Tornado place 15th at Bearcat Golf Classic

GREENWOOD, S.C. – The King University men's golf team wrapped up the Bearcat Golf Classic, hosted by Lander University, with a third round score of 300. For the tournament, the Tornado placed 15th of 18 teams with a total of 920. Richard Powell led the Tornado with a three round score of 230.

Powell struggled in the final round, carding an 80 for total of 230. He ended in a tie for 44th in field of nearly 100 golfers. Ross Maietta wasn't far behind as he finished with a total of 231 after shooting a final round 74.

Taylor Gouge turned in the best Tornado round of the day, registering a 73. He finished the tournament with a total of 232. Leennawat Numpituckchaikul and John Scott rounded out King's squad with scores of 75 and 78 in the final round, respectively. Numpituckchaikul finished with a 233, and Scott closed the tournament at 237.

Belmont Abbey won the tournament with a three round total of 878 after shooting 296 in the final round. South Carolina-Aiken finished second at 882, and Georgia Southwestern placed third at 885. Belmont Abbey's Adam Hedges was the individual medalist after shooting a final round 71 for a total of 206.

King will be in action again at the Conference Carolinas Championship from April 20-23. The championship will be played in Winston-Salem, N.C.