Kent State and Bowling Green are in talks to start a "Centennial Cup" competition starting next athletic year and going through the 2010-2011 seasons. Points will be awarded to the programs after every head to head meeting during those two seasons. During the celebration of KSU's 100 years, all athletic teams will wear a patch on their uniforms to display the centennial logo.
Doug Martin might do something a little different for this Friday's "Blue and Gold" football scrimmage. In year's past Martin has sat down the starters for fear of injuries and allow younger players to showcase themselves. That may not be the case this year.
Softball's Kylie Reynolds won her 12th MAC East Pitcher of the Week award of her career today. It was the fourth this season. Over the weekend Reynolds went 3-0 and recorded a save during Kent State's 4-0 week. Reynolds struck out 30 batters in 22 innings and had a 1.27 ERA. Reynolds is now third all time in wins and shutouts in KSU history.
Anna Kowalska from the women's basketball team was named to the Academic All-MAC Team. An education major, Kowalska carries a 3.27 cumulative grade point average. Kowalska was also an All-MAC First Team performer this season while averaging 16.1 points per game and 8.1 rebounds per game. A three sport star in high school, Kowalska will take her athletic abilities to the volleyball team and will be an outside hitter for the team in the fall.