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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, 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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