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Kent Wired

Fifth-year starter Mike Depalma grapples for position in the clinch against Justin Oliver of Central Michigan University on Sunday, Feb. 14, 2016 at the M.A.C. Center.

DePalma’s faith fuels him to 5th; Miller finishes 6th at NCAA Championships

Dan Armelli March 27, 2016

Mike DePalma and coach Jim Andrassy knew what the former had to do in order to be successful in his final year as a Kent State wrestler. They had been preaching it since day one.  “It’s mostly mental...

DePalma pins to take fifth; Miller defaults to sixth at NCAA Championships

Dan Armelli March 19, 2016

Kent State wrestler Mike DePalma’s goal coming into his third NCAA Championships was to get to the top of the podium.Though the fifth-year senior, 149-pounder didn't achieve that goal, he ended his three-year...

Miller loses in semis; DePalma named All-American

Dan Armelli March 18, 2016

There were no controversies this time. No trips to the table or refs conferring. Fifth-year senior 157-pounder Ian Miller, for the first time in a long time, lost fair and square.But that didn’t make...

Kent State fifth year senior wrestler Ian Miller fights for position against an Old Dominion University wrestler during a meet at the M.A.C. Center on Sunday, Jan. 24, 2016. The Flashes won the Meet 25-13.

Miller’s moment

Richie Muhall March 16, 2016

Kent State fifth-year senior, two-time All-American and three-time MAC champion Ian Miller is a man on a mission. And that mission is to win.It all happened so fast. Almost as fast as an Ian Miller takedown.It...

Fifth-year starter Mike DePalma grapples for position in the clinch against Justin Oliver of Central Michigan University on Sunday, Feb. 14, 2016 at the M.A.C. Center.

MAC Wrestling Tournament day one: DePalma makes finals, Miller injured

Dan Armelli March 5, 2016

It was the thrill of victory and the agony of medical default Saturday for the Kent State wrestling team. Fifth-year senior Mike DePalma needed a one-point escape to send his semifinals match with...

Kent State ends dual season with tri-meet sweep

Dan Armelli February 14, 2016

Kent State wrestling coach Jim Andrassy knew he had a good tournament team coming into this season. However, he wasn’t so sure about how his team would fair in dual meets.Sunday night encapsulated the...

5th-year Senior Tyler Buckwalter works for a single leg takedown against Daniel Lewis of the University of Missouri at the MAC Center on Dec. 20, 2016. The Golden Flashes lost to Missouri 12-35.

Kent State defeats Ohio, Eastern Michigan in weekend road duels

Dan Armelli January 18, 2016

The Kent State wrestling team found themselves down early in two separate duals this weekend, but the Flashes eventually defeated Mid-American Conference opponents Ohio University and Eastern Michigan...

Miller wins title at Cliff Keen Las Vegas Invitational

Dan Armelli December 6, 2015

At the toughest tournament of the season for the Kent State wrestling team, three Kent players were able to place at the Cliff Keen Las Vegas Collegiate Wrestling Invitational. The highlight of the weekend...

Kent States Ian Miller pins his opponent and watches as the time ends in his final match of the MAC Championship Sunday, March 9, 2014. Miller defeated his opponent from Central Michigan and finished first in his weight class winning him a Mid-American Conference title.

Q&A with MAC Wrestler of the Week, Ian Miller

Dan Armelli December 2, 2015

Fifth-year senior and 157-pounder Ian Miller, was named MAC Wrestler of the Week last week after he went 4-0 at the Navy Classic, winning his second career title at the event. It’s the fourth time in...

Three Flashes take home titles at Navy Classic

Dan Armelli November 22, 2015

There has been a tendency in the NBA to gather three superstars on one team and throw out the label “Big Three” (see the 2008 Boston Celtics and 2012 Miami Heat). But perhaps this theory has made...

Mack McGuire tries to escape the hold of Northern Illinois’ Jordan Northrup during their meet in the M.A.C. Center on Friday, Feb. 13, 2015.

Kent State looking for breakout season with mix of older and younger wrestlers

Dan Armelli October 20, 2015

From 2005 to 2013, the Kent State wrestling team had eight consecutive years of either going undefeated or having one loss in the Mid-American Conference.Things changed when Missouri, Northern Iowa, and...

Kent States Ian Miller celebrates as he wins his final match of the MAC Championship Sunday, March 9, 2014. Miller defeated his opponent from Central Michigan and finished first in his weight class winning him a Mid-American Conference title.

Update: Miller finishes fifth at NCAA Championships

Zac Sommer March 21, 2015

 Junior wrestler Ian Miller finished in fifth place for the second consecutive time after earning his second All-American honor at the 2015 NCAA Championships in St. Louis on Saturday.Miller lost his...

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