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May 18, 2014 | Women's Swimming & Diving Raspopovich leads the way for Swimming at Charlotte's Arena Grand Prix Hannah Raspopovich placed eighth overall in the 50 freestyle to lead the pack of eight Akron swimmers who competed at the Arena Grand Prix in Charlotte, N.C. this weekend.
May 16, 2014 | Women's Swimming & Diving Eight Swimmers Competing at Arena Grand Prix in Charlotte Eight members from The University of Akron swimming and diving team are competing in the Arena Grand Prix, which takes place from May 15-18 in the Mecklenburg County Aquatic Center.
April 30, 2014 | Women's Swimming & Diving Swimming and Diving Nets Four Academic All-MAC Honorees Ashley Drazkowski, Kelsey Ferrante, Carla McNamara and Hannah Raspopovich were voted to the Academic All-MAC team from Akron's 2014 MAC Championship squad.
April 28, 2014 | General News Zips Athletics Hosts Annual Student-Athlete Banquet, "The Zippys" UA Athletics honored the accomplishments of its student-athletes in a special celebration banquet on Monday night in the ball room of the Student Union.
March 16, 2014 | Women's Swimming & Diving Diving Completes Competition at NCAA Zones The University of Akron diving team completed competition at the NCAA Zone C at Ohio State University.
March 13, 2014 | Women's Swimming & Diving Three Divers Travel to NCAA Zones this Weekend The University of Akron swimming and diving team is sending three divers to the NCAA Diving Zone C in Columbus, Ohio on The Ohio State University Campus, beginning Thursday and running through Saturday.
March 7, 2014 | Women's Swimming & Diving Swimming and Diving Earns 2013 Fall CSCAA Scholar All-America Team Honor The College Swimming Coaches Association of America announced Tuesday that The University of Akron swimming and diving squad has earned 2013 CSCAA Fall Scholar All American Team honors with a 3.28 team GPA.
March 1, 2014 | Women's Swimming & Diving Swimming and Diving Captures Program's First MAC Championship The University of Akron swimming and diving team captured the program’s first-ever Mid-American Conference Championship on Saturday night at SPIRE Institute with a final total of 574 points.
February 28, 2014 | Women's Swimming & Diving Swimming and Diving Maintain First-Place Standing on Friday at MAC Championships The University of Akron swimming and diving team remains in first place with 378 points at the 2014 Mid-American Conference Swimming and Diving Championships.
February 27, 2014 | Women's Swimming & Diving Swimming and Diving in First Place after Day One of MAC Championships The University of Akron swimming and diving team ended day one of the 2014 Mid-American Conference Championships in first place with 201 points on Thursday evening.
February 26, 2014 | Women's Swimming & Diving Swimming and Diving Ready for MAC Championships at SPIRE Akron swimming and diving is set to compete at the 2014 Mid-American Conference Championships at the SPIRE Institute in Geneva, Ohio this week.
February 9, 2014 | Women's Swimming & Diving Swimming and Diving Completes Competition at Ohio State Winter Invite The University of Akron swimming and diving team finalized competition at the Ohio State Winter Invite on Sunday, a two-day event held on the OSU campus at McCorkle Aquatic Pavilion.
February 7, 2014 | Women's Swimming & Diving Swimming and Diving Travels to Ohio State Winter Invite this Weekend The University of Akron swimming and diving team heads to the Ohio State Winter Invite this weekend, a two-day event held on the OSU campus at McCorkle Aquatic Pavilion.
February 1, 2014 | Women's Swimming & Diving Swimming and Diving Falls to Toledo in Saturday Dual Meet, 183-117 The University of Akron swimming and diving team lost in a dual meet to the University of Toledo by a final score of 183-117 on Saturday afternoon in UA’s final dual meet of the 2013-14 campaign.
January 31, 2014 | Women's Swimming & Diving Swimming and Diving Heads to Toledo on Saturday Akron travels to Toledo for the final dual meet of the season this weekend.
January 25, 2014 | Women's Swimming & Diving Swimming and Diving Notches 156-144 Victory Over Bobcats The University of Akron swimming and diving team traveled to the SPIRE Institute on Saturday afternoon to take on Ohio University in a dual meet.
January 24, 2014 | Women's Swimming & Diving Swimming and Diving Set to Face Ohio on Saturday The University of Akron swimming and diving team heads to the SPIRE Institute for a dual meet on Saturday against Ohio University.
January 17, 2014 | Women's Swimming & Diving Swimming and Diving Earns Win Over YSU on Senior Night The University of Akron swimming and diving team bested Youngstown State University on Friday evening at the Ocasek Natatorium.
January 16, 2014 | Women's Swimming & Diving Swimming and Diving Hosts YSU for Dual Meet on Friday Fresh off a second place finish in the 2013 Zippy Invitational, Akron swimming and diving welcomes Youngstown State for the team's first dual meet of 2014 on Friday at 5 p.m.
December 9, 2013 | Women's Swimming & Diving Hannah Raspopovich Earns MAC Swimmer of the Week Raspopovich had record-setting performances for the Zips in individual and team relay events at the Zippy Invitational.
December 8, 2013 | Women's Swimming & Diving Swimming and Diving Finishes 2013 Zippy Invitational in Second Place The University of Akron swimming and diving team completed the 2013 Zippy Invitational second overall, the highest overall finish since 2009.
December 7, 2013 | Women's Swimming & Diving Swimming and Diving Maintains Second Place in Zippy Invitational The University of Akron swimming and diving team continued to have success in the 2013 Zippy Invitational on Saturday.
December 6, 2013 | Women's Swimming & Diving Swimming and Diving Opens Zippy Invitational in Second Place Akron welcomed eight women's teams and five men's teams to the Ocasek Natatorium on Friday for the 2013 Zippy Invitational
November 27, 2013 | Women's Swimming & Diving Swimming and Diving Hosts 2013 Zippy Invitational This Weekend Akron swimming and diving hosts eight women's teams and five men's teams Friday through Sunday at the Ocasek Natatorium.
November 9, 2013 | Women's Swimming & Diving Swimming and Diving Victorious over St. Francis on Saturday, 188-95 Akron swimming and diving team picked up their first dual meet victory of the season over St. Francis University on Saturday afternoon by a score of 188-95.
November 8, 2013 | Women's Swimming & Diving Swimming and Diving Welcomes St. Francis for a Dual Meet Saturday The University of Akron swimming and diving team hosts St. Francis University on Saturday at 1 p.m., for a dual meet in the Ocasek Natatorium.
November 2, 2013 | Women's Swimming & Diving Swimming and Diving Falls to Eastern Michigan on Saturday The University of Akron swimming and diving team fell to Mid-American Conference opponent Eastern Michigan University on Saturday afternoon in a dual meet by a score of 169-125.
October 31, 2013 | Women's Swimming & Diving Swimming and Diving Travels to Eastern Michigan on Saturday Akron swimming and diving heads to EMU for their first road dual meet of the season this weekend.
October 26, 2013 | Women's Swimming & Diving Swimming and Diving Falls to Miami (Ohio) in Home Opener In the first dual meet of the season, The University of Akron women’s swimming and diving team fell to Miami University on Saturday afternoon.
October 25, 2013 | Women's Swimming & Diving Swimming and Diving Hosts Miami (Ohio) on Saturday to Open Home Schedule Akron swimming and diving is set for its first dual meet of the 2013-14 season with first year head coach Brian Peresie at the helm.
October 6, 2013 | Women's Swimming & Diving Swimming and Diving Posts Two First-Place Finishes at Tom Stubbs Relays Two first-place finishes highlighted The University of Akron swimming and diving team’s first meet of the year.
October 3, 2013 | Women's Swimming & Diving Swimming and Diving Set to Open 2013-14 Season The University of Akron swimming and diving team and first year head coach Brian Peresie are set to begin the 2013-14 season at the Tom Stubbs Relay in Bowling Green, Ohio on Friday at 5 p.m.
September 30, 2013 | Women's Swimming & Diving Swimming and Diving Completes Intrasquad Meet The University of Akron swimming and diving team hosted an intrasquad meet this past weekend at the Ocasek Natatorium in preparation for the upcoming season.
August 28, 2013 | General News Akron Athletics Launches Zips Insider Blog Zips fans can get an in-depth look at Akron Athletics through this interactive blog featuring content from all of Akron's 19 intercollegiate programs.
July 30, 2013 | Women's Swimming & Diving Swimming and Diving Earns Academic Award from CSCAA The University of Akron swimming and diving program was named a 2013 College Swimming Coaches Association of America (CSCAA) Scholar All-America Team following strong academic success this past year.
June 25, 2013 | General News Banner Year for Zips Athletics Touted in 2012-13 Annual Report Five teams celebrating championships and record academic achievement are among the highlights of 2012-13 for the Zips.
June 11, 2013 | General News Zips Athletics Posts High Marks in Latest NCAA APR Report Ten Zips Athletics teams recorded a perfect APR for the 2011-12 academic year, with 17 of 19 teams exceeding the national multi-year average.
May 2, 2013 | Women's Swimming & Diving Peresie Named Zips Women's Swimming and Diving Head Coach Brian Peresie was named head coach of the UA women's swimming and diving program on Thursday.
April 29, 2013 | General News Zips Athletics Holds Annual Student-Athlete Celebration Banquet UA Athletics honored the accomplishments of its student-athletes in a special banquet on Monday night in the ball room of the Student Union.
April 16, 2013 | Women's Swimming & Diving Swimming and Diving Nets Two Academic All-MAC Honorees Two members of The University of Akron swimming and diving team were recognized by the Mid-American Conference for their athletic and academic accomplishments Tuesday.
March 15, 2013 | Women's Swimming & Diving Diving Concludes Day One of NCAA Zone C Championships The University of Akron diving team finalized the first day of the NCAA Zone C Championships on Thursday evening at Purdue University.
March 15, 2013 | Women's Swimming & Diving Diving Sends Two Athletes to NCAA Zone C Championships This Weekend The University of Akron diving team will send two athletes to the NCAA Zone C Diving Championships this weekend at Purdue University.
March 7, 2013 | Women's Swimming & Diving Women's Swimming and Diving Coach Nittaya Klim Announces Her Retirement After seven seasons as Zips' head coach, Klim will retire from collegiate coaching to focus more attention on family.
March 2, 2013 | Women's Swimming & Diving Swimming and Diving Finalizes MAC Championships The University of Akron swimming and diving team concluded the final day of the Mid-American Conference Championships on Saturday evening at the University at Buffalo with a total of 302 points.
March 1, 2013 | Women's Swimming & Diving Swimming and Diving Finishes Day Two of MAC Championships The University of Akron swimming and diving squad ended the second day of the Mid-American Championships on Friday evening. The team has a total score of 202 after two days of competition.
February 28, 2013 | Women's Swimming & Diving Swimming and Diving Concludes Day One of MAC Championships The University of Akron swimming and diving team finalized the first day of the Mid-American Championships being held at the University at Buffalo.
February 28, 2013 | Women's Swimming & Diving Swimming and Diving Heads to MAC Championships The University of Akron swimming and diving team will travel to the University at Buffalo this weekend to compete in the Mid-American Conference Championships.
February 5, 2013 | General News Zips Athletics Honors Dean's List Student-Athletes During Tuesday night's men's basketball game, Akron Athletics honored its 2012 Dean's List student-athletes.
February 1, 2013 | Women's Swimming & Diving Swimming and Diving Falters in Final Home Meet Against BGSU The University of Akron swimming and diving team lost its final home and regular season meet of the season to Bowling Green State University by a score of 175-117 on Friday afternoon in the Ocasek Natatorium.
January 29, 2013 | Women's Swimming & Diving Final Home Meet and Senior Night for Swimming and Diving on Friday The University of Akron swimming and diving team is set for their final regular season meet of the 2013 season on Friday at 3 p.m., against Bowling Green State University (BGSU) at home in the Ocasek Natatorium.
January 26, 2013 | Women's Swimming & Diving Swimming and Diving Edges Out Cleveland State in Dual Meet The University of Akron swimming and diving team edged out Cleveland State University in a dual meet on Saturday afternoon in the Ocasek Natatorium by a score of 156-144.
January 24, 2013 | Women's Swimming & Diving Swimming and Diving Ready for First Home Meet of 2013 The University of Akron swimming and diving team will be host to Cleveland State University for a dual meet in the Ocasek Natatorium at 1 p.m., on Saturday, Jan. 26.
January 22, 2013 | General News Zips Athletics Announces 38th Annual Hall of Fame Class Zips Athletics and its Varsity "A" Association will induct nine people to the UA Sports Hall of Fame on Friday, Feb. 15.
January 18, 2013 | Women's Swimming & Diving Zips Register Four First-Place Swimming Finishes The University of Akron swimming and diving team fell to Miami University on Friday afternoon by a score of 175-114.
January 17, 2013 | Women's Swimming & Diving Swimming and Diving Travels to Miami RedHawks on Friday for Dual Meet The University of Akron swimming and diving squad travels to Oxford, Ohio for second competition of 2013.
January 11, 2013 | Women's Swimming & Diving Swimming and Diving Posts Three First-Place Times at Oakland The Zips earned first-place times in the 100-yard breaststroke, 200 breaststroke and 400 freestyle relay versus the Grizzlies.
January 10, 2013 | Women's Swimming & Diving Swimming and Diving Opens 2013 with Dual Meet at Oakland The Zips swimming and diving team faces off against Oakland (Mich.) on Friday at 4 p.m. ET.
December 6, 2012 | General News Zips Athletics Launches "Drive for 5" Fundraising Campaign Zips Athletics looks to double its Z-Fund membership to 5,000 and raise $5 million annually by 2015.
December 2, 2012 | Women's Swimming & Diving Swimming and Diving Wraps Up Zippy Invitational in Fifth Place Cross, Carr and Lawson all posted fourth place finishes for Akron on Sunday
December 1, 2012 | Women's Swimming & Diving Swimming and Diving Maintains Fifth Place at Zippy Invitational Colby and Lawson go 2-3 in the 100-yard breaststroke
November 30, 2012 | Women's Swimming & Diving Swimming and Diving Stands in Fifth Place After Day One of Zippy Invitational Zips take second in 400 free relay, while Carla McNamara finished sixth in the 1-meter diving competition
November 29, 2012 | Women's Swimming & Diving Swimming and Diving Set to Host Zippy Invitational at Ocasek Natatorium The Zips welcome 16 teams (10 women’s, six men’s) to Akron this weekend
November 10, 2012 | Women's Swimming & Diving Swimming and Diving Rolls Past St. Francis (Pa.), 186-103 Akron registers the top time in 13 of 16 events en route to the win
November 9, 2012 | Women's Swimming & Diving Swimming and Diving Returns Home for Dual Meet Against St. Francis (Pa.) Saturday The Zips host the Red Flash at Ocasek Natatorium at 1 p.m.
November 3, 2012 | Women's Swimming & Diving Buffalo Defeats Swimming and Diving, 165-133 Carr and Ferrante lead the Zips as double winners
November 2, 2012 | Women's Swimming & Diving Swimming and Diving Travels to Buffalo for MAC Dual Meet Saturday The Zips will compete at the site of this year’s MAC Championships
October 27, 2012 | Women's Swimming & Diving Swimming and Diving Falls to Ball State, 162-137, in MAC Opener Ferrante and McNamara lead Akron as double event winners
October 26, 2012 | Women's Swimming & Diving Swimming and Diving Opens MAC Season Against Ball State Saturday The Zips host the Cardinals in their first dual meet of the season at Ocasek Natatorium
October 24, 2012 | Women's Swimming & Diving Colby Named MAC Women’s Swimming and Diving Athlete of the Week Junior was a part of four event wins Friday in the Zips victory at Duquesne
October 19, 2012 | Women's Swimming & Diving Swimming Wins at Duquesne, 158-104 Catherine Carr and Kendra Colby led the way for the Zips as double event winners
October 18, 2012 | Women's Swimming & Diving Swimming and Diving Travels to Duquesne Friday The Zips will compete against the Dukes in their first dual meet of the season
October 12, 2012 | Women's Swimming & Diving Swimming Competes at Tom Stubbs Relays The Zips swam in a relay meet Friday at Bowling Green and posted a pair of runner-up finishes
October 11, 2012 | Women's Swimming & Diving Zips to Compete at the Tom Stubbs Relays Friday The Akron swimmers will compete in a relay meet Friday afternoon at Bowling Green
| General News Zips Athletics Honors Past And Present At Title IX Celebration The University of Akron honored its long and storied history of women's athletics Saturday at its Title IX celebration.
October 6, 2012 | Women's Swimming & Diving Cross Wins Two Events as Swimming and Diving Hosts Intrasquad Meet The Zips geared up for the 2012-13 season with an exhibition meet at Ocasek Natatorium Saturday morning
October 5, 2012 | Women's Swimming & Diving Swimming and Diving Set for Intrasquad Meet Saturday The Zips gear up for the 2012-13 season with an exhibition meet at Ocasek Natatorium
| General News Vote For The Greatest Moment In Zips Women's Sports History Fans can now vote for their favorite moment in Zips women's sports history on Facebook!
| General News National Champions Smith, Compton To Speak At Title IX Celebration Zips Athletics will host a Title IX Celebration Saturday at InfoCision Stadium – Summa Field.
| General News Zips Athletics Announces Top 40 Female Athletes In School History The top 40 female athletes of all time include all three of the Zips individual national champions and 22 All-Americans.
| General News Adrienne vs. Zips - Swimming & Diving Episode #2 of 6. Former Zip Adrienne Steckel heads to the pool to challenge the Akron Swimming & Diving team.
June 20, 2012 | General News NCAA Releases Annual Academic Progress Rate Report Eight programs posted perfect scores in 2010-11 while 15 programs exceeded the NCAA multi-year average.
June 14, 2012 | Women's Swimming & Diving Diving Alum Katie Carter Set to Compete at Olympic Trials Three-time MAC Champion Katie Carter will try to qualify for the London Olympics next week outside of Seattle.
May 21, 2012 | Women's Swimming & Diving Castillo Named Head Swimming and Diving Coach at Ball State Kristy Castillo has been named the head swimming and diving coach at Ball State.
April 30, 2012 | Women's Swimming & Diving Spots Still Available for Swimming and Diving Summer Camp There are still spaces available for the 2012 Akron swimming and diving stroke technique camp. The camp runs from June 18-22.
April 4, 2012 | Women's Swimming & Diving Swimming and Diving Places Four on Academic All-MAC Team Junior Kelsea Cross was one of four Zips to be named Academic All-MAC Wednesday.
March 14, 2012 | Women's Swimming & Diving Hoover Places Sixth at NCAA Zone Diving Senior Leeanna Hoover finished off her University of Akron diving career with a sixth-place finish in the 3-meter springboard at the NCAA Zone Diving Championships, held this past weekend at Indiana University.
| Women's Swimming & Diving The Deep End - Episode 3 The Akron Swimming & Diving team hosts the 2012 MAC Championships and shows off the new team lounge.
March 1, 2012 | Women's Swimming & Diving Swimming and Diving Earns Team Scholar All-America Honors The University of Akron swimming and diving team has once again been honored for its academic work by earning the Scholar All-America Team Award.
| General News Download Your Zips Athletics Desktop Wallpapers Display your Zips Athletics pride with a computer desktop wallpaper of your favorite Akron team!
February 25, 2012 | Women's Swimming & Diving Szymkowiak, McNamara Pace Zips in Last Day of MAC Swim and Dive Championships Rachel Szymkowiak lowered her school record in the 200-yard breaststroke and Carla McNamara set a personal best in 3-meter diving.
February 25, 2012 | Women's Swimming & Diving Szymkowiak Sets School Record in 200 Breast at Saturday's MAC Prelims Rachel Szymkowiak's school record in the 200-yard breaststroke highlighted UA's participation in Saturday morning's prelims.
February 24, 2012 | Women's Swimming & Diving Carr Once Again Lowers 400 IM Record Cat Carr lowered her 400 IM school record Friday night. Akron stands seventh after day two of the 2012 MAC Championships.
February 24, 2012 | Women's Swimming & Diving Carr Lowers 400 IM School Record at Friday’s MAC Prelims Cat Carr's school record in the 400 IM highlighted Akron's performances on Friday morning at the MAC Championships at Ocasek Natatorium.
February 23, 2012 | Women's Swimming & Diving UA Swim and Dive Sixth After Day One of MAC Championships The University of Akron swimming and diving team stands sixth after day one of the 2012 Mid-American Conference Swimming and Diving Championships at Ocasek Natatorium.
February 23, 2012 | Women's Swimming & Diving Session One of the 2012 MAC Swimming & Diving Championships in the Books UA will send four swimmers to Thursday's final session of the 2012 MAC Championship.
February 22, 2012 | Women's Swimming & Diving UA Set to Host MAC Women's Swim and Dive Championships This Weekend Ocasek Natatorium will be the site of the 2012 Mid-American Conference Women's Swimming and Diving Championships.
January 27, 2012 | Women's Swimming & Diving Swimming and Diving Handed 168-130 Defeat by Buffalo The University of Akron swimming and diving team was handed a 168-130 loss by Buffalo on senior night at Ocasek Natatorium Friday afternoon.
January 27, 2012 | Women's Swimming & Diving Swimming and Diving Wraps Up Regular Season Friday Against Buffalo The Zips and Bulls get action started with at Ocasek Natatorium at 4:00 p.m.
January 21, 2012 | Women's Swimming & Diving Swimming and Diving Suffers Loss at Eastern Michigan The University of Akron swimming and diving team suffered a 185-115 loss at Eastern Michigan on Saturday.
January 21, 2012 | Women's Swimming & Diving Swimming and Diving Takes On Eastern Michigan Saturday Action at Jones Natatorium in Ypsilanti begins at 1 p.m. Saturday.
January 14, 2012 | General News Zips Athletics Honors its Dean's List Student-Athletes During Saturday's men's basketball game, Akron Athletics honored its 2011 Dean's List student-athletes.
January 14, 2012 | Women's Swimming & Diving Zips Take Down Marshall in Swimming Action The University of Akron swimming and diving team picked up a dual meet win on Saturday, downing Marshall 176-123.
January 14, 2012 | Women's Swimming & Diving Swimming and Diving Travels to Marshall Saturday The UA swim and dive squad heads to Huntington, W.Va. Saturday, taking on Marshall in dual meet action.
| Women's Swimming & Diving The Deep End - Episode 2 The Akron Swim and Dive team takes its annual training trip to Florida.
January 7, 2012 | Women's Swimming & Diving Swimming and Diving Dropped by Oakland at Ocasek Natatorium UA lost in swimming and diving action, 155-145, to Oakland Saturday afternoon.
January 7, 2012 | Women's Swimming & Diving Swimming and Diving Returns to Action Saturday against Oakland The UA swimming and diving returns from a month-long break from competition Saturday at Ocasek Natatorium
| Women's Swimming & Diving The Deep End - Episode 1 Join Akron Swimming and Diving freshmen Taylor Hart and Meagan Smith for a behind the scenes look at life of a Zips student-athlete.
December 4, 2011 | Women's Swimming & Diving Akron Takes Seventh in Final Zippy Invite Standings The University of Akron swimming and diving team closed out the 2011 Zippy Invitational on Sunday at Ocasek Natatorium, finishing the meet in seventh place.
December 4, 2011 | Women's Swimming & Diving Prelims for the Final Day of the Zippy Invitational Complete The University of Akron swimming and diving team sent three individuals through to the finals at today’s final prelim session of the Zippy Invitational at Ocasek Natatorium.
December 3, 2011 | Women's Swimming & Diving Akron Swimmers Qualify Through To Saturday Finals at Zippy Invite The University of Akron swimming and diving team had swimmers qualify through to the finals of all five events contested at Saturday morning's session of the Zippy Invitational inside Ocasek Natatorium.
December 3, 2011 | Women's Swimming & Diving Akron Improves to Fifth After Day Two of the Zippy Invite Action continued at the Zippy Invitational Saturday evening with day two of finals at Ocasek Natatorium.
December 2, 2011 | Women's Swimming & Diving Akron Finishes Day One of the Zippy Invite in Sixth Place Multiple meet and pool records fell Friday night at the first finals session of the 2011 Zippy Invitational at Ocasek Natatorium.
December 2, 2011 | Women's Swimming & Diving Action Underway at the Zippy Invitational Swimmers from 14 schools dove into the annual Zippy Invitational on Friday morning at Ocasek Natatorium with a session that featured preliminary heats for three events.
November 30, 2011 | Women's Swimming & Diving Ocasek Natatorium Set to Host Annual Zippy Invitational The University of Akron swimming and diving team will host 13 women's and nine men's teams to this weekend's Zippy Invitational.
November 18, 2011 | Women's Swimming & Diving Akron Cruises Past Bowling Green in Friday Swimming Action The University of Akron swimming and diving team beat visiting Bowling Green in resounding fashion, 185-109, Friday afternoon at Ocasek Natatorium.
November 17, 2011 | Women's Swimming & Diving Akron Welcomes Bowling Green to Ocasek Natatorium Friday Akron swimming and diving looks to break a three-meet losing streak on Friday when Bowling Green comes to town.
November 12, 2011 | Women's Swimming & Diving Swimming and Diving Falls to St. Francis The UA swimming and diving team was defeated by St. Francis Saturday by a final score of 153-109.
November 5, 2011 | Women's Swimming & Diving Zips Drop Close Contest to Ball State The University of Akron swimming and diving team dropped a heartbreaker to Ball State Saturday, 155-145, at Ocasek Natatorium.
November 4, 2011 | Women's Swimming & Diving Akron Hosts Ball State at Ocasek Natatorium Saturday The UA swimming and diving team hosts MAC foe Ball State Saturday at Ocasek Natatorium at 1:00 p.m.
October 29, 2011 | Women's Swimming & Diving Swimming and Diving Faces Miami Saturday at Ocasek Natatorium The UA swimming and diving program will take on MAC foe Miami Saturday afternoon at Ocasek Natatorium. The meet begins at 1:00 p.m.
October 29, 2011 | Women's Swimming & Diving Swimming and Diving Loses to Miami The University of Akron swimming and diving team was defeated by Miami on Saturday at Ocasek Natatorium.
October 22, 2011 | Women's Swimming & Diving Swimming and Diving Flies Past Duquesne Akron won all but two events to take an easy victory Saturday morning at Ocasek Natatorium
October 21, 2011 | Women's Swimming & Diving Swimming and Diving Hosts Duquesne Saturday The UA swimming and diving team will host Duquesne in its first regular dual meet of the season on Saturday. The action at Ocasek Natatorium begins at 1:00 p.m.
October 14, 2011 | General News Winter Sport Virtual Guides Now Available The University of Akron has added to its virtual guide feature on GoZips.com with the addition of guides for the winter sports, including men's and women's basketball, and women's swimming and diving.
October 14, 2011 | Women's Swimming & Diving Zips Fare Well at Tom Stubbs Relays The University of Akron swimming team was in action Friday afternoon at the Tom Stubbs Relays hosted by Bowling Green.
October 8, 2011 | Women's Swimming & Diving Carr Highlights Action at Swimming and Diving Intrasquad Meet Sophomore Cat Carr lead the Gold team to a close victory in UA's annual intrasqaud meet Saturday morning.
October 7, 2011 | Women's Swimming & Diving Swimming and Diving Begins Season with Intrasquad Meet Saturday The University of Akron swimming and diving team dives in to the 2011-12 season tomorrow with an intrasquad meet at Ocasek Natatorium at 11:00 a.m.
July 28, 2011 | General News Zippy's Top 10: Top Three Fan Memories After reading all of the stories submitted online about the 2010-11 season, Zippy selected the top-three to share with Zips Nation.
July 26, 2011 | Women's Swimming & Diving Swimming & Diving Earns CSCAA Scholar All-America Team Award The University of Akron swimming and diving team has once again been honored for its academic work by earning the Scholar All-America Team Award, announced last week by the College Swimming Coaches Association of America (CSCAA).
July 25, 2011 | General News Zippy's Top 10: Submit Your Story for Zippy's Year in Roo-View Now it’s your turn Zips Nation. From now until 5 p.m. on Wednesday (July 27), you can submit your favorite stories from the 2010-11 season!
April 12, 2011 | Women's Swimming & Diving Swimming and Diving Places Four on Academic All-MAC Team The University of Akron swimming and diving program placed four members on the 2010-11 Academic All Mid-American Conference team, announced by the conference office Tuesday.
March 11, 2011 | Women's Swimming & Diving McNamara Leads Zips at Day One of Zone Diving Champs Freshman Carla McNamara finished in 17th place in the 3-meter springboard to lead four Zips competing at the NCAA Zone Diving Championships in Columbus Thursday.
March 11, 2011 | Women's Swimming & Diving Divers Complete Action at NCAA Zone Diving Championships The University of Akron swimming and diving program finished competition at the NCAA Zone Diving Championships Friday with freshman Carla McNamara taking 18th place in the 1-meter springboard.
February 27, 2011 | Women's Swimming & Diving Divers Pace Akron at Final Session of MAC Championships The University of Akron swimming and diving team rounded out action at the 2011 Mid-American Conference Championships at the Ohio University Aquatic Center Saturday night. Akron finished the meet in sixth place with 312.5 points. Ohio won the meet, with Toledo taking second and Miami third.
February 26, 2011 | Women's Swimming & Diving Carr, Miles Lower School Records Catherine Carr and Katie Miles both lowered the school records they already held at Friday night's session of the Mid-American Conference Swimming and Diving Championships at the Ohio University Aquatic Center. The University of Akron remains in fifth place with 222.5 points.
February 26, 2011 | Women's Swimming & Diving Three Swimmers Through to the Finals at MAC Championships Three University of Akron swimmers qualified out of the preliminaries in action at the Mid-American Conference Championships this morning at the Ohio University Aquatic Center.
February 25, 2011 | Women's Swimming & Diving Akron Remains in Fifth After Day Two of MAC Championships The University of Akron swimming and diving team remains in fifth place after day two of the 2011 Mid-American Conference Championships at the Ohio University Aquatic Center. The Zips currently have 146.5 points. Ohio leads the competition with 271 points.
February 25, 2011 | Women's Swimming & Diving Carr Sets 400 IM Record at MAC Championships Catherine Carr broke the school record in the 400-yard individual medley to highlight action for The University of Akron swimming and diving team at this morning's session of the Mid-American Conference Championships at Ohio University. Three other Zips qualified for the championship finals of their respective events in the session.
February 24, 2011 | Women's Swimming & Diving Relays Kick Off 2011 MAC Championships A pair of relay finals kicked off the 2011 Mid-American Conference Swimming and Diving Championships Wednesday night at Ohio University. Akron stands in fifth place with 54 points after the two events. Miami is the early meet leader with 72 points.
February 24, 2011 | Women's Swimming & Diving Trio of Zips Through to Thursday's Finals Three University of Akron swimmers - Katie Miles, Catherine Carr, and Rebecca Zimmer ? will swim at Thursday night's session of the Mid-American Conference Championships after qualifying in this morning's preliminaries at the Ohio University Aquatic Center.
February 22, 2011 | Women's Swimming & Diving Zips Head to MAC Championships The University of Akron swimming and diving team looks to put a positive cap on the 2010-11 season at the 2011 Mid-American Conference Championships this weekend at Ohio University.
February 18, 2011 | Women's Swimming & Diving Swimming and Diving Earns Team Scholar All-American Honors The University of Akron swimming and diving program has earned Team Scholar All American honors for the fall semester, announced by the College Swimming Coaches Association of America Thursday.
February 14, 2011 | Women's Swimming & Diving Akron Swimming Announces Summer Camp Info The University of Akron swimming program has announced the dates for the 2011 Zips Swimming Day Camp for boys and girls.
February 5, 2011 | Women's Swimming & Diving Toledo Downs Swimming and Diving The University of Akron swimming and diving team was bested by Toledo, 164-128, Friday afternoon in Ocasek Natatorium.
February 3, 2011 | Women's Swimming & Diving Swimming and Diving Celebrates Senior Night Friday vs. Toledo The University of Akron swimming and diving team will celebrate six seniors Friday night in the final home meet of the season, as the Zips will take on Toledo at Ocasek Natatorium.
January 29, 2011 | Women's Swimming & Diving Swimming and Diving Falls to Buffalo The University of Akron swimming and diving team fell to Buffalo, 169.5-123.5, Friday evening in dual meet action.
January 27, 2011 | Women's Swimming & Diving Swimming and Diving Faces Buffalo Friday The University of Akron swimming and diving team travels to Buffalo Friday evening to take on the Bulls in dual meet action.
January 22, 2011 | Women's Swimming & Diving Swimming and Diving Downed by Ohio The University of Akron swimming and diving team was defeated, 172.5-116.5, in dual meet action by Ohio Saturday afternoon at the Ohio Aquatic Center.
January 21, 2011 | Women's Swimming & Diving Swimming and Diving Travels to Ohio Saturday The University of Akron swimming and diving team looks to win its fifth straight dual meet this weekend, traveling to Ohio University on Saturday afternoon.
| General News Latest Zips Illustrated Previews Fall Sports Season Issue three of the inaugural volume of Zips Illustrated, the free official online magazine of Akron Athletics, is now available.
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Wednesday, July 30
GENERAL: University of Akron under consideration by Browns to host future training camps   by George M. Thomas, Akron Beacon Journal

Friday, July 25
FB: MAC Football: Coaches talk 2013 season, ending player-poaching  by Mark Znidar, Columbus Dispatch
MSOC: The best American soccer player you've never heard of  by Nate Scott, USA Today

Thursday, July 24
FB: MAC Media Day: Expectations will greet Zips in upcoming season   by George M. Thomas, Akron Beacon Journal
FB: Akron Zips picked to challenge Bowling Green in poll vote; Toledo favored in West – MAC Football 2014    by Elton Alexander, Cleveland Plain Dealer
FB: MAC Media Day: Heard at Ford Field in Detroit , Mich.    by George M. Thomas, Akron Beacon Journal

Wednesday, July 23
FB: Zips football: Opening thoughts for the '14 season   by George M. Thomas, Akron Beacon Journal

Tuesday, July 22
FB: Akron Zips have the look of a contender – MAC Football 2014   by Elton Alexander, Cleveland Plain Dealer

Monday, July 21
FB: Week 4: Akron Zips   by Grant Traylor, The Herald Dispatch
FB: Akron football coach Bowden in Morgantown for reunion   by Jim Bissett, The Dominion Post

Friday, July 18
FB: Veteran QBs abound in East Division ranks: MAC Football 2014   by Elton Alexander, Cleveland Plain Dealer

Thursday, July 17
FB: Penn State sets its kickoff time against Akron   Akron Beacon Journal

Wednesday, July 16
MBB: 'Coach Pete' inspiring University of Akron basketball players as he battles pancreatic cancer   by Bob Jones, WEWS
FB: On the record: UA quarterback Kyle Pohl, former St. V-M standout Mark Murphy among nominees for Allstate AFCA Good Works Team   Akron Beacon Journal

Tuesday, July 15
GENERAL: Browns to open online registration Thursday morning for Family Day scrimmage in Akron   by Nate Ulrich, Akron Beacon Journal
FB: Terry Bowden tweets out another new Akron helmet    by Sam Cooper, Yahoo Sports

Sunday, July 13
FB: Akron has a new white helmet too   by Tom Fornelli, CBS Sports

Saturday, July 12
MBB: Keith Dambrot had a 'gut feeling' that LeBron James would be coming home   by Terry Pluto, Cleveland Plain Dealer
MBB: LeBron's return elicits no surprise from former coaches, teammate   by George M. Thomas, Akron Beacon Journal
MBB: LeBron James to Return to Cleveland   by Ben Cohen, Wall Street Journal
MBB: Keith Dambrot: LeBron Will Help Kyrie Irving Be Even Better (Audio), 92.3 The Fan

Friday, July 11
MSOC: Amherst's Andrew Souders settling into leadership role with Akron Zips   by Sam Ameen, The Morning Journal

Thursday, July 10
FB: Area college briefs: Punters are Ray Guy Award candidates   Canton Repository
MSOC: 23 For 2018 ­ USMNT World Cup Post­Mortem Part 5 | Brazil Bound (Video), MLSsoccer.com

Wednesday, July 9
MBB: UA basketball: Zips making changes for next season   by George M. Thomas, Akron Beacon Journal
T&F, WGOLF: On the record: July 9   Akron Beacon Journal

Saturday, July 5
T&F: Track: Akron athletes compete at junior nationals   Canton Repository

Friday, July 4
MSOC: Former Akron Zips standout DeAndre Yedlin makes strong impression playing for U.S. in World Cup   by Michael Beaven, Akron Beacon Journal

Thursday, July 3
FB: Coaches' favorite courses, more   by David M. Hale, ESPN.com

Tuesday, July 1
MSOC: DeAndre Yedlin's Rapid Rise Through the U.S. Ranks   by Brooke Tunstall, American Soccer Now
MSOC: World Cup 2014: Silver linings abound for U.S. despite its loss   CBS Morning News
MSOC: Three things we learned in US loss to Belgium   by Joe Prince-Wright, NBC Sports

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