Women's Volleyball News Archives

  • Booher announces women's volleyball recruiting class
    August 21, 2019
    BRISTOL, Tenn. – King University head women’s volleyball coach Ryan Booher announced his first women’s volleyball recruiting class as the team started practice this week. Joining the Tornado this season are Claire Wilson, Hannah Rogers and Emma Grace Bice.
  • King earns AVCA Team Academic Award
    July 22, 2019
    BRISTOL, Tenn. – The King University women's volleyball team was recognized by the American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) for the seventh time in program history when the organization announced their annual Team Academic Award recipients. The AVCA Team Academic Award honors collegiate and high school teams that maintain at least a 3.30 GPA on a 4.0 scale.
  • Lozano, Harris earn Arthur Ashe Jr. Sports Scholar Awards
    June 05, 2019
    BRISTOL, Tenn. – King University nominated both Ben Harris of the men’s soccer team and Tristyn Lozano of the women’s volleyball team for the Arthur Ashe Jr. Sports Scholar Award. Lozano earned first team recognition was selected the sport winner for women’s volleyball while Harris garnered second team honors.
  • Booher to host volleyball camps
    May 02, 2019
    BRISTOL, Tenn. – The summer, King University volleyball coach Ryan Booher will be hosting three volleyball camps, one for high school girls, another for high school boys and another for middle school.
  • Booher selected King women's volleyball head coach
    February 11, 2019
    BRISTOL, Tenn. – King University Director of Athletics David Hicks announced the hire of Ryan Booher as head women’s volleyball coach. Booher has led the King men’s volleyball program for the last nine years and has been involved in girls club volleyball in northeast Tennessee.
  • Kirby named interim head women's volleyball coach
    January 11, 2019
    BRISTOL, Tenn. – Following the departure of Dave Ulrich, King University Director of Athletics David Hicks announced assistant coach Morgan Kirby as the interim head women’s volleyball coach.
  • Ulrich resigns as head women's volleyball coach
    January 11, 2019
    BRISTOL, Tenn. – King University Director of Athletics David Hicks announced that Dave Ulrich has resigned from his position as head women’s volleyball coach.
  • 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.
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