2011 Kent State Field Hockey News
April 23, 2012
Kent State Field Hockey To Welcome 10 Newcomers for 2012
Kent State field hockey head coach Kathleen Wiler has announced the addition of 10 newcomers who have inked a National Letter of Intent to join the Golden Flashes program as freshmen in the fall of 2012
March 28, 2012
Kent State Field Hockey Begins Spring Competition At Home On Saturday
Spring is in the air for the Kent State field hockey team which begins the competition portion of its spring workouts at home this Saturday against Ohio State and Central Michigan. The Golden Flashes are then on the road April 7 & 14 before returning home to host their Annual Alumni Weekend on April 21.
March 5, 2012
Kent State Lands Nine National Academic Team Honorees
The Golden Flashes had another strong season in the classroom this fall as proven by the nine student-athletes named to the 2011 Gladiator by SGI/NFHCA National Academic Squad. The list includes four-time winners, Carla Johl & and Chelsea Sickel
February 21, 2012
Wiler Receives Four-Year Contract Extension
The Kent State field hockey program is assured to be in the well placed hands of Head Coach Kathleen Wiler for the near future. Director of Athletics Joel Nielsen has announced a four year contract extension which will take her through the 2015-16 academic year.
January 6, 2012
Johl and Lee Highlight Seven Golden Flashes On Academic All MAC Team
The MAC announced its 2011 Academic All-MAC Field Hockey selections this afternoon with senior Carla Johl and sophomore Rebecca Lee representing Kent State on the first team. Five other Golden Flashes received Honorable Mention status
November 26, 2011
Kent State Places Three on NFHCA All-Region Team
For the fifth consecutive season Kent State has placed multiple players on the Longstreth/NFHCA All-West Region squad. Earning honors this season were Carla Johl, Rebecca Lee and Debbie Bell.
November 5, 2011
Kent State Defeated 2-1 In Overtime By Ohio In MAC Title Game
The cardiac 2011 season for the Kent State field hockey team came to an unfortunate close on Saturday afternoon in a dramatic 2-1 overtime loss to Ohio in the Mid-American Conference Tournament championship game.
November 4, 2011
Kent State Moves On To MAC Championship Game With 4-1 Win
Its on to the MAC Tournament championship game tomorrow for Kent State as a dominating second half led the Golden Flashes to a convincing 4-1 win over Central Michigan today at Ohio’s Pruitt Field.
November 2, 2011
Bell Selected For NFHCA Senior All-Star Game
Debbie Bell has been selected as one of 38 players to participate in the 2011 NFHCA Division I Senior Game. The game is scheduled to take place on Saturday, November 19th at the University of Louisville
November 2, 2011
Kent State Foursome Captures All-MAC Honors
Kent State was represented by four individuals on the 2011 All-MAC team as the league office released its 2011 postseason awards as voted upon by the league coaches. Earning honors were first team selections Carla Johl and Rebecca Lee along with second team selections Debbie Bell and Julia Hofmann.
November 2, 2011
Field Hockey Begins MAC Tournament Play As No. 2 Seed On Friday
Golden Flashes seek their tenth MAC Tournament title this weekend. Kent State begins play on Friday at 2:30 pm against Central Michigan
November 2, 2011
Kent State Field Hockey's Johl Named MAC Female Scholar Athlete of the Week
Senior led Kent State to a pair of overtime victories with two game winning goals last weekend.
November 1, 2011
MAC Honors Johl and Jordan As Players of the Week
MAC Player of the Week honors went to Kent State’s Carla Johl and Jahana Jordan on Tuesday after the duo helped lead the Golden Flashes to a pair of wins and the No. 2 seed in the upcoming conference tournament
October 29, 2011
Its Déjà vu For Kent State As Golden Flashes Defeat Central Michigan 2-1 In OT
For the second time in as many days senior Carla Johl was in the right place at the right time when the Golden Flashes needed her most. Johl scored another overtime gamewinner as Kent State defeated Central Michigan.
October 28, 2011
Kent State Knocks Off Ohio 2-1 In Overtime
Carla Johl scored the game winner in overtime as Kent State ens a four game losing streak and hands Ohio its first Mid-American Conference loss of the year.
October 26, 2011
Field Hockey Wraps Up Regular Season At Home This Weekend
Kent State will be celebrating its senior class this weekend as the team plays host Ohio on Friday at noon and Central Michigan for Senior Day on Saturday at 11:00 am.
October 25, 2011
Bell Picks Up Third MAC Player of the Week Honor this Season
Senior Debbie Bell picked up her third Mid-American Conference Offensive Player of the Week award of the season on Tuesday.
October 23, 2011
Kent State Comes Up Short In 6-5 Shootout at Miami
Kent State matched a season high five goals and overcame a 3-0 deficit, but despite the offensive rally the Golden Flashes still came up short in a 6-5 shootout with Miami on Sunday afternoon in Oxford
October 22, 2011
Ball State Slips By Kent State 4-3 in Overtime
Senior forward Debbie Bell (Hamilton, New Zealand) recorded her fifth multi-goal game of the year but it wasn’t enough as Ball State slipped by Kent State 4-3 in overtime Saturday afternoon.
October 20, 2011
Field Hockey On The Road For A Pair of Games This Weekend
Kent State looks to remain in position to earn one of the two first round byes to the upcoming MAC tournament as the team heads to Ball State and Miami for a two game road swing this weekend.
October 16, 2011
Kent State Unable To Capitalize In 3-1 Loss To Missouri State
Kent State attempted a season high 24 shots, but only one went for a score as Missouri State claimed a 3-1 victory on a wet and raining Sunday afternoon at Murphy-Mellis Field.
October 14, 2011
Kent State Drops 2-0 Decision At Ohio
Kent State had its two game winning streak stopped this afternoon with a 2-0 loss at Ohio
October 13, 2011
Pivotal Two Game Set On Tap For Field Hockey This Weekend
Kent State looks to keep its winning streak alive and gain a share of first place when it takes the field this weekend at Ohio and at home against Missouri State.
October 11, 2011
Bell Once Again Awarded MAC Player of the Week Honors
Kent State senior Debbie Bell picked up her second Mid-American Conference Offensive Player of the Week honor in three weeks on Tuesday
October 8, 2011
Kent State Rallies For 4-3 Double Overtime Win At Central Michigan
Kent State overcame a two goal deficit in the final eight minutes of regulation before Debbie Bell scored her fifth career walk-off goal in the 86th minute that sent the Golden Flashes to victory
October 6, 2011
Field Hockey Heads To Central Michigan For Their Lone Game This Weekend
The Kent State field hockey team is headed north in search of its second straight conference win. The Golden Flashes take on Central Michigan in Mount Pleasant, Mich. on Saturday at 1:00 p.m. in their lone contest of the weekend
October 2, 2011
Kent State Earns 4-1 Win Over Ball State
Temperatures at game time were in the 40s, but the Golden Flashes wasted little time in getting things heated up with two goals in the first six minutes in today’s 4-1 win over Ball State
October 1, 2011
Kent State Defeated By Miami 2-1
Rebecca Lee's goal was not enough as the Golden Flashes fell to Miami on a cold and wet Saturday afternoon at Murphy-Mellis Field. Kent State returns to action against Ball State tomorrow
September 29, 2011
Field Hockey Welcomes Miami and Ball State This Weekend
The Golden Flashes looks to remain undefeated in league play as they welcome Miami on Saturday and Ball State on Sunday. Both contests are set for 1:00 p.m. start. Follow all the action through live stats if you can’t make it to the game.
September 27, 2011
Bell Captures First MAC Award This Season
Kent State senior Debbie Bell (Hamilton, New Zealand) picked up her first Offensive Player of the Week honor from the Mid-American Conference on Tuesday.
September 25, 2011
Kent State Outlasted By Michigan State 2-1 In Overtime
The Kent State field hockey team wrapped up the non-league portion of its schedule on Sunday with a 2-1 loss in overtime at Michigan State.
September 23, 2011
Kent State Powers Past Missouri State 5-3 In MAC Opener
Four different players score for Kent State as the team started its quest for fourth consecutive MAC regular season crown in style on Friday with a 5-3 victory over host Missouri State
September 22, 2011
Conference Play Begins Friday At Missouri State For Field Hockey
The start of conference play is here for the Kent State field hockey team. Having claimed at least a share of the last three MAC regular season crowns, the Golden Flashes officially begin their title defense at Missouri State on Friday at 11:00 a.m. (Central).
September 19, 2011
Torrential Rain Slows Kent State In 5-2 Loss To No. 11 Cal
A wet and rain afternoon greeted Kent State and No. 11 Cal at Murphy-Mellis Field this afternoon as the visiting Bears submerged their way to a 5-2 victory over the Golden Flashes.
September 18, 2011
Kent State Downed By Ohio State 4-1
Second opportunities by Ohio State proved costly for Kent State in a 4-1 loss by the field hockey team on a sunny Sunday afternoon at Murphy-Mellis Field. The Golden Flashes will now have a quick turnaround as they welcome No. 11 Cal to Kent on Monday for a 12:00 pm contest.
September 15, 2011
Field Hockey Returns Home To Face Ohio State - Cal
Coming off a five-game road swing, the Kent State field hockey team returns home for a two-game home stand starting this Sunday vs Ohio State. The Golden Flashes also welcome No. 11 California which pays a visit to Murphy-Mellis Field on Monday
September 11, 2011
Golden Flashes Come Up Short In A Thrilling 4-3 Overtime Loss At Temple
For the second straight weekend the Golden Flashes are headed back to Kent after a lengthy overtime contest away from home. Kent State (2-4) came up on the short end this weekend as Temple (2-4) claimed a 4-3 overtime victory Sunday afternoon.
September 9, 2011
Golden Flashes Use Second Chances To Top Lock Haven 3-2
Second chances were the name of the game for Kent State (2-3) as the Golden Flashes score three times off rebounds to earn a second straight victory
September 8, 2011
Field Hockey On the Road In Pennsylvania This Weekend
The Golden Flashes travel to Lock Haven on Friday for a 4:00 p.m. match before heading on to Philadelphia and a 1:00 p.m. showdown with Temple on Sunday. Follow the action with video on Friday and live stats for Sunday
September 3, 2011
Golden Flashes Go Overtime To Earn 3-2 Victory Over Massachusetts
Debbie Bell’s penalty stroke in the 73rd minute gives Kent State first win of the season
September 2, 2011
Bell’s Pair Of Goals Not Enough As Iowa Tops Kent State 7-3
Despite a pair of goals from senior Debbie Bell, the Kent State field hockey team was unable to pick up its first win at Iowa on Friday falling to the host Hawkeyes by a final of 7-3 at Grant Field
September 1, 2011
Field Hockey Travels To Iowa For Two Games This Weekend
The Golden Flashes will challenge the host Hawkeyes on Friday at 6:00 p.m. (Eastern) before going up against Massachusetts on Saturday at 4:00 p.m. (Eastern). Live statistics will be available for both games.
August 28, 2011
Kent State Falls To New Hampshire 5-1
Golden Flashes unable to bounce back from Friday’s season opening defeat while falling to 0-2 on the young season.
August 26, 2011
Kent State Drops Season Opener To Northwestern 4-0
Golden Flashes display high level of intensity and plenty of team depth. The team returns to action on Sunday in Columbus vs New Hampshire at 2:00 p.m.
August 25, 2011
Field Hockey Opens 2011 Season At Home On Friday
Golden Flashes host Northwestern at Murphy-Mellis Field at Noon. Admission is free. Check out pictures from the 2011 Team Photo day here.
August 24, 2011
Preseason MAC Favorites Get Ready For The Season With ‘The Program’
The MAC has announced Kent State field hockey as the coach’s poll favorites to win the 2011 league title and the Golden Flashes quest for a fourth straight regular season championship was in full swing last week when the team was introduced to ‘The Program’
August 8, 2011
When The Clock Strikes 12
Golden Flashes are hosting an open practice at midnight under the under the moonlight on August 10 to officially mark the beginning of the 2011 season.