The Buchtelite

Richie Laryea (6) works the ball as Sean Sepe (3) looks on

KO’d in PK’s

Zips lose after battling to 0-0 draw in penalty kicks.
By Terry Rabbitts, [email protected] December 12, 2015

The University of Akron men’s soccer team saw it outstanding season end against the Stanford Cardinal Friday night. The Cardinal (17-2-3) defeated the Zips 8-7 in penalty kicks after the two teams battled...

Fans signing the banner for the soccer team as they head to Kansas City for the College Cup

College Cup preview

By Terry Rabbitts, [email protected] December 10, 2015

For the first time since they won the NCAA Soccer Championship in 2010, the University of Akron men’s soccer team will return to the College Cup this weekend at Sporting Park in Kansas City, Kansas. The...

Adam Najem scores the winning goal in the second overtime on a free kick. The ball eludes  Creighton goalkeeper Connor Sparrow as Richie Laryea (6)  and Robbie Dambrot (22) look on.

FINAL FOUR

Najem's goal in second overtime sends Zips to College Cup
By Terry Rabbitts, [email protected] December 7, 2015

Adam Najem’s second-overtime golden goal on a free kick Saturday afternoon punched The University of Akron men’s soccer team’s ticket into the College Cup in Kansas City next weekend. After defeating...

Adam Najem (10) battles for the ball as Sean Sepe (3) looks on

No. 3 Akron cruises over Rutgers in NCAA Tourney

By Terry Rabbitts, [email protected] November 23, 2015

The University of Akron soccer team began their march to another possible championship by thumping the Rutgers Scarlet Knights, 6-1, in second-round action of the NCAA Tournament Sunday at FirstEnergy...

The University of Akron Zips after winning the 2015 Mid-American Conference men's soccer championship Sunday.

Fourth seeded men’s soccer enters NCAA Tournament

By Terry Rabbitts, [email protected] November 16, 2015

The field and bracket for the 2015 NCAA Division I Men’s Soccer Championship was announced today by the NCAA Division I Men’s Soccer Committee. The University of Akron men’s soccer team found...

Champions once again

By Terry Rabbitts, [email protected] November 16, 2015

The University of Akron men’s soccer team won their 12 th Mid-American Conference Championship title and a berth in the NCAA Tournament for the 30th time Sunday afternoon by edging Buffalo 1-0 in the...

Stuart Holthusen (9) leads Akron to victory over West Virginia with two goals.

Men’s soccer advances to MAC final

By Terry Rabbitts, Sports Editor November 14, 2015

Stuart Holthusen scored a pair of goals and Adam Najem tallied another as third ranked University of Akron men’s soccer team edged West Virginia in the semifinals of the Mid-American Conference Championship...

Victor Souto (9) looks to pass to Richie Laryea (6)

Men’s soccer hosts MAC Tournament

By Terry Rabbitts, [email protected] November 11, 2015

Top-seeded University of Akron men’s soccer opens defense of its 2014 Mid-American Conference Championship crown this Friday as the Zips host fourth-seeded West Virginia University in a 7 p.m. match...

Men's soccer honored seniors Sean Sepe (3), Jake Fenlason (24), and Andrew Souders (2) pictured with Coach Jared Embick

Men’s soccer dominates Bowling Green

By Terry Rabbitts, [email protected] November 9, 2015

Stuart Holthusen scored a pair of goals to help the University of Akron men’s soccer team celebrate Senior Night by blasting Bowling Green, 4-0 at FirstEnergy Stadium – Cub Cadet Field. The win...

The team supports the

No. 5 Akron closes regular season against Bowling Green

By Terry Rabbitts , [email protected] November 4, 2015

The University of Akron men’s soccer team closes the regular season portion of their schedule this Saturday at 7 p.m. by hosting Bowling Green State University. The Zips (12-3-2, 3-0-1 MAC) are looking...

Robbie Dambrot throws the ball in

Zips shut out Mountaineers, 2-0, clinch share of conference title

By Terry Rabbitts, [email protected] October 28, 2015

A goal from Brad Ruhaak three minutes into the game and a stout defense allowed the University of Akron men’s soccer team to defeat West Virginia, 2-0, Wednesday night in Morgantown, West Virginia. The...

Richie Laryea (6) with the ball looking to pass

Fenlason saves unbeaten streak for men’s soccer

By Terry Rabbitts, [email protected] October 26, 2015

The University of Akron men’s soccer team kept its unbeaten streak alive and extended it to eight games after leaving Kalamazoo, Michigan with a 1-1 double-overtime tie with Western Michigan University...

Adam Najem dribbles between two Michigan State defenders

Souto PK’s power No. 5 Zips past Michigan State, 4-1

By Terry Rabbitts , [email protected] October 21, 2015

Victor Souto netted the University of Akron’s second hat trick within a week to send the Zips past Michigan State, 4-1, Wednesday evening at FirstEnergy Stadium – Cub Cadet Field. The Spartans (7-5-2)...

Richie Laryea scored 3 goals against Northern Illinois

Laryea’s hat trick propels Zips over Huskies

By Terry Rabbitts, [email protected] October 21, 2015

Richie Laryea netted his first career hat trick, Victor Souto added another goal, and The University of Akron men’s soccer team blasted Northern Illinois University, 4-0, last Saturday. The Zips...

Brad Ruhaak takes a shot

Embick’s entourage returns from vacation

By Terry Rabbitts, [email protected] October 14, 2015

Men’s soccer coach Jared Embick and his players have not been on a vacation, but after seemingly always playing three games in a span of seven or eight days, having eight days between games must feel...

Gainford moves the ball

Zips soccer beats UC Santa Barbara, 2-0

By Terry Rabbitts, [email protected] September 28, 2015

Goals from redshirt sophomore Sam Gainford and sophomore Stuart Holthusen helped the sixth-ranked Akron men's soccer team notch a 2-0 triumph past No. 25 UC Santa Barbara in front of 7,283 fans on Friday...

Richie Laryea looks to shoot against the Buckeyes

Soccer Preview vs. Wake Forest

By Terry Rabbitts, [email protected] September 21, 2015

The University of Akron men’s soccer team heads back out to the pitch tonight to take on Wake Forest at 7 p.m. at FirstEnergy Stadium – Cub Cadet Field. The Zips (4-1-1) enjoyed a six break from...

Robbie Dambrot looks to pass to a teammate.

Zips, Buckeyes battle to draw

By Daniel Cermak, [email protected] September 17, 2015

Akron and Ohio State fought to a hard-fought 3-3 draw in front of 3,889 fans on Wednesday night. The Zips opened the scoring right from the start, with Sean Sepe playing a ball off his chest and into...

No. 10 Adam Nejam running after the ball last season against the University of Michigan.

Zips overcome early deficit to defeat Saint Louis 3-2

By Khalil Smith, [email protected] September 13, 2015

After facing a 2-0 deficit, the Akron Men’s Soccer team (4-1-0) rallied to defeat the 14th ranked Saint Louis Billikens. The comeback extends the Zips winning streak to three that included two huge wins...

Zips soccer complete holiday weekend sweep

By Terry Rabbitts and Feben Yeshak September 9, 2015

The Zips men’s soccer team (3-1-0) registered victories over No. 4 Georgetown University on Friday and No. 6 University of Maryland on Monday, Sept. 7. The Zips are now ranked No. 22 in the latest College...

Zips soccer complete holiday weekend sweep

Zips soccer complete holiday weekend sweep

A pair of wins against top ten opponents propel Zips into the rankings
By Terry Rabbitts, Sports Editor September 8, 2015

The Akron soccer team (3-1-0) registered top notch victories over No. 4 Georgetown on Friday and No. 6 Maryland yesterday. The Zips now find themselves ranked No. 22 in the latest College Soccer News poll. On...

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