2013-14 Women's Golf News Archives

July 14, 2014
Swallow, Walker named WGCA All-American Scholars
BRISTOL, Tenn. – Earlier this month, the Women’s Golf Coaches Association (WGCA) announced their All-American Scholars for the 2013-14 season, and two King University student-athletes were honored. Elizabeth Swallow and Anna Walker both earned the distinction for the second consecutive year.

May 15, 2014
Swallow named Capital One Academic All-District
BRISTOL, Tenn. – King University women’s golfer Elizabeth Swallow’s sophomore year has been nothing short of impressive as she added another award on Wednesday. Swallow was selected to the Capital One Academic All-District team in the at-large category.

May 6, 2014
Swallow finishes 24th at NCAA South Regional
DADE CITY, Fla. – The season may have come to an end, but Elizabeth Swallow capped a magnificent sophomore campaign with a 24th place finish at the NCAA South Regional Championship. Swallow, who is the first women’s golfer to qualify for an NCAA South Regional, ended the three round tournament with a score of 231 after carding a 78 in the final round on Tuesday.

May 5, 2014
Swallow moves up NCAA Regional leaderboard with 73 in 2nd round
DADE CITY, Fla. – King University women’s golfer Elizabeth Swallow had a bounce back day in the second round of the NCAA South Regional Championship, carding a one-over 73. Swallow got off to a slow start in the first round, but rebounded on Monday with a pair of birdies in the second round.

May 4, 2014
Swallow cards 80 in NCAA South Regional first round
DADE CITY, Fla. – Elizabeth Swallow made King University history on Sunday as she became the first Tornado women’s golfer to appear in the NCAA South Regional Championship. Swallow got off to a slow start in the first round of the three round event, but bounced back over the final nine holes to come away with an 80 in the opening round.

April 28, 2014
Swallow earns an individual place in NCAA South Regional
BRISTOL, Tenn. – King University women’s golfer Elizabeth Swallow has had an incredible sophomore campaign, which will continue for at least one more week. On Monday, the NCAA announced its field of the upcoming NCAA Women’s Golf Championships, and Swallow earned one of four individual spots in the South Region. With the selection, she becomes the first King women’s golfer to earn a spot in the NCAA Tournament since the school became NCAA members in 2010-11.

April 15, 2014
Conference Carolinas Player of the Year, Swallow takes CC Championship
BROWNS SUMMIT, N.C. – After being named Conference Carolinas Player of the Year last night, King University women’s golfer Elizabeth Swallow capped the week by winning the Conference Carolinas Individual Championship by two strokes. Swallow led the Tornado to a fourth place finish in the Conference Carolinas Championships, which was shortened to two rounds due to rain.

April 14, 2014
Conference Carolinas names Swallow Player of the Year
BRISTOL, Tenn. – From the day Elizabeth Swallow stepped on the King University campus two years ago, the sophomore has been nothing short of spectacular. She was named first team all-conference as a freshman, and this year was named Conference Carolinas Player of the Year.

April 14, 2014
Swallow holds 36-hole lead at CC Championships
BROWNS SUMMIT, N.C. – Through two rounds of the Conference Carolinas Championships, Elizabeth Swallow sits alone atop the individual leaderboard after her round of 74. The King University women’s golf team improved their score from day one with the 317 in the second round to move up to fourth with one round remaining.

April 13, 2014
Swallow leads Conference Carolinas Championships after first round
BROWNS SUMMIT, N.C. – Just as she has been all season, Elizabeth Swallow is leading the King University women’s golf team. That hasn’t changed in the Conference Carolinas Championships as the sophomore is tied atop the leaderboard after the first round. The Tornado posted a score of 332, and are in fifth with two rounds to play.

April 8, 2014
King takes 5th at Agnes McAmis Memorial
GREENEVIILE, Tenn. – The King University women’s golf team finally got to take the course at Link Hills Country Club on Tuesday after the first round of the Agnes McAmis Memorial was rained out on Monday. The Tornado shot 322 in the only round of the tournament to take fifth of 14 teams, and were led by Elizabeth Swallow who finished ninth.

April 7, 2014
Four Tornado golfers named academic all-conference
BRISTOL, Tenn. – With the Conference Carolinas Championships coming up next week, the league announced their men’s and women’s golf academic all-conference honorees. Three of the Tornado women’s golfers were honored and one member of the men’s team earned recognition.

April 7, 2014
First round of Agnes McAmis Memorial washed out
GREENEVILLE, Tenn. – With rain falling in east Tennessee, the King University women’s golf team has been washed out on Monday. The Tornado were supposed to play in the first round of the Agnes McAmis Memorial, but the tournament has been shortened to just 18 holes on Tuesday.

April 2, 2014
Swallow named CC Golfer of the Month
BRISTOL, Tenn. – For the second time this season, King University women’s golfer Elizabeth Swallow has been selected Conference Carolinas Women’s Golfer of the Month. The sophomore took home her seventh top-10 finish of the season in as many tournaments last month.

March 24, 2014
King takes 10th at Pinehurst Challenge
PINEHURST, N.C. – In what were very tough conditions on a difficult golf course, the King University women’s golf team turned in a 10th place finish of 18 teams at the Wingate University Pinehurst Challenge. The Tornado shot 357 in the final round for a tournament total of 703. Elizabeth Swallow led the Tornado with a seventh place finish.

March 23, 2014
King in eighth after first round at Pinehurst
PINEHURST, N.C. – Fighting through difficult playing conditions all afternoon, the King University women’s golf team sits in eighth place after the first 18 holes of the Pinehurst Challenge.

March 20, 2014
Conference Carolinas award goes to Swallow
BRISTOL, Tenn. – Following her third tournament win of the season, King University women’s golfer Elizabeth Swallow has earned recognition from Conference Carolinas. The sophomore was named the league’s Golfer of the Month for the first half of March.

March 11, 2014
Swallow takes Hilton Head Lakes Invite for third title
HILTON HEAD, S.C. – Elizabeth Swallow came into the final round of the Hilton Head Lakes Invitational only one stroke behind the leader. Swallow carded the same score she did in the first round, 76, en route to her third title of the season, taking individual medalist honors with the one stroke victory. As a team King finished seventh of 18 teams with a team score of 664.

March 10, 2014
Swallow in 2nd, King 4th after first round of Hilton Head Lakes Invite
HILTON HEAD, S.C. – It may be spring break, but the King University women’s golf team turned in a solid first round of the Hilton Head Lakes Invitational. The Tornado are in fourth place after posting a score of 327 while Elizabeth Swallow is in second place with her first round of 76.

February 25, 2014
Swallow takes second, King sixth at TSYS Collegiate Classic
COLUMBUS, Ga. – In an unusual three round tournament for NCAA Division II women’s golf, the King University women’s golf team took sixth at the TSYS Collegiate Classic with a tournament total of 1,017. Elizabeth Swallow led King as she took second after carding a one-under 71 in the tournament’s final round.

February 24, 2014
King in 7th after two rounds or TSYS Collegiate Classic
COLUMBUS, Ga. – The King University women’s golf team opened their spring schedule on Monday at the TSYS Collegiate Classic. After two rounds of the three-round tournament the Tornado are in seventh place with a score of 688. Elizabeth Swallow is in fifth after carding a 156 through two rounds.

October 29, 2013
Tornado finish fall season with sixth place finish
CLEVELAND, Tenn. – The King University women’s golf team wrapped up their fall season by finishing sixth at the Lady Flames Shootout, hosted by Lee University. The Tornado shot 347 in the second round for a tournament total of 699. Elizabeth Swallow led the Tornado with a third place finish.

October 28, 2013
Swallow leads King in Lady Flames Shootout first round
CLEVELAND, Tenn. – In their final tournament of the fall, the King University women’s golf team carded a score of 352 in the first round of the Lady Flames Shootout, hosted by Lee University. Elizabeth Swallow led King with a first round score of 80.

October 16, 2013
King takes three CC Weekly awards
BRISTOL, Tenn. – On Wednesday when Conference Carolinas announced their weekly awards, three King University student-athletes were honored. Both Hannah Witt and Spencer Frantom won the awards for cross country while Elizabeth Swallow took home the women’s golf award.

October 15, 2013
King finishes 14th at Patsy Rendleman Invite
SALISBURY, N.C. – The King University women’s golf team improved upon their first round score at the Patsy Rendleman Invitational with a second round of 326. The Tornado finished 14th with a two-day total of 664. King was led by Elizabeth Swallow who finished sixth.

October 14, 2013
Swallow leads King in Patsy Rendleman first round
SALISBURY, N.C. – After a week off, the King University women’s golf team returned to the course on Monday at the Patsy Rendleman Invitational. The Tornado carded a 338 and are in 15th place after the first round. Elizabeth Swallow is currently in eighth place with one round remaining.

October 1, 2013
Swallow wins second straight tournament
BRISTOL, Tenn. – Elizabeth Swallow continued her hot start to her sophomore campaign on Monday and Tuesday at the King University Invitational, winning the event by 10 strokes with an even-par score of 142. The King University women’s golf team posted a second round team score of 336 to place fourth with a two-day total of 659.

September 30, 2013
Swallow leads King Invite after first round
BRISTOL, Tenn. – Coming off an individual title in her last tournament, King’s Elizabeth Swallow leads the King University Invitational after shooting a first-round 71. The Tornado shot a 323 on Monday, tied with Erskine College for second place overall and 13 strokes behind tournament leaders Limestone College.

September 24, 2013
Swallow takes individual title at Tusculum Fall Classic
GREENEVILLE, Tenn. – Elizabeth Swallow turned in one of the best performances of her career on Tuesday in the second round of the Tusculum College Fall Classic. The sophomore carded a one-under 71 to win the first tournament of her career. She led the King University women’s golf team to a sixth place finish after their second round of 315, and two round total of 634.

September 23, 2013
Young leads Tornado in Tusculum Fall Classic first round
GREENEVILLE, Tenn. – The King University women’s golf team opened their season on Monday at the Tusculum College Fall Classic. The Tornado were led by Cortnee Young’s round of 75, and are in fifth place with a team score of 319 after the first round.

September 3, 2013
Tornado look to build off successful 2012-13 season
BRISTOL, Tenn. – Coming off of one of the most successful season’s in the program’s history, the King University women’s golf team looks to duplicate that success. The Tornado return four of their top five golfers for the 2013-14 season after taking a second place finish at the conference championships in 2012-13.