Tornado fall to Mars Hill 6-3BRISTOL, Tenn. – The King University women's tennis team hosted their third dual match of the year against Mars Hill University on Saturday afternoon. The Tornado lost 2-1 in the doubles and 4-2 in singles to fall in the match 6-3 overall.
Tornado compete at ITA RegionalSUMTER, S.C. – King University had a few men’s and women’s players compete at the ITA Regional over the weekend. Leonnard Neumann led the Tornado men in the event in Sumter, S.C. while a trio of women made the third round of the consolation bracket.
Tornado fall to Tusculum in home openerBRISTOL, Tenn. – The King University women’s tennis team opened their dual season at home on Saturday afternoon against regional rival Tusculum College. The Pioneers took the dual 9-0, handing King their first loss of the year.
Maloney, Salazar take doubles title, lead King at season openerSUMTER, S.C. – The King University women’s tennis team opened the season with and individual tournament, the Palmetto Tennis Center Invitational where Haley Maloney and Alyssa Salazar led the way. The duo took the title in doubles C Draw to lead the Tornado at the event.
Ilina announces signing classBRISTOL, Tenn. – King University head tennis coach Mariia Ilina announced the signing of three student-athletes that will help the Tornado in the upcoming season. Lennard Neumann, Emily Smith and Charles Jabaley will all join the Tornado this fall ready for the season to start.
Tornado earn ITA Scholar-Athlete honorsBRISTOL, Tenn. – The Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) announced their academic awards for the 2015-16 season, and the King University women’s tennis team was named an ITA All-Academic Team and two individuals were selected Scholar-Athletes. On the men’s side, five Tornado were named ITA Scholar Athletes.
Doubles wins leads Mount Olive to win over KingSUMTER, S.C. – The King University women’s tennis team entered the Conference Carolinas Tournament as the seventh seed and knew they had a tough matchup with second seed University of Mount Olive. The Trojans took all three doubles matches before the Tornado took one singles match. However, that was all King would win as Mount Olive took the match 5-1.
Tornado drop final Conference Carolinas dual to CrusadersMISENHEIMER, N.C. – The King University women’s tennis team fell to North Greenville University in their final Conference Carolinas regular season dual. After earning a victory at No. 1 doubles the Tornado were until to regain an advantage in the match and fell to the Crusader 7-2 after taking one more win at No. 2 singles.
King drops home finale to Carson-NewmanBRISTOL, Tenn. – The King University women’s tennis team closed their home schedule on Sunday with a nonconference dual against Carson-Newman University. Katya Cerny led the way for the Tornado, taking wins in singles and doubles, but that was all King would get as the Eagles took the match 7-2.
Singles play gives Pfeiffer win over KingMISENHEIMER, N.C. – The King University men’s tennis team squared off with another one of the top teams in Conference Carolinas on Saturday afternoon as they traveled to Pfeiffer University. The Falcons took control of the match early, taking the 8-1 win.
Tornado edge Lions in conference battleBRISTOL, Tenn. – The King University women's tennis team defeated Emmanuel College in a tight fought Conference Carolinas dual. The Tornado earned a 5-4 victory over the Lions after recording two doubles wins and tallying wins in the final three singles matches.
Tornado fall short at Belmont AbbeyBELMONT, N.C. – The King University women's tennis team fell to the Crusaders of Belmont Abbey College in a tough Conference Carolinas road match up. After dropping to a 2-1 disadvantage after doubles play the Tornado went on to post three singles victories dropping the league dual 5-4.
Nighthawks top Tornado in nonconference dualBRISTOL, Tenn. – On Tuesday afternoon, the King University women’s tennis team hosted the University of North Georgia in a nonconference dual. The visiting Nighthawks grabbed the lead in doubles play as they went on to take the match 9-0.
Tornado come back to defeat BartonBRISTOL, Tenn. – The King University women’s tennis team earned another Conference Carolinas win on a windy Saturday at the King Tennis Courts. The Tornado took two of the doubles matches against Barton College and clinched the 5-4 win with a trio of singles wins.
King falls to Mount OliveBRISTOL, Tenn. – The King University women’s tennis team took on the University of Mount Olive in a Conference Carolinas dual on Friday at the Bristol Racquet Club. The Tornado played the Trojans tough, but Mount Olive took the 9-0 win.
Sattz, Salazar tabbed Conference Carolinas Players of the WeekBRISTOL, Tenn. – Following great weeks, Ryan Sattz of the King University baseball team and Alyssa Salazar of the women’s tennis team were recognized by Conference Carolinas. Sattz led the Tornado at the plate a week ago while Salazar went 2-0 in singles and 1-0 in doubles play a week ago.
Tornado drop tough fought match at Lees-McRaeBANNER ELK, N.C. – The King University women’s tennis team was defeated by Lees-McRae in the Conference Carolinas match up 6-3. The Tornado earned victories at number three doubles and numbers four and five singles but were unable to grab another couple wins to edge the Bobcats. Though they were unable to tallying the win the Tornado did not make it easy on the Bobcats taking three matches to three sets.
King comes back to defeat Converse for first league winBRISTOL, Tenn. – The King University earned their first Conference Carolinas win of the season on Wednesday afternoon in impressive fashion as the Tornado defeated Converse College. Playing one player short the Tornado dug out of an 3-0 hole after doubles, winning all five singles matches to take the 5-4 victory.
King falls in nonconference match at Young HarrisYOUNG HARRIS, Ga. – The King University women’s tennis team took to the road on Sunday to take on nonconference foe Young Harris College. The Tornado played short one player as the Mountain Lions took the 9-0 victory.
Tornado softball and tennis reschedule Saturday's contestsBRISTOL, Tenn. – Due to impending weather on Saturday a few King University schedules have been changed. The home softball doubleheader against Limestone College has been postponed and rescheduled for April 15 at 2:00 p.m., and the men’s and women’s tennis duals at North Greenville University scheduled for Saturday have been rescheduled for April 20 at 2:00 p.m. in Tigerville, S.C.
Cerny, Poswiat sweep Conference Carolinas Tennis weekly awardsBRISTOL, Tenn. – For the first time this season, the King University tennis teams swept the Conference Carolinas weekly awards following a pair of great weeks during spring break. On the women’s side, Katya Cerny takes home honors after going 3-1 in both singles and doubles a week ago, and Moritz Poswiat took home recognition on the men’s side, going undefeated on the week.
Limestone tops Tornado in Conference Carolinas playBRISTOL, Tenn. – The King University women’s tennis team took to the court again on Saturday as they resumed Conference Carolinas play against Limestone College. However, the Saints took the dual match 9-0.
Tornado finish spring break trip 3-0HILTON HEAD, S.C. – On the final day of their spring break trip, the King University women’s tennis team capped a 3-0 trip with a pair of victories over Clarion University and Saint Joseph’s College. In the morning, King defeated Clarion 8-1 before topping Saint Joseph’s 9-0 later Tuesday night.
King takes first win, topping Davis & ElkinsHILTON HEAD, S.C. – Spring break got off to a good start for the King University women’s tennis team as they earned their first win of the year on Monday. The Tornado swept through doubles play en route to a 7-2 victory over Davis & Elkins College.
Tornado drop dual to conference-leading ErskineBRISTOL, Tenn. – The King University women’s tennis team took on one of the top teams in Conference Carolinas on Saturday at home, Erskine College, and the Flying Fleet proved why they are atop the league standings. Erskine took the 9-0 to stay undefeated in conference play.
King falls to SWU in ConfCarolinas openerCELMSON, S.C. – The King University women's tennis team opened up Conference Carolinas play against Southern Wesleyan University Saturday afternoon in Clemson, S.C. The Tornado were defeated by the Warriors 9-0.
Tornado fall at Lincoln MemorialHARROGATE, Tenn. – The King University women's tennis team traveled to Lincoln Memorial University on Wednesday. The Railsplitters topped the Tornado 8-1 as King landed a win at No. 2 dobules.
Tornado tennis match pushed back to ThursdayBRISTOL, Tenn. – The King University men’s and women’s tennis dual that was scheduled for Wednesday in Bristol against Lincoln Memorial University has been moved to Thursday. The dual will still start at 2:00 p.m., but the location has changed to Harrogate, Tenn.
Tornado drop dual at Tennessee WesleyanATHENS, Tenn. – The King University women’s tennis team returned to the court at Tennessee Wesleyan College on Saturday. The Tornado took a doubles match and two singles matches from Bulldogs, but Tennessee Wesleyan took a 5-3 victory.
King drops exhibition at WoffordSPARTANBURG, S.C. – The King University women’s tennis opened their spring season with an exhibition match at Wofford College on Sunday afternoon, a the Terriers took a 7-0 victory over the Tornado.
Tornado drop fall finale to MilliganBRISTOL, Tenn. – In their first home match of the season, and a match that marked the end to their fall season, the King University women’s tennis team fell to Milligan College on Friday evening. The Tornado took one of the three doubles matches, but the Buffaloes earned the 7-2 win by taking five singles matches.
Blues top King 7-2BLUEFIELD, W.Va. – In a match that was added to the schedule late, the King University women’s tennis team traveled to Bluefield State College for a dual match on Thursday. The Tornado took one of the doubles matches, but couldn’t get any momentum going in singles as the Blues took the dual 7-2.
King falls to Tusculum in first dual of yearGREENEVILLE, Tenn. – The King University women’s tennis team started their dual season on Wednesday at Tusculum College. The Pioneers grabbed the lead in doubles and took the match 9-0.
Rain alters King tennis schedulesBRISTOL, Tenn. – With rain sweeping through the southeast, this weekend’s ITA Southeast Regional Tournament has been postponed until next weekend in Sumter, S.C. With those changes, the Tornado have also moved their dual matches that were scheduled for next weekend.
Tornado open season at Palmetto Tennis Center InviteSUMTER, S.C. – The King University women’s tennis started their season with an individual tournament against Conference Carolinas members at the Palmetto Tennis Center Invitational. Haley Maloney and doubles partner Marianne Hull highlighted the weekend for the Tornado.
King prepared to open new seasonBRISTOL, Tenn. – With the struggles of 2014-15 in the review mirror, the King University women’s tennis team has their sights set on returning to the Conference Carolinas Tournament in 2015-16. Mariia Ilina returns four starters from last season to go along with two newcomers and two more student-athletes coming off of a redshirt year.