12 Teams/12 Days: Kent State Golden Flashes

Updated 10/22/2013

 

 
 
2012-13 Record: 3-27, 1-15 MAC (t-5th/East)
2013 Postseason: MAC Tournament First Round
Starters Returning/Lost: 2/3
Letterwinners Returning/Lost: 5/5
Newcomers: 7
 
University Quick Facts
Founded: 1910
Location: Kent, Ohio
Enrollment: 41,365 (All Campuses)
Nickname: Golden Flashes
Mascot: Flash the Golden Eagle
Colors: Navy Blue and Gold
President: Dr. Lester A. Lefton
Athletics Director: Joel Nielsen
Senior Woman Administrator: Janet Kittell
Faculty Representative: Kathryn Wilson
Conference: Mid-American Conference/East
Arena (Capacity): Memorial Athletic and Convocation Center (6,327)
Press Row: 330-672-9411
Website: www.kentstatesports.com
 
The Coaching Staff
Head Coach: Danielle O’Banion
Alma Mater: Boston College ‘01
Record at Kent State: 3-27 (Second Season)
Career Record: 3-27 (Second Season)
MAC Record: 1-15
Assistant Coach: Geoff Lanier
Alma Mater: Southern Connecticut State ‘93
Assistant Coach: Wyketha Harrell
Alma Mater: Missouri Southern State ‘04
Assistant Coach: Jennifer Poff
Alma Mater: Ohio ‘09
Director of Basketball Operations: Jessica Jackson
Alma Mater: Western Carolina ‘10
 
Program History
First Year of Women’s Basketball: 1975-76
All-Time Record: 603-466
Overall Record Since Joining MAC (Years): 506-420 (33rd Season)
All-Time MAC Record: 307-220
NCAA Championship Appearances: Five (1982, 96, 98, 2000, 02)
NCAA Championship Record: 1-5
WNIT Appearances: Three (2004, 10, 11)
WNIT Record: 0-3
MAC Tournament Titles: Three (1998, 2000, 02)
MAC Regular Season Titles: Five (1996, 98, 99, 2000, 02)
MAC Divisional Titles: Seven (1998, 99, 2000, 01, 02, 03, 05)
MAC Players of the Year (Most Recent): Five (Lindsay Shearer, 2006)
MAC Freshmen of the Year (Most Recent): Five (Dawn Zerman, 1997)
MAC Coaches of Year (Most Recent): Two (Bob Lindsay, 1998)
Defensive Players of the Year (Most Recent): Five (Malika Willoughby, 2006)
Sixth-Player Award (Most Recent): One (La’kia Stewart, 2006
 
 
2013-2014 Schedule
Wed., Nov. 6 Walsh (Exh.) 7:00 PM
Sun., Nov. 10 Eastern Kentucky 2:00 PM
Thu., Nov. 14 Duquesne 7:00 PM
Sun., Nov. 17 at Cincinnati 2:00 PM
Fri., Nov. 22 at Arkansas State 7:00 PM
Sun., Nov. 24 at Belmont 3:00 PM
Sat., Nov. 30 at Houston ! 2:30 PM
Sun., Dec. 1 vs. Stephen F. Austin ! 1:00 PM
Wed., Dec. 4 Niagara 5:00 PM
Sun., Dec. 8 Georgia State 12:00 PM
Tue., Dec. 17 Massachusetts 7:00 PM
Fri., Dec. 20 St. Bonaventure 7:00 PM
Sat., Jan. 4 Eastern Michigan * 2:00 PM
Thu., Jan. 9 Bowling Green * 7:00 PM
Sun., Jan. 12 at Ball State * 2:00 PM
Wed., Jan. 15 Ohio * 7:00 PM
Sat., Jan. 18 at Akron* TBA
Wed., Jan. 22 Central Michigan * 7:00 PM
Sat., Jan. 25 at Miami * 2:00 PM
Wed., Jan. 29 at Northern Illinois * 7:00 PM
Sun., Feb. 2 Ball State * 2:00 PM
Thu., Feb. 6 at Eastern Michigan * 7:00 PM
Sun., Feb. 9 Toledo* 2:00 PM
Sat., Feb. 15 at Western Michigan * 2:00 PM
Wed., Feb. 19 Buffalo* 7:00 PM
Sun., Feb. 23 Miami* 2:00 PM
Thu., Feb. 27 at Bowling Green * TBA
Sun., Mar. 2 Akron* 2:00 PM
Wed., Mar. 5 at Ohio * TBA
Sat., Mar. 8 at Buffalo * 12:00 PM
Mon., Mar. 10 MAC Tournament First Round $ TBA
Wed., Mar. 12 MAC Tournament Second Round % TBA
Thurs., Mar. 13 MAC Tournament Third Round % TBA
Fri., Mar. 14 MAC Tournament Semilfinals % TBA
Sat., Mar. 15 MAC Championship% TBA
 
All Times EST and subject to change
! David Jones Classic (Houston, Texas)
* Denotes Mid-American Conference Game
$ Hosted By Seeds 5, 6, 7, 8
% at Cleveland, Ohio (Quicken Loans Arena)
 
 
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