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Kent Wired

Kent State women’s track and field wins first MAC championship since 2014

Mason Lawlor Sports Reporter May 9, 2021

The Kent State track and field team competed in day two of the outdoor MAC Championships on Saturday afternoon. The women’s team won the Mid-American Conference championship, with head coach Bill Lawson...

Leah Pasqualetti and her coach Mike Auble after she broke the pole vault record of the Stars and Stripes Big Red Barn Meet in Menifee, California. June, 2020.

From number one in the nation to Kent State: Leah Pasqualetti makes her mark

Pilar Lewis Sports Reporter April 11, 2021

When Leah Pasqualetti was in fifth grade, she was a committed gymnast running in her school’s spring field day for fun.That day would change her life.The Orchard Park High School track coach was there,...

Dawood Alohaly is on the powerlifting team at KSU.

Day in the life of a student athlete during a pandemic

Camryn Kocher Reporter March 11, 2021

Dawood Alohaly enjoyed training with his powerlifting team for Kent State until COVID-19 forced his team members to condition on their own.The pandemic has forced student athletes to take further precautions...

Three Kent State athletes take MAC track and field titles

Ignatius Ogbu Sports Reporter March 1, 2021

Kent State track and field athletes won three championships at this week’s Mid-American Conference indoor meet.The men’s team finished third out of four teams while the women’s team finished sixth...

Track and field ready to compete for MAC Indoor Championship

Ignatius Ogbu Sports Reporter February 26, 2021

The Kent State track team will compete this weekend at the Mid-American Conference Track and Field Indoor Championships at Central Michigan University. It is the Flashes’ first overnight trip of the...

Kent State freshman sprinter Shaquille Perry lines up on the blocks as he prepares for his track event at the Northeast Ohio Quad in Akron on April 7, 2018. The Flashes won seven events on the weekend.

Kent State shuttle hurdles record broken at Drake Relays

Laurene Darby April 29, 2018

Four Kent State track and field athletes contributed in breaking a school record in the shuttle hurdle relay this weekend. Of the four athletes, two of them competed for the first time in the event.“It’s...

Kent States TJ Lawson jumps during the 60-meter hurdles, which he finished with a time of 8.36 seconds. Lawson placed fifth in the heptathlon at the 2018 NCAA Indoor Track and Field Championships in College Station, Texas. 

Stevens Jr. inches closer to Kent State triple jump record at Tennessee Relays

Laurene Darby April 16, 2018

Kent State junior Craig Stevens Jr. spoke confidently after he competed at the Tennessee Relays this weekend.“I feel very proud that my training throughout the season is paying off,” Stevens Jr. said....

Kent State freshman sprinter Shaquille Perry lines up on the blocks as he prepares for his track event at the Northeast Ohio Quad in Akron on April 7, 2018. The Flashes won seven events on the weekend.

Figueroa, Tollerud shine as Flashes win seven events at Northeast Ohio Quad

Laurene Darby April 8, 2018

Kent State senior thrower Gabrielle Figueroa placed first in the women’s hammer throw at the Northeast Ohio Quad with a mark of 62 meters, which broke the school record.“I'm happy with my mark so far,...

Kent States TJ Lawson jumps during the 60-meter hurdles, which he finished with a time of 8.36 seconds. Lawson placed fifth in the heptathlon at the 2018 NCAA Indoor Track and Field Championships in College Station, Texas. 

Kent State track and field transitioning to outdoor season despite frigid temperatures

Laurene Darby April 5, 2018

The Kent State track and field teams are in the midst of the transition from indoor season to outdoor despite less than cooperative weather conditions in Northeast Ohio.“The distance races, 800 and up,...

Kent States TJ Lawson jumps during the 60-meter hurdles, which he finished with a time of 8.36 seconds. Lawson placed fifth in the heptathlon at the 2018 NCAA Indoor Track and Field Championships in College Station, Texas. 

Three all-Americans shine for Flashes at NCAA meet

Laurene Darby March 11, 2018

Sophomore TJ Lawson earned his spot as a first team all-American after placing fifth in the men’s heptathlon at the 2018 NCAA Indoor Track and Field Championships.“Earning first team all-American was...

Madison Dunlap (2) and Nichole Flemming (6) run the mile during the Kent State Tune Up on Feb. 17, 2018 at the Kent State Field House. Dunlap won the race with a time of 5:01:73. [FILE]

Kent State track and field gears up for NCAA meet

Laurene Darby March 9, 2018

Three Kent State track and field stars are set to compete at the NCAA Indoor Championships this weekend, which will be held at the Gilliam Indoor Stadium in College Station, Texas.TJ Lawson will compete...

Kent State sprinter Riak Reese poses for a photo in the Field House on March 3, 2018.

Riak Reese making the most of his second chance

Laurene Darby March 4, 2018

Riak Reese knew he was destined to run track.In 2013, Reese was ranked No. 1 in the state in the indoor 60-meter dash, as well as in the 200-meter dash, and was named “The next Gahanna speedster,”...

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