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.
The Berkshire, England native held the a share of the lead after shooting 75 in the tournament's first round on Sunday, and followed that with a round of 74 to take a two-shot lead on the field in what turned out to be the championship's second and final round on Monday. Swallow's stroke total of 149 landed her two strokes clear of Limestone College's Hannah Luckett who shot 151. For Swallow, this marks her fourth win of the season in nine tournaments, and has placed in the top-10 in every tournament she has entered.
Anna Walker joined Swallow in the top-10, taking seventh with a tournament total of 157 after carding a 75 in the second round. Cortnee Young followed at 168 while Kerby Jones and Karissa King rounded out the team at 175 and 191, respectively.
Limestone won the championship with a stroke total of 612 with the University of Mount Olive taking second at 643. The Tornado placed fourth with a two-round total of 648 after shooting 317 in the second and final round.