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Kent State track and field teams take multiple first-place finishes at the Akron Invitational

Kristyn Hibbett Sports reporter February 8, 2020

This weekend the women’s and men’s track and field teams competed at the University of Akron Invitational. Both teams did well at the competition with multiple first place and top 10 finishes.The Flashes...

Kent States TJ Lawson jumps during the 60-meter hurdles, which he finished with a time of 8.36 seconds. Lawson placed fifth in the heptathlon at the 2018 NCAA Indoor Track and Field Championships in College Station, Texas. 

Four Flashes advance to 2018 NCAA Outdoor Track and Field Championships

Breanna Horn May 27, 2018

Four athletes claimed a spot in the top-15 finishers as the Kent State track and field teams sent 16 student-athletes to the 2018 NCAA East Preliminary in Tampa, Florida, on Thursday looking for a spot...

Men’s basketball inconsistency, big games from women’s basketball’s Korinek highlight December, January

Cameron Hoover January 14, 2018

National SportsTagovailoa leads Alabama to national championshipAfter a first half that saw Alabama starting quarterback Jalen Hurts complete three of his eight passes for just 21 yards and Georgia building...

The Kent State women’s track and field team competes in the 800 meter race against Akron at the Kent Field House on Friday, Jan. 22, 2016. Kent lost 80-71.

Delophont makes Kent State a second home

Samantha Lough February 24, 2016

Kent State senior track athlete Dior Delophont had a long road to travel to get to where she is is today.Delophont traveled more than 14 hours across the Atlantic Ocean to go to fashion school and compete...

Kent State track and field team members run the 5000 meters event at the dual-open Doug Raymond Invitational Saturday, Jan. 11, 2014 in the field house.

Two Track athletes record records at Akron invitational.

Samantha Lough February 10, 2016

Two male track athletes performed at their personal best last weekend at the Akron Invitational. Both athletes’ personal records gave them a place in the Kent State indoor track record book. Senior...

Competitors in the women’s mile make the turn toward the finish line during a dual meet at the Kent State Field house between Kent State and Akron on Friday, Jan. 22, 2016. The lady flashes fell to the Zips 80-71.

Barnes, Tolbert named MAC Athletes of the Week

Samantha Lough January 27, 2016

Seniors Will Barnes and Donovan Tolbert of the Kent State men's track and field were named Mid-American Conference Athletes of the Week after tremendous performances at the Akron Dual on Jan. 22.Tolbert...

Sophomore forward Marquiez Lawrence goes for the net during a game against Toledo in the M.A.C. Center on Wednesday, Jan. 21, 2015. The Flashes beat the Rockets, 67-60.

Most successful Kent State teams throughout the past 15 years

Shayla Pierce August 28, 2015

Men’s Basketball: The Kent State basketball team recorded six conference championships and four conference tournament championships within the last 15 years. In 2002, the team, a No. 10 seed, made it...

Behind the scenes of a successful 4×800 team

Megan McEldowney April 29, 2015

Every athlete has different thoughts, strategies and mentalities while performing in their sport.  Kent State’s 4x800-meter relay team is made up of Hannah Fleck, Tabitha Jacofsky, Lauren Burnett and...

Men’s track and field splits to four different locations, finds success

Quentin Smith April 26, 2015

The records continue to pile up for the Kent State men’s track and field team.Over the weekend, the team was split up at four different locations for their meets. The team had athletes competing at the...

Matthias Tayala

KSU standouts’ record-breaking success bolsters track and field program

Richard Mulhall April 12, 2015

Records are meant to be broken, and for a pair of Kent State track and field throwers, no record is untouchable this season— not even their own.Senior Matthias Tayala and junior Danniel Thomas have been...

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...

Kent State sophomore Devin Monroe (left) leaves the blocks for the 60-meter dash at the Track and Field Invitational in the Kent State University Field House on Saturday, Feb. 21, 2015. Monroe placed second in the 60-meter dash with a time of 6.95 seconds.

Track and field team finishes first in several events at Kent State Tune-Up

Andrew Bugel February 22, 2015

With one last trial before the Mid-American Conference tournament, Kent State track and field proved how dangerous the team could be at the Kent State Tune-Up event on Saturday, Feb. 21.In one of the biggest...

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