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Sports Recap

Sports Recap

October 14, 2015

Record Breakers

By Terry Rabbitts, Sports-editor.@buchtelite.com

October 14, 2015

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GoZips.com This past weekend proved successful for the above athletes who set University of Akron records in their sports. From top left, Frida Fougberg set the women’s golf all-time low score for one (-3) and two roun... Read more »

Sports Recap

By Terry Rabbitts, Sports-editor@buchtelite.com

October 12, 2015

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Women’s Soccer The weekend started good for the women’s soccer team as freshman Becca Gordon scored a goal in the 80th minute to break a 1-1 tie against Northern Illinois University on Friday night. The success would... Read more »

Zips drop heartbreaker to Ohio, 14-12

By Jacob Allen, jda47@zips.uakron.edu

October 5, 2015

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The Zips lost a heartbreaker on Saturday to Mid-American Conference rival Ohio by a final score of 14-12. It was the first game of conference play for both teams. Akron fell to 2-3 overall while the Bobcats improved to 4-1. Th... Read more »

Zips sit in second place at Firestone Invitational

October 5, 2015

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The University of Akron’s men’s golf team find themselves residing in second place after the first two rounds of the Firestone Invitational. The Zips trail Maryland by four shots with the third round being played this morning... Read more »

Sports Update

By Terry Rabbitts, Sports-editor@buchtelite.com

October 5, 2015

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Women’s Soccer The University of Akron women’s soccer team did not have a successful weekend despite some inspired play. The Zips dominated play against both Bowling Green on Friday and Eastern Michigan on Sunday and end... Read more »

Najem late game heroics gives Zips a victory

By Terry Rabbitts, Sports-editor@buchtelite.com

October 5, 2015

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Adam Najem scored a golden goal in the 99th minute to lift No. 7 Akron (7-2-1) to a 2-1 win over University of Alabama at Birmingham (3-7-0) on Saturday in double overtime. Redshirt sophomore Tyler Sanda was credited with the assist on N... Read more »

Zips Tennis hosts the Akron Invitational

By Terry Rabbitts, Sports-editor@buchtelite.com

October 5, 2015

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The University of Akron’s women's tennis team opened play on the first day of action at its own Akron Invitational on Friday. In its opening doubles match against West Virginia, senior Martina Zerbola and freshman Luisa Echev... Read more »

Men’s golf hosts Firestone Invitational

By Terry Rabbitts, Sports Editor

October 1, 2015

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The University of Akron’s men’s golf team welcomes teams from all over as they host the Firestone Invitational at the North Course on the historic Firestone Country Club on Monday and Tuesday. Teams from Ball State, East... Read more »

Sports Recap

By Terry Rabbits, Sports Editor

October 1, 2015

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Women’s Tennis The Zips women's tennis team is home this weekend to host its own Akron Invitational at the LaTuchie Tennis Center in Stow. All play is round-robin. No team scores will be kept. Action starts on Friday ... Read more »

Women’s golf establishes new records

By Terry Rabbitts, Sports Editor

October 1, 2015

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The University of Akron women's golf team had an incredible couple of days at the Johnie Imes Invitational on Monday and Tuesday. The Zips recorded the lowest scoring tournament since the program began in 2008, all three rounds... Read more »

Zips looking to tame the Bobcats

By Terry Rabbits, Sports Editor

October 1, 2015

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The University of Akron’s football team is riding high on an emotional wave after last weekend’s 35-14 victory over host Louisiana-Lafayette. Akron (2-2) looks to continue riding that wave as they open Mid-American Con... Read more »

Sports Recap

By Terry Rabbitts, sports-editor@buchtelite.com

September 28, 2015

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Rifle The Zips rifle team opened up their season by shooting 4,600 out of a possible 4,800 on Saturday, Sept. 26 at the University of Memphis. "Smallbore was hot, and air rifle was not," said head coach Newt Engle. "All in all, sta... Read more »

King James stops home

King James stops home

September 27, 2015

Zips Lose a close one to Wake Forest

By Charles Combestt, c.combestt@gmail.com

September 23, 2015

Filed under Showcase, Sports

With the weather in the mid-70s on Tuesday night, Wake Forest traveled to FirstEnergy - Cub Cadet Field to take on their hardest test of the season so far, our Akron Zips. As a top 15 match-up, the Zips, raking 11th and the D... Read more »

Zips football takes on Ragin’ Cajuns

By Terry Rabbitts, Sports Editor

September 23, 2015

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The University of Akron’s football team travels south this weekend to take on the Ragin’ Cajuns of Louisiana in Lafayette. The Zips are looking to build upon last week’s 52-9 defeat of Savannah State last week at home. In ... Read more »

Sports Recap

By Terry Rabbitts, Sports Editor

September 23, 2015

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Women’s Soccer The University of Akron women’s soccer team prepares to kick off their Mid-American Conference play this weekend. Friday evening at 7 p.m., the Zips look to break their four game skid by playing host to riva... Read more »

Sports Recap

By Terry Rabbitts, sports-editor@buchtelite.com

September 21, 2015

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Women’s Volleyball The University of Akron volleyball team dropped all three matches at the Comfort Inn and Suites Invitational on this past weekend, falling to Samford in three sets (23-25, 21-25, 14-25), host Morehead S... Read more »

Hockey Fans Unite!

By Terry Rabbitts, Sports Editor

September 16, 2015

Filed under Intramural/Club Sports

The University of Akron Zips hockey team will battle against teams from The Ohio State University and Virginia Tech this weekend at the Center Ice Sports Complex in North Canton. The Zips hockey team is a club sport parti... Read more »

Zips look to tame the Tigers

By Terry Rabbitts, Sports Editor

September 16, 2015

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The Akron Zips football take looks to finally break into the win column for the first time in the 2015 season as they play host to the Savannah State Tigers at InfoCision Stadium this Saturday. The Zips (0-2), who lost to Pitt, 24-7 las... Read more »

Sports Recap

By Terry Rabbitts, Sports Editor

September 16, 2015

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Women’s Volleyball On Tuesday, the Mid-American Conference selected junior Amanda Bedell as its MAC East Volleyball Offensive Player of the Week. Bedell led Akron with 54 kills and a .416 attack percentage as the Zips wen... Read more »

Heisman statue unveiled

Heisman statue unveiled

September 14, 2015

Successful start to season paying off for men’s soccer

By Terry Rabbitts, Sports Editor

September 14, 2015

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Starting off a season with a 4-1 record would make any team’s coach happy; but when starting off with a threesome of victories over top-ranked opponents, a team starts to gather attention. The men’s soccer team, fresh off its wins ... Read more »

Sports Around Campus

By Terry Rabbitts, Sports Editor

September 14, 2015

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Women’s Volleyball Amanda Bedell collected a team-high 18 kills as Akron was able to fight back for a 3-2 (25-27, 25-23, 26-28, 25-10, 15-12) victory over Wright State University (WSU) on Friday, Sept. 11. The match was the... Read more »

Student Sports Shoutout

By Feben Yeshak, fey1@zips.uakron.edu

September 9, 2015

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As the Zips take the field for another season of football, the question becomes: what will UA’s record be this year? After starting off winning four of six last year, the Zips finished a tough 2014 with an overall 5-7 record... Read more »

Sports Around Campus

By Terry Rabbitts, Sports Editor

September 9, 2015

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Women’s Volleyball Fresh off their victories against Navy (3-0), St. Francis University (Pa.) (3-0), and Canisius University (3-1) in the Akron Invitational, the Zips head to the Holiday Inn Invitational in Dayton. This weeke... Read more »

Zips soccer complete holiday weekend sweep

By Terry Rabbitts and Feben Yeshak

September 9, 2015

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The Zips men’s soccer team (3-1-0) registered victories over No. 4 Georgetown University on Friday and No. 6 University of Maryland on Monday, Sept. 7. The Zips are now ranked No. 22 in the latest College Soccer News poll. On... Read more »

Defense looking to make noise this season

By Terry Rabbitts, Sports Editor

September 9, 2015

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When teams have losing seasons, the blame is sometimes pinned on the defense for not being able to stop opponents. Not the case here in Akron, as last year’s team ranked second in the MAC in yards allowed per game (371.1) and fi... Read more »

Zips offense looking to light up the scoreboard

By Terry Rabbitts, Sports Editor

September 9, 2015

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Great offensive teams need consistency to go along with talent. Last year, UA’s football team had the talent to be competitive, as evident with the 4-2 record and winning the first two games in MAC play. Then the injuri... Read more »

Football looks to take the next step

By Terry Rabbitts, Sports Editor

September 9, 2015

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In 2005, the Akron Zips football team enjoyed its finest season at the Division 1-A level. It finished the season with a winning record, won the MAC Championship Game, and competed in its first bowl game at that level. Fa... Read more »

Baseball beats Malone, Youngstown State

By Feben Yeshak, fey1@zips.uakron.edu

April 30, 2015

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Akron sweeps in their mid-week matchups against Malone and Youngstown. The University of Akron baseball team defeated the visiting Malone Pioneers by a score of 9-7. The Zips (20-22) started the game with three runs in the... Read more »

Zips continue to earn MAC honors

By Feben Yeshak, fey1@zips.uakron,edu

April 30, 2015

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MAC continues to honor Zip student-athletes for the work they do in Track and Field. The week of April 28 belonged to Zip’s junior Shawn Barber and sophomore Clayton Murphy, who were able to earn titles this past weekend... Read more »

Softball overcomes invading Vikings

By Feben Yeshak, fey1@zips.uakron.edu

April 30, 2015

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Tuesday, April 28, the Zips softball team (22-24) played a two game series against Cleveland State and swept the Vikings at home. In game one, Akron was able to start strong with a three run inning in the first. The Zips scored... Read more »

Women’s soccer finishes spring schedule undefeated

By Forrest Dukes, Sports Editor

April 28, 2015

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The University of Akron women’s soccer team is ready to compete for the season under new coach Noreen Herlihy. Last year, the Zips women soccer team finished last in the MAC with a record of 6-12-1 and a conference record... Read more »

Akron splits matches against Rams

By Forrest Dukes, sports-editor@buchtelite.com

April 28, 2015

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On Sunday, April 26, the men’s soccer team ended their spring season with a split against the visiting Rams of VCU. In the first game, the Rams winning by a score of 1-0. The lone score happened during a PK in the 51st minute... Read more »

UA baseball, softball fall in MAC

By Forrest Dukes, sports-editor@buchtelite.com

April 28, 2015

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  The Zips Baseball team went on the road to play Eastern rival Ohio University in a series that could determine placement in the MAC championship. However, the Zips lost the series in a season sweep as the Bobcats... Read more »

UA basketball honored by MAC

By Forrest Dukes, sports-editor@buchtelite.com

April 23, 2015

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The Zips men’s and women’s basketball garnered recognition with four student athletes being named to the 2014-15 Academic All-MAC Team. From the men’s basketball team, Jake Kretzer and Reggie McAdams were named to the... Read more »

MAC honors Akron track

By Forrest Dukes, sports-editor@buchtelite.com

April 23, 2015

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The Mid-American Conference award has been awarded to Claudia Garcia Jou and Clayton Murphy with MAC Women’s and Men’s track and field honors. Garcia Jou earned this honor after having two spectacular performances where... Read more »

Akron ties Kent in standings, aim to train Cats of OU

By Feben Yeshak, fey1@zips.uakron.edu

April 23, 2015

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The University of Akron baseball team played Western Michigan on Tuesday, April 21 and came out the victors over the bucking Broncos. The Zips (19-19) defeated the Broncos (14-22) with a final score of 7-4. In the third inning,... Read more »

Football springs into action

By Forrest Dukes, sports-editor@buchtelite.com

April 16, 2015

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Akron Zips prepare to show their stuff as they compete in the annual Spring Game Saturday, April 18. Teammates on the football team will be put against each other in this game as an exercise to determine who’s best suited for... Read more »

Softball splits with Youngstown State

By Forrest Dukes, sports-editor@buchtelite.com

April 16, 2015

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Softball ends series in a stand still Tuesday, April 14, the Zips softball team went out of conference to play the Penguins of Youngstown State. The two game series resulted in each team adding a victory to their overall... Read more »

Baseball goes to .500

By Forrest Dukes, sports-editor@buchtilite.com

April 16, 2015

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Akron goes out of conference for mid-week action where UA split the games against Marshall and Dayton. The first mid-week out of conference clash was against the Thundering Herd of Marshall (11-24). This game was Akron’s... Read more »

Akron stands best in Ohio

By Forrest Dukes, sports-editor@buchtelite.com

April 14, 2015

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Last weekend, the Zips track and field team participated in the All-Ohio Championship. This competition brings Ohio’s best from all 88 counties to compete to be the best in the state. At the end of day one, Akron finished... Read more »

Softball splits with Kent State, sweeps Buffalo

By Forrest Dukes, sports-editor@buchtelite.com

April 14, 2015

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It was a busy weekend for The University of Akron’s softball team as they played four games over a three-day stretch. The Zips played two vital series against MAC foes in which they went 3-1 for the weekend. On Friday, Akron... Read more »

Golf reaches the end

By Haley Gaines, hg16@zips.uakron.edu

April 14, 2015

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The men’s golf team finished their regular season on Sunday with a twelfth place finish at the 2015 Irish Creek on the par-71, 7,099-yard Club at Irish Creek in Kannapolis, N.C. After day one, the Zips sat in twelfth with... Read more »

Akron sends Huskies home with tail between legs

By Feben Yeshak, fey1@zips.uakron.edu

April 14, 2015

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The University of Akron’s baseball team (16-16) swept their series against the Huskies of Northern Illinois at home. This three game series had a double header being played on Saturday, April 11 where Akron won 4-1 and 6-2.... Read more »

UA vaulter set new record

UA vaulter set new record

February 19, 2015

Staying on pace

Staying on pace

February 19, 2015

Soccer becomes friendly

Soccer becomes friendly

February 10, 2015

Lady Zips fall big

Lady Zips fall big

February 10, 2015

Zips mid-way recap

Zips mid-way recap

January 29, 2015

Zips tie up the MAC

Zips tie up the MAC

January 26, 2015

Silver goes to UA

Silver goes to UA

November 25, 2014

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