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Baseball beats Malone, Youngstown State

By Feben Yeshak, fey1@zips.uakron.edu

April 30, 2015

Filed under Sports

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

Filed under Sports

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

Filed under Sports

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

Filed under Sports

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

Filed under Sports

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

Filed under Sports

  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

Filed under Sports

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

Filed under Sports

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

Filed under Sports

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

Filed under Sports

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

Filed under Sports

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

Filed under Sports

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

Filed under Sports

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

The Roos and the Bees

The Roos and the Bees

November 19, 2014

The tundra victory

The tundra victory

November 19, 2014

Zips battle Trojans in SC

Zips battle Trojans in SC

November 19, 2014

Senior’s last call

Senior’s last call

November 18, 2014

Soccer claims MAC title

Soccer claims MAC title

November 18, 2014

The shot to the MAC crown

The shot to the MAC crown

November 13, 2014

Rifle escapes at home

Rifle escapes at home

November 13, 2014

The chance of a lifetime

The chance of a lifetime

November 3, 2014

A pool of emotions

A pool of emotions

November 3, 2014

Standing in third

Standing in third

November 3, 2014

X-country edged by EMU

X-country edged by EMU

November 3, 2014

Chasing the Falcons

Chasing the Falcons

November 3, 2014

Winning in pink

Winning in pink

October 14, 2014

The rise of Zippy

The rise of Zippy

October 7, 2014

Zippy takes the lead

Zippy takes the lead

October 2, 2014

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