The Buchtelite

Zips gain ground nationally

Zips gain ground nationally

By Forrest Dukes, Sports Editor

June 26, 2014

The men’s track team continued their dominance in conference play by winning yet another MAC conference championship. This is the team’s second straight championship in outdoor track while also completing a sweep for the second time by winning both indoor and outdoor championships. Dennis Mitchell,...

Lady Zips top the MAC

Lady Zips top the MAC

January 25, 2013

Paker Perry There is no denying it: The Akron women’s basketball team is one of the better teams in the Mid-American Conference. It has been a long, tedious road for Akron head coach Jodie Kest. She inherited a Zip’s program that was never able to lift off the ground, while playing in a conference ...

Softball team hits the road to take on MAC opponents this weekend

April 26, 2012

Written by: Zack West The Lady Zips softball team looks to build on their sweep of Mid-American Conference foe Northern Illinois when they travel to Eastern Michigan on Friday and take on Central Michigan in a two-game series on Saturday and Sunday. The Zips (17-26-1, 3-11 MAC) got their first swee...

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...

Zips softball falls to Toledo, Bowling Green

April 2, 2012

Written by: Zack West The Lady Zips softball team dropped four games over the weekend in matchups against Toledo and Bowling Green. On Friday, the Zips (11-18-1, 0-4 MAC) played Toledo (9-19, 2-0 MAC) in a doubleheader at Lee R. Jackson Softball Field. Game one started out as a pitcher’s duel, ...

Lady Zips flop to Fliers

March 27, 2012

Written by: Zack West The Lady Zips softball team dropped two games to the University of Dayton Sunday afternoon 3-1 and 2-1. The Flyers got off to a fast start when they scored all three of their runs in the bottom of the first in game one.  The Zips were held hitless until the top of the fifth, wh...

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...

Lady Zips stomp Buffolo Bulls 96-82 in round one

March 6, 2012

By: Parker Perry The sixth seeded University of Akron women’s basketball team had no problem handling the eleventh seeded Buffalo Bulls Saturday afternoon in their first game in the Mid-American Conference Tournament, with a final score of 96-82. Akron started the blowout early by converting on th...

Women's basketball splits week series: Lady Zips place third in the MAC

January 24, 2012

By: Parker Perry The University of Akron women’s basketball team split their two games this week, placing them third in the Mid-American Conference East division. UA fell to Ohio University Thursday night in Athens, Ohio, 71-72 in overtime, but rebounded by beating Ball State in Muncie, Ind., 76...