The Buchtelite

Sports Recap

By Terry Rabbitts, twr15@zips.uakron.edu

March 1, 2016

Women’s swimming and diving The University of Akron women’s swimming and diving team started fast and finished the same way in gaining the Mid-American Conference Championships for the third straight year. Akron grabbed the lead on the first day of the four-day event and never relinquished it ...

Sports Update

By Terry Rabbitts, Sports-editor@buchtelite.com

February 17, 2016

Rifle The University of Akron rifle team traveled to Morehead, Kentucky on Sunday for the final match of the regular season against No. 17 Morehead State. The No. 16 Zips made the trip slightly short-handed and came up short against the Eagles by a final score of 4,589 to 4,602. The Zips strugg...

Sports Recap

By Terry Rabbitts, Sports-editor@buchtelite.com

February 3, 2016

Rifle The University of Akron’s No. 16 rifle team struggled this past weekend while competing in the Palmyra Invitational. The Zips would manage to score 4,585 points but it was enough against opponents like No. 11 Army and No. 14 Navy who compiled 4,627 and 4,596 points respectively. In the ...

Sports Recap

Sports Recap

By Terry Rabbitts, Sports-editor@buchtelite.com

November 23, 2015

Swimming and diving The University of Akron swimming and diving team took home first place this past weekend at the Magnus Cup Invitational at Cleveland State University in the Robert F. Busbey Natatorium. It is the first time that the Zips have ever finished the three-day event by earning the Mag...

Sports Recap

By Terry Rabbitts, sports-editor@buchtelite.com

November 4, 2015

Women’s volleyball The University of Akron women’s volleyball team concludes its regular season this weekend by hitting the road for a couple of Mid-American Conference battles. The Zips (8-17, 2-10 MAC) travel to Kent State University on Friday, Nov. 6, to take on the Golden Flashes (15-9,...

Sports Recap

By Terry Rabbitts, sports-editor@buchtelite.com

October 28, 2015

Men’s Golf The University of Akron men's golf team wrapped up the fall season with a fifth-place finish at the Outer Banks Intercollegiate hosted by Old Dominion University. Akron ended the 54-hole event at the par-71, 6,550-yard Kilmarlic Golf Club with an 868 (+16) team total. Yann Pfeiffer...

Sports Recap

Sports Recap

By Terry Rabbitts, Sports-editor@buchtelite.com

October 14, 2015

Men’s and Women’s Cross Country The University of Akron men’s and women’s cross country teams will head to the University of Louisville, which is serving as host for the 2015 NCAA Division I Pre-Nationals Invitational at E.P. ‘Tom’ Sawyer State Park. The Pre-National meet serves as a precursor for the...

Record Breakers

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

October 14, 2015

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 rounds (141, -3 total). Zachary Strohl, Julia Hatch, (2nd row) Connor O’Mara, and Joshua Ko...

Sports Recap

By Terry Rabbitts, Sports-editor@buchtelite.com

October 12, 2015

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 not continue throughout the weekend as the Zips had trouble from the start on...