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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 11, 2014 Zips Weekly - Nov. 11 Catch up on all the Zips' results from last week.
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 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 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 4, 2014 Zips Weekly - Nov. 4 David Suntup reviews all the Zips' weekend action.
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.
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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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.
September 30, 2014 Zips Weekly: Sept. 30, 2014 David Suntup wraps up all of last week's action.
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 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 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 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 23, 2014 Zips Weekly: Sept. 22, 2014 Watch all the recaps from an action-packed week of Zips' Athletics!
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 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 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 | 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 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 Zips Weekly: Sept. 16, 2014 This week's edition of Zips Weekly
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 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 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 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 9, 2014 Zips Weekly: Sept. 9, 2014 This week's Zips Weekly features highlights from football, cross country, soccer, and volleyball.
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 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 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 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 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.
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 | 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 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 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 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 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 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.
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.
May 28, 2014 | Women's Volleyball Volleyball Announces 2014 Fall Schedule For the 20th season in the 41-year history of the program, the University of Akron volleyball team will host a non-conference tournament at James A. Rhodes Arena.
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.
April 24, 2014 | General News Zips Athletics Announces Z-Fund Priority Points Program The Priority Points Program is designed to provide a consistent and equitable way to distribute and allocate Z-Fund benefits.
February 11, 2014 | Women's Volleyball Volleyball Passing and Serving Clinic set for Feb. 24 The instructional clinic originally scheduled for Jan. 27 has been moved to Monday, Feb. 24 from 5:30-7:30 p.m. at Rhodes Arena.
December 20, 2013 | Women's Volleyball Volleyball fields three Academic All-MAC honorees Alex Cocklin, Jill Paluch and Kelsey Wilson earned Academic All-MAC Honorable Mention accolades for the 2013 season.
November 16, 2013 | Women's Volleyball Volleyball wraps up 2013 season with 3-1 loss to Miami (Ohio) The University of Akron volleyball team lost to Mid-American Conference opponent Miami (Ohio) University in four sets on Saturday night at James A. Rhodes Arena.
November 15, 2013 | Women's Volleyball Volleyball falls in four sets to Bowling Green on Friday The University of Akron volleyball team fell to Mid-American Conference opponent Bowling Green State University by 3-1.
November 14, 2013 | Women's Volleyball Volleyball wraps up regular season at home against Bowling Green and Miami Fresh off of two big victories last weekend, the Zips will welcome a pair of MAC East Division foes to the JAR to close out their homestand.
November 13, 2013 | Women's Volleyball Volleyball Announces Addition of Anna Wenger for 2014 Season Wenger, a senior at Hempfield High School in Landisville, Pa., has led her team to the state finals for the past three seasons and will play for the state championship this weekend.
November 9, 2013 | Women's Volleyball Volleyball takes down MAC West leader Ball State, 3-1 Alex Cocklin issued a match-high 18 kills and Ashley Holder tallied her fifth double-double of the season as Akron defeated Ball State for the first time in five years.
November 7, 2013 | Women's Volleyball Volleyball stuns Buffalo with 3-2 victory at home Trailing two sets to one, Akron out-hit the Bulls in the final two sets to rally for its first win in Mid-American Conference play.
November 6, 2013 | Women's Volleyball Volleyball kicks off four-match homestand Thursday The Zips play host to Buffalo on Thursday night at 7 p.m., before hosting Ball State on Saturday at 5 p.m.
November 2, 2013 | Women's Volleyball Volleyball pushes Kent State to five sets, comes up short Akron tallied a season-high 13 service aces and pushed Kent State to the limit on the Flashes' home floor, but the Zips came up empty handed in a 3-2 loss.
November 1, 2013 | Women's Volleyball Alex Cocklin surpasses 1,000 career kills in Volleyball's loss to Ohio Alex Cocklin surpassed 1,000 career kills and Alex Wiederholt registered a .667 attack percentage, but the senior duo was unable to carry Akron past Ohio in a Mid-American Conference East Division matchup.
October 31, 2013 | Women's Volleyball Volleyball set for final road swing of regular season to Ohio, Kent State UA will be looking to avenge a pair of losses to the two MAC East Division foes from earlier in the year. Both matches are set to begin at 7 p.m. ET.
October 26, 2013 | Women's Volleyball Volleyball falters in 3-1 loss to Central Michigan Despite a strong performance from its middle blockers, Akron was unable to extend its momentum from a decisive first set victory, falling to CMU on the road.
October 25, 2013 | Women's Volleyball Eastern Michigan bests Volleyball in three Kelsey Wilson delivered a match-high 12 kills and three Zips ended the night with double-figure digs, but Akron was unable to take down EMU on the road.
October 24, 2013 | Women's Volleyball Eastern Michigan, Central Michigan up next for Volleyball The Zips will travel to EMU on Friday and CMU on Saturday, with both matches set to start at 7 p.m. ET.
October 19, 2013 | Women's Volleyball Volleyball gives Northern Illinois a scare, falls 3-1 Kelsey Wilson delivered a match-high 15 kills with only a single error to hit .500 on the night, while Alex Cocklin notched her fourth double-double of the year with 13 kills and 14 digs.
October 18, 2013 | Women's Volleyball Volleyball comes up short against Western Michigan in three sets Tori Lanzillotti registered a career-high 17 digs and Akron tied its season-high with 10 total blocks, but the Zips were unable to use either to rally past the Broncos.
October 17, 2013 | Women's Volleyball Volleyball hosts Western Michigan and Northern Illinois in Dig Pink matches Friday's clash versus WMU will be televised live on Time Warner Cable SportsChannel. First serve is set for 7:05 p.m.
October 12, 2013 | Women's Volleyball Bowling Green tops Volleyball, 3-0 Kelsey Wilson tallied a team-high nine kills while Amanda Bedell and Mary Delich posted six apiece, but it was not quite enough to ignite a spark for Akron's offense.
October 11, 2013 | Women's Volleyball Volleyball falls to Miami (Ohio) in three sets Julia Smagacz continued her hot streak offensively, leading both teams with 10 kills en route to a .261 hitting percentage.
October 10, 2013 | Women's Volleyball Volleyball travels to Miami (Ohio), Bowling Green this weekend The Zips continue Mid-American Conference play on the road against the RedHawks on Friday and the Falcons on Saturday. Both matches are set to start at 7 p.m. ET.
October 5, 2013 | Women's Volleyball Volleyball drops three-set contest to Toledo on the road Julia Smagacz posted a team-high 14 kills and Karley Kusan recorded her second straight double-double, but it was not enough to push the Zips past the Rockets.
October 3, 2013 | Women's Volleyball Volleyball Falls to Buffalo, 3-2 Akron took a 2-0 lead to Buffalo, but falls in the end in five sets.
October 2, 2013 | Women's Volleyball Volleyball continues MAC play on the road at Buffalo, Toledo The Zips will play for their first league win at Buffalo on Thursday before heading to Toledo on Saturday to take on their first West Division opponent.
September 28, 2013 | Women's Volleyball Volleyball suffers 3-0 setback to No. 22 Ohio Akron gave nationally-ranked Ohio a run for its money in the third set, but the threat came just a little too late as the Zips fell 25-12, 25-12, 25-23.
September 27, 2013 | Women's Volleyball Late comeback falls short for Volleyball in 3-2 loss to Kent State Kelsey Wilson tied a career-high with 15 kills, hitting a remarkable .667 as the Zips almost achieved the impossible, coming back from 0-2 deficit to win the third and fourth frames and force a fifth set.
September 26, 2013 | Women's Volleyball Volleyball set to open MAC play against Kent State and No. 22 Ohio The Zips host rival Kent State on Friday at 7 p.m. as part of the PNC Wagon Wheel Challenge, followed by a 5 p.m. clash with nationally-ranked Ohio on Saturday.
September 21, 2013 | Women's Volleyball Volleyball earns split on final day of non-conference action Akron toppled host St. Francis (Pa.), 3-1, before falling in four sets to Youngstown State.
September 20, 2013 | Women's Volleyball Volleyball heads to St. Francis (Pa.) for final non-conference tournament Saturday The Zips will take on host SFU at 11:00 a.m. ET, followed by a meeting with in-state foe Youngstown State at 1:30 p.m. ET.
September 14, 2013 | Women's Volleyball Volleyball falls in three to Montana State, Gonzaga Kelsey Wilson averaged 3.00 kills per set on the day for the Zips while Jill Paluch posted 4.50 digs per set over the course of the two matches.
September 13, 2013 | Women's Volleyball Volleyball drops 3-0 decision to South Dakota Ashley Holder recorded her first double-double of the season with 30 assists and 11 digs.
September 12, 2013 | Women's Volleyball Volleyball heads west for Montana State Bobcat Classic The Zips will play a single match on Friday versus South Dakota, followed by a doubleheader on Saturday against host MSU and Gonzaga.
September 10, 2013 | Women's Volleyball Middle blockers lift Volleyball over Robert Morris, 3-0 Mary Delich, Alex Wiederholt and Kelsey Wilson combined for 34 of the Zips' 50 kills as UA out-hit the Colonials .298 to .184. and improved its record to 5-1.
September 9, 2013 | Women's Volleyball Volleyball travels to Robert Morris for single match Tuesday night The Zips are looking to protect a 16-0 all-time record versus the Colonials, although the two teams have not met since 2005.
September 9, 2013 | Women's Volleyball Volleyball's clash with Western Michigan to be televised October 18 Time Warner Cable SportsChannel will feature the Zips vs. WMU on Friday, Oct. 18 at 7 p.m. ET in what will be the first televised volleyball match at James A. Rhodes Arena.
September 7, 2013 | Women's Volleyball Volleyball falls to Milwaukee in Akron Invitational finale, 3-1 Alex Cocklin and Jill Paluch were named to the All-Tournament team, positing career highs with 19 kills and 23 digs, respectively.
September 6, 2013 | Women's Volleyball Volleyball moves to 4-0, shuts out Tennessee Tech and Niagara Ron Arenz notched his 100th career win as a collegiate head coach as the Zips cruised to a pair of 3-0 victories on day one of the Akron Invitational.
September 5, 2013 | Women's Volleyball Volleyball opens home slate with Akron Invitational on Friday The Zips will host their own non-conference tournament for the 19th year, welcoming Tennessee Tech, Niagara and Milwaukee to Rhodes Arena this weekend.
August 31, 2013 | Women's Volleyball Volleyball sweeps doubleheader to take Cougar Classic crown In its 2013 season opener, Akron put away Indiana State, 3-2, and followed that up with a straight-sets shutout of tournament host SIUE.
August 30, 2013 | Women's Volleyball Volleyball kicks off 2013 season at SIUE Cougar Classic Saturday The Zips will entertain Indiana State at 12:00 p.m. ET followed by a clash with host SIUE in the evening session at 7:30 p.m. ET.
August 28, 2013 | Women's Volleyball Volleyball predicted to finish fifth in MAC preseason poll Following a run to the conference tournament last year, Akron was picked to finish fifth in the East Division by the league's head coaches in the 2013 preseason poll.
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.
August 26, 2013 | Women's Volleyball Volleyball prepared to make a statement as it kicks off 2013 campaign The Zips begin their 40th season of collegiate volleyball this weekend at the Southern Illinois Edwardsville Invitational.
August 24, 2013 | Women's Volleyball White Team Pulls Away in Volleyball's Intrasquad Scrimmage Senior captain Alex Cocklin led all scorers with 12 kills, and sophomore Kelsey Wilson had a productive day on the attack as well, delivering eight kills with only a single error in 12 attempts for an impressive .583 clip.
August 21, 2013 | Women's Volleyball Volleyball set to host Blue & Gold scrimmage Saturday The event will begin at 2 p.m. and is open to the public for fans that want to catch an early glimpse at the 2013 squad. There will be no charge for admission.
August 11, 2013 | Women's Volleyball Volleyball holds first practice of 2013 season The University of Akron volleyball team officially began its 40th season of competition with its first practice of the 2013 campaign Sunday morning at James A. Rhodes Arena.
August 7, 2013 | Women's Volleyball Volleyball earns AVCA Team Academic Award for 2012-13 This marks the third time in the last five years under head coach Ron Arenz the Zips have earned this recognition from the AVCA.
July 29, 2013 | General News Single-Game Tickets for Fall Sports on Sale Single-game tickets for the 2013 football, men's and women's soccer, and volleyball season are on sale.
July 11, 2013 | Women's Volleyball Arenz Announces Additions to Volleyball Coaching Staff University of Akron volleyball head coach Ron Arenz announced the addition of Allison Kearney as assistant coach and Cedric Chrisostome as volunteer assistant coach for the 2013 season.
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 16, 2013 | Women's Volleyball Aline dos Santos named head volleyball coach at IUP Akron assistant volleyball coach Aline dos Santos has been named the head coach at Division II Indiana University of Pennsylvania.
May 9, 2013 | Women's Volleyball Volleyball releases 2013 schedule UA's upcoming campaign is headlined by four non-league tournaments including its own Akron Invitational, and a strong returning lineup of Mid-American Conference competition.
April 17, 2014 | General News Alumni All-Sport Season Ticket Package The UA Alumni Association and Zips Athletics have partnered to offer recent graduates special season ticket pricing.
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 28, 2013 | Women's Volleyball Volleyball sweeps Hiram, Kent State to close out spring schedule The Zips benefitted from the leadership and solid play of next year's seniors in Alex Cocklin on the outside, Alex Wiederholt in the middle and Jill Paluch in the back row.
April 20, 2013 | Women's Volleyball Volleyball continues to improve in spring ball action Akron volleyball was handed several tests this weekend in preparation for the upcoming fall season, facing four opponents in two days.
April 15, 2013 | Women's Volleyball Volleyball Announces Spring Schedule Head coach Ron Arenz announced the program's spring schedule on Monday, featuring one home match and two road tournaments.
February 21, 2013 | Women's Volleyball Volleyball sends Jill Paluch to U.S. Women's National Team Tryouts Paluch will be one of the record 248 tryout participants, including 56 liberos, who represent 90 different colleges.
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.
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 10, 2013 | Women's Volleyball Volleyball Lands Three on Academic All-MAC Honorable Mention List Alex Cocklin, Morgan Kuhn and Jill Paluch earn academic distinction following a record-breaking 2012 season.
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.
November 20, 2012 | Women's Volleyball Volleyball Announces Addition of Seven Players for 2013 Season Amanda Bedell, Jessica Kloehn, Karley Kusan, Brenna Mack, Callie Mack, Julie Shallman and Julia Smagacz have committed to join the program next season.
November 16, 2012 | Women's Volleyball Volleyball's strong season ends in MAC quarterfinals No. 5 Akron fell short in four sets to No. 4 Northern Illinois.
November 15, 2012 | Women's Volleyball No. 5 Volleyball opens MAC Tournament against No. 4 Northern Illinois First serve is set for 11 a.m. Friday at the SPIRE Institute in Geneva, Ohio.
November 15, 2012 | Women's Volleyball Dimitrijevs Earns First Team All-MAC Honors The middle blocker has led the conference overall in hitting percentage for the entire season, and has also ranked as high as 18th in the nation in the same category.
November 10, 2012 | Women's Volleyball Volleyball earns No. 5 seed in MAC Tournament The Zips will take on No. 4 Northern Illinois on Friday, Nov. 16 at 11 a.m. at the SPIRE Institute.
November 10, 2012 | Women's Volleyball Volleyball falls to Ohio on Senior Night, 3-1 Akron ended the regular season with the best conference and overall record in nine years and will compete next Friday at the MAC Tournament.
November 9, 2012 | Women's Volleyball Volleyball sweeps Kent State, secures full point for Akron in PNC Wagon Wheel Challenge The Zips picked up their ninth shutout of the year in front of the largest home crowd this season.
November 8, 2012 | Women's Volleyball PNC Wagon Wheel Challenge, Senior Night highlight last weekend of Volleyball's regular season The Zips will face off against rival Kent State before honoring their five seniors in final home match against Ohio.
November 3, 2012 | Women's Volleyball Bowling Green halts Volleyball's winning streak in four sets Akron gave the No. 2 team in the Mid-American Conference a run for their money but came up short in a 3-1 decision.
November 2, 2012 | Women's Volleyball Volleyball makes it five in a row, clinches MAC Tournament berth with 3-0 win at Miami UA made good use of a balanced offensive attack, getting solid production from all six of its starters.
November 1, 2012 | Women's Volleyball Volleyball preps for final road swing of the regular season A win at Miami Friday night would secure the Zips a spot in the MAC Tournament, Nov. 16-18.
October 27, 2012 | Women's Volleyball Volleyball extends winning streak to four with 3-1 victory over Toledo The Zips improve to 14-10 overall and 7-5 in the Mid-American Conference.
October 25, 2012 | Women's Volleyball Volleyball shuts out Buffalo on the road for third straight win Tina Dimitrijevs surpassed 1,000 kills for her career with eight on the night.
October 24, 2012 | Women's Volleyball Volleyball's quest to advance to the MAC Tournament continues against Buffalo, Toledo Akron looks to maintain position inside the MAC's top eight teams for a return trip to the conference tournament.
October 22, 2012 | Women's Volleyball Harvey tabbed MAC East Defensive Player of the Week The senior carried a .983 receiving percentage in two wins over Eastern Michigan and Central Michigan.
October 20, 2012 | Women's Volleyball Volleyball sweeps homestand with big win over Central Michigan The 3-1 win marked the Zips' first victory over the Chippewas since the 2005 season.
October 19, 2012 | Women's Volleyball Volleyball downs Eastern Michigan in four sets The win was the Zips' first over a Mid-American Conference West Division team this season, and improves their record to 11-10 overall and 4-5 in league play.
October 18, 2012 | Women's Volleyball Volleyball returns home to "Dig for a Cure" Tina Dimitrijevs will be seeking career kill No. 1,000 as the Zips look to right the ship against Eastern Michigan and Central Michigan.
October 13, 2012 | Women's Volleyball Volleyball falls in five set heartbreaker at Northern Illinois The Zips put up big numbers across the board, especially on the defensive end, to give their opponents all they could handle for the second night in a row.
October 12, 2012 | Women's Volleyball Western Michigan edges Volleyball in 3-1 decision Tina Dimitrijevs, Alex Cocklin and Paiton Twitty combined for 42 of Akron's 52 total kills.
October 11, 2012 | Women's Volleyball Volleyball enters MAC West battles this weekend Akron will travel to Western Michigan and Northern Illinois, two teams that made the NCAA tournament last season.
October 10, 2012 | Women's Volleyball Dimitrijevs selected as MAC Scholar Athlete of the Week The graduate student who maintains a 4.00 GPA in sport science/coaching was a key component in Akron's historic shutout victory over Kent State last weekend.
October 6, 2012 | Women's Volleyball Volleyball shuts out Kent State on the road for the first time since 1992 With the decisive victory, the Zips earn 0.5 point towards the 2012-13 PNC Wagon Wheel Challenge.
| 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 5, 2012 | Women's Volleyball Ohio tops Volleyball, 3-0 Alex Cocklin and Chelsea Harvey put up 10 kills each from the outside to pace the Akron offense.
October 4, 2012 | Women's Volleyball Volleyball rides momentum into MAC matches at Ohio, Kent State The Zips are led by the East Division Player of the Week Tina Dimitrijevs, who currently ranks 18th in the nation with her .404 hitting percentage.
October 1, 2012 | Women's Volleyball Dimitrijevs named MAC East Offensive Player of the Week The redshirt senior posted a career-high 25 kills in Akron's milestone victory over Miami Saturday.
October 1, 2012 | General News Kay Piper Named No. 5 Female Athlete In School History Akron's second female athlete ever to earn eight letters in a career, Piper has been honored as the No. 5 UA Female Athlete of all time.
September 29, 2012 | Women's Volleyball Volleyball clinches win No. 700 in five set barn burner against Miami Akron locked up its 700th victory in the history of the program in a pivotal five set thriller over Miami in front of the hometown crowd.
September 28, 2012 | Women's Volleyball Bowling Green shuts down Volleyball, 3-0 Tina Dimitrijevs exceeded 900 career kills with a team-high 14, but it was not enough to navigate UA past BGSU's three offensive roadblocks.
September 26, 2012 | Women's Volleyball Volleyball seeks program's 700th win this weekend The Zips will host MAC East Division leader Bowling Green on Friday and Miami on Saturday.
| 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.
September 22, 2012 | Women's Volleyball Ball State tops Volleyball in 3-1 decision Alex Cocklin and Chelsea Harvey combined for 23 kills but it was not enough, as the Zips were out-hit .250 to .109.
| 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.
September 20, 2012 | Women's Volleyball Volleyball dominates in MAC opener with 3-0 rout of Buffalo The win marked Akron's first sweep of UB at home since the 2009 season.
| Women's Volleyball Volleyball Video Journal - Episode #2 The team heads east to the Atlantic Ocean and a tournament in Rhode Island in episode #2.
September 19, 2012 | Women's Volleyball Volleyball dives into MAC action this weekend With the best non-conference record in the East Division, the Zips will open MAC play this week against Buffalo and Ball State.
September 17, 2012 | Women's Volleyball Paluch named MAC East Defensive Co-Player of the Week Akron's libero played well above her season average with 5.40 digs per set at the Hampton Invitational.
September 15, 2012 | Women's Volleyball Volleyball drops 3-1 decision to Northern Kentucky Jill Paluch was named to the All-Tournament Team for the Zips.
September 14, 2012 | Women's Volleyball Volleyball issues clean sweep on first day of Bryant Invitational Zips shut down Holy Cross and Bryant in back-to-back matches; have now won five straight.
September 12, 2012 | Women's Volleyball Three new opponents await Volleyball in final non-conference tournament Akron travels to Smithfield, R.I. this weekend to face off against Holy Cross, Bryant and Northern Kentucky.
September 11, 2012 | Women's Volleyball Dimitrijevs named MAC East Offensive Co-Player of the Week Dimitrijevs was Akron's anchor over the course of the weekend, commanding the Zips' offense in three hard-fought wins en route to the Zips Invitational championship title.
September 8, 2012 | Women's Volleyball Volleyball snaps Youngstown State's winning streak to take Zips Invitational title Akron defeated YSU by a 3-1 margin to sweep the tournament and force the Penguins' eight-match winning streak to come to a grinding halt.
September 7, 2012 | Women's Volleyball Volleyball stifles Binghamton, SIUE on first day of Zips Invitational Akron fought back from an 0-2 deficit for the first time since 2010 to win its first five-set match of the year in the nightcap.
September 5, 2012 | Women's Volleyball Volleyball welcomes three teams for Zips Invitational this weekend Akron will look to defend its home court against SIU Edwardsville, Binghamton and Youngstown State.
September 1, 2012 | Women's Volleyball Volleyball's comeback falls short in 3-1 loss to Montana State Despite fielding three players with double digit kills, the Zips were unable to dig their way out of an 0-2 hole.
August 31, 2012 | Women's Volleyball Volleyball rolls in home opener with 3-0 win over Quinnipiac With the victory, Akron improves to 2-3 on the year, and is now 45-12 overall in preseason tournaments at home.
| Women's Volleyball 2012 Volleyball Video Journal - Episode #1 Zips freshmen Ashley Holder and Tori Lanzillotti take you through the travel adventures of the volleyball team in South Carolina.
August 30, 2012 | Women's Volleyball Volleyball set to host Akron Invitational this weekend The Zips will play their 2012 home opener Friday evening against Quinnipiac at 7 p.m. ET.
August 25, 2012 | Women's Volleyball Volleyball comes up short in doubleheader against ETSU, Temple Akron dropped both matches on the final day of the South Carolina Gamecock Invitational Saturday, falling to ETSU, 3-1, and Temple, 3-0.
August 24, 2012 | Women's Volleyball Volleyball splits a pair of matches on opening day of Gamecock Invitational The University of Akron volleyball team defeated UNC Asheville, 3-1, and fell to tournament host South Carolina, 3-0.
August 22, 2012 | Women's Volleyball Volleyball to kick off 2012 season at South Carolina Gamecock Invitational The Zips will play four matches in two days when they take on UNC Asheville, South Carolina, East Tennessee State and Temple.
August 20, 2012 | Women's Volleyball Volleyball Season Preview The University of Akron volleyball team opens its season this Friday, Aug. 24, at the South Carolina Gamecock Invitational.
August 9, 2012 | Women's Volleyball Volleyball holds first day of preseason camp The Akron volleyball team held its first day of practice Thursday, with a morning and afternoon session in James A. Rhodes Arena.
| General News Adrienne vs. Zips - Volleyball Episode #5 of 6.The volleyball court is up next for former Zip Adrienne Steckel as she continues her challenge against Akron's best!
| General News Single-Game Tickets For Zips Athletics Fall Sports On Sale Single-game tickets for Zips football, men's and women's soccer, and volleyball went on sale on Aug. 7.
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.
May 18, 2012 | Women's Volleyball Two Home Tournaments Highlight 2012 Volleyball Schedule A pair of home tournaments are included on the UA volleyball program's 2012 schedule, announced on Friday.
April 23, 2012 | Women's Volleyball Volleyball Inks a Pair for 2012 Season The Zips volleyball program announced the signing of a pair of student-athletes from the state of Illinois on Monday.
March 16, 2012 | Women's Volleyball Volleyball Sets Summer 2012 Youth Camp Schedule The Zips volleyball program will hold a variety of camps and clinics throughout the month of the July.
January 20, 2012 | Women's Volleyball Volleyball Lands Two on MAC Academic Honorable Mention List Akron volleyball players Courtney Jarvis and Alex Cocklin earned MAC Academic Honorable Mention recognition.
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.
November 17, 2011 | Women's Volleyball Jarvis Named to All-MAC Second Team This is the fourth year in a row that the Zips have placed a student-athlete on the All-MAC squad and the first all-conference honor for Jarvis.
November 15, 2011 | Women's Volleyball Volleyball Signs Kelsey Wilson to 2012 Recruiting Class Head Coach Ron Arenz and the Akron volleyball program have announced the addition of Kelsey Wilson to the 2012 recruiting class.
November 12, 2011 | Women's Volleyball Volleyball Swept at Ohio to Conclude Season The University of Akron volleyball team lost 3-0 at Ohio on Saturday night (21-25, 17-25, 25-27) to wrap up the season.
November 11, 2011 | Women's Volleyball Volleyball Falls at Kent State 3-1, Jarvis Gets 1000th Career Kill The Akron volleyball team lost 3-1 at Kent State on Friday night. Senior Courtney Jarvis notched her 1000th career kill.
| General News Latest Zips Illustrated Previews UA Hoops Season Issue four of the inaugural volume of Zips Illustrated, the free official online magazine of Akron Athletics, is now available.
November 8, 2011 | Women's Volleyball Volleyball Wraps Up Season at Kent State and Ohio The Zips will take on the Golden Flashes on Friday, Nov. 4 at 7 p.m. ET at the M.A.C. Center before playing Ohio on Saturday, Nov. 5.
November 5, 2011 | Women's Volleyball Bowling Green Sweeps Akron on Senior Night Senior outside hitter Courtney Jarvis tallied nine kills, six digs and two blocks in her final appearance at the JAR.
November 4, 2011 | Women's Volleyball Zips Drop Five-Set Heartbreaker to Miami (Ohio) The University of Akron volleyball team lost a five-set heartbreaker 13-15 in the fifth to Miami (Ohio) (13-14, 4-9 MAC) on Friday night.
November 2, 2011 | Women's Volleyball Volleyball Welcomes Miami and Bowling Green in Final Home Weekend The Zips (4-21, 1-11) will face Miami on Friday, Nov. 4 at 7 p.m. ET and Bowling Green on Saturday, Nov. 5 at 5 p.m. for Senior Night.
October 31, 2011 | Women's Volleyball Volleyball Sweeps MAC Weekly Awards Senior Courtney Jarvis was named MAC East Offensive Player of the Week and junior Paiton Twitty earned Defensive Player of the Week honors.
October 29, 2011 | Women's Volleyball Volleyball Falls on the Road to Toledo 3-1 The University of Akron volleyball team fell 3-1 on the road at Toledo Saturday evening (20-25, 25-20, 29-31, 26-28).
October 27, 2011 | Women's Volleyball Akron Comes Up Short in Five-Set Battle at Buffalo The University of Akron volleyball team came up just short, falling 13-15 in the fifth set at Buffalo on Thursday night.
October 26, 2011 | Women's Volleyball Volleyball Faces Crucial Road Matches at Buffalo, Toledo Akron will face Buffalo on Thursday, Oct. 27 at 7 p.m. ET before taking on Toledo on Saturday, Oct. 29 at 5 p.m.
October 22, 2011 | Women's Volleyball Volleyball Ends Road Trip with 3-0 Loss at Eastern Michigan The University of Akron volleyball team lost in straight sets to Eastern Michigan Saturday night at EMU’s Convocation Center.
October 21, 2011 | Women's Volleyball Zips Fall 3-0 at West Division Foe Central Michigan The University of Akron volleyball team fell 3-0 to Central Michigan (22-25, 16-25, 20-25) at McGuirk Arena.
October 20, 2011 | Women's Volleyball Volleyball Hits the Road for a Pair of MAC West Contests The University of Akron volleyball team will take to the road, starting with trips to Central and Eastern Michigan this weekend.
October 15, 2011 | Women's Volleyball Western Michigan Takes Down Akron 3-0 The University of Akron volleyball team fell in straight sets to Western Michigan (21-25, 26-28, 18-25) Saturday evening.
October 14, 2011 | Women's Volleyball Comeback Falls Short as Akron Drops Five-Set Thriller to Northern Illinois The University of Akron volleyball team came up just short in the fifth to lose to Northern Illinois 3-2 (23-25, 25-15, 12-15, 29-27, 12-15) Friday.
| Women's Volleyball We Are Freshmen - Episode 2 Join Akron volleyball freshmen Kym Gordon and Mary Delich as they prepare for a home match against Kent State!
October 13, 2011 | Women's Volleyball Volleyball Wraps Up Homestand with Northern Illinois & Western Michigan The University of Akron volleyball team will conclude a four-match homestand against Northern Illinois and Western Michigan this weekend.
October 10, 2011 | Women's Volleyball Twitty Named MAC East Defensive Player of the Week Akron volleyball’s Paiton Twitty earned Mid-American Conference East Division Defensive Player of the Week honors.
October 8, 2011 | Women's Volleyball Volleyball Sweeps Rival Kent State for First MAC Win The University of Akron volleyball team defeated rival Kent State 3-0 (25-15, 25-13, 25-23) for its first MAC win of the season.
October 7, 2011 | Women's Volleyball Ohio Sweeps Zips in Friday Night Division Battle The University of Akron volleyball team fell in three sets (22-25, 16-25, 20-25) to Ohio Friday night at James A. Rhodes Arena.
October 6, 2011 | Women's Volleyball Volleyball Welcomes Division Rivals Ohio and Kent State for Homecoming For Homecoming weekend, The University of Akron volleyball team plays host to MAC East Division foes Ohio and Kent State.
October 1, 2011 | Women's Volleyball Volleyball Falls to Miami (Ohio) 3-0 to End Road Trip On Saturday night, The University of Akron volleyball team fell in straight sets to Miami (Ohio) at Millett Hall ( 23-25, 20-25, 11-25).
September 30, 2011 | Women's Volleyball Bowling Green Downs Akron 3-0 in Tight Battle The University of Akron volleyball team gave Bowling Green all it could handle but fell 3-0 (20-25, 28-30, 23-25) at the Stroh Center.
September 28, 2011 | Women's Volleyball Volleyball Faces First MAC Road Tests at Bowling Green, Miami (Ohio) The University of Akron volleyball team will travel to Bowling Green and Miami (Ohio) this weekend for a pair of East division match-ups.
September 24, 2011 | Women's Volleyball Ball State Defeats Akron 3-1 Ball State defeated The University of Akron 3-1 (18-25, 25-20, 10-25, 14-25) on Saturday at James A. Rhodes Arena.
September 22, 2011 | Women's Volleyball Zips Rally But Fall Short to Buffalo, 3-2 To being MAC play, Akron mounted a thrilling comeback but came up just short in the final set, falling 3-2 to Buffalo Thursday night.
September 21, 2011 | Women's Volleyball Volleyball Opens MAC Play with Buffalo Thursday Night On the opening weekend of MAC play, The University of Akron volleyball team welcomes Buffalo and Ball State to James A. Rhodes Arena.
September 18, 2011 | Women's Volleyball Paluch Named to All-Tournament Team For her performance at the Sports Imports Classic, Akron volleyball’s Jill Paluch was selected to the All-Tournament team.
September 17, 2011 | Women's Volleyball No. 25 Ohio State Defeats Akron 3-0 in Sports Imports Classic No. 25 Ohio State took down The University of Akron volleyball team 3-0 (9-25, 21-25, 17-25) to end the Sports Imports Classic.
September 16, 2011 | Women's Volleyball Zips Downed by Albany and Maryland in Sports Imports Classic The University of Akron volleyball team lost to Albany (N.Y.) 3-1 (25-23, 16-25, 18-25, 19-25) and Maryland 3-0 (20-25, 20-25, 21-25).
September 14, 2011 | Women's Volleyball Volleyball Heads to Sports Imports Classic at Ohio State The UA volleyball team will make the short trip to Columbus for the Ohio State Sports Imports Classic on Sept. 16 & 17.
September 10, 2011 | Women's Volleyball Volleyball Falls in Five to Southern Miss. The University of Akron volleyball team fell to Southern Miss. 3-2 (21-25, 25-19, 25-22, 16-25, 10-15) in a tight match.
September 9, 2011 | Women's Volleyball Zips Fall to Host Teams Milwaukee and Marquette The University of Akron volleyball team dropped both its matches, falling 3-1 to UW-Milwaukee and 3-0 to Marquette.
September 8, 2011 | Women's Volleyball Volleyball Travels to Milwaukee for Weekend Tournament The University of Akron volleyball team heads to Milwaukee, Wis., for the UW-Milwaukee/Marquette Tournament.
September 5, 2011 | Women's Volleyball Dimitrijevs Wins MAC East Player of the Week Award Senior middle blocker Tina Dimitrijevs claimed the Mid-American Conference East Division Offensive Player of the Week award.
September 3, 2011 | Women's Volleyball Volleyball Defeats Canisius and Wins Akron Invitational With a 3-1 win over Canisius, The University of Akron volleyball team claimed the Akron Invitational title by going undefeated.
September 2, 2011 | Women's Volleyball Zips Sweep St. Francis and Bradley in Akron Invitational The University of Akron volleyball team earned its first wins of the season, defeating St. Francis (Pa.) and Bradley 3-0.
September 1, 2011 | Women's Volleyball Akron Invitational Up Next for Volleyball The University of Akron volleyball team will play host to the Akron Invitational on Friday, Sept. 2 and Saturday, Sept. 3 at Rhodes Arena.
August 30, 2011 | Women's Volleyball Zips Fall on the Road at Cleveland State, 3-1 The University of Akron volleyball team won its first set of the season but lost to Cleveland State 3-1.
August 29, 2011 | Women's Volleyball Volleyball Set for Tuesday Night Clash at Cleveland State The University of Akron volleyball team will make the trip to Cleveland State for a Tuesday night match-up at Woodling Gymnasium at 7 p.m.
August 27, 2011 | Women's Volleyball Volleyball Defeated by Troy 3-0 in Final Match of Tournament In the final match of the UAB/Samford Invitational, The University of Akron volleyball team fell to Troy 3-0 (25-22, 25-17, 25-23).
August 26, 2011 | Women's Volleyball Volleyball Falls to Arkansas State, UAB on Opening Day The University of Akron volleyball team lost in straight sets to Arkansas State (25-23, 25-22, 25-18) and UAB (26-24, 25-17, 25-15).
August 25, 2011 | Women's Volleyball Zips Ready to Start Season at UAB/Samford Invitational Beginning the 2011 campaign, The University of Akron volleyball team will travel to Birmingham, Ala., for the UAB/Samford Invitational.
August 20, 2011 | Women's Volleyball Gold Team Takes Volleyball Scrimmage in Straight Sets On Saturday afternoon, The University of Akron volleyball team held its annual Blue & Gold scrimmage in preparation for the 2011 season.
August 19, 2011 | Women's Volleyball Volleyball Set to Hold Blue & Gold Match on Saturday The University of Akron volleyball team will hold its annual Blue & Gold scrimmage on Saturday, Aug. 20 at 2 p.m. ET.
August 18, 2011 | Women's Volleyball Akron Volleyball 2011 Season Preview: Part Three The final edition of the Akron Volleyball season preview features the returning liberos and setters.
August 17, 2011 | Women's Volleyball Akron Volleyball 2011 Season Preview: Part Two Continuing the Akron Volleyball season preview, Part Two takes a look at the Zips’ outside hitters.
August 16, 2011 | Women's Volleyball Akron Volleyball 2011 Season Preview: Part One Coming off its best season since 2003, The University of Akron volleyball team hopes to continue that success in the 2011 campaign.
August 16, 2011 | Women's Volleyball Dimitrijevs Named to Preseason All-MAC Squad With the 2011 volleyball season almost here, the Mid-American Conference released its preseason poll and All-MAC team on Tuesday.
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 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!
July 13, 2011 | Women's Volleyball Zippy’s Top 10 Countdown: No. 8 Coming in at No. 8 in my "Year in Roo-View Countdown" is Tina Dimitrijevs battling through an injury to earn All-MAC honors.
July 12, 2011 | Women's Volleyball Volleyball Adds Lawler to 2011 Class Head coach Ron Arenz has completed his 2011 signing class with the addition of outside hitter Janine Lawler.
July 8, 2011 | Women's Volleyball Volleyball Camp Registration Deadline Extended to July 15 The deadline to register for the 2011 Volleyball Individual Skills Camp has been extended to July 15.
May 27, 2011 | Women's Volleyball Volleyball Announces 2011 Schedule The University of Akron volleyball program and head coach Ron Arenz have announced the 2011 schedule.
February 9, 2011 | Women's Volleyball Volleyball Announces 2011 Summer Camps The University of Akron volleyball head coach Ron Arenz recently announced the program's 2011 team and individual camps.
December 8, 2010 | Women's Volleyball Volleyball Inks Two During Early Signing Period Head volleyball coach Ron Arenz has announced the signing of two state champions in middle blocker Mary Delich and outside hitter Kym Gordon.
November 28, 2010 | Women's Volleyball Volleyball Drops Final Matches To Long Beach, UC-Irvine The University of Akron volleyball team concluded the season Saturday at the Mizuno Thanksgiving Tournament falling 3-0 to Long Beach State and 3-1 to University of California Irvine.
November 27, 2010 | Women's Volleyball Volleyball Falls in Four Sets To Seattle The University of Akron volleyball team fell in four sets against Seattle Friday evening at the Mizuno Thanksgiving Tournament.
November 24, 2010 | Women's Volleyball Volleyball Set To Conclude Season Out West The University of Akron volleyball team will conclude the season this weekend (Nov. 26-27) when the Zips will travel out west to play in the Mizuno Thanksgiving Tournament facing Seattle, Long Beach State and UC-Irvine.
November 19, 2010 | Women's Volleyball Dimitrijevs Named All-MAC Second Team Junior middle blocker Tina Dimitrijevs has been named to the Mid-American Conference second team after her performance at the net all season.
November 17, 2010 | Women's Volleyball Volleyball Concludes MAC Season With 3-0 Loss To Bulls The No. 7 seeded University of Akron volleyball team wrapped up the Mid-American Conference season Tuesday evening falling in three sets (25-27, 17-25, 23-25) to the No. 10 Buffalo Bulls in the first round of the MAC Tournament at James A. Rhodes Arena.
November 15, 2010 | Women's Volleyball Volleyball Slated To Host Buffalo In MAC Tournament The seventh seeded University of Akron volleyball team will host the first round of the Mid-American Conference Tournament Tuesday welcoming the tenth seeded Buffalo Bulls to James A. Rhodes Arena.
November 14, 2010 | Women's Volleyball Zips Fall To Ball State In Conclusion Of Regular Season The University of Akron volleyball team concluded the regular season Saturday evening taking a 3-1 (25-21, 19-25, 17-25, 17-25) loss to the Ball State Cardinals at Worthen Arena.
November 12, 2010 | Women's Volleyball Volleyball Drops Five Set Contest To Buffalo Bulls The University of Akron volleyball team dropped a five set contest (25-17, 21-25, 25-19, 24-26, 5-15) to Buffalo on Thursday evening in the final regular season home match of the 2010 season.
November 10, 2010 | Women's Volleyball Volleyball Readies To Close Out Regular Season Play The University of Akron volleyball team will welcome Buffalo on Thursday before traveling to Ball State Saturday to close out the 2010 regular season.
November 7, 2010 | Women's Volleyball Zips Battle But Fall, 3-1, to Ohio Bobcats The University of Akron volleyball team (15-11, 7-7 MAC) battled but fell in four sets (25-20, 23-25, 23-25, 20-25) to the Ohio Bobcats (16-11, 8-6 MAC) Saturday evening at James A. Rhodes Arena.
November 6, 2010 | Women's Volleyball Volleyball Grabs Five Set Thriller Over Kent State The University of Akron volleyball team picked up a thriller Friday evening completing their season sweep of Kent State in five sets (15-25, 17-25, 25-22, 27-25, 15-12) at James A. Rhodes Arena.
November 4, 2010 | Women's Volleyball Volleyball Set To Host Kent State And Ohio With just three regular-season matches remaining in East Division play, the second place University of Akron volleyball team will face strong opponents in Kent State and division leader Ohio this weekend at James A. Rhodes Arena
October 30, 2010 | Women's Volleyball Volleyball Falls To RedHawks In Four Sets The University of Akron volleyball team fell in four sets to Miami (Ohio) Friday evening at Millett Hall.
October 30, 2010 | Women's Volleyball Volleyball Defeats Bowling Green In Five The University of Akron volleyball team snapped a six match losing streak Saturday afternoon beating Bowling Green in five sets (29-27, 23-25, 25-18, 13-25, 15-6) in the final game at Anderson Arena.
October 28, 2010 | Women's Volleyball Zips Prep For Second Tour Of East Division The University of Akron volleyball team will start their second tour of the east division this weekend heading out on the road to face Miami (OH) and Bowling Green.
| General News GoZips.com Announces Free Fall Sports Video Streaming Package GoZips.com will video stream over 35 free events involving its fall sports teams, starting with Saturday's men's soccer match.
| 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.
| Women's Volleyball We Are Freshmen - Episode 1 Freshmen Kym Gordon and Mary Delich share their experiences and interactions as members of the Akron Volleyball team.

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Wednesday, November 26
MBB: Penn State 78, Akron 72: Nittany Lions rally from 12-point halftime deficit to clip Zips    by George M. Thomas, Akron Beacon Journal
WBB: On the record: November 26    Akron Beacon Journal
MBB: Penn State's second-half surge sinks Akron 78-72    by Jim Carlson, Associated Press

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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