The Buchtelite

Quest For the Second Star

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)

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 seed and will host the winner of the Washington and Seattle match in the second-round on Sunday, ...

College Cup preview

Fans signing the banner for the soccer team as they head to Kansas City for the College Cup

By Terry Rabbitts,

December 10, 2015

For the first time since they won the NCAA Soccer Championship in 2010, the University of Akron men’s soccer team will return to the College Cup this weekend at Sporting Park in Kansas City, Kansas. The Zips (18-3-2) take the pitch on Friday against the eighth-seeded Stanford Cardinal at 8:30 p.m....

Though NCAA may be out, light still shines on possibility of WNIT bid

March 19, 2013

Parker Perry The Akron women’s basketball team set records as well as new standards in 2013. When women’s basketball head coach Jodi Kest arrived in Akron for the 2006-2007 season, the program was not in a good place. Now, the Lady Zips are one of the up-and-coming premier programs in the Mid-Ameri...

Sympson's sports view

December 6, 2012

Written by: Matt Sympson It’s been such a fun semester, with both disappointing and exciting times. It was disappointing to see our football team not have the successful season that we were all hoping for, but I think they have stepped into the right direction. While they finished their third stra...

Sympson's sports view

November 29, 2012

Written by: Matt Sympson The Akron women’s basketball team returns to the court to face Canisius on Saturday, Akron soccer player Scott Caldwell is a finalist for the national Senior CLASS Award, the Browns will travel to Oakland to take on the Raiders, and the Steelers will head to Baltimore to ...

Basketball ready for Middle Tennessee

November 27, 2012

Written by: D.J. Johnson In the midst of your Monday through Friday grind, you may have noticed a rather large banner of a rather big man covering the side of Schrank Hall. The man is Zeke Marshall, the starting center for the men’s basketball team, who has seen his face plastered next to the word...

Sympson's sports view

November 27, 2012

Written by: Matt Sympson Our football team falls to the Toledo Rockets and drops to 1-11 on the season, our men’s basketball team gets set to play Middle Tennessee on Sunday, our soccer team falls and the Browns stun the Steelers with a 20-14 victory on Sunday. Akron football This entire season for me has been qui...

Bring on Niagara

November 15, 2012

Written by: Zach West The University of Akron men’s soccer team will have their eyes set on the first round of the NCAA tournament tonight when Michigan takes on Niagara. “We’re excited to start the most important part of the season,” head coach Caleb Porter said of the NCAA tournament. By ...

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 competing in the National NCAA meet last weekend. The senior has been a part of the team for fiv...