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.

Swallow picked up right where she left off a season ago, with a top-10 finish. Not only did the sophomore card the lowest round of her career in the second round of the Tusculum Fall Classic, but her total score of 147 made her the individual medalist by two strokes over UNC Pembroke's Ashlii Thompson. Swallow followed her first round 76 with a stellar round of golf, carding a one-under 71 in the final round.

Cortnee Young also turned in a top-10 finish, placing 10th with a two round total of 155. Young followed her first round of 75 with an 80 in the second round. Anna Walker wasn't far behind, taking home a 17th place finish with a stroke total of 158 (78-80). Karissa King bettered her first round score of 90 with an 84 in the final round to finish with a tournament total of 174.

King finished sixth of 11 teams with a tournament total of 634 after their final round score of 315. UNC Pembroke won the tournament with a total of 607 while Converse College and Lincoln Memorial University finished tied for second with tournament scores of 620.

King will be in action again on Monday and Tuesday when they host the King University Intercollegiate. The tournament will be held at Bristol Country Club.