King sixth after first day of Richard Randleman Invite

SALISBURY, N.C. – The King University men's golf team took to the course again on Monday at the Richard Randleman Invitational and turned in a solid performance in the 18-team field. After the first round, King is in sixth place after shooting 315. Leennawat Numpituckchaikul and Taylor Gouge both shot 76 to lead the Tornado.

Numpituckchaikul improved on his front nine score of 39 with a 37 on the back nine to finish with a 76 while Gouge carded 38 on both the front and back nine. The duo is currently in eighth place with one round to play.

Ross Maietta followed with an 80 as he improved his front nine score of 41 with a 39 on the back nine. Mathias Bunaes and Cody Boyer rounded out the squad with scores of 83 and 84, respectively.

The Tornado shot 315 as a team and are in sixth place with one round to play. Limestone College leads the tournament with a score of 305 while Queens University in three shots back in second place. UNC Pembroke and Lenoir-Rhyne University are tied for third at 309, and Coker College rounds out the top-five with a team score of 311.

The tournament concludes with the final round on Tuesday at the Country Club of Salisbury in Salisbury, N.C.