King set to open 2016-17 season

King set to open 2016-17 season

GENERAL INFORMATION

Name – King University
City/Zip – Bristol, TN 37620
Enrollment – Approximately 2,900
Nickname – Tornado
Athletic Colors – Navy & Scarlet
School Colors – Blue & Gold
Home Field – Parks Field
Affiliation – NCAA Division II
Conference – Conference Carolinas
President – Mr. Alexander Whitaker
Athletic Director – David Hicks
Athletic Department Phone – (423) 652-4849
Athletic Department Fax – (423) 652-6041
Head Athletic Trainer – Shelia Crockett
Website – www.KingTornado.com

WOMEN'S GOLF NCAA HISTORY

First Year of NCAA Membership – 2011
Highest Conference Carolinas Finish (number of times, last) – 2nd (2, 2015)

COACHING STAFF

Head Coach, season – Brian Kamm, 7th season
Golf Office Phone – (423) 652-4713
Assistant Coaches – Caitlin StarrsJake Stone

TEAM INFORMATION

Conference Carolinas Finish Last Year – 2nd
Starters Returning / Lost – 5 / 1
Letterwinners Returning / Lost
– 5 / 1

TOP RETURNING RUNNERS

Junior Nicola Robertson (third on the team with a scoring average of 78.72 a season ago, first team All-Conference Carolinas, posted five straight birdies at Hilton Head Lakes Invite)
Redshirt sophomore Samantha Taylor (second on the team with a 78.56 stroke average, third team All-Conference Carolinas, finished eighth at the Conference Carolinas Championship)
Sophomore Daphne Chang (Averaged 81.89 strokes per round, finished 17th at the Conference Carolinas Championship)

NEWCOMERS

Fiona Hebbel, Luverkusen, Germany (Freiherr-vom-Stein-Gymnasium Leverkusen)
Emilie Olstad, Oslo, Norway (Oslo Handelsgymnasium)

SCHEDULE HIGHLIGHTS

- King opens the season at the Etowah Intercollegiate at Etowah Country Club in Etowah, N.C. on September 19-20.
- The Tornado host the King Invitational at the Country Club of Bristol on September 26-27.
- The Conference Carolinas Championship is scheduled for April 23-25 at the Cutter Creek Golf Club in Snow Hill, N.C.
- The NCAA Southeast Regional Championship is slated for May 8-10 at the Woodcreek Golf Course in Columbia, S.C.

ATHLETIC COMMUNICATIONS

Director of Athletic Communications – Travis Chell, tlchell@king.edu
Athletic Communications Office Phone – (423) 652-6368
Chell Cell Phone – (715) 431-0253
Athletic Communications Fax – (423) 652-6041
Athletic Communications Graduate Assistant – Ryan Whitt, sportsinfo@king.edu
Athletic Communications Mailing Address – 1350 King College Rd., Bristol, TN 37620