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Zips open 2012 football season with the annual Spring Game on Saturday

April 19, 2012

Written by: Kyle George The Zips football team has completed winter workouts and four weeks of their spring practice schedule. This week is the fifth and last week of spring practice for the Zips. The...

Softball splits series against Bobcats

April 17, 2012

Written by: Zack West The University of Akron’s softball team split a two-game series against MAC rival Ohio last weekend, dropping game one 9-7 on Saturday and shutting out the Bobcats 2-0 on Sunday...

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...

Softball to play Bobcats

April 12, 2012

Written by: Zack West “Ohio is a beatable team,” said Akron Head Coach Julie Jones. “They’re solid but beatable.” The Zips have struggle as of late hitting the ball and getting runners in...

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...

Softball falls to Miami (Ohio) and Ball State over weekend

April 10, 2012

Written by: Zack West The Akron Zips softball team dropped four games over the weekend to Miami (OH) and to Ball State in a pair of doubleheaders, losing to Miami (Ohio) 4-0 and 5-0, and falling to Ball...

Zips baseball shuts out Bowling Green

April 9, 2012

Written by: Christian Turner The Akron Zips baseball team shut out the Bowling Green University Falcons in a three-game series, with the AK Rowdies cheering every step of the way. “What I love most...

Baseball team goes 1-2 against Northern Illinois over weekend

April 5, 2012

Written by: Christian Turner The University of Akron’s baseball team traveled to DeKalb, Ill., over the weekend, where they went 1-2 against the Northern Illinois Huskies. The Zips won 8-1 Saturday,...

Tellep, Hernandez helps softball past Niagara

April 4, 2012

Written by: Zack West The University of Akron softball team swept the Niagara Purple Eagles (4-18) in the teams’ doubleheader Tuesday at Lee R. Jackson Softball Field. In game one, the Zips (13-18-1,...

Football schedule released

April 3, 2012

Written by: D.J. Johnson A new era of Zips football has officially begun. With spring practice in full effect and the complete 2012 schedule announced last Thursday, new Head Coach Terry Bowden will...

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...

Softball has disappointing week against Youngstown

March 28, 2012

Written by: Zack West The University of Akron’s softball team was in action against Youngstown State Tuesday, dropping game one and tying game two of their doubleheader. In game one, the Zips scored...

Keith Dambrot named all-district coach

March 28, 2012

Written by: D.J. Johnson Keith Dambrot had another historic season in 2012 with The University of Akron men’s basketball program. March 21 was the icing on the cake for the head coach, as the National...

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...

Zips baseball goes 2-1 in MAC opener

March 26, 2012

Written by: Christian Turner The Zips baseball team went 2-1 against the Ball State University Cardinals in their Mid-American Conference (MAC) debut of the season. In their home opener, the Zips defeated...

Golf team plays in UCF Rio Invitational

March 22, 2012

Written by: D.J. Johnson The University of Akron men’s golf team finished in seventh place at the UCF Rio Pinar Invitational Tuesday afternoon. Collectively, Akron finished the invitational with a...

Zips robbed

March 21, 2012

Written by: Matthew Belsinger This March Madness season certainly has been living up to its name.  I bet it’s safe to say that the vast majority of everyone’s brackets has been completely busted...

Baseball goes 1-1 in doubleheader

March 21, 2012

Written by: Christian Turner The University of Akron baseball team went 1-1 in a doubleheader against the West Virginia Mountaineers Tuesday. Senior left-handed pitcher Scott Fisher started off for Akron...

Softball team to play in Patriot Classic

March 1, 2012

Zach West The Lady Zips softball team will try to improve their 2-5 record by participating in the Patriot Classic in Fairfax, Va., this weekend. The team will open the weekend against Marist where?????...

Zips lose two straight, suffer first home loss of season

March 1, 2012

By: D.J. Johnson After 40 minutes of back-and-forth action, the chance fell by the wayside, as Buffalo (18-9, 11-4) squeaked out a 74-70 victory over the Zips (20-10, 12-3). The win would have locked...

Akron wins their final regular season game against Buffalo

February 29, 2012

By: Parker Perry The University of Akron women’s basketball team finished their regular season with a victory over the Buffalo Bulls Tuesday 78-69. With the win, Akron clinched the six seed and will...

OU rolls past Zips, MAC title put on hold

February 28, 2012

By: D.J. Johnson What could have been was quickly erased by the Ohio Bobcats (23-6, 10-4 MAC), who put the Zips’ (20-9, 12-2 MAC) conference title on hold with a 85-61 blowout win. The Bobcats never...

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...

Akron’s late comeback not good enough to overcome Kent

February 27, 2012

By: Parker Perry Akron trailed by seven points with just a minute to play, but was able to cut the lead down to one with 20 seconds remaining in the game. The Zips attempted three shots from beyond...

Zips defeat Falcons Wednesday improve MAC record to 12-1

February 23, 2012

By: D.J. Johnson Thirty-nine minutes and 59 seconds. That is how long it took Akron to take the lead on Bowling Green on Jan. 11, as the Zips escaped with a 56-55 victory. On Wednesday night, it took...

Softball preview

February 22, 2012

By: Zach West The University of Akron softball team kicked off their season Feb. 10 by participating in the Southeast Louisiana Lion Classic and the College of Charleston Cougar Classic. In the Southeast...

Women’s basketball vs. Miami

February 22, 2012

By: Parker Perry The University of Akron women’s basketball team fell to Miami University Wednesday afternoon with a score of 84-76 at Millett Hall in Oxford, Ohio. Miami entered the contest in third...

Our view: Springtime activities

February 22, 2012

By: Matthew Balsinger It’s the end of February and it’s hard to believe the wonderful weather that we’ve been having.  By this time last year we had record snow falls and a handful of snow days...

Women's basketball falls to Bowling Green, remains No. 6

February 20, 2012

By: Parker Perry Akron was out-rebounded during the game. They also committed more turnovers, yet still were able to stay within five points for most of the game. Matt, add appropriate stats here! In...

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...

Bracketbusted!: Zips fall to Oral Roberts

February 20, 2012

By: D.J. Johnson The Zips kept pace with the Golden Eagles for almost all of the game, trimming the lead to just one midway through the second half, but never took the lead for any of the 40 minutes....

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,...

Women's basketball defeats Ohio, improves to 12-14, 6-6 in MAC

February 15, 2012

By: Parker Perry UA had several contributors who helped outscore the Bobcats 42-27 in the second half. Sophomores Carly Young, Hanna Luburgh and Sina King and seniors Natasha Williams and Jasmine Mushington...

Coach Dambrot leads basketball team into March with high hopes

February 15, 2012

By: DJ Johnson Keith Dambrot was hired as the head basketball coach of The University of Akron in 2004. In his inaugural season leading the Zips, Dambrot finished with a 19-10 record, the most wins at...

Soccer captures number one recruiting class

February 13, 2012

By: Chris Coon For the second time in four years, The University of Akron men’s soccer team has captured the No. 1 recruiting class according to Top Drawer Soccer, a website devoted to soccer recruiting. The...

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...

Women’s basketball wins two in a row

February 13, 2012

By: Parker Perry The University of Akron women’s basketball team (11-14, 5-6 MAC) continued their winning ways Saturday evening, defeating Western Michigan (6-18, 3-8 MAC) 81-67 in front of a crowd...

UA men pick up seventh straight win

February 13, 2012

By: DJ Johnson An often undervalued part of college basketball is the ability for a given team to go on a scoring run, or as Akron Head Coach Keith Dambrot calls it, a scoring spurt. The Zips (18-7,...

A former Zip made big moves in Super Bowl XLVI.

February 9, 2012

By: Christian A. Turner Chase Blackburn, linebacker for the New York Giants, made a game-changing interception early in the fourth quarter of Sunday’s game, propelling the Giants toward their fourth...

Four for the core: Zips making big impact in first year

February 9, 2012

By: D.J. Johnson Coming into the season, the Akron men’s basketball team had lost four key contributors from their 2010-2011 team that went to the NCAA Tournament. Luckily, four players that were not...

Twitter uniting students: @UofAprobs entertains by posting UA problems

February 7, 2012

By: Emily Schultz Approximately 2,000 followers and growing, there has been another University of Akron Twitter account created, @UofAProbs. This account, however, is not your average college representation. ...

Tressel joins UA as administrator

February 7, 2012

By: Pamela Kellman Former Ohio State University head football coach Jim Tressel was named Vice President for Strategic Engagement at The University of Akron last Thursday.  His role in the administration...

Akron takes down Central Michigan

February 7, 2012

By: Parker Perry The University of Akron women’s basketball team (10-14, 4-6 MAC) moved up two positions in the Mid-American Conference standings over the weekend. Akron started Saturday in eighth...

Men's baskeball blows out Eastern Michigan with 77 to 47 victory Saturday

February 6, 2012

By: D.J. Johnson Eastern Michigan came into James A. Rhodes Arena Saturday night leading the MAC West division. The Eagles (10-13, 5-4 MAC) left The University of Akron campus maintaining that lead,...

National Signing Day; Akron football program recruits 21 new members

February 2, 2012

By: Parker Perry The University of Akron football program announced the 21 members of the 2012 recruiting class Wednesday night. The class included student athletes from several different states, though...

Akron to play in 10th annual Sears Bracketbuster Saturday, Feb 18

February 1, 2012

By: Chris Coon The 10th annual Sears BracketBusters match up was announced Monday and the University of Akron men’s basketball team will take on Oral Roberts Saturday, Feb. 18 at Tulsa. Okla. Akron...

Women’s basketball drops two straight

January 30, 2012

By: Parker Perry Without their two leading scorers, The University of Akron women’s basketball team (9-13, 3-5 MAC) had a rough week. UA finished the week 0-2, losing to a less-than-impressive Northern...

Men’s basketball falls to Central Michigan

January 30, 2012

By: D.J. Johnson Saturday night nearly turned out disastrous for the University of Akron men’s basketball team as they traveled to Mount Pleasant for their showdown with Central Michigan. Leading the...

King, Ruper, Hanna step up for Lady Zips

January 26, 2012

By: Parker Perry When a team sees its star rolling on the floor grasping her knee, it usually does not bode well. Despite the loss of star forward Rachel Tecca due to injury, The University of Akron...

Men's basketball improves to 13-7 with win over Ball State

January 25, 2012

By: D.J. Johnson Just as Keith Dambrot’s squad saw three days earlier, an overwhelming second half brought the Zips an impressive conference win Tuesday night. Akron (13-7, 5-1 MAC) trailed once going...

Zips sophomore forward Darren Mattocks drafted No.2 into MLS

January 24, 2012

By: Chris Coon Sophomore forward Darren Mattocks was the No. 2 overall selection in the 2012 Major League Soccer Super Draft this past Thursday. Mattocks will be going to the Vancouver Whitecaps, joining...

Women's basketball splits week series: Lady Zips place third in the MAC

January 24, 2012

By: Parker Perry The University of Akron women’s basketball team split their two games this week, placing them third in the Mid-American Conference East division. UA fell to Ohio University Thursday...

Zips men's basketball defeats Kent State 84-75

January 24, 2012

By: D.J. Johnson A sold out James A. Rhodes Arena was silenced after the first half of Saturday night’s men’s basketball matchup with Kent State, as the hometown Zips fell back 42-34 after the first...

Zips men's basketball defeats Kent State 84-75

January 23, 2012

By: D.J. Johnson “At halftime...it was like we got punched in the gut,” said Akron Head Coach Keith Dambrot. “I didn’t know if we were going to recover or not. I think our guys did good hanging...

Zips men's basketball beat Ohio University Saturday

January 19, 2012

By: D.J. Johnson The University of Akron men’s basketball team defeated Ohio University Saturday evening, continuing their winning streak. In a 57-56 game with only 3:58 remaining, Zips’ starting...

UA women's basketball defeats rival Kent State 62-68 Saturday

January 19, 2012

By: Parker Perry The University of Akron women’s basketball team (8-10, 2-2 MAC) has started conference play 2-2 after defeating rival Kent State (2-12, 1-3 MAC) 62-68 Saturday at James A. Rhodes Arena. “Anytime...

UA downs Detroit 81-63 on Saturday

November 30, 2011

By: DJ Johnson The Akron men’s basketball team picked up their first win in three games Saturday night, as a high-powered offensive attack led to a 81-63 victory over Detroit. Leading the offensive...

Different year, same story: Zips lose finale 68-19, finish season 1-11

November 30, 2011

By: D.J. Johnson After a 49-point loss to Western Michigan Friday, the Akron football program finds themselves in a similar spot to last year. The 68-19 loss caps off another one-win season for the Zips...

Women's basketball splits preseason WNIT at home

November 22, 2011

The University of Akron Zips women’s basketball team competed in the WNIT consolation bracket over the weekend at James A. Rhodes arena, beating the Howard Bison (0-3) 63-64 in their first home game...

Zips men's basketball drops a deuce: Akron falls to Valparaiso and Duquesne over weekend

November 21, 2011

By: DJ Johnson The Akron men’s basketball team entered last weekend with a 2-0 record and matchups against Valparaiso and Duquesne on the horizon. After the weekend, the Zips sit at 2-2 and will have...

Zips set to take on Buffalo

November 17, 2011

By: D.J. Johnson Both the Akron and Buffalo football programs have not won a game in over a month. That will change Saturday afternoon when the two teams meet at University of Buffalo Stadium looking...

Men's basketball off to hot start

November 17, 2011

By: DJ Johnson For the first time in three seasons, the Akron men’s basketball team has started the year with two consecutive wins. The pair of victories came in the 2K Sports Classic, and the Zips...

Tourney time in Akron

November 16, 2011

By: Chris Coon For the first time since 2006, The University of Akron men’s soccer team was unable to come home with the Mid-American Conference championship, losing 4-3 in penalty kicks in the semifinal...

Zips fall to WMU 4-3 in PKs

November 15, 2011

By: Chris Coon At the end of regulation on Friday, the No. 1 seed University of Akron men’s soccer team was tied 1-1 with the No. 4 seed Western Michigan before losing 4-3 in penalty kicks in the semifinals...

Battle for the Wagon Wheel: Kent defeats Akron 35-3 at last home game

November 15, 2011

By: DJ Johnson For Head Coach Darrell Hazell and the Kent State football program, Saturday ended in a similar fashion to its start, with possession of the Wagon Wheel. The Golden Flashes dominated a...

Akron beats Hiram 95-65

November 14, 2011

By: DJ Johnson A 57-point first half led the Akron men’s basketball team to a 95-65 win over Hiram Saturday night. Five Zips reached double figures in the win in the home opener, played as part of...

New look, similar expectations: Akron men's basketball preview

November 14, 2011

By: DJ Johnson In March, for the second time in three years, The University of Akron men’s basketball team raised the MAC Championship trophy in celebration of their tournament win. Fast forward nearly...

Wagon Wheel up for grabs

November 14, 2011

By: DJ Johnson The 2011 seasons for the Akron and Kent State football programs have strayed far from preseason expectations, as they have combined for four wins and 14 losses this year. The two teams...

RedHawks pour it on Zips

November 8, 2011

By: DJ Johnson A heavy rain fell on the field of Yager Stadium last Thursday night. The ensuing game between the Akron and Miami (Ohio) football teams followed a similar pattern as the downpour that...

Zips shut out FAU in regular-season finale Akron defeats the Owls 2-0 in MAC play

November 8, 2011

By: Chris Coon On Sunday, The No. 6 University of Akron men’s soccer team defeated Florida Atlantic University 2-0 in Boca Raton, Fla., for the Zips’ last regular season game. The Zips (13-3-3, 6-0...

Women's soccer optimistic for next season

November 7, 2011

By: Parker Perry Creating one of the toughest schedules in the history of the program, UA’s Head Coach Chris Pfau was set on helping his program take the next step, and the women’s soccer team came...

Stunned: Akron men's soccer loses first regular season game at home since 2007

November 2, 2011

By: Chris Coon Nov. 27, 2007. That was the last time The University of Akron men’s soccer team lost at First Energy Stadium-Cub Cadet Field. On Wednesday night, the No. 6 Zips lost to Michigan State...

Akron Draws Wake Forest 2-2

November 1, 2011

By: Chris Coon With four minutes left to play in regulation, freshman Sam Fink of Wake Forest (8-6-3) netted the game-tying goal against the No. 7 University of Akron men’s soccer team on Saturday night...

“Two” good to be true: Zips lose on failed two-point conversion

October 31, 2011

By: DJ Johnson A roaring fourth quarter comeback for The University of Akron football team looked to be complete after a touchdown pass as time expired cut Central Michigan’s lead to 23-22. Then, the...

Zips win their seventh straight MAC regular season title: Men’s soccer defeats Bowling Green 3-0

October 27, 2011

By: Chris Coon The No. 7 University of Akron men’s soccer team defeated Bowling Green 3-0 last night for the Zips’ seventh consecutive regular season Mid-American Conference title. With this MAC...

Two teams in desperate need of a win

October 26, 2011

By: D.J. Johnson The Akron and Central Michigan football teams have a combined three wins on the season. The two teams will meet Saturday at InfoCision Stadium. The Zips (1-6, 0-3 MAC) will host the...

Men’s soccer rolls past Buffalo 5-2

October 25, 2011

By: Chris Coon The No. 4 University of Akron Zips men’s soccer team defeated Buffalo 5-2 this past Friday night, with sophomore forward Darren Mattocks recording his second hat trick of the season...

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...

Football ready to take on OU this Saturday

October 19, 2011

By: D.J. Johnson The University of Akron football team will return to the field for the first time in two weeks as they welcome Ohio University to InfoCision Stadium Saturday afternoon. The Zips (1-5,...

Zips upset in overtime: Men's soccer loses to Michigan 1-0

October 19, 2011

By: Chris Coon cgc8@zips.uakron.edu Tuesday night The No. 4 University of Akron men’s soccer team was defeated 1-0 by Michigan in the first overtime at UM Soccer Stadium. A scramble in front of the...

Porter achieves 100th career win: Zips defeat Hartwick 2-0 for third straight victory

October 17, 2011

By: Chris Coon On Aug. 27, 2006, University of Akron men’s soccer Head Coach Caleb Porter recorded the first win of his coaching career, defeating Davidson 2-0. One hundred twenty-five games later, the...

UA volleyball drops two games: Zips lose to NIU 3-2 and WMU 3-0 over the weekend

October 17, 2011

By: Jay Dukes The Akron volleyball team fell in matches this weekend against Northern Illinois University and Western Michigan at the JAR to bring their record to 4-17 overall. Friday, the Zips lost...

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...

Zips to host Huskies and Broncos

October 13, 2011

By: Jay Dukes The Zips volleyball team will host the Huskies of Northern Illinois University on Friday and the Broncos of Western Michigan University Saturday at the JAR during this weekend’s Dig for...

Zips push past Penn State 1-0

October 13, 2011

By: Chris Coon It was a cool and rainy night at First Energy Stadium-Cub Cadet Field Wednesday as The No. 5 University of Akron men’s soccer team defeated Penn State 1-0 in non-league play before a...

Zip turned Globetrotter

October 12, 2011

By: DJ Johnson Quade Milum was a four-year letterwinner at The University of Akron when he suited up in blue and gold for his collegiate basketball career. Now Milum will be decked in blue and red, as...

Save the last dance: Zips fall in homecoming, final non-league game

October 11, 2011

By: DJ Johnson The University of Akron fell 27-17 to Florida International University in Saturday’s Homecoming football game. The loss, Akron’s last non-league contest of the year, drops the Zips...

Zips volleyball team goes 1-1 homecoming weekend

October 11, 2011

By: Jay Dukes The University of Akron volleyball team hosted Ohio University Friday at the JAR, falling in straight sets 22-25, 16-25, and 20-25. The Zips now have a record of 3-15, 0-5 in MAC play....

Mattocks leads Zips to 2-0 victory over NIU

October 10, 2011

By: Chris Coon After a tough 3-2 loss in overtime to No. 19 UC Santa Barbra this past Wednesday, the No. 3 University of Akron men’s soccer team got back to form, defeating Northern Illinois 2-0 on...

Zips open up MAC play at home this weekend

October 10, 2011

By: Chris Coon This Saturday, the No. 3 University of Akron men’s soccer team will open up Mid-American Conference play against Northern Illinois at home. The Zips (7-0-2) will enter the game on Saturday...

Luke Holmes named Top Drawer Soccer Player of the Week

October 9, 2011

By: Chris Coon On Monday senior forward Luke Holmes was named Top Drawer Soccer’s National Player of the Week after having an eye-opening week in his debut with Akron. Holmes, who spent the first three...

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...

Men's soccer tops Western Michigan 3-0

October 4, 2011

By: Chris Coon The No. 4 University of Akron men’s soccer team opened up Mid-American Conference play this Saturday when they traveled to Western Michigan, defeating the Broncos 3-0. The Zips (7-0-2)...

Eagles soar past Zips, 31-23 for fourth loss of the season

October 3, 2011

By: DJ Johnson Despite a second-half touchdown run and pass by running back Jawon Chisholm, The University of Akron football team fell to Eastern Michigan Saturday 31-23 in Ypsilanti, Mich. Chisholm’s...

Men's soccer defeats Buckeyes 3-1 before record crowd

September 29, 2011

By: Chris Coon It was a night of dominance as the No. 4 University of Akron Zips men’s soccer team defeated Ohio State 3-1 before a record crowd of 5, 819 Wednesday night at First Energy Stadium-Cub...

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 victorious over Keydets

September 27, 2011

By: DJ Johnson Akron (1-3) produced 534 yards of total offense against VMI (0-4) as the Zips rode an early lead to the 23-point win. “I’m certainly proud of our team,” said Akron Head Coach Rob...

Women's soccer ready for MAC play at home

September 21, 2011

By Parker Perry The University of Akron women’s soccer team (3-3) will open up Mid-American Conference play Friday night at First Energy Stadium-Cub Cadet Field with a match against three-time consecutive...

Bearcats pounce on Zips 59-14

September 19, 2011

By: DJ Johnson Seven different UC players found the end zone through two quarters, eight for the game, as it took Akron until there was 13:37 left in the fourth quarter to score their first touchdown...

Women's soccer wins second straight over Eastern Illinois, 2-0

September 19, 2011

By: Parker Perry The Akron Zips were able to get their record back to .500 with a 2-0 win against Eastern Illinois over the weekend. The Zips, who came into the contest with a 2-3 record, improved to...

Caldwell's PK lifts Zips over Cal Poly in 1-0 victory

September 19, 2011

By: Chris Coon On Sunday night, The No. 4 University of Akron men’s soccer team defeated Cal Poly 1-0, while improving their record to 4-0-2 in the final game of The University of Akron Tournament. Junior...

Non-conference football opponents announced

September 15, 2011

By: Chris Coon On Wednesday the Zips announced the non-conference football schedule for the next five years, with games that will be against Bowl Championship Series programs, such as Michigan, Notre...

A lot to bear: Zips travel to Cincinnati Saturday

September 15, 2011

By: DJ Johnson The Akron Zips football team (0-2) heads to Nippert Stadium Saturday afternoon to take on the Cincinnati Bearcats (1-1). Cincinnati, coming out of the Big East Conference, will look to...

Zips’ first win delayed

September 12, 2011

By: DJ Johnson Rob Ianello and The University of Akron football team will have to wait at least another week to get their first win of the 2011 season. A 41-3 thumping by Temple Saturday night coupled...

MAC Basketball Tournament reformatted for 2011-2012 season

September 12, 2011

By: DJ Johnson The Mid-American Conference has announced a new format for the men’s and women’s basketball tournaments this upcoming season. The reworked bracket is intended to give the top regular...

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...

Zips gear up for Saint Louis

September 8, 2011

By: Chris Coon This Saturday, the No. 4 University of Akron men’s soccer team will take on the Saint Louis Billikens of the Atlantic 10 Conference at Hermann Stadium in St. Louis, Mo. For the Zips...

Football: A tale of two programs

September 7, 2011

By: DJ Johnson The football programs of The University of Akron and Temple University are in two different places. The Zips, 0-1 coming off a 1-11 season, aspire to build a program like the Owls, 1-0...

Playing scared gets you nowhere: Women’s soccer falls to Michigan State 0-5

September 5, 2011

By: Parker Perry Entering halftime, the score was 1-0 in favor of the Michigan State Spartans. The Spartans had a total of nine shots, five of them on goal in the first half. Akron goalkeeper Jenny...

UA falls 42-zip to number 18 Ohio State

September 5, 2011

By: DJ Johnson Any optimism Head Coach Rob Ianello and The University of Akron football team had prior to their showdown with Ohio State was put to rest Saturday afternoon following a 42-0 loss to the...

Caldwell comes up big for UA in double OT

September 5, 2011

Junior midfielder Scott Caldwell scored the Zips’ game-winning goal in the 106thmminute, lifting the No. 2 University of Akron men’s soccer team to a 2-1 double overtime victory against Cal State Northridge...

Major renovations made to the JAR

September 1, 2011

By: DJ Johnson James A. Rhodes Arena, home of the Akron Zips since 1983, went through a $650,000 renovation this summer. The facility, which houses the volleyball and men’s and women’s basketball...

Zips women's soccer ready for tough home match up

September 1, 2011

By: Parker Perry Friday was supposed to be a pivotal day in Akron Zips women soccer history. The Zips charged into 31st nationally ranked Michigan and came away with a 1-0 victory. The win got them all...

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