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Gymnastics senior day says goodbye to five gymnasts

Michael Neenan, Reporter March 16, 2023

The Kent State gymnastics team held its annual senior day for the graduating gymnasts on Sunday’s meet against Central Michigan.  Seniors Olivia Amodei, Rachel DeCavitch, Karlie Franz, and Taylor...

Grace Wehry, a sophmore in biotechnology, preforming her balance beam routine during the Kent vs. Michigan meet March 12.

Gymnastics loses to Central Michigan in last meet of regular season

Michael Neenan, Reporter March 12, 2023

The Kent State gymnastics team lost to Mid-American Conference rival Central Michigan at home during its final meet of the regular season by a score of 195.975-196.175. This afternoon’s meet was part...

Rachel DeCavitch leads gymnastics in win over Eastern Michigan

Michael Neenan, Reporter February 26, 2023

Senior Rachel DeCavitch of the Kent State gymnastics team set a career high of 9.900 on the beam in a win over Eastern Michigan. “I feel like beam is one of my events that I struggle with,” DeCavitch...

Rachel DeCavitch gracefully ascends the balance beam to start off her routine during the gymnastics meet against Rutgers and Cornell University on Jan. 28, 2022.

Going for no. 13: Gymnastics sets bar high to start season

Isabella Schreck, Editor-in-Chief January 12, 2023

In 1981, the first Mid-American Conference gymnastics championship began in Kent State’s M.A.C. Center. Since then, the Flashes have hosted the conference finals in four more seasons – and they...

Golden Flashes Gymnastics compete in a Tri-Meet against Ohio State Buckeyes and Eastern Michigan Eagles. Olivia Amodei Flash gymnast sticks the landing in the Uneven Bars event.

Falls on key events knock KSU gymnasts to 5th in MAC championships

Isabella Schreck, Reporter March 21, 2022

For three consecutive meets the Kent State gymnastics team posted its highest scores of the season, even scoring its third-highest total in program history. But at the Mid-American Conference championships...

Members of the Kent State gymnastics team celebrate after beating Western Michigan to claim a share of the MAC regular season championship.

Gymnasts earn regular season title after third-highest score in program history

Isabella Schreck, Reporter March 14, 2022

At the end of Sunday’s gymnastics meet in Kalamazoo, the scoreboard read: Kent State 196.850, Western Michigan 196.725. And the faces of the Kent State gymnastics team read jubilation. The Flashes...

Kent State senior Sarah Haxton warms up on beam during the gymnastics competition against Bowling Green at the M.A.C. Center on Feb. 20, 2022.

Gymnastics struggles on beam for second consecutive meet, loses first in MAC

Isabella Schreck, Reporter February 27, 2022

With only the beam event left in Sunday’s meet, the Kent State gymnastics team was leading Central Michigan 147.425 to 147.150. Then three Flashes fell. “They held back and tried to make routines,...

Kent State senior Sarah Haxton warms up on beam during the gymnastics competition against Bowling Green at the M.A.C. Center on Feb. 20, 2022.

Gymnastics struggles on beam for second consecutive meet, loses first in MAC

Isabella Schreck Reporter February 27, 2022

With only the beam event left in Sunday’s meet, the Kent State gymnastics team was leading Central Michigan 147.425 to 147.150.Then three Flashes fell. “They held back and tried to make routines,...

Cheyenne Pretola ends her floor routine with flourish during the gymnastics meet against Rutgers and Cornell University on Jan. 28, 2022.

Gymnastics wins meet despite lackluster performance

Isabella Schreck Reporter February 21, 2022

After defeating Bowling Green in Sunday’s Pink Meet, Kent State gymnastics coach Brice Biggin was disappointed. “This was overall our worst performance of the year,” Biggin said. “Yeah, I’m...

Rachel DeCavitch swoops through the air on the uneven bars during the gymnastics meet on Jan. 28, 2022.

Gymnastics fall for first time despite their highest score of season

Isabella Schreck Reporter February 9, 2022

The Kent State gymnastics team posted its highest score of the season but lost for the first time Sunday at the George Washington Quad.The Flashes placed second with a score of 195.600. GW won the meet...

Gymnastics defeats CMU in emotional match

Sean Blevins Sports Reporter February 21, 2021

The Kent State gymnastics team (4-5, 3-3 Mid-American Conference) put on a show at the annual Pink Meet, as they scored a season-high 196.375 to beat Central Michigan University. KSU was dealing with...

Student COVID Testing

Chris Ramos October 2, 2020

Students social distance as they wait in line for free COVID-19 tests at the Center for Philanthropy and Alumni Engagement on Friday, Oct. 2. Select dorms on campus were picked to receive the free testing.  

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