Wednesday, March 27, 2013
After their appearance in the NCAA College World Series last year, Kent State is hoping to make waves again in the college baseball world again this year.
Editor's Note: This piece was originally created as the Kent State baseball season started and does not reflect current information from the 2013 season.
Thursday, February 28, 2013
Single-tame tickets $5 for adults, $3 for students
A new ticket policy is in place for Schoonover Stadium, home to Kent State University's successful men's baseball team. For 2013, tickets will cost $5 for adults and $3 for students, according to Kent State Athletics. The university also will offer a season ticket package. For more information, visit the Kent State Athletics website.
Friday, January 25, 2013
After a trip to the College World Series, the Golden Flashes baseball team beat out the football team for the honor at the 2012 Greater Cleveland Sports Awards.
After such an amazing season that ended in the College World Series, it is no surprise that the Kent State baseball team is still gaining recognition. The Golden Flashes won the Collegiate Athlete of the Year Award Thursday night at the 2012 Greater Cleveland Sports Awards. The baseball team beat out both the Akron Zips soccer team and Kent State's football team. Coach Scott Stricklin received the award along with four of his players, including David Lyon, Jimmy Rider, David Starn and Nick Hamilton. All four were drafted by Major League Baseball teams. The Flashes dominated the Mid American Conference last season winning both the regular season and MAC Tournament Championships. The team blew through the Gary Regionals and then won the …
Thursday, August 2, 2012
Kent State president hands out T-shirts to thank council for support of baseball team's winning season
In a brief visit, Kent State University President Lester Lefton handed out T-shirts to members of Kent City Council last night to commemorate the university baseball team's 2012 winning season. During the stop at council, an unusual appearance for Lefton, he also thanked members of council for their work in partnering to help redevelop a portion of downtown Kent. "My message today is simple," Lefton said. "Thank you. Thank you. Thank you." This year, Kent State's baseball team made the school's first-ever appearance in the College World Series. The team's run ended when they lost 4-1 to the two-time champion South Carolina Gamecocks, but the winning season kept the national spotlight on the city and university for several weeks.
Wednesday, May 30, 2012
Golden Flashes to face Kentucky Wildcats on Friday
The Kent State baseball team, coaching staff, family and friends gathered at Water Street Tavern to hear where Kent State would be playing in the first round of the NCAA Tournament this week. The Kent State Golden Flashes will be heading to Gary, IN, to take on the Kentucky Wildcats on Friday, June 1. Kent State was selected as the No. 3 seed in the tournament and faces Kentucky, who was selected as the No. 2 seed. Despite a record of 41-17 Kent State enters the tournament as somewhat of an underdog.