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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...

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...

Kent State track and field starts off strong in Gladstein Invitational

Andrew Bugel January 24, 2015

The men’s and women’s track and field team completed day one of the Gladstein Invitational on a high note Friday in Indiana.For the men, junior William Barnes advanced to the finals on Saturday 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...

Update: Women’s track edges Zips as men’s team falls

Andrew Bugel January 17, 2015

Kent State’s men’s and women’s track and field squared off against Mid-American Conference opponent and crosstown rival Akron in the Kent-Akron dual on Friday night at the Stile Field House in Akron.While...

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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...

Track teams open outdoor season in Louisville

Tyler Kieslich March 31, 2014

Following a strong indoor season in which the women took first and the men took second in the MAC Championships, the Kent State track team began its outdoor season last weekend at the Lenny Lyles Clark...

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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