Women's Volleyball News Archives

  • Crusaders too much for Tornado
    September 20, 2017
    BELMONT, N.C. – The King University women’s volleyball team headed to Belmont Abbey College Wednesday night for a Conference Carolinas matchup, but fell to the Crusaders in three sets.  The Crusaders defense was tough and made it difficult for the Tornado offense to get going. 
  • SWU defense stymies Tornado
    September 16, 2017
    CENTRAL, S.C. – Following their conference opening win on Friday night, the King University women’s volleyball team fell to Southern Wesleyan University in three sets on Saturday afternoon. The Warrior defense made it hard for the King offense to get going as Southern Wesleyan took the match 3-0.
  • Tornado offense cruises past NGU in Conference Carolinas opener
    September 15, 2017
    TIGERVILLE, S.C. – The King University women’s volleyball team turned in what may have been their best performance so far this season as they opened Conference Carolinas play at North Greenville University. King turned in their best attack percentage of the season and Becca Huddleston led the Tornado to the 3-0 victory with another double-double.
  • Drake, Serowski tabbed ECAC Defensive POW
    September 12, 2017
    BRISTOL, Tenn. – In the first week the Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC) has announced their Players of the Week, King University had a pair of student-athletes recognized. Olivia Drake was selected ECAC Defensive Player of the Week for women’s soccer and Amy Serowski earned the same award for women’s volleyball.
  • Tornado finish Erskine Tournament 2-1 with sweep of UVAW
    September 09, 2017
    DUE WEST, S.C. – The King University women’s volleyball team took their second win of the day on Saturday afternoon when they defeated UVa-Wise. The Tornado set the tone from the onset, taking the 3-0 victory over the Cavaliers.
  • Tornado come back to defeat Coker
    September 09, 2017
    DUE WEST, S.C. – The King University women’s volleyball team fell behind Coker College early on Saturday morning, but the Tornado came storming back. King dropped the first set to the Cobras, but double-doubles from Becca Huddleston and Abby Anderson brought the Tornado back to take the 3-1 victory.
  • King falls to Shorter in opening match at Erskine Tournament
    September 08, 2017
    DUE WEST, S.C. – The King University women’s volleyball team opened play at the Erskine College tournament with a match against Shorter University on Friday afternoon. The Hawks grabbed the lead early and didn’t look back, taking the match 3-0.
  • Tornado close LMU Tournament with setback to Lee
    September 02, 2017
    HARROGATE, Tenn. – The King University women’s volleyball team finished play at the Lincoln Memorial University Tournament with a match against Lee University. The Tornado fell in three sets to the Flames, 25-22, 25-13 and 25-19.
  • Career-highs fall in thrilling five set win over MHU
    September 02, 2017
    HARROGATE, Tenn. – Playing their first match of the day, the King University women’s volleyball team recorded their first victory of the season against Mars Hill University on Saturday afternoon. The match was close the entire way, but a strong team performance prevailed the Tornado past Mars Hill 3-2.
  • King falls to high powered LMU offense
    September 01, 2017
    HARROGATE, Tenn. – Playing their second match of the day, the King University women’s volleyball team fell to tournament host Lincoln Memorial University on Friday night. The Tornado stayed close in the first set, but the Railsplitter offense proved to be too much for the Tornado as Lincoln Memorial took the match 3-0.
  • Tornado fall to Carson-Newman in season opener
    September 01, 2017
    HARROGATE, Tenn. – The King University women’s volleyball team opened the season with a tough four-set match against Carson-Newman University. The teams split the first two sets before the Eagles took the final two sets to take the match 3-1.
  • Tornado set eyes on return to top of Conference Carolinas
    August 25, 2017
    BRISTOL, Tenn. - The King University women's volleyball team enters the 2017 season with a strong nucleus returning from a team that finished third in the Conference Carolinas North Division this past season. The Tornado will be led by three returning all-conference players this season as they look to make a deep postseason run.
  • Ulrich selected to lead King women's volleyball
    July 05, 2017
    BRISTOL, Tenn. – King University Director of Athletics David Hicks announced on Wednesday the hiring of Dave Ulrich to lead the King women’s volleyball program. Ulrich becomes the fourth coach in program history.
  • King to host girls volleyball camp in June
    May 16, 2017
    BRISTOL, Tenn. – King University volleyball coaches Ryan Booher and Caitlin Bullock will be hosting girls volleyball camps this summer from June 26-30.
  • Cephas steps down as King women's volleyball head coach
    April 10, 2017
    BRISTOL, Tenn. - King University Director of Athletics David Hicks announced on Monday that Head Women’s Volleyball Coach Morris Cephas has resigned to accept an assistant coach position at Austin Peay State University.
  • Barton comes back to top Tornado in conference semis
    November 12, 2016
    WILSON, N.C. – The King University women’s volleyball team was in a familiar place, the Conference Carolinas Women’s Volleyball Championship at north division top seed Barton College. The north division third seeded Tornado started fast and held a 2-1 lead over the Bulldogs. However, Barton rallied to take the final two sets for the 3-2 win, ending King’s season.
  • Huddleston highlights five All-Conference Carolinas performers
    November 12, 2016
    BRISTOL, Tenn. – The King University women’s volleyball team finished third in the Conference Carolinas North Division and advanced to the semifinals of the conference championships with a win on Tuesday night. Prior to the semifinals getting underway, five Tornado were recognized when the league handed out their all-conference awards. Becca Huddleston and Cathy Scaniffe led the way as Huddleston garnered Conference Carolinas Freshman of the Year accolades and Scaniffe was selected first team all-conference.
  • King advances to conference semis with sweep of SWU
    November 08, 2016
    CENTRAL, S.C. – In what has become a common occurrence, the King University women’s volleyball team has advanced to the Conference Carolinas Women’s Volleyball Championship semifinals. However, this year the third seed out of the north division, the Tornado went on the road and defeated south division second seed Southern Wesleyan University 3-0 in the quarterfinals on Tuesday evening.
  • Beckner, Humphreys named academic All-Conference Carolinas
    November 07, 2016
    BRISTOL, Tenn. – The Conference Carolinas Women’s Volleyball Championship gets underway on Tuesday night, and the league has announced their academic all-conference honorees. King University had two student-athletes recognized, Ashton Beckner and Reghan Humphreys.
  • King falls at Erskine in regular season finale
    November 05, 2016
    DUE WEST, S.C. – The King University women’s volleyball team had a chance to host a Conference Carolinas Women’s Volleyball Championship quarterfinal with a win in the regular season finale on Saturday. However, the Tornado had to square off with defending league champion Erskine College, and the Fly Fleet took the 3-0 victory.
  • Tornado come back to defeat Emmanuel in five
    November 04, 2016
    FRANKLIN SPRINGS, Ga. – In the final week of the regular season, the King University women’s volleyball team knew they need a pair of wins and some help to host a Conference Carolinas Women’s Volleyball championship match next week. The Tornado started the weekend with a 3-2 win at Emmanuel College on Friday night behind a career night from Ashton Beckner.
  • Scaniffe selected CoSIDA Academic All-District
    November 03, 2016
    BRISTOL, Tenn. – For the fourth consecutive season, the King University women’s volleyball team has had a member of the CoSIDA Academic All-District team. This season, Cathy Scaniffe earns the distinction for the first time in her career.
  • Tornado down Mount Olive in three
    October 29, 2016
    MOUNT OLIVE, N.C. – The King University women’s volleyball team bounced back from a defeat on Friday night to take a 3-0 victory at the University of Mount Olive. Ashton Beckner continued her hot play of late, leading the Tornado with 13 kills.
  • King falls at Barton in four
    October 28, 2016
    WILSON, N.C. – The King University women’s volleyball team had a chance to avenge a Conference Carolinas defeat earlier in the season on Friday night when they traveled to take on Barton College. However, the Bulldogs took the first set, and then the final two frames to take the 3-1 win to stay on top of the Conference Carolinas North Division standings.
  • Serowski tabbed ECAC Defensive Player of the Week
    October 26, 2016
    BRISTOL, Tenn. – For the first time this season, King University women’s volleyball player Amy Serowski has been honored by the Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC). The defensive specialist garnered ECAC Defensive Player of the Week honors following a big week in the back row, helping the Tornado to a 2-1 week.
  • Doran, Huddleston selected TSWA Players of the Week
    October 26, 2016
    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.
  • Tornado sweep UVa-Wise in final regular season home match
    October 25, 2016
    BRISTOL, Tenn. – Playing their final home regular season home match, the King University women’s volleyball team took a 3-0 victory over UVa-Wise on throwback night. The Tornado were led by senior Ashton Beckner who hit a blistering .562 in the match.
  • Tornado split pair of matches at Pfeiffer triangular
    October 22, 2016
    MISENHEIMER, N.C. – The King University women’s volleyball team split a pair of matches at Pfeiffer University on Saturday, taking the Conference Carolinas affair against the Falcons 3-0. The Tornado then fell to Georgia College 3-2 in the nightcap.
  • Tornado outlast Belmont Abbey in five set thriller
    October 21, 2016
    BELMONT, N.C. – In what has become a rivalry in Conference Carolinas, the King University women’s volleyball team outlasted Belmont Abbey College on Friday night. The Crusaders forced a fifth set after the Tornado took the second and third sets, but King scored the final three points of the fifth set to take the match 3-2.
  • Scaniffe tabbed TSWA Athlete of the Week
    October 18, 2016
    BRISTOL, Tenn. – For the second time this season, King University women’s volleyball player Cathy Scaniffe was named the Tennessee Sports Writers Association’s Volleyball Player of the Week. She had a solid week, averaging 4.50 kills per set in three matches last week.
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