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Zips Claim 14th MAC Tournament Title in Victory over Western Michigan

The University of Akron Men’s Soccer team celebrate their 2017 MAC Championship after defeating Western Michigan in Kalamazoo on Sunday. (Photo Courtesy of Zips Men’s Soccer)

By A.J. Fagerlin, Sports Contributor

November 13, 2017

Akron Men’s Soccer entered the MAC Tournament as the second-seed after ending the regular season on an eight-game winning streak. The Zips seem to be peaking at the right time, as they continued to ride the winning wave all the way to the 2017 MAC Tournament title. The Zips opened tournament play on Friday ag...

Men’s Soccer to Compete in MAC Tournament this Weekend

Akron player Joao Moutinho handles the ball in a match earlier in the 2017 season. (Photo courtesy of Jeff Harwell)

By A.J. Fagerlin, Sports Contributor

November 9, 2017

The Zips men’s soccer team enters this weekend’s Mid-American Conference Tournament as the second-seed and will face off against third-seeded SIU Edwardsville on Friday to begin play. The game is scheduled to kick off at 11 a.m. at the WMU Soccer Complex in Kalamazoo, Michigan. The other semifina...

Buffalo top Zips in championship game

Antino Jackson drives for two of his 14 points in the MAC Championship game

By Terry Rabbitts, twr15@zips.uakron.edu

March 13, 2016

Buffalo’s Blake Hamilton shot a dagger through the University of Akron men’s basketball team and all its fans as he buried a three point shot with just 2 ticks left on the clock to give his team a 64-61 victory in the championship game of the Mid-American Conference Saturday night. With the win,...

Zips men’s basketball bounces Bowling Green from MAC Tourney

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By Terry Rabbitts, twr15@zips.uakron.edu

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 win put Akron in the championship game for the seventh time in the last 10 years. Isaiah...

Buffalo upsets Akron women in MAC tourney

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

By Terry Rabbitts, twr15@zips.uakron.edu

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 Mid-American Conference Tournament at Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland. Reserve Lilli Piper led...

Men’s basketball survives against Eastern Michigan, 65-63

Men’s basketball survives against Eastern Michigan, 65-63

By Terry Rabbitts, twr15@zips.uakron.edu

March 10, 2016

The University of Akron men’s basketball head coach Keith Dambrot summed it up perfectly in the post-game press conference.  “I mean, we had our moments where we weren’t very good, but I have belief in my guys,” Dambrot said. How right he was, but the team showed why they deserve the coach...

Zips women hang on to beat Toledo in overtime

Anita Brown pours in 37 points in Akron's win over Toledo in MAC Tourney

By Terry Rabbitts, twr15@zips.uakron.edu

March 10, 2016

Anita Brown dropped a career-high 37 points and grabbed seven rebounds to lead The University of Akron women’s basketball team to a 73-71 overtime win over the Toledo Rockets in the quarterfinals of the Mid-American Conference Tournament at Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland, Ohio. The fifth-seeded Zips ...

Zips beat Falcons on Senior Day, 71-61

Pictured L to R: Seniors Megan Barilla, Anita Brown and DiAndra Gibson celebrated their last regular season game with a win against the Falcons.

By Jacob Allen, Writer

March 7, 2016

The University of Akron women’s basketball team finished the regular season on a high note, beating the Bowling Green Falcons, 71-61, on Saturday at Rhodes Arena. The Zips finished the season with a record of 17-12 while Bowling Green sits at 10-17. It was the final home game for Zips’ senior...

Zips use strong second half to beat Buffalo, 62-49

Anita Brown led the Zips to victory on Wednesday night with 11 rebounds and four assists.

By Jacob Allen, Writer

March 3, 2016

The University of Akron women’s basketball team beat the Buffalo Bulls, 62-49, on Wednesday night in Akron. The Zips improved to 16-12 (10-7 MAC) while Buffalo fell to 15-13 (7-10 MAC). Akron outscored the Bulls 38-20 in the second half to fuel the victory. Hannah Plybon led the way with 21 poin...

Zips clinch top spot in MAC Tournament with win over Ohio

The Zips secured the number one seed in the MAC Tournament after their win against the Bobcats, Tuesday night.

By Jacob Allen, Writer

March 2, 2016

The University of Akron men’s basketball team beat the Ohio Bobcats on Tuesday night, 91-76, in front of over 4,000 fans at Rhodes Arena. The win gave the Zips the number one seed in the Mid-American Conference Tournament, which starts March 7th. The top spot will give the Zips a bye in the first ...

Men’s soccer advances to MAC final

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

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 last night at FirstEnergy Stadium – Cub Cadet Field. The victory puts top seeded Akron...

Men’s soccer hosts MAC Tournament

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

By Terry Rabbitts, Sports-editor@buchtelite.com

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 at FirstEnergy Stadium - Cub Cadet Field. Earlier in the day, second-seed Western Michigan University will...

Women’s soccer looks to clip Redhawks

The women's team celebrates the upset over Ball State

By Terry Rabbitts, sports-editor@buchtelite.com

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 will face fifth-seeded Miami University of Ohio at the WMU Soccer Complex at 11 a.m. on the campus ...

Tourney time in Akron

November 16, 2011

By: Chris Coon For the first time since 2006, The University of Akron men’s soccer team was unable to come home with the Mid-American Conference championship, losing 4-3 in penalty kicks in the semifinal round of the MAC Tournament to Western Michigan last Friday. The Zips (13-3-4), however, will ta...