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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, November 25
FB: Akron, Kent State football teams both benefit from unintended break   by George M. Thomas, Akron Beacon Journal
FB: Akron Zips poised to become bowl eligible with a victory over Kent State   by Elton Alexander, Cleveland Plain Dealer
MBB: Akron gets big wins; Kent State squanders perfect mark; Cleveland State off to Louisville   by Elton Alexander, Cleveland Plain Dealer

Monday, November 24
MBB: Akron 68, South Carolina 63:Noah Robotham guides Zips over Gamecocks   by Michael Beaven, Akron Beacon Journal
MBB: Robotham's 16 lead Zips past Gamecocks 68-63   by Pete Iacobelli, Associated Press
MBB: The Best College Basketball Coaches For The Money 2014    by Jason Belzer, Forbes
WS&D, RIFLE: Zips set records at swimming anddiving meet    Akron Beacon Journal

Saturday, November 22
MBB: Men's basketball/Miami (Fla.) 79, Akron 51: Talented Hurricanes knock off Zips     by George M. Thomas, Akron Beacon Journal
WS&D: On the record: University of Akron swimming and diving team in second place after first day at Magnus Cup    Akron Beacon Journal
MBB: Rodriguez scores 15, leads Miami past Akron 79-51   by Pete Iacobelli, Associated Press

Friday, November 21
MBB: Akron 66, USC 46: Zips march past Trojans in tournament opener    by George M. Thomas, Akron Beacon Journal
MSOC: NCAA men's soccer tournament/Ohio State 1, Akron 1; Ohio State wins 13-12 on penalty kicks    by Marla Ridenour, Akron Beacon Journal
FB: Kent State-Buffalo game canceled; KSU-UA game moved to 1 p.m. Nov. 28    by George M. Thomas, Akron Beacon Journal
MSOC: Akron Zips fall in shootout to Ohio State in NCAA Men's Soccer Tournament   Cleveland Plain Dealer
FB: Kent State­-Buffalo game canceled for good; Akron­-Kent next Friday    by Elton Alexander, Cleveland Plain Dealer
MBB:Akron Zips roll over Southern Cal in Charleston Classic opener, 66­-46   Cleveland Plain Dealer
MBB: Akron defeats Southern Cal 66-46    by Pete Iacobelli, Associated Press
MSOC: Ohio State roundup: 15 rounds later, men's soccer team foils Akron on penalty kicks    Columbus Dispatch

Thursday, November 20
MBB: Akron Zips basketball: Keith Dambrot on team's changes in current reality   by George M. Thomas, Akron Beacon Journal
MSOC: NCAA Division I men's soccer tournament scouting box: University of Akron at Ohio State   by George M. Thomas, Akron Beacon Journal

Wednesday, November 19
FB: Akron 30, Massachusetts 6: Zips batter Minutemen on Senior Night    by George M. Thomas, Akron Beacon Journal
FB: Akron Zips football: Final observations regarding UA's 30­-6 win    by George M. Thomas, Akron Beacon Journal
WBB: On the record: University of Akron beats Northern Iowa 82-73 in women's basketball   Akron Beacon Journal
FB: Akron Zips football: Four keys to beating UMass Minutemen   by George M. Thomas, Akron Beacon Journal
FB: Akron Zips keep bowl hopes alive with 30­-6 victory over UMass   by Elton Alexander, Cleveland Plain Dealer

Tuesday, November 18
MSOC: Akron to play at Ohio State in first round of NCAA men's soccer tournament despite Zips' higher RPI ranking, better record   by Michael Beaven, Akron Beacon Journal
FB: Akron football team prepares for UMass, looks to snap losing streak    by George M. Thomas, Akron Beacon Journal
MSOC: Akron Zips open NCAA men's soccer tournament at Ohio State   by Elton Alexander, Cleveland Plain Dealer
FB: UA Akron Zips look to get back in the win column as MAC midweek football continues    by Michael Beaven, Akron Beacon Journal

Monday, November 17
MSOC: Akron 2, Bowling Green 1: Zips earn conference title, NCAA berth by rallying past Falcons    by Zack Hawks, Akron Beacon Journal
MSOC: Akron Zips win third straight MAC Men's Soccer Tournament title, top Bowling Green, 2­-1   by Elton Alexander, Cleveland Plain Dealer

Sunday, November 16
FB: UA football: Coach Terry Bowden understands why officials called key penalty    by George M. Thomas, Akron Beacon Journal
WBB: On the record: Anita Brown leads UA women to win in Akron Classic   Akron Beacon Journal
MBB: Zips seek high standards, embrace pressure entering new season   by Andy Harris, The Suburbanite

Saturday, November 15
MBB: Akron 74, UMBC 57: Zips open season with a convincing victory   by George M. Thomas, Akron Beacon Journal
WBB: Akron Zips basketball: Women's team beats Binghamton 80-­49   by George M. Thomas, Akron Beacon Journal
MSOC: MAC Soccer Tournament/Akron 2, Western Michigan 1: Zips advance to final against Bowling Green   by Zack Hawks, Akron Beacon Journal
SB, WBB: UA notebook: Walsh Jesuit's Lilli Piper signs with Akron to play basketball, softball; Zips announce several other signings   by Michael Beaven, Akron Beacon Journal
XC: On the record: November 15   Akron Beacon Journal
MBB: Akron Zips basketball opens with easy 74-­57 victory   by Elton Alexander, Cleveland Plain Dealer
MSOC: Akron Zips soccer tops Western Michigan to advance to MAC Tournament Championship game   by Elton Alexander, Cleveland Plain Dealer
MBB: Ohio college basketball opening night roundup   FOX Sports Ohio
WBB: UA women reload, attempt to repeat in MAC   by Andy Harris, The Suburbanite

Friday, November 14
WBB, SB: Walsh Jesuit senior Lilli Piper signs with Akron to play basketball & softball   by Michael Beaven, Akron Beacon Journal
MBB: Young Zips face questions as men's basketball season begins   by George M. Thomas, Akron Beacon Journal
VB: On the record: November 14    Akron Beacon Journal
MSOC: Seven UA men's soccer players earn All­MAC honors    by Michael Beaven, Akron Beacon Journal
MBB: UA men's basketball signs three recruits, including St. V­M's Joshua Williams   by Michael Beaven, Akron Beacon Journal
VB: UA volleyball signs two volleyball recruits   by Michael Beaven, Akron Beacon Journal
SB: Fairless' Kelly Hysong, Walsh's Lilli Piper among UA's four softball recruits   by Michael Beaven, Akron Beacon Journal
MBB: Cleveland State point guard Charlie Lee suspended; Akron head coach Keith Dambrot back at practice   by Elton Alexander, Cleveland Plain Dealer
MSOC: Akron Zips men's soccer wants to get over the hump in the Mid-American Conference Tournament   by Elton Alexander, Cleveland Plain Dealer

Thursday, November 13
MSOC: UA soccer: Sophomore captain Adam Najem adjusts game to lead young Zips   by Marla Ridenour, Akron Beacon Journal

Wednesday, November 12
FB: Buffalo Bulls leave Akron Zips in dust with 55-24 victory    by George M. Thomas, Akron Beacon Journal
FB: Akron Zips drop fourth straight, losing to Buffalo Bulls, 55­-24   Cleveland Plain Dealer
FB: Bulls batter Zips, 55-­24   by Mark Gaughan, The Buffalo News

Tuesday, November 11
MBB: Akron 55, Rochester College 42: Young Zips have rough debut in exhibition victory   by George M. Thomas, Akron Beacon Journal
FB: Akron Zips head to Buffalo looking to end three-game skid, keep bowl hopes alive   by George M. Thomas, Akron Beacon Journal
FB: Akron Zips off to face Buffalo Bulls looking to get back on track    by Elton Alexander, Cleveland Plain Dealer
FB: Akron's big strides envy of UB fans    by Mark Gaughan, The Buffalo News

Sunday, November 9
MSOC: Zips' soccer team wins MAC for 11th consecutive year   by Zack Hawks, Akron Beacon Journal
FB: Coach Terry Bowden keeping Zips focused on remaining goals   by George M. Thomas, Akron Beacon Journal
VB: On the record: November 9    Akron Beacon Journal

Saturday, November 8
MBB: Akron Zips injured, but ready for start of the college basketball season   by Elton Alexander, Cleveland Plain Dealer
VB: On the record: November 8   Akron Beacon Journal

Friday, November 7
MBB, WBB, FB: UA notebook: Demetrius Treadwell expecting few issues as Zips begin the season    by George M. Thomas, Akron Beacon Journal

Thursday, November 6
MSOC: On the record: Akron men's soccer team drops 1-0 decision at Penn State    Akron Beacon Journal
FB: National TV spotlight provides no help for struggling Akron or Kent State football programs   by Elton Alexander, Cleveland Plain Dealer

Wednesday, November 5
MBB, WBB: UA basketball media day: Changes greet Zips basketball teams this year    by George M. Thomas, Akron Beacon Journal
FB: Bowling Green 27, Akron 10: Zips continue their giving ways in loss to Falcons    by George M. Thomas, Akron Beacon Journal
MSOC: On the record: November 5   Akron Beacon Journal
FB: Akron Zips turn over another victory, this one to Bowling Green, 27­-10   by Elton Alexander, Cleveland Plain Dealer
GENERAL: Free tuition contest is credited with luring thousands to University of Akron football game    by Karen Farkas, Cleveland Plain Dealer
MBB, WBB: College basketball: Euclid graduate Demetrius Treadwell hoping to spark Akron   by David Glasier, The News-Herald
MBB: College Basketball Preview:­ Mid­-American Conference   Athlon Sports
FB: Bowling Green powers past Akron 27-­10    by John Wagner, Toledo Blade

Tuesday, November 4
FB: Still in the hunt for a MAC title, Akron entering unfamiliar territory against Bowling Green    by George M. Thomas, Akron Beacon Journal
FB: Akron Zips look to rise to the occasion in first­place showdown vs. Bowling Green   by Elton Alexander, Cleveland Plain Dealer
FB: MAC Football begins midweek TV action this week in Northeast Ohio   by Elton Alexander, Cleveland Plain Dealer
FB: Falcons eye win over Zips for 2­-game lead   by John Wagner, Toledo Blade
GENERAL: Akron giving away tuition at Tuesday's game against Bowling Green   by Nick Bromberg, Yahoo Sports

Monday, November 3
RIFLE: On the record: November 3   Akron Beacon Journal

Sunday, November 2
MBB: Dan Peters' passing takes Bob Huggins back to Walsh roots   by Marla Ridenour, Akron Beacon Journal
CC, MSOC: On the record: UA cross country team finishes second at MAC championships   Akron Beacon Journal
FB: TWO SIDES: Akron's Grice a force on both sides of ball   by Andy Harris, The Suburbanite

Saturday, November 1
FB: University of Akron coach Terry Bowden stresses Zips must limit turnovers against Bowling Green    by George M. Thomas, Akron Beacon Journal
VB: On the record: University of Akron volleyball team loses to Bowling Green in straight sets   Akron Beacon Journal
FB: Kyle Pohl back as starting QB for the Akron Zips   by Elton Alexander, Cleveland Plain Dealer
GENERAL: Free tuition prizes expected to draw students to University of Akron football game   by Karen Farkas, Cleveland Plain Dealer
MBB: Keith Dambrot Interview with Kenny Roda (Podcast) on LeBron James and Zips Basketball, WHBC

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