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The KSU Divison 1 club hockey team defends against IUP. Jan. 31, 2020.

Spring semester club sports suspended

Kathryn Rajnicek Sports reporter November 22, 2020

All Kent State club sports for the spring semester have been suspended, effective Jan. 1.The decision was announced by university Recreational Services on the department’s Twitter account Friday afternoon“All...

Hockey drops last home game

Sofia Dlugo Sports reporter February 23, 2020

Kent State University DI hockey suffered another loss Saturday evening against Duquesne. The game ended with a 4-0 score after Duquesne took a one-point lead early in the first.Duquesne scored two more...

Division 1 hockey’s offense struggles, drop second straight against Drexel

Sofia Dlugo Sports reporter February 15, 2020

Kent State University suffered a 7-1 loss Saturday evening to Drexel.  The Flashes played Drexel for the second time this weekend and were unable to bounce back and recover from Friday’s 5-1 loss.Kent...

Struggling defense leads to Kent State’s loss on the road

Sofia Dlugo Sports reporter February 15, 2020

Friday night, Kent State played Drexel University and suffered a 4-1 blow. Kent State played a stronger defensive game and the teams were tied 0-0 for the first period.  After the second period Kent...

The KSU Divison 1 club hockey team defends against IUP. Jan. 31, 2020.

Division 1 hockey maintains early lead, beats IUP 5-2

Sofia Dlugo Sports reporter February 1, 2020

Kent State’s hockey team made an impressive comeback after its last few losses. The Flashes won against Indiana University of Pennsylvania Friday evening, 5-2.  The Flashes were able to maintain the...

Lack of offense leads to division 1 hockey loss

Sofia Dlugo Sports reporter January 25, 2020

Kent State University played Davenport University Saturday afternoon and was able to keep the score closer than Friday night’s game.  Ian Herrmann was able to score a goal in the second period to make...

Kent State forward TJ West carries the puck through the offensive zone during the Flashes 9-2 victory over John Carroll on Friday, Jan. 19, 2018. [FILE]

Kent State hockey builds for future after historic season

Chad Flannery March 3, 2018

Although the Kent State men’s hockey club was unable to qualify for the national playoffs and fell short of a league championship, the 2017-18 season was one to remember.The Flashes ended the season...

A Kent State hockey player celebrates a goal during the Flashes 6-2 win over Mercyhurst Saturday, Feb. 10, 2018. [FILE]

Flashes’ season ends abruptly after quarterfinals loss

Chad Flannery February 23, 2018

The Kent State men’s hockey club’s season was cut one game short of a chance at a league championship after a 5-0 loss to Adrian College Friday night.Adrian is one of the best clubs in the nation,...

Kent State forward TJ West carries the puck through the offensive zone during the Flashes 9-2 victory over John Carroll on Friday, Jan. 19, 2018. [FILE]

Flashes advance to league playoff semifinals after win over Calvin College

Chad Flannery February 22, 2018

The Kent State men’s hockey club advanced to the semifinals of the Great Lakes Collegiate Hockey League playoffs after a dominating 4-0 win over Calvin College.During the final six games of the season,...

Kent State hockey players celebrate one of the Flashes goals in a 6-2 win over Mercyhurst Saturday, Feb. 10, 2018. 

Flashes stay in national tournament contention after Mercyhurst sweep

Chad Flannery February 11, 2018

Kent State had two dominating victories against Mercyhurst (14-14-2) this weekend, winning 5-1 and 6-2. The victories move the team to 21-6-1 on the year.  Friday night was all Kent State, as five different...

Kent State freshman forward Lucas Ethington carries the puck forward against John Carroll on Jan. 19, 2018. The Flashes won the game, 9-2. 

Kent State hockey looks to reach nationals for first time since ’09

Chad Flannery February 9, 2018

“17th,” said coach Jim Underwood.The number 17 is the lifeline of the Kent State hockey club as the playoffs creep closer.  “We are currently sitting in 19th place, and we have to get to 17th to...

Kent State and John Carroll battle for a faceoff as Lobos goaltender Charlie Denner looks on. The Flashes won the game, 9-2. 

No. 18 Flashes get their eighth weekend sweep of the season

Chad Flannery January 21, 2018

Kent State was able to get two key victories against John Carroll this weekend, winning 9-2 and 5-3, respectively.The Flashes have now won 16 of their last 18 games.Friday night’s home game started with...

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