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Kent States soccer team faces Northern Illinois on Oct. 15, 2023.

Soccer falls in MAC championship, ending playoff run

Matt Franos, Reporter November 6, 2023

After defeating Northern Illinois and Eastern Michigan, two teams the Kent State soccer team previously lost to, in the opening rounds of the Mid-American Conference Tournament, the Flashes set their eyes...

Kent State Womens Soccer vs. Northern Illinois University on Sunday, October 15, 2023.

Soccer shutouts NIU in MAC Tournament opener

Matthew Franos, Reporter October 29, 2023

On Oct. 15, Northern Illinois defeated Kent State’s soccer team 2-1 — the program’s first loss to NIU since 2013. On Sunday, the Flashes earned their third shutout of the season, defeating the...

The Kent State soccer team celebrates after junior Alisa Arthur scores the first goal of the game against CMU on Oct. 8, 2023. The Golden Flashes went on to win the game 3-1.

One year in the making – soccer clinches home playoff game

Matt Franos, Reporter October 26, 2023

One year ago, Buffalo came into Dix Stadium and knocked Kent State’s soccer team out of the postseason with a 2-0 victory in the regular season finale. Thursday, the Flashes traveled to Buffalo and...

The Kent State soccer team celebrates after junior Alisa Arthur scores the first goal of the game against CMU on Oct. 8, 2023. The Golden Flashes went on to win the game 3-1.

Soccer avenges road loss in dominating home win

Matt Franos, Reporter October 9, 2023

Last Thursday, the Kent State soccer team fell to Ball State (6-5-2, 4-0-2) in a rain-soaked contest 3-1.  The Flashes conceded two goals in the first half and could not recover from the deficit.  In...

Kent State womens soccer team on Sept. 28th at Dix Stadium. The team won 2-1 against Eastern Michigan.

Soccer suffers first conference loss

Matt Franos, Reporter October 3, 2023

The Kent State soccer team conceded a second-half goal that ended their perfect conference record in a 1–0 loss to Miami (OH). The Flashes drop to 6-3-2 with a 3-1 Mid-American Conference record;...

Giulia Giovinazzi (center) headers a ball away from Duquesne defenders at Kent States senior day matchup against Duquesne Sep. 10, 2023.

Soccer uses late comeback to win over rival Akron

Matt Franos, Reporter September 26, 2023

The Kent State’s soccer team battled back from a 1-0 deficit in the second half of Sunday's match to earn a 2-1 victory over crosstown rival Akron. “The team showed a lot of character in coming...

Giulia Giovinazzi (center) headers a ball away from Duquesne defenders at Kent States senior day matchup against Duquesne Sep. 10, 2023.

Defense leads the way as women’s soccer opens conference play

Matt Franos, Reporter September 21, 2023

The Kent State women’s soccer team has been looking for more consistency on offense this year. They had 11 days off before the start of conference play and figured something out with a dominant win over...

Giulia Giovinazzi (center) headers a ball away from Duquesne defenders at Kent States senior day matchup against Duquesne Sep. 10, 2023.

Women’s soccer celebrates seniors while earning a victory

Matt Franos, Reporter September 10, 2023

Friends and family filled the stands for the women’s soccer team's senior day, where the Flashes defeated Duquesne 2-1. “It was definitely awesome having a lot of family here to celebrate," senior...

Soccer falls to conference leader for ‘disappointing’ end to season

Jacob Shondel, Reporter October 28, 2022

When Kent State’s soccer team took the field Thursday, the Flashes needed to beat or tie Buffalo to earn a spot in the Mid-American Conference tournament. The Bulls defeated KSU 2-0 at Zoeller Field. Kent...

Win, tie or bust: In regular-season finale, soccer will face conference leader for a shot at MAC tournament

Jacob Shondel, Reporter October 27, 2022

The top six teams make the Mid-American Conference tournament, and Kent State’s soccer team earns a spot with a win or tie in its final conference game. Thursday, the Flashes face Buffalo – the...

Soccer gets ‘comfortable,’ finishing with its third-straight tie as end of regular season nears

Jacob Shondel, Reporter October 24, 2022

Less than 25 minutes into the soccer team’s final road game of the season, Kent State was already losing 2-0. The Flashes scored twice in the last third of the game to tie Central Michigan 2-2. “We...

Slow non-conference start to stellar MAC scoring: Soccer just had to ‘trust the process’

Jacob Shondel, Reporter October 8, 2022

Kent State’s soccer team finally found its offensive footing when Mid-American Conference games began Sept. 22. Before MAC battles started, the Flashes had scored only two goals in seven non-conference...

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