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Kent Wired

Junior forward Nila Blackford makes a move toward the basket during the Kent State womens basketball teams loss to Toledo in the second round of the WNIT in Toledo, Ohio on Monday, March 21

Hot Toledo offense ends women’s basketball season

March 22, 2022

The Kent State women’s basketball team held its previous two opponents to an average of 54.1 points on 31.9 percent shooting going into the second round of the WNIT. The Flashes’ season ended in...

The Kent State womens basketball team celebrates its win over Youngstown State University in Youngstown, Ohio on Wednesday, March 16.

Women’s basketball secures second WNIT win in program history

Kathryn Rajnicek, Reporter March 16, 2022

Kent State’s women’s basketball team (19-11, 10-10 MAC) beat Youngstown State University (24-7, 18-4 Horizon League) by a final score of 68-59 in the first round of the Women’s National Invitation...

Senior forward Lindsey Thall and sophomore guard Casey Santoro celebrate during the Kent State womens basketball game against Miami in Kent, Ohio on Monday, Feb. 7. 

Women’s basketball drops final road game of season

Kathryn Rajnicek Reporter March 2, 2022

Kent State’s women’s basketball team (17-11, 9-10 MAC) lost its final road game of the season 69-60 against Bowling Green State University (15-13, 10-9 MAC) Wednesday. “I was proud of our team’s...

Kent State Senior Mariah Modkins dribbles the ball down the court during the game against University at Buffalo on Feb. 26, 2022.

Women’s basketball blown out on Senior Day

Kathryn Rajnicek, Reporter February 27, 2022

Kent State’s women’s basketball team (17-10, 9-9 Mid-American Conference) lost to the University at Buffalo (20-8, 14-4 MAC) by a final score of 82-64 Saturday. “Kinda ran into a buzz saw today...

Kent State sophomore Casey Santoro switches directions as she maneuvers down the court.

Women’s basketball blown out on Senior Day

Kathryn Rajnicek Reporter February 27, 2022

Kent State’s women’s basketball team (17-10, 9-9 Mid-American Conference) lost to the University at Buffalo (20-8, 14-4 MAC) by a final score of 82-64 Saturday.“Kinda ran into a buzz saw today against...

Senior guard Hannah Young on Wed. Feb. 16, 2022 scored 11 points against Northern Illinois. The final score of the game being 67-43 Kent.

Women’s basketball remains undefeated in February, blows out Northern Illinois at home

Kathryn Rajnicek Reporter February 16, 2022

Kent State’s women’s basketball team (16-7, 8-6 MAC) now sits in fourth place in the Mid-American Conference following a blow out 67-43 win over Northern Illinois University (10-13, 7-8 MAC) in Kent...

Katie Shumate (14), junior guard on Kents womens basketball team, scored 21 points against Central Michigan University. Feb. 2, 2022.

Women’s basketball remains undefeated in February after strong defensive performance

Jimmy Oswald Sports Editor February 12, 2022

After the Kent State women’s basketball team lost to Northern Illinois on Jan. 26 to fall to 2-6 in conference play, coach Todd Starkey said that February would be “our month. We’re going to be really...

Katie Shumate, junior, shoots a basket in todays game against Duquesne. The Golden Flashes Womens Basketball team won, 71-66 on Wed. Dec. 8, 2021.

Big fourth quarter pushes women’s basketball past Eastern Michigan

Kathryn Rajnicek Reporter February 5, 2022

Kent State’s women’s basketball team’s (12-7, 4-6 Mid-American Conference) 26 point fourth quarter secured a 70-61 comeback victory over Eastern Michigan University (5-13, 2-9) Saturday.“I thought...

Team cheers on the sidelines as Kent scores again on Wed. Feb. 2, 2022 against Central Michigan University. The final score was 68-57 Kent.  

Shumate leads women’s basketball to third conference win

Kathryn Rajnicek Reporter February 3, 2022

Kent State’s women’s basketball team (11-7, 3-6 Mid-American Conference) started off the month of February with a 68-57 win over Central Michigan University (4-16, 2-9 MAC) Wednesday.“Anytime you’re...

Team cheers on the sidelines as Kent scores again on Wed. Feb. 2, 2022 against Central Michigan University. The final score was 68-57 Kent.

Shumate leads women’s basketball to third conference win

Kathryn Rajnicek, Reporter February 3, 2022

Kent State’s women’s basketball team (11-7, 3-6 Mid-American Conference) started off the month of February with a 68-57 win over Central Michigan University (4-16, 2-9 MAC) Wednesday. “Anytime you’re...

Golden Flashes Womens basketball plays Clarion on Sat, December 11, 2021 and won 89 to 43. Senior guard Hannah Young (32) jumps and tries to shoot the ball.

Women’s basketball drops another close conference game

Kathryn Rajnicek Reporter January 26, 2022

Kent State’s women’s basketball team (10-7 overall, 2-6 Mid-American Conference) lost its sixth conference game of the season by a final score of 61-55 against the Northern Illinois University Huskies...

Katie Shumate, junior, shoots a basket in todays game against Duquesne. The Golden Flashes Womens Basketball team won, 71-66 on Wed. Dec. 8, 2021.

Women’s basketball extends winning streak to three games

Kathryn Rajnicek Reporter December 9, 2021

The Kent State women’s basketball team (7-1) held off a fourth quarter rally by Duquesne University (4-6) to win its third straight by a final score of 71-66 Wednesday.“It wasn’t pretty, but I thought...

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