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Volleyball suffers close loss to Ohio

Taylor Sforzo November 10, 2017

Kent State’s volleyball team (5-21 overall, 3-12 Mid-American Conference) lost in straight sets (25-23, 25-23, 25-20) to Ohio University (15-14, 9-6 MAC) Thursday night.The Golden Flashes have now lost...

Outside hitter Kelsey Bittinger watches as a Buffalo player hits the ball into the net during a match on Friday, Oct. 27, 2017.

Volleyball struggles to win close sets in loss to Buffalo

Taylor Sforzo October 28, 2017

The Kent State volleyball team (4-18 overall, 2-9 Mid-American Conference) fell in straight sets to Buffalo (14-8, 7-4 MAC) Friday night (23-25, 26-28, 25-27).“I think we fought back pretty well,”...

The ball hits the net after Kent State attempted to score during a game against Akron Friday, Sept. 22, 2017.

Volleyball drops MAC opener to Akron

Henry Palattella September 22, 2017

The Kent State volleyball team's matchup against Akron Friday could have served as a new beginning for the Flashes, as it marked the start of conference play.Instead, it was a brutal reminder of how the...

Outside hitter Kelsey Bittinger (right) sets up middle blocker Myla King against Butler University Friday, Sept. 8, 2017.

Volleyball falls to Oakland

Taylor Sforzo September 15, 2017

Kent State (1-8) fell to Oakland (5-5) in straight sets, 3-0 (21-25, 17-25, 10-25), during the Golden Grizzlies Invitational Friday.Freshman Natalie Tagala led the team with 21 assists. Senior Kelsey Bittinger...

Kent State opposite Amy Kober goes up for the block against Charleston on Sunday, Sept. 10, 2017.

Volleyball falls short at Golden Flashes Classic

Taylor Sforzo September 10, 2017

Kent State (1-7) struggled again this weekend, as they were swept in both matches they played at the Golden Flashes Classic.“I think it just pretty much comes down to people having to take their roles...

Bittinger, Geraghty garner MAC East Player of the Week honors

Nick Buzzelli August 30, 2016

Juniors Kelsey Bittinger and Challen Geraghty aren’t strangers to Mid-American Conference accolades.Last season, both members of the Kent State volleyball team were named First Team All-MAC for their...

Freshman Lexi Mantas spikes the ball past a Toledo defender during the Kent State vs Toledo volleyball game on Oct. 16, 2015.

Volleyball extend win streak to 5 games

Jesse Runner October 18, 2015

Kent State’s women’s volleyball team defeated two MAC Conference opponents this weekend at home in the M.A.C. Center to extend its win streak to five straight games.The Flashes, who improved its record...

Sophomore Kelsey Bittinger digs the ball agianst Miami University on Friday Sept. 25, 2015.

Volleyball loses to Miami, wins against Bowling Green

Jesse Runner September 27, 2015

The Kent State women’s volleyball team finished 1-1 this past weekend after playing two games at the M.A.C. Center to open conference play.The first game, which took place Friday night against the University...

Golden Flashes leave Sacramento State Invitational empty handed

Jesse Runner September 20, 2015

Kent State’s women’s volleyball team finished in third place at the Sacramento State Invitational in California this past weekend.The tournament, hosted by Sacramento State University, saw Kent State...

Junior Katarina Kojic sets junior Drew Norberg up for a hit against Indiana State During the Golden Flashes Classic on Friday Sept. 4, 2015.

Kent State volleyball shares Golden Flashes Classic title

Jesse Runner September 7, 2015

The Golden Flashes Classic tournament, held in the M.A.C. Center, saw Kent State lose its first game to Indiana State before winning its next two games against the University of Albany and Oakland University....

Kent State freshman outside hitter Kelsey Bittinger spikes the ball ay Bowling Green University during their final game of the regular season in the M.A.C. Center on Saturday, Nov. 15, 2014. The Flashes sent their senior class with a 3-1 win over the Falcons and will head to this weekends MAC Tournament as the No. 7 seed with a 16-13 overall record.

MAC volleyball teams vie for spot in NCAA Tournament

Jimmy Miller November 19, 2014

At the beginning of the season, Kent State volleyball coach Don Gromala talked about changing the culture of Kent State volleyball. With perennial woes came six straight losing seasons and a Mid-American...

KSU volleyball falters in five sets with Redhawks

Jimmy Miller November 14, 2014

Box ScoreMiami University entered the M.A.C. Center Friday night with every reason to feel confident: The Redhawks had a nine-match win streak in the conference and already defeated Kent State earlier...

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