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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...

Rachel DeCavitch gracefully ascends the balance beam to start off her routine during the gymnastics meet against Rutgers and Cornell University on Jan. 28, 2022.

4 top-scoring KSU gymnasts qualify for NCAA regionals as individuals

Isabella Schreck, Reporter March 28, 2022

Four Kent State gymnasts are headed to the NCAA regionals as individuals. As a team, Kent State didn’t qualify for the regionals. The Flashes ranked 41st in the country, and only the top 36 teams...

Members of the Kent State gymnastics team cheer during the Blue and Gold exhibition meet in Kent, Ohio on Sunday, Dec. 12. 

Top-ranked gymnasts seek first MAC tournament title in 7 years

Isabella Schreck, Reporter March 17, 2022

If her team can do what it's capable of in the Mid-American Conference championships Saturday, Kent State gymnast Sarah Haxton believes her team can win it all. “We have a lot of potential,” Haxton,...

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...

Kent senior Samantha Henry mounts the balance beam during the gymnastics competition against Bowling Green at the M.A.C. Center on Feb. 20, 2022. The judges gave Henry a score of 9.075 for her performace on the balance beam.

Gymnastics improves on beam, posts highest score in two years

Isabella Schreck, Reporter March 7, 2022

In its last meet, the Kent State gymnastics team scored its worst event score in two years on beam.  This week, the Flashes scored their highest on beam since March 2018. “It was something that...

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.

Gymnastics struggles on beam for second consecutive meet, loses first in MAC

Isabella Schreck, Reporter February 28, 2022

With only the beam event left in Sunday’s meet, the Kent State gymnastics team was leading Central Michigan 147.425 to 147.150. Then three Flashes fell. “They held back and tried to make routines,...

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.

Gymnastics struggles on beam for second consecutive meet, loses first in MAC

Isabella Schreck Reporter February 28, 2022

With only the beam event left in Sunday’s meet, the Kent State gymnastics team was leading Central Michigan 147.425 to 147.150.Then three Flashes fell. “They held back and tried to make routines,...

Gymnastics ends regular season with win over BG

Sean Blevins Sports Reporter March 13, 2021

The Kent State gymnastics team closed out the regular season with an emphatic win over a struggling Bowling Green State University team. The Flashes posted their second-highest score of the season, as...

NIU scores walk-off win against Kent State gymnastics

Sean Blevins Sports Reporter February 27, 2021

The Kent State gymnastics team (4-6, 1-3 Mid-American Conference) lost a close match on the road, as they fell to Northern Illinois University. The Huskies’ last floor routine gave them the walk-off...

Gymnastics defeats CMU in emotional match

Sean Blevins Sports Reporter February 21, 2021

The Kent State gymnastics team (4-5, 3-3 Mid-American Conference) put on a show at the annual Pink Meet, as they scored a season-high 196.375 to beat Central Michigan University. KSU was dealing with...

Amoaba Gooden Zoom

Screenshot from Zoom June 9, 2020

Amoaba Gooden, the Interim Vice President of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion helped lead and discuss the different questions provided throughout the town hall via Zoom on Tuesday, June 9, 2020. 

Gymnastics falls to Western Michigan

Sara Al Harthi Sports reporter March 8, 2020

Kent State gymnastics scored its second-highest score of the season, but still fell to Western Michigan on Sunday. Coach Brice Biggin said the team did better than the last meet and they are moving forward...

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