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.

Following an even-par round of 71 in the first round, Swallow carded another round of even-par in the second round to take her second tournament win in as many weeks. Swallow bested her career-best tournament score of 145 by three strokes. After posting her career-low round of 71 in the second round of the Tusculum Fall Classic a week ago, Swallow matched that score in both rounds this week.

Anna Walker and Cortnee Young followed Swallow with tournament scores of 167. Walker carded an 86 in the second round while Young shot 85. Karissa King and Kerby Jones rounded out the squad with tournament scores of 183 and 186, respectively. King posted a 183 in the second round while Jones shot 96 in the tournament's final round.

Limestone College won the tournament with a two-day total of 628 while Mount Olive College followed at 642. Erskine College finished next at 650 while the Tornado finished sixth at 659. Swallow was the individual medalist with a score of 142, and Mount Olive's Virginia Lane came in second with her two-day total of 152.

King will have a week off before they travel to Salisbury, S.C., to play in the Patsy Rendleman Invitational on October 14-15.