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.
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 …