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The independent news website of The Kent Stater & TV2

Kent Wired

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 scores most runs in two seasons against Toledo, wins series 2-1

Isabella Schreck, Reporter April 25, 2022

The Kent State softball team defeated Toledo by nine points in Saturday’s second game, its second offensive explosion of the day after scoring seven points in game one. But in the final game of the...

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,...

Softball and gymnastics to receive facility renovations to improve play and safety

Softball and gymnastics to receive facility renovations to improve play and safety

Isabella Schreck, Reporter April 20, 2022

The softball complex and gymnastics practice gym will be renovated starting this summer, addressing key facility issues and safety concerns. “This has been a long time coming,” head softball coach...

Kent State graduate student Madyson Cole bats during the second game of the double header on March 25, 2022.

Softball prepares for stacked MAC schedule, aims to improve for championships

Isabella Schreck, Reporter April 10, 2022

Kent State softball coach Eric Oakley said this year’s team is unlike any he has had before. The Flashes lost six starters and seven players total from a team that finished third in the Mid-American...

Bridget Dunn signed with Kent State womens basketball from Carmel High School in Carmel, Indiana. Nov. 12, 2020.

Athletes sign letters of intent to become Golden Flashes

The early signing period for 2021-22 freshman athletes began today, and Kent State brought in plenty of new talent this year. Over a dozen athletes across six sports signed letters of intent to become...

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...

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