Taylor, Swallow lead King at Conference Carolinas Championship

Taylor, Swallow lead King at Conference Carolinas Championship

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.

THE BASICS
KING RESULTS: 4th/9 (948)
LOCATION: Champions Course at Bryan Park; Browns Summit, N.C.
COURSE DETAILS: par 72; 5911 yards

HOW IT HAPPENED

  • Swallow finished her career with a round of one-over 73 to close the tournament. She finished eighth with a tournament score of 232.
  • Taylor also finished the tournament in eighth with a score of 232. She carded a score of 76 in the final round.
  • Daphne Chang came in next for King, finishing 17th with a tournament score of 238. She finished her season with a round of 75.
  • Nicola Robertson posted her best round of the tournament on Tuesday, shooting 76 to finish with a total of 246.
  • Rounding out the squad was Autumn Bergendahl as posted her best round of the year on Tuesday. She carded a 93 to finish the tournament with a score of 297.

FOR THE FOES

  • Limestone College won the championship with a tournament score of 922 following a third round of 304.
  • Pfeiffer University finished second at 937 and Converse College took third with a score of 944.
  • Amanda Floberg of Pfeiffer was the individual medalist, closing with a round of 69 to take the tile by one stroke with a tournament total of 224.
  • Taylor McInnis of Limestone finished second with a tournament score of 225 after shooting 77 in the final round.

BEYOND THE BOX SCORE

  • The team score of 300 matched King's best round of the season, which they also accomplished earlier this spring at the Pfeiffer Invitational.
  • Swallow ends her career as one of the most decorated golfers in program history, as a four-time all-conference selection. She was selected Conference Carolinas Player of the Year in 2013-14 and became King's first women's golfer to qualify for the NCAA South Regional Championships in the same year.