The Buchtelite

Sports Recap

By Terry Rabbitts, Writer

April 4, 2016

Men’s and Women’s Track and Field The University of Akron track and field team had several athletes place in the top 10 of the Texas Relays held over four days last week in Austin, Texas. One of the many highlights from the action was Claudia Garcia Jou recording the best jump – 6 feet, 1....

Lady split St. Francis 1-1

Lady split St. Francis 1-1

May 2, 2013

Matthew Balsinger The University of Akron softball team advanced to 22-25 on the season with a 1-1 game split in a doubleheader against St. Francis. In game one, the Zips downed St. Francis by a final score of 10-4. The Zips had a greater hitting efficiency, hitting 13-28 at bats with nine runs batte...

Zips Softball Springing forward

April 30, 2013

Matthew Balsinger The University of Akron women’s softball team advanced to a three game winning streak over the weekend as they split a series with Northern Illinois 1-1, and swept Western Michigan 2-0. The Zips faced off against Nothern Illinois in a double header last Friday. In game one the Zips...

Softball brings home the win

April 18, 2013

Matthew Balsinger The Lady Zips softball team brought home a win Tuesday afternoon after defeating the Niagara Purple Eagles 4-1. The Zips were originally scheduled to face the Purple Eagles in a double-header Tuesday, but game one of the contest was delayed. This caused game two to be pushed back a...

Softball struggles to close

Softball struggles to close

By Matthew Balsinger

April 16, 2013

Matthew Balsinger The Lady Zips had a difficult weekend as they went 1-4 over the weekend, dropping two games to undefeated conference opponent Ball State and splitting a series with Miami University 1-1. The Ball State Cardinals are currently undefeated in conference play, sitting at 12-0 and 28-1...

A short look at Zips softball

By Matthew Balsinger

April 4, 2013

Matthew Balsinger Though both Akron men’s and women’s basketball were wrapping up throughout the month of March, Zips softball has only wrapped up their second month of play. The month of March has been a roller coaster for the Lady Zips, as they started the month off with a 5-1 start in t...

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...

Zips softball faces Robert Morris

April 18, 2012

Written by: Zack West The Lady Zips softball team split a doubleheader against Robert Morris (26-18) on Tuesday, winning game one 6-0 and dropping game two 8-2. In game one, Brittany Mauer (13-18) pitched a complete, one-hit shutout game with just one walk along with seven strikeouts. Only three Colon...

Softball falls to Miami (Ohio) and Ball State over weekend

April 10, 2012

Written by: Zack West The Akron Zips softball team dropped four games over the weekend to Miami (OH) and to Ball State in a pair of doubleheaders, losing to Miami (Ohio) 4-0 and 5-0, and falling to Ball State 7-4 and 11-0. The Zips (13-22-1, 0-8 MAC) traveled to Oxford on Friday to take on the Miam...

Tellep, Hernandez helps softball past Niagara

April 4, 2012

Written by: Zack West The University of Akron softball team swept the Niagara Purple Eagles (4-18) in the teams’ doubleheader Tuesday at Lee R. Jackson Softball Field. In game one, the Zips (13-18-1, 0-4 MAC) handled the Purple Eagles 12-1, needing just five innings to secure the win. The Zips gr...

Zips softball falls to Toledo, Bowling Green

April 2, 2012

Written by: Zack West The Lady Zips softball team dropped four games over the weekend in matchups against Toledo and Bowling Green. On Friday, the Zips (11-18-1, 0-4 MAC) played Toledo (9-19, 2-0 MAC) in a doubleheader at Lee R. Jackson Softball Field. Game one started out as a pitcher’s duel, ...

Lady Zips flop to Fliers

March 27, 2012

Written by: Zack West The Lady Zips softball team dropped two games to the University of Dayton Sunday afternoon 3-1 and 2-1. The Flyers got off to a fast start when they scored all three of their runs in the bottom of the first in game one.  The Zips were held hitless until the top of the fifth, wh...

Softball to travel to Dayton Sunday

March 22, 2012

Written by: Zach West The Lady Zips softball team will travel to the University of Dayton to for a doubleheader Sunday. The Zips head into the contest with an even 11-11 record, compiled from competing in a series of invitationals in Va., Fla., Calif., S.C. and La. The Zips are led statistically in...

UA softball team participates in Patriot Classic over the weekend

March 8, 2012

By: Zach West The Lady Zips softball team recorded a 3-1 record over the weekend in the Patriot Classic in Fairfax, Va. The Zips dropped the first game of their doubleheader on Saturday to Cornell with a score of 9-8. Lisa Lash was on the mound for the Zips for her first start of the season.  Co...

Softball team to play in Patriot Classic

March 1, 2012

Zach West The Lady Zips softball team will try to improve their 2-5 record by participating in the Patriot Classic in Fairfax, Va., this weekend. The team will open the weekend against Marist where????? on Saturday at 12:15 pm.  The Red Foxes have posted a 2-5 record so far this season, with wins...

Softball preview

February 22, 2012

By: Zach West The University of Akron softball team kicked off their season Feb. 10 by participating in the Southeast Louisiana Lion Classic and the College of Charleston Cougar Classic. In the Southeast Louisiana Lion Classic the Zips posted a 2-3 record, beating Southeastern Louisiana and Southern Uni...