine took game two 9-4 after scoring six runs in the opening frame.
BRISTOL, Tenn. – King University softball player Kay Brokering had a breakout week last week, leading the Tornado to three home victories. On Wednesday she was named Tennessee Sports Writers Association Player of the Week.
HICKORY, N.C. – The King University softball team faced off against number seven ranked Lenoir-Rhyne University on Tuesday afternoon. The Tornado scored two runs late in game one but fell 5-4 to the Bears and took game two by scoring late runs again to win 4-3.
BRISTOL, Tenn. – The King University softball team's Conference Carolinas opener at Converse College that was scheduled for Sunday has been rescheduled. The doubleheader has been rescheduled for April 21 at 2:00 p.m.
BRISTOL, Tenn. – The King University softball team pushed their winning streak to seven games, taking the opening contest over Mars Hill University 10-2. However, the Lions came back to take game two 3-1 in eight innings.
BRISTOL, Tenn. – The King University softball team continued their hot streak of late, winning their sixth straight contest and earning head coach Jenn Testa her 200th career win on Wednesday. The Tornado swept a doubleheader from Concord 9-5 in game one and 3-1 in game two.