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KentWired

Ninth place with a national qualifier: Ferri advances as wrestling takes ninth in conference tournament

John Hilber, Reporter March 6, 2023

The Kent State wrestling team finished in ninth place in the Mid-American Conference tournament over the weekend, and six wrestlers placed overall.  Graduate student Jake Ferri and sophomore Enrique...

Wrestling earns first win of the season in 23-point victory

John Hilber, Reporter February 12, 2023

The Kent State wrestling team won its first dual of the season in a 32-9 win against Bloomsburg Sunday on senior day. “It's the best we've wrestled as a team,” coach Jim Andrassy said. “It's the...

Wrestling puts up second-highest point total in loss to Central Michigan

John Hilber, Reporter February 5, 2023

Redshirt senior Jacob Cover led the way with an undefeated weekend, but Kent State’s wrestling team fell just short of a comeback after trailing 12-0.  Kent State lost 22-15 on Sunday against Central...

Wrestling gets handled in 23-point loss to Ohio State

John Hilber, Reporter December 14, 2022

The Kent State wrestling team lost its seventh straight meet to No. 3 Ohio State Saturday, falling to the Buckeyes 32-9. OSU’s record against the Flashes is now 7-0. “It's apparent that they're...

Young and hungry: Wrestling welcomes 20 rookies to its squad

John Hilber, Reporter November 8, 2022

Wrestling coach Jim Andrassy is all about “trusting the process” this season. “We need to continue to improve every day, and I don't really want to think about where we should be,” Andrassy,...

Senior Kody Komara attempts to pin a Central Michigan University wrestler during the match on Feb. 6, 2022. Kent State lost 32-9.

Komara’s victory, McCracken’s second-place leads wrestlers at MAC championships

Noah Keeney, Reporter March 7, 2022

Kent State wrestler Kody Komara became the surprise champion of the Mid-American Conference tournament at 149 pounds when he swept past three opponents to earn a spot in the NCAA Championships. Komara...

Redshirt junior Tyler Bates attempts to pin a player from Central Michigan University during the wrestling match on Feb. 06, 2022. Kent State lost to Central Michigan 32-9.

Wrestlers close out the regular season with a dominant 29-12 win at SIU-E.

Noah Keeney Reporter February 21, 2022

The Kent State wrestling team made easy work of Mid-American Conference opponent Southern Illinois. From the start, the Flashes were able to impose their will and take control.Fifth-year Jake Ferri (22-8)...

Fifth year Jake Ferri lifts his Ohio University opponent off his feet during the grudge match on Feb. 4, 2022.

Wrestlers sweep final matches to take down Bloomsburg

Noah Keeney Reporter February 14, 2022

The Kent State wrestling team erased a 12-4 Bloomsburg State lead by winning the final five matches Friday to win 25-16.The Flashes are now 6-7 overall and 4-4 in the Mid-American Conference, and they...

Senior Kody Komara attempts to pin a Central Michigan University wrestler during the match on Feb. 6, 2022. Kent State lost 32-9.

Wrestling falls to Ohio and Central Michigan, two of MAC’s top teams

Noah Keeney Reporter February 6, 2022

The Kent State wrestling team managed to win only three matches in each of its losses to two of the top Mid-American Conference teams this weekend.The Flashes lost to first-place Central Michigan (6-0...

Newell highlights wrestling season opener

Jimmy Oswald Sports Editor November 10, 2021

At first glance the Kent State wrestling team’s performance in the Clarion Open would look like a rough start to the season. KSU wrestlers finished with a record of 26-45, and as a team they placed...

AAUP-KSU reaches tentative agreements with university for faculty vaccine requirements

Emma Andrus Reporter September 18, 2021

Leaders of Kent State’s chapter of the American Association of University Professors (AAUP), the faculty union, reached separate tentative agreements with Kent State on language for two memoranda of...

Wrestling team group photo posted to the Kent State Wrestling twitter account (@KentStWrestling). The team poses with the Grudge Match rivalry trophy that Kent State and Ohio University compete over after Kent won 22-10 in Athens. Feb. 7, 2021.

Wrestling handles Ohio in Athens

Mason Lawlor Sports Reporter February 7, 2021

Kent State wrestling took care of business in Athens on Sunday afternoon, handling the Bobcats 22-10 at the Convocation Center.  The Flashes are now 4-3 on the season and 3-1 in Mid-American Conference...

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