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MAC regular-season winners – again: Field hockey heads to conference quarterfinals, again

Isabella Schreck, Sports Editor October 31, 2022

Within the field hockey program, finishing first in the Mid-American Conference regular season is a nonnegotiable. Friday, the Flashes clinched that title for the 19th time in program history. They...

Field hockey puts on its defensive best, outshooting MAC-opening competitor

James Goddard, Reporter September 19, 2022

In non-conference play, Kent State’s field hockey team allowed teams an average of 19 shots per game. In Sunday’s Mid-American Conference opener, the Flashes held Appalachian State to just four...

Spring sports roundup & fall sports preview

Isabella Schreck, Sports Editor September 1, 2022

Students left campus for a summer of sun and fun, but Kent State sports teams did not take a break. Track and field make it to NCAAs For the fourth time in her collegiate career, senior...

Kent State field hockey goalie Azure Fernsler makes a save. 

Fifth-year goalie Azure Fernsler joins NFHCA Division I Senior Team

Jacob Hansen Reporter November 16, 2021

Just after winning MAC Defensive Player of the Year, fifth-year goalie Azure Fernsler has been named to the 2021 NFHCA Division I Senior Team. Fernsler has joined 37 other members on the senior team,...

Members of the Kent State field hockey team huddle up during a match. 

2 critical plays go the wrong way, and KSU field hockey team falls in MAC semifinals

Jacob Hansen Reporter November 5, 2021

Just over six minutes into the fourth period, a Longwood penalty shot deflected off a Kent State stick into the net. That broke a 0-0 tie.Six minutes later, the Longwood goalie dove for a save and missed....

Senior midfielder Helena Cambra Soler makes a move on the ball during the Kent State field hockeys 2-1 loss to Liberty University on Sunday Oct. 24 in Lynchburgh, Virginia. 

Field hockey splits weekend, ending its six-game win streak

Jacob Hansen Reporter October 24, 2021

After giving up a last-second goal, Kent State’s field hockey team withstood Appalachian State’s comeback.   No. 22 Kent State came out with a 2-1 win on Friday, in yet another overtime victory. Coach...

Fifth year goal keeper Azure Fernsler (82) blocks the ball from going into the net during the field hockey game on Oct. 15, 2021. Kent State beat Miami University 1-0 in regular time.

Field hockey beats Miami 1-0 to seize first place in MAC

Jacob Hansen Reporter October 15, 2021

This time the Kent State field hockey team didn’t need a miracle finish.Last weekend, the Flashes rallied twice in the last two minutes on their way to victories over Longwood and Indiana. Friday, they...

Kent State field hockey goalie Azure Fernsler makes a save. 

Azure Fernsler has overcome years of bad knees to become one of MAC’s top field hockey goalies

Jacob Hansen Reporter September 28, 2021

In 2017, Kent State field hockey goalie Azure Fernsler decided her right knee couldn’t handle the intensity of college field hockey.The only solution, she thought, was surgery — her second in five...

Kent State field hockey plays Ohio University on Friday, Sept. 17. Photo by Morgan McGrath.

Field hockey opens MAC play with 3rd overtime win of season

Jacob Hansen Reporter September 17, 2021

Kent State’s field hockey team is getting used to overtime. The Flashes won 3-2 in the second overtime against Ohio University Friday, on a goal by junior forward Sydney Washburn. It was KSU’s third...

Field hockey goalie Azure Fernsler wins national defense award

Jacob Hansen Reporter September 8, 2021

Kent State goalie Azure Fernsler has been named the national defensive player of the week for her performance in KSU’s two victories over ranked opponents last week.The award came from the National Field...

KSU Field Hockey Players walk onto Murphy-Mellis Field during their game against OSU on Tuesday, Aug. 31.

Field hockey team ranks No. 23 in country after 2 big wins

Jacob Hansen Reporter September 7, 2021

Wins over two ranked teams last week moved the Kent State field hockey team into the top 25 itself.The Flashes, 3-1 on the season, were ranked 23rd by the National Field Hockey Coaches Association. It’s...

The Kent State womens field hockey team celebrates their 2-1 overtime win against Syracuse in Syracuse, NY on Sept. 4, 2021. 

Kent State’s defensive play leads to overtime victory against No.14 ranked Syracuse

Jacob Hansen Sports Reporter September 5, 2021

After its defense had shut down No. 14 Syracuse for 60 minutes, the Kent State field hockey team turned on the offense in overtime.With the score tied 1-1 four minutes into the extra period, senior Helena...

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