The Kent State Golden Flashes are set to kick off a crucial three-game series against the Toledo Rockets in the Glass City, marking the start of back-to-back road conference weekends.

By the Numbers
  • Toledo Rockets: 17-16 overall, 10-5 in the MAC
  • Kent State Golden Flashes: 15-15 overall, 7-5 in MAC play
  • Flashes average over 9.5 runs per game in the MAC
  • Toledo averages 7.5 runs per game
  • Toledo has a 5.35 team ERA in MAC play, while Kent State stands at 4.57
Yes, But

Both teams have strong offensive performances, making the series a competitive matchup to watch.

State of Play
  • Both teams are coming off mid-week game victories and successful conference series.
  • Toledo's Grant Umberger boasts a 3-0 record with a 2.45 ERA in MAC play.
  • Toledo has hit a conference-best 37 homers against MAC pitching.
  • The games will be streamed on ESPN+ throughout the weekend.
What's Next

Following this series, Kent State will continue on the road against Penn State before facing Ohio State at home.

Bottom Line

The Kent State-Toledo series promises an exciting clash between two offensively potent teams, with pitching performances also in the spotlight, setting the stage for a thrilling weekend of baseball.