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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....

Sports Recap

By Terry Rabbitts, Writer

March 30, 2016

Women’s Basketball The University of Akron women’s basketball team had four of its student-athletes named to the Mid-American Conference All-Academic team. The announcement was made on Wednesday, March 30. Hannah Plybon, Hannah Scipio, Alli Ball, and Megan Sefcik all qualified for the 2015...

Sports Reacp

By Terry Rabbitts, Writer

March 28, 2016

Men’s and Women’s Track and Field The University of Akron track and field teams took part in the Ricardo Romo Invitational in San Antonio, Texas this past weekend. The Zips placed in the top five 24 times for the weekend. The women’s team placed third out of six teams, while the men finished i...

A look at the Zips tennis team

March 12, 2013

Ha’ani Summerix A congratulations is in order for our women’s tennis team on being picked in a preseason poll for the 2013 regular season title and league tournament championship. Akron earned themselves five first-place votes in the poll. They also received four tallies toward a predicted win ...

Akron tennis team shuts out Toledo over weekend

April 17, 2012

Written by: Christian Turner The University of Akron tennis team shut out Toledo in the final home match of the season, led by senior Zara Harutyunan. “It has been wonderful coaching Zara,” said Akron Head Coach Brandon Padgett, who has coached the stand-out for two seasons. “She is a special you...

Tennis team excels against W. Mich., Bowling Green

April 3, 2012

Written by: Christian Turner The UA tennis team excelled this weekend in Mid-American Conference play, defeating Western Michigan 5-2, and Bowling Green score. “Our recent success is due to a combination of hard work at practice, preparing the team for match play and the fun, open atmosphere we ha...

Zips tennis loses first match of season

February 27, 2012

 By: Christian Turner The Zips tennis team ended their 12-0 winning streak, suffering their first loss of the season over the weekend in a tough match against nationally ranked Brown University, 4-3. “We will learn from this, and focus on starting another streak like the one that just ended,” A...

UA Tennis prevails, reaches 10-0

February 20, 2012

By: Christian Turner The University of Akron tennis team remains undefeated after a successful weekend of play. Every time we play Louisville, it is an absolute battle,” said Akron Head Coach Brandon Padgett.  “I was pleased with our doubles play, and that ended up being the difference in the match.”...

UA tennis team to face Louisville on Friday

February 16, 2012

By: Christian Turner The University of Akron tennis team will face off against the Louisville Cardinals on Friday. The Zips, who have an overall record of 8-0, are coming off of a victorious weekend, defeating Cleveland State, Youngstown State and New Jersey Institute of Technology. The team finished th...

UA tennis team gets multiple victories over weekend

February 13, 2012

By: Christian Turner The Women’s Tennis team continued their successful season over the weekend with multiple victories. The winning streak continued Saturday by halting the 2011 Great West Conference champion Highlanders 4-0 winning streak. The Zips won the doubles point at No. 1 with an 8-2 vi...

Tennis team wins doubleheader over weekend

February 7, 2012

By: Christian Turner The University of Akron tennis team opened the season with a victorious doubleheader. The Zips went into the 2011-2012 season as the defending MAC Champions. They began their home season with a match against Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI). The Zips swept t...