Jayson Oweh (28) DE - 2020 • REDSHIRT SOPHOMORE SEASON Awards: Named to the Pro Football Focus National Team of the Week following the Indiana (10/24) game. The head coach since August 2015 is Eric Oakley, who came to the program in 2014 as an assistant. Kent State’s own Ice Arena offers public skating, skating lessons, hockey programs, broomball and more. [31] They began intercollegiate competition in 1964[32] and Mid-American Conference competition in 1981 and have enjoyed consistent success throughout their existence, which includes 11 Mid-American Conference meet championships[33] and 14 regular-season titles. Since Akron's first MAC East title in 1998, the two teams have combined for eight MAC Tournament championships, eight MAC regular-season championships, and 13 MAC East division titles. Gold was also used with blue during the 1920s. Occasionally the three remaining Division I teams in Ohio will hold the "All-Ohio Meet". [55], Flash, a golden eagle, is the mascot for the Golden Flashes. Club sports are formed by students with a common interest and desire to participate in a specific sport or activity, from competitive sports like ultimate frisbee, to recreational clubs like badminton and fencing. Kent State has made 12 MAC tournament title game appearances (most in conference history) and has won six (second most), along with six regular-season MAC titles and nine MAC East titles. All of them were costumed people featuring lightning bolts.[57]. Kent State has appeared in eleven MAC Tournament championship games (tied for most appearances with Toledo), including seven in a row from 1996–2002. Through the 2018 season, the team has 12 MAC East titles, 15 MAC regular-season titles, 11 MAC tournament titles, and 13 NCAA tournament appearances. Through 2018, they have advanced to NCAA play for 18 consecutive seasons, reaching the championship round in five of them. The site is dedicated to promoting the players and teams, past and present, in Massachusetts High School Hockey. Through 2014, the teams have played 10 times with the last meeting being in 2003. Start of 1st period [00:00]. [00:00] Strauss Mann at goalie for MICH. [00:00] Strauss Mann at goalie for MICH. Faceoff Nodler, Josh vs Johnny Beecher won by MICH. Faceoff Nodler, Josh vs Johnny Beecher won by MICH. Fall sports are football, women's field hockey, women's soccer, women's volleyball, men's and women's golf, and men's and women's cross country. In 2017, the Flashes finished in a tie for fifth nationally, their highest finish to date, after advancing to match play in the NCAA Division I Women's Golf Championships. During the winter sports season, Kent State has men's and women's basketball, women's gymnastics, wrestling, and men's and women's indoor track and field. The most prominent rival for Kent State is the Akron Zips of the University of Akron, located approximately 10 miles (16 km) to the southwest of Kent in Akron, Ohio. The official 2019-20 Wrestling schedule for the Penn State University Nittany Lions The Kent State Athletics Ticket Office conducts ticketing for eight of the Golden Flashes varsity sports: football, volleyball, men's and women's basketball, gymnastics,wrestling, baseball and indoor track and field. [20] They practice at Windmill Lakes Golf Club in nearby Ravenna, where they occasionally host matches, and the Kent State Golf Course, located just east of campus in Franklin Township. [7] For 42 seasons, the team was led by legendary coach Joseph Begala, who compiled a career record of 307-69-5 and the national reputation as the "winningest wrestling coach" coaching Kent State from 1929–1942 and again from 1945 until his retirement in 1971. Be sure to check the Athletics Event Calendar for upcoming events. The first use of "Golden Flashes" occurred in 1927 after it was approved by the student body and faculty athletic committee. The field hockey team plays its home matches at Murphy-Mellis Field, which opened in 2005 and is adjacent to Dix Stadium. Women's Basketball: Role players hold off Kent State in big win Women's Basketball: Takeaways from Ohio's 85-70 win over Kent State Hockey: Ohio swept in first series of the season following 4 … The rankings, voted upon by coaches, are the official polls of the Association. In sports with multiple meetings per season, whichever team wins the most games takes the full point. [00:00], [00:00] Strauss Mann at goalie for UM. Show off your Golden Flashes pride with Kent State gear available through the University Bookstore. Coaches looking to vote should email rcasey@chsaa.org. 16 varsity athletic teams at the Division 1 level, Over 3,000 programs offered at the Student Recreation and Wellness Center annually, 6,327 capacity at the Memorial Athletic and Convocation Center, Advanced Materials and Liquid Crystal Institute, Environmental Science and Design Research Initiative, College of Podiatric Medicine (Cleveland), Sexual Assault Resources, call 330-672-8016, Threatline, non-urgent anonymous reporting, call 330-672-7233, Sexual Assault & Relationship Violence Support Resources. 1) leaps for a basket in a match against Kent State at the Convo on Saturday, Feb. 8, 2020. found a place as Kent State's mascot. Season: Find out the latest on your favorite NCAAF teams on CBSSports.com. [14] Kent State also holds the MAC record for consecutive seasons with double-digit conference wins, also for ten consecutive seasons (the previous record was eight straight),[15] and in 2002 finished 17–1 in conference play, setting a MAC record for conference wins in a season. Home meets are held in the MAC Center and the team practices in the MAC Gymnastics Center, an annex on the north side of the building which opened in 1979. [56] He was first created in 1985, and the current costume was designed in 1994. In the tournament they defeated seventh-seeded Oklahoma State, second-seeded Alabama, and third-seeded Pitt. In 1990, the team went 43–9 en route to their first MAC title, an NCAA regional championship, and a berth in the Women's College World Series. Athletic events were held during the very first semester at Kent State in late 1913, with several intramural teams for female students and a limited number of opportunities for male students. The first intercollegiate athletic event, a men's basketball game, was held in January 1915 and the baseball team held their first intercollegiate game later that year. Kent Bazemore (Golden State Warriors) with a 3-pointer vs the Minnesota Timberwolves, 01/27/2021 Originally published January 27, 2021, 10:03 p.m. Latest Stories [23], In mid–2007, Kent State opened the Ferrara and Page Golf Training and Learning Facility located at the southern edge of the Kent State Golf Course. Several Kent State athletic teams have enjoyed success in the Mid-American Conference and at the national level over the years and the university has produced individual national champions in both wrestling and track and field. The last time Michigan State allowed nine goals or more was at Northern Michigan in a 10-4 loss on Oct. 18, 2002. The mascot was short-lived, however, as it was retired in 1974. Behind Dix Stadium are practice fields, as well as the Kent State Field House, which contains a full indoor football field. Additionally, the men's basketball team made a notable run to the Elite Eight in 2002, the baseball team advanced to the College World Series in 2012, and the softball team qualified for the Women's College World Series in 1990. Each sport is worth one point, awarded to the winning team. 1 in Preseason Div. Kent State is a full member of the Mid-American Conference (MAC) and has been part of the MAC East division since it was created in 1998. These years are displayed on a banner in the MAC Center, 2007–08 Kent State Men's Golf, pp. The official 2020 Football Roster for the Frostburg State University Bobcats. The reason is that the state of Maryland, in its infinite wisdom, limits the number of field hockey games in a given season to 12, plus an optional two-game tournament. The “field band” was there and played in the stands. 02.02.21 / 8:49 pm The team's home field is Olga Mural Field at Schoonover Stadium, opened in 2005 on the site of the team's previous home, Gene Michael Field. The team has won six regular season MAC titles and 10 MAC East Division titles, the most recent in 2016, and three MAC Tournament championships, with the most recent in 2017. [43] More recently, the Flashes have again received national attention appearing in the national top-25 rankings in each of the past three seasons[44] and began the 2008–2009 season ranked 23rd. The Flashes amassed thirty victories in the 2001–02 season which culminated in a berth in the NCAA Elite Eight. From 1975 to 1981 the Cleveland Browns held their training camp in Kent at Kent State University. The horse was an Arabian named Raffstar. Kent State students, faculty, staff and their spouses can get involved recreational sports, programs, and/or activities in which participants compete as teams or as individuals against other Kent State University intramural teams or individuals. Kent State has four post-season bowl game appearances: the 1954 Refrigerator Bowl, 1972 Tangerine Bowl, 2013 GoDaddy.com Bowl, and 2019 Frisco Bowl. The school's first sporting event was a men's basketball game in 1913 against Kent High School and the following spring (1914) the baseball team was organized, known as the "Normal Nine". The team has enjoyed significant success both in the Mid-American Conference and on the national level and has sent several players to the major leagues over the years. In 1981 through 1983, the mascot went by many different names, including Freddie Flash, Golden Flash, Flashman, and Captain Flash. [00:00], [00:00] DeRidder, Drew at goalie for MSU. [41] It has historically been one of the school's most successful teams, winning multiple conference titles and making a series of appearances in the NCAA tournament, finishing as high as 5th nationally in both 1941 and 1942. Skip To Main Content. Skip To Main Content. The official Football page for the Kent State University Golden Flashes. Through the 2013 regular season, he has a record of 342-209 at Kent State. Kent State also has had high national finishes from the men's indoor and outdoor track and field teams, women's gymnastics, and wrestling. For sports that only compete against each other as part of the conference championship meet, such as cross country, golf, and track and field, whichever team finishes higher in the championship meet is awarded the point. [18] In 2001, Kent State hosted the NCAA Division I Field Hockey Championship at Dix Stadium, where they played their home games from 1997 through 2004. Kent State joined the Mid-American Conference in 1951 and Akron joined the MAC in 1992 after transitioning to Division I-A in football. Fort Collins (5A) and Battle Mountain (4A) head the preseason hockey rankings. The team has won 14 MAC titles, with the most recent in 2016, and has 12 MAC tournament titles and NCAA appearances, the most recent being in 2016. The football team followed in 1920 and held their first game on October 30, a 6–0 loss to Ashland College. Skip To Main Content. [24], The women's golf team, founded in late 1998, has enjoyed success from its beginning. Early men's athletic events, in basketball and baseball, were played against local high school, church, and company teams. Along with Grog, Raffstar and its rider were discontinued in 1974. Don James coached the team from 1971–1974 during the era which also saw future NFL great Jack Lambert and current Alabama head coach Nick Saban playing for the Golden Flashes and Kent State's only Mid-American Conference championship in 1972. Page has been named MAC Coach of the Year 20 times through 2017 and NCAA district IV Coach of the Year eight times. Currently, they are coached by Bob Lindsay, who has been with Kent State for 21 seasons as of 2009–2010. [26] Their 18th consecutive MAC championship in 2016 set the conference record for most consecutive championships in a sport. Full Bio. [5] Around this same time, the teams became known as the "Silver Foxes" because then-president John Edward McGilvrey raised silver foxes on his farm east of campus. The men's golf team has also finished as high as 5th nationally in 2012 to go with 6th and 9th-place finishes, while the women's golf team also claimed a 5th place finish in 2017. [38], The softball team plays its home games at the Diamond at Dix, adjacent to Dix Stadium. The university fields 19 varsity athletic teams in the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) at the Division I level with football competing in the Football Bowl Subdivision. Kent State students are admitted FREE to ALL regular season home athletic events by presenting their FLASHcard. Kent State took the first four seasons of the challenge, while the Zips claimed the overall challenge in 2015–16. The men's basketball team, which began play in 1913 and intercollegiate competition in 1914,[5] plays in the Memorial Athletic and Convocation Center and is Kent State's oldest sport and second-oldest intercollegiate team. Kent State and Youngstown State play regularly in men's and women's basketball, baseball, and softball, and have played periodically in football, where YSU competes in the Football Championship Subdivision (FCS). In addition to the 15 MAC titles and 13 NCAA appearances, Morrow also coached the team to 27 titles at various regular-season tournaments. 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