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Johnson, Plybon named to preseason All-MAC Teams

By Jake Allen, Sports Editor

November 2, 2016

Filed under Sports

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 ...

Sports Recap

By Terry Rabbitts, Writer

April 11, 2016

Filed under Sports

Men’s Golf The University of Akron men’s golf team used a strong effort on Sunday to gain four places in the overall standings at The Cabarrus County Irish Creek Collegiate. The Zips finished the 54-hole tournament in eig...

Sports Recap

By Terry Rabbitts, Writer

April 6, 2016

Filed under Sports

Men’s Golf The University of Akron men’s golf team finished with a team score of 294 (+6) on the final day at the Bulls Bay Golf Club to finish the tournament in 14th place this week in Awendaw, South Carolina. The Zips had earlier ...

Sports Recap

By Terry Rabbitts, Writer

March 30, 2016

Filed under Sports

Women’s Basketball The University of Akron women’s basketball team had four of its student-athletes named to the Mid-American Conference All-Academic team. The announcement was made on Wednesday, March 30. Hannah Plyb...

Akron vs. VCU preview

March 21, 2013

Though NCAA may be out, light still shines on possibility of WNIT bid

March 19, 2013

Filed under Sports

Parker Perry The Akron women’s basketball team set records as well as new standards in 2013. When women’s basketball head coach Jodi Kest arrived in Akron for the 2006-2007 season, the program was not in a good place. N...

Chance of the ages

March 14, 2013

Tecca aims high on and off the court

March 14, 2013

Filed under News

Bridget Linton Whether she’s hitting the hardwood or hitting the books, Rachel Tecca has had incredible success on and off the court this basketball season. Tecca is no stranger to victory. As a graduate from Archbishop Hoban...


March 12, 2013

Filed under News, Sports

Matthew Balsinger On Saturday, Marla Ridenour of the Akron Beacon Journal published a rather forceful article to describe the possible impact of Alex Abreu’s actions on the Zips’ remarkable season. Ridenour is a respected v...

Zips clinch season

March 7, 2013

Victory in Athens

February 28, 2013

Akron stays on top

February 26, 2013

Akron rolls on

February 19, 2013

March Madness tournament

February 14, 2013

Filed under Sports

Matthew Balsinger Sports Editor As March quickly approaches, the possibility of an NCAA tournament bid for Akron is reaching exciting levels. There are some fans out there, however, who don’t know how the NCAA tournament w...

Winning streak continues

February 12, 2013

Filed under Sports

D.J. Johnson After a gritty 54-50 win over the Miami RedHawks on Saturday afternoon, the Zips 15 consecutive wins is not only their longest in over 50 years but the longest active streak in the nation. The victory over Miami was n...

Akron wins big

February 5, 2013

Bowling Green preview

January 31, 2013

The comeback kids

January 29, 2013

Lady Zips top the MAC

January 25, 2013