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Kent States Jenna Hellstrom gets tangled up with Toledos Gabby Epelman while chasing after the ball during a game Friday, Oct. 24, 2014. The Flashes won 3-0.

The Hellstrom era: Canadian sisters leave their mark on KSU soccer

Cole Oswald Reporter February 14, 2022

While Jenna Hellstrom was busy becoming one of the greatest players in Kent State soccer history from 2013 to 2016, her younger sister Karly was attempting to create her own path without following in her...

Bowling Green redshirt senior forward Nikki Cox kicks the ball toward the goal during the Mid-American Conference Championship game on Sunday, Nov. 7 in Bowling Green, Ohio. 

Kent State soccer team’s great season ends with 3-0 loss by BG in MAC tournament finals

Cole Oswald Reporter November 8, 2021

Kent State’s soccer season started back in August, when Mid-American Conference coaches picked the Flashes to finish ninth in the league. It ended Sunday, when the Flashes fell 3-0 to Bowling Green...

The Kent State Womens Soccer team joins in a hype chant before the game against Northern Illinois University on Oct. 7. Kent State Flashes won 2-0.

Soccer falls in Mid-American Conference championship game

Cole Oswald Reporter November 7, 2021

The Kent State soccer team lost 3-0 to Bowling Green in the Mid-American Conference championship game.The Flashes finished the season with a 13-4-4 record, their best record since 2017. KSU had not played...

Freshman midfielder Alisa Arthur moves the ball down the field during the Kent State soccer teams 0-0 tie against Ohio University on Thursday Oct. 28. in Athens, Ohio. 

Soccer team, which tied Ohio 0-0 last week, plays Bobcats again Thursday in MAC semifinals

Cole Oswald Reporter November 3, 2021

After winning only two games last season, the Kent State soccer team was predicted to finish ninth in the Mid-American Conference coaches’ preseason poll. Now the third-seeded Flashes will play in the...

Members of the Kent State soccer team celebrate during their win against Toledo in the MAC Quarterfinals on Sunday Oct. 31 in Kent, Ohio. 

3 goals in last 12 minutes sends soccer team past Toledo into MAC semifinals

Cole Oswald Reporter October 31, 2021

With 12 minutes remaining, the Kent State soccer team was down 2-1 to Toledo in Sunday’s Mid-American Conference tournament quarterfinals. Ten minutes later, the Flashes had scored three more goals...

Senior defender Tianna Harris kicks the ball during the Kent State soccer teams 0-0 tie against Ohio University on Thursday Oct. 28. in Athens, Ohio. 

0-0 tie with Ohio drops KSU soccer team to third in MAC going into league tournament

Cole Oswald Reporter October 28, 2021

Kent State and Ohio’s soccer teams went into their game Thursday tied for first place in the Mid-American Conference. By the end of the day, neither team was in first. Kent State fought through two...

Freshman defender Tori Copfer (6) throws the ball into play during the soccer game on Oct. 21, 2021. Kent State played Central Michigan University and tied 1-1 in double overtime.

Soccer team victorious over EMU Sunday, will play Ohio for MAC regular-season title on Thursday

Cole Oswald Reporter October 25, 2021

So the Mid-American Conference women’s soccer season comes down to this:Kent State, picked in the coaches’ preseason poll to finish ninth in the MAC, will play Ohio University, picked to finish eighth,...

Redshirt senior Karly Hellstrom (23) kneels in front of the tied score board after the womens soccer game against Central Michigan University on Oct. 21, 2021. Kent State tied with Central Michigan University 1-1 in double overtime during their last home game of the regular season.

Tie moves soccer into 2nd place with two games to go

Cole Oswald Reporter October 22, 2021

The Kent State soccer team’s slow offensive start on Thursday night gave the team sole possession of second place in the Mid-American Conference.But it may have made it more difficult to catch first-place...

Redshirt senior Karly Hellstrom (23) dribbles the ball toward the goal during the soccer game against Ball State University on Oct. 17, 2021.

Resurgent offense has soccer just out of first place in MAC

Cole Oswald Reporter October 18, 2021

The Kent State soccer team’s improved offense has the Flashes contending for a Mid-American Conference championship.  The Flashes have scored 11 goals in a four-game winning streak that has pushed...

Freshman midfielder Siena Stambolich (7) kicks the ball over to a teammate at the game against Northern Illinois University. The two winning goals scored by Kent State were one before and one after halftime.

Defense, overtime goal powers soccer to weekend sweep

Cole Oswald Reporter October 11, 2021

An overtime goal capped off a two-win weekend for the Kent State soccer team as the Flashes moved into second place in the Mid-American Conference. Four minutes into overtime on Sunday, redshirt senior...

Redshirt senior forward Cameron Shedenhelm (22) kicks the ball away from NIU players at the womens soccer game on Oct. 7, 2021. Shedenhelm scored two goals at the Aug. 12 game vs. Youngstown State University.

Soccer’s Cameron Shedenhelm, finally playing on a healthy knee, leads the team in scoring — and many other ways

Cole Oswald Reporter October 7, 2021

When Cameron Shedenhelm realized her senior season was going to be canceled by the COVID-19 pandemic, she decided to have surgery on the injured knee she had been playing on since the first game of her...

Members of the Kent State Womens soccer team celebrate getting a goal during the soccer game against Bowling Green State University on Oct. 3, 2021. Kent State lost 3-2.

Soccer splits weekend in two close games

Cole Oswald Reporter October 3, 2021

The Kent State soccer team started its second week of Mid-American Conference play with an impressive overtime win on the road Thursday but ended it on Sunday with a frustrating home loss. The Flashes...

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