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Zips Top App State in High-Scoring Affair to Earn Fifth Consecutive Home Victory

Zips Top App State in High-Scoring Affair to Earn Fifth Consecutive Home Victory

By A.J. Fagerlin, Sports Correspondent

December 10, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports

For the second game in a row, the Zips outlasted their opponent after falling behind early. Akron remains undefeated at James A. Rhodes Arena this season with the tightly-contested 94-89 win over Appalachian State. With the winter storm that hit North Carolina over the weekend, the Mountaineers ...

Zips Fall in Final Four of College Cup

Zips Fall in Final Four of College Cup

By Robert Corts, Sports Correspondent

December 9, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports

The University of Akron men’s soccer team had another chance to deny Stanford an opportunity to become the second soccer program in NCAA history to win three consecutive national titles. However, the Zips suffered their same fate as last year, losing to Stanford in the Final Four of the College Cup t...

Zips Remain Undefeated at Home with 83-79 Victory Over Fort Wayne

Zips Remain Undefeated at Home with 83-79 Victory Over Fort Wayne

By A.J. Fagerlin, Sports Correspondent

December 7, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports

After trailing early and fending off multiple challenges from Fort Wayne, Emmanuel Olojakpoke and the Akron Zips held on for an 83-79 victory on Wednesday at James A. Rhodes Arena. The sophomore forward posted a career-high 24 points, as well as seven rebounds and four blocks to help lead the Zips. ...

Coach Kest Earns 400th Career Win

Coach Kest Earns 400th Career Win

By A.J. Fagerlin, Sports Correspondent

December 6, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports

Cold winds were blustering outside of James A. Rhodes Arena, but the Zips’ shooters were smoking hot in the building on Tuesday. Akron road a season-best shooting performance both from the floor and beyond the arc to earn head coach, Jodi Kest, her 400th victory of her career, as the Zips defeated Yo...

Zips Clinch Ticket to Final Four in Philly

Zips Clinch Ticket to Final Four in Philly

By Robert Corts, Sports Correspondent

December 5, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports

The Elite Eight match between the University of Akron and the Louisville Cardinals featured a rematch of the 2010 NCAA National Championship game. The Zips won this time as well, but on penalty kicks, advancing them to the Final Four of this year’s College Cup. The match marked the sixth time that Akron w...

Rockets Blast Off Against Zips in MAC Championship

Rockets Blast Off Against Zips in MAC Championship

By Robert Corts, Sports Correspondent

December 3, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports

The Mid-American Conference Championship game played on Saturday, Dec. 2 at Ford Field was a season rematch between The University of Akron and the University of Toledo. Unfortunately for the Zips, they were unable to beat Toledo during their second encounter this season, causing them to lose the champi...

Zips Claim Wagon Wheel, First MAC East Title Since 2005

Zips Claim Wagon Wheel, First MAC East Title Since 2005

By Robert Corts, Sports Correspondent

November 22, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports

The University of Akron football team walked out of InfoCision Stadium on Tuesday night as the Mid-American Conference East Champions following their 24-14 triumph over school rivals Kent State. Freshman quarterback, Kato Nelson, lead the Zips through the air, completing 6-of-20 passes for 69 yards ...

10 Miles Away, Worlds Apart

10 Miles Away, Worlds Apart

By Robert Barrett, Jr., Copy Editor

November 20, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports

A rivalry 94 years in the making, on Nov. 21, The University of Akron and Kent State University will renew their football rivalry in the 60th meeting between the two schools. The first contest between Kent and Akron was in 1923, the Zips won 32-0. Since then. there have been a total of 59 games played...

Zips Look to Keep Wagon Wheel in Akron

Zips Look to Keep Wagon Wheel in Akron

By Robert Barrett, Jr. and Robert Corts

November 20, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports

The University of Akron football team will welcome their rival, the Kent State Golden Flashes, to InfoCision Stadium-Summa Field on Nov. 21 for their annual Wagon Wheel game. Tuesday night will be Akron's last game of the regular season and will determine the Zip's fate in the Mid-American Conference...

Women Zips Ready to Bounce Back

Women Zips Ready to Bounce Back

By Robert Corts, Staff Writer

November 20, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports

The University of Akron Women’s Basketball team, a program that has won the most games in the Mid-American Conference within the last four years, finished last season with an overall record of 9-21 and a Mid-American Conference record of 2-16. In October, the Zips were predicted in the preseason polls to fi...

Young Zips Basketball Team Prep for Season

Young Zips Basketball Team Prep for Season

By Erika Newcome, Sports and Entertainment Editor

November 20, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports

Under the leadership of Head Coach John Groce, The University of Akron Men’s Basketball team is set to return to the court on Saturday, Nov. 25 as they travel to Dayton to compete against the Flyers at 7 p.m. Coach Groce is a new addition to the team coming in with 85 wins in the MAC conference,...

Zips Become Bowl Eligible, Take Control of Division

Zips Become Bowl Eligible, Take Control of Division

By Robert Barrett, Jr., Copy Editor

November 16, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports

Tuesday, Nov. 14, The University of Akron Zips defeated the Ohio University Bobcats 37-34. The Zips became bowl-eligible for the second time in three years and now control their path to the Mid-American Conference championship game. Tuesday’s game had all the elements of a great #MACtion game. The...

Quest For the Second Star

Quest For the Second Star

By Robert Corts, Sports Correspondent

November 14, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports

The 2017 NCAA Men’s Soccer Championship Selection took place Nov. 13 and it featured the Mid-American Conference champions, The University of Akron Men’s Soccer team. The Zips earned the No. 5 national seed and will host the winner of the Washington and Seattle match in the second-round on Sunday, ...

Zips Volleyball Ends Season in Battles Against Two Top Teams in MAC

Zips Volleyball Ends Season in Battles Against Two Top Teams in MAC

By A.J. Fagerlin, Sports Correspondent

November 13, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports

As they have all season long, the Akron Volleyball team exhibited their incredible heart and fight, competing closely with the best teams that the Mid-American Conference has to offer. The Zips were unable to take a set in their two matches on the weekend against Bowling Green and Miami (OH) but gave t...

Zips Claim 14th MAC Tournament Title in Victory over Western Michigan

Zips Claim 14th MAC Tournament Title in Victory over Western Michigan

By A.J. Fagerlin, Sports Correspondent

November 13, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports

Akron Men’s Soccer entered the MAC Tournament as the second-seed after ending the regular season on an eight-game winning streak. The Zips seem to be peaking at the right time, as they continued to ride the winning wave all the way to the 2017 MAC Tournament title. The Zips opened tournament play on Friday ag...

Northeast Ohio Coaches vs. Cancer Doubleheader Sees an Akron Comeback, Dominant Kent State

Northeast Ohio Coaches vs. Cancer Doubleheader Sees an Akron Comeback, Dominant Kent State

By Robert Corts, Sports Correspondent

November 13, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports

The University of Akron had the honor of hosting this year’s third annual Northeast Ohio Coaches vs. Cancer Doubleheader on Saturday. Four teams competed in the tournament at the James A. Rhodes Arena; Akron and Cleveland State at 7 p.m. and Kent State and Youngstown State following at 9:30 p.m. A...

Akron Women’s Basketball Tip-Off Season on Sunday

Akron Women’s Basketball Tip-Off Season on Sunday

By A.J. Fagerlin, Sports Correspondent

November 11, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports

Under the guidance of 12-year head coach Jodi Kest, the Zips women’s basketball team will begin their 2017-18 season of play Sunday, Nov. 12 against Bucknell. Kest, the longest-tenured head coach in the MAC and the winningest coach in program history, is happy with what she has seen from her you...

Men’s Soccer to Compete in MAC Tournament this Weekend

Men’s Soccer to Compete in MAC Tournament this Weekend

By A.J. Fagerlin, Sports Correspondent

November 9, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports

The Zips men’s soccer team enters this weekend’s Mid-American Conference Tournament as the second-seed and will face off against third-seeded SIU Edwardsville on Friday to begin play. The game is scheduled to kick off at 11 a.m. at the WMU Soccer Complex in Kalamazoo, Michigan. The other semifina...

Zips Fall to RedHawks After Woodson Suspension

Zips Fall to RedHawks After Woodson Suspension

By Robert Corts, Sports Correspondent

November 9, 2017


Filed under Sports

In their final Mid-American Conference road game of the season in Oxford Ohio, the Akron Zips suffered a setback against the Miami RedHawks Tuesday night, losing 24-14. Akron’s MAC record fell to 4-2 after the loss, giving the Ohio Bobcats a chance to secure a lead in the MAC East Division, dependin...

Akron Volleyball Drops Two Hard-Fought Weekend Matches

Akron Volleyball Drops Two Hard-Fought Weekend Matches

By A.J. Fagerlin, Sports Correspondent

November 7, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports

The Akron Zips volleyball team continued to battle hard this weekend against Buffalo and Ball State but were unable to break through with a victory. The Zips record now sits at 6-20 overall and 2-12 in the conference. The Zips struggles continued, as Akron dropped their 10th and 11th consecutive ...

Men’s Soccer Wins Last Non-Conference Game of Season

Men’s Soccer Wins Last Non-Conference Game of Season

By Robert Corts, Sports Correspondent

November 5, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports

The University of Akron men’s soccer team won its final non-conference match of the regular season against Marshall University Wednesday night at FirstEnergy Stadium-Cub Cadet Field. Akron dominated possession of the ball on the rainy Akron evening attempting six shots in the first half, but th...

Akron Gets Fifth Mid-American Conference Win Over Buffalo

Akron Gets Fifth Mid-American Conference Win Over Buffalo

By Robert Corts, Sports Correspondent

October 30, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports

The Zips bounced back from their defeat in Toledo last weekend with a big Mid-American Conference win over the University of Buffalo on a rainy Saturday Afternoon at InfoCision Stadium-Summa Field, 21-20. Once again, Akron’s QB Thomas Woodson, led the Zips with 21 of 29 completed passes for 286...

Zips Hold Off Panthers

Zips Hold Off Panthers

By Robert Corts, Sports Correspondent

October 27, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports

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Zips Fall to Rockets

Zips Fall to Rockets

By Robert Corts, Sports Correspondent

October 23, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports

The University of Akron football team had the chance to take a commanding lead in the Mid-American Conference East Division this weekend with their game against the Toledo Rockets but came up short, suffering a 48-21 loss in Toledo’s Glass Bowl. Marking Akron's first MAC loss of the season. "The...

Clean Sheet for Akron Against No. 12 Fighting Irish

Clean Sheet for Akron Against No. 12 Fighting Irish

By Robert Corts, Sports Contributor

October 19, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports

The University of Akron men’s soccer team continues the season with a top ten national poll ranking following their 2-0 win over the Notre Dame Fighting Irish Tuesday night at Cub Cadet Field. The Zips scored in the 35th and 88th minute of the game to secure Akron’s ninth win of this year’s camp...

Zips Football Lead the Mid-American Conference After Sunday’s Win Against WMU

Zips Football Lead the Mid-American Conference After Sunday’s Win Against WMU

By Robert Corts, Sports Contributor

October 16, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports

The University of Akron football team solidified their place as the Mid-American Conference leaders after a close win against the Western Michigan Broncos this weekend. The Broncos homecoming game was postponed to Sunday after heavy rainfall flooded the field at Waldo Stadium, causing unsatisfact...

Zips Volley Battle Hard, But Return Home Without a Win

Zips Volley Battle Hard, But Return Home Without a Win

By A.J. Fagerlin

October 16, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports

After spending two consecutive weekends on the road, the Akron Zips Volleyball team returned home to James A. Rhodes Arena to continue their MAC play against Western Michigan and Northern Illinois on Friday and Saturday for their annual “Dig for a Cure Weekend”. During the first match of the weekend, the Z...

Zips Dominate Ball State in Homecoming Victory

Zips Dominate Ball State in Homecoming Victory

By A.J. Fagerlin and Robert Corts

October 8, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports

After winning their first Mid-American Conference game last week against Bowling Green, the Akron Zips were able to overcome season-ending injuries to two of their key players to defeat the Ball State Cardinals 31-3 on Saturday. After losing leading rusher, senior Warren Ball along with defens...

Zips Kick for the Cure

Zips Kick for the Cure

By Robert Corts

October 7, 2017


Filed under Sports

The University of Akron women’s soccer team will look for their second win of the season, following their 0-3 loss against school rival Kent State on Thursday night, Oct. 6. The Zips have yet to grab a victory since their game against Wisconsin Green Bay in August. Kent’s Isabelle Mihail scored in the 17th ...

Zips Football Looks to Bounce Back After Losing Key Players

Zips Football Looks to Bounce Back After Losing Key Players

By Robert Corts

October 6, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports

This year’s annual homecoming game brings Ball State to InfoCision Stadium-Summa Field for the first time since 2013, on Saturday, Oct. 7, at 3:30 p.m. The 43rd Annual Varsity “A” Sports Hall of Fame Class will be honored prior to the game. Although the Zips were able to pick up their first conference wi...

Zips Golf Holds on to Third Place Finish, Grayson Runner-Up at Firestone Invitational

Zips Golf Holds on to Third Place Finish, Grayson Runner-Up at Firestone Invitational

By A.J. Fagerlin

October 4, 2017


Filed under Sports

The Zips hosted the 2017 Firestone Invitational at Firestone Country Club this week on Monday, Oct. 2 and Tuesday, Oct. 3. The 16 team, 86 individual event was played on the par-72, 7125 yard North Course at Firestone. One year ago the event saw many familiar competitors towards the top of the leaderbo...

Zips Volleyball Defeats Buffalo, Drops Heartbreaker to Toledo in Road Split

Zips Volleyball Defeats Buffalo, Drops Heartbreaker to Toledo in Road Split

By A.J. Fagerlin

October 2, 2017


Filed under Sports

After splitting a pair of matches at James A. Rhodes Arena last weekend to open Mid-American Conference play, the Akron volleyball team took to the road this week, traveling to Buffalo, New York and Toledo. The Zips began their week on Thursday in Buffalo, taking on the Bulls who had not been beat...

Akron Football Scores Second Win of the Season, First MAC Win

Akron Football Scores Second Win of the Season, First MAC Win

By Robert Corts

October 1, 2017


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Saturday night, The University of Akron Football team defeated Bowling Green, 34-23 in Bowling Green, Ohio. Head coach Terry Bowden said he was happy for his team who finally beat the Falcons after the past eight years. This marked the Zips’ first victory against the Falcons since 2006, and UA’s f...

Zips Hand Top-Ranked Michigan State First Loss of Season

Zips Hand Top-Ranked Michigan State First Loss of Season

By Robert Corts, Correspondent

September 28, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports

The University of Akron men’s soccer team showed what they are truly capable of doing this season following their 4-1 victory over a No. 1 Michigan State University on Wednesday, Sept. 27, at FirstEnergy Stadium–Cub Cadet Field. This is the highest ranked team the Zips have beat, since defeating...

Big Time, Big Ten Champs Square off Against Zips

Big Time, Big Ten Champs Square off Against Zips

By Robert Corts, Correspondent

September 27, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports

Coming off the dominating 5-0 victory over UMass Lowell on Sunday, Sept. 24, The University of Akron Men’s Soccer will face their biggest challenge of the season as they play top-ranked Michigan State at First Energy Stadium-Cub Cadet Field, Sept. 27, at 7 p.m. At 6:15 p.m., the AK Rowdies will...

Zips Put on Show, Defeat #21 UMass Lowell

Zips Put on Show, Defeat #21 UMass Lowell

By Robert Corts

September 25, 2017


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Akron Men’s Soccer kicked off Sunday morning off at FirstEnergy Stadium competing against No. 21 UMass Lowell The Zips dominated the River Hawks in the 90-degree weather, from kickoff, as the Zips pressured the UMass’s possession on the ball. Making it difficult for the River Hawks to play out of th...

Zips Volleyball Defeats Rival Kent State In Weekend Split to Open MAC Play

Zips Volleyball Defeats Rival Kent State In Weekend Split to Open MAC Play

By A.J. Fagerlin

September 24, 2017


Filed under Sports

The Zips opened up Mid-American Conference play against Kent State and Ohio University at home this weekend. Akron Volleyball split the two matches on the weekend, defeating the Golden Flashes in the Crystal Clinic Wagon Wheel Challenge on Friday. In their first match at James A. Rhodes Arena, the...

Zips Fall Late in Tight Battle Against Troy

Zips Fall Late in Tight Battle Against Troy

By A.J. Fagerlin

September 24, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports

In a back-and-forth battle, the Akron Zips fell to the Troy Trojans by a score of 22-17 at Veterans Memorial Stadium in Troy, Alabama on Saturday. Following a 25-minute lightning delay, Akron got on the board first with a 28-yard field goal by kicker Tom O’Leary. Troy, however, was able to take co...

Akron Men’s Soccer Put to the Test

Akron Men’s Soccer Put to the Test

By Robert Corts

September 23, 2017


Filed under Sports

The Akron Men’s Soccer team looks to continue their undefeated streak as they face off against UMass Lowell at 12 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 24, at Cub Cadet Field. It will be their last game before the Zips play undefeated Michigan State on Sept. 27. The Zips enter the game with a record of 2-2-1, ...

Zips Volleyball Opens MAC Play Against Kent State, Ohio

Zips Volleyball Opens MAC Play Against Kent State, Ohio

By A.J. Fagerlin, Sports Contributor

September 22, 2017


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After completing four tournaments to begin the fall season, the Zips volleyball team will return home to compete against MAC opponents. Akron is set to play rival Kent State University at 7 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 22, and Ohio University on Saturday, Sept. 23, at 5 p.m. The Zips enter MAC play wit...

UA Announces Potential Return of Baseball Program and Addition of Women’s Lacrosse

UA Announces Potential Return of Baseball Program and Addition of Women’s Lacrosse

By Erika Newcome and A.J. Fagerlin

September 19, 2017


Filed under Campus News, News, Showcase, Sports

The University of Akron President Matthew J. Wilson and Director of Athletics Larry Williams announced on Tuesday that they intend to recommend plans to restore UA’s baseball team and also to add a women’s lacrosse program to the list of Akron athletic programs, beginning competition in the 2019-2020 ac...

Cyclones End Zips Momentum

Cyclones End Zips Momentum

By Robert Corts

September 18, 2017


Filed under Sports

Many Zips fans left InfoCision Stadium-Summa Field disappointed after Akron’s 41-14 defeat, over 22,000 Akron Zips fans were in attendance at Saturday’s Football game against Iowa State. This made for one of the largest crowd turnouts in InfoCision Stadium history. Iowa State built up a quick...

AK-Rowdies to Host Football Tailgating Event

AK-Rowdies to Host Football Tailgating Event

By Celeste Houmard, Arts and Entertainment Contributor

September 15, 2017


Filed under Sports

The AK-Rowdies are hosting the Uniting UA Tailgate Party this Saturday, Sept. 16 at approximately 10:00 a.m., before The University of Akron Football team is set to take on Iowa State. If you’re looking to show some school spirit this weekend, this is the place for you. All students will be greeted wi...

Zips Football Look to Continue Momentum Entering Upcoming Game

Zips Football Look to Continue Momentum Entering Upcoming Game

By Robert Corts

September 15, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports

The University of Akron’s Football team is looking for their second win of the season Saturday, September 16, against the one for one Iowa State. The game is set to begin at 12 p.m. on the Zips home turf, Infocision Stadium-Summa Field. The Zips’ victory came in addition to a new school record as A...

Zips Softball Kicks Off Season at Firestone Stadium

Zips Softball Kicks Off Season at Firestone Stadium

By A.J. Fagerlin, Sports Contributor

September 14, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports

The University of Akron Softball team will take on rival Kent State and Ashland University in a doubleheader Friday, Sept. 15, at 4:30 p.m at Firestone Stadium. The Zips start their evening against the Ashland Eagles at 4:30, then will follow up with a game against the Golden Flashes. The second game...

Zips Football Seeks Victory at Home Opener

Zips Football Seeks Victory at Home Opener

By A.J. Fagerlin

September 8, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports

The University of Akron football team opens their home schedule this Saturday, September 9 at 6:30 p.m. at Infocision Stadium-Summa Field against Arkansas-Pine Bluff. The Zips are looking to bounce back after falling to one of the top teams in the nation, sixth-ranked Penn State, in their season ...

Akron Women’s Soccer to Face Dayton for First Time at Home

Akron Women’s Soccer to Face Dayton for First Time at Home

By Robert Corts, Correspondent

September 8, 2017


Filed under Sports

The Akron Zips Women’s Soccer team is looking for their second home win of the season against the Dayton Flyers, Friday, Sept. 8 at 7 p.m. This will be the first time in the history of the program that the two will teams face off at UA’s FirstEnergy Stadium - Cub Cadet Field. During Akron’s last...

Zips’ Guard Ready to Lead

Zips’ Guard Ready to Lead

By Joshua Glaze, Sports Contributor

September 7, 2017


Filed under Sports

With the departure of top scorers Kwan Cheathem Jr, Isaiah Johnson and Antino Jackson, The University of Akron’s Men’s basketball team was on the hunt for players to rebuild. One emerged from their own lineup: Jimond Ivey. The fourth leading scorer from last season, Jimond Ivey, a 6-foot-3-inch t...

Men’s Basketball Welcomes New Coach

Men’s Basketball Welcomes New Coach

By Joshua Glaze, Sports Contributor

September 7, 2017


Filed under Sports

The University of Akron men's basketball team had an uncanny off season with many departures on the team, which lead to John Groce taking reigns as head coach. Groce, however, is not new to the Mid-American Conference, and currently holds a 30-34 record in the MAC while previously coaching for Ohio Uni...

Akron RubberDucks Round Out Regular Season This Weekend

Akron RubberDucks Round Out Regular Season This Weekend

By Erika Newcome, Sports and Entertainment Editor

September 1, 2017


Filed under Sports

As baseball season winds down, only one weekend remains for UA students to get out to Canal Park and watch the Akron RubberDucks compete. The RubberDucks (AA minor league affiliate of the Cleveland Indians) complete their regular season schedule with a four-game home stand this Labor Day weekend. ...

Could This be The Comeback Season for Zips Football?

Could This be The Comeback Season for Zips Football?

By Erika Newcome, Sports and Entertainment Editor

August 30, 2017


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Expecting to bounce back after a particularly rough season, The University of Akron’s football team anxiously awaits the upcoming season. Head coach Terry Bowden is getting especially excited. “I’m more excited this year than ever before,” Bowden said. Senior, AJ Coney said, "I believe...

Women’s basketball squeaks past Penguins in overtime

By Jake Allen, Sports Editor

December 8, 2016


Filed under Sports

The University of Akron women’s basketball team beat the Youngstown State Penguins on Tuesday night, 76-74 in overtime, at the Beeghly Center in Youngstown. Akron improved its record to 4-2 on the season while the Penguins fell to 3-5. Senior guard Alex Ricketts led the Zips with 20 points off 5-13 ...

Players of the Week

By Jake Allen, Sports Editor

December 8, 2016


Filed under Sports

Kwan Cheatham Senior Forward Men’s Basketball The University of Akron men’s basketball team played two games over the past week going into Wednesday night’s game. First, the team beat Adrian College easily, 95-41, then lost to 10th-ranked Creighton, 82-70. Senior forward Kwan Cheatha...

Sports year in review

By Jake Allen, Sports Editor

December 8, 2016


Filed under Sports

The fall semester of 2016 will certainly be one to remember at The University of Akron. Beside it being the first semester for new President Matthew Willson, the sports teams at the University also had an interesting semester, highlighted by the men’s soccer team’s fifth-straight MAC Championship...

Men’s basketball impressive in loss to 10th-ranked Blue Jays

By Jake Allen, Sports Editor

December 5, 2016


Filed under Sports

  The University of Akron men’s basketball team lost to the undefeated Creighton Blue Jays on Saturday night, 82-70. Creighton came in as the 10th-ranked team in the nation, as it improved its record to 8-0 on the season. The loss snapped the Zips’ six-game winning streak as they fall to ...

Women’s basketball gets back on track with 80-59 win over Winthrop

By Jake Allen, Sports Editor

December 5, 2016


Filed under Sports

Sophomore guard Megan Sefcik played her best game as a Zip on Saturday, leading the University of Akron women’s basketball team to an 80-59 victory over Winthrop. The Zips record improves to 3-2 on the young season while Winthrop falls to 1-8. The best player on the court was Sefcik (Austintown, Ohio), who ...

Four Zips earn All-MAC honors

By Jake Allen, Sports Editor

December 1, 2016


Filed under Sports

The University of Akron football team wrapped up its season last Tuesday with a 9-3 loss at Ohio University to finish its season with a disappointing record of 5-7. However, four Zips were honored for their play on Wednesday when the Mid-American Conference released their All-MAC teams. First, sopho...

Women’s basketball falls to Bucknell on Education Day

By Jake Allen, Sports Editor

December 1, 2016


Filed under Sports

The University of Akron women’s basketball team lost to Bucknell University on Wednesday morning, 61-47, in Akron’s Fourth Annual Education Day. The Zips record falls to 2-2 on the young season, while Bucknell improves to 5-2. Akron has now won and lost one game at home and on the road this ...

Players of the Week: 12-2-2016

By Jake Allen, Sports Editor

December 1, 2016


Filed under Sports

Isaiah Johnson Senior Center Men’s Basketball Isaiah “Big Dog” Johnson led the Zips to the top of the Savannah Invitational, taking the tournament’s’ MVP award. Johnson scored 19 points in both games of the tournament and also hauled in 11 rebounds and seven assists in the two ...

Men’s basketball wins the Savannah Invitational

By Jake Allen, sports-editor@buchtelite.com

November 29, 2016


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The University of Akron men’s basketball team won the Savannah Invitational on Saturday after wins over Air Force and Mercer University. The Zips improved their record to 5-1 on the season with the wins. The team has now won five straight games after falling to Youngstown State in the season op...

Women’s basketball looks to go 3-1 at Bucknell

By Jake Allen, sports-editor@buchtelite.com

November 29, 2016


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The University of Akron women’s basketball team will return to the court on Wednesday when it hosts Bucknell University. The game will start unusually early, as tipoff is set for 10:30 a.m. The Zips come in with a 2-1 record on the season after wins against Malone and Canisius and a loss to Pen...

Football season ends in tough defensive battle

By Joshua Glaze, jig7@zips.uakron.edu

November 29, 2016


Filed under Sports

The University of Akron football team’s season came to an end on Tuesday, Nov. 22 with a 9-3 loss against the Ohio Bobcats. The Zips ended the disappointing season with four consecutive losses, which ultimately will keep them out of a bowl game this season with a record of 5-7. The Bobcats were ab...

Men’s basketball picks up first two wins of the season

By Jake Allen, Sports Editor

November 21, 2016


Filed under Sports

The University of Akron men’s basketball team won its first two games of the season this past weekend by beating American and Radford at home. The Zips improved their record over the weekend to 2-1 after losing to Youngstown State last Saturday. First, the Zips hosted American University in their home opener ...

Zips look to become Bowl eligible in season finale in Athens

By Jake Allen, Sports Editor

November 21, 2016


Filed under Sports

The University of Akron men’s football team looks to finish the regular season at .500 and become eligible to play in a postseason Bowl Game for the second straight season when the team travels south to play the Ohio Bobcats on Tuesday at 7 p.m. Akron enters play with a 5-6 record after losing its last three ...

Men’s soccer falls to Indiana in NCAA Tournament

By Jake Allen, Sports Editor

November 21, 2016


Filed under Sports

The University of Akron men’s soccer team finished its season with a record of 13-6-3 after losing to number four seed Indiana on Sunday, 1-0, in the second round of the NCAA Tournament. Despite a great showing against Villanova on Friday in the first round where the Zips won 2-0 off two Nick Hinds...

Plybon’s record night leads Zips over Canisius, 73-64

By Jake Allen, Sports Editor

November 21, 2016


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The University of Akron women’s basketball team defeated Canisius College on Sunday, 73-64, as guard Hannah Plybon posted a career night by making a school-record nine 3-pointers. The victory improves the Zips’ record to 2-1 on the season, while the Griffins fall to 1-2. Plybon’s monster ...

Sports Preview 11-16-2017

By Jake Allen, Sports Editor

November 16, 2016


Filed under Sports

Men’s Basketball: The University of Akron men’s basketball team will have its home opener on Thursday night at 7:30 p.m., as it hosts American University at James A. Rhodes Arena in Akron. The Zips enter the game with a 0-1 record after losing to Youngstown State on Saturday, 90-82. The Eagles ...

Men’s soccer hosts Villanova in NCCA tournament opener

By Jake Allen, Sports Editor

November 16, 2016


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The University of Akron men’s soccer team will play Villanova in front of its home crowd on Thursday at 5 p.m. in the first round of the NCAA Tournament. The Zips enter the game with a record of 12-5-3 while Villanova is 10-7-3. The Wildcats hail from the Big East Conference, and they fell to Butler in...

Players of the Week 11-16-2017

By Jake Allen, Sports Editor

November 16, 2016


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Nick Hinds Freshman Defender Men’s Soccer This season the Zips brought in two freshmen from Plantation, Florida, and 5-foot-7 forward Jonathan Lewis has been the most noticeable this season, leading the team with 11 assists and 15 points. However, Hinds is starting to give Lewis a run for h...

MAC champs, 13th time

MAC champs, 13th time

By Jackson Cline, jac320@zips.uakron.edu

November 14, 2016


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The University of Akron men’s soccer team captured its 13th MAC championship this past weekend right here in Akron. After defeating Western Michigan for the second time this past week on Friday by a score of 4-0, the Zips held on to a 2-1 lead in the championship match on Sunday to outlast Buffalo. ...

Zips’ sloppy play leads to loss to the Falcons

By Joshua Glaze, jig7@zips.uakron.edu

November 14, 2016


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The University of Akron football team’s losing streak continues after its defeat against the Bowling Green Falcons, 38-28, on Wednesday at InfoCision Stadium-Summa Field in Akron. The Falcons were able to gut out a close game to get their first conference win of the season. Tallying another loss, ...

Men’s basketball team falls to YSU, 90-82

By Jake Allen, Sports Editor

November 14, 2016


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The University of Akron men’s basketball team lost to Youngstown State on Saturday night, 90-82, at the Beeghly Center in Youngstown. It was the season opener for both teams, and it was part of the Coaches vs. Cancer doubleheader. Kent State defeated Cleveland State in the previous game, 79-74.  ...

Women’s basketball beat Malone to start season

By Jake Allen, Sports Editor

November 14, 2016


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The University of Akron women’s basketball team survived a slow start to beat Malone University, 63-52, on Saturday afternoon in Akron. Once again, Hannah Plybon led the Zips in scoring with 20 points. It wasn’t easy for her, however, as she made just four of her 12 shots, including just one of ...

Men’s soccer hosts MAC Tournament

By Jake Allen, Sports Editor

November 9, 2016


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The University of Akron men’s soccer team will host the MAC Tournament this weekend, starting Friday. First, at 4 p.m., Buffalo and Bowling Green will face off as the second and third seeds. Akron will then host Western Michigan for the second consecutive game, starting at 7 p.m. The winners will p...

Sports Preview (11-10-16)

By Jake Allen, Sports Editor

November 9, 2016


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Men’s Basketball The University of Akron men’s basketball team will open its season on the road Saturday versus Youngstown State University, at the Beeghly Center in the 2nd Annual Coaches vs. Cancer Basketball Doubleheader. The Coaches vs. Cancer event features coaches from four schools: Keith ...

Players of the Week (11-10-16)

By Jake Allen, Sports Editor

November 9, 2016


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Jerome Lane Junior Wide Receiver Football The Zips big (6-foot-3, 220 pounds) receiver continued his excellent season, posting another huge game against Toledo last Wednesday. Lane caught just six passes, but he turned them into 177 yards, including a 91-yard touchdown catch on the Zips ...

Soccer captures MAC title

By Jackson Cline, jac320@zips.uakron.edu

November 7, 2016


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The University of Akron men’s soccer team (10-5-3) captured its 12th straight Mid-American Conference title Saturday after taking down Western Michigan by a score of 3-0. After going into the game tied with Bowling Green for the lead in the conference, the Zips would jump the Falcons to become ...

Sports Recap (11-8-16)

By Jake Allen, Sports Editor

November 7, 2016


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Women’s Basketball The University of Akron women’s basketball team beat Walsh University on Saturday, 81-70, in the team’s first exhibition game of the 2016-2017 season. The Zips had a balanced attack, as seven players scored at least seven points each. Senior Hannah Plybon had an excell...

Zips defensive struggles continue in big loss to Toledo

By Joshua Glaze, jig7@zips.uakron.edu

November 7, 2016


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The University of Akron football team took its second consecutive conference loss Wednesday to the Toledo Rockets, 48-17, at InfoCision Stadium-Summa Field in Akron. The Zips fell to 3-3 in conference play with an overall record of 5-5 on the season. The Zips offense made big plays, but failed to consistently driv...

Football looks to become bowl eligible

By Jake Allen, Sports Editor

November 7, 2016


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The University of Akron football team looks to break a two-game losing streak and finally become bowl-eligible on Wednesday when it hosts the Bowling Green Falcons. The Zips enter the game with a 5-5 record overall and a 3-3 conference record. The Falcons are struggling mightily this season, as they have ...

Men’s soccer defeats Grand Canyon in double-overtime

By Jake Allen, Sports Editor

November 2, 2016


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The University of Akron men’s soccer team beat Grand Canyon University on Wednesday night, 3-2, in double-overtime at FirstEnergy Stadium-Cub Cadet Field. Junior forward Stuart Holthusen (Auckland, New Zealand) scored twice in the game, including the game-winning goal in the 104th minute to se...

Players of the Week 11-3-16

By Jake Allen, Sports Editor

November 2, 2016


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Jonathan Lewis Freshman Forward Men’s Soccer The freshman from Plantation, Florida had an excellent week for the Zips. First, he scored his first goal of the season last Wednesday versus Ohio State, a game that the Zips won 2-0. Lewis finished with four shots against the Buckeyes. Lewis...

Johnson, Plybon named to preseason All-MAC Teams

By Jake Allen, Sports Editor

November 2, 2016


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Center Isaiah Johnson of The University of Akron men’s basketball team and Hannah Plybon of the Zips’ women’s basketball team have each been named to the Mid-American Conference’s Preseason All-MAC Squad. The men’s team has also been selected to win the MAC-East Division for the fourth str...

Sports Preview 11-3-16

By Jake Allen, Sports Editor

November 2, 2016


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Men’s Soccer- The University of Akron men’s soccer team will host Western Michigan on Saturday at 7:30 p.m. at FirstEnergy Stadium-Cub Cadet Field in Akron. It will be the final regular season game of the season for the Zips men’s team. The Zips enter the game with a record of 9-5-3 after their 3-2 double-o...

Men’s soccer ties Bowling Green

By Jake Allen, Sports Editor

October 31, 2016


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The University of Akron men’s soccer team tied the Bowling Green Falcons on Saturday in Bowling Green, 2-2. The Zips record stands at 8-5-3 and 2-1-1 in the MAC while the Falcons are 9-5-3 and 2-0-2 in the MAC. Bowling Green’s Tate Robertson got the scoring started early, netting his first goal o...

Sports Recap (11-1-16)

By Jake Allen, Sports Editor

October 31, 2016


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Women’s Volleyball- The University of Akron women’s volleyball team beat rival Kent State on Friday, 3-2. The match was a close affair, as the Zips won by sets of 25-27, 25-21, 31-33, 25-21, and 15-8. The Zips improved their record to 7-16 overall and 2-9 in the Mid-American Conference, wh...

Zips football trampled by the Bulls

By Joshua Glaze, jig7@zips.uakron.edu

October 31, 2016


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The University of Akron football team fell to The University at Buffalo on Thursday, Oct. 27, by a score of 41-20. With another loss, the Zips now have a record of 5-4 (3-2) while Buffalo picked up its first conference win of the season (1-3). Overall, the Bulls are now 2-6. The Zips defense...

Zips look to continue conference success in Buffalo

By Jake Allen, Sports Editor

October 26, 2016


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The University of Akron football team will travel to Buffalo on Thursday to play the Bulls in a huge MAC game. Coming off a 35-25 win over Ball State last Saturday, the Zips will only get five days of rest before Thursday’s game. Akron enters the game with a 5-3 record, and it needs just one m...

Players of the Week (10-27-16)

By Jake Allen, Sports Editor

October 26, 2016


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Van Edwards Sophomore Running back Football Edwards was the Zips’ offense in the first half on Saturday versus Ball State while Thomas Woodson knocked off the rust after missing three games. Edwards’ 45-yard touchdown run in the second quarter was the Zips only score of the first half. Th...

Sports Preview (10-27-16)

By Jake Allen, Sports Editor

October 26, 2016


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Men’s Soccer- The University of Akron men’s soccer team will take the weekend off as it rests up to play the Ohio State Buckeyes on Wednesday, Nov. 2. Game time will be at 7 p.m. in Columbus. The Zips, 7-5-2, have struggled in comparison to recent years. On the road they have especially struggled, goi...

Woodson returns to lead Zips’ comeback victory

By Joshua Glaze, jig7@zips.uakron.edu

October 24, 2016


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The University of Akron football team was able to defeat the Ball State Cardinals 35-25 on Saturday, with a huge second-half rally at Scheumann Stadium. The Zips’ record now improves to 5-3 overall, and 3-1 in conference play. The Cardinals now fall to 4-4 (1-3) with the loss. The Zips’ off...

Sports Recap 10-25-16

By Jake Allen, Sports Editor

October 24, 2016


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Women’s Soccer The University of Akron women’s soccer team picked up its first conference win of the season on Thursday in a major upset versus Central Michigan, 3-2. The Zips improved to 4-9-4 (1-4-4 MAC) while Central Michigan fell to 13-2-2 (5-2). Akron picked up its first win since Se...

Zips suffer first home loss

By Jackson Cline, jac320@zips.uakron.edu

October 24, 2016


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The University of Akron men’s soccer team (7-5-2) lost for the first time this season while playing here at FirstEnergy Stadium-Summa Field on Saturday versus West Virginia, by a score of 3-1. Not only was it the first loss; it is the first time the Zips have even allowed a goal at home this year. T...

Sports Preview (10-20-16)

By Jake Allen, Sports Editor

October 19, 2016


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Men’s Soccer- The University of Akron men’s soccer team will host another major Division One school on Saturday when it hosts conference foe West Virginia at 7:30 p.m., at FirstEnergy Stadium-Cub Cadet Field in Akron. The Zips enter the game with a 7-4-2 record, and they are 2-0 in confer...

Holthusen scores two as men’s soccer draws with Penn State

By Jackson Cline, jac320@zips.uakron.edu

October 19, 2016


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Despite a valiant overtime effort, The University of Akron men’s soccer team (7-4-2) could not score the golden goal in the 20 minutes of overtime on Tuesday night against Penn State. The Zips would strike first at the 11-minute mark when junior Stuart Holthusen scored a breakaway goal off an assis...

Players of the week (10-20-16)

By Jacob Allen, Sports Editor

October 19, 2016


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Stuart Holthusen Junior Forward Men’s Soccer After missing most of the season with an injury, Holthusen finally recorded his first points of the season this week. First, on Saturday, Holthusen assisted on Sam Gainford’s second goal of the game. Then, in Tuesday’s 2-2 tie versus Penn Sta...

Zips football looks to get back on track versus Ball State

By Jake Allen, Sports Editor

October 19, 2016


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The University of Akron football team looks to rebound from its 41-0 loss against Western Michigan last game when it plays the Ball State Cardinals on Saturday. Both teams enter the game with a 4-3 record, but the Zips have the advantage in conference record (2-1) over Ball State (1-2). The Cardin...

Sports Recap (10-18-16)

By Jake Allen, Sports Editor

October 17, 2016


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Women’s Soccer-   The University of Akron women’s soccer team grinded out two draws this weekend. The Zips tied both Northern Illinois and Western Michigan 0-0 after two overtimes. First, on Friday, the Zips were only able to muster two shots on Huskies’ goalkeeper Amy Annala. The Huskies...

Zips dominated by Broncos, 41-0

October 17, 2016


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The University of Akron football team fell to the Western Michigan Broncos on Saturday, 41-0, at InfoCision Stadium in Akron. The Zips record falls to 4-3 overall, and they picked up their first conference loss of the season. The Broncos remain undefeated (7-0, 3-0) as they continue their ascent...

Men’s soccer posts 7-0 victory over NIU

By Jackson Cline, jac320@zips.uakron.edu

October 17, 2016


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The University of Akron men’s soccer team (7-4-1) had its most dominant victory of the season Saturday, defeating Northern Illinois University by a score of 7-0. This victory also moved the Zips to first place in the MAC Conference with a record of 2-0. The Zips scored early and often. Their first...

Zips football hosts 23rd-ranked Western Michigan

By Jake Allen, Sports Editor

October 12, 2016


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The University of Akron football team will host the 23rd-ranked Western Michigan Broncos on Saturday at 3:30 p.m. at InfoCision Stadium-Summa Field. Western Michigan has been very impressive this season, as they have beaten Big Ten teams Illinois and Northwestern, while also dominating MAC schools Nort...

Players of the week (10-13-16)

By Jake Allen, Sports Editor

October 12, 2016


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Tra’von Chapman Junior Quarterback Football Starting for injured starter Thomas Woodson for the second straight game, Chapman played his best game as a Zip. Chapman started the game with a 70-yard touchdown run, the Zips’ longest run of the season. Overall, Chapman gained 254 yards with ...

Sports Preview (10-13-16)

By Jake Allen, Sports Editor

October 12, 2016


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Men’s Soccer- The University of Akron men’s soccer team will get back to MAC play when it travels to DeKalb, Illinois to play the Northern Illinois Huskies at 7 p.m. on Saturday. The Zips are 6-4-1 on the season, and are coming off a tough 2-1 loss to Michigan State on Tuesday. Akron won ...

Women’s soccer drops pair to MAC teams

By Jake Allen, Sports Editor

October 10, 2016


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The University of Akron women’s soccer team dropped a pair of games over the weekend, dropping their record to 3-9-2 overall, while remaining winless (0-3-2) in Mid-American Conference play. First, the Zips fell to Kent State on Thursday 4-0. The Golden Flashes continue to dominate, as they impr...

Zips men’s soccer opens MAC play with a win

By Jackson Cline, jac320@zips.uakron.edu

October 10, 2016


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The University of Akron men’s soccer team (6-3-1) opened Mid-American Conference play with what might have been its best performance of the season, defeating the Buffalo Bulls 4-0. It was all Akron from the beginning as the Zips scored their first goal at the four-minute mark, when senior capt...

Basketball Season Preview (2016-2017)

By Jake Allen, Sports Editor

October 10, 2016


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The University of Akron men’s and women’s basketball teams started official practices last Monday for the 2016-2017 season, and expectations are high once again for both teams. The men’s team will begin the season on Nov. 12 in a 7:45 p.m. game versus Youngstown State, while the women’s wi...

Zips win Homecoming Game, 35-13 over Redhawks

By Jake Allen, Sports Editor

October 10, 2016


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The University of Akron football team beat the Miami (Ohio) Redhawks, 35-13, on Saturday in the annual Homecoming Game. The Zips improve to 4-2 on the season, and they remain unbeaten in conference play at 2-0. The Redhawks continue to struggle this season, falling to 0-6 (0-2). Starting again for ...

Sports Preview (10-6-16)

By Jake Allen, Sports Editor

October 5, 2016


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Men’s Soccer The University of Akron men’s soccer team finally gets back in action on Friday when it hosts the Buffalo Bulls at 7:30 p.m. The Zips enter with a record of 5-3-1 overall. This will be their first conference game of the season. They will be facing a tough Buffalo squad, who co...

Zips’ football hosts homecoming game

By Jake Allen, Sports Editor

October 5, 2016


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The University of Akron football team will host the Miami University Redhawks this Saturday in its annual Homecoming Game at 3:30 p.m. at Infocision Stadium in Akron. The Zips enter the game with a 3-2 record overall, and are 1-0 in conference games after beating Kent State last Saturday. Miami has ye...

Players of the week (10-6-16)

By Jake Allen, Sports Editor

October 5, 2016


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Ulysees Gilbert Football Sophomore Linebacker The Zips’ first-year starter had the best game of his career Saturday at Kent, setting career-highs in tackles (16), while recording three tackles for loss and his second career sack. Gilbert leads a young defense with 55 tackles and seven t...

Sports Recap (10-3-16)

October 3, 2016


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Women’s Soccer- The University of Akron women’s soccer team was able to tie the Toledo Rockets on Friday, 1-1, but then dropped a match to Bowling Green on Sunday, 2-1. The Zips fell to 3-7-2 on the season, and are now 0-2-2 in MAC play. In Friday’s game versus Toledo, the Zips’ f...

Zips beat Kent State to claim the Wagon Wheel

By Joshua Glaze, jig7@zips.uakron.edu

October 3, 2016


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The University of Akron football team overcame the Kent State Golden Flashes in a thrilling win in the Wagon Wheel Challenge on Saturday by a score of 31-27. Despite going 3-12 on third-down, being outgained 378-423 in total yards, and losing the turnover battle 0-3, the Zips were able to prevail. ...

Zips draw with VCU after scoreless match

By Jackson Cline, jac320@zips.uakron.edu

September 28, 2016


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The University of Akron men’s soccer team (5-3-1) finished Tuesday night’s match with its first tie of the season. A 90-minute game and two 10-minute overtimes could not generate a goal for either team. Although the Zips did not get the win that they hoped for, there was still something good to...

Sports Preview (8-28-16)

By Jake Allen, jda47@zips.uakron.edu

September 28, 2016


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Women’s Soccer The University of Akron women’s soccer team hosts the Toledo Rockets on Friday night at 7 p.m. as it looks to get back on track. The Zips come into the game with a 3-6-1 record, and have a 0-3-1 record in their past four games. This is the third conference game of the season for...

Zips football kicks off conference play at Kent State

By Jake Allen, jda47@zips.uakron.edu

September 28, 2016


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The University of Akron football team will travel to play its biggest rival, the Kent State Golden Flashes, in the Wagon Wheel Challenge on Saturday at 3:30 p.m. The Zips enter with a 2-2 record, and are coming off a tough 45-38 loss to Appalachian State University at home, and will begin the in-co...

Players of the Week

By Jake Allen, jda47@zips.uakron.edu

September 28, 2016


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Karli Knezevich Women’s Tennis Knezevich (Austin, Texas) was perfect over the weekend in the Akron Shootout, winning all three doubles matches and all three singles matches she played. Along with partner Karalina Maksimava, Knezevich beat players from Cleveland State University, Youngstown Sta...

Zips football falls short against Appalachian State

By Jacob Allen, jda47@zips.uakron.edu

September 26, 2016


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The University of Akron football team couldn’t quite complete a comeback — it lost on Saturday to the Appalachian State Mountaineers 45-38 at InfoCision Stadium - Summa Field in Akron. With the loss the Zips close out the non-conference portion of their schedule at 2-2, while Appalachian Sta...

Sports Recap

By Jacob Allen, jda47@zips.uakron.edu

September 26, 2016


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Women’s Soccer   The University of Akron women’s soccer team failed to score in its first two Mid-American Conference games over the weekend, tying Miami (OH) on Friday 0-0 and losing to Ball State on Sunday 1-0. The Zips now sit at 3-6-1 on the season.   Goaltending was the key ...

Sports Recap

By Jake Allen, Sports Editor

September 19, 2016


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Women’s soccer falls to Duquesne The University of Akron women’s soccer team fell to the Duquesne Dukes on Friday, 2-0. The loss drops the Zips to 3-5 on the season while Duquesne improves to 3-2-2. Malea Fabean scored just 10 minutes into the match for her third goal of the season, beatin...

Zips roll over Marshall

By Joshua Glaze, Writer

September 19, 2016


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The University of Akron football team dominated the Marshall Thundering Herd on Saturday afternoon, 65-38, at Joan C. Edwards Stadium in Huntington, West Virginia. It was the first time the Zips have scored more than 60 points in a game since 2012. The Zips had success in all three phases of the game, scoring on...

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