Florida Tech’s golf season finished with a fifth-place effort at nationals.(Photo: Florida Tech)

Florida Tech’s season came to a close Thursday with a 3-1-1 loss to No. 3 Lynn in the match play quarterfinals at the 2017 NCAA Division II Men's Golf Championships to finish in a tie for fifth place in the nation.

In the first pairing, Gaelen Trew led a majority of the final nine holes, though a late run by Martin Cancino on the last three holes allowed him to take a two-stroke win.

Shanren Brienen earned the Panthers' only win in match play over Mateo Gomez. The sophomore fell behind by a stroke after the second hole of the contest, but he fought his way back two holes later and led the rest of the way for a one stroke victory.

Han Xue held the largest stroke lead of the five matches in his pairing against Felix Kvarnstrom at five shots....