September 17, 2013

King finishes 14th at Kiawah Island Invite

KIAWAH ISLAND, S.C. – The King University men's golf team wrapped up play at the Kiawah Island Invitational on Tuesday with a second round score of 314 in tough conditions. The Tornado posted a tournament score of 613 to place 14th in the field of 17 teams.

King was led by sophomore Leennawat Numpituckchaikul as he followed a first round of two-under, 70 with a second round of 75 for a total score of one-over, 145. That score marked the lowest tournament score of his career at King. John Scott followed Numpituckchaikul in the second round with a 79. Coupled with his first round score of 76, Scott finished with a stroke total of 155.

Freshman Mathias Buanes turned in a two-round total of 154 after carding an 80 in the second round while Jake Stone posted a second round score of 81 to finish with a stroke total of 160. Ross Maietta rounded out the squad with a two-round total of 166 after his second round score of 80.

As team, the Tornado posted a tournament score of 613 after shooting a 314 in the second round to place 14th. The University of North Alabama won the event with a stroke total of 580 while USC Aiken finished second at 581

King will next be in action on September 30-October 1 at their home King University Intercollegiate. The tournament will take place at Bristol Country Club in Bristol, Tenn.