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Many members of the Women’s Swimming and Diving team broke pool records during the 2020 Mid-American Conference championship.

Women’s Swimming, Diving Wins Seventh Consecutive MAC Title

By Megan Parker, Editor-in-Chief March 9, 2020

The University of Akron Women’s Swimming and Diving team, ranked No. 25 in the nation, won its seventh consecutive Mid-American Conference (MAC) championship title on Feb. 29. This year, the Zips...

The scene at Ford Field prior to kickoff between the Akron Zips and Toledo Rockets on Saturday.

Rockets Blast Off Against Zips in MAC Championship

By Robert Corts, Sports Contributor December 3, 2017

The Mid-American Conference Championship game played on Saturday, Dec. 2 at Ford Field was a season rematch between The University of Akron and the University of Toledo. Unfortunately for the Zips, they...

The Akron Men’s Soccer team gathers at the James A. Rhodes Arena for the NCAA Men’s Soccer Championship Selection Show with students and faculty. Photo Courtesy of The University of Akron Department of Athletics)

Quest For the Second Star

By Robert Corts, Sports Contributor November 14, 2017

The 2017 NCAA Men’s Soccer Championship Selection took place Nov. 13 and it featured the Mid-American Conference champions, The University of Akron Men’s Soccer team. The Zips earned the No. 5 national...

Isaiah Big Dog Johnson, shown here against EMU, pours in 23 against Bowling Green

Zips men’s basketball bounces Bowling Green from MAC Tourney

By Terry Rabbitts, [email protected] March 11, 2016

The University of Akron men’s basketball team defeated Bowling Green, 80-66, in the first semi-final game of the Mid-American Conference of the night at Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland, Ohio on Friday. The...

Anita Brown drives around a Greta Burry pick during the MAC Tournament game against Buffalo.

Buffalo upsets Akron women in MAC tourney

By Terry Rabbitts, [email protected] March 11, 2016

The eighth-seeded Buffalo Bulls continue to play basketball at the right time of the year as they upset the fifth-seeded University of Akron women’s baskeball team, 88-87, in semi-final action of the...

Some of the members of the mens track team celebrate the third straight MAC title.

Men’s track takes third straight MAC title

By Terry Rabbitts, [email protected] March 1, 2016

The University of Akron men’s track and field team secured it third straight Mid-American Conference Championship this past weekend at the Stile Athletics Field House. The Zips bested runner up Eastern...

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...

The womens team celebrates the upset over Ball State

Women’s soccer looks to clip Redhawks

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

Fresh off last weekend’s upset of the top-seeded team in the Mid-American Conference tournament, The University of Akron women’s soccer team looks to advance further. On Friday, Nov. 6, the Zips...

UAs track team bring home the MAC Championship.

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...

Track and field hosts Northeast Ohio Quads.

April 16, 2012

Written by: Parker Perry The University of Akron track and field team played host to the Northeast Ohio Quads at Lee R. Jackson Field over the weekend, where they took home 18 victories between the two...

Track and field competes in Tennesse Challenge

April 11, 2012

Written by: Parker Perry The University of Akron’s track and field team had four breakout athletes in their competition over the weekend in the Tennessee Challenge, pitting the Zips against The University...

Valerie Fraizer receives honors over weekend

March 22, 2012

Written by: Parker Perry An athlete competing for The University of Akron has received Second-Team All-American honors. Valerie Fraizer of UA’s women’s track team has received the credentials after...

Zips robbed

March 21, 2012

Written by: Matthew Belsinger This March Madness season certainly has been living up to its name.  I bet it’s safe to say that the vast majority of everyone’s brackets has been completely busted...

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