King leads Conference Carolinas Championship after first round

Picture taken by Ashlyn Zook.
Picture taken by Ashlyn Zook.

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.

After her first round of 77, Robertson is in fifth place with two rounds left to play. Samantha Taylor and Cortnee Young aren't far behind, posting scores of 78 in the first round, landing them in eighth place.

Anna Walker carded a 79 in the first round, and Elizabeth Swallow rounded out the squad with an opening round of 80.

Converse Colleges Maddisen Cox is the individual leader after the first round with a score of even-par 72. King is on top of the leaderboard with a score of 312 while Limestone College is in second at 315. Converse is in third place with a first round score of 319.

The tournament continues with the second round at Bryan Park Champions Course on Monday and concludes with the final round on Tuesday.