Kent State University

Kent State University
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Mission Statement

The mission of Kent State University is to discover, create, apply and share knowledge, as well as to foster ethical and humanitarian values in the service of Ohio and the global community. As an eight-campus educational system, Kent State offers a broad array of academic programs to engage students in diverse learning environments that educate them to think critically and to expand their intellectual horizons while attaining the knowledge and skills necessary for responsible citizenship and productive careers.

Vision

Kent State University will change lives by encouraging outstanding teaching and innovative learning opportunities, by cultivating excellence in all we do, and by seeking greater access and affordability for our students. Kent State shall expand its dynamic leadership through recognized scholarship and path-breaking research, through increased levels of external support leading to new discoveries and economic development, and through partnerships with other institutions and organizations in the pursuit of academic excellence. To further these common goals, faculty, staff and students, as well as our alumni and community supporters, shall serve as collaborative partners in advancing Kent State's status as a model for 21st-century public higher education.


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Recent News

Adams Grabs Second Player of the Week Honor

KENT, OHIO- For the second time in three weeks, Kent State punter Derek Adams has earned the Mid-American Conference East Division Special Teams Player of…

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Gilkison Earns Top-5 Performance at Maui Jim

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz.-  Josh Gilkison finished tied for third and paced the Flashes' at the Maui Jim Intercollegiate on Sunday. Kent State posted an 11-under 829…

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No. 11 Kent State Heads to Knoxville

KENT, Ohio- The Kent State University women's golf team is set to compete in the Mercedes Benz Intercollegiate at the Cherokee Country Club (par 71, 5,900 yards) in…

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Kent State Field Hockey Bounces Back with Win Over Saint Louis

Saint Louis, Mo.-  The Kent State field hockey team hit season bests in offense and defense Sunday in a 5-0 win over Saint Louis. The Flashes scored more goals than in any other game this fall while earning their second shutout of…

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Harris’ First Goal Not Enough in 2-1 Defeat at Butler

Indianapolis, Ind. – Behind sophomore Tianna Harris' first career goal, Kent State attempted to comeback from an early deficit, but ultimately could not do so as Butler scored late on its home field to win, 2-1. The Golden Flashes (1-4-1)…

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Flashes Stifled by Tigers

AUBURN, Ala. – The Kent State football team (1-2) fell to Auburn (3-0), 55-16, in a nearly sold-out Jordan-Hare Stadium on Saturday. The Tigers closed the game on a…

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Flashes Continue to Shoot Low at Maui Jim

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz.- Led by Josh Gilkison's 3-under 67, the Kent State men's golf team went low again during Saturday's second round of the Maui…

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Volleyball Defeated by Army West Point, 3-1

Double-doubles for Haffner, Matthews…

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Gilkison Leads Flashes in Opening Round at Maui Jim

SCOTTSDALE, ARIZ- Kent State junior Josh Gilkison led the Flashes on Friday as the team opened play at the Maui Jim Intercollegiate. Gilkison fired a career-best 7-under par 63 and led Kent State to top-5 of the leaderboard after one round of play.…

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Flashes Come Up Short Against Fairfield

St Louis, Mo.- The Kent State field hockey team (3-3) fell, 2-1, on the road to Fairfield (4-1) at a neutral site on Friday afternoon at…

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Kent State Earns Split Friday in West Point

Kent State (6-3) swept Binghamton and fell to Bryant in…

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Soccer Heads to Indianapolis to Battle Butler

The Kent State soccer team (1-3-1) is on the road for a single-match against Butler (4-3-0) on Sunday, November 15th at 1 p.m. The Golden Flashes are in search of their first road win of the season after defeating Syracuse at home…

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Men’s Golf Heads to Arizona for the Maui Jim Intercollegiate

KENT, Ohio- The Kent State University men's golf team travels out west to Scottsdale, Ariz. for the Maui Jim Intercollegiate. The tournament takes place at the Mirabel Golf Club, which is playing at 7,081 yards with a par of 70. The teams will…

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Black Knights Invitational Next for Flashes Volleyball

Kent State (5-2) set for three more matches…

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Flashes Travel to Saint Louis for First Full Road Swing

KENT, Ohio- The Kent State University field hockey team will travel this weekend for their first full road swing of the season. The Flashes (3-2) will face Fairfield on Friday, Sept. 13 at 4 p.m. EST. before their matchup with Saint Louis on Sunday,…

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Stormo Named MAC Golfer of the Week

CLEVELAND, Ohio- Kent State senior Karoline Stormo was named the Mid-American Conference Women's Golfer of the Week on Thursday following her standout performance at the Branch Law Firm/Dick…

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Flashes Look to Spoil Auburn's Homecoming

KENT, OHIO- Kent State football heads south this weekend, traveling to Auburn, Alabama for a date with the #8 Auburn Tigers on Saturday for a 7:05 ET kick-off in a game that can been seen on ESPN-2 and heard on the Golden Flashes…

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Softball Head Coach Eric Oakley Extended Through 2023

KENT, Ohio – Kent State University softball head coach Eric Oakley has agreed to a four-year contract extension through the 2023 season, Director of Athletics Joel Nielsen announced on Wednesday…

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Flashes Show Fight in Five-Set Road Win at YSU

Kent State lost the first two sets of the night and then trailed 9-2 in the…

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Flashes Start the Season With a Win

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M.- The Kent State women's golf team wrapped up a dominant performance at the Branch Law Firm / Dick McGuire Invitational earning its first tournament win of the season on Tuesday at the New Mexico Championship…

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Hellstrom Earns MAC Co-Offensive Player of Week Recognition

CLEVELAND, Ohio – Kent State redshirt sophomore Karly Hellstrom has been named Mid-American Conference Co-Offensive Player of the Week, the conference office announced Tuesday (Sept. 10). She was recognized with the award along with…

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Flashes Second Heading into Final Round in New Mexico

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M.- The Kent State women's golf team is in second place after 36 holes on Monday at the Branch Law Firm/Dick…

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Flashes Wrap Up Gopher Invitational

INDEPENDENCE, Minn.- The Kent State men's golf team concluded the Gopher Invitational under wet and windy conditions on Monday at Windsong Farm Golf Club. The Flashes finished the tournament in eighth place at 18-over par…

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Volleyball Visits YSU for Mid-Week Volleyball Clash

The Kent State volleyball team hits the road on Tuesday for a non-conference contest at Youngstown State. First is scheduled for 6 p.m. at the…

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Trickett, Bahr Grab Weekly Honors

KENT, OHIO-  Kent State place kicker Matthew Trickett and graduate linebacker Matt Bahr earned Player of the Week honors from the Mid-American Conference and College Sports…

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Flashes Ninth After Two Rounds at the Gopher Invitational

INDEPENDENCE, Minn.- The Kent State University men's golf team is in ninth place after two rounds of play at the Gopher Invitational at Windsong Farm Golf Club. The Flashes are 9-over-par 577 (293-284) at…

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Kent State Opens 2019-20 Season on Monday in New Mexico

KENT, Ohio- Kent State University women's golf and first-year head coach Lisa Strom open the 2019-20 season this Monday in the Branch Law Firm/Dick McGuire Invitational at the Championship Golf Course at the University of…

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Flashes Juice Orange in Senior Day Shutout

KENT, Ohio – Kent State (1-3-1) utilized an early goal by redshirt sophomore Karly Hellstrom and strong team defense to shutout Syracuse (2-3-0), 1-0, to earn its first win of the 2019 campaign at Dix Stadium on Sunday afternoon. With the win,…

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Flashes Knock Down No. 24 Maine

KENT, Ohio- The Kent State University field hockey team wrapped up its weekend homestand after a 2-1 victory over the 20th-ranked Maine on Sunday afternoon at…

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Flashes Begin New Season at Gopher Invite

KENT, Ohio- A new era begins as Jon Mills and the Kent State University men's golf team opens the 2019-20 season in Independence, Minn. this weekend for the…

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Volleyball Drops Golden Flashes Classic Title Match to Colonials

Erin Gardner and Ashley Makruski earned all-tournament…

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Trickett Walks Off Owls in Home Opener

KENT, Ohio – The Kent State football team (1-1) snapped a nine-game overtime losing streak against Kennesaw State (1-1) in its home opener at Dix Stadium to record its second overtime victory in…

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Musketeers Blank Flashes in Physical Battle

KENT, Ohio – The Kent State soccer team (0-3-1) fell to Xavier (3-1-1), 1-0, on Friday night at Dix Stadium. The Golden Flashes fought to try and comeback in the second period, and earned five corner kicks, but were unable…

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Flashes Finish Third at NIU Huskie Challenge

DeKalb, Ill. – The Kent State cross country teams were in action for the second straight week at the NIU Huskie Challenge. The Golden Flashes finished in fifth place in the women's 6K and third place in the…

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Flashes Blank Temple in Shutout Victory

KENT, Ohio- The Kent State University field hockey team handed Temple its first loss of the season with a 3-0 shutout victory on Friday afternoon at…

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Golden Flashes Welcome Kennesaw State in Home Opener

KENT, OHIO- The Golden Flashes have a unique challenge awaiting them in their 2019 home-opener as the triple-option attack of the 7/9 (FCS) Kennesaw State Owls comes to Dix Stadium for a…

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Flashes Host Temple and Maine This Weekend

KENT, Ohio- The Kent State field hockey returns home for a two-game homestand this weekend. The Flashes face Temple on Friday at 11 a.m. and will close out the weekend with No. 24 Maine on Sunday at 11 a.m. at…

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Kent State Cross Country Heads to NIU Huskie Challenge

KENT, Ohio – The Kent State cross country teams head to DeKalb, Ill., for the 2019 NIU Huskie Challenge. The women's 6K will begin at 6 p.m., with the men's 8K following at…

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Women’s Golf to Support Folds of Honor Foundation

KENT, Ohio- Head women's golf coach Lisa Strom has announced the Kent State women's golf team will be participating in The Folds of Honor Military…

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Volleyball Hosts Golden Flashes Classic This Weekend

Kent State opens home volleyball schedule Friday…

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Flashes to Host a Pair of Weekend Matches, Senior Day Set for Sunday

Kent State (0-2-1) returns home to Dix Stadium for a two-game homestand and home non-conference finale this weekend. The Golden Flashes will take on Xavier (2-1-1) on Friday, September 6th at 7 p.m and Syracuse (2-1) on Sunday, September 8th at 1…

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Flashes Drop Road Match to Louisville

LOUISVILLE, Ky.- Despite a late fourth quarter surge, the Golden Flashes could not complete the rally from a 4-0 deficit, falling to Louisville, 4-2 on Wednesday afternoon in the…

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Women’s Basketball Announces MAC Schedule

Golden Flashes will begin 18-game conference slate with a trip to Ball State on…

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Kent State Men’s Basketball Releases Full 2019-2020 Schedule

KENT, Ohio- The Kent State University men's basketball program released its 2019-20 non-conference schedule in conjunction with the Mid-American Conference schedule, head coach Rob Senderoff and the league announced…

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Culver Signs with Top Level Professional Club in Italy

BARI, Italy – Former Golden Flashes defender Paige Culver (2015-18) has signed to play professionally with Pink Bari in Italy. The club plays in the top women's league in Italy and Culver has already reported to…

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Flashes Head to Louisville for Midweek Road Slate

KENT, Ohio- The Kent State University field hockey team (1-1) is set to travel to Louisville for a midweek road contest with the 12th-ranked Cardinals on Wednesday, Sept. 4 at…

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Softball Alum Speers Bound for Tokyo 2020 Olympics

Surrey, B.C. – Kent State softball alumnae Holly Speers (2015-18) will become the second Golden Flash to play softball in the Olympic games. Speers is a member of Team Canada, which qualified for the Tokyo 2020 Summer Olympic games, It is the…

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Adams Named MAC East Special Teams Player of the Week

CLEVELAND, OHIO- Kent State junior punter Derek Adams was named the Mid-American Conference East Division Special Teams Player of the Week as announced by the Conference on…

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Flashes Fall in Tough Battle to Michigan State

KENT, Ohio- The Kent State University field hockey team closed out its weekend homestand with a 1-0 loss to Michigan State on…

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Colorado Trip Concludes with Setback to Denver

Denver, Colo – The Kent State soccer team (0-2-1) fell, 1-0, on the road to conclude their weekend road swing to Denver (3-0-1) at DU…

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Bronczek Earns Jack Rittichier Award

Kent State University concluded its preseason camp with the traditional presentation of the Jack Rittichier Memorial Trophy at Dix Stadium. John Henry Bronczek, an undersized safety, was given the award for displaying the…

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High-Powered Offense Leads Flashes in Sweep of Gardner-Webb

Kent State posted its top hitting percentage…

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Volleyball Sweeps EKU in Season Opener

Kent State (1-1) split its matches Friday at the…

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Field Hockey Tops St. Francis in Season Opener, 5-2

KENT, Ohio- The Kent State University field hockey team started off the season strong defeating St. Francis, 5-2, in its season opener at home…

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Joe Yoder Joins Track and Field Staff

Former DIII All-American spent past five years as head coach…

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Golden Flashes Drop Season Opener to Sun Devils

TEMPE, Ariz. – The Kent State football team fell to Arizona State in their first trip out west since 1996. The Sun Devils secured a 30-7 victory on Thursday night inside Sun…

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Flashes Lead Early, Fall to Host Colorado

Karly Hellstrom scored first career goal in…

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Kent State Begins Volleyball Season at Charlotte Invitational

Golden Flashes will play three matches at the Charlotte Invitational on Friday…

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Golden Flashes Kick Off Season at Pitt Panther Opener

KENT, Ohio – The Kent State cross country teams begin their 2019 season at the Pitt Panther Opener in Pittsburgh, Pa. on Friday Aug. 30. The women's 4K race will start at 6 p.m., with the men's 6K race beginning at…

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Field Hockey Begins 2019 Campaign This Weekend

KENT, Ohio- The 2019 season will begin for Kent State field hockey this weekend with a two-game homestand. The Flashes will face St. Francis on Friday at 1 p.m. and Michigan State on Sunday at 1 p.m. at…

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Kent State Kicks Off 2019 at Arizona State

Tempe, Ariz. -Kent State will open the 2019 football season on the road as they travel west to take on the Arizona State Sun Devils on Thursday evening at 10 p.m. EST/7 p.m. AZT on the…

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Flashes Soccer Travels to Colorado for Two Matches

Kent State (0-0-1) heads West for its first road swing of the 2019 campaign as it travels to Colorado for a pair of matches. The Flashes will take on Colorado (2-0-0) on Thursday, August 29th at 6:30 p.m. EST / 4:30 p.m. MST and Denver (1-0-1) on…

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MAC Announces Volleyball Preseason Coaches’ Poll

Flashes open season at Charlotte Invitational…

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Flashes Field Hockey Picked Second in Preseason Poll

KENT, Ohio- The Kent State field hockey team has been tabbed to finish second as selected by Mid-American Conference Preseason Coaches' Poll, the conference announced…

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Flashes Sign Team IMPACT Recruit Malyk Foster

KENT, Ohio- Kent State men's basketball head coach Rob Senderoff is pleased to announce the signing of 5-year-old Malyk Foster through Team IMPACT to the Kent State…

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Jon Mills Officially Takes Over Kent State’s Men’s Golf Program

KENT, Ohio – A new chapter of Kent State men's golf begins, as Jon Mills officially moved into the head coaching position on Monday, July 1. He is the 10th head coach in the program's…

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Season Opener Ends in Draw against Cleveland State

KENT, Ohio – The Kent State soccer team (0-0-1) ended its first game of the season with a scoreless tie after two overtime periods against Cleveland State (0-0-1) at Dix Stadium on…

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Competitive Blue-Gold Scrimmage Concludes Volleyball Preseason

Golden Flashes display quality play on both sides of the net in…

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Soccer Opens Season at Home Against Cleveland State

The Kent State (0-0) soccer team kicks off its 23rd season of competition by hosting regional rival Cleveland State (0-0) on Friday, August 23 under the lights at Dix Stadium at 7 p.m. The match can be viewed…

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Former Standout Conners Earns Berth into PGA Tour Championship

KENT, Ohio- Former Kent State golf star Corey Conners will be competing this week, Aug. 22-25 in the PGA Tour Championship in…

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Volleyball Wins Exhibition in Straight Sets

Golden Flashes earn exhibition sweep…

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Oakley Elevates Roush to Assistant Coach

Former Golden Flash (2013-16) served as volunteer assistant…

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Golden Flashes Place 14 on WCGA Scholastic All-American Award

BOWLING GREEN, Ohio – The Kent State gymnastics team finished with the 23rd-highest team GPA according to the Women's Collegiate Gymnastics…

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Flashes Soccer Picked Third in Preseason Poll

CLEVELAND, Ohio – The Kent State soccer team has been tabbed to finish third as selected by Mid-American Conference Preseason Coaches' Poll, the league announced…

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Position Preview: Defensive Line

Kent State's defensive line will undergo heavy changes this season, but that doesn't mean it will be devoid of talent. A new, but familiar face has taken over the reigns as the position coach as Collin Ferrell moves from working with the…

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Softball to Hold Walk-On Tryout August 28

KENT, Ohio-  The Kent State softball program will host its annual walk-on tryout on Wednesday, Aug. 28 at 4 p.m. at Diamond…

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Balanced Flashes Conclude Tour with 103-54 Victory

Golden Flashes recorded 27 assists on 42…

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Volleyball Volunteers with Habitat for Humanity

Ohio- The Kent State volleyball team took a break from the practice court on Monday and spent the morning volunteering at the Habitat for Humanity of…

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Athletics Completes Another 100 Percent Staff Giving Campaign

Every Kent State Athletics employee made a gift in support of The Golden Flashes Club, scholarships, or individual teams for the 2019…

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Strong First Half Lifts Kent State Over UBC

Newcomers lead the way in second game of…

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Flashes Earn 90-68 Victory to Begin Canadian Tour

Golden Flashes led by 38 points at the end of the…

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Volleyball Begins Practice for 2019 Season

Golden Flashes will host two exhibition matches at the M.A.C. Center later…

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Position Preview: Specialists

Second-year special teams coordinator Zac Barton has a lot of pieces to work with. All three of the main specialists return this season in sophomore kicker Matthew Trickett, redshirt junior punter Derek Adams and senior long snapper Joey Palumbo but…

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Baseball to Hold Walk-On Tryout September 4

The Kent State baseball program will host its annual walk-on tryout on Wednesday, Sept. 4 at 4:00 p.m.…

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Position Preview: Quarterback

Last year the Golden Flashes found their quarterback. Woody Barrett edged out Dustin Crum to become Kent State's first quarterback to start all 12 games in a season since Spencer Keith in 2012, when the Flashes captured a Mid-American…

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Women’s Basketball Set to Host Ohio State in Home Opener

Golden Flashes announced 11-game non-conference slate for…

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Jenny Gleason Named Women’s Golf Assistant Coach

KENT, Ohio- Kent State University women's golf coach Lisa Strom announced the addition of Jenny Gleason as the assistant coach of the Golden Flashes' golf team…

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Field Hockey Welcomes Assistant Coach Danielle Aviani

Kent State's field hockey team recently announced the hiring of Danielle Aviani as its second assistant coach for the 2019 season. Aviani comes to Kent State from Wagner College, where she was an assistant during the…

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Single Game Tickets on Sale During FlashFAST Ticket Special

KENT, Ohio – Attention FlashFAST football fans, the 2019 Golden Flashes football season is just over three weeks away. As the Golden Flashes prepare for their season, fans can purchase single game tickets at a discounted rate for one week…

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CFB 150: April Goss Split the Uprights and Makes History

It was an ugly and rainy day for the 2015 home opener against Delaware State at Dix Stadium. In early September, it was just 59 degrees and many of the announced crowd of 15,091 had umbrellas popped. The fans who stayed despite the rain received a…

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Football Announces Addition of Olson to Staff

KENT, Ohio – Kent State football head coach Sean Lewis announced on Thursday (Aug. 1) that Jake Olson will join the staff as the Director of Football Operations. Olson comes to Kent State from Yale where he spent the last two years as the…

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Women’s Basketball Opens Practice for Canada Trip

Golden Flashes will play three games in Vancouver during…

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Golden Flashes Earn IWLCA Team Academic Honors

ATLANTA, Ga. – The Intercollegiate Women's Lacrosse Coaches Association (IWLCA) recently honored Kent State as one of 312 schools across Division I, II, III, and NAIA as IWLCA Zag Sports Academic Honor Squads for the 2018-19…

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Barton Reconnects with Coaching Buddies

The college football world is a tightly wound community with schools of all shapes, sizes and classifications scattered around the nation. Kent State special teams coordinator Zac Barton knows the landscape well. From his playing days as a…

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Parker Named to Paul Hornung Award Watch List

LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Kent State senior safety Jamal Parker was named to the Paul Hornung Award Watch List, the Louisville Sports Commission…

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Bahr Named to Wuerffel Trophy Watch List For Third Consecutive Season

Fort Walton Beach, Fla. – Kent State graduate student linebacker Matt Bahr is the only student-athlete making his third straight appearance The Wuerffel Trophy Watch List…

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Knight Wins NCAA Appeal for Immediate Eligibility

KENT, Ohio – Kent State defensive back Qwuantrezz Knight won his NCAA appeal and is eligible to compete in the 2019…

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CFB 150: Football Legends Hiding in 1972 Tangerine Bowl

The 1972 Golden Flashes are one of the most fondly remembered teams in school history and captured the school's only Mid-American Conference title in the final game of the regular season. Their reward for the championship was an invitation to…

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Golden Flashes Picked Fourth in MAC East

DETROIT, Mich. – Second-year head coach Sean Lewis has already changed the perception of the Kent State football program, as it was announced that the Golden Flashes have been picked to finish fourth in the Mid-American Conference East…

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Kent State Receives Seventh Straight AVCA Team Academic Award

Excellence in the classroom leads to Kent State's seventh consecutive AVCA Team…

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Warnock Named to Rimington Trophy Watch List

KENT, Ohio – Kent State senior center Nate Warnock was named to the 2019 Rimington Trophy Watch List, presented annually to the most outstanding center in Division I College Football, the Rimington Trophy Committee…

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Women’s Golf Releases 2019-20 Schedule

KENT, Ohio- The Kent State women's golf schedule will put the Flashes up against the nation's best teams on some of the country's most challenging courses with the goal of returning to the NCAA Championships for the…

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Men’s Golf Releases 2019-20 Schedule

KENT, Ohio- The Kent State University men's golf team has released its full schedule for the…

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CFB 150: Penfield Tate, Kent State's First All-American

Jacob Pavilack, the radio field analyst for the Golden Flashes, will be profiling influential Kent State players and coaches as well as historical moments from the program's history as part of College Football's…

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Soccer Announces the Addition of Harris and Roller

KENT, Ohio – Kent State soccer head coach Rob Marinaro announced the additions of Tianna Harris and Tarah Roller to the Golden Flashes roster for the upcoming…

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Four Flashes Named WGCA All-American Scholars

KENT, Ohio- Four Kent State women's golfers were named to the 2018-19 Women's Golf Coaches Association (WGCA) All-America Scholar Team, announced by the organization this afternoon. Freshman Thitapa Pakdeesettakul , sophomore Kory Nielsen,…

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Varsity "K" Hall of Fame Announces 2019 Class

Kent State recently announced its 2019 Varsity "K" Athletics Hall of Fame class consisting of eight members to be introduced as part of the 41st induction ceremony on…

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Lisa Strom Named Women’s Golf Head Coach

Kent State University announced the hiring of Lisa Strom as its head women's golf coach on Monday, July 1. Strom becomes just the third head coach in the 21-year history of the women's golf program after spending three years as the head…

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Kent State in Top 20 of Helper Helper Leaderboard

Golden Flashes student-athletes completed 4,995 hours of community service during 2018-19…

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Golden Named NCAA Woman of the Year Nominee

Basketball's Alexa Golden has been announced as a nominee for the 2019 NCAA Woman of the…

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Anthony Morris Jr. Awarded Steve Harvey Scholarship

KENT, Ohio – Anthony Morris Jr., an incoming freshman football student-athlete, has been awarded a scholarship by esteemed Kent State student Steve Harvey. Morris is one of eight incoming students who have been awarded scholarships by the…

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Softball Announces the Addition of Madyson Cole

KENT, Ohio – Kent State softball head coach Eric Oakley announced that Rutgers transfer Madyson Cole has signed a National Letter of Intent to join the…

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Duncan, Birkbeck Ink Contract Extensions

Kent State University Head Baseball Coach Jeff Duncan and Associate Head Baseball Coach Mike Birkbeck each agreed to a three-year contract extension that will run through the 2022 season, Director of Athletics Joel Nielsen announced Tuesday,…

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Field Hockey Announces 2019 Slate

The Kent State University field hockey team has released its schedule for the 2019 season, which includes 18 regular season matches in addition to two exhibition games and the Mid-American Conference Tournament to be held…

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Hood’s Football Journey Brings Him Back to Northeast Ohio

Kent State safeties coach Justin Hood has a wealth of unique experience at nearly every level of football. But after four years as a starting cornerback at Ashland University, Hood thought he put football behind him when he graduated and took a job…

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Volleyball Announces Freshman Class

Kent State volleyball has added four student-athletes for the…

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Starkey Earns Contract Extension

Four-year extension will run through…

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Baseball Places 11 on Academic All-MAC

For the fourth consecutive season, the Kent State University baseball team has placed 11 student-athletes on the Academic All-Mid-American Conference Team, as announced by the conference office Tuesday…

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Fuss Named Assistant Men’s Basketball Coach

KENT, Ohio- Kent State men's basketball coach Rob Senderoff has announced the hiring of Aaron Fuss as an…

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MAC Media Day Scheduled for July 23 in Detroit

Cleveland, Ohio – The Mid-American Conference will host its 2019 Football Media Day on Tuesday, July 23, from 11:00 am to 2:30 pm, at Ford Field in Detroit, the league office announced Wednesday.  The MAC Football Media Day kicks off the…

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Carew Garners Third Team All-American and All-Mideast Region Second Team Honors

KENT, Ohio – Kent State redshirt sophomore Ben Carew has been named to both the NCBWA Division I All-American Third Team and the ABCA/Rawlings NCAA Division I All-Mideast Region Second Team, as announced by the National…

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Golden Flashes Land 11 on Phil Steele Preseason All-MAC Team

CLEVELAND, Ohio – Kent State posted 11 members on the Phil Steele Preseason All-MAC Team, with kicker Matthew Trickett garnering first team recognition. Offensive lineman Julian Sams, defensive end Nick Faulkner, cornerback Jamal Parker and…

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Gromala Reveals 2019 Volleyball Schedule

Kent State will play 12 home matches at the…

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Conference Leading 12 Student-Athletes Named Academic All-MAC

CLEVELAND, Ohio – Kent State had a Mid-American Conference leading 12 student-athletes earn Academic All-MAC honors, as announced by the conference office Tuesday…

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Cegledy Takes Home CoSIDA Academic All-America Hardware

AUSTIN, Texas – Kent State junior outfielder Maria Cegledy has been named to the CoSIDA Academic All-America Second Team, as announced by the Collegiate Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) on Thursday (June 6). She becomes the…

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Three Flashes Selected in the 2019 MLB Draft

Three Kent State Golden Flashes heard their names called by professional organizations as they were drafted in the 2019 Major League Baseball Draft held Monday through Wednesday,…

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Kirby Earns Freshman All-American Honors

Kent State freshman Justin Kirby has been named Freshman All-American, as announced by Collegiate Baseball Newspaper Wednesday (June…

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Four Golden Flashes Set for Action at NCAA Outdoor Track and Field Championships

Bailey, Champen, Fraga and Lawson will compete on nation's…

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McCracken Becomes Freestyle All-American

AKRON, Ohio - Kent State's Colin McCracken earned freestyle All-American status this past weekend with a sixth-place finish at the USA Wrestling UWW U23 Nationals inside Stile Athletics…

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Four Flashes Named Academic All-MAC

CLEVELAND, Ohio- Four Kent State women's golf student-athletes earned Women's Golf Academic All-MAC honors, as the Mid-American Conference recognized a total of 38 student-athletes for their accomplishments this…

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Trio of Flashes Named Academic All-MAC

CLEVELAND, Ohio- Three Kent State men's golf student-athletes earned Men's Golf Academic All-MAC honors, as the Mid-American Conference recognized a total of 30 student-athletes for their accomplishments this…

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Lawson Named Great Lakes Region Men’s Field Athlete of the Year

Redshirt junior posted second-highest decathlon score in…

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Avery & Williams Earn Medals of Excellence

CLEVELAND, Ohio - The Mid-American Conference honored men's basketball player Jalen Avery and gymnast Dara Williams Wednesday night with MAC Medals of Excellence during its annual Honors Dinner Ceremony at the Cleveland Renaissance Hotel. …

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Kent State Places 16 on Women’s Outdoor Track and Field Academic All-MAC Teams

Golden Flashes recognized for their successes in the classroom…

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Kent State Places 12 on Men’s Outdoor Track and Field Academic All-MAC Team

Golden Flashes recognized for their successes in the classroom…

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Homecoming & Home Opener Among 7 Kick Times Announced

CLEVELAND, Ohio – The Mid-American Conference announced an updated football schedule Thursday, including seven kickoff times for Kent State.  The Golden Flashes' first of three weeknight game will be its season opener Thursday, Aug.…

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Greg Robertson Accepts Position at Oklahoma State

KENT, Ohio- After six season's leading the Kent State University women's golf team, head coach Greg Robertson has accepted the head women's golf coaching position at his alma mater,…

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Flashes Earn Highest Spring GPA in Department History

KENT, Ohio-  Kent State raised the bar yet again in the classroom.  The athletic department recently boasted its highest spring term grade point average (3.209) in history with the help of 199 student-athletes (50%) recording a 3.4…

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Ferrell's Passion and Work Ethic Earned Him a Spot on New Coaching Staff

Ten years after finishing his Kent State playing career, Colin Ferrell found himself in a position he never thought he would be in. The 2007 alum was named interim head coach of the Flashes following a change…

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Bailey Qualifies for Nationals in Shot Put

Kent State's first true freshman to qualify for NCAA Championships…

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Yeargin’s Speed Highlights Day 2 at NCAA East Prelims

Junior broke own 400m record and advanced to the quarterfinals in…

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Detillion Competes on NCAA East Prelims Day 2

Trevor Detillion placed 16th in the discus throw…

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The "Sean Lewis" is Now a Double Cheeseburger

On May 22, the "Sean Lewis" made its official debut as a sandwich at Twisted Meltz in downtown Kent. The Golden Flashes head football coach became the first person to have one of the eatery's signature Meltz named in his honor,…

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Champen, Fraga Punch Tickets to Austin

Christian Champen and Samory Fraga earned spots at the 2019 NCAA Outdoor Track and…

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Yeargin Advances in 400m in Record-Setting Time

Nicole Yeargin advanced to the quarterfinals in the 400m and will compete Friday to earn a spot at the…

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Kent State Baseball Dips Out of the MAC Tournament

The Kent State University baseball team (30-24, 14-8 MAC) dipped out of the Mid-American Conference in two games, falling to No. 4 Miami (37-18, 15-11 MAC) 8-5 in the first elimination game at Sprenger Stadium…

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Stormo Named All-American Honorable Mention

KENT, Ohio- Following a record-setting season, Kent State University junior Karoline Stormo was named All-America Honorable Mention by the Women's Golf Coaches Association on…

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First Inning Damage Shuts Down Kent State

The Kent State University baseball team (30-23, 14-8 MAC) was held hitless until the fourth inning as it fell to No. 6 Ohio (19-32, 12-14 MAC) 7-3 in the first round of the Mid-American Conference Tournament at Sprenger Stadium in…

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Golden Flashes to Begin Action at NCAA East Preliminary Round Thursday

Twelve Kent State track and field athletes will compete in 16 events in…

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Eight Golden Flashes Garner MAC Baseball Postseason Accolades

Freshman Justin Kirby highlighted the Kent State University baseball team's Mid-American Conference postseason awards, named Freshman of the Year. The Flashes also had three players named First Team All-MAC, three named Second Team All-MAC and…

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Flashes Begin Postseason May-hem at the MAC Tournament

Following its 21st consecutive 30-win season, the Kent State baseball team (30-22, 14-8 MAC) will attempt to win its second straight Mid-American Conference Tournament Championship. The Golden Flashes finished third in the regular season…

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Flashes End Run at National Championship

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark.- The No. 5 Kent State women's golf season came to an end Monday afternoon as the team wrapped up the final round of stroke play in the 2019 NCAA National Championship at The Blessings…

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Flashes Finish Round Two After Suspended Play

FAYETTEVILLE, ARK.- The second round of the 2019 NCAA Women's Golf Championship was completed Sunday at Blessings Golf Club after the weather had suspended play on Saturday. Kent State ended the day in 21st place at 49-over after the round had…

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Play Suspended on Day Two of NCAAs

FAYETTEVILLE, ARK.- The second round of the 2019 NCAA Women's Golf Championships was suspended due to severe weather that moved through the area during the afternoons. The Kent State women's golf team nearly completed its round before play…

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Baseball Ends the Regular Season in Historic Fashion

Recording its first shutout and second series sweep of the season, the Kent State baseball team (30-22, 17-8 MAC) concluded the regular season with a 4-0 victory over Eastern Michigan (11-43-1, 6-21 MAC) at Oestrike Stadium Saturday afternoon.…

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Softball’s Season Comes to a Close in Postseason

LYNCHBURG, Va. – Kent State (28-26) tried to mount a comeback against Marshall (42-21) in the seventh inning, but came up just short in a 4-2 setback. Kent State's season came to a close in the National Invitational Softball Championship…

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Flashes Get Through First Round of Championship Play

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark.- After a tough first day of championship play, the Kent State women's golf team currently sit in 23rd at 33-over 325 after day one of…

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Liberty Downs Kent State in Regional Winner’s Bracket Final

LYNCHBURG, Va. – Kent State (28-25) fell to the host Liberty (39-20) 4-0 in the winner's bracket final in the National Invitational Softball Championship (NISC) on…

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Kent State Holds onto a 5-4 Victory at Eastern Michigan

Held scoreless until the sixth inning, the Kent State University baseball team (29-22, 16-8 MAC) came back in the late innings to squeak past Eastern Michigan (11-42-1, 6-20 MAC), 5-4, Friday afternoon at Oestrike Stadium. Junior John Matthews…

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Detering Hired as Assistant Coach on Kent State Volleyball Staff

Northeast Ohio native and 2017 All-American played two professional seasons…

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Big Innings Aide Kent State to NISC Win over George Washington

LYNCHBURG, Va. – Kent State (28-24) used two crooked run innings to power past George Washington (43-17) 7-2 in the opening round of the National Invitational Softball Championship (NISC) on Thursday evening in Lynchburg. Senior Jen Cader and…

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Flashes Start NCAA Championship in Arkansas on Friday

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark.- The No. 5 Kent State women's golf team has arrived Fayetteville, Ark. with one goal in mind, bring home the 2019 NCAA National Championship. Kent State begins its quest on Friday with the first of four rounds of stroke play…

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Flashes Pick Up Win in Series Opener at Eastern Michigan

The Kent State University baseball team improved to 28-22 overall and 15-8 in the Mid-American Conference, earning a 9-7 win over Eastern Michigan at Oestrike Stadium in Ypsilanti, Michigan Thursday afternoon. Senior Connor Wollersheim earned his…

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Twelve Golden Flashes Earn Spots at NCAA East Preliminary Championships

Golden Flashes will compete for trip to 2019 NCAA Outdoor Championships in…

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Three Flashes Earn NFCA All-Region Recognition

LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Kent State pitcher Andrea Scali was named to the All-Mideast Region Second Team and third baseman Bailey Brownfield and designated player Brenna Brownfield earned All-Region Third Team honors, the National Fastpitch Coaches…

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Flashes Season Comes to a Close at Regionals

PULLMAN, Wash.- The Kent State men's golf season came to an end in Pullman. Senior Bjarki Petursson posted the round of the day for the Flashes with a 2-under 68, but Kent State saw its season come to a close with a tied for ninth-place finish…

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Golden Flashes Hit the Road to Eastern Michigan to End the Regular Season

The Kent State University baseball team (27-22, 14-8 MAC) is set to close out the regular season on the road, traveling to Ypsilanti, Mich. for a three-game set against Eastern Michigan (10-40-1, 6-18 MAC). The games will be played Thursday through…

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Four Sports Earn NCAA's APR Recognition

Four Kent State teams (gymnastics, softball, men's cross country and women's golf) recently received NCAA Public Recognition Awards for outstanding academic performance. Baseball joined the four recognized teams among the five Kent State…

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Flashes NISC Postseason Play Commences Thursday in Lynchburg

The Kent State softball team (27-24) will embark on postseason play this week in the National Invitational Softball Championship (NISC) this week and will be the No. 2 seed at the Lynchburg Regional hosted by Liberty University. This is the first…

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Flashes Fall Short in Late Comeback

The Kent State University baseball team (27-22, 14-8 MAC) dropped a 7-5 contest to Wright State (38-15, 19-8 Horizon) in its final game at Schoonover Stadium for the 2019 season. The Flashes rallied for four runs in the bottom of the seventh inning,…

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Doody Leads Flashes in Round Two of NCAA Regionals

PULLMAN, Wash.- The Kent State men's golf team is tied for eighth place after two rounds of the NCAA Pullman Regional. The Flashes posted a 2-under 278 on Tuesday led by junior Chris Doody, who fired a career-best…

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Gilkison Leads Flashes After Round One of Pullman Regionals

PULLMAN, Wash.- The Kent State men's golf team stand in 10th place after round one at the NCAA Pullman Regional, posting a 4-under 276 on Monday at Palouse Ridge…

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Flashes Host Wright State for Final Game at Schoonover in 2019

The Kent State University baseball team (27-21, 14-8 MAC) is set to host Wright State (37-15, 19-8 Horizon) for its final home game at Schoonover Stadium in the 2019 campaign. The game is scheduled for Tuesday, May 14, at…

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Flashes Celebrate Spring Commencement

Sixty-six current and former Kent State student-athletes were among the 5,300 new graduates Saturday, May 11, at the One University Commencement Dix Stadium.  The first to walk across the elongated stage was reigning Super Bowl MVP Julian…

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Turner Earns Back-to-Back MAC Player of the Week Honor

Kent State sophomore Michael Turner was named the Mid-American Conference Player of the Week for the second straight week, as announced by the conference office…

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Flashes Announce Signing of Michael Nuga

KENT, Ohio- The Kent State men's basketball program has announced the signing of Michael Nuga to its 2019 recruiting class. He will sit out the 2019-20 season due to NCAA transfer regulations and be eligible for the…

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Kent State Softball Accepts Postseason Bid to NISC

KENT, Ohio – For the first time in program history Kent State has accepted a bid to the National Invitational Softball Championship (NISC) as announced Sunday (May 12) night. The Golden Flashes will participate in the Lynchburg, Va. regional…

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Kent State Golf Set For NCAA Pullman Regional

KENT, Ohio- The Kent State men's golf team looks to advance to its third consecutive NCAA Championship at the NCAA Pullman Regional this week. The three-day, 54-hole tournament is taking place Monday through Wednesday (May 13-15) at the par-70,…

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Stevens, Jr. Wins Historic Third Triple Jump Title in a Row at MAC Outdoor Championships

Senior is first athlete to win outdoor men's triple jump in three…

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Goth and Scali Named to MAC Tournament Team

AKRON, Ohio ­– Kent State sophomore outfielder Kennadie Goth and redshirt freshman pitcher were named to the Mid-American Conference All-Tournament Team, the conference office announced following the championship game on Saturday…

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Flashes Split Saturday Twin Bill at Bowling Green

The Kent State University baseball team (27-21, 12-8 MAC) split a twin bill with Bowling Green (15-32, 7-17 MAC) Saturday afternoon to close out its Mid-American Conference at Stellar Field in Bowling Green, Ohio. After bludgeoning the Falcons 18-9…

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Softball Eliminated from MAC Tournament in 2-1 Setback

AKRON, Ohio – Kent State (27-24) fell to Toledo (26-26) 2-1 in the Mid-American Conference Tournament elimination bracket semifinal on Friday evening. The Golden Flashes were eliminated from tournament contention in their league-record 16th…

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Men’s Track and Field Moves into Lead Friday at MAC Outdoor Championships

Golden Flashes scored at least 8 points in each of the day's five…

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Five Golden Flashes Advance to Running Finals on Saturday

Kent State remains in fifth-place following two days…

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Long Ball Soars Flashes Past Bowling Green

The Kent State University baseball team (26-20, 13-7 MAC) won a back-and-forth battle against Bowling Green (14-31, 6-16 MAC) 12-8 in the first game of the three-game set at Steller Field Friday afternoon. Sophomore Michael Turner launched his…

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Scali One-Hits Central Michigan in MAC Tournament Victory

AKRON, Ohio –  Redshirt freshman pitcher Andrea Scali was one out away from a no-hitter as Kent State (27-23) defeated Central Michigan (22-28-1) 3-0 at Firestone Stadium on Friday afternoon at Firestone Stadium in the Mid-American…

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Kent State Eliminates Ball State in 4-1 Victory

AKRON, Ohio – Kent State (26-23) defeated Ball State (34-20) 4-1 at Firestone Stadium on Friday morning at Firestone Stadium in the Mid-American Conference Tournament. The No. 2 seeded Golden Flashes advance in the loser's bracket and…

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Carew, O’Brien Named Google Cloud Academic All-District First Team

Kent State redshirt sophomore Ben Carew and senior Kian O'Brien have been named Google Cloud Academic All-District First Team selections, as selected by the College Sports Information Directors of…

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Volleyball Celebrates End of 2018-19 Academic Year

Senior class and individual award winners…

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Cegledy Earns Academic All-District™ First Team Honors

KENT, Ohio – Kent State junior outfielder Maria Cegledy has been named a Google Cloud Academic All-District First Team selection for the second straight season, as selected by the College Sports Information Directors of…

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Softball Suspended Leading 3-0; Will Resume Tomorrow

AKRON, Ohio – Kent State (25-23) second Mid-American Conference Tournament Game against Ball State (34-19) has been suspended due to rain and will resume tomorrow, Friday, May 10 at 10:30 a.m. The Golden Flashes have a 3-0 lead in the top of…

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Lawson Leads Decathlon at MAC Outdoor Championships

Two-time All-American scored 4,141 points in five events…

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Baseball Travels to Bowling Green

The Kent State University baseball team (25-20, 12-7 MAC) will pack its bags for a three-game Mid-American Conference set against Bowling Green (14-30, 6-15 MAC) at Stellar Field in Bowling Green, Ohio. The games will be played Friday through…

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Toledo Upends Kent State in MAC Tournament Opening Round

AKRON, Ohio – Kent State (25-23) fell to Toledo (24-25) in its first game of the Mid-American Conference Tournament, 4-2, at Firestone Stadium in Akron on Wednesday evening. It is the Golden Flashes' first loss in the tournament opener…

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Kent State Wins NCAA East Lansing Regional, Flashes Advance

EAST LANSING, Mich.- For the first time in program history, the Kent State women's golf team can add an NCAA Regional Championship to its list of achievements after the Golden Flashes won the NCAA Women's Golf East Lansing Regional…

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Eleven Flashes Earn MAC's Distinguished Scholar Athlete Honor

CLEVELAND - Eleven Golden Flashes from four Kent State teams were named Mid-American Conference Distinguished Scholar Athletes Wednesday.  In its fifth year, the Distinguished Scholar Athlete award represents the 'best of the best' as…

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Scali Claims MAC Scholar-Athlete of the Week Honors

CLEVELAND, Ohio – Kent State redshirt freshman Andrea Scali has been named Mid-American Conference Female Scholar-Athlete of the Week, the conference office announced Wednesday…

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Flashes Hold Onto Lead Heading Into Final Round

EAST LANSING, Mich.- The No. 12 Kent State women's golf team is in first place after two days at the NCAA East Lansing Regional, shooting 3-over 284 on Tuesday at Forest Akers West Golf Course. Kent State is at 3-under 573 through 36 holes, one…

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Kent State's Brownfield and Scali Highlight Historic MAC Postseason Awards

CLEVELAND, Ohio – For the first time in Mid-American Conference history, a player from the same team has won the conference's player, pitcher and freshman of the year awards. Kent State sophomore Brenna Brownfield took home MAC Player of…

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Scali Earns Conference-Best Sixth Pitcher of the Week Award

CLEVELAND, Ohio – Kent State redshirt freshman pitcher Andrea Scali has been named Mid-American Conference Pitcher of the Week for a league-leading sixth time this season, the conference office announced Tuesday (May 7). She was named…

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Kent State Will Play from No. 2 Line at MAC Tournament

The Kent State softball team (25-22, 11-5 MAC) will attempt to win its second Mid-American Conference Tournament Championship in the last three years this week at Firestone Stadium in Akron. The Golden Flashes have qualified for a record 16th…

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Matthews, Turner Earn Player of the Week Honors

After the Kent State University baseball turned in a perfect 4-0 week, junior John Matthews and sophomore Michael Turner earned weekly honors. Matthews was named among six National Players of the Week by Collegiate Baseball while Turner picked up…

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Kent State, Panthong Lead After Round One

EAST LANSING, Mich.- The No. 3 seed Flashes are on top of the leaderboard after round one at the NCAA East Lansing Regional, posting a 6-under 282 on Monday at Forest Akers Golf Course. Kent State leads Arizona (+2, 290) by eight strokes, as the…

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Senior Sunday Sweep at Schoonover

The Golden Flashes baseball team (25-20, 12-7 MAC) celebrated Senior Day their first sweep of the season, defeating Toledo (15-30, 3-16 MAC) 5-2 Sunday afternoon at Schoonover Stadium. Junior Zach Schultz spun a gem in his second-straight…

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Ready For Regionals

KENT, Ohio- The No. 12 Kent State women's golf team begins its NCAA postseason play on Monday when the Flashes travel to East Lansing, Mich. for the NCAA East Lansing Regional at Forest Akers West Golf Course. Kent State is the No. 3 seed in…

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Swingin’ in the Rain

The Kent State University baseball team (24-20, 11-7 MAC) earned its second win of the weekend, swinging past Toledo (15-29, 3-15 MAC) 11-5 on a rainy Saturday afternoon at Schoonover Stadium. Sophomore Michael Turner led the Kent State offense with…

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Scali Deals Perfect Game in Regular Season Finale

KENT, Ohio – Redshirt freshman Andrea Scali threw Kent State's (25-22, 11-5 MAC) first perfect game since 2017 in the first game of a doubleheader against Bowling Green (22-29, 7-14 MAC) at the Diamond at Dix on Saturday afternoon. She…

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Flashes Edge Rockets in Series Opener

The Kent State University baseball team (23-20) improved to 10-7 in the Mid-American Conference, earning a 6-3 victory over Toledo (15-28, 3-13 MAC) at Schoonover Stadium Friday night. Redshirt sophomore Ben Carew went 2-for-4 at the plate with two…

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Tennant Wins Javelin Throw to Open Campbell/Wright Invitational

Tennant records PR in javelin and Wickey takes second in…

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Trio of Flashes Earn All-MAC Honors

CLEVELAND, Ohio- Seniors Bjarki Petursson and Gisli Sveinbergsson and sophomore Will Kurtz were each recognized on Friday with the announcement of the Mid-American Conference all-league squads. Petursson earned a spot on the first team, while…

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Women’s Basketball Adds Indiana Transfer Linsey Marchese

Post player will sit 2019-20 season and have two years of…

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Karoline Stormo Selected for 2019 Arnold Palmer Cup

KENT, Ohio-  Kent State junior Karoline Stormo was one of just 12 golfers selected to play for the international team at the 2019 Arnold Palmer Cup. The Ryder Cup-style competition will be played June 7-9 at the Alotian Club in Little…

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Six Seniors to be Recognized in Regular Season Finale

The Kent State softball team (24-21, 10-4 MAC) closes out the regular season on Saturday, May 4 with a doubleheader at the Diamond at Dix against Bowling Green (21-28, 6-13 MAC) beginning at 1 p.m. Game two of the twin bill will follow roughly 30…

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Kent State's Highest Honors Given at Devine Dinner

Academic, athletic and community achievements among Kent State students were recognized Sunday, April 28 at the 36th Judith K. Devine Academic Honors Dinner inside the Kent Student…

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Men’s Basketball Announces Signing of Anyeuri Castillo

KENT, Ohio- The Kent State men's basketball program has announced the signing of Anyeuri Castillo to its 2019…

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Baseball Prepares for a Busy Final Weekend at Schoonover Stadium

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Track and Field Concludes Regular Season at Campbell/Wright Invitational

Golden Flashes make final preparations for MAC Outdoor Track and…

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Men’s Golf to Compete in Pullman Regional

KENT, Ohio- The Kent State men's golf team earned the 11th seed in the NCAA Pullman Regional at the Palouse Ridge Golf Club in Pullman, Wash., hosted by Washington…

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Four Golden Flashes Earn ASUN Conference Honors

MACON, Ga. – Four Golden Flashes earned ASUN postseason honors, the conference office announced Wednesday (May 1). Midfielder Abby Jones led the way as a 2019 ASUN First Team All-Conference selection and was joined by Lluna Katz, Grace Merrill…

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Carew Earns MAC Student-Athlete of the Week Honors

Kent State redshirt sophomore Ben Carew has been named the Mid-American Conference Male Scholar-Athlete of the Week, as announced by the conference office Wednesday afternoon, marking the fourth consecutive week a Kent State student-athlete has…

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Karoline Stormo Qualifies for U.S. Women’s Open

KENT, Ohio- Kent State women's golfer Karoline Stormo has qualified for the 2019 U.S. Women's Open Championship, which will be played at the Country Club of Charleston, S.C. from May…

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Flashes Defeat Dayton in Midweek Matchup

The Kent State University baseball team (22-20, 9-7 MAC) picked up its 22nd win of the season, defeating Dayton (24-21-1, 12-6 A-10) 9-6 at Schoonover Stadium Tuesday night. Redshirt freshman Peyton Deats improved to 4-0 on the mound while also…

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MAC Names Yeargin as Women’s Track Athlete of the Week

Yeargin set school records in the 200m and 400m at the UF Tom…

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Annual Athletics Auction Brings in Student-Athlete Scholarship Funds

KENT, Ohio – Kent State athletics had a banner evening April 27 as it hosted the Athletics Scholarship Auction at the Memorial Athletic…

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Morris Signed by Baltimore Ravens

Shortly after the 2019 NFL Draft, Kent State nose tackle Kalil Morris (Columbus, Ohio) was signed as free agent by the Baltimore Ravens.  Morris will be in Baltimore Friday for…

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Flashes Host Dayton to Start Four-Game Homestand

The Kent State University baseball team (21-20, 9-7 MAC) will start a four-game homestand by hosting Dayton (24-20-1, 12-6 A-10) at Schoonover Stadium on Tuesday, April 30 at 6 p.m. The Flashes stumbled on the road in the last meeting with the…

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Jaylin Walker to Compete in USA Basketball 3x3 Championship

KENT, Ohio- Former Kent State Golden Flash Jaylin Walker will be competing in the 2019 USA Basketball Men's 3x3 National Championship May 3-4 in Las Vegas. Walker will be part of the Mid-American Conference's 3x3 squad that placed third in…

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Flashes Settle for 2-1 Series Win with a 1-0 Sunday Loss in Athens

First inning damage decided the game as the Kent State University baseball team (21-20, 9-7 MAC) dropped a 1-0 pitchers' duel to Ohio University (15-26, 9-9 MAC) and settled for a 2-1 Mid-American Conference series victory at Bob Wren Stadium…

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Kent State Earns MAC Co-Championship as Rain Washes Away Final Round

AURORA, Ohio- With the anticipation for a final round battle on Sunday between Kent State and Eastern Michigan for the 2019 Mid-American Conference title, unfortunately, the heavy rains overnight forced the cancellation of Sunday's round at the…

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Flashes Tied For Lead Headed into Final Round of MAC Championship

AURORA, Ohio- The Kent State men's golf team put together a strong second round that tied the Flashes for the lead. Eastern Michigan held a six-stroke lead after round one, but the Flashes rallied to fire a 7-under 281 that closed the…

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Kent State Wins Fifth Straight

Extending its winning streak to a season-high five games, the Kent State University baseball team (21-19, 9-6 MAC) slugged four home runs in a 18-11 come-from-behind victory over Ohio University (14-26, 8-9 MAC) at Bob Wren Stadium Saturday…

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Flashes in Second Through Round One of MAC Championship

AURORA, Ohio – The Kent State Golden Flashes men's golf team concluded the first round of play at Club Walden in second place with a score of 11-over…

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Three-Game Series at Buffalo Cancelled

<p><strong>BUFFALO, N.Y. –</strong>Kent State's (24-21, 10-4 MAC) three-game Mid-American Conference series at Buffalo (10-29-1. 6-7-1 MAC) has been cancelled due to unplayable field conditions and will not be made up. Kent…

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Rooney Earns National Academic Honor

Kent State redshirt junior Tim Rooney (Columbus, Ohio) was named a 2019 Scholar All-American Friday by The National Wrestling Coaches Association. Rooney claimed the unique honor for the second…

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Kent State Long Ball Overpowers Bobcats

The Kent State University baseball team (20-19, 8-6 MAC) scored early and often, tagging three home runs in a 12-3 win over Ohio University (14-25, 8-8 MAC) at Bob Wren Stadium Friday evening. In addition to Kent State's 12 runs on 17 hits,…

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Avers and Bookman Lead the Way in Friday Track and Field Action

Senior Brandon Avers claimed his first collegiate 5K title at the Jesse…

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Softball Suspended Leading 6-0; Series Dates and Times Shifted

BUFFALO, N.Y. –Kent State's (24-21, 10-4 MAC) Friday afternoon game at Buffalo (10-29-1. 6-7-1 MAC) has been suspended due to rain and will resume tomorrow, Saturday, April 27 at 1 p.m. The Golden Flashes have a 6-0 lead in the bottom of…

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Opening Rounds Suspended at MAC Men’s Golf Championship

AURORA, Ohio – After evaluating the weather situation and condition of the golf course, Mid-American Conference officials have decided to suspend play of Friday's first and second rounds of the 2019 MAC Men's Golf Championship.…

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Men’s Golf Hosts MAC Championships This Week at Club Walden

KENT, Ohio- The Kent State men's golf team will host the 2019 Mid-American Conference Men's Golf Championships this week at Club Walden in Aurora, Ohio. Club Walden is a first-time tournament venue. The Golden Flashes seek to defend…

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Softball Travels to Buffalo for Three-Game Series

The Kent State softball team (24-21, 10-4 MAC) will make its final Mid-American Conference road trip of the season this weekend when it visits Buffalo (10-29-1, 6-7-1 MAC) for a three-game series beginning with a single game on Friday, April 26…

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#MACtion Continues in Athens

Mid-American Conference play will continue this weekend as the Kent State University baseball team (19-19, 7-6 MAC) will visit Athens, Ohio for a three-game series at Ohio University (14-24, 8-7 MAC). The games will be played Friday through Sunday,…

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Track and Field Seeks Big Marks at Jesse Owens Classic, Tom Jones Memorial

Golden Flashes will send athletes to the Jesse Owens Classic and the Tom…

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Stormo Adds MAC Scholar-Athlete of the Week Accolade

Stormo captured individual medalist honors at 2019 MAC Women's…

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Baseball Slams the Door on Canisius

The Kent State University baseball team (18-18, 7-6 MAC) improved to a .500 winning percentage on the season, slugging past Canisius 10-1 at Schoonover Stadium Wednesday evening. The Flashes tallied 10 hits on the night and Pavin Parks launched his…

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Kent State Concludes Non-Conference with Doubleheader Split

KENT, Ohio – Kent State (24-21) earned a non-conference doubleheader split against two-time defending Northeast Conference Champion Saint Francis (Pa.) (21-27) at the Diamond at Dix on Wednesday evening. The Red Flash won game one 5-4, while…

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Women’s Golf Selected to NCAA East Lansing Regional

KENT, Ohio- The 12th-ranked Flashes earned the No. 3 seed in the NCAA East Lansing Regional and will be heading to the Forest Akers West Golf Course May 6-8 for their next round of…

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Golden Flashes Drop Final Game of Inaugural Season

KENT, Ohio – The Kent State lacrosse team (2-15, 1-5 ASUN) finished its inaugural season with a 23-6 loss to Liberty (12-4,…

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Avery Finishes as Nation’s Leader in Assist Turnover Ratio

KENT, Ohio- Kent State senior point guard Jalen Avery was recently recognized by the NCAA as the 2018-19 Division I statistical champion for assist/turnover ratio. This is the second-straight season Avery has been named a statistical champion and…

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PNC Recognizes Spring Student Achiever

At 22, Amy Kober has already learned a valuable lesson: To make every moment count. And she's living…

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Flashes Host Canisius for the Rematch

The Kent State University baseball team is set to host Canisius College for a rematch at Schoonover Stadium on Wednesday, April 24 at 4 p.m. Earlier this month, the Flashes stumbled on the road, falling to the Golden…

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Flashes Host Flames in Inaugural Season Finale

KENT, Ohio – The Kent State lacrosse team (2-14) looks to close its inaugural season with a win against ASUN conference foe Liberty (11-4) on Wednesday, April 24 at Dix Stadium at…

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Scali Awarded National Pitcher of the Week by NFCA

LOUISVILLE, Ky. – For the second time this season, Kent State redshirt freshman pitcher Andrea Scali has received a national weekly award as the Louisville Slugger/NFCA (National Fastpitch Coaches Association) Pitcher of the week, the…

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Non-Conference Home Finale on Tap against Saint Francis (Pa.)

In the final home non-conference matchup of the season, Kent State (23-20) hosts Saint Francis (Pa.) (20-26) in a doubleheader on Wednesday, April 24 beginning at 2 p.m. The first game of the twinbill will air on the Golden Flashes iHeart…

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Scali Garners Conference-Leading Fifth MAC Pitcher of the Week Award

CLEVELAND, Ohio – Kent State redshirt freshman pitcher Andrea Scali has been named Mid-American Conference Pitcher of the Week for a league-leading fifth time this season, the conference office announced Tuesday (April 23). She threw her…

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Kirby Recognized by Collegiate Baseball and Mid-American Conference

Kent State freshman Justin Kirby has been named one of Collegiate Baseball's National Players of the Week in addition to Mid-American Conference Co-Player of the Week as…

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21 in a Row!

NOBLESVILLE, Ind.- The Kent State women's golf team won its 21st-straight Mid-American Conference Championship, tallying a season-best final-round 274 Sunday at Purgatory Golf Club. Junior Karoline was crowned tournament champion after a…

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Flashes Swing Past Huskies

The Kent State University baseball team (18-19, 7-6 MAC) notched eight hits in a 10-3 victory over Northern Illinois (12-27, 8-7 MAC) to win the Mid-American Conference series 2-1 at Ralph McKinzie Field Sunday afternoon. Senior Kian…

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Flashes Finish 11th at Robert Kepler

COLUMBUS, Ohio- The Kent State University men's golf team jumped three spots up the leaderboard for the final round and finished 11th overall at the Robert Kepler Intercollegiate. Kent State finished at 39-over…

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Flashes Bludgeon Zips in Doubleheader Sweep

AKRON, Ohio – Kent State's (23-20, 10-4 MAC) bats exploded for 15 runs in two games in a doubleheader sweep of Akron (10-27-2, 2-14 MAC) on Saturday afternoon at Lee Jackson Field. Senior Bailey Brownfield doubled two times and has…

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Day Two of MAC Championships Canceled

NOBLESVILLE, Ind.- Due to heavy rain and current course conditions, the second day of the 2019 American Conference Women's Golf Championship at the par-72, 6,025-yard Purgatory Golf Club in Noblesville, Ind. has been canceled. Teams will…

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Flashes Earn Come-From-Behind Victory in DeKalb

The Kent State University baseball team (17-19, 6-6 MAC) completed a 11-10 come-from-behind victory over Northern Illinois (12-26, 8-6 MAC) Saturday afternoon at Ralph McKinzie Field. Redshirt sophomore Ben Carew came up with a two-run double…

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Flashes Fall to Chippewas in Final Road Game

Mount Pleasant, Mich. – Kent State (2-14) dropped a non-conference matchup to Central Michigan (7-9) on Saturday morning to conclude its road competition for…

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Salort Leads Flashes After First Round of MAC Championships

NOBLESVILlE, Ind.- Sophomore Chloe Salort led the charge for the Kent State women's golf team in Friday's opening round of the Mid-American Conference Championships. Salort, who is tied for third,  carded a 3-over 75  at the…

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Flashes Finish First Round at Robert Kepler Intercollegiate

COLUMBUS, Ohio- The Kent State men's golf team finished the first round of the Robert Kepler Intercollegiate in 14th place with a 31-over first…

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Men’s Basketball Announces Signing of Giovanni Santiago

KENT, Ohio- Kent State University head coach Rob Senderoff has announced the signing of Giovanni Santiago to the 2019…

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Kirby Launches Historic Three Home Runs in Loss at NIU

Kent State freshman Justin Kirby became the first Golden Flash to hit three home runs in a game since April 2005, but the Flashes (16-19, 5-6 MAC) fell to Northern Illinois (12-25, 8-5 MAC) 17-11 in the series opener Friday night in DeKalb, Ill.…

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Flashes Complete Shortened Opening Day at Virginia Challenge

Evening session moved to Saturday due to anticipated…

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Flashes Finish Regular Season at Robert Kepler Intercollegiate

KENT, Ohio- The Kent State men's golf team will conclude its regular season this weekend at the Robert Kepler Intercollegiate hosted by Ohio State at the…

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Golden Flashes Travel to CMU for Weekend Matchup

KENT, Ohio – The Kent State lacrosse (2-13) team travels north to Central Michigan (6-9) to battle the Chippewas in a non-conference matchup. The two teams are both members of the Mid-American Conference but are separated for women's…

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Softball Dives Back into MAC Play at Akron

Kent State (21-20, 8-4 MAC) returns to Mid-American Conference play this weekend for a two-game set at Akron (10-25-2, 2-12) on Saturday, April 20. The doubleheader is scheduled to begin at 1 p.m. with all games airing on the Golden Flashes iHeart…

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Parks Named to the John Olerud Two-Way Player of the Year Award Watchlist

Kent State senior Pavin Parks has been placed on the ninth annual John Olerud Two-Way Player of the Year Award 25-player watchlist, as announced by the National College Baseball Foundation Wednesday,…

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Flashes Return to Action at Virginia Challenge

Two-day meet will feature morning and…

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No. 10 Kent State Women’s Golf Competes for 21st Straight MAC Title

KENT, Ohio-  The No. 10 Kent State Women's golf team will begin its quest for a 21st-straight Mid-American Conference Championship this weekend at the 2019 MAC Women's Golf Championship, hosted by Central Michigan. The event will take…

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Flashes Head to DeKalb for Weekend Road Series Against Northern Illinois

The Golden Flashes baseball team (16-18, 5-5 MAC) will hit the road to DeKalb, Ill. to continue the Mid-American Conference slate with a three-game series against Northern Illinois (11-25, 7-5 MAC). The Flashes will look to improve in the conference…

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Panthong Named MAC Golfer of the Week

CLEVELAND, Ohio- Kent State junior Pimnipa Panthong was named the Mid-American Conference Women's Golfer of the Week on Thursday following her standout performance at the Lady…

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Flashes Defeat Pitt in Walk-Off Fashion

KENT, Ohio –The Kent State University baseball team recorded its first walk-off win since April 2017, defeating Pitt 9-8 at Schoonover Stadium Wednesday evening. Senior Pavin Parks recorded the walk-off hit in the bottom of the ninth in…

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Scali Fires No-Hitter in Doubleheader Sweep of Robert Morris

KENT, Ohio – Kent State (21-20) redshirt freshman pitcher Andrea Scali threw her second no-hitter of the season and struck out 11 as the Golden Flashes swept a non-conference doubleheader against Robert Morris (13-30) on Wednesday afternoon at…

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Track and Field’s Lawson Named MAC Male Scholar-Athlete of the Week

Lawson posted No. 4 decathlon score in the world during…

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Flashes Pummel Pitt in Run-Rule Victory

Pittsburgh, Pa. – The Kent State (19-20) offense blitzed Panther pitching for 10 runs and pitcher Andrea Scali fired a shutout as the Golden Flashes defeated Pitt (7-37) in run-rule fashion, 10-0 in five innings, on Tuesday evening in…

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Lawson and Yeargin Receive MAC Track and Field Athlete of the Week Honors

TJ Lawson and Nicole Yeargin set school records as Kent State posted four national top-25 marks over…

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Golden Flashes Wrap Up Four-Game Homestand with Pitt

The Kent State University baseball team is scheduled to wrap up its four-game home stand, hosting Pitt at Schoonover Stadium Wednesday, April 17 at 6 p.m. The Flashes will go for a home-and-home series sweep as they defeated the Panthers in…

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Flashes Prepare for a Trio of Midweek Games

Kent State (18-20) will step out of conference action for three midweek games against two teams from the Steel City. The Golden Flashes will travel to Pitt (7-36) on Tuesday, April 16 for a 5 p.m. tilt that will air on ACC Network Extra. Kent State…

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Weather Washes Out Boilermaker Invite Final Round

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind.- Rain overnight and the threat of more weather caused the cancellation of the final round of the Boilermaker Invitational at the Kampen Course. With the cancellation, Illinois State is the team champion at 16-under par, while…

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Flashes Win Lady Buckeye Invitational

COLUMBUS, Ohio- The Kent State University women's golf team won its fifth tournament of the season as they took home the championship at the Lady…

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Golden Flashes Knock Off Howard for First ASUN Win

KENT, Ohio – The Kent State lacrosse team (2-13) doubled its season win total with a 17-1 blowout over Howard (0-10). The 16-goal margin of victory is the largest in…

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Flashes in 12th After Day One of Boilermaker Invitational

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind.- The Kent State men's golf team sits in 12th place at 11-over par after two rounds of the Boilermaker Invitational. The Flashes shot a 298 in the morning round and a 289 in the…

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Baseball Earns Series Victory over Chippewas with Saturday’s Twin Bill Split

The Kent State University baseball team (15-18, 5-5 MAC) earned its second Mid-American Conference series victory of the season, splitting a double header with Central Michigan (25-10, 8-4 MAC) at Schoonover Stadium Saturday. The Chippewas earned a…

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Flashes Fall Twice to RedHawks

KENT, Ohio – The Kent State softball team (18-20, 8-4 MAC were defeated two times by Miami (23-14, 8-4 MAC) on Saturday afternoon at the Diamond at Dix. Miami won the first game of the day 4-3 in a marathon 14 inning affair. The RedHawks won…

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Flashes in Second Through Two Rounds at Lady Buckeye

COLUMBUS, Ohio- The Kent State women's golf team is in second at 8-over par after 36 holes of the Lady Buckeye Invitational at the Ohio State University Scarlet Course. All six of the Flashes are in the Top-25 through two rounds…

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Detillion Claims Second Straight Discus Title to Conclude Tennessee Relays

Redshirt junior has finished in top-two in all three outdoor meets…

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Flashes Show Evidence of Improvement at Spring Game

Kent State fans took in a hard-fought spring football game Saturday afternoon at Dix Stadium.  Players on both sides of the ball had breakthrough performances in the…

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Flashes Dominate Central Michigan in Series Opener

The Kent State University baseball team (14-17) improved to 4-4 in the Mid-American Conference, slugging past Central Michigan (24-9, 7-3 MAC) 10-4 in the series opener Friday night at Schoonover Stadium. Junior Alex Ronnebaum highlighted the Kent…

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Scali’s Arm and Brownfields’ Bats Highlight Shutout Victory

KENT, Ohio – Andrea Scali threw her sixth shutout of the season and both Bailey and Brenna Brownfield drove in all three of Kent State's (18-18, 8-2 MAC) runs in a 3-0 victory over Miami (21-14, 6-4 MAC) on Friday afternoon at the Diamond…

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Flashes Wrap up Regular Season in Columbus

COLUMBUS, Ohio- The No. 11 Kent State women's golf team will close out the regular season at the 2019 Lady Buckeye Spring Invitational, April 19-20 in…

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Flashes Compete in Boilermaker Invite

KENT, Ohio- The Kent State University men's golf team is set to defend its title in the Boilermaker Invitational, hosted by Purdue at the Kampen Course, beginning Saturday at…

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Flashes Fall to Owls Despite Halftime Lead

KENT, Ohio – The Kent State lacrosse team (1-13) dropped its first home ASUN conference to Kennesaw State (6-7) game despite holding the lead…

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First Place Flashes Battle RedHawks this Weekend

Kent State (17-18, 7-2 MAC) will host Miami (21-13, 6-3 MAC) at the Diamond at Dix for a showdown of the conference's two top teams. The series begins Friday, April 12 at 3 p.m. and conclude with a doubleheader on Saturday, April 13 beginning…

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Baseball to Host Central Michigan

The Kent State University baseball team (13-17, 3-4 MAC) is slated to host Central Michigan (24-8, 7-2 MAC) at Schoonover Stadium for a three-game Mid-American Conference series Friday through Sunday, April 12-14. The games are scheduled for 6:00,…

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Offense vs. Defense Saturday at Dix Stadium

Dix Stadium will host Kent State's 2019 Spring Football Game on Saturday, April 13, at 11:00 a.m.  Admission is free as the Golden Flashes' offense and defense battle for bragging rights.  Fans can expect 100 -150 plays, often…

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Flashes Earn Series Win Over Defending MAC Champs

ATHENS, Ohio – The Kent State softball team (17-18, 7-2 MAC) earned a series win over Ohio (25-16, 6-6 MAC) with a 1-0 triumph at the Ohio Softball Field on Wednesday afternoon. The Golden Flashes have not lost a Mid-American Conference series…

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Three Flashes Named to Hampshire Honor Society

Three Kent State football players were named to the National Football Foundation's 2019 Hampshire Honor Society on Wednesday.  Defensive end Theo Eboigbe (Lithonia, Ga.) and offensive linemen Chase Van Hoef (Grand Haven, Mich.) and Mike…

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Track and Field Readies for Tennessee Relays

Several Golden Flashes set for outdoor season debuts at…

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O'Brien Earns Second MAC Weekly Honor

Kent State senior Kian O'Brien has earned his second Mid-American Conference award of the week as he has been named the MAC Male Scholar-Athlete of the Week, as announced by the conference office…

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Lacrosse Hosts First Ever ASUN Conference Games

KENT, Ohio – The Kent State lacrosse team (1-12, 0-3 ASUN) hosts two ASUN conference matchups this weekend against Kennesaw State (5-7, 0-1 ASUN) on Thursday at 3 p.m., and against Howard (0-8, 0-2 ASUN) on Sunday at…

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Six Golden Flashes Earn Gymnastics Academic All-MAC Honors

CLEVELAND, Ohio – Kent State posted six student-athletes to the 2019 Gymnastics Academic All-Mid-American Conference Team, the conference office announced…

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Finn, Panthong Reflect Back on Their Week in Augusta

KENT, Ohio- It was a historic week for women's amateur golf and for the Kent State women's golf program as senior Michaela Finn and junior Pimnipa Panthong…

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Kent State Stumbles at Canisius

The Kent State University baseball team (13-17, 3-4 MAC) was held to just four hits in a 13-2 road loss to Canisius (14-17, 7-2 MAAC). Senior Kian O'Brien highlighted the Kent State offense, launching his fifth home run of the season in the top…

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Flashes Take to Ohio to Complete Series

The Kent State softball team (16-18, 6-2 MAC) travels to Athens this week for a mid-week Mid-American Conference tilt against Ohio (25-15, 6-5 MAC) on Wednesday, April 10 at 2 p.m. The Golden Flashes are currently first in the MAC standings and are…

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Scali Wins Fourth MAC Pitcher of the Week Award

CLEVELAND, Ohio – For the fourth time this season, Kent State redshirt freshman pitcher Andrea Scali took home the Mid-American Conference Pitcher of the Week Award, the eleague office announced Tuesday (April 9). She struck out 30 batters and…

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Golden Flashes Head North to Canisius

The Kent State University baseball team (13-16, 3-4 MAC) is set to travel to Buffalo, N.Y. to face the Golden Griffins of Canisius College (13-17, 7-2 MAAC) Tuesday, April 9 at…

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O’Brien Named MAC Player of the Week

Kent State senior Kian O'Brien was named the Mid-American Conference Player of the Week, as announced by the conference office Monday afternoon. For the second week in a row and the third time this season, a member of the Kent State baseball…

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Ken Johnson Joins Athletic Advancement Team

Kent State recently welcomed the newest member to its athletic department when Ken Johnson became assistant athletic director of The Golden…

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Golden and Poole Earn Academic All-MAC Recognition

The 2019 Women's Basketball Academic All-MAC list includes two…

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Bast & Rooney Become 3-Time Academic All-MAC Recipients

CLEVELAND- Kent State's Tim Rooney (Columbus, Ohio) and Isaac Bast (Massillon, Ohio) were named to the Academic All-Mid-American Conference Wrestling Team on Monday by the conference office.  Rooney and Bast both earned the honor for the…

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Aggie Invitational Canceled

BRYAN, Texas- The Aggie Invitational hosted by Texas A&M men's golf, was forced to cancel on Sunday due to impending bad weather. The tournament opened Saturday morning, but after a pair of lengthy rain delays that did not allow the field…

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Flashes Slug Past Western Michigan in Series Finale

The Kent State University baseball team (13-6, 3-4 MAC) picked up its first Mid-American Conference series win of the season, slugging past Western Michigan (8-20, 2-5 MAC) 15-3 in the final game of the three-game series at Schoonover Stadium Sunday…

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Golden Flashes End Road Trip With Loss to Dolphins

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – The Kent State lacrosse team (1-12) dropped game two of its road trip, 23-4, to…

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Kent State Sweeps Discus Throw Titles at Northeast Ohio Quad

Gabby Bailey and Trevor Detillion claimed their first victories of the…

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Kent State’s Bats Quieted in Loss to Western Michigan

The Kent State University baseball team (12-16, 2-4 MAC) fell to 2-4 in Mid-American Conference play, dropping the second game of the series 11-1 to Western Michigan (8-19, 2-4 MAC) Saturday afternoon at Schoonover Stadium. The Flashes offense was…

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Softball Moves into First Place with Sweep over Broncos

KALAMAZOO, Mich. – The Kent State softball team (16-18, 6-2 MAC) came back in both wins on Saturday evening to earn a regular season series sweep over Western Michigan (10-17, 3-4 MAC) at Ebert Field. Kent State took the first game of the…

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Fletcher, Williams Wrap Up Season at Ann Arbor Regional

ANN ARBOR, Mich. – Senior Dara Williams and sophomore Abby Fletcher represented Kent State and finished their 2019 season at the Ann Arbor Regional…

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Duncan Collects 200th Win in Series Opener

Head Baseball Coach Jeff Duncan collected his 200th career Friday night at Schoonover Stadium as the Kent State baseball team (12-15, 2-3 MAC) powered past Western Michigan (7-19, 1-4 MAC) in the series opener. Senior Kian O'Brien and…

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Flashes Down Broncos in Series Opener

KALAMAZOO, Mich. – Kent State (14-18, 4-2 MAC) came back facing a deficit in the sixth inning and scored five runs in the frame in its 5-2 victory over Western Michigan (10-15, 2-2 MAC) on Friday evening. Pitcher Andrea Scali was dominant and…

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Flashes Fall in First Game of Road Trip

DeLand, Fla. – The Kent State lacrosse team (1-11, 1-2 ASUN) dropped an ASUN Conference matchup to Stetson (2-8, 1-1 ASUN) by a final score…

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Peterson Named to Academic All-MAC Team

CLEVELAND, Ohio- Kent State junior Mitch Peterson has been named to the 2019 Men's Basketball All-MAC Team, the conference announced…

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Men’s Golf Headed to Texas for Aggie Invitational

KENT, Ohio- The Kent State University men's golf team will be back in action this weekend when it takes part in the Aggie Invitational at Texas A&M's…

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Panthong Advances to ANWA Final Round

AUGUSTA, Ga.- Junior Kent State women's golfer Pimnipa Panthong  is tied for third following the first two rounds of the inaugural Augusta National Women's Amateur. The junior is among 30 golfers who have advanced to Saturday's…

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Flashes Resume MAC Play at Schoonover

The Kent State University baseball team (11-15, 1-3 MAC) will resume the Mid-American Conference slate, hosting Western Michigan (7-18, 1-3 MAC) at Schoonover Stadium Friday through Sunday, April 5-7. The games are scheduled for 6:00, 4:00 and 1:00…

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Track and Field Set for Northeast Ohio Quad

Golden Flashes opened outdoor season last weekend at…

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Williams and Fletcher Travel to Michigan for NCAA Regionals

KENT, Ohio - The Kent State gymnastics team will send two individuals to NCAA Regionals on Friday, April 5, in Ann Arbor, Mich. Senior Dara Williams and sophomore Abby Fletcher will represent the Golden Flashes on bars and…

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Lacrosse Heads to Florida for Two Game Road Trip

KENT, Ohio – The Kent State lacrosse team (1-10) hits the road for two ASUN Conference games in Florida this weekend, Friday, April 5, at noon against Stetson (1-8) and on Sunday, April 7, at noon against…

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Kent State Readies to Face Western Michigan

The Kent State softball team (13-18, 3-2 MAC) will travel to Western Michigan (10-14, 3-1 MAC) for the first time since 2015 and take part in a three-game series this weekend. The set commences Friday, April 5 at 3 p.m. and wraps up with a…

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Flashes Fall in Extra Innings to Youngstown State

The Kent State University baseball team (11-15, 1-3 MAC) dropped a 4-3 extra-inning battle to Youngstown State (5-23, 2-7 Horizon) at Eastwood Field Wednesday evening. Redshirt sophomore Ben Carew led the Kent State offense, going 4-for-5 with a run…

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Field Hockey Staff Adds Caitlin Walsh

Kent State's field hockey team recently announced the hiring of Caitlin Walsh as its assistant coach for the 2019 season. Walsh comes to Kent State from Davidson, where she has spent the last three seasons as an…

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Golden Flashes Defeat Malone in Midweek Matchup

The Kent State University baseball team topped Malone (20-11, 10-4 GMAC) 14-6 in a midweek matchup at Schoonover Stadium Tuesday evening. The Flashes collected a season-high 16 walks, eight hits and six hit batters in the victory, snapping the…

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Softball Earns Split in Home Opener Against Ohio

KENT, Ohio – The Kent State softball team (13-18, 3-2 MAC) split a midweek Mid-American Conference doubleheader with Ohio (25-12, 6-2 MAC) at the Diamond at Dix on Tuesday afternoon. The Flashes won a pitcher's duel game one 2-1 and fell…

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Kent State Baseball and Hometown Bank Announced New Partnership

The Kent State University baseball team and Hometown Bank announced a new partnership, naming Hometown Bank as the Presenting Sponsor of Kent…

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Cader Earns MAC Co-Player of the Week Honors

CLEVELAND, Ohio – For the first time in her career, Kent State senior outfielder Jen Cader has received a conference weekly award and was named this week's MAC Co-Player of the Week, the league office announced Tuesday (April 2). It is…

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Parks Earns MAC Pitcher of the Week

Kent State senior Pavin Parks was named the Mid-American Conference Pitcher of the Week after leading the Flashes to a thrilling 12-inning win over Indiana March 27, as announced by the conference office Monday afternoon. The two-way player started…

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Flashes Welcome Bobcats for Midweek MAC Doubleheader

Kent State (12-17, 2-1 MAC) will host its home opener at the Diamond at Dix on Tuesday when it welcomes Ohio (24-11, 5-1 MAC) for a doubleheader beginning at 1 p.m. and concluding at 3 p.m. The Golden Flashes were scheduled to host their home opener…

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Finn and Panthong Set to Make History in Augusta This Week

KENT, Ohio-  For the first time in the history of one of the most admired golf courses in the world, women will compete for a title. Augusta National Golf Club, the acclaimed sight of the Master's will host the Augusta National…

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Flashes Finish Third in Nation in EM Cup

The College Sports Lab at Texas A&M recently announced that Kent State's athletic department finished third in the Excellence in Management Cup standings for the 2017-18…

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Lacrosse Reschedules ASUN Conference Game Against Howard

KENT, Ohio – The Kent State lacrosse team has rescheduled its ASUN Conference matchup against Howard for Sunday, April 14 at 11 p.m. at…

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Champen and Yeargin Claim Event Titles Friday at Raleigh Relays

Christian Champen won the men's pole vault invitational and Nicole Yeargin won the women's…

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Golden Flashes Earn First Win in Program History

KENT, Ohio – The Kent State lacrosse team (1-10) rang the victory bell on Friday as it earned its first win in program history and first win at Dix Stadium with a 21-6 victory over Delaware…

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Flashes Fall in Extra-Inning Show Down

The Kent State University baseball team fell to the Ball State Cardinals 9-8 in a 13-inning show down to kick off the three-game series at First Merchants Ballpark Friday afternoon. Home runs by senior Kian O'Brien and redshirt sophomore Alex…

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Softball Home Opening Series Cancelled

KENT, Ohio – Due to weather conditions, Kent State softball's home-opening series against Ball State has been cancelled and will not…

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Jaylin Walker to Play in Dos Equis 3X3U National Championship

KENT, Ohio- Kent State senior guard Jaylin Walker has been selected to participate in the 2019 Dos Equis 3X3U National Championship, scheduled for April 5-7 at Minnesota's Mall of America. Walker is one of four players selected from the…

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Baseball Slated to Continue #MACtion at Ball State

The Kent State University baseball team (10-13, 1-2 MAC) will wrap up its five-game road trip with a Mid-American Conference showdown against Ball State (16-9, 3-0 MAC) in Muncie, Ind. Friday through Sunday, March 29-31 at First Merchants Ballpark.…

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Travale Named MAC Golfer of the Week

CLEVELAND, Ohio- Kent State freshman Johnny Travale was named the Mid-American Conference Men's Golfer of the Week on Thursday following his standout performance at the Hootie at Bulls…

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Flashes Back Home This Weekend For Two Games

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Stormo Named MAC Golfer of the Week

CLEVELAND, Ohio- Kent State junior Karoline Stormo was named the Mid-American Conference Women's Golfer of the Week on Thursday following her standout performance at the Evans…

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Kent State Opens Home Schedule with MAC Series against Ball State

Kent State (12-17, 2-1 MAC) will host its home opener at the Diamond at Dix this weekend when it welcomes Ball State (25-10, 3-0 MAC) for a three-game Mid-American Conference series. Due to inclement weather in the area, the two teams will play a…

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Kent State Heads to Raleigh Relays for First Outdoor Track and Field Competition

Golden Flashes begin 2019 outdoor track and field season…

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Flashes Move to 4-0 Against the Big Ten with Extra-Inning Victory at Indiana

The Kent State University baseball team (10-13, 1-2 MAC) topped Indiana (15-9, 0-0 Big Ten) in a 12-inning decision, 9-8 at Burt Kaufman Field in Bloomington, Ind. Wednesday evening, improving to 4-0 against the Big Ten and snapping Indiana's…

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Brownfield Doubles Four Times in Doubleheader Split

BETHLEHEM, Pa. – Kent State's (12-17) Bailey Brownfield smacked four doubles and drove in three runs while pitchers Madi Huck and Andrea Scali combined for a one-hitter in the Golden Flashes doubleheader split on Wednesday against Lehigh…

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Kent State Places 28 on Indoor Track and Field Academic All-MAC Teams

CLEVELAND, Ohio –Twenty-eight Kent State student-athletes earned Indoor Track & Field Academic All-MAC honors, as the Mid-American Conference recognized a total of 239 student-athletes for their successes in the classroom and in…

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Cader’s Eight RBIs Powers Sweep Over Monmouth

WEST LONG BRANCH, N.J. – Jen Cader delivered the go-ahead home run in game one of the doubleheader and had eight RBIs on the day as Kent State (11-16) swept its doubleheader against…

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Baseball Drops Midweek Matchup at Dayton

The Kent State University baseball team dropped a midweek matchup to Dayton, 12-5, at Woerner Field at DP&L Stadium Tuesday afternoon. The Flashes notched ten hits in the loss while Redshirt sophomore Ben Carew led the offense going 3-for-5 at…

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Flashes Fall in First ASUN Conference Game

Conway, S.C. – The Kent State lacrosse team (0-10, 0-1 ASUN) dropped its first ASUN Conference matchup in program history to Coastal Carolina (6-2, 1-0 ASUN). The Chanticleers picked up a…

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Flashes Finish Fifth at Hootie At Bulls Bay Intercollegiate

AWENDAW, S.C.- The Kent State Golden Flashes men's golf team finished…

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Scali Earns Third MAC Pitcher of the Week Honors

CLEVELAND, Ohio – For the third time this season, Kent State redshirt freshman pitcher Andrea Scali has received a conference weekly award and was named this week's Co-Pitcher of the Week, the league office announced…

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Flashes Jump to Second Following Day Two of Hootie at Bulls Bay

AWENDAW, S.C.- The Kent State men's golf team moved up into second place after 36 holes at the Hootie at Bulls Bay Intercollegiate held at Bulls Bay…

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Karoline Stormo Takes Medalist Honors at Evans Derby

OPELIKA, Ala.- Kent State University junior Karoline Stormo won her third championship of the season as she took medalist honors at the Evans…

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Williams and Fletcher Earn Trip to NCAA Regionals

KENT, Ohio – The Kent State gymnastics team will send two individuals to NCAA Regionals on Friday, April 5 in Ann Arbor, Mich. Senior Dara Williams and sophomore Abby Fletcher will represent the Golden Flashes on bars and…

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Three Flashes Earn Elite Academic Honor

Kent State's field hockey team continued to earn recognition for its academic excellence by having two players named as 2018 Zag Field Hockey/NFHCA Division I Scholars…

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Baseball Starts Five-Game Road Trip at Dayton and Indiana

The Kent State University baseball team (9-12) will begin its five-game road trip with midweek matchups at Dayton and Indiana. The Flashes will take on the Flyers on Tuesday, March 26 at 3 p.m. and face Indiana the next day at…

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Four Mid-Week Games on Tap in the Northeast Corridor

Kent State (9-16) will step outside of Mid-American Conference action for four midweek games against Monmouth (13-8) and Lehigh (9-14) on Tuesday and Wednesday. The Golden Flashes will play the Hawks on Tuesday, March 26 with the doubleheader set…

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Lacrosse Opens ASUN Competition at Coastal Carolina

KENT, Ohio – The Kent State lacrosse team (0-9) travels to Coastal Carolina (5-2) for its first ASUN Conference matchup in program history on Tuesday, March 26 at…

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Flashes Third After Opening Round of Hootie at Bulls Bay

AWENDAW, S.C.- The Kent State University men's golf team sit in third place after the opening round of the Hootie at Bulls Bay Intercollegiate on Sunday afternoon at Bulls Bay Golf Course. As a team, the Flashes carded an 8-under 280, just one…

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Karoline Stormo Leads on Day Two of Evans Derby

OPELIKA, Ala.- Junior Karoline Stormo paced the Flashes on the second day of the Evans Derby Experience with a 3-under 69 score on…

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Flashes Fall to RedHawks in Rubber Match

The Kent State University baseball team (9-12, 1-2 MAC) fell to Mid-American Conference rival Miami (18-4, 2-1 MAC) 5-1 in the series finale at Schoonover Stadium Sunday afternoon. Freshman Justin Kirby led a Kent State offense that tallied eight…

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Kent State Ends Season in Second Round of WNIT

Golden Flashes (20-13) were outscored by 20 over the final seven minutes of the…

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Flashes Split the Day with Miami

The Kent State University baseball team (9-11, 1-1 MAC) opened Mid-American Conference play splitting a doubleheader with Miami (17-4, 1-1 MAC) at Schoonover Stadium Saturday afternoon. The Flashes suffered a 3-2 loss in the series opener, but…

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Flashes Open MAC Play with Series Win Over Rockets

TOLEDO, Ohio – The Kent State softball team (9-16) opened its Mid-American Conference schedule grabbing a weekend series win against Toledo (9-17). The Golden Flashes picked up a win Friday afternoon before claiming the series 8-6 in game one…

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Gymnastics Finishes Fourth at 2019 MAC Championships

KENT, Ohio – The Kent State gymnastics team concluded its season with a fourth-place finish at the 2019 Mid-American Conference Championships in DeKalb, Ill.…

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Flashes Open The Hootie at Bulls Bay Sunday

KENT, Ohio- The Kent State men's golf team heads south competing at the 15th annual 2019 Hootie at Bulls Bay Intercollegiate, March 24-26 in the Lowcountry. The 54-hile, three-day event is located at the Bulls Bay Golf Club in…

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Flashes Fifth After Opening Day at Evans Derby Experience

OPELIKA, Ala.-  After the conclusion of the first round of the Evans Derby Experience, the No. 14 Kent State women's golf team stands in fifth in the…

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Jaylin Walker Adds NABC All-District Honor

KENT, Ohio-  Kent State senior guard Jaylin Walker has been named All-District 14 First Team by the National Association of…

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Softball Wins MAC Opener at Toledo

TOLEDO, Ohio – Utilizing five extra-base hits and the pitching of Andrea Scali, Kent State (8-15) defeated Toledo (8-16) 6-1 at Scott Park in the Mid-American Conference opener on Friday afternoon. The Golden Flashes out hit the Rockets 10-4…

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Kent State Meets Butler Saturday in WNIT Second Round Action

Golden Flashes (20-12) used big fourth quarter to earn first-ever WNIT victory Thursday at…

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Golden Flashes Fall to Runnin' Bulldogs

KENT, Ohio – The Kent State lacrosse team (0-9) suffered a 20-12 loss at the hands of Gardner-Webb (5-4) at Dix Stadium on…

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McNally Bows Out of NCAA Tourney

PITTSBURGH - Kent State sophomore Andrew McNally's season came to an end Friday during day two of the 2019 NCAA Wrestling Championships at PPG Paints Arena.  McNally fell to No. 2 seed Shakur Rasheed (Penn…

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Baseball Opens Conference Slate with Miami at Schoonover

The Kent State baseball team (8-10) is set to host Miami (16-3) for a three-game series at Schoonover Stadium to open the Mid-American Conference schedule Saturday and Sunday, March 23-24. A double header is slated for Saturday afternoon starting at…

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Gymnastics Returns to DeKalb for MAC Championships Saturday

KENT, Ohio – The Kent State gymnastics team will make its second trip to DeKalb, Illinois this season for the 2019 Mid-American Conference Gymnastics Championship on Saturday, March 23. Competition is scheduled to begin at 2 p.m. inside the…

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Flashes Season Concludes in CIT First Round

Monroe, La.- The Kent State men's basketball season came to a close Thursday night in the opening round of the CollegeInsider.com Postseason Tournament as the Flashes fell to…

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McNally & Rooney Look to Stay Alive Thursday Night

PITTSBURGH - Kent State's Tim Rooney and Andrew McNally dropped their opening matches at the 2019 NCAA Championships during Thursday's first session inside PPG…

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Inclement Weather Postpones Start of Conference Play

Inclement weather predicted in Northeast Ohio has caused the Kent State baseball team to rearrange the schedule for its three-game series against Miami at Schoonover Stadium March 22-24. A doubleheader will now be played on Saturday, March 23…

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Lacrosse Returns Home to Face Gardner-Webb

KENT, Ohio – The Kent State lacrosse team (0-8) returns home for the first time in two weeks to take on Gardner-Webb (4-4) on Friday at 3 p.m. at…

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MAC Opener on Deck at Toledo

Kent State (7-15) embarks on Mid-American Conference play this weekend when it battles Toledo (8-15) on Friday, March 22 at 3 p.m. and Saturday, March 23 for a doubleheader beginning at 1 p.m. in the Glass City. The Golden Flashes are making their…

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Scali No-Hits Penguins

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio –Pitcher Andrea Scali became the first Kent State freshman to throw a no-hitter in over 10 years when she held Youngstown State hitless in a five inning 10-0 victory at the YSU Softball Complex on…

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Baseball Picks Up Midweek Win at Pitt

The Kent State University baseball team (8-10) picked up its eighth win of the season, topping Pitt (7-12) 6-4 in a day trip to the City of Bridges Wednesday afternoon. The Flashes collected eight hits on the day, and senior Kian O'Brien…

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Flashes Drop Final Game of Road Trip

LORETTO, Pa. – The Kent State lacrosse team suffered a 13-9 loss to Saint Francis (Pa.) this afternoon in its final game of a three-game…

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Flashes Take on ULM in CIT Opening Round

KENT, Ohio- The Kent State University men's basketball team will open the 2019 CollegeInsider.com Postseason Tournament with a first round game at ULM at 8 p.m. on Thursday at the…

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Williams Earns Second Team All-MAC Honors

CLEVELAND, Ohio – Kent State senior Dara Williams has been named All-Mid-American Conference Gymnastics Second Team, the league office announced…

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Golden Flashes Visit Green Bay for WNIT First Round

Kent State (19-12) seeks first ever…

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Judy Devine to Return for Scholarship Auction

Judy Devine will be the Guest of Honor at Kent State's 8th Annual Athletics Scholarship Auction Presented by Aramark on Friday, April 26.  Fans can meet Devine at the M.A.C. Center for a fun-filled night benefiting current and future Kent…

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Rooney and McNally Ready for NCAA Championships

Andrew McNally and Tim Rooney will represent Kent State University at the 89th NCAA Division I Wrestling Championships March 21-23, at PPG Paints Arena in Pittsburgh.  The Ohio natives are both making first-time appearances in the…

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Lacrosse Finishes Three-Game Road Trip Against Saint Francis (Pa.)

KENT, Ohio – The Kent State Lacrosse team (0-7) will travel to Loretto, Pennsylvania this Wednesday to take on the Saint Francis (Pa.) Red…

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Baseball Hits the Road to Pitt

The Kent State baseball team (7-10) is set to face its fifth Power Five opponent of the season on Wednesday March 20 on the road at Pitt (7-11, 1-5 ACC) at…

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Flashes Visit Youngstown State for Midweek Doubleheader

Kent State (6-14) will make the short drive to square off against Youngstown State (4-16) in a mid-week non-conference doubleheader on Wednesday, March 20 at 3 p.m. and 5 p.m.  This is the Golden Flashes' last non-conference action before…

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Kent State Selected for 2019 Postseason WNIT Field

Golden Flashes to make second postseason appearance in…

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17 Flashes Land NFHCA Academic Honors

The National Field Hockey Coaches Association recently announced its Zag Field Hockey/Division I National Academic Squad for the 2018-19 academic year. Kent State had 17…

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Kent State to Play at ULM in CIT First Round

KENT, Ohio- Kent State will be making its 17th post season appearance in 20 years, as the men's basketball team has accepted a bid to the 2019 CollegeInsider.com Tournament (CIT). The Golden Flashes will play a first-round game at the…

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Schuler Named MAC Player of the Week

Kent State senior Pete Schuler was named the Mid-American Conference Player of the Week after leading the Flashes to three victories, March 12-15, including two wins over Power Five opponent Northwestern, as announced by the conference office Monday…

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Softball Falls Twice at #25 Michigan

ANN ARBOR, Mich. – The Kent State softball team (6-14) was swept in a road doubleheader against #25 Michigan (15-10) to wrap-up weekend non-conference action. The Golden Flashes fell 18-1 in the first game before putting up a fight in the…

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Kozar Records Program Record in Loss to Detroit Mercy

DETROIT, Mich. – The Kent State lacrosse team suffered a setback against Detroit Mercy, 16-12, despite Megan Kozar's program-record…

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Flashes Sweep Northwestern in Twin Bill at Schoonover

The Kent State University baseball team (7-10) brought its bats Friday afternoon, as the Flashes swept the twin bill over Power Five opponent Northwestern (5-11) at Schoonover Stadium. The Flashes won the opener 11-5 behind the bats of seniors Pavin…

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Williams Earns Ninth Event Win in Regular Season Finale

Senior Dara Williams led the Flashes with a first-place finish on vault and a third-place finish on bars. Williams earned her ninth individual event win of the season and her 12th top-three finish. The team captain has finished in the…

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Thitapa Pakdeesettakul Named MAC Golfer of the Week

KENT, Ohio- Kent State freshman Thitapa Pakdeesettakul was named Mid-American Women's Golfer of the Week following her standout performance at the BYU at…

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Golden Flashes Continue Road Trip at Detroit Mercy

KENT, Ohio - The Kent State Lacrosse team (0-6) will look to earn its first win in program history this Saturday as they head north to take on Detroit…

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MAC Hall of Fame to Induct Pauline Maurice

Maurice remains as the Golden Flashes' career leader in batting average (.396) and…

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Softball Drops Series Opener at #25 Michigan

Andrea Scali struck out four in…

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Whittington's Career Day Not Enough in Quarterfinal Loss

CLEVELAND – Kent State's hopes of a MAC Tournament title will wait another year after falling to Central Michigan 89-81, Thursday afternoon at Quicken Loans Arena.  Junior Philip Whittington scored a career-high 23 points and led…

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Northwestern Wildcats Set to Visit Schoonover Stadium

The Kent State University baseball team (5-10) is set to host the Northwestern Wildcats (5-9) for a three-game series at Schoonover Stadium Friday and Saturday, March 15-16. Inclement weather predicted in Northeast Ohio caused the Flashes to…

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Gymnastics Wraps Up Regular Season Against Eastern Michigan

KENT, Ohio – Kent State gymnastics will travel to Ypsilanti, Michigan this Friday, March 15 to take on Eastern Michigan at 6 p.m., in the team's last regular…

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Flashes and Chippewas Set to Tangle in MAC Quarterfinals

KENT, Ohio- The Kent State University men's basketball team returns to Cleveland for the MAC Tournament and will take on #5 Central Michigan in the Mid-American Conference Tournament quarterfinal game at Quicken Loans Arena. Kent State is the…

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Weekend Non-Conference Play Wraps Up at #25 Michigan

The Kent State (6-11) softball team travels to Ann Arbor for its last non-conference weekend of the season with a three-game set against #25 Michigan (12-10). Due to inclement weather, the series is now scheduled for a single game on Thursday, March…

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Baseball Rearranges Schedule for Northwestern Series

Inclement weather predicted in Northeast Ohio has caused the Kent State baseball team to rearrange the schedule for its three-game series against Northwestern at Schoonover Stadium March 15-16. A doubleheader will now be played on Friday, March 15…

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Flashes Finish 11th at the General Hackler

MYRTLE BEACH, S.C.-  Senior Bjarki Petursson turned in an even-par score on the third round of play as the Kent State University men's golf team concluded play at the General Hackler Championship with an 11th place finish at 18-over 882…

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Flashes and Pakdeesettakul Take BYU Entrada Classic

ST. GEORGE, Utah- Freshman Thitapa Pakdeesettakul earned medalist honors at the BYU at Entrada Classic, while No. 12 Kent State finished first to win its fourth tournament of…

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Golden Flashes Victorious in Home Opener

The Kent State University baseball team (5-10) picked up a 10-5 win over Youngstown State (0-14) in its home opener at Schoonover Stadium Tuesday evening. Sophomore Nick Elsen and senior Pavin Parks each launched home runs while redshirt sophomore…

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Flashes, Bulls Set for MAC Tournament Quarterfinal Rubber Match

Kent State (19-11) looks to advance to tournament semifinals for first time…

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Travale Paces Flashes at Hackler

MYRTLE BEACH, S.C.- The Kent State men's golf team began play at the General Hackler Championship on Monday at the Dunes Golf & Beach Club and sit in 11th at…

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Flashes in First After Day One in Utah

ST. GEORGE, Utah- The Kent State University women's golf team shot a combined 1-over 577 score and stands in first place after two rounds of play at the BYU at…

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Barber-Smith’s 10-Point, 20-Rebound Night Leads Flashes to First Round Victory

Senior's first career double-double helps Kent State (19-11) advance to third consecutive MAC…

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Flashes Set for Home Opener at Schoonover Stadium

KENT, Ohio –The Kent State University baseball team (4-10) is set to host Youngstown State (0-13) in its home opener at Schoonover Stadium Tuesday at…

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Field Hockey Awarded for Academic Success

The Kent State University field hockey team was recognized as a Zag Field Hockey/ NFHCA Division I National Academic Team Award recipient on Monday as announced by the National Field Hockey…

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Walker Earns All-MAC Honors; Roberts on All-Freshman Team

KENT, Ohio- Senior Jaylin Walker and freshman Anthony Roberts were each recognized on Monday with the announcement of the Mid-American Conference all-league squads. Walker earned a spot on the first team, marking the fourth time in the last five…

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Men’s Hoops Earns No. 4 Seed, Bye in MAC Tournament

KENT, Ohio- The Kent State men's basketball team will be the No. 4 seed in the Mid-American Conference Tournament and receive a bye to the quarterfinal round Thursday at Quicken Loans Arena in…

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Flashes Return to Myrtle Beach for General Hackler Championship

MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. – The Kent State Men's Golf Team heads south to compete at the 18th annual General Hackler Championship from March 11-12, in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. Coastal Carolina University will host the 54-hole event at The…

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Kent State Women’s Golf Sets Eyes on BYU at Entrada Title

KENT, Ohio- Kent State takes on the BYU at Entrada Classic Tuesday and Wednesday (March 12-13) in St. George, Utah. Once again, BYU and the Entrada at Snow Canyon Country Club will host the two-day, 54-hole tournament. Fourteen teams will compete on…

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Flashes Fall Short in Back-and-Forth Battle in Morgantown

In a game that changed hands four times, the Kent State baseball team (4-10) fell short in in a 9-7 loss to West Virginia (9-5) at Monongalia County Ballpark Sunday afternoon. Sophomore Nick Elsen went 3-for-5, launching two of Kent State's…

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Plude, Lippowitsch Earn Victories on Senior Day

Senior Kennedy Plude concluded her M.A.C. Center career with a first-place finish on beam with a score of 9.875. Fellow senior Sarah Lippowitsch tied for first place on bars with…

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Flashes Host Falcons Monday in MAC Women’s Basketball Tournament First Round Matchup

Kent State (18-11, 11-7 MAC) looks to advance to tournament quarterfinals for third…

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Barber-Smith, Golden Lead Strong Defensive Effort in Senior Day Victory

Kent State (18-11, 11-7 MAC) wins on Senior Day, earns No. 5 seed in…

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Baseball Drops Two at West Virginia

The Kent State baseball team (4-9) dropped the first two games against West Virginia (8-5) at Monongalia County Ballpark Saturday afternoon. Senior Connor Wollersheim held the Mountaineers scoreless through five innings in the first game,…

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McNally & Rooney Earn NCAA Bids

NORFOLK, Va. – Kent State will send two wrestlers to the NCAA Championships following a wild day two of the Mid-American Conference Championships inside Old Dominion's Ted…

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Senior Night Classic: Flashes Nip Zips to Claim Four Seed

KENT, Ohio- With 14 seconds remaining, senior Jalen Avery tracked down a loose ball after two missed tip-ins and bounced a pass to junior Antonio Williams that sent Williams to the line for the game-winning free throws which gave Kent State a…

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Flashes Collect 3 Quarterfinal Pins at MAC Championships

NORFOLK, Va. - Kent State sophomore Andrew McNally (184) will be wrestling for a Mid-American Conference title Saturday after going 2-0 on the opening day of the 2019 MAC Championships.  McNally was one of three Golden Flashes to record a…

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Golden Flashes Drop First Game of Three-Game Road Stretch

ANN ARBOR, Mich. – The Kent State lacrosse team dropped its first game of a three-game road trip to No. 12 Michigan 17-2 at…

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Gymnastics Honors Four Seniors at Home Finale

KENT, Ohio – The Kent State gymnastics team will honor its 2019 seniors on Sunday, March 10 at the M.A.C. Center for its final home meet of the season. Kent State will host North Carolina, Ball State and Rutgers in the Kent State Quad at…

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Women’s Basketball to Celebrate Senior Day on Saturday

Kent State (17-11, 10-7 MAC) will honor seniors Merissa Barber-Smith and…

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First Game in Morgantown Postponed

The Kent State baseball game at West Virginia originally scheduled for March 8 at 3:00 p.m. has been postponed to March. 9. The Flashes will open the series with a double header Saturday, March 9 starting at 11 a.m.…

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Mat MACtion Comes to Old Dominion

Kent State travels to Old Dominion's Ted Constant Center this weekend where 27 automatic bids to the NCAA Championships will be on the line at the 2019 Mid-American Conference Championships.  The two-day, eight-team tournament in Norfolk…

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Flashes Begin Three-Game Road Trip at No.12 Michigan

KENT, Ohio ­– The Kent State lacrosse team (0-5) begins a three-game road stretch in search of its first win in program history in Ann Arbor, at No. 12 Michigan (7-0) on Friday at 5 p.m., before heading to Detroit Mercy and St. Francis…

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Page to Retire After 41 Seasons

KENT, Ohio-  Kent State University's storied golf program will begin a new chapter in July.  The 2018-19 golf season will be the final one for Herb Page as men's head coach and director of golf.  On Thursday, Page announced…

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Golden Flashes Wrap Up 14-Game Road Stint at West Virginia

The Kent State University baseball team (4-7) will conclude its 14-game road stint to open the 2019 slate with a three-game series at West Virginia (6-5) March 8-10. The games will be played at Monongalia County Ballpark Friday through Saturday and…

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Rivalry Renewed: Flashes, Zips set for Season Finale on Senior Night

KENT, Ohio- The Kent State University men's basketball team looks to secure a first round bye with a win Friday over the Akron Zips at 6:30 p.m. on CBS Sports Network. The game serves as the final home game for seniors Jalen Avery, Akiean…

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Women’s Basketball Dominates OT, Sweeps Rival Zips

Kent State (17-11, 10-7 MAC) opened overtime with an…

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Pair of Double-Doubles Trouble RedHawks

OXFORD, Ohio- Jaylin Walker's double-double performance of 29 points and 12 rebounds pushes Flashes past RedHawks for season sweep for a…

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Crystal Clinic Wagon Wheel Challenge Matchup Starts Final Week of Regular Season

Kent State (16-11, 9-7 MAC) seeks second rivalry sweep in…

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Dara Williams Named MAC Specialist of the Week

KENT, Ohio – For the second time this season, a Kent State gymnast has been named the Mid-American Conference Specialist of the Week, as senior Dara Williams took home the award following her career-high performance against Western Michigan on…

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MAC To Add Seven Affiliate Members for 2019-20

Cleveland, Ohio – The Mid-American Conference (MAC) announced today a historic membership expansion in the sport of wrestling as the MAC has added seven new affiliate members – Bloomsburg, Clarion, Edinboro, Lock Haven, Rider, George…

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Women’s Golf Inks Caley McGinty

KENT, Ohio- Kent State University women's golf coach Greg Robertson has announced another member to the Flashes' 2019 recruiting class, Caley McGinty, has signed her National Letter…

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Flashes Seek Season Sweep of Miami

KENT, Ohio- The Kent State University men's basketball team hits the road for the final time during the regular season and will look to complete a season sweep of the Miami RedHawks on Tuesday…

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Flashes Lose to Bonnies in Second Home Game

KENT, Ohio – The Kent State lacrosse team fell to St. Bonaventure 18-10 in its second home game of the season on a snowy day at…

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Golden Flashes Top 49ers in Series Finale

The Kent State University baseball team earned its fourth win of the season, topping Charlotte (6-5), 5-3  in the series finale at Hayes Stadium Saturday afternoon. Senior Pavin Parks knocked his first home run of the season, a three-run…

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Wildcat Invitational Concludes with Defeat to Drake

TUCSON, Ariz. – Kent State (6-11) dropped its final game of its 11-day road trip to Drake (11-9) 8-0 at Hillenbrand Stadium on the University of…

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Flashes Battle with #12 Arizona in Extra Inning Defeat

TUCSON, Ariz. – Kent State (6-10) fought tooth and nail with #12 Arizona (14-5) and came back from a two-run deficit in the seventh inning and eventually fell in the eighth…

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Flashes Drop Double Header at Charlotte

The Kent State University baseball team (3-7) dropped both games of the double-header to Charlotte (6-4) Saturday, March 2. Senior Connor Wollersheim pitched the full 6.0 innings in the first game, fanning six in the 1-0 loss. Junior John Matthews…

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Rough Shooting Performance Results in Road Loss

Kent State (16-11, 9-7 MAC) will look to bounce back in rivalry game…

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Flashes Falter in Day One of Wildcat Invitational

TUCSON, Ariz. – Kent State (6-8) fell twice to nationally ranked competition at the Wildcat Invitation on Friday in Tucson. The Flashes fell to #23 Minnesota (9-5) 12-1 and #12 Arizona…

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Gymnastics Earns Seventh Straight Win at Pink Meet

KENT, Ohio – The Kent State gymnastics team earned its seventh victory in a row at its annual Pink Meet, defeating Western Michigan 195.700-195.050. The Golden Flashes posted season-high team scores on floor and bars with a 49.225 and a…

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Second-Half Comeback Not Enough, Flashes Fall at BG

BOWLING GREEN, Ohio-  Kent State fought back from a double-digit deficit in the opening minutes of the second half, but Bowling Green kept the Flashes at bay and protected home court with a 77-72 victory on…

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Flashes Host Bonnies in Second Home Lacrosse Game

KENT, Ohio – The Kent State women's lacrosse team hosts its second home game of the season against St. Bonaventure on Sunday, March 3, at 1 p.m. at…

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Women’s Basketball Begins Final Road Swing Saturday at Bowling Green

Kent State (16-10, 9-6 MAC) looks to spoil Falcons'…

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Inclement Weather Cancels First Game in Charlotte

The Kent State baseball game at Charlotte originally scheduled for March 1 at 3:00 p.m. has been canceled due to weather. The Flashes will resume play with a double header at Hayes Stadium on Saturday, March 2 starting at 1 p.m. The first game is…

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Upset Minded Flashes to Face Four Ranked Teams

The Golden Flashes head to the desert for the Arizona Wildcat Invitational this weekend against still competition to conclude an 11-day road trip. Kent State (6-6) will play five games against NCAA Tournament teams last year beginning on Friday,…

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Flashes Travel to Bowling Green Friday Night

KENT, Ohio- The Kent State University men's basketball team hits the road and will travel to Bowling Green for another Friday night matchup on national television. Tipoff is slated for 6 p.m. and will broadcast on CBS…

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Flashes Conclude Southern Road Trip at Charlotte

The Kent State University baseball team (3-5) looks to continue its three-game winning streak, concluding its Southern road trip with a three-game series at Charlotte (4-4) this Friday through Sunday, March 1-3. The games will be played at Hayes…

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Kent State Topples MAC-Leading Miami, 67-58

Kent State (16-10, 9-6 MAC) ends RedHawks' 11-game…

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Late Rally Foiled at Southeastern Louisiana

HAMMOND, La. – Despite a late three-run rally in the seventh inning, the Kent State softball team (6-6) fell 7-5 on the road to Southeastern Louisiana (9-8) on Wednesday evening. The Golden Flashes late charge was led by Alexis Taube's…

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Kent State Wins Third Straight

The Kent State baseball team (3-5) won its third consecutive game, topping The Citadel (2-5), 11-2, Wednesday evening. Redshirt freshman Peyton Deats (1-0) recorded his first career win on the mound, pitching 3.2 innings and striking out…

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Gymnastics Hosts Annual Pink Meet on Friday

KENT, Ohio – The Kent State gymnastics team will host its Pink Meet to support the fight against breast cancer in the M.A.C. Center against Western Michigan on Friday, March 1 at…

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Flashes Survive Ohio, 78-73

KENT, Ohio- Senior Jaylin Walker's 18 second-half points helped lift Kent State to a 78-73 win over MAC East foe, Ohio, Tuesday in the…

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Flashes Power Past Buccaneers

The bats were hot at CSU Ballpark Tuesday evening as the Kent State baseball team (2-5) overpowered Charleston Southern (2-6), 9-1, for its second win of the season. The Flashes combined for 10 hits and sophomore Michael Turner led with two hits and…

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Flashes Fall at Hands of Tigers

BATON ROUGE, La. – The Kent State softball team (6-5) fell to #10 LSU (14-3) 8-0 at Tiger Park on Tuesday evening. Golden Flashes pitching was able to hold LSU off the scoreboard in the first two frames before a flurry of offense from the…

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Final Round Surge Helps Flashes Finish Third

The Golden Flashes round three score of 280, was four strokes better than any other team's best round of…

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Flashes Finish Fourth at Louisiana Classics

LAFAYETTE, La.- Kent State moved up the leaderboard on the final day of the Louisiana Classics for a fourth-place finish among 15 teams. In their third round, the Golden Flashes shot  1-under par for a tournament total of…

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First-Place Miami Visits M.A.C. Center Wednesday Night

Kent State (15-10, 8-6 MAC) welcomes conference leader in final…

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USA Softball Names Scali National Co-Player of the Week

OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. – Kent State redshirt freshman pitcher Andrea Scali has been named the USA Softball Collegiate Co-Player of the Week, the organization announced Tuesday (Feb. 26). It's the first national award in her brief career and…

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Scali Wins Second MAC Pitcher of the Week Award

CLEVELAND, Ohio – For the second time this season, Kent State redshirt freshman pitcher Andrea Scali has been selected the MAC Pitcher of the Week, the league office announced Tuesday (Feb. 26). In both weeks that the Flashes have been in…

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Football Staff Welcomes Justin Hood

Kent State's football team recently announced the hiring of Justin Hood as its secondary coach for the 2019 season.  Hood was most recently in charge of the outside linebackers at…

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Flashes Fifth At Louisiana Classics

LAFAYETTE, La.- The Kent State men's golf team battled through the weather on the first day of the Louisiana Classics in fifth place at 18-over…

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Flashes Tied for Fifth After Opening Day of ICON Invitational

THE WOODLANDS, Texas- After the opening day at the ICON Invitational, the No. 9 Kent State women's golf team is tied for fifth before darkness suspended the second round at the ICON Invitational at The Woodlands Country Club…

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Second Meeting with Ohio On Deck for Tuesday

ENT, Ohio- The Kent State University men's basketball team will face MAC East Division rival Ohio on Tuesday, Feb. 26 in the M.A.C. Center. The Flashes already defeated Ohio, 66-52, earlier this season and will try to record their second win of…

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Flashes Travel to Bayou State to Face #9 LSU and Southeastern Louisiana

Kent State (6-4) will make a quick turnaround after a five-game slate in Waco, Tx. this past weekend as it will take on #9 LSU in Baton Rouge at 7:00 p.m. EST/6:00 CST on Tuesday, Feb. 26 and Southeastern Louisiana on Wednesday Feb. 27, at 4:00 p.m.…

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Tour of South Carolina Continues at Charleston Southern and The Citadel

The Kent State baseball team is set for two mid-week games in Charleston, S.C., continuing its trip south after going 1-2 at the Brittain Resort Baseball at the Beach tournament in Conway, S.C. over the weekend. The Flashes will play at Charleston…

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Kent State to Travel to Lafayette for 34th Annual Louisiana Classic

KENT, Ohio- The Kent State men's golf team is set to take on its first stroke play competition of the spring season. The Flashes will compete in the 34th Annual…

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No. 9 to Compete in ICON Invitational

KENT, Ohio- The No. 9 Kent State University women's golf team will travel to Texas to compete in the ICON Invitational, hosted by Houston February 25-26 at the Woodlands…

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Softball Weekend Closes with Setback to North Texas

WACO, Tx. – The Kent State softball team (6-4) dropped its final game of the Baylor Invitational to North…

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Flashes Earn Second Win of Weekend in Kent State Tri

KENT, Ohio – The Kent State gymnastics team earned its second first-place finish this weekend against George Washington and North Carolina State. The Golden Flashes all-around score of 195.725 is its second highest this season. NC State…

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Kent State Falls in Second Game of Road Trip

NOTRE DAME, Ind. – The Kent State women's lacrosse team (0-4) suffered a setback against No. 20 Notre Dame (5-0) on Sunday, falling to the Fighting…

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Big Innings Propel Flashes Past Spartans

The Kent State University baseball team (1-5) notched its first win of the 2019 season, topping Michigan State (1-6), 12-2 in the first ever meeting between the two schools. Redshirt sophomore Ben Carew wen 3-for-5 with a double, tallying five RBIs…

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Kent State Topples #21 Baylor and Sweeps Season Series

WACO, Tx. – Kent State (6-3) swept its season series over #21 Baylor (8-7) at Getterman Stadium on Saturday. The Golden Flashes won a pitching duel in game one, 1-0. KSU took the nightcap in roller coaster fashion, 6-5, in extra innings on…

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Bast Wins on Senior Night

KENT, Ohio – Kent State's Isaac Bast had his hand raised one final time at the M.A.C. Center on his Senior Night, but Binghamton came out ahead 22-15.  Three matches came down-to-the-wire Saturday night and all three went in favor of…

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Women’s Hoops Falls in Final Minute After Late Rally

Kent State (15-10, 8-6 MAC) missed two potential…

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Flashes Fall to No. 21 Coastal Carolina

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Hodrick Named Freshman of the Year, Lawson and Yeargin Crowned Individual Champions to Conclude MAC Championship

Freshman Asa Hodrick was named Mid-American Conference Men's Freshman Track Performer of the Year and redshirt junior TJ Lawson was crowned the individual MAC Champion in the heptathlon on the final day of the Indoor Track and Field…

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Turnovers Costly in Loss to Bulls

BUFFALO, NY- The 25th-ranked Buffalo Bulls used a perfectly timed 10-0 run in the final minute of the first half to turn Kent State's lead into an eight point deficit at the intermission and then outscored KSU 45-30 in the second period to pull…

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Wickey Repeats as Individual Champion in First Day of MAC Indoor Track and Field Championships

Sophomore Jake Wickey repeated as the individual champion in the weight throw to pick up Kent State's first victory on the first day of the MAC Indoor Track and Field Championship Friday (Feb. 22) at the Kent State Field House. The men stand in…

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Gymnastics Takes First Place at GW Quad

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Kent State gymnastics team grabbed a first-place finish at the GW Quad with an all-around score of 195.550. The Golden Flashes posted season-high scores on floor (49.075) and…

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Flashes Fall in Eleven Inning Thriller

The Kent State baseball team dropped to 0-4 on the season, falling to NC State in 11 innings. Senior Connor Wollersheim led the Flashes from the mound tossing 6.2 innings, tallying eight strikeouts while allowing only three hits and…

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Flashes Cannot Overcome Bulldogs' Late Run in Loss

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – The Kent State lacrosse team was defeated by Butler 13-10 in a tough road battle that saw the Flashes (0-3) holding a lead midway through the second half before four straight Butler goals secured the…

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Scali Fires One-Hitter in Victory over North Texas

Waco, Tx. – Redshirt freshman pitcher Andrea Scali impressed in Kent State's 6-0 win over North Texas (6-0) at the Baylor Invitational at Getterman Stadium. Scali almost completed a no-hitter, but lost it to the first batter in the bottom…

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Flashes Host Binghamton in Final Dual Saturday

Kent State (7-14) and Binghamton (8-3) both look to end their regular season on a high note Saturday when the Golden Flashes and Bearcats collide inside the M.A.C. Center at 6 p.m.  One of the more highly-anticipated, likely matchups will be in…

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Flashes Conclude Road Swing on Friday Night at Buffalo

KENT, Ohio- The Kent State University men's basketball team hits the road on Friday, Feb. 22 against nationally ranked and Mid-American Conference leader No. 25 Buffalo at 7 p.m.…

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Gymnastics Travels to George Washington for Rescheduled Meet

KENT, Ohio – The Kent State gymnastics team travels to the nation's capital to compete in the George Washington Quad this Friday, February 22. The Golden Flashes will take on George Washington, Eastern Michigan and Towson at…

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Lacrosse Hits the Road For Two Games in Indiana

KENT, Ohio – The Kent State women's lacrosse team travels to Indiana in search of its first win in program history, with a two-game weekend road trip that includes a Friday, Feb. 22, 3 p.m. matchup with Butler before heading to Notre Dame…

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Carter’s 22 Paces Flashes in Road Win Against Broncos

Kent State (15-9, 8-5 MAC) has won five of six…

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Flashes Take to the Lonestar State for Baylor Invitational

Kent State (3-2) returns to the site it won a game at during the 2017 NCAA Tournament when it travels to the Baylor Invitational in Waco, Tx. for five games this weekend. The Golden Flashes will battle nationally ranked competition that begins on…

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MAC Announces 2019 Football Schedule

Flashes will open MAC play at home on Sept. 21, against East Division rival…

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Flashes Fall on the Road to Central Michigan

MOUNT PLEASANT, Mich.- Leading by four points with 3:50 to play, Central Michigan (18-8, 7-6 MAC) ended with an 11-5 run to defeat Kent State (19-7, 8-5 MAC), 84-74, on Tuesday night…

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Trott Named MAC Specialist of the Week

CLEVELAND, Ohio – Kent State freshman Madison Trott has been named Mid-American Conference Specialist of the Week, the league office announced Tuesday…

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Golden Flashes Visit Western Michigan Wednesday Night

Kent State (14-9, 7-5 MAC) seeks third…

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Flashes Back on the Road for Matchup Against Central Michigan

KENT, Ohio- The Kent State University men's basketball team is back on the road as they travel to Mount Pleasant for a road match against Central Michigan on Tuesday at McGuirk Arena. Tipp-off is at 7 p.m. and will air…

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Flashes Suffer Opening Series Sweep by Dallas Baptist

The Kent State baseball team fell to Dallas Baptist (3-0) in the series finale, 8-1, at Horner Ballpark in Dallas, Texas on Sunday afternoon. The Flashes (0-3) were overpowered by the Patriot offense and suffered their first opening series sweep…

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Flashes Set Season Highs Across the Board in First MAC Win

BOWLING GREEN, Ohio – The Kent State gymnastics team scored a season-high 195.800 and earned its first Mid-American Conference win of the season over Bowling Green. The all-around score is the highest score by a MAC team…

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Regular Season Finale Against Rival Akron to Air Nationally on CBS Sports Network

KENT, Ohio- The Mid-American Conference announced on Sunday afternoon that the final regular season game against rival Akron on March at the M.A.C. Center has been picked up by CBS Sports Network. The game will now tip at…

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Defense Dominates as Flashes Fly Over EMU

KENT, Ohio-  Three Kent State players scored in double figures while shooting 61.1 percent in the second half in holding off Eastern Michigan, 71-58, on Saturday at the…

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Late Free Throws Lift Flashes BG in Play4Kay Game

Kent State (14-9, 7-5 MAC) made four free throws in the final…

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Track and Field Concludes Indoor Regular Season at Kent State Tune Up

The Kent State track and field program wrapped up the indoor regular season with the Kent State Tune Up on Saturday at the Kent State…

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Golden Flashes Drop Second Game of the Series, 8-4

The Kent State baseball fell to 0-2 on the season with an 8-4 loss to Dallas Baptist (2-0) Saturday afternoon despite a spark of offense. Freshman Collin Mathews highlighted launched a two-run pinch hit home run in his first collegiate…

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Golden Flashes Lose to RMU in Dix Stadium Debut

KENT, Ohio – Kent State lacrosse launched its 2019 home slate this afternoon against Robert Morris, where they were defeated by the Colonials, 11-6, in the inaugural home game at…

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Flashes Shut Down by Patriots in Season Opener

The Kent State baseball team (0-1) opened the 2019 season with a 3-0 loss to Dallas Baptist (1-0) Friday evening, as the Flashes struggled to get the bats started at Horner Ballpark in Dallas, Texas. Senior Connor Wollersheim started on the bump for…

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Huskies Hold Off Late Kent State Charge

KENT, Ohio – Kent State swept the three upper weights in a 22-13 loss to Northern Illinois Friday night at the M.A.C. Center.  The Huskies won two close matches to start the night and went on to take the first…

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Flashes Host Eastern Michigan for Rematch on Saturday

KENT, Ohio- The Kent State University men's basketball team wraps up its two-game cross-division Mid-American Conference series with Eastern Michigan on Saturday, Feb. 16 at the M.A.C. Center. Tip-off is slated for 7 p.m. and will be…

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Gymnastics Heads to Bowling Green for MAC Matchup

KENT, Ohio – Kent State gymnastics heads to Bowling Green, Ohio this Sunday, Feb. 17 to take on the Falcons at 2 p.m. This will be the third Mid-American Conference matchup this season for the…

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Play4Kay Game Set for Saturday vs. BG

Kent State (13-9, 6-5 MAC) will hold its annual Play4Kay game…

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Golden Flashes Wrap Up Indoor Regular Season at Kent State Tune Up

Kent State will host its annual Kent State Tune Up Saturday, Feb. 16 to close out the regular season before hosting the Mid-American Conference Indoor Track and Field Championships next week,…

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Kent State Lacrosse Set to Make Home Debut Saturday

KENT, Ohio – The Kent State lacrosse team is set to make its home debut at 1 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 16 at Dix Stadium against…

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Big Second Half Propels KSU to Road W

KALAMAZOO, Mich.- Kent State scored a season-high 52 second-half points to break open a close game as the Golden Flashes finished a regular season sweep of Western Michigan thanks to an 82-63 victory at University Arena on…

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Flashes Host Northern Illinois Friday to Close Out MAC Competition

A number of tightly contested matchups are expected in the Flashes' final MAC dual of…

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Brancifort Earns MAC Scholar-Athlete of the Week Recognition

CLEVELAND, Ohio – Kent State senior infielder Hunter Brancifort was named the Mid-American Conference Female Scholar-Athlete of the Week, the conference office announced Wednesday…

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Flashes Ready For Rematch Against Western Michigan on Thursday

KENT, Ohio- The Kent State University men's basketball team will close out the series against Western Michigan on Thursday in Kalamazoo, Mich. at the University Arena. Tip-off is slated for 5 p.m. and will air…

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Baseball Projected to Finish First in the MAC in Preseason Coaches Poll

As the Kent State University baseball team prepares for Opening Day at Dallas Baptist University Feb. 15, preseason polls are projecting the Flashes to top the Mid-American Conference for the fourth consecutive season. For the ninth-straight season,…

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Women’s Basketball Visits Eastern Michigan for Mid-Week #MACtion

Kent State (12-9, 5-5 MAC) looks to go back above .500 in…

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Matthews and Zimmerman Named to Stopper of the Year Watch List

Junior John Matthews and sophomore Jack Zimmerman has been named to the 2019 NCBWA Stopper of the Year Watch List, as announced Monday, Feb. 11. Matthews and Zimmerman are two of 75 relievers on the initial list and represent two of only three…

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Student-Athletes and Staff Help Costa Rica Community Build Court

Kent State student-athletes and staff quickly learned that there was more behind the service trip than just building a court for Courts for Kids in…

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Flashes Claim Lady Puerto Rico Challenge

RIO GRANDE, P.R.- The No. 10 Kent State University women's golf team claimed its third tournament championship of the season with a tournament total of 2-over par 866 (292-288-286) at the Lady Puerto Rico Challenge on Tuesday Afternoon. This is…

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Scali Named MAC Pitcher of the Week

CLEVELAND, Ohio – Kent State redshirt freshman pitcher Andrea Scali has been named the Mid-American Conference Pitcher of the Week for the first week of the season, the league office announced Tuesday (Feb. 12). Scali was dominant in her…

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Fraga Claims MAC Men’s Field Athlete of the Week Award

Kent State senior Samory Fraga has been named the Mid-American Conference Men's Field Athlete of the Week for his performance at the Doug Raymond National Qualifier, the league office announced…

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Kent State Vaults Into Lead at Lady Puerto Rico Classic

RIO GRANDE, P.R.- A superb second-round performance by three Flashes enabled the Kent State women's golf team to vault into the team lead at the Lady Puerto Rico Classic on…

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Flashes Fall to Bearcats in First Ever Game

CINCINNATI, Ohio – The Kent State women's lacrosse team began its inaugural season today on the road in Cincinnati where they fell to the Bearcats, 19-8, despite an impressive…

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Four Flashes Get Hands Raised in Loss to Central Michigan

KENT, Ohio – Kent State stayed within striking distance of Central Michigan throughout Sunday afternoon, but the Chippewas won the final matchup to secure a 23-12 victory at the M.A.C. Center.  The Golden Flashes won four bouts during the…

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Kent State Sweeps Series Over Penn State

Fort Myers, Fla. – Kent State (3-2) bludgeoned Penn State (1-4), 9-2, on Sunday morning to sweep the season series against the Nittany Lions. The Golden Flashes outscored Penn State, 20-2, and out hit the Nittany…

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Flashes Open LPR Classic at +4

RIO GRANDE, P.R.- The Kent State University women's golf team got off to a solid start at the Lady Puerto Rico Classic on Sunday, shooting a 4-over 292 score and sits tied for third place after…

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Flashes Tee it up in Puerto Rico

KENT, Ohio- The No. 10 Kent State University women's golf team will start the week at the Lady Puerto Rico Classic at Rio del Mar Country Club in San Juan, Puerto Rico,…

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Kent State Trounces Penn State in Nightcap

Fort Myers, Fla. – Kent State (2-2) closed out play Saturday afternoon with an, 11-0, run-rule victory over Penn State (1-2) at the FGCU Kickoff Classic. The Golden Flashes have now beaten a Power 5 school for the seventh straight season and…

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Fraga Breaks Kent State Long Jump Record at Doug Raymond National Qualifier

Samory Fraga broke his own Kent State record in the long jump and the Kent State track and field program had several individuals post career-best marks at the Doug Raymond National Qualifier on Saturday afternoon inside the Kent State…

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Comeback Effort Falls Short in Buffalo

Kent State (12-9, 5-5 MAC) cut 20-point deficit to just four in…

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Flashes Fall at Akron

AKRON, Ohio- In the first installment of the Crystal Clinic Orthopaedic Center Wagon Wheel showdown, the Flashes fell 72-53 to rival Akron on Friday night at the James A.…

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Oakley Records 100th KSU Win in Season Opener

Fort Myers, Fla. – Fourth year Kent State head coach Eric Oakley recorded his 100th win at the school in the Golden Flashes season-opening 7-1 victory against LIU Brooklyn at the FGCU Kickoff Classic. Oakley becomes just the third head coach…

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Kent State Begins Two-Game Road Swing Saturday at Buffalo

Kent State (12-8, 5-4 MAC) begins second half of league play with pair of…

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Lacrosse Travels to Cincinnati for Inaugural Game

KENT, Ohio – The Kent State women's lacrosse team will compete in its first ever game in Cincinnati on Sunday, February 10 against the Bearcats at…

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Kent State Track and Field Hosts Doug Raymond National Qualifier Meet Saturday

Kent State will host a National Qualifier meet featuring some of the top track and field programs in the region at the Kent State Field House on Saturday, Feb. 9. The women's weight throw will kick off the field events at 12:00 p.m. with…

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Flashes and Chippewas to Battle at Beauty & The Beast

Kent State's M.A.C. Center floor will display its unique Beauty & The Beast competition Sunday when the Golden Flashes' wrestling and gymnastics teams simultaneously face Mid-American Conference foe Central Michigan at 1 p.m. Coming…

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Flashes Game Versus Bowling Green Moved to CBS Sports Network on March 1

CLEVELAND, Ohio- The Kent State men's basketball team's game at Bowling Green, originally scheduled for March 2 at 4 p.m., has been picked up by national television. The league office announced the news…

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Flashes-Zips Wagon Wheel Showdown Friday at the JAR

KENT, Ohio- The Kent State University men's basketball team will make the 12-mile trip down the road to take on rival Akron for the first installment of the Crystal Clinic Orthopaedic Center Wagon Wheel Challenge on Friday, Feb. 8 in Akron,…

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Flashes Host Chippewas as Part of Beauty and the Beast

KENT, Ohio – Kent State gymnastics hosts Central Michigan on Sunday at 1 p.m. as part of the Beauty and the Beast event. The fan-favorite event, which features the gymnastics and wrestling teams competing simultaneously in the M.A.C. Center,…

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Flashes Begin Season in Sunshine State

Kent State opens its 44th season of softball this weekend with a five-game slate at the FGCU Kickoff Classic in Ft. Myers, Fla. The Golden Flashes will take on LIU Brooklyn at 12:45 p.m. and Florida Gulf Coast at 4:45 p.m. on Friday, Feb 8. On…

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Golden Flashes Earn Wire-to-Wire Victory Over Visiting Broncos

Kent State (12-8, 5-4 MAC) improves to 8-2 at the…

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Beauty and the Beast Returns to the M.A.C. Center on Sunday

Gymnastics and wrestling set to compete simultaneously in the fifth edition of Beauty and the Beast…

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Flashes Softball Picked Second in MAC Preseason Poll

CLEVELAND, Ohio – The Kent State softball team has been selected to finish second in the Mid-American Conference preseason coaches' poll, as announced by the league office on Wednesday afternoon. The Golden Flashes received two first…

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2019 National Signing Day Updates

The Kent State football program has announced the addition of following student-athletes to the 2019…

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“ONE-EYED” Walker Rescues Flashes

KENT, Ohio- Senior Jaylin Walker scored the game's final four points to lift Kent State (17-5, 6-3 MAC) to a 70-67 win over Miami (12-11, 4-6 MAC) on Tuesday night at the M.A.C. Center. The victory was the Flashes' fifth of their last…

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Women’s Basketball Hosts Western Michigan Wednesday Night

Kent State (11-8, 4-4 MAC) looks to finish first half of league play with a…

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Flashes Finish in Top Two of UCF Challenge

ORLANDO, Fla.-  The Kent State University women's golf team finished tied for second place with a tournament total of 15-under par 849 (281-288-280) at the UCF Challenge on Tuesday afternoon. This is the Flashes' fifth-straight top-2…

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Edelman Earns Super Bowl MVP

Former Kent State quarterback Julian Edelman became the first former Mid-American Conference student-athlete to be named Super Bowl MVP on Sunday.  Edelman was also just the seventh wide receiver to earn…

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Flashes Tied for Fifth After Two Rounds at the UCF Challenge

ORLANDO, Fla.- The Kent State women's golf team shot an even-par 288 on Monday in the second round of the UCF Challenge at Eagle Creek Golf Club to be tied for fifth place. The Flashes are 7-under par 569 after two rounds, two shots back of…

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Kent State Back Home for MAC East Showdown with Miami

KENT, Ohio- The Kent State University men's basketball team returns home on Tuesday for a MAC East showdown against the Miami RedHawks in the M.A.C. Center at…

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Stormo Leads Flashes on Opening Day of UCF Challenge

ORLANDO, Fla. Junior Karoline Stormo got off to a fast start Sunday, as she opened the competition with a score of 4-under, 68, finishing the opening round tied for…

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Champen Sets Program Record, Kent State Wins Six Events on Final Day at Akron Invitational

Junior Christian Champen broke Kent State's indoor program record in the pole vault, while Kent State won six events between the morning and afternoon session on the final day of the Akron Invitational on Saturday inside of Stile…

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Kent State Uses Fast Start to Beat Rival Zips

Kent State (11-8, 4-4 MAC) put 24 points on the board in the opening period to get back in the…

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KSU Clips Cards in Overtime Thriller

MUNCIE, Ind.- Kent State needed an extra five minutes to claim its fifth conference win, but it was well worth the wait as the Flashes knocked off Ball State, 83-80, in a thriller Saturday afternoon in the…

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The Chase for an NCAA Championship Begins for No. 10 Women’s Golf

KENT, Ohio- The chase for a return trip to the NCAA Championship and the opportunity to better last year's top-five national finish gets underway next week for Kent State…

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Mally Sets the Pace Friday at Akron Invitational

Sophomore Jacob Mally leads in the gold division heptathlon with 2961 points following Friday's events at the Akron Invitational, topping the competition in three of the…

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Flashes Fall to NIU in MAC Opener

DeKalb, Ill. – The Kent State gymnastics team finished in third place at the NIU Quad on Friday posting a season-high beam score of 48.900 and an overall score…

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Late Heroics Lift Flashes Past Vikings

CLEVELAND, Ohio – A wild night at Woodling Gym ended with a pin by Spencer Berthold to give Kent State a 23-20 road victory over Cleveland State.  The redshirt freshman heavyweight helped the Golden Flashes overcome a 20-9 deficit heading…

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After Canceled Midweek Game, Flashes Travel to Ball State

KENT, Ohio- After its canceled midweek game against Western Michigan due to the winter weather, the Kent State University men's basketball team travel to Muncie, Ind. for a matchup against Ball State on Saturday…

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Women’s Basketball Returns to M.A.C. Center Saturday for Rivalry Game

Kent State (10-8, 3-4 MAC) looks for first win vs. MAC…

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Flashes Open MAC Competition Against Northern Illinois

KENT, Ohio – The Kent State gymnastics team travels to Northern Illinois on Friday as they open Mid-American Conference competition at 7 p.m. against the Huskies at the…

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Flashes Visit Cleveland State Friday Night

The Golden Flashes and Vikings square off at 7 p.m., as Kent State looks for its seventh win, competing in its final road dual of…

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Track and Field Set for Competition at Akron Invitational

The Kent State track and field program is scheduled to compete in its final regular season road meet prior to the NCAA Indoor Championships this weekend at the Akron Invitational. The three-day meet runs Thursday, Jan. 31 through Saturday, Feb. 2 at…

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Thursday’s Game At Western Michigan Cancelled

KENT, Ohio- Due to the severe winter weather conditions, the Kent State University men's basketball game at Western Michigan has…

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Softball Alum Speers Selected to NPF Roster

Ottawa, Ont. – Kent State softball alumnae Holly Speers has been selected to the Canadian Wild of Southern Illinois roster for the upcoming National Pro Fastpitch (NPF) season. The Wild are in their first year as an expansion team in the…

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Edelman to Make Flashes' 25th Player Appearance in Super Bowl

Kent State's list of former football player appearances at the Super Bowl will increase to a Mid-American Conference-leading 25 on Sunday when Julian Edelman steps onto the field for the New England Patriots…

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Walker Tabs Back to Back MAC Player of the Week Awards

CLEVELAND, Ohio- Senior guard Jaylin Walker earned Mid-American Conference Athlete of the Week accolades, for the second week in a row, after leading the Kent State men's basketball team with a combined 57 points through…

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Weather Postpones Kent State/Western Michigan Game

 KENT, Ohio – A snowstorm and bone-chilling cold across most of the Kalamazoo area has postponed the Kent State/Western Michigan Mid-American Conference game originally scheduled for Tuesday night at…

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Gymnastics Records Season-Highs in Each Event, Finishes Second

MORGANTOWN, W. Va. – The Kent State gymnastics team finished second in the West Virginia Tri on Sunday, using season-high scores in all four events for a season-best all-around score…

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Flashes Start Slow in Road Loss to RedHawks

Kent State (10-8, 3-4 MAC) returns to action against rival Zips…

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Three Flashes Get First M.A.C. Center Wins in Loss to Buffalo

KENT, Ohio – Sophomore Kade Byland (174) made the most of his Mid-American Conference debut, but Kent State dropped its dual meet with Buffalo 28-13 Saturday afternoon at the M.A.C. Center.  Byland, Andrew McNally (184) and Kody Komara…

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Whittington’s Monster Game Not Enough as Bulls Pull Away

KENT, Ohio- Junior Philip Whittington's fifth double-double was not enough as No. 14 Buffalo forced three-straight turnovers within the last two minutes of play that pushed the Bulls past the Flashes for an…

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Men’s and Women’s Track and Field Programs Fall in Akron Dual

Kent State's men's and women's track and field programs fell to the Zips Friday night at Stile Athletics Field House in the annual Akron-Kent State Dual. The women's team dropped their dual by a score of 79-72, while the men fell…

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Kyle DeSandes-Moyer Named Kent State Field Hockey Coach

Kent State University announced the hiring of Kyle DeSandes-Moyer as its seventh head field hockey coach on Friday,…

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Gymnastics Travels to Morgantown for West Virginia Tri

The Kent State gymnastics team will travel to Morgantown, West Virginia to compete in the West Virginia Tri this Sunday,…

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Women’s Basketball Visits Miami on Saturday

Kent State (10-7, 3-3 MAC) looks for first win vs. MAC…

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Men’s Basketball Game Selected by ESPN

KENT, Ohio- The Kent State men's basketball team has had another Mid-American Conference game picked up by national television as Kent State's road game at Buffalo will move to Friday, Feb. 22 at 7 p.m. The game will air nationally…

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Flashes Host Bulls at M.A.C. Center Saturday

For the first time in 11 months, Kent State wrestling returns to the M.A.C. Center on Saturday.  The Golden Flashes will take on Buffalo in a Mid-American Conference dual at 1 p.m. After hosting two events at the Field House in early November,…

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Track and Field Sets Sights for Akron Dual

The Kent State track and field program will square off against rival Akron in a dual meet on Friday, January 25. This will be the first of two consecutive weekend meets hosted at the University of Akron, and the meet will be televised…

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Flashes Take on Nationally-Ranked Buffalo Friday Night

KENT, Ohio- For the first time since 1989, the Kent State men's basketball team will host a ranked opponent when No. 14 Buffalo visits the M.A.C. Center on Friday night, Jan. 25. Tip-off between the Flashes and Bulls is slated for 6:30 p.m.,…

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Defense Shines in Loss at Ball State

Kent State (10-7, 3-3 MAC) held its sixth opponent of the season under…

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Golden Flashes Earn Highest Term GPA Since 2015

With the first game in program history three weeks away, the Kent State women's lacrosse team is already making an impact in the classroom, with eight students posting a perfect 4.0 GPA in the fall semester to help the athletic department post…

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COMEBACK KIDS!

KENT, Ohio- The Kent State University men's basketball team trailed by as much as 17 in the second half before rallying for an 87-85 overtime win over Toledo on…

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Golden Flashes Look to Bounce Back Wednesday at Ball State

Kent State (10-6, 3-2 MAC) has not won in Muncie…

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Walker Named MAC Athlete of the Week

KENT, Ohio- Senior guard Jaylin Walker earned Mid-American Conference Athlete of the Week accolades after leading Kent State to two conference wins over Ohio and Northern Illinois…

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Flashes Ready For Toledo on Tuesday Night

KENT, Ohio- The Kent State University men's basketball is back at the M.A.C. Center for a Tuesday night matchup against Toledo at…

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Flashes Knock Off NIU for Third MAC Win

Kent, Ohio- The Flashes used a 19-4 second-half scoring run to claim a key 78-68 home victory over Northern Illinois on…

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Chippewas Pull Away Late to Defeat Flashes

Kent State (10-6, 3-2 MAC) was outscored in the fourth quarter for the first time in…

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Bobcats Take Back Grudge Match Trophy

ATHENS, Ohio – Redshirt freshman heavyweight Spencer Berthold gave Kent State early momentum Friday night, but Ohio took back The Grudge Match trophy with a 24-12 home victory at the Convocation Center.  After a first period pin by…

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Gymnastics Meet on Sunday Against George Washington Postponed

KENT, Ohio – The Kent State gymnastics meet against George Washington, scheduled for 1 p.m. on Sunday, has been postponed until a later date. Due to inclement weather, George Washington is not able to make the trip…

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Finn and Panthong Receive Invites to Inaugural Augusta National Women’s Amateur

KENT, Ohio- Kent State's Michaela Finn and Pimnipa Panthong have received an invitation to the inaugural Augusta National Women's Amateur tournament. The event will take place April 3-6 with the final round concluding the Saturday before…

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Flashes Play Host to Northern Illinois on Saturday

KENT, Ohio- The Kent State University men's basketball starts its three-game homestand with Northern Illinois on Saturday at 2:30 p.m. at the…

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Coniglio Returns to Kent State as Assistant Coach

Kent State recently announced the hiring of Joe Coniglio as its outside linebackers coach and defensive recruiting coordinator.  A former graduate assistant with the Golden Flashes, Coniglio spent the past five seasons at Rhode Island, where he…

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Kent State Hosts Central Michigan in First-Place MAC Showdown Saturday at Noon

Kent State (10-5, 3-1 MAC) to host MAC favorite Central Michigan on Saturday at…

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Flashes and Bobcats Carry Grudge into Friday Night

Mid-American Conference archrivals Kent State and Ohio will tangle in the annual Grudge Match Friday night at the Convocation Center in Athens.  The Golden Flashes took back the trophy last season, as it changed hands for the fourth time…

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Kent State, Akron Game Selected for ESPNU

CLEVELAND, Ohio- The Kent State men's basketball game against Akron has been added to the men's basketball television package and will be aired on ESPNU announced by the league office…

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Flashes Welcome in Two Transfers

Kent State recently welcomed a pair of transfers to its football program, bringing its new member total up to 17 for the 2019 season.  Offensive lineman Bill Kuduk (Kansas State) and defensive back Qwuantrezz Knight (Maryland) began classes…

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Fourth Quarter Rally Falls Short in First Conference Loss

Kent State (10-5, 3-1 MAC) scored a school record 31 points in the…

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Time Changes For Saturday’s Basketball Doubleheader

KENT, Ohio- The game times for Saturday's men's and women's basketball doubleheader have been changed. The women's game against Central Michigan will tipoff at noon, followed by the men's game with Northern Illinois at…

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Flashes Bash Bobcats at the Convo

ATHENS, Ohio- The Kent State men's basketball team got their first conference road win of the season after taking down the Ohio Bobcats, 66-52, on Tuesday night at the Convocation Center. Senior Jaylin Walker became Kent State's career…

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Women’s Basketball Begins Big Week at MAC East Rival Ohio

Kent State (10-4, 3-0 MAC) is one of two undefeated teams remaining in…

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Flashes Look to Bounce Back on the Road at Ohio

KENT, Ohio- The Kent State University men's basketball team travels to Athens, Ohio for a matchup against Ohio on Tuesday Jan. 15, at 7 p.m. at the…

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Four Flashes Named to All-Ohio Teams

WILMINGTON, Ohio – The Kent State University soccer team had five award winners as part of the Ohio Collegiate Soccer Association's (OCSA) All-Ohio Teams. Senior defender Paige Culver and sophomore midfielder Vital Kats were both named…

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Williams Takes Home Vault Title in Season Opener

Chicago, Ill. – The Kent State Gymnastics team began its season on the road in Chicago, finishing second in the UIC Quad against UIC, UW-Oshkosh and…

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Feb. 2 Men’s Hoops Tipoff Moved to Noon for CBS Sports Network

KENT, Ohio- The Feb. 2 Kent State men's basketball game against Ball State has been moved up to a noon tipoff at the Worthen Arena in…

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Defense Grounds Rockets as Flashes Pass First #MACtion Road Test

Kent State (10-4, 3-0 MAC) held Toledo to season-low…

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Tennant Headlines Indoor Track and Field Performances at Wolverine Invitational

ANN ARBOR, Mich. –Sophomore Grace Tennant was victorious in the shot put for the Kent State indoor track and field team at the Wolverine Invitational Saturday afternoon. The Flashes picked up twelve additional top-five finishes in the first…

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Kent State Drops Road Match Against EMU

YPSILANTI, Mich.- The Kent State men's basketball team dropped its first conference road match in a 95-61 loss to Eastern Michigan on…

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McNally Continues Dominance in Flashes Loss to Lock Haven

HAMPTON, Va. – Kent State sophomore Andrew McNally continued to prove his ability to toss an opponent on his back at any point in a match Saturday at the Virginia Duals.  In the Golden Flashes 26-15 setback against Lock Haven, McNally…

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Chattanooga and Old Dominion Top Flashes at Virginia Duals

HAMPTON, Va. – Andrew McNally, Isaac Bast and Spencer Berthold all recorded pins for Kent State (6-9, 1-2 MAC) Friday, but the Golden Flashes came up short against both Old Dominion and Chattanooga on day one of the Virginia Duals.  The…

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Kent State Visits Toledo for First MAC Road Test on Saturday

Kent State (9-4, 2-0 MAC) is one of two undefeated teams remaining in…

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Flashes First #MACtion Road Test at Eastern Michigan

KENT, Ohio- The Kent State University men's basketball team travels to Ypsilanti, Mich. for its first conference road game against Eastern…

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Gymnastics Begins Season on the Road in Chicago

Kent, Ohio – Kent State will head to Chicago to begin the 2019 season and compete in the UIC Quad on Sunday, January 13 in the UIC Dorin Forum. The Golden Flashes will take on UIC, UW-Oshkosh and Centenary College in…

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Jaylin Walker Added to the Lou Henson Award Mid-Season Watch List

Kent, Ohio- Senior guard Jaylin Walker landed his name on the 2018-19 Lou Henson Award Mid-Season Watch List announced…

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Flashes to Open Virginia Duals Friday with Old Dominion

Kent State (6-7, 1-1 MAC) will be among eight teams competing at the 39th annual Virginia Duals inside the Hampton Coliseum Friday and Saturday in…

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Golden Flashes Use Big Fourth Quarter to Race Past NIU

Kent State (9-4, 2-0 MAC) scored 28 in final period to erase…

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Flashes Tame Broncos For First Conference Win

KENT, Ohio- Jaylin Walker scored 23 points and Philip Whittington eclipsed career-highs with 13 points and 15 rebounds as Kent State won its…

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Flashes Look to Continue Winning Ways Wednesday vs. NIU

Kent State (8-4) has won last five games by an average of nearly…

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Kent State’s Director of Golf Herb Page Inducted into the Canadian Golf Hall of Fame

OAKVILLE, Ont.-  The Canadian Golf Hall of Fame and Museum announced on Tuesday that Kent State Director of Golf and men's golf head coach, Herb Page, has been selected for 2019 induction into the Canadian Golf Hall…

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Football Offseason Updates

Linebacker Jim Jones was selected to play in the Spiral Tropical Bowl on Jan. 13, in Daytona Beach, Florida.  In his last two seasons, Jones totaled…

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Flashes Host Western Michigan on Tuesday

KENT, Ohio- The Kent State University men's basketball team will look to jump back in the win column at home against Western Michigan Tuesday at 7 p.m. at the…

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Flashes Add Patrick Gould to Incoming Class

Kent State recently announced the addition of Patrick Gould (East Stroudsburg, Pa.) to its incoming freshman class.  Expected to compete at either 133 or 141, Gould is currently the eighth highest ranked senior in the nation at 138 pounds…

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Men’s Basketball Falls in MAC Opener Against Bowling Green

KENT, Ohio-  The Kent State men's basketball team (11-3, 0-1 MAC) began Mid-American Conference play with a loss to Bowling Green (9-5, 1-0 MAC) Saturday night at the M.A.C.…

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Kent State Wins MAC Opener Behind Dingle’s Career Performance

Freshman Asiah Dingle set new career-high marks for points (29), rebounds (9), steals (5) and…

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Flashes Open #MACtion at Home Against Bowling Green

KENT, Ohio- The Kent State University men's basketball team will try to extend its three-game win streak on Saturday, Jan. 5 as Mid-American Conference play begins against Bowling Green at 7 p.m. in the…

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Five Flashes Named MAC Distinguished Scholar Athletes

CLEVELAND - Five Golden Flashes from four Kent State teams were recently named Mid-American Conference Distinguished Scholar Athletes.  In its fifth year, The Distinguished Scholar Athlete award represents the 'best of the best'…

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Jaylin Walker Named MAC Player of the Week

KENT, Ohio-  Senior guard Jaylin Walker earned Mid-American Conference Athlete of the Week accolades , his second time this season, after leading the Kent State men's basketball team with a thrilling 70-68 win over Albany last week, the…

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Kent State Defeats Oberlin College, 71-48, in Last Non-Conference Game

KENT, Ohio- The Kent State men's basketball team powered their way past visiting Oberlin College for a 71-48 win Monday afternoon for the final non-conference game of…

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Kent State Dominates Clarion in Non-Conference Finale

54-point margin is third-largest victory in…

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Men’s Basketball Wraps-Up Non-Conference Play With Oberlin

KENT, Ohio- The Kent State University men's basketball team will wrap up non-conference play with a New Year's Eve doubleheader with Oberlin on Monday, Dec. 31 at 2 p.m. at the…

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Kent State Stuns Spartans 18-17

Each team won five matches, but Andrew McNally's pin gave the Golden Flashes the bonus points they needed to close out their weekend on a high note at the Fort Lauderdale…

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Women’s Basketball Hosts Clarion for New Year’s Eve Doubleheader

Golden Flashes (6-4) seek fourth straight win to conclude…

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Flashes Top SIUE 23-14 in Day One Split of South Beach Duals

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. - Kent State (5-6) never trailed in a 23-14 win over SIU Edwardsville Saturday at the South Beach Duals.  The Golden Flashes split a pair of neutral site Mid-American Conference dual meets on day one of the eight-mat event…

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Walker Leads Flashes Past Albany, 70-68, Senderoff Claims Program’s Winningest Coach

KENT, Ohio- Kent State used a second-half surge led by senior Jaylin Walker to pull away in a close game and down Albany  70-68 at the M.A.C. Center. With the win, head coach Rob Senderoff recorded his 149th win at Kent State, making him the…

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Flashes Await MAC & Big Ten Foes at South Beach Duals

Coming off a promising victory at Edinboro, Kent State (4-5) will be tested this weekend (Dec. 29-30) at the South Beach Duals inside the Fort Lauderdale Convention Center.  The Golden Flashes open Mid-American Conference competition Saturday…

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Men’s Basketball Hosts Albany at Home on Friday

KENT, Ohio- The Kent State University men's basketball team will wrap up non-conference play with a two-game homestand, starting with Albany on Friday, Dec. 28 at 7 p.m. at the…

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Flashes’ Defense Smothers NJIT

Kent State (6-4) forced 33 turnovers en route to its third…

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Break the Dam! Flashes Stun Beavers

CORVALLIS, Ore.- The Kent State men's basketball team stunned the Oregon State Beavers in a 66-63 win in Corvallis at the Gill Coliseum. With the win, the Flashes take two of the three games in the series between…

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Men’s Basketball Concludes Non-Conference Road Slate Friday at Oregon State

KENT,Ohio- The Kent State University men's basketball team will play its final non-conference road game at 12 p.m.PT/ 3 p.m. ET Friday, Dec. 21 at Oregon State. The Flashes are 3-1 on the road this season and will look to get their…

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McNally Earns Second MAC Wrestler of the Week Honor

Kent State sophomore 184-pounder Andrew McNally (Uniontown, Ohio) earned his second Mid-American Conference Wrestler of the Week honor on Thursday.  McNally won his second tournament title of the season this past Saturday at the Cleveland…

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National Signing Day Updates

Kent State coaches gathered in the offensive meeting room at 7 a.m. on Wednesday, awaiting a number of signed National Letters of Intent.  Cheers erupted when defensive lineman Jabbar Price confirmed his commitment to the…

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Flashes Pick Up Intensity Level in Win at Edinboro

EDINBORO, Pa. – Kent State earned its first road victory of the season Tuesday night, downing Edinboro 26-12 at McComb Fieldhouse.  In a traditionally tough environment, the Golden Flashes (4-5) won six matches with pins from Andrew…

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Dixon Named Mayo Clinic Comeback Player of the Year

Dixon will be recognized at the Fiesta Bowl on Jan. 1, and the Mayo Clinic will donate $5,000 to a general scholarship fund at Kent State in…

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Balanced Flashes Defeat Bonnies to Begin Road Trip

Five Golden Flashes (5-4) scored at least eight points in the…

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Flashes Renew Rivalry with Edinboro Tuesday Night

After two tournaments this month, Kent State will compete in its first dual meet of December, taking on Edinboro Tuesday at McComb Fieldhouse.  The Golden Flashes (3-5) and Fighting Scots (1-1) are slated to begin at…

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Fall Commencement Recognizes 13 Student-Athletes

Student-athletes were recognized at a graduation breakfast at the Kent State University Hotel &…

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Flashes Place 12 on Academic All-MAC Team

CLEVELAND - Twelve Kent State student-athletes were named to the 2018 Academic All-Mid-American Conference Football Team Monday by the conference office.  For the second straight year, the Golden Flashes finished in the top half of the MAC in…

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McNally Wins 184-Pound Crown at Cleveland State Open

CLEVELAND – Sophomore Andrew McNally won his second 184-pound title of the season Saturday at the Cleveland State Open.  McNally was one of five Golden Flashes with top six finishes Saturday at…

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Walker’s Second Half Surge Not Enough For Flashes

LOUISVILLE, KY.- Senior Jaylin Walker scored a game-high 28 points in the Flashes battle against Louisville, but fell 83-70 in the KFC Yum! Center on…

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November Crowdfunding & Giving Tuesday an Overwhelming Success

The Kent State Athletics crowdfunding campaign was taken to another level last month.  In only its second year, the athletic department more than doubled its numbers of donors and dollars raised compared to a successful 2017…

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Kent State Prepares for Road Test at Louisville

KENT,Ohio- The Kent State University men's basketball team is back in action for a road game against Louisville on Saturday, Dec. 15 at 4 p.m. in the KFC Yum! Center in…

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Cleveland State Open Awaits Flashes Saturday

Nearly all of Kent State's roster will be in action Saturday at the 14th annual Cleveland State Open.  Competition for the top six places in 10 weight classes begins at 9 a.m. inside…

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Culver Selected to United Soccer Coaches Scholar All-Region Team

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Kent State women's soccer senior Paige Culver has been named to the United Soccer Coaches Scholar All-Region Second Team. It's the second straight year she's been selected to an all-region team and last year…

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Walker Named MAC Athlete of the Week

CLEVELAND, Ohio- Senior guard Jaylin Walker earned Mid-American Conference Athlete of the Week accolades after leading the Kent State men's basketball team with a 83-76 win over Wright State, announced by the Mid-American Conference…

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Conel's Season Comes to an End

Kent State's Kyle Conel will undergo season-ending shoulder surgery.  Conel will earn his bachelor's degree in computer science this month.  At a later time, he will reevaluate his future…

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Softball Announces Early Signing Class

KENT, Ohio - Head coach Eric Oakley announced the Kent State softball program signed six student-athletes to a National Letter of Intent during the 2018 early…

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Men’s Hoops Win Six in a Row After Defeating Wright State, 83-76

KENT, Ohio- The Kent State men's basketball team won its sixth-straight game after defeating Wright State, 83-76, at the M.A.C. Center on…

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Flashes Take Down RMU for First Road Victory

Golden Flashes (4-4) use strong third quarter to earn…

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Three Flashes Compete at YSU Icebreaker

The Kent State track and field program was represented by three student-athletes at the Youngstown State University Icebreaker in Youngstown, Ohio Friday afternoon. Senior Sarah Pack and sophomore Justin Pack started the 2018-19 indoor season with…

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Men’s Basketball Faces Wright State on Saturday

KENT,Ohio- The Kent State University men's basketball team will host the Wright State Raiders on Saturday at 4 p.m. at the…

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Jonglikit Signs With No. 9 Women’s Golf

KENT, Ohio- The No. 9 Kent State women's golf head coach Greg Robertson has announced the signing New Zealand talent Focus (Sitanun) Jonglikit for the…

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Cross Country Academic All-MAC Teams Announced

Clevaland, Ohio – The Kent State men's and women's cross country teams had 10 student-athletes named to the 2018 Academic All-Mid-American Conference Teams, the conference…

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Golden Flash Gala Cancelled

The Kent State University track and field team announced that the Golden Flashes Gala originally scheduled for Dec. 7-8…

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Athletics Donates $5,000 to Stow-Munroe Falls Schools Through CFP Grant

The Stow-Munroe Falls City School District will receive $5,000 to assist in the purchase of playground equipment for special needs students from kindergarten to…

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Five Golden Flashes Named to Volleyball Academic All-MAC Team

The 2018 Volleyball Academic All-MAC list includes five…

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Nine Flashes Named Women's Soccer Academic All-MAC

CLEVELAND, Ohio - The Kent State University women's soccer team had nine student-athletes named to the 2018 Academic All-Mid-American…

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Rooney Wins 133-Pound Crown at Cougar Clash

Rooney's 133-pound title led a group of five Kent State wrestlers with top…

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Flashes Collect Fifth Straight Win against Norfolk State, 78-67

KENT, Ohio- Junior forward Philip Whittington scored a career-high 16 points en route to Kent State's fifth-straight win of the season in a  78-67 win over Norfolk State at the M.A.C. Center…

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Flashes to Compete in Cougar Clash Sunday

Kent State will take part in the Cougar Clash for the first time in program history Sunday, Dec. 2, at Southern Illinois Edwardsville's Vadalabene Center.  Twelve Golden Flashes will compete against six other teams, beginning at 11 a.m.…

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Flashes Wrap Up Blue-Gold Exhibition

Kent, Ohio – The Kent State Gymnastics team wrapped up the Blue-Gold exhibition meet tonight in the M.A.C. Center with the Blue team grabbing…

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Lacrosse Signs Nine to the 2019 Class

­Kent State Lacrosse announced the addition of nine student-athletes – Skyler Johnson, Delaney Knipp, Maddy Flannigan, Jordan Zablo, Megan French, Allison Kortowich, Kenzie Sklar, Lexi Piekarski, and…

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Men’s Hoops Back Home For Matchup Against Norfolk State

KENT,Ohio- The Kent State University men's basketball team (6-1) are back home for a matchup against Norfolk State (4-5) on Saturday, Dec. 1 at 4 p.m. at the…

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Women's Soccer Signs Seven During Early Signing Period

KENT, Ohio – Kent State women's soccer coach Rob Marinaro announced the addition of seven student-athletes during the fall signing period. Lauryn Arruda (Whitby, Ontario), Anna Campanella (Hudson, Ohio), Hope Doyle (Harrison, Ohio),…

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Gymnastics Hosts Annual Blue-Gold Meet Friday

Kent, Ohio – The Kent State Gymnastics team will kick off their season with the annual Blue-Gold meet on Friday, November 30 at 7:30 p.m. at the Memorial Athletic Convocation…

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Wiler Steps Away after 13 Years at the Helm of the Field Hockey Program

Kent State University Field Hockey coach Kathleen Wiler has announced that she will be stepping down as head coach prior to the 2019 season. She will remain at Kent State to assist in the transition to…

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Walker Scores Career High in Comeback Victory Over Detroit Mercy

DETROIT, Mich.- Senior Jaylin Walker scored a career-high 36-points en route to a comeback victory over Detroit Mercy, 76-72, at Calihan Hall in the Motor City. Kent State overcame a 70-62 deficit with 1:36 to play and claimed its…

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Trickett and Morris Earn All-MAC Honors

CLEVELAND – Two Kent State players were named to the 2018 All-Mid-American Conference Team Wednesday, as announced by the league office.  Freshman kicker Matthew Trickett (Cleveland, Ohio) was named to the first team, while senior…

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Seven Flashes Represented on Academic All-MAC Field Hockey Team

The Kent State University field hockey team had seven student-athletes named to the Academic All-Mid-American Conference Field Hockey Team, as announced by the…

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Five Wrestlers Sign NLIs

Five high school wrestling standouts recently signed national letters of intent to attend Kent State next year.  The Golden Flashes inked Chris Langguth (Rootstown, Ohio), Avry Mutschler (Lowell, Mich.), James Limongi (Genoa, Ohio), Jacob…

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Kats and Culver Named to United Soccer Coaches All-Region Teams

For the second straight year both sophomore Vital Kats and senior Paige Culver were named to the United Soccer Coaches All-Midwest Region Teams, the association announced Tuesday. Kats was named to the first team, while Culver landed on the…

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Kent State Concludes Homestand Wednesday Against A-10 Favorite Duquesne

Golden Flashes (3-2) seek to remain unbeaten at the…

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Field Hockey Adds Eight During Early Signing Period

KENT, Ohio--Head coach Kathleen Wiler announced that the Kent State University field hockey team has added eight student-athletes during the early signing period…

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Men’s Basketball Looks For Fourth-Straight Win at Detroit

KENT,Ohio- The Kent State University men's basketball team (5-1) travels to Detroit, Mich. to play Detroit Mercy (3-3) Wednesday, Nov. 28 at 7 p.m.…

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Williamson Named MAC Athlete of the Week

CLEVELAND, Ohio- Junior guard CJ Williamson earned Mid-American Conference Athlete of the Week accolades after leading the Kent State men's basketball team with three great performances during the week of Nov. 18-23, the league…

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Clara Rodriguez Setó Named Longstreth/NFHCA Second Team All-Region

Kent State University sophomore Clara Rodriguez Setó has earned the Longstreth/National Field Hockey Coaches Association (NFHCA) All-West Region Second Team honors, as announced…

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Kent State Continues High Graduation Success Rate

INDIANAPOLIS - The NCAA recently released institutional Graduation Success Rates, revealing perfect scores for Kent State's baseball, gymnastics and women's golf teams.  The Golden Flashes' wrestling team also had a leading-score…

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Flashes Take Down Unbeaten Vanderbilt 77-75 in the Music City

NASHVILLE, Tenn.- The Kent State University men's basketball team pulled the upset against unbeaten SEC opponent Vanderbilt, 77-75 on Friday night at the Memorial Gymnasium in Nashville, Tenn. The last time the Flashes beat a member of the SEC…

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Second Half Comeback Falls Short in Season Finale

KENT, Ohio –  Kent State trimmed a 28-10 second half deficit down to eight points (28-20), but Eastern Michigan hung on for a Mid-American Conference road victory Friday afternoon at Dix Stadium.  The Eagles (7-5) appear to be headed…

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Men’s Basketball Travels to Nashville to Face Vanderbilt

KENT, Ohio- The Kent State University men's basketball team (4-1) travels to Nashville, Tenn. to play Vanderbilt (4-0) Friday, Nov. 23 at 4 p.m. CST/5 p.m. EST on SEC…

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Rooney Earns Scholar Athlete of the Week Honors

Kent State's Tim Rooney (Columbus, Ohio/St. Charles) was named Mid-American Conference Male Scholar Athlete of the Week Wednesday after going 5-1 in a third place finish at the Navy Classic on Saturday,…

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Kent State Men’s Golf Inks Trio to National Letters of Intent

KENT, Ohio- The Kent State University men's golf head coach Herb Page announced the addition of three standout golfers who have signed National Letters of Intent to join the Golden Flashes for the 2018-19 season. The trio of Jack Crawshaw…

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Flashes End Homestand With 104-84 Win Over Savannah State

KENT, Ohio- The Kent State University men's basketball team ended its four-game homestand on a high note, defeating Savannah State 104-84, at the M.A.C. Center on…

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Kent State Routs YSU to Celebrate Starkey’s 200th Career Victory

Golden Flashes (3-2) hold Penguins to just 34 points in…

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FlashFAST Season Finale Friday Hosting Eastern Michigan

Opportunity for offseason momentum and lasting memories for its seniors awaits Kent State Friday, hosting Eastern Michigan to close the 2018 season. Kickoff at Dix Stadium is set for noon on ESPN3, when the Golden Flashes and Eagles face off…

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Flashes Close Out Four-Game Homestand With Savannah State

KENT, Ohio- The Kent State University men's basketball team closes out its four-game homestand on Tuesday, Nov. 20, at 7 p.m. against…

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Women’s Basketball Hosts YSU on Tuesday

Golden Flashes (2-2) seek to remain unbeaten at the…

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Bahr Named to Academic All-District Team

Kent State senior linebacker Matt Bahr (Kenton, Ohio) was recently named to the 2018 Google Cloud Academic All-District 5 Team.  Selected by the College Sports Information Directors of America, the distinction recognizes the nation's top…

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Flashes Beat Oakland to Cap Unbeaten Kent State Classic

Golden Flashes (2-2) get balanced scoring effort in second win in as…

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Flashes Defeat Alcorn State for a 31-Point Win

KENT, Ohio- The Kent State University men's basketball team came out hot and limited the Braves to just 24 points in each half en route to a 79-48 Victory over Alcorn State on Sunday at the…

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Rooney Leads Flashes at Navy Classic

ANNAPOLIS – Four Kent State wrestlers earned top four finishes Saturday at the 41st annual Navy Classic inside Wesley Brown Field House.  The Golden Flashes placed eighth of 16 teams with 62.5 points as Michigan State won the…

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Golden Flashes Beat NKU in Home Opener, 62-61

Golden Flashes (1-2) made clutch plays in final minute to hold…

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Men’s Hoops Host Alcorn State

KENT, Ohio- After a quick turnaround, the Kent State University men's basketball team will host Alcorn State on Sunday, Nov. 18 at 4 p.m. at the…

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Men’s Basketball Falls to Liberty

KENT, OHIO- The Kent State University men's basketball team (2-1) dropped its Friday night game to the Liberty Flames…

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Kent State Classic Opens Home Slate for Women’s Hoops

Golden Flashes (0-2) open home slate with four straight at the…

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No Risk It, No Biscuit

On the third drive of the season opener at Illinois, head coach Sean Lewis called a play that would define the season and welcome in the new coaching staff. The ball was on the Illinois 44-yard line. It was fourth and nine, a down and distance in…

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Flashes Add Five During Early Signing Period

Kent State Gymnastics announced addition of five student-athletes — Karlie Franz, Olivia Amodei, Rachel Decavitch, Taylor Wentland and Jackie Harker — to the 2019…

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Flashes Among 16 Teams at Saturday's Navy Classic

Kent State will wrestle in its first team-scored tournament of the season Saturday at the 41st annual Navy Classic.  The Golden Flashes will be among 16 teams competing inside Wesley Brown Field House in…

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Defending MAC Champs Win Shootout at Dix

Kent State put together its third highest scoring output of the season, but Toledo pulled away early in the…

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Volleyball Season Ends in MAC Tournament First Round

Freshman libero finishes fourth on single-season digs…

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Men’s Basketball Faces Liberty Friday

KENT, Ohio- The Kent State University men's basketball team is set to host the Liberty Flames in the M.A.C. Center on Friday night at…

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Golden Flashes Open 2018 MAC Volleyball Championship Thursday

Golden Flashes (13-17, 6-10 MAC) look to avenge loss to EMU earlier…

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Men’s Basketball Adds Three Players in Early Signing Period

KENT, Ohio- The Kent State University men's basketball program added three student-athletes to the 2019-2020 roster during the early signing period, announced by head coach Rob Senderoff on Wednesday. Signing national letters of intent to play…

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Gardner and Kolurbasi Named to MAC Volleyball All-Freshman Team

Erin Gardner and Melissa Kolurbasi recognized among top six freshmen in…

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Flashes Win in Home Opener Against Shawnee State

KENT, Ohio- The Kent State University men's basketball team (2-0) had a successful home opener defeating Shawnee State…

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Men’s Basketball to Make M.A.C. Center Debut Against Shawnee State

KENT, Ohio- The Kent State University men's basketball team will make its M.A.C. Center season debut on Tuesday, Nov. 13, facing Shawnee State at…

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Flashes Host Toledo Thursday Night

After playing six of its last eight games on the road, Kent State looks forward to hosting Toledo Thursday night at Dix Stadium on CBS Sports Network.  The Rockets are making their first trip to Kent…

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Ferri's Four Takedowns Earns Win at Penn State

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. – Kent State sophomore Jake Ferri (Billerica, Mass.) earned a victory he won't soon forget Sunday afternoon at Penn State's Rec Hall.  In front of a sellout crowd of 6,496 fans, Ferri defeated Devin Schnupp…

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Flashes Start Season with 83-79 Win Over CSU

CLEVELAND, Ohio- The Kent State University men's basketball team (1-0) started the 2018-19 season off on a high note, defeating Cleveland State (0-2), 83-79, at the Wolstein Center in the Coaches vs.…

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Volleyball Battles Falcons on Senior Night

Kent State (13-17, 6-10 MAC) begins the MAC Tournament…

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Flashes Drop Three at Frenzy

A pair of Top 20 opponents and an extra bonus point made for a tough Friday for Kent State in losses to Iowa, Wisconsin and Cal Bakersfield during the Frenzy at the Field House.  Two CSU Bakersfield major decisions to Kent State's one made…

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Flashes Drop Four-Setter to First-Place Miami

Kent State (13-16, 6-9 MAC) to celebrate senior class following Saturday's match vs.…

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Three Flashes Compete in Great Lakes Regional Cross Country Championship

TERRA HAUTE, Ind. – Three student-athletes represented the Kent State cross country teams at the 2018 NCAA Great Lakes Regional Championship…

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Men’s Hoops Opens Season With Cleveland State

KENT, Ohio- The Kent State men's basketball program opens the 2018-19 season in the Northeast Ohio Coaches vs. Cancer Doubleheader against host Cleveland State on Saturday, Nov. 10 at 7 p.m. at the…

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Women’s Basketball Visits Tobacco Road for Start of 2018-19 Season

Golden Flashes to face challenging road trip on…

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Reed and Kats Earn Academic All-District Honors

KENT, Ohio – Kent State women's soccer junior defender Amanda Reed and sophomore midfielder Vital Kats have been named to the Google Cloud Academic All-District Soccer Teams as Selected by CoSIDA. Reed was selected to the District 5 First…

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Flashes Host Frenzy at the Field House Friday; Visit Penn State Sunday

Kent State's weekend of stiff competition begins Friday (Nov. 9), hosting the Frenzy at the Field House.  The Golden Flashes will take on CSU-Bakersfield, followed by duals with No. 18 Wisconsin (1-0) and No. 3 Iowa.  Two days later,…

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Three Flashes Set to Compete in NCAA Regionals

The Kent State men's and women's cross country teams will send three combined runners to compete at the Regional Cross Country Championships on Friday at Indiana State University in Terra…

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Volleyball Hosts MAC Leaders for Senior Weekend

Golden Flashes (13-15, 6-8 MAC) to recognize senior class following…

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McNally Named Wrestler of the Week

Kent State sophomore Andrew McNally (Uniontown, Ohio) was named Mid-American Conference Wrestler of the Week Wednesday.  The 184-pound transfer from Eastern Michigan went 8-0 with seven bonus-point victories in his first weekend…

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Bulls Run Past Flashes

On its Senior Night, Buffalo found running game success early…

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Hicks Named Defensive Player of the Week

CLEVELAND - Kent State junior inside linebacker Dalton Hicks (Delphos, Ohio) was named Mid-American Conference East Division Defensive Player of the Week on Monday.  Hicks led the Golden Flashes with 14 tackles in a 35-28 road victory over…

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Golden Flashes Top Slippery Rock, 77-48, in Exhibition

Regular season begins on the road against pair of…

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Bast, Barreiro & McNally Win Clarion Open Titles

In consecutive weight classes, three Flashes…

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Flashes Clinch MAC Tournament Spot with Rivalry Match Victory

Kent State (13-15, 6-8 MAC) looks to bounce back in rivalry match Saturday…

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2018 Campaign Ends at the MAC Tournament Championship

The Kent State University field hockey team (8-12) ended its season at the Mid-American Conference Championship, falling to the top-seeded Miami RedHawks (15-6), 5-3. Sophomore Emma Bressler scored two goals with an assist on the day in addition to…

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Flashes Finish 3-1 at Kent State Duals

Kent State claimed decisive victories over Cowley, Lindsey Wilson and Kent State Tuscarawas on a 3-1 Friday at the Field House.  Twenty one Golden Flashes saw action at the Kent State Duals, including a number of varsity debuts in the blue…

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Offense Struggles in Loss at Buffalo

Kent State (12-15, 5-8 MAC) looks to bounce back in rivalry match Saturday…

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Women’s Basketball Hosts Free Exhibition Sunday vs. Slippery Rock

Fans will have first opportunity to watch new-look…

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Flashes Advance to the MAC Championship

The No. 2 Kent State University field hockey (8-11) team defeated No. 6 Appalachian State (7-14), 4-0 in the Mid-American Conference Tournament semifinal Friday afternoon at the Miami Field Hockey Complext to advance to the championship game.…

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Oakley Announces 2019 Softball Schedule

KENT, Ohio – Kent State softball head coach Eric Oakley announced the 2019 schedule for the 43rd season of Golden Flashes softball on Friday, Nov. 2nd. This year's slate will feature 15 home games at the Diamond at Dix,…

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Volleyball Readies for Final Road Weekend of Regular Season

Golden Flashes (12-14, 5-7 MAC) aim to secure spot in upcoming…

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Kent State Basketball Presents Blue and Gold Scrimmage

KENT, Ohio- All Golden Flashes fans can get their first look at the 2018-19 men's basketball team at the Blue and Gold Scrimmage on Saturday, Nov. 3 at the…

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Bahr Among 12 Wuerffel Trophy Semifinalists

The trophy is awarded to the FBS player that best combines exemplary community service with athletic and…

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Four Golden Flashes Earn MAC Postseason Honors

CLEVELAND, Ohio – The Kent State women's soccer team had four student-athletes recognized on Mid-American Conference postseason award teams, the league office announced Thursday (Nov. 1) morning. Senior defender Paige Culver and…

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Kent State Duals Opens the 2018-19 Campaign Friday at the Field House

Eight wrestling teams will each get their 2018-19 seasons started with four dual meets Friday at the Kent State Duals.  Action on four mats begins at 1 p.m. inside the Kent State Field House.  The host Golden Flashes will have a number of…

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Golden Flashes Projected Fourth in MAC Women’s Basketball Preseason Poll

Central Michigan picked to win third straight regular…

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Five Flashes Garner All-MAC Honors

Five members of the Kent State University field hockey team garnered All-Mid-American Conference honors as announced by the conference this morning. Juniors Mary Crumlish and Berta Jover Llorens and sophomore Clara Rodriguez Setó earned first…

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FlashFAST Era Takes Big Step Forward with MAC Road Win

BOWLING GREEN, Ohio – Kent State earned its first Mid-American Conference victory of the FlashFAST era Tuesday night by finishing strong in a 35-28 win over Bowling Green at Doyt Perry Stadium.  It was the Golden Flashes' first win…

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Men’s Hoops Tabbed Third; Walker Named Preseason All-MAC

CLEVELAND, Ohio- The Kent State University men's basketball team has been selected third in the East Division in the 2018-19 Mid-American Conference preseason poll, as announced Tuesday. In addition, Jaylin Walker has been selected to the East…

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Field Hockey Looks to Mid-American Conference Tournament

The Kent State University field hockey team (7-11, 5-1 MAC) turns its sights to the Mid-American Conference Tournament, competing as the No. 2 seed on Friday, Nov. 2 at 2:30 p.m. in Oxford, Ohio. The Flashes finished the regular season 5-1 in the…

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Gardner Earns MAC East Defensive Player of the Week Honors

Freshman ranks eighth on KSU's single-season…

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Soccer’s Season Closes in MAC Tournament Against Ohio

ATHENS, Ohio – The Kent State women's soccer team (10-7-2) fell to Ohio (8-7-3), 2-1, on a cold and rainy Sunday afternoon in the quarterfinal round of the Mid-American Conference Tournament to end…

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Flashes Fall to Louisville in Regular Season Finale

The Kent State University field hockey team (7-11, 5-1 MAC) ended the regular season with a 3-1 loss to No. 11 Louisville (13-5, 3-3 ACC) on Sunday afternoon. The Flashes' lone goal was scored by freshman Luisa Knapp, her second of the season,…

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Flashes Take Down Chippewas in Five to End Homestand

Kent State (12-14, 5-7 MAC) has won four of its past…

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Bookman, Dunlap Lead Flashes at MAC Championships

The men's and women's cross country teams competed at the 2018 Mid-American Conference championships Saturday morning in…

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Soccer’s MAC Tournament Quest Begins at Ohio

ATHENS, Ohio – The Kent State women's soccer team (10-7-2, 6-4-1 MAC) embarks on Mid-American Conference Tournament play as the No. 5 seed and will take on the No. 4 seed Ohio (8-7-3, 6-3-2 MAC) in the quarterfinal round in Athens on…

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Flashes Defeat App State 3-1

The Kent State University field hockey team ended the Mid-American Conference regular season with a 5-1 record following a 3-1 victory over Appalachian State University at Murphy-Mellis Field Friday afternoon. Three Flashes scored goals on the day…

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Mid-American Conference Announces Largest TV Deal in Conference History

CLEVELAND, Ohio- The Mid-American Conference announced the largest television package in conference history on Friday. As part of the package, one Kent State University men's basketball game will be nationally televised. In addition, all…

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Flashes Head to Toledo for MAC Championships

The men's and women's cross country teams are set to compete in the Mid-American Conference championships in Toledo on Saturday at the Ottawa Park…

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The FlashFAST Era Meets Midweek MACtion Tuesday at Bowling Green

After playing on eight straight Saturdays, both teams will have three extra days…

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Golden Flashes Fall to Ohio in Straight Sets

Kent State (11-14, 4-7 MAC) struggled to get pins going in loss…

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Flashes Secure Five Seed in MAC Tournament With Win

Kent State (10-7-2, 6-4-1 MAC) defeated Ohio (8-7-3, 6-3-2 MAC) 1-0 on the road to wrap up regular season play. Maddie Holmes' scored her sixth goal of the season in the 48th minute to clinch the victory for the Flashes and secure the fifth…

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Michaela Finn Named MAC Golfer of the Week

CLEVELAND, Ohio- Kent State senior Michaela Finn was named the Mid-American Conference Women's Golfer of the Week on Thursday Following her standout performance at the Betsy…

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Field Hockey to Wrap Up Regular Season at Murphy-Mellis Field

The Kent State University field hockey team is set to wrap up Mid-American Conference play, hosting Appalachian State at Murphy-Mellis Field at 1:00 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 26, followed by the final game of the regular season against No. 11 Louisville…

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Northeast Ohio Coaches vs Cancer Media Day

KENT, Ohio- The Kent State men's basketball program is gearing up for its 103rd season as eighth-year head coach Rob Senderoff and the Flashes appeared at the Northeast Ohio Coaches vs. Cancer Media Day, hosted by Cleveland State…

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Blue and Gold Wrestle Offs Set for Thursday at St. Vincent-St. Mary

The 2018-19 Kent State wrestling team will be on display for the first time Thursday during Blue and Gold Wrestle Offs at St. Vincent-St. Mary High School in Akron.  Admission is free in the auxiliary gym with action beginning at…

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Flashes Conclude Regular Season at Ohio

The Kent State (9-7-2, 5-4-1) soccer team will close out Mid-American Conference play at Ohio (8-6-3, 6-2-2) on Thursday, Oct. 25th at 3 p.m. The Golden Flashes are currently the No. 5 five seed in the MAC Tournament, but have the possibility of…

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Travale Leads Flashes to 10th Place at Royal Oaks Intercollegiate

CARROLTON, Texas- Freshman Johnny Travale tied for 14th place to lead the Kent State Golden Flashes men's golf team to a tie for 10th at the Royal Oaks Intercollegiate, which concluded Tuesday at Marido Golf Club (par 70/7,008 yards) in…

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Kats Earns MAC Offensive Player of the Week Recognition

CLEVELAND, Ohio – Kent State sophomore midfielder Vital Kats earned Mid-American Conference Offensive Player of the Week honors for the first time this season, the conference office…

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Transfers Play Key Role in #FlashFAST Era

­Kent State and head coach Sean Lewis were able to secure multiple junior college transfers that play a key role on this Golden Flashes team such as quarterback Woody Barrett and running back Jo-El Shaw. They were also able to sign a graduate…

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Flashes in Top-10 After First Day at Royal Oaks

CARROLLTON, Texas- The Kent State University men's golf team stood in ninth place at +28 midway through the second round of the Royal Oaks Intercollegiate before play was suspended on Monday evening at the Maridoe…

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Adams Claims Ray Guy and MAC Weekly Honors

Kent State junior punter Derek Adams (Manheim, Pa.) earned a pair of honors Monday, for his performance Saturday against Akron at Dix Stadium.  Adams was named Mid-American Conference East Division Special Teams Player of the Week for the…

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Haffner Named MAC East Setter of the Week

Redshirt freshman led balanced attack in…

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Flashes Wrap up Fall Play at Royal Oaks Intercollegiate

KENT, Ohio- The Kent State University men's golf team will conclude its fall schedule and head to Dallas, Texas to compete in the 11th-annual Royal Oaks Intercollegiate, which runs Monday and Tuesday at the Maridoe Golf Club. This year's…

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Flashes Golf Takes Second Place at Betsy Rawls Invite

AUSTIN, Texas-  The No.16 Kent State women's golf shot a 2-under par 286 in Sunday's final round of the Betsy Rawls Invitational, finishing in second place with a 54-hole total of 3-under 861 at University of Texas…

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Kats' Six Points Lead Kent State Over NIU

KENT, Ohio – Behind a surging offensive attack the Kent State soccer team (9-7-2, 5-4-1 MAC) rolled over Northern Illinois (2-16-0, 1-9-0 MAC), 6-0, on a cold and windy the Sunday afternoon home finale at Dix Stadium. The six goals are tied…

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Men’s Hoops Takes Downs Robert Morris in Hurricane Relief Exhibition

KENT, Ohio- The Kent State University men's basketball team prepared for the season ahead, defeating Robert Morris in an exhibition, 89-62 on Sunday at the…

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Flashes Tied for First in Second Day of Betsy Rawls Longhorn Invitational

AUSTIN, Texas- After the second round of the Betsy Rawls Invitational, the No. 16 Golden Flashes moved into a tie for first place…

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Kent State Tops Broncos, 3-1, to Earn Weekend Sweep

Golden Flashes (11-13, 4-6 MAC) start homestand with…

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The Wait for the Wagon Wheel Will Continue

KENT, Ohio – From sudden changes in weather to numerous momentum shifts, the 2018 version of Wagon Wheel battle had everything one could expect in a rivalry game. But, for Kent State fans, the final result came up one point short in 24-23…

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Volleyball Opens Homestand with Five-Set Victory

Total team effort results in victory…

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Flashes in Second Through Round One of Betsy Rawls Longhorn Invitational

AUSTIN, Texas- After the first 18 holes of the Betsy Rawls Invitational, the No. 16 Kent State women's golf team holds the second spot on…

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Field Hockey Defeats Ohio University

The Kent State University field hockey team (6-10, 4-1 MAC) moved to 4-1 in the Mid-American Conference with a win over Ohio University, 2-1, in Athens on Friday afternoon. Senior Pippa Best and freshman Luisa Knapp each netted their first goals of…

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Duncan Named Chuck Tanner College Coach of the Year

Kent State University baseball coach Jeff Duncan has been named the recipient of the Chuck Tanner College Coach of the Year Award, the Rotary Club of Pittsburgh announced. Duncan will receive the award at the 12th annual Chuck Tanner Awards…

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Volleyball Begins Homestand with She Will and Alumnae Recognition Matches

Golden Flashes (9-13, 2-6 MAC) will play six of final eight regular season matches at the…

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Flashes Close Out Fall Schedule at Betsy Rawls Invitational

KENT, Ohio- The No. 16 Kent State women's golf team hits the road this weekend for the final time this fall, traveling to Austin, Texas at the Betsy Rawls Longhorn Invitational,…

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Valiant Comeback Effort Falls Short Against Broncos

KENT, Ohio - The Kent State (8-7-2, 4-4-1 MAC) soccer team scored two goals in the opening 20 minutes of the second period but was unable to erase a three-goal halftime deficit in a 4-3 setback to Western Michigan (12-5-0, 6-3-0 MAC) on Thursday at…

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Field Hockey to Hit the Road to Athens

The Kent State University field hockey team is set to continue the Mid-American Conference schedule on the road at Ohio University on Friday, Oct. 19 at 3:00 p.m. The Flashes currently sit in second place in the conference, and will enter the game…

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Golden Flashes Release Gymnastics Schedule

The Kent State Women's Gymnastics team released its 2019 regular season schedule on Monday. The Golden Flashes are set to compete in 10 regular season meets before heading to DeKalb, Illinois for the 2019 Mid-American Conference Championships…

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Soccer Closes Regular Season Home Slate

Kent State (8-6-2, 4-3-1) returns to Dix Stadium for its final regular season home stand of the season and will battle Western Michigan (11-5, 5-3) on Thursday, Oct. 18th at 6 p.m. and Northern Illinois (2-14, 1-7) on Sunday, Oct. 21st at…

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Kent State Lacrosse Releases Schedule for Inaugural Season

The Kent State Women's Lacrosse team released the schedule for its inaugural season on Wednesday. The Flashes will play the first game in program history on February 10 as they travel to Cincinnati to take on…

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Men’s Basketball to Play Robert Morris in Hurricane Relief Exhibition

KENT, Ohio- The Kent State University men's basketball team has added an exhibition game against Robert Morris Sunday, Oct. 21 at 12 p.m. in the M.A.C. Center to benefit hurricane…

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History On the Line Saturday in Wagon Wheel Rivalry

The all-time Wagon Wheel series advantage hangs in the balance Saturday, when Kent State hosts its Senior Day against archrival Akron at Dix Stadium. The Golden Flashes have played their best football at home, with the offense averaging 491.5 yards…

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Flashes Finish Top-5 at Bank of Tennessee Collegiate

JONESBOROUGH, Tenn.- The Kent State University men's golf team finished fourth the three-day Bank of Tennessee Intercollegiate with a 25-under (276-275-288) 839 score…

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Kent State Closes Road Trip with Draw Against Toledo

TOLEDO, Ohio – In a physical match that went to double-overtime, both Kent State (8-6-2, 4-3-1 MAC) and Toledo (8-5-2, 4-3-1 MAC) could not find the back of the net in the…

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Flashes Blanked by No. 22 Ohio State

The Kent State University field hockey team fell to 5-10 on the season with a 4-0 loss to No. 22 Ohio State (10-6, 3-3 Big Ten) in a non-conference matchup Sunday afternoon at Murphy-Mellis Field. The Flashes (5-10, 3-1 MAC) were led defensively by…

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Kent State Falls at First-Place Ball State

Kent State (9-13, 2-6 MAC) finishes the season with six of eight matches…

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Flashes Two Off Lead Entering Final Round of Bank of Tennessee

JONESBOROUGH, Tenn.- The Kent State University men's golf team sits in second place after closing within two strokes of the lead through two rounds of play at the Bank of…

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Road Troubles Against RedHawks

OXFORD, Ohio – With its rivalry game quickly approaching, Kent State will have reason to put Saturday's loss at Miami in the past.  The RedHawks took advantage of a 21-point second quarter in a 31-6 victory at…

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Flashes Hold Off Toledo Rally for First Road Victory

Kent State (9-12, 2-5 MAC) moves into tie for eighth-place in…

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Flashes Four-Game Win Streak Snapped by Falcons

BOWLING GREEN, Ohio – The Kent State (8-6-1, 4-3-0 MAC) soccer team fell to first place Bowling Green (9-3-2, 7-0-0 MAC), 3-1, on Friday at Cochrane Stadium. The Golden Flashes saw their four-match win streak snapped, while the Falcons…

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Cross Country Regular Season Concludes at Bradley Pink Classic

The Kent State men's and women's cross country teams completed the regular season at the Bradley Pink Classic…

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Three Flashes Shoot Low Rounds at Opening Round of Bank of Tennessee

JONESBOROUGH, Tenn.- The Kent State University men's golf team sit in second place after an opening round score of 12-under par 276 with the help of low scores from three members at the Bank of Tennessee Intercollegiate…

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Field Hockey Shuts Out Ball State

The Kent State University field hockey team (5-9, 3-1 MAC) picked up its third Mid-American Conference win, shutting out Ball State (2-11, 2-2 MAC), 4-0 at Murphy-Mellis Field Friday afternoon. Four Flashes tallied goals on the day, and freshman…

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Volleyball to Visit Toledo and Ball State

Weekend marks halfway point in…

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Cross Country Finishes Regular Season at Bradley Pink Classic

The men's and women's cross country teams wrap up the regular season at the Bradley Pink Classic on…

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Men’s Golf Preps for Bank of Tennessee Intercollegiate

KENT, Ohio- The Kent State University men's golf team will compete in the 21st annual Bank of Tennessee Intercollegiate. East Tennessee State plays host to the tournament in Jonesborough, Tenn., which is set for Friday-Sunday,…

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Soccer Readies for Road Weekend at Bowling Green and Toledo

Kent State (8-5-1, 4-2-0) continues Mid-American Conference play tis weekend traveling to both Bowling Green (8-3-0, 6-0-0) on Friday, Oct. 12th at 7 p.m. and Toledo (8-5-1, 4-2-0) on Sunday, Oct. 14th at…

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Field Hockey to Host Ball State and No. 22 Ohio State

The Kent State University field hockey team is set to host Ball State and No. 22 Ohio State at Murphy-Mellis Field this weekend. Continuing Mid-American Conference play, the Flashes (4-9, 2-1 MAC) will push off against Ball State (2-10, 2-1 MAC) on…

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Flashes Continue Fall Action with Victory Over Malone

The Kent State University baseball team continued fall action with an 8-3 victory over the Malone Pioneers Tuesday evening at Schoonover Stadium. Greg Lewandoski belted a key three-run home run in the bottom of the third to extend the Flashes'…

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Flashes Conclude Jack Nicklaus Invitational

DUBLIN, Ohio- The Kent State men's golf team wrapped up match play in the shortened Jack Nicklaus Invitational as the opposing Stanford defeated the Flashes, 6-0,…

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Finn and Stormo Named Co-Champions at Illini Invitational

MEDINAH, Ill.- Senior Michaela Finn and Junior Karoline Stormo were named co-champions of the Illini Women's Invitational with a 9-under 207 score for their first tournament win of…

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Flashes Continue MAC East Play at Miami Saturday

After a half season of putting new offensive and defensive systems in motion, Kent State looks to turn the corner Saturday at Miami.  The Mid-American Conference East Division showdown at Yager Stadiun is set for 2:30 p.m.  The Golden…

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DiNardo Named MAC Offensive Player of the Week

CLEVELAND, Ohio – Kent State senior forward Dominique DiNardo has been named the Mid-American Conference Offensive Player of the Week, as announced by the conference office…

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Flashes Seek Split in Shortened Nicklaus

DUBLIN, Ohio- The Kent State University men's golf team looks to earn a split Tuesday in the weather-shortened Jack Nicklaus Collegiate Invitational at Muirfield Village Golf Club. The Flashes will resume their second-round match against…

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Flashes Have Record-Setting Rounds at Illini Invitational

MEDINAH, Ill.- The Kent State University women's golf team put together a season-low score Monday afternoon, carding the No. 2 and No. 3 all-time team scores in program history to shoot a combined 13-under par score at the opening day of the…

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Trickett Earns MAC Player of the Week Honor

CLEVELAND - Kent State freshman placekicker Matthew Trickett (Cleveland, Ohio) was named Mid-American Conference East Division Special Teams Player of the Week on Monday.  Saturday against Ohio, Trickett became the first Golden Flashes'…

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Defining the Golden Standard

When head coach Sean Lewis stepped foot on campus, his main focus was to turn around the culture of a football program that has only been to one bowl game in the last 40 years.  The first step in this process was to define the "Golden…

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Flashes Win Fourth Straight Behind DiNardo’s Overtime Heroics

AKRON, Ohio – The Kent State soccer team (8-5-1, 4-2-0 MAC) won its fourth straight match at Akron (4-8-2, 1-4-1 MAC) in thrilling double-overtime fashion behind senior Dominique DiNardo's goal in the 102nd minute. The Golden Flashes won…

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Kent State to Compete in Nicklaus Match Play

KENT, Ohio- The Kent State men's golf team will compete in a match play tournament in the Jack Nicklaus Collegiate Invitational at Muirfield Village in…

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No. 14 Women’s Golf in Search of Third Consecutive Win at Illini Women’s Invitational

KENT, Ohio-  The No. 14 Kent State women's golf team will travel north of the Windy City to in search of a third consecutive victory over an elite field at the Illini Women's Invitational at Medinah. A two-day, 54-hole event, the 2018…

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Field Hockey Defeats Central Michigan in Offensive Explosion

KENT, Ohio –The Kent State University field hockey team (4-9, 2-1 MAC) picked up its second Mid-American Conference win, defeating Central Michigan (1-13, 0-4 MAC), 5-1, at Murphy-Mellis Field on Sunday afternoon. Sophomore Hailie Balachick…

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Kent State Suffers 3-0 Setback to Miami

Kent State (8-12, 1-5 MAC) has lost three…

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Bobcats Slip by Flashes With Fourth Quarter Comeback

Kent State's homecoming was spoiled in a heartbreaking loss to the Ohio Bobcats 27-26 Saturday at Dix Stadium. A game-winning drive with 1:32 left made the difference as Ohio QB Nathan Rourke's 8-yard scramble for a touchdown put the…

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Volleyball Falls to Bowling Green in Straight Sets

Kent State (8-11, 1-4 MAC) seeks first true road victory Saturday…

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Flashes Visit MAC Leaders on Third Weekend of Conference Play

Golden Flashes (8-10, 1-3 MAC) close out first time through MAC…

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Flashes Win Third Straight in Convincing Fashion over Buffalo

KENT, Ohio – Kent State (7-5-1, 3-2-0 MAC) rolled to a 5-2 win over Buffalo (9-3-0, 3-2-0 MAC) at Dix Stadium on Thursday night. The Golden Flashes stormed out of the gate, scoring all five goals in the first half, with sophomore Isabelle…

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NFCA Recognizes Flashes as Top 15 Academic Team

LOUISVILLE, Ky. - The Kent State softball team has been honored by the NFCA (National Fastpitch Coaches Association) with a top 15 ranking in the organization's academic team honors as announced Wednesday. The Golden Flashes finished with the…

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Field Hockey Set to Face Central Michigan in Congenital Heart Defect Awareness Game

The Kent State University field hockey team (3-9, 1-1 MAC) is set to face Central Michigan (1-12, 0-3 MAC) at Murphy-Mellis Field in a Mid-American Conference matchup on Sunday, Oct. 7 at…

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Kent State Battles Buffalo and Akron in Third MAC Weekend

Kent State (6-5-1, 2-2-0) continues Mid-American Conference play taking on Buffalo (9-2-0, 3-1-0) at home on Thursday, Oct. 4th at 7 p.m. and travels to rival Akron (4-7-1, 1-3-0), for a Crystal Clinic Wagon Wheel Challenge matchup Sunday, Oct. 7th…

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Dixon Named Mayo Clinic Comeback Player of the Year Nominee

ROCHESTER, Minn. - Kent State wide receiver Antwan Dixon (Fort Myers, Fla.) was selected as a Mayo Clinic Comeback Player of the Year Award Nominee Tuesday by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) in association with The…

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Apelt Named MAC Offensive Player of the Week

Kent State senior Jessica Apelt was named the Mid-American Conference Offensive Player of the Week following the Flashes' 3-2 double-overtime victory over Longwood Sunday afternoon, as announced by the conference Tuesday afternoon. Apelt…

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2018 Homecoming: Flashes Host Bobcats in Key East Division Matchup

Kent State is averaging 82.2 plays per game and its 85 snaps at Ball State were the most in…

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Kent State Holds First Women’s Basketball Practice of 2018-19

Exhibition game vs Slippery Rock scheduled for…

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Offense Shows Improvement in Five-Set Defeat

Kent State (8-10, 1-3 MAC) was unable to rally in the final set for second time as it did…

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Baseball Opens Fall Action at Sinclair

The Kent State University baseball team opened its fall slate with a 3-0 win at Sinclair Community College Saturday afternoon. The Flashes saw six pitchers combine for…

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Holmes and Kats Score Two Goals in Win Over Miami

KENT, Ohio – Behind two multi-goal outbursts from sophomores Vital Kats and Maddie Holmes and steady defense, the Kent State soccer team (6-5-1, 2-2-0 MAC) earned its second Mid-American Conference victory of the season, 4-1, over Miami…

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Field Hockey Picks Up First MAC Win in Double Overtime

The Kent State University field hockey team (3-9, 1-1 MAC) picked up its first Mid-American Conference win of the season in a double overtime thriller against Longwood (7-3, 2-1 MAC) in Farmville, Va. Sunday afternoon. Sophomore Emma Bressler came…

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Quick Start by Cardinals Gives Flashes Their First MAC Loss

MUNCIE, Ind. – Kent State opened Mid-American Conference play with a 52-24 setback to Ball State Saturday at Scheumann Stadium.  The Golden Flashes put up 461 yards of total offense, but were plagued by 17 penalties and three turnovers at…

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Kent State Finishes Strong in All-Ohio Championships

The Kent State men's and women's cross country teams reached the halfway point in the regular season after completing the All-Ohio Championships…

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Volleyball Match vs. Buffalo Moved to Sunday at Noon

Kent State (8-9, 1-2 MAC) will host Buffalo in a 12 p.m. first serve on Sunday,…

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Kent State Battles Back to Claim Rivalry Victory, 3-2

Four Golden Flashes record double-doubles in…

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Shedenhelm Sends Flashes to First MAC Win

KENT, Ohio – Kent State (5-5-1, 1-2-0 MAC) and Ball State (5-3-1, 1-2-0 MAC) played evenly for the first 80 minutes of the game, until sophomore Cameron Shedenhelm scored the game-winner in the 83rd minute to give the Flashes their first…

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Cross Country Heads to All-Ohio Intercollegiate Championships

The Kent State men's and women's cross country teams travel to Norton, Ohio for the All-Ohio Intercollegiate Championships tomorrow. The women will run a 6k race beginning at 2 p.m., followed by the men's 8k race at…

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Field Hockey Travels to Longwood

KENT, Ohio – The Kent State field hockey team looks to pick up its first Mid-American Conference win as it hits the road to Farmville, Virginia, to face Longwood University on Sunday, Sept. 30 at…

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Crystal Clinic Wagon Wheel Challenge Kicks Off Friday as Volleyball Returns to M.A.C. Center

Golden Flashes (7-9, 0-2 MAC) host rival Akron and Buffalo on the second weekend of the…

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Sveinbergsson Named MAC Golfer of the Week

CLEVELAND, Ohio- Kent State senior Gisli Sveinbergsson was named the Mid-American Conference Men's Golfer of the Week on Thursday Following his standout performance at the Maui Jim Intercollegiate…

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Flashes Commence Home MAC Play Against Ball State and Miami

Kent State (4-5-1) begins its first Mid-American Conference home weekend of the season by taking on Ball State (5-2-1) on Friday, Sept. 28th at 7 p.m. and Miami (2-6-1) on Sunday, Sept. 30th at 1 p.m. Both matches will be streamed live…

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Bahr Named Semifinalist for Campbell Trophy

The National Football Foundation & College Football Hall of Fame announced Matt Bahr as one of its semifinalists for the 2018 William V. Campbell Trophy. The award recognizes an individual as the absolute best football scholar-athlete in…

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Baseball Lands No. 25 Ranked Recruiting Class

TUSCON, Ariz. – The Kent State University baseball team landed the No. 25 recruiting class in the nation, according to Collegiate Baseball's 2018 evaluation of NCAA Division I…

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MAC Play Opens Saturday at Ball State

After giving Sean Lewis his first career victory earlier this month, Kent State looks to give its new head coach his first Mid-American Conference win as the Golden Flashes open conference play Saturday at Ball State.  The Flashes third…

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Kent State Baseball Holds Annual Alumni Golf Outing

The Kent State University baseball team held its annual alumni golf outing at Windmill Lakes Golf Course in Ravenna, Ohio on Saturday afternoon, Sept. 23. Alumni joined the current team and coaching staff in a day to celebrate the Kent State…

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Flashes Finish in Top-10 of Maui Jim

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz.-  The Kent State University men's golf team opened the 2018-19 season finishing eighth at the Maui Jim Intercollegiate at Mirabel Golf Club…

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First Conference Road Trip Ends in Setback to Central Michigan

MOUNT PLEASANT, Mich. – The Kent State soccer team (4-5-1, 0-2-0 MAC) was downed 2-1 by Central Michigan (4-6-0, 2-0-0 MAC) on Sunday afternoon at the CMU…

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Field Hockey Falls Short to Saint Francis

The Kent State University field hockey team's effort fell short in a 2-1 loss to Saint Francis University. Gridlocked until the 55th minute, the Flashes responded to back-to-back Red Flash goals with a goal by freshman Sydney Carr, her…

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Flashes Climb Leaderboard in Arizona

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz.- The Kent State University men's golf team moved seven spots up the leaderboard at the Maui Jim Intercollegiate…

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Long Road Swing Ends in Loss to Eagles

Golden Flashes (7-9, 0-2 MAC) returns to the M.A.C. Center to host Akron and Buffalo after nine straight…

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Rebels Outlast Flashes Following Long Lightning Delays

OXFORD, Miss. – Kent State went toe-to-toe with Ole Miss for three quarters, but came up short of its first program victory over an SEC opponent.  The Rebels pulled away in the fourth with a 38-17 home victory Saturday at…

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Field Hockey Drops First MAC Contest

The Kent State University field hockey team (2-8, 0-1 MAC) kicked off the Mid-American Conference schedule with a 3-0 loss to Miami (6-4, 2-0 MAC) on the road Saturday afternoon. Junior goalkeeper Mary Crumlish led the flashes from net, racking up 7…

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Flashes Drop Conference Opener to Eastern Michigan

YPSILANTI, Mich. – The Kent State soccer team (4-4-1, 0-1-0 MAC) fell in its first Mid-American Conference match of the season to Eastern Michigan (6-4-0, 1-0-0), 2-0, at Scicluna Field. The loss marks the first time in four seasons the Golden…

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Sveinbergsson Leads Flashes in Round One of Maui Jim

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz- Senior Gisli Sveinbergsson fired a 3-under par 67 score to lead the Kent State men's golf team in the opening round of the Maui Jim Intercollegiate…

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Field Hockey Set to Start MAC Play at Miami

The Kent State University field hockey team will look to take down defending MAC Champs, the Miami RedHawks in Oxford, Ohio to begin the Mid-American Conference schedule on Saturday, Sept. 22 at 12:00 p.m. The Flashes will return to…

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Volleyball Drops MAC Opener in Visit to Preseason Favorite Ohio

Golden Flashes (7-8, 0-1 MAC) win first set in 3-1 setback to preseason…

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Finn Named MAC Golfer of the Week

CLEVELAND, Ohio- Kent State senior Michaela Finn was named the Mid-American Conference Women's Golfer of the Week on Thursday Following her standout performance at the Mercedes-Benz Collegiate Championship on Monday…

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No. 26 Men’s Golf to Begin 2018-19 Season with Maui Jim Intercollegiate

KENT, Ohio- The No. 26 Kent State University men's golf team is set to begin the 2018-19 season this weekend Sept. 21-23 at the Maui Jim Invitational in Scottsdale, Ariz. at the Mirabel…

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Soccer Opens Mid-American Conference Play in Michigan

Kent State (4-3-1) heads to the Mitten State to kick-off Mid-American Conference play by taking on Eastern Michigan (5-4-0) on Friday, Sept. 21 at 5 p.m. and Central Michigan (2-6-0) on Sunday, Sept. 23 at…

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MAC Volleyball Race Commences Thursday at Ohio

Golden Flashes (7-7) begin MAC schedule on the road at Ohio at…

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McDonald Recognized as MAC Female Scholar Athlete of the Week

CLEVELAND, Ohio - Kent State senior Ashleah McDonald been named Mid-American Conference Female Scholar-Athlete of the Week, the conference office announced Wednesday afternoon. It's the second time in McDonald's career that she has won the…

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Culver Selected as Senior CLASS Award Candidate

OVERLAND PARK, Kan. – Kent State soccer defender Paige Culver has been named a candidate for the 2018 Senior CLASS Award. The candidate list includes 30 Division I women's soccer players who have recorded notable achievements in the areas…

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Isabelle Mihail Named MAC Offensive Player of the Week

CLEVELAND, Ohio – Kent State sophomore forward Isabelle Mihail earned the Mid-American Conference Offensive Player of the Week after a two-goal performance against Syracuse lifted the Golden Flashes to a 2-1 double…

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No. 13 Women’s Golf Captures Mercedes-Benz Collegiate Championship

KNOXVILLE, Tenn.- The No. 13 Kent State University women's golf team won its second-straight tournament of the 2018-19 season on Tuesday with a five-stroke victory at the Mercedes-Benz Collegiate Championship at the par-71, 5,897-yard long…

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Flashes to Make First Program Trip to Ole Miss

Kent State closes out non-conference play Saturday with its first matchup in program history against Ole Miss.  Kickoff at Vaught-Hemingway Stadium is set for noon Eastern (11 Central) on…

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No.13 Women’s Golf Uses Second Round Push in Day One of Mercedes-Benz

KNOXVILLE, Tenn.- The No. 13 Kent State women's golf team sit in second place in the Mercedes-Benz Championship through 36 holes of play…

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Field Hockey Falls to No. 23 Stanford in Overtime

The Kent State University field hockey team (2-7) wrapped up its trip to California with a 2-1 loss to No. 23 Stanford (5-3) in a thrilling overtime contest on Sunday afternoon. The Kent State offense was highlighted by a goal from freshman Sydney…

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No. 13 Women’s Golf Heads to Knoxville

KENT, Ohio- The No. 13 Kent State University women's golf team is set to compete in the Mercedes Benz Collegiate Championship Sept. 17-18 at the Cherokee Country Club (par 71, 5,897 / 5,840 yards) in…

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Volleyball Defeats Cleveland State on Final Day of Non-Conference Action

Golden Flashes (7-6) beat Cleveland State and then lost to host Butler…

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Flashes Looking to Learn From Loss at Penn State

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. – No. 11 Penn State continued its trend of putting up points in bunches with a 63-10 home victory Saturday over Kent State.  The Golden Flashes remained competitive for the better part of two quarters at Beaver…

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Volleyball Downed by Santa Clara, 3-1

Golden Flashes (6-6) to finish non-conference slate with pair of…

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Field Hockey Topped By Pacific

The Kent State University field hockey team (2-6) lost 2-0 in a tough battle with the University of the Pacific (5-3) Friday afternoon in California. The Tigers' two goals in the first half proved to be enough as the Flashes shut out Pacific in…

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Flashes Squeeze Out Double Overtime Victory Against Orange

SYRACUSE, N.Y. – Sophomore Isabelle Mihail scored two goals including the game winner in double overtime to earn the come from behind victory, as Kent State (4-3-1) downed Syracuse (3-5-0), 2-1, on Thursday night. It's the second year in…

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Butler Brawl Brings Non-Conference Slate to a Close

Non-conference action concludes with three matches at…

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Field Hockey Takes Flight to California

The Kent State field hockey team (2-5) is set to travel across the country to compete at the University of the Pacific and No. 23 Stanford. The Flashes will push off against Pacific in Stockton, California on Friday, Sept. 14 at 6:00 p.m./3:00 p.m.…

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Four New Flashes Prepping for Future

As the 2018 football season began, Kent State continued to bring talent and depth to its program, recently adding four players to the roster, who will become eligible for competition during the…

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Kent State Concludes Non-Conference Play at Syracuse

Kent State (3-3-1) heads to the Empire State to wrap up non-conference play by taking on Syracuse (3-4-0) on Thursday, Sept. 13 at 6 p.m. The match can be viewed live on ACC…

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No. 13 Women’s Golf Wins Branch Law Firm/Dick McGuire Invitational

ALBUQUERQUE, NM- The No. 13 Kent State University women's golf team wrapped up a dominant performance that the Branch Law Firm Dick McGuire Invitational earning its first tournament win of the season on Tuesday at the New Mexico Championship…

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No. 11 Penn State Hosts Flashes Saturday

The Golden Flashes are coming off their largest margin of victory since 2004 with a dominant 54-14 win against Howard.  Kent State hit the 50-point milestone for the first time since 2008 and surpassed 500 yards of offense for the first time in…

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Kent State Baseball Fall Games Announced

The Kent State University baseball team has announced its 2018 fall schedule, which features two contests in addition to its three-game Blue vs. Gold series, as announced by head coach…

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No. 13 Women’s Golf Leads Through Two Rounds at Branch Law Firm Dick McGuire Invitational

ALBUQUERQUE, NM- The No. 13 Kent State University women's golf team is off to a strong start after two rounds of the Branch Law Firm Dick McGuire Invitational on Monday, currently top of the leaderboard sitting at 7-under…

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Kent State Ends Weekend With 6-2 Victory Over Temple

The Kent State University field hockey team (2-5) faced Temple (1-5) in Philadelphia, Pa. on Sunday afternoon, defeating the Owls 6-2. The Flashes saw all 6 goals scored in a second period scoring spree with five different players tallying goals in…

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No. 13 Women’s Golf Begins at Branch Law Firm Dick McGuire Invitational

KENT, Ohio- The No. 13 Kent State University women's golf team begins the 2018-19 season this week in Albuquerque N.M. at the Branch Law Firm Dick McGuire Invitational, hosted by New Mexico at the Championship Golf Course…

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Kent State Sweeps NJIT to End Weekend

Golden Flashes (6-5) took care of NJIT in straight sets to snap…

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A Bold Home Opening Statement for the FlashFAST Era

Kent State was flat out dominant in a 54-14 victory over Howard University Saturday in its 2018 home opener at Dix Stadium.  Behind six rushing touchdowns, the Golden Flashes out-gained the Bison on the…

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Bookman Earns First Career Win at Tommy Evans Invitational

Norton, Ohio – Junior Clark Bookman followed his fifth place finish in the Toledo Opener with his first victory of his collegiate career at the Tommy Evans Invitational with a time of 19:51.0. He helped lead the men to a fourth…

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Comeback Falls Short Despite Kober’s Career Match

Golden Flashes (5-4) dominate third…

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Hall's Two-Goal Effort Powers Flashes Past Morehead State

KENT, Ohio – Yasmine Hall's two-goal effort lifted Kent State (3-3-1) to a 3-2 Senior Night win over Morehead State (1-6) on Friday night at Dix Stadium. Hall netted the first two goals of her Golden Flashes career and scored the game…

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Golden Flashes Blanked By No. 5 Nittany Lions

The Kent State University field hockey team (1-5) was blanked, 8-0 on the road by No. 5 Penn State (3-1) in University Park…

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Kent State Women’s Golf Ranked No. 13 in Preseason WGCA Coaches Poll

KENT, Ohio- The Kent State women's golf team begins the season as the nation's No. 13 team in the preseason Women's Golf Coaches Association Top 25, the organization announced…

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Cross Country Travels to Tommy Evans Invitational

The men's and women's cross country teams will travel to Norton, Ohio for the Tommy Evans Invitational on Saturday. The race will be held at Silver Creek Metro Park with the men's 4 mile starting at 10:15 a.m., and the women's 5k…

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Kent State Travels to La Salle Invitational

Flashes (5-3) to play host La Salle Saturday morning…

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Senderoff Finalizes Men’s Basketball Staff

KENT, Ohio- Kent State men's basketball head coach Rob Senderoff announced three staff changes of his coaching staff…

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Flash Fridays in Downtown Kent Begin Sept. 7

With the start of Golden Flash Football underway, Kent State Athletics is proud to roll out the first season of "Flash Fridays" presented by AMETEK. A community initiative encouraging fans to support the hometown team not just on game…

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Senior Night Set for Friday against Morehead State

Kent State (2-3-1) takes on Morehead State (1-5-0) at home on Friday, Sept. 7 at 7 p.m. to close out home non-conference play for the 2018 season. The Golden Flashes will also recognize their five seniors – Ashleah McDonald, Miranda Lambert,…

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Field Hockey Set to Start Road Swing at Penn State and Temple

The Kent State University field hockey team (1-4) is set to start a five-game road swing this weekend traveling to Penn State and Temple University. The Flashes will push off against No. 5 Penn State (2-1) in University Park on Friday, Sept. 7 at…

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Kent State Falls in Five at Robert Morris

Golden Flashes (5-3) come out strong in…

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Flashes Topped by No. 12 Northwestern

The Kent State University field hockey team faced off against No. 12 Northwestern at Murphy-Mellis Field Tuesday afternoon, falling to the Wildcats 4-2. Junior Laila Richter and sophomore Clara Rodriguez Setó each tallied goals for…

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Softball Announces 2018 Fall Schedule

KENT, Ohio – The Kent State University softball team has announced its upcoming fall schedule, which will feature eight contests, as announced by head…

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FlashFAST Football Debuts at Dix Stadium Saturday Against Howard

On the heels of an eye-opening performance at Illinois, Kent State fans have more reason to be optimistic for the remainder of the 2018 season, beginning with the home opener Saturday against Howard.  The Golden Flashes host the Bison at 3:30…

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Trip to Robert Morris Begins Road Swing

Kent State (5-2) heads to Robert Morris on Tuesday for the first of nine straight matches on…

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Jones Named Defensive Player of the Week

Kent State senior inside linebacker Jim Jones (Tallahassee, Fla.) was named Mid-American Conference East Division Player of the Week on Monday.  Jones led the Golden Flashes with 11 tackles, including a sack Saturday…

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Flashes Pick Up First Win of the Season

The Kent State University field hockey team (1-3) shut out Saint Louis (2-3), 1-0 at Murphy-Mellis Field Sunday afternoon to notch its first win in the win column this season. Senior Courtney Weise scored the lone goal of the game for…

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Kent State Downed by Fairleigh Dickinson to Conclude Road Swing

WILMINGTON, N.C. – Despite taking an early lead, the Kent State soccer team (2-3-1) fell to Fairleigh Dickinson (2-4-0), 2-1, on Sunday morning at the Courtyard by Marriott UNCW…

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Volleyball Earns Runner-Up Finish at Golden Flashes Classic

Golden Flashes (5-2) defeat Morgan State and Niagara to…

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Illinois Rallies in Second Half to Spoil Flashes' Opener

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. – Kent State began its 96th season of football by coming up just short of its first program win over a Big Ten opponent Saturday at Memorial Stadium.  Illinois used 28 second-half points to top the Golden Flashes 31-24 in…

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Seahawks Strike Down Flashes, 4-1

WILMINGTON, N.C. – The Kent State soccer team (2-2-1) fell for the first time on the road this season, dropping Friday night's contest to UNCW…

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Kent State Drops Golden Flashes Classic Opener to Purdue Fort Wayne

Golden Flashes (3-2) back in action with two home…

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Field Hockey Falls in Tough Battle to Liberty

The Kent State University field hockey team (0-3) fell 2-1 in a tough battle with No. 23 Liberty University Friday afternoon at Murphy-Mellis Field. Sophomore Clara Rodriguez Setó tallied the Flashes' lone goal of the day, her third on…

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Kent State to Showcase Multiple Sports on ESPN+

Kent State Athletics will have an increased presence on ESPN+ during the 2018-19 season. Select broadcasts of Kent State sports, including football, volleyball and men's and women's basketball, will be carried on the new ESPN…

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Soccer Travels to North Carolina for Weekend Tournament

The Kent State soccer team (2-1-1) concludes its four-game road swing at the Courtyard by Marriott UNCW Soccer Invitational this weekend in North Carolina. The Flashes take on the host Seahawks (3-1-0) on Friday, Aug. 31 at 7:30 p.m. and Fairleigh…

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Volleyball to Host Golden Flashes Classic

Kent State (3-1) set for three matches at the M.A.C. Center on Friday…

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Kent State Field Hockey Gears Up for Three-Game Homestand

The Golden Flashes are set to host No. 23 Liberty University at Murphy-Mellis Field on Friday, Aug. 31, Saint Louis University on Sunday, Sept. 2, and No. 12 Northwestern on Tuesday,…

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Cross Country Opens Season in Toledo

The Kent State men's and women's cross country teams will begin the 2018 season on Friday in Toledo for the Toledo Opener. The race is held at the Ottawa Park Golf Course and will be the same course used for the 2018 Mid-American…

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Volleyball Takes Down Unbeaten YSU Behind Gritty Defensive Performance

Golden Flashes (3-1) fight for victory in front of record…

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Porter and O'Neill Sweep Player of the Week Awards

CLEVELAND, Ohio – Kent State freshmen forward Khyla Porter and goalkeeper Faith O'Neill have both been recognized as the MAC Offensive and Defense Player of the Week, as announced by the conference office…

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FlashFAST Era Kicks Off Saturday at Illinois

Kent State kicks off its 96th season of football Saturday at Illinois.  The Golden Flashes will display new looks on both offense and defense as they point toward Saturday as the first step in a resurgence of the…

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Clara Rodriguez Setó Named MAC Defensive Player of the Week

Kent State sophomore Clara Rodriquez Setó was named the Mid-American Conference Defensive Player of the Week Tuesday afternoon, Aug 28, following the opening weekend…

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Four-Match Homestand Starts Tuesday Against Youngstown State

Kent State (2-1) returns to the M.A.C. Center to play Youngstown State on…

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Porter Dazzles, Kent State Posts First Shutout of Season

CLEVELAND, Ohio – Freshman Khyla Porter scored two goals to lead Kent State (2-1-1) to a 2-0 victory over Cleveland State (2-2-0) on a sun splashed Sunday afternoon. Porter, who scored the first points of her collegiate career, scored both…

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Flashes Fall 3-2 in Overtime to Spartans

The Kent State University field hockey team fell in a 3-2 overtime loss to the Michigan State Spartans in a neck-in-neck battle at Ralph Young Field in East Lansing, Michigan Sunday afternoon. Sophomore Clara Rodriguez Setó scored both goals…

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Volleyball Loses Championship Match at North Texas Invitational

Freshmen Kathryn Ellison and Danie Tyson named to…

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Field Hockey Falls 1-0 in Season Opener

The Kent State University field hockey team opened the 2018 slate with a 1-0 loss to Old Dominion University, hosted at Michigan State University…

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Flashes Sweep Pair of Foes on Opening Day

Kent State (2-0) took down Grambling State and Nicholls for best start…

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Flashes and Panthers Overtime Match Ends in Draw

PITTSBURGH, Pa. – The Kent State soccer team (1-1-1) tied with Pitt (2-0-1), 1-1, on Friday evening at Ambrose Urbanic Field in the Steel City. The Golden Flashes once again answered with a key second period goal this season, and the defense…

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Flashes Hand Out 54 Jersey and Single Digit Jerseys

At the conclusion of Kent State's 2018 preseason camp, four Golden Flashes were presented with jerseys in recognition of their efforts on and off the field.  The announcements by Head Coach Sean Lewis gained rousing ovations at a team…

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Volleyball Travels to North Texas to Open 2018 Season

Kent State opens the 2018 volleyball season with three matches at the North Texas Invitational on Friday…

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Field Hockey Begins 2018 Campaign on the Road Against Old Dominion and Michigan State

The Kent State University field hockey team opens its 2018 regular season campaign on the road with matches against Old Dominion and Michigan State in East Lansing, Michigan. The Flashes will face Old Dominion on Saturday, Aug. 25 at 1 p.m. and wrap…

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Flashes Begin Road Swing at Pitt and Cleveland State

Kent State (1-1-0) begins its four-match road trip with a pair of games this weekend against regional opponents. The Golden Flashes travel to the Steel City to take on Pitt (2-0-0) on Friday, Aug. 24 at 5 p.m. and finish the weekend at Cleveland…

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Edwards Earns Rittichier Award

As Kent State closed out its 2018 preseason camp, junior Darrick Edwards was presented with the Jack Rittichier Memorial Award Wednesday inside Dix Stadium's teamroom.  An undersized, walk-on, running back, Edwards was recognized for…

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Softball Walk-On Tryouts Set for August 29th

KENT, Ohio –The Kent State softball team will hold walk-on tryouts at 3:00 p.m. on Wednesday, August 29th at the Diamond…

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Field Hockey Selected to Finish Second in MAC Preseason Poll

The Kent State University field hockey team has been tabbed to finish second in the Mid-American Conference regular season in the conference's preseason coaches' poll, the league announced…

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Field Hockey Opens 2018 in Exhibition Against Ohio

KENT, Ohio – The Kent State University field hockey team competed in an exhibition competition against Ohio University to open the 2018 season Sunday…

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Meisenburg’s Late Goal Gives Kent State First Win of 2018 Campaign

KENT, Ohio – With the match winding down to the final stages of regulation, freshman Autumn Meisenburg came through with the game-winning goal in the 87th minute to lift Kent State (1-0-1) to a 2-1 victory over St. Bonaventure (0-1-1), on…

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Soccer Suffers Season Opening Setback to Butler

KENT, Ohio – The Kent State women's soccer team (0-1-0) dropped its first match of the season to Butler (1-0-0), 3-1, on Thursday night at Dix Stadium. The Golden Flashes tied the match midway through the first period, but the Bulldogs…

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Tierney Completes Women’s Lacrosse Staff

Head coach Brianne Tierney has added Morgan Fee to the women's lacrosse…

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Volleyball Volunteers with Habitat for Humanity

Flashes spend morning at Habitat for Humanity warehouse…

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Flashes Soccer Tabbed as MAC Favorites

CLEVELAND, Ohio – The reigning Mid-American Conference regular season champion Kent State Golden Flashes have been tabbed to win the MAC women's soccer regular season and tournament championship in the conference's preseason…

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Soccer Opens Slate With Home Matches Against Butler and St. Bonaventure

KENT, Ohio – Last year's defending Mid-American Conference regular season champion, Kent State soccer, opens its 2018 regular season slate with a pair of home matches in the friendly confines of Dix Stadium. The Golden Flashes will square…

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Volleyball Completes Competitive Blue-Gold Scrimmage

Golden Flashes continue preparation for exhibition Friday…

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Baseball to Hold Walk-On Tryout August 30

The Kent State baseball program will host its annual walk-on tryout on Thursday, August 30 at 4:00 p.m.…

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Grimm Named First Team All-ASBA in League's Inaugural Season

MOBILE, Ala. – Former Kent State softball standout Maddy Grimm has been named First Team All-ASBA as announced by the American Softball Association on Monday (August 13). Grimm tied for first in the league with 10 home runs and also drove in…

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Culver Selected to MAC Hermann Trophy Watch List

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Kent State senior defender Paige Culver has been named to the MAC Hermann Trophy Watch List as announced by United Soccer Coaches and Missouri Athletic Club Thursday (Aug. 9). The most prestigious individual award in college…

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2019 Kent State Baseball Schedule Announced

KENT, Ohio-The Kent State University baseball team released its schedule for the 2019 season. In addition to the 27-game Mid-American Conference schedule, the Flashes will face four opponents that made NCAA Regional appearances…

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Shawn Scott Joins Wrestling Staff

Kent State recently announced the addition of Shawn Scott to its wrestling program as an assistant coach.  Scott brings significant Mid-American Conference experience as both a wrestler and a…

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Single Game Tickets On Sale Beginning With 24-Hour Special

Single game tickets for the 2018 Kent State football season are on…

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Men’s Basketball Announces Complete 2018-19 Schedule

KENT, Ohio- The Kent State University men's basketball team announced its complete 2018-19 schedule on Wednesday. Kent State will play 31 regular-season games, including 17 contests at the…

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Women’s Basketball Releases 2018-19 Schedule

Golden Flashes slated for 14 home games at the…

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Dozen Flashes Earn WGCA Scholastic All-America Accolades

Kent State had 12 student-athletes post required…

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Eight Track and Field Student-Athletes, Women’s Team Earn USTFCCCA All-Academic Honors

Women's team posted two of the top term GPAs in program history during 2017-18…

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Tollerud Awarded NCAA Postgraduate Scholarship

Academic All-American receives $7,500…

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MAC Football Media Day Round-up

First-year head coach Sean Lewis was joined in Motown by veterans Matt Bahr and Justin Rankin. We spoke with all three of them at length on their mentality as training camp approaches. The Flashes will report…

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Bahr Named to Wuerffel Trophy Watch List

FORT WALTON BEACH, Fla. -  Kent State senior linebacker Matt Bahr (Kenton, Ohio) is one of 22 players to make a return appearance on the Wuerffel Trophy Watch List for 2018.  College Football's premier award for community service is…

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Korinek Inks Pro Deal to Play in Greece

Kent State standout to play professionally for Panionios WBC…

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Holt, Johnson, and Petursson Named Srixon/Cleveland Golf All-American Scholars by GCAA

NORMAN, Okla.- Kent State University men's golfers Ian Holt, Chase Johnson, and Bjarki Petursson have been named Srixon/Cleveland Golf All-America Scholars by the Golf Coaches Association of America (GCAA)…

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Adams Returns to Ray Guy Award Watch List

Kent State junior Derek Adams (Manheim, Pa.) was one of 27 student-athletes named to the 2018 Ray Guy Award preseason watch list Wednesday by the Augusta Sports Council.  The Ray Guy Award is presented annually to the nation's…

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2018 Summer Updates

Since Kent State players returned to campus in June, a number of Golden Flashes received good news…

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Kent State Claims Sixth Straight AVCA Team Academic Award

Excellence in the classroom leads to Kent State's sixth consecutive AVCA Team…

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Gromala Finalizes Volleyball Roster for 2018 Season

Flashes add pair to nationally-recognized…

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Delpech and Korinek Nominated for NCAA Woman of the Year

Field hockey's Ines Delpech and basketball's Jordan Korinek have been announced as nominees for the 2018 NCAA Woman of the…

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Bittinger Signs Pro Contract with Austrian Club

Four-year standout signs with for PSVBG Salzburg to become first KSU alum born in USA to play…

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Duo of Flashes Named WGCA All-American Scholar

KENT, Ohio- Two Kent State women's golfers were named to the 2017-18 Women's Golf Coaches Association (WGCA) All-America Scholar Team, it was announced by the organization on July 3. Freshman Kory Nielsen and sophomore Karoline Stormo both…

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Kent State Leads MAC in Learfield Directors' Cup Standings Once Again

Golden Flashes post 20th top-100 finish in 25 years…

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Register for Kent State Men’s Basketball Camp

KENT, Ohio- Join head coach Rob Senderoff, the Kent State men's basketball staff and KSU players for our Individual Summer Camp July 30 – August 2 at the…

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Jagers III Claims Discus Title at USATF Outdoor Championships

Jagers III set meet and stadium records in the men's…

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Two Flashes Receive PING All-America Status

KENT, Ohio- Kent State University men's golf team was well represented on the list of the PING All-Americans with two Flashes receiving the distinction…

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Varsity "K" Hall of Fame to Induct 2018 Class in October

Joining the Hall of Fame are Kerry De Vries (field hockey coach, 1997-2005), Jenny Eckel (gymnastics, 2000-03), Jamie Fitzpatrick Jones (softball, 2005-08), Anthony Gallas (baseball, 2007-10), Danielle Holt (volleyball, 2002-05), Mike Inge…

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Tollerud Named Academic All-American

Two-time MAC pole vault champions graduated with perfect…

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Field Hockey Announces 2018 Schedule

KENT, Ohio-The Kent State University field hockey team has released its schedule for the 2018 season, which includes 19 regular season matches in addition to an exhibition and the Mid-American Conference Tournament to be held…

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Kent State in Top 25 of Helper Helper Leaderboard

KENT, Ohio- This year Kent State University student-athletes finished 24th nationally in the 2018 NCAA Team Works Helper Helper Community…

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Men’s Golf Releases 2018-19 Schedule

KENT, Ohio- The Kent State University men's golf team has released its full schedule for the…

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KSU Leads MAC With 11 All-Academic Players

KENT, OHIO – Kent State had a league-high 11 players named to the 2018 Baseball Academic All-MAC squad, the Mid-American Conference…

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Kent State Recruiting Class Earns Top 100 Ranking from PrepVolleyball.com

Kent State Volleyball's incoming class earns High Honorable Mention honors…

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Flashes Continue Streak of Academic Excellence

KENT, Ohio- With the spring semester in the books, Kent State has proven its commitment to academic excellence as the department recorded a spring term grade point average…

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Nate Holley Joins Los Angeles Rams

Defensive back Nate Holley (Toledo, Ohio) recently became the third former Kent State player to sign with an NFL team in the span of a month.  Holley inked a deal with the Los Angeles Rams, joining his twin brother Nick Holley, who signed with…

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Four Flashes Selected in MLB Draft

KENT, OHIO – Kent State had four players drafted in the 2018 Major League Baseball Draft recently as Joey Murray, Austin Havekost, Pavin Parks and Eli Kraus heard their names called by professional baseball organizations, just days after…

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Stevens, Jr. Ends Season at NCAA Outdoor Championships

Craig Stevens, Jr. placed 19th in the men's…

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Looser and Nielsen Attend NCAA Career in Sports Forum

NCAA hosted annual event in Indianapolis from May…

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Softball Signee Megan Turner Named Ohio Gatorade Softball Player of the Year

CHICAGO, Ill. – Kent State softball signee Megan Turner (Warren, Ohio) was honored as the 2018 Ohio Gatorade Softball Player of the Year. It's the second time in three years a Kent State signee has won the award, Madi Huck won the award…

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Kent State Places Three on Men’s Golf Academic All-MAC Team

CLEVELAND, Ohio- Three Kent State men's golf student-athletes earned Men's Golf Academic All-MAC honors, as the Mid-American Conference recognized a total of 28 student-athletes for their successes in the classroom and in competition…

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Men’s Basketball Announces the Signing of Troy Simons

KENT, Ohio – The Kent State men's basketball program has announced the signing of Troy Simons to its 2018 recruiting class. He will sit out the 2018-19 season due to NCAA transfer regulations and be eligible for the…

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Women’s Golf Releases 2018-19 Schedule

KENT, Ohio- The Kent State women's golf team has released its schedule for the…

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Figueroa Concludes Kent State Career at NCAA Outdoor Championships

Gabrielle Figueroa placed 17th in the women's…

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Grimm and Ladines Selected in Inaugural ASBA Draft

Kent State alumnae Maddy Grimm and Ronnie Ladines were selected in the inaugural American Softball Association (ASBA) Draft on June 6. The ASBA is in its first year of operation and will feature four teams. All of the leagues games will be played…

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Four Flashes Visit TrackTown USA for NCAA Outdoor Championships

Figueroa, Lawson, Reese and Stevens, Jr. will compete on nation's…

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Slew of Flashes Named Academic All-MAC

CLEVELAND, Ohio – The Kent State softball program had 11 student-athletes earn Academic All-MAC honors, as announced by the conference office Monday…

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Locklier Joins Leadership Team

Kent State recently announced the hiring of J Locklier as associate athletic director, executive director of athletics advancement.  Locklier comes to the Golden Flashes from the University of Cincinnati, where he served as assistant athletic…

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Murray Selected to All-American Third Team by Baseball America

KENT, Ohio – Kent State junior starting pitcher Joey Murray has been named All-American Third Team, as announced by Baseball America on Thursday (May 31). He also earned First Team All-American by Collegiate…

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MAC Releases Game Times; Season Tickets On Sale Friday

CLEVELAND, Ohio – Seven Kent State football game times were revealed Thursday as the Mid-American Conference released an updated 2018 schedule.  The Golden Flashes also learned of four additional TV assignments, beginning with their…

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Kent State Places Three on Women’s Golf Academic All-MAC Team

CLEVELAND, Ohio- Three Kent State women's golf student-athletes earned Women's Golf Academic  All-MAC honors, as the Mid-American Conference recognized a total of 38 student-athletes for their successes in the classroom and in…

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Kent State Places 21 on Outdoor Track and Field Academic All-MAC Teams

CLEVELAND, Ohio – Twenty-one Kent State student-athletes earned Indoor Track & Field Academic All-MAC honors, as the Mid-American Conference recognized a total of 226 student-athletes for their successes in the classroom and in…

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Speers Earns Historic NFCA All-America First Team Honor

Speers is the second player in MAC history to earn NFCA All-America First…

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Tollerud Earns Second CoSIDA Academic All-District® Award

KSU pole vault record holder advances to…

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No. 29 Men’s Golf Ends Run at Nationals

STILLWATER, Okla.- The No. 29 Kent State men's golf team finished its run at the NCAA National Championship with a 10th place finish at 19-over par score of 1,171 (288-291-293-299). The Flashes finished two strokes back of eighth-place…

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No. 29 Men’s Golf Advance to Final Stroke Round

STILLWATER, Okla.-  The No. 29 Kent State men's golf team maintained its top-10 position on the third day of stroke play at the NCAA Championships, finishing eighth to close out the weekend qualifying as one of 15 teams for Monday's…

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Johnson Continues to Shine on Day Two of NCAA National Championship

STILLWATER, Okla.- The No. 29 Kent State men's golf team is through two rounds of the 2018 NCAA National Championship and senior Chase Johnson is making a run at the…

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Figueroa and Stevens, Jr. Punch Tickets to NCAA Championships

Kent State will send four student-athletes to the NCAA Outdoor Championships in…

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Flashes Rock RedHawks, Roll into Title Game

Flashes Rock RedHawks, Roll into…

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N0. 29 Men’s Golf Finishes Rainy First Round of NCAA Championship

STILLWATER, Okla.-  Heavy storms this morning stole the anticipated morning tee off this morning at the 2018 NCAA Golf Championship, delaying the first round start by nearly three and a half hours on the tournament's…

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Reese Qualifies for NCAA Championships in 100m, Advances in 200m

Riak Reese will make his NCAA Championships debut in the 100m and is halfway to earning a spot in…

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Seven Kent State Teams Lead MAC in APR

For the fourth consecutive year, five Kent State teams (gymnastics, volleyball, softball, women's cross country and women's golf) received NCAA Public Recognition Awards for outstanding academic performance, the most by any Mid-American…

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No. 29 Men’s Golf Seeks Title at NCAA National Championship

KENT, Ohio- The No. 29 Kent State men's golf team will look to reach the pinnacle of collegiate golf, as the Flashes enter the 2018 NCAA National Championship at Karsten Creek in…

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Reese One Step Closer to Eugene

Riak Reese advanced to the quarterfinals in the 100m and will compete to earn 1 of 12 spots at the…

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Pimnipa Panthong Named WGCA Second Team All-American

KENT, Ohio-  As announced by the Women's Golf Coaches Association (WGCA) on Wednesday, Kent State women's golf's Pimnipa Panthong has been named Second Team All-American for the…

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Kent State Seeks National Bids at NCAA East Prelims

Golden Flashes look to advance to NCAA Championships in…

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Gromala Announces 2018 Volleyball Schedule

Kent State will play 12 home matches at the…

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No. 16 Women’s Golf Ends Run in National Quarterfinals

STILLWATER, Okla.- The Kent State University women's golf team finished in a tie for fifth at the NCAA National Championship, falling Tuesday in the quarterfinals match play round to two seeded…

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No. 16 Women’s Golf to Face Alabama in National Quarterfinals

STILLWATER, Okla.-  Stroke play came to a nail-biting ending for the No. 16 Kent State women's golf team, but the Flashes secured the seventh seed in match play and will take on No. 1 Alabama in the…

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Crowdfunding Campaign Produces Strong Support

On Oct. 10, 2017, Kent State athletics launched its first crowdfunding campaign.  Seven months later, the end result of the new initiative was an…

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No. 16 Women’s Golf Advance to Final Medal Round

STILLWATER, Okla.-  The No. 16 Kent State women's golf maintained its top-10 ten position on the third day of medal play at the NCAA Championships, finishing eighth to close out the weekend and qualifying as one of 15 teams for…

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Flashes Tied for Sixth After Second Round of NCAA Championships

STILLWATER, Okla.- The No. 16 Kent State women's golf team is tied for sixth place after the second round of play at the NCAA Championships at Karsten Creek Golf Club. The Flashes shot 11-over par in the second round and are at 19-over for the…

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Regular Season Ends With 36 Wins

Regular Season Ends With…

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No. 16 Women’s Golf in Fourth at NCAA National Championship After First Round

STILLWATER, Okla.- The No. 16 Kent State women's golf team is in fourth place after one round of the NCAA National Championship, finishing at 8-over…

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Nick Holley Signs with Rams

Kent State graduate Nick Holley (Toledo, Ohio) recently signed a free agent contract with the Los Angeles Rams.  After proving his ability to play multiple positions with the Golden Flashes, the Rams currently have Holley listed as a…

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Walker to Return for Senior Season

Kent State guard Jaylin Walker (Inkster, Mich.) has committed to returning to Kent State for his senior season.  Last month, Walker initially declared for the 2018 NBA Draft, but did not hire an agent, retaining his…

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Delpech Named Academic All-District

Senior advances to Academic…

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Kent State Track and Field to Send 17 Competitors to NCAA East Prelims

Golden Flashes will compete for trip to 2018 NCAA Outdoor Championships in…

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No. 16 Women’s Golf To Begin NCAA National Championship

STILLWATER, Okla.-  The No. 16 Kent State women's golf team has arrived in Stillwater, Okla. With one goal in mind, bring home the 2018 NCAA…

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Speers, Brownfield and Goth Selected to NFCA All-Region Teams

LOUISVILLE, Ky. – The Kent State softball program had three student-athletes recognized on the National Fastpitch Coaches Association (NFCA) All-Mideast Region teams. Senior Holly Speers was named to the first team, junior Bailey Brownfield…

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No. 29 Men’s Golf Advances to National Championship

KISSIMMEE, Fla.- The No. 29 Kent State men's golf team has booked its ticket to the 2018 National Championship with a fifth-place finish at the Kissimmee Regional at 20-under par…

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No. 29 Men’s Golf Holds Third After 36 Holes in Florida

KISSIMMEE, Fla.- The No. 29 Kent State men's golf team finished the second day at the NCAA Kissimmee Regional in third place at 16-under par 560…

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Pitching Leads Way in KSU Win

Pitching Leads Way in…

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Johnson Leads Men’s Golf to Top-3 After Round One of Regionals

KISSIMMEE, Fla.- Senior Chase Johnson battled the rain at the Watson Course on his way to a 5-under par opening round on Monday, helping Kent State earn a top-3 spot and stay in contention on day one of the NCAA…

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No. 29 Men’s Golf in Florida for NCAA Regionals

KENT, Ohio- The No. 29 Kent State men's golf team is set to compete in the NCAA Kissimmee Regional, hosted by Central Florida at the Reunion Resort…

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Dramatic Rally Has KSU on Brink of Crown

Dramatic Rally Has KSU on Brink…

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Reese Sprints Way to Most Outstanding Track Performer Honor at MAC Outdoor Championships

Riak Reese took individual titles in the 100m and 200m and was part of first-place 4x100…

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Women’s Track and Field Finishes Fifth at MAC Outdoor Championships

Banks and Yeargin earned All-MAC honors on final day…

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Ten Flashes Named Distinguished Scholar Athletes

CLEVELAND - Ten Golden Flashes with representation from five of Kent State's winter sports teams were named Mid-American Conference Distinguished Scholar Athletes by the conference office this week.  Faculty athletic representatives at MAC…

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Lawson Repeats as MAC Decathlon Champion

All-American is first Kent State athlete to win consecutive MAC decathlon titles…

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Eagles Soar to Late Win over KSU

Eagles Soar to Late Win…

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Kent State Falls in Elimination Game at MAC Softball Tournament

Senior class was part of program-record 140 wins over the past…

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Women’s Track and Field Leads After Day 1 at MAC Outdoor Championships Behind Individual Titles for Figueroa and Vodan

Gabrielle Figueroa and Vanessa Vodan won individual titles on the opening day of the 2018 MAC Outdoor Track and…

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Flashes Adding Anthony Roberts to Backcourt

KENT, Ohio - Kent State added a third member to its 2018 men's basketball recruiting class with the recent signing of Anthony Roberts (Detroit, Mich.).  A 6-4 guard, Roberts will join the Golden Flashes this offseason from Henry Ford…

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Cegledy Earns Academic All-District™ First Team Honors

Kent State sophomore outfielder Maria Cegledy was named to the 2018 Google Cloud Academic All-District First Team for District V, as selected by the College Sports Information Directors of…

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With Title in View, Flashes Host Eagles

With Title in View, Flashes…

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No.16 Women’s Golf Qualifies for NCAA National Championship

San Francisco, Calif.- The No. 16 Kent State women's golf team has qualified for the 2018 NCAA National Championship after finishing the NCAA San Francisco Regional in fifth place at 1-over par…

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Track and Field Set for MAC Outdoor Championships

Conference titles on the line in Buffalo,…

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Three-Run First Propels Flashes in MAC Softball Tournament Opener

Golden Flashes strike for three runs in first inning, hang on to defeat Western…

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KSU Sweeps Weekly Honors

The Mid-American Conference announced its weekly baseball award winners this week, with KSU's Tim DalPorto and Joey Murray sweeping the player and pitcher of the…

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No. 16 Women’s Golf Charges Into First Place at Regionals

San Francisco, Calif.- The No. 16 Kent State women's golf team will enter the final round of the NCAA Regionals in contention for a spot in the NCAA Championship, having moved into a tie for first place in round two…

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Speers Named MAC Player of the Year, Seven Flashes Earn Postseason Honors

Senior Holly Speers earns conference's top honor for…

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Softball Looks to Repeat at MAC Tournament

Kent State (28-21, 14-9 MAC) begins its Mid-American Conference Tournament title defense on Wednesday, May 9th at 10:30 a.m. when it takes on Western Michigan (28-23, 14-10 MAC) in the first round at Firestone Stadium in Akron. The Golden Flashes…

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Huck Wins Final MAC East Pitcher of the Week Award

CLEVELAND, Ohio – Kent State sophomore pitcher Madi Huck won the final MAC East Pitcher of the Week Award of the season and her second of the year, the conference office announced Tuesday…

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No. 16 Women’s Golf in Second after Round One of Regionals

San Francisco, Calif.- The No. 16 Kent State women's golf team sit atop the leaderboard tied for second place through one round of the NCAA Regional Tournament at the TPC Harding Park Course in San…

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Matt Sligh to Join Men’s Basketball Staff as Assistant Coach

KENT, Ohio – Kent State men's basketball head coach Rob Senderoff finalized his coaching staff for the upcoming season with the hiring of Matt Sligh as an…

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Lauer Goes South of the Border for First Win

Lauer Goes South of the Border for…

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No.16 Women’s Golf to Compete in NCAA Regionals

KENT, Ohio- The No. 16 Kent State women's golf team looks to qualify for the NCAA National Championship at the regional championship, hosted by Stanford, at the TPC Harding Park in San Francisco, Calif.…

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Kent State Seeded Fourth in MAC Softball Tournament

Flashes hit three solo shots in final game of the season at the Diamond…

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Flashes Win Six Events Saturday at Campbell/Wright Invitational

Kent State track and field wrapped up the regular season…

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Bats and Arms Shine in Senior Day Sweep over Akron

KENT, Ohio – On Senior Day at the Diamond at Dix, the Kent State softball team (28-20, 14-8 MAC) swept a doubleheader over the Akron Zips (3-43-1, 2-21 MAC), 4-0, and, 10-0, on Saturday afternoon. Pitcher Madi Huck pitched tremendously in the…

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30 for 30: Flashes Streak Reaches Two Decades

KENT, OHIO – Kent State pitching struck out 19 Bowling Green Falcons and the Golden Flashes stayed hot in an 11-0 rout which gave the program its 30th win of…

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Figueroa Wins Hammer Throw to Open Campbell/Wright Invitational

Figueroa wins women's hammer and Wickey takes second in…

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Anzovino Drafted by Toronto Argonauts

Former Kent State long snapper Kain Anzovino (Fort Erie, Ontario) was selected by the Toronto Argonauts in the eighth round of the Canadian Football League Draft…

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Student-Athletes Honored at Devine Banquet and Starner Speaker Series

The Kent State athletic department's top honors were given out this past Sunday at the 35th annual Judith K. Devine Athletic Academic…

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Golden Flashes and Zips to Square Off in Regular Season Finale

The Kent State softball team (26-20, 12-8 MAC) plays its last regular season series at home against Akron (3-42-1, 2-19 MAC) before gearing up for the Mid-American Conference Tournament next week. Game one of the series is scheduled for Friday, May…

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Jon Cunningham Signs with Atlanta Falcons

Kent State defensive lineman Jon Cunningham (Bedford, Ohio) recently signed a free agent contract with the Atlanta Falcons.  The two-time All-Mid-American Conference selection played in 46 career games for the…

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KSU Blasts Way to Victory

KENT, OHIO – Kent State took advantage of some warm spring weather and home cooking to blast past visiting Walsh Wednesday night, 12-3 in the opening game of a…

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Men’s Golf To Compete in Florida Regional as Fifth Seed

KENT, Ohio- The No. 29 Kent State men's golf team has been selected as the fifth seed in the NCAA Regional Tournament at the Reunion Resorts in Kissimmee, Fla., hosted by the University of…

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Dobbin Homers Twice in Mid-Week Game at Pitt

Senior drove in all four Golden…

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Reese Claims Another MAC Men’s Track Athlete of the Week Award

Redshirt senior has been named MAC Male Track Athlete of the Week award seven times…

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Speers Wins MAC Weekly Award for Fifth Time This Season

CLEVELAND, Ohio – Kent State senior infielder Holly Speers has been named the Mid-American Conference Co- East Division Player of the Week as announced by the conference office (May 1). It's the fifth time Speers has won a weekly…

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Flashes Play Final Midweek Game at Pitt

The Kent State softball team (26-19, 12-8 MAC) embarks on its last non-conference game of the season when it travels to Pitt (28-16-1, 14-6 ACC) on Tuesday, May 1 at 6 p.m. It's the second meeting of the season between the two teams, with the…

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Athletics Celebrates 100 Percent Staff Giving Participation

Kent State University's Division of Institutional Advancement recently recognized the athletic department for 100 percent participation in its staff giving campaign.  The department's commitment to supporting student-athletes was…

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Flashes Come From Behind to Win 25th MAC Championship Title

FORT WAYNE, Ind.- After being 10-strokes behind, the No. 29 Kent State men's golf team won its 25th Mid-American Championship title on Sunday at the Sycamore Hills…

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Flashes Bats Blast Toledo for Sweep

Flashes Bats Blast Toledo…

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Reese Captures 100m Title on Final Day of Drake Relays

Redshirt senior is Kent State's second winner of…

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Scholarship Auction Continues Upward Trend

KENT, Ohio – Kent State welcomed back Pittsburgh Steelers' fullback Roosevelt Nix as the guest of honor Friday night during the 7th Annual Athletics Scholarship Auction at the Memorial Athletic and Convocation Center.  The fun-filled…

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Kent State Qualifies for MAC Tournament and Sweeps Bowling Green in Thrilling Weekend

BOWLING GREEN, Ohio – Kent State (26-19, 12-8 MAC) swept Bowling Green (25-23, 7-12 MAC) on Saturday afternoon and won its sixth straight game, while locking up a spot in the Mid-American Conference Tournament for a league record 15th…

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No. 29 Men’s Golf Heads into Final Day of MAC Championship in Second

FORT WAYNE, Ind.-  The No. 29 Kent State men's golf team holds second place after round three of the 2018 Mid-American Conference Championship, at Sycamore Hills…

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No. 29 Men’s Golf in Second at MAC Championship

FORT WAYNE, Ind.-  The No. 29 Kent State men's golf team sits in second place after two rounds at the 2018 Mid-American Conference Championship, at the Sycamore Hills…

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Kent State Shuts Down Bowling Green for Fourth Straight Win

BOWLING GREEN, Ohio – Kent State (24-19, 10-8 MAC) defeated Bowling Green (25-21, 7-10 MAC) 7-0 at Meserve Field behind the sensational pitching of Madi Huck. The sophomore hurler allowed only three hits and did not allow a Falcon runner to…

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Trio of Flashes Record Top-10 Finishes Thursday at Drake Relays

Rachel Banks (800m), Clark Bookman (3K steeplechase) and Jacob Mally (decathlon) all placed in the top-10 at the Drake Relays…

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Volleyball Welcomes Five Newcomers for 2018

Kent State volleyball has added five student-athletes for the…

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Kent State Readies to Face Bowling Green

The Kent State softball team (24-19, 9-8 MAC) embarks on its final conference road trip of the season when it takes on Bowling Green (25-20, 7-9 MAC) on Friday, April 27th and Saturday, April 28th. The Golden Flashes are in second place in the…

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No. 30 Men’s Golf to Defend MAC Championship Title

KENT, Ohio- The No. 30 Kent State men's golf team will defend its title at the 2018 MAC Championship in Fort Wayne, Ind. at the par-72, 7,331-yard Sycamore Hills Golf Course…

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Speers Named USA Softball Collegiate Player of the Year Top 25 Finalist

OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. – Kent State senior infield Holly Speers has been named one of the 25 finalists for the 2018 USA Softball Collegiate Player of the Year award, as announced by USA Softball. Speers, who currently leads the country in…

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Women’s Golf Selected as Four Seed in San Francisco Regional

KENT, Ohio- The 16th ranked Kent State women's golf team is headed to San Francisco, Cali. to compete in the NCAA Regional Tournament at the TPC…

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Panthong Named MAC Female Scholar-Athlete of the Week

CLEVELAND, Ohio- Kent State sophomore Pimnipa Panthong (Nakhon Sawan, Thailand) has been named the Mid-American Conference Female Scholar-Athlete of the Week, the conference announced…

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Golden Flashes to Compete at Prestigious Drake Relays

Kent State will compete in four-day meet in Des…

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Speers Sweeps National Player of the Week Awards

KENT, Ohio - Kent State senior infielder Holly Speers has been recognized as the USA Softball Collegiate Player of the Week and Louisville Slugger / NFCA National Player of the Week. The Golden Flashes have won a weekly national award in  the…

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Bats Are Back, All Right!

BUFFALO – Kent State responded in a big way on…

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Speers Selected as MAC East Player of the Week

CLEVELAND, Ohio – Kent State senior infielder Holly Speers has been named Mid-American Conference East Division Player of the Week, the league office announced Tuesday (April 24). It is the fourth time Speers has won a weekly conference award…

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Kent State Set to Take On Saint Francis (Pa.)

Kent State (24-19, 9-8 MAC) visits Saint Francis (Pa.) (30-17, 10-0 NEC) in a matchup up two NCAA Tournament teams from a season ago on Tuesday, April 24. The twin bill begins at 1 p.m. with the second game following roughly 30 minutes after the…

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No. 16 Women’s Golf Shoots a MAC Championship Record to secure 20th Straight MAC Title

NAPERVILLE, Ill.- The No. 16 Kent State women's golf team did it again winning its 20th straight Mid-American Conference title after carding a MAC Championship record on Sunday at the Naperville…

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Flashes Finish Fifth at Kepler Intercollegiate

COLUMBUS, Ohio- The No. 25 Kent State men's golf team finished the regular season Sunday with a fifth-place showing at the Robert Kepler Intercollegiate at Ohio State's…

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‘Cats Claw Back on Kent State Again

KENT, OHIO – It was a terrifying sense of déjà-vu for the Golden Flashes on Sunday afternoon as another late lead evaporated in the rubber game of a…

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No.25 Men’s Golf in Top-10 after First Day of Kepler Intercollegiate

COLUMBUS, Ohio-  The No.25 Kent State men's golf team sits in sixth place after a long opening day of the 47th Robert Kepler Intercollegiate at the OSU Golf Club's…

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No. 16 Women’s Golf Push Lead to 36 at MAC Championships

NAPERVILLE, Ill.- The No. 16 Kent State women's golf team stretched its lead on the second day of the 2018 MAC Women's Golf Championship, hosted by NIU at the Naperville…

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Flashes Streak Snapped by Bobcats

KENT, OHIO – A 3-0 lead disappeared over the final three frames Saturday as Ohio stunned Kent State 5-3 in 12 innings on…

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Flashes Buck Bulls, Sweep Weekend Series in Dominating Fashion

KENT, Ohio – Kent State (23-19, 9-8 MAC) received an 11-run inning in the second game Saturday's doubleheader in a series sweep over Buffalo (15-26, 6-11 MAC) at the Diamond at Dix. The Golden Flashes won both games in five innings,…

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Hammer Time: Figueroa Bests Own Kent State Record

Senior sets program hammer throw record for second time in…

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No. 16 Women’s Golf Leads MAC Championship After Round One

NAPERVILLE, Ill.- The No. 16 Kent State women's golf team is off to an emphatic start at the 2018 MAC Women's Golf Championship, holding a 21-stroke lead after round one at the Naperville…

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Murray Mesmerizes Again

KENT, OHIO – Joey Murray flirted with a no-hitter and struck out 14 Ohio hitters as the Golden Flashes knocked off the Bobcats 5-3 in a series-opening win that was hardly…

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Huck Throws Two-Hit Shutout and Bats Explode in 10-0 Victory

KENT, Ohio – Kent State (21-19, 7-8 MAC) sophomore pitcher Madi Huck fired a two-hit shutout in the Golden Flashes' 10-0 run-rule victory in five innings over Buffalo. Kent State clubbed its second-most hits in conference play (14) and…

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No.25 Men’s Golf to Compete at Ohio State

KENT, Ohio- The No. 25 Kent State men's golf team will close out the regular season at the Robert Kepler Intercollegiate, hosted by Ohio State April 21-22 in Columbus, Ohio. The 54-hole, two-day event is located at the Scarlet Course at the…

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Walker to Enter NBA Draft Without Agent

KENT, Ohio - Kent State junior guard Jaylin Walker (Inkster, Mich.) recently declared for the 2018 NBA Draft but will not hire an agent in order to retain his NCAA eligibility for his 2018-19…

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Track and Field Readies for Another Busy Weekend

Golden Flashes will send athletes to the Jesse Owens Classic and the War…

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Flashes Boast Nation's Second Highest GPA

Kent State was honored on Thursday by The National Wrestling Coaches Association for having the nation's second highest team grade point average.  Additionally, five Golden Flashes were named to the NWCA…

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First Place Flashes Host Bobcats

KENT, OHIO – After shutting out one group of felines on Wednesday, Kent State prepares to welcome in another this weekend when the Ohio Bobcats come to Schoonover Stadium for a three-game Mid-American…

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Flashes to Face Bulls This Weekend

Kent State (20-19, 6-8 MAC) continues Mid-American Conference play as it hosts Buffalo (15-23, 6-8 MAC) in a three-game series this weekend at the Diamond at Dix. begins Friday, April 20 at 3 p.m. A doubleheader is scheduled for Saturday, April 21…

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Perennial Powerhouse No. 16 Women’s Golf Competes for 20th Straight MAC Title

KENT, Ohio- The No. 16 Kent State women's golf team will begin its quest for a 20th-straight Mid-American Conference Championship this weekend at the 2018 MAC Women's Golf Championship, hosted by Northern Illinois. The event will take…

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Declawed

KENT, OHIO – Kent State got more superb mound work and two timely hits to complete a season sweep of Pittsburgh Wednesday night at…

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Speers Clubs Late Gland Slam, but Flashes Edged by Pitt 6-4

KENT, Ohio – Holly Speers clubbed a grand slam home run in the sixth inning, but Kent State's comeback attempt against Pitt came up short on Wednesday evening at the Diamond at Dix. Pinch hitter Allie Luther came up as the tying run in…

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Lawson Named MAC Male Scholar-Athlete of the Week

All-American earns Scholar-Athlete of the Week recognition for…

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Men’s Basketball Announces Signing of Antonio Williams

KENT, Ohio – Kent State University men's basketball head coach Rob Senderoff has announced the signing of Antonio "Booman" Williams to the 2018…

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Golden Flashes Sweep MAC Men’s Track and Field Athlete of the Week Honors

Riak Reese and TJ Lawson helped Kent State post four national top-15 marks over…

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Midweek Battle vs. Pitt Set for Wednesday

Kent State (20-18, 6-8 MAC) hosts Pittsburgh (22-16-1, 11-6 ACC) in a Wednesday afternoon tilt from the Diamond at Dix on Wednesday, April 18 at 4 p.m. This is the first game of the scheduled series against the Panthers, with the series concluding…

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Kent State Adds 11 Student-Athletes for Inaugural Lacrosse Season

Head coach Brianne Tierney announced the addition of 11 student-athletes to Kent State's inaugural women's…

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Avery Finishes as Nation's Leader in Assist Turnover Ratio

Kent State junior point guard Jalen Avery (Covington, Ky.) was recently recognized by the NCAA as the 2017-18 Division I statistical champion for assist/turnover ratio.  Avery becomes the program's first statistical champion recognized by…

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Panthong Named Co-Champion at Lady Buckeye Invitational

COLUMBUS, Ohio- After heavy rain caused the final round of play to be canceled, sophomore Pimnipa Panthong (Nakhon Sawan, Thailand) was named co-champion of the Lady Buckeye Invitational with a 3-under 141 score for her third-straight…

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No.26 Men’s Golf Named Co-Champions After Shortened Boilermaker Invitational

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind.- After a steady rainfall caused the Kampen Course to become unplayable, the third round of the Boilermaker Invitational was canceled, the No.26 men's golf team finished…

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No.26 Men’s Golf In Lead at Boilermaker Invitational

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind.-  The No. 26 Kent State men's golf team enters the final round of the Boilermaker Invitational tied for first, posting a two-round score of…

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No.16 Women’s Golf in Striking Distance Heading into Final Round at Lady Buckeye Invitational

COLUMBUS, Ohio- Kent State women's golf finished day one of the Lady Buckeye Invitational alone in second place with a score of 9-over par after rounds of 287 and 298 at the Ohio State University Golf Club…

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Spring Game Returns in Energetic Fashion

KENT, Ohio – Kent State football fans got their first glimpse of the FlashFAST era Saturday during the 2018 spring game at Dix Stadium.  With a unique scoring system set up by the coaching staff, the Golden Flashes' defense topped…

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Craig’s List: Stevens, Jr. Soars to No. 2 Spot in KSU Record Book

Junior All-American posted a personal-best 53'-1.5" to claim No. 4 national ranking in…

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Tight Series Closes with One-Run Setback to Miami

OXFORD, Ohio – Kent State's offense could not find a rhythm Saturday afternoon and fell to Miami, 3-2, at the Miami Softball Stadium. The Golden Flashes had a 2-1 lead entering the bottom of the sixth, but the RedHawks clubbed a go-ahead…

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The Book of Eli

KENT, OHIO – Senior left-hander Eli Kraus continued his meteoric rise up the Kent State career wins list with his best performance of the season – a complete game three-hitter – and he got more than enough offensive support as KSU…

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Fraga, Lawson and Reese Headline Outstanding Performances Friday at Tennessee Relays

Fraga breaks long jump record while Lawson and Reese earn…

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KSU Soars Into First Place with Twin Bill Sweep

KENT, OHIO – Two dominating wins by the red-hot Golden Flashes moved KSU into sole possession of first place in the Mid-American Conference in a Friday twin bill sweep of…

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Flashes Win Series Opener in Marathon Friday

OXFORD, Ohio – In an action-packed day at the Miami Softball Stadium, Kent State (20-17. 6-7 MAC) earned a split with Miami (16-19, 5-8 MAC). The Golden Flashes took game one, 4-3, but fell in an 11-inning marathon in game two, 6-5. Kent State…

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Jackson Named Assistant Men’s Basketball Coach

KENT, Ohio – Kent State men's basketball head coach Rob Senderoff has announced the hiring on Dante Jackson as an…

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Holt Earns MAC Golfer of the Week

CLEVELAND, Ohio- Kent State senior  Ian Holt (Stow, Ohio) was named the Mid-American Conference Golfer of the Week on Friday, after finishing in a tie for third place at the Aggie Invitational, April 7-8 at the Traditions Club in Bryan,…

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No.16 Women’s Golf Wraps up Regular Season in Columbus

KENT, Ohio-  The No. 16 Kent State women's golf team will close out the regular season at the 2018 Lady Buckeye Spring Invitational, hosted by Ohio State April 14-15 at the Ohio State University Golf Club…

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No. 26 Men’s Golf Looks to Defend Title at Boilermaker Invitational

KENT, Ohio- The No.26 Kent State men's golf team is set to defend its title in the Boilermaker Invitational, hosted by Purdue April 14-15 at the Kampen Course in West…

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Flashes Take On Miami for Weekend Series

The Kent State softball team (19-16, 5-6 MAC) hits the road for a weekend series against Miami (Ohio) (15-8, 4-7 MAC). The series begins with a doubleheader on Friday, April 13, at 2 p.m., wrapping up weekend play on Saturday, April 14, at 1 p.m.…

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Lawson Takes Decathlon Lead Heading Into Friday at Tennessee Relays

Lawson placed in top-3 in all five decathlon events…

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Flashes, Weather Warming up for Weekend

KENT, OHIO – Spring may finally be making its long-awaited debut in the Great Lakes region this weekend as the red-hot Golden Flashes prepare to host Northern Illinois in a three-game…

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Elite Competition Awaits Golden Flashes at Tennessee Relays

Olympic gold medalist Justin Gatlin headlines loaded field of athletes in…

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Hampshire Honor Society Welcomes Six Flashes

A Kent State program record six Golden Flashes were named to the Hampshire Honor Society Wednesday by the National…

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Flashes Slug Past Canisius

KENT, OHIO – A day after a pitching-dominated win on the road, Kent State won in the opposite fashion on Wednesday evening at Schoonover Stadium, 13-11…

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Kent State Drops Two Games to Ohio

KENT, Ohio – The Kent State softball team fell to the Ohio Bobcats twice on Wednesday afternoon at the Diamond at Dix. The Golden Flashes fell in a tight game, 4-2, in game one of the doubleheader, but Ohio exploded to win 22-7 in the second…

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Tollerud Named MAC Female Scholar-Athlete of the Week

Senior earns Scholar-Athlete of the Week recognition for…

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Kiddie Corps

PITTSBURGH – It was a cold night at Pittsburgh's Cost Field with the stadium lights shining, but a trio of KSU freshmen lit the night up anyway and brought plenty of heat in Kent State's 4-1 victory over…

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Figueroa Named MAC Women’s Field Athlete of the Week Award

Figueroa set school hammer throw record in outdoor…

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Doubleheader Showdown Against Ohio on tap for Wednesday

The Kent State softball team (19-14, 5-4 MAC) hosts Mid-American Conference East Division rival Ohio (20-13, 8-1 MAC) in a midweek doubleheader on Wednesday, April 11 at 1 p.m. at the Diamond at Dix. The Golden Flashes and Bobcats will meet for the…

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Program-Record Ten Golden Flashes Earn Gymnastics Academic All-MAC Honors

Kent State led the conference with a program-record 10 student-athletes named to the 2018 Gymnastics Academic…

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KSU Masters CMU in Rubber Match

MT. PLEASANT, MICH – Kent State couldn't be contained…

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Flashes Best Nation’s Top-Ranked Field at Aggie Invitational

BRYAN, Texas- The No. 31 Kent State Golden Flashes finished second place among the nation's top-ranked teams at the Aggie Invitational on Sunday. In their final round, the Golden Flashes shot a 3-under 285 for a tournament total of…

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Fletcher Ties for Second on Floor at NCAA Columbus Regional

Freshman Abby Fletcher scored her fourth score of 9.900 or higher on…

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Flashes Sit in Second Place at Suspended Aggie Invitational

BRYAN, Texas-The Kent State men's golf team stands in second place when play was suspended in the second round on Saturday at the Aggie Invitational at Texas A&M's…

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Tollerud Hits NCAA Qualifying Mark at Northeast Ohio Quad

The Golden Flashes' women won three individual events on Saturday, while the men won two on day two of the University of…

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Kent State Surges Past Ball State to Win Weekend Series

MUNCIE, Ind. – In a series finale between both team's aces, Kent State (19-14, 5-4 MAC) received a great start from pitcher Madi Huck, along with 11 hits to defeat Ball State, 4-1. KSU took the series from the Cardinals (24-12, 6-3 MAC)…

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Flashes Ice Chippewas in Series Opener

MT. PLEASANT, MICH - Kent State and Central Michigan played six scoreless innings before the Golden Flashes did what they've done all year – flex some offensive muscle late at frigid…

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Figueroa Breaks Hammer Throw Record Friday at Northeast Ohio Quad

Gabrielle Figueroa set Kent State's hammer throw record with a mark of 203'-5" on her third attempt of…

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Flashes Take First Game of the Series from Ball State

MUNCIE, Ind. – Kent State (18-14, 4-4 MAC) took the first game of the series over Ball State, 5-2, on Friday afternoon behind contributions from the entire lineup. Carlee Selle had the big blow of the game with a two-run home run in the…

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Track and Field Heads to Northeast Ohio Quad

Two-day competition will feature Akron, Ashland and…

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No. 30 Men’s Golf Takes on Nation’s Best in Texas

KENT, Ohio- The No. 30 Kent State men's golf team will compete against one of the toughest fields in the nation this weekend in the Aggie Invitational at the Traditions Club in…

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Kent State Travels to Columbus for NCAA Regionals on Saturday

Kent State gymnastics will compete in its 10th NCAA Regional competition in the last…

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Flashes and Cardinals Open Series Friday

The Golden Flashes softball team travels to take on Ball State in the third Mid-American Conference series of the season. Kent State (17-12, 3-3 MAC) and Ball State (23-10, 5-1 MAC) begin the series on Friday, April 6 at 3 p.m. A doubleheader is…

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Younkin Selected for Kent State’s Women’s Center SAGE Project Class of 2018

Senior was recently recognized as a member of the SAGE Project Class…

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Peterson Named to Academic All-MAC Team

CLEVELAND, Ohio – Kent State sophomore guard Mitch Peterson has been named to the 2018 Men's Basketball Academic All-MAC Team, the conference office announced on Wednesday…

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Program Record 20 Flashes Earn NFHCA Academic Honors

The National Field Hockey Coaches Association recently announced its Zag Field Hockey/Division I National Academic Squad for the 2017-18 academic year. Kent State had a program record 20 student-athletes honored, tying for the second most of any…

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Softball Rained Out at Ohio

ATHENS, Ohio – Due to a severe downpour in Athens, Kent State softball will not play its Tuesday afternoon doubleheader against the Bobcats. The first game of the three-game series is cancelled and will not be made up. Kent State and Ohio will…

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Brownfield Garners MAC East Player of the Week Honors

CLEVELAND, Ohio - Junior Bailey Brownfield has been named Mid-American Conference East Division Player of the Week, the league office announced…

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Rematch of Last Season's MAC Championship Set for Tuesday

Kent State and Ohio will meet for the first time since facing off in the Mid-American Conference Tournament Championship a season ago. The Golden Flashes (17-12, 3-3 MAC) play the Bobcats (18-12, 6-0 MAC) in a MAC midweek doubleheader on Tuesday,…

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Nine Flashes Claim Academic All-MAC Honors

CLEVELAND – Kent State led all Mid-American Conference institutions with nine student-athletes on the 2018 Academic All-MAC Wrestling Team.  The conference office released its list of 39 wrestlers on Monday as the Golden Flashes led the…

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KSU Drops Hammer on Broncos

KALAMAZOO, MICH. – Kent State celebrated Easter Weekend with a three-game sweep of the Western Michigan Broncos at Bobb Stadium, rolling to a 12-6 win in Sunday's…

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Comeback Effort Not Enough in 6-3 Setback

KENT, Ohio – Bailey Brownfield belted a three-run homer in the third inning to tie the game at three, but Kent State (17-13, 3-3 MAC) could not complete the comeback, and fell to Toledo (21-13, 5-1 MAC) 6-3 on Sunday afternoon at the Diamond…

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Kent State Posts Seven Victories Saturday at Oliver Nikoloff Open

Golden Flashes concluded opening weekend of outdoor season…

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Brownfield Does It Again and Hits Walk-Off Against Toledo

KENT, Ohio – Bailey Brownfield hit an opposite field single to walk-off the Golden Flashes in the bottom of the seventh inning for a 7-6 victory. Kent State (17-12, 3-2 MAC) got the series opening win over Toledo (20-13, 4-1 MAC) in the first…

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A ‘Good Friday’ at the Ball’Parks’

KALAMAZOO, MICH. – Kent State's run of superb starting pitching continued in a doubleheader sweep of Western Michigan Friday at…

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Reese’s Impressive Day at Florida Relays Highlights Friday Track and Field Action

Riak Reese ran a pair of program top-10 marks in his two races…

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Holt Earns MAC Golfer of the Week

CLEVELAND, Ohio- Kent State senior Ian Holt (Stow, Ohio) was named Mid-American Conference Golfer of the Week on Thursday, after finishing third at the Hootie at Bulls Bay Intercollegiate, Mar. 25-27 at the Bulls Bay Golf Course in Charleston, S.C.…

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Softball Announces Schedule Change for Home Series vs. Toledo

KENT, Ohio – Current field conditions have forced changes to the Kent State softball team's three-game series against Toledo this weekend at the Diamond…

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Panthong Named MAC Golfer of the Week

CLEVELAND, Ohio-  Kent State sophomore Pimnipa Panthong (Nakhon Sawan, Thailand) was named Mid-American Conference Women's Golfer of the Week on Thursday following her standout performance at the Hennsler Financial Intercollegiate on…

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Champen Punches NCAA Regional Ticket at Texas Relays

Sophomore Christian Champen cleared 17'-0.75" on his second attempt of…

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No. 16 Women’s Golf Falls to Kentucky in Match-Play Playoff

LEXINGTON, Ky.- The No.16 women's golf team fell to Kentucky (3-2) in a one-day match-play playoff on Thursday at the par 72, 6,069 yard Big…

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Six Flashes on Display for Scouts at 2018 Pro Day

A host of professional scouts came to the Kent State Field House on Friday, March 23 to witness the Golden Flashes' 2018 Pro Day. Six former Flashes put their skills to the test: Jon Cunningham (Bedford, Ohio), Jerrell Foster (Cincinnati,…

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Women’s Basketball Matches Program Record with Six Academic All-MAC Recipients

The 2018 Women's Basketball Academic All-MAC list includes six…

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Hot Hitting Flashes Host Toledo for Three-Game Series

The Kent State softball team (16-11, 2-1 MAC) gears up for its second weekend of Mid-American Conference play at the Diamond at Dix. The Golden Flashes host Toledo (19-12, 3-0 MAC) for a three-game series beginning on Friday, March 30 with a 3 p.m.…

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Baseball and Softball Live Video Streaming in 2018

Kent State's GoldenFlashesTV is now offering free, live video streams of select home baseball and softball games during the…

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Korinek to Participate in ‘So You Want To Be A Coach’ Program at Final Four

Senior chosen as part of the class of the 16th annual "So You Want To Be A…

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South Bend Split

NOTRE DAME, IND. – The Fighting Irish broke a 1-1 tie with a two-out eighth inning run and Kent State wasted a dream ninth inning situation as Notre Dame escaped this brief two-game midweek series with a…

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Flashes Trounce Hoyas in the Nation’s Capital

Washington, D.C. – Kent State's bats dominated Georgetown's pitching on Wednesday afternoon in the nation's capital, drubbing the Hoyas, 17-5, in five innings. Allie Luther led the charge driving in six runs and crushed a double…

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Kent State Track and Field Set for Action in Three States to Open Outdoor Season

Golden Flashes begin 2018 outdoor track and field season…

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Four Flashes Earn Elite Academic Honor

Kent State's field hockey team continued to earn recognition for its academic excellence by having four players named as 2017 Zag Field Hockey / NFHCA Division I Scholars…

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Stypinski Named NACGC/W Regular Season All-American

Senior Rachel Stypinski earned regular season All-America status for second…

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The Book of Jared

NOTRE DAME, IND. - Kent State got lights-out pitching and three runs batted in from Josh Hollander to defeat Notre Dame, 4-1 on a rainy spring night in…

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Offense Bounces Back for Run-Rule Victory Over UMBC

BALTIMORE, Md. – Kent State's bats rolled to an 11-3 six inning run rule victory over UMBC in game two of a doubleheader on Tuesday afternoon. Vanessa Scoarste hit a home run and Hallie Ward and Kylee Southers smacked RBI doubles, all…

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Flashes Finish Second at Hootie Intercollegiate

CHARLESTON, S.C.-  The No.34 Kent State Golden Flashes finished second among a field of 15 at the Hootie at Bulls Bay Intercollegiate on Tuesday. In their final round, the Golden Flashes shot a 12-under 276 for a tournament total of…

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No. 19 Women’s Golf Repeats as Henssler Intercollegiate Champions

KENNESAW, Ga.- For the second straight year, the No. 19 Kent State women's golf team won its second-straight tournament taking the title at the Hennsler Financial Intercollegiate at the Pinetree Country Club with a score of 9-over…

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Flashes Travel to Nation’s Capital for Spring Break Trip

The Kent State softball team (14-10, 2-1 MAC) hits the road for its spring break trip to Washington, D.C. and will take three opponents in mid-week contests. The Flashes will battle Mount St. Mary's (7-13, 0-0 NEC) on Tuesday, March 27 at 1…

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Panthong and Flashes Lead After Two Rounds at the Hennsler Intercollegiate

KENNESAW, Ga.- No.19 Kent State holds a five-stroke lead following two rounds at the Hennsler Intercollegiate at the Pinetree Country Club on Monday. Sophomore Pimnipa Panthong (Nakhon Sawan, Thailand) leads the field at 3-under, while the Golden…

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Flashes Claim Top Spot After Two Rounds of Play at Hootie Intercollegiate

CHARLESTON, S.C.- The Kent State men's golf team moved into first place on Monday at the Hootie Intercollegiate after firing a 3-under 285 at Bulls Bay…

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Gymnastics Sent to NCAA Columbus Regional

Kent State will compete at NCAA Regional in Columbus on…

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Zabo Selected to Play in 3-on-3 National Championship

Kent State guard Kevin Zabo has been selected to play in the inaugural Dos Equis 3X3U National Championship. The new event will pit 32 four-man teams consisting of players from every Division I college basketball conference against each other in a…

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Golden Flashes Near the Top of Leaderboard After Round One at The Hootie Intercollegiate

CHARLESTON, SC-  After the 18 holes on Sunday, Kent State sits in a tie for second place at the Hootie Intercollegiate at Bulls Bay Golf Course in…

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Flashes Travel to Henssler Intercollegiate

KENT, Ohio-  The No. 19 Kent State Golden Flashes look to repeat as team champions at the Hennsler Intercollegiate on Monday and Tuesday for the two-day event, hosted by Kennesaw State University. The event will be played at the par 72,…

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Broncos Best Flashes in Series Finale

KENT, Ohio – Kent State (14-10, 2-1 MAC) fell in the series finale to the Western Michigan Broncos (14-13, 1-2 MAC), 12. The Broncos banged out 17 hits in their run-rule victory, the most KSU has allowed this season. Kent State was limited to…

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KSU Stumbles in Rubber Match

KENT, Ohio – Visiting Ball State scored seven unanswered runs from the fifth inning on and rolled to a series-clinching win over Kent State on Sunday afternoon at…

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Stypinski Named MAC Gymnast of the Year for Third Consecutive Season

Rachel Stypinski is second three-time MAC Gymnast of…

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Biggin Earns Eleventh MAC Coach of the Year Award

Kent State head coach Brice Biggin wins record 11th MAC Coach of…

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Fletcher Claims Floor Title at MAC Gymnastics Championships

Freshman Abby Fletcher won the floor exercise title Saturday at the 2018 MAC…

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Kent State Sweeps Western Michigan in Drama Filled Conference Opener

KENT, Ohio – Kent State (14-9, 2-0 MAC) got off to a hot start in Mid-American Conference play, downing Western Michigan (13-13, 0-2 MAC) twice on Saturday at the Diamond at Dix. Down by five entering the sixth inning of game one, the Golden…

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KSU Lowers Boom on Ball State

KENT, Ohio – KSU hurlers Joey Murray and Austin Havekost combined to twirl Kent State's first shutout of the 2018 season and the Flashes' bats came to life in a series-evening 11-0 win over…

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Flashes Open The Hootie at Bulls Bay Sunday

KENT,Ohio- The Kent State men's golf team heads south for the third time in three weeks, competing at the 14th annual 2018 Hootie at Bulls Bay Intercollegiate, March 25-27in the Lowcountry. The 54-hole, three-day event is located at the Bulls…

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Baker Freezes KSU Bats in MAC Opener

KENT, Ohio – Ball State righty John Baker stymied Kent State hitters over eight innings Friday en route to a 5-1 Cardinals win in the Mid-American Conference opener for…

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Gymnastics Returns to Mount Pleasant for MAC Championships Saturday

Kent State looks to avenge narrow loss to host Chippewas earlier…

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Kent State Places 23 on Indoor Track and Field Academic All-MAC Teams

Golden Flashes have 14 women and nine men named to 2018 Academic…

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MAC Slate Begins this Weekend Against Western Michigan

The defending Mid-American Conference Tournament Champion Kent State Golden Flashes (12-9, 0-0 MAC) begin their conference season this weekend at home against Western Michigan (13011, 0-0 MAC). Kent State begins its MAC season with a doubleheader on…

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Softball Announces Schedule Change for Home Series vs. Western Michigan

KENT, Ohio – Current weather conditions have forced changes to the Kent State softball team's three-game series against Western Michigan this weekend at the Diamond…

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Conel Named MAC Male Scholar Athlete of the Week

Kent State junior 197-pounder Kyle Conel (Ashtabula, Ohio) was named Mid-American Conference Male Scholar Athlete of the Week Wednesday, following his breakthrough performance at the 2018 NCAA Championships.  Conel entered the tournament…

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Field Hockey Recognized for Academic Success

KENT, Ohio- The Kent State University field hockey team was recognized as a Zag Field Hockey/ NFHCA Division I National Academic Team Award recipient on Tuesday as announced by the National Field Hockey…

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Stypinski Receives Fourth All-MAC First Team Honor

Senior is second gymnast in KSU history to earn spot on first team…

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Arctic Freeze, Penguins no Match for KSU

KENT, Ohio – With winds gusting up to 20 m.p.h. driving wind chill temperatures into the lower 30s, Kent State erased an early 2-0 deficit en route to a 7-2 win over Youngstown State in the 2018…

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Softball Set to Host Youngstown State on Wednesday in Home Opener

The Kent State softball team (12-9) begins its home schedule on Wednesday, March 21 with a doubleheader at the Diamond at Dix against Youngstown State (8-12). The Golden Flashes and Penguins will square off in a doubleheader with the first pitch at…

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Murray is MAC Pitcher of the Week

Kent State junior Joey Murray has been named the Mid-American Conference Pitcher of the Week, the league office announced today,…

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Speers Hits Two Bombs Against Penn State and Climbs Program Record Book

STATE COLLEGE, P.a. – Kent State senior infielder Holly Speers hit career home runs number 37 and 38 on Sunday against Penn State to claim sole possession of the second most bombs in a Kent State career. Her 38 career home runs are tied for…

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Those Darn Cats

CULLOWHEE, N.C. – Western Carolina ended the longest losing streak in school history and avoided a second straight home sweep by bashing past Kent State, 9-2 on…

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Kent State Earns Split Over Penn State

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. – The Golden Flashes split a doubleheader with Penn State on Saturday afternoon at Beard Field. Kent State won the first game of the day, 6-5, before falling in the second game by the same score. The Golden Flashes utilized…

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Second Life

CULLOWHEE, N.C. – From near disaster to an extra…

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Conel Completes Improbable Third Place Run at NCAAs

CLEVELAND- The 2018 season concluded with a Quicken Loans Arena standing ovation for Kent State junior 197-pounder Kyle Conel (Ashtabula, Ohio).  The unseeded, adopted fan favorite won the crowd over by going 6-1 with a pair of wins over No. 1…

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Gymnastics Beats No. 18 GW and Temple on Senior Night

The Kent State gymnastics team posted a final team score of 196.325, its second-best this season, to defeat No. 18 George Washington (195.650) and Temple (195.075), on…

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More Ninth Inning Magic from KSU

CULLOWHEE, N.C. – Four weeks ago, KSU shocked Sam Houston State with a five-run ninth on opening night. Against Western Carolina Friday night, the Golden Flashes flexed some more…

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Conel's Cinderella Story Continues

Kent State junior 197-pounder Kyle Conel (Ashtabula, Ohio) defied all odds and became the Golden Flashes' latest All-American Friday at Quicken Loans Arena.  Conel tossed No. 1 seed Kollin Moore (Ohio State) to his back and pinned him 1:30…

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Flashes Meet Nittany Lions for Final Non-Conference Weekend Series

The Kent State softball team (11-7) travels to Penn State this weekend for a three-game series against the Nittany Lions. The series begins with a doubleheader on Saturday, March 17th with the first pitch scheduled for 1 p.m. The second game will…

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Panthong Named MAC Golfer of the Week

Kent State sophomore Pimnipa Panthong (Nakhon Sawon, Thailand) was named Mid-American Conference Women's Golfer of the Week Thursday following her standout performance Monday and Tuesday at the BYU at Entrada Classic.  Panthong earned…

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Conel and Tutolo Advance to Round of 16

Two Kent State wrestlers combined for three victories during Session I of the NCAA Championships Thursday at Quicken Loans Arena.  Junior Kyle Conel (Ashtabula, Ohio) went 2-0 and junior Anthony Tutolo (Concord, Ohio) won his lone match of…

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Flashes and Catamounts to Renew Rivalry

Kent State will make its fourth and final trek south for non-conference action this weekend when it travels to Cullowhee, N.C. for a three game series with the Western Carolina Catamounts. It is the third straight regular season meeting between the…

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Panthong Selected for 2018 Arnold Palmer Cup

ORLANDO, Fla. - Kent State sophomore Pimnipa Panthong (Nakhon Sawon, Thailand) was one of just 10 golfers selected to play for the international team at the 2018 Arnold Palmer Cup.  The announcement was made live on Golf Channel at the Arnold…

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Four Flashes Set to Take on the Nation's Best in Cleveland

Four wrestlers will represent Kent State University at the 88th NCAA Division I Wrestling Championships March 15-17, at Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland.  All four Golden Flashes are Northeast Ohio natives, anxious to compete in front of…

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Panthong Wins BYU at Entrada Classic

No. 18 Kent State finished second in the team standings Tuesday at Entrada at Snow Canyon.  Panthong's round three 70 put her at 8-under for the tournament, two strokes ahead of BYU's…

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Stypinski Earns Fifth MAC Gymnast of the Week Award of the Season

Senior posted third-highest all-around score in Kent…

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Gymnastics Hosts George Washington and Temple Friday for Senior Night

Kent State will honor its 2018 gymnastics seniors on Friday night at the M.A.C. Center when it closes out the regular season against No. 18 George Washington and Temple at…

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Dobbin Claims MAC East Player of the Week Award

CLEVELAND, Ohio – Kent State senior outfielder Emily Dobbin has been named Mid-American Conference East Division Player of the Week, the league office announced Tuesday…

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Panthong and Flashes Lead After Two Rounds in Utah

ST. GEORGE, Utah -  No. 18 Kent State holds a two-stroke lead following two rounds at the BYU at Entrada Classic on Monday.  Sophomore Pimnipa Panthong (Nakhon Sawon, Thailand) leads the field at 6-under at the Entrada at Snow Canyon,…

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Korinek Honored with CoSIDA Academic All-America® First Team Accolade

Senior Jordan Korinek is third Kent State women's basketball player to earn multiple CoSIDA Academic…

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Brownfield Walks Off Flashes in Victory over Oakland

MURRAY, Ky. – Bailey Brownfield's two-out walk off single secured Kent State's second comeback win in as many days, as the Golden Flashes defeated Oakland, 6-5. The Golden Flashes were trailing by one in the bottom of the seventh…

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Holt Leads Flashes' Final Charge at General Hackler

MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. –  Kent State jumped up four spots in the teams standings, following a sharp final round Sunday at the General Hackler Championship.  The Golden Flashes tied for the third best performance of the day with a 6-under…

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Flashes Trump Aces in Nightcap

MURRAY, K.Y. – Emily Dobbin's big day at the plate led the Golden Flashes to a 6-3 victory over Evansville in the second game of the day at the Racer Classic. Kent State (10-7) earned a split on the day as beating Evansville in the…

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Lawson Breaks Own Heptathlon Record, Earns First Team All-America Honors

Redshirt sophomore TJ Lawson placed fifth at NCAA Indoor Championships with school-record 5,934 points in…

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Flashes Through Two Rounds at General Hackler Championship

MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. –  After 36 holes on Saturday, Kent State sits in a tie for 10th place at the General Hackler Championship at The Dunes Golf and Beach Club.  The Golden Flashes are 16-over with…

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Flashes Set Sights on Another BYU at Entrada Title

No. 18 Kent State looks to repeat as team champions at the BYU at Entrada Classic Monday and Tuesday (March 12-13) in St. George, Utah.  BYU and the Entrada at Snow Canyon Country Club will host the two-day, 54-hole tournament.  Fourteen…

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Flashes Blast #7 Arkansas? 10-4 Good Buddy!

Flashes Blast #7 Arkansas? 10-4…

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Gymnastics Posts Season-High Against Bowling Green

The Kent State gymnastics team posted multiple season-highs in its last regular Mid-American Conference meet against Bowling Green. The Golden Flashes beat the…

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Flashes' Run Comes Up Short in Semifinals

CLEVELAND – Kent State's string of six consecutive wins in MAC Tournament games came to an end Friday night at Quicken Loans Arena.  Top-seeded Buffalo downed the Golden Flashes 78-61 in the semifinals, taking the season…

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Lawson in Sixth Following Day 1 at NCAA Indoor Championships

Redshirt sophomore TJ Lawson scored 3,340 points in the heptathlon…

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Bluegrass State Bound: Softball Plays Final Non-Conference Tournament

The Kent State softball team is traveling to Kentucky this weekend to compete in its final non-conference tournament, the Racer Classic, hosted by Murray State. The Golden Flashes will play four games this weekend and take on UIC at 9 a.m. and…

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Cartwright to be Inducted Into MAC Hall of Fame

Cleveland, Ohio – The Mid-American Conference announced Friday that former Kent State president Dr. Carol Cartwright, will be one of five members in the 2018 MAC Hall of Fame Induction Class. The MAC Hall of Fame ceremony will take place on…

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Three Golden Flashes Set for Competition at 2018 NCAA Indoor Track and Field Championships

Figueroa, Lawson and Stevens, Jr. will compete on nation's biggest stage in College…

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Flashes Marching On to MAC Semifinals

CLEVELAND – Kent State continued to be at its best when it needed it most in a 76-73 victory over Ball State Thursday afternoon at Quicken Loans Arena.  The defending champions ran their MAC Tournament winning streak to six games, all of…

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Flashes and Diamond Hogs to Meet for First Time Since CWS

For the first time since the magical 2012 season, the Golden Flashes are prepared to take on a team from the Southeastern Conference – generally thought of as college…

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Top Tier Competition Awaits Flashes at General Hackler

While the Golden Flashes hold a solid national ranking at No. 32, the 14-team field includes six squads ranked ahead of…

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Gymnastics Hosts Bowling Green Friday Night for ESPN3 Debut

Golden Flashes return to M.A.C. Center for first of two home meets to end…

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Flashes and Bulls Set for MAC Tournament Quarterfinals Matchup

Kent State (13-18) seeks second tournament upset in…

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Korinek Named to All-MAC First Team

Senior Jordan Korinek is ninth three-time All-MAC selection in…

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Speers Claims Third Consecutive MAC East Player of the Week

CLEVELAND, Ohio - Kent State senior infielder Holly Speers has been named Mid-American Conference East Division Player of the Week for the third consecutive week, the league office announced Tuesday…

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Golden Flashes Rally to Take Down Toledo in Overtime, 80-76

Kent State (13-18) trailed by 17 points late in the…

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Zabo Buzzer-Beater Sends Flashes Marching Back to Cleveland

KENT, Ohio - Kent State senior Kevin Zabo went the length of the M.A.C. Center court in six seconds and banked in a buzzer-beating layup to give the Golden Flashes a 61-59 victory over Northern Illinois Monday night in the opening round of the…

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Walker Garners All-MAC Third Team Honors

CLEVELAND, Ohio – Kent State junior guard Jaylin Walker has been named to the to the All-MAC Third Team, the conference office announced Monday (March 5). It is the first time Walker has been recognized as an All-MAC player, after being named…

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Kent State Visits Toledo to Open MAC Women’s Basketball Tournament Monday Night

Kent State (12-18, 5-13 MAC) looks to avenge 2017 MAC Tournament loss…

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Stypinski Leads Flashes at Masters Classic

The Kent State gymnastics team earned a team score of 194.700 to finish fourth behind No. 2 UCLA (197.500), No. 16 Nebraska (197.175), and No. 23 Iowa State (195.575) at the Masters Classic on Sunday,…

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Four Flashes Earn NCAA Spots at MAC Championships

Four Kent State wrestlers are heading to the 2018 NCAA Championships after a strong Sunday performance at the 2018 Mid-American Conference Championships.  One day after junior Casey Sparkman (157) locked up his NCAA spot, classmates Anthony…

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Errors Cost Flashes in Weekend Finale

DURHAM, N.C. – Kent State (9-6) committed a season-high four errors in an 8-0 shutout loss at the hands of Duke (12-6) on Sunday afternoon at Duke Softball Stadium. Only three of the Blue Devils' eight runs were earned on the day. Kent…

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Bison Pitching Stymies Flashes’ Bats in 3-0 Shutout

DURHAM, N.C. – Senior Holly Speers extended her hitting streak to 13 games, but Kent State (9-5) fell to mid-major power North Dakota State (8-5), 3-0, on Saturday night. Speers singled to left in the first inning, and was one of only three…

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Sparkman Seals NCAA Spot on Day 1 of MAC Championships

MOUNT PLEASANT, Mich. -  Kent State junior Casey Sparkman (157) clinched an automatic bid to NCAA Championships Saturday, during day one of the 2018 Mid-American Conference Championships.  Sparkman went 2-0 inside Central Michigan's…

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Women’s Basketball Drops Regular Season Finale to Miami

Kent State (12-18, 5-13 MAC) held Miami to second-fewest points of…

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Flashes to Host NIU in MAC Tourney Game Monday

Kent State will host an opening round game of the 2018 Mid-American Conference Men's Basketball Tournament Monday, March 5 at the M.A.C. Center.  Tipoff is slated for 7 p.m.  The Golden Flashes will be either the No. 5 or No. 6 seed…

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Akron Wins Late Free Throw Struggle

Akron's Eric Parrish made a pair of free throws with three seconds remaining to give the Zips a 67-65 victory over Kent State Friday night at James A. Rhodes Arena.  The regular season finale became a free throw shooting contest down the…

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Flashes Visit Miami Saturday for Regular Season Finale

Kent State (12-17, 5-12 MAC) looks to even true road record in Saturday's regular…

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Double Dose of Drama for Flashes in Friday Sweep

DURHAM, N.C. – In a drama-filled Friday afternoon, Kent State (9-4) defeated Yale (0-5) and Lehigh (1-5) while scoring the game-winning run in the seventh inning of both games. The Flashes scored two in the top of the seventh against Lehigh…

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Holt Earns MAC Weekly Honor

Kent State senior Ian Holt (Stow, Ohio) was named Mid-American Conference Co-Golfer of the Week on Friday, after tying for a third place finish at the Louisiana Classics, Feb. 26-27 at Oakburn Country Club in Lafayette, La.  Holt's…

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Flashes Bring Momentum to 2018 MAC Championships

Kent State travels to Central Michigan's McGuirk Arena this weekend where 25 automatic bids to the NCAA Championships will be on the line at the 2018 Mid-American Conference Championships.  The two-day, eight-team tournament in Mount…

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Softball Travels to North Carolina for Inaugural Duke Tournament

The Kent State softball team (7-4) continues its road swing this weekend at the inaugural Duke Tournament on Friday March 2nd through Sunday March 4th. The Golden Flashes will play four games, taking on Lehigh and Yale in a doubleheader on Friday…

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Gymnastics Travels to Nebraska for Masters Classic

Kent State will head to Lincoln, Nebraska to compete in the Master's Classic quad meet against No. 16 Nebraska, No. 23 Iowa State and No. 2 UCLA at 3 p.m. at…

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Second-Half Struggles Doom Flashes in Home Finale

Kent State (12-17, 5-12 MAC) was outscored by 22 after halftime Wednesday night at the…

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Marshall’s Offense Too Much in 10-4 Mid-Week Setback

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. – The Marshall Thundering Herd (7-8) rolled to a 10-4 victory over Kent State (7-4) on Wednesday afternoon at Dot Hicks Field. The Herd roughed up Kent State pitching for 13 hits and scored in every inning but the third.…

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Trio of Golden Flashes Qualify for NCAA Indoor Track and Field Championships

Figueroa, Lawson and Stevens, Jr. will compete at 2018 Indoor Track and Field Championships from…

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Flashes Finish Fourth at The Dickson

No. 16 Kent State earned a fourth place finish Tuesday in the abbreviated 18-hole tournament.  The Golden Flashes shot a 4-over 292 at The Woodlands Country Club, led by Pimnipa Panthong's…

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Flashes Stun RedHawks in Overtime

A  three-pointer by Miami's Nike Sibande brought the RedHawk bench to the center of the court to celebrate at the end of regulation.  However, an official's review reversed the call, showing that time had expired.  The…

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Women’s Basketball Hosts Buffalo Wednesday in Home Finale

Kent State (12-16, 5-11 MAC) looks to finish home schedule with…

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Flashes Finish Third at Louisiana Classics

Individually, senior Ian Holt (Stow, Ohio) finished in a tie for third place at 6-under, after shooting a 2-over 74 on Tuesday.  Texas A&M's Dan Erickson claimed medalist honors…

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Stypinski Adds Another MAC Gymnast of the Week Award to Collection

Senior earns eighth career MAC Gymnast of the…

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Murphy Mellis Field Awarded a Certificate of Global Performance

After a series of tests on the surface at Murphy Mellis Field, the FIH awarded the facility and program a Certificate of Global Performance. With this certification, Kent State joined Northwestern and Pacific as one of three schools in the United…

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Speers Named MAC East Player of the Week for Second Time

CLEVELAND, Ohio – For the second week in a row, Kent State senior Holly Speers has been named Mid-American Conference East Division Player of the Week, the league office announced Tuesday…

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Golden Flashes and Thundering Herd to Battle in First Mid-Week Game

The Kent State softball team plays its first midweek game of the year on Wednesday, Feb. 28 at 3 p.m. on the road at Marshall at Dot Hicks Field in Huntington, W.Va. The Golden Flashes are coming off a 7-3 start to their season and a 3-2 weekend at…

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Kanavas, Mamarella Honored for Weekend Performances

Kent State seniors Nick Kanavas and Mason Mamarella were honored Tuesday, Feb. 27 for their breakout offensive performances in a three-game weekend sweep of the Southern Athletic Fields Dirt Classic…

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Holt in First Place After Two Rounds at Louisiana Classics

LAFAYETTE, La. –  Kent State sits in third place after completing two rounds of the Louisiana Classics Monday at Oakburn Country Club.  Senior Ian Holt (Stow, Ohio) is atop the individual leaderboard at 8-under, while the Golden…

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Sunday Funday for Flashes’ Bats

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. – Kent State hit its second grand slam in the season's first six games and scored seven more runs in the late innings to blast Middle Tennessee and run away with a three-game weekend sweep at the Southern Athletic…

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No. 16 Flashes To Compete in Houston

Two strong performances to start the 2018 portion of its season has No.16 Kent State women's golf team moving up in the national rankings.  The Golden Flashes look to continue that trend Monday and Tuesday at The Dickson, hosted by…

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Pink Meet Highlighted by Stypinski's Career-High All-Around and Floor Scores

In its annual Pink Meet, the Kent State gymnastics team faced Mid-American Conference opponent Eastern Michigan. Despite the loss, 194.875-193.925, the Golden Flashes finished the meet with a 49.000 or better on…

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Late Comeback Attempt Falls Short to Villanova

MADEIRA BEACH, Fla. – Kent State's (7-3) late inning comeback attempt fell short to the Villanova Wildats (2-3) on Sunday morning at the EMU Madeira Beach Tournament. Kent State tried to muster a comeback in the sixth and seventh frames,…

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Tollerud Wins Second Straight Pole Vault Crown at MAC Indoor Championships

Sam Tollerud is first KSU athlete to win back-to-back MAC indoor pole…

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Flashes Earn Doubleheader Split in Madeira Beach

MADEIRA BEACH, Fla. – The Kent State softball team (7-2) split a pair of games at the second day of the EMU Madeira Beach Tournament defeating Albany, 9-1, and falling to Middle Tennessee, 11-3. The Golden Flashes were led offensively by Holly…

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Senior Day Double-Doubles from Korinek and Stephens Lead Flashes to Rivalry Game Victory

Kent State (12-16, 5-11 MAC) got major contributions from senior class to defend home court against rival Akron…

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Second Half Defense Lifts Flashes Over Falcons

Junior Jalen Avery made all four of his free throw attempts in the game's final 17 seconds to give Kent State a 64-63 victory over Bowling Green Saturday evening at the M.A.C. Center.  Avery's final trip to the line came with 3.9…

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Kent State Sweeps Weight Throw Titles on Day 1 at MAC Indoor Championships

Gabrielle Figueroa and Jake Wickey won individual weight throw titles…

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Blue Crush

NASHVILLE – Taking the field in brand new powder blue alternate uniforms reminiscent of the 1980s Milwaukee Brewers, the Golden Flashes erupted for 17 runs in a weekend-opening rout of the…

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Kent State Overpowers Delaware and Nicholls in Florida Sun

MADEIRA BEACH, Fla – The Kent State (6-1) bats were sizzling under the hot Florida sun as the Golden Flashes swept the day defeating Delaware, 8-0, and Nicholls, 5-1. On the day, the Flashes scored 13 runs and banged out 23 hits. Kent State is…

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Senior Day Set for Saturday’s Women’s Basketball Rivalry Tilt

Kent State (11-16, 4-11 MAC) will honor its four-member senior class prior to tip-off Saturday against the…

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Gymnastics Hosts Eastern Michigan for Annual Pink Meet

Sunday's Pink Meet Marks Return to M.A.C. Center for Kent…

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Korinek Named CoSIDA Academic All-District® First Team

Senior Jordan Korinek received CoSIDA Academic All-District First Team® honors for the second year in…

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Flashes Full Schedule for 2018 Released

Cleveland, Ohio – The Mid-American Conference unveiled its 2018 football schedule Thursday with dates for all eight of Kent State's conference games, beginning with a Sept. 29 trip to…

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Kent State Takes Four Game Winning Streak to the Sunshine State

The Kent State softball team (4-1) embarks on its second weekend of competition at the EMU Madeira Beach Tournament from Friday, February 23 through Sunday the 25th. The Golden Flashes will play five games in the Sunshine State, kicking things off…

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Flashes Looking to Tune Their Craft in Nashville

After dropping two of three games to defending regional champion Sam Houston State in Texas last weekend, the Kent State Golden Flashes head for Tennessee this weekend for three games in the Nashville area against Belmont, Lipscomb and…

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Flashes Drop Heartbreaker in Athens, 79-78

Kent State (11-16, 4-11 MAC) was unable to score on final…

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Pink Meet About More Than Gymnastics for Golden Flashes

Golden Flashes prepare for annual meet to raise funds for the fight against…

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No. 28 Men's Golf Ready For Spring After Valuable Alumni Trip to South Carolina

The Kent State men's golf is primed for the start of the 2018 spring season after returning from a chance to work on their games and take in some valuable lessons at the team's annual alumni matches in…

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Men's Basketball Falls 88-76 at Ohio as Bobcats Hold Off Second-Half Run

Adonis De La Rosa led a balanced scoring effort for Kent State with 13 points to go along with seven rebounds. Jaylin Walker, Kevin Zabo, and Desmond Ridenour added 12…

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Carey and Reese Earn Final MAC Track and Field Athlete of the Week Honors of Indoor Season

Cayla Carey and Riak Reese had standout performances to conclude indoor…

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Huck and Speers Sweep Weekly Conference Awards

CLEVELAND, Ohio – Kent State swept this week's Mid-American Conference East Division Player of the Week awards as Madi Huck garnered Pitcher of the Week and Holly Speers took home Player of the Week honors. Huck was also named the…

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Gymnastics Posts Season-High on the Road

Kent State gymnastics posted a new season-high in a narrow defeat to MAC rival…

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Big Inning Dooms Flashes in Rubber Match

HUNTSVILLE, Texas – Trailing 5-0, the defending regional champion Sam Houston State Bearkats flexed some major offensive muscle against the KSU pitching staff, ending the game on a 12-1 scoring run to race away from the Golden Flashes, 12-6 in…

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Flashes Bats Throttle Leopards in Run-Rule 11-3 Win

CONWAY, S.C. – The Kent State's (4-1) offense continued to roll on Sunday morning, as it crushed Lafayette (1-4) in five innings, 11-3. The Golden Flashes concluded their opening weekend of competition winning four straight games and…

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Golden Flashes Win Nine Events at Kent State Tune Up

Cayla Carey, Britni Phillips among Flashes to post…

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Kent State Owns Paint in Saturday’s Play4Kay Game

Golden Flashes (11-15, 4-10 MAC) outscored Miami 32-14 in…

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Offensive Explosion and Late Game Heroics Key in Saturday Sweep

CONWAY, S.C. – Kent State's (3-1) bats came alive as the Golden Flashes recorded two wins on the day, defeating UConn, 10-0, and came back from behind to win in extra innings against Rider in nine frames, 10-9. With the team down to its…

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Flashes Shut Down by Bearkats as Series Evens

HUNTSVILLE, Texas – Not quite 24 hours after their most dramatic opening night win in recent memory, the Kent State Golden Flashes were shut down by 2017 Southland Conference Rookie of the Year Hayden Wesneski in a…

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Walker and Avery Help Kent State Hold Off Late Akron Run in 78-68 Win

Jaylin Walker scored 27 points and Jalen Avery tallied all of his 16 points in the game's final 4:47 as KSU held…

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A Jolly Jog Around the Bases for Holly

HUNTSVILLE, Texas – In a February season opener that had the feel of a game in early June, Kent State stunned defending regional champion Sam Houston State, 7-4 on Friday night, erasing a 4-2 ninth-inning deficit on Josh Hollander's…

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Flashes Earn MAC Road Win at Northern Illinois

DEKALB, Ill. – Seven Golden Flashes had their hands raised Friday night in Kent State's decisive 24-9 win over Northern Illinois at Victor E. Court.  Sophomore Tim Rooney set the tone early with a pin in just 20 seconds to start the…

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Softball Shuts Out Chanticleers on Season’s Opening Day

CONWAY, S.C. – The Golden Flashes softball team (1-1) opened their season with a doubleheader split at the Battle of the Beach on Friday. Kent State dropped its season opener to Robert Morris, 3-2, and came back later in the day to beat…

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Gymnastics travels to Mt. Pleasant to Take on Rival Central Michigan

Kent State gymnastics will head to Mount Pleasant, Michigan to take on Mid-American Conference rival…

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Kent State Hosts Miami Saturday for Annual Play4Kay Game

Play4Kay Game supports the commitment to the fight against all cancer…

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Flashes Set to Gold Out M.A.C. Center Against Rival Zips

KENT, Ohio - The Kent State University men's basketball team returns home to the M.A.C. Center on Tuesday, January 23rd for a crossover showdown vs. MAC West foe Ball State at 7 p.m.. The game can be seen on ESPN3 and heard on the Kent State…

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Flashes Visit Northern Illinois Friday Night

Kent State (12-9, 2-4) looks to close out its regular season on a high note Friday, with a Mid-American Conference dual at Northern Illinois (3-9, 1-5).  The Golden Flashes and Huskies square off at 7 p.m. Eastern (8 Central), in a final test…

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Softball Opens Campaign at Battle of the Beach in South Carolina

Kent State softball begins its 2018 season with five games at the Battle of the Beach tournament hosted by Coastal Carolina. The Golden Flashes will take on Robert Morris at 9 a.m. and the host Chanticleers at 2 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 16. On Saturday…

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Suglio Seizes Opportunity

Opportunity came knocking for Stephen Suglio (Richfield, Ohio/Revere) just a few weeks ago, when an injury to a teammate opened up a lineup spot at heavyweight.  The Kent State fifth-year senior has quickly taken full advantage of it and was…

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Second-Half Surge Not Enough in 84-72 Loss at Buffalo

Kent State put up another second-half fight against Buffalo, but the Golden Flashes couldn't overcome a rocky first-half performance in an 84-72 loss to the Mid-American Conference East Division-leading Bulls on Tuesday at…

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No. 22 Women's Golf Finishes Third in Elite Field at Lady Puerto Rico Classic

Kent State 22nd-ranked women's golf team finished in third place and left Rio Mar Country Club with some valuable insight following Tuesday's final round of the Lady Puerto…

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No. 22 Women's Golf In Striking Distance Heading Into Final Round in Puerto Rico

The 22nd-ranked Golden Flashes finished round three of the Lady Puerto Rico Classic in third place, just eight shots behind No.…

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Flashes Upset No. 16 Central Michigan on Senior Day

KENT, Ohio – Kent State made Sunday afternoon a Senior Day to remember with a 21-13 upset over No. 16 Central Michigan.  Two overtime victories and a surprising pin at heavyweight were among the Golden Flashes' six hard fought wins…

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Gymnastics Picks up Road Win at Western Michigan

Kent State defeated Western Michigan, 195.575-194.975, winning their second Mid-American…

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Track and Field Hosts Successful National Qualifier

Craig Stevens, Jr. likely punched his ticket to the 2017 NCAA Indoor Championships in the…

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Flashes Fight to Final Buzzer in Loss to Bobcats

Jordan Korinek recorded her fourth double-double of the season with 21 points and…

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Road Struggles Continue in 87-68 Loss at Ball State

Kent State fell to 1-5 on the road and to .500 overall in MAC play despite 17 points and seven rebounds from…

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Flashes Take Four Matches in Loss to Old Dominion

KENT, Ohio – Kent State ended its night on a high note with back-to-back victories at 197 and heavyweight, but Old Dominion captured six bouts in a 19-14 road win Friday night at the M.A.C. Center.  The Monarchs hung for close victories…

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Women’s Basketball to Battle Bobcats Saturday at M.A.C. Center

Golden Flashes (11-13, 4-8 MAC) to play four of next five games at the…

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Kent State Track and Field Hosts National Qualifier Meet Saturday

Golden Flashes will welcome some of region's top athletes for competition at the Kent State…

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Salort Named Player of the Week in Very First Competition

Chloe Salort's impressive first week of competition for Kent State was capped off on Thursday when she was named MAC Women's Golfer of…

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Golden Flashes Softball Voted MAC Tournament and East Division Favorites

CLEVELAND, Ohio – The reigning Mid-American Conference Tournament champion Kent State Golden Flashes was picked to win the MAC East Division in the conference's preseason coaches poll, the league announced Friday morning. The Golden…

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Flashes to Host Old Dominion and Central Michigan

Kent State (11-8, 1-3) closes out the home portion of its schedule with a pair of Mid-American Conference duals this weekend.  The Golden Flashes take on Old Dominion (7-8, 3-2) Friday at 7 p.m. and No. 16 Central Michigan (7-4, 4-1) Sunday at…

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Gymnastics Heads to Western Michigan Sunday on ESPN3

Kent State heads to Kalamazoo, Michigan this Sunday, February 11 to take on…

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Stypinski Named MAC Gymnast of the Week for the Third Time

All-American Rachel Stypinski has been named Mid-American Conference Gymnast of the Week for the third time…

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Soccer Announces 2018 Signing Class

KENT, Ohio- Kent State women's soccer Head Coach Rob Marinaro announced that six student-athletes that signed their National Letters of Intent to join the Kent State soccer program prior to the…

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Korinek’s Game-High 22 Not Enough in Loss at Buffalo

Kent State (11-13, 4-8 MAC) suffers worst loss of the season on…

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Flashes Visit MAC East Leader Buffalo Wednesday Night

Golden Flashes (11-12, 4-7 MAC) look to hand host Bulls first home loss of…

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Flashes Announce 2018 Signing Class

Sixteen new scholarship players will be a part of Kent State's football program this summer, after signing National Letters of Intent Wednesday morning.  Along with three committed walk-ons, the group joined four early signees for an…

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Men's Basketball Drops First MAC Home Game, 71-67 to Eastern Michigan

Jaylin Walker scored 24 points, but the Eagles pulled away late to hand the Flashes their first home loss in…

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No. 22 Women's Golf Captures First Win of Spring at MAC Match Play Challenge

Pimnipa Panthong, Michaela Finn, and Chloe Salort complete perfect 3-0 week with wins over Florida Gulf Coast in…

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No. 22 Women's Golf Advances to Semifinals of MAC Match Play Challenge

The top-seeded Flashes beat Asheville on Monday to advance to a semifinal meeting…

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Kent Stats Hosts MAC West Foe Eastern Michigan on Tuesday

KENT, Ohio - The Kent State University men's basketball team returns home to the M.A.C. Center on Tuesday, January 23rd for a crossover showdown vs. MAC West foe Ball State at 7 p.m.. The game can be seen on ESPN3 and heard on the Kent State…

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Stypinski’s Record-Setting Performance Leads Kent State at GW Quad

Senior Rachel Stypinski placed in the top two in three events as she captured first place in the all-around with a 39.550, her third highest all-around score of her…

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Eagles Stifle Flashes in Ypsilanti

YPSILANTI, Mich. – Kent State juniors Anthony Tutolo, Casey Sparkman and Kyle Conel all earned victories Sunday at Eastern Michigan's Convocation Center, but the Eagles (7-6, 3-3) celebrated their senior day with a 32-9 win.  The…

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Kent State Wins Four Events on Final Day at Akron Invitational

Riak Reese won both the 60-meter and 200-meter dash races, while Grzegorz Kunc and Nicole Yeargin also came away…

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Starting Backcourt Leads Flashes in Setback to Huskies

Megan Carter led Kent State (11-12, 4-7 MAC) with 19 points and Erin Thames chipped in a…

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De La Rosa and Walker both score 20, but Flashes fall at BGSU, 70-62

The Flashes led by as many as 19 points in the first half, but watched their three-game winning streak come to an end at…

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Eastern Michigan Hosts Flashes Sunday

Kent State (11-6, 1-2) begins its final stretch of the regular season Sunday, taking on Eastern Michigan (6-6) in the first of four consecutive Mid-American Conference duals over 13 days.  The Eagles will be hosting their senior day at the…

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Johnson and Thompson Victorious Friday at Akron Invitational

Kent State takes a pair of event titles as part of…

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Kent State Hosts “She Will” Game Saturday Against NIU

Kent State (11-11, 4-6 MAC) is coming off largest margin of victory of the season Wednesday vs.…

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Track and Field Set for Competition at Akron Invitational

Kent State track and field will have 76 student-athletes in action at…

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Kent State travels to Washington D.C. to Compete in Quad-Meet

Kent State will head to Washington, D.C. to compete in a quad-meet with George Washington, Wisconsin-Oshkosh, and William & Mary on Sunday, February 4 at 1 p.m. in the Charles E.…

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Super Bowl to Feature Former Flashes Wearing Helmets and Stripes

Kent State's list of former football player appearances at the Super Bowl will increase to 24 on Sunday as James Harrison and Julian Edelman represent the New England Patriots in Minneapolis.  A new list will also begin when former Golden…

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Kent State Dominates Bowling Green, 81-57, in Return to M.A.C. Center

Kent State (11-11, 44-6 MAC) posted its largest margin of victory this season on…

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Pippen, De La Rosa Lead Furious Comeback in 82-79 Win Over Buffalo

Danny Pippen's career-high 21 points included the game-winner with 37 seconds to play as the Flashes hand the Bulls their first…

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Women’s Basketball Aims to Split Season Series with Falcons Wednesday in Return to M.A.C. Center

After a challenging first half of the conference schedule, Kent State will play six of the final nine regular season games inside the friendly confines of the M.A.C. Center, beginning with a matchup against Bowling Green on Wednesday evening. The 7…

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Windham and Sobol Round Out Football Staff

Kent State's 2018 football staff was recently completed with the hiring of Will Windham as inside linebackers coach and Jeff Sobol as head football sports…

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Roosevelt Nix to be Guest of Honor at Scholarship Auction

Roosevelt Nix '14 of the Pittsburgh Steelers will be the Guest of Honor at Kent State's 7th Annual Athletics Scholarship Auction.  Fans can meet Nix at the M.A.C. Center Friday, April 27, for a fun-filled night benefiting current and…

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Roosevelt Nix to be Guest of Honor at Scholarship Auction

Roosevelt Nix '14 of the Pittsburgh Steelers will be the Guest of Honor at Kent State's 7th Annual Athletics Scholarship Auction.  Fans can meet Nix at the M.A.C. Center Friday, April 27, for a fun-filled night benefiting current and…

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Golden Flashes Tangle with First-place Bulls on Tuesday

KENT, Ohio - The Kent State University men's basketball team returns home to the M.A.C. Center on Tuesday, January 23rd for a crossover showdown vs. MAC West foe Ball State at 7 p.m.. The game can be seen on ESPN3 and heard on the Kent State…

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The Chase for an NCAA Championship Begins for No. 15 Women's Golf

The chase for a return trip to the NCAA Championship and the opportunity to better last year's top-five national finish gets underway next week for Kent State…

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Marrero and Timko Earn Event Victories for No. 20 Gymnastics

Ali Marrero took first on balance beam and Brooke Timko tied for first on…

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Shooting Woes Doom Golden Flashes in Rivalry Tilt

Kent State (10-11, 3-6 MAC) shot season-low percentage (.286)…

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Tollerud's Pole Vault Victory Highlights Saturday Track and Field Action

Senior Sam Tollerud won the pole vault at the SPIRE…

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Second-half surge keys 84-76 win at Central Michigan

Kevin Zabo scored 22 points and Jaylin Walker posted 16 of his 21 points in the second half as the Flashes captured their first road win in…

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Women’s Basketball Heads to Akron for 2018’s First Crystal Clinic Orthopedic Center Wagon Wheel Challenge Matchup

Kent State (10-10, 3-5 MAC) will clash with rival Zips to close out stretch with four of five games on…

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No. 20 Gymnastics Travels to Ball State for First Road Meet

No. 20 ranked Kent State gymnastics team will travel to Muncie, Indiana to take on Ball State on Sunday, January 28 at 1 p.m. This will be the Golden Flashes' second Mid-American Conference matchup of the season and also their first…

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Track and Field Athletes Set for Competition on Saturday

Throwers and pole vaulters will be in action this weekend for the…

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Feb. 17 Home Game vs. Akron Moved to 2 p.m. on CBSSN

Cleveland, Ohio -- The Mid-American Conference announced Thursday that another game has been added to the men's basketball…

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Golden Flashes Ground Rockets Behind Korinek’s 30-Point Effort

Kent State (10-10, 3-5 MAC) snapped Toledo's 15-game home winning streak…

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Women’s Basketball Returns to the Road Wednesday at Toledo

Kent State (9-10, 2-5 MAC) looks to end three-game skid and hand host Rockets first…

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Flashes Persevere in Overtime

KENT, Ohio – Kent State found itself in yet another down-to-the-wire finish at the M.A.C. Center, outlasting Ball State 88-80 in overtime Tuesday night.  Six Golden Flashes scored in double figures led by Kevin Zabo's…

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Stypinski Repeats as MAC Gymnast of the Week

Senior earns sixth career MAC Gymnast of the…

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Golden Flashes Sweep MAC Men’s Track and Field Athlete of the Week Honors

Riak Reese and Samory Fraga helped Kent State defeat rival Akron in…

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Bast Wins in Road Loss to No. 5 Oklahoma State

STILLWATER, Okla. – Junior Isaac Bast earned a convincing 7-1 victory, but No. 5 Oklahoma State cruised past Kent State 42-3 Sunday at Gallagher-Iba Arena.  The Cowboys improved to 8-1 on the season, while the Golden Flashes dropped…

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Zabo's 20 and Walker's 19 not enough in loss at Toledo

After taking a lead with 4:20 to play, Kent State suffered a field-goal drought of more than four minutes late in Saturday's loss…

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Hot-Shooting Cardinals Build Early Lead in 79-58 Victory over Flashes

Kent State (9-10, 2-5 MAC) fell behind by 15 in first period after barrage of three-pointers by…

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Flashes Host Ball State Saturday Afternoon

Golden Flashes (9-9, 2-4 MAC) look to bounce back from consecutive road losses in front of…

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Fraga’s Long Jump Record Sets Tone for Akron Dual Sweep

Kent State went 2-0 in dual meet against rival Akron…

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No. 22 Gymnastics wins M.A.C. opener over Huskies

No. 22 Kent State got its second win of the season defeating Northern Illinois by a final score of 195.925-195.200 on Friday evening at the…

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Flashes Take Six Bouts, Beating Bobcats 18-13

ATHENS, Ohio – The Grudge Match Trophy changed hands Friday night as Kent State won six of the first seven matches in an 18-13 victory at Ohio.  The Golden Flashes (11-6) earned their first Mid-American Conference win of the season and…

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Track and Field Hosts Akron Dual on Friday

Annual dual meet with rival Zips starts at 5:30 p.m. Friday inside the Kent State…

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Flashes Visit Ohio and Oklahoma State This Weekend

Coming off two straight wins at the Virginia Duals, Kent State (10-6, 0-2 MAC) will collide with archrival Ohio (2-5, 1-3) Friday night followed by a tall order at No. 5 Oklahoma State (6-1) on Sunday.  The Golden Flashes' 7 p.m. tilt with…

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No. 22 Gymnastics Hosts Northern Illinois for MAC Opener

Kent State begins conference competition in front of home crowd Friday night at the…

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Greater Cleveland Sports Awards Honors Jagers

Track and field alum Reggie Jagers was named Male Collegiate Athlete of the Year at Wednesday's Greater Cleveland…

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Fourth Quarter Difference in Loss to Falcons

McKenna Stephens grabbed career-high 13 rebounds…

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Tutolo Named MAC Wrestler of the Week

Kent State junior 133-pounder Anthony Tutolo (Concord, Ohio) was named Mid-American Conference Wrestler of the Week Wednesday, after going 4-0 this past weekend at the Virginia Duals.  Tutolo helped the Golden Flashes to team victories over…

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Women’s Lacrosse Hires First Assistant Coach

Head coach Brianne Tierney has added Amanda Glass to the women's lacrosse…

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Stypinski Named MAC Gymnast of the Week

Senior won three of four events en route to a 39.375 and an all-around title to start the…

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Another MACC thriller as Peterson's buzzer beater downs Broncos, 73-71

Kevin Zabo scored 23 points and Mitch Peterson delivered the game-winner with 0.3 seconds remaining as Kent State improved to 9-9 overall and 3-2 in…

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Flashes Welcome Quarterback Woody Barrett

Kent State recently announced the signing of quarterback Ervin "Woody" Barrett to a national letter of intent.  At 6-2, 231 pounds, Barrett transfers in from Copiah-Lincoln Community College after spending one season at Auburn. He will…

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Football Staff Takes Shape

The Kent State football program recently announced a number of additions to its coaching and…

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Gymnastics Posts 195.050 in 2018 Opener

Kent State gymnastics posted its highest score in a season-opener since the…

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Fourth Quarter Comeback Not Enough in Loss to First-Place Chippewas

Jordan Korinek led all players with 28 points and Megan Carter had a career-high 27 points in…

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Driscoll Steps Up as Flashes Down Campbell

HAMPTON, Va. - Kent State (10-6) earned its second straight victory to close out the Virginia Duals Saturday at Hampton Coliseum with an 18-14 win over Campbell. The Golden Flashes won six bouts, including four of the first five…

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Kent State Ready to Challenge First-Place Central Michigan

Golden Flashes (9-7, 2-2 MAC) look for first win in Mount Pleasant…

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Golden Flashes to Take on Centenary Ladies in Season Home Opener

First of five regular season home meets set for 1 p.m. Sunday at the…

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Zabo's 24 Points and Missed – Yes, Missed – Free Throw Key Win Over Ohio

The Golden Flashes improve to 2-2 in MAC play with a 70-69 win over Ohio as Kevin Zabo scored a career-best…

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Flashes Top Fresno State at Virginia Duals

HAMPTON, Va. - Kent State (9-6) ended its day on a high note with a 27-15 win over Fresno State during day one of the Virginia Duals Friday at Hampton Coliseum. The Golden Flashes dropped their opening dual to Chattanooga 23-15, then fell victim to…

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Saturday’s Doug Raymond Invitational Pushed Back to 11 am Start

Golden Flashes to compete for first time in just over a month…

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Men's Basketball Hosts MAC East Rival Ohio on Friday

The Kent State University men's basketball team will look to jump back in the win column at home against Central Michigan Saturday at 7 p.m.…

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Flashes Return to Virginia Duals This Weekend

Kent State (8-4) will begin the 2018 calendar year, taking on four opponents over two days at the Virginia Duals Friday and Saturday (Jan. 12-13) inside the Hampton Coliseum in Hampton, Virginia.  The Golden Flashes open their weekend up Friday…

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Cross’ 24 and Korinek’s Double-Double Propel Flashes Past Eagles

Naddiyah Cross (24 points) and Jordan Korinek (23 points, 13 rebounds) keyed…

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Korinek Adds Another MAC Female Scholar-Athlete of the Week to Résumé

Senior collects fourth career MAC Scholar-Athlete of the…

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Big Second Half Not Enough in 80-69 Men's Basketball Loss at Miami

Adonis De La Rosa scored 16 points and grabbed seven rebounds, but Kent State couldn't overcome a slow start in an 80-69 loss at Miami…

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Women’s Basketball Battles Eastern Michigan Wednesday at M.A.C. Center

Golden Flashes (8-7, 1-2 MAC) host Eastern Michigan Wednesday at…

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Korinek Earns Second MAC East Player of the Week Honor

Senior averaged 24.5 points per game to lead…

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Rally Falls Short in 66-61 Loss to Broncos

Kent State (8-7, 1-2 MAC) scored just six points in…

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Walker's 26 and De La Rosa's double-double lead win over Central Michigan

Jaylin Walker scored 26 points and Adonis De La Rosa set career highs with 24 points and 14 rebounds in an 85-69 win over…

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Men's Basketball Hosts Central Michigan Saturday

The Kent State University men's basketball team will look to jump back in the win column at home against Central Michigan Saturday at 7 p.m.…

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Lewis Names Coordinators

Kent State Head Coach Sean Lewis recently announced the hiring of Andrew Sowder as the team's offensive coordinator and Tom Kaufman as defensive coordinator for the 2018 season.  Both Sowder and Kaufman have extensive experience working…

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Korinek Named Senior CLASS Award Candidate

OVERLAND PARK, Kan. – Kent State senior forward Jordan Korinek is one of 30 women's basketball student-athletes who excel both on and off the court selected as candidates for the 2017 Senior CLASS Award®, the…

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Lead Slips Away Late in 81-79 Setback at NIU

Kent State (8-6, 1-1 MAC) scored just one field goal in the final…

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Golden Named MAC Female Scholar-Athlete of the Week

Junior just missed double-double in…

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Golden Flashes Aim for Third Straight Road Win at NIU

Kent State (8-5, 1-0 MAC) is 5-1 in true road games…

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Men's Basketball Falls in MAC Opener at Northern Illinois

The Kent State University men's basketball team (6-8, 0-1 MAC) began Mid-American Conference play with a road loss to the Northern Illinois Huskies (8-6, 1-0 MAC)…

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Men's Basketball Opens MAC Play at Northern Illinois

The Kent State University men's basketball team opens up 2018 and MAC play with a road game against Northern Illinois at 7 p.m.…

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Carter’s Career-High Keys Road Win over EMU in MAC Opener

Kent State (8-5, 1-0 MAC) wins first conference opener…

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Flashes Split Another Pair at South Beach Duals

DEERFIELD BEACH, Fla. - Kent State (8-4) capped off a 2-2 weekend at the South Beach Duals Saturday with a 31-3 victory over future Mid-American Conference member SIU-Edwardsville.  The Golden Flashes split their day two dual meets beginning…

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Kent State Visits Eastern Michigan for MAC Women’s Basketball Opener

Golden Flashes (7-5) play at Eastern Michigan as part of two-game road swing to start…

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Flashes Top Columbia on Day One of South Beach Duals

DEERFIELD BEACH, Fla. - Kent State (7-3) claimed a convincing 25-12 win over Columbia Friday, as the Golden Flashes split a pair of dual meets on day one of the South Beach Duals.  No. 4 Missouri handed the Flashes a 44-3 setback to start the…

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Flashes Fall on the Road to Albany

ALBANY, N.Y. – The Kent State University men's basketball team (6-7) dropped its final non-conference game of the season Thursday, falling on the road to the Albany Great Danes…

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Men's Basketball Ends Non-Conference Play At Albany

The Kent State University men's basketball team will bring a marquee opponent to the M.A.C. Center Thursday when the Golden Flashes host Oregon State at…

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Walker Earns MAC East Player of the Week

Kent State University junior guard Jaylin Walker has been named Mid-American Conference East Player of the Week for his performance this past week at the M.A.C. Center. It is the first player of the week honor for Kent State…

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Flashes Sign Linebacker Ishmael Robinson

One day after Sean Lewis was named head coach, the Kent State football program hit the ground running Friday, signing linebacker Ishmael Robinson (Washington, D.C.) to a national letter…

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Kent State Takes Down Oregon State at Home, 79-78

The Kent State University men's basketball team (6-6) took down a Power 5 opponent for the second straight year, defeating the Oregon State Beavers (8-4) at home…

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Sean Lewis Named Flashes' 22nd Head Coach

Lewis' background stretches from his four-year playing career at Wisconsin under Barry Alvarez, to winning the 2015 MAC Championship as the co-offensive coordinator at…

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MAC Gymnastics Preseason Poll Picks Kent State to Finish Second

Kent State has been selected to finish second by the Mid-American Conference…

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Eight Golden Flashes Named to All-Ohio Teams

WILMINGTON, Ohio – Kent State soccer had eight student-athletes named to the Ohio Collegiate Soccer Association's (OCSA) All-Ohio Teams, the organization announced Wednesday (Dec. 20). Defender Paige Culver and midfielder Vital Kats were…

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Early Signing Period Welcomes Javaughn Williams and Craig Elmore

Two high school seniors will join Kent State's football program in 2018 after signing national letters of intent Wednesday morning.  Wide receiver Javaughn Williams (Cleveland, Ohio) and running back Craig Elmore (Chicago, Ill.) look to…

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Flashes Put Clamps on Colonials to Close Out Non-Conference Slate

Kent State (7-5) allows fewest points in 21 years to secure first winning non-league record…

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Men's Basketball Topped by Northeastern

The Kent State University men's basketball team started off its week with a home loss against the streaking Northeastern Huskies (7-4)…

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Women’s Basketball Travels to Robert Morris for Non-Conference Finale Tuesday Morning

Golden Flashes (6-5) look complete winning non-conference portion…

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Men's Basketball Returns Home Against Northeastern

The Kent State University men's basketball team begins its week at home with a Monday night matchup against the Northeastern Huskies at…

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Ferri and Nye Claim Crowns at Cleveland State Open

Freshman 125-pounder Jake Ferri and junior heavyweight Devin Nye each won individual titles at the Cleveland State Open Saturday at Woodling Gym.  In a tournament that lasted nearly 12 hours, three other Golden Flashes earned top…

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Bevy of Flashes Named To TopDrawerSoccer.com Postseason Teams

KENT, Ohio – Kent State soccer's Paige Culver, Sierra Henderson-Muschett, Kristen Brots, Jaime Eiben and Vital Kats have been named to TopDrawerSoccer.com…

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Cleveland State Open Awaits Flashes Saturday

Twenty-one Kent State wrestlers will be in action Saturday at the 13th annual Cleveland State Open, beginning at 9 a.m., inside Woodling Gym.  Six mats will play host to over 200 wrestlers with no team scores kept and a number of Golden Flashes…

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Culver Honored as Scholar All-America First Team Selection

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Kent State soccer's Paige Culver has been named to the Scholar All-America First Team as announced by United Soccer Coaches as announced on Thursday afternoon. She becomes the second Golden Flash in program history to…

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Three New MAC West Foes to Take on Flashes in 2018

Kent State will be taking on Eastern Michigan for the first time…

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Bittinger Adds Senior CLASS Award First Team All-America to Impressive List of Accolades

Senior outside hitter goes down as most decorated student-athlete in…

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Suited for Success

How a substitute economics teacher and part-time limousine driver became MAC Coach of…

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Kent State Track and Field Sweeps MAC Scholar-Athlete of the Week Honors

Lawson and Tollerud honored for excellence in competition and…

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Kent State Claims 13 Spots on Academic All-MAC Team

Thirteen Kent State student-athletes were named to the 2017 Academic All-Mid-American Conference Football Team Wednesday by the…

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Three Golden Flashes Earn Track and Field Athlete of the Week Honors

Kent State had several standout performances at season-opening Golden…

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Flashes Lead Early in Loss to No. 24/21 Michigan

Kent State (6-5) led 15-5 at the end of the…

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Bulls Slip Past Flashes in Final Two Matches

KENT, Ohio – An unlikely major decision in overtime made the difference in Buffalo's 16-15 victory over Kent State Sunday afternoon at the M.A.C. Center.  The Golden Flashes (6-2, 0-1 MAC) and Bulls (3-3, 2-0) both won five matches,…

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Upset-Minded Flashes to Battle No. 24/21 Wolverines Sunday on BTN Plus

Golden Flashes (6-4) look to avenge season-ending loss in…

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Lawson Smashes Heptathlon Record Saturday at Golden Flash Gala

TJ Lawson set a new program and facility record with 5,865 points in…

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Men's Basketball Falls at Wright State

The Kent State University men's basketball team (5-5) dropped its Saturday road game to the Wright State Raiders…

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Annual Blue-Gold Meet Kicks off Gymnastics Season

Gold edged Blue, 117.825-117.525, at the annual Blue-Gold exhibition meet Saturday at the…

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Figueroa’s PR Highlights Opening Day at Golden Flash Gala

Gabrielle Figueroa started the indoor season with the second-best weight throw in…

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Oakley Announces Softball Signing Class

KENT-Ohio – Head coach Eric Oakley announced that the Kent State softball program signed seven student-athletes to a National Letter of Intent during the early signing period…

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Duncan, Staff Announce 2018 Baseball Recruiting Class

KENT -- Head coach Jeff Duncan announced his team's 2018 recruiting class recently. The Golden Flashes signed nine players from several different states and winning…

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Men's Basketball Faces Wright State Saturday

The Kent State University men's basketball team will stay on the road to face the Wright State Raiders Saturday at…

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Conference Dual Slate Opens Sunday Against Buffalo

Kent State (6-1) opens up Mid-American Conference competition Sunday (Dec. 10) at the M.A.C. Center, hosting Buffalo (2-2, 1-0 MAC).  The Golden Flashes look to improve to 3-0 in home duals…

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Scoring Drought Too Much to Overcome in Loss to Raiders

Jordan Korinek led Kent State (6-4) win 22 points and eight rebounds Thursday against…

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Gymnastics to Start the Season with its Annual Blue/Gold Meet

The Kent State Gymnastics team will compete for the first time this season in its annual Blue-Gold exhibition meet on Saturday, December 9 at 4 p.m. at the Memorial Athletic Convocation…

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Kent State Hosts Golden Flash Gala to Start Indoor Track and Field Season

Action begins Friday at 12:30 p.m. at the Kent State…

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Men's Basketball Downed at No. 13 Xavier

The Kent State University men's basketball team (5-4) dropped a road game against elite competition, falling to the No. 13 Xavier Musketeers (8-1)…

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Flashes Dominate Overtime Period to Earn Road Victory at EKU

Kent State (6-3) rally from 10-point deficit in fourth quarter to win…

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Busy Week for Women’s Basketball Begins Tuesday at EKU

Kent State (5-3) plays three games in six days heading into…

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Men's Hoops Tops Cleveland State at Home, 72-62

The Kent State University men's basketball team (5-3) returned home to claim a victory over the Cleveland State Vikings (2-6)…

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Bardezbain is Bright Spot for Flashes on Day One of Cliff Keen

LAS VEGAS – West Coast native Will Bardezbain led Kent State on day one of the 36th annual Cliff Keen Las Vegas Collegiate Wrestling Invitational Friday.  Bardezbain won his first three matches of the 125-pound bracket, including an 18-15…

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Men's Basketball Returns to Face Cleveland State

The Kent State University men's basketball team will face off against Cleveland State Saturday inside the M.A.C. Center at…

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Volleyball Places Seven on Academic All-MAC Team

The 2017 Volleyball Academic All-MAC list includes seven…

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Balanced Flashes Take Down Titans in Home Opener, 82-74

Golden Flashes (5-3) record highest-scoring game of season with four players…

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Culver Recognized as Second All-American in Program History

KANSAS City, Mo.- Junior defender Paige Culver has been named an All-American as announced by the United Soccer Coaches. Culver was named to the Third Team and becomes the second athletic All-American in program history after Jenna Hellstrom was…

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Women’s Basketball Makes Home Debut Thursday Against Detroit Mercy

Kent State (4-3) opens home slate after seven games away from…

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Golden Flashes’ Men and Women Picked Third in MAC Indoor Track and Field Preseason Polls

Kent State men and women predicted to place third at 2018 MAC Indoor Track and…

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Flashes Among 46 Teams in Las Vegas

Ten Kent State grapplers will face their most daunting task of the regular season Friday and Saturday (Dec. 1-2) at the 36th annual Cliff Keen Las Vegas Collegiate Wrestling Invitational.  The Golden Flashes will be among 46 teams competing…

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Kent State Men’s Hoops hits Five Year High in Season Ticket Sales

The Kent State University men's basketball team is coming off a landmark 2017-18 season, and the community is getting behind the…

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Flashes Battle Back to Win at Norfolk State, 79-70

The Kent State University men's basketball team (4-3) won its first true road game of the season, defeating the Norfolk State Spartans (0-7)…

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Kent State Lacrosse Introduces Inaugural Signing Class

Kent State lacrosse announced the addition of 13 student-athletes to take field for inaugural season in Spring…

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Culver and Kats Named to United Soccer Coaches All-Region Team

KENT, Ohio – The United Soccer Coaches announced its all-region teams with Kent State's Paige Culver and Vital Kats earning honors. Culver was named to the All-Midwest Region First Team while Kats received Second…

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Eight Flashes Represented on Academic All-MAC Field Hockey Team

The Kent State University field hockey team had eight student-athletes named to the Academic All-Mid-American Conference Field Hockey Team, as…

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Four Flashes Earn All-MAC Honors

CLEVELAND- Four Kent State players were named to the 2017 All-Mid-American Conference Football Team Wednesday, led by first team selection Jim Jones (Tallahassee, Fla.).  Jon Cunningham (Bedford, Ohio) and Derek Adams (Manheim, Pa.) both…

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Delpech Named All-West Region Second Team

Kent State University senior Ines Delpech has earned Longstreth/National Field Hockey Coaches Association (NFHCA) All-West Region Second Team honors, as…

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Kent State Uses Big Fourth Quarter to Topple Memphis, 70-55

Golden Flashes (4-3) outscored Tigers 20-5 in final period to win…

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Men's Hoops Taken Down by Loyola Chicago

The Kent State University men's basketball team (3-3) dropped final game of the Savannah Invitational, falling to the Loyola Chicago Ramblers (7-0),…

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Turnovers Cost Flashes in Loss to Zags

Kent Sate (3-3) committed 20 turnovers in 77-57 loss to Gonzaga…

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Men's Hoops Downed in Savannah against Valparaiso

The Kent State University men's basketball team (3-2) dropped its first game in Savannah Friday, falling in a close game against the Valparaiso Crusaders…

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No. 14 Stanford Uses Big Run to Top Kent State in Play4Kay Showcase Opener

Kent Sate (3-2) lost to 14th-ranked Stanford at the Play4Kay Showcase…

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Men's Basketball Faces Two in Savannah

The Kent State University men's basketball team has arrived in Savannah, Georgia to compete in the Savannah Invitational Nov. 24-25 against Valparaiso and…

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Competitive Field Awaits Flashes in Vegas for Play4Kay Showcase

Kent State will spend the Thanksgiving weekend (Nov. 23-25) in Las Vegas playing three games in the Play4Kay Showcase, which is regard as the best women's basketball tournament in the country during the early part of the season. The tournament…

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MAC Names Korinek Female Scholar-Athlete of the Week

Senior was named MAC East Player of the Week…

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Kent State Football to Undergo Change in Leadership

Kent State University Director of Athletics Joel Nielsen has announced that football head coach Paul Haynes' contract will not…

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Bollas Named Scholar Athlete of the Week

Kent State junior quarterback George Bollas (Aurora, Ohio) was named Mid-American Conference Male Scholar-Athlete of the Week, following his standout performance against Central Michigan.  A fourth-year chemistry major, Bollas carries a 3.66…

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Flashes Claim 36-9 Win Over Vikings at Thanksgiving Throwdown

COLUMBUS - Kent State moved to 6-1 on the season Tuesday night, splitting a pair of dual meets at the second annual Thanksgiving Throwdown.  The Golden Flashes earned a convincing 36-9 victory over Cleveland State at St. John Arena and fell to…

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Flashes Foiled by Frustrating Finish to First Half of Football Finale

AKRON, Ohio – A disastrous final 18 seconds of the first half helped to spoil Kent State's hopes of ending the 2017 season by reclaiming the Wagon Wheel trophy and spoiling arch-rival Akron's chance to win the Mid-American…

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Men's Hoops Falls to Southeastern Louisiana

The Kent State University men's basketball team took its first loss of the season Tuesday, falling to the Southeastern Louisiana Lions (2-3) at…

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Korinek Named MAC East Player of the Week

Senior scored career-high 31 points in Kent State's 81-60 victory over…

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Hall Signs with Hapoel Migdal Haemek

Former Kent State University men's basketball standout Jimmy Hall has signed his second professional contract with Hapoel Migdal Haemek of Israel's…

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Cross Country Academic All-MAC Teams Announced

Kent State had 12 runners honored by…

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Men's Basketball to Host SELU

The Kent State University men's basketball team will face off against the Southeastern Louisiana Lions at home Tuesday, looking to move to 4-0 on…

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Flashes Set to Throw Down with Ohio State & Cleveland State

Kent State (5-0) heads to St. John Arena in Columbus Tuesday, for the second annual Thanksgiving Throwdown sponsored by Wrestlers in Business. The Golden Flashes will take on No. 2 Ohio State (1-0) and Cleveland State (0-0) in a non-traditional…

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Men's Hoops Top MVSU, 80-67

The Kent State University men's basketball team (3-0) started the Savannah Invitational with a home victory Sunday, defeating the Mississippi Valley State Delta Devils…

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Four Flashes Place in Top Five Spots at Navy

ANNAPOLIS – Four Kent State wrestlers earned top five finishes at the 40th annual Navy Classic Saturday at Wesley Brown Field House.  The Golden Flashes finished ninth of 17 teams led by fourth place showings from junior 197-pounder Kyle…

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Golden Flashes Pound Paint to Tame Lady Lions, 81-60

Kent Sate (3-1) dominated Southeastern Louisiana around the basket with 40 points in the paint and a…

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Flashes Look to Take Back The Wagon Wheel Tuesday Night

Kent State's 2017 schedule saved its most anticipated opponent for last as the Wagon Wheel will be up for grabs Tuesday night at Akron's Infocision Stadium at 7 p.m., on ESPNU. The Golden Flashes also have an opportunity to play spoiler…

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Hot-Shooting FGCU Hands Flashes First Loss

Kent Sate (2-1) allowed 55 points in the first half on Friday in opening game of…

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Men's Hoops Wins in Home Opener

The Kent State University men's basketball team (2-0) had a successful home opener Thursday, defeating the Ohio Christian Trailblazers…

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Golden Flashes Head to Akron Classic

Golden Flashes (2-0) will play Florida Gulf Coast and Southeastern Louisiana at James A. Rhodes Arena in Akron…

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Slew of Flashes Named Women's Soccer Academic All-MAC

The Kent State University women's soccer team had 10 student-athletes named to the 2017 Academic All-Mid-American…

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Four Years Wiser

From Central Michigan…

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Four Future Flashes Sign National Letters of Intent

Four high school seniors recently signed National Letters of Intent to join Kent State's wrestling team for the 2018-19 season.  The early signing period class includes Caleb Brooks (Circleville, Ohio), Brady Chrisman (Medina, Ohio), Tim…

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Bittinger Selected CoSIDA Academic All-District® First Team for Third Straight Year

Senior Kelsey Bittinger is Kent State's first three-time CoSIDA Academic All-District First…

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Men's Basketball To Make M.A.C. Center Debut

The Kent State University men's basketball team will make its M.A.C. Center season debut Thursday, facing the Ohio…

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Bittinger Earns All-MAC First Team Honors for Third Straight Year

Senior Kelsey Bittinger is Kent State's first three-time All-MAC First…

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Rooney Earns MAC Wrestler of the Week Honors

Kent State sophomore Tim Rooney (Columbus, Ohio/St. Charles) was named Mid-American Conference Wrestler of the Week Wednesday after helping the Golden Flashes improve to 5-0 on…

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Big Night on Offense, but Flashes Come up Short in 42-23 Loss to Chippewas

KENT, Ohio – Kent State gave itself an opportunity to send off its senior class with an upset of Central Michigan on Tuesday night at…

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Flashes Grind Out 55-44 Victory at YSU

Kent Sate (2-0) opens season with second straight comeback victory on…

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Women’s Basketball Travels to YSU on Tuesday

Golden Flashes (1-0) look to take down second straight Horizon League opponent on…

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Several Flashes Stand Out at Journeymen Collegiate Classic

Thirteen Kent State wrestlers took part in the Journeyman Collegiate Classic Sunday at Hudson Valley Community College in Troy, New York.  The round robin pool formats for each weight class had most of the Golden Flashes competing in three…

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Flashes Host Central Michigan on Senior Night

Fifteen Kent State seniors will be recognized Tuesday night in their final home game at Dix Stadium when the Golden Flashes host Central Michigan at 7 p.m., on ESPNU. The Chippewas (6-4) recently became bowl eligible with their third…

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Men's Basketball Starts Season with 111-78 Win over YSU

The Kent State University men's basketball team (1-0) started the 2017-18 season off on a high note, defeating the Youngstown State Penguins (0-1), 111-78, at Akron in the Northeast Ohio Coaches vs.…

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Volleyball Celebrates Senior Class

Kent State closed the 2017 season with a 3-1 loss to Eastern Michigan…

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Flashes Top Virginia and Hofstra

Clifton Park, N.Y. - Kent State improved to 5-0 with dual meet victories over Virginia and Hofstra Saturday at the Journeymen Northeast Duals inside Shenendehowa High School.  Three down-to-the-wire matches went in the Golden Flashes favor in a…

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Korinek Lifts Flashes Comeback to defeat Northern Kentucky

HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, Ky – Trailing by 10 points in the third quarter, the Kent State women's basketball team (1-0) stormed back to defeat Northern Kentucky (0-1), 59-54, in the 2017-18 season opener. Junior Jordan Korinek dropped a…

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Volleyball Hosts Eastern Michigan Saturday for Senior Day

Kent State will recognize five-member senior class following Saturday's match at the…

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Men's Golf Signs Italian National Team Member Julien Paltrinieri

KENT, Ohio – Kent State Men's golf has added 2017 Italian National Boys Team Championship winner Julien Paltrinieri to its 2017…

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Four Flashes Compete at Great Lakes Regional Cross Country Championship

Brandon Avers, Clark Bookman, Maddie Dunlap and Nicole Fleming represented Kent State at the NCAA Great Lakes Regional Championship…

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Women's Basketball Opens Season at Northern Kentucky

The Kent State University women's basketball team will begin the 2017-18 season on the road against Northern Kentucky at 1 p.m. Saturday. The game will air live on ESPN3 and the Watch…

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Men's Basketball Signs Two to 2018 Class

Kent State University men's basketball head coach Rob Senderoff has announced the signing of two players for the 2018…

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Virginia, Hofstra & Journeymen Classic Await Flashes This Weekend

Kent State (3-0) returns to action this weekend with a pair of dual meets Saturday and a unique competition Sunday at the Journeymen Collegiate Classic.  The Golden Flashes will take on Virginia Saturday at 9:30 a.m. followed by Hofstra at 1:30…

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Men's Basketball Begins Season Against YSU

The Kent State University men's basketball team opens the 2017-18 season in the Northeast Ohio Coaches vs. Cancer Doubleheader at Akron against the Youngstown…

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Geraghty Collects Historic 2,400th at Ohio

Libero Challen Geraghty became just the 26th player in NCAA Division I history with 2,400…

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No. 17 Women's Golf signs Thailand's Thitapa Pakdeesettakul

KENT, Ohio – The 17th-ranked Kent State Women's Golf Team announced the signing of Thailand's National Junior Team member Thitapa Pakdeesettakul to a national letter of intent…

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Men's Golf Signs Canadian National Junior Team Member Johnny Travale

KENT, Ohio – The pipeline that has brought some of the biggest names in Canadian amateur golf to Kent State continued its rush on Thursday as the Golden Flashes announced the signing of Johnny Travale to a national letter…

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Bittinger Selected as Senior CLASS Award Finalist

Kent State's Kelsey Bittinger has been named one of 10 finalists for…

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Women’s Basketball Inks Five to Kick Off Early Signing Period

Golden Flashes add five student-athletes for…

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Football Falls 48-20 at Western Michigan Despite Several Iron Man Efforts

KALAMAZOO, Mich. – A pair of first quarter touchdown runs by Justin Rankin helped Kent State keep the game close in the early going, but a string of 34 unanswered points helped Western Michigan pull away to a 48-20 victory over the visiting…

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Kent State Hits High Academic Marks in GSR Release

The NCAA has released its annual Graduation Success Rate (GSR) and Federal Graduation Rate (FGR) report, with Kent State athletics continuing its run of success in…

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No. 17 Women's Golf Signs No. 117 in World Amateur Rankings, Chloe Salort

KENT, Ohio – The No. 15 Kent State Women's Golf team will add the 117th-ranked player in the World Amateur Golf Rankings to its lineup this spring with the signing today of Chloe Salort to a national letter…

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Flashes Face Defending Champions Wednesday Night

Kent State looks to spoil Western Michigan's final home game of the year Wednesday night at Waldo Stadium on CBS Sports Network.  The last time the Golden Flashes visited the state of Michigan, they came away with a 27-24 upset of Central…

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Brots and Eiben Named to MAC All-Tournament Team

KENT, Ohio – Kent State seniors Kristen Brots and Jaime Eiben were named to the All-Tournament Team for the 2017 Mid-American Conference Women's Soccer Tournament, the conference announced following the championship game on Sunday…

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Volleyball Pushes First-Place Falcons to Five Sets on the Road

Libero Challen Geraghty matched career-high with 39 digs to lead outstanding…

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Field Hockey Falls in Overtime MAC Championship Match

The Kent State University field hockey team (9-10) competed in a classic MAC Championship match against the Miami Redhawks (11-8) Saturday, but came up just short in…

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Volleyball Downed By RedHawks

Golden Flashes struggle to win…

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Flashes Comeback Falls Short in MAC Tournament Semifinal

KENT, Ohio – The Kent State soccer team (13-6-2, 9-2-0 MAC) fell at the hands of the Bowling Green Falcons (13-6-1, 6-4-1 MAC), 2-1, in the MAC Tournament Semifinals on Friday night at Dix Stadium. The Golden Flashes finish the season tied for…

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Men's Hoops Takes Down Wooster in Exhibition

The Kent State University men's basketball team prepared for the season ahead Friday, defeating the College of Wooster in an…

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Flashes Open Season With Pair of Big Victories

Kent State was nothing short of dominant in its first two duals of the season Friday afternoon at the M.A.C. Center.  The Golden Flashes opened their unconventional day with a 38-3 victory over Lake Erie followed by a 52-0 blanking Mercyhurst…

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Field Hockey Advances to MAC Championship

The Kent State University field hockey team (9-9) lit up the scoreboard to begin the MAC Tournament Friday, taking down the Longwood Lancers (11-6), 4-2, Saturday at…

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Culver Named Top Defender, Kats Top Freshman as Six Flashes Earn MAC Postseason Honors

Regular season champions lead all teams with six players receiving postseason…

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Field Hockey to Host MAC Tournament

The Kent State University field hockey team will defend its title on its home field, competing in the 2017 MAC Tournament at Muphy-Mellis Field…

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Field Hockey Picks Up Five All-MAC Honors

The Kent State University field hockey team had five student-athletes honored on the 2017 All-MAC Field…

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Flashes Open Season with Three Duals Friday

Kent State officially begins its 2017-18 season Friday, Nov. 3, in unorthodox fashion.  The Golden Flashes will host dual meets against Lake Erie College and Mercyhurst North East inside the M.A.C. Center, beginning at noon.  The Flashes…

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Flipping The Field

When you admire the arch of a booming punt and marvel at the way the ball spins back from the goal line after it falls back to earth, have you ever wondered how in the world the punter did that? These are just some of the techniques punters like…

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Golden Flashes Host MAC Tournament Semifinals Against Bowling Green

KENT, Ohio – Top-seeded Kent State (13-5-2, 9-2-0 MAC) hosts the Mid-American Conference Women's Soccer Championship at Dix Stadium for the second consecutive year. Seek their second consecutive tournament title, the Golden Flashes will…

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Football Falls 44-16 on Halloween Night at Dix Stadium

Kent State returned the Anniversary Award to Bowling Green following a 44-16 Halloween loss to the Falcons on Tuesday night at…

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Women’s Basketball Takes Part in Family Friendly Halloween

Golden Flashes judged costume contest Friday evening in…

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Delpech Takes Final MAC Defensive Player of the Week Honor

Kent State University senior Ines Delpech has earned the final MAC Defensive Player of the Week honor, as announced by the…

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Kent State Advances to MAC Tournament Semifinals in Penalty Kick Thriller

KENT, Ohio – The Kent State soccer team (13-5-2, 9-2-0 MAC) advanced in the MAC Tournament on penalty kicks (4-2) over the Ohio Bobcats (7-10-3, 4-5-2 MAC). The match goes into the record books as a 1-1 tie, with Kent State outlasting Ohio on…

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Bookman and Dunlap Lead Flashes at MAC Cross Country Championships

The Kent State men's and women's cross country teams competed at the 2017 Mid-American Conference Championships Saturday morning in…

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Field Hockey Wins on Senior Day

The Kent State University field hockey team (8-9, 5-1 MAC) won its fourth straight match to end the regular season Saturday, defeating the Ohio Bobcats (4-10, 2-4…

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Top Seed Golden Flashes Open MAC Tournament Play with Ohio

KENT, Ohio- The Kent State Golden Flashes step into Mid-American Conference tournament play with the top seed (13-5-1, 9-2-0 MAC). They will face the Bobcats of Ohio (7-10-2, 4-5-2 MAC) in a quarterfinal matchup at Dix Stadium on Sunday, Oct. 29 at…

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Women’s Basketball Media Day Coverage

Head coach Todd Starkey was joined by Zenobia Bess, Jordan Korinek and McKenna Stephens to discuss the…

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Tuesday Night MACtion Comes to Dix Stadium

Kent State looks to improve to 3-1 at home this season, hosting Mid-American Conference East Division rival Bowling Green Tuesday night inside Dix Stadium on ESPNU. In their last home game, the Golden Flashes overcame a 14-3 halftime deficit to…

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Field Hockey Celebrates Senior Day Saturday

The Kent State University field hockey team will compete in its final match of the regular season Saturday at noon, facing the Ohio Bobcats at…

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Kent State Wins MAC Regular Season Championship

KENT, Ohio – The Kent State soccer team secured (13-5-1, 9-2 MAC) the MAC Regular Season Championship by defeating Ohio (7-10-2, 4-5-2 MAC), 2-1, on Thursday evening at Dix Stadium. It is the second regular season championship in program…

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Men's Basketball to Face College of Wooster in Exhibition

The Kent State University men's basketball team has added an exhibition game against the College of Wooster Friday, Nov. 3 at 6 p.m. in the…

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Panthong honored as MAC Women's Golfer of the Week

Kent State's Pimnipa Panthong has been named the Mid-American Conference's Women's Golfer of the Week after finishing tied for fourth individually at the…

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Blue and Gold Wrestle Offs Gets Flashes in Competition Mode

A pair of true freshmen showed their ability to compete right away, winning round robins in their respective weight class during Kent State's Blue and Gold Wrestle Offs Wednesday night at the Kent State Field House.  Jake Ferri (125) and…

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Men's Hoops Tabbed Second; Walker Named Preseason All-MAC

The Kent State University men's basketball team has been selected second in the East Division in the 2017-18 Mid-American Conference preseason poll, as announced Thursday. In addition, Jaylin Walker has been selected to the East Division…

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Athletics Crowdfunding Campaign Raising the Bar

Kent State University athletics is giving alumni, families and fans a chance to directly impact the Golden Flashes teams they support through its brand new crowdfunding campaign. In its first 10 days, the campaign has picked up momentum and in reach…

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Defending MAC East Champs Tabbed Second in Preseason Women’s Basketball Poll

Senior Jordan Korinek earned Preseason All-MAC East honors for the second year in…

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Soccer Hosts Ohio in Final Regular Season Tilt

KENT, Ohio – The conference leading Kent State soccer team (12-5-1, 8-2-0 MAC) faces off against Ohio (7-9-2) on Thursday, Oct. 26 at 3 p.m. for the final home match of the regular season. The Golden Flashes sit atop the Mid-American…

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Kent State Athletics Mourns the Passing of Beth Obruba

The Kent State University athletic department mourns the passing of former women's track and field student-athlete Beth Obruba, who departed on Oct.…

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Field House to Host Blue and Gold Wrestle Offs Wednesday

Kent State wrestling fans can check out the 2017-18 Golden Flashes for the first time Wednesday night, Oct. 25, at the Blue and Gold Wrestle Offs.  Admission is free inside the Kent State Field House with the opening matches slated to begin at…

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Soccer Falls to Falcons, 3-1

KENT, Ohio – The Kent State soccer team (12-5-1, 8-2-0 MAC) fell 3-1 at the hands of the Bowling Green Falcons (11-5-1, 6-3-1 MAC) on Sunday afternoon at Dix Stadium. The match was tied early in the second period until Bowling Green, the…

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Women's Golf concludes fall season with 4th place finish at Cardinal Cup

SIMPSONVILLE, Ky. – The No. 16-ranked Kent State Women's Golf team concluded its fall season on Sunday by tying for fourth place at the…

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Scrappy Flashes Set MAC Record in Loss to Huskies

Kent State and Northern Illinois combined for the third-most points in NCAA's 25-point scoring era in 43-41…

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