Fast facts

League: Division I (NCAA)

Team: Kent State Golden Flashes

Head Coach: Rob Senderoff

Team Mascot: Flash

Year Opened: 1950

Capacity: 6327

City / State: Kent / Ohio

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Rivalries & Top Games to Attend

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Kent State Golden Flashes vs Akron Zips

Rival Team: Akron Zips

Akron is Kent State’s archrival, so you’ll be in for a treat when attending a game between the Zips and the Golden Flash. Regardless of the sport these two teams and their fans hate each other. Make sure to get tickets when the Zips come to town as there are few better matchups in the MAC than Kent State-Akron.

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Kent State Golden Flashes vs Cleveland State Vikings

Rival Team: Cleveland State Vikings

The rivalry between Kent State and Cleveland State dates back to 1933. However, the rivalry was dormant from 1946 to 1971. Since then, the Golden Flash and Vikings have played regularly creating a fierce rivalry between the two non-conference teams. If you want to see a game attended by fans of both teams, then there are few better to attend than when Kent State and Cleveland State get together.

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Kent State Golden Flashes vs Youngstown State Penguins

Rival Team: Youngstown State Penguins

Youngstown State is another nearby rival of Kent State, and the games between Kent State and Youngstown State are some of the best of the season. The rivalry between the two schools began in 1929, and while the two didn’t play regularly from 1961 to 1998 things picked up right where they left off when the rivalry resumed. Don’t miss it when the Golden Flash and Penguins square off as you’ll be in for a treat.

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Fast facts

League: Division I (NCAA)

Team: Kent State Golden Flashes

Head Coach: Rob Senderoff

Team Mascot: Flash

Year Opened: 1950

Capacity: 6327

City / State: Kent / Ohio

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