Women's Volleyball News Archives

  • King falls to Tusculum
    October 17, 2017
    BRISTOL, Tenn. – The King University women’s volleyball team faced off against Tusculum College for the second time this season. The Tornado started off strong, but the Pioneers offense proved to be too much as they took the match 3-1 over King.
  • Tornado take third straight win with sweep of LMC
    October 14, 2017
    BRISTOL, Tenn. – For the second time this season, the King University women’s volleyball team has won three straight matches. The Tornado came away with a 3-0 win over rival Lees-McRae College behind their stellar service attack.
  • Pigage, Scaniffe lead King past Concord
    October 10, 2017
    BRISTOL, Tenn. – The King University women’s team won their second straight match, using their serve to sweep Concord University. The Tornado service attack was led by Sydney Pigage, and Cathy Scaniffe led one of the best offensive outputs this season for the Tornado.
  • Huddleston, Lozano lead King past Mount Olive
    October 07, 2017
    MOUNT OLIVE, N.C. – The King University rebounded from Friday night’s defeat with a resounding 3-0 win at the University of Mount Olive. Tristyn Lozano and Becca Huddleston led the Tornado offense to the Conference Carolinas victory.
  • Tornado fall at league-leading Barton
    October 06, 2017
    WILSON, N.C. – The King University women’s volleyball team took to the road to face Barton College, and the Tornado got off to a hot start. King won the first set, but the Bulldogs came back, taking the final three sets to win the match 3-1.
  • Pioneer offense too much for King
    October 03, 2017
    GREENEVILLE, Tenn. – The King University women’s volleyball team went out of conference to take on Tusculum College on Tuesday night. The Tornado kept the match close early, but the Pioneers took the match 3-0.
  • Scaniffe tabbed TSWA Player of the Week
    October 03, 2017
    BRISTOL, Tenn. – For the first time this year, King University women’s volleyball player Cathy Scaniffe has earned a weekly award. She was selected Tennessee Sports Writers Association (TSWA) Player of the Week as the association announced on Tuesday.
  • Lions too much for Tornado
    September 30, 2017
    BRISTOL, Tenn. – The King Women’s Volleyball team hosted Emmanuel College on Saturday afternoon in a Conference Carolinas match up.  Although every set was close, the Lions edged the Tornado in three straight sets.
  • Tornado offense overpowers Erskine
    September 29, 2017
    BRISTOL, Tenn. – The King University women’s volleyball team had their home opener tonight where they hosted Erskine College in a Conference Carolinas matchup. The Tornado offense was strong tonight as they took the match in three straight sets to defeat the Flying Fleet.
  • Scaniffe's double-double leads to sweep at UVa-Wise
    September 26, 2017
    WISE, Va. – The King University women’s volleyball team returned to action and earned a sweep on the road. The Tornado defeated UVa-Wise 3-0 behind a double-double from Cathy Scaniffe on Tuesday night.
  • 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.
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