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Kent State senior Rachel DeCavitch leaps into a vault during the Gymnastics MAC Tournament March 18, 2023. The Kent team finished the tournament in third place.

‘They battled all day’: Gymnastics takes third in conference championships

Michael Neenan, Reporter March 19, 2023

The Kent State gymnastics team finished in third place in the Mid-American Conference Championships Saturday – which marks the first time the team has not won a conference championship hosted at home.   The...

Grace Wehry, a sophmore in biotechnology, preforming her balance beam routine during the Kent vs. Michigan meet March 12.

Gymnastics loses to Central Michigan in last meet of regular season

Michael Neenan, Reporter March 12, 2023

The Kent State gymnastics team lost to Mid-American Conference rival Central Michigan at home during its final meet of the regular season by a score of 195.975-196.175. This afternoon’s meet was part...

Gymnastics scores season high to place third in Ohio State Tri-Meet

Michael Neenan, Reporter March 5, 2023

The Kent State gymnastics team scored a season high 196.025, finishing third place at the Ohio State Tri-Meet against No. 16 Ohio State and No. 24 Illinois. The Buckeyes placed first in the meet with...

Rachel DeCavitch leads gymnastics in win over Eastern Michigan

Michael Neenan, Reporter February 26, 2023

Senior Rachel DeCavitch of the Kent State gymnastics team set a career high of 9.900 on the beam in a win over Eastern Michigan. “I feel like beam is one of my events that I struggle with,” DeCavitch...

The Kent State gymnastics team rings the bell after pulling ahead of West Michigan University during the Beauty and the Beast meet on Jan. 29.

Gymnastics wins home opener against Western Michigan

Michael Neenan, Reporter January 29, 2023

The Kent State gymnastics team’s 195.925 was third highest score total in a home opener in program history in a win over Western Michigan.  Kent State won its first home meet of the year at the Beauty...

Kent State senior Sarah Haxton warms up on beam during the gymnastics competition against Bowling Green at the M.A.C. Center on Feb. 20, 2022.

Haxton leads KSU gymnasts at NCAA regionals

Isabella Schreck, Reporter April 6, 2022

Kent State gymnastics coach Brice Biggin said he felt goosebumps after seeing sophomore Sarah Haxton’s 9.900 performance on the uneven bars at the NCAA regional. “I just felt so good for her because...

Rachel DeCavitch gracefully ascends the balance beam to start off her routine during the gymnastics meet against Rutgers and Cornell University on Jan. 28, 2022.

4 top-scoring KSU gymnasts qualify for NCAA regionals as individuals

Isabella Schreck, Reporter March 28, 2022

Four Kent State gymnasts are headed to the NCAA regionals as individuals. As a team, Kent State didn’t qualify for the regionals. The Flashes ranked 41st in the country, and only the top 36 teams...

Golden Flashes Gymnastics compete in a Tri-Meet against Ohio State Buckeyes and Eastern Michigan Eagles. Olivia Amodei Flash gymnast sticks the landing in the Uneven Bars event.

Falls on key events knock KSU gymnasts to 5th in MAC championships

Isabella Schreck, Reporter March 21, 2022

For three consecutive meets the Kent State gymnastics team posted its highest scores of the season, even scoring its third-highest total in program history. But at the Mid-American Conference championships...

Members of the Kent State gymnastics team cheer during the Blue and Gold exhibition meet in Kent, Ohio on Sunday, Dec. 12. 

Top-ranked gymnasts seek first MAC tournament title in 7 years

Isabella Schreck, Reporter March 17, 2022

If her team can do what it's capable of in the Mid-American Conference championships Saturday, Kent State gymnast Sarah Haxton believes her team can win it all. “We have a lot of potential,” Haxton,...

Members of the Kent State gymnastics team celebrate after beating Western Michigan to claim a share of the MAC regular season championship.

Gymnasts earn regular season title after third-highest score in program history

Isabella Schreck, Reporter March 14, 2022

At the end of Sunday’s gymnastics meet in Kalamazoo, the scoreboard read: Kent State 196.850, Western Michigan 196.725. And the faces of the Kent State gymnastics team read jubilation. The Flashes...

Kent senior Samantha Henry mounts the balance beam during the gymnastics competition against Bowling Green at the M.A.C. Center on Feb. 20, 2022. The judges gave Henry a score of 9.075 for her performace on the balance beam.

Gymnastics improves on beam, posts highest score in two years

Isabella Schreck, Reporter March 7, 2022

In its last meet, the Kent State gymnastics team scored its worst event score in two years on beam.  This week, the Flashes scored their highest on beam since March 2018. “It was something that...

Golden Flashes Gymnastics compete in a Tri-Meet against Ohio State Buckeyes and Eastern Michigan Eagles. Olivia Amodei Flash gymnast sticks the landing in the Uneven Bars event.

Gymnastics continues to set new season-bests entering last regular season meet

Isabella Schreck, Reporter March 7, 2022

With one competition left until Mid-American Conference championships, the Kent State gymnastics team posted its highest beam score of the season just two days after setting its now previous season high.  “I’m...

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