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Oct 3, 2014
1 Eastern Michigan
2 at Akron
Final
FirstEnergyStadium - Cub Cadet Field
1 Akron
3 at Kent State
Final
Kent, Ohio | PNC Wagon Wheel Challenge
M: 1st | W: 7th at All-Ohio Championships
Final
Cedarville, Ohio | Cedarville University
Akron Invitational (Cornell, Michigan St., West Va.)
at Akron
9:00 AM
Akron, Ohio | LaTuchie Tennis Center
t-7th of 14 (309, +21) vs. Nittany Lion Invitational – Day One
@ State College, Pa. (Penn State Blue Course)
All Day
No Team Score at Tom Stubbs Relays
4:00 PM
Bowling Green, Ohio
Oct 4, 2014
0 UAB
1 at Akron
Final
FirstEnergy Stadium – Cub Cadet Field
0 Akron
3 at Ohio
Final
Athens, Ohio
6 Eastern Michigan
31 at Akron
Final
InfoCision Stadium – Summa Field | ESPN3
Akron Invitational
at Akron
9:00 AM
Akron, Ohio | LaTuchie Tennis Center
t-5th of 14 (611, +35) vs. Nittany Lion Invitational – Day Two
@ State College, Pa. (Penn State Blue Course)
All Day
at Navy
9:00 AM
Annapolis, Md.
Alumni Meet
10:00 AM
Ocasek Natatorium
Oct 5, 2014
1 Bowling Green
0 at Akron
Final - OT
FirstEnergyStadium - Cub Cadet Field
Akron Invitational
at Akron
9:00 AM
Akron, Ohio | LaTuchie Tennis Center
t-7th of 14 (914, +50) vs. Nittany Lion Invitational – Day Three
@ State College, Pa. (Penn State Blue Course)
All Day
Oct 6, 2014
t-2nd of 17 (582, +6) vs. Firestone Invitational – Day One
@ Akron, Ohio (Firestone Country Club)
All Day
Oct 7, 2014
0 Akron
1 at Michigan State
Final
East Lansing, Mich.
5th of 17 (884, +20) vs. Firestone Invitational – Day Two
@ Akron, Ohio (Firestone Country Club)
All Day
Oct 9, 2014
3 Buffalo
0 at Akron
Final
James A. Rhodes Arena
Oct 10, 2014
1 Western Michigan
0 at Akron
Final
FirstEnergyStadium - Cub Cadet Field
Oct 11, 2014
1 Akron
0 at Bowling Green
Final
Bowling Green, Ohio
2 Toledo
3 at Akron
Final
James A. Rhodes Arena | Alumni Night
19 Miami (Ohio)
29 at Akron
Final
InfoCision Stadium – Summa Field | ESPN3
at Kentucky
9:00 AM
Lexington, Ky.
Oct 12, 2014
0 Northern Illinois
1 at Akron
Final
FirstEnergyStadium - Cub Cadet Field
Oct 13, 2014
12th of 14 (614, +38) vs. Sagamore Fall Preview – Day One
@ Noblesville, Ind. (Sagamore Golf Club)
All Day
5th of 13 (637, +61) vs. Rocket Classic – Day One
@ Port Clinton, Ohio (Catawba Island Club)
All Day
Oct 14, 2014
0 Michigan
3 at Akron
Final
FirstEnergy Stadium – Cub Cadet Field
Cancelled vs. Sagamore Fall Preview – Day Two
@ Noblesville, Ind. (Sagamore Golf Club)
All Day
5th of 13 (961, +97) vs. Rocket Classic – Day Two
@ Port Clinton, Ohio (Catawba Island Club)
All Day
Oct 16, 2014
Akron
at USTA/ITA Regional Championships
8:00 AM
Urbana, Ill.
Oct 17, 2014
0 Akron
3 at Toledo
Final
Toledo, Ohio
2 West Virginia
3 at Akron
Final
FirstEnergy Stadium – Cub Cadet Field
0 Akron
3 at Northern Illinois
Final
DeKalb, Ill.
Akron
at USTA/ITA Regional Championships
8:00 AM
Urbana, Ill.
Oct 18, 2014
0 Akron
3 at Western Michigan
Final
Kalamazoo, Mich.
20 Akron
23 at Ohio
Final
Athens, Ohio | ESPN3
M: 26th | W: 28th at Pre Nationals Invitational
Final
Terre Haute, Ind. | Indiana State University
Oct 19, 2014
0 Akron
3 at Central Michigan
Final
Mt. Pleasant, Mich.
Oct 20, 2014
9th of 11 (606, +30) vs. Pinetree Intercollegiate – Day One
@ Kennesaw, Ga. (Pinetree Country Club)
All Day
Oct 21, 2014
8th of 11 (903, +39) vs. Pinetree Intercollegiate – Day Two
@ Kennesaw, Ga. (Pinetree Country Club)
All Day
Oct 24, 2014
1 Miami (Ohio)
0 at Akron
Final - 2OT
FirstEnergyStadium - Cub Cadet Field
3 Central Michigan
0 at Akron
Final
James A. Rhodes Arena
L, 155-145 Buffalo
5:00 PM
Ocasek Natatorium
Oct 25, 2014
1 Western Michigan
0 at Akron
Final
FirstEnergy Stadium – Cub Cadet Field
3 Eastern Michigan
0 at Akron
Final
James A. Rhodes Arena
21 Akron
35 at Ball State
Final
Muncie, Ind. | ESPN3
West Virginia
9:00 AM
Robert A. Pinn Shooting Range | Schrank Hall South
Oct 26, 2014
4 Ball State
2 at Akron
Final
FirstEnergyStadium - Cub Cadet Field
Oct 28, 2014
0 Cleveland State
5 at Akron
Final
FirstEnergy Stadium – Cub Cadet Field
Oct 30, 2014
1 Akron
2 at Buffalo
Final - 2OT
Buffalo, N.Y.
Oct 31, 2014
0 Akron
3 at Bowling Green
Final
Bowling Green, Ohio
Akron
at West Virginia Invitational
9:00 AM
Morgantown, W.V.
at Eastern Michigan
5:00 PM
Ypsilanti, Mich.
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October 30, 2014 Z360: Oct. 30, 2014 This week features include previewing cross country at the MAC Championship, baseball's Halloween softball game, and football's etiquette class.
October 30, 2014 | Women's Soccer Women's Soccer takes Buffalo to the wire, falls 2-1 in 2OT Senior Lani Smith scored her sixth goal of the year in the fourth minute to give the Zips the early lead, but UB notched the golden goal in the second overtime period for the victory.
October 30, 2014 #ZipsBlackout: Akron Hosts Bowling Green in MAC East Showdown on Tuesday Night Akron opens November play with four Tuesday evening contests. The Zips return home to InfoCision Stadium – Summa Field to host defending MAC champion Bowling Green in Mid-American Conference action on Tuesday, Nov. 4, at 8 p.m.
October 30, 2014 | Women's Swimming & Diving Swimming and Diving set for trip to Eastern Michigan and Ball State The Zips and the Eagles will face off Friday at 5 p.m. at EMU's Jones Natatorium. Akron will turn around and take on Ball State on Saturday at 1 p.m. in Muncie, Ind.
October 30, 2014 | Women's Tennis Women’s Tennis Heads to WVU’s Martha Thorn Invite Zips women's tennis will travel to West Virginia for the Martha Thorn Invitational on Oct. 31 and Nov. 1 at the Ridgeview Racquet Club.
October 30, 2014 | Women's Volleyball Volleyball travels for rematches with Bowling Green and Miami (Ohio) The Zips will be looking to secure the season sweep versus the Falcons on Friday at 5 p.m., before facing off with second-place Miami on Saturday at 7 p.m.
October 30, 2014 | General News 2014 Akron Basketball Media Day Set for Tuesday, Nov. 4 The event will begin at 4 p.m. ET and will be live streamed on GoZips.com, as well as aired live on Sports Radio 1350 AM (WARF) and the iHeartRadio and TuneIn apps.
October 30, 2014 Tuesday Night Blackout: Four Students Will Win FREE Spring Tuition The Zips’ upcoming Blackout football game will put four UA students in the black, as current University of Akron students can win FREE tuition for the 2015 spring semester.
October 29, 2014 | Women's Soccer Women's Soccer closes out 2014 season at Buffalo on Thursday The Zips and the MAC East regular season champion Bulls will face off at 3 p.m. at UB Stadium.
October 29, 2014 | Men's Soccer Akron Soccer Alum Steve Zakuani Retires from MLS Akron men's soccer alumnus Steve Zakuani (2007-08) announced his retirement from professional soccer on Wednesday.
October 28, 2014 | Women's Basketball Women's Basketball picked to finish third in the MAC East in preseason poll Senior Sina King was named to the Preseason All-MAC East squad.
October 28, 2014 Zips Weekly: Oct. 28 2014 David Suntup recaps all the Zips' action.
October 28, 2014 | Men's Soccer Men’s Soccer Shuts Out Cleveland State, 5-0 Akron men’s soccer picked up its sixth shutout of the season with a 5-0 victory over Cleveland State in non-conference play on Tuesday night at FirstEnergy Stadium – Cub Cadet Field.
October 28, 2014 #14 Akron Rifle Team Falls at #1 West Virginia The No. 14 Akron rifle team fell to top-ranked West Virginia, 4,697 to 4,611, on Saturday. For the third time this season, the Zips rewrote the school record book.
October 28, 2014 | Men's Basketball Men's Basketball Selected as MAC East Favorite in Media Poll The Zips received 17-of-20 first-place votes and 117 points overall from the MAC News Media Panel.
October 27, 2014 | Men's Soccer Men's Soccer Hosts Cleveland State in Non-Conference Action on Tuesday Night Akron returns home to FirstEnergy Stadium – Cub Cadet Field to host Cleveland State in non-conference play on Tuesday, Oct. 28 at 7 p.m.
October 27, 2014 | Men's Basketball Former Director of Basketball Operations Dan Peters Passes Away at Age 60 The University of Akron Department of Athletics is saddened to announce that former Director of Basketball Operations Dan Peters lost his battle with pancreatic cancer on Monday, Oct. 27.
October 27, 2014 | Women's Swimming & Diving Erin Seiler named Zips’ Student-Athlete of the Week Seiler posted two individual victories and was part of the first-place 200 medley relay team in Akron's first dual meet of the season against Buffalo last Friday.
October 27, 2014 | Baseball Baseball to Hold Charity Softball Game on October 29 Akron baseball hosts a night of Halloween fun in support of their #1 fan, 11-year-old Jacob Sypert, who is currently battling Leukemia.
October 26, 2014 | Women's Soccer Women's Soccer falls to Ball State in final home game, 4-2 Lani Smith provided both goals for Akron on the day, her fourth and fifth goals this season.
October 25, 2014 | Men's Soccer No. 19/22 Men's Soccer Falls 1-0 to Western Michigan The loss snapped a 13-match home unbeaten streak dating back to last season for the Zips.
October 25, 2014 | Women's Volleyball Volleyball topped by Eastern Michigan, 3-0 Julia Smagacz led the Akron attack with nine kills and a .381 hitting percentage for the match, and Karley Kusan was one dig short of a double-double.
October 25, 2014 Football Drops a 35-21 Decision at Ball State Junior RB Conor Hundley posted the first two-touchdown performance of his career, carrying the ball 14 times for 72 yards.
October 24, 2014 | Women's Soccer Women's Soccer falls to Miami (Ohio) in 2OT heartbreaker The RedHawks scored a golden goal in the 103rd minute to break a scoreless tie for the win. Akron goalkeeper Klaire Adee posted a career-best nine saves.
October 24, 2014 | Women's Volleyball Volleyball drops 3-0 setback to Central Michigan The Zips broke a 20-all tie in the third set to score four straight and capture a set-point scenario, but were unable to hold on for the victory.
October 24, 2014 | Women's Swimming & Diving Swimming and Diving Drops Season Opener to Buffalo, 155-145 Overall, Akron won 10-of-16 events, including wins three of the last four events, but could not overcome a consistent Bulls effort in the pool.
October 24, 2014 | General News Read the Latest Edition of Zips Line – October 24, 2014 Director of Athletics Tom Wistrcill talks about Akron's busy weekend, looks back at a successful week in Zips Athletics and more!
October 23, 2014 Z360: Oct. 23, 2014 Check out this week's features on swimming and diving, football, and women's soccer.
October 22, 2014 | Women's Volleyball Volleyball to host Central Michigan and Eastern Michigan this weekend The Zips will wear pink uniforms for both matches to support breast cancer research.
October 23, 2014 | Women's Soccer Women's Soccer Plays Host to Miami (Ohio) and Ball State in Final Homestand The Zips will face the RedHawks on Friday at 7 p.m. ET and will honor their seven seniors. Akron will conclude the weekend homestand on Sunday, facing the Cardinals at noon ET.
October 23, 2014 | Women's Swimming & Diving Swimming and Diving Welcomes Buffalo to Ocasek Natatorium The Zips and Bulls will face off on Friday at 5 p.m. ET. The event is free to the public.
October 23, 2014 | Men's Soccer Men's Soccer Hosts Western Michigan on Saturday at 7 p.m. Akron returns home to FirstEnergy Stadium – Cub Cadet Field to host Western Michigan in MAC play on Saturday, Oct. 25 at 7 p.m.
October 22, 2014 Zips Weekly - Oct. 21 This edition of Zips Weekly David Suntup reviews Zips Men's Soccer as they hosted Michigan and West Virginia as well as Zips Football close game against Ohio University.
October 21, 2014 | Men's Golf Men's Golf Concludes Fall Slate with Eighth-Place Finish at Pinetree Intercollegiate Three Zips finished inside the top 25, including J.B. Williams, Louis Birchall and George Baylis.
October 21, 2014 | Men's Soccer Akron Men’s Soccer Ranked in Top 25 Polls University of Akron men’s soccer moved into several national polls this week.
October 21, 2014 | Women's Basketball Fans invited to meet the 2014-15 Women's Basketball team on Friday The Akron women's basketball team will be holding a meet-and-greet event on Friday, Oct. 24, at 6 p.m. in the lobby of the JAR, prior to the Zips volleyball match against Central Michigan.
October 21, 2014 MAC Announces Deal with Quick Lane Bowl The Mid-American Conference (MAC) announced today in conjunction with representatives from the Quick Lane Bowl, Detroit Lions, and Ford Field that the MAC has secured a six-year (2014-2019) backup agreement with the newly-formed Quick Lane Bowl, owned and operated by the Detroit Lions and Ford Field.
October 20, 2014 | Men's Golf Men's Golf in Ninth Place at Pinetree Intercollegiate J.B. Williams and George Baylis sit inside the top-25 through two rounds.
October 20, 2014 Football Travels to Ball State on Oct. 25 for 2 p.m. MAC Contest Akron continues its two-game Mid-American Conference road trip with a stop at Ball State on Saturday, Oct. 25 at 2 p.m. at Scheumann Stadium.
October 20, 2014 | Men's Soccer Holthusen Named MAC Men’s Soccer Player of the Week Akron freshman forward Stuart Holthusen was named the Mid-American Conference Men's Soccer Player of the Week on Monday.
October 19, 2014 | Women's Soccer Women's Soccer drops 3-0 result to Central Michigan The Zips scattered 12 shots on the day but only one was on goal as Akron struggled to penetrate the Chippewas' defense.
October 19, 2014 | Men's Golf Men's Golf Travels to Georgia for Final Fall Event The Zips will compete in the Pinetree Intercollegiate in Kennesaw, Ga., with rounds one and two schedule for Monday.
October 18, 2014 | Women's Volleyball Volleyball Closes Road Trip with 3-0 Loss at Western Michigan The Akron attack was led by Mary Delich, who posted 10 kills, three block assists and a .350 hitting percentage.
October 18, 2014 Football Drops 23-20 Nail-biter at Ohio Akron football dropped a 23-20 decision at Ohio in Mid-American Conference play on Saturday afternoon at Peden Stadium.
October 18, 2014 Cross Country Posts Pair of Top-30 Finishes at Pre Nationals The men's team closed the 2014 Pre National Invitational in 26th place while the women's squad closed the day in 28th place on Saturday.
October 18, 2014 | Men's Soccer Men's Soccer Blog: Zips in the Pros Check out the latest on Zips alumni in the professional soccer ranks ...
October 17, 2014 | Men's Soccer Men’s Soccer Improves to 2-0 in MAC Play with 3-2 Win over West Virginia Akron men's soccer battled West Virginia for a 3-2 come-from-behind win in Mid-American Conference play on Friday night at FirstEnergy Stadium – Cub Cadet Field.
October 17, 2014 | Women's Volleyball Volleyball falls to MAC West leader Northern Illinois, 3-0 Akron was unable to stop MAC West Division power Northern Illinois on its home floor, falling to the Huskies in three sets on the road Friday night.
October 17, 2014 | Women's Soccer Women's Soccer falls to Toledo on the road, 3-0 UA connected on five shots on goal to UT's six for the match, but the Rockets found the back of the net on half of those attempts to yield the final score.
October 17, 2014 | Women's Tennis Zerbola & Maksimava Conclude Play at Midwest Regional Two Zips women's tennis players concluded play at the 2014 USTA/ITA Midwest Regional at the Atkins Tennis Center on Friday after doubles action.
October 17, 2014 Four Zips Named to Phil Steele’s Midseason All-MAC Teams Phil Steele recognized four Akron Zips on his midseason All-Mid-American Conference football teams on Friday.
October 17, 2014 | General News Read the Latest Edition of Zips Line – October 17, 2014 Director of Athletics Tom Wistrcill previews a big night for men's soccer, talks football scheduling and more!
October 17, 2014 Rifle’s Chezem Competes with Team USA in Mexico Akron junior Matt Chezem is competing this weekend with Team USA at the 2014 Championship of the Americas.
October 17, 2014 Cross Country Heads to Terre Haute, Ind., for Pre Nationals Invitational The field features 158 total collegiate teams and 1,520 runners, including four of the top 10 women's teams, as well as the defending men's national champion, from the 2013 NCAA Championships.
October 16, 2014 Z360: Oct. 16, 2014 This week David Suntup speaks with men's soccer goalkeeper Jake Fenlason. Also featured is the football team's locker room dedication to Alan "Tank" Arrington.
October 16, 2014 | Men's Soccer Men's Soccer Hosts West Virginia in NSCAATV.com Game on Friday Night Akron returns home to FirstEnergy Stadium – Cub Cadet Field to host West Virginia in MAC play on Friday, Oct. 17 at 7 p.m. NSCAATV.com will carry the game live online.
October 16, 2014 | Women's Volleyball Volleyball set for road trip to Northern Illinois and Western Michigan The Zips will challenge MAC West leader NIU on Friday at 8 p.m. ET, playing to knock the Huskies off their six-match conference unbeaten streak. UA will then take on WMU on Saturday at 7 p.m. ET.
October 16, 2014 | Women's Soccer Women's Soccer continues MAC play at Toledo and Central Michigan The Zips hit the road for the first time in the month of October, taking on Toledo Friday at 4 p.m., and Central Michigan on Sunday at 1 p.m.
October 16, 2014 | Women's Tennis Zerbola Splits Singles Matches in Qualifying Draw at Midwest Regional Two Zips women’s tennis players had a tough day of competition in the qualifying singles draw at the 2014 USTA/ITA Midwest Regional at the Atkins Tennis Center on Thursday.
October 16, 2014 Akron and Nebraska to Play Football Game in 2018 The University of Akron and the University of Nebraska have agreed to play a football game on Sept. 1, 2018, in Lincoln, Neb.
October 15, 2014 | Women's Tennis Women’s Tennis Heads to Midwest Regional Two Zips women's tennis players will travel to Urbana, Ill., this week for the 2014 USTA/ITA Midwest Regional on Oct. 16-21 at the Atkins Tennis Center.
October 14, 2014 Zips Weekly: Oct. 14, 2014 This week's recaps with David Suntup
October 14, 2014 | Men's Soccer Men’s Soccer Shuts Out Michigan, 3-0 Akron men's soccer shut out Michigan, 3-0, on a rainy Tuesday night at FirstEnergy Stadium – Cub Cadet Field. The shutout was the Zips' fifth of the year.
October 14, 2014 | Women's Golf Women's Golf Concludes Fall Slate with Top-Five Finish at Rocket Classic The Zips finished in fifth place while Frida Fougberg posted her third top-five finish in four events this fall.
October 14, 2014 | Men's Basketball Three and Five-Game Men's Basketball Mini Plans Now on Sale Three and five-game mini plans start at $48 and provide fans with a flexible option to catch the Zips on the court.
October 14, 2014 | Men's Golf Rain Cancels Final Round of Sagamore Fall Preview Akron will conclude its fall schedule on Monday, Oct. 20, when the squad travels to Kennesaw, Ga., for the Pinetree Intercollegiate.
October 13, 2014 | Women's Golf Women's Golf Sits Inside the Top Five at Rocket Classic The Zips concluded play in fifth place after two rounds as Frida Fougberg and Laura Murray ended the day inside the top 25.
October 13, 2014 | Men's Golf Men's Golf Concludes Day One of Sagamore Fall Preview in 12th Place Zach Gollwitzer led they way for the Zips, finishing play in a tie for 32nd place (151, +7).
October 13, 2014 | Men's Soccer Men's Soccer Hosts Michigan on Tuesday at 7 p.m. Akron returns home to FirstEnergy Stadium – Cub Cadet Field for two games this week. The Zips entertain Michigan on Tuesday, Oct. 14 at 7 p.m. WARF (1350 AM) will carry the game live.
October 13, 2014 Football Travels to Ohio for MAC Game on Oct. 18 Akron hits the road for back-to-back Mid-American Conference games. The Zips' first stop is Ohio on Saturday, Oct. 18 at 2 p.m. at Peden Stadium.
October 13, 2014 | Men's Golf Louis Birchall Named Zips’ Student-Athlete of the Week The honor was the second in the last week for Birchall as he was named the Mid-American Conference Golfer of the Week on Oct. 8.
October 13, 2014 | Men's Soccer Fenlason Named MAC Men’s Soccer Player of the Week Junior goalkeeper Jake Fenlason was named the Mid-American Conference Men’s Soccer Player of the Week on Monday.
October 13, 2014 Stein Named MAC East Special Teams Player of the Week Junior kicker Robert Stein was named the Mid-American Conference Special Teams Player of the Week for the East Division on Monday.
October 12, 2014 #12 Akron Rifle Team Falls at #3 Kentucky The No. 12 Akron Gold rifle team fell to No. 3 Kentucky, 4,686 to 4,615, on Saturday. For the second consecutive week the Zips tied the school record for points.
October 12, 2014 | Women's Soccer Sivic's last-second PK lifts Women's Soccer over Northern Illinois, 1-0 Sarah Sivic's penalty kick with seven seconds remaining in regulation was the deciding factor for Akron in a gutsy 1-0 victory over Northern Illinois Sunday afternoon.
October 12, 2014 | Men's Golf Men's Golf Heads to Indiana for the Sagamore Fall Preview Play is set to begin on Monday with a shotgun start at 9 a.m. ET. The second round will immediately follow the conclusion of the first round.
October 12, 2014 | Women's Golf Women's Golf Heads to Rocket Classic for Final Fall Tournament Play will begin on Monday at 9 a.m. ET with a shotgun start to round one, with round two to immediate follow the first round.
October 11, 2014 | Men's Soccer Men’s Soccer Opens MAC Play with 1-0 Shutout Victory at BGSU Defending Mid-American Conference champion Akron men’s soccer opened MAC play with a 1-0 win at Bowling Green on Saturday night.
October 11, 2014 | Women's Volleyball Volleyball puts away Toledo in five sets Four Zips hit for double figures to help Akron come out on the right side of a back-and-forth battle in a 3-2 victory over Toledo Saturday night.
October 11, 2014 Football Extends Winning Streak, Downs Miami (Ohio), 29-19 The Zips have won three consecutive games, including five-straight in MAC play dating back to last season.
October 11, 2014 | Men's Soccer Serna Called up to U-23 National Team Camp Former Akron men's soccer standout Dillon Serna was recently called up to the U-23 U.S. National Team camp in Brazil.
October 10, 2014 | Women's Soccer Women’s Soccer Drop 1-0 Decision to Western Michigan in MAC Play Akron women’s soccer fell 1-0 to Western Michigan in Mid-American Conference play on Friday night at FirstEnergy Stadium – Cub Cadet Field.
October 10, 2014 | Men's Soccer Men's Soccer Opens MAC Play at BGSU on Saturday Defending MAC champion Akron opens Mid-American Conference play at Bowling Green on Saturday, Oct. 11 at 7 p.m. at Cochrane Field.
October 10, 2014 | General News Read the Latest Edition of Zips Line – October 10, 2014 Director of Athletics Tom Wistrcill talks about Akron's appreciation for members of the military, updates fans on a successful week last week and more!
October 9, 2014 Football Offers FREE Tickets to Military for Miami Game; To Unveil POW/MIA Chair In honor of Akron's Military Appreciation Day football game with Miami (Ohio) on Saturday, Oct. 11, Zips Athletics will offer FREE admission to the game to active military personnel and all veterans (military ID or DD214). Kickoff is set for 2 p.m. at InfoCision Stadium – Summa Field.
October 9, 2014 | Women's Volleyball Volleyball drops three set decision to Buffalo Akron racked up 10 team blocks in three sets, but its prowess at the net was not enough to shake off Buffalo in a three-set loss on Thursday night.
October 9, 2014 Z360: Oct. 9, 2014 David Suntup introduces features on women's volleyball and football.
October 9, 2014 | Women's Soccer Women's Soccer continues homestand this weekend The Zips are set to host Western Michigan on Friday at 7 p.m. and Northern Illinois on Sunday at 12 p.m. at FirstEnergy Stadium – Cub Cadet Field.
October 8, 2014 | Women's Volleyball Volleyball returns home to host Buffalo and Toledo The Zips are set to host travel partner Buffalo on Thursday at 7 p.m., before challenging their first MAC West Division opponent, Toledo, on Saturday at 5 p.m.
October 8, 2014 | Men's Golf Louis Birchall Named Mid-American Conference Golfer of the Week The honor is the first by a Zip this year and the second for Birchall. He was also named MAC Golfer of the Week on Feb. 21, 2013.
October 8, 2014 | General News Three Former Zips Inducted into Summit County Sports Hall of Fame Jim Beck (men’s basketball, 1953-55), Cheryl Bowles (women’s basketball, 1998-2001) and Christi Smith-Ryan (women’s track and field, 1997-2000) became the latest Zips to be inducted.
October 7, 2014 Zips Weekly: Oct. 7, 2014 David Suntup reviews all the Zips' events.
October 7, 2014 | Men's Soccer Men’s Soccer Falls at #19 Michigan State, 1-0 Akron men’s soccer fell at No. 19 Michigan State, 1-0, on Tuesday afternoon at DeMartin Stadium.
October 7, 2014 | Men's Golf Louis Birchall Leads the Way for Men's Golf at Firestone Invitational Birchall posted a second-place finish, helped by a birdie-birdie finish, as the Zips closed play in fifth place on Tuesday.
October 7, 2014 Football Hosts Miami in Military Appreciation Game on Oct. 11 at 2 p.m. Akron continues Mid-American Conference at home with Miami (Ohio) on Saturday, Oct. 11 at 2 p.m. ET at InfoCision Stadium – Summa Field in its Military Appreciation Day game.
October 6, 2014 Football Game at Ohio to Kick Off at 2 p.m. on ESPN3 Akron football's Mid-American Conference road game at Ohio on Saturday, Oct. 18, will kick off at 2 p.m. at Peden Stadium. ESPN3 will televise the game online.
October 6, 2014 Akron Rifle Team Tops Navy The Akron rifle team opened Great America Rifle Conference (GARC) competition with a win at Navy.
October 6, 2014 | Women's Basketball Women's Basketball completes first practice of 2014-15 season Akron returns nine letterwinners and a pair of starters from its 2014 conference championship squad that advanced to the NCAA Tournament a year ago.
October 6, 2014 | Men's Golf Birchall, Men's Golf in Contention at The Firestone Invitational Birchall posted the low round of the day on Monday as he sits one shot off the lead. As a team, the Zips are tied for second place and are five shots behind the leader with one round to play.
October 6, 2014 | Men's Soccer Men's Soccer Travels to #17 Michigan State for Tuesday Afternoon Match Akron makes two road trips this week. The Zips' first stop is East Lansing, Mich., to face No. 17 Michigan State on Tuesday, Oct. 7 at 4 p.m. at DeMartin Stadium.
October 6, 2014 | Men's Soccer Najem Named MAC Men’s Soccer Player of the Week Sophomore midfielder Adam Najem was named the Mid-American Conference Men's Soccer Player of the Week on Monday.
October 5, 2014 | Women's Tennis Women’s Tennis Akron Invitational: Day 3 Results Akron women’s tennis concluded plays at its own Akron Invitational on Sunday.
October 5, 2014 | Men's Golf Men's Golf Set to Host Firestone Invitational, Presented by FirstEnergy Solutions The three-round, two-day tournament will take place at the world-famous Firestone Country Club and will feature a 17-team field.
October 5, 2014 | Women's Soccer Women's Soccer Falls to Bowling Green, 1-0 Coming off of its first win in MAC play on Friday over Eastern Michigan, the University of Akron women's soccer team fell to Bowling Green on Sunday afternoon after the Falcons netted the golden goal in the 95th minute to win 1-0.
October 5, 2014 | Women's Golf Women's Golf Finish Tied for Seventh Place at Nittany Lion Invitational Frida Fougberg posted her second top-three finish of the season and Pader Her tied the career-low round of her young collegiate career on Sunday
October 4, 2014 | Men's Soccer Men’s Soccer Upsets #21 UAB, 1-0 Akron men’s soccer shut out No. 21 UAB, 1-0, on a chilly Saturday night at FirstEnergy Stadium – Cub Cadet Field.
October 4, 2014 | Women's Volleyball Volleyball falls to Ohio on the road, 3-0 Callie Mack tallied a match-high 12 digs for Akron in the loss.
October 4, 2014 | Women's Tennis Women’s Tennis Akron Invitational: Day 2 Results Akron women’s tennis faced tough competition on the second day of action at its own Akron Invitational on Saturday.
October 4, 2014 | Women's Golf Fougberg; Women's Golf Move Inside the Top Five at Nittany Lion Invitational Fougberg is tied for second place while the Zips are tied for fifth place with one round to play.
October 4, 2014 Football Opens MAC Play with 31-6 Homecoming Win Over EMU The Zips forced four turnovers and posted 552 total yards of offense to improve to 3-2 on the season and 1-0 in MAC play.
October 4, 2014 Akron Football Unveils All-Black Uniforms The Zips will wear the all-black uniforms – inspired by and in honor of the late Alan “Tank” Arrington – today against Eastern Michigan.
September 29, 2014 Football Hosts Eastern Michigan on Homecoming in MAC Opener Akron opens Mid-American Conference play with its annual Homecoming game by hosting Eastern Michigan on Saturday, Oct. 4 at 2 p.m. ET at InfoCision Stadium – Summa Field. The game marks the conference opener for both teams.
October 3, 2014 | Men's Soccer Men's Soccer Hosts #21 UAB on Saturday at 7 PM Men's soccer returns home to FirstEnergy Stadium – Cub Cadet Field to host No. 21 UAB on Saturday, Oct. 4 at 7 p.m. during its annual Homecoming match.
October 3, 2014 | Women's Volleyball Volleyball comes up short at Kent State in four sets Despite a dominant second set and a strong showing out of the intermission, Akron could not compensate for its slow start in a 3-1 loss to the Flashes on the road.
October 3, 2014 | Women's Swimming & Diving Swimming and Diving Opens 2014-15 Season at Tom Stubbs Relays The Zips, which open the campaign as the defending Mid-American Conference Champions, posted eight top-three performances at the event.
October 3, 2014 | Women's Soccer Women’s Soccer Beats EMU, 2-1, in MAC Play Akron women’s soccer picked up its third consecutive home win with a 2-1 victory over Eastern Michigan in Mid-American Conference play on a rainy Friday night at FirstEnergy Stadium – Cub Cadet Field.
October 3, 2014 | Women's Tennis Women’s Tennis Akron Invitational: Day 1 Results Zips women’s tennis opened play on the first day of action at its own Akron Invitational on Friday.
October 3, 2014 Men's Cross Country Wins All-Ohio Championship; Women Finish in Seventh The men's squad successfully defended its 2013 title, winning the All-Ohio Championship for a second-straight year. The women's squad saw a two-spot improvement from last year.
October 3, 2014 | Women's Golf Fougberg; Women's Golf Have Strong Start at Nittany Lion Invitational The Zips ended day one in a tie for seventh place, just five shots outside the top five, while Frida Fougberg is tied for fifth place with 36 holes to play.
October 3, 2014 | Women's Swimming & Diving Swimming and Diving Picked Second in MAC Preseason Coaches Poll The Zips, the defending MAC Champions, were selected behind Miami (Ohio).
October 3, 2014 | Men's Basketball Men's Basketball Holds First Practice of the 2014-15 Season The first practice comes 38 days before the Zips take the court in their only exhibition contest of the season on Monday, Nov. 10.
October 2, 2014 Z360: Oct. 2, 2014 Check out this week's feature stories about women's golf, football, and Homecoming.
October 2, 2014 | Women's Golf Women's Golf Heads to Penn State for Nittany Lion Invitational The three-day event will begin on Friday morning, with tee times set to begin at 9 a.m. ET.
October 2, 2014 | Women's Volleyball Volleyball hits the road for weekend matches at Kent State and Ohio The Zips will challenge their crosstown rival Golden Flashes on Friday, followed by a matchup with the defending league champion Bobcats on Saturday. Both matches are set to begin at 7 p.m.
October 2, 2014 | General News Read the Latest Edition of Zips Line – October 2, 2014 Director of Athletics Tom Wistrcill takes a look at an extremely busy Homecoming weekend, a new look for one Zips Athletics social media account and more.
October 2, 2014 Football's Jatavis Brown Named Inaugural Zips' Student-Athlete of the Month Junior LB Jatavis Brown is the Zips' Student-Athlete of the Month for September.
October 2, 2014 | Baseball Baseball to Host Winter Camps Following their appearance in the Mid-American Conference championship game this past spring, the University of Akron baseball team has announced plans to host a series of camps coming up this winter.
September 30, 2014 Football Game Against Miami (Ohio) to Kick Off at 2 p.m. on ESPN3 Akron’s Military Appreciation Day football game with Miami (Ohio) on Saturday, Oct. 11, will kick off at 2 p.m. at InfoCision Stadium – Summa Field. ESPN3 will televise the game online.
October 2, 2014 Cross Country Heads to All-Ohio Championships on Friday The men's team looks to defend its 2013 team title while the women's squad has its sights on improving upon last year's ninth-place finish.
October 1, 2014 | Women's Tennis Women’s Tennis Hosts Akron Invitational Zips women’s tennis returns to Ohio this weekend to host its own Akron Invitational at the LaTuchie Tennis Center in Stow.
October 1, 2014 | Women's Soccer Women's Soccer Continues MAC Play This Weekend at Home Continuing MAC play after two losses last weekend at Ohio and Kent State, the University of Akron women's soccer team returns to FirstEnergy Stadium - Cub Cadet Field for a stretch of four straight home games, starting with contests this weekend against Eastern Michigan and Bowling Green.
October 1, 2014 Homecoming Ticket Deals for Eastern Michigan Akron Athletics has special ticket packages available for this week’s Homecoming football game with Eastern Michigan.
October 1, 2014 | General News Akron Athletics Rebrands its Twitter Handle The University of Akron Department of Athletics rebranded its Twitter handle on Wednesday morning. The department will now use @AkronZips.
September 30, 2014 | Men's Soccer Men’s Soccer Falls to Wake Forest, 2-1 Men’s soccer snapped its four-game win streak with a 2-1 loss at Wake Forest on Tuesday evening.
September 30, 2014 Zips Weekly: Sept. 30, 2014 David Suntup wraps up all of last week's action.
September 29, 2014 | Men's Soccer Men’s Soccer Travels to Wake Forest for Tuesday Game The University of Akron men's soccer team takes its four-game winning streak back on the road on Tuesday, Sept. 30 as the Zips visit Wake Forest at 7 p.m. at Spry Stadium.
September 29, 2014 | Women's Volleyball Mary Delich named Zips’ Student-Athlete of the Week The senior averaged 3.57 kills per set and hit .362 over the course of the two matches against Miami (Ohio) and Bowling Green last weekend.
September 29, 2014 Brown Named MAC East Defensive Player of the Week Akron junior linebacker Jatavis Brown was named the Mid-American Conference Defensive Player of the Week for the East Division on Monday.
September 29, 2014 | General News Akron Golf Announces Dates for 2015 Camps The men's and women's golf staffs will play host to camps for all levels of golfers, from kids to advanced players.
September 28, 2014 | Women's Soccer Women's Soccer Shut Out at Kent State, 3-0 Despite a scoreless first half at Zoeller Field on Sunday, the University of Akron women's soccer team fell 3-0 at Kent State as the Golden Flashes scored three second half goals to secure the win.
September 28, 2014 | Women's Tennis Geier Concludes Play at Notre Dame Invitational with Singles Win Freshman Sophia Geier concluded play at the Norte Dame Invitational with a singles win on Sunday.
September 27, 2014 | Women's Volleyball Volleyball shuts out Bowling Green for first MAC victory The win snapped a five-match skid for Akron, and is UA's first triumph over BGSU since the 2010 season when the Zips won on the road in five sets.
September 27, 2014 Football Brings Home 21-10 Road Win at Pittsburgh The win was the first the Zips over an ACC opponent since UA's 20-17 win at N.C. State on September 9, 2006.
September 27, 2014 | Women's Tennis Geier & Newnes Sweep in Doubles at Notre Dame Invitational Two Zips women’s tennis players swept in doubles action during the second day of competition at the Notre Dame Invitational on Saturday.
September 26, 2014 | Women's Soccer Women's Soccer Suffers Conference Opener Loss at Ohio, 3-1 In their conference schedule opener at Chessa Field on Friday, the University of Akron women's soccer team fell to Ohio, 3-1.
September 26, 2014 | Women's Volleyball Volleyball stopped short by Miami (Ohio) in four sets Akron had big nights from its middle blockers, but it was not enough to hold off a late rally from Miami. Mary Delich led the Zips' offense with 11 kills, hitting .429 on the night.
September 26, 2014 | Women's Swimming & Diving Swimming and Diving Competes in Intrasquad Meet Enthusiastic to begin the 2014-15 season as the reigning Mid-American Conference champions, the University of Akron swimming and diving team completed its annual intrasquad meet at Ocasek Natatorium in advance of the regular season.
September 26, 2014 | Baseball Baseball Claims 21-2 Win over the Ontario Nationals in Exhibition Action The University of Akron baseball team posted 22 hits as it cruised to a 21-2 victory over the Ontario Nationals in an 11-inning exhibition game on Friday at Lee R. Jackson Field.
September 26, 2014 | Women's Tennis Geier & Newnes Compete at Notre Dame Invitational Two Zips women’s tennis players had a tough day in the opening round of the Notre Dame Invitational on Friday.
September 26, 2014 | General News Read the Latest Edition of Zips Line – September 26, 2014 Director of Athletics Tom Wistrcill previews a busy weekend for Zips Athletics, homecoming and more.
September 26, 2014 | General News TEK USA to Sponsor Akron Golf Fundraiser TEK USA will be the title sponsor for the Invitational, an event that brings together alumni, friends and corporate participants in support of Akron men's and women's golf.
September 25, 2014 Z360: Sept. 25, 2014 This week watch features on women's tennis, football, and women's soccer.
September 25, 2014 | Women's Volleyball Volleyball jumpstarts MAC play hosting Miami (Ohio) and Bowling Green The Zips will play host to Miami (Ohio) on Friday at 7 p.m., followed by a clash with Bowling Green on Saturday at 5 p.m.
September 24, 2014 | Women's Soccer Women's Soccer Opens Conference Play on the Road This Weekend Coming off three straight overtime contests, the last coming in a home victory over Youngstown State on Sept. 19, the University of Akron women's soccer team travels to take on Ohio and Kent State this weekend to begin conference play.
September 24, 2014 | Men's Soccer Men's Soccer Keeps on Hot Streak, Wins 3-1 at Ohio State Continuing on a hot streak after three straight wins at home over the past two weeks, the University of Akron men's soccer team won its fourth straight tonight, taking a second lead in the 35th minute on a goal by junior Sean Sepe and never looking back en route to a 3-1 victory at Ohio State on Wednesday night.
September 23, 2014 Zips Weekly: Sept. 22, 2014 Watch all the recaps from an action-packed week of Zips' Athletics!
September 23, 2014 | Men's Soccer Men's Soccer Travels South to Face Ohio State On a three-game winning streak since its home opener victory less than two weeks ago, the University of Akron men's soccer team heads back on the road tomorrow to take on Ohio State in down in Columbus.
September 23, 2014 | Women's Soccer Adee Named MAC Women's Soccer Co-Defensive Player of the Week Following her three-save shutout this past Friday against Youngstown State, University of Akron women's soccer junior goalkeeper Klaire Adee has been named the Mid-American Conference Co-Defensive Player of the Week, the conference office announced yesterday.
September 19, 2014 | Baseball Baseball to Host Ontario Nationals for Exhibition Game The University of Akron baseball team opens up its fall exhibition schedule this Friday when the Zips take on the Ontario Nationals at Lee R. Jackson Field.
September 22, 2014 | Women's Tennis Blinova Named Zips’ Student-Athlete of the Week Women’s tennis freshman Ariadna Blinova was named the Zips’ Student-Athlete of the Week on Sept. 22.
September 22, 2014 Football Travels to Pittsburgh for Non-Conference Game Akron travels to Heinz Field for the first time to face Pittsburgh on Saturday, Sept. 27. Kickoff is set for 1:30 p.m. ET on ESPN3.
September 22, 2014 ESPN3 to Carry Homecoming Football Game with Eastern Michigan Akron’s Homecoming football game with Eastern Michigan on Saturday, Oct. 4, will be televised by ESPN3. Kickoff from InfoCision Stadium – Summa Field was previously set for 2 p.m.
September 21, 2014 | Men's Golf Men's Golf Concludes Wolf Run Intercollegiate in 13th Place Louis Birchall led the way for the Zips, ending the weekend in a tie for 34th place.
September 21, 2014 | Women's Tennis Women’s Tennis Akron Shootout: Day 3 Results Zips women’s tennis fell to Duquesne in singles action during the final day of competition at its own Akron Shootout on Sunday.
September 20, 2014 | Men's Soccer Men's Soccer Shuts Out Tulsa, 3-0 Against a Tulsa squad receiving votes in the national poll, the University of Akron men's soccer team won its third game in a row Friday night, shutting out the Golden Hurricane by the score of 3-0 in front of 2,078 fans at FirstEnergy Stadium - Cub Cadet Field.
September 20, 2014 | Men's Golf Weather Halts Play for Men's Golf at Wolf Run Intercollegiate The Zips were in 14th place after the first round as thunderstorms in the area halted play during the second round.
September 20, 2014 | Women's Tennis Women’s Tennis Akron Shootout: Day 2 Results Zips women's tennis split matches on the second day of its own Akron Shootout on Saturday, Sept. 20.
September 20, 2014 | Women's Volleyball Volleyball edged by Princeton and American on Saturday The Zips fell short in their first five-set match of the season to Princeton and dropped a three-set decision to American on the final day of the Rutgers Invitational.
September 20, 2014 Football Falls to Marshall, 48-17 In a match-up of former Mid-American Conference foes, Akron was held to 92 yards on the ground and 343 total yards, but turned the ball over four times.
September 20, 2014 | General News Zips Insider: Football Student-Athletes Continue Pre-Gameday Tradition As part of a long-time tradition, five student-athletes from the Zips football team stopped by Akron Children's Hospital Friday afternoon to visit with school-age children.
September 15, 2014 Football Hosts Marshall on Sept. 20 at 2 p.m. at InfoCision Field – Summa Field Akron returns home to InfoCision Stadium – Summa Field to host Marshall on Saturday, Sept. 20 at 2 p.m.
September 19, 2014 | Women's Soccer Atkinson's Overtime Goal Lifts Women's Soccer Over Youngstown State, 1-0 Playing in its third straight overtime contest, the University of Akron women's soccer team posted a 1-0 shutout over Youngstown State on Friday night as senior Karina Atkinson scored the golden goal in the 99th minute to push the Zips to a 1-0 victory.
September 19, 2014 | Women's Volleyball Volleyball drops pair of matches to Rutgers and James Madison The Zips fell to tournament host Rutgers, 3-1, and came up short to James Madison, 3-0, on the opening day of competition.
September 19, 2014 | Women's Tennis Women’s Tennis Akron Shootout: Day 1 Results Zips women’s tennis officially opened its 2014 fall schedule and new facility on Friday. Check out the results here.
September 19, 2014 | Men's Golf Men's Golf Returns to Action on Saturday at Wolf Run Intercollegiate The Zips will face a challenging 15-team field that features two Golfstat Top-10 and seven Golfstat Top-100 teams.
September 19, 2014 | Men's Soccer Men's Soccer Wraps Up Homestand Against Tulsa After sweeping both games last weekend to start off its 2014 home schedule, the University of Akron men's soccer team takes on Tulsa this weekend in its third and final match of the current homestand.
September 19, 2014 | Women's Soccer Women's Soccer Finishes Non-Conference Play Against Youngstown State After earning points in both of their matches in New England with a draw and a win, the University of Akron women's soccer team takes on Youngstown State tonight in their first home game since Sept. 5.
September 18, 2014 Z:360 - Sept. 18, 2014 This week on Z360 we feature a volleyball player who was a team manager, and earned a spot on the roster this year. We also take a look at Men's Soccer's 60th Anniversary by talking to some former players and coaches.
September 18, 2014 | General News Read the Latest Edition of Zips Line – September 18, 2014 Director of Athletics Tom Wistrcill previews Saturday's football game vs. Marshall, several upcoming outings and trips, and more.
September 18, 2014 | Women's Volleyball Volleyball heads to Rutgers for final non-conference tournament The Zips will take on the host Rutgers (12 p.m.) and James Madison (5 p.m.) on Friday, followed by a doubleheader against Princeton (10 a.m.) and American (3 p.m.) on Saturday.
September 18, 2014 | Men's Basketball Men's Basketball to Face Penn State on ESPN3 on November 25 The Zips and Nittany Lions will face off for a seventh time, with tip-off set for 7:30 p.m. ET in University Park, Pa.
September 17, 2014 | Women's Tennis Women’s Tennis Hosts Akron Shootout at New On-Campus Facility Zips women's tennis opens its 2014 fall schedule on Friday, Sept. 19 by hosting its own Akron Shootout.
September 16, 2014 | Women's Volleyball Volleyball wins three set battle with Robert Morris Jessica Kloehn was one of three Zips to finish with double-digit kills, coming off the bench to hit .571 for the match.
September 16, 2014 | Women's Golf Women's Golf Finishes in 14th Place at Cardinal Cup Frida Fougberg posted her second-straight top-20 finish in as many events for the Zips.
September 16, 2014 Zips Weekly: Sept. 16, 2014 This week's edition of Zips Weekly
September 15, 2014 | Women's Golf Women's Golf Sits in 14th Place After Day One of the Cardinal Cup The Zips closed the day with a score of 634 (+58) as Frida Fougberg and Laura Murray paced the squad through 36 holes.
September 15, 2014 | Men's Soccer Abdul-Salaam Named MAC Men's Soccer Co-Player of the Week Following his two-goal weekend with scores in both of the team's matches, University of Akron Men's Soccer senior Saad Abdul-Salaam has been named the Mid-American Conference Co-Player of the Week, the conference office announced today.
September 15, 2014 | Women's Soccer Atkinson Named MAC Women's Soccer Offensive Player of the Week After scoring her first goal of the 2014 season on Friday at Boston University, senior Karina Atkinson has been named the Mid-American Conference Women's Soccer Player of the Week, the conference announced earlier today.
September 15, 2014 Football Game at Pittsburgh to Kick Off at 1:30 p.m. on ESPN3 Akron's football game at Pittsburgh on Saturday, Sept. 27, will kick off at 1:30 p.m. at Heinz Field. ESPN3 will televise the game.
September 15, 2014 | Women's Volleyball Volleyball hosts Robert Morris in non-conference action Tuesday Akron looks to get back on track, returning to its home floor for a single contest against Robert Morris at 7 p.m. ET.
September 14, 2014 | Men's Soccer Men's Soccer Beats Hartford, Captures Univerisity of Akron Tournament Crown Finding comfort in front of their home crowd, the University of Akron men's soccer team capped off the weekend with a 2-0 win over Hartford on Sunday, securing them as the overall victors of The University of Akron Tournament.
September 14, 2014 | Women's Soccer Women's Soccer Fights Through Two Overtimes to Beat Bryant, 3-2 In their second of two contests in New England this weekend, the Akron women's soccer team defeated Bryant 3-2 in a contest that went into two overtime periods before the Zips secured the win.
September 14, 2014 | Women's Golf Women's Golf Returns to Action on Monday at the Cardinal Cup The Zips will open play on Monday, playing 36 holes beginning at 8:30 a.m. ET.
September 13, 2014 | Women's Volleyball Volleyball falls to Denver in three sets at Ameritas Players Challenge Freshman Anna Wenger posted seven kills and three service aces. Amanda Bedell posted seven kills as well, and Julia Smagacz added six.
September 13, 2014 Men Place Sixth, Women Place Eighth at Bluegrass Invitational Kyle Cochrun's 15th place finish helped the men's squad finish sixth out of 10 teams, while the women placed eighth in their own 10-team field.
September 12, 2014 | Men's Soccer Men's Soccer Scores Twice in Impressive Rout of UCF After returning home from a three-game road trip to begin the 2014 campaign, senior Saad Abdul-Salaam put the Zips on the board in the 33rd minute as the University of Akron men's soccer team captured victory over UCF at their home opener on Friday night at FirstEnergy Stadium.
September 12, 2014 | Women's Soccer Women's Soccer Draws to a 1-1 Tie at Boston University The University of Akron drew to a 1-1 tie at Boston University on Friday night after falling behind early but scoring a game-tying goal quickly in the second half at Nickerson Field.
September 12, 2014 | Women's Volleyball Volleyball drops 3-0 decision to Colgate Senior Mary Delich collected nine kills and hit .438 in front of her hometown crowd. Kelsey Wilson joined Delich with nine kills and added four service aces.
September 12, 2014 Cross Country Heads to Kentucky for Bluegrass Invitational The men's 8K race will begin at 9:30 a.m. ET, while the women's 5K is set for a 10:10 a.m. start time.
September 11, 2014 Z360: Sept. 11, 2014 This week's episode of Z360 featuring men's soccer, cross country, and football ...
September 11, 2014 | Women's Volleyball Volleyball travels to Nebraska for Ameritas Players Challenge The Zips will take on Colgate on Friday and Denver on Saturday. Both matches are set to begin at 5:30 p.m. ET.
September 11, 2014 | Track & Field Send Us Your "Z" and Receive a "Z" Shirt Track and Field alumni are encouraged to send us pictures of you showing your “Z” prior to the 2014 Zips Track and Field Celebration on October 4th to get a “Z” t-shirt at the banquet.
September 11, 2014 | Men's Soccer Men's Soccer Opens Home Schedule This Weekend Against UCF and Hartford The University of Akron men's soccer team opens their home slate this weekend as they host Central Florida and Hartford as part of The University of Akron Tournament
September 11, 2014 | Women's Golf Frida Fougberg Named MAC Women's Golfer of the Week The honor is the first for Fougberg, who is coming off a career week at the Golfweek Program Challenge.
September 11, 2014 | General News Read the Latest Edition of Zips Line – September 11, 2014 Director of Athletics Tom Wistrcill looks ahead to the men's soccer 60th anniversary celebration, the Zips' new web shows, recently released schedules and more.
September 9, 2014 | Women's Tennis Women’s Tennis Announces 2014-15 Schedule Hosting two fall tournaments and visiting Wisconsin and Pennsylvania in the spring highlight the 2014-15 Akron women’s tennis schedule, head coach Brandon Padgett announced on Tuesday.
September 9, 2014 | Women's Golf Fougberg and Her Post Top-10 Finishes at Golfweek Program Challenge Fougberg finished in second place while Her was tied for ninth to lead the Zips to an eighth-place finish.
September 9, 2014 Zips Weekly: Sept. 9, 2014 This week's Zips Weekly features highlights from football, cross country, soccer, and volleyball.
September 9, 2014 Kyle Cochrun Named MAC Cross Country Runner of the Week Cochrun won the men's 4-mile at last week's 46th-Annual Tommy Evans Invitational by 12 seconds.
September 9, 2014 | Men's Golf Men's Golf Concludes Golfweek Program Challenge in 12th Place J.B. Williams and Harry Whittle posted top-25 finishes for Akron, concluding the week tied for 20th and tied for 25th, respectively.
September 9, 2014 | Track & Field Track and Field Announces 2015 Indoor Schedule The 2015 indoor slate will feature four home meets, three elite national meets on the road, the 2015 MAC Indoor Championships and NCAA Indoor National Championships.
September 8, 2014 | Baseball Baseball Announces Plans for 2014 Alumni Golf Outing After their run in the Mid-American Conference Tournament this past spring, the University of Akron baseball program is looking forward to their annual Alumni Golf Outing at The Quarry Golf Club on Saturday, Sept. 27.
September 9, 2014 | Men's Soccer Online Auction for 60th Anniversary of Soccer Begins In honor of this weekend’s 60th Anniversary of men’s soccer at The University of Akron, opening bids for an online auction began today.
September 9, 2014 | Softball Softball to play eight preseason games this fall The Zips' fall schedule features three home games at Lee Jackson Field and a single game against Kent State at Firestone Stadium in Akron.
September 9, 2014 | Track & Field Zips Track & Field Celebration Slated for Oct. 4 The annual celebration will honor a record-breaking year for the Zips, which featured two NCAA National Champions and 10 NCAA All-Americans, among other honors.
September 8, 2014 | Women's Golf Frida Fougberg in Contention at Golfweek Program Challenge The junior is just three shots off the lead with one round to play as the Zips finished the day in a tie for eighth place.
September 8, 2014 | Men's Golf Men's Golf Tied for Ninth Place at Golfweek Program Challenge Harry Whittle posted the low round of the day for the Zips, firing a 3-under 69 and is tied for 19th place.
September 8, 2014 | Women's Volleyball Callie Mack Named MAC East Defensive Player of the Week The sophomore libero averaged 5.14 digs per set in four matches at the Akron Invitational, highlighted by a career-best 23 digs in a three-set victory over Austin Peay.
September 8, 2014 Football Game with Marshall to Kick Off at 2 p.m. on ESPN3 Akron's football game with Marshall on Saturday, Sept. 20, will kick off at 2 p.m. at InfoCision Stadium—Summa Field. ESPN3 will televise the game.
September 8, 2014 | Baseball Baseball Adds Matt Burns as Volunteer Assistant Coach Matthew Burns has joined the University of Akron baseball team as a volunteer assistant coach, head coach Rick Rembielak announced earlier this week.
September 7, 2014 | Women's Golf Women's Golf in Seventh Place at Golfweek Program Challenge Two Zips, including Frida Fougberg and Pader Her, sit inside the top-20 as the Zips are just four shots outside the top five.
September 7, 2014 | Men's Golf J.B. Williams Leads Men's Golf During Day One of Golfweek Program Challenge Williams posted a 3-under 69 and sits inside the top-10 while the men's squad sits in 10th place after one round.
September 6, 2014 | Men's Soccer Men's Soccer Draws to a 1-1 Tie at Florida Gulf Coast After a crisp first half goal by sophomore Adam Najem, the University of Akron men's soccer team couldn't hold on and eventually drew to a 1-1 tie with Florida Gulf Coast on Saturday night.
September 6, 2014 | Women's Volleyball Volleyball falls to Drake, takes down Austin Peay in tournament finale Amanda Bedell and Ashley Holder were named to the All-Tournament Team for their weekend performances.
September 6, 2014 | Women's Golf Women's Golf Heads to South Carolina for Golfweek Program Challenge The women join the men's team in the event that features programs from 12 schools, awarding men's, women's and program team titles.
September 6, 2014 | Men's Golf Men's Golf Opens 2014-15 Season at Golfweek Program Challenge The Zips will defend their title after winning last year's challenge. Fans can follow all three rounds via Golfstat Live Scoring.
September 6, 2014 Football Falls 21-3 at Penn State on Saturday The Akron defense forced three turnovers but the Zips were only able to convert them into three points.
September 5, 2014 | Women's Soccer Trio of Zips Score as Women's Soccer Routs St. Bonaventure, 3-1 Despite an early second half deficit, the University of Akron women's soccer team scored three straight goals against St. Bonaventure on Friday to claim victory, 3-1.
September 5, 2014 | Women's Volleyball Volleyball defeats Bryant and Binghamton on day one of Akron Invitational Junior Ashley Holder was a workhorse at setter, never stepping off the floor and recording two double-doubles while putting up 10.43 assists per set.
September 5, 2014 | Women's Soccer Women's Soccer Seeks Second Win Against St. Bonaventure Still searching for their second win of the 2014 campaign, the University of Akron women's soccer team takes on St. Bonaventure at home this Friday.
September 4, 2014 | Men's Soccer Men's Soccer Falls at South Florida in Double Overtime, 2-1 After battling with South Florida to double overtime in search of its first victory of the 2014 campaign, the University of Akron men's soccer team dropped its second straight match to the Bulls to open the season on Thursday, 2-1.
September 4, 2014 | Men's Golf David Trainor Receives Three-Year Contract Extension Trainor, who enters his fourth year at the helm of the men's golf program, has built the Zips into a MAC Championship contender in just three seasons.
September 4, 2014 Men Finish Second; Women Third at 46th Annual Tommy Evans Invitational Kyle Cochrun won the men’s 4-mile in a time of 20:18 while Natalie Zidd paced the women's squad in 15th place.
September 4, 2014 | General News Z360: Sept. 4, 2014 The debut of Z360 featuring the student-athlete picnic, Dr. Scott Scarborough, and football coach Terry Bowden making special deliveries
September 4, 2014 | Women's Volleyball Volleyball kicks off home slate with Akron Invitational this weekend Akron is set to host its own non-conference tournament for the 20th season in the program's 41-year history, welcoming Bryant, Binghamton, Drake and Austin Peay to James A. Rhodes Arena
September 4, 2014 Zips Offer Gameday Tailgate at Heinz Field Akron football fans heading to Pittsburgh for the Zips’ game on Saturday, Sept. 27 are invited to a Gameday Tailgate at Heinz Field.
September 4, 2014 | General News Zips Athletics Launches Its Social Media Hub Fans can visit the social media hub to see the Zips’ social media accounts and hashtags on one page, including Twitter, Facebook, YouTube and more.
September 3, 2014 Pohl Named MAC Male Scholar Athlete of the Week Akron junior QB Kyle Pohl was named the season’s first Male Scholar Athlete of the Week by the Mid-American Conference on Wednesday.
September 3, 2014 | General News Zips Insider: Athletics Communications Makes Additions for 2014-15 Welcome to a new academic year! The Athletics Communications and New Media departments are excited about some new ideas we are implementing this year.
September 3, 2014 Come "Z" Us; Get a Z-Shirt at the Tommy Evans Invitational on Thursday The women's race will begin at 5:30 p.m., with the men's race set for a 6:15 start. Fans are encouraged to attend the event, flash the "Z" sign (pictured) and receive one of 100 Akrun Z Country t-shirts.
September 2, 2014 | Men's Basketball Men's Basketball Announces Complete 2014-15 Schedule Schedule highlights include 17 regular-season home games, three games at the 2014 Gildan Charleston Classic and facing Western Michigan and Toledo twice in Mid-American Conference play.
September 3, 2014 | Women's Basketball Women's Basketball releases complete 2014-15 schedule The slate for the defending MAC Tournament champions features UA's first ever home tournament, as well as matchups with six teams that advanced to postseason play a year ago.
September 3, 2014 | Men's Soccer Men's Soccer Heads South for Two Games in Florida The University of Akron men's soccer team heads south to the Sunshine State to take on South Florida on Thursday followed by a match at Florida Gulf Coast on Saturday.
September 2, 2014 Football Travels to Penn State for ABC Showdown at Noon on Saturday Football hits the road for the first time, visiting Penn State on Saturday, Sept. 6 at Noon at Beaver Stadium.
September 2, 2014 | Women's Volleyball Volleyball drops weeknight match at Cleveland State, 3-0 Freshman Anna Wenger tied a match-high mark with a personal best 11 kills, and Callie Mack recorded a career-high 20 digs at libero to lead both teams.
September 2, 2014 | Women's Soccer Women's Soccer Drops Road Match at Cleveland State, 3-1 After scoring in the 25th minute to tie the game up at one a piece, the University of Akron women's soccer team allowed two second half goals on their way to a 3-1 loss at Cleveland State on Tuesday.
September 2, 2014 Zips Weekly: Sept. 2, 2014 The debut of Zips Weekly! Catch all the highlights and scores from the first week of competition.
September 2, 2014 | Softball Softball announces 2014 fall camp dates Akron's Top Prospect Camp is set for Sunday, Sept. 4, and the team camps will begin on Sunday, Nov. 30.
September 1, 2014 Pohl Named MAC East Offensive Player of the Week Akron junior quarterback Kyle Pohl was named the Mid-American Conference Offensive Player of the Week for the East Division on Monday.
August 30, 2014 | Women's Volleyball Volleyball shuts down North Carolina A&T in straight sets Julia Smagacz led a balanced offensive attack for Akron, delivering eight kills with only a single error in 15 swings for a .467 hitting percentage on the day.
August 29, 2014 | Men's Soccer Men's Soccer Drops Season Opener at New Mexico, 1-0 After allowing a goal just two minutes and 59 seconds into the game, the University of Akron men's soccer team failed to score an equalizer and lost at New Mexico on Friday night, 1-0.
August 29, 2014 | Women's Soccer Women's Soccer Makes Valiant Effort in 3-0 Loss to No. 4 Virginia Tech In a valiant effort to contain the No. 4 Virginia Tech Hokies, the University of Akron women's soccer fell 3-0 in their home opener on Friday night at FirstEnergy Stadium - Cub Cadet Field.
August 29, 2014 | Women's Volleyball Volleyball splits pair of matches on first day of Indiana State Holiday Inn Classic The Zips took down Chicago State, 3-1, before falling to tournament host ISU, 3-0. Kelsey Wilson tied a career-high 15 kills in the win over CSU.
August 29, 2014 | Women's Basketball Women's Basketball adds Sam Pierce as assistant coach Pierce comes to Akron from the state of Pennsylvania, where he founded a basketball development program called PA Pride located in Altoona, Pa.
August 28, 2014 Football Cruises to 41-0 Victory Over Howard in Season Opener Kyle Pohl finished the night 23-of-36 for 308 yards through the air, setting a new career high for a single game with four touchdowns.
August 29, 2014 | Baseball Former Zip Chris Bassitt to Make Major League Debut Saturday Former University of Akron baseball pitcher Chris Bassitt will make his Major League debut on Saturday for the Chicago White Sox, according to a team release.
August 28, 2014 | Women's Volleyball Volleyball opens 2014 campaign at Indiana State Holiday Inn Classic UA faces a doubleheader against Chicago State and host ISU on Friday, followed by a single match against North Carolina A&T on Saturday.
August 28, 2014 | Men's Soccer Men's Soccer Opens Regular Season at No. 5 New Mexico The No. 13 University of Akron men's soccer team heads out west to face No. 5 New Mexico on Friday in their season opener.
August 25, 2014 Zips Host Howard in Season Opener on Thursday at 7 PM Akron opens its 114th season of football in non-conference action against Howard on Thursday, Aug. 28. Kickoff is set for 7 p.m. at InfoCision Stadium – Summa Field.
August 28, 2014 | Women's Soccer Women's Soccer Hosts No. 4 Virginia Tech in Home Opener After defeating Robert Morris this past Sunday for the first victory of the young 2014 season, the University of Akron women's soccer hosts No. 4 Virginia Tech on Friday night at FirstEnergy Stadium - Cub Cadet Field for their home opener.
August 28, 2014 Rifle Takes the Ice Bucket Challenge to #StrikeOutALS The University of Akron rifle team took the Ice Bucket Challenge this morning to support the #StrikeOutALS campaign.
August 25, 2014 | General News Read the Latest Edition of Zips Line – August 25, 2014 Director of Athletics Tom Wistrcill recaps the summer, looks ahead to a big week on campus, Zippy's Mascot Challenge campaign and more.
August 25, 2014 | Men's Soccer Men's Soccer Picked to Sweep MAC Regular Season and Tournament The University of Akron men's soccer program has been picked to win both the MAC regular season title and conference tournament in a preseason poll of conference coaches, the league office announced Tuesday.
August 25, 2014 Coaches Pick Akron Second in MAC East The Mid-American Conference (MAC) Head Football Coaches have provided their own 2014 Preseason Poll and based upon voting by all 12-full member head coaches on Monday.
August 25, 2014 | General News Voting Now Under Way for 2014 Mascot Challenge Fans can vote for Zippy in a number of ways, including standard voting, 50 point and 100 point challenges.
August 24, 2014 | Women's Soccer Women's Soccer Notches First Victory Against Robert Morris, 2-1 Coming back from an early 1-0 deficit, the University of Akron women's soccer team captured their first win of 2014 as they defeated Robert Morris in their second and final match at the Steel City Classic in Pittsburgh.
August 23, 2014 | Women's Volleyball White Team hangs on for the win in Volleyball's intrasquad scrimmage Sophomore Amanda Bedell led the squad with 11 kills and Karley Kusan posted 33 assists for the white team.
August 22, 2014 | Men's Soccer Men's Soccer Drops Final Exhibition to Syracuse, 2-1 In their second and final preseason exhibition match, the University of Akron men's soccer team lost to Syracuse 2-1 at home on Friday night.
August 22, 2014 | Women's Soccer Women's Soccer Falls in Season Opener at Pittsburgh, 3-0 Opening their season on the road in the Steel City Classic, the University of Akron women's soccer team lost 3-0 to host Pittsburgh on Friday night at Ambrose Urbanic Field.
August 22, 2014 Bowden Family Joins Akron Football in Kickoff Events Akron football head coach Terry Bowden called in some big recruits—father Bobby, and brothers Steve, Tommy, and Jeff— this week to help him kick off his third season with the Zips.
August 21, 2014 | Women's Swimming & Diving Swimming and Diving Participates in the Ice Bucket Challenge The University of Akron Swimming and Diving program completed the Ice Bucket Challenge today in support of the #StrikeOutALS campaign.
| Women's Tennis Women's Tennis Coaches Accept ALS Ice Bucket Challenge Watch this short video of the Zips women's tennis coaches getting doused with ice cold water, and find out why the challenge is so important to head coach Brandon Padgett.
August 21, 2014 | Women's Soccer Women's Soccer Heads to Pittsburgh for Steel City Classic The University of Akron women's soccer team begins their regular season on the road this weekend, taking on Pittsburgh and Robert Morris as part of the Steel City Classic.
August 21, 2014 | Track & Field Pole Vault Convention to Return to Akron in January The Akron track and field program will host the Third-Annual Pole Vault Convention at Stile Athletics Field House from January 9-11, 2015.
August 6, 2014 Third Annual Akron Football Kickofff Luncheon is August 22 This year's event is set for Friday, Aug. 22, at Quaker Station on the campus of The University of Akron. Doors will open at 11 a.m. ET, with lunch set to begin at noon.
August 20, 2014 | Track & Field Track and Field to Hold Walk-On Tryout Meeting Akron students interested in walking on to the men's and women's track teams are invited to the meeting on Tuesday, Aug. 26.
August 19, 2014 | Baseball Baseball Takes Ice Bucket Challenge to Strike Out ALS Head Coach Rick Rembielak and his players took the Ice Bucket Challenge today to show their support in striking out ALS.
August 19, 2014 | Women's Volleyball Volleyball's Blue and Gold Scrimmage to be held Saturday After a long week of preseason practice, the Akron volleyball team will host its annual intrasquad Blue and Gold Scrimmage on Saturday, Aug. 23 at James A. Rhodes Arena.
August 19, 2014 | Men's Soccer Men's Soccer Blog: Zips in the Pros Stay up to date with the growing list of Akron Zips professional players – both in the U.S. and abroad.
August 19, 2014 | Men's Basketball Coach Dambrot Answers #ALSIceBucketChallenge, #Chillin4Charity Challenges On Tuesday, he answered the challenge of UA Director of Athletics Tom Wistrcill (#Chillin4Charity) and men's soccer sophomore Brad Ruhaak (#ALSIceBucketChallenge).
August 18, 2014 | Men's Soccer Men's Soccer Falls 3-0 to Maryland Facing the College Cup Championship runner-up from just one season ago, the University of Akron men's soccer team lost 3-0 to the Maryland Terrapins on Monday night at FirstEnergy Stadium - Cub Cadet Field.
August 18, 2014 | General News Zippy Selected for 2014 Capital One Mascot Challenge Zippy looks to win the event for a second time after going undefeated to win the 2007 Capital One National Mascot of the Year award.
August 17, 2014 | Men's Soccer Men's Soccer Exhibition Schedule Starts with Maryland on Monday The University of Akron men's soccer team will play one of its two home exhibition games this Monday, Aug. 18, against the Maryland Terrapins at FirstEnergy - Cub Cadet Field.
August 16, 2014 Football Holds Second Scrimmage of Fall Camp on Saturday The Zips' defense had a strong performance on the day, recording two interceptions (one negated by penalty), eight pass breakups and several sacks.
August 15, 2014 | Men's Soccer Men's Soccer Holds High Expectations for 2014 Season Coming off of the program's 10th Mid-American Conference Tournament title and regular season championship crown in 2013, the University of Akron men's soccer team has high aspirations once again as the fall season gets under way next week.
August 15, 2014 | Women's Soccer Women's Soccer Ties in Home Exhibition Against Duquesne With 21 players seeing time in the team's lone fall exhibition match, the University of Akron women's soccer team played to a draw against Duquesne on Friday night at FirstEnergy Stadium - Cub Cadet Field.
August 14, 2014 Football Fans Invited to Scrimmage, Picture Day With just two weeks until the season opener, Zips' football fans are invited to two FREE events this weekend.
August 15, 2014 | Men's Golf Men's Golf Releases Complete 2014-15 Schedule The 2014-15 schedule includes a team title defense at the Golfweek Program Challenge, the annual Firestone Invitational and more.
August 14, 2014 | Women's Golf Women's Golf Announces 2014-15 Schedule A return trip to the Golfweek Program Challenge and four events hosted by MAC opponents are some of the highlights of the Zips' 2014-15 schedule
August 14, 2014 | Women's Basketball Hanna Luburgh and Rachel Tecca sign professional contracts to play overseas Luburgh will play for AZS UMCS in Lublin, Poland, for the 2014-15 season, while Tecca will travel to Iceland and compete for U.M.F. Grindavik out of the Dominos League.
August 13, 2014 | Men's Basketball Men's Basketball Announces 2014 Gildan Charleston Classic Travel Plan Fans wishing to travel to Charleston, S.C., with the men's basketball team in November can reserve their spot today.
August 13, 2014 | Women's Soccer Women's Soccer Excited for a Fresh Start in 2014 The University of Akron women’s soccer team begins play this Friday with an exhibition at home against Duquesne, the first game on a long list of challenges for the Zips heading into 2014.
August 9, 2014 Football Holds First Scrimmage of Fall Camp on Saturday Both the offense and defense had its moments on Saturday, including a strong showing by QB Tommy Woodson.
August 7, 2014 | Softball Softball Walk-on Tryouts Set for Tuesday, Sept. 16 Tryouts will begin at 1:30 p.m. on Sept. 16, with a mandatory meeting set for Wednesday, Aug. 27.
August 6, 2014 | Men's Soccer Men's Soccer Ranked No. 13 in NSCAA Preseason Poll With the fall season less than two weeks away, the University of Akron men's soccer team is ranked No. 13 in the country, according to a preseason poll released by the National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA) Tuesday.
August 6, 2014 Football Training Camp – August 6 Head coach Terry Bowden gives an update from fall camp after practice No. 5, talking about the keys to success for the Zips in 2014.
August 6, 2014 | General News Director of Athletics Tom Wistrcill Accepts His #Chillin4Charity Challenge Director of Athletics Tom Wistrcill is joined by members of the Zips Women's Basketball team and a special guest when he accepts the cold water challenge from Iowa State A.D. Jamie Pollard.
August 5, 2014 | Women's Volleyball Volleyball Recognized with AVCA Team Academic Award The University of Akron volleyball team was named as a recipient of the 2013-2014 AVCA Team Academic Award, an honor earned by 134 women's volleyball programs in Division I this year.
July 15, 2014 | Baseball Registration Now Open for 2014 Baseball Camp The University of Akron baseball program and fourth-year head coach Rick Rembielak have announced plans for a pro-style baseball camp to be held on Sunday, Sept. 21.
August 4, 2014 | Track & Field Shawn Barber Earns Bronze Medal at Commonwealth Games After capturing the pole vault crown at the 2014 NCAA Indoor Championships, University of Akron track and field sophomore Shawn Barber earned a bronze medal last Friday at the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, Scotland.
August 5, 2014 | Men's Basketball Bracket Announced for 2014 Gildan Charleston Classic The Zips will open the event on Thursday, Nov. 20, at 12:30 p.m. ET on ESPN3 against Pac-12 foe Southern California.
August 5, 2014 | General News Bongiovi Named Assistant Athletics Director for Communications at Akron Bongiovi will oversee the athletics communications and new media offices, in addition to serving as the media contact for football and women's tennis
August 4, 2014 | Baseball Baseball Announces Walk-On Tryout Information The University of Akron baseball program will hold walk-on tryouts for the 2015 season, head coach Rick Rembielak announced Monday.
August 4, 2014 | Track & Field Women's Track and Field Places Eight Individuals on All-Academic List, Named All-Academic Team The University of Akron women's track and field team placed eight student-athletes on the All-Academic Individuals List by the U.S. Track & Field/Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) this week.
August 1, 2014 Football's Todd Stroud to Take Medical Leave of Absence Stroud, in his third season at Akron as the defensive line coach and director of football strength and conditioning, will seek medical treatment for a blood disorder.
August 1, 2014 Football Holds First Practice of the 2014 Season on Friday Today was the group's first of five workouts as part of the NCAA-mandated acclimatization period prior to dressing in full pads.
July 31, 2014 | Men's Basketball Former Zip Steve McNees Named Director of Basketball Operations McNees has spent the last three seasons on the Zips' basketball staff, most recently as the interim director of basketball operations.
July 30, 2014 | Men's Golf Men's Golf Captures GCAA All-Academic Team Honor for Sixth-Straight Year The Akron men's golf team was recognized as one of 141 programs across all divisions to earn All-Academic Team designation from the Golf Coaches Association of America (GCAA).
July 30, 2014 | Women's Swimming & Diving Swimming and Diving Announces 2014-15 Schedule The University of Akron swimming and diving team and second-year head coach Brian Peresie have announced their schedule for the 2014-15 season, which includes three home meets at Ocasek Natatorium.
July 29, 2014 | Men's Soccer Men's Soccer Blog: Zips In The Pros Keep up to date on all our Zips currently playing in the professional ranks with this weekly blog.
July 23, 2014 | Track & Field Zips Men Land Double-Digit Honorees On USTFCCCA All-Academic List Ten student-athletes from the Zips men's track and field team have been honored for their athletic and academic accomplishments by the USTFCCCA.
July 23, 2014 Football Tabbed to Finish Second in MAC East in Preseason Poll The Zips, who finished 5-7 (4-4 MAC) last season, earned 114 points and three first-place votes, in the MAC preseason poll on Wednesday.
July 22, 2014 | Men's Soccer Men's Soccer Match Versus West Virginia To Be Featured On NSCAATV The Zips will host West Virginia in a key MAC match-up as part of the NSCAATV package on Fri., Oct. 17 at FirstEnergy Stadium – Cub Cadet Field.
July 21, 2014 | Women's Tennis Women's Tennis signs Maria Bessmertnaya for 2014-15 Bessmertnaya hails from Pyatigorsk, Russia, and was ranked among the top-50 tennis players nationally.
July 18, 2014 | Women's Swimming & Diving Swimming and Diving Earns Multiple 2014 Spring Academic Awards After capturing the MAC Championship in March, the Zips were recognized last week with multiple academic accolades, including the CSCAA Scholar All-America Team honor as well as six individual All-America Awards.
July 17, 2014 | Softball Softball Adds Dr. Megan Brown as Assistant Coach Brown joins the softball staff after spending the 2014 season at UConn.
July 16, 2014 Kickoff Time, TV Set for Sept. 6 Football Game at Penn State The Zips football team's game at Big Ten foe Penn State on Sept. 6 will kick off at noon ET and be televised on ABC Sports (regional) and ESPN/ESPN2 nationally.
July 16, 2014 | Women's Tennis Women's Tennis Earns Academic Honors From ITA Four Zips from the women's tennis team have been recognized as ITA Scholar-Athletes for the 2014 season, while the program was also named a ITA All-Academic Team.
July 15, 2014 Kyle Pohl Named 2014 Allstate AFCA Good Works Team Nominee A total of 182 nominees were announced for the top college football honor recognizing outstanding community service achievements.
July 14, 2014 | Baseball Simonton Named To Academic All-MAC Team, Akron Baseball Adds Three Honorable Mentions University of Akron baseball student-athlete Kris Simonton has earned Academic All-MAC Team honors for the 2014 season while teammates Zach Beaver, Matt LaRocca, and James Sheltrown received Honorable Mentions, the league office announced Friday.
July 15, 2014 Football Mini Plans for 2014 Season Now on Sale Zips’ fans have the option to choose from reserved, priority reserved and club level plans that feature tickets to any three Akron home games, plus other incentives.
July 9, 2014 Zach Paul Named to Ray Guy Award Preseason Watch List The Ray Guy Award honors the nation's top collegiate punter. This is the second-straight season Paul has been named to the watch list.
July 8, 2014 | Men's Golf Ryan Harris Qualifies for 2014 U.S. Amateur Championship Harris was one of two players to finish under par on the day in his sectional qualifier. Harris joins former Zip Bill Williamson (1996-99) in this year's event.
July 8, 2014 | Women's Golf Women's Golf Adds Alejandra Velasco-Villanueva to Class of 2014-15 Velasco-Villanueva joins the Zips' roster after completing her freshman year at Nova Southeastern University in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. She will have three years of eligibility remaining.
July 2, 2014 | General News Read the Latest Edition of Zips Line – July 2, 2014 Director of Athletics Tom Wistrcill talks about the 2013-14 Annual Report, DeAndre Yedlin's heroics at the World Cup and much more.
July 2, 2014 | General News Zips Athletics Celebrates 2013-14 Highlights In Annual Report Individually and collectively, the 2013-14 academic year was among the best ever for our student-athletes at The University of Akron.
July 2, 2014 | Women's Golf Four Women's Golfers Named WGCA All-American Scholars Sara Chaves and Laura Murray were named All-American Scholars for a third-straight year, and were joined by Frida Fougberg (second) and Mallory Etcheberry (first).
June 29, 2014 | Track & Field Cooks Competes At USA Outdoor Championships Competing against the nation's top professional and collegiate athletes, Alexis Cooks placed 17th in the women's discus Sunday at the USA Outdoor Track & Field Championships.
June 28, 2014 | Track & Field Funk Takes 11th, McCune Finishes 14th At USA Championships Brittany Funk and Alex McCune represented the Zips track and field program well at the USA Championships this weekend.
June 27, 2014 | Track & Field Track's Alex McCune In Seventh Place At USA Outdoor Championships Alex McCune, a two-time All-America First Team honoree, is one of three Zips competing at the USA Track & Field Championships this weekend.
June 27, 2014 Rifle's Matt Chezem Wins Gold at USA Shooting National Championships Chezem grabbed the lead on day one in the Open Division of the 50-meter prone event to earn top honors with a final score of 1,257.4.
June 25, 2014 Football Hires John Nemec as Director of Player Personnel Nemec joins the Zips' staff after 38 years of service at Kent Roosevelt High School, including 29 years as head coach.
June 25, 2014 | Women's Volleyball Women's Volleyball Adds Rachel Green as New Assistant Coach Green joins the Akron staff after spending last season as the head volleyball coach at Zeeland East High School in Zeeland, Mich.
June 24, 2014 | Women's Basketball Women's Basketball Promotes Preston Reid to Assistant Coach Reid spent the last two seasons as a graduate assistant with the Zips and will be the primary coach for the Akron post players.
June 23, 2014 | Men's Basketball Men's Basketball Announces Season Ticket Incentive Program The new incentive program includes nine prize drawings for Zips fans that renew or purchase new men's basketball season tickets for the upcoming 2014-15 season.
June 23, 2014 | Softball Four Softball Players Named to Academic All-MAC Teams Kellie Roudabush, Jessica Schneider and Erin Seiler were named Academic All-MAC while Shawna Mailloux was named Academic-All MAC Honorable Mention.
June 23, 2014 | Softball Softball's Roudabush, Wildey See Action vs. Team USA The pair faced the national softball team on June 17 as part of the Ohio College All-Stars in Findlay, Ohio. Team USA swept the doubleheader 3-0 and 5-0.
June 20, 2014 | Women's Basketball Coach Kest Takes Part in #Chillin4Charity Cold Water Challenge The Cold Water Challenge is an entertaining fundraiser for the Kay Yow Cancer Fund. After getting doused with a bucket of ice-cold water, head coaches can challenge other coaching peers to do the same.
June 18, 2014 | General News Read the Latest Edition of Zips Line – June 18, 2014 Director of Athletics Tom Wistrcill ... and more.
June 18, 2014 | Women's Basketball Women's Basketball to Offer Court-Side Seating for 2014-15 Season Floor seat season tickets will cost $100 per ticket, which includes $75 for the season ticket and a $25 donation to the Z-Fund.
June 17, 2014 | Men's Golf Chandler Morgan in Contention at Kentucky State Amateur Championship Morgan posted a round of 4-under 68 and sits one shot off the lead with two rounds remaining.
June 17, 2014 | Men's Soccer Zips Insider: Men's Head Coach Jared Embick Checks in From Rio Zips men's soccer head coach Jared Embick is in Rio to enjoy the World Cup through the eyes of an AK Rowdy.
June 16, 2014 | Men's Soccer Columbus Crew To Play at FirstEnergy Stadium – Cub Cadet Field Tuesday The Columbus Crew will face the Indy Eleven in the Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup at FirstEnergy Stadium – Cub Cadet Field Tuesday at 7:30 p.m. ET.
June 16, 2014 | Women's Golf Zips Insider: Frida Fougberg Returns to Sweden for Pro Event In this edition of Zips Insider, read about sophomore Frida Fougberg playing in the Delsjö Ladies Open pro event for a second-straight year and relive her experience from last year's tournament.
June 15, 2014 | Track & Field Zips Women Place 10th, Men 20th In Final NCAA Team Standings The Zips track and field program continued to establish itself as a rising national power at the 2014 NCAA Outdoor Championships.
June 13, 2014 | Track & Field Annika Roloff: 2014 NCAA Outdoor Pole Vault Champion Annika Roloff became the fifth individual national champion in school history by winning the women's pole vault at the NCAA Outdoor Championships Friday.
June 12, 2014 | Track & Field McCune Downs Zips Decathlon Record, Cooks Takes Fourth In Discus The Zips track and field program produced two more All-America First Team performances Thursday at the NCAA Outdoor Championships.
June 11, 2014 | Track & Field Barber Finishes Runner-Up, Funk Takes Fourth at NCAA Championships The Zips produced a pair of All-America First Team performances Wednesday at the 2014 NCAA Outdoor Track & Field Championships in Oregon.
June 11, 2014 | Men's Basketball Men's Basketball's Summer Classic Golf Outing Set for August 15 This year's event, presented by FirstEnergy, will take place at the Shale Creek Golf Club in Medina, Ohio, and will feature a morning and afternoon session
June 11, 2014 | Men's Golf Men's Golf Adds George Baylis and Yann Pfeiffer to 2014-15 Roster Baylis joins the Zips' squad after signing his National Letter of Intent while Pfeiffer is a transfer from Alabama State and will have three years of eligibility remaining.
June 10, 2014 | Track & Field Program-High Eight Zips To Compete For NCAA Championships In Oregon The nation's best collegiate athletes will contend for team and individual titles this week at the 2014 NCAA Outdoor Championships in Eugene, Ore.
June 7, 2014 | Baseball Devan Ahart Selected In 16th Round Of Major League Baseball Draft Ahart, a fourth-year junior, is the fourth Zips player to be taken in the MLB draft since 2011 and the 12th overall in program history.
June 6, 2014 Kickoff Times Set For Zips Football Season Opener, Homecoming The Zips football team will officially kick off the 2014 season against Howard at 7 p.m. ET at InfoCision Stadium – Summa Field on Aug. 28.
June 4, 2014 | Women's Golf Trio Of Zips Named Honorable Mention For Academic All-MAC Team Sara Chaves, Frida Fougberg and Laura Murray each earned academic recognition from the MAC office Wednesday.
June 4, 2014 | Men's Golf Harris, Birchall Named To Men's Golf Academic All-MAC Team Ryan Harris earned Academic All-MAC First Team honors while teammate Louis Birchall was awarded Honorable Mention Wednesday by the league office.
June 3, 2014 | General News Read the Lastest Edition of Zips Line – June 3, 2014 Director of Athletics Tom Wistrcill writes about an MLS team coming to campus, the only UA student-athletes still competing and more.
June 3, 2014 Zips Football Summer Jamboree Golf Outing Sold Out The Zips football team's annual Summer Jamboree Golf Outing, scheduled for this Friday, June 6, is sold out.
June 2, 2014 | Men's Golf Morgan and Williams combine to win Kentucky State Four-Ball Championship Chandler Morgan and J.B. Williams, both natives of the state of Kentucky, combined to win the Open Division by two shots with a score of 127.
May 31, 2014 | Track & Field Elite Eight: Barber Joins List Of Zips National Qualifiers The Zips track & field team will send a program-high eight qualifiers to the NCAA Outdoor Championships next month in Eugene, Ore.
May 30, 2014 | Track & Field Track Continues To Shine At NCAA East Preliminary Alexis Cooks qualified in her second event while the Zips pole vault trio of Annika Roloff, Caroline Hasse and Claire Lucas also earned a trip to the NCAA Championships Friday.
May 29, 2014 | Track & Field Funk, Cooks Sail Through To NCAA Outdoor Championships Alexis Cooks and Brittany Funk each qualified for the NCAA Track & Field Championships in the hammer throw Thursday in Florida.
May 29, 2014 | Women's Tennis Padgett and Peters selected to coach in Baird Cup Akron tennis coaches Brandon Padgett and Brian Peters have been selected to represent northeast Ohio as coaches in the 2014 Baird Cup on June 13-15, sponsored by the United States Tennis Association (USTA).
May 29, 2014 | Women's Swimming & Diving Swimming and Diving Summer Camp Begins June 9 The 2014 Mid-American Conference champions will host a summer camp at Ocasek Natatorium from June 9-13.
May 28, 2014 | Women's Volleyball Volleyball Announces 2014 Fall Schedule For the 20th season in the 41-year history of the program, the University of Akron volleyball team will host a non-conference tournament at James A. Rhodes Arena.
May 27, 2014 Read the latest Zips Insider post by Rifle Head Coach Newt Engle Coach Engle brings Zips fans up to speed on what is happening with the rifle program early in the offseason, including Matt Chezem's accomplishments at the World Championship Selection Match.
May 27, 2014 | Women's Tennis Ksenia Berestetska Named to Academic All-MAC Team For the second consecutive season, senior Ksenia Berestetska has earned Academic All-MAC honors. She recently graduated from UA with a bachelor's degree in mass media - radio/television, carrying a 3.96 GPA.
May 27, 2014 | Men's Basketball Charleston Classic Announces New Title Sponsor; Final Two Teams for 2014 In addition to announcing the title sponsor deal with Gildan, the Charleston Classic announced the addition of Charlotte and Drexel to round out the 2014 field.
May 27, 2014 | Track & Field Track Ready To Make National Splash At NCAA East Preliminary A program-high 28 Zips athletes will head to Jacksonville, Fla., this week for the preliminary round of the 2014 NCAA Outdoor Track and Field Championships.
May 25, 2014 | Baseball Baseball Falls in MAC Championship to Kent State, 3-0 The University of Akron baseball team fell in the Mid-American Conference Championship to Kent State University on Sunday afternoon at All Pro Freight Stadium by a final score of 3-0.
May 24, 2014 | Baseball Baseball Wins MAC Tournament Semifinal over Buffalo; Championship Game Sunday For the first time since 1996, The University of Akron baseball team will be in the Mid-American Conference Championship after defeating the University at Buffalo, 5-4, in a 12-inning, semifinal matchup on Saturday afternoon at All Pro Freight Stadium.
May 23, 2014 | General News SPECIAL EDITION: Read the Latest Edition of Zips Line – May 23, 2014 Director of Athletics Tom Wistrcill gives Zips' fans an update on the Akron baseball team following wins in the first two rounds of the MAC Tournament.
May 22, 2014 | Baseball John Valek III Tosses Complete Game in 7-1 Win over Buffalo Akron is now 2-0 in the 2014 Mid-American Conference Tournament after Thursday's win against the University at Buffalo.
May 22, 2014 | Men's Soccer DeAndre Yedlin Named To 2014 FIFA U.S. World Cup Roster Yedlin, who played two seasons at Akron from 2011-12, is the first player in program history to make a U.S. World Cup final roster.
May 22, 2014 | Track & Field Track To Send Program High 28 Zips To NCAA East Preliminary Round The Zips lead all Mid-American Conference schools with 28 qualifiers for the NCAA East Preliminary Round, which will be held at North Florida University from May 29-31.
May 22, 2014 | Men's Golf Charlie Bull Named to PING All-Region Team for Third-Consecutive Season The senior from London, England, earned First-Team All-MAC honors earlier this season after breaking the single-season and career scoring records at Akron.
May 22, 2014 | Baseball Baseball Drops Central Michigan in MAC Tournament Opener, 9-6 The University of Akron baseball team completed its first Mid-American Conference Tournament win since 2005 by a score of 9-6 over Central Michigan University on Wednesday night at All Pro Freight Stadium.
May 21, 2014 | General News Zips Student-Athletes Take Part in Career Day at Albion Elementary Student-athletes from the softball and football programs visited Albion Elementary in North Royalton, Ohio on Wednesday to participate in Career Day activities.
May 20, 2014 | Baseball Baseball Opens MAC Tournament on Wednesday against CMU For the first time in nine seasons, The University of Akron baseball team will play in the Mid-American Conference Tournament, beginning on Wednesday at 8 p.m., against Central Michigan at All Pro Freight Stadium.
May 18, 2014 | Women's Swimming & Diving Raspopovich leads the way for Swimming at Charlotte's Arena Grand Prix Hannah Raspopovich placed eighth overall in the 50 freestyle to lead the pack of eight Akron swimmers who competed at the Arena Grand Prix in Charlotte, N.C. this weekend.
May 17, 2014 | Baseball Baseball Falls in Regular Season Finale to Kent State Akron baseball clinched its first Mid-American Conference Tournament berth since the 2005 campaign, despite Saturday night's loss.
May 17, 2014 | Track & Field Men And Women Finish Runner-Up At MAC Outdoor Championships The Zips crowned four more individual MAC Champions Saturday, including three winners on the men's side alone.
May 16, 2014 | Baseball Baseball Splits Doubleheader with Kent State on Friday Akron baseball split the day-night doubleheader with Mid-American Conference rival Kent State University on Friday at Schoonover Stadium on the KSU campus.
May 16, 2014 | Women's Swimming & Diving Eight Swimmers Competing at Arena Grand Prix in Charlotte Eight members from The University of Akron swimming and diving team are competing in the Arena Grand Prix, which takes place from May 15-18 in the Mecklenburg County Aquatic Center.
May 15, 2014 | Track & Field Men's Team In First, Women Second After Day One Of MAC Outdoor Championships The Zips enjoyed a strong start to the 2014 MAC Outdoor Championships Thursday, hosted by Ohio University at Goldsberry Track & Field Complex.
May 15, 2014 | Softball Erin Seiler earns NFCA All-Mideast Region Second Team honors The 2014 Mid-American Conference Pitcher of the Year, Seiler finished the season with a 20-9 overall record and a 1.88 ERA.
May 15, 2014 | Baseball Thursday Night Baseball Game Postponed, Doubleheader Friday Due to inclement weather in the area, Thursday night’s Diamond Classic for the Kids at Canal Park has been postponed. Akron and Kent State will play a doubleheader Friday with games at noon and 6 p.m.
May 15, 2014 | Men's Soccer Adam Najem Called Into U.S. Under-20 Men’s National Team Camp One of the top freshmen in the country in 2013, Najem was named to the 24-player U.S. U-20 MNT training camp roster Thursday.
May 14, 2014 | General News Read the Latest Edition of Zips Line – May 14, 2014 Director of Athletics Tom Wistrcill welcomes the new UA president to campus, talks about winning the Reese Trophy, previews the Outdoor MAC Championships and more.
May 14, 2014 | Men's Basketball Men's Basketball Adds Noah Robotham to Class of 2014 Robotham, a 6-1 point guard from Bishop Gorman High School in Las Vegas, Nevada, was named the 2014 Nevada Gatorade Player of the Year.
May 14, 2014 | Baseball Baseball Ready for Pivotal Series against Kent State The University of Akron baseball team is set for a three-game series against Mid-American Conference rival Kent State University, beginning on Thursday.
May 14, 2014 | Track & Field Track Ready To Run Down Titles At 2014 MAC Outdoor Championships The Zips men's and women's teams will be on the hunt for team and individual titles this weekend at the 2014 MAC Outdoor Championships in Athens, Ohio.
May 13, 2014 | General News Akron Athletics Wins First Reese Trophy as MAC's Top Men's Athletics Program Competing in seven MAC-sponsored men’s sports, the Zips needed performances from just five to lock up the award, with baseball and men's outdoor track and field still competing.
May 13, 2014 Freeman, McCray and Presley Sign with NFL Teams Malachi Freeman and Moses McCray inked contacts with the New Orleans Saints while Albert Presley will join the Jacksonville Jaguars.
| General News Brenes, Beaumont-Courteau Earn MAC Medal Of Excellence Recognition Reinaldo Brenes and Ariane Beaumont-Courteau were honored for their academics, athletics, leadership and service Tuesday at the MAC Spring Meetings.
May 13, 2014 | Baseball Baseball Drops Midweek Matchup to Dayton, 9-2 The University of Akron baseball team fell to the University of Dayton by a final score of 9-2 on Tuesday afternoon at Lee R. Jackson Field.
May 13, 2014 | Track & Field Roloff Repeats As MAC Women's Field Athlete Of The Week Annika Roloff broke her own school record in the women's pole vault last weekend at the Campbell/Wright Invitational.
May 12, 2014 | Baseball Baseball Welcomes Dayton on Tuesday for Final Home Game The University of Akron baseball team hosts the University of Dayton for a midweek matchup on Tuesday at 4 p.m., on Lee R. Jackson Field.
May 12, 2014 | Men's Soccer DeAndre Yedlin Named to Preliminary U.S. World Cup Roster Yedlin, who played at Akron from 2011-12, was one of 30 players named to the U.S. preliminary roster for the 2014 FIFA World Cup Monday by U.S. Soccer.
May 12, 2014 | Women's Basketball Jodi Kest recognized as The Columbus Dispatch Women's Ohio College Coach of the Year Kest, who just completed her eighth season at Akron, led the Zips to their first ever Mid-American Conference title and NCAA Tournament appearance in 2014.
May 11, 2014 Jarrod Pughsley Signs Free Agent Contract with Dallas Cowboys The 6-5, 313-pound offensive tackle departs for Dallas on Monday, with the Cowboys' rookie mini-camp set to begin on Friday.
May 11, 2014 | Women's Golf Sierra Everson Concludes PGA Minority Collegiate Championship in 14th Place Everson posted a round of 84 (+12) to finish with a three-day score of 257 (+41).
May 11, 2014 | Baseball Baseball Drops Series Finale to Northern Illinois, 2-0 Pat Dyer went eight strong, but Akron dropped the series finale, 2-0, to Northern Illinois on Sunday at Ralph McKinzie Field.
May 10, 2014 | Women's Golf Everson Closes Day Two of PGA Minority Collegiate Championship in 13th Place Everson will enter Sunday’s final round with a total score of 173 (+29).
May 10, 2014 | Track & Field Track Salutes Seniors, Dominates The Field At Campbell/Wright Invitational The Zips claimed 11 event wins and saw Alexis Cooks break her own school records in two events Saturday at the Campbell/Wright Invitational.
May 10, 2014 | Baseball Baseball Falls on Saturday to Northern Illinois, 4-1 The University of Akron baseball team fell in game two of the three-game Mid-American Conference to Northern Illinois University by a score of 4-1
May 9, 2014 | Baseball Baseball Wins in the 13th Inning over Northern Illinois, 7-4 The University of Akron baseball team came through with a 13-inning, 7-4 win over Northern Illinois University on Friday afternoon at Ralph McKinzie Field
May 9, 2014 | Women's Golf Sierra Everson Tied for 13th Place at Minority Collegiate Golf Championship Everson posted a round of 86 on day one of the three-day event at the PGA Golf Club – Ryder Course in Port St. Lucie, Fla.
May 9, 2014 | General News Zips' Cheer and Dance Teams Post Top-10 Finishes at Nationals The Zips cheerleaders placed 10th in the nation in the Intermediate Division while the Akron dance team finished 10th in the nation in the Team Dance 1A Division.
May 9, 2014 NCAA Recognizes Men's Cross Country For Academic Achievement The Zips harriers recorded a perfect score of 1,000 during the academic years of 2009-10 through 2012-13.
May 8, 2014 | Softball Softball closes out season with 6-1 loss to Northern Illinois Freshman Savannah Fruin delivered an RBI double to left center field in the top of the seventh inning to put the Zips on the board but the two-out rally would be short lived.
May 8, 2014 | Baseball Baseball Set for Three-Game Series at Northern Illinois The University of Akron baseball team heads to Northern Illinois University for a three-game Mid-American Conference series at Ralph McKinzie Field, beginning on Friday at 3 p.m.
May 8, 2014 | Track & Field Track To Celebrate Seniors At Campbell/Wright Invitational The Zips will honor its 14 seniors this weekend during the annual Campbell/Wright Invitational at Lee R. Jackson Track & Field Complex.
May 8, 2014 | Men's Soccer Men's Soccer Adds Two More For 2014 Incoming freshman Brent Nanchoff and junior transfer Danilo Radjen will join the Zips this the fall.
May 7, 2014 | Softball Softball falls 2-0 to Central Michigan in MAC Tournament first round A two-run home run from Central Michigan was the only difference in a classic pitchers' duel. UA moves on to face No. 7 Northern Illinois on Thursday night at 7:30 p.m. at Firestone Stadium.
May 7, 2014 | Track & Field Annika Roloff Named MAC Women's Field Athlete Of The Week Annika Roloff smashed her own school record with a winning jump of 14-05.25 Saturday at the Longhorn Invitational.
May 7, 2014 | General News Read the Latest Edition of Zips Line – May 7, 2014 Director of Athletics Tom Wistrcill previews the MAC softball tournament, looks ahead to a busy weekend for track and field, and more.
May 6, 2014 | Softball No. 3 Softball challenges No. 6 Central Michigan in MAC Tournament opener The third-seeded Zips and the sixth-seeded Chippewas will now play at 8 p.m. at Firestone Stadium due to early morning weather conditions.
May 6, 2014 | Softball Erin Seiler named MAC Pitcher of the Year to headline all-conference honors Kellie Roudabush and Jessica Schneider received All-MAC second team honors, alongside Seiler who was named to the league's first team.
May 5, 2014 | Women's Tennis Women's Tennis recognizes three student-athletes with postseason honors Head coach Brandon Padgett announced that Karolina Maksimava was named Most Improved Player, Olga Shkundina received the Coaches Award and Ksenia Berestetska earned Most Valuable Player honors.
May 5, 2014 | Men's Soccer Limited Spots Remain For Men's Soccer Day Camps The Zips will once again host their Summer Day Camps from June 9-13 and June 23-27. Log on to AkronSoccerCamp.com to preregister.
May 4, 2014 | Men's Golf Bull, Harris Finish Inside Top-Five; Men's Golf Finishes Second at MAC Championship Charlie Bull and Ryan Harris finished in third and fourth, respectively, to earn First-Team All-MAC and All-Tournament team honors.
May 4, 2014 | Baseball Baseball Drops Series Finale to Ball State, 5-3 The University of Akron baseball team dropped the series finale to Ball state University by a final score of 5-3 on Sunday afternoon at Lee R. Jackson Field.
May 4, 2014 | Softball Softball wins 10-2 slugfest over Western Michigan, earns No. 3 seed in MAC Tournament Advancing to the league tournament for the first time since the 2009 season, the third-seeded Zips will play No. 6 Central Michigan on Wednesday, May 7, at 7:30 p.m. at Firestone Stadium.
May 3, 2014 | Track & Field Records Fall As Track Finishes Runner-Up At Longhorn Invitational The Zips defeated a number of nationally-ranked teams Saturday at the Longhorn Invitational, hosted by the University of Texas.
May 3, 2014 | Baseball Baseball Falls in Extras on Saturday to Ball State, 4-3 The University of Akron baseball team came back for three runs in the ninth to tie the game, but fell to Ball State University in the 11th inning by a final score of 4-3.
May 3, 2014 | Softball Schneider helps Softball to 6-2 victory over Western Michigan on Senior Day Akron's lone senior, Jessica Schneider, was a perfect 3-for-3 of the plate and scored two runs for the Zips as they took down MAC West division foe WMU.
May 3, 2014 | Men's Golf Men's Golf Remains in Second Place on Day Two of MAC Championship Charlie Bull and Ryan Harris are tied for third place as the Zips sit one shot ahead of third-place Toledo.
May 2, 2014 | Men's Golf Charlie Bull Tied for First; Men's Golf in Second at MAC Championship Senior Charlie Bull led four Zips in the top-25 as Akron ended day one of the MAC Championship in second place, five shots behind leader Kent State.
May 2, 2014 | Baseball Baseball Opens Weekend with 5-2 Win Over Ball State The University of Akron (23-21, 10-9 MAC) baseball team defeated Ball State University (30-15, 1-4 MAC) by a final score of 5-2 on Friday afternoon at Lee R. Jackson Field.
May 2, 2014 | Softball Softball launches four home runs in doubleheader split with Northern Illinois Freshman Savannah Fruin held up the bottom of Akron's lineup with a 4-for-6 effort for the day, including her first career homer.
May 2, 2014 | General News Read the Latest Edition of Zips Line – May 2, 2014 Director of Athletics Tom Wistrcill recaps "The Zippys," previews a busy weekend for Akron Athletics, shows off his yodeling skills and more.
May 1, 2014 | Softball Softball wraps up regular season at home this weekend The Zips are set to host Northern Illinois and Western Michigan in their final Mid-American Conference games, playing for a spot in the league tournament next week.
May 1, 2014 | Baseball Baseball Hosts Ball State for Three-Game Series this Weekend The University of Akron baseball team welcomes Ball State University for a three-game series at Lee R. Jackson Field this weekend, beginning on Friday at 3 p.m.
May 1, 2014 | Track & Field Track Returns To Lone Star State For Longhorn Invitational The Zips track & field program will send 46 athletes to the Longhorn Invitational this weekend, hosted by the University of Texas.
May 1, 2014 | Men's Golf Men's Golf Heads to Indiana for 2014 MAC Championship The 72-hole event will begin on Friday, with the first of two rounds set to begin at 8:30 a.m. ET. Round three and four are set for Saturday and Sunday, respectively.
April 30, 2014 | Baseball LaRocca Hits a Two-Run Homer, Baseball Wins over Wright State, 9-5 The University of Akron baseball team defeated Wright State University by a final score of 9-5 on Wednesday night at Nischwitz Stadium.
April 30, 2014 Zips Football to Hold Annual Summer Jamboree Golf Outing on June 6 The UA football program will hold its annual Summer Jamboree Golf Outing, Presented by: LeafFilter, on Friday, June 6, at The Quarry Golf Club in Canton, Ohio.
April 30, 2014 | Women's Swimming & Diving Swimming and Diving Nets Four Academic All-MAC Honorees Ashley Drazkowski, Kelsey Ferrante, Carla McNamara and Hannah Raspopovich were voted to the Academic All-MAC team from Akron's 2014 MAC Championship squad.
April 30, 2014 Jason Sanders Named MAC Video Coordinator of the Year The honor is the second-straight for Sanders, who is now a finalist for the prestigious Bob Matey National Video Coordinator of the Year award.
April 29, 2014 | Baseball Baseball Cancels Game against Youngstown State The University of Akron baseball game at Youngstown State today has been cancelled due to rain throughout the day’s forecast.
April 29, 2014 | Softball Softball doubleheader against Cleveland State cancelled The Zips are set to close out the homestand and the regular season this weekend when they welcome Northern Illinois and Western Michigan to Lee Jackson Field.
April 28, 2014 | General News Zips Athletics Hosts Annual Student-Athlete Banquet, "The Zippys" UA Athletics honored the accomplishments of its student-athletes in a special celebration banquet on Monday night in the ball room of the Student Union.
April 28, 2014 | Baseball Baseball Set for Two Midweek Contests The University of Akron baseball team travels to Youngstown State on Tuesday and Wright State on Wednesday for a pair of non-conference midweek matchups.
April 28, 2014 | Softball Erin Seiler named MAC East Co-Pitcher of the Week Akron’s sophomore ace has now thrown 25 consecutive scoreless innings in MAC play, and has allowed just one earned run in her last 33 innings against league opponents.
April 27, 2014 | Baseball Baseball Defeated in Series Finale by Buffalo, 11-6 The University of Akron baseball team fell in the series finale to the University at Buffalo by a final score of 11-6 on Sunday afternoon at Amherst Audubon Field.
April 27, 2014 | Women's Golf Women's Golf Concludes MAC Championship in a Tie for Fifth Place Three Zips, including Laura Murray, Lina Bengtsson and Frida Fougberg, posted top-25 finishes.
April 27, 2014 | Softball Offense shines in Softball's 9-0 victory over Ohio Jessica Schneider belted a walk-off three-run home run in the sixth inning to put the finishing touches on Akron's second shutout over Ohio in as many days.
April 26, 2014 | Track & Field Track Stays Sharp At Ashland Alumni Open The Zips picked up four events wins and a number of runner-up finishes at the Ashland Alumni Open this weekend.
April 26, 2014 | Men's Soccer Men's Soccer Plays Xavier To 1-1 Draw in Spring Finale The Zips finished the spring exhibition season with a record of 2-2-1.
April 26, 2014 | Baseball Baseball Falls on Saturday to Buffalo, 6-3 The University of Akron baseball team fell to the University at Buffalo by a final score of 6-3 on Saturday in game two of the three-game Mid-American Conference series at Amherst Audubon Field.
April 26, 2014 | Softball Softball puts away MAC leader Ohio, 2-0 An RBI triple from Taryn Allmon led to a two-run second inning for the Zips that proved to be the final margin.
April 26, 2014 | Women's Golf Women's Golf in Fifth Place After Day Two of MAC Championship Lina Bengtsson moved into the top-15 as three Zips will enter tomorrow's final round inside the top-20.
April 25, 2014 | Baseball Baseball Drops Weekend Opener to Buffalo, 3-2 The University of Akron baseball team dropped the opening game of a three-game Mid-American Conference series to the University at Buffalo by a final score of 3-2 on Friday afternoon at Amherst Audubon Field.
April 25, 2014 | Women's Golf Women's Golf Closes Day One of MAC Championship in Third Place Four Zips, led by junior Laura Murray, ended the first round inside the top-20. Round two is set to begin on Saturday at 8 a.m. ET
April 25, 2014 | Softball Softball hosts MAC East leader Ohio for pivotal weekend series The Zips and the Bobcats will square off in a pair of single games on Saturday at 2 p.m. and Sunday at 1 p.m.
April 25, 2014 | Men's Soccer Men's Soccer To Conclude Spring Schedule At Xavier Saturday The Zips and Musketeers will kick off at 7:30 p.m. at the Xavier Soccer Complex in Cincinnati, Ohio, Saturday.
April 25, 2014 | Women's Tennis Women's Tennis adds three to 2014 signing class Ariadna Blinova (Latvia), Kati Mdzinarishvili (Hudson, Ohio) and Diana Perez (Miami, Fla.) have committed to join the Zips starting in the fall semester of 2014.
April 25, 2014 | Men's Basketball Coach Dambrot to Speak at Pro Football Hall of Fame Luncheon Club Dambrot, a regular speaker at the HOF Club Luncheon over the years, will speak on Monday, April 28, at Tozzi’s in Canton, Ohio. The event is set to begin at 11 a.m. ET.
April 24, 2014 | Baseball Baseball Travels to Buffalo for Three-Game Series The University of Akron baseball team travels to the University at Buffalo this weekend for a three-game Mid-American Conference series, beginning Friday at 3 p.m.
April 24, 2014 | Women's Soccer Women's Soccer Finalizes Spring Schedule at Home Friday The University of Akron women’s soccer team caps off their spring exhibition schedule on Friday against Duquesne at 7 p.m., on FirstEnergy Stadium – Cub Cadet Field.
April 24, 2014 | General News Read the Latest Edition of Zips Line – April 24, 2014 Director of Athletics Tom Wistrcill discusses the University's support for a new arena in downtown Akron, the Z-Fund Priority Points Program and more.
April 24, 2014 | General News Zips Athletics Announces Z-Fund Priority Points Program The Priority Points Program is designed to provide a consistent and equitable way to distribute and allocate Z-Fund benefits.
April 24, 2014 | Track & Field Track To Stay In-State This Weekend At Ashland Alumni Open The Zips men's and women's teams will compete at the Ashland Alumni Open this weekend, hosted by Ashland University.
April 24, 2014 | Track & Field MAC Accolades Continue for Track's Alex McCune Alex McCune has been named MAC Male Scholar Athlete of the Week for the second time in 2014.
April 24, 2014 | Women's Basketball Luburgh, Tecca and Young earn Academic All-MAC honors Hanna Luburgh and Rachel Tecca were named to the Academic All-MAC Team for the second consecutive season, and Carly Young received Honorable Mention accolades.
April 24, 2014 | Women's Golf Women's Golf Travels to Indiana for 2014 MAC Championship The Zips will open play on Friday, with tee times set for 8 a.m. ET. The second and third rounds are set for 8 a.m. ET starts on Saturday and Sunday, respectively.
April 23, 2014 | Softball Softball splits doubleheader at St. Francis (Pa.) Akron cruised to a 5-1 victory in the first game before coming up short in the nightcap, falling to the Red Flash, 6-5, in eight innings.
April 23, 2014 | Baseball Baseball Falls to Wright State on Wednesday, 3-1 The University of Akron baseball team dropped the matchup to Wright State University on Wednesday night at Canal Park by a final score of 3-1.
April 23, 2014 | Men's Basketball Betancourt, McAdams Named Academic All-MAC Honorable Mention Carmelo Betancourt and Reggie McAdams were named Academic All-MAC Honorable Mention for the first time in their Akron careers.
April 22, 2014 | Baseball Joe Cochran Hurls One-Hitter, Baseball Defeats YSU 5-0 The University of Akron (21-17) baseball right-hander Joe Cochran tossed a one-hitter with 10 strikeouts on Tuesday night, as UA defeated Youngstown State University (8-25) by a final score of 5-0 at Canal Park, the home of the Akron RubberDucks.
April 22, 2014 | Track & Field Alex McCune Named MAC Men's Field Athlete Of The Week With a school record-setting total of 7,768 points last week, Alex McCune is currently ranked fifth in the country for the men's decathlon.
April 22, 2014 | Women's Soccer Women's Soccer 2014 Signing Class Succeeding with National Teams Two of Akron's incoming student-athletes, Loreana Lonigro and Daniella Telez, were recently invited to compete with their respective U-20 National Teams.
April 21, 2014 | Track & Field Track Lands Seven On Academic All-MAC Indoor Team Ariane Beaumont-Courteau, a senior dietetics major with a 3.99 GPA, earned Academic All-MAC honors for the fifth time of her career Tuesday.
April 21, 2014 | Baseball Baseball Slated for Two Midweek Games The University of Akron baseball team is set for two midweek games at Canal Park both at 6 p.m., this coming week, beginning on Tuesday against Youngstown State.
April 21, 2014 | Men's Basketball Early Registration for Men’s Basketball Camps Ends April 30 Students registering for the Zips Basketball School, Offensive Skills Camp and Guard Academy can save $15.00 if registered by April 30.
April 20, 2014 | Baseball Baseball Defeated by Bowling Green on Sunday, 8-1 The University of Akron baseball team dropped the series finale on Sunday afternoon at Lee R. Jackson Field to Mid-American Conference opponent Bowling Green State University by a final score of 8-1.
April 20, 2014 | Softball Softball shuts out Miami (Ohio) in series finale, 3-0 Erin Seiler registered her 17th complete game of the year and her third shutout, giving up just one walk in her seven innings in the circle.
April 19, 2014 | Track & Field Track Completes Busy Weekend Of Competition Shawn Barber was the top collegiate finisher in the elite pole vault competition at the Mt. SAC Relays Saturday with a jump of 18-04.50.
April 19, 2014 | Women's Tennis Women's Tennis Closes Season with 6-1 Loss to Buffalo The Zips gave up a 6-1 decision to the visiting Bulls on Saturday outdoors at Springside Racquet Club.
April 19, 2014 | Baseball Baseball Drops Saturday Matchup to Bowling Green, 11-5 The University of Akron baseball team fell in game two of the three-game Mid-American Conference series to Bowling Green State University by a final score of 11-5 on Saturday at Lee R. Jackson Field.
April 19, 2014 | Softball Softball drops 3-0 decision to Miami (Ohio) on the road Five different players recorded a hit for the Zips, but Akron fell victim to nine strikeouts.
April 19, 2014 Football's Annual Blue-Gold Spring Game Ends in a Tie The Zips football team played to a 3-all tie in its annual Blue-Gold Spring Game on Saturday afternoon at InfoCision Stadium – Summa Field.
April 19, 2014 | Men's Soccer Men's Soccer Defeated By Louisville, 1-0 Despite the standout play of goalkeeper Jake Fenlason, the Zips suffered a 1-0 setback to Louisville Saturday.
April 19, 2014 | Track & Field Zips Distance Runners Post Two Event Wins At Mt. SAC Relays Jake Hiltner and Clayton Murphy threatened a pair of a school records while winning their respective events late Friday night in Azusa, Calif.
April 18, 2014 | Track & Field Zips Throwers Take Center Stage At Jesse Owens Classic Jessica Delic took first place in the women's javelin Friday with a mark of 146-07 at the Jesse Owens Classic.
April 18, 2014 | Baseball Baseball Falls 9-7 in Series Opener to Bowling Green The University of Akron baseball team’s six-game win streak was snapped by Bowling Green State University on Friday afternoon by a score of 9-7 in game one of the three-game series.
April 18, 2014 | Softball Softball earns doubleheader split with MAC West leader Ball State The Zips handled the Cardinals in game one, 4-2, before falling in five innings in the second outing, 15-2.
April 18, 2014 | Men's Soccer Men's Soccer To Host Louisville In Final Home Spring Exhibition The Zips and Cardinals will meet Saturday at 11 a.m. at FirstEnergy Stadium – Cub Cadet Field.
April 17, 2014 | Track & Field Alex McCune Smashes Decathlon Record At Mt. SAC Relays McCune cruised to the win in the men's decathlon with a school-record setting total of 7,768 points this week at the Mt. SAC Relays.
April 17, 2014 | Softball Softball hits the road to take on Ball State, Miami (Ohio) The Zips look to climb the MAC East standing with two key league match-ups this weekend.
April 17, 2014 | General News Read the Latest Edition of Zips Line – April 17, 2014 Director of Athletics Tom Wistrcill previews the festivities and events surrounding Saturday's Football Blue-Gold Spring Game at InfoCision Stadium – Summa Field.
April 17, 2014 | Men's Basketball Men's Basketball Adds Jimond Ivey and Antino Jackson to Class of 2014 Head coach Keith Dambrot announced that Ivey, a 6-4 combo guard from Cleveland, and Jackson, a 5-11 point guard from Cypress, Texas, will join the Zips for the 2014-15 season.
April 17, 2014 | Baseball Baseball Opens Three-Game Series on Friday with Bowling Green The University of Akron baseball team looks to extend its current six game win streak as the Zips play host to Bowling Green State University for a three-game series.
April 17, 2014 | Women's Basketball Women's Basketball to host year-end celebration on May 2 Doors for the event will open at 5:30 p.m., with dinner and the awards ceremony beginning at 6 p.m. on the FirstMerit Club Level (fifth floor) of InfoCision Stadium - Summa Field.
April 17, 2014 | Track & Field Track To Split Squad For Busy Weekend Of Action The Zips will compete in four meets across two states in split squad action this weekend.
April 16, 2014 | Baseball Baseball Defeats WMU on Wednesday, 8-2 A spectacular start from lefty Pat Dyer and a five-run sixth gave The University of Akron baseball team an 8-2 win over Western Michigan University in a non-conference matchup on Wednesday

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Friday, October 31
MBB: 2014-15 Season Preview: Toledo looks to end a 35-year NCAA Tournament drought and rep the MAC    by Scott Phillips, NBC Sports
WSOC: On the record: University of Akron women's soccer team loses to Buffalo in final match   Akron Beacon Journal

Thursday, October 30
WBB: University of Akron women's basketball team begins search to fill open leadership roles    by George M. Thomas, Akron Beacon Journal
WBB: Buffalo, Central Michigan top MAC women's basketball poll votes   by Elton Alexander, Cleveland Plain Dealer
FB: Bowl opportunities still in play for many MAC football teams   by Elton Alexander, Cleveland Plain Dealer

Wednesday, October 29
MBB: UA basketball: Zips will face challenges head-on   by George M. Thomas, Akron Beacon Journal
MBB: Akron Zips, Toledo Rockets picked as MAC basketball favorites    by Elton Alexander, Cleveland Plain Dealer
MBB: Mid-­American Conference men's basketball coaches excited about the coming season   by Elton Alexander, Cleveland Plain Dealer
MBB: Keith Dambrot says winning a title for the Cleveland Cavaliers has always been a dream for LeBron James    by Terry Pluto, Cleveland Plain Dealer
MSOC: College soccer/Akron 5, Cleveland State 0: Zips rebound after first home loss    by Zack Hawks, Akron Beacon Journal
MBB: Mid-American Conference Preview    by Mark Znidar, The Columbus Dispatch
GENERAL: Akron AD says coaches behind improving academics   by Mike Keating, Alliance Review

Tuesday, October 28
MBB: Basketball coaches mourn death of 'best friend,' former UA assistant Dan Peters    by Marla Ridenour, Akron Beacon Journal
MBB: Dan Peters, popular assistant basketball coach with the Akron Zips, loses battle with cancer   by Elton Alexander, Cleveland Plain Dealer
MBB: Dan Peters dies of cancer   Youngstown Vindicator
MBB: Former Walsh coach Dan Peters dies of cancer   by Mike Popovich, Canton Repository
MBB: 'One of the great people in our business,' Akron's Peters dies of cancer at 60    by Mike DeCourcy, Sporting News
MBB: How Akron differs from Cleveland on LeBron James   by Martin Rogers, USA TODAY
FB: What suddenly ails Akron Zips after two straight MAC losses    by Elton Alexander, Cleveland Plain Dealer

Monday, October 27
WSOC: On the record: October 27   Akron Beacon Journal

Sunday, October 26
FB: Ball State 35, Akron 21: Cardinals score 29 unanswered points to rally past Zips   Akron Beacon Journal
FB: Akron Zips fall apart in the second half and lose to Ball State, 35­-21   by Elton Alexander, Cleveland Plain Dealer
FB: Ball State rallies in second half, beats Akron 35-21   by Ben Breiner, The Star Press
MSOC: MAC soccer/Western Michigan 1, Akron 0: Zips suffer first home loss to Broncos   by Zack Hawks, Akron Beacon Journal
VB: On the record: October 26   Akron Beacon Journal

Saturday, October 25
FB: Akron Zips need to regain momentum heading into stretch run    by George M. Thomas, Akron Beacon Journal
FB: Akron Zips football: Five keys to beating the Ball State Cardinals    by George M. Thomas, Akron Beacon Journal
FB: Akron Zips have tough travel date at Ball State to keep division title hopes alive    by Elton Alexander, Cleveland Plain Dealer
FB: Ball State Know the Foe: Akron   by Ben Breiner, The Star Press
FB: Cards face Zips' stingy defense    by Greg Jones, The Journal Gazette
WSOC, VB: On the record: October 25    Akron Beacon Journal

Friday, October 24
FB: University of Akron's defensive backfield showing strength   by George M. Thomas, Akron Beacon Journal
FB: Ball State-Akron football preview   by Ben Breiner, The Star Press
FB: In his words: Bowden weary of facing Ball State   The News-Sentinel

Thursday, October 23
FB: QB Kyle Pohl back for Akron Zips, but coach Terry Bowden unsure of starter vs. Ball State   by Elton Alexander, Cleveland Plain Dealer

Wednesday, October 22
MGOLF, MSOC: On the Record: October 22   Akron Beacon Journal
FB: Zips quarterback decision will come down to the wire   by George M. Thomas, Akron Beacon Journal
FB: Mid-American Conference East Division football teams get mid-term grades   by Elton Alexander, Cleveland Plain Dealer
FB: Edwards has heavy load for BSU football   by Ben Breiner, The Star Press
FB: Chiefs sign guard Jarrod Pughsley, release defensive tackle Jerel Worthy    by Terez A. Paylor, The Kansas City Star

Tuesday, October 21
MGOLF: On the Record: October 21   Akron Beacon Journal

Monday, October 20
FB: Losing streaks snapped around the Mid-­American Conference    by Elton Alexander, Cleveland Plain Dealer
FB: On the Record: October 20   Akron Beacon Journal

Sunday, October 19
FB: Ohio 23, Akron 20: Turnovers doom Zips in loss to Bobcats   by George M. Thomas, Akron Beacon Journal
FB: Akron Zips out of sync, offensively and defensively, in 23-­20 loss to Ohio University   by Elton Alexander, Cleveland Plain Dealer
FB: Bobcats extend run on Zips, win 23-­20   by Jason Arkley, Athens Messenger
CC: On the Record: October 19   Akron Beacon Journal

Saturday, October 18
FB: Zips head to Ohio with new quarterback, revitalized running game   by George M. Thomas, Akron Beacon Journal
FB: Akron Zips football: Five keys for UA to beat the Ohio Bobcats   by George M. Thomas, Akron Beacon Journal
FB: Akron Zips look to keep MAC title hopes alive at Ohio University   by Elton Alexander, Cleveland Plain Dealer
FB: Bobcats want execution against Akron   by Jason Arkley, Athens Messenger
MSOC: Akron 3, West Virginia 2: Zips rally from two-goal deficit to win   by Zack Hawks, Akron Beacon Journal
WSOC: On the record: October 18   Akron Beacon Journal

Friday, October 17
FB: Akron Zips' running game kicks into gear at right time   by George M. Thomas, Akron Beacon Journal
FB: Akron Zips QB Kyle Pohl ruled out for Saturday's game at Ohio University   by Elton Alexander, Cleveland Plain Dealer
FB: Akron Zips will play Nebraska Cornhuskers in football in 2018; Kent State at Alabama in 2016   by Elton Alexander, Cleveland Plain Dealer
WTEN: On the record: Zips women go 1-2 on first day of USTA/ITA Midwest Regional tennis tournament   Akron Beacon Journal

Thursday, October 16
FB: Akron Zips still unsure if QB Kyle Pohl can play against Ohio University   by Elton Alexander, Cleveland Plain Dealer
FB: Zips get defensive in transformation   by Jason Arkley, Athens Messenger

Wednesday, October 15
FB: Zips' quarterback situation murky; Kyle Pohl misses practice   by George M. Thomas, Akron Beacon Journal
FB: Akron's Terry Bowden is turning the Zips into a MAC contender in his third season   by Terry Pluto, Cleveland Plain Dealer
FB: Akron Zips freshman Jerome Lane will play wherever he's needed   by Elton Alexander, Cleveland Plain Dealer
MSOC: University of Akron beats Michigan 3-0 to remain undefeated at home   by Zack Hawks, Akron Beacon Journal
WGOLF, MGOLF: On the record: October 15   Akron Beacon Journal

Tuesday, October 14
FB: MAC football teams making steps toward titles and bowl games   by Elton Alexander, Cleveland Plain Dealer
MGOLF, WGOLF: On the record: Zips men golfers in 12th with a round to go    Akron Beacon Journal

Monday, October 13
WSOC: On the record: University of Akron women's soccer defeats Northern Illinois   Akron Beacon Journal

Sunday, October 12
FB: Akron 29, Miami 19: Zips unleash defensive fury on RedHawks   by George M. Thomas, Akron Beacon Journal
FB: Akron Zips football: Final thoughts about UA's win over the Miami RedHawks   by George M. Thomas, Akron Beacon Journal
FB: Akron Zips football: Defensive coordinator Chuck Amato on Miami RedHawks effort (Video), by George M. Thomas, Akron Beacon Journal
FB: On the record: University of Akron soccer team wins Mid-American Conference opener   Akron Beacon Journal
FB: Akron Zips sack Miami Redhawks, 29­-19, for third straight win   by Mike Peticca, Cleveland Plain Dealer
FB: Chisholm helps Akron hold off Miami (Ohio) 29-19   The Associated Press

Saturday, October 11
FB: Balanced offense might unlock a victory for Zips   by George M. Thomas, Akron Beacon Journal
FB: Akron Zips football: Five keys to beat the Miami RedHawks   by George M. Thomas, Akron Beacon Journal
FB: Zips will turn attention to pass defense against Miami   by George M. Thomas, Akron Beacon Journal
FB: Akron Zips defense facing test from Miami RedHawks and QB Andrew Hendrix   by Elton Alexander, Cleveland Plain Dealer
WSOC: On the record: October 11   Akron Beacon Journal

Friday, October 10
FB: Zips' Cody Grice doubling his fun   by George M. Thomas, Akron Beacon Journal
MSOC, VB, MGOLF, FB: On the record: October 10   Akron Beacon Journal

Thursday, October 9
FB: Akron Zips defense shines in the fall after summer preparation   by Elton Alexander, Cleveland Plain Dealer
GENERAL: Gerry Faust extols 'football, family, friends and faith'    by Amy Knapp, The Independent

Wednesday, October 8
FB: UA football: Zips will turn attention to pass defense against Miami   by George M. Thomas, Akron Beacon Journal

Tuesday, October 7
MGOLF, MSOC: On The Record – October 7   Akron Beacon Journal
FB: MAC numbers impressive for Bowling Green and Toledo ­– MAC football 2014   by Elton Alexander, Cleveland Plain Dealer

Monday, October 6
FB: Defense rules as Akron Zips get first MAC win; Toledo 3­-0 in MAC play    by Elton Alexander, Cleveland Plain Dealer

Sunday, October 5
WGOLF, VB, WTEN: On The Record – October 5   Akron Beacon Journal
MSOC: Akron 1, UAB 0: Zips get goal from Adam Najem, remain unbeaten at home     by Zack Hawks, Akron Beacon Journal
FB: Akron 31, Eastern Michigan 6: Zips overcome slow start to dominate MAC opener   by George M. Thomas, Akron Beacon Journal
FB: Akron 31, Eastern Michigan 6: George Thomas' final thoughts with coach Terry Bowden post game video   by George M. Thomas, Akron Beacon Journal
FB: Akron Zips football coach Terry Bowden discusses running game against Eastern Michigan (Video), Akron Beacon Journal
FB: Akron Zips win again, topping Eastern Michigan for homecoming   by Elton Alexander, Cleveland Plain Dealer
FB: Pohl, Akron pull away from E Michigan 31-6   Associated Press

Saturday, October 4
FB: University of Akron football team can't afford to look past Eastern Michigan    by George M. Thomas, Akron Beacon Journal
FB: Akron Zips football: Five keys to beating Eastern Michigan    by George M. Thomas, Akron Beacon Journal
MBB: University of Akron men's basketball team opens practice looking to solve issues   by George M. Thomas, Akron Beacon Journal
CC, WSOC, WGOLF: On the record: University of Akron cross country team wins All-Ohio title  Akron Beacon Journal
FB: Akron Zips look to extend winning ways in MAC opener against Eastern Michigan   by Elton Alexander, Cleveland Plain Dealer
MBB: Ex­-Zip Linhart anxious to face LeBron, Cavs    by Josh Weir, Canton Repository

Friday, October 3
FB: Akron Zips football team still searching for its identity   by George M. Thomas, Akron Beacon Journal
FB: Big brother Brian's success resonates for Akron's Matt Hoyer   by Zac Jackson, FOX Sports Ohio
MBB: Cleveland State, Akron, Kent State begin basketball practice Friday   by Elton Alexander, Cleveland Plain Dealer

Wednesday, October 1
FB: Akron Zips football: Terry Bowden sought a spark when substituting for Pohl   by George M. Thomas, Akron Beacon Journal
FB: No immunity from competition for Zips players (Video)   by George M. Thomas, Akron Beacon Journal
FB: Coach Terry Bowden on players stepping up against Pitt (Video), by George M. Thomas, Akron Beacon Journal
FB: Coach Terry Bowden on Cody Grice, subbing for Kyle Pohl (Video), by George M. Thomas, Akron Beacon Journal
FB: Akron Zips nose guard Cody Grice is no off­brand fullback in the red zone  by Elton Alexander, Cleveland Plain Dealer
FB: Riverside grad L.T. Smith settled in at receiver for Akron Zips   by Mark Podolski, The News-Herald

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