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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.

Haxton leads KSU gymnasts at NCAA regionals

Isabella Schreck, Reporter April 6, 2022

Kent State gymnastics coach Brice Biggin said he felt goosebumps after seeing sophomore Sarah Haxton’s 9.900 performance on the uneven bars at the NCAA regional. “I just felt so good for her because...

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...

Sophomore Michaela Romito signs a poster for a little girl after the home meet against BGSU on Sunday, Feb. 21, 2016.

Little fans have big impact on Kent State gymnastics team

Elise Kogelnik February 23, 2016

Young fans rushed out of the stands in the M.A.C. Center after Sunday’s meet and waited anxiously for their turn to get an autograph from a Kent State gymnast. The Flashes sat behind a line of tables...

Kent State freshman Michaela Romito looks for the bar during her uneven bars routine on Sunday, Feb. 15, 2015, at the M.A.C. Center. Kent State lost to Central Michigan, 195.325-196.400.

Freshman gymnast ends season at NCAA Gymnastics Regionals

Megan McEldowney April 6, 2015

Kent State freshman Rachel Stypinski ended her season with two performances at the NCAA Gymnastics Regionals competition in Columbus on Saturday.She competed individually at Ohio State University’s St....

Rachel Stypinski performs her routine on the balance beam during the first home meet of the season against Western Michigan on Friday, Jan. 23. Stypinski finished her routine with a final score of 9.875 to win this event as well as the floor routine. The Flashes defeated the Broncos with an overall final score of 194.900-193.325.

From state champion to MAC Specialist: Rachel Stypinski

Megan McEldowney February 18, 2015

Before Rachel Stypinski was a state champion at Boyertown Area Senior High, and before she was Mid-American Conference Specialist of the Week two weeks in a row, she was tumbling around her house and falling...

 Kent State’s Whitnee Johnson competes on the uneven bars during the meet against Central Michigan University on Sunday, Feb. 15, 2014. Johnson finished her routine with a 9.725 and the Flashes lost with an overall score of 195.325-196.400.

Kent State gymnastics falls to Central Michigan

Megan McEldowney February 15, 2015

Despite a strong performance from freshman Rachel Stypinski, Kent State gymnastics (2-5, 1-3 Mid-American Conference) fell to Central Michigan on Saturday, 196.400-195.325, inside the M.A.C. Center.“Central...

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