Department of Intercollegiate Athletics

New England Patriots wide receiver Julian Edelman is congratulated by fellow Kent State graduates at the One University Commencement held at Dix Stadium. He has won Super Bowls. He has received the Super Bowl MVP award. And on May 11, 2019, he achieved his latest victory: earning a college degree. A helmet and pads were replaced by a cap and gown for New England Patriots wide receiver Julian Edelman as he finished a journey he started in 2005 at the College of San Mateo before transferring to Kent...

PNC Bank recognizes Kent State student Hunter Brancifort (fifth from left), who is joined by her family along with representatives from Kent State’s administration, Department of Intercollegiate Athletics and the College of Business Administration. Each semester, PNC recognizes two outstanding Kent State University students as PNC Achievers. These students exemplify excellence in the classroom, in the community, and in student leadership and development. Congratulations to the Fall 2018 PNC Achievers! Hunter Brancifort, Senior, Finance Major Pass Hunter Brancifort on campus and on most days...

Julian Edelman in the NFL Julian Edelman capped off Super Bowl LIII with a victory for the New England Patriots and claimed the highest honor awarded to a player during the championship game of the National Football League (NFL). The former Kent State University quarterback and proud alumnus was named the Most Valuable Player of this year’s Super Bowl, becoming the first...

Herb Page stands on golf course in front of foliage with golf bag filled with clubs The Canadian Golf Hall of Fame and Museum has announced that Herb Page, Kent State University’s director of golf and men’s golf head coach, has been selected for 2019 induction into the Canadian Golf Hall of Fame. With his induction, Coach Page becomes the 25th person inducted into the Canadian Golf Hall of Fame’s builder category and...

http://kentstatesports.com/sports/2018/3/1/2018-mac-tournament-central.aspx With exciting finishes by both the men’s and women’s basketball teams on March 5, the Kent State University Golden Flashes will march on to Cleveland in the Mid-American Conference (MAC) Tournament at Quicken Loans Arena. For the men’s team, Kent State senior Kevin Zabo went the length of the Memorial Athletic and Convocation Center court in...

Kent State guard Desmond Ridenour drives through the Ohio Christian defense en route to a commanding 90-45 win in the MACC in the season’s home opener. The Kent State University men’s basketball team had a successful home opener, Thursday, Nov. 16, in the Memorial Athletic and Convocation Center (MAC Center). The Golden Flashes defeated the Ohio Christian University Trailblazers, 90-45. Kent State entered the 2017-18 season as the reigning Mid-American Conference (MAC) Tournament Champions,...

Photo of Kent State University Cryotherapy Chamber. Kent State University Athletics is the first in the Mid-American Conference to provide student-athletes with a cryotherapy chamber. The therapy uses subzero temperatures, under 200 degrees Fahrenheit, to help muscles recover quickly. The department installed the chamber in the Memorial Athletic and Convocation Center (MAC Center) Annex building in...

Kent State’s Kristen Brots celebrates after scoring a goal in Kent State’s 2-1 win over Ohio on Oct. 26, securing the MAC Regular Season Championship. The Kent State University women’s soccer team secured the Mid-American Conference (MAC) Regular Season Championship by defeating Ohio University 2-1 on Oct. 26 at Dix Stadium. It is the third regular season championship in program history and the first since 2004. “The regular season championship means a lot,” said Kent State head coach Rob...

Kent State’s Maddie Holmes (16) high-fives her teammates before Kent State’s 1-0 win over Toledo on Oct. 19. The Kent State University women’s soccer team recorded its 11th clean sheet of the season in a 1-0 victory over the University of Toledo on Oct. 19 at Dix Stadium. The Kent State Golden Flashes clinched the MAC East Division crown for the second year in a row. Kent State sits atop the Mid-American Conference (MAC) standings. Vital Kats’ goal in...