Golden Flashes Pride
In 1920 the first Kent State University athletics team played. The sport was football. The “field band” was there and played in the stands. From then until now, the Kent State community brings that Golden Flashes pride to every game and every team that plays for Kent State.
“Flash” the Golden Eagle
Navy Blue and Gold
NCAA Division I
Kent State University’s athletics program includes baseball, basketball (women’s), basketball (men’s), cross country, field hockey, football, golf (women’s), golf (men’s), gymnastics, soccer, softball, track and field, volleyball, wrestling. Kent State University has developed state-of-the-art facilities to support our student athletes.
Recreation & Wellness
Do you love to play recreational sports and stay fit? The Student Recreation and Wellness Center (SRWC) offers you state-of-the-art facilities and opportunities to play for enjoyment and to improve your game. The SRWC has aquatics programs, outdoor basketball courts, outdoor tennis, outdoor sand volleyball, indoor climbing walls, an indoor track and a packed schedule of fitness, dance and other classes.
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.
Intramural Sports & Community Leagues
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.
At Kent State, it’s always the perfect time for ice skating! Kent State’s own Ice Arena offers public skating, skating lessons, hockey programs, broomball and more.
Cheer on the Golden Flashes at the many athletics events throughout the year. You can also follow Intercollegiate Athletics and the Student Recreation and Wellness Center on Twitter for up-to-the-minute updates.