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Kent State junior Pavin Parks swings Saturday during the Flashes game against Ohio. Kent State lost, 5-3, in extra innings.

Louisville beats Kent State for second time, bounces Flashes from NCAA regionals

Ariel Stahler June 3, 2018

A huge fifth inning by Louisville was too much for Kent State to overcome Sunday, as the Flashes fell to the Cardinals, 12-6, in the NCAA Lubbock Regional elimination game, a loss that ended their season. Louisville...

Kent State senior Jared Skolnicki winds up for a pitch during the Flashes 7-2 win over Miami (OH) to advance to the MAC Championship. Skolnicki struck out eight Redhawks in 8 2/3 innings.

Skolnicki dominates, Flashes advance to MAC Championship

Breanna Horn May 25, 2018

The Kent State baseball team’s patience and loaded pitching staff paid off for the Flashes on Friday, as starter Jared Skolnicki threw 8 2/3 stellar innings in their 7-2 win over Miami (OH) at Sprenger...

Senior Brad Hamilton heads toward first base after a base hit during the second game of Kent States doubleheader against Northern Illinois on April 13, 2018. The Flashes won the game, 7-2. 

Flashes cool off after early innings, four-game win streak snapped

Ian Kreider May 1, 2018

The Kent State baseball started Tuesday’s game at Wright State in unfamiliar territory, down, 2-0, after the first inning in an opposing stadium against a team they had not played since March 26, 2014.Kent...

Senior Mason Mamarella swings at a pitch against Canisius on April 11, 2018. The Flashes held off a furious ninth-inning comeback from the Griffins to win, 13-11. [FILE]

Flashes hold off late Canisius rally, extend win streak to three games

Ian Kreider April 11, 2018

Kent State was ahead, 13-7, heading into the top of the ninth inning; it appeared the Flashes were going to coast to their eighth win in the last 10 games.Canisius had other plans.The Griffins (17-13,...

Kent State second baseman Greg Lewandoski tags out a would-be base stealer from Youngstown State during the Flashes 7-2 victory on March 20, 2018. 

Flashes split road series at Notre Dame

Ian Kreider March 29, 2018

Kent State has had one constant struggle so far this season: the bullpen.The bullpen came into the series against Notre Dame on Tuesday allowing eight runs per loss. However, it had one of its best series...

Kent State reliever John Matthews releases a pitch during the Flashes 7-2 loss to Ball State on March 25, 2018. 

Flashes lose first MAC series at home since 2015

Ian Kreider March 25, 2018

The Kent State bullpen struggled two out of the three games this weekend against Ball State, as the Flashes lost their first Mid-American Conference home series since 2015. The Flashes’ relievers allowed...

Kent State second baseman Greg Lewandoski tags out a would-be base stealer from Youngstown State during the Flashes 7-2 victory on March 20, 2018. 

Flashes coast to home opener win over Youngstown State

Ian Kreider March 20, 2018

Kent State had an unusual start to Tuesday’s home opener, falling behind, 2-0, to Youngstown State after two innings.Prior to the game, the Flashes (10-6) had led after the first inning in six of their...

Kent State pitcher Joey Murray throws a pitch during the Flashes 3-1 win over Lipscomb on Feb. 24, 2018. Murray struck out seven in a no decision. 

Flashes take two of three at Western Carolina in final nonconference weekend series

Ian Kreider March 18, 2018

Pitching was the key of the weekend for Kent State (9-6), as both of their wins at Western Carolina on the weekend involved a solid performance from the starting pitchers and bullpen. The only loss came...

The Kent State baseball team convenes following a game at Arkansas Baum Stadium. The Flashes lost the series, but picked up their first win against a top 10 team since 2012. 

Flashes drop series at No. 7 Arkansas, but pick up first top 10 win since 2012

Ian Kreider March 11, 2018

The Kent State baseball team jumped out to early leads in all three games against No. 7 Arkansas this weekend; however, the Razorbacks were able to respond in two of them.Kent State (7-5) faced perhaps...

Kent State pitcher Joey Murray throws a pitch during the Flashes 3-1 win over Lipscomb on Feb. 24, 2018. Murray struck out seven in a no decision. 

Kent State bounces back with Tennessee sweep

Cameron Hoover February 25, 2018

After dropping a tough series at regional champs Sam Houston State on the season’s opening weekend, the Kent State (4-2) baseball team responded with a three-game sweep during the Southern Athletic Field...

Flashes sweep season series against Penn State

Zach Harley April 27, 2016

Kent State won in Happy Valley, Pennsylvania, on Wednesday as the Flashes (31-10) completed the season sweep of the Penn State University Nittany Lions (24-18) with a 6-2 victory.It was surprising performance...

Kent State Mid-fielder Mason Mamarello tosses a ball to himself while waiting for practice to start. Mason started playing for Kent State after Akron University shut down its baseball program earlier this summer.

Former Akron baseball transfers adjust to Kent State life

Rachel Duthie September 27, 2015

Mason Mamarella was playing baseball underneath the piercing rays of California summertime, when he received an email that would suddenly turn his life upside down. “Coach sent out an email (to everyone...

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