Tournament signals the end of WCU's fall semester schedule
Kristin Swindell, Olivia Landino both shoot four-over, 76, on Monday
Kristin Swindell leads WCU in a tie for 42nd overall
WCU among 20 teams vying for the team championships
Junior Taylor Allison Finished Fifth Overall as an Individual
2014-15 (Redshirt Junior): Played in all four events in the fall portion of the season before leaving the squad to pursue professional golf opportunities ... Was averaging 76.09 through four tournaments, pacing the Catamount squad twice at the Lady Paladin Invitational and the Palmetto Intercollegiate.
2013-14 (Redshirt Sophomore): Played among the starting five in 10 of the team's 11 seasonal events ... Paced the Catamounts in seven events on the year en route to leading the team in scoring average at 74.93 - third-best in the Southern Conference ... 26 of her 27 seasonal rounds were shot in the 70s including five at 72-or-better ... Named to the post-season All-Southern Conference team ... Made her WCU debut at the season-opening Golfweek Program Challenge, placing in a tie for 17th ... Carded a career-best round of 70 in the opening round of the Great Smokies Intercollegiate en route to a top 10 finish ... Finished tied for seventh at the UNCG/Starmount Fall Classic ... Started a strong finish in the spring with a second-place showing at the UNF Intercollegiate followed by a fourth-place showing at the JMU/Eagle Landing Invitational ... Named Southern Conference Women's Golfer of the Week following the UNF Intercollegiate, helping WCU lead wire-to-wire for the team championship ... Earned Southern Conference Women's Golfer of the Month in March, the first WCU monthly award winner since 2009 ... Posted four, top-10 showings in March highlighted by winning the Low Country Invitational ... Out of the 309 golfers she faced in March, only seven finished ahead of her in the four tournaments ... Turned in her career-best finish with a two-round tournament victory at the Low Country Invitational.
Prior to Western Carolina: Transferred to Western Carolina prior to the fall, 2013 semester ... Suffered an injury three tournaments into her freshman season in 2011-12 ... Returned in the 2012-13 season; At Florida Gulf Coast: Competed in three events during the fall of 2011 with two top 20 and one top 15 finishes before being sidelined with an injury ... Returned to the active lineup in 2012-13 ... Paced FGCU at the 2013 Atlantic-Sun Championship, finishing tied for fourth with a three-round score of 216 (73-72-71) ... As a freshman in the fall of 2011, contributed a counting score in all nine rounds while finishing with a 78.0 scoring average ... Made her collegiate debut at the USF-Waterlefe Invitational where she carded a 235 (79-76-80) to place in a tie for 17th in the field of 45 players ... Her best finish at the Holiday Inn Express Hatter Classic where she took 12th in the field of 45 with a season-low score of 233 (80-78-75);
High School: Was a three-time Manatee County Player of the Year during which time she held a 54-1 match record ... Was a high school individual state qualifier three times ... Held a nine-hole scoring average of 34.2 ... Won the 2011 high school regional with a five-under par 67 in a playoff ... Went on to finish 13th at the Class 2A state finals with a 156 (79-77) ... A four-time Florida Junior Tour champion ... Three top five AJGA finishes ... Ranked as high as No. 46 nationally as an amateur ... At the time of her graduation, held ever girl's golf record at Braden River High.
Personal: Is the daughter of Jeff and Jill Swindell ... Birthday is in April.