|2012 Kent State Golden Flashes baseball|
Eugene Super Regional Champions
Gary Regional Champions
MAC Tournament Champions
|2012 record||46–18 (24–3 MAC)|
|Head coach||Scott Stricklin (8th year)|
|Assistant coach||Mike Birkbeck (14th year)|
|Assistant coach||Scott Daeley (7th year)|
|Assistant coach||Doug Sanders|
|Home stadium||Olga Mural Field at Schoonover Stadium|
|2012 Mid-American Conference baseball standings|
|Kent State ‡||24||–||3||.889||47||–||20||.701|
|x – Division champion|
‡ – Tournament champion
y – Invited to the 2012 NCAA Division I Baseball Tournament
As of May 30, 2012; Rankings from Coaches' Poll
The 2012 Kent State Golden Flashes baseball team represents Kent State University in the 2012 NCAA Division I baseball season. The Golden Flashes are coached by 8th year head coach Scott Stricklin and play their home games at Olga Mural Field at Schoonover Stadium. Kent State won its tenth Mid-American Conference Baseball Tournament and advanced to the Super Regional round where they defeated Oregon to win a trip to the 2012 College World Series for the first time in school history. The Golden Flashes were eliminated from the College World Series after compiling a record in the NCAA Tournament of 6-3.
|2012 Kent State Golden Flashes baseball team|
|2012 Kent State Golden Flashes Baseball Game Log|
^ Collegiate Baseball ranks 40 teams in their preseason poll, but only ranks 30 teams weekly during the season.
† NCBWA ranks 35 teams in their preseason poll, but only ranks 30 teams weekly during the season.
* New poll was not released for this week so for comparison purposes the previous week's ranking is inserted in this week's slot.