Athletic Points of Pride
Since 2014, Kent State's Department of Intercollegiate Athletics has received 30 conference awards, 37 team awards, 94 individual awards and 34 academic awards. They have received the coveted Cartwright Award honor three times in the last eight years.
- 49 Athletes Maintain a Perfect 4.0 GPA
- Our famous alumni athletes include Josh Cribbs, Ben Curtis, Julian Edelman, Thurman Munson and Nick Saban
- Frisco Bowl 2019: Flashes Win First Bowl Game
- Kent State football wins 2019 Frisco Bowl marking their first ever bowl game win in school history.
- 8 men's teams: baseball, basketball, cross country, football, golf, indoor track and field, outdoor track & field and wrestling
- 11 women's teams: basketball, cross country, field hockey, golf, gymnastics, lacrosse, soccer, softball, indoor track and field, outdoor track & field and volleyball
- There are 450+ student athletes
- 94 Individual Athlete Awards: All-American and Player of the Year
- 37 Team Awards: NCAA appearances and MAC Tournament Titles
- 34 Academic Awards: Academic All-Americans and the NCAA Recognition of Academic Distinction
- Kent State Soccer alumnae Jenna Hellstrom was selected to the Team Canada Women's Soccer roster for the 2019 FIFA Women's World Cup
- Kent State University’s school colors are blue and gold
- You can show your Kent State spirit year-round or seasonally, whether you live near or far with: