The No. 29 Kent State Men’s Golf Team missed qualifying for the match play portion of the 2018 NCAA National Championship, finishing in 10th place at 19-over par (288-291-293-299=1,171). The Flashes finished two strokes back of eighth-place Texas A&M, the team that earned the final match play spot.
For the tournament, senior Chase Johnson finished in a tie for 15th at even-par 288. Johnson carded a fourth-round score of 2-over par 74. He completed the round with three birdies and an eagle for the second-time of the tournament.
Ian Holt and Bjarki Petursson both finished in a tie for 37th at 7-over par 295. Holt fired a 1-over par 73 in the final stroke play round and went 15 holes with par or better, including two birdies. Petursson finished the day at 3-over par 75 with one birdie.
Teammates Josh Gilkison and Gisli Sveinbergsson both carded a 77 (+5) for the day. Gilkison finished the tournament in a tie for 57th at 12-over par 300 and Sveinbergsson settled in a tie for 69th at 16-over par 304.