Tornado end up fourth at LMU Fall Invite

TAZEWELL, Tenn. - A day after having the lead, the King College men's golf team went to fourth in Tuesday's final round of the Lincoln Memorial Fall Invitational.

The Tornado fired a 301 Tuesday after a 288 Monday which gave the team a one-shot lead. Tusculum (Tenn.) College used a 282 in the final round to capture the team crown with a two-round total of 572, four-under-par. Cape Fear (N.C.) Community College finished second thanks to a 283 Tuesday, six shots behind Tusculum. Host Lincoln Memorial was third as King and North Greenville (S.C.) University shared fourth.

Adrian Kibsey (Winnipeg, Canada) led King's efforts Tuesday with a one-under-par 71. He was seven shots better than Monday's opening 18 holes.

Josh Bamberger (Waterloo, Canada) and Travis Snyder (Fayetteville, Ga.) both posted scores of 76. Bamberger did own the individual first-round lead, but he ended up 11th after Tuesday's play.

Nick Carden (Hixson, Tenn.) rounded out King's scoring with a 78. He fired a 69 a day earlier.

Richard Powell (Hixson, Tenn.) played as an individual and finished tied for 15th. He posted a 74 Tuesday to go with a 72 Monday. Tommy Ricker (Parrottsville, Tenn.) shot a 75 Tuesday, two shots better than Monday.

The individual medalist honors went to Tusculum's Nick York. He finished at seven-under-par for the event with a 137. York fired a 69 Tuesday as he beat a trio of golfers by two shots.

The golfers played the event at the Woodlake Golf Club at a Par-72 over 6,771 yards.

King will wrap up the fall season Oct. 25-26 at the Tom & Bettie O'Briant Memorial in Greensboro, N.C.