The Buchtelite

Fifth time's a charm

October 18, 2012

Written by: D.J. Johnson The Akron football program has seen only one win over the past seven weeks. But for head coach Terry Bowden, becoming a winning team is a step-by-step process. Though their record may not show it, the first-year head coach is confident in his team's progress. "We don't have to as...

Sympson's sports view

October 16, 2012

Written by: Matt Sympson With many of our teams playing on the road this weekend, it was a quiet weekend for Akron sports around campus. However, the Cleveland Browns received their first win of the season as they knocked off division rival Cincinnati Bengals. Akron football Our football team traveled to the hos...

Volleyball goes winless over the weekend

October 16, 2012

Written by: Parker Perry The University of Akron volleyball team came up short over the weekend. The team dropped both of their matches, 3-1 to Western Michigan and 3-2 to Northern Illinois. Despite falling in both contests, the team is still in contention for a spot in the Mid-American Conference tourn...

Men's soccer defeats Northern Illinoise

October 16, 2012

Written by: Zack West The No. 3 University of Akron men’s soccer team improved to 9-1-2, and 4-0-0 in the MAC, when they traveled to Northern Illinois on Saturday. The Zips out-shot the Huskies (3-7-2, 2-1-0 MAC) 18-8 for the game and continued their streak of 42 Conference games without a loss. ...

Women's soccer woes continue against MAC

October 4, 2012

Written by: Sartaj Aujla The Akron women’s soccer team opened up home field MAC play this past weekend, looking to pick up after a bad start to conference play, but fell to both Northern Illinois, 1-0, and Toledo, 2-1. The Zips are now 4-7-0 and are on an unfortunate five-game losing streak. The tea...