King battles to 10th after opening round
GREENSBORO, N.C. - King College saw a 77 from Adrian Kibsey lead the Tornado opening day of the Tom & Bettie O'Briant Memorial Monday.
Kibsey, from Winnipeg, Canada, was seven-over-par in the first round which has him in a tie for 15th. Josh Bamberger (Waterloo, Canada) was a shot behind, tied for 18th, thanks to the 78.
Greensboro (N.C.) College, ranked as the No. 1 NCAA Division III squad nationally, and Bridgewater (Va.) College both posted team scores of 305 to lead the field. Methodist (N.C.) University was a shot behind and Guilford (N.C.) College posted a 308. King's team score of 320 had the Tornado in tenth. Hampden-Sydney College was a shot ahead of King.
Guilford's Mat Hennick led the individual standings with a 69, the only golfer under par.
The final round of the event will start Tuesday morning at the Cardinal Golf and Country Club. The course played as a Par-70 at 7,002 yards.