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Sports Recap

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...

Sports Recap

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,...

Sports Reacp

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...

Zips’ Shawn Barber signs pro contract

UA world champion pole vaulter Shawn Barber has decided to turn pro.
Skips final year of eligibility
September 2, 2015

Shawn Barber, the University of Akron’s world champion pole vaulter, has decided to skip his final year of eligibility and turn professional. Barber, from Kingwood, Texas, has signed a professional...

Zips gain ground nationally

UA's track team bring home the MAC Championship.
UA track teams bring home the MAC Championship
June 26, 2014

The men’s track team continued their dominance in conference play by winning yet another MAC conference championship. This is the team’s second straight championship in outdoor track while also...

Olympic athlete makes stop in class

September 25, 2012

Written by: Katelyn Freil A communications class was intrigued when an Olympic athlete stopped by to talk to their class last Tuesday. Nick Symmonds, a professional track athlete and participant in...

Track and field to send athletes to San Diego, Penn State, and Ashland

April 26, 2012

Written by: Parker Perry This weekend, The University of Akron track and field team will disperse team members to participate in three different meets around the country. Akron will send athletes to...

UA track and field competes in All-Ohio Championships

April 23, 2012

Written by: Parker Perry The University of Akron track and field teams took home a women’s third and men’s second place finish at the All-Ohio Championships hosted by Miami University (Ohio) over...

Track and field hosts Northeast Ohio Quads.

April 16, 2012

Written by: Parker Perry The University of Akron track and field team played host to the Northeast Ohio Quads at Lee R. Jackson Field over the weekend, where they took home 18 victories between the two...

Track and field competes in Tennesse Challenge

April 11, 2012

Written by: Parker Perry The University of Akron’s track and field team had four breakout athletes in their competition over the weekend in the Tennessee Challenge, pitting the Zips against The University...

Track and field team will host first outdoor meet

April 11, 2012

Written by: Parker Perry The University of Akron track and field team will host their first outdoor meet this weekend for the Northeast Ohio Quads Friday and Saturday at Lee R. Jackson Field. The Akron...

Track and field team to compete in Texas Relays

March 28, 2012

Written by: Parker Perry The University of Akron men’s and women’s track teams will be traveling to compete in the Texas Relays this week. Akron is coming off the LSU Relays, where they won nine...

Track and field team shines in LSU Relays over weekend

March 27, 2012

Written by: Parker Parry The University of Akron men’s track team stole the show at Baton Rouge, La., at the LSU Relays over the weekend. The squad won nine events, and finished well in others. Akron...

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