Kent State saw its season come to an end Sunday at the NCAA menís golf national championship on the Rich Harvest Farms course in Sugar Grove, Ill.

The 11th-ranked Golden Flashes finished in 21st place with a 17-over score of 881 (289-293-299).

Kent State needed to place in the top 15 to advance to match play, but came up 10 strokes short. The Flashes shot 7 over on holes 3-7 to fall out of contention.

Sophomore Bjarki Petursson tied for 44th overall at 216 and senior Josh Whalen tied for 85th at 222. Whalen shot a team-best even-par 72 on Sunday. Junior Ian Holt (Stow) carded a 1-over 73 Sunday to finish tied for 104 overall with a three-round score of 224.

Junior Chase Johnson (Barberton) and sophomore Gisli Sveinbergsson each finished at 232.

Vanderbilt is the team leader heading into match play.