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Kent Wired

Junior attacker Morgan Kubicki makes a move against YSU.

Turnovers prove costly as lacrosse team drops third game in a row in loss to YSU

Jacob Shondel , Reporter April 24, 2022

Kent State women’s lacrosse team has averaged 19 turnovers in games they have lost. On Saturday, KSU fell to third-place Youngstown State 18-11 and gave the ball away 23 times. It was the third-most...

Senior members of the Kent State lacrosse team pose with their framed jerseys.

Lacrosse team plays well on Senior Day but falls to Central Michigan 14-10

Jacob Shondel , Reporter April 18, 2022

Back on March 10, the Kent State women's lacrosse team fell behind Central Michigan 9-1 in the first quarter before losing 20-6. On Saturday, the Flashes played far better, leading 3-1 after the first...

Sophomore midfielder Abby Jones [27] cradles the ball during the women’s lacrosse game on Mar. 8, 2020. Kent State University women’s lacrosse team lost to University of Cincinnati 25-8. 

First ever class of lacrosse freshmen at Kent prepare for their Senior Day

Jacob Shondel , Reporter April 15, 2022

When seniors Megan Kozar, Abby Jones and Madison Rapier came to KSU in 2019, they had no upperclassmen to show them what Division I lacrosse was all about. The first season of varsity lacrosse for them...

Senior attacker Kelli Bailey and junior midfielder Lexi Piekarski talk during the Kent State lacrosse teams loss against Robert Morris on Wednesday, March 2 in Kent, Ohio. 

In its closest game ever against Robert Morris, lacrosse team falls to reigning MAC champion 11-8

Jacob Shondel Reporter March 2, 2022

In the four-year history of Kent State lacrosse, the Flashes have never beaten defending Mid-American Conference champion Robert Morris. Before Wednesday, they had lost four previous games by an average...

Sophomore midfielder Abby Jones [27] fights for the ball during the women’s lacrosse game on Mar. 8, 2020. Kent State University lost to University of Cincinnati 25-8.

Lacrosse team wins second in a row in overtime thriller

Jacob Shondel, Reporter February 28, 2022

Two minutes into its second overtime, Kent State’s lacrosse team had the ball behind the Wofford goal, looking for a player with an angle to the net. Sophomore attacker Jackie Wolford passed the ball...

Sophomore midfielder Abby Jones [27] fights for the ball during the women’s lacrosse game on Mar. 8, 2020. Kent State University lost to University of Cincinnati 25-8. 

Lacrosse team wins second in a row in overtime thriller

Jacob Shondel Reporter February 28, 2022

Two minutes into its second overtime, Kent State’s lacrosse team had the ball behind the Wofford goal, looking for a player with an angle to the net. Sophomore attacker Jackie Wolford passed the ball...

Randale Richmond is director of athletics at Kent State University.

Kent State wins Jacoby Trophy for top women’s athletics program

Megan Becker Reporter June 19, 2021

The Kent State women's athletic program was awarded with the Jacoby Trophy this month by the Mid-American Conference for having the top program during the 2020-2021 academic year. This award marks the...

Family members and guests were encouraged to stand with their graduates and congratulate them before receiving their diplomas on May 13, 2021.

Class of 2021 reflects on Kent State, COVID experiences as in-person commencement ceremonies resume

Editor's Note: The following story has been updated to include photographs of graduates Gianna DaPra and Jordan Bigelow. High fives were exchanged and excited cheers rang through Centennial Court Green...

Lacrosse ends season with a home win over Detroit Mercy

Jimmy Oswald Sports Reporter May 2, 2021

The Kent State lacrosse team headed into the final game of the 2021 season looking to end the year with a win. The Flashes found exactly that with a 20-11 victory over the University of Detroit Mercy...

Taylor Monturo (00) prepares to take a free position shot against Presbyterian College. Monday, March 22, 2021.

Lacrosse seeks to build consistency as season comes to an end

Jimmy Oswald Sports Reporter April 28, 2021

One month ago the Kent State lacrosse team sat at 2-1 in Mid-American Conference play and was tied for second place. But since then, the Flashes went on to lose four of their next five MAC games and currently...

Lacrosse wins two games in a row for first time in program history

Jimmy Oswald Sports Reporter March 29, 2021

For the first time in program history, the Kent State lacrosse team has won back-to-back games.After a 1-5 start to the season, it couldn’t have come at a better time. Three of the Flashes’ next four...

The Kent State women’s lacrosse team celebrates its win in the first-ever women’s lacrosse iteration of the Wagon Wheel Rivalry against the University of Akron. KSU won 9-8 at home. March 13, 2021.

Lacrosse tops Akron for first win in nearly two years

Jimmy Oswald Sports Reporter March 15, 2021

Up by a goal with 17 seconds on the clock, the Kent State lacrosse team was on the verge of its first win in 699 days. The University of Akron had the ball on Kent’s end and was looking to score to...

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