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Kent Wired

Senior Kody Komara attempts to pin a Central Michigan University wrestler during the match on Feb. 6, 2022. Kent State lost 32-9.

Komara’s victory, McCracken’s second-place leads wrestlers at MAC championships

Noah Keeney, Reporter March 7, 2022

Kent State wrestler Kody Komara became the surprise champion of the Mid-American Conference tournament at 149 pounds when he swept past three opponents to earn a spot in the NCAA Championships. Komara...

Senior Colin McCracken attempts to pin a Cleveland State University wrestler during the meet on Jan. 27, 2022 in Kent, OH. Kent State beat Cleveland State 27-9.

Senior wrestlers ready for last shot at MAC Championship

Noah Keeney Reporter March 2, 2022

The Kent State wrestling team will be traveling to Athens, Ohio on Friday for the Mid-American Conference championships.The Flashes will be led by fifth-year Jake Ferri and senior Colin McCracken.McCracken...

Redshirt junior Tyler Bates attempts to pin a player from Central Michigan University during the wrestling match on Feb. 06, 2022. Kent State lost to Central Michigan 32-9.

Wrestlers close out the regular season with a dominant 29-12 win at SIU-E.

Noah Keeney Reporter February 21, 2022

The Kent State wrestling team made easy work of Mid-American Conference opponent Southern Illinois. From the start, the Flashes were able to impose their will and take control.Fifth-year Jake Ferri (22-8)...

Senior Colin McCracken attempts to pin a Cleveland State University wrestler during the meet on Jan. 27, 2022 in Kent, OH. Kent State beat Cleveland State 27-9.

Wrestlers confident heading into regular-season finale

Noah Keeney Reporter February 17, 2022

The Kent State wrestling team is headlined by three of the hottest wrestlers in the Mid-American Conference.The Flashes are led by junior Jake Ferri, senior Colin McCracken and junior Brady Chrisman, and...

Fifth year Jake Ferri lifts his Ohio University opponent off his feet during the grudge match on Feb. 4, 2022.

Wrestlers sweep final matches to take down Bloomsburg

Noah Keeney Reporter February 14, 2022

The Kent State wrestling team erased a 12-4 Bloomsburg State lead by winning the final five matches Friday to win 25-16.The Flashes are now 6-7 overall and 4-4 in the Mid-American Conference, and they...

Senior Kody Komara attempts to pin a Central Michigan University wrestler during the match on Feb. 6, 2022. Kent State lost 32-9.

Wrestling falls to Ohio and Central Michigan, two of MAC’s top teams

Noah Keeney Reporter February 6, 2022

The Kent State wrestling team managed to win only three matches in each of its losses to two of the top Mid-American Conference teams this weekend.The Flashes lost to first-place Central Michigan (6-0...

Redshirt junior Brendon Fenton wrestles a Cleveland State University wrestler during the meet on Jan. 27, 2022 in Kent, OH. Kent State beat Cleveland State 25-7.

Wrestlers prepare for weekend meets coming off back-to-back wins

Noah Keeney Reporter February 3, 2022

The Kent State wrestling team is taking a two-game winning streak into a weekend that will see it host Mid-American Conference opponents Ohio and Central Michigan.The Flashes are coming off a 21-16 win...

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...

Four Kent wrestlers compete in NCAA tournament, McNally ousted in quarterfinals

Mason Lawlor Sports Reporter March 23, 2021

Kent State wrestling sent four of their own to the Enterprise Center in St. Louis last weekend to compete in the NCAA National Wrestling Championships. Seniors Andrew McNally and Jake Ferri both saw some...

Wrestling finishes eighth in MAC tourney, sends three to nationals

Mason Lawlor Sports Reporter March 1, 2021

Kent State wrestling competed in the two-day Mid-American Conference Championships that took place on Friday and Saturday, finishing in eighth place overall. The University of Missouri, the favorite going...

Wrestling team group photo posted to the Kent State Wrestling twitter account (@KentStWrestling). The team poses with the Grudge Match rivalry trophy that Kent State and Ohio University compete over after Kent won 22-10 in Athens. Feb. 7, 2021.

Wrestling handles Ohio in Athens

Mason Lawlor Sports Reporter February 7, 2021

Kent State wrestling took care of business in Athens on Sunday afternoon, handling the Bobcats 22-10 at the Convocation Center.  The Flashes are now 4-3 on the season and 3-1 in Mid-American Conference...

Freshman wrestler Jake Ferri prepares to grapple with an opposing wrestler. Ferri is one of four freshmen in Kent States starting lineup this season. 

Four freshmen lead Kent State wrestling into the future

Kayla Proctor February 25, 2018

The Kent State wrestling team has had a season of more consistent wins and a much-improved record over last year’s, finishing the regular season with a winning record of 13-9, compared to 2016-17’s...

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