The Buchtelite

Football prepares for season finale

November 20, 2012

Written by: D.J. Johnson Looking over the 2012 Akron Zips football schedule, it is hard to see a difference between Terry Bowden’s one-win team and Rob Ianello’s one-win team from last year. The 10 losses and one victory over an FCS school look eerily similar, but heading into the Zips’ fina...

Sympson's sports view

November 13, 2012

Written by: Matt Sympson It was a busy weekend in Akron sports. Our football team fell to The University of Massachusetts on Saturday, our men’s basketball team fell to Coastal Carolina, and our men’s soccer team won the MAC Tournament. Akron football All I can say is: wow! It was such a disapp...

MAC champs

November 13, 2012

Written by: Zack West Cheers erupted at FirstEnergy Stadium-Cub Cadet Field and filled the quiet campus at The University of Akron Sunday night when the No. 1 men’s soccer team took down Northern Illinois to win the 2012 MAC championship. The noise arose when sophomore Saad Abdul-Salaam scored the first...

Akron improves to 15-1-2

November 6, 2012

Written by: Zack West In another dominant game by the No. 2 University of Akron men's soccer team, the Zips capped off their season with a 1-0 victory over the Western Michigan Broncos. The scoreboard didn't reflect the Zips' dominance, thanks to an organized defense by the Broncos (11-6-2, 3-3-1 MA...

Football team's struggles continue

October 23, 2012

Written by: D.J. Johnson Bowden and his coaching staff were simply overwhelmed on Saturday afternoon. Looking for their first conference victory, the Zips were overmatched from the first snap in a 37-7 loss to the Northern Illinois Huskies. "I don't know if there is an answer for us to beat North...

Softball team hits the road to take on MAC opponents this weekend

April 26, 2012

Written by: Zack West The Lady Zips softball team looks to build on their sweep of Mid-American Conference foe Northern Illinois when they travel to Eastern Michigan on Friday and take on Central Michigan in a two-game series on Saturday and Sunday. The Zips (17-26-1, 3-11 MAC) got their first swee...

Akron softball splits doubleheaders over weekend against MAC opponents

April 24, 2012

Written by: Zack West The Lady Zips softball team split a pair of doubleheaders against two MAC rivals this weekend. The team dropped two close games to Western Michigan on Friday and beat Northern Illinois in a pair of games on Saturday and Sunday. The Zips turned their weekend with a win against No...

Baseball team goes 1-2 against Northern Illinois over weekend

April 5, 2012

Written by: Christian Turner The University of Akron’s baseball team traveled to DeKalb, Ill., over the weekend, where they went 1-2 against the Northern Illinois Huskies. The Zips won 8-1 Saturday, but fell short on Friday and Sunday with scores of 10-5 and 8-2, respectively. Freshman left-handed pitc...