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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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Friday, April 24
FB: Akron Zips schedule Clemson in football for 2020 season   by Elton Alexander, Cleveland Plain Dealer
WTEN, T&F, BASE, FB: On the record: University of Akron tennis player Olga Shkundina wins Leann Grimes Davidge Sportsmanship Award    Akron Beacon Journal

Thursday, April 23
MBB, WSOC: On the record: April 23    Akron Beacon Journal

Wednesday, April 22
BASE, MGOLF: On the record: Josh LaPiana earns first collegiate baseball win, Akron tops Western Michigan 7-4   Akron Beacon Journal

Tuesday, April 21
FB: Akron football coach Terry Bowden says Zips end spring drills on the run   by Elton Alexander, Cleveland Plain Dealer

Monday, April 20
T&F: Ohio State's Ezekiel Elliott wins AAU Sullivan Award   Akron Beacon Journal (Associated Press article)
BASE, WGOLF: On the record: April 20   Akron Beacon Journal

Sunday, April 19
FB: University of Akron football: Spring game is just the start of next season for Zips   by George M. Thomas, Akron Beacon Journal
FB: Former Zips receiver Zach D'Orazio to get look from Browns    by George M. Thomas, Akron Beacon Journal
FB: 2015 Akron Zips spring football game recap: Another defensive battle    by Matt Hammond, Hustle Belt

Saturday, April 18
FB: College football: University of Akron to spring toward fall with Saturday's intrasquad game   by George M. Thomas, Akron Beacon Journal
BASE: On the record: April 18   Akron Beacon Journal
BASE: Former Hoover star adapts, excels in new position for Zips   by Andy Harris, The Suburbanite

Friday, April 17
FB: Zips football: Youth football clinic before spring game   Akron Beacon Journal
MBB: Zips basketball: UA officially welcomes Daniel Utomi   Akron Beacon Journal
FB: Akron Zips spring football game on Saturday will showcase new offense    by Elton Alexander, Cleveland Plain Dealer
MBB: Akron Zips fill basketball recruiting void quickly with another Texan    by Elton Alexander, Cleveland Plain Dealer

Thursday, April 16
MBB: Basketball signing day quiet at Akron, Cleveland State and Kent State: College Basketball Insider   by Elton Alexander, Cleveland Plain Dealer
T&F, BASE, SB: On the record: Shawn Barber on watch list for Bowerman Trophy   Akron Beacon Journal

Wednesday, April 15
FB: University of Akron football: Former St. Vincent-St. Mary standout Newman Williams making switch from defense to offense    by George M. Thomas, Akron Beacon Journal
FB, MBB: NCAA fifth­-year transfer rule needs to be fixed, quickly, say coaches   by Elton Alexander, Cleveland Plain Dealer
BASE, SB: On the record: UA pitcher Josh Davis throws scoreless six innings against Marshall   Akron Beacon Journal

Tuesday, April 14
FB: Akron Zips quarterbacks learning to 'read and run' in spring football drills    by Elton Alexander, Cleveland Plain Dealer
MBB: Akron coach Dambrot sees changes coming to college basketball   by Mike Popovich, Canton Repository

Monday, April 13
SB, BASE, MGOLF: On the record: April 13   Akron Beacon Journal

Sunday, April 12
BASE, SB, WTEN: On the record: Akron sweeps doubleheader against Northern Illinois   Akron Beacon Journal
FB: UA football: Coach Terry Bowden says Zips right where he expected   by George M. Thomas, Akron Beacon Journal

Saturday, April 11
SB: On the record: UA, KSU split PNC Wagon Wheel Challenge at Dix Stadium    Akron Beacon Journal

Friday, April 10
MSOC, WSOC, BASE: On the record: UA announces men's, women's soccer schedules   Akron Beacon Journal

Thursday, April 9
FB: UA football: Zips look north to add pop to running game   by George M. Thomas, Akron Beacon Journal

Wednesday, April 8
MBB: 4 area colleges play for charity   by John Vargo, Tribune Chronicle
MBB: Friends, former VCU players reminiscence about Shaka Smart   by Chris Hummer, 247Sports.com

Tuesday, April 7
MGOLF: On the record: Zips golf team tied for 12th after opening round   Akron Beacon Journal

Monday, April 6
BASE, SB: On the record: Akron softball team beats Central Michigan 4-3    Akron Beacon Journal

Sunday, April 5
FB: UA football: Defense shows up in Zips' spring scrimmage    by George M. Thomas, Akron Beacon Journal
BASE, SB: On the record: Zips earn split of baseball doubleheader against Ball State    Akron Beacon Journal

Saturday, April 4
T&F, SB: On the record: Akron track and field teams earn four first-place finishes at Northeast Ohio Quad   Akron Beacon Journal

Thursday, April 2
FB: Former Jacksonville Jaguar Albert Presley starring for Saginaw Sting    by Cory Butzin, MLive.com
BASE, T&F: On the record: April 2   Akron Beacon Journal

Wednesday, April 1
FB: College football: Akron on way to filling a spot at running back   by George M. Thomas, Akron Beacon Journal
SB: On the record: April 1   Akron Beacon Journal
MBB: Keith Dambrot on NCAA Shot Clock: "It's Inevitable, That Rule is Going to Change; It's Going to Be a 30-­Second Shot Clock" (Audio), 92.3 The Fan

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