Varsity "K" FLASHBACK All Sports Reunion
HOMECOMING WEEKEND: October 4-5, 2013
Join Kent State Athletics on homecoming weekend to reconnect and reminisce with all former Golden Flash athletes during the 2nd Annual Varsity "K" FLASHBACK All Sports Reunion.
Athletes from all sports and all years are invited - so you'll enjoy the chance to not only meet up with former athletes in your sport from over the years, but also your friends from other teams.
Details and reservation links will be available next month! Check you inbox mid-June for your Save the Date!
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Last year's inaugural event details....
Friday, October 19
Discounted Golf, Kent State Golf Course, 10 AM - 2 PM
Call 330-672-2500 for tee times and mention Varsity "K" to receive a special rate of $16 for 18 holes and cart OR $9.50 for 9 holes and cart.
Northern Illinois vs. KSU Soccer, Zoeller Field, 4 PM
Athletic Director's Welcome Reception, Phelan Varsity "K" Room at Dix Stadium, 5:30 PM
Join current Kent State coaches and Atheltic Director, Joel Nielsen, for a bite and beverage while reminiscing with Flashes from the past!
Western Michigan vs. KSU Volleyball, MAC Center, 7 PM
Downtown Flash Dash, Water Street Tavern, 8:30 PM
Meet up with former Flashes at Water Street Tavern for complimentary appetizers and walk down memory lane as you visit your favorite downtown establishments. First 100 to RSVP receive a free t-shirt!
Saturday, October 20 - HOMECOMING!
Campus Tours facilitated by Alumni Relations, Williamson Alumni Center, 9 AM
Homecoming Parade and Hospitality Tent, Williamson Alumni Center, 10 AM
Kiss on the "K" for Golden Flash Couples, Risman Plaza, 11:30 AM
Varsity "K" FLASHBACK All Sports Tailgate, Kent State Field House, 1 PM
Bring the whole family for complimentary snacks and beverages while enjoying special pre-game activities and the FLASHBACK photo booth!
Pre-Game Letter Winner Tunnel, Phelan Varsity "K" Room at Dix Stadium, 3 PM
Be part of a new Golden Flash tradition! All former Golden Flashes will be recognized pre-game and are invited to participate in an on-field tunnel and then watch the game from the Varsity "K" Room porch. Football game ticket required.
Western Michigan vs. KSU Football*, Dix Stadium, 3:30 PM
Pre-sale game tickets start at $5/person.
Northern Illinois vs. KSU Volleyball, MAC Center, 7 PM
Sport-Specific Alumni Events during FLASHBACK Weekend
Men's Soccer Reunion
A group of men's soccer alumni plan to golf at the Kent State Golf Course Friday morning, attend the women's soccer game at 4 p.m. and gather at the Athletic Director's Reception Friday evening.
Please contact Pat Sweeney if you are interested in participating in these activities.
Pre-Title IX Women's Reunion
Judy Devine, M.A. '70, and Linda (Jarvis) Kochan, '73, both committee members for the 2010 Women's Celebration, will be attending Friday's Athletic Director's Reception and Saturday's FLASHBACK Tailgate and encourage all pre-Title IX women to join them for another weekend of reconnection.
Please contact Alicia Gaffney if you have any questions.
Men's and Women's Gymnastics: Open Workout & Reception
Watch the current team practice while enjoying a bite and beverage with other gymnastics alumni.
Saturday, October 20, 11 AM - 12:30 PM, MAC Center Gymnastics Room
Please RSVP to Sharon Sabin by October 10.
Men's and Women's Track & Field: Football Game Tailgate
Join Coach Lawson and the coaching staff during Saturday's FLASHBACK Tailgate to reconnect with former track and field alumni - look for the track and field signs and starting blocks!
Please contact Phil Rickaby if you have any questions.
Volleyball: Meet & Greet with Coach Gromala
Meet Coach Don Gromala prior to their match against Northern Illinois and tour their renovated locker room. Show your FLASHBACK Reunion credential for complimentary admission to the match for you and a guest. Volleyball alumni will be publicly recognized during the match.
Saturday, October 20, Alumni will meet in the MAC Center lobby at 6:30 p.m. for the meet and greet
Please RSVP to Kim Kuzma by October 10.
Women's Basketball: Meet & Greet with Coach O'Banion
Join Coach Danielle O'Banion and the women's basketball staff in the loge and watch the volleyball team battle Northern Illinois. Show your FLASHBACK Reunion credential for complimentary admission to the match for you and a guest.
Saturday, October 20, 7 PM, MAC Center 3rd Floor Loge
Please RSVP to Jen Poff by October 10.