2014-15 Women's Golf News

  • Four Tornado selected WGCA All-American Scholars
    July 17, 2015
    BRISTOL, Tenn. – Earlier this month the Women’s Golf Coaches Association (WGCA) announced their All-American Scholars and of the 758 golfers recognized, four were from King University. Both Elizabeth Swallow and Anna Walker earned the distinction for the second straight year while Cortnee Young and Nicola Robertson were recognized for the first time.
  • Martin, Swallow selected Conference Carolinas Scholar Athletes of the Year
    May 28, 2015
    BRISTOL, Tenn. – At the conclusion of the spring season, Conference Carolinas has announced their Scholar Athletes of the Year for the spring sports. King University student-athletes Elizabeth Swallow and Alex Martin earned the award first time in their careers. Swallow garnered the distinction in women’s golf and Martin earned the selection in baseball.
  • Swallow selected Capital One Academic All-District
    May 14, 2015
    BRISTOL, Tenn. – For the second consecutive year, King University women’s golfer Elizabeth Swallow has garnered Capital One Academic All-District honors. The awards were announced on Thursday, and the junior took honors in the at-large division for the second straight year.
  • King places four in top 10, takes 2nd at Conference Carolinas Championships
    April 21, 2015
    BROWNS SUMMIT, N.C. – The King University women’s golf team held the lead after each of the first two rounds, but they couldn’t hold the lead on the final day has the finish second to Limestone College. The Tornado carded a final round score of 317 to complete the tournament with a score of 943. King did place four golfers in the top 10 and were led by senior Anna Walker.
  • King holds two-round lead at Conference Carolinas Championship
    April 20, 2015
    BROWNS SUMMIT, N.C. – After two rounds of the Conference Carolinas Championship, the King University women’s golf team still sits atop the leaderboard with a two-round total of 626. The Tornado shot 314 in the second round and were led by Anna Walker who is in second place with one round remaining.
  • Tornado trio selected All-Conference Carolinas
    April 20, 2015
    BRISTOL, Tenn. – At Tuesday night’s banquet at the Conference Carolinas Championship, the league announced their all-conference award winners and the King University women’s golf team had three members honored by the league. Both Elizabeth Swallow and Samantha Taylor garnered second team all-conference and Nicola Robertson was selected to the league’s third team.
  • King leads Conference Carolinas Championship after first round
    April 19, 2015
    BROWNS SUMMIT, N.C. – The heavy that fell at the Bryan Park Champions Course on Sunday didn’t faze the King University women’s golf team as they posted the lowest score in the Conference Carolinas Championship opening round. The Tornado posted a first round score of 312 and were led by Nicola Robertson’s 77.
  • Seven Tornado named academic All-Conference Carolinas
    April 13, 2015
    BRISTOL, Tenn. – With the spring season coming to an end, Conference Carolinas has announced their golf academic all-conference honorees. The Tornado three women and four men selected, for a total of seven.
  • Tornado finish second at the Agnes McAmis Memorial
    March 31, 2015
    GREENEVILLE, Tenn. – The King University women's golf team came into the second round of the Agnes McAmis Memorial with a seven stroke lead on the field. However, King shot 322 in the second round, bringing their tournament total of 633 as they finished second behind Lander University who shot 307 in the second round and 627 on the tournament.
  • Tornado lead Agnes McAmis after first round
    March 30, 2015
    GREENEVILLE, Tenn. – The King University women’s golf team continued their stellar play this spring by shooting a 311 in the first round of the Agnes McAmis Memorial hosted by Tusculum College. With that score, the Tornado lead the tournament by four strokes with one round remaining. Both Elizabeth Swallow and Samantha Taylor are in the top-10 after the first round.
  • Swallow takes third, King 6th at Wingate Intercollegiate Challenge
    March 24, 2015
    CHARLOTTE, N.C. – The King University women’s golf team closed out the Wingate Intercollegiate Challenge with a round of 321 to finish sixth with a tournament total of 638. Elizabeth Swallow earned her third straight top five finish, taking third this week.
  • King leads the Wingate Lady Bulldogs Invite after first round
    March 23, 2015
    CHARLOTTE, N.C. – The King University women’s golf team continued their hot play this spring by firing a 317 in the first round of the Wingate Lady Bulldog Invitational. That score lands the Tornado atop the leaderboard, one stroke clear of second place Limestone College going into Tuesday’s final round. Elizabeth Swallow and Nicola Robertson led King and are in second and fourth place, respectively.
  • Swallow named Conference Carolinas Golf of the Month
    March 17, 2015
    BRISTOL, Tenn. – After winning her first tournament of the season, King University’s Elizabeth Swallow was named Conference Carolinas Women’s Golfer of the Month. The junior led won the Hilton Head Lake Invitational, defeating Laura Bird on the fourth playoff hole.
  • Swallow wins, Tornado take second at Hilton Head Lakes Invite
    March 10, 2015
    HILTON HEAD, S.C. – Coming into the final round of the Hilton Head Lakes Invitational, the King University women's team was in second place, but within striking range of the leaders. The Tornado couldn't catch UNC Pembroke, finishing second after shooting 308 in the final round and 615 for the tournament. However, Elizabeth Swallow made up three strokes and won the tournament outright on the fourth playoff hole.
  • King in second after Hilton Head Invite first round
    March 09, 2015
    HILTON HEAD, S.C. – Coming off a tournament win their last time out, the King University women’s golf team continued their stellar play this spring in the first round of the Hilton Head Lake Invitational. The Tornado carded 307 in the first round, placing the Tornado second in the 19-team field. Elizabeth Swallow led the Tornado and is currently in second with one round remaining.
  • King wins snow-shortened Converse Spring Invite
    February 23, 2015
    SPARTANBURG, S.C. – Due to snow, the second round of the Converse Invitational has been canceled, meaning the King University women's golf team earned their second victory of the season with a score of 314. Nicola Robertson was the individual medalist and Elizabeth Swallow finished second.
  • Taylor, Thorpe earn Conference Carolinas Player of the Week honors
    November 04, 2014
    BRISTOL, Tenn. –For the first time in her career, Samantha Taylor has earned Conference Carolinas Women’s Golfer of the Month honors. In King University’s final tournament of the fall, the redshirt freshman led the Tornado to an 11th place finish at the very competitive Saint Leo Invitational. Women’s soccer player Rachel Thorpe was also honored by the conference, earning her second play of the week honor this season.
  • Tornado close fall by taking 11th at Saint Leo Invite
    October 21, 2014
    DADE CITY, Fla. – The King University women’s golf team closed their fall schedule with a solid performance against some of the best competition in the country. King finished the Saint Leo Invitational in 11th against a field that featured seven top-25, and three top-10 teams in the GolfStat rankings. The Tornado carded a 325 in the second round to finish with a tournament total of 645 to finish ahead of two fellow Conference Carolinas schools at the tournament.
  • King shoots 320 in first round of Saint Leo Invite
    October 20, 2014
    DADE CITY, Fla. – The King University women’s golf team kicked off their final tournament of the fall with a solid team score of 320 at the Saint Leo University Invitational. After the first of two rounds, King is in 11th place in a tournament that includes seven ranked teams, including three in the top-10.
  • Taylor pushes King to top-10 finish
    October 07, 2014
    SUNSET BEACH, N.C. – After coming off a big win last week, the King University women's golf team looked to stay atop the leaderboard. The Tornado finished tied for seventh with a tournament total of 622 after tallying a second round score of 308 behind the strong play of Samantha Taylor.
  • King sits in sixth after first round of Myrtle Beach Intercollegiate
    October 06, 2014
    SUNSET BEACH, N.C. – Following their win last week, the King University women’s golf team returned to the course on Monday at the Myrtle Beach Intercollegiate where the Tornado shot 314 in the first round. King is in sixth place of 20 teams and was led by Samantha Taylor in the first round.
  • Tornado place four in top-10, win King Invite
    September 30, 2014
    BRISTOL, Tenn. – For the first time in program history, the King University women’s golf team was victorious in a two-day tournament. The Tornado won the King University Invitational by 22 strokes with a tournament total of 621 after shooting 316 on the second day. Elizabeth Swallow led four Tornado golfers in the top-10 with a second place finish.
  • Swallow leads King Invite after first round
    September 29, 2014
    BRISTOL, Tenn. – The King University women’s golf team completed day one of the King Invitational on a high note. Going into the final round, the Tornado will carry an 18 shot lead.
  • King takes eighth in season opening tournament
    September 07, 2014
    SEVIERVILLE, Tenn. – Coming off one of their best rounds in recent years, the King University women’s golf team tried to duplicate that performance in the second round of the Smokey Mountain Intercollegiate at Sevierville Golf Club. The Tornado nearly matched their round of 316, shooting 320 in the second round for a total of 636 and an eight place finish at the season opening event.
  • Tornado card 316, in seventh after first round of Smoky Mountain Intercollegiate
    September 06, 2014
    SEVIERVILLE, Tenn. – In their first round of the year, the King University women’s golf team nearly posted their best round in the last two years. The Tornado posted a first round score of 316 in the first round of the Smoky Mountain Intercollegiate and were led by Samantha Taylor’s round of 77.
  • Talented Tornado have high expectations for 2014-15
    September 04, 2014
    BRISTOL, Tenn. – After the completion of yet another successful season, the King University women’s golf team looks to continue with the low scoring. The Tornado will return three golfers from a season ago who as a team finished fourth at the Conference Carolinas Championships.