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UA world champion pole vaulter Shawn Barber has decided to turn pro.

Zips’ Shawn Barber signs pro contract

Skips final year of eligibility
By Terry Rabbitts, Sports Editor September 2, 2015

Shawn Barber, the University of Akron’s world champion pole vaulter, has decided to skip his final year of eligibility and turn professional. Barber, from Kingwood, Texas, has signed a professional...

UA's track team bring home the MAC Championship.

Zips gain ground nationally

UA track teams bring home the MAC Championship
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...

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