At the end of Day 1 of the Richard Rendleman Invitational, hosted by Catawba College, King stands in 12th place, after posting a team score of 303.
Richard Powell led the way for the Tornado, posting a 2-over par 73, good for 12th place individually.
King is just 6 shots out of 5th place, and trails tournament leading USC-Aiken by 14 strokes.
The tournament will conclude Tuesday morning. Check back Tuesday afternoon for updated results.