2015-16 Women's Golf News

  • Swallow one of two ConfCarolinas nominees for NCAA Woman of the Year
    July 27, 2016
    BRISTOL, Tenn. – Elizabeth Swallow has concluded her women's golf career at King University, but she is still collected awards. The NCAA announced their conference nominees for Woman of the Year, and Swallow is one of 142 female student-athletes that was nominated.
  • Tornado have four recognized as WGCA All-American Scholars
    July 06, 2016
    BRISTOL, Tenn. – Earlier this week the Women’s Golf Coaches Association (WGCA) announced their All-American Scholars and four King University women’s golfers were honors. In all, 828 women’s golfers were recognized with Autumn Bergendahl, Daphne Chang, Elizabeth Swallow and Nicola Robertson earning the distinction for King.
  • Swallow nominated for NCAA Woman of the Year
    June 21, 2016
    BRISTOL, Tenn. – Elizabeth Swallow has concluded her women’s golf career at King University, but she is still collected awards. The NCAA announced their nominees for Woman of the Year, and Swallow is one of a record 517 submissions for this year’s award.
  • Poswiat, Swallow selected Conference Carolinas Scholar Athletes
    May 25, 2016
    BRISTOL, Tenn. – Conference Carolinas announced their spring Scholar Athletes of the year for the spring sports on Wednesday and two Tornado were selected. Moritz Poswiat was the league’s selection for men’s tennis and Elizabeth Swallow earns her second straight Conference Carolinas Scholar Athlete of the Year honors in women’s golf.
  • Taylor, Swallow lead King at Conference Carolinas Championship
    April 19, 2016
    BROWNS SUMMIT, N.C. – In the final round of the Conference Carolinas Championship, the King University women’s golf put together their best round of the season, shooting 300. The Tornado moved up the leaderboard, finishing forth with a tournament score of 948. King was led by top 10 performances from Samantha Taylor and Elizabeth Swallow.
  • King in fifth going into final round at conference championship
    April 18, 2016
    BROWNS SUMMIT, N.C. – The King University women’s golf team started play at the Conference Carolinas Championship on Sunday, and the Tornado are in fifth place following Monday’s second round with one round remaining. King shot 320 on day one and 328 on day for a tournament total of 648. Samantha Taylor leads the Tornado and is in seventh place with one round remaining.
  • Robertson headlines Tornado trio selected all-conference
    April 17, 2016
    BRISTOL, Tenn. – The Conference Carolinas Women’s Golf Championship started on Sunday, and Sunday night the league announced their All-Conference Carolinas performers. The Tornado placed an individual on each the first, second and third team, highlighted by first team performer Nicola Robertson.
  • Four King golfers named academic all-conference
    April 08, 2016
    BRISTOL, Tenn. - As the 2016 season is nearing its end the Conference Carolinas have announce their Academic All-Conference Team for Men’s and Women’s Golf. The conference and its member institutions stress the importance of "Academics and Athletics Working Together" and the student-athletes named to Academic All-Conference teams are those who best represent this value. Two member from each the King University women’s and men’s golf teams have been recognized among the lists of 18 athletes.
  • Swalllow selected finalists for Conference Carolinas Murphy Osborne Award
    April 07, 2016
    At the end of each school year each Conference Carolinas school nominates one student-athlete for the Murphy Osborne award, which is the highest honor given by the Conference Carolinas. This year Elizabeth Swallow of the King University women’s golf team is one of the finalists for this prestigious honor.
  • King takes fourth, Swallow second at Agnes McAmis
    April 05, 2016
    BRISTOL, Tenn. – In their final preparation for the Conference Carolinas Championship, the King University women’s golf team put together another solid round in the second round of the Agnes McAmis Invitational. The Tornado didn’t move up the leaderboard, but the improved on yesterday’s score, shooting 318 to finish fourth at 638. King was only four shots off the champion, and were led by Elizabeth Swallow who finished second.
  • Swallow leads Agnes McAmis Invite, Tornado 2nd after one round
    April 04, 2016
    GREENEVILLE, Tenn. – The King University women’s turned in a solid first round in their final tournament before the upcoming Conference Carolinas Championship. The Tornado are in second after shooting 320 in the first round of the Agnes McAmis Invitational and Elizabeth Swallow is atop the individual leaderboard.
  • King takes 7th at Wingate Intercollegiate Challenge
    March 21, 2016
    CHARLOTTE, N.C. – The King University women's golf team finished the Wingate Intercollegiate Challenge with a score of 334 in the second round, finishing seventh with a stroke total of 658. Nicola Robertson led King, taking 18th place in the individual standings.
  • Robertson leads King in first round of Wingate Intercollegiate
    March 20, 2016
    CHARLOTTE, N.C. – The King University women’s golf team opened play at the Wingate Intercollegiate Challenge with a first round score of 324 on Sunday. King is in sixth of 16 teams with that score and were led by Nicola Robertson in the first round.
  • King sets program best, puts 3 in top 5 at Pfeiffer Invite
    March 08, 2016
    HILTON HEAD, S.C. – Following a record setting performance on Monday, the King University women’s golf team turned in another solid performance on Tuesday at the Pfeiffer Invitational. The Tornado finished third with a total of 608, following their second round total of 308. King had a trio finish in a tie for fifth, led by Nicola Robertson, who posted five straight birdies in the middle of Tuesday’s round.
  • King in second after first day of Hilton Head Invite
    March 07, 2016
    BLUFFTON, S.C. – The King University women’s golf team turned in a solid opening round performance at the Hilton Head Lakes Invitational, landing them in second with a score of 300. Nicola Robertson and Elizabeth Swallow are both in the top five with one round to play.
  • Taylor selected Conference Carolinas Women's Golfer of the Month
    March 01, 2016
    BRISTOL, Tenn. – For the first time this season, King University has a Conference Carolinas Golfer of the Month Honoree. Samantha Taylor led the Tornado at the Converse College Spring Invitational, taking home honors for the first time this season.
  • Tornado drop to 5th in final round of Converse Invite
    February 23, 2016
    SPARTANBURG, S.C. – The King University women's golf team concluded the Converse College Spring Invitational by Founders FCU with a total team score of 656. Holding the top spot at the end of day one shooting a 317 the Tornado dropped down to fifth after posting a round two score of 339.
  • King, Swallow lead Converse Invite after first round
    February 22, 2016
    SPARTANBURG, S.C. – The King University women’s golf team couldn’t have started their spring season any better, posting a team score of 317, which landed them in first place after the first round of the Converse College Spring Invitational by Founders FCU. Elizabeth Swallow atop the individual leaderboard to lead the Tornado going into Tuesday’s final round.
  • King finishes 12th at Flagler Fall Slam
    October 27, 2015
    ST. AUGUSTINE, Fla. – The King University women's golf team finished out the Flalger Fall Slam with a score of 320 in the final round giving King a total of 631 for the tournament, landing them in 12th place overall. Elizabeth Swallow and Nicola Robertson led King, finishing in a tie for 39th.
  • King in 10th after first round at Flagler Fall Slam
    October 26, 2015
    ST. AUGUSTINE, Fla. – The King University women's golf team traveled to compete in the Flagler Fall Slam and have completed their first round of play Monday afternoon. The Tornado are in 10th place of 17 teams and were led by Elizabeth Swallow.
  • Taylor leads King to fourth at Patsy Rendleman Invite
    October 13, 2015
    SALISBURY, N.C. – The King University women’s golf team closed play in the Patsy Rendleman Invitational with a score of 324 in the final round giving King a total of 633 for the tournament, giving them a fourth place finish. Samantha Taylor led King, finishing 14th.
  • King in third after first round of Patsy Rendleman Invite
    October 12, 2015
    SALISBURY, N.C. – The King University women’s golf team returned to the course on Monday and carded a 309 in the first round of the Patsy Rendleman Invitational. The Tornado are in third place of 14 teams and were led by Nicola Robertson.
  • Taylor, Swallow lead Tornado at King Invite
    September 29, 2015
    BRISTOL, Tenn. – With heavy rain falling in Bristol on Tuesday, the King University Invitational was called due to wet course conditions. The Tornado women’s golf team finished the tournament in fourth with a total of 315 and were led by Samantha Taylor and Elizabeth Swallow.
  • King in fourth after first round of King University Invitational
    September 28, 2015
    BRISTOL, Tenn. – After the first round at the Country Club of Bristol, the King University women's golf team is in fourth of seven teams in the King University Invitational. The Tornado shot 315 and were led by Samantha Taylor and Elizabeth Swallow who are tied after the first round.
  • Robertson wins Smoky Mountain Intercollegiate, King takes 3rd
    September 21, 2015
    SEVIERVILLE, Tenn. – Nicola Robertson started the season on a high note for the King University women’s golf team. The sophomore led King to a third place finish at the Smoky Mountain Intercollegiate by taking individual medalist honors. She shot 146 for the tournament while the Tornado finished with a 302 in the second day for a total of 629.
  • Tornado in third after first round of Smoky Mountain Intercollegiate
    September 20, 2015
    SEVIERVILLE, Tenn. – In their first tournament of the season, the King University women’s golf team is in third of eight teams after the first round of the Smoky Mountain Intercollegiate. The Tornado shot 320 and were led by Nicola Robertson who is in third place with on round to play.
  • King aims for top of Conference Carolinas in 2015-16
    September 16, 2015
    BRISTOL, Tenn. – In 2014-15 the King University women’s golf team posted their highest finish at the Conference Carolinas Championships, taking second. The Tornado return three of their top five players from last year, and have their sights set on improving their finish in 2015-16.