Women's Volleyball News Archives

  • Tornado stunned by BAC in conference semifinal
    November 10, 2018
    FRANKLIN SPRINGS, Ga. – The King University women’s volleyball team’s season came to a screeching halt on Saturday as they faced Conference Carolinas North Division champion Belmont Abbey College in a conference semifinal. The Tornado took the opening two sets, but Belmont Abbey came back to win the final three sets to take the match 3-2.
  • Ward, Lozano selected All-Conference Carolinas
    November 10, 2018
    BRISTOL, Tenn. – Prior to the start of the Conference Carolinas Women’s Volleyball Championship semifinal matches, the league held a banquet to announce their all-conference selections. Julie Ward was selected Conference Carolinas Freshman of the Year and first team all-conference and Tristyn Lozano garnered third team honors.
  • Tornado come storming back, down NGU to reach conference semi
    November 06, 2018
    TIGERVILLE, S.C. – The King University women’s volleyball team got off to a slow start in their Conference Carolinas Women’s Volleyball Championship quarterfinal match at North Greenville University. The north division third seed Tornado dropped the first two sets to south second seed North Greenville, but came storming back to take the match 3-2.
  • Double-doubles lead King past Converse
    November 03, 2018
    SPARTANBURG, S.C. – The King University women’s volleyball team closed the regular season with a well-rounded effort to defeat Converse College 3-1. The Tornado posted four double-doubles in the match and had four players reach double figures in kills.
  • Tornado balanced attack tops Limestone
    November 02, 2018
    GAFFNEY, S.C. – The King University women’s volleyball team got off to a hot start at Limestone College on Friday night. The Tornado took the first two sets, won the match 3-1 following a hiccup in the third set.
  • Tornado take second straight sweep over LMC
    October 30, 2018
    BANNER ELK, N.C. – In their second straight match against Lees-McRae College, the King University women’s volleyball team set the tone early. The Tornado took the first set 25-9 as they went on to sweep the match 3-0.
  • Tornado sweep LMC in home finale
    October 27, 2018
    BRISTOL, Tenn. – The King University women’s volleyball team came away with a 3-0 win over Lees-McRae College in their final home match of the season on Saturday afternoon. The Tornado played well on both sides of the net, being led by a career-high in digs from senior Angela Boudavong.
  • BAC comes back, tops Tornado in tight four-set match
    October 26, 2018
    BRISTOL, Tenn. – The King University women’s volleyball team dropped a tight four-set match to league-leading Belmont Abbey College on Friday night in the Student Center Complex. The Tornado had chances to win the opening two sets, but the Crusaders came storming back, winning them both. The Crusaders eventually took the match 3-1.
  • Tornado have nine selected academic All-Conference Carolinas
    October 26, 2018
    BRISTOL, Tenn. – With the women’s volleyball season winding down, Conference Carolinas has announced their academic all-conference honorees. King University had nine players recognized by the league.
  • Lozano selected TSWA Player of the Week
    October 24, 2018
    BRISTOL, Tenn. – Tristyn Lozano had a big week for the King University women’s volleyball team, leading the Tornado to a 2-1 record. She posted her first two career double-doubles and was selected Tennessee Sports Writers Association Player of the Week on Wednesday.
  • NGU defense stymies Tornado offense
    October 20, 2018
    BRISTOL, Tenn. – The King University women’s volleyball team got off to a slow start again on Saturday afternoon against North Greenville University. It appeared the Tornado righted the ship in the second set, but as they did all day, the Crusaders did a good job of closing sets as they came back to take the set and win the match 3-0.
  • Three double-doubles lead King past SWU
    October 19, 2018
    BRISTOL, Tenn. – The King University women’s volleyball team continued their hot play in the Student Center Complex on Friday night. The Tornado again fell behind, but came back with a vengeance over the next three sets to defeat Southern Wesleyan University 3-1.
  • Block leads Tornado past Erskine
    October 16, 2018
    BRISTOL, Tenn. – The King University women’s volleyball team got off to a slow start on Tuesday night in the Student Center Complex against Erskine College, but they came back behind their block. The Tornado nearly posted a season-best in blocks in the 3-1 come-from-behind victory over the Flying Fleet.
  • Ward tabbed Conference Carolinas Player of the Week
    October 15, 2018
    BRISTOL, Tenn. – Following a big week for the King University women’s volleyball team, Julie Ward was selected Conference Carolinas Women’s Volleyball Player of the Week. She posted a double-double and over .300 in two wins for the Tornado.
  • King offense erupts to top UMO
    October 13, 2018
    BRISTOL, Tenn. – The King University women’s volleyball team used the momentum from Friday night’s sweep as they took on the University of Mount Olive on Saturday afternoon. The Tornado offense was unstoppable in the early going as they took the contest 3-1.
  • Tornado hand Barton their first Conference Carolinas defeat
    October 12, 2018
    BRISTOL, Tenn. – The King University women’s volleyball team played one of their best matches of the year on Friday night in the Student Center Complex. The Tornado swept league-leading Barton College, handing the Bulldogs their first Conference Carolinas defeat of the season.
  • Lion block too much for King offense
    October 05, 2018
    BRISTOL, Tenn. – Playing in front of their home fans for the first time in a month, the King University women’s volleyball team fell to Emmanuel College in a Conference Carolinas match. The Tornado couldn’t get their offense going as the Lions posted 11 blocks in their 3-0 victory.
  • Tornado drop tight contest at league leader Barton
    September 29, 2018
    WILSON, N.C. – The King University women’s volleyball team traveled to take on Conference Carolinas leader Barton College on Saturday afternoon. In what was a tight match, the Tornado took the third set, but that was it as the Bulldogs came away with a 3-1 victory.
  • Tornado sweep UMO for first conference win
    September 28, 2018
    MOUNT OLIVE, N.C. – The King University women’s volleyball team took their first Conference Carolinas win of the season in impressive fashion on Friday night. The Tornado swept the University of Mount Olive behind a balanced attack from Kayley Holtzclaw and Julie Ward.
  • King falls in conference opener at BAC
    September 25, 2018
    BELMONT, N.C. – The King University women’s volleyball team returned to the court for the first time in nearly two weeks and took the first set at Belmont Abbey College. However, the Crusaders came back by winning the next three sets to take the Conference Carolinas match 3-1.
  • King reschedules matches against Barton and Mount Olive
    September 17, 2018
    BRISTOL, Tenn. – The King University women’s volleyball team has rescheduled their contests against Barton College and the University of Mount Olive that were postponed this weekend. The Tornado will now host Barton on Friday, October 12 and Mount Olive the following day on October 13.
  • 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.
  • Ward selected Conference Carolinas Player of the Week
    September 10, 2018
    BRISTOL, Tenn. – Following a 4-1 week for the King University women’s volleyball team, Julie Ward was selected Conference Carolinas Player of the Week. In four matches she averaged 3.77 kills and 3.23 digs per set and was selected to the Concord Tournament all-tournament team.
  • King takes a pair of sweeps to finish Concord Tournament
    September 08, 2018
    ATHENS, W.Va. – The King University women’s volleyball team closed the Concord University Tournament with a pair of wins on Saturday. The Tornado started with a sweep of Kentucky State University before sweeping Bluefield State College in their final matches before Conference Carolinas play.
  • King falls to #16 Gannon, defeats Concord
    September 07, 2018
    Athens, W.Va. – The King University women's volleyball team traveled to Athens West Virginia to face the number 16 ranked Gannon University Golden Knights and the Concord University Mountain Lions, dropping the first match to Gannon in three sets but coming back and beating Concord in four sets.
  • Powerful Tornado offense sweeps UVa-Wise in home debut
    September 04, 2018
    BRISTOL, Tenn. – The King University women’s volleyball team opened their home schedule with an impressive showing against UVa-Wise. The Tornado used a big run in the first set to set the tone for the 3-0 sweep.
  • Tornado fall to Mars Hill, defeat Tusculum
    September 01, 2018
    GREENEVILLE, Tenn. – The King University women’s volleyball team closed play at the South Atlantic Conference-Conference Carolinas Crossover with a split on Saturday evening. The Tornado fell to Mars Hill University 3-1 before bouncing back with a 3-0 victory over host Tusculum University.
  • King drops pair in SAC-ConfCarolinas Crossover
    August 31, 2018
    HARROGATE, Tenn. – The King University women’s volleyball team returned to action against a pair of regional rivals in the South Atlantic Conference-Conference Carolinas Crossover. The Tornado fell to Carson-Newman University to start the day before dropping a 3-0 contest to Lincoln Memorial University.
  • King splits final day at Virginia State Tournament
    August 25, 2018
    ETTRICK, Va. – The King University women’s volleyball team closed the Virginia State Tournament by splitting a pair of matches. The Tornado swept host Virginia State before falling to Conference Carolinas foe North Greenville University in five sets, including 19-17 in the decisive frame.
  • Tornado sweep opening day at Virginia State
    August 24, 2018
    ETTRICK, Va. – The King University women’s volleyball team opened the season in impressive fashion, with a pair of sweeps at the Virginia State Tournament. The Tornado opened with a 3-0 win over Concord University behind a stellar debut from Julie Ward. The second match sweep of Elizabeth City State University was highlighted by a career-high from Rebekah Hill.
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