Beacon Journal staff

Kent State could not build on any momentum following its first win of the season as the Golden Flashes lost to the San Diego Toreros 14-2.

The Golden Flashes (1-7) scored first when senior Evan Campbell singled home Sawyer Polen in the second inning. Despite loading the bases, Kent State was unable to expand its lead.

It proved costly as San Diego (3-4) scored eight runs in the bottom of the second. The rally included a two-run home run by Kris Bryant that knocked out the Flashes starter Michael Clark.

Kent was led by Campbell, who had three singles and two RBI, and Derek Toadvine, who tripled and scored.