The Buchtelite

Zips baseball team plays in Michigan over weekend

April 25, 2012

Written by: Kyle George The University of Akron baseball team traveled to Kalamazoo, Mich., for a three-game series against Western Michigan University this past weekend. The teams played a doubleheader on Saturday because Friday’s game was postponed due to inclement weather. The Zips won the first game by a score of 3-1. Senior Andrew Brown pitche...

Akron softball splits doubleheaders over weekend against MAC opponents

April 24, 2012

Written by: Zack West The Lady Zips softball team split a pair of doubleheaders against two MAC rivals this weekend. The team dropped two close games to Western Michigan on Friday and beat Northern Illinois in a pair of games on Saturday and Sunday. The Zips turned their weekend with a win against No...

Zips softball faces Robert Morris

April 18, 2012

Written by: Zack West The Lady Zips softball team split a doubleheader against Robert Morris (26-18) on Tuesday, winning game one 6-0 and dropping game two 8-2. In game one, Brittany Mauer (13-18) pitched a complete, one-hit shutout game with just one walk along with seven strikeouts. Only three Colon...

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...

Tellep, Hernandez helps softball past Niagara

April 4, 2012

Written by: Zack West The University of Akron softball team swept the Niagara Purple Eagles (4-18) in the teams’ doubleheader Tuesday at Lee R. Jackson Softball Field. In game one, the Zips (13-18-1, 0-4 MAC) handled the Purple Eagles 12-1, needing just five innings to secure the win. The Zips gr...

Softball has disappointing week against Youngstown

March 28, 2012

Written by: Zack West The University of Akron’s softball team was in action against Youngstown State Tuesday, dropping game one and tying game two of their doubleheader. In game one, the Zips scored three runs in the first two innings and added another in the third. Rachael Ratcliffe hit an RBI doub...

Softball to travel to Dayton Sunday

March 22, 2012

Written by: Zach West The Lady Zips softball team will travel to the University of Dayton to for a doubleheader Sunday. The Zips head into the contest with an even 11-11 record, compiled from competing in a series of invitationals in Va., Fla., Calif., S.C. and La. The Zips are led statistically in...

Baseball goes 1-1 in doubleheader

March 21, 2012

Written by: Christian Turner The University of Akron baseball team went 1-1 in a doubleheader against the West Virginia Mountaineers Tuesday. Senior left-handed pitcher Scott Fisher started off for Akron on the mound, seeing a total of 21 batters. Fisher threw for five innings, allowing only two runs, to giv...