Wednesday, April 20, 2016

Elizabeth Swallow, Samantha Taylor finish 

T10 for King at Carolinas Championship

BROWNS SUMMIT, North Carolina. – In the final round of the Conference Carolinas Championship, the King University women's team from Bristol, Tennessee, put together their best round of the US college 2015-2016 season, shooting a total of 300. 
The Tornado moved up the leaderboard, finishing fourth with a tournament score of 948, behind team title winneres Limestone (922) won won by 15 shots from runners-up Pfeiffer.
 King was led by top 10 performances from Samantha Taylor and Elizabeth Swallow.

KING RESULTS: 4th/9 (948)
LOCATION: Champions Course at Bryan Park; Browns Summit, N.C.
COURSE DETAILS: par 72; 5911 yards
  • Elizabeth Swallow, pictured, from Berkshire finished her US college golf career with a round of one-over 73. She finished tied  eighth with a tournament score of 232. Her earlier scores were 82 and 77.
  •  Swallow ends her career as one of the most decorated golfers in King University 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.
  • Samantha Taylor, a second-year student  from Newcastle, also tied eighth with a score of 232. She had rounds of 76, 80 and 76.
  • Nicola Robertson, a second-year student from Dunblane, posted her best round of the tournament on the final day, shooting a 76 to finish with a total of 246. Her earlier scores wer 83 and 87.


  • Amanda Floberg of Pfeiffer was the individual winner by a single stroke with rounds of 77, 78 and 69 for 224
  • Overnight leader Taylor McInnis of Limestone finished second with a tournament score of 225 (70-72-77)