Swallow takes second, King sixth at TSYS Collegiate Classic

COLUMBUS, Ga. – In an unusual three round tournament for NCAA Division II women's golf, the King University women's golf team took sixth at the TSYS Collegiate Classic with a tournament total of 1,017. Elizabeth Swallow led King as she took second after carding a one-under 71 in the tournament's final round.

Swallow improved on every round of the tournament on what was a very difficult course. After shooting 80 in the first round yesterday morning, she bounced back to shoot 76 in the second round yesterday afternoon. In the third round, Swallow tore up the course as she carded the day's low score of one-under 71 to finish with a tournament total of 227, just four strokes off the tournament's medalist.

Anna Walker also improved every round. After shooting 87-85 on Monday, Walker carded an 83 in the final round to finish with a stroke total of 255 in 25th place. Cortnee Young was King's next finisher at 266 after she posted an 89 in the final round. Kerby Jones and Karissa King rounded out the squad with their tournament totals of 272 and 287, respectively. Jones shot 86 in the final round while King posted a 99.

Lee University won the tournament with a total team score of 934 while Lander University finished second at 939. Lee's Courtney Shelton was the individual medalist with a tournament total of 223, just ahead of Swallow's 227.

King will be in action again on March 10-11 at the Hilton Head Lake Invitational in Hilton Head, S.C.