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Akron Women’s Soccer to Face Dayton for First Time at Home

Akron (1-4-1) vs. Dayton (2-3-0)
By Robert Corts, Sports Contributor September 8, 2017

The Akron Zips Women’s Soccer team is looking for their second home win of the season against the Dayton Flyers, Friday, Sept. 8 at 7 p.m. This will be the first time in the history of the program that...

Academic All-MAC team announced

By Terry Rabbitts, Sports Editor December 2, 2015

With the fall athletic season starting to wind down, it is time for the Mid-American Conference (MAC) to start announcing the year-end awards. Recently, the MAC released the 2015 Academic All-MAC selections...

Teammates gather before taking on the RedHawks

Zips women’s soccer falls short at MAC tourney

By Terry Rabbitts, [email protected] November 6, 2015

The No. 8 seed University of Akron women's soccer team fought hard in their semifinal round game of the Mid-American Conference tournament  against the No. 5 seed Miami (Ohio) before falling, 1-0, to...

The women's team celebrates the upset over Ball State

Women’s soccer looks to clip Redhawks

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

Fresh off last weekend’s upset of the top-seeded team in the Mid-American Conference tournament, The University of Akron women’s soccer team looks to advance further. On Friday, Nov. 6, the Zips...

The women's team celebrates the upset over Ball State

Women’s soccer makes history

UA advances to MAC semi-finals after victory over Ball State University
By Terry Rabbitts, [email protected] November 2, 2015

The eighth-seeded University of Akron women’s soccer team bested No. 1 seed Ball State University in penalty kicks, 4-3, Sunday afternoon in the first round of the Mid-American Conference tournament...

Sports Recap

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

Men’s Golf The University of Akron men's golf team wrapped up the fall season with a fifth-place finish at the Outer Banks Intercollegiate hosted by Old Dominion University. Akron ended the 54-hole...

Sports Recap

By Terry Rabbitts, [email protected] October 26, 2015

Men’s Golf Ryan Harris and George Baylis lead The University of Akron men's golf team with a pair of 3-under par 68 performances at the Outer Banks Intercollegiate hosted by Old Dominion University. After...

Sports Recap

By Terry Rabbitts , [email protected] October 21, 2015

Men’s Golf On Tuesday, The University of Akron men’s golf team rebounded from a disappointing first round to climb four spots on the second day and finish sixth at the Mountaineer Intercollegiate...

Hannah Werth tries to control the ball

Sports Recap

By Terry Rabbitts, [email protected] October 21, 2015

Swimming and Diving The Zips swimming and diving team set three meet records last Friday at the Tom Stubbs Relays in Bowling Green, Ohio, in its first official meet of the 2015-16 season. The relay...

Frida Fougberg tees off

Sports Recap

By Terry Rabbitts, [email protected]com October 14, 2015

Men’s and Women’s Cross Country The University of Akron men’s and women’s cross country teams will head to the University of Louisville, which is serving as host for the 2015 NCAA Division I...

Sports Recap

By Terry Rabbitts, [email protected] October 12, 2015

Women’s Soccer The weekend started good for the women’s soccer team as freshman Becca Gordon scored a goal in the 80th minute to break a 1-1 tie against Northern Illinois University on Friday night....

Sports Recap

By Terry Rabbitts, Sports Editor September 16, 2015

Women’s Volleyball On Tuesday, the Mid-American Conference selected junior Amanda Bedell as its MAC East Volleyball Offensive Player of the Week. Bedell led Akron with 54 kills and a .416 attack percentage...

Sports Around Campus

By Terry Rabbitts, Sports Editor September 14, 2015

Women’s Volleyball Amanda Bedell collected a team-high 18 kills as Akron was able to fight back for a 3-2 (25-27, 25-23, 26-28, 25-10, 15-12) victory over Wright State University (WSU) on Friday,...

Sports Around Campus

By Terry Rabbitts, Sports Editor September 9, 2015

Women’s Volleyball Fresh off their victories against Navy (3-0), St. Francis University (Pa.) (3-0), and Canisius University (3-1) in the Akron Invitational, the Zips head to the Holiday Inn Invitational...

Vote for Zippy in the Capital One Mascot Challenge.

Zippy buzzes in mascot challenge

Akron's favorite marsupial goes up against Georgia Tech before postseason.
By Forrest Dukes, Sports Editor November 10, 2014

In the final week of the Capital One Mascot Challenge Zippy lost to Buzz, the mascot from Georgia Tech and fell to her lowest seating in the tournament, 6th place. The tournament has now moved on to...

Women's soccer team wins in final minutes

September 13, 2012

Written by: Sartaj Auja Akron Women's Soccer (4-2-0) played at Cub Cadet Field and came out of a tight defensive game victorious as the Zips topped Canisius (1-6-0) 1-0. The Zips won this game after...

Sympson's weekly view

September 11, 2012

Written by: Matt Sympson It was a disappointing weekend for the Zips football team who fell to Florida International University. The loss resulted them to drop to a 0-2 record so far this season. It's...

Women's soccer team ready to take on any challengers

September 5, 2012

Written by: Sartaj Aujla The University of Akron's Women's Soccer team battled through a daunting 2011 season, and with some changes made to the program, are ready for the challenge ahead with the upcoming...

Zips lose two over weekend

October 24, 2011

By: Parker Perry The University of Akron was held scoreless when the women’s soccer team took to the pitch at Kent State and Buffalo this weekend. Akron started the weekend by traveling to nearby Kent...

Women's soccer splits weekend

October 17, 2011

By: Parker Perry The University of Akron women’s soccer team (6-6-2, 3-3-2 MAC) ended an inter-conference matchup weekend 1-1 after beating Bowling Green Friday night 1-0 and falling to Miami 3-0 Sunday. In...

Lady Zips set up for road play

October 6, 2011

By: Parker Perry The Akron women’s soccer team will hit the road again this weekend for what may be their toughest road trip of the season. Akron (4-4-1, 2-1-1 MAC) will face Mid-American Conference...

Solid weekend for Lady Zips soccer

September 27, 2011

The Akron Zips women’s soccer team (4-3-1, 1-0-1 MAC) opened up their MAC schedule with two games over the weekend at First Energy Stadium-Cub Cadet Field, coming away with a draw and a win against two...

Zips women's soccer goes 1-1 in South Florida Tournament

September 12, 2011

By: Parker Perry Akron women’s soccer split the weekend going 1-1 in the South Florida Tournament. The lady Zips opened up play with a 1-0 loss to South Florida Friday. “I was very proud of our...

Women’s soccer set for second trip to Florida

September 8, 2011

By: Parker Perry After just getting back last Monday, the Lady Zips soccer team will board a plane and return to Florida to play in the University of South Florida soccer tournament. They will play both...

Women's soccer eager for strong start

August 11, 2011

By Parker Perry The University of Akron women’s soccer Head Coach Chris Pfau is excited about the 2011 soccer season. He draws from last season’s late run, which saw the Lady Zips go 4-0 before ending...

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