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.

The sophomore started the day with three straight pars to set the tone. After a bogey on the fifth hole, Swallow closed the front nine with three pars before carding a birdie on the par five ninth hole. The Berkshire, England native ended the front nine with a score of even-par, 36.

She continued her solid play early on the back nine, starting with a pair of pars before a birdie on the par three 12th hole. However, she fell off a bit later in the round, bogeying two of her final four holes, including the 18th to finish the back nine at one-over 37. She completed the round with a score of one-over 73, an improvement from her first round of 80.

With one round remaining, Swallow has a stroke total of 153 and is in 19th place while the tournament leader is at 141. The tournament concludes with the third and final round on Tuesday at the South Course at Lake Jovita Golf & Country Club. The top three team and individuals not on a qualifying team will advance to the NCAA Women's Golf Championships on May 14-17. Swallow will tee off at 8:30 a.m., on Tuesday.