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Men’s Soccer Continues Season with Zero Wins, Fans Keep High Hopes for Team

The University of Akron Men’s Soccer team in their match against Stanford.

By Veronica Janosek, News & Sports Editor

September 17, 2019

Men’s Soccer at The University of Akron is off to a rough start with zero wins out of the first five games this season. Having won the Mid-American Conference Tournament last year and appearing in the NCAA National Championship game, before Maryland pulled ahead, the men’s soccer team is known ...

Zips Soccer Makes Sixth Trip to College Cup

The Akron Zips Men’s Soccer team celebrates their 3-2 victory over Stanford.

By Jake Herron, Online Editor

December 6, 2018

The Akron Zips Men’s Soccer team is heading to its sixth College Cup appearance after toppling defending national champion Stanford in the NCAA Tournament quarterfinals. This is a comeback against a team that previously squashed Akron’s championship dreams last season and in 2015. Akron will t...

Men’s Soccer Advances Again

(Image via Sean Palchick)

By Jordyn Etling, Sports Editor

November 21, 2018

Sunday, Nov. 18, the Akron Zips Men’s Soccer team took a 3-1 win over Syracuse in the second round of the NCAA Tournament on the campus of Colgate University. With this win, the Zips advance to the Sweet 16 of the tournament where they will play top-seeded Wake Forest. The Zips have now gone...

Men’s Soccer Wins MAC Championship

Men’s Soccer celebrates with an Akron Zips flag and the MAC Championship trophy. (Image via Akron Zips)

By Jordyn Etling, Sports Editor

November 14, 2018

The Akron Zips Men's Soccer Team captured its 15th Mid-American Conference Tournament title and seventh consecutive league tournament title win on Sunday, Nov. 11 against Western Michigan. According to, Akron has now won four consecutive games and outshot SIU Edwardsville, West Virginia and We...

West Virginia Further Sinks Men’s Soccer

The 2018 Men's Soccer team. (Photo courtesy of the Akron Zips)

By Jordyn Etling, Sports Editor

October 17, 2018

On Saturday, Oct. 13, The Akron Zips Men Soccer (5-5-2, 0-1-1 MAC) team took on West Virginia (9-5-0, 2-0-0 MAC) at FirstEnergy Stadium Cub-Cadet Field in Akron. The Zips were handed a 2-1 loss which puts a hole in their almost unbeaten record in the Mid-American Conference, according to The Akron...