BRISTOL, Tenn. – King University women's golfer Elizabeth Swallow's sophomore year has been nothing short of impressive as she added another award on Wednesday. Swallow was selected to the Capital One Academic All-District team in the at-large category.
A native of Berkshire, England, Swallow turned in a masterful performance on the golf course this season. She became the first women's golfer in King history to earn a spot in an NCAA Regional, competing at the NCAA South Regional earlier this month. She finished in 24th place with a three round total of 231 (80-73-78). She was also named Conference Carolinas Player of the Year while garnering first team all-conference honors.
Swallow earned top-10 finishes in each of her first nine tournaments, including six top-5 finishes and four wins. She won her first two tournaments of the season before taking sixth in the third tournament of the fall. She then posted two more top-five finishes before winning her third tournament of the season.
Swallow capped the season by winning the Conference Carolinas individual championship with a stroke total of 149, winning the event by two strokes. Her best performance may have come in the King University Invitational where she carded an even-par score of 142 (71-71) to win the event by 10 strokes.
Swallow is majoring in Mathematics and has a cumulative grade-point average of 3.97 through her first four semesters at King.
Swallow joins Cory Rhodes (baseball), Cassie Ringstaff (softball), Kelsey Griffitts (women's volleyball) and Rodrigo Avila (men's tennis) as King student-athletes who have earned Capital One Academic All-District honors this season. The Capital One At-Large Academic All-American team is scheduled to be released on June 4.