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.

Swallow was tied for the lead after the first round, but improved her 75 in the first round with a 74 in the second round to gain sole ownership of the top spot by two strokes with one round to play. The sophomore has a tournament total of 149, leaving her two shots clear of Limestone College's Hannah Luckett and five shots clear of a trio of golfers.

Anna Walker wasn't far behind Swallow in the second round, shooting 75, which moved her into seventh place with a stroke total of 157. Cortnee Young came in next for the Tornado, carding a 79 in the second round while Kerby Jones and Karissa King rounded out the team with scores of 89 and 94, respectively.

Limestone leads the tournament with a stroke total of 612 while the University of Mount Olive is in second at 643. King's 317 is two strokes off their best round of the season which was posted in the season's first tournament in September. The Tornado have a two-day total of 649, and are in fourth place with one round to play.

The final round of the Conference Carolinas Championships is scheduled for Tuesday at Bryan Park Champions Course in Browns Summit, N.C.