2012-13 Women's Soccer News

February 19, 2013
Women's Soccer Watches USA National Team Play in Nashville

February 15, 2013
Women’s Soccer Announces Signing of Three
Head Coach Simon Duffy and the women’s soccer staff signed three individuals for next year’s squad.

January 4, 2013
King Women’s Soccer Announces February Skills Camp
Head Coach Simon Duffy has announced King will host a winter skills camp on Feb. 9 at Parks Field. Registration is currently open.

November 27, 2012
Women’s Soccer Earns NSCAA Team Academic Award
King Women’s Soccer is one of 726 soccer programs at the collegiate level to earn the NSCAA Team Academic Award.

November 1, 2012
Heidi Steger Named to All-Conference Team
Senior midfielder Heidi Steger was named to the Conference Carolinas All-Conference Second Team on Thursday.

October 29, 2012
Opening Round Kickoff Time Now Set for 2 p.m.
King and Lees-McRae women's soccer will now meet at 2 p.m. for their first round, conference tournament contest.

October 29, 2012
Lady Tornado Eliminated from Conference Tournament with 3-0 Loss
King suffered a 3-0 defeat at the hands of the Lees-McRae Bobcats in the quarterfinal round of the Conference Carolinas Women’s Soccer Tournament.

October 27, 2012
Trevecca Nazarene Shuts Down King, Advance to Conference Tourney
Despite a 2-0 defeat at the hands of Trevecca Nazarene, the Lady Tornado will advance to the Conference Carolinas Tournament for the second straight year.

October 26, 2012
King Soccer Places Five on All-Academic Team
Five student-athletes have been named to the 2012 Men's and Women's Soccer Academic All-Conference Team, as announced by the league.

October 25, 2012
Women’s Soccer to Raise Funds for Breast Cancer Awareness
Help Women’s Soccer raise funds for the Susan G. Komen for the Cure foundation this Saturday at 1 p.m. in the team’s final home game of the season.

October 23, 2012
Lady Tornado Held Scoreless at Lees-McRae
Morgan Lawson made 10 saves in a losing effort on Tuesday evening as King Women’s Soccer dropped a 1-0 decision to the Bobcats.

October 19, 2012
Concord Tops Lady Tornado in 1-0 Affair
Despite Morgan Lawson making a career-high 12 saves, the Lady Tornado failed to score leading the Concord Mountain Lions to a 1-0 victory.

October 17, 2012
Steger Hits Game Winner, Lawson Pitches Shutout in 1-0 Win
In a crucial game with serious playoff implications, the Lady Tornado rose to the call with a 1-0 win over Erskine behind Heidi Steger's goal.

October 13, 2012
Pfeiffer and King Battle to Nil-Nil Tie for Second Straight Meeting
Both teams were held scoreless through 110 minutes with King’s Morgan Lawson totally 10 saves in the draw.

October 10, 2012
Garland, Grigsby Serve as Spark but Not Enough in Loss to Queens
Jamie Grigsby and Cassie Garland each had opportunities to find the back of the net but Queens delivered a 2-0 loss to the Lady Tornado, Wednesday night.

October 9, 2012
Tornado Athletics Supports Cooper’s Race Benefit
Members of various Tornado teams participated in “Cooper’s Race”, a fundraising event for mitochondrial disease which supported local youngster Cooper Castle.

October 6, 2012
Lady Tornado Fall Short in 3-1 Loss to Saints
Jamie Grigsby scored her third goal of the year to half the score against the Limestone Saints but were beaten by a 3-1 count on Saturday afternoon.

October 4, 2012
Crusaders Mount Second Half Comeback, Edges King 2-1
Heidi Steger scored her second goal of the season while Amanda Huffaker made nine saves in a 2-1 loss to Belmont Abbey on Thursday afternoon.

September 29, 2012
Early Goal Separates King From Win Versus Barton
Barton College scored an early goal, marking the lone tally in the game that delivered a 1-0 loss to the Lady Tornado, Saturday afternoon.

September 26, 2012
Aguirre Makes the Difference in a 1-0 Win over North Greenville
Senior Monica Aguirre scored her second goal of the season, proving to be the difference in a 1-0 victory over North Greenville University.

September 19, 2012
Steger Belts Game Winner in Double Overtime
In the opening minutes of the second overtime, Heidi Steger ripped the game-winning goal off a free kick for a 1-0 (2OT) victory.

September 19, 2012
Coker-King to Take the Pitch Today Beginning at 2:30 p.m.
Men's and Women's Soccer are in action at Parks Field today for a doubleheader beginning at 2:30 p.m. Video and live stats available...

September 17, 2012
Coker-King Doubleheader Rescheduled for Wednesday
Tuesday afternoon’s soccer doubleheader has been rescheduled for Wednesday, due to incoming weather forecasted for the Bristol area.

September 15, 2012
Momentum Spoiled by Trojan Goal in Double Overtime
Despite controlling much of the match, Mount Olive posted the game-winning goal in 104th minute in a 2-1 (2OT) decision.

September 11, 2012
Lady Tornado Soccer Versus LMU Postponed
Wednesday afternoon’s women’s soccer match between King and Lincoln Memorial University has been postponed. No makeup date has been announced.

September 8, 2012
Conference Opener Results in Draw with Valkyries
Jamie Grigsby knocked in the lone goal while Abbey Kitts had six saves for the Lady Tornado in King's 1-1 draw with the Converse Valkyries.

September 5, 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.

September 5, 2012
King Shuts Out Brevard in Home Opener, 2-0
Monica Aguirre led the King Lady Tornado with a goal and assist while goaltender Abbey Kitts blanked Brevard College in a 2-0 victory.

August 30, 2012
Lady Tornado Fall in Opener to Young Harris, 3-0
King women’s soccer dropped their season opener to the Young Harris Mountain Lions, 3-0. Young Harris scored three goals during the second half in the King loss.

August 29, 2012
Lady Tornado Soccer Ready to Take to the Pitch
Second-year head coach Simon Duffy is excited to take a squad onto the field that is ready to turn heads for a second straight season.

August 27, 2012
Lady Tornado Picked Seventh in Women’s Soccer Coaches’ Poll
King College was tabbed to finish seventh in Conference Carolinas, according to the recently released Coaches’ Poll.

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.

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)

June 28, 2012
Women’s Soccer Announces 2012 Slate
Head Coach Simon Duffy and the Lady Tornado have announced their schedule for the upcoming 2012 season as they seek their first conference title.