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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, March 30
MGOLF, BASE: On the record: Zips tie for 10th place at 46th Annual Furman Intercollegiate     Akron Beacon Journal

Sunday, March 29
MGOLF, T&F, SB, BASE: On the record: Zips fall to Rockets in final inning battle    Akron Beacon Journal

Saturday, March 28
MBB: Zips basketball: Center Pat Forsythe earns recognition   Akron Beacon Journal
MGOLF, T&F, WTEN, BASE: On the record: Akron men's golf team tied for fourth after first day of Furman Intercollegiate    Akron Beacon Journal

Thursday, March 26
BASE: On the record: Buckeyes beat Zips 9-4   Akron Beacon Journal

Wednesday, March 25
BASE: Youngstown State walks away a winner in Zips' home opener    by George M. Thomas, Akron Beacon Journal
WGOLF, BASE: On the record: March 25   Akron Beacon Journal

Tuesday, March 24
MSOC, BASE, WGOLF: On the record: Former UA soccer player Wil Trapp named to United States U-23 Men's National team   Akron Beacon Journal

Monday, March 23
BASE, WTEN: On the record: Zips baseball team stops Eastern Michigan 3-1, takes weekend series   Akron Beacon Journal

Sunday, March 22
FB: Arrest behind him, former Kent Roosevelt quarterback Tra'Von Chapman hopes to redefine himself at UA   by Marla Ridenour, Akron Beacon Journal
BASE: On the record: March 22    Akron Beacon Journal

Saturday, March 21
BASE: On the record: March 21   Akron Beacon Journal

Friday, March 20
FB: Kyle Pohl, Tra'Von Chapman ready for Zips' quarterback competition   by George M. Thomas, Akron Beacon Journal
WBB: Women's National Invitation Tournament: Kansas State ousts Akron 86-68   Akron Beacon Journal
MBB: West Virginia coach Bob Huggins is not looking back: NCAA Tournament 2015   by Elton Alexander, Cleveland Plain Dealer

Thursday, March 19
T&F: University of Akron pole vaulter Shawn Barber hits national spotlight with place among Sullivan Award finalists   by Marla Ridenour, Akron Beacon Journal
WBB: Women's college basketball: Seeking first postseason victory, Akron opens WNIT at Kansas State on Thursday   by George M. Thomas, Akron Beacon Journal
BASE: Former Trinity standout Havrilak shines for Akron   by F. Dale Lolley, Observer-Reporter
SB, BASE: On the record: Akron's Erin Seiler, Kent State's Emma Johnson are MAC co-pitchers of the week   Akron Beacon Journal

Wednesday, March 18
WBB: University of Akron women's basketball: Zips will play Kansas State in WNIT on Thursday   Akron Beacon Journal

Tuesday, March 17
WBB: Zips basketball: Women's team headed to WNIT   by George M. Thomas, Akron Beacon Journal
FB: College football: Akron opens spring practice with battle at QB    by George M. Thomas, Akron Beacon Journal
FB: Zips football: QB battle will be a wide-open affair   by George M. Thomas, Akron Beacon Journal
MGOLF: On the record: University of Akron men's golf finishes 14th in Talis Park Challenge   Akron Beacon Journal
MBB: Akron Zips show heart in MAC Tournament   by Matthew Florjancic, WKYC
RIFLE: Akron coach Engel prepares for 2016 NCAA rifle meet    by Danny Martin, NewsMiner.com

Monday, March 16
SB, WGOLF, BASE: On the record: Zips take tournament softball title   Akron Beacon Journal

Sunday, March 15
MBB: UA basketball: Zips pass on postseason 'in best interest of our players and program'   by Marla Ridenour, Akron Beacon Journal
T&F, RIFLE: On the record: UA's Matt Chezem 25th in air rifle competition   Akron Beacon Journal
MBB: Akron declines postseason bid despite MAC Tournament semifinal run   by Branson Wright, Cleveland Plain Dealer

Saturday, March 14
MBB: Buffalo 68, Akron 59: Buffalo cleans glass, takes home semifinal win over Zips    by George M. Thomas, Akron Beacon Journal
MBB: Marla Ridenour: Struggle to learn how to win close games proves to be Akron's demise in MAC semifinals   by Marla Ridenour, Akron Beacon Journal
T&F, SB: On the record: UA's Shawn Barber wins second consecutive NCAA pole vault title   Akron Beacon Journal
MBB: Akron Zips have little to offer late in 68-­59 loss to Buffalo: MAC Tournament 2015   by Elton Alexander, Cleveland Plain Dealer
MBB: Bobby Hurley and Buffalo defeat weary Akron in MAC Tournament semifinals   by Bill Livingston, Cleveland Plain Dealer
MBB: College basketball: Buffalo knocks off Akron to head to MAC title game   by David Glasier, The News-Herald
MBB: Bulls a win away from NCAAs   by Mark Gaughan, Buffalo News
MBB: Buffalo controls boards in win over Akron   by Matthew Florjancic, WKYC
MBB: Antino Jackson gains confidence with playing time   by Matthew Florjancic, WKYC
MBB: Reggie McAdams has played well in key spots for Akron   by Matthew Florjancic, WKYC

Friday, March 13
MBB: MAC men's basketball tournament: Akron rallies to beat Kent State 53-51    by George M. Thomas, Akron Beacon Journal
MBB: Points to ponder: Akron Zips v. Kent State tournament edition   by George M. Thomas, Akron Beacon Journal
WBB: MAC women's basketball tournament: Eastern Michigan upsets Akron 95-66   by George M. Thomas, Akron Beacon Journal
WBB: If this is goodbye, MAC Tournament blowout seems inadequate farewell for Akron's Sina King   by Marla Ridenour, Akron Beacon Journal
T&F, BASE: On the record: Six Akron track & field athletes will compete in NCAA Indoor Championships Friday and Saturday   Akron Beacon Journal
MBB: Kent State falls to Akron late, 53­-51: MAC Tournament 2015   by Elton Alexander, Cleveland Plain Dealer
MBB: Akron overcomes adversity, some of it self­-inflicted, and nips Kent State: MAC Tournament 2015   by Bill Livingston, Cleveland Plain Dealer
WBB: Eastern Michigan handles Akron, 95­-66, in women's third round: MAC Tournament 2015   by Dennis Manoloff, Cleveland Plain Dealer
MBB: Scouting the MAC's most likely NBA players: MAC Tournament 2015   by Tim Warsinskey, Cleveland Plain Dealer
MBB: Akron gets comeback win over Kent State    by Matthew Florjancic, WKYC
MBB: Akron embraces rematch with Kent State   by Matthew Florjancic, WKYC
WBB: Akron's Sina King is Queen of the Comeback   by Matthew Florjancic, WKYC
MBB: Akron rallies, tops Kent State, 53-51, in MAC tournament   by David Glasier, The News-Herald
MBB: MAC Tournament, Third Round: Welcome to March   by Jason Arkley, Athens Messenger

Thursday, March 12
MBB: Akron 58, Western Michigan 45: Zips advance to rematch with Kent State   by George M. Thomas, Akron Beacon Journal
MBB: Junior Reggie McAdams becomes more than a wingman in Akron's bid for MAC Tournament title   by Marla Ridenour, Akron Beacon Journal
WBB: Anita Brown combines athleticism and maturity to become key contributor for Zips women's basketball team   by George M. Thomas, Akron Beacon Journal
MBB: Akron Zips shoot their way past Western Michigan: MAC Tournament 2015   by Elton Alexander, Cleveland Plain Dealer
MBB: Akron vs. Kent State rematch is the center of attention Thursday: MAC Tournament 2015   by Tim Warsinskey, Cleveland Plain Dealer
MBB: Akron 58, Western Michigan 45: Zips to face Kent State in MAC quarterfinal   by David Glasier, The News-Herald
MBB: Western Michigan unable to keep up with hot shooting Akron team in 58­-45 MAC tournament loss   by David Drew, MLive.com
MBB: MAC Tournament: Zips all in on the 3-­ball    by Jason Arkley, Athens Messenger

Wednesday, March 11
WBB: Zips' Sina King named Player of the Year in MAC women's basketball    by George M. Thomas, Akron Beacon Journal
MBB: MAC men's basketball tournament: Akron confident heading into second-round game against Western Michigan   by George M. Thomas, Akron Beacon Journal
BASE, MGOLF: On the record: March 11    Akron Beacon Journal
WBB: Akron senior Sina King named MAC women's Player of the Year   by Elton Alexander, Cleveland Plain Dealer
WBB: Mid-­American Conference basketball MVP Sina King overcomes life-threatening embolism, leads surprising Akron Zips   by Tim Warsinskey, Cleveland Plain Dealer
MBB: College basketball: Mid-American Conference coaches weigh in on tournament format   by David Glasier, The News-Herald

Tuesday, March 10
MBB: Akron throttles Northern Illinois 76-52 in first round of Mid-American Conference men's basketball tournament   by George M. Thomas, Akron Beacon Journal
MBB: Marla Ridenour: Depth has dwindled, but it's still paying benefits for Akron Zips    by Marla Ridenour, Akron Beacon Journal
WBB: Zips basketball: Players honored with post­season awards   Akron Beacon Journal
MBB: Zips basketball: MAC honors two from men's team   Akron Beacon Journal
MBB: Akron Zips still have a lot to play for as MAC tournament begins   by Elton Alexander, Cleveland Plain Dealer
MBB: Akron Zips make presence felt in opening round of 2015 MAC Tournament   by Elton Alexander, Cleveland Plain Dealer
WBB: Akron's Sina King picks up first team All­-MAC honors for 2015   by Elton Alexander, Cleveland Plain Dealer
MBB: College basketball: Akron makes quick work of Northern Illinois   by David Glasier, The News-Herald
MBB: Akron blows past Northern Illinois 76-52 in MAC first round   Associated Press
MBB: Akron's Pat Forsythe proudly wears heart on his sleeve   by Matthew Florjancic, WKYC

Monday, March 9
MBB: Akron Zips remain confident for MAC Tournament   by George M. Thomas, Akron Beacon Journal
MBB: MAC Tournament play starts Monday for men and women at campus sites    by Elton Alexander, Cleveland Plain Dealer
T&F, BASE: On the record: 18 University of Akron track team members honored by MAC   Akron Beacon Journal
MBB, WBB: Well, someone has to win this thing...   by Jason Arkley, Athens Messenger

Sunday, March 8
WBB: Women's basketball/Akron 79, Bowling Green 71: Zips rally past Falcons to lock down No. 3 seed for upcoming MAC Tournament   Akron Beacon Journal
BASE, SB: On the record: March 8   Akron Beacon Journal
MBB: MAC Tournament 2015 pairings set; favorites for top league awards    by Elton Alexander, Cleveland Plain Dealer

Saturday, March 7
MBB: Kent State 79, Akron 77: Last-second layup by Kris Brewer lifts Flashes to win over rival Zips    by George M. Thomas, Akron Beacon Journal
MBB: Kent State wins over Akron at the buzzer, 79-­77, for share of MAC title   by Elton Alexander, Cleveland Plain Dealer
MBB: Kent State edges Akron 79-77   Associated Press
SB, BASE, WTEN: On the record: March 7   Akron Beacon Journal

Friday, March 6
MBB: University of Akron basketball: Wounded Zips find themselves backed into corner   by George M. Thomas, Akron Beacon Journal
MBB: Cleveland State faces Detroit in Horizon League tournament opener Friday night: College Basketball Insider    by Elton Alexander, Cleveland Plain Dealer
MBB: Tough season for Akron Zips has been even tougher on coach Keith Dambrot   by Elton Alexander, Cleveland Plain Dealer

Thursday, March 5
WBB: Akron 67, Miami 55: Defense lifts Zips women to pivotal win over the RedHawks   by George M. Thomas, Akron Beacon Journal
MBB: Five MAC teams vie for overall title and MAC Tournament seeds in final game   by Elton Alexander, Cleveland Plain Dealer
FB: MAC spring prospectus: WMU, others still eye NIU    by Paul Myerberg, USA TODAY

Wednesday, March 4
MBB: Akron can't hold on in second half, falls 70-63 at Miami   by George M. Thomas, Akron Beacon Journal
MBB: MAC basketball race enters critical final week with everything still up for grabs    by Elton Alexander, Cleveland Plain Dealer
MSOC: Akron soccer learning how to stay on top in evolving world of soccer   by Jodie Valade, Cleveland Plain Dealer
MBB: Akron Zips fall to Miami RedHawks in MAC, 70-­63   Cleveland Plain Dealer
MBB: Sullivan sparks comeback as Miami (Ohio) beats Akron 70-63   Associated Press

Tuesday, March 3
MBB: Men's basketball: Akron freshman Antino Jackson quickly assuming important role   by George M. Thomas, Akron Beacon Journal
MBB: Horizon League tournament play kicks in for Cleveland State ­– Local College Basketball Insider   by Elton Alexander, Cleveland Plain Dealer

Monday, March 2
WSD: Akron women win MAC swimming and diving championship    Akron Beacon Journal

Sunday, March 1
WBB, T&F, BASE: On the record: Buffalo beats Akron 87-80 in women's basketball   Akron Beacon Journal

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