The Kent State volleyball team concluded its 2012 home schedule with a straight-set loss to first-place Ohio on Thursday at the M.A.C. Center.
The Golden Flashes (6-19, 3-10) lost 25-22, 25-13, 25-22.
Jenny Buczek had 16 digs, Aleksandra Nowak had 18 assists and Tinuke Aderemi-Ibitola had 10 kills to lead the Flashes.
Senior Kathy Krupa was recognized after the match as part of Senior Night.
The NCAA awarded the Greater Cleveland Sports Commission and several partner organizations the hosting rights to three national championships on Thursday.
Cleveland will host the 2014 national collegiate women’s bowling championship, the 2014 Division II men’s and women’s swimming and diving national championships and the 2014 Division II wrestling national championship.
The three events will bring an estimated $1.26 million to the greater Cleveland area.
The 2014 Division II wrestling championship will be held at Cleveland Public Hall on March 12-14.
The bowling championship will be held at Freeway Lanes in Wickliffe in April 2014, and the swimming and diving championships will be held at the SPIRE Institute in Geneva in March 2014.
— Staff report