The Buchtelite

Zips looking to tame the Bobcats

By Terry Rabbits, Sports Editor

October 1, 2015

The University of Akron’s football team is riding high on an emotional wave after last weekend’s 35-14 victory over host Louisiana-Lafayette. Akron (2-2) looks to continue riding that wave as they open Mid-American Conference play against Ohio University this Saturday at InfoCision Stadium – S...

Zips still looking for their second win of season

October 16, 2012

Written by: D.J. Johnson The Akron Zips found themselves in a familiar position on Saturday afternoon. They were down one score late in the fourth quarter. Trailing Ohio 34-28 with under two minutes to go, a Zips onside kick went out of bounds, killing any chance of a comeback. “It was too little, ...

Zips hope to tackle undefeated Bobcats

October 11, 2012

Written by: D.J. Johnson Only one undefeated team remains in the Mid-American Conference. On Saturday afternoon, the Akron Zips will line up across from that team. The Ohio Bobcats (6-0, 2-0 MAC) will host the Zips (1-5, 0-2 MAC) in a match-up of two teams that have seen their seasons head in ...

Women's soccer losing streak continues, extends to seven games

October 11, 2012

Written by: Sartaj Aujla Akron women’s soccer continues to struggle for wins as the season winds down. The Zips fell to both Ohio University and Kent State over the weekend. They fall to 4-9-0, and are on an unfortunate seven-game losing streak. "They were two different types of games, in terms of competitiveness and energy," said ...

Volleyball team serves Kent State a crushing loss over the weekend

October 9, 2012

Written by: Parker Perry The University of Akron volleyball team continued a trend over the weekend. After falling in their first match in Athens, Akron evened out their Mid-American Conference record by sweeping arch-rival Kent State at KSU. It was the third weekend in a row that the Zips finishe...

Volleyball team begins MAC play with a bang

September 25, 2012

Written by: Parker Perry The UA volleyball team started the Mid-American Conference portion of their schedule last Thursday. Akron defeated the Buffalo Bulls in straight sets, but fell in their second MAC match at Ball State. These games put Akron in a tie for second place in the MAC East divisio...

Softball to play Bobcats

April 12, 2012

Written by: Zack West “Ohio is a beatable team,” said Akron Head Coach Julie Jones. “They’re solid but beatable.” The Zips have struggle as of late hitting the ball and getting runners in play. Last weekend in a pair of doubleheaders, the Zips averaged 4.75 hits a game while only scori...