Men's Soccer News Archives

  • Saavedra gives King victory over SWU
    October 17, 2018
    BRISTOL, Tenn. – The King University men’s soccer team came away with a well-earned Conference Carolinas victory on Wednesday afternoon against Southern Wesleyan University. Carlos Saavedra gave King the lead with a goal in the 72nd minute, and the Tornado made it stand up to take the 2-1 victory.
  • Tornado drop a close one to Chowan 2-1
    October 13, 2018
    MURFREESBORO, N.C. – The King University men’s soccer team was in action Saturday against Chowan University. The tornado came out the gates hot with an early goal but was unable to stop the Hawks comeback late in the match.
  • Tornado comeback comes up short at USC Aiken
    October 10, 2018
    AIKEN, S.C. – The King University men’s soccer team took to the road for a nonconference tilt against USC Aiken on Wednesday evening. The Pacers scored first, but the Tornado fought back to pull within a goal at the break. King couldn’t complete the comeback in the second half as USC Aiken took the contest 3-2.
  • Delisle tabbed TSWA Player of the Week
    October 10, 2018
    BRISTOL, Tenn. – Ben Delisle led the King University men’s soccer team to a pair of wins last week, scoring three goals. On Wednesday, his performance earned him Tennessee Sports Writers Association (TSWA) Player of the Week honors.
  • Saavedra, Delisle lead King past Mount Olive
    October 06, 2018
    MOUNT OLIVE, N.C. – The King University men’s soccer team won their second contest this week when they traveled to the University of Mount Olive on Saturday afternoon. The Tornado got a pair of goals from Ben Delisle and Carlos Saavedra to take the contest 4-1.
  • King earns USC Team Academic Award
    October 04, 2018
    BRISTOL, Tenn. – The King University men’s soccer team was honored by the United Soccer Coaches (USC) on Thursday when the association announced their Team Academic Award winners. The Tornado earn the award for the fourth straight year.
  • Caram's goal and assist lead the Tornado past NGU
    October 02, 2018
    BRISTOL, Tenn. – The King University men's soccer surged past North Greenville University in the first half by taking a quick 2-0 lead. The Tornado were able to snuff a Crusader comeback and take the match 2-1.
  • King match against NGU rescheduled for Tuesday
    October 01, 2018
    BRISTOL, Tenn. – The King University men’s soccer game that was postponed on Saturday against North Greenville University has been rescheduled for Tuesday with kickoff scheduled for 4:00 p.m. The Tornado contest originally scheduled for Tuesday at USC Aiken has been moved to October 10 at 6:00 p.m.
  • Comeback falls short for King against BAC
    September 26, 2018
    BRISTOL, Tenn. – The King University men’s soccer team fell behind Belmont Abbey College in the first half but nearly made a comeback in the second stanza. The Tornado cut their deficit to 2-1 late in the game, and had a flurry of opportunities to net the equalizer in the final minutes, but came up short as Belmont Abbey took the contest 2-1.
  • King falls in heart-breaker at #10 Limestone
    September 19, 2018
    GAFFNEY, S.C. – The King University men’s soccer team went toe-to-toe with one of the nation’s top teams on Wednesday night. The Tornado played through a scoreless 90 minutes with 10th-ranked Limestone College. The game remained scoreless until there was two minutes remaining in the second overtime when the Saints score to take the contest 1-0.
  • Tornado reschedule match against Belmont Abbey
    September 17, 2018
    BRISTOL, Tenn. – The King University men’s soccer team has rescheduled their Conference Carolinas match against Belmont Abbey College that was postponed over the weekend. The Tornado will take on the Crusaders on September 26 at 4:30 p.m. at Parks Field.
  • Tornado fall to LMU in double overtime
    September 12, 2018
    BRISTOL, Tenn. – The King University men’s soccer team fought back on Wednesday afternoon against Lincoln Memorial University. The Tornado tallied the equalizer in the second half, sending the game to overtime. However, the Railsplitters tallied the game-winner in the 105th minute, taking the contest 2-1.
  • King soccer and volleyball postponed
    September 11, 2018
    BRISTOL, Tenn. – Due to Hurricane Florence, this weekend's women's volleyball and soccer matches have been postponed. The King University women's volleyball team was scheduled to play Barton College and the University of Mount Olive on Friday and Saturday while the men's and women's soccer teams were slated to take on Belmont Abbey College on Saturday. None of the contests have been rescheduled at this time.
  • Second-half surge not enough for Tornado at Emmanuel
    September 08, 2018
    FRANKLIN SPRINGS, Ga. – In the second straight contest, the King University men’s soccer team played a tight scoreless first half on Saturday when they traveled to Emmanuel College. The Lions broke through in the second half with a penalty kick goal to take the contest 1-0.
  • Tornado play to 1-1 draw with Shaw
    September 05, 2018
    BRISTOL, Tenn. – The King University men’s soccer team played a tight contest with Shaw University on Wednesday afternoon at Parks Field. The Tornado came back to even the score late on Leo Braga’s first career goal. Neither team was able to score the rest of the way as the contest ended in a 1-1.
  • First half goals for Tusculum top Tornado
    September 02, 2018
    GREENEVILLE, Tenn. – The King University men’s soccer team took their first road trip of the season, and fell at Tusculum University. The Pioneers scored a pair of goals in the opening 30 minutes and added an insurance goal late for the 3-0 victory.
  • Early goals lead King past Concord
    August 30, 2018
    BRISTOL, Tenn. – The scoring came early and often for the King University men’s soccer team as they opened the season on Thursday afternoon against Concord University. Ben Delisle scored one minute into the contest, setting the tone for the 2-0 Tornado victory.
  • Tornado return a veteran core for 2018
    August 23, 2018
    BRISTOL, Tenn. - The King men's soccer team enters the 2018 season with a solid core back from a season ago, added with a group of talented newcomers. Second-year head coach Richie Rose will rely on his veterans to lead the way for the Tornado throughout the 2018 campaign.
  • Bickerstaffe, Allan selected All-Conference Carolinas
    November 03, 2017
    BRISTOL, Tenn. – The King University men’s soccer team closed the season on a hot streak, and a pair of seniors were honor when Conference Carolinas announced their all-conference performers. Faber Bickerstaffe and Ben Allan both garnered third team All-Conference Carolinas accolades.
  • King has nine selected academic All-Conference Carolinas
    October 30, 2017
    BRISTOL, Tenn. – Leading into the Conference Carolinas Tournament, the league announced their men’s and women’s academic all-conference honorees. Six Tornado from the men’s team were recognized and three from the women’s team.
  • Second half goals lift King over Barton
    October 28, 2017
    WILSON, N.C. – The King University men’s soccer team capped their season with their third straight win, a come-from-behind victory at Barton College on Saturday. The Tornado got second half goals from Adonis Wheeler and Carlos Saavedra to lift King over Barton 2-1.
  • Seniors lead King to victory over Carson-Newman
    October 25, 2017
    BRISTOL, Tenn. – In the final home game of the season, the King University men’s soccer team relied on a senior duo to defeat Carson-Newman University. Luis Calderon and Faber Bickerstaffe combined for the contest’s lone goal in the 57th minute, giving the Tornado the 1-0 victory.
  • Saavedra selected ECAC Offensive POW
    October 24, 2017
    BRISTOL, Tenn. – For the first time this season, the King University men’s soccer team has had a player recognized by the Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC). Following his two goals and an assist last week, Carlos Saavedra was selected ECAC Offensive Player of the Week by the ECAC.
  • Tornado defeat Milligan 7-0
    October 18, 2017
    BRISTOL, Tenn. – The King University men’s soccer team took on Milligan College Wednesday afternoon in a nonconference matchup.  The Tornado played fantastic as they posted a 7-0 victory over the visiting Buffalos. King posted their highest single game goal total in this one as the offense was dominate.
  • King drops contest at Mount Olive
    October 14, 2017
    MOUNT OLIVE, N.C. – The King University men’s soccer team took another tough loss on the road on Saturday afternoon. The Tornado fell at the University of Mount Olive 3-0.
  • Tornado play to scoreless draw at SWU
    October 11, 2017
    CENTRAL, S.C. – The King University men’s soccer team played a solid defensive contest at Southern Wesleyan, but the Warrior defense was just as stout. Neither offense could find the back of the net as the Conference Carolinas contest ended in a scoreless draw.
  • Tornado score late, fall to Chowan 2-1
    October 07, 2017
    BRISTOL, Tenn. – The King University men’s soccer team squared off with Chowan University and the score was even at the half. However, the Hawks scored a pair of goals early in the second half. King scored late, but it wasn’t enough as Chowan took the game 2-1.
  • Tornado soccer programs earn USC Team Academic Award
    October 05, 2017
    BRISTOL, Tenn. – For the third straight year, King University had both of their soccer teams recognized by the United Soccer Coaches (USC), formerly the National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA), both earning the Team Academic Award for 2016-17. King was one of 195 schools that had both of their soccer teams receive the award. This marks the seventh straight year the King women have won the award and the third straight year for the men.
  • First half goals sink King at Belmont Abbey
    October 03, 2017
    BELMONT, N.C. – The King University men’s soccer team traveled to Belmont Abbey College for a Conference Carolinas matchup. Faber Bickerstaffe scored in the second half for the Tornado, but three first half goals for Belmont Abbey were the difference as the Crusaders took the game 3-1.
  • Lions edge Tornado 1-0
    September 30, 2017
    BRISTOL, Tenn. – The King Men’s Soccer team hosted Emmanuel College on Saturday afternoon for a Conference Carolinas match up. The Tornado suffered another one goal loss as the Lions defeated them 2-1.
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