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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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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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