Department of Intercollegiate Athletics

Kent State University recently announced the upcoming addition of women’s lacrosse as a varsity sport with the first competitive season taking place in the 2018-19 academic year. The announcement was a part of the athletic department’s strategic vision, The Game Plan, a comprehensive plan that maps out a strategic course for the department over...

Kent State baseball player Eric Lauer has been named the Louisville Slugger NCAA Division I Player of the Year by Collegiate Baseball newspaper. He also has earned First Team All-America and Academic All-America honors. Kent State University’s tradition of athletic success was on full display in early June, earning a national player of the year, a national assistant coach of the year and an honor for excellence throughout its 10 women’s sports. Kent State baseball pitcher Eric Lauer earned two significant awards as he was tabbed Louisville Slugger NCAA...

Six members of the Kent State softball team are honored prior to the game against the University of Akron. The student-athletes are part of the university’s graduating Class of 2016. Kent State Athletes Shatter Record for Highest GPA in Program History The 2016 Kent State University Golden Flashes have shattered the record for the highest annual grade point average (GPA) in program history. They also broke the record for the most students with a perfect 4.0.  Collectively, this year’s graduates posted a 3.264 grade point...

Dior Delophont, senior fashion design major from France, competes in the long jump during a Kent State track meet. “Kent State University has allowed me to do just about everything I have wanted to do,” said Dior Delophont, senior fashion design major and standout women’s track and field competitor at Kent State. Many international student-athletes also revealed the university’s Department of Intercollegiate Athletics has gone above and beyond to make...