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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...

The Olympic flag arrives in the host city of Tokyo, Japan in early 2020. 

Kent State alumni to compete in 2020 Tokyo Olympics

Sophie Giffin July 19, 2021

Six Kent State alumni will compete in both track and golf at the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo.“It’s awesome to have so many Kent State athletes who will be competing,” said Assistant Director of Athletic...

Kent State women’s track and field wins first MAC championship since 2014

Mason Lawlor Sports Reporter May 9, 2021

The Kent State track and field team competed in day two of the outdoor MAC Championships on Saturday afternoon. The women’s team won the Mid-American Conference championship, with head coach Bill Lawson...

Leah Pasqualetti and her coach Mike Auble after she broke the pole vault record of the Stars and Stripes Big Red Barn Meet in Menifee, California. June, 2020.

From number one in the nation to Kent State: Leah Pasqualetti makes her mark

Pilar Lewis Sports Reporter April 11, 2021

When Leah Pasqualetti was in fifth grade, she was a committed gymnast running in her school’s spring field day for fun.That day would change her life.The Orchard Park High School track coach was there,...

Track and field ready to compete for MAC Indoor Championship

Ignatius Ogbu Sports Reporter February 26, 2021

The Kent State track team will compete this weekend at the Mid-American Conference Track and Field Indoor Championships at Central Michigan University. It is the Flashes’ first overnight trip of the...

Lawson, Mally help Flashes secure third place at MAC Tournament

Amanda Levine Sports editor March 1, 2020

The men’s track and field Mid-American Conference Tournament looked almost identical to the 2019 championship.This year, redshirt junior TJ Lawson came into the MAC Tournament as the top-ranked athlete...

Redshirt senior distance runner Jaimie Adams runs the 5000 meter race during the Doug Raymond National Qualifier track meet on February 14, 2020. 

Several Flashes have dominant performances at the Doug Raymond Qualifiers

Sean Blevins Reporter February 15, 2020

Kent State hosted the Doug Raymond Qualifier Saturday and the men’s and women’s teams combined for six first place finishes and six runners-up. The Flashes won the men’s 4x400 relay and placed second...

A Kent State runner races in the women’s 60-meter run during the Kent State qualifier at the Field House on Saturday, Feb. 10, 2018.

Kent State qualifier ends with eight Flashes wins

Laurene Darby February 11, 2018

Kent State hosted its national qualifier Saturday afternoon in the Field House, and the Flashes took first place in eight events.Riak Reese took first in two events with a time of 6.75 seconds in the 60-meter...

Junior sprinter Matthew Tobin races around the track in a heat of the 400-meter dash at the Kent State Fieldhouse. The Kent State men’s team lost to the Akron Zipps 82-68. Jan. 22, 2016.

Flashes fall short in Akron Dual meet

Samantha Lough January 23, 2016

The Kent State men and women’s track and field team did not get the win they were hoping for in Friday’s rivalry matchup. The women's team fell to Akron 80-71 and the men’s team were defeated 82-68.On...

First day of Spire Invitational successful for Kent State track and field

Andrew Bugel February 14, 2015

There is something about the performances of the Kent State men’s and women’s track and field teams this season that has shown they have the capabilities to be a strong unit.Friday night was no exception.The...

Kent State Senior Laron Brown III competes in the mens 4x400 Relay during the 2014 Indoor Track and Field MAC Championship, Sat., March 1, 2014. The mens team placed second in the MAC Championship.

Kent State women win third straight MAC title, men take second

Tyler Kieslich March 2, 2014

Before the Mid-American Conference indoor track championships were held at the Field House in Kent this weekend, junior thrower Matthias Tayala said it would be crucial to “protect your house.”By the...

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