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Men’s soccer falls to Indiana in NCAA Tournament

By Jake Allen, Sports Editor

November 21, 2016

The University of Akron men’s soccer team finished its season with a record of 13-6-3 after losing to number four seed Indiana on Sunday, 1-0, in the second round of the NCAA Tournament. Despite a great showing against Villanova on Friday in the first round where the Zips won 2-0 off two Nick Hinds...

Men’s soccer hosts Villanova in NCCA tournament opener

By Jake Allen, Sports Editor

November 16, 2016

The University of Akron men’s soccer team will play Villanova in front of its home crowd on Thursday at 5 p.m. in the first round of the NCAA Tournament. The Zips enter the game with a record of 12-5-3 while Villanova is 10-7-3. The Wildcats hail from the Big East Conference, and they fell to Butler in...

Men’s soccer defeats Grand Canyon in double-overtime

By Jake Allen, Sports Editor

November 2, 2016

The University of Akron men’s soccer team beat Grand Canyon University on Wednesday night, 3-2, in double-overtime at FirstEnergy Stadium-Cub Cadet Field. Junior forward Stuart Holthusen (Auckland, New Zealand) scored twice in the game, including the game-winning goal in the 104th minute to se...

Harter leads men’s soccer in 2-0 victory over Beavers

By Jackson Cline, Writer

September 12, 2016

The University of Akron men’s soccer team improved to 3-2 on the season after an important bounce back win Friday vs. Oregon State University, 2-0. Skye Harter, a redshirt freshman from Copley, Ohio, made his very first collegiate start playing Friday. He made the most of this opportunity by netting ...

Women’s soccer falls to UC Riverside, 3-0

By Jake Allen, Sports Editor

September 12, 2016

The University of Akron women’s soccer team fell 3-0 to the University of California, Riverside Highlanders on Sunday afternoon. The loss drops Akron to 3-4 on the season while UC Riverside improves to 2-2-3. The loss snapped a short two-game winning streak for the Zips. After a scoreless first hal...

Men’s soccer fights through early season struggles

By Jackson Cline, jac320@zips.uakron.edu

September 7, 2016

With the 2016-2017 school year finally underway, there is a sense of excitement here at The University of Akron. One of the main contributors to that excitement is the men’s soccer team, which is looking to bring home the national championship that it nearly captured in December of last year. L...

Sports Recap

By Samantha Hickey, Assistant Sports Editor

May 2, 2016

Men’s Golf The Zips men’s golf team rounded out its season at the Mid-American Conference Championship at Highland Meadows Golf Club on April 30 with an overall fifth out of ninth place. Sophomore George Baylis became the first in the Zips golfing program history to receive medalist honors at t...

Zips soccer complete holiday weekend sweep

Zips soccer complete holiday weekend sweep

By Terry Rabbitts, Sports Editor

September 8, 2015

The Akron soccer team (3-1-0) registered top notch victories over No. 4 Georgetown on Friday and No. 6 Maryland yesterday. The Zips now find themselves ranked No. 22 in the latest College Soccer News poll. On Friday, junior Adam Najem found the back of the net at the 62:54 mark of the game and the...

UA student turns dilemma into charity

UA student turns dilemma into charity

By William Singer, News Editor

October 6, 2014

  A UA student is turning a bad experience into something that could potentially help a greater cause. Chris Lewis, a junior in mechanical engineering, noticed a disturbing trend in recent weeks when a large group he played soccer with on a regular basis, which included both students and faculty,...

Pink games kicking off in the fight vs. breast cancer

October 9, 2011

By: Andrea Mazzocco In honor of National Breast Cancer Awareness month, Akron C.A.R.E.S., a student organization dedicated to finding a cure for cancer, will be hosting Breast Cancer Awareness Week starting next Monday. The following are the activities and events for the week:   Mammogram Monda...