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Kent State redshirt senior Andrea Scali pitches during the first game of the doubleheader on April 30, 2022.

Softball out-hits Buffalo but falls in two-game series Tuesday 

Isabella Schreck, Reporter May 6, 2022

The Kent State softball team totaled three more hits than the competition in its series at Buffalo Tuesday. But the Flashes could not manage to score in either of their two games against the Bulls,...

Kent State junior Julia Mazanec throws the ball back to the pitcher on April 30, 2022.

Softball falls to Western Michigan despite strong pitching performances

Isabella Schreck, Reporter May 3, 2022

All three games in the Kent State softball team’s weekend series against Western Michigan came down to pitching performance. “We were evenly matched,” coach Eric Oakley said. “It was just two...

Kent State graduate student Madyson Cole breaks for home base.

Brownfield’s grand slam gives softball its fourth MAC series win this season

Isabella Schreck, Reporter April 29, 2022

The score was 1-1 with bases loaded for the Kent State softball team in the top of the sixth inning against Akron. Then fifth-year utility player Brenna Brownfield hit her first grand slam of her college...

Kent State senior Brooklyn Whitt goes for a bunt.

Softball wins first series in long final stretch of conference games

Isabella Schreck, Reporter April 20, 2022

The Kent State softball team’s series against conference competitor Northern Illinois was split going into the final game of the weekend. Then freshman pitcher Kylie Ringler threw her first shutout,...

Flashes split weekend series at Duke Invitational

Amanda Levine Sports editor March 7, 2020

Last weekend, Kent State softball struggled to drive in runs when players were on base. Friday and Saturday, at the Duke Invitational, the Flashes didn’t hesitate to score, outscoring their opponents...

Lack of offense leads to six game skid for Kent State softball

Amanda Levine Sports editor March 1, 2020

Kent State softball’s offense struggled against three top 25-ranked universities at the Wooo Pig Classic this weekend. The Flashes were outscored 42-9 against Florida State, University of Arkansas, Baylor...

Huck, Scali shut down offense at Maverick Classic

Amanda Levine Sports editor February 16, 2020

Kent State softball’s ability to capitalize on errors and elite pitching performances helped secure a 4-1 performance at the Maverick Classic in Arlington, TX this weekend. The Flashes’ strong pitching...

Brownfield’s dominant performance helps Flashes go 3-1 in the Red and Black Showcase

Amanda Levine Sports editor February 9, 2020

Kent State softball kicked off its 2020 season, going 3-1 in the Red and Black Showcase against the University of North Carolina Wilmington, Howard and no. 16 University of Georgia. Kent State 5 vs. UNCW...

Kent State softball ranked No.2 in the MAC, starts season in Georgia

Amanda Levine Sports editor February 6, 2020

Kent State softball’s 2019 season ended in a 4-2 loss to Marshall University in the National Invitational Softball Championship. Despite a 28-26 finish to the season, the Flashes were picked No. 2 in...

Kent State’s American Academy grows, first cohort to graduate in 2020

Wyatt Loy Beat reporter January 28, 2020

This May will mark two years since the founding of the American Academy in Brazil, a two-year degree program that allows Brazilian students to get an associate degree from Kent State without leaving their...

Kent State junior Sydney Anderson rounds the bases as Pitt shortstop Olivia Gray catches a fly ball during the Flashes 6-4 loss on April 18, 2018.

Flashes end nonconference schedule with loss at Pitt

Chad Flannery May 1, 2018

Despite a two-home run day by senior Emily Dobbin, Kent State (26-20, 12-8 Mid-American Conference) dropped its final nonconference game to Pittsburgh (29-16-1) by a score of 14-4.Dobbin lead the way offensively...

Kent State celebrates its second win of the day against Buffalo on April 21, 2018. The Flashes swept the doubleheader, winning both games, 10-2 and 13-1.

Flashes secure 15th straight MAC Tournament appearance with Bowling Green sweep

Chad Flannery April 29, 2018

For the Kent State softball team, its current success couldn’t have come at a better time.The Flashes won their last six games, sweeping conference opponents Buffalo and Bowling Green. Their most recent...

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