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June 5, 2013 | General News Four Sports Recognized by NCAA for Academic Progress Rate The Zips men's basketball, women's basketball, women's cross country, and women's tennis teams were honored by the NCAA for their multi-year APR score.
April 29, 2013 | General News Zips Athletics Holds Annual Student-Athlete Celebration Banquet UA Athletics honored the accomplishments of its student-athletes in a special banquet on Monday night in the ball room of the Student Union.
February 5, 2013 | General News Zips Athletics Honors Dean's List Student-Athletes During Tuesday night's men's basketball game, Akron Athletics honored its 2012 Dean's List student-athletes.
December 6, 2012 | General News Zips Athletics Launches "Drive for 5" Fundraising Campaign Zips Athletics looks to double its Z-Fund membership to 5,000 and raise $5 million annually by 2015.
June 20, 2012 | General News NCAA Releases Annual Academic Progress Rate Report Eight programs posted perfect scores in 2010-11 while 15 programs exceeded the NCAA multi-year average.
April 17, 2012 | General News Zips Athletics Holds Annual Student-Athlete Celebration Banquet UA Athletics honored the accomplishments of its student-athletes in a special banquet on Monday night.
April 6, 2012 | General News Zips Athletics Celebrates National Student-Athlete Appreciation Day UA provided lunch for its student-athletes on Friday as part of National Student-Athlete Appreciation Day.
January 21, 2012 | General News Commissioner Steinbrecher Presents UA with MAC Institutional Achievement Award The MAC presented UA with its annual Institutional Academic Achievement Award at Saturday's men's basketball game.
October 14, 2011 | General News Winter Sport Virtual Guides Now Available The University of Akron has added to its virtual guide feature on GoZips.com with the addition of guides for the winter sports, including men's and women's basketball, and women's swimming and diving.
September 30, 2011 | General News Zips Visit Children's Hospital During the week of September 19th -23rd, The University of Akron’s student-athletes celebrated ‘Sport’s Week’ with the kids at the Children’s Hospital
July 12, 2011 | Women's Basketball Women’s Basketball Recognized by WBCA for Team GPA The University of Akron women’s basketball program was recognized by the WBCA for its 3.405 team GPA.
June 20, 2011 Welcome To The All New GoZips.com The University of Akron Department of Athletics has teamed with PrestoSports as the new host provider of GoZips.com.
June 15, 2011 | Men's Soccer UA Soccer Venue Renamed FirstEnergy Stadium – Cub Cadet Field Continuing its more than 50-year philanthropic relationship with the University, FirstEnergy Corporation has made its latest commitment.
June 8, 2011 | Softball Feltes, Helfrich Named to Academic All-MAC Squad The University of Akron softball team placed two student-athletes on the Academic All-Mid-American Conference team in Alex Feltes and Alex Helfrich, as announced on Wednesday by the league office.
May 31, 2011 | Women's Tennis Tennis Lands Two on Academic All-MAC List UA sophomore tennis student-athletes Angelika Jogasuria and Prang Pantusart were named to the eight-person Academic All-MAC Team.
December 3, 2010 December Student-Athlete Graduates Honored at Luncheon The UA Department of Athletics held a recognition luncheon for its 19 varsity student-athletes who will graduate at the end of the fall semester.
August 23, 2010 UA Athletics Holds Student-Athlete Welcome Back Picnic On the eve of the start of the fall semester, UA Athletics held its annual Student-Athlete Welcome Back Picnic Sunday at Rhodes Arena.
August 15, 2010 UA Student-Athletes Receive Diplomas this Weekend A number of University of Akron student-athletes received their undergraduate diploma on Saturday at the University's Summer Commencement.

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Tuesday, September 30
FB: Youth being served at quarterback – MAC Football 2014   by Elton Alexander, Cleveland Plain Dealer

Monday, September 29
FB: Contenders emerge for Mid-­American Conference division races   by Elton Alexander, Cleveland Plain Dealer
FB: On the Record – September 29   Akron Beacon Journal

Sunday, September 28
FB: Zips 21, Pitt 10; some final thoughts and Bowden speaks (Video)   by George M. Thomas, Akron Beacon Journal
FB: Akron 21, Pittsburgh 10: Conor Hundley leads Zips to upset of Panthers   by George M. Thomas, Akron Beacon Journal
FB: Akron Zips stun Pitt Panthers with an improved ground attack   by Elton Alexander, Cleveland Plain Dealer
FB: Akron stuffs Conner, stuns Pitt 21-10    by Will Graves, Associated Press
FB: Terry Bowden Sure Can Coach, Upsetting the Panthers 21-10   Yahoo Sports
FB: Pitt embarrassed by Akron at home, 21­-10   by Jerry DiPaola, Pittsburgh Tribune-Review
FB: Akron ground game catches Panthers off guard   by Jerry DiPaola, Pittsburgh Tribune-Review
FB: Panthers lose their zip, stumble in second half against Akron   by Sam Werner, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
FB: Penalties, miscues dog Pitt in 21­-10 upset loss to Akron   by Will Graves, Associated Press (Courtesy of The Daily Journal)
VB, WTEN: On the record – September 28   Akron Beacon Journal

Saturday, September 27
FB: Zips face another potent running game against Pitt   by George M. Thomas, Akron Beacon Journal
FB: Akron Zips look to regroup on the road against the Pitt Panthers    by Elton Alexander, Cleveland Plain Dealer
FB: Akron Zips vs. Pittsburgh Panthers Football Preview   Yahoo Sports
WSOC, VB: On the record – September 27   Akron Beacon Journal

Friday, September 26
FB: University of Akron football: Zips looking for way to cure offensive ills    by George M. Thomas, Akron Beacon Journal
FB: Five keys to the UA-Pitt Panthers game    by George M. Thomas, Akron Beacon Journal
FB: QB Kyle Pohl talks about offensive problems (Video), by George M. Thomas, Akron Beacon Journal
FB: Coach Terry Bowden talks about his Pitt memories (Video), by George M. Thomas, Akron Beacon Journal
FB: Akron's Lane Jr. faces dad's alma mater   by Jerry DiPaola, Pittsburgh, Tribune-Review
MSOC: How the Seattle Sounders found & developed DeAndre Yedlin   by Nick Firchau, MLSsoccer.com

Thursday, September 25
MSOC: University of Akron soccer team tops Ohio State for fourth consecutive win   Akron Beacon Journal
MSOC: 24 Under 24: For Columbus Crew, a Homegrown hero & franchise player arrives in Wil Trapp   by Andrew King, MLSsoccer.com

Wednesday, September 24
FB: Zips to face Pitt's James Conner, country's top running back    by George M. Thomas, Akron Beacon Journal
FB: Akron Zips look for patience to be the reward for a struggling offense    by Elton Alexander, Cleveland Plain Dealer

Tuesday, September 23
FB: Local history: Acme Zip Game kicked off Akron football tradition in 1954   by Mark J. Price, Akron Beacon Journal
FB: Conference play starts as parity looms in the Mid­-American Conference   by Elton Alexander, Cleveland Plain Dealer

Sunday, September 21
FB: Zips commit four turnovers; first-team offense doesn't deliver TD   by George M. Thomas, Akron Beacon Journal
FB: George Thomas' final thoughts on deflating loss to Marshall   by George M. Thomas, Akron Beacon Journal
FB: Akron Zips find more issues than answers in 48­17 loss to Marshall   by Elton Alexander, Cleveland Plain Dealer
FB: Akron Zips vs. Marshall Thundering Herd Final: Zips Lose Sloppily 48-17   Yahoo Sports
MSOC: Akron 3, Tulsa 0: Zips score three first-half goals to earn win   by Michael Beaven, Akron Beacon Journal
VB: On the Record - September 21   Akron Beacon Journal

Saturday, September 20
FB: Zips have hands full with Marshall's stampeding offense   by George M. Thomas, Akron Beacon Journal
FB: Will the Akron Zips measure up to Marshall's Thundering Herd   by Elton Alexander, Cleveland Plain Dealer
FB: Top units will tangle   by Grant Traylor, The Herald-Dispatch
FB: On the Record – September 20   Akron Beacon Journal

Friday, September 19
FB: Keys to the game against the Marshall Thundering Herd   by George M. Thomas, Akron Beacon Journal
FB: Akron Zips 'fishing' for a victory over Marshall's Thundering Herd and buddy Doc Holliday   by Elton Alexander, Cleveland Plain Dealer
FB: Loss a learning experience for Akron's Pohl   by Doug Smock, The Charleston Gazette
FB: Amato, Holliday go way back   by Derek Redd, Charleston Daily Mail

Thursday, September 18
FB: Sophomore RB may be in line for more action   by George M. Thomas, Akron Beacon Journal
FB: Akron uses bye week for Herd preparation   by Grant Traylor, The Herald-Dispatch
FB: Holliday focused on Zips    by Grant Traylor, The Herald-Dispatch
FB: Marshall, Akron have some ties that bind   by Chuck Landon, The Herald-Dispatch
FB: Akron often a tough trip for Herd   by Grant Traylor, The Herald-Dispatch

Wednesday, September 17
WGOLF, VB: On the Record – September 17   Akron Beacon Journal
FB: Akron Zips offense has to deliver this week against undefeated Marshall    by Elton Alexander, Cleveland Plain Dealer
FB: UA football: Quirky schedule gives Zips some early rest   by George M. Thomas, Akron Beacon Journal
FB: Akron Zips football: Coach Terry Bowden on connection to Marshall (Video), by George M. Thomas, Akron Beacon Journal

Tuesday, September 16
WGOLF, MSOC: On the Record – September 16   Akron Beacon Journal
FB: Marshall cruising its way to 3-0; is Akron next victim? - MAC Football 2014   by Elton Alexander, Cleveland Plain Dealer
FB: Holliday's work ethic has always impressed Bowden   by Gary Fauber, Bluefield Daily Telegraph
FB: Hot Herd takes on Bowden-coached Akron next   by Doug Smock, The Charleston Gazette

Monday, September 15
MSOC: University of Akron men's soccer team blanks Hartford 2-0 to win own invitational  by Fred Cay, Akron Beacon Journal
WSOC: On the Record – September 15    Akron Beacon Journal

Sunday, September 14
GENERAL: University of Akron bid for Browns training camp could have implications for Zips' soccer program   by Marla Ridenour, Akron Beacon Journal
VB, XC: On the Record – September 14    Akron Beacon Journal

Saturday, September 13
MSOC: Akron 2, Central Florida 1: Zips score a goal in each half to top Knights    by Michael Beaven, Akron Beacon Journal

Thursday, September 11
MSOC: UA soccer may tread the rocky road of inexperience this season   by Marla Ridenour, Akron Beacon Journal

Wednesday, September 10
MGOLF, WGOLF, XC: On the Record – September 10   Akron Beacon Journal

Tuesday, September 9
FB: At this stage in UA football revival, Zips find no consolation in loss at Penn State   by Marla Ridenour, Akron Beacon Journal
MGOLF, WGOLF: On the Record – September 9   Akron Beacon Journal

Monday, September 8
FB: Harrisburg's Chisholm 'blessed' to recover from gunshot, turn life around at Akron   by Frank Bodani, The York Daily Record
MGOLF, WGOLF: On the Record – September 8   Akron Beacon Journal

Sunday, September 7
FB: Penn State 21, Akron 3: Zips put up strong fight in loss to Nittany Lions   by George M. Thomas, Akron Beacon Journal
FB: Akron Zips don't have enough as Penn State wins its home opener, 21-3   by Elton Alexander, Cleveland Plain Dealer
FB: Penn St. powers past Akron in 21-­3 win   by Jim Carlson, Canton Repository (via AP)
FB: Akron Zips vs. Penn State Nittany Lions Recap: Missed Opportunities Hurt Akron   by Brandon Hickey, Yahoo Sports (via SB Nation)
FB: Hard to Handle: Akron WR Zach D'Orazio has his moments against PSU ... but not many   by Bob Flounders, The Patriot-Times

Saturday, September 6
FB: Zips football: RT Tommy Brown ruled eligible for season   by George M. Thomas, Akron Beacon Journal
FB: UA football: No looking back as Zips focus on Penn State (Video) by George M. Thomas, Akron Beacon Journal
VB, WSOC: On the record: UA volleyball team wins first two in Akron Invitational   Akron Beacon Journal
FB: Akron Zips set for test on national TV at Penn State   by Elton Alexander, Cleveland Plain Dealer
FB: Easton grad Chuck Amato on his Akron football job: 'I'm having the time of my life'   by Josh Folck, The Epress-Times

Friday, September 5
FB: Kyle Pohl, the Akron Zips commander and chief – and quarterback   by Elton Alexander, Cleveland Plain Dealer
FB: Savvy of Terry Bowden and elite-level assistants gives Akron Zips puncher's chance vs Penn State   by David Jones, The Patriot-News
FB: Once a Penn State fan, Pen Argyl's Evans returns to play linebacker for Akron    by Mark Wogenrich, The Morning Call
GENERAL: University of Akron's Zippy vs. Ohio State's Brutus Buckeye - may the best mascot win   by Karen Farkas, Cleveland Plain Dealer
FB: Penn State football: Keys to game against Akron    by Mike Gross, Conestoga Valley News
FB: Zips football: Keys to the game - UA vs. the Penn State Nittany Lions   by George M. Thomas, Akron Beacon Journal
CC: On the Record – Sept. 5   Akron Beacon Journal

Thursday, September 4
FB: Bowdens, Akron football seek triumph after tragedies   by Dan Wolken, USA TODAY
FB: Jawon Chisholm and Akron Zips proved last year at Michigan they don't scare in big stadiums   by David Jones, The Patriot-News
FB: WR L.T. Smith talks about playing Penn State this week (Video), by George M. Thomas, Akron Beacon Journal
FB: QB Kyle Pohl wins second award in a week    by George M. Thomas, Akron Beacon Journal
FB: Three Ohio MAC teams challenge power-conference schools   by Larry Phillips, Chillicothe Gazette
MBB: Akron, Kent State release 2014-15 basketball schedules   by Elton Alexander, Cleveland Plain Dealer

Wednesday, September 3
FB: Akron Zips are ready for Saturday's noon matchup at Penn State   by Elton Alexander, Cleveland Plain Dealer
FB: Coach Terry Bowden expects more from Zips' running game   by George M. Thomas, Akron Beacon Journal
FB: What coach Terry Bowden thinks Michigan loss provides UA against Penn State (Video), by George M. Thomas, Akron Beacon Journal
FB: Zips football: Players discuss 41-0 win over Howard (Video), by George M. Thomas, Akron Beacon Journal
VB, WSOC: On the record: UA women fall 3-1 to Cleveland State in soccer   Akron Beacon Journal
FB: Penn State Football: A look at the Akron Zips, who feature former Harrisburg back Jawon Chisholm   by Greg Pickel, The Patriot-News

Tuesday, September 2
FB: A lot to like after opening week   by Elton Alexander, Cleveland Plain Dealer
FB: Quick hits from weekly coaches teleconference   by Elton Alexander, Cleveland Plain Dealer
FB: Akron head coach Terry Bowden evaluates challenges of Penn State's defense, QB Christian Hackenberg   by Audrey Snyder, The Patriot-News
FB: Bowden rebuilding Akron Zips   by Cory Giger, Altoona Mirror
FB: Akron coach hopes Zips can keep up with Penn State  by Joe Juliano, Philly.com/Philadelphia Inquirer

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