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Zips Volleyball Ends Season in Battles Against Two Top Teams in MAC

Zips Volleyball Ends Season in Battles Against Two Top Teams in MAC

By A.J. Fagerlin, Sports Contributor

November 13, 2017

As they have all season long, the Akron Volleyball team exhibited their incredible heart and fight, competing closely with the best teams that the Mid-American Conference has to offer. The Zips were unable to take a set in their two matches on the weekend against Bowling Green and Miami (OH) but gave t...

Sports Recap

By Terry Rabbitts, Sports-editor@buchtelite.com

November 16, 2015

Women’s volleyball The University of Akron women’s volleyball team dropped a pair of contests over the weekend and concluded their regular season. On Friday, the Zips lost to Kent State (13-25, 15-25, 19-25) as Anna Wenger led Akron with seven kills while Patience Brown and Amanda Bedell each...

Sports Recap

Sports Recap

By Terry Rabbitts, Sports-editor@buchtelite.com

November 9, 2015

Women’s Volleyball The University of Akron women’s volleyball team dropped a pair of Mid-American Conference matches over the weekend. On Friday, the Zips lost to Miami (Ohio) in straight sets, (25-18, 25-17, and 25-19). Amanda Bedell led the way for the Zips with a match-best 11 kills, whil...

Sports Recap

By Terry Rabbitts, sports-editor@buchtelite.com

November 4, 2015

Women’s volleyball The University of Akron women’s volleyball team concludes its regular season this weekend by hitting the road for a couple of Mid-American Conference battles. The Zips (8-17, 2-10 MAC) travel to Kent State University on Friday, Nov. 6, to take on the Golden Flashes (15-9,...

Sports Recap

By Terry Rabbitts, sports-editor@buchtelite.com

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 event at the par-71, 6,550-yard Kilmarlic Golf Club with an 868 (+16) team total. Yann Pfeiffer...

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By Terry Rabbitts, Sports-editor@buchtelite.com

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 the opening round, Akron is currently tied for second in the team competition with the ho...

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Sports Recap

By Terry Rabbitts, Sports-editor@buchtelite.com

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 team of Hannah Raspopovich and Erin Seiler, along with Laura Savariau and Ragen Engel, swam the 200 Medl...

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Sports Recap

By Terry Rabbitts, Sports-editor@buchtelite.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 Pre-Nationals Invitational at E.P. ‘Tom’ Sawyer State Park. The Pre-National meet serves as a precursor for the...

Sports Recap

By Terry Rabbitts, Sports-editor@buchtelite.com

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. The success would not continue throughout the weekend as the Zips had trouble from the start on...

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 as the Zips went 2-1 this past weekend at the Holiday Inn Invitational.  She was also named...

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, Sept. 11. The match was the opening contest of the Holiday Inn Invitational hosted by WSU. On Saturda...