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Junior infielder Sawyer Pollen is tagged out trying to score the game tying run with two outs in the bottom of the ninth at the game against Northern Illinois Saturday, May 3, 2014. The Flashes lost 6-5.

Baseball on up-and-up again as Flashes split weekend series with Northern Illinois

Richie Mulhall May 6, 2014

It was one wild weekend for the Kent State baseball team this past weekend.After narrowly overcoming Northern Illinois (15-32, 9-12 Mid-American Conference) 4-3 Friday to snap a three-game losing streak,...

Flashes win with walk-off hit by a pitch against Northern Illinois

Richie Mulhall May 3, 2014

Box ScoreTwo weeks ago, the Kent State baseball team (29-16, 12-6 Mid-American Conference) was the hottest team going in the MAC.Starting with a victory against Buffalo and ending with a win in the first...

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Phenom freshman Eric Lauer powers Flashes

The cool breeze accompanying the 85-degree weather in Tucson, Ariz., makes it the perfect night for a baseball game. It’s Feb. 16, and the collegiate baseball season has just begun.The crowd leaps to...

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Flashes aim to end three-game losing streak

Richie Mulhall May 2, 2014

The last time the Kent State baseball team (28-16, 12-6 Mid-American Conference) lost three games in a row was the beginning of March when the team got swept on the road by Liberty University.Now, the...

Freshman pitcher Andy Ravel throws a fast ball during the baseball game against Penn State, April 22, 2014.

Flashes hope to get back on track as they face two struggling teams this week

Richie Mulhall April 28, 2014

After two devastating losses to Bowling Green this past Saturday and Sunday, the Kent State baseball team will look to snap its two-game weekend skid this week as the Flashes get set to face two familiar...

Flashes lose first MAC series of season to Bowling Green

Richie Mulhall April 27, 2014

Saturday’s Box Score | Sunday’s Box ScoreThe Kent State baseball team just couldn’t catch a break this weekend.The team squeaked by Bowling 7-5 on the road Friday night, but it couldn’t provide...

Flashes take opening bout against Bowling Green Friday

Richie Mulhall April 25, 2014

Box ScoreThe Kent State baseball team (28-13, 11-4 Mid-American Conference) is now tied with the Central Michigan Chippewas for second place overall in the MAC after Friday.In the Flashes’ opening game...

Kent State redshirt junior John Fasola follows through after a pitch towards the end of the game against University of Pittsburgh, April 16, 2014. The Flahes won, 4-1.

Long home stand concludes as Flashes baseball hosts Penn State, Malone

Richie Mulhall April 21, 2014

The Kent State baseball team (25-13, 11-4 Mid-American Conference), fresh off its series victory over Buffalo, will take to the field at Schoonover Stadium for the final time of this long, 10-game home...

Sophomore infielder Justin Wagler (right) slides into third base at Wednesdays baseball game against University of Pittsburgh, April 16, 2014. Kent State won the game, 4-1.

MAC competition resumes as Flashes baseball hosts Buffalo

Richie Mulhall April 17, 2014

Box ScoreAfter a 4-1 victory against visiting Pittsburgh on Wednesday, the Kent State baseball team (23-12, 9-3 Mid-American Conference) is now roughly halfway through its long, 10-game April homestand.The...

Junior infielder Sawyer Polen makes contact with a pitch at the game against Miami University Sunday, April 13, 2014. The Flashes played a three game tournament winning two out of the three games. They lost Sundays game, 4-6.

Flashes hope for better defense, look to rebound Wednesday after loss to Miami

Richie Mulhall April 14, 2014

Bitter winter weather is projected to return with vengeance Tuesday, and due to the unfavorable forecast, Tuesday’s Kent State baseball game has been canceled.The team will take a short break from Mid-American...

Sophomore infielder Zarley Zalewski makes contact with a pitch at the game against Miami University Sunday, April 13, 2014. The Flashes played a three game tournament winning two out of the three games.

Defensive blunders doom Flashes in 6-4 loss to Miami

Richie Mulhall April 13, 2014

Four unearned runs made the difference in the Kent State baseball team’s 6-4 loss to Miami in the series finale between the two MAC adversaries Sunday at Schoonover Stadium.The Flashes (22-12, 9-3 Mid-American...

Nick Jensen-Clagg pitches against the Toledo Rockets at Schoonover Stadium on Friday, March 21, 2014. The Flashes face Miami University this weekend, April 11-13 at Schoonover Stadium.

First-place Flashes resume MAC competition, host Miami on Friday

Richie Mulhall April 10, 2014

The Kent State baseball team (20-11, 7-2 Mid-American Conference) is back on top.Before the 2013-2014 season, the Flashes were the favorites to win the conference, and right now, those predictions don’t...

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