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Jan 3, 2015
61 Akron
67 at Western Michigan
Final
Kalamazoo, Mich.
62 Coppin State
79 at Akron
Final
James A. Rhodes Arena
Jan 6, 2015
52 Western Michigan
72 at Akron
Final
James A. Rhodes Arena
Jan 7, 2015
59 Bowling Green
67 at Akron
Final
Akron, Ohio
Jan 9, 2015
THIRD-ANNUAL POLE VAULT CONVENTION
6:30 pm
STILE ATHLETICS FIELD HOUSE
67 Akron
84 at Toledo
Final
Toledo, Ohio | ESPNU
Jan 10, 2015
THIRD-ANNUAL POLE VAULT CONVENTION
7:00 pm
STILE ATHLETICS FIELD HOUSE
48 Eastern Michigan
65 at Akron
Final
Akron, Ohio
Jan 11, 2015
THIRD-ANNUAL POLE VAULT CONVENTION
All Day
STILE ATHLETICS FIELD HOUSE
Jan 13, 2015
Alaska
9:00 AM
Robert A. Pinn Shooting Range | Schrank Hall South
Jan 14, 2015
50 Bowling Green
67 at Akron
Final
James A. Rhodes Arena
102 Akron
101 at Toledo
Final
Toledo, Ohio | ESPN3
Jan 16, 2015
W, 197-102 at Youngstown State
Final
Youngstown, Ohio
Men: W 77-74, Women: L 74-77 KENT DUAL
7:00 pm
STILE ATHLETICS FIELD HOUSE
Jan 17, 2015
W, 147-106 at St. Francis
Final
Loretto, Pa.
4 Tulane
3 at Akron
Final
Akron, Ohio | LaTuchie Tennis Center
65 Akron
47 at Miami (Ohio)
Final
Oxford, Ohio
76 Central Michigan
82 at Akron
Final
James A. Rhodes Arena
Jan 18, 2015
Nebraska & Rose-Hulman
9:00 AM
Robert A. Pinn Shooting Range | Schrank Hall South
Jan 21, 2015
77 Ball State
73 at Akron
Final
Akron, Ohio
61 Akron
64 at Northern Illinois
Final
DeKalb, Ill. | ESPN3
Jan 23, 2015
L, 167-132 at Bowling Green
Final
Bowling Green, Ohio
Jan 24, 2015
6 Akron
1 at Butler
Final
Indianapolis. Ind.
74 Akron
72 at Central Michigan
Final
Mount Pleasant, Mich. | ESPN3
71 Akron
69 at Western Michigan
Final
Kalamazoo, Mich.
0 Valparaiso
7 vs. Akron
@ Indianapolis.Ind.
Final
Indianapolis.Ind.
Jan 27, 2015
34 Ball State
39 at Akron
2nd - 13:34
James A. Rhodes Arena
Jan 28, 2015
Akron
at Ohio
7:00 PM
Athens, Ohio
Jan 30, 2015
Xavier/Mount Union
5:00 PM
Ocasek Natatorium | Senior Night
at Penn State National
All Day
University Park, Pa.
Jan 31, 2015
vs. Army
@ Palmyra Invitational | Palmyra Pa.
9:00 AM
Palmyra Invitational | Palmyra Pa.
at Penn State National
All Day
University Park, Pa.
Kent State
at Akron
2:00 PM
Akron, Ohio | PNC Wagon Wheel Challenge
Oakland
at Akron
6:00 PM
Akron, Ohio | LaTuchie Tennis Center
Akron
at Bowling Green
7:00 PM
Bowling Green, Ohio
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January 26, 2015 | Track & Field Zips' Men's and Women's Track teams rated 18th nationally in latest USTFCCCA National Rankings The Akron men's and women's track and field teams have gotten their campaigns off to strong starts and the Zips' efforts have been recognized by the United States Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches Association as both squads checked in at No. 18 nationally in latest NCAA Division I National Team Computer Rankings released on Monday, Jan. 26.
January 26, 2015 | Women's Basketball King chosen as MAC East Division Player of the Week Akron senior Sina King (Waterford, Ohio) has been selected as the Mid-American Conference East Women's Basketball Player of the Week, the league announced on Monday.
January 26, 2015 | General News Listen to Dambrot and Pierce on Tonight's Zips Live at Johnny J's in the Valley Men's Basketball's Keith Dambrot and Women's Basketball's Sam Pierce will be on Zips Live presented by Lee Hyder and Associates at Johnny J's Pub and Grille in the Valley from 7-8 p.m.
January 26, 2015 | Men's Basketball Men's Basketball Hosts Ball State, Purple Out Game on Tuesday The Zips and Cardinals will tip off at 7 p.m. ET at James A. Rhodes Arena. Akron will host its Second-Annual Purple Out game to honor the late Dan Peters.
January 26, 2015 | Men's Soccer Yedlin added to USMNT roster for friendlies versus Chile and Panama Former Akron men's soccer standout and Tottenham Hotspur defender DeAndre Yedlin has been added to the 23-player roster by United States Men's National Team head coach Jurgen Klinsmann for the upcoming friendlies against Chile and Panama.
January 24, 2015 | Women's Tennis Women’s Tennis Beats Butler, Valparaiso on the Road The University of Akron women’s tennis team claimed its first two wins of the season on Saturday at the Butler Bubble.
January 24, 2015 | Men's Basketball Johnson's Free Throws Lifts Men's Basketball to 71-69 Win Over WMU Isaiah Johnson, making his first start of the year, went 4-of-4 at the charity stripe in the last 1:05 to seal the win for the Zips.
January 24, 2015 | Women's Basketball Zips collect dramatic 74-72 victory at Central Michigan Withstanding a furious Central Michigan rally over the game's final few minutes, the Akron women's basketball team registered a dramatic 74-72 victory at Central Michigan (9-8, 4-2 MAC) on Saturday at McGuirk Arena.
January 23, 2015 | Women's Swimming & Diving Swimming and Diving Falls to Bowling Green, 167-132 The University of Akron swimming and diving team suffered a 167-132 setback to undefeated Bowling Green in the final road dual meet of the 2014-15 campaign on Friday night at Cooper Pool.
January 23, 2015 | Women's Basketball Akron’s King Named Candidate for Senior CLASS Award University of Akron senior Sina King (Waterford, Ohio) has been named one of 30 women’s basketball candidates for the 2015 Senior CLASS Award.
January 23, 2015 | Men's Basketball Men's Basketball Looks for Season Sweep at Western Michigan on Saturday The Zips will look for the season sweep against the Broncos on Saturday in Kalamazoo. Tip off is set for 2 p.m. ET.
January 23, 2015 | Women's Basketball Akron set for cross-divisional showdown at Central Michigan Akron faces a key Mid-American Conference showdown this Saturday, Jan. 24, as the Zips visit Central Michigan for a 1 p.m. tilt. The game will be broadcast on ESPN3.
January 23, 2015 | Women's Tennis Women’s Tennis Travels to Butler for Two Matches On Saturday, Jan. 24, the University of Akron women’s tennis team visits Butler at 10 a.m. and Valparaiso at 5 p.m. at the Butler Bubble.
January 22, 2015 | General News Read the Latest Edition of Zips Line – January 22, 2015 Director of Athletics Tom Wistrcill talks about the NCAA Convention, introduces a number of new staff members and more.
January 22, 2015 Funk Joins Akron Football Staff Darrell Funk, a 28-year veteran of collegiate coaching, has been named an assistant football coach at the University of Akron.
January 22, 2015 Z:360 - Jan. 22
January 22, 2015 | Women's Swimming & Diving Swimming and Diving Travels to Bowling Green on Friday for Dual Meet The University of Akron swimming and diving team heads to Bowling Green on Friday, Jan. 23 to take on the Falcons at Cooper Pool in the final away dual meet of the 2014-15 season set to begin at 5 p.m.
January 21, 2015 | Men's Basketball Men's Basketball Falls 64-61 at Northern Illinois on Wednesday The Zips struggled from the field all night, shooting 36.7 percent from the floor (22-of-60) and 31.1 percent from long range (9-of-28).
January 21, 2015 | Women's Basketball Zips suffer 77-73 home setback versus Ball State After battling down to the wire, the Akron women's basketball team was unable to capitalize on its final possessions as the Zips (14-3, 4-2 MAC) were held without a field goal for the closing three minutes, while Mid-American Conference Western Division leader Ball State (9-8, 5-1 MAC) ended the game on a 10-3 run to defeat Akron, 77-73 Wednesday night at James A. Rhodes Arena.
January 20, 2015 Zips Weekly - Jan. 20 David Suntup reviews the week's events.
January 20, 2015 | Women's Basketball Akron set to host MAC West Division leader Ball State Akron returns home this Wednesday as the Zips host Ball State in a 7 p.m. tilt at the James A. Rhodes Arena.
January 20, 2015 | Track & Field Cooks and Zidd Earn MAC Track and Field Athlete of the Week Accolades Akron women's track and field standouts senior Alexis Cooks (Colorado Springs, Colo.) and sophomore Natalie Zidd (Hinkley, Ohio) were honored by the Mid-American Conference as the MAC Women's Track and Field Athletes of the Week the league announced on Tuesday.
January 20, 2015 | Women's Soccer Herlihy Announces Women’s Soccer Staff The University of Akron head women’s soccer coach Noreen Herlihy named Robert Battisson, Kerri Butler, and Emer Flatley to her staff on Tuesday.
January 20, 2015 | Women's Basketball Brown named MAC East Women's Basketball Player of the Week Akron junior Anita Brown (Warren, Ohio) has been selected as the Mid-American Conference East Women's Basketball Player of the Week, the league announced on Tuesday.
January 20, 2015 | Men's Basketball Men's Basketball Opens Road Trip on Wednesday at Northern Illinois The Zips and Huskies will meet for the only time during the regular season in DeKalb, Ill., with tip off set for 8 p.m. ET on ESPN3.
January 20, 2015 | Track & Field Akron Track and Field ranked Top-10 nationally by Track and Field News The Akron track and field program garnered some national recognition for the Zips' efforts this season with a pair of top-10 rankings in the initial men's and women's collegiate dual meet rankings of 2015, as compiled by Jesse Squire for Track and Field News.
January 19, 2015 | Men's Basketball Reggie McAdams Named Zips' Student-Athlete of the Week McAdams helped the Zips to a 2-0 record last week, averaging 15.5 points and 4.5 rebounds per game.
January 19, 2015 | Women's Basketball Brown tabbed as Madness High-Major Women's Basketball National Player of the Week Akron junior Anita Brown (Warren, Ohio) has been tabbed by College Sports Madness as its Madness High-Major Women's Basketball Player of the Week for her efforts leading the Zips to a pair of road victories this past week.
January 19, 2015 | General News Listen to Dambrot and Kest on Tonight's Zips Live at Johnny J's in the Valley Men's Basketball's Keith Dambrot and Women's Basketball's Jodi Kest will be on Zips Live presented by Lee Hyder and Associates at Johnny J's Pub and Grille in the Valley from 7-8 p.m.
January 18, 2015 #14 Akron Rifle Splits with #7 Nebraska & Rose-Hulman The No. 14 University of Akron rifle team finished second of three teams at home on Sunday.
January 18, 2015 Football Celebrates 2014 Season with Awards Banquet The University of Akron football program celebrated the 2014 season with its annual awards banquet on Sunday evening at Quaker Station in downtown Akron.
January 17, 2015 | Men's Basketball McAdams' Career Night Helps Men's Basketball Down CMU, 82-76 McAdams led the Zips with a career-high 31 points to go with six rebounds.
January 17, 2015 | Women's Swimming & Diving Swimming and Diving Holds Off St. Francis (Pa.) for 147-106 Win The University of Akron swimming and diving team won each of the first 10 events to resist a late push by St. Francis (Pa.) on Saturday afternoon in a dual meet at Stokes Natatorium.
January 17, 2015 | Women's Tennis Women’s Tennis Falls to Tulane, 4-3 The University of Akron women’s tennis team opened the spring portion of its schedule with a 4-3 loss to Tulane on Saturday at the LaTuchie Tennis Center.
January 17, 2015 | Women's Basketball Second-half run propels Akron to a 65-47 victory over Miami A 17-0 run by the Zips (14-2, 4-1 MAC) to open the second half broke open a 31-all halftime tie to lift the Akron women's basketball team to its fourth-consecutive victory, 65-47, over Miami (3-13, 0-5 MAC) on Saturday at Millett Hall.
January 16, 2015 | Track & Field Zips and Golden Flashes battle down to the wire in dual meet In what was billed as the Battle for the Blue Batons, it was the Akron men's track and field team registering a 77-74 dual-meet victory over rival Kent State on Friday at the Stile Athletics Field House.
January 16, 2015 | Women's Swimming & Diving Swimming and Diving Notches 197-102 Victory over Youngstown State The Akron swimming and diving team took first place in 11-of-16 events against Youngstown State on Friday evening to cruise to a 197-102 victory at Beeghly Natatorium.
January 16, 2015 | Women's Tennis Akron Women’s Tennis Picked Seventh in MAC The University of Akron women’s tennis team has been tabbed to finish seventh in Mid-American Conference play this spring.
January 16, 2015 | General News Read the Latest Edition of Zips Line – January 16, 2015 Director of Athletics Tom Wistrcill previews Akron-Kent State Dual Meet, talks about the upcoming men's basketball Purple Out event and more.
January 16, 2015 | Women's Basketball Zips seek to extend winning streak versus RedHawks Akron concludes its brief two-game road swing this Saturday as the Zips travel to Oxford, Ohio, for a 2 p.m. tilt against Miami.
January 16, 2015 | Men's Basketball Akron Basketball to host Second-Annual Purple Out Game on Tuesday vs. Ball State The "Purple Out" event will be a celebration of the life of former Director of Basketball Operations Dan Peters – also known as "Pete" – who passed away on October 27, 2014, after battling pancreatic cancer.
January 16, 2015 | Men's Basketball Men's Basketball Plays Host to Central Michigan on Saturday The Zips and Chippewas, both 2-1 in MAC play, are set to tip off at 7 p.m. ET inside James A. Rhodes Arena.
January 16, 2015 Z:360 - Jan. 15 This week's Z360 features men's soccer pro players, men's basketball player Pat Forsythe, and AD Tom Wistrcill talking about the NCAA Convention.
January 15, 2015 | Men's Soccer Abdul-Salaam selected 12th overall in MLS SuperDraft by Sporting Kansas City Akron men's soccer senior Saad Abdul-Salaam (Gahanna, Ohio) became the 10th Zip to have his name called during the first round of the MLS SuperDraft with his selection 12th overall in the MLS SuperDraft on Thursday by Sporting Kansas City.
January 15, 2015 Hickson Joins Akron Football Staff Eric Hickson, a former professional player with collegiate coaching experience, has been named an offensive assistant football coach at the University of Akron.
January 15, 2015 | Track & Field Akron set to host rival Kent State in dual meet The Akron track and field team returns to action this Friday as the Zips host rival Kent State in a dual meet at the Stile Athletics Field House starting at 7 p.m.
January 15, 2015 | Women's Swimming & Diving Swimming and Diving Travels to Youngstown State and St. Francis (Pa.) This Weekend The University of Akron women’s swimming and diving team resumes dual meet action this weekend with road trips to Youngstown State and St. Francis (Pa.).
January 15, 2015 #14 Akron Rifle Ties School Record, Falls to #7 Alaska The No. 14 University of Akron rifle team tied the school record with its overall score but fell to No. 7 Alaska-Fairbanks its first home match of 2015 on Tuesday.
January 15, 2015 | Women's Tennis Women’s Tennis Hosts Tulane Akron women’s tennis team opens the spring portion of its schedule this weekend. The Zips host Tulane on Saturday, Jan. 17, at 10 a.m. at the LaTuchie Tennis Center in Stow.
January 14, 2015 | Men's Basketball Men's Basketball Opens Home Stand with 67-50 Win Over Bowling Green Deji Ibitayo led all players in scoring with 15 points to go with two blocked shots and three steals.
January 14, 2015 | Women's Basketball Akron rallies past Toledo, 102-101 Sparked by senior Sina King (Waterford, Ohio), junior Anita Brown (Warren, Ohio) and sophomore Hannah Plybon (Orrville, Ohio) registering career highs for points, the Akron women's basketball team earned a come-from-behind 102-101 victory past Toledo (9-6, 2-2 MAC) on Wednesday at Savage Arena.
January 14, 2015 Zips Weekly - Jan. 13 David Suntup recaps men's and women's basketball as well as the pole vault convention.
January 13, 2015 | Men's Basketball Men's Basketball Welcomes MAC-East Leader Bowling Green to JAR on Wednesday Akron has won 11-straight against the Falcons, including five-straight at Rhodes Arena. Tip off is set for 7 p.m. ET.
January 13, 2015 | Women's Basketball Zips return to road to challenge Toledo Akron returns to the road this Wednesday as the Zips travel to Toledo for a 7 p.m. tilt against the Rockets. The game will be broadcast on ESPN3.
January 13, 2015 | Track & Field Three Zips garner MAC Track and Field Athlete of the Week accolades Three Akron Track and Field standouts were recognized for their performance this past weekend at the Akron Pole Vault Convention as sophomore Miles Baldwin (Cincinnati, Ohio), junior Shawn Barber (Kingwood, Texas) and senior Claudia Garcia Jou (Barcelona, Spain) with their selections as the Mid-American Conference Track and Field Athletes of the Week the league announced on Tuesday.
January 13, 2015 | Track & Field USTFCCCA names Barber its Division I National Athlete of the Week On the strength of a record-breaking start to his 2015 campaign, Akron junior pole vaulter Shawn Barber (Kingwood, Texas) has been selected by the United States Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches Association as its Division I Male National Athlete of the Week the organization announced on Tuesday.
January 12, 2015 | Women's Basketball Plybon named MAC East Women's Basketball Player of the Week Akron sophomore Hannah Plybon (Orrville, Ohio) has been selected as the Mid-American Conference East Women's Basketball Player of the Week, the league announced on Monday.
January 12, 2015 | General News Listen to Dambrot and Kest on Tonight's Zips Live at Johnny J's in the Valley Men's Basketball's Keith Dambrot and Women's Basketball's Jodi Kest will be on Zips Live presented by Lee Hyder and Associates at Johnny J's Pub and Grille in the Valley from 6-7 p.m.
January 12, 2015 #14 Akron Rifle Team Hosts #7 Alaska on Tuesday The No. 14 University of Akron rifle team opens 2015 by hosting two home matches this week. Action gets underway against No. 7 Alaska-Fairbanks on Tuesday, Jan. 13.
January 10, 2015 | Track & Field Barber soars over 19 feet to win Akron Pole Vault Convention Crown Akron junior Shawn Barber (Kingwood, Texas) continues to rise to new heights as he set a new Stile Athletics Field House record jump of 19-0.25 (5.80m) to claim the title at the Akron Pole Vault Convention on Saturday.
January 10, 2015 | Women's Basketball Plybon's six three-pointers spark Akron to 65-48 victory over Eastern Michigan Akron sophomore Hannah Plybon (Orrville, Ohio) netted six three-pointers en route to picking up a career-high 25 points to lead the Akron women's basketball team to a 65-48 victory over Eastern Michigan Saturday afternoon at James A. Rhodes Arena.
January 9, 2015 | Track & Field Zips win 15 events on opening night of Akron Pole Vault Convention The Akron men's and women's track teams got their indoor campaigns off to rousing starts on Friday winning 15 events on the opening day of the three-day Akron Pole Vault Convention at the Stile Athletics Field House.
January 9, 2015 | Men's Basketball Men's Basketball Drops 84-67 Road Decision at Toledo Nyles Evans finished the night with 13 points. Pat Forsythe added 10 points, four rebounds and three assists.
January 9, 2015 | Men's Soccer Trio of former Zips selected to train with U.S. Men's National Soccer Team A trio of former Akron men's soccer stars in Perry Kitchen, Dillon Serna and Wil Trapp were among the pool of 28 players selected this week by United States Men's National Team head coach Jurgen Klinsmann to participate in the USA's first training camp of 2015.
January 9, 2015 | General News Read the Latest Edition of Zips Line – January 9, 2015 Director of Athletics Tom Wistrcill gives an update on men's and women's basketball, previews the Third-Annual Pole Vault Convention and more.
January 9, 2015 | Women's Basketball Akron set to square off versus Eastern Michigan Akron closes out its two-game homestand this Saturday, Jan. 10, entertaining Eastern Michigan at the James A. Rhodes Arena in a 2 p.m. matinee affair.
January 8, 2015 Football’s MAC Opponents Announced for 2015 Season The University of Akron football team learned its home and away opponents for the eight-game Mid-American Conference portion of the 2015 season, the league office announced on Thursday.
January 8, 2015 | Track & Field Barber-Kendricks renew rivalry at Akron Pole Vault Convention A budding pole vault rivalry will be renewed on Saturday, Jan. 10, at the third-annual Akron Pole Vault Convention at the Stile Athletics Field House as the past three NCAA champions in Akron junior Shawn Barber (Kingwood, Texas) and Sam Kendricks, formerly of Ole Miss, stage what is expected to be another epic showdown during the elite pole vault competition that will take place starting at 7 p.m.
January 8, 2015 | Men's Soccer Akron Men's Soccer garners seven Academic All-MAC selections Akron men's soccer garnered seven selections when the Mid-American Conference unveiled its 2014 Men's Soccer Academic All-MAC team on Thursday.
January 8, 2015 | Men's Basketball Men's Basketball Travels to Toledo for ESPNU Contest on Friday The Zips and Rockets will face off on ESPNU for a second-straight contest, with tip off set for 7 p.m. ET.
| General News Zips Athletics Announces Class of 2014 Hall of Fame Inductees The University of Akron Department of Athletics announced its 40th Annual Varsity “A” Sports Hall of Fame Inductees on Wednesday. The Class of 2014 — Charlie Frye, Joel Hawthorne, Brande Lamb, Dan McGrath, Dennis Mitchell, and Kim Schaper — will be honored at a banquet February 20, 2015, on campus at the Quaker Station Ballroom.
January 7, 2015 | Women's Basketball Zips garner 67-59 triumph over Bowling Green After battling through seven ties and eight lead changes, a 23-6 second-half run lifted the Akron women's basketball team to a 67-59 victory over Bowling Green in the Zips' first conference home game Wednesday night at James A. Rhodes Arena.
January 7, 2015 | Track & Field Barber tabbed to the 2015 Bowerman Preseason Watch List Akron junior pole vaulter Shawn Barber (Kingwood, Texas), who became the school's first male individual NCAA Champion in the pole vault in 2014, has been named to the 2015 Bowerman Preseason Men's Watch List, the U.S. Track & Field/Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) announced on Wednesday.
January 7, 2015 | Women's Volleyball Akron Volleyball Earns Seven Academic All-MAC Selections Seven Akron women’s volleyball student-athletes earned Academic All-Mid-American Conference honors, the league announced on Wednesday.
January 7, 2015 Zips Weekly - Jan. 7
January 6, 2015 | Men's Basketball Men's Basketball Opens MAC Play with 72-52 Win Over Western Michigan The Zips held the defending MAC Champions to just 35.3 percent shooting from the field while connecting on 48.2 percent.
January 6, 2015 | Women's Basketball Akron battles Bowling Green in home league opener The Zips seek to snap their two-game losing streak this Wednesday, Jan. 7, as Akron welcomes Bowling Green to the James A. Rhodes Arena for a 7 p.m. showdown.
January 6, 2015 | Track & Field Akron men garner highest-ever preseason ranking in USTFCCCA National Team Computer Rankings The Akron men's track and field team garnered its highest-ever preseason indoor ranking checking in at No. 17 nationally on Tuesday when the United States Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches Association unveiled its NCAA Division I Preseason National Team Computer Rankings.
January 6, 2015 | Track & Field Suhr to serve as ambassador at Akron Pole Vault Convention Jenn Suhr, the 2012 Olympic gold medalist and 15-time United States pole vault champion, will serve as an ambassador at the third-annual Akron Pole Vault Convention this weekend at the Stile Athletics Field House.
January 5, 2015 | Men's Basketball Men's Basketball Opens MAC Play on Tuesday vs. Western Michigan The Zips and Broncos will tip off at 7 p.m. ET in a contest that will feature two programs that have won four of the last six MAC Championships (Akron 3, Western Michigan 1).
January 5, 2015 Akron Cross Country earns 13 Academic All-MAC selections CLEVELAND, Ohio - Akron men's and women's cross country squads earned 13 selections when the Mid-American Conference released its 2014 Men's and Women's Cross Country Academic All-MAC teams on Monday.
January 5, 2015 | General News Listen to Dambrot and Kest on Tonight's Zips Live at Johnny J's in the Valley Men's Basketball's Keith Dambrot and Women's Basketball's Jodi Kest will be on Zips Live presented by Lee Hyder and Associates at Johnny J's Pub and Grille in the Valley from 7-8 p.m.
January 5, 2015 | Women's Soccer Akron Women's Soccer garners a league-best 15 Academic All-MAC selections Akron women's soccer garnered a conference-best 15 selections when the Mid-American Conference unveiled its 2014 Women's Soccer Academic All-MAC team on Monday.
January 4, 2015 | Track & Field Barber surpasses collegiate pole vault record at Texas Expo Akron junior pole vaulter Shawn Barber (Kingwood, Texas) jumped at record heights on Saturday as he established a new career-high mark of 19-3 (5.87 meters) to win the Texas Expo Vault competition.
January 4, 2015 | Track & Field Schedule set for third-annual Akron Pole Vault Convention The Akron Track and Field program is set to host the third annual Pole Vault Convention, Jan. 9-11, at the Stile Athletics Field House.
January 3, 2015 | Men's Basketball Men's Basketball Closes Non-Conference Play with 79-62 Win Over Coppin State The Zips forced 22 turnovers and held Coppin State to just 29 points in the second half to conclude non-conference play with a 9-4 record.
January 3, 2015 | Women's Basketball Western Michigan edges Akron, 67-61, in conference opener A late second-half proved for the Akron women's basketball team came up short as Western Michigan (8-4, 1-0 MAC) registered a 67-61 triumph over the Zips (10-2, 0-1 MAC) in the Mid-American Conference opener for both schools on Saturday, Jan. 3.
January 2, 2015 | Track & Field Zips set to host third annual Akron Pole Vault Convention A star-studded cast – including Olympic Team hopefuls, national champions and NCAA national champions – will highlight the list of competitors putting their elite skills on display at the third annual Pole Vault Convention, hosted by The University of Akron track and field program Jan. 10 at Stile Athletics Field House.
January 1, 2015 | Men's Basketball Men's Basketball Opens 2015 vs. Coppin State on Saturday The Zips and Eagles will open 2015 with a 7 p.m. matchup on Saturday at James A. Rhodes Arena.
January 1, 2015 | Women's Basketball Zips open league play visiting Western Michigan Akron opens its Mid-American Conference slate this Saturday, Jan. 3, as the Zips visit Western Michigan for a 2 p.m. contest against the Broncos.
December 30, 2014 | Men's Basketball Men’s Basketball Battles to a 70-63 Win Over Marshall Balanced and timely scoring lifted the Akron men's basketball team to a 70-63 victory over Marshall on Tuesday night at James A. Rhodes Arena as four Zips finished in double figures.
December 29, 2014 | Women's Basketball Akron suffers 75-62 setback at Youngstown State A 13-2 second-half scoring run proved to be the deciding factor lifting Youngstown State (11-1) to a 75-62 women's basketball triumph over Akron on Monday (Dec. 29) in front of 1,606 fans at the Beeghley Center.
December 29, 2014 | Men's Basketball Men's Basketball to Close Out 2014 on Tuesday vs. Marshall The Zips welcome the Thundering Herd to James A. Rhodes Arena for a second-consecutive season, with tip off set for 7 p.m. ET.
December 28, 2014 | Women's Basketball Zips close out non-conference campaign visiting Youngstown State Akron concludes its non-conference schedule this Monday, Dec. 29, as the Zips travel to Youngstown, Ohio, for a 7 p.m. tilt versus the Penguins.
December 28, 2014 | Women's Soccer Smith garners first-team All-Ohio accolades Akron women's soccer senior Lani Smith (Solon, Ohio) was selected as a first-team All-Ohio Women's Soccer Team recipient the Ohio Collegiate Soccer Association recently announced.
December 28, 2014 | Men's Soccer Zips land four on All-Ohio Men's Soccer Squad The Akron men's soccer team landed a state-best four selections to the All-Ohio Men's Soccer Team as announced by the Ohio Collegiate Soccer Association.
December 22, 2014 | General News Limited Spots Remain for 2015 Akron Golf Camps The men's and women's golf staffs will play host to camps for all levels of golfers, from kids to advanced players.
December 22, 2014 | General News Zips Athletics Announces Tip Times for Men's and Women's Basketball MAC Games The men's and women's teams announced the tip times for the remaining Mid-American Conference games at James A. Rhodes Arena.
December 20, 2014 | Men's Basketball Men's Basketball Cruises to 92-53 Win Over Bluffton on Saturday The Zips shot 56.1 percent from the field and forced 28 turnovers to improve to 7-4 on the season.
December 20, 2014 | Women's Basketball Akron hits 10-0 following 97-62 win over Ohio Christian The Akron women's basketball team extended its season-opening win streak to 10 in a row on Saturday afternoon with a 97-62 victory over Ohio Christian (6-8) at the James A. Rhodes Arena, in the Zips' (10-0) final home game of the non-conference schedule.
December 19, 2014 | Men's Basketball Men's Basketball Opens Four-Game Home Stand Saturday vs. Bluffton The Zips and Beavers will tip off at 7 p.m. ET in just the second regular-season meeting between the two programs.
December 19, 2014 | Women's Basketball Zips look to extend winning ways versus Ohio Christian Akron closes out the home portion of its non-conference schedule this Saturday, Dec. 20, as the Zips welcome Ohio Christian to the James A. Rhodes Arena for a 2 p.m. matinee affair.
December 18, 2014 | Women's Soccer Noreen Herlihy Named Akron Women’s Soccer Coach The University of Akron has named Noreen Herlihy, who has 250 career wins and 19 consecutive winning seasons, as its women's soccer coach.
December 18, 2014 | General News Listen to Dambrot and Reid on Tonight's Zips Live at Johnny J's in the Valley Men's Basketball's Keith Dambrot and Women's Basketball's Preston Reid will be on Zips Live presented by Lee Hyder and Associates at Johnny J's Pub and Grille in the Valley from 7-8 p.m.
December 18, 2014 Bowden Announces Two 2015 JUCO Signees University of Akron football coach Terry Bowden announced on Thursday that two junior college transfers have signed National Letters of Intent to play for the Zips next season.
December 17, 2014 | Women's Basketball Akron improves to 9-0 following 73-64 victory over UCF Akron held Central Florida (4-6) without a field goal for more than eight minutes (8:18) in the second half to stretch a three-point margin into its ninth-consecutive victory as the Zips (9-0) posted a 73-64 women's basketball triumph past the Knights on Wednesday.
December 17, 2014 | Women's Swimming & Diving Swimming and Diving to Host Advanced Swim Clinic Series The 2014 Mid-American Conference champion Akron swimming and diving team will be hosting the Zips Advanced Swim Clinic Series, consisting of three swim camp sessions, all taking place on Sundays from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m, beginning Dec. 28.
December 16, 2014 | Men's Basketball Men's Basketball Drops 55-46 Road Decision at North Dakota State Deji Ibitayo led the Zips with 10 points while Noah Robotham chipped in with eight points.
December 16, 2014 | Women's Basketball Zips close out road swing at Central Florida Akron will look to close out its two-game road swing by registering its ninth-consecutive victory to open the campaign when the Zips battle Central Florida on Wednesday, Dec. 17 at 4:30 p.m.
December 16, 2014 | General News Zips Athletics to Hold "Zips in the Pros" Men's Soccer Reunion on January 6 The reunion will take place during men's basketball's MAC opener vs. Western Michigan and will feature an autograph session with a number of men’s soccer alumni that are currently playing professional soccer.
December 15, 2014 | Women's Basketball Akron improves to 8-0 with 81-63 victory over Bethune-Cookman Led by a 23-point, 11-rebound performance from senior Sina King (Waterford, Ohio), the Akron women's basketball team registered its eighth-consecutive victory to open the 2014-15 campaign with an 81-63 road triumph over Bethune-Cookman on Monday, Dec. 15.
December 15, 2014 | Men's Basketball Men's Basketball Heads to North Dakota State for Final Road Test of 2014 The Zips and Bison, meeting for just the second time ever, will tip off at 8 p.m. ET on Tuesday in Fargo, N.D.
December 14, 2014 | Women's Basketball Zips seek to extend winning streak at Bethune-Cookman Having equaled the best start in program history, the Akron women's basketball team travels to Daytona Beach, Fla., to battle Bethune-Cookman on Monday, Dec. 15.
December 13, 2014 | Men's Basketball Men's Basketball Falls 62-61 to Middle Tennessee The Akron Zips overcame a double-digit deficit in the second half, but could not get a game-winning shot off in the final seconds.
December 12, 2014 | Track & Field Akron Men's Indoor Track picked to Finish First, Women Second, in MAC Preseason Coaches Poll The Akron men's and women's indoor track teams, led by head coach Dennis Mitchell, were picked to finish first and second, respectively, in the Mid-American Conference Coaches Preseason poll, released on Friday.
December 12, 2014 Z:360 - Dec. 11 In the final Z360 of 2014, check out feature stories on Anita Brown and the men's basketball freshmen as well as our first edition of bloopers from the fall sports.
December 11, 2014 Bowden Wraps Up 2014 Season Head coach Terry Bowden held his final press conference on Dec. 11 to wrap up the 2014 season.
December 11, 2014 | Men's Soccer Zips' Abdul-Salaam selected to participate in MLS Player Combine Akron senior Saad Abdul-Salaam (Gahanna, Ohio) will represent the Zips' men's soccer team at the 2015 Major League Soccer Player Combine as he was one of 55 Division I college seniors invited to participate in the MLS Player Combine, which will be held in front of representatives from all 20 MLS clubs from Jan. 8-13 in Fort Lauderdale, Fla.
December 11, 2014 | Men's Soccer Pair of Zips earn NSCAA/Continental Tire All-Great Lakes Region accolades Akron sophomore men's soccer player Adam Najem (Clifton, N.J.) and senior Saad Abdul-Salaam (Gahanna, Ohio) have been tabbed 2014 National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA)/Continental Tire All-Great Lakes Region selections.
December 11, 2014 | Men's Basketball Men's Basketball Concludes Homestand on Saturday vs. Middle Tennessee Tip off between the Zips and Blue Raiders is set for 7 p.m. ET. Akron will hold its Ninth-Annual Teddy Bear Toss during Saturday's game.
December 11, 2014 | General News Listen to Dambrot and Kest on Tonight's Zips Live at Johnny J's in the Valley Men's Basketball's Keith Dambrot and Women's Basketball's Jodi Kest will be on Zips Live presented by Lee Hyder and Associates at Johnny J's Pub and Grille in the Valley from 7-8 p.m.
December 10, 2014 | Men's Basketball Men's Basketball to Hold Ninth-Annual Teddy Bear Toss on Dec. 13 Fans are encouraged to bring teddy bears and other stuffed animals to the men's basketball contest against Middle Tennessee on Saturday.
December 9, 2014 Zips Weekly - Dec. 9 David Suntup reviews all the Zips' action for the last time in 2014.
December 9, 2014 | Track & Field Akron Track and Field adds eight to signing class Akron head track and field coach Dennis Mitchell announced the signings of prep standouts Tevin Brown (Toledo, Ohio/St. John's Jesuit), Roxanne Dunn (Dover, Ohio/Garaway), Benjamin Olewiler (Ashland, Ohio/Crestview–Ashland), Joe Rossetti (Stow, Ohio/St Vincent-St Mary's), Olivia Snyder (Navarre, Ohio/Fairless), Sydney Stokes (Blacklick, Ohio/Gahanna Lincoln), Abigale Wilson (Bergholz, Ohio), and Autumn Young (Medina, Ohio/Cuyahoga Valley Christian Academy) to national letters of intent to join the Zips' program for the 2015-16 academic year.
December 8, 2014 | Women's Swimming & Diving Luka Szynal Named MAC Swimmer of the Week Akron swimming and diving's Luka Szynal has been named the Mid-American Conference Swimmer of the Week for her strong performances last weekend in the Zippy Invitational, the league office announced on Monday. Additionally, Szynal was selected as the Zips' Student-Athlete of the Week.
December 8, 2014 | Men's Basketball Kwan Cheatham, Jr., Named MAC East Player of the Week Cheatham helped the Zips to a 2-0 record last week while averaging 16.0 points, 8.0 rebounds, 2.5 assists and 2.0 blocked shots per game.
December 7, 2014 | Women's Swimming & Diving Swimming and Diving Wins Zippy Invitational The University of Akron swimming and diving team maintained its first-place standing throughout days two and three of the 2014 Zippy Invitational as it registered a final tally of 1734 to claim a meet victory on Sunday at the Ocasek Natatorium.
December 6, 2014 | Women's Swimming & Diving Swimming and Diving Turns in Strong Second Day at Zippy Invitational The University of Akron swimming and diving team issued multiple record-breaking performances on Saturday to help maintain its first-place standing throughout day two of the Zippy Invitational at the Ocasek Natatorium.
December 5, 2014 | Women's Basketball Akron equals best start in program history with a 89-61 win over Morehead State Sparked by four starters scoring in double-figures, the Akron women's basketball team equaled its best start (7-0) in program history registering a 89-61 victory over Morehead State (3-5) Friday night at James A. Rhodes Arena.
December 5, 2014 Cross Country names 2014 award winners The Akron men's and women's cross country teams celebrated its 2014 campaign at the squad's annual award dinner on Friday (Dec. 5) as head coach Lee Labadie handed out awards to eight student-athletes.
December 5, 2014 | Women's Swimming & Diving Swimming and Diving Opens Zippy Invitational in First Place The University of Akron swimming and diving team opened day one of the 2014 Zippy Invitational on Friday in first place after posting a top-three finish in each of the six events at the Ocasek Natatorium.
December 4, 2014 Z:360 - Dec. 4 Check out our first GoPro feature with diving and a miked-up Chuck Amato.
December 4, 2014 | Men's Basketball Men's Basketball Hits 13 3-Pointers in 73-49 Win Over Western Illinois The Zips, leading by 21 at the half, used the outside shot to their advantage to improve to 4-0 at home this season.
December 4, 2014 | Softball Softball Announces 2015 Schedule University of Akron softball coach Julie Jones and her staff announced the Zips’ 2015 schedule on Thursday, featuring four tournaments, regional rivals, and five Mid-American Conference opponents at home.
December 4, 2014 | General News Akron’s Wistrcill Named to NCAA Council University of Akron Director of Athletics Tom Wistrcill has been selected as the Mid-American Conference’s representative to the newly formed NCAA Council.
December 4, 2014 | Women's Basketball Zips look to extend winning streak hosting Morehead State Seeking to equal its best start in program history, the Akron women's basketball team returns home this Friday, Dec. 5, to battle Morehead State.
December 4, 2014 | Baseball Baseball Announces 2015 Schedule The University of Akron head baseball coach Rick Rembielak and his staff announced the 2015 schedule on Thursday, which features 19 games to be played at Lee R. Jackson Field along with one game to be played at Canal Park.
December 3, 2014 | Women's Swimming & Diving Swimming and Diving Hosts Zippy Invitational on Dec. 5-7 The University of Akron swimming and diving team will welcome nine women’s teams and six men’s teams to the Ocasek Natatorium for the annual Zippy Invitational set to take place this weekend, Friday through Sunday, Dec. 5-7.
December 3, 2014 | Men's Basketball Men's Basketball Welcomes Western Illinois to Rhodes Arena on Thursday Akron owns a 14-10 advantage, including two-straight wins over Western Illinois, and a 9-4 record in Akron. Tip off is set for 7 p.m. ET.
December 3, 2014 Four Zips Earn All-MAC Football Honors Four University of Akron football players earned All-Mid-American Conference honors for the 2014 season.
December 2, 2014 | Men's Basketball Men's Basketball Uses Big Second Half to Down Arkansas-Pine Bluff, 81-60 Kwan Cheatham, Jr., recorded his first-collegiate double-double to lead Akron five players in double figures.
December 2, 2014 Zips Weekly - Dec 2 David Suntup reviews all of the Zips' action.
December 2, 2014 | General News Read the Latest Edition of Zips Line – December 2, 2014 Director of Athletics Tom Wistrcill previews the upcoming men's and women's basketball games, swimming's Zippy Invitational and more in the final Zips Line of 2014.
December 1, 2014 Results for Zippy Open The final results for Akron rifle's Zippy Open, held Nov. 8-9 and Nov. 15-16, have been compiled.
December 1, 2014 | Men's Basketball Men's Basketball Plays Host to Arkansas-Pine Bluff on Tuesday The Zips and Golden Lions will meet for a fifth time, with Akron leading the all-time series, 4-0. Tip off is set for 7 p.m. ET.
December 1, 2014 | Women's Basketball Brown tabbed MAC East Women's Basketball Player of the Week Akron junior guard Anita Brown (Warren, Ohio) has been selected as the Mid-American Conference East Women's Basketball Player of the Week, the league announced on Monday.
December 1, 2014 | General News Listen to Dambrot and Kest on Tonight's Zips Live at Johnny J's in the Valley Men's Basketball's Keith Dambrot and Women's Basketball's Jodi Kest will be on Zips Live presented by Lee Hyder and Associates at Johnny J's Pub and Grille in the Valley from 7-8 p.m.
December 1, 2014 Chisholm Named Zips’ Student-Athlete of the Week Senior running back Jawon Chisholm was named the Zips’ Student-Athlete of the Week on Dec. 1.
November 30, 2014 | Men's Basketball Men's Basketball Opens Homestand with 72-66 Win Over Bryant The Zips, leading by three at the half, had to fight off three late 3-pointers by the Bulldogs to win their fifth-straight home game dating back to last year.
November 29, 2014 | Women's Basketball Akron improves to 6-0 with 90-74 victory over Siena Led by a 28-point, eight-rebound performance from junior Anita Brown (Warren, Ohio), the Akron women’s basketball team captured the championship of the Denver Thanksgiving Classic (3-1) on Saturday with a 90-74 victory over Siena.
November 29, 2014 | Men's Basketball Men's Basketball Opens Four-Game Homestand Sunday vs. Bryant The Zips, who play eight of their next nine games at home, will face the Bulldogs at Rhodes Arena, with tip off set for 5 p.m. ET.
November 28, 2014 | Women's Basketball Zips eye Denver Thanksgiving Classic title battling Siena Off to its best season-opening start since the 1974-75 campaign, the Akron women's basketball team will vie for the championship of the Denver Thanksgiving Classic on Saturday battling Siena.
November 28, 2014 Football Falls 27-24 at Kent State in Battle for the Wagon Wheel The loss ended Akron's season with a 5-7 record, including a 3-5 mark in Mid-American Conference play.
November 28, 2014 | Women's Basketball Second-half run fuels Akron to a 73-58 triumph over Belmont Sparked by a 24-8 second-half run the Akron women's basketball team broke open a 40-all game en route to registering a come-from-behind 73-58 triumph over Belmont in the opening game of the Denver Thanksgiving Classic on Friday.
November 27, 2014 | Men's Soccer Akron honored by NSCAA as College Team Academic Award Winners The Akron men’s and women's soccer teams were recognized for their academic success by the National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA) as College Team Academic Award winners.
November 27, 2014 | Women's Basketball Akron travels to the Mile High City for Denver Thanksgiving Classic Off to its best season-opening start since the 1974-75 campaign, the Akron women's basketball team will travel to Denver, Colo., this weekend to participate in the Denver Thanksgiving Classic hosted by the University of Denver this Friday and Saturday.
November 25, 2014 | Men's Basketball Men's Basketball Concludes Road Trip with 78-72 Loss at Penn State Noah Robotham led the Zips with 18 points while Deji Ibitayo scored a career-high 17 points. Pat Forsythe added 12 points and nine rebounds.
November 25, 2014 | Women's Basketball Five Zips score in double figures to spark Akron to 100-65 win over Valparaiso The Akron women’s basketball team increased its season-opening win streak to four games as five Zips scored in double figures to cruise to a 100-65 victory over Valparaiso Tuesday night at James A. Rhodes Arena.
November 25, 2014 | Softball Julie Jones Receives Four-Year Contract Extension University of Akron softball head coach Julie Jones has received a four-year contract extension. The extension, which is pending approval by the UA Board of Trustees, will keep Jones at the helm of the program through the 2019 season.
November 25, 2014 | General News Read the Latest Edition of Zips Line – November 25, 2014 Director of Athletics Tom Wistrcill recaps a successful week for Zips basketball, talks about Friday's football game at Kent State and more.
November 25, 2014 | Women's Basketball King named MAC East Women's Basketball Player of the Week Akron senior forward Sina King (Waterford, Ohio) has been selected as the Mid-American Conference East Women's Basketball Player of the Week, the league announced on Tuesday.
November 25, 2014 Akron Rifle Team Hosts Turkey Shoot Fundraiser; Moves up to #13 in Poll The University of Akron rifle team held its annual Turkey Shoot this week. During the two-day fundraiser, team members taught fans the sport with fun-filled games.
November 25, 2014 | Women's Basketball Women’s Basketball Education Day Was Huge Success The second annual Akron women’s basketball Education Day more than doubled its participation this year, according to the Athletics Department marketing team.
November 24, 2014 | Men's Basketball Men's Basketball Concludes Road Trip Tuesday at Penn State The contest between the Zips and Nittany Lions will tip off at 7:30 p.m. ET and will air live on ESPN3.
November 24, 2014 | Women's Basketball Akron seeks to extend win streak hosting Valparaiso Akron seeks to extend its season-opening win streak to four straight as the Zips welcome Valparaiso to the James A. Rhodes Arena for a 7 p.m. tilt on Tuesday, Nov. 25.
November 24, 2014 | Men's Basketball Noah Robotham Named MAC East Player of the Week Robotham finished the week averaging 13.3 points, 3.7 rebounds and 1.7 assists per game last week and also earned Zips Athletics Student-Athlete of the Week.
November 24, 2014 Football Travels to Kent State for Wagon Wheel Trophy in Regular-Season Finale on Friday Akron closes out the 2014 regular season at Kent State on Friday, Nov. 28, at 1 p.m. in Mid-American Conference action at Dix Stadium for the 44th time for the coveted wooden Wagon Wheel.
November 24, 2014 Stein Named MAC East Special Teams Player of the Week Akron junior kicker Robert Stein was named the Mid-American Conference Special Teams Player of the Week for the East Division on Monday.
November 23, 2014 | Men's Basketball Men's Basketball Downs South Carolina, 68-63, on Sunday The win was the second for the Zips over a Power Five Conference and gave Akron third place in the 2014 Gildan Charleston Classic.
November 23, 2014 | Women's Swimming & Diving Swimming and Diving Takes Second Place in Magnus Cup Invitational The University of Akron swimming and diving team finalized competition at the three-day Magnus Cup Invitational by securing second place out of ten teams with a final tally of 995.5 at Robert F. Busbey Natatorium on Sunday evening.
November 23, 2014 #14 Akron Rifle Team Splits Matches with Ohio State & NC State The No. 14 University of Akron rifle team split matches No. 9 Ohio State and No. 13 NC State on Saturday at the Robert A. Pinn Shooting Range in Schrank Hall South.
November 22, 2014 | Women's Swimming & Diving Swimming and Diving Maintains Second Place in Magnus Cup Invitational The University of Akron swimming and diving team held onto second place throughout day two at the Magnus Cup Invitational by posting three top finishes over eight events and continuing to set meet records at Cleveland State’s Robert F. Busbey Natatorium on Saturday night.
November 22, 2014 | Men's Basketball Men's Basketball to Face South Carolina in Third-Place Game of Charleston Classic Sunday's game, the third between the Zips and the Gamecocks in the last 11 months, will air live on ESPNU beginning at 6:30 p.m. ET.
November 21, 2014 | Women's Swimming & Diving Swimming and Diving Opens Magnus Cup Invitational in Second Place The University of Akron swimming and diving team finished day one of competition at the Magnus Cup Invitational in second place by accumulating a team score of 358.5 at Cleveland State’s Robert F. Busbey Natatorium.
November 21, 2014 | Men's Basketball Men's Basketball Falls to Miami (Fla.), 79-51 The Zips will face either South Carolina or Charlotte in the third-place game on Sunday, Nov. 23. Tipoff is set for 6:30 p.m. ET on ESPNU.
November 21, 2014 #14 Akron Rifle Team Hosts Ohio State & NC State on Saturday The No. 14 University of Akron rifle team hosts No. 9 Ohio State and No. 13 NC State on Saturday, Nov. 22 at 9 a.m. at the Robert A. Pinn Shooting Range in Schrank Hall South.
November 20, 2014 | Men's Basketball Men's Basketball Faces Miami (Fla.) on Friday on ESPNU The Zips and Hurricanes will face off for the third time in series history, with both teams posting a win.
November 20, 2014 | Men's Soccer Akron ends season in penalty shootout at Ohio State Akron men's soccer was denied in the first round of the 2014 NCAA Men's Soccer Championship as Ohio State advanced on penalty kicks, 13-12, in 15 rounds, in what will go down in the record books as a 1-1 double-overtime tie on Thursday at Jesse Owens Memorial Stadium.
November 20, 2014 | Men's Basketball Men's Basketball Cruises to 66-46 Win Over Southern California Pat Forsythe and Kwan Cheatham, Jr., combined for 30 points and 16 rebounds to lead they way for the Zips.
November 20, 2014 | Women's Swimming & Diving Swimming & Diving Heads to Magnus Cup Invitational The University of Akron swimming and diving team will compete against nine teams in the Magnus Cup Invitational this weekend, hosted by Cleveland State at the Robert F. Busbey Natatorium.
November 20, 2014 Z360: Nov 20 This week's show features women's basketball Education Day, football's Senior Night, and rifle's Turkey Shoot.
November 20, 2014 Football Game at Kent State Moved to Nov. 28 Akron's football game at Kent State has been moved to Black Friday at 1 p.m. ET.
November 19, 2014 | Women's Volleyball Ron Arenz Will Not Return as Volleyball Coach The University of Akron Department of Athletics announced Wednesday that Ron Arenz will not return as head coach of the volleyball program.
November 19, 2014 | Men's Soccer No. 22 Zips set to open NCAA Tournament at Ohio State Akron opens its run in the NCAA Championship battling Ohio State on Thursday, Nov. 20, in the opening round of the 48-team tournament. Game time at Jesse Owens Memorial Stadium is set for 5 p.m.
November 18, 2014 | Men's Basketball Men's Basketball Opens 2014 Gildan Charleston Classic Thursday vs. USC The Zips and Trojans will face off at 12:30 p.m. ET on ESPN3 in the first meeting between the two programs.
November 19, 2014 | Women's Golf Women's Golf Signs Makayla Dull and Danielle Nicholson to NLIs The pair brings a total of eight All-Ohio honors, one team and two individual state championships, and numerous school records to the Zips.
November 19, 2014 Zips Weekly - Nov. 18
November 19, 2014 | Men's Soccer Registration open for Men's Soccer 2015 Camps Registration is open for The University of Akron men's soccer program's Monday Night Soccer School, which starts Feb. 9 and continues each Monday night for six weeks.
November 18, 2014 Football Cruises to 30-6 Win over Massachusetts on Senior Night The University of Akron football team ended the 2014 home slate in style on a frigid Tuesday night, cruising to a 30-6 victory over Massachusetts at InfoCision Stadium – Summa Field.
November 18, 2014 | Women's Basketball Women's Basketball improves to 3-0 with 82-73 victory over UNI Sina King scored a career-high 27 points in 29 minutes to lead the Akron charge, including an 8-for-9 effort from the free throw line and five 3-pointers.
November 18, 2014 | Baseball Nine Student-Athletes Commit to Baseball for 2015-16 Season The University of Akron baseball team and head coach Rick Rembielak announced on Tuesday that eight student-athletes have signed National Letters of Intent to join the program for the 2015-16 academic year.
November 17, 2014 | General News Read the Latest Edition of Zips Line – November 17, 2014 Director of Athletics Tom Wistrcill talks about men's soccer winning the MAC Championship, women's basketball's education day, senior day for football and more.
November 17, 2014 | Men's Soccer Akron opens NCAA Championship play at Ohio State on Thursday The Akron men’s soccer team learned its draw for the 2014 NCAA Men’s Soccer Championship on Monday, Nov. 17, as the Zips (13-6-1) will travel to Ohio State (9-7-4) on Thursday, Nov. 20, in the opening round of the 48-team field. Game time at Jesse Owens Memorial Stadium in Columbus, Ohio, is set for 5 p.m.
November 17, 2014 | Women's Basketball Anita Brown named MAC East Player of the Week In the Akron Classic last weekend, Brown made her first career appearances in the starting lineup and averaged 25.5 points per game and 9.0 rebounds per game.
November 16, 2014 | Men's Soccer Akron earns NCAA Tournament Berth with 2-1 victory over Bowling Green in MAC Championship game Freshman forward Anthony Macchione (Camas, Wash.) connected on the game-winning goal in the 79th minute (78:10) to propel the Akron men’s soccer team to its 11th Mid-American Conference Championship title on the strength of a come-from-behind 2-1 triumph over Bowling Green (14-6-1) in the championship game of the Mid-American Conference Championship on Sunday, Nov. 16, at FirstEnergy Stadium – Cub Cadet Field.
November 15, 2014 | Women's Volleyball Volleyball closes season with four-set loss at Ball State The Zips registered eight blocks as a team, thanks to four block-assists and a solo stuff from senior Mary Delich.
November 15, 2014 | Women's Basketball Women's Basketball defeats Northern Kentucky, 82-49, to win Akron Classic Four Zips scored in double figures to give UA its second victory in as many days, led by Anita Brown with 22 points.
November 15, 2014 | Men's Soccer Zips set to host Bowling Green in MAC Championship title game Top-seeded Akron continues its quest for its 11th Mid-American Conference Championship title battling third-seeded Bowling Green on Sunday, Nov. 16, in the championship match of the MAC Championship. Game time at FirstEnergy Stadium – Cub Cadet Field is set for 1 p.m.
November 14, 2014 | Women's Basketball Brown's career day lifts Women's Basketball past Binghamton, 80-49 Junior guard Anita Brown poured in a career-high 29 points to go with 11 rebounds to lead Akron to its season-opening victory.
November 14, 2014 | Men's Basketball Men's Basketball Cruises to 74-57 Win Over UMBC in Season Opener Demetrius "Tree" Treadwell picked up where he left off last season, posting a double-double to open the season (10 points, 13 rebounds).
November 14, 2014 | Men's Soccer Akron Advances to 15th MAC Championship Title Game with 2-1 Win over WMU The Akron men’s soccer team made the most of a pair of second-half penalty kicks as the top-seeded Zips (12-6-1) notched a come-from-behind 2-1 triumph past fourth-seeded Western Michigan (8-7-4) in the second semifinal of the Mid-American Conference Championship on Friday, Nov. 14, at FirstEnergy Stadium – Cub Cadet Field.
November 14, 2014 Cross Country turns in solid efforts at NCAA Great Lakes Regional The Akron men's cross country team recorded an 11th-place finish with 285 points and a pair of top-50 finishers at Friday's NCAA Great Lakes Regional hosted by the University of Wisconsin at the Thomas Zimmer Championship Cross Country Course.
November 14, 2014 | General News Akron Basketball Releases 2014-15 Preseason Digital Guide Learn more about the student-athletes, coaches and programs heading into today's season openers.
November 13, 2014 | Women's Basketball Women's Basketball set to host first ever Akron Classic this weekend The Zips will take on Binghamton in their regular season opener on Friday at 6 p.m., followed by a contest with Northern Kentucky on Saturday at 3:30 p.m. at James A. Rhodes Arena.
November 12, 2014 | Men's Basketball Men's Basketball Opens Regular Season Friday Against UMBC The Zips and the Retrievers will face off at James A. Rhodes Arena, with tip off set for 8 p.m. ET following the women's basketball contest vs. Binghamton.
November 13, 2014 | Men's Soccer Akron set to battle Western Michigan in MAC Championship semifinal Top-seeded Akron begins its quest for its 11th Mid-American Conference Championship title battling fourth-seeded Western Michigan on Friday, Nov. 14, in the semifinals of the MAC Championship. Game time at FirstEnergy Stadium - Cub Cadet Field is set for 7 p.m. and will follow the conclusion of the other semifinal at 4 p.m. pitting second-seeded West Virginia versus third-seeded Bowling Green.
November 13, 2014 | Women's Volleyball Volleyball comes up short on the road at Buffalo, 3-0 Julia Smagacz led the Akron attack with seven kills, while Amanda Bedell added six and Mary Delich had five.
November 13, 2014 Z:360 - Nov. 13
November 13, 2014 | Men's Soccer Men’s Soccer garners a conference-best seven All-MAC selections Led by sophomore midfielder Adam Najem (Clifton, N.J.), senior forward Saad Abdul-Salaam (Gahanna, Ohio), junior goalkeeper Jake Fenlason (San Diego, Calif.) and junior defender Andrew Souders (Amherst, Ohio) who were selected as first-team All-Mid-American Conference men's soccer selections, seven Akron student-athletes garnered All-MAC accolades as announced by the league on Thursday (Nov. 13).
November 13, 2014 | Women's Volleyball Volleyball Announces Additions of Brown and Pawlak for 2015 Season Middle hitter Patience Brown (Bloomington, Ill.) and libero Abbey Pawlak (Sylvania, Ohio) have committed to join the Akron volleyball program for the 2015-16 academic year.
November 13, 2014 | Softball Softball Adds Four Student-Athletes for 2015-16 Caroline Cahill (Huber Heights, Ohio), Gabby Fredericks (New Philadelphia, Ohio-pictured), Kelly Hysong (Beach City, Ohio) and Lilli Piper (Norton, Ohio) have committed to join the program for 2015-16.
November 13, 2014 | General News Read the Latest Edition of Zips Line – November 13, 2014 Director of Athletics Tom Wistrcill previews five busy days of events on campus, welcomes the newest student-athletes and more.
November 13, 2014 Football Kickoff Changed to 7 p.m. for UMass Game Akron football's home finale with Massachusetts on Tuesday, Nov. 18, will now kick off at 7 p.m. at InfoCision Stadium – Summa Field. ESPN3 will televise the game.
November 13, 2014 | Men's Basketball Men's Basketball Signs Three Student-Athletes to Class of 2015 Head coach Keith Dambrot announced on Thursday that Peter Agba, Emmanuel Olojakpoke and Josh Williams have signed national letters of intent to play for the Zips.
November 13, 2014 #13 Akron Rifle Team Hosts Second Weekend of Zippy Open The No. 13 University of Akron rifle team hosts its second weekend of the Zippy Open on Saturday, Nov. 15 and Sunday, Nov. 16. Competition begins at 9 a.m. each day at the Robert A. Pinn Shooting Range in Schrank Hall South.
November 13, 2014 Cross Country primed for NCAA Great Lakes Regional Championship The University of Akron men's and women's cross country teams will continue their postseason competition on Friday, Nov. 14, traveling to Verona, Wis., for the 2014 NCAA Great Lakes Regional, hosted by the University of Wisconsin at the Thomas Zimmer Championship Cross Country Course.
November 12, 2014 | Men's Basketball Demetrius "Tree" Treadwell Named 2014 Lou Henson Preseason All-American For a second-consecutive season, Treadwell has been honored as one of the top mid-major players in the nation.
November 12, 2014 | Women's Volleyball Volleyball closes out regular season at Buffalo and Ball State Akron is set to take on travel partner Buffalo on Thursday at 7 p.m., which will air live on ESPN3. The Zips will then challenge MAC West foe Ball State on Saturday at 7 p.m.
November 12, 2014 | Women's Swimming & Diving Eleven Student-Athletes Commit to Swimming and Diving for 2015-16 Season Emily Christophersen, Karly Crail, Ragen Engel, Sadie Fazekas, Alexandra Hedden, Kim Jones, Emma King, Madison Myers, Ashley Schrock, Victoria Shaffer and Hannah Smith are slated to join the squad next season.
November 12, 2014 | Women's Basketball Women's Basketball Signs Two for 2015-16 Head coach Jodi Kest announced that Lilli Piper (Norton, Ohio) and Fredniqua "Shaq" Walker (Cleveland, Ohio) have signed national letters of intent to join the program next season.
November 12, 2014 | Men's Basketball Men's Basketball Checks in at No. 14 in Mid-Major Top-25 Preseason Poll The Zips received 351 points and are one of five Mid-American Conference teams to appear in the poll.
November 11, 2014 Football Drops a 55-24 Decision at Buffalo The Zips dropped their fourth consecutive game and fell to 4-6 overall and 2-4 in MAC play.
November 11, 2014 #9 Akron Rifle Pulls into Early Lead at Zippy Open After the first weekend of competition, the No. 9 Akron rifle team (4,623) finished ahead of Memphis (4,612) and Morehead State (4,563) at the Robert A. Pinn Shooting Range in Schrank Hall South.
November 11, 2014 Zips Weekly - Nov. 11 Catch up on all the Zips' results from last week.
November 10, 2014 | Men's Basketball Men's Basketball Downs Rochester (Mich.), 55-42, in Exhibition Play Demetrius "Tree" Treadwell led the way for the Zips, finishing with 10 points and 14 rebounds. Noah Robotham finished with nine points and two assists.
November 10, 2014 | Men's Soccer Vote For Najem For Top Drawer Soccer's Goal of the Week Akron men's soccer sophomore midfielder Adam Najem (Clifton, N.J.) has some tough competition this week.
November 9, 2014 | Men's Basketball Men's Basketball Opens Season Monday with Exhibition Contest vs. Rochester The Zips play host to the Warriors in their lone exhibition contest of the season. Tip off at James A. Rhodes Arena is set for 7 p.m. ET.
November 8, 2014 | Men's Soccer Akron to host 2014 MAC Men's Soccer Championship The Akron men's soccer team earned the top seed and the right to host the Mid-American Conference Men's Soccer Championship to be hosted at FirstEnergy Stadium – Cub Cadet Field next Friday, Nov. 14, and Sunday, Nov. 16.
November 8, 2014 | Men's Soccer Akron captures 10th-consecutive MAC regular-season title with 4-0 victory past Buffalo AKRON, Ohio – The Akron men's soccer team earned its 10th-consecutive Mid-American Conference regular-season title and 17 title overall on the strength of a 4-0 victory past Buffalo (5-10-2, 1-2-2 MAC) on Saturday, Nov. 8, at FirstEnergy Stadium – Cub Cadet Field.
November 8, 2014 | Women's Volleyball Volleyball falls to Kent State in home finale, 3-1 Senior Mary Delich posted eight kills and four solo blocks in her final career match at James A. Rhodes Arena.
November 8, 2014 | Women's Basketball Women's Basketball cruises to 100-62 exhibition victory over Ursuline Sina King returned to the court for the first time in two seasons to lead four Zips in double figures with 19 points.
November 7, 2014 | Women's Volleyball Volleyball drops four set battle with Ohio A big second-set victory was not enough for the Zips to upend unbeaten Ohio Friday night at James A. Rhodes Arena.
November 7, 2014 | Women's Basketball Women's Basketball hosts Ursuline in exhibition play Saturday The Zips and the Arrows will face off in an exhibition contest at James A. Rhodes Arena. Tip-off is set for 12 p.m. ET.
November 7, 2014 Football Travels to Buffalo on Tuesday Night Akron plays its second of four Tuesday evening contests in November. The Zips travel to Buffalo for Mid-American Conference action on Tuesday, Nov. 11, at 8 p.m. on ESPNU.
November 7, 2014 | Men's Soccer Men's Soccer Hosts Buffalo in MAC Showdown on Senior Night No. 23 Akron closes out its regular-season campaign hosting Buffalo on Senior Night on Saturday, Nov. 8 at 7 p.m. at FirstEnergy Stadium - Cub Cadet Field.
November 7, 2014 | General News Akron Basketball Tabbed for Six MAC Games on ESPN Family of Networks The men’s team will play three ESPN-broadcasted games – with four 21-day wildcard opportunities – while the women will make three appearances during MAC play.
November 6, 2014 Z360: Nov. 6, 2014 This week features include women's basketball's Sina King and football's Blackout festivities.
November 6, 2014 | Women's Volleyball Volleyball prepped for final homestand against Ohio and Kent State The Zips will take on MAC leader Ohio on Friday at 7 p.m., followed by a contest with crosstown rival Kent State on Saturday at 5 p.m.
November 6, 2014 #9 Akron Rifle Team Hosts Zippy Open The No. 9 University of Akron rifle team returns home to host back-to-back weekends of the Zippy Open. Competition begins on Friday, Nov. 7 at 8 a.m. at the Robert A. Pinn Shooting Range in Schrank Hall South.
November 6, 2014 | Women's Soccer Lani Smith Earns First Team All-MAC Honors The senior's 33 career points over the last two years are tied for fourth in school history.
November 6, 2014 | Women's Soccer Vernon Croft Will Not Return as Women’s Soccer Coach The University of Akron athletics department will begin its search for a new leader for the women’s soccer program, as Director of Athletics Tom Wistrcill announced Thursday that Vernon Croft will not return as head coach.
November 5, 2014 | Men's Soccer #23 Men’s Soccer Drops 1-0 Decision at #25 Penn State The 23rd-ranked Akron men's soccer team saw its modest two-game winning streak snapped on Wednesday night as a goal by Penn State's Mikey Minutillo in the 81stt minute (80:44) lifted the 25th-rated Nittany Lions (12-4-1) to a 1-0 victory past the Zips (10-6-1).
November 10, 2014 | Women's Soccer Women's Soccer Announces 2015 Winter Camp Dates Registration is now open for The University of Akron women's soccer 2015 winter camps for any and all high school girls' soccer players (grades 9-12), who have an interest in playing collegiate soccer.
November 4, 2014 Zips Weekly - Nov. 4 David Suntup reviews all the Zips' weekend action.
November 4, 2014 Football Falls to Bowling Green, 27-10 Akron's offense out-gained Bowling Green racking up 398 yards of total offense, but it was not enough to offset five turnovers as the Zips dropped a 27-10 decision to the Falcons Tuesday night at InfoCision Stadium – Summa Field.
November 4, 2014 | Men's Soccer #23 Akron Men's Soccer Travels to #25 Penn State on Wednesday Akron closes out its regular-season campaign with a pair of games this week. In their final road tilt on the campaign, the Zips travel to University Park, Pa., to battle 25th-rated Penn State on Wednesday, Nov. 5 at 7 p.m. Akron then caps its regular season hosting Buffalo on Senior Night on Saturday,
November 4, 2014 | Men's Soccer Najem Earns National Honors Akron sophomore midfielder Adam Najem (Clifton, N.J.) garnered national recognition for his efforts in a pair of Zips’ victories last week as he was named to the TopDrawerSoccer.com and the College Soccer News National Men’s Soccer Team of the Week on Tuesday.
November 4, 2014 | General News Read the Latest Edition of Zips Line – November 4, 2014 Director of Athletics Tom Wistrcill previews tonight's #ZipsBlackout game vs. Bowling Green, today's basketball media day and more!
November 3, 2014 National Championship Trophy to Visit Akron on Tuesday Night The inaugural College Football Playoff National Championship Trophy will be on display at Tuesday night's Akron football game.
November 3, 2014 | Men's Soccer Najem Named MAC Men’s Soccer Co-Player of the Week Sophomore midfielder Adam Najem was named the Mid-American Conference Men’s Soccer co-Player of the Week on Monday.
November 2, 2014 #14 Akron Rifle Team Wins at University of the Sciences The No. 14 Akron rifle team picked up a big win at the University of the Science, 4,633 to 3,950, on Saturday at the Colonel William Shea Rifle Range. The 4,633 team points are a new school record.
November 1, 2014 | Women's Swimming & Diving Swimming and Diving splits weekend dual meet action The Zips fell to Eastern Michigan on Friday before roaring back with a narrow victory over Ball State on Saturday.
November 1, 2014 | Men's Soccer Men’s Soccer Wins at Northern Illinois, 2-1 Akron men’s soccer claimed its 10th win of the season with a 2-1 victory at Northern Illinois in Mid-American Conference play on Saturday night.
November 1, 2014 | Women's Volleyball Volleyball falls to Miami (Ohio) in four sets Three Zips hit for double figures led by Mary Delich with 11 kills.
November 1, 2014 | Women's Tennis Martha Thorn Invite: Day 2 Results Zips women's tennis won two singles and one doubles match during the final day of competition at West Virginia's Martha Thorn Invitational on Saturday at the Ridgeview Racquet Club.
November 1, 2014 Men Finish Runner-Up, Women Place 11th At MAC Championships Four Zips earned All-MAC honors on the men's side, led by First-Team All-MAC honoree Clayton Murphy.
October 31, 2014 | Women's Tennis Martha Thorn Invite: Day 1 Results Zips women's tennis utilized a youthful lineup during the first day of competition at West Virginia's Martha Thorn Invitational on Friday at the Ridgeview Racquet Club.
October 31, 2014 | Women's Volleyball Volleyball stopped short by Bowling Green in three sets Julia Smagacz posted a team-high nine kills, and Anna Wenger followed with eight kills and a .318 hitting percentage.
October 31, 2014 #14 Akron Rifle Travels to University of the Sciences The No. 14 University of Akron rifle team travels to take on University of the Sciences (Pa.) on Saturday for a 9 a.m. competition at Colonel William Shea Rifle Range.
October 31, 2014 | Men's Soccer Men's Soccer Travels to Northern Illinois for MAC Match on Saturday Akron hits the road for two games. First the Zips open November play at Northern Illinois on Saturday, Nov. 1 at 8 p.m. ET (7 p.m. CT).
October 31, 2014 | General News Read the Latest Edition of Zips Line – October 31, 2014 Director of Athletics Tom Wistrcill talks about the passing of Dan Peters, previews a busy Tuesday night surrounding the Zips Football game vs. BGSU and more.
October 31, 2014 Cross Country Ready to Run at 2014 MAC Championships This year's championship event will be held on Saturday in Mount Pleasant, Mich., with the women's 6K set for 11 a.m. ET and the men's 8K to follow at noon.
October 30, 2014 Z360: Oct. 30, 2014 This week features include previewing cross country at the MAC Championship, baseball's Halloween softball game, and football's etiquette class.
October 30, 2014 | Women's Soccer Women's Soccer takes Buffalo to the wire, falls 2-1 in 2OT Senior Lani Smith scored her sixth goal of the year in the fourth minute to give the Zips the early lead, but UB notched the golden goal in the second overtime period for the victory.
October 30, 2014 #ZipsBlackout: Akron Hosts Bowling Green in MAC East Showdown on Tuesday Night Akron opens November play with four Tuesday evening contests. The Zips return home to InfoCision Stadium – Summa Field to host defending MAC champion Bowling Green in Mid-American Conference action on Tuesday, Nov. 4, at 8 p.m.
October 30, 2014 | General News 2014 Akron Basketball Media Day Set for Tuesday, Nov. 4 The event will begin at 4 p.m. ET and will be live streamed on GoZips.com, as well as aired live on Sports Radio 1350 AM (WARF) and the iHeartRadio and TuneIn apps.
October 30, 2014 | Women's Swimming & Diving Swimming and Diving set for trip to Eastern Michigan and Ball State The Zips and the Eagles will face off Friday at 5 p.m. at EMU's Jones Natatorium. Akron will turn around and take on Ball State on Saturday at 1 p.m. in Muncie, Ind.
October 30, 2014 | Women's Tennis Women’s Tennis Heads to WVU’s Martha Thorn Invite Zips women's tennis will travel to West Virginia for the Martha Thorn Invitational on Oct. 31 and Nov. 1 at the Ridgeview Racquet Club.
October 30, 2014 | Women's Volleyball Volleyball travels for rematches with Bowling Green and Miami (Ohio) The Zips will be looking to secure the season sweep versus the Falcons on Friday at 5 p.m., before facing off with second-place Miami on Saturday at 7 p.m.
October 30, 2014 Tuesday Night Blackout: Four Students Will Win FREE Spring Tuition The Zips’ upcoming Blackout football game will put four UA students in the black, as current University of Akron students can win FREE tuition for the 2015 spring semester.
October 29, 2014 | Women's Soccer Women's Soccer closes out 2014 season at Buffalo on Thursday The Zips and the MAC East regular season champion Bulls will face off at 3 p.m. at UB Stadium.
October 29, 2014 | Men's Soccer Akron Soccer Alum Steve Zakuani Retires from MLS Akron men's soccer alumnus Steve Zakuani (2007-08) announced his retirement from professional soccer on Wednesday.
October 28, 2014 | Women's Basketball Women's Basketball picked to finish third in the MAC East in preseason poll Senior Sina King was named to the Preseason All-MAC East squad.
October 28, 2014 Zips Weekly: Oct. 28 2014 David Suntup recaps all the Zips' action.
October 28, 2014 | Men's Soccer Men’s Soccer Shuts Out Cleveland State, 5-0 Akron men’s soccer picked up its sixth shutout of the season with a 5-0 victory over Cleveland State in non-conference play on Tuesday night at FirstEnergy Stadium – Cub Cadet Field.
October 28, 2014 #14 Akron Rifle Team Falls at #1 West Virginia The No. 14 Akron rifle team fell to top-ranked West Virginia, 4,697 to 4,611, on Saturday. For the third time this season, the Zips rewrote the school record book.
October 28, 2014 | Men's Basketball Men's Basketball Selected as MAC East Favorite in Media Poll The Zips received 17-of-20 first-place votes and 117 points overall from the MAC News Media Panel.
October 27, 2014 | Men's Soccer Men's Soccer Hosts Cleveland State in Non-Conference Action on Tuesday Night Akron returns home to FirstEnergy Stadium – Cub Cadet Field to host Cleveland State in non-conference play on Tuesday, Oct. 28 at 7 p.m.
October 27, 2014 | Men's Basketball Former Director of Basketball Operations Dan Peters Passes Away at Age 60 The University of Akron Department of Athletics is saddened to announce that former Director of Basketball Operations Dan Peters lost his battle with pancreatic cancer on Monday, Oct. 27.
October 27, 2014 | Women's Swimming & Diving Erin Seiler named Zips’ Student-Athlete of the Week Seiler posted two individual victories and was part of the first-place 200 medley relay team in Akron's first dual meet of the season against Buffalo last Friday.
October 27, 2014 | Baseball Baseball to Hold Charity Softball Game on October 29 Akron baseball hosts a night of Halloween fun in support of their #1 fan, 11-year-old Jacob Sypert, who is currently battling Leukemia.
October 26, 2014 | Women's Soccer Women's Soccer falls to Ball State in final home game, 4-2 Lani Smith provided both goals for Akron on the day, her fourth and fifth goals this season.
October 25, 2014 | Men's Soccer No. 19/22 Men's Soccer Falls 1-0 to Western Michigan The loss snapped a 13-match home unbeaten streak dating back to last season for the Zips.
October 25, 2014 | Women's Volleyball Volleyball topped by Eastern Michigan, 3-0 Julia Smagacz led the Akron attack with nine kills and a .381 hitting percentage for the match, and Karley Kusan was one dig short of a double-double.
October 25, 2014 Football Drops a 35-21 Decision at Ball State Junior RB Conor Hundley posted the first two-touchdown performance of his career, carrying the ball 14 times for 72 yards.
October 24, 2014 | Women's Soccer Women's Soccer falls to Miami (Ohio) in 2OT heartbreaker The RedHawks scored a golden goal in the 103rd minute to break a scoreless tie for the win. Akron goalkeeper Klaire Adee posted a career-best nine saves.
October 24, 2014 | Women's Volleyball Volleyball drops 3-0 setback to Central Michigan The Zips broke a 20-all tie in the third set to score four straight and capture a set-point scenario, but were unable to hold on for the victory.
October 24, 2014 | Women's Swimming & Diving Swimming and Diving Drops Season Opener to Buffalo, 155-145 Overall, Akron won 10-of-16 events, including wins three of the last four events, but could not overcome a consistent Bulls effort in the pool.
October 24, 2014 | General News Read the Latest Edition of Zips Line – October 24, 2014 Director of Athletics Tom Wistrcill talks about Akron's busy weekend, looks back at a successful week in Zips Athletics and more!
October 23, 2014 Z360: Oct. 23, 2014 Check out this week's features on swimming and diving, football, and women's soccer.
October 22, 2014 | Women's Volleyball Volleyball to host Central Michigan and Eastern Michigan this weekend The Zips will wear pink uniforms for both matches to support breast cancer research.
October 23, 2014 | Women's Soccer Women's Soccer Plays Host to Miami (Ohio) and Ball State in Final Homestand The Zips will face the RedHawks on Friday at 7 p.m. ET and will honor their seven seniors. Akron will conclude the weekend homestand on Sunday, facing the Cardinals at noon ET.
October 23, 2014 | Women's Swimming & Diving Swimming and Diving Welcomes Buffalo to Ocasek Natatorium The Zips and Bulls will face off on Friday at 5 p.m. ET. The event is free to the public.
October 23, 2014 | Men's Soccer Men's Soccer Hosts Western Michigan on Saturday at 7 p.m. Akron returns home to FirstEnergy Stadium – Cub Cadet Field to host Western Michigan in MAC play on Saturday, Oct. 25 at 7 p.m.
October 22, 2014 Zips Weekly - Oct. 21 This edition of Zips Weekly David Suntup reviews Zips Men's Soccer as they hosted Michigan and West Virginia as well as Zips Football close game against Ohio University.
October 21, 2014 | Men's Golf Men's Golf Concludes Fall Slate with Eighth-Place Finish at Pinetree Intercollegiate Three Zips finished inside the top 25, including J.B. Williams, Louis Birchall and George Baylis.
October 21, 2014 | Men's Soccer Akron Men’s Soccer Ranked in Top 25 Polls University of Akron men’s soccer moved into several national polls this week.
October 21, 2014 | Women's Basketball Fans invited to meet the 2014-15 Women's Basketball team on Friday The Akron women's basketball team will be holding a meet-and-greet event on Friday, Oct. 24, at 6 p.m. in the lobby of the JAR, prior to the Zips volleyball match against Central Michigan.
October 21, 2014 MAC Announces Deal with Quick Lane Bowl The Mid-American Conference (MAC) announced today in conjunction with representatives from the Quick Lane Bowl, Detroit Lions, and Ford Field that the MAC has secured a six-year (2014-2019) backup agreement with the newly-formed Quick Lane Bowl, owned and operated by the Detroit Lions and Ford Field.
October 20, 2014 | Men's Golf Men's Golf in Ninth Place at Pinetree Intercollegiate J.B. Williams and George Baylis sit inside the top-25 through two rounds.
October 20, 2014 Football Travels to Ball State on Oct. 25 for 2 p.m. MAC Contest Akron continues its two-game Mid-American Conference road trip with a stop at Ball State on Saturday, Oct. 25 at 2 p.m. at Scheumann Stadium.
October 20, 2014 | Men's Soccer Holthusen Named MAC Men’s Soccer Player of the Week Akron freshman forward Stuart Holthusen was named the Mid-American Conference Men's Soccer Player of the Week on Monday.
October 19, 2014 | Women's Soccer Women's Soccer drops 3-0 result to Central Michigan The Zips scattered 12 shots on the day but only one was on goal as Akron struggled to penetrate the Chippewas' defense.
October 19, 2014 | Men's Golf Men's Golf Travels to Georgia for Final Fall Event The Zips will compete in the Pinetree Intercollegiate in Kennesaw, Ga., with rounds one and two schedule for Monday.
October 18, 2014 | Women's Volleyball Volleyball Closes Road Trip with 3-0 Loss at Western Michigan The Akron attack was led by Mary Delich, who posted 10 kills, three block assists and a .350 hitting percentage.
October 18, 2014 Football Drops 23-20 Nail-biter at Ohio Akron football dropped a 23-20 decision at Ohio in Mid-American Conference play on Saturday afternoon at Peden Stadium.
October 18, 2014 Cross Country Posts Pair of Top-30 Finishes at Pre Nationals The men's team closed the 2014 Pre National Invitational in 26th place while the women's squad closed the day in 28th place on Saturday.
October 18, 2014 | Men's Soccer Men's Soccer Blog: Zips in the Pros Check out the latest on Zips alumni in the professional soccer ranks ...
October 17, 2014 | Men's Soccer Men’s Soccer Improves to 2-0 in MAC Play with 3-2 Win over West Virginia Akron men's soccer battled West Virginia for a 3-2 come-from-behind win in Mid-American Conference play on Friday night at FirstEnergy Stadium – Cub Cadet Field.
October 17, 2014 | Women's Volleyball Volleyball falls to MAC West leader Northern Illinois, 3-0 Akron was unable to stop MAC West Division power Northern Illinois on its home floor, falling to the Huskies in three sets on the road Friday night.
October 17, 2014 | Women's Soccer Women's Soccer falls to Toledo on the road, 3-0 UA connected on five shots on goal to UT's six for the match, but the Rockets found the back of the net on half of those attempts to yield the final score.
October 17, 2014 | Women's Tennis Zerbola & Maksimava Conclude Play at Midwest Regional Two Zips women's tennis players concluded play at the 2014 USTA/ITA Midwest Regional at the Atkins Tennis Center on Friday after doubles action.
October 17, 2014 Four Zips Named to Phil Steele’s Midseason All-MAC Teams Phil Steele recognized four Akron Zips on his midseason All-Mid-American Conference football teams on Friday.
October 17, 2014 | General News Read the Latest Edition of Zips Line – October 17, 2014 Director of Athletics Tom Wistrcill previews a big night for men's soccer, talks football scheduling and more!
October 17, 2014 Rifle’s Chezem Competes with Team USA in Mexico Akron junior Matt Chezem is competing this weekend with Team USA at the 2014 Championship of the Americas.
October 17, 2014 Cross Country Heads to Terre Haute, Ind., for Pre Nationals Invitational The field features 158 total collegiate teams and 1,520 runners, including four of the top 10 women's teams, as well as the defending men's national champion, from the 2013 NCAA Championships.
October 16, 2014 Z360: Oct. 16, 2014 This week David Suntup speaks with men's soccer goalkeeper Jake Fenlason. Also featured is the football team's locker room dedication to Alan "Tank" Arrington.
October 16, 2014 | Men's Soccer Men's Soccer Hosts West Virginia in NSCAATV.com Game on Friday Night Akron returns home to FirstEnergy Stadium – Cub Cadet Field to host West Virginia in MAC play on Friday, Oct. 17 at 7 p.m. NSCAATV.com will carry the game live online.
October 16, 2014 | Women's Volleyball Volleyball set for road trip to Northern Illinois and Western Michigan The Zips will challenge MAC West leader NIU on Friday at 8 p.m. ET, playing to knock the Huskies off their six-match conference unbeaten streak. UA will then take on WMU on Saturday at 7 p.m. ET.
October 16, 2014 | Women's Soccer Women's Soccer continues MAC play at Toledo and Central Michigan The Zips hit the road for the first time in the month of October, taking on Toledo Friday at 4 p.m., and Central Michigan on Sunday at 1 p.m.
October 16, 2014 | Women's Tennis Zerbola Splits Singles Matches in Qualifying Draw at Midwest Regional Two Zips women’s tennis players had a tough day of competition in the qualifying singles draw at the 2014 USTA/ITA Midwest Regional at the Atkins Tennis Center on Thursday.
October 16, 2014 Akron and Nebraska to Play Football Game in 2018 The University of Akron and the University of Nebraska have agreed to play a football game on Sept. 1, 2018, in Lincoln, Neb.
October 15, 2014 | Women's Tennis Women’s Tennis Heads to Midwest Regional Two Zips women's tennis players will travel to Urbana, Ill., this week for the 2014 USTA/ITA Midwest Regional on Oct. 16-21 at the Atkins Tennis Center.
October 14, 2014 Zips Weekly: Oct. 14, 2014 This week's recaps with David Suntup
October 14, 2014 | Men's Soccer Men’s Soccer Shuts Out Michigan, 3-0 Akron men's soccer shut out Michigan, 3-0, on a rainy Tuesday night at FirstEnergy Stadium – Cub Cadet Field. The shutout was the Zips' fifth of the year.
October 14, 2014 | Women's Golf Women's Golf Concludes Fall Slate with Top-Five Finish at Rocket Classic The Zips finished in fifth place while Frida Fougberg posted her third top-five finish in four events this fall.
October 14, 2014 | Men's Basketball Three and Five-Game Men's Basketball Mini Plans Now on Sale Three and five-game mini plans start at $48 and provide fans with a flexible option to catch the Zips on the court.
October 14, 2014 | Men's Golf Rain Cancels Final Round of Sagamore Fall Preview Akron will conclude its fall schedule on Monday, Oct. 20, when the squad travels to Kennesaw, Ga., for the Pinetree Intercollegiate.
October 13, 2014 | Women's Golf Women's Golf Sits Inside the Top Five at Rocket Classic The Zips concluded play in fifth place after two rounds as Frida Fougberg and Laura Murray ended the day inside the top 25.
October 13, 2014 | Men's Golf Men's Golf Concludes Day One of Sagamore Fall Preview in 12th Place Zach Gollwitzer led they way for the Zips, finishing play in a tie for 32nd place (151, +7).
October 13, 2014 | Men's Soccer Men's Soccer Hosts Michigan on Tuesday at 7 p.m. Akron returns home to FirstEnergy Stadium – Cub Cadet Field for two games this week. The Zips entertain Michigan on Tuesday, Oct. 14 at 7 p.m. WARF (1350 AM) will carry the game live.
October 13, 2014 Football Travels to Ohio for MAC Game on Oct. 18 Akron hits the road for back-to-back Mid-American Conference games. The Zips' first stop is Ohio on Saturday, Oct. 18 at 2 p.m. at Peden Stadium.
October 13, 2014 | Men's Golf Louis Birchall Named Zips’ Student-Athlete of the Week The honor was the second in the last week for Birchall as he was named the Mid-American Conference Golfer of the Week on Oct. 8.
October 13, 2014 | Men's Soccer Fenlason Named MAC Men’s Soccer Player of the Week Junior goalkeeper Jake Fenlason was named the Mid-American Conference Men’s Soccer Player of the Week on Monday.
October 13, 2014 Stein Named MAC East Special Teams Player of the Week Junior kicker Robert Stein was named the Mid-American Conference Special Teams Player of the Week for the East Division on Monday.
October 12, 2014 #12 Akron Rifle Team Falls at #3 Kentucky The No. 12 Akron Gold rifle team fell to No. 3 Kentucky, 4,686 to 4,615, on Saturday. For the second consecutive week the Zips tied the school record for points.
October 12, 2014 | Women's Soccer Sivic's last-second PK lifts Women's Soccer over Northern Illinois, 1-0 Sarah Sivic's penalty kick with seven seconds remaining in regulation was the deciding factor for Akron in a gutsy 1-0 victory over Northern Illinois Sunday afternoon.
October 12, 2014 | Men's Golf Men's Golf Heads to Indiana for the Sagamore Fall Preview Play is set to begin on Monday with a shotgun start at 9 a.m. ET. The second round will immediately follow the conclusion of the first round.
October 12, 2014 | Women's Golf Women's Golf Heads to Rocket Classic for Final Fall Tournament Play will begin on Monday at 9 a.m. ET with a shotgun start to round one, with round two to immediate follow the first round.
October 11, 2014 | Men's Soccer Men’s Soccer Opens MAC Play with 1-0 Shutout Victory at BGSU Defending Mid-American Conference champion Akron men’s soccer opened MAC play with a 1-0 win at Bowling Green on Saturday night.
October 11, 2014 | Women's Volleyball Volleyball puts away Toledo in five sets Four Zips hit for double figures to help Akron come out on the right side of a back-and-forth battle in a 3-2 victory over Toledo Saturday night.
October 11, 2014 Football Extends Winning Streak, Downs Miami (Ohio), 29-19 The Zips have won three consecutive games, including five-straight in MAC play dating back to last season.
October 11, 2014 | Men's Soccer Serna Called up to U-23 National Team Camp Former Akron men's soccer standout Dillon Serna was recently called up to the U-23 U.S. National Team camp in Brazil.
October 10, 2014 | Women's Soccer Women’s Soccer Drop 1-0 Decision to Western Michigan in MAC Play Akron women’s soccer fell 1-0 to Western Michigan in Mid-American Conference play on Friday night at FirstEnergy Stadium – Cub Cadet Field.
October 10, 2014 | Men's Soccer Men's Soccer Opens MAC Play at BGSU on Saturday Defending MAC champion Akron opens Mid-American Conference play at Bowling Green on Saturday, Oct. 11 at 7 p.m. at Cochrane Field.
October 10, 2014 | General News Read the Latest Edition of Zips Line – October 10, 2014 Director of Athletics Tom Wistrcill talks about Akron's appreciation for members of the military, updates fans on a successful week last week and more!
October 9, 2014 Football Offers FREE Tickets to Military for Miami Game; To Unveil POW/MIA Chair In honor of Akron's Military Appreciation Day football game with Miami (Ohio) on Saturday, Oct. 11, Zips Athletics will offer FREE admission to the game to active military personnel and all veterans (military ID or DD214). Kickoff is set for 2 p.m. at InfoCision Stadium – Summa Field.
October 9, 2014 | Women's Volleyball Volleyball drops three set decision to Buffalo Akron racked up 10 team blocks in three sets, but its prowess at the net was not enough to shake off Buffalo in a three-set loss on Thursday night.
October 9, 2014 Z360: Oct. 9, 2014 David Suntup introduces features on women's volleyball and football.
October 9, 2014 | Women's Soccer Women's Soccer continues homestand this weekend The Zips are set to host Western Michigan on Friday at 7 p.m. and Northern Illinois on Sunday at 12 p.m. at FirstEnergy Stadium – Cub Cadet Field.
October 8, 2014 | Women's Volleyball Volleyball returns home to host Buffalo and Toledo The Zips are set to host travel partner Buffalo on Thursday at 7 p.m., before challenging their first MAC West Division opponent, Toledo, on Saturday at 5 p.m.
October 8, 2014 | Men's Golf Louis Birchall Named Mid-American Conference Golfer of the Week The honor is the first by a Zip this year and the second for Birchall. He was also named MAC Golfer of the Week on Feb. 21, 2013.
October 8, 2014 | General News Three Former Zips Inducted into Summit County Sports Hall of Fame Jim Beck (men’s basketball, 1953-55), Cheryl Bowles (women’s basketball, 1998-2001) and Christi Smith-Ryan (women’s track and field, 1997-2000) became the latest Zips to be inducted.
October 7, 2014 Zips Weekly: Oct. 7, 2014 David Suntup reviews all the Zips' events.
October 7, 2014 | Men's Soccer Men’s Soccer Falls at #19 Michigan State, 1-0 Akron men’s soccer fell at No. 19 Michigan State, 1-0, on Tuesday afternoon at DeMartin Stadium.
October 7, 2014 | Men's Golf Louis Birchall Leads the Way for Men's Golf at Firestone Invitational Birchall posted a second-place finish, helped by a birdie-birdie finish, as the Zips closed play in fifth place on Tuesday.
October 7, 2014 Football Hosts Miami in Military Appreciation Game on Oct. 11 at 2 p.m. Akron continues Mid-American Conference at home with Miami (Ohio) on Saturday, Oct. 11 at 2 p.m. ET at InfoCision Stadium – Summa Field in its Military Appreciation Day game.
October 6, 2014 Football Game at Ohio to Kick Off at 2 p.m. on ESPN3 Akron football's Mid-American Conference road game at Ohio on Saturday, Oct. 18, will kick off at 2 p.m. at Peden Stadium. ESPN3 will televise the game online.
October 6, 2014 Akron Rifle Team Tops Navy The Akron rifle team opened Great America Rifle Conference (GARC) competition with a win at Navy.
October 6, 2014 | Women's Basketball Women's Basketball completes first practice of 2014-15 season Akron returns nine letterwinners and a pair of starters from its 2014 conference championship squad that advanced to the NCAA Tournament a year ago.
October 6, 2014 | Men's Golf Birchall, Men's Golf in Contention at The Firestone Invitational Birchall posted the low round of the day on Monday as he sits one shot off the lead. As a team, the Zips are tied for second place and are five shots behind the leader with one round to play.
October 6, 2014 | Men's Soccer Men's Soccer Travels to #17 Michigan State for Tuesday Afternoon Match Akron makes two road trips this week. The Zips' first stop is East Lansing, Mich., to face No. 17 Michigan State on Tuesday, Oct. 7 at 4 p.m. at DeMartin Stadium.
October 6, 2014 | Men's Soccer Najem Named MAC Men’s Soccer Player of the Week Sophomore midfielder Adam Najem was named the Mid-American Conference Men's Soccer Player of the Week on Monday.
October 5, 2014 | Women's Tennis Women’s Tennis Akron Invitational: Day 3 Results Akron women’s tennis concluded plays at its own Akron Invitational on Sunday.
October 5, 2014 | Men's Golf Men's Golf Set to Host Firestone Invitational, Presented by FirstEnergy Solutions The three-round, two-day tournament will take place at the world-famous Firestone Country Club and will feature a 17-team field.
October 5, 2014 | Women's Soccer Women's Soccer Falls to Bowling Green, 1-0 Coming off of its first win in MAC play on Friday over Eastern Michigan, the University of Akron women's soccer team fell to Bowling Green on Sunday afternoon after the Falcons netted the golden goal in the 95th minute to win 1-0.
October 5, 2014 | Women's Golf Women's Golf Finish Tied for Seventh Place at Nittany Lion Invitational Frida Fougberg posted her second top-three finish of the season and Pader Her tied the career-low round of her young collegiate career on Sunday
October 4, 2014 | Men's Soccer Men’s Soccer Upsets #21 UAB, 1-0 Akron men’s soccer shut out No. 21 UAB, 1-0, on a chilly Saturday night at FirstEnergy Stadium – Cub Cadet Field.
October 4, 2014 | Women's Volleyball Volleyball falls to Ohio on the road, 3-0 Callie Mack tallied a match-high 12 digs for Akron in the loss.
October 4, 2014 | Women's Tennis Women’s Tennis Akron Invitational: Day 2 Results Akron women’s tennis faced tough competition on the second day of action at its own Akron Invitational on Saturday.
October 4, 2014 | Women's Golf Fougberg; Women's Golf Move Inside the Top Five at Nittany Lion Invitational Fougberg is tied for second place while the Zips are tied for fifth place with one round to play.
October 4, 2014 Football Opens MAC Play with 31-6 Homecoming Win Over EMU The Zips forced four turnovers and posted 552 total yards of offense to improve to 3-2 on the season and 1-0 in MAC play.
October 4, 2014 Akron Football Unveils All-Black Uniforms The Zips will wear the all-black uniforms – inspired by and in honor of the late Alan “Tank” Arrington – today against Eastern Michigan.
September 29, 2014 Football Hosts Eastern Michigan on Homecoming in MAC Opener Akron opens Mid-American Conference play with its annual Homecoming game by hosting Eastern Michigan on Saturday, Oct. 4 at 2 p.m. ET at InfoCision Stadium – Summa Field. The game marks the conference opener for both teams.
October 3, 2014 | Men's Soccer Men's Soccer Hosts #21 UAB on Saturday at 7 PM Men's soccer returns home to FirstEnergy Stadium – Cub Cadet Field to host No. 21 UAB on Saturday, Oct. 4 at 7 p.m. during its annual Homecoming match.
October 3, 2014 | Women's Volleyball Volleyball comes up short at Kent State in four sets Despite a dominant second set and a strong showing out of the intermission, Akron could not compensate for its slow start in a 3-1 loss to the Flashes on the road.
October 3, 2014 | Women's Swimming & Diving Swimming and Diving Opens 2014-15 Season at Tom Stubbs Relays The Zips, which open the campaign as the defending Mid-American Conference Champions, posted eight top-three performances at the event.
October 3, 2014 | Women's Soccer Women’s Soccer Beats EMU, 2-1, in MAC Play Akron women’s soccer picked up its third consecutive home win with a 2-1 victory over Eastern Michigan in Mid-American Conference play on a rainy Friday night at FirstEnergy Stadium – Cub Cadet Field.
October 3, 2014 | Women's Tennis Women’s Tennis Akron Invitational: Day 1 Results Zips women’s tennis opened play on the first day of action at its own Akron Invitational on Friday.
October 3, 2014 Men's Cross Country Wins All-Ohio Championship; Women Finish in Seventh The men's squad successfully defended its 2013 title, winning the All-Ohio Championship for a second-straight year. The women's squad saw a two-spot improvement from last year.
October 3, 2014 | Women's Golf Fougberg; Women's Golf Have Strong Start at Nittany Lion Invitational The Zips ended day one in a tie for seventh place, just five shots outside the top five, while Frida Fougberg is tied for fifth place with 36 holes to play.
October 3, 2014 | Women's Swimming & Diving Swimming and Diving Picked Second in MAC Preseason Coaches Poll The Zips, the defending MAC Champions, were selected behind Miami (Ohio).
October 3, 2014 | Men's Basketball Men's Basketball Holds First Practice of the 2014-15 Season The first practice comes 38 days before the Zips take the court in their only exhibition contest of the season on Monday, Nov. 10.
October 2, 2014 Z360: Oct. 2, 2014 Check out this week's feature stories about women's golf, football, and Homecoming.
October 2, 2014 | Women's Golf Women's Golf Heads to Penn State for Nittany Lion Invitational The three-day event will begin on Friday morning, with tee times set to begin at 9 a.m. ET.
October 2, 2014 | Women's Volleyball Volleyball hits the road for weekend matches at Kent State and Ohio The Zips will challenge their crosstown rival Golden Flashes on Friday, followed by a matchup with the defending league champion Bobcats on Saturday. Both matches are set to begin at 7 p.m.
October 2, 2014 | General News Read the Latest Edition of Zips Line – October 2, 2014 Director of Athletics Tom Wistrcill takes a look at an extremely busy Homecoming weekend, a new look for one Zips Athletics social media account and more.
October 2, 2014 Football's Jatavis Brown Named Inaugural Zips' Student-Athlete of the Month Junior LB Jatavis Brown is the Zips' Student-Athlete of the Month for September.
October 2, 2014 | Baseball Baseball to Host Winter Camps Following their appearance in the Mid-American Conference championship game this past spring, the University of Akron baseball team has announced plans to host a series of camps coming up this winter.
September 30, 2014 Football Game Against Miami (Ohio) to Kick Off at 2 p.m. on ESPN3 Akron’s Military Appreciation Day football game with Miami (Ohio) on Saturday, Oct. 11, will kick off at 2 p.m. at InfoCision Stadium – Summa Field. ESPN3 will televise the game online.
October 2, 2014 Cross Country Heads to All-Ohio Championships on Friday The men's team looks to defend its 2013 team title while the women's squad has its sights on improving upon last year's ninth-place finish.
October 1, 2014 | Women's Tennis Women’s Tennis Hosts Akron Invitational Zips women’s tennis returns to Ohio this weekend to host its own Akron Invitational at the LaTuchie Tennis Center in Stow.
October 1, 2014 | Women's Soccer Women's Soccer Continues MAC Play This Weekend at Home Continuing MAC play after two losses last weekend at Ohio and Kent State, the University of Akron women's soccer team returns to FirstEnergy Stadium - Cub Cadet Field for a stretch of four straight home games, starting with contests this weekend against Eastern Michigan and Bowling Green.
October 1, 2014 Homecoming Ticket Deals for Eastern Michigan Akron Athletics has special ticket packages available for this week’s Homecoming football game with Eastern Michigan.
October 1, 2014 | General News Akron Athletics Rebrands its Twitter Handle The University of Akron Department of Athletics rebranded its Twitter handle on Wednesday morning. The department will now use @AkronZips.
September 30, 2014 | Men's Soccer Men’s Soccer Falls to Wake Forest, 2-1 Men’s soccer snapped its four-game win streak with a 2-1 loss at Wake Forest on Tuesday evening.
September 30, 2014 Zips Weekly: Sept. 30, 2014 David Suntup wraps up all of last week's action.
September 29, 2014 | Men's Soccer Men’s Soccer Travels to Wake Forest for Tuesday Game The University of Akron men's soccer team takes its four-game winning streak back on the road on Tuesday, Sept. 30 as the Zips visit Wake Forest at 7 p.m. at Spry Stadium.
September 29, 2014 | Women's Volleyball Mary Delich named Zips’ Student-Athlete of the Week The senior averaged 3.57 kills per set and hit .362 over the course of the two matches against Miami (Ohio) and Bowling Green last weekend.
September 29, 2014 Brown Named MAC East Defensive Player of the Week Akron junior linebacker Jatavis Brown was named the Mid-American Conference Defensive Player of the Week for the East Division on Monday.
September 28, 2014 | Women's Soccer Women's Soccer Shut Out at Kent State, 3-0 Despite a scoreless first half at Zoeller Field on Sunday, the University of Akron women's soccer team fell 3-0 at Kent State as the Golden Flashes scored three second half goals to secure the win.
September 28, 2014 | Women's Tennis Geier Concludes Play at Notre Dame Invitational with Singles Win Freshman Sophia Geier concluded play at the Norte Dame Invitational with a singles win on Sunday.
September 27, 2014 | Women's Volleyball Volleyball shuts out Bowling Green for first MAC victory The win snapped a five-match skid for Akron, and is UA's first triumph over BGSU since the 2010 season when the Zips won on the road in five sets.
September 27, 2014 Football Brings Home 21-10 Road Win at Pittsburgh The win was the first the Zips over an ACC opponent since UA's 20-17 win at N.C. State on September 9, 2006.
September 27, 2014 | Women's Tennis Geier & Newnes Sweep in Doubles at Notre Dame Invitational Two Zips women’s tennis players swept in doubles action during the second day of competition at the Notre Dame Invitational on Saturday.
September 26, 2014 | Women's Soccer Women's Soccer Suffers Conference Opener Loss at Ohio, 3-1 In their conference schedule opener at Chessa Field on Friday, the University of Akron women's soccer team fell to Ohio, 3-1.
September 26, 2014 | Women's Volleyball Volleyball stopped short by Miami (Ohio) in four sets Akron had big nights from its middle blockers, but it was not enough to hold off a late rally from Miami. Mary Delich led the Zips' offense with 11 kills, hitting .429 on the night.
September 26, 2014 | Women's Swimming & Diving Swimming and Diving Competes in Intrasquad Meet Enthusiastic to begin the 2014-15 season as the reigning Mid-American Conference champions, the University of Akron swimming and diving team completed its annual intrasquad meet at Ocasek Natatorium in advance of the regular season.
September 26, 2014 | Baseball Baseball Claims 21-2 Win over the Ontario Nationals in Exhibition Action The University of Akron baseball team posted 22 hits as it cruised to a 21-2 victory over the Ontario Nationals in an 11-inning exhibition game on Friday at Lee R. Jackson Field.
September 26, 2014 | Women's Tennis Geier & Newnes Compete at Notre Dame Invitational Two Zips women’s tennis players had a tough day in the opening round of the Notre Dame Invitational on Friday.
September 26, 2014 | General News Read the Latest Edition of Zips Line – September 26, 2014 Director of Athletics Tom Wistrcill previews a busy weekend for Zips Athletics, homecoming and more.
September 26, 2014 | General News TEK USA to Sponsor Akron Golf Fundraiser TEK USA will be the title sponsor for the Invitational, an event that brings together alumni, friends and corporate participants in support of Akron men's and women's golf.
September 25, 2014 Z360: Sept. 25, 2014 This week watch features on women's tennis, football, and women's soccer.
September 25, 2014 | Women's Volleyball Volleyball jumpstarts MAC play hosting Miami (Ohio) and Bowling Green The Zips will play host to Miami (Ohio) on Friday at 7 p.m., followed by a clash with Bowling Green on Saturday at 5 p.m.
September 24, 2014 | Women's Soccer Women's Soccer Opens Conference Play on the Road This Weekend Coming off three straight overtime contests, the last coming in a home victory over Youngstown State on Sept. 19, the University of Akron women's soccer team travels to take on Ohio and Kent State this weekend to begin conference play.
September 24, 2014 | Men's Soccer Men's Soccer Keeps on Hot Streak, Wins 3-1 at Ohio State Continuing on a hot streak after three straight wins at home over the past two weeks, the University of Akron men's soccer team won its fourth straight tonight, taking a second lead in the 35th minute on a goal by junior Sean Sepe and never looking back en route to a 3-1 victory at Ohio State on Wednesday night.
September 23, 2014 Zips Weekly: Sept. 22, 2014 Watch all the recaps from an action-packed week of Zips' Athletics!
September 23, 2014 | Men's Soccer Men's Soccer Travels South to Face Ohio State On a three-game winning streak since its home opener victory less than two weeks ago, the University of Akron men's soccer team heads back on the road tomorrow to take on Ohio State in down in Columbus.
September 23, 2014 | Women's Soccer Adee Named MAC Women's Soccer Co-Defensive Player of the Week Following her three-save shutout this past Friday against Youngstown State, University of Akron women's soccer junior goalkeeper Klaire Adee has been named the Mid-American Conference Co-Defensive Player of the Week, the conference office announced yesterday.
September 19, 2014 | Baseball Baseball to Host Ontario Nationals for Exhibition Game The University of Akron baseball team opens up its fall exhibition schedule this Friday when the Zips take on the Ontario Nationals at Lee R. Jackson Field.
September 22, 2014 | Women's Tennis Blinova Named Zips’ Student-Athlete of the Week Women’s tennis freshman Ariadna Blinova was named the Zips’ Student-Athlete of the Week on Sept. 22.
September 22, 2014 Football Travels to Pittsburgh for Non-Conference Game Akron travels to Heinz Field for the first time to face Pittsburgh on Saturday, Sept. 27. Kickoff is set for 1:30 p.m. ET on ESPN3.
September 22, 2014 ESPN3 to Carry Homecoming Football Game with Eastern Michigan Akron’s Homecoming football game with Eastern Michigan on Saturday, Oct. 4, will be televised by ESPN3. Kickoff from InfoCision Stadium – Summa Field was previously set for 2 p.m.
September 21, 2014 | Men's Golf Men's Golf Concludes Wolf Run Intercollegiate in 13th Place Louis Birchall led the way for the Zips, ending the weekend in a tie for 34th place.
September 21, 2014 | Women's Tennis Women’s Tennis Akron Shootout: Day 3 Results Zips women’s tennis fell to Duquesne in singles action during the final day of competition at its own Akron Shootout on Sunday.
September 20, 2014 | Men's Soccer Men's Soccer Shuts Out Tulsa, 3-0 Against a Tulsa squad receiving votes in the national poll, the University of Akron men's soccer team won its third game in a row Friday night, shutting out the Golden Hurricane by the score of 3-0 in front of 2,078 fans at FirstEnergy Stadium - Cub Cadet Field.
September 20, 2014 | Men's Golf Weather Halts Play for Men's Golf at Wolf Run Intercollegiate The Zips were in 14th place after the first round as thunderstorms in the area halted play during the second round.
September 20, 2014 | Women's Tennis Women’s Tennis Akron Shootout: Day 2 Results Zips women's tennis split matches on the second day of its own Akron Shootout on Saturday, Sept. 20.
September 20, 2014 | Women's Volleyball Volleyball edged by Princeton and American on Saturday The Zips fell short in their first five-set match of the season to Princeton and dropped a three-set decision to American on the final day of the Rutgers Invitational.
September 20, 2014 Football Falls to Marshall, 48-17 In a match-up of former Mid-American Conference foes, Akron was held to 92 yards on the ground and 343 total yards, but turned the ball over four times.
September 20, 2014 | General News Zips Insider: Football Student-Athletes Continue Pre-Gameday Tradition As part of a long-time tradition, five student-athletes from the Zips football team stopped by Akron Children's Hospital Friday afternoon to visit with school-age children.
September 15, 2014 Football Hosts Marshall on Sept. 20 at 2 p.m. at InfoCision Field – Summa Field Akron returns home to InfoCision Stadium – Summa Field to host Marshall on Saturday, Sept. 20 at 2 p.m.
September 19, 2014 | Women's Soccer Atkinson's Overtime Goal Lifts Women's Soccer Over Youngstown State, 1-0 Playing in its third straight overtime contest, the University of Akron women's soccer team posted a 1-0 shutout over Youngstown State on Friday night as senior Karina Atkinson scored the golden goal in the 99th minute to push the Zips to a 1-0 victory.
September 19, 2014 | Women's Volleyball Volleyball drops pair of matches to Rutgers and James Madison The Zips fell to tournament host Rutgers, 3-1, and came up short to James Madison, 3-0, on the opening day of competition.
September 19, 2014 | Women's Tennis Women’s Tennis Akron Shootout: Day 1 Results Zips women’s tennis officially opened its 2014 fall schedule and new facility on Friday. Check out the results here.
September 19, 2014 | Men's Golf Men's Golf Returns to Action on Saturday at Wolf Run Intercollegiate The Zips will face a challenging 15-team field that features two Golfstat Top-10 and seven Golfstat Top-100 teams.
September 19, 2014 | Men's Soccer Men's Soccer Wraps Up Homestand Against Tulsa After sweeping both games last weekend to start off its 2014 home schedule, the University of Akron men's soccer team takes on Tulsa this weekend in its third and final match of the current homestand.
September 19, 2014 | Women's Soccer Women's Soccer Finishes Non-Conference Play Against Youngstown State After earning points in both of their matches in New England with a draw and a win, the University of Akron women's soccer team takes on Youngstown State tonight in their first home game since Sept. 5.
September 18, 2014 Z:360 - Sept. 18, 2014 This week on Z360 we feature a volleyball player who was a team manager, and earned a spot on the roster this year. We also take a look at Men's Soccer's 60th Anniversary by talking to some former players and coaches.
September 18, 2014 | General News Read the Latest Edition of Zips Line – September 18, 2014 Director of Athletics Tom Wistrcill previews Saturday's football game vs. Marshall, several upcoming outings and trips, and more.
September 18, 2014 | Women's Volleyball Volleyball heads to Rutgers for final non-conference tournament The Zips will take on the host Rutgers (12 p.m.) and James Madison (5 p.m.) on Friday, followed by a doubleheader against Princeton (10 a.m.) and American (3 p.m.) on Saturday.
September 18, 2014 | Men's Basketball Men's Basketball to Face Penn State on ESPN3 on November 25 The Zips and Nittany Lions will face off for a seventh time, with tip-off set for 7:30 p.m. ET in University Park, Pa.
September 17, 2014 | Women's Tennis Women’s Tennis Hosts Akron Shootout at New On-Campus Facility Zips women's tennis opens its 2014 fall schedule on Friday, Sept. 19 by hosting its own Akron Shootout.
September 16, 2014 | Women's Volleyball Volleyball wins three set battle with Robert Morris Jessica Kloehn was one of three Zips to finish with double-digit kills, coming off the bench to hit .571 for the match.
September 16, 2014 | Women's Golf Women's Golf Finishes in 14th Place at Cardinal Cup Frida Fougberg posted her second-straight top-20 finish in as many events for the Zips.
September 16, 2014 Zips Weekly: Sept. 16, 2014 This week's edition of Zips Weekly
September 15, 2014 | Women's Golf Women's Golf Sits in 14th Place After Day One of the Cardinal Cup The Zips closed the day with a score of 634 (+58) as Frida Fougberg and Laura Murray paced the squad through 36 holes.
September 15, 2014 | Men's Soccer Abdul-Salaam Named MAC Men's Soccer Co-Player of the Week Following his two-goal weekend with scores in both of the team's matches, University of Akron Men's Soccer senior Saad Abdul-Salaam has been named the Mid-American Conference Co-Player of the Week, the conference office announced today.
September 15, 2014 | Women's Soccer Atkinson Named MAC Women's Soccer Offensive Player of the Week After scoring her first goal of the 2014 season on Friday at Boston University, senior Karina Atkinson has been named the Mid-American Conference Women's Soccer Player of the Week, the conference announced earlier today.
September 15, 2014 Football Game at Pittsburgh to Kick Off at 1:30 p.m. on ESPN3 Akron's football game at Pittsburgh on Saturday, Sept. 27, will kick off at 1:30 p.m. at Heinz Field. ESPN3 will televise the game.
September 15, 2014 | Women's Volleyball Volleyball hosts Robert Morris in non-conference action Tuesday Akron looks to get back on track, returning to its home floor for a single contest against Robert Morris at 7 p.m. ET.
September 14, 2014 | Men's Soccer Men's Soccer Beats Hartford, Captures Univerisity of Akron Tournament Crown Finding comfort in front of their home crowd, the University of Akron men's soccer team capped off the weekend with a 2-0 win over Hartford on Sunday, securing them as the overall victors of The University of Akron Tournament.
September 14, 2014 | Women's Soccer Women's Soccer Fights Through Two Overtimes to Beat Bryant, 3-2 In their second of two contests in New England this weekend, the Akron women's soccer team defeated Bryant 3-2 in a contest that went into two overtime periods before the Zips secured the win.
September 14, 2014 | Women's Golf Women's Golf Returns to Action on Monday at the Cardinal Cup The Zips will open play on Monday, playing 36 holes beginning at 8:30 a.m. ET.
September 13, 2014 | Women's Volleyball Volleyball falls to Denver in three sets at Ameritas Players Challenge Freshman Anna Wenger posted seven kills and three service aces. Amanda Bedell posted seven kills as well, and Julia Smagacz added six.
September 13, 2014 Men Place Sixth, Women Place Eighth at Bluegrass Invitational Kyle Cochrun's 15th place finish helped the men's squad finish sixth out of 10 teams, while the women placed eighth in their own 10-team field.
September 12, 2014 | Men's Soccer Men's Soccer Scores Twice in Impressive Rout of UCF After returning home from a three-game road trip to begin the 2014 campaign, senior Saad Abdul-Salaam put the Zips on the board in the 33rd minute as the University of Akron men's soccer team captured victory over UCF at their home opener on Friday night at FirstEnergy Stadium.
September 12, 2014 | Women's Soccer Women's Soccer Draws to a 1-1 Tie at Boston University The University of Akron drew to a 1-1 tie at Boston University on Friday night after falling behind early but scoring a game-tying goal quickly in the second half at Nickerson Field.
September 12, 2014 | Women's Volleyball Volleyball drops 3-0 decision to Colgate Senior Mary Delich collected nine kills and hit .438 in front of her hometown crowd. Kelsey Wilson joined Delich with nine kills and added four service aces.
September 12, 2014 Cross Country Heads to Kentucky for Bluegrass Invitational The men's 8K race will begin at 9:30 a.m. ET, while the women's 5K is set for a 10:10 a.m. start time.
September 11, 2014 Z360: Sept. 11, 2014 This week's episode of Z360 featuring men's soccer, cross country, and football ...
September 11, 2014 | Women's Volleyball Volleyball travels to Nebraska for Ameritas Players Challenge The Zips will take on Colgate on Friday and Denver on Saturday. Both matches are set to begin at 5:30 p.m. ET.
September 11, 2014 | Track & Field Send Us Your "Z" and Receive a "Z" Shirt Track and Field alumni are encouraged to send us pictures of you showing your “Z” prior to the 2014 Zips Track and Field Celebration on October 4th to get a “Z” t-shirt at the banquet.
September 11, 2014 | Men's Soccer Men's Soccer Opens Home Schedule This Weekend Against UCF and Hartford The University of Akron men's soccer team opens their home slate this weekend as they host Central Florida and Hartford as part of The University of Akron Tournament
September 11, 2014 | Women's Golf Frida Fougberg Named MAC Women's Golfer of the Week The honor is the first for Fougberg, who is coming off a career week at the Golfweek Program Challenge.
September 11, 2014 | General News Read the Latest Edition of Zips Line – September 11, 2014 Director of Athletics Tom Wistrcill looks ahead to the men's soccer 60th anniversary celebration, the Zips' new web shows, recently released schedules and more.
September 9, 2014 | Women's Tennis Women’s Tennis Announces 2014-15 Schedule Hosting two fall tournaments and visiting Wisconsin and Pennsylvania in the spring highlight the 2014-15 Akron women’s tennis schedule, head coach Brandon Padgett announced on Tuesday.
September 9, 2014 | Women's Golf Fougberg and Her Post Top-10 Finishes at Golfweek Program Challenge Fougberg finished in second place while Her was tied for ninth to lead the Zips to an eighth-place finish.
September 9, 2014 Zips Weekly: Sept. 9, 2014 This week's Zips Weekly features highlights from football, cross country, soccer, and volleyball.
September 9, 2014 Kyle Cochrun Named MAC Cross Country Runner of the Week Cochrun won the men's 4-mile at last week's 46th-Annual Tommy Evans Invitational by 12 seconds.
September 9, 2014 | Men's Golf Men's Golf Concludes Golfweek Program Challenge in 12th Place J.B. Williams and Harry Whittle posted top-25 finishes for Akron, concluding the week tied for 20th and tied for 25th, respectively.
September 9, 2014 | Track & Field Track and Field Announces 2015 Indoor Schedule The 2015 indoor slate will feature four home meets, three elite national meets on the road, the 2015 MAC Indoor Championships and NCAA Indoor National Championships.
September 8, 2014 | Baseball Baseball Announces Plans for 2014 Alumni Golf Outing After their run in the Mid-American Conference Tournament this past spring, the University of Akron baseball program is looking forward to their annual Alumni Golf Outing at The Quarry Golf Club on Saturday, Sept. 27.
September 9, 2014 | Men's Soccer Online Auction for 60th Anniversary of Soccer Begins In honor of this weekend’s 60th Anniversary of men’s soccer at The University of Akron, opening bids for an online auction began today.
September 9, 2014 | Softball Softball to play eight preseason games this fall The Zips' fall schedule features three home games at Lee Jackson Field and a single game against Kent State at Firestone Stadium in Akron.
September 9, 2014 | Track & Field Zips Track & Field Celebration Slated for Oct. 4 The annual celebration will honor a record-breaking year for the Zips, which featured two NCAA National Champions and 10 NCAA All-Americans, among other honors.
September 8, 2014 | Women's Golf Frida Fougberg in Contention at Golfweek Program Challenge The junior is just three shots off the lead with one round to play as the Zips finished the day in a tie for eighth place.
September 8, 2014 | Men's Golf Men's Golf Tied for Ninth Place at Golfweek Program Challenge Harry Whittle posted the low round of the day for the Zips, firing a 3-under 69 and is tied for 19th place.
September 8, 2014 | Women's Volleyball Callie Mack Named MAC East Defensive Player of the Week The sophomore libero averaged 5.14 digs per set in four matches at the Akron Invitational, highlighted by a career-best 23 digs in a three-set victory over Austin Peay.
September 8, 2014 Football Game with Marshall to Kick Off at 2 p.m. on ESPN3 Akron's football game with Marshall on Saturday, Sept. 20, will kick off at 2 p.m. at InfoCision Stadium—Summa Field. ESPN3 will televise the game.
September 8, 2014 | Baseball Baseball Adds Matt Burns as Volunteer Assistant Coach Matthew Burns has joined the University of Akron baseball team as a volunteer assistant coach, head coach Rick Rembielak announced earlier this week.
September 7, 2014 | Women's Golf Women's Golf in Seventh Place at Golfweek Program Challenge Two Zips, including Frida Fougberg and Pader Her, sit inside the top-20 as the Zips are just four shots outside the top five.
September 7, 2014 | Men's Golf J.B. Williams Leads Men's Golf During Day One of Golfweek Program Challenge Williams posted a 3-under 69 and sits inside the top-10 while the men's squad sits in 10th place after one round.
September 6, 2014 | Men's Soccer Men's Soccer Draws to a 1-1 Tie at Florida Gulf Coast After a crisp first half goal by sophomore Adam Najem, the University of Akron men's soccer team couldn't hold on and eventually drew to a 1-1 tie with Florida Gulf Coast on Saturday night.
September 6, 2014 | Women's Volleyball Volleyball falls to Drake, takes down Austin Peay in tournament finale Amanda Bedell and Ashley Holder were named to the All-Tournament Team for their weekend performances.
September 6, 2014 | Women's Golf Women's Golf Heads to South Carolina for Golfweek Program Challenge The women join the men's team in the event that features programs from 12 schools, awarding men's, women's and program team titles.
September 6, 2014 | Men's Golf Men's Golf Opens 2014-15 Season at Golfweek Program Challenge The Zips will defend their title after winning last year's challenge. Fans can follow all three rounds via Golfstat Live Scoring.
September 6, 2014 Football Falls 21-3 at Penn State on Saturday The Akron defense forced three turnovers but the Zips were only able to convert them into three points.
September 5, 2014 | Women's Soccer Trio of Zips Score as Women's Soccer Routs St. Bonaventure, 3-1 Despite an early second half deficit, the University of Akron women's soccer team scored three straight goals against St. Bonaventure on Friday to claim victory, 3-1.
September 5, 2014 | Women's Volleyball Volleyball defeats Bryant and Binghamton on day one of Akron Invitational Junior Ashley Holder was a workhorse at setter, never stepping off the floor and recording two double-doubles while putting up 10.43 assists per set.
September 5, 2014 | Women's Soccer Women's Soccer Seeks Second Win Against St. Bonaventure Still searching for their second win of the 2014 campaign, the University of Akron women's soccer team takes on St. Bonaventure at home this Friday.
September 4, 2014 | Men's Soccer Men's Soccer Falls at South Florida in Double Overtime, 2-1 After battling with South Florida to double overtime in search of its first victory of the 2014 campaign, the University of Akron men's soccer team dropped its second straight match to the Bulls to open the season on Thursday, 2-1.
September 4, 2014 | Men's Golf David Trainor Receives Three-Year Contract Extension Trainor, who enters his fourth year at the helm of the men's golf program, has built the Zips into a MAC Championship contender in just three seasons.
September 4, 2014 Men Finish Second; Women Third at 46th Annual Tommy Evans Invitational Kyle Cochrun won the men’s 4-mile in a time of 20:18 while Natalie Zidd paced the women's squad in 15th place.

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Tuesday, January 27
MBB: University of Akron men's basketball: Zips looking to build on gutsy road win    by George M. Thomas, Akron Beacon Journal
MBB: Zips basketball: UA wants fans to see, wear purple Tuesday night     by George M. Thomas, Akron Beacon Journal
MBB: Cleveland State continues to win through adversity -­ Local College Insider    by Elton Alexander, Cleveland Plain Dealer
MBB: BSU's Peters' father to be remembered at Akron   by Ben Breiner, Muncie Star Press
MBB: PREVIEW: Ball State-Akron   by Ben Breiner, Muncie Star Press
MBB: Men's Basketball: Men's Basketball: Purple Out for Pete's Sake (Video), BallStateSports.com

Monday, January 26
MBB: Local history: Gambling scandal victimized University of Akron basketball team in 1945    by Mark J. Price, Akron Beacon Journal

Sunday, January 25
MBB: UA men's basketball: Zips escape Broncos 71-69   by George M. Thomas, Akron Beacon Journal
MBB: Johnson with 16 helps Akron beat W. Michigan 71-69   Associated Press
WBB, WTEN: On the record: Akron women's basketball team holds on for rare win at Central Michigan 74-72   Akron Beacon Journal
MBB: Akron 71, Western Michigan 69: Free throw shooting dooms Broncos as Zips sweep season series   by David Drew, Kalamazoo Gazette
MBB: After WMU's loss to Akron, emotional David Brown says Broncos beat themselves, are the better team   by David Drew, Kalamazoo Gazette

Saturday, January 24
MBB: University of Akron men's basketball: Western Michigan looking to serve Zips cold dish of revenge   by George M. Thomas, Akron Beacon Journal
MBB: Cleveland State hosts Detroit in the thick of Horizon League title chase: Local College Basketball Insider   by Elton Alexander, Cleveland Plain Dealer
WSD: On the record: Bowling Green sinks Akron in MAC finale   Akron Beacon Journal

Friday, January 23
MBB: Things change quickly in Mid-­American Conference basketball race   by Elton Alexander, Cleveland Plain Dealer
MBB: Evans embraces "old man" role with Zips   by Andy Harris, The Suburbanite
MBB: WMU men's basketball hosts Akron looking for redemption from loss to Zips in MAC opener     by David Drew, Kalamazoo Gazette
FB: Former Michigan OL coach lands in Akron   by Brent Sobleski, NBC Sports

Thursday, January 22
MBB: Northern Illinois 64, Akron 61: Huskies outshoot Zips to claim victory    by George M. Thomas, Akron Beacon Journal
T&F: On the record: January 22    Akron Beacon Journal
MBB: Winning week can put Akron in control ­- MAC Basketball Insider    by Elton Alexander, Cleveland Plain Dealer
MBB: Clutch Victory: NIU holds off Akron's late rally    by Eddie Carifio, DeKalb Daily Chronicle
MBB: Northern Illinois holds off Akron comeback 64-61    Associated Press

Wednesday, January 21
MBB: Akron men's basketball: Zips seeking to be kings of the road this week   by George M. Thomas, Akron Beacon Journal
FB: Steelers sign CFL pass rusher Shawn Lemon    by Josh Alper, NBC Sports
FB: Stampeders predict NFL success for new Steelers OLB Shawn Lemon   by Dan Sager, Behind the Steel Curtain

Tuesday, January 20
MBB: Injuries don't keep Cleveland State from being No. 1 –­ Local College Basketball Insider    by Elton Alexander, Cleveland Plain Dealer
MBB: McDonald grad a key part of Akron basketball staff    by Kayla Hanuschak, Warren Tribune

Monday, January 19
FB: On the record: UA's Chisholm and Brown honored at football banquet   Akron Beacon Journal

Sunday, January 18
MBB: Men's basketball/Akron 82, Central Michigan 76: Zips withstand late charge, take down Chippewas    by George M. Thomas, Akron Beacon Journal
MBB: Reggie McAdams' career night gives Akron Zips victory over Central Michigan   by Branson Wrigh, Cleveland Plain Dealer
MBB: Late rally attempt by Central Michigan falls just short at Akron   by Nate Schneider, The Morning Sun
WBB, FB, WSD: On the record: Akron women's basketball team hammers Miami 65-47, improves to 14-2    Akron Beacon Journal

Saturday, January 17
MBB: UA basketball: Three-point barrage could be on display for UA, Central Michigan   by George M. Thomas, Akron Beacon Journal
WSD: On the record: January 17    Akron Beacon Journal

Friday, January 16
MSOC: Sporting Kansas City selects UA's Saad Abdul­-Salaam 12th in MLS SuperDraft    by Michael Beaven, Akron Beacon Journal
MSOC, RIFLE: On the record: January 16   Akron Beacon Journal
MBB: Cleveland State gets a very big road win at Wright State ­– Local College Basketball    by Elton Alexander, Cleveland Plain Dealer

Thursday, January 15
MBB: Akron 67, Bowling Green 50: Zips' shooting dooms Falcons   by George M. Thomas, Akron Beacon Journal
MBB: Points to ponder in the Akron Zips 67-50 win over the Bowling Green Falcons    by George M. Thomas, Akron Beacon Journal
MBB: Akron Zips defend and dominate inside to topple Bowling Green, 67-50   by Elton Alexander, Cleveland Plain Dealer
MBB: Ibitayo, Akron roll past Bowling Green 67-50    Associated Press
MBB: BG men fall to Zips for 1st MAC loss    by John Wagner, Toledo Blade
MBB: Akron routs BG men, 67-50    by Thomas Schmelt, Sentinel-Tribune
WBB: High-scoring Akron tops Toledo 102-101 in women's basketball    Akron Beacon Journal
WBB: Rockets come up short in high-scoring loss to Zips   by Rachel Lenzi, Toledo Blade
MBB: Cleveland State on road at improving Wright State - Local College Insider   by Elton Alexander, Cleveland Plain Dealer
FB: Akron Zips football: Team loses offensive line coach John Peterson   by George M. Thomas, Akron Beacon Journal
FB: Pitt's new football coach adds assistant   by Sam Werner, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Wednesday, January 14
MBB: UA basketball: Zips continue learning process against Bowling Green    by George M. Thomas, Akron Beacon Journal
MBB: MAC teams see parity this season   by Nicholas Piotrowicz, Toledo Blade

Tuesday, January 13
MBB: Akron's Pat Forsythe is 'the man' in the middle ­- Local College Basketball Insider    by Elton Alexander, Cleveland Plain Dealer
FB, MSOC: UA, KSU announce home and away opponents for 2015 football season    Akron Beacon Journal

Sunday, January 11
WBB: UA women's basketball trump Eastern Michigan 65-48     by Fred Cay, Akron Beacon Journal
T&F: Akron Pole Vault Convention: Zips junior Shawn Barber defeats rival Sam Kendricks to place first on home turf   by Michael Beaven, Akron Beacon Journal

Saturday, January 10
MBB: Toledo 84, Akron 67: Hot-shooting Rockets pull away in second half to clip Zips     by George M. Thomas, Akron Beacon Journal
MBB: Akron Zips fall on the road to Toledo Rockets, 84-­67   by Elton Alexander, Cleveland Plain Dealer
MBB: Toledo beats Akron, 84-­67   by Nicholas Piotrowicz, Toledo Blade
MBB: Toledo bounces back, beats Akron 84-67   Associated Press

Friday, January 9
MBB: Akron men's basketball team looking to put the squeeze on 'Juice' Brown   by George M. Thomas, Akron Beacon Journal
GENERAL: Charlie Frye headlines University of Akron Sports Hall of Fame's Class of 2014   Akron Beacon Journal

Thursday, January 8
WBB: Akron 67, Bowling Green 59: Akron Zips overcome early struggles to defeat Bowling Green   by George M. Thomas, Akron Beacon Journal
MBB: Akron Zips can take firm grasp on title run at Toledo: MAC Basketball Insider   by Elton Alexander, Cleveland Plain Dealer

Wednesday, January 7
MBB: Akron Zips prove too much for Western Michigan Broncos, win 72-52    by George M. Thomas, Akron Beacon Journal
MBB: Points to Ponder: Akron Zips beat Western Michigan 72-­52    by George M. Thomas, Akron Beacon Journal
MBB: Akron Zips make statement with 72-­52 victory over Western Michigan    by Elton Alexander, Cleveland Plain Dealer
MBB: Last words from MAC coaches at start of league play: MAC Basketball Insider   by Elton Alexander, Cleveland Plain Dealer
MBB: Akron cruises against Western Michigan, 72-52   Associated Press
MBB: WMU men's basketball team 'physically manhandled' in lopsided 72-­52 loss at Akron in MAC opener    by David Drew, Kalamazoo Gazette

Tuesday, January 6
MBB: UA basketball: Zips adjust to change, prepare for start of MAC play    by George M. Thomas, Akron Beacon Journal
MBB: Cleveland State makes statement as Vikings are No. 1 in Horizon League: College Basketball Insider    by Elton Alexander, Cleveland Plain Dealer

Monday, January 5
MBB, MSOC: University of Akron set to welcome back men's soccer players with 'Zips in the Pros' event in conjunction with Tuesday's men's basketball game    by Michael Beaven, Akron Beacon Journal

Sunday, January 4
MBB: Akron 79, Coppin State 62: 'Big Dog' guides Zips past Eagles   by Michael Beaven, Akron Beacon Journal
MBB: Akron Zips take down Coppin State, 79­-62, but there are concerns   by Elton Alexander, Cleveland Plain Dealer
MBB: Forsythe finds focus in family, basketball and home   by Andy Harris, The Suburbanite
WBB: Zips fall to Western Michigan in women's basketball conference opener   Akron Beacon Journal

Saturday, January 3
MBB: Zips to open new year by hosting Coppin State on Saturday    by Michael Beaven, Akron Beacon Journal

Friday, January 2
MBB: Akron and Buffalo, Eastern Michigan, Central Michigan are MAC division contenders    by Elton Alexander, Cleveland Plain Dealer

Thursday, January 1
FB: For Fisher and Helfrich, small schools bred big-time coaches   by Paul Myerberg, USA TODAY

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