Women's Tennis News Archives

  • King women's tennis, softball earn Messick Sportsmanship Awards
    May 18, 2018
    BRISTOL, Tenn. – At the conclusion of the spring season, Conference Carolinas announced their Messick Sportsmanship Awards, and two King University teams were recognized. The King women’s tennis team and the Tornado softball team both earned Messick Sportsmanship Awards.
  • King drops match to Emmanuel
    April 14, 2018
    BRISTOL, Tenn. – The King University women’s tennis team fell to one of the top teams in the league on Saturday afternoon. Emmanuel College took the Conference Carolinas dual 9-0.
  • Tornado fall at Southern Wesleyan
    April 11, 2018
    CENTRAL, S.C. – The King University women’s tennis team dropped a Conference Carolinas dual 9-0 at Southern Wesleyan University on Wednesday afternoon.
  • Tornado drop nonconference dual to LMU
    April 10, 2018
    BRISTOL, Tenn. – The King University women’s tennis dropped a nonconference dual to Lincoln Memorial University 9-0 on Tuesday afternoon.
  • League-leading Chowan too much for Tornado
    April 08, 2018
    BRISTOL, Tenn. – The King University women’s tennis team fell to Conference Carolinas-leading Chowan University 9-0 on Sunday afternoon.
  • Tornado fall in conference matchup with Barton
    April 07, 2018
    BRISTOL, Tenn. – The King University women’s tennis team squared off against Barton College Saturday afternoon in a matchup of Conference Carolinas foes. The Tornado fought hard, but struggled against the Bulldogs as they fell 9-0 to the conference opponent.
  • King drops league dual to Converse
    April 03, 2018
    BRISTOL, Tenn. – The King University women’s tennis team fell to Converse College on Tuesday afternoon. The Tornado fell behind in doubles and couldn’t come back in singles, falling to the Valkyries 9-0.
  • King drops narrow 5-4 dual at NGU
    March 23, 2018
    TIGERVILLE, S.C. – The King University women’s tennis team fell to North Greenville University on Friday afternoon. The Tornado nearly came back in singles play, but fell 5-4 to the Crusaders.
  • King drops dual at Mount Olive
    March 17, 2018
    MOUNT OLIVE, N.C. – The King University women’s tennis dropped another Conference Carolinas match on Saturday, falling 9-0 at the University of Mount Olive.
  • King falls to Belmont Abbey
    March 16, 2018
    BRISTOL, Tenn. – The King University women’s tennis team traveled to Belmont Abbey College Friday afternoon for a Conference Carolinas matchup. The Tornado struggled as they fell to the Crusaders 9-0.
  • Tornado drop dual to Lees-McRae
    March 13, 2018
    BRISTOL, Tenn. – The King University women’s tennis dropped their Conference Carolinas dual against Lees-McRae College on Tuesday night. The Bobcats won all three doubles matches before taking all six singles matches for the 9-0 win.
  • Tornado fall to Erskine
    March 10, 2018
    BRISTOL, Tenn. – King University women’s tennis team took on Erskine College in a Conference Carolinas dual where the Tornado were shorthanded. The Flying Fleet took the dual 9-0.
  • King drops conference opener to Limestone
    March 05, 2018
    BRISTOL, Tenn. – The King University women’s tennis team opened Conference Carolinas play with a home dual against Limestone College. The Tornado played two players short as the Saints took the dual 9-0.
  • Tornado volunteer for local community
    February 12, 2018
    BRISTOL, Tenn. – The King University men’s and women’s tennis teams took a break from their busy spring schedules to help and serve the local Bristol community. Head tennis coach, Terry Caldwell, facilitated a volunteer day for the team to work with the Bearcat P.R.I.D.E. program.
  • Tornado fall to Phoenix
    February 10, 2018
    BRISTOL, Tenn. – The King University women’s tennis team opened their spring season against Cumberland University Saturday afternoon. The Tornado fell 9-0 to the Phoenix.
  • King falls in exhibition at Wofford
    February 03, 2018
    SPARTANBURG, S.C. – The King University women’s tennis team started their spring season with an exhibition at Wofford College. The Terriers took the contest 7-0.
  • Caldwell named interim tennis coach
    January 11, 2018
    BRISTOL, Tenn. – King University Director of Athletics David Hicks announced the hire of Terry Caldwell as the interim head tennis coach on Thursday. Caldwell joins the Tornado tennis programs following the resignation of Mariia Ilina and he will remain with the Tornado for the remainder of the season when King will conduct a national search for a full-time coach.
  • Tornado fall to Montevallo 9-0
    October 19, 2017
    CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. – The King University women’s tennis team faced off against the University of Montevallo on Thursday afternoon. The team struggled and fell 9-0 to the Falcons.
  • Bell, Harr take wins, King falls at UVa-Wise
    October 16, 2017
    WISE, Va. – The King University women’s tennis team returned to the court on Monday night at UVa-Wise. The Tornado took a pair of wins in singles, but that was it as the Cavaliers took the dual 7-2.
  • Tornado drop match to Mars Hill
    October 03, 2017
    BRISTOL, Tenn. – The King University women’s tennis team fell to Mars Hill University on Tuesday afternoon in a duel match. The Tornado fell to the Lions 6-1.
  • Francois, Roustand Ruiz compete at ITA Regional
    October 01, 2017
    SUMTER, S.C. – Two of the newcomers to the King University women’s tennis team competed at the ITA Southeast Regional over the weekend.
  • King drops season opening dual at Tusculum
    September 25, 2017
    GREENEVILLE, Tenn. – The King University women’s tennis team played their first dual of the season as they traveled to Tusculum College on Monday. The Tornado fell to the Pioneers 9-0.
  • Francois, Roustand Ruiz lead Tornado at Palmetto Tennis Center Invite
    September 17, 2017
    SUMTER, S.C. – The King University women’s tennis team opened their season with a solid outing at the Palmetto Tennis Center Invitational. Vanessa Francois won the C draw and Thalía Roustand Ruiz took the C draw consolation title to lead the Tornado.
  • King to gain experience in 2017-18
    September 06, 2017
    BRISTOL, Tenn. - The 2017-18 King University women's tennis squad will be young as Head Coach Mariia Iliana has five freshman joining lone returner Catherine Vezey. Iliana hopes all the new faces will mesh and translate into a Conference Carolinas Tournament appearance this year.
  • Tornado tennis teams earn ITA Scholar awards
    August 02, 2017
    BRISTOL, Tenn. – The Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) announced their academic awards for the 2016-17 season, both the King University men’s and women's tennis team earned ITA All-Academic Team. Two individuals from the women’s team and seven from the men’s team were selected ITA Scholar-Athletes.
  • Ilina attends Women's Leadership Symposium
    June 21, 2017
    BRISTOL, Tenn. – Earlier this spring, King University tennis coach Mariia Ilina was selected to attend the Women’s Leadership Symposium (WLS) in Kansas City, Mo. Ilina was one of 100 participants that were selected to attend the WLS, which aims to expand the participants’ network and promote the recruitment and retention of women working in intercollegiate athletics administration.
  • King tennis has six earn academic All-Conference Carolinas
    April 17, 2017
    BRISTOL, Tenn. – The Conference Carolinas Tennis Championship starts this weekend, and leading up to the event the league released their academic all-conference performers. The King University men’s and women’s tennis teams each had three members earn academic all-conference.
  • Tornado fall at #36 North Georgia
    April 14, 2017
    DAHLONEGA, Ga. – The King University women’s tennis team wrapped up their season with a dual at 36th-ranked University of North Georgia. Playing shorthanded, the Tornado fell 9-0.
  • Tornado drop home finale to Pfeiffer
    April 12, 2017
    BRISTOL, Tenn. – In their final home match of the season, the King University women’s tennis team fell to Pfeiffer University. The Falcons took the Conference Carolinas dual 7-2.
  • King falls to Lees-McRae
    April 08, 2017
    BRISTOL, Tenn. – The King University women’s tennis team dropped a tight battle with Conference Carolinas rival on Saturday afternoon. Lees-McRae College came away with a narrow 4-3 victory behind three singles wins.
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