Intercollegiate Athletics Mission Statement and Objectives


The mission of Kent State Athletics is to graduate student-­athletes and win championships. #FlashesForever


We are nationally recognized for the exemplary character, achievements and contributions of our student-athletes to better our society.

Core Values

Student-Athlete Well-Being: We are committed to the health, safety, academic, athletic and personal growth of each student.

Integrity: We do the right thing and hold each other accountable.

Respect: We respect all people, their culture, beliefs, identity and thought.

Stewardship: We are responsible guardians of the University's resources, relationships and reputation

Family: We are a collaborative team supporting one another.


Sport: Track & Field
Major: Criminal Justice

Anticipated Graduation: 2015
Hometown: Trenton, New Jersey

"As a Kent State student-athlete, I've had numerous opportunities to network with a wide variety of people. I've also gained many of the necessary skills needed to succeed in a professional setting, including learning how to handle both praise and criticism."