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Kent State University’s senior forward Akiean Frederick stands in the light during team introductions before a game against Bowling Green State University on Jan. 5, 2019. Bowling Green won the game 86-64.
A young University of Toledo fan laughs with Rocksy Rockette, one of Toledo’s mascots, before the game against Kent State University on Jan. 12, 2019. Rocksy is one of two astronaut mascots for the Toledo Rockets.
Kent State Women’s Basketball senior guard Alexa Golden runs onto the court during pregame introductions.
Kent State University’s cheerleaders react as the mascot shows his backside before the start of a basketball game on Jan. 8, 2019. Flash and the cheerleaders get along very well and never fail to bring a smile to the faces of kids in the crowd.
Kent State University’s head women’s basketball coach, Todd Starkey, folds his hands during a game.
Kent State’e Junior Center sits on the bench holding onto his tattooed wrist.
Niagara University’s redshirt senior forward Greg King celebrates after the team upset the University of Pittsburgh 71-70 in Pittsburgh. This victory was Pittsburgh’s second loss on the season and it snapped a 3-game losing streak by the Purple Eagles.
Emory University’s volleyball team celebrates after defeating Calvin College in straight sets to win the Division 3 national championship in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania on Nov. 17, 2018.
The Kent State University Men’s Basketball team celebrates behind freshman guard Sam Norton as he rings the victory bell after the team’s first home win on Nov. 13, 2018. Norton got his first minute of play in the Flashes’ home opener against Shawnee State University. This was the first time he rang the victory bell.
Kent State’s head women’s basketball coach, Todd Starkey runs through a tunnel towards the victory bell after he won his 200th game as a head coach.
Kent State’s Men’s Basketball team forms a tunnel for the pre game introductions for a game against Western Michigan on Jan. 8, 2019.
Fans dance in the stands during a University of Michigan basketball game against Binghamton University on Dec. 30, 2018. The Wolverines remained undefeated after the game with a record of 13-0.
Facilities crew members replace a piece of glass that was broken during a Youngstown Phantoms game in Youngstown, Ohio. The glass is original to the Covelli Centre which was built in 2005.
Kent State University’s Head Women’s Basketball Coach Todd Starky shows off his colorful socks before the start of a game on Jan. 5, 2019.
Scuff marks on the boards at the Covelli Centre, home of the Youngstown Phantoms hockey team. The Covelli Centre is not only home to the Phantoms but it is also a popular concert venue as well as the host of a campaign stop by President Donald Trump when he was campaigning for Republican candidates around the country.
The Youngstown Phantoms take the ice to start the second period of the game against the Madison Capitals on Nov. 25, 2018.
Children play hockey next to the glass during a game at the Covelli Center in Youngstown, Ohio.
University of Iowa’s head coach Terry Bands helps reigning national champion Spencer Lee loosen up before his first bout of the season at Kent State University on Friday, Nov. 9, 2018.
Wrestlers lean against crates and react to losing bouts at the national championships in Cleveland, Ohio.
Penn State University’s Mark Hall sits with his coach Casey Cunningham before his championship bout against Arizona State’s Zahid Valencia. Hall lost the bout and earned a second place finish.
West Chester University’s sophomore midfielder Daniel Grindrod reacts after losing the NCAA Division 2 Championship game in Pittsburgh Pennsylvania on Saturday, Dec. 1, 2018.
Sweat beads on the back a Northwestern field hockey player’s during their win against Kent State University. Temperatures reached into the 90s with the heat index pushing 100 degrees.
Kent State University’s field hockey team stand in the middle of the field for introductions before the game.
Kent State University’s junior middle blocker Myla King celebrates after Kent defeated the University of Akron in 5 sets in the annual rivalry challenge called the Battle of the Wagon Wheel.