Kent State Community Celebrates Homecoming, Football Team Wins 17-14 | Kent State University
Kent State students enjoy the second annual DiversiFest, a festival that celebrates Kent State's diversity and culture, at the Williamson House during 2017 Homecoming.
Kent State students enjoy the second annual DiversiFest, a festival that celebrates Kent State's diversity and culture, at the Williamson House during 2017 Homecoming.
Kent State defensive lineman Theo Majette breaks through the Miami defense to record a fourth quarter sack during Kent State's win over the RedHawks at Dix Stadium.
Kent State defensive lineman Theo Majette breaks through the Miami defense to record a fourth quarter sack during Kent State's win over the RedHawks at Dix Stadium.
Kent State President Beverly Warren waves to students, alumni and Kent residents as she rides along the parade route during the 2017 Homecoming Parade.
Kent State President Beverly Warren waves to students, alumni and Kent residents as she rides along the parade route during the 2017 Homecoming Parade.
Homecoming King Bruno Beidacki and Queen Marisa Stephens celebrate their 2017 win during the halftime ceremony at the football game.
Homecoming King Bruno Beidacki and Queen Marisa Stephens celebrate their 2017 win during the halftime ceremony at the football game.
Kent State football players take to the field to celebrate their 17-14 win over the visiting Miami RedHawks during the Homecoming game at Dix Stadium.
Kent State football players take to the field to celebrate their 17-14 win over the visiting Miami RedHawks during the Homecoming game at Dix Stadium.
Members of the Kent State Marching Golden Flashes perform while moving along Main Street during the 2017 Homecoming Parade.
Members of the Kent State Marching Golden Flashes perform while moving along Main Street during the 2017 Homecoming Parade.
Kent State students attempt to get the attention of cheerleaders who were throwing T-shirts into the crowd during the Homecoming football game.
Kent State students attempt to get the attention of cheerleaders who were throwing T-shirts into the crowd during the Homecoming football game.
Members of the Homecoming Court pose for photographs at the Alumni Association's breakfast gathering at The Rock on Front Campus.
Members of the Homecoming Court pose for photographs at the Alumni Association's breakfast gathering at The Rock on Front Campus.

Kent State Community Celebrates Homecoming, Football Team Wins 17-14

Kent State students have fun with alumni social media props at the Homecoming tent on Front Campus.Kent State University celebrated Homecoming on Saturday, Oct. 14, with classic traditions such as the Bowman Cup 5K Race, Kiss on the K, Homecoming Parade and football game. This year’s Homecoming featured Kent State alumni Ben and Candace Curtis as the Homecoming Parade Grand Marshals.

The Homecoming parade was followed by the Kent State University Alumni Association’s “Welcome Home Party” at the Center for Philanthropy and Alumni Engagement located at 350 S. Lincoln St. in Kent. The Kent State Golden Flashes hosted the Miami RedHawks at Dix Stadium. The Kent State defense highlighted a second-half comeback as the Golden Flashes edged Miami for a 17-14 win on Homecoming.

View the Bowman Cup 5K Race Results Read about Kent State's Homecoming Win Over Miami

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