Women's Soccer News Archives

  • Baird, Garrett selected NSCAA Scholar All-South Region
    December 09, 2016
    Baird, Garrett selected NSCAA Scholar All-South Region BRISTOL, Tenn. – Following the soccer season, the National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA) has continued to hand out awards, and two King University women’s soccer players earned recognition from the organization. Kendyl Baird and Kara Garrett both earned NSCAA Scholar All-South Region for the first time in their careers.
  • Doran, Baird garner All-Region accolades from NSCAA
    November 30, 2016
    Doran, Baird garner All-Region accolades from NSCAA BRISTOL, Tenn. – For the third straight year the King University women’s soccer team has had at least one player selected National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA) All-Southeast Region. This season it was seniors Paula Doran and Kendyl Baird that garnered third team All-Region from the NSCAA.
  • Tornado have five selected All-Conference Carolinas
    November 04, 2016
    Tornado have five selected All-Conference Carolinas BRISTOL, Tenn. – Prior to the semifinals of the Conference Carolinas Women’s Soccer Championships, the league announced their all-conference award winners. Five Tornado were selected all-conference, including two on the first team, two on the second team and one on the third team.
  • Tornado fall to high powered Crusader offense
    November 01, 2016
    Tornado fall to high powered Crusader offense BELMONT, N.C. – The King University women’s soccer team qualified for the Conference Carolinas Women’s Soccer Championship that opened on Tuesday, but the Tornado had the task of facing one of the league’s top teams, Belmont Abbey College. The second seeded Crusaders grabbed the lead early and didn’t let up, topping the seventh seeded Tornado 8-0.
  • Garrett selected TSWA Player of the Week
    November 01, 2016
    Garrett selected TSWA Player of the Week BRISTOL, Tenn. – For the first time this season, Kara Garrett of the King University women’s soccer team was selected Tennessee Sports Writer’s Association Player of the Week. Garrett scored a pair of goals to lead King to a victory over Barton College on the final day of the regular season.
  • 13 Tornado selected academic All-Conference Carolinas
    October 31, 2016
    13 Tornado selected academic All-Conference Carolinas BRISTOL, Tenn. – The Conference Carolinas Men’s and Women’s Soccer Championships get underway this week, and the league office has announced their academic all-conference honorees. The Tornado 13 total student-athletes recognized, five men and eight women.
  • Three straight goals lift King over Barton in regular season finale
    October 29, 2016
    Three straight goals lift King over Barton in regular season finale BRISTOL, Tenn. – On the final day of the regular season, the King University women’s soccer team still had a chance to improve their Conference Carolinas Championship seeding with a victory over Barton College. The Tornado controlled play in the first half, but had nothing to show for it, and Barton struck first in the second half. However, King answered with three straight goals to take the contest 3-1.
  • Lees-McRae's second half goals top Tornado
    October 26, 2016
    Lees-McRae's second half goals top Tornado BANNER ELK, N.C. – In the final week of the regular season, the King University women’s soccer team had a chance to improve their seeding for the upcoming Conference Carolinas Championship when they took the pitch at Lees-McRae College. The first half was played even, but the Bobcats tallied four second half goals to take the contest 4-0.
  • Doran, Huddleston selected TSWA Players of the Week
    October 26, 2016
    Doran, Huddleston selected TSWA Players of the Week BRISTOL, Tenn. – For their performances last week, King University’s Becca Huddleston and Paula Doran were selected Tennessee Sports Writers Association Players of the week. Huddleston helped lead the women’s volleyball team to a 2-1 week while Doran led the women’s soccer team to a pair of wins.
  • Offense rolls as Tornado beat Flying Feet 7-0
    October 22, 2016
    Offense rolls as Tornado beat Flying Feet 7-0 BRISTOL, Tenn. – On a brisk afternoon the King University women’s soccer team squared off in a Conference Carolina matchup against Erskine College. The Tornado scored three goals in the first half and four in the second to take the contest 7-0. Miranda Smith and Kara Garrett led the way, scoring two goals each.
  • Pair of early goals lift King over Warriors
    October 19, 2016
    Pair of early goals lift King over Warriors BRISTOL, Tenn. – Returning home after a pair of road matches last week, the King University women’s soccer team scored a pair of goals in the first five minutes to gain the advantage over Southern Wesleyan University. The Tornado add two more to take the Conference Carolinas contest 4-1.
  • Early goals down King at Pfeiffer
    October 15, 2016
    Early goals down King at Pfeiffer MISENHEIMER, N.C. – The King University women’s soccer team stayed on the road to face another one of the Conference Carolinas leaders, Pfeiffer University on Saturday. The Falcons scored two goals in the first 10 minutes and three in the first half as they took the contest 4-0 from King.
  • #18 Saints top Tornado behind high powered offense
    October 12, 2016
    #18 Saints top Tornado behind high powered offense GAFFNEY, S.C. – Facing one of the top teams in Conference Carolinas, and one of the top teams in the country, the King University women’s soccer team went on the road to take on #18 Limestone College. The Saints tallied three goals in the first half, and added four more in the second stanza for the 7-0 victory.
  • Baird's four goals gives her ECAC Offensive Player of the Week honors
    October 11, 2016
    Baird's four goals gives her ECAC Offensive Player of the Week honors BRISTOL, Tenn. – Following an excellent performance, King University women’s soccer player Kendyl Baird was named Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC) Division II Women’s Soccer Offensive Player of the Week. Baird tallied four goals in a 6-0 Tornado victory over the University of Mount Olive on Saturday.
  • Baird has four goals to defeat Mount Olive
    October 08, 2016
    Baird has four goals to defeat Mount Olive BRISTOL, Tenn. – The King University women's soccer team had their game moved from Mount Olive University to Bristol due to Hurricane Matthew and they took advantage. Leading the Tornado to a 6-0 victory was Kendyl Baird who had four goals on the day and Paula Doran who had three assists.
  • King soccer programs earn NSCAA Team Academic Award
    October 06, 2016
    King soccer programs earn NSCAA Team Academic Award BRISTOL, Tenn. – For the second straight year, King University had both of their soccer teams recognized by the National Soccer Coaches Association of America, both earning the Team Academic Award for 2015-16. King was one of 222 schools that had both of their soccer teams receive the award. This marks the sixth straight year the King women have won the award and the second straight year for the men.
  • Eagles top King 3-0
    October 05, 2016
    Eagles top King 3-0 JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn. – The King University women’s soccer team took to the road to face one of the premier teams in the southeast region in Carson-Newman University. The Eagles turned in solid performance, defeating the Tornado 3-0 on Wednesday evening.
  • Soccer doubleheader at Mount Olive shifted to King
    October 05, 2016
    Soccer doubleheader at Mount Olive shifted to King BRISTOL, Tenn. – Due to Hurricane Matthew, King University’s Conference Carolinas soccer doubleheader on Saturday at the University of Mount Olive has been moved. The double dip will now take place in Bristol at Parks Field. The women’s are scheduled to kickoff at 11:00 a.m. with the men to follow at 1:00 p.m.
  • Schoones, Smith take ECAC Offensive Player of the Week awards
    October 04, 2016
    Schoones, Smith take ECAC Offensive Player of the Week awards BRISTOL, Tenn. – For the second time this season, Freek Schoones of the men’s soccer team has earned Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC) Offensive Player of the Week. Tornado women’s soccer player Miranda Smith garnered ECAC Offensive Player of the Week also earned recognition for her performance this week.
  • Offense lifts King over North Greenville
    October 01, 2016
    Offense lifts King over North Greenville BRISTOL, Tenn. – The King University didn’t waste any time getting on the scoreboard on Saturday when they hosted North Greenville University. The Tornado scored three first half goals and added a pair in the second half to defeat the Crusaders 5-1.
  • Tornado Fall to Belmont Abbey
    September 27, 2016
    Tornado Fall to Belmont Abbey BRISTOL, Tenn. – In the third Conference Carolinas match-up of the year the King University women's team squared off against Belmont Abbey. The Crusaders scored one goal in the first half and added two in the second half to take the match 3-0.
  • Trojans top King with second half goal
    September 19, 2016
    Trojans top King with second half goal BRISTOL, Tenn. – The King University women’s soccer team squared off against Trevecca Nazarene University at Parks Field. The contest was a close with the Trojans scoring the only goal of the game late in the second half to take the match.
  • Tornado Fall to Converse
    September 17, 2016
    Tornado Fall to Converse BRISTOL, Tenn. – In the second Conference Carolinas match-up of the year the King University women's soccer team faced off against Converse College. The Valkyries scored three goals in the first half, and another one in the second half to take the contest 4-0.
  • Second half onslaught pushes King over Milligan
    September 14, 2016
    Second half onslaught pushes King over Milligan BRISTOL, Tenn. – Following a scoreless first half, the King University women’s soccer team responded with a big second half to defeat Milligan College 5-1 on Wednesday evening at Parks Field. The Tornado got five goals from five different goal scorers, including the first career goals for Ami Martins and Sasha Haderer.
  • King falls at Emmanuel in Conference Carolinas opener
    September 11, 2016
    King falls at Emmanuel in Conference Carolinas opener FRANKLIN SPRINGS, Ga. – The King University women’s soccer team opened Conference Carolinas play with a tough test at Emmanuel College on Saturday. The Lions scored early in the second half to take the lead and added an insurance goal late, taking the contest 2-0.
  • Last second goal gives Tusculum 2-1 win over King
    September 07, 2016
    Last second goal gives Tusculum 2-1 win over King GREENEVILLE, Tenn. – Playing their first road contest of the year, the King University women’s soccer team played a solid game at Tusculum College on Wednesday night. Paula Doran put the Tornado ahead in the first half, but the Pioneers answered. It appeared the game would head to overtime, but the Pioneers scored with 3.9 seconds remaining to take the contest 2-1.
  • Balanced attack leads King past Mars Hill
    September 03, 2016
    Balanced attack leads King past Mars Hill BRISTOL, Tenn. – On this sunny afternoon at Parks Field the King University women’s soccer team turned in a solid performance against Mars Hill University, earning their first victory of the season. The Tornado got goals from four different goal scorers, taking the 4-3 win.
  • Tornado fall to Brevard in season opener
    September 01, 2016
    Tornado fall to Brevard in season opener BRISTOL, Tenn. – Following a lightening delay of nearly two hours the King University women's soccer team got their season underway against Brevard College. The match was scoreless the majority of the way until the Tornados broke through in the 74th minute to take the contest 1-0.
  • Duffy adds three for 2016
    May 04, 2016
    Duffy adds three for 2016 BRISTOL, Tenn. – King University women’s soccer coach Simon Duffy has announced the signing of three more student-athletes for the upcoming season. Petra Koivuvaara, Sasha Haderer, and Nadia Ashiq have all signed to join the Tornado for the 2016 season.
  • Wrather signs with Tornado for 2016
    March 24, 2016
    Wrather signs with Tornado for 2016 BRISTOL, Tenn. – King University women’s soccer coach Simon Duffy has added another signee for the upcoming season. Duffy announced that Mackenzie Wrather has signed to play for the Tornado starting with the 2016 season.
  • Duffy inks three in early signing period
    February 10, 2016
    Duffy inks three in early signing period BRISTOL, Tenn. – The early signing period was last week, and King University women’s soccer head coach Simon Duffy inked three players that will join the Tornado this fall. Duffy also added a transfer student that has joined the team for the spring season.
  • Duffy announces Winter Skills Camp
    January 11, 2016
    Duffy announces Winter Skills Camp BRISOL, Tenn. – Head coach Simon Duffy has announced that the women's soccer program will be hosting a Winter Skills Camp on Saturday, February 13. Players from the ages of 14-18 are encouraged to participate in the camp that will run from 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
  • Sigurdardottir garners All-American honors from D2CCA
    December 09, 2015
    Sigurdardottir garners All-American honors from D2CCA BRISTOL, Tenn. – Nearly a week after earning All-America honors from the National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA), King University women’s soccer player Hulda Sigurdardottir garnered Division II Conference Commissioners Association (D2CCA) All-America honors. The sophomore was selected to the third team, becoming the first Tornado to earn that distinction.
  • Sigurdardottir earns NSCAA All-America honors
    December 04, 2015
    Sigurdardottir earns NSCAA All-America honors BRISTOL, Tenn. – For the first time since King University became NCAA Division II members, the Tornado have a National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA) All-American. King women’s soccer player Hulda Sigurdardottir garnered third team All-American honors for the first time in her career and becomes the fourth player in program history to earn All-America recognition.
  • Sigurdardottir named All-Southeast Region by NSCAA
    December 03, 2015
    Sigurdardottir named All-Southeast Region by NSCAA BRISTOL, Tenn. – Hulda Sigurdardottir, can add another award to her collection as she was selected first team All-Southeast Region by the Nation Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA). This marks the second time she has earned recognition from the NSCAA in her two years at King.
  • Sigurdardottir selected D2CCA All-Southeast Region
    November 30, 2015
    Sigurdardottir selected D2CCA All-Southeast Region BRISTOL, Tenn. – Hulda Sigurdardottir, the Conference Carolinas Women’s Soccer Player of the Year can add another award to her mantle as she was named Division II Conference Commissioners Association (D2CCA) first team All-Southeast Region. The sophomore earns All-Region honors from the D2CCA for the first time, and becomes the first Tornado to earn first team accolades.
  • Sigurdardottir headlines King's All-Conference Carolinas selections
    November 04, 2015
    Sigurdardottir headlines King's All-Conference Carolinas selections BRSITOL, Tenn. – The King University women's soccer team posted their best finish since joining Conference Carolinas and three individuals were recognized for their play throughout the season.Hulda Sigurdardottir headlined the group as she was named Conference Carolinas Offensive Player of the Year and garnered first team all-conference honors. Kara Garrett was selected to the all-conference second team and Lindsay Curtis earned third team honors.
  • Garrett tabbed TSWA Women's Soccer Player of the Week
    November 04, 2015
    Garrett tabbed TSWA Women's Soccer Player of the Week BRISTOL, Tenn. – In the final week of the regular season King University Kara Garrett garnered Women’s Soccer Player of the Week accolades from the Tennessee Sports Writers Association. Garrett poured in her second straight hat trick when she tallied four goals in King’s 7-1 win over Lees-McRae College.
  • King lands 10 on Academic All-Conference Carolinas team
    November 04, 2015
    King lands 10 on Academic All-Conference Carolinas team BRISTOL, Tenn. – The fall season is winding down, which means Conference Carolinas has started to announce their academic all-conference honorees. King University had 10 soccer student-athletes earn recognition, four from the women’s soccer team and six from the men’s soccer team.
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