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Ninth place with a national qualifier: Ferri advances as wrestling takes ninth in conference tournament

John Hilber, Reporter March 6, 2023

The Kent State wrestling team finished in ninth place in the Mid-American Conference tournament over the weekend, and six wrestlers placed overall.  Graduate student Jake Ferri and sophomore Enrique...

Wrestling earns first win of the season in 23-point victory

John Hilber, Reporter February 12, 2023

The Kent State wrestling team won its first dual of the season in a 32-9 win against Bloomsburg Sunday on senior day. “It's the best we've wrestled as a team,” coach Jim Andrassy said. “It's the...

Wrestling’s Jake Ferri reaches 100 career wins in loss to Cleveland State

John Hilber, Reporter February 10, 2023

The Kent State wrestling team’s graduate student Jake Ferri earned his 100th career win in a 18-16 loss to Cleveland State on Thursday. Ferri started the dual in the 125-pounder match and beat Ben...

Wrestling puts up second-highest point total in loss to Central Michigan

John Hilber, Reporter February 5, 2023

Redshirt senior Jacob Cover led the way with an undefeated weekend, but Kent State’s wrestling team fell just short of a comeback after trailing 12-0.  Kent State lost 22-15 on Sunday against Central...

Wrestling’s veterans shine in loss to Ohio

John Hilber, Reporter February 4, 2023

Veteran wrestlers graduate student Jake Ferri and redshirt senior Jacob Cover led Kent State’s wrestling team with wins in a 28-9 loss to Ohio University in the “Grudge match.” Ferri beat OU’s...

Wrestling off to worst start in program history after loss

John Hilber, Reporter January 28, 2023

Kent State wrestling extended its losing streak to eight games, making it the worst start in the program’s 90-season history. The Flashes lost 25-12 to Southern-Illinois Edwardsville on Friday. KSU’s...

Wrestling gets handled in 23-point loss to Ohio State

John Hilber, Reporter December 14, 2022

The Kent State wrestling team lost its seventh straight meet to No. 3 Ohio State Saturday, falling to the Buckeyes 32-9. OSU’s record against the Flashes is now 7-0. “It's apparent that they're...

Wrestling’s poor performance against ranked opponents leads to zero placers

John Hilber, Reporter December 6, 2022

Wrestling coach Jim Andrassy said his team did not rise to the occasion at the Cliff Keen Las Vegas Invitational. “We didn't rise to the occasion,” Andrassy said. “It's a tough tournament. I wouldn’t...

Wrestling success: Nationally-ranked Enrique Munguia clinches second title win of season

John Hilber, Reporter November 22, 2022

Kent State sophomore wrestler Enrique Munguia is a guy who understands what it takes to be good, says his coach. He was the third best high school wrestler in the country and now ranks in the top 30...

A few veteran and underclassmen wrestlers shine in second meet of season

John Hilber, Reporter November 14, 2022

Kent State’s wrestling team sent 15 men to its Saturday invitational – and only four placed in the top six of their bracket. Eight wrestlers did not win a match and three won only one match. “Some...

Young and hungry: Wrestling welcomes 20 rookies to its squad

John Hilber, Reporter November 8, 2022

Wrestling coach Jim Andrassy is all about “trusting the process” this season. “We need to continue to improve every day, and I don't really want to think about where we should be,” Andrassy,...

Senior 184-pounder Colin McCracken wrestles Air Forces Jacob Thompson during the Appalachian State Invite in Boone, North Carolina on Sunday, Nov. 14.

Two Kent State wrestlers finish in top three at Appalachian State Invite

Jimmy Oswald Sports Editor November 18, 2021

Redshirt sophomore 174-pounder Michael Ferree defeated a former national qualifier on his way to a second-place finish at the Appalachian State Invite Sunday.Ferree defeated two Appalachian State wrestlers...

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