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Kent States soccer team faces Northern Illinois on Oct. 15, 2023.

Soccer falls in MAC championship, ending playoff run

Matt Franos, Reporter November 6, 2023

After defeating Northern Illinois and Eastern Michigan, two teams the Kent State soccer team previously lost to, in the opening rounds of the Mid-American Conference Tournament, the Flashes set their eyes...

Kent State senior Dalaney Ranallo beats CMU graduate student Claudia Muessig to the ball and launches it up field during the game against CMU on Oct. 8, 2023.

Soccer earns road win against MAC-leading Bowling Green

Matt Franos, Reporter October 13, 2023

The Kent State soccer team has relied on their defense throughout the season, and they came up big again in a 2-0 win against Bowling Green.  In eight of the last nine games, KSU has allowed one or...

Giulia Giovinazzi (center) headers a ball away from Duquesne defenders at Kent States senior day matchup against Duquesne Sep. 10, 2023.

Soccer uses late comeback to win over rival Akron

Matt Franos, Reporter September 26, 2023

The Kent State’s soccer team battled back from a 1-0 deficit in the second half of Sunday's match to earn a 2-1 victory over crosstown rival Akron. “The team showed a lot of character in coming...

The Kent State Womens Soccer team joins in a hype chant before the game against Northern Illinois University on Oct. 7. Kent State Flashes won 2-0.

Rookies, veterans mesh as soccer begins its season

Matthew Franos, Reporter September 5, 2023

Life will be different for the Kent State women’s soccer team without 2021 Mid-American Conference Defensive Player of the Year and back-to-back ALL-MAC first-team winner Tianna Harris. Over her four-year...

Soccer falls to conference leader for ‘disappointing’ end to season

Jacob Shondel, Reporter October 28, 2022

When Kent State’s soccer team took the field Thursday, the Flashes needed to beat or tie Buffalo to earn a spot in the Mid-American Conference tournament. The Bulls defeated KSU 2-0 at Zoeller Field. Kent...

Win, tie or bust: In regular-season finale, soccer will face conference leader for a shot at MAC tournament

Jacob Shondel, Reporter October 27, 2022

The top six teams make the Mid-American Conference tournament, and Kent State’s soccer team earns a spot with a win or tie in its final conference game. Thursday, the Flashes face Buffalo – the...

‘We lost our rhythm’: Senior day closes with a tie in soccer battle

Jacob Shondel, Reporter October 10, 2022

Kent State’s soccer team started its game with high energy. But as the game progressed, that energy didn’t continue. In the first half, the Flashes made six shots. In the second, they had one. “We...

‘We let one get away’: Soccer’s slow start leads to first conference loss

Jacob Shondel, Reporter September 30, 2022

All season, coach Rob Marinaro has preached the importance of playing strong for the entire 90 minutes. In Thursday’s game against Western Michigan, the Broncos scored all three of their goals in the...

Waiting no more: Soccer captures first win of season against preseason-poll number one

Jacob Shondel, Reporter September 23, 2022

Kent State’s soccer team won its first game of the year Thursday – eight matches into the season. The Flashes defeated Ohio University 2-0 in the Mid-American Conference opener.  These goals account...

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