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

College Cup preview

By Terry Rabbitts, [email protected] 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...

Adam Najem scores the winning goal in the second overtime on a free kick. The ball eludes  Creighton goalkeeper Connor Sparrow as Richie Laryea (6)  and Robbie Dambrot (22) look on.

FINAL FOUR

Najem's goal in second overtime sends Zips to College Cup
By Terry Rabbitts, [email protected] December 7, 2015

Adam Najem’s second-overtime golden goal on a free kick Saturday afternoon punched The University of Akron men’s soccer team’s ticket into the College Cup in Kansas City next weekend. After defeating...

Goncalo Soares works the ball down the pitch against SMU.

To the Elite Eight

No. 3 Akron beats Southern Methodist University 2-1 on Sunday, advances in NCAA Tournament
By Terry Rabbitts, [email protected] November 30, 2015

The University of Akron men’s soccer team advanced to the quarterfinals of the NCAA Tournament — the elite eight — after defeating Southern Methodist University (SMU) Mustangs, 2-1, on Sunday, Nov....

Adam Najem (10) battles for the ball as Sean Sepe (3) looks on

No. 3 Akron cruises over Rutgers in NCAA Tourney

By Terry Rabbitts, [email protected] November 23, 2015

The University of Akron soccer team began their march to another possible championship by thumping the Rutgers Scarlet Knights, 6-1, in second-round action of the NCAA Tournament Sunday at FirstEnergy...

The University of Akron Zips after winning the 2015 Mid-American Conference mens soccer championship Sunday.

Fourth seeded men’s soccer enters NCAA Tournament

By Terry Rabbitts, [email protected] November 16, 2015

The field and bracket for the 2015 NCAA Division I Men’s Soccer Championship was announced today by the NCAA Division I Men’s Soccer Committee. The University of Akron men’s soccer team found...

Champions once again

By Terry Rabbitts, [email protected] November 16, 2015

The University of Akron men’s soccer team won their 12 th Mid-American Conference Championship title and a berth in the NCAA Tournament for the 30th time Sunday afternoon by edging Buffalo 1-0 in the...

Stuart Holthusen (9) leads Akron to victory over West Virginia with two goals.

Men’s soccer advances to MAC final

By Terry Rabbitts, Sports Editor November 14, 2015

Stuart Holthusen scored a pair of goals and Adam Najem tallied another as third ranked University of Akron men’s soccer team edged West Virginia in the semifinals of the Mid-American Conference Championship...

Mens soccer honored seniors Sean Sepe (3), Jake Fenlason (24), and Andrew Souders (2) pictured with Coach Jared Embick

Men’s soccer dominates Bowling Green

By Terry Rabbitts, [email protected] November 9, 2015

Stuart Holthusen scored a pair of goals to help the University of Akron men’s soccer team celebrate Senior Night by blasting Bowling Green, 4-0 at FirstEnergy Stadium – Cub Cadet Field. The win...

The team supports the Dan the Man Fund

No. 5 Akron closes regular season against Bowling Green

By Terry Rabbitts , [email protected] November 4, 2015

The University of Akron men’s soccer team closes the regular season portion of their schedule this Saturday at 7 p.m. by hosting Bowling Green State University. The Zips (12-3-2, 3-0-1 MAC) are looking...

The team supports the Dan the Man Fund

Bruins stop men’s soccer win streak at nine

By Terry Rabbitts, [email protected] November 2, 2015

No. 25 UCLA traveled to Akron to take on the sixth-ranked Zips and headed back to California with a 4-2 victory, snapping the Zips’ nine-game unbeaten streak on Sunday at FirstEnergy Stadium – Cub...

Robbie Dambrot throws the ball in

Zips shut out Mountaineers, 2-0, clinch share of conference title

By Terry Rabbitts, [email protected] October 28, 2015

A goal from Brad Ruhaak three minutes into the game and a stout defense allowed the University of Akron men’s soccer team to defeat West Virginia, 2-0, Wednesday night in Morgantown, West Virginia. The...

Gainford moves the ball

Zips soccer beats UC Santa Barbara, 2-0

By Terry Rabbitts, [email protected] September 28, 2015

Goals from redshirt sophomore Sam Gainford and sophomore Stuart Holthusen helped the sixth-ranked Akron men's soccer team notch a 2-0 triumph past No. 25 UC Santa Barbara in front of 7,283 fans on Friday...

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