Volleyball Falls to Pratt
September 5, 2014 - 12:00am
The TKC women's volleyball team was out in Brooklyn last night where they took on Pratt in their second game of the season and first in Hudson Valley Conference play. TKC fell to 0-2 for the season and 0-1 in the conference after an 0-3 loss (16-25, 13-25, 18-25) to the undefeated Cannoneers. For the Lions Alex Rollis led the way with 10 kills and a .258 average, adding nine digs. Jessie Schnoebelen had 17 assists and Kelli O'Donnell had 5 kills and 15 digs. The Lions will try to put up their first win next week in a home match with Lancaster Bible.
Lady Lions Soccer Prevails in Opening Game
September 2, 2014 - 3:35pm
2013 USCAA and HVIAC scoring leader, sophomore forward Genesis Castrellon (Encinitas, CA), picked up where she left off with 4 goals and an assist to lead TKC to a 10-0 win over Hudson Valley Conference foe, Yeshiva University. Sophomore forward Caitlin Essex (Argyle, TX) had 3 goals and an assist, freshmen center midfielder Aleena Cruz (Chula Vista, CA) made her collegiate debut with 2 goals and 2 assists and freshman midfielder Caitlin Clarke (Orlando, FL) added a goal.
Mens Soccer Falls to Berkeley in Season Opener
September 2, 2014 - 3:32pm
The Lions Men's Soccer team was out at Aviator Field in Brooklyn on Wednesday 9/3 to play their season opening a game, a Hudson Valley Conference match-up against 2013 regular season champions, Berkeley. With 7 freshmen in the line-up the Lions started off strong keeping the match scoreless for the first 30 minutes, but unfortunately trailed 0-2 at halftime. Berkeley struck for 5 more goals in the second half and outshot King's 15-7 for the game. It was not the result TKC wanted, but it was definitely something to build off of for the rest of the season.
Volleyball Drops Season Opener to Cairn
September 2, 2014 - 3:32pm
On Friday 8/29 the Lady Lions headed down to Philadelphia for the start of the 2014 volleyball season. The team came up short to the Cairn Highlanders in a 0-3 loss (18-25, 16-25, 14-25).
Fellowship of Christian Athletes Launches NYC Chapters
April 29, 2014 - 4:07pm
On Tuesday, April 1, The King’s College Athletics Department hosted an evening for the Fellowship of Christian Athletes.
Along with President Thornbury, TKC student athletes, and staff, guests from SUNY Marist, Fordham, NYU, the Dwight School, and many community leaders were in attendance. Among the speakers was Dr. Ashley Null, internationally known sports chaplain, author and scholar.
Rugby 7's Club Team Begins Training
April 29, 2014 - 4:04pm
The King's College Athletics is pleased to announce that a men's rugby 7's club has been formed.
This version of rugby is played with seven players per side and the game is just 14 minutes long (two 7-minute halves). This fast paced game will be played for the first time at the 2016 Summer Olympics. Our TKC team has been practicing for a couple of weeks and will resume training next week after students return from spring break.
Trouwborst Earns USCAA Academic All-American Recognition
April 29, 2014 - 4:01pm
Senior Luke Trouwborst of the Lions Men's Basketball team has been named to the USCAA Academic All-American Men's Basketball Team.
The 6' 4" senior from Schenectady, NY excels in the classroom, exceeding the minimum 3.5 cumulative GPA required for this award. On the court, he shot 675 from the three point line and added 2,2 rebounds per game.
Simunek Named USCAA Academic All-American
April 29, 2014 - 3:56pm
Lady Lions hoops star Sophie Simunek was recently named to the HVIAC All-Conference team and is now also a USCAA Academic All-American.
Athletes must have a cumulative GPA over a 3.5 to be considered for this prestigious award. Simunek is a senior from Cincinnati, OH and is a Politics, Philosophy, and Economics major. We caught up with Sophie recently for to ask her a few questions:
TKC Athletic Director to Coach Men’s Rugby Team at International Tournament in London
July 16, 2013 - 12:00am
Prospective students of The King’s College know that we offer a unique experience amongst colleges. Students who arrive on campus realize quickly, however, that being a King’s student is not without parallels to the "typical" college life. In place of a bucolic campus – with its football stadium and athletics program, its verdant quad, and its local college town – King’s students enjoy four years in a dynamic urban setting with access to Madison Square Garden, Central Park, and many local coffee shops with quiet study atmospheres.