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Golden Flashes Heading to GoDaddy.com Bowl

Posted Dec. 10, 2012

Travel packages available for Kent State fans attending GoDaddy.com Bowl game

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The Kent State Golden Flashes football team celebrates
during a game against Ohio University. The team plays
Arkansas State on Sunday, Jan. 6, 2013, at Ladd-Peebles
Stadium in Mobile, Ala., in the GoDaddy.com Bowl game.

After winning a program record 11 games, the Kent State Golden Flashes football team will take on Arkansas State on Sunday, Jan. 6, 2013, at Ladd-Peebles Stadium in Mobile, Ala., in the GoDaddy.com Bowl game. This is the third bowl appearance for the Flashes; they attended the Refrigerator Bowl in 1954 and the Tangerine Bowl in 1972. The game kicks off at 9 p.m. and will air on ESPN.

A travel package is available for all interested alumni, fans and friends of Kent State. The package includes admission into the official pregame reception, hotel accommodations in the designated Kent State fan hotel, a game ticket in the official Kent State section, a welcome event, a bowl souvenir and more.

Golden Flashes’ fans also can purchase tickets just to attend the official pregame reception, and single game tickets may also be purchased by calling 330-672-2244. For complete travel packages (tickets, flight, hotel and more), visit www.ksualumni.org/bowl2012 or www.KentStateSportsTravel.com.

Mid-American Conference teams (Northern Illinois, Miami, Central Michigan) have won the GoDaddy.com Bowl in each of the past three seasons. A record seven MAC teams will be playing in bowl games, including Northern Illinois in the Discover Orange Bowl. Last year, the MAC went 4-1 in bowl games, winning the ESPN Bowl Challenge Cup.

For more information about Kent State football’s appearance at the GoDaddy.com Bowl, visit www.kentstatesports.com/sports/fball/2012-13/bowlcentral2012.