Bamberger reaches playoff, King finishes third at Pfeiffer Falcon Cup

BADIN, N.C. - King College's Josh Bamberger qualified for a playoff to decide medalist honors at the Pfeiffer Falcon Cup Tuesday as the Tornado golfer paced the squad to a third-place team finish.

Bamberger, a junior from Waterloo, Canada, posted an one-over-par 73 Tuesday to make the five-way playoff which was won by Pfeiffer (N.C.) University's Luiz Jacintho on the fourth playoff hole. Bamberger and the other four in the playoff had a two-day total of 145. Robbie Ellis, from Queens University of Charlotte, used the day's low round of 69 to enter the playoff.

Adrian Kibsey (Winnipeg, Canada) finished tied for sixth overall with his 72 Tuesday. He was two shots out of the playoff for medalist honors. Nick Carden (Hixson, Tenn.) followed his 74 on Monday with a 75 to finish in a group of golfers tied for ninth with a two-day score of 149. Tyler Welch (White House, Tenn.) rounded out the Tornado's team scoring with a 77 Tuesday, four shots better than Monday's opening round.

The Tornado lowered the team total by five shots in Tuesday's round which was needed to remain tied for third. Pfeiffer "B" team posted the low team score of the day, a 291 which forced a tie for third with a 36-hole total of 599. Pfeiffer "A" won the event after rounds of 298 and 297 for a 595, a shot better than Queens at 596.

The course, a Par-70, played at 6,345 yards for the golfers.

Next on the schedule for King will be the Myrtle Beach Intercollegiate at the Sea Trail Golf Club on Oct. 4-5.

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