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Flashes split weekend series at Duke Invitational

Amanda Levine Sports editor March 7, 2020

Last weekend, Kent State softball struggled to drive in runs when players were on base. Friday and Saturday, at the Duke Invitational, the Flashes didn’t hesitate to score, outscoring their opponents...

Lack of offense leads to six game skid for Kent State softball

Amanda Levine Sports editor March 1, 2020

Kent State softball’s offense struggled against three top 25-ranked universities at the Wooo Pig Classic this weekend. The Flashes were outscored 42-9 against Florida State, University of Arkansas, Baylor...

Flashes drop third game of the season against No. 20 Texas Tech

Amanda Levine Sports editor February 19, 2020

Senior pitcher Madi Huck came into Tuesday’s match up against No. 20 Texas Tech with a 0.78 ERA. The right-handed pitcher struggled against a dominant Raiders lineup after shutting down Texas Southern’s...

Huck, Scali shut down offense at Maverick Classic

Amanda Levine Sports editor February 16, 2020

Kent State softball’s ability to capitalize on errors and elite pitching performances helped secure a 4-1 performance at the Maverick Classic in Arlington, TX this weekend. The Flashes’ strong pitching...

Brownfield’s dominant performance helps Flashes go 3-1 in the Red and Black Showcase

Amanda Levine Sports editor February 9, 2020

Kent State softball kicked off its 2020 season, going 3-1 in the Red and Black Showcase against the University of North Carolina Wilmington, Howard and no. 16 University of Georgia. Kent State 5 vs. UNCW...

After the event on Tuesday, Jan. 28, congressional candidate Aaron Godfrey addresses student questions one on one.

Congressional candidate addresses students about hardship

Madisyn Woodring Reporter January 29, 2020

It is possible to escape the hardship of poverty, but it is increasingly difficult, a congressional candidate told the Kent State College Democrats on Tuesday.“We’re supposed to be a country where...

Kent State celebrates its second win of the day against Buffalo on April 21, 2018. The Flashes swept the doubleheader, winning both games, 10-2 and 13-1.

Flashes secure 15th straight MAC Tournament appearance with Bowling Green sweep

Chad Flannery April 29, 2018

For the Kent State softball team, its current success couldn’t have come at a better time.The Flashes won their last six games, sweeping conference opponents Buffalo and Bowling Green. Their most recent...

Madi Huck hurls a pitch against Buffalo on April 21, 2018. The Flashes swept Buffalo in a three-game series, each win coming from the run-rule after five innings. 

Flashes dominate Buffalo in weekend sweep

Chad Flannery April 22, 2018

The Kent State softball team took the field this weekend with green ribbons in their hair to honor Cara Neumann, a fan of the team, who passed away earlier this year after losing her battle with cancer....

Kent State’s Madi Huck throws the ball to Hunter Brancifort at first base for the out during the Flashes 1-0 victory over Western Michigan on March 24, 2018.

Flashes conference struggles continue after weekend series loss against Miami

Chad Flannery April 14, 2018

Although all losses are tough, the close ones are always the toughest.“In the second game, we had a lot of opportunities in the last two innings of regulation and in extra innings,” Kent State coach...

Kent State sophomore pitcher Olivia Sborlini comes in for relief on March 24, 2018. The Flashes won the first game of the doubleheader against Western Michigan, 8-7, in extra innings.

Flashes back above .500 in MAC after series win at Ball State

Chad Flannery April 8, 2018

The phase of the game that has been the downfall of Kent State softball for most of the season was the key to the Flashes’ success this weekend.In her two appearances, sophomore pitcher Madi Huck shut...

Kent State’s Madi Huck throws the ball to Hunter Brancifort at first base for the out during the Flashes 1-0 victory over Western Michigan on March 24, 2018.

Kent State softball falls to .500 in MAC play after series loss to Toledo

Chad Flannery April 1, 2018

Despite a prolific offensive weekend, the Kent State softball team was unable to turn the success at the plate into victories.Kent State went 30-for-86 on the weekend, posting a .349 team average, and...

Kent State senior shortstop Holly Speers smiles as she rounds the bases on her eighth home run of the season during Kent States 8-7 win over Western Michigan on March 24, 2018. Speers went 1-for-2 with nine walks on the weekend. 

Flashes open conference schedule with series win over Western Michigan

Cameron Hoover March 25, 2018

The Kent State (14-10, 2-1 Mid-American Conference) softball team started off its conference schedule with two dramatic wins over Western Michigan (14-13, 1-2 MAC) Saturday before falling to the Broncos...

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