Three Tornado named WCGA All-Academic ScholarsBRISTOL, Tenn. – Earlier this month, the Women’s Golf Coaches Association (WCGA) announced their All-American Scholars for the 2012-13 school year. Of the 644 student-athletes named to the list, which encompasses NCAA Divisions I-III and the NAIA, three King University women’s golfers earned the distinction. Esther Gandarias, Elizabeth Swallow and Anna Walker all earned All-American Scholar status by the WCGA.
King finishes second at Conference Carolinas ChampionshipsGRAHAM, N.C. – In the first year of the new Conference Carolinas golf tournament format, the King University women’s golf team qualified for the final round match play. The Tornado defeated North Greenville University, but fell to Queens University and tied Mount Olive College to finish in second place.
Tornado place fourth, qualify for match play at CC ChampionshipsGRAHAM, N.C. – Following the first round of the Conference Carolinas Championships, the King University women’s golf team was in second place. The Tornado shot 339 in the second round, and finished in fourth place at 674 to qualify for match play on Monday.
Swallow, Powell earn all-conference honorsBRISTOL, Tenn. – Announced at the Sports Festival Championship Banquet and Brunch on Saturday morning, two King University golfers earned All-Conference Carolinas honors. On the women’s side, Elizabeth Swallow was named first team all-conference while Richard Powell earned second team honors on the men’s side.
King in second after round one of conference tournamentGraham, N.C. – In the first round of the Conference Carolinas Tournament, the King University women’s golf team carded a 335. The Tornado are currently in second place, only two strokes behind Mount Olive College and were led by Elizabeth Swallow’s 79.
Tornado finish 10th at Agnes McAmis MemorialGREENVILLE, Tenn. - In the second round of the Agnes McAmis Memorial, the King University women's golf team carded a team score of 323 to finish in 10th place with a total of 651. Courtnee Young and Anna Walker led the team in the final round while Esther Gandarias finished 17th.
Gandarias leads Tornado in first round at Agnes McAmisGREENVILLE, Tenn. - The King University women's golf team returned to action on Monday, and posted 328 in the first round of the Agnes McAmis Memorial, hosted by Tusculum College. Esther Gandarias led the Tornado, and is four shots out of first place after the first day.
Swallow named CC Women's Golf Player of the MonthBRISTOL, Tenn. – Following her best two finishes of the season, King University’s Elizabeth Swallow was named Conference Carolinas Women’s Golf Player of the Month, for the second part of March. Swallow placed second at both the Hilton Head Lakes Invitational and Pinehurst Challenge.
Swallow places second at Wingate Pinehurst ChallengePINEHURST- N.C. –In their third tournament of the spring, the King University women’s golf team placed ninth of 16 teams at the Wingate Pinehurst Challenge. Elizabeth Swallow led the Tornado with a second place finish after shooting a 72 on the final day.
Swallow Leads Women's Golf to 6th Place FinishFreshman Elizabeth Swallow followed her opening round 72 with a solid 1-over par 73 on day 2, finishing in second place overall and leading the Tornado to a 6th place finish at the Hilton Head Lakes Invite in Hardeesville, SC.
Women's Golf in 6th After Day 1Freshman Elizabeth Swallow shot an even-par 72, leading the Tornado to a day 1 score of 328 and 6th place in the standings at the Hilton Head Lakes Invitational, hosted by Pfeiffer University in Hardeeville, SC.