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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)

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

Akron defeated SIU Edwardsville and host Western Michigan during this weekend’s MAC Tournament to capture the championship.
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...

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

Men’s Soccer to Compete in MAC Tournament this Weekend

Akron Men’s Soccer will begin tournament play against SIU Edwardsville on Friday in Kalamazoo, Michigan.
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...

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

Buffalo top Zips in championship game

By Terry Rabbitts, [email protected] 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...

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Zips men’s basketball bounces Bowling Green from MAC Tourney

Akron appears in championship game after 80-66 win
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...

Photos from Akron vs Eastern Michigan MAC Tournament

Photos from Akron vs Eastern Michigan MAC Tournament

By Samantha Hickey, Assistant Sports Editor March 11, 2016

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

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

By Terry Rabbitts, [email protected] 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...

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

Zips women hang on to beat Toledo in overtime

By Terry Rabbitts, [email protected] 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...

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

Zips beat Falcons on Senior Day, 71-61

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...

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

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

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

Zips clinch top spot in MAC Tournament with win over Ohio

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...

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...

The women's 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...

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...

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