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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 29, 2014 | General News Akron Golf Announces Dates for 2015 Camps The men's and women's golf staffs will play host to camps for all levels of golfers, from kids to advanced players.
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.
September 4, 2014 | General News Z360: Sept. 4, 2014 The debut of Z360 featuring the student-athlete picnic, Dr. Scott Scarborough, and football coach Terry Bowden making special deliveries
September 4, 2014 | Women's Volleyball Volleyball kicks off home slate with Akron Invitational this weekend Akron is set to host its own non-conference tournament for the 20th season in the program's 41-year history, welcoming Bryant, Binghamton, Drake and Austin Peay to James A. Rhodes Arena
September 4, 2014 Zips Offer Gameday Tailgate at Heinz Field Akron football fans heading to Pittsburgh for the Zips’ game on Saturday, Sept. 27 are invited to a Gameday Tailgate at Heinz Field.
September 4, 2014 | General News Zips Athletics Launches Its Social Media Hub Fans can visit the social media hub to see the Zips’ social media accounts and hashtags on one page, including Twitter, Facebook, YouTube and more.
September 3, 2014 Pohl Named MAC Male Scholar Athlete of the Week Akron junior QB Kyle Pohl was named the season’s first Male Scholar Athlete of the Week by the Mid-American Conference on Wednesday.
September 3, 2014 | General News Zips Insider: Athletics Communications Makes Additions for 2014-15 Welcome to a new academic year! The Athletics Communications and New Media departments are excited about some new ideas we are implementing this year.
September 3, 2014 Come "Z" Us; Get a Z-Shirt at the Tommy Evans Invitational on Thursday The women's race will begin at 5:30 p.m., with the men's race set for a 6:15 start. Fans are encouraged to attend the event, flash the "Z" sign (pictured) and receive one of 100 Akrun Z Country t-shirts.
September 2, 2014 | Men's Basketball Men's Basketball Announces Complete 2014-15 Schedule Schedule highlights include 17 regular-season home games, three games at the 2014 Gildan Charleston Classic and facing Western Michigan and Toledo twice in Mid-American Conference play.
September 3, 2014 | Women's Basketball Women's Basketball releases complete 2014-15 schedule The slate for the defending MAC Tournament champions features UA's first ever home tournament, as well as matchups with six teams that advanced to postseason play a year ago.
September 3, 2014 | Men's Soccer Men's Soccer Heads South for Two Games in Florida The University of Akron men's soccer team heads south to the Sunshine State to take on South Florida on Thursday followed by a match at Florida Gulf Coast on Saturday.
September 2, 2014 Football Travels to Penn State for ABC Showdown at Noon on Saturday Football hits the road for the first time, visiting Penn State on Saturday, Sept. 6 at Noon at Beaver Stadium.
September 2, 2014 | Women's Volleyball Volleyball drops weeknight match at Cleveland State, 3-0 Freshman Anna Wenger tied a match-high mark with a personal best 11 kills, and Callie Mack recorded a career-high 20 digs at libero to lead both teams.
September 2, 2014 | Women's Soccer Women's Soccer Drops Road Match at Cleveland State, 3-1 After scoring in the 25th minute to tie the game up at one a piece, the University of Akron women's soccer team allowed two second half goals on their way to a 3-1 loss at Cleveland State on Tuesday.
September 2, 2014 Zips Weekly: Sept. 2, 2014 The debut of Zips Weekly! Catch all the highlights and scores from the first week of competition.
September 2, 2014 | Softball Softball announces 2014 fall camp dates Akron's Top Prospect Camp is set for Sunday, Sept. 4, and the team camps will begin on Sunday, Nov. 30.
September 1, 2014 Pohl Named MAC East Offensive Player of the Week Akron junior quarterback Kyle Pohl was named the Mid-American Conference Offensive Player of the Week for the East Division on Monday.
August 30, 2014 | Women's Volleyball Volleyball shuts down North Carolina A&T in straight sets Julia Smagacz led a balanced offensive attack for Akron, delivering eight kills with only a single error in 15 swings for a .467 hitting percentage on the day.
August 29, 2014 | Men's Soccer Men's Soccer Drops Season Opener at New Mexico, 1-0 After allowing a goal just two minutes and 59 seconds into the game, the University of Akron men's soccer team failed to score an equalizer and lost at New Mexico on Friday night, 1-0.
August 29, 2014 | Women's Soccer Women's Soccer Makes Valiant Effort in 3-0 Loss to No. 4 Virginia Tech In a valiant effort to contain the No. 4 Virginia Tech Hokies, the University of Akron women's soccer fell 3-0 in their home opener on Friday night at FirstEnergy Stadium - Cub Cadet Field.
August 29, 2014 | Women's Volleyball Volleyball splits pair of matches on first day of Indiana State Holiday Inn Classic The Zips took down Chicago State, 3-1, before falling to tournament host ISU, 3-0. Kelsey Wilson tied a career-high 15 kills in the win over CSU.
August 29, 2014 | Women's Basketball Women's Basketball adds Sam Pierce as assistant coach Pierce comes to Akron from the state of Pennsylvania, where he founded a basketball development program called PA Pride located in Altoona, Pa.
August 28, 2014 Football Cruises to 41-0 Victory Over Howard in Season Opener Kyle Pohl finished the night 23-of-36 for 308 yards through the air, setting a new career high for a single game with four touchdowns.
August 29, 2014 | Baseball Former Zip Chris Bassitt to Make Major League Debut Saturday Former University of Akron baseball pitcher Chris Bassitt will make his Major League debut on Saturday for the Chicago White Sox, according to a team release.
August 28, 2014 | Women's Volleyball Volleyball opens 2014 campaign at Indiana State Holiday Inn Classic UA faces a doubleheader against Chicago State and host ISU on Friday, followed by a single match against North Carolina A&T on Saturday.
August 28, 2014 | Men's Soccer Men's Soccer Opens Regular Season at No. 5 New Mexico The No. 13 University of Akron men's soccer team heads out west to face No. 5 New Mexico on Friday in their season opener.
August 25, 2014 Zips Host Howard in Season Opener on Thursday at 7 PM Akron opens its 114th season of football in non-conference action against Howard on Thursday, Aug. 28. Kickoff is set for 7 p.m. at InfoCision Stadium – Summa Field.
August 28, 2014 | Women's Soccer Women's Soccer Hosts No. 4 Virginia Tech in Home Opener After defeating Robert Morris this past Sunday for the first victory of the young 2014 season, the University of Akron women's soccer hosts No. 4 Virginia Tech on Friday night at FirstEnergy Stadium - Cub Cadet Field for their home opener.
August 28, 2014 Rifle Takes the Ice Bucket Challenge to #StrikeOutALS The University of Akron rifle team took the Ice Bucket Challenge this morning to support the #StrikeOutALS campaign.
August 25, 2014 | General News Read the Latest Edition of Zips Line – August 25, 2014 Director of Athletics Tom Wistrcill recaps the summer, looks ahead to a big week on campus, Zippy's Mascot Challenge campaign and more.
August 25, 2014 | Men's Soccer Men's Soccer Picked to Sweep MAC Regular Season and Tournament The University of Akron men's soccer program has been picked to win both the MAC regular season title and conference tournament in a preseason poll of conference coaches, the league office announced Tuesday.
August 25, 2014 Coaches Pick Akron Second in MAC East The Mid-American Conference (MAC) Head Football Coaches have provided their own 2014 Preseason Poll and based upon voting by all 12-full member head coaches on Monday.
August 25, 2014 | General News Voting Now Under Way for 2014 Mascot Challenge Fans can vote for Zippy in a number of ways, including standard voting, 50 point and 100 point challenges.
August 24, 2014 | Women's Soccer Women's Soccer Notches First Victory Against Robert Morris, 2-1 Coming back from an early 1-0 deficit, the University of Akron women's soccer team captured their first win of 2014 as they defeated Robert Morris in their second and final match at the Steel City Classic in Pittsburgh.
August 23, 2014 | Women's Volleyball White Team hangs on for the win in Volleyball's intrasquad scrimmage Sophomore Amanda Bedell led the squad with 11 kills and Karley Kusan posted 33 assists for the white team.
August 22, 2014 | Men's Soccer Men's Soccer Drops Final Exhibition to Syracuse, 2-1 In their second and final preseason exhibition match, the University of Akron men's soccer team lost to Syracuse 2-1 at home on Friday night.
August 22, 2014 | Women's Soccer Women's Soccer Falls in Season Opener at Pittsburgh, 3-0 Opening their season on the road in the Steel City Classic, the University of Akron women's soccer team lost 3-0 to host Pittsburgh on Friday night at Ambrose Urbanic Field.
August 22, 2014 Bowden Family Joins Akron Football in Kickoff Events Akron football head coach Terry Bowden called in some big recruits—father Bobby, and brothers Steve, Tommy, and Jeff— this week to help him kick off his third season with the Zips.
August 21, 2014 | Women's Swimming & Diving Swimming and Diving Participates in the Ice Bucket Challenge The University of Akron Swimming and Diving program completed the Ice Bucket Challenge today in support of the #StrikeOutALS campaign.
| Women's Tennis Women's Tennis Coaches Accept ALS Ice Bucket Challenge Watch this short video of the Zips women's tennis coaches getting doused with ice cold water, and find out why the challenge is so important to head coach Brandon Padgett.
August 21, 2014 | Women's Soccer Women's Soccer Heads to Pittsburgh for Steel City Classic The University of Akron women's soccer team begins their regular season on the road this weekend, taking on Pittsburgh and Robert Morris as part of the Steel City Classic.
August 21, 2014 | Track & Field Pole Vault Convention to Return to Akron in January The Akron track and field program will host the Third-Annual Pole Vault Convention at Stile Athletics Field House from January 9-11, 2015.
August 6, 2014 Third Annual Akron Football Kickofff Luncheon is August 22 This year's event is set for Friday, Aug. 22, at Quaker Station on the campus of The University of Akron. Doors will open at 11 a.m. ET, with lunch set to begin at noon.
August 20, 2014 | Track & Field Track and Field to Hold Walk-On Tryout Meeting Akron students interested in walking on to the men's and women's track teams are invited to the meeting on Tuesday, Aug. 26.
August 19, 2014 | Baseball Baseball Takes Ice Bucket Challenge to Strike Out ALS Head Coach Rick Rembielak and his players took the Ice Bucket Challenge today to show their support in striking out ALS.
August 19, 2014 | Women's Volleyball Volleyball's Blue and Gold Scrimmage to be held Saturday After a long week of preseason practice, the Akron volleyball team will host its annual intrasquad Blue and Gold Scrimmage on Saturday, Aug. 23 at James A. Rhodes Arena.
August 19, 2014 | Men's Soccer Men's Soccer Blog: Zips in the Pros Stay up to date with the growing list of Akron Zips professional players – both in the U.S. and abroad.
August 19, 2014 | Men's Basketball Coach Dambrot Answers #ALSIceBucketChallenge, #Chillin4Charity Challenges On Tuesday, he answered the challenge of UA Director of Athletics Tom Wistrcill (#Chillin4Charity) and men's soccer sophomore Brad Ruhaak (#ALSIceBucketChallenge).
August 18, 2014 | Men's Soccer Men's Soccer Falls 3-0 to Maryland Facing the College Cup Championship runner-up from just one season ago, the University of Akron men's soccer team lost 3-0 to the Maryland Terrapins on Monday night at FirstEnergy Stadium - Cub Cadet Field.
August 18, 2014 | General News Zippy Selected for 2014 Capital One Mascot Challenge Zippy looks to win the event for a second time after going undefeated to win the 2007 Capital One National Mascot of the Year award.
August 17, 2014 | Men's Soccer Men's Soccer Exhibition Schedule Starts with Maryland on Monday The University of Akron men's soccer team will play one of its two home exhibition games this Monday, Aug. 18, against the Maryland Terrapins at FirstEnergy - Cub Cadet Field.
August 16, 2014 Football Holds Second Scrimmage of Fall Camp on Saturday The Zips' defense had a strong performance on the day, recording two interceptions (one negated by penalty), eight pass breakups and several sacks.
August 15, 2014 | Men's Soccer Men's Soccer Holds High Expectations for 2014 Season Coming off of the program's 10th Mid-American Conference Tournament title and regular season championship crown in 2013, the University of Akron men's soccer team has high aspirations once again as the fall season gets under way next week.
August 15, 2014 | Women's Soccer Women's Soccer Ties in Home Exhibition Against Duquesne With 21 players seeing time in the team's lone fall exhibition match, the University of Akron women's soccer team played to a draw against Duquesne on Friday night at FirstEnergy Stadium - Cub Cadet Field.
August 14, 2014 Football Fans Invited to Scrimmage, Picture Day With just two weeks until the season opener, Zips' football fans are invited to two FREE events this weekend.
August 15, 2014 | Men's Golf Men's Golf Releases Complete 2014-15 Schedule The 2014-15 schedule includes a team title defense at the Golfweek Program Challenge, the annual Firestone Invitational and more.
August 14, 2014 | Women's Golf Women's Golf Announces 2014-15 Schedule A return trip to the Golfweek Program Challenge and four events hosted by MAC opponents are some of the highlights of the Zips' 2014-15 schedule
August 14, 2014 | Women's Basketball Hanna Luburgh and Rachel Tecca sign professional contracts to play overseas Luburgh will play for AZS UMCS in Lublin, Poland, for the 2014-15 season, while Tecca will travel to Iceland and compete for U.M.F. Grindavik out of the Dominos League.
August 13, 2014 | Men's Basketball Men's Basketball Announces 2014 Gildan Charleston Classic Travel Plan Fans wishing to travel to Charleston, S.C., with the men's basketball team in November can reserve their spot today.
August 13, 2014 | Women's Soccer Women's Soccer Excited for a Fresh Start in 2014 The University of Akron women’s soccer team begins play this Friday with an exhibition at home against Duquesne, the first game on a long list of challenges for the Zips heading into 2014.
August 9, 2014 Football Holds First Scrimmage of Fall Camp on Saturday Both the offense and defense had its moments on Saturday, including a strong showing by QB Tommy Woodson.
August 7, 2014 | Softball Softball Walk-on Tryouts Set for Tuesday, Sept. 16 Tryouts will begin at 1:30 p.m. on Sept. 16, with a mandatory meeting set for Wednesday, Aug. 27.
August 6, 2014 | Men's Soccer Men's Soccer Ranked No. 13 in NSCAA Preseason Poll With the fall season less than two weeks away, the University of Akron men's soccer team is ranked No. 13 in the country, according to a preseason poll released by the National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA) Tuesday.
August 6, 2014 Football Training Camp – August 6 Head coach Terry Bowden gives an update from fall camp after practice No. 5, talking about the keys to success for the Zips in 2014.
August 6, 2014 | General News Director of Athletics Tom Wistrcill Accepts His #Chillin4Charity Challenge Director of Athletics Tom Wistrcill is joined by members of the Zips Women's Basketball team and a special guest when he accepts the cold water challenge from Iowa State A.D. Jamie Pollard.
August 5, 2014 | Women's Volleyball Volleyball Recognized with AVCA Team Academic Award The University of Akron volleyball team was named as a recipient of the 2013-2014 AVCA Team Academic Award, an honor earned by 134 women's volleyball programs in Division I this year.
July 15, 2014 | Baseball Registration Now Open for 2014 Baseball Camp The University of Akron baseball program and fourth-year head coach Rick Rembielak have announced plans for a pro-style baseball camp to be held on Sunday, Sept. 21.
August 4, 2014 | Track & Field Shawn Barber Earns Bronze Medal at Commonwealth Games After capturing the pole vault crown at the 2014 NCAA Indoor Championships, University of Akron track and field sophomore Shawn Barber earned a bronze medal last Friday at the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, Scotland.
August 5, 2014 | Men's Basketball Bracket Announced for 2014 Gildan Charleston Classic The Zips will open the event on Thursday, Nov. 20, at 12:30 p.m. ET on ESPN3 against Pac-12 foe Southern California.
August 5, 2014 | General News Bongiovi Named Assistant Athletics Director for Communications at Akron Bongiovi will oversee the athletics communications and new media offices, in addition to serving as the media contact for football and women's tennis
August 4, 2014 | Baseball Baseball Announces Walk-On Tryout Information The University of Akron baseball program will hold walk-on tryouts for the 2015 season, head coach Rick Rembielak announced Monday.
August 4, 2014 | Track & Field Women's Track and Field Places Eight Individuals on All-Academic List, Named All-Academic Team The University of Akron women's track and field team placed eight student-athletes on the All-Academic Individuals List by the U.S. Track & Field/Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) this week.
August 1, 2014 Football's Todd Stroud to Take Medical Leave of Absence Stroud, in his third season at Akron as the defensive line coach and director of football strength and conditioning, will seek medical treatment for a blood disorder.
August 1, 2014 Football Holds First Practice of the 2014 Season on Friday Today was the group's first of five workouts as part of the NCAA-mandated acclimatization period prior to dressing in full pads.
July 31, 2014 | Men's Basketball Former Zip Steve McNees Named Director of Basketball Operations McNees has spent the last three seasons on the Zips' basketball staff, most recently as the interim director of basketball operations.
July 30, 2014 | Men's Golf Men's Golf Captures GCAA All-Academic Team Honor for Sixth-Straight Year The Akron men's golf team was recognized as one of 141 programs across all divisions to earn All-Academic Team designation from the Golf Coaches Association of America (GCAA).
July 30, 2014 | Women's Swimming & Diving Swimming and Diving Announces 2014-15 Schedule The University of Akron swimming and diving team and second-year head coach Brian Peresie have announced their schedule for the 2014-15 season, which includes three home meets at Ocasek Natatorium.
July 29, 2014 | Men's Soccer Men's Soccer Blog: Zips In The Pros Keep up to date on all our Zips currently playing in the professional ranks with this weekly blog.
July 23, 2014 | Track & Field Zips Men Land Double-Digit Honorees On USTFCCCA All-Academic List Ten student-athletes from the Zips men's track and field team have been honored for their athletic and academic accomplishments by the USTFCCCA.
July 23, 2014 Football Tabbed to Finish Second in MAC East in Preseason Poll The Zips, who finished 5-7 (4-4 MAC) last season, earned 114 points and three first-place votes, in the MAC preseason poll on Wednesday.
July 22, 2014 | Men's Soccer Men's Soccer Match Versus West Virginia To Be Featured On NSCAATV The Zips will host West Virginia in a key MAC match-up as part of the NSCAATV package on Fri., Oct. 17 at FirstEnergy Stadium – Cub Cadet Field.
July 21, 2014 | Women's Tennis Women's Tennis signs Maria Bessmertnaya for 2014-15 Bessmertnaya hails from Pyatigorsk, Russia, and was ranked among the top-50 tennis players nationally.
July 18, 2014 | Women's Swimming & Diving Swimming and Diving Earns Multiple 2014 Spring Academic Awards After capturing the MAC Championship in March, the Zips were recognized last week with multiple academic accolades, including the CSCAA Scholar All-America Team honor as well as six individual All-America Awards.
July 17, 2014 | Softball Softball Adds Dr. Megan Brown as Assistant Coach Brown joins the softball staff after spending the 2014 season at UConn.
July 16, 2014 Kickoff Time, TV Set for Sept. 6 Football Game at Penn State The Zips football team's game at Big Ten foe Penn State on Sept. 6 will kick off at noon ET and be televised on ABC Sports (regional) and ESPN/ESPN2 nationally.
July 16, 2014 | Women's Tennis Women's Tennis Earns Academic Honors From ITA Four Zips from the women's tennis team have been recognized as ITA Scholar-Athletes for the 2014 season, while the program was also named a ITA All-Academic Team.
July 15, 2014 Kyle Pohl Named 2014 Allstate AFCA Good Works Team Nominee A total of 182 nominees were announced for the top college football honor recognizing outstanding community service achievements.
July 14, 2014 | Baseball Simonton Named To Academic All-MAC Team, Akron Baseball Adds Three Honorable Mentions University of Akron baseball student-athlete Kris Simonton has earned Academic All-MAC Team honors for the 2014 season while teammates Zach Beaver, Matt LaRocca, and James Sheltrown received Honorable Mentions, the league office announced Friday.
July 15, 2014 Football Mini Plans for 2014 Season Now on Sale Zips’ fans have the option to choose from reserved, priority reserved and club level plans that feature tickets to any three Akron home games, plus other incentives.
July 9, 2014 Zach Paul Named to Ray Guy Award Preseason Watch List The Ray Guy Award honors the nation's top collegiate punter. This is the second-straight season Paul has been named to the watch list.
July 8, 2014 | Men's Golf Ryan Harris Qualifies for 2014 U.S. Amateur Championship Harris was one of two players to finish under par on the day in his sectional qualifier. Harris joins former Zip Bill Williamson (1996-99) in this year's event.
July 8, 2014 | Women's Golf Women's Golf Adds Alejandra Velasco-Villanueva to Class of 2014-15 Velasco-Villanueva joins the Zips' roster after completing her freshman year at Nova Southeastern University in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. She will have three years of eligibility remaining.
July 2, 2014 | General News Read the Latest Edition of Zips Line – July 2, 2014 Director of Athletics Tom Wistrcill talks about the 2013-14 Annual Report, DeAndre Yedlin's heroics at the World Cup and much more.
July 2, 2014 | General News Zips Athletics Celebrates 2013-14 Highlights In Annual Report Individually and collectively, the 2013-14 academic year was among the best ever for our student-athletes at The University of Akron.
July 2, 2014 | Women's Golf Four Women's Golfers Named WGCA All-American Scholars Sara Chaves and Laura Murray were named All-American Scholars for a third-straight year, and were joined by Frida Fougberg (second) and Mallory Etcheberry (first).
June 29, 2014 | Track & Field Cooks Competes At USA Outdoor Championships Competing against the nation's top professional and collegiate athletes, Alexis Cooks placed 17th in the women's discus Sunday at the USA Outdoor Track & Field Championships.
June 28, 2014 | Track & Field Funk Takes 11th, McCune Finishes 14th At USA Championships Brittany Funk and Alex McCune represented the Zips track and field program well at the USA Championships this weekend.
June 27, 2014 | Track & Field Track's Alex McCune In Seventh Place At USA Outdoor Championships Alex McCune, a two-time All-America First Team honoree, is one of three Zips competing at the USA Track & Field Championships this weekend.
June 27, 2014 Rifle's Matt Chezem Wins Gold at USA Shooting National Championships Chezem grabbed the lead on day one in the Open Division of the 50-meter prone event to earn top honors with a final score of 1,257.4.
June 25, 2014 Football Hires John Nemec as Director of Player Personnel Nemec joins the Zips' staff after 38 years of service at Kent Roosevelt High School, including 29 years as head coach.
June 25, 2014 | Women's Volleyball Women's Volleyball Adds Rachel Green as New Assistant Coach Green joins the Akron staff after spending last season as the head volleyball coach at Zeeland East High School in Zeeland, Mich.
June 24, 2014 | Women's Basketball Women's Basketball Promotes Preston Reid to Assistant Coach Reid spent the last two seasons as a graduate assistant with the Zips and will be the primary coach for the Akron post players.
June 23, 2014 | Men's Basketball Men's Basketball Announces Season Ticket Incentive Program The new incentive program includes nine prize drawings for Zips fans that renew or purchase new men's basketball season tickets for the upcoming 2014-15 season.
June 23, 2014 | Softball Four Softball Players Named to Academic All-MAC Teams Kellie Roudabush, Jessica Schneider and Erin Seiler were named Academic All-MAC while Shawna Mailloux was named Academic-All MAC Honorable Mention.

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Friday, December 19
WSOC: Noreen Herlihy is University of Akron's women's soccer coach   Akron Beacon Journal

Thursday, December 18
WBB: On the record: December 18    Akron Beacon Journal
MBB: Akron Zips two game slide not a 3­-point issue   by Elton Alexander, Cleveland Plain Dealer
FB: University of Akron football team scores big with Akron Children's patients   by Danielle Brooks, Inside Akron Children's Hospital Blog

Wednesday, December 17
MBB: Akron men's basketball team falls 55-46 at North Dakota State   Akron Beacon Journal
MBB: North Dakota State edges Akron 55-46   Associated Press
MBB: Bison defeat Akron to win second consecutive game   by Eric Peterson, INFORUM

Tuesday, December 16
WBB: UA women's basketball team has best start in program's history   Akron Beacon Journal
MBB: Winning can come in many styles for Akron, Cleveland State and Kent State   by Elton Alexander, Cleveland Plain Dealer

Monday, December 15
GENERAL: Jeff Shreve is the man behind the stadium voice     by Benjamin Duer, Canton Repository

Sunday, December 14
MBB: Akron falls 62-61 to Middle Tennessee; Zips can't capitalize on late opportunities    by George M. Thomas, Akron Beacon Journal
MBB: Middle Tennessee holds on to beat Akron 62-61   Associated Press

Saturday, December 13
MBB: Zips basketball coach Keith Dambrot feels refreshed to move past team's off-court issues   by Marla Ridenour, Akron Beacon Journal
MBB: Freshman Noah Robotham's maturity rubbing off on Zips basketball team   by George M. Thomas, Akron Beacon Journal

Friday, December 12
FB: Terry Bowden ready to think outside the box to get Zips football over the hump    by Marla Ridenour, Akron Beacon Journal
FB: Akron football in holding pattern after 'slump' in 2014    by Elton Alexander, Cleveland Plain Dealer
MSOC: Two UA soccer players on All-Region team    Akron Beacon Journal

Tuesday, December 9
MBB: Akron Zips Noah Robotham is a winning point guard: Division I Basketball Insider    by Elton Alexander, Cleveland Plain Dealer

Monday, December 8
WSD: On the record: December 8   Akron Beacon Journal

Sunday, December 7
WSD: On the record: December 7   Akron Beacon Journal

Saturday, December 6
WBB: On the record: December 6   Akron Beacon Journal

Friday, December 5
MBB: Akron 73, Western Illinois 49: Kwan Cheatham Jr. scores 15 points on five 3-pointers to lead hot-shooting Zips   by Michael Beaven, Akron Beacon Journal
MBB: Akron Zips lead from start to finish in 73­-49 win over Western Illinois   by Elton Alexander, Cleveland Plain Dealer

Thursday, December 4
FB: Four Zips, three Golden Flashes receive All-MAC honors for football   Akron Beacon Journal

Wednesday, December 3
MBB: Akron 81, Arkansas Pine Bluff 60: Zips shake off poor first half to dominate Lions     by George M. Thomas, Akron Beacon Journal
MBB: Akron Zips ride Kwan Cheatham's double double for an 81-­60 victory     by Elton Alexander, Cleveland Plain Dealer

Tuesday, December 2
MBB: Akron coach Keith Dambrot seeks more consistent play from Zips    by Michael Beaven, Akron Beacon Journal
MBB: Cleveland State gets Charlie Lee back; Akron, Kent State continue to regroup    by Elton Alexander, Cleveland Plain Dealer

Monday, December 1
MBB: Akron 72, Bryant 66: Noah Robotham, Deji Ibitayo guide Zips past pesky Bulldogs   by Michael Beaven, Akron Beacon Journal
MBB: Akron Zips survive at the end, 72-­66, over Bryant   by Elton Alexander, Cleveland Plain Dealer
MBB: Akron holds on to beat Bryant 72-66   Associated Press

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