The Golden Flashes represents the athletic programs and
intercollegiate teams of Kent State University in Kent, Ohio.
The university maintains Division I standing in the NCAA and competes in the Mid-American Conference and the Football Bowl Subdivision. Kent State has enjoyed moderate success with its baseball and basketball programs over the years, with the latter racking up multiple NCAA Tournament appearances by both the men's and women's squads. Other sports sponsored by the university include football, field hockey, golf, softball and wrestling.