In the News Archive: May 2017

Follow the Zips in local and national publications with "In The News," updated regularly with links to stories about Zips Athletics, the University and Mid-American Conference.

University of Akron Zips blog (Ohio.com / Akron Beacon Journal)
Cleveland Plain Dealer College Sports (Cleveland.com)

Wednesday, May 31
MBB: John Groce has a tough task ahead at Akron. Read the full story at SB Nation’s MidMajorMadness.com. 

Tuesday, May 30
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Monday, May 29
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Friday, May 26
FB: Penn State’s opener vs. Akron set to kickoff at noon on ABC. Details at The ExpressFansided.com, and RoarLionsRoar.com

Thursday, May 25
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Wednesday, May 24
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Tuesday, May 23
Zippy: Sports Illustrated reports, University of Akron mascot costumes missing, police investigating.
Zippy: One of two missing Zippy costumes recovered by University of Akron. Read the full stories at Cleveland.comWKYC.comFox8.comdeadspin.com, and clevescene.com.
FB: Nine Zips Selected to Athlon Sports 2017 Preseason All-MAC Team. Details at athlonsports.com.

Monday, May 22
Zippy: Where's Zippy? University of Akron mascot costumes reported missing. Details at Cleveland.comOhio.comFox 8 NewsNews 5 Cleveland, and WKYC

Friday, May 19
FB: Penn State's offense vs. Akron's defense. Read the full story at pennstate.247sports.com

Thursday, May 18
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Wednesday, May 17
MBB: Akron Zips loading basketball roster with preps, transfers. Read the full story in the Cleveland Plain Dealer.
TRACK: In the Piqua Daily Call, Siefring, Snipes help Akron win MAC.
MBB: Oregon State Transfer Malcolm Duvivier Commits To Akron. Details at SB Nation’s Building the Dam and Oregon Live.
FB: What they're saying: Akron. Read the full story at 247sports.com.

Tuesday, May 16
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Monday, May 15
FB: Former University of Akron standout defensive end Jamal Marcus relishes opportunity with Browns. Read the full story in the Akron Beacon Journal.
FB: Sons of Griffey, Lane teaming up for workouts with Colts. Details at nwitimes.com.
TRACK: In the Akron Beacon Journal, University of Akron men, women win MAC track and field titles.
SB: Zips fall at MAC Softball Championships. Details at ohio.com and hustlebelt.com.

Friday, May 12
MBB: In the Akron Beacon Journal, John Groce building nucleus for future of Zips.
FB: Son of West Virginia AD joining Akron as invited walk-on. Read the full story in the Metro News.

Thursday, May 11
SB: Akron Drops MAC Softball Opener. Read the full story in the Akron Beacon Journal.
MSOC: Stu Parry receives 2017 Hunsicker Family Service to Youth Award. Details in the Akron Legal News. 

Wednesday, May 10 
FB: Akron Zips 2017 College Football Preview, Schedule, Prediction, Depth Chart. Read the full story at the sportschatplace.com.
SB: UA ready for MAC Softball Tournament. Details in the Akron Beacon Journal and at SB Nation’s HustleBelt.com.
MTRACK: In the News-Herald, UA’s Matt Ludwig named to Chris Lillstrung’s 15th anniversary all News-Herald boys high school track and field dual team. 

Tuesday, May 9
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Monday, May 8
SB: Taylor Kirian’s grand slam lifts University of Akron softball team to 4-1 win over Miami. Read the full story in the Akron Beacon Journal.
M/WTrack: Zips, Golden Flashes compete in Campbell/Wright Invitational. Details in the Akron Beacon Journal.

Friday, May 5
Nicholson zips her way to top of campus. Read the full story in the Star Beacon

Thursday, May 4
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Wednesday, May 3
MBB: In the News-Herald, Kostelac, formerly of Notre Dame-Cathedral Latin, to attend Akron.
FB: Penn State’s Game 1 preview, 4 things to know: Akron. Details at pennstate.247sports.com.
WBB: Sam Dixon Hired as Women's Basketball Coach at Nebraska Wesleyan. Read the full story on Fox 8 KLKN-TV.
MTrack: Murphy captures USATF Athlete of the Week following double Des Moines victories. Details at usatf.org.

Tuesday, May 2
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Monday, May 1
FB: In the Akron Beacon Journal, Colts sign Jerome Lane to free-agent contract.
FB: On Ohio.com, 2017 NFL Draft Indianapolis Colts sign Firestone High School graduate Jerome Lane to contract.
SB: Zips Slip Past Falcons, 3-2, to Complete Friday Sweep. Details at Channel 13 ABC News.
WTRACK: Abigale Wilson wins discus for Akron. Read the full story in the Times Reporter.
FB: Akron Zips College Football Rankings. Read the full story in the Orlando Sentinel.