In the News Archive: April 2016

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Thursday, April 28
FB: Former Akron football player Jatavis Brown could be a part of local NFL draft history, by Akron Beacon Journal
T&F: Former UA standout, Shawn Barber, Wins Pole Vault In Downtown Des Moines, by Lets Run

Wednesday, April 27
FB: Speed of former Glades Central player Jatavis Brown could be ticket to NFL, by Matt Porter, Palm Beach Post
FB: Former UA football player, Jatavis Brown, listed among potential MAC players as NFL picks, by Cleveland Plain Dealer
FB: Phoning It In with Jatavis Brown (audio), by Draft Hitta

Monday, April 25
WGOLF: UA freshman Danielle Nicholson ties program record with 3-under 69, tied for first at MAC women’s golf championship, by Akron Beacon Journal
WGOLF: Danielle Nicholson becomes first UA golfer to win 2016 MAC tournament medalist honors, by Akron Beacon Journal
T&F: Former UA standout Shawn Barber, selected as Athletics Canada's athlete of the year, by CBC News

Monday, April 18
FB: Zips drawing the blueprint for 2016 season, by George M. Thomas, Akron Beacon Journal
FB: Plenty of positives emerge from spring game for Zips, by George M. Thomas, Akron Beacon Journal
FB: Four things to look for from Akron Zips spring football game    by Elton Alexander, Cleveland Plain Dealer

Thursday, April 14
FB: Brian Bell working with Akron's No. 1 'D'    by Jamie Wachter, The Valdosta Daily Times

Wednesday, April 13
FB: Two early Terry Bowden recruits making impression in spring practice, by George M. Thomas, Akron Beacon Journal

Monday, April 11
FB: Zips seeking big plays in Saturday’s scrimmage, seek consistency from new linebackers, by George M. Thomas, Akron Beacon Journal
FB: Zips achieve balance in latest scrimmage, by George M. Thomas, Akron Beacon Journal
MGOLF: University of Akron men’s golf team climbs to 8th overall at Cabarrus County, by Akron Beacon Journal
MBB: Akron basketball coach to speak at athletics awards forum, by The 419
FB: NFL Draft: Scouting Report for Jatavis Brown, by Matt Hammond, Hustle Belt

Friday, April 8
FB: JoJo Natson’s second chance called him to the University of Akron, by George M. Thomas, Akron Beacon Journal
MBB: UA’s Jake Kretzer, Reggie McAdams earn All-MAC academic honors, by Akron Beacon Journal

Wednesday, April 6
FB: Zips defensive backs looking to be more physical, by George M. Thomas, Akron Beacon Journal

Tuesday, April 5
MGOLF: UA men’s golf team tied for 15th at Hootie at Bulls Bay, by Akron Beacon Journal

Monday, April 4
FB: A few things to look for in first spring scrimmage for Zips, by George M. Thomas, Akron Beacon Journal
T&F: UA’s Clayton Murphy wins 800 at Texas Relays, by Akron Beacon Journal
FB: Offense comes up with big plays for Zips in scrimmage, by George M. Thomas, Akron Beacon Journal
T&F: Former UA standout, Shawn Barber, flies high at Texas Relays, by International Association of Athletics Federation
FB: It's time for Akron to be a MAC contender, by Matt Hammond, Hustle Belt

Friday, April 1
T&F: UA’s Clayton Murphy and Mike Ohiembor earn MAC weekly honors, by Akron Beacon Journal
FB: Terry Bowden among Spring Kickoff guest list, by Chris Easterling, Massillon Independent