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Kent Wired

UPDATED: Three track and field athletes place in top 10 in NCAA Championships

Andrew Bugel March 14, 2015

Kent State sent four athletes from the track and field program to compete in the NCAA Indoor Championships in Arkansas this weekend; three of those four athletes who qualified competed on Friday.Junior...

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Tayala sets MAC Indoor Championship record on opening day

Andrew Bugel March 1, 2015

Winning multiple events in the weight throw this season, junior Matthias Tayala went into day one of the Mid-American Conference Indoor Track and Field Championships looking to continue his strong performance.He...

Track and field teams finish day one of two invitationals Friday

Andrew Bugel February 7, 2015

Kent State men’s and women’s track and field teams traveled to two different invitationals this weekend — the Meyo Invitational in South Bend, Indiana and one a little closer to home, the Akron Invitational.After...

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Gordon, Tayala awarded MAC athletes of the week

Andrew Bugel January 21, 2015

Kent State junior Wayne Gordon and senior Matthias Tayala have been named the Men’s Mid-American Conference Track and Field players of the week.Gordon, who participates in short sprints and relays, won...

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Matthias Tayala drops the hammer

Richie Mulhall August 27, 2014

It’s hard to believe there was once a time when 2014 NCAA Division I National Champion Matthias Tayala didn’t throw the hammer.The fourth-year hammer-thrower was crowned champ at the National Outdoor...

Track and Field hammer champion is ‘next best hope’ for Olympic throwers

Josh Yager July 7, 2014

Matthias Tayala, a junior physical education major at Kent State University and now NCAA Division I National Champion, won first place in the hammer throw at the National Championships at the University...

Two Flashes named All-Americans after indoor track nationals

Tyler Kieslich March 17, 2014

The Kent State track team sent seven athletes to the NCAA National Championships in Albuquerque, N.M. last weekend and saw two of its performers earn First Team All-American honors with top-five finishes.On...

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