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Terre Haute, Ind. | Indiana State Tournament
Virginia Tech
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Terre Haute, Ind. | Indiana State Tournament
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at New Mexico
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Albuquerque, N.M.
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@ Terre Haute, Ind.
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Terre Haute, Ind. | Indiana State Tournament
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August 6, 2014 Third Annual Akron Football Kickofff Luncheon is August 22 This year's event is set for Friday, Aug. 22, at Quaker Station on the campus of The University of Akron. Doors will open at 11 a.m. ET, with lunch set to begin at noon.
August 20, 2014 | Track & Field Track and Field to Hold Walk-On Tryout Meeting Akron students interested in walking on to the men's and women's track teams are invited to the meeting on Tuesday, Aug. 26.
August 19, 2014 | Baseball Baseball Takes Ice Bucket Challenge to Strike Out ALS Head Coach Rick Rembielak and his players took the Ice Bucket Challenge today to show their support in striking out ALS.
August 19, 2014 | Women's Volleyball Volleyball's Blue and Gold Scrimmage to be held Saturday After a long week of preseason practice, the Akron volleyball team will host its annual intrasquad Blue and Gold Scrimmage on Saturday, Aug. 23 at James A. Rhodes Arena.
August 19, 2014 | Men's Soccer Men's Soccer Blog: Zips in the Pros Stay up to date with the growing list of Akron Zips professional players – both in the U.S. and abroad.
August 19, 2014 | Men's Basketball Coach Dambrot Answers #ALSIceBucketChallenge, #Chillin4Charity Challenges On Tuesday, he answered the challenge of UA Director of Athletics Tom Wistrcill (#Chillin4Charity) and men's soccer sophomore Brad Ruhaak (#ALSIceBucketChallenge).
August 18, 2014 | Men's Soccer Men's Soccer Falls 3-0 to Maryland Facing the College Cup Championship runner-up from just one season ago, the University of Akron men's soccer team lost 3-0 to the Maryland Terrapins on Monday night at FirstEnergy Stadium - Cub Cadet Field.
August 18, 2014 | General News Zippy Selected for 2014 Capital One Mascot Challenge Zippy looks to win the event for a second time after going undefeated to win the 2007 Capital One National Mascot of the Year award.
August 17, 2014 | Men's Soccer Men's Soccer Exhibition Schedule Starts with Maryland on Monday The University of Akron men's soccer team will play one of its two home exhibition games this Monday, Aug. 18, against the Maryland Terrapins at FirstEnergy - Cub Cadet Field.
August 16, 2014 Football Holds Second Scrimmage of Fall Camp on Saturday The Zips' defense had a strong performance on the day, recording two interceptions (one negated by penalty), eight pass breakups and several sacks.
August 15, 2014 | Men's Soccer Men's Soccer Holds High Expectations for 2014 Season Coming off of the program's 10th Mid-American Conference Tournament title and regular season championship crown in 2013, the University of Akron men's soccer team has high aspirations once again as the fall season gets under way next week.
August 15, 2014 | Women's Soccer Women's Soccer Ties in Home Exhibition Against Duquesne With 21 players seeing time in the team's lone fall exhibition match, the University of Akron women's soccer team played to a draw against Duquesne on Friday night at FirstEnergy Stadium - Cub Cadet Field.
August 14, 2014 Football Fans Invited to Scrimmage, Picture Day With just two weeks until the season opener, Zips' football fans are invited to two FREE events this weekend.
August 15, 2014 | Men's Golf Men's Golf Releases Complete 2014-15 Schedule The 2014-15 schedule includes a team title defense at the Golfweek Program Challenge, the annual Firestone Invitational and more.
August 14, 2014 | Women's Golf Women's Golf Announces 2014-15 Schedule A return trip to the Golfweek Program Challenge and four events hosted by MAC opponents are some of the highlights of the Zips' 2014-15 schedule
August 14, 2014 | Women's Basketball Hanna Luburgh and Rachel Tecca sign professional contracts to play overseas Luburgh will play for AZS UMCS in Lublin, Poland, for the 2014-15 season, while Tecca will travel to Iceland and compete for U.M.F. Grindavik out of the Dominos League.
August 13, 2014 | Men's Basketball Men's Basketball Announces 2014 Gildan Charleston Classic Travel Plan Fans wishing to travel to Charleston, S.C., with the men's basketball team in November can reserve their spot today.
August 13, 2014 | Women's Soccer Women's Soccer Excited for a Fresh Start in 2014 The University of Akron women’s soccer team begins play this Friday with an exhibition at home against Duquesne, the first game on a long list of challenges for the Zips heading into 2014.
August 9, 2014 Football Holds First Scrimmage of Fall Camp on Saturday Both the offense and defense had its moments on Saturday, including a strong showing by QB Tommy Woodson.
August 7, 2014 | Softball Softball Walk-on Tryouts Set for Tuesday, Sept. 16 Tryouts will begin at 1:30 p.m. on Sept. 16, with a mandatory meeting set for Wednesday, Aug. 27.
August 6, 2014 | Men's Soccer Men's Soccer Ranked No. 13 in NSCAA Preseason Poll With the fall season less than two weeks away, the University of Akron men's soccer team is ranked No. 13 in the country, according to a preseason poll released by the National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA) Tuesday.
August 6, 2014 Football Training Camp – August 6 Head coach Terry Bowden gives an update from fall camp after practice No. 5, talking about the keys to success for the Zips in 2014.
August 6, 2014 | General News Director of Athletics Tom Wistrcill Accepts His #Chillin4Charity Challenge Director of Athletics Tom Wistrcill is joined by members of the Zips Women's Basketball team and a special guest when he accepts the cold water challenge from Iowa State A.D. Jamie Pollard.
August 5, 2014 | Women's Volleyball Volleyball Recognized with AVCA Team Academic Award The University of Akron volleyball team was named as a recipient of the 2013-2014 AVCA Team Academic Award, an honor earned by 134 women's volleyball programs in Division I this year.
July 15, 2014 | Baseball Registration Now Open for 2014 Baseball Camp The University of Akron baseball program and fourth-year head coach Rick Rembielak have announced plans for a pro-style baseball camp to be held on Sunday, Sept. 21.
August 4, 2014 | Track & Field Shawn Barber Earns Bronze Medal at Commonwealth Games After capturing the pole vault crown at the 2014 NCAA Indoor Championships, University of Akron track and field sophomore Shawn Barber earned a bronze medal last Friday at the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, Scotland.
August 5, 2014 | Men's Basketball Bracket Announced for 2014 Gildan Charleston Classic The Zips will open the event on Thursday, Nov. 20, at 12:30 p.m. ET on ESPN3 against Pac-12 foe Southern California.
August 5, 2014 | General News Bongiovi Named Assistant Athletics Director for Communications at Akron Bongiovi will oversee the athletics communications and new media offices, in addition to serving as the media contact for football and women's tennis
August 4, 2014 | Baseball Baseball Announces Walk-On Tryout Information The University of Akron baseball program will hold walk-on tryouts for the 2015 season, head coach Rick Rembielak announced Monday.
August 4, 2014 | Track & Field Women's Track and Field Places Eight Individuals on All-Academic List, Named All-Academic Team The University of Akron women's track and field team placed eight student-athletes on the All-Academic Individuals List by the U.S. Track & Field/Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) this week.
August 1, 2014 Football's Todd Stroud to Take Medical Leave of Absence Stroud, in his third season at Akron as the defensive line coach and director of football strength and conditioning, will seek medical treatment for a blood disorder.
August 1, 2014 Football Holds First Practice of the 2014 Season on Friday Today was the group's first of five workouts as part of the NCAA-mandated acclimatization period prior to dressing in full pads.
July 31, 2014 | Men's Basketball Former Zip Steve McNees Named Director of Basketball Operations McNees has spent the last three seasons on the Zips' basketball staff, most recently as the interim director of basketball operations.
July 30, 2014 | Men's Golf Men's Golf Captures GCAA All-Academic Team Honor for Sixth-Straight Year The Akron men's golf team was recognized as one of 141 programs across all divisions to earn All-Academic Team designation from the Golf Coaches Association of America (GCAA).
July 30, 2014 | Women's Swimming & Diving Swimming and Diving Announces 2014-15 Schedule The University of Akron swimming and diving team and second-year head coach Brian Peresie have announced their schedule for the 2014-15 season, which includes three home meets at Ocasek Natatorium.
July 29, 2014 | Men's Soccer Men's Soccer Blog: Zips In The Pros Keep up to date on all our Zips currently playing in the professional ranks with this weekly blog.
July 23, 2014 | Track & Field Zips Men Land Double-Digit Honorees On USTFCCCA All-Academic List Ten student-athletes from the Zips men's track and field team have been honored for their athletic and academic accomplishments by the USTFCCCA.
July 23, 2014 Football Tabbed to Finish Second in MAC East in Preseason Poll The Zips, who finished 5-7 (4-4 MAC) last season, earned 114 points and three first-place votes, in the MAC preseason poll on Wednesday.
July 22, 2014 | Men's Soccer Men's Soccer Match Versus West Virginia To Be Featured On NSCAATV The Zips will host West Virginia in a key MAC match-up as part of the NSCAATV package on Fri., Oct. 17 at FirstEnergy Stadium – Cub Cadet Field.
July 21, 2014 | Women's Tennis Women's Tennis signs Maria Bessmertnaya for 2014-15 Bessmertnaya hails from Pyatigorsk, Russia, and was ranked among the top-50 tennis players nationally.
July 18, 2014 | Women's Swimming & Diving Swimming and Diving Earns Multiple 2014 Spring Academic Awards After capturing the MAC Championship in March, the Zips were recognized last week with multiple academic accolades, including the CSCAA Scholar All-America Team honor as well as six individual All-America Awards.
July 17, 2014 | Softball Softball Adds Dr. Megan Brown as Assistant Coach Brown joins the softball staff after spending the 2014 season at UConn.
July 16, 2014 Kickoff Time, TV Set for Sept. 6 Football Game at Penn State The Zips football team's game at Big Ten foe Penn State on Sept. 6 will kick off at noon ET and be televised on ABC Sports (regional) and ESPN/ESPN2 nationally.
July 16, 2014 | Women's Tennis Women's Tennis Earns Academic Honors From ITA Four Zips from the women's tennis team have been recognized as ITA Scholar-Athletes for the 2014 season, while the program was also named a ITA All-Academic Team.
July 15, 2014 Kyle Pohl Named 2014 Allstate AFCA Good Works Team Nominee A total of 182 nominees were announced for the top college football honor recognizing outstanding community service achievements.
July 14, 2014 | Baseball Simonton Named To Academic All-MAC Team, Akron Baseball Adds Three Honorable Mentions University of Akron baseball student-athlete Kris Simonton has earned Academic All-MAC Team honors for the 2014 season while teammates Zach Beaver, Matt LaRocca, and James Sheltrown received Honorable Mentions, the league office announced Friday.
July 15, 2014 Football Mini Plans for 2014 Season Now on Sale Zips’ fans have the option to choose from reserved, priority reserved and club level plans that feature tickets to any three Akron home games, plus other incentives.
July 9, 2014 Zach Paul Named to Ray Guy Award Preseason Watch List The Ray Guy Award honors the nation's top collegiate punter. This is the second-straight season Paul has been named to the watch list.
July 8, 2014 | Men's Golf Ryan Harris Qualifies for 2014 U.S. Amateur Championship Harris was one of two players to finish under par on the day in his sectional qualifier. Harris joins former Zip Bill Williamson (1996-99) in this year's event.
July 8, 2014 | Women's Golf Women's Golf Adds Alejandra Velasco-Villanueva to Class of 2014-15 Velasco-Villanueva joins the Zips' roster after completing her freshman year at Nova Southeastern University in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. She will have three years of eligibility remaining.
July 2, 2014 | General News Read the Latest Edition of Zips Line – July 2, 2014 Director of Athletics Tom Wistrcill talks about the 2013-14 Annual Report, DeAndre Yedlin's heroics at the World Cup and much more.
July 2, 2014 | General News Zips Athletics Celebrates 2013-14 Highlights In Annual Report Individually and collectively, the 2013-14 academic year was among the best ever for our student-athletes at The University of Akron.
July 2, 2014 | Women's Golf Four Women's Golfers Named WGCA All-American Scholars Sara Chaves and Laura Murray were named All-American Scholars for a third-straight year, and were joined by Frida Fougberg (second) and Mallory Etcheberry (first).
June 29, 2014 | Track & Field Cooks Competes At USA Outdoor Championships Competing against the nation's top professional and collegiate athletes, Alexis Cooks placed 17th in the women's discus Sunday at the USA Outdoor Track & Field Championships.
June 28, 2014 | Track & Field Funk Takes 11th, McCune Finishes 14th At USA Championships Brittany Funk and Alex McCune represented the Zips track and field program well at the USA Championships this weekend.
June 27, 2014 | Track & Field Track's Alex McCune In Seventh Place At USA Outdoor Championships Alex McCune, a two-time All-America First Team honoree, is one of three Zips competing at the USA Track & Field Championships this weekend.
June 27, 2014 Rifle's Matt Chezem Wins Gold at USA Shooting National Championships Chezem grabbed the lead on day one in the Open Division of the 50-meter prone event to earn top honors with a final score of 1,257.4.
June 25, 2014 Football Hires John Nemec as Director of Player Personnel Nemec joins the Zips' staff after 38 years of service at Kent Roosevelt High School, including 29 years as head coach.
June 25, 2014 | Women's Volleyball Women's Volleyball Adds Rachel Green as New Assistant Coach Green joins the Akron staff after spending last season as the head volleyball coach at Zeeland East High School in Zeeland, Mich.
June 24, 2014 | Women's Basketball Women's Basketball Promotes Preston Reid to Assistant Coach Reid spent the last two seasons as a graduate assistant with the Zips and will be the primary coach for the Akron post players.
June 23, 2014 | Men's Basketball Men's Basketball Announces Season Ticket Incentive Program The new incentive program includes nine prize drawings for Zips fans that renew or purchase new men's basketball season tickets for the upcoming 2014-15 season.
June 23, 2014 | Softball Four Softball Players Named to Academic All-MAC Teams Kellie Roudabush, Jessica Schneider and Erin Seiler were named Academic All-MAC while Shawna Mailloux was named Academic-All MAC Honorable Mention.
June 23, 2014 | Softball Softball's Roudabush, Wildey See Action vs. Team USA The pair faced the national softball team on June 17 as part of the Ohio College All-Stars in Findlay, Ohio. Team USA swept the doubleheader 3-0 and 5-0.
June 20, 2014 | Women's Basketball Coach Kest Takes Part in #Chillin4Charity Cold Water Challenge The Cold Water Challenge is an entertaining fundraiser for the Kay Yow Cancer Fund. After getting doused with a bucket of ice-cold water, head coaches can challenge other coaching peers to do the same.
June 18, 2014 | General News Read the Latest Edition of Zips Line – June 18, 2014 Director of Athletics Tom Wistrcill ... and more.
June 18, 2014 | Women's Basketball Women's Basketball to Offer Court-Side Seating for 2014-15 Season Floor seat season tickets will cost $100 per ticket, which includes $75 for the season ticket and a $25 donation to the Z-Fund.
June 17, 2014 | Men's Golf Chandler Morgan in Contention at Kentucky State Amateur Championship Morgan posted a round of 4-under 68 and sits one shot off the lead with two rounds remaining.
June 17, 2014 | Men's Soccer Zips Insider: Men's Head Coach Jared Embick Checks in From Rio Zips men's soccer head coach Jared Embick is in Rio to enjoy the World Cup through the eyes of an AK Rowdy.
June 16, 2014 | Men's Soccer Columbus Crew To Play at FirstEnergy Stadium – Cub Cadet Field Tuesday The Columbus Crew will face the Indy Eleven in the Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup at FirstEnergy Stadium – Cub Cadet Field Tuesday at 7:30 p.m. ET.
June 16, 2014 | Women's Golf Zips Insider: Frida Fougberg Returns to Sweden for Pro Event In this edition of Zips Insider, read about sophomore Frida Fougberg playing in the Delsjö Ladies Open pro event for a second-straight year and relive her experience from last year's tournament.
June 15, 2014 | Track & Field Zips Women Place 10th, Men 20th In Final NCAA Team Standings The Zips track and field program continued to establish itself as a rising national power at the 2014 NCAA Outdoor Championships.
June 13, 2014 | Track & Field Annika Roloff: 2014 NCAA Outdoor Pole Vault Champion Annika Roloff became the fifth individual national champion in school history by winning the women's pole vault at the NCAA Outdoor Championships Friday.
June 12, 2014 | Track & Field McCune Downs Zips Decathlon Record, Cooks Takes Fourth In Discus The Zips track and field program produced two more All-America First Team performances Thursday at the NCAA Outdoor Championships.
June 11, 2014 | Track & Field Barber Finishes Runner-Up, Funk Takes Fourth at NCAA Championships The Zips produced a pair of All-America First Team performances Wednesday at the 2014 NCAA Outdoor Track & Field Championships in Oregon.
June 11, 2014 | Men's Basketball Men's Basketball's Summer Classic Golf Outing Set for August 15 This year's event, presented by FirstEnergy, will take place at the Shale Creek Golf Club in Medina, Ohio, and will feature a morning and afternoon session
June 11, 2014 | Men's Golf Men's Golf Adds George Baylis and Yann Pfeiffer to 2014-15 Roster Baylis joins the Zips' squad after signing his National Letter of Intent while Pfeiffer is a transfer from Alabama State and will have three years of eligibility remaining.
June 10, 2014 | Track & Field Program-High Eight Zips To Compete For NCAA Championships In Oregon The nation's best collegiate athletes will contend for team and individual titles this week at the 2014 NCAA Outdoor Championships in Eugene, Ore.
June 7, 2014 | Baseball Devan Ahart Selected In 16th Round Of Major League Baseball Draft Ahart, a fourth-year junior, is the fourth Zips player to be taken in the MLB draft since 2011 and the 12th overall in program history.
June 6, 2014 Kickoff Times Set For Zips Football Season Opener, Homecoming The Zips football team will officially kick off the 2014 season against Howard at 7 p.m. ET at InfoCision Stadium – Summa Field on Aug. 28.
June 4, 2014 | Women's Golf Trio Of Zips Named Honorable Mention For Academic All-MAC Team Sara Chaves, Frida Fougberg and Laura Murray each earned academic recognition from the MAC office Wednesday.
June 4, 2014 | Men's Golf Harris, Birchall Named To Men's Golf Academic All-MAC Team Ryan Harris earned Academic All-MAC First Team honors while teammate Louis Birchall was awarded Honorable Mention Wednesday by the league office.
June 3, 2014 | General News Read the Lastest Edition of Zips Line – June 3, 2014 Director of Athletics Tom Wistrcill writes about an MLS team coming to campus, the only UA student-athletes still competing and more.
June 3, 2014 Zips Football Summer Jamboree Golf Outing Sold Out The Zips football team's annual Summer Jamboree Golf Outing, scheduled for this Friday, June 6, is sold out.
June 2, 2014 | Men's Golf Morgan and Williams combine to win Kentucky State Four-Ball Championship Chandler Morgan and J.B. Williams, both natives of the state of Kentucky, combined to win the Open Division by two shots with a score of 127.
May 31, 2014 | Track & Field Elite Eight: Barber Joins List Of Zips National Qualifiers The Zips track & field team will send a program-high eight qualifiers to the NCAA Outdoor Championships next month in Eugene, Ore.
May 30, 2014 | Track & Field Track Continues To Shine At NCAA East Preliminary Alexis Cooks qualified in her second event while the Zips pole vault trio of Annika Roloff, Caroline Hasse and Claire Lucas also earned a trip to the NCAA Championships Friday.
May 29, 2014 | Track & Field Funk, Cooks Sail Through To NCAA Outdoor Championships Alexis Cooks and Brittany Funk each qualified for the NCAA Track & Field Championships in the hammer throw Thursday in Florida.
May 29, 2014 | Women's Tennis Padgett and Peters selected to coach in Baird Cup Akron tennis coaches Brandon Padgett and Brian Peters have been selected to represent northeast Ohio as coaches in the 2014 Baird Cup on June 13-15, sponsored by the United States Tennis Association (USTA).
May 29, 2014 | Women's Swimming & Diving Swimming and Diving Summer Camp Begins June 9 The 2014 Mid-American Conference champions will host a summer camp at Ocasek Natatorium from June 9-13.
May 28, 2014 | Women's Volleyball Volleyball Announces 2014 Fall Schedule For the 20th season in the 41-year history of the program, the University of Akron volleyball team will host a non-conference tournament at James A. Rhodes Arena.
May 27, 2014 Read the latest Zips Insider post by Rifle Head Coach Newt Engle Coach Engle brings Zips fans up to speed on what is happening with the rifle program early in the offseason, including Matt Chezem's accomplishments at the World Championship Selection Match.
May 27, 2014 | Women's Tennis Ksenia Berestetska Named to Academic All-MAC Team For the second consecutive season, senior Ksenia Berestetska has earned Academic All-MAC honors. She recently graduated from UA with a bachelor's degree in mass media - radio/television, carrying a 3.96 GPA.
May 27, 2014 | Men's Basketball Charleston Classic Announces New Title Sponsor; Final Two Teams for 2014 In addition to announcing the title sponsor deal with Gildan, the Charleston Classic announced the addition of Charlotte and Drexel to round out the 2014 field.
May 27, 2014 | Track & Field Track Ready To Make National Splash At NCAA East Preliminary A program-high 28 Zips athletes will head to Jacksonville, Fla., this week for the preliminary round of the 2014 NCAA Outdoor Track and Field Championships.
May 25, 2014 | Baseball Baseball Falls in MAC Championship to Kent State, 3-0 The University of Akron baseball team fell in the Mid-American Conference Championship to Kent State University on Sunday afternoon at All Pro Freight Stadium by a final score of 3-0.
May 24, 2014 | Baseball Baseball Wins MAC Tournament Semifinal over Buffalo; Championship Game Sunday For the first time since 1996, The University of Akron baseball team will be in the Mid-American Conference Championship after defeating the University at Buffalo, 5-4, in a 12-inning, semifinal matchup on Saturday afternoon at All Pro Freight Stadium.
May 23, 2014 | General News SPECIAL EDITION: Read the Latest Edition of Zips Line – May 23, 2014 Director of Athletics Tom Wistrcill gives Zips' fans an update on the Akron baseball team following wins in the first two rounds of the MAC Tournament.
May 22, 2014 | Baseball John Valek III Tosses Complete Game in 7-1 Win over Buffalo Akron is now 2-0 in the 2014 Mid-American Conference Tournament after Thursday's win against the University at Buffalo.
May 22, 2014 | Men's Soccer DeAndre Yedlin Named To 2014 FIFA U.S. World Cup Roster Yedlin, who played two seasons at Akron from 2011-12, is the first player in program history to make a U.S. World Cup final roster.
May 22, 2014 | Track & Field Track To Send Program High 28 Zips To NCAA East Preliminary Round The Zips lead all Mid-American Conference schools with 28 qualifiers for the NCAA East Preliminary Round, which will be held at North Florida University from May 29-31.
May 22, 2014 | Men's Golf Charlie Bull Named to PING All-Region Team for Third-Consecutive Season The senior from London, England, earned First-Team All-MAC honors earlier this season after breaking the single-season and career scoring records at Akron.
May 22, 2014 | Baseball Baseball Drops Central Michigan in MAC Tournament Opener, 9-6 The University of Akron baseball team completed its first Mid-American Conference Tournament win since 2005 by a score of 9-6 over Central Michigan University on Wednesday night at All Pro Freight Stadium.
May 21, 2014 | General News Zips Student-Athletes Take Part in Career Day at Albion Elementary Student-athletes from the softball and football programs visited Albion Elementary in North Royalton, Ohio on Wednesday to participate in Career Day activities.
May 20, 2014 | Baseball Baseball Opens MAC Tournament on Wednesday against CMU For the first time in nine seasons, The University of Akron baseball team will play in the Mid-American Conference Tournament, beginning on Wednesday at 8 p.m., against Central Michigan at All Pro Freight Stadium.
May 18, 2014 | Women's Swimming & Diving Raspopovich leads the way for Swimming at Charlotte's Arena Grand Prix Hannah Raspopovich placed eighth overall in the 50 freestyle to lead the pack of eight Akron swimmers who competed at the Arena Grand Prix in Charlotte, N.C. this weekend.
May 17, 2014 | Baseball Baseball Falls in Regular Season Finale to Kent State Akron baseball clinched its first Mid-American Conference Tournament berth since the 2005 campaign, despite Saturday night's loss.
May 17, 2014 | Track & Field Men And Women Finish Runner-Up At MAC Outdoor Championships The Zips crowned four more individual MAC Champions Saturday, including three winners on the men's side alone.
May 16, 2014 | Baseball Baseball Splits Doubleheader with Kent State on Friday Akron baseball split the day-night doubleheader with Mid-American Conference rival Kent State University on Friday at Schoonover Stadium on the KSU campus.
May 16, 2014 | Women's Swimming & Diving Eight Swimmers Competing at Arena Grand Prix in Charlotte Eight members from The University of Akron swimming and diving team are competing in the Arena Grand Prix, which takes place from May 15-18 in the Mecklenburg County Aquatic Center.
May 15, 2014 | Track & Field Men's Team In First, Women Second After Day One Of MAC Outdoor Championships The Zips enjoyed a strong start to the 2014 MAC Outdoor Championships Thursday, hosted by Ohio University at Goldsberry Track & Field Complex.
May 15, 2014 | Softball Erin Seiler earns NFCA All-Mideast Region Second Team honors The 2014 Mid-American Conference Pitcher of the Year, Seiler finished the season with a 20-9 overall record and a 1.88 ERA.
May 15, 2014 | Baseball Thursday Night Baseball Game Postponed, Doubleheader Friday Due to inclement weather in the area, Thursday night’s Diamond Classic for the Kids at Canal Park has been postponed. Akron and Kent State will play a doubleheader Friday with games at noon and 6 p.m.
May 15, 2014 | Men's Soccer Adam Najem Called Into U.S. Under-20 Men’s National Team Camp One of the top freshmen in the country in 2013, Najem was named to the 24-player U.S. U-20 MNT training camp roster Thursday.
May 14, 2014 | General News Read the Latest Edition of Zips Line – May 14, 2014 Director of Athletics Tom Wistrcill welcomes the new UA president to campus, talks about winning the Reese Trophy, previews the Outdoor MAC Championships and more.
May 14, 2014 | Men's Basketball Men's Basketball Adds Noah Robotham to Class of 2014 Robotham, a 6-1 point guard from Bishop Gorman High School in Las Vegas, Nevada, was named the 2014 Nevada Gatorade Player of the Year.
May 14, 2014 | Baseball Baseball Ready for Pivotal Series against Kent State The University of Akron baseball team is set for a three-game series against Mid-American Conference rival Kent State University, beginning on Thursday.
May 14, 2014 | Track & Field Track Ready To Run Down Titles At 2014 MAC Outdoor Championships The Zips men's and women's teams will be on the hunt for team and individual titles this weekend at the 2014 MAC Outdoor Championships in Athens, Ohio.
May 13, 2014 | General News Akron Athletics Wins First Reese Trophy as MAC's Top Men's Athletics Program Competing in seven MAC-sponsored men’s sports, the Zips needed performances from just five to lock up the award, with baseball and men's outdoor track and field still competing.
May 13, 2014 Freeman, McCray and Presley Sign with NFL Teams Malachi Freeman and Moses McCray inked contacts with the New Orleans Saints while Albert Presley will join the Jacksonville Jaguars.
| General News Brenes, Beaumont-Courteau Earn MAC Medal Of Excellence Recognition Reinaldo Brenes and Ariane Beaumont-Courteau were honored for their academics, athletics, leadership and service Tuesday at the MAC Spring Meetings.
May 13, 2014 | Baseball Baseball Drops Midweek Matchup to Dayton, 9-2 The University of Akron baseball team fell to the University of Dayton by a final score of 9-2 on Tuesday afternoon at Lee R. Jackson Field.
May 13, 2014 | Track & Field Roloff Repeats As MAC Women's Field Athlete Of The Week Annika Roloff broke her own school record in the women's pole vault last weekend at the Campbell/Wright Invitational.
May 12, 2014 | Baseball Baseball Welcomes Dayton on Tuesday for Final Home Game The University of Akron baseball team hosts the University of Dayton for a midweek matchup on Tuesday at 4 p.m., on Lee R. Jackson Field.
May 12, 2014 | Men's Soccer DeAndre Yedlin Named to Preliminary U.S. World Cup Roster Yedlin, who played at Akron from 2011-12, was one of 30 players named to the U.S. preliminary roster for the 2014 FIFA World Cup Monday by U.S. Soccer.
May 12, 2014 | Women's Basketball Jodi Kest recognized as The Columbus Dispatch Women's Ohio College Coach of the Year Kest, who just completed her eighth season at Akron, led the Zips to their first ever Mid-American Conference title and NCAA Tournament appearance in 2014.
May 11, 2014 Jarrod Pughsley Signs Free Agent Contract with Dallas Cowboys The 6-5, 313-pound offensive tackle departs for Dallas on Monday, with the Cowboys' rookie mini-camp set to begin on Friday.
May 11, 2014 | Women's Golf Sierra Everson Concludes PGA Minority Collegiate Championship in 14th Place Everson posted a round of 84 (+12) to finish with a three-day score of 257 (+41).
May 11, 2014 | Baseball Baseball Drops Series Finale to Northern Illinois, 2-0 Pat Dyer went eight strong, but Akron dropped the series finale, 2-0, to Northern Illinois on Sunday at Ralph McKinzie Field.
May 10, 2014 | Women's Golf Everson Closes Day Two of PGA Minority Collegiate Championship in 13th Place Everson will enter Sunday’s final round with a total score of 173 (+29).
May 10, 2014 | Track & Field Track Salutes Seniors, Dominates The Field At Campbell/Wright Invitational The Zips claimed 11 event wins and saw Alexis Cooks break her own school records in two events Saturday at the Campbell/Wright Invitational.
May 10, 2014 | Baseball Baseball Falls on Saturday to Northern Illinois, 4-1 The University of Akron baseball team fell in game two of the three-game Mid-American Conference to Northern Illinois University by a score of 4-1
May 9, 2014 | Baseball Baseball Wins in the 13th Inning over Northern Illinois, 7-4 The University of Akron baseball team came through with a 13-inning, 7-4 win over Northern Illinois University on Friday afternoon at Ralph McKinzie Field
May 9, 2014 | Women's Golf Sierra Everson Tied for 13th Place at Minority Collegiate Golf Championship Everson posted a round of 86 on day one of the three-day event at the PGA Golf Club – Ryder Course in Port St. Lucie, Fla.
May 9, 2014 | General News Zips' Cheer and Dance Teams Post Top-10 Finishes at Nationals The Zips cheerleaders placed 10th in the nation in the Intermediate Division while the Akron dance team finished 10th in the nation in the Team Dance 1A Division.
May 9, 2014 NCAA Recognizes Men's Cross Country For Academic Achievement The Zips harriers recorded a perfect score of 1,000 during the academic years of 2009-10 through 2012-13.
May 8, 2014 | Softball Softball closes out season with 6-1 loss to Northern Illinois Freshman Savannah Fruin delivered an RBI double to left center field in the top of the seventh inning to put the Zips on the board but the two-out rally would be short lived.
May 8, 2014 | Baseball Baseball Set for Three-Game Series at Northern Illinois The University of Akron baseball team heads to Northern Illinois University for a three-game Mid-American Conference series at Ralph McKinzie Field, beginning on Friday at 3 p.m.
May 8, 2014 | Track & Field Track To Celebrate Seniors At Campbell/Wright Invitational The Zips will honor its 14 seniors this weekend during the annual Campbell/Wright Invitational at Lee R. Jackson Track & Field Complex.
May 8, 2014 | Men's Soccer Men's Soccer Adds Two More For 2014 Incoming freshman Brent Nanchoff and junior transfer Danilo Radjen will join the Zips this the fall.
May 7, 2014 | Softball Softball falls 2-0 to Central Michigan in MAC Tournament first round A two-run home run from Central Michigan was the only difference in a classic pitchers' duel. UA moves on to face No. 7 Northern Illinois on Thursday night at 7:30 p.m. at Firestone Stadium.
May 7, 2014 | Track & Field Annika Roloff Named MAC Women's Field Athlete Of The Week Annika Roloff smashed her own school record with a winning jump of 14-05.25 Saturday at the Longhorn Invitational.
May 7, 2014 | General News Read the Latest Edition of Zips Line – May 7, 2014 Director of Athletics Tom Wistrcill previews the MAC softball tournament, looks ahead to a busy weekend for track and field, and more.
May 6, 2014 | Softball No. 3 Softball challenges No. 6 Central Michigan in MAC Tournament opener The third-seeded Zips and the sixth-seeded Chippewas will now play at 8 p.m. at Firestone Stadium due to early morning weather conditions.
May 6, 2014 | Softball Erin Seiler named MAC Pitcher of the Year to headline all-conference honors Kellie Roudabush and Jessica Schneider received All-MAC second team honors, alongside Seiler who was named to the league's first team.
May 5, 2014 | Women's Tennis Women's Tennis recognizes three student-athletes with postseason honors Head coach Brandon Padgett announced that Karolina Maksimava was named Most Improved Player, Olga Shkundina received the Coaches Award and Ksenia Berestetska earned Most Valuable Player honors.
May 5, 2014 | Men's Soccer Limited Spots Remain For Men's Soccer Day Camps The Zips will once again host their Summer Day Camps from June 9-13 and June 23-27. Log on to AkronSoccerCamp.com to preregister.
May 4, 2014 | Men's Golf Bull, Harris Finish Inside Top-Five; Men's Golf Finishes Second at MAC Championship Charlie Bull and Ryan Harris finished in third and fourth, respectively, to earn First-Team All-MAC and All-Tournament team honors.
May 4, 2014 | Baseball Baseball Drops Series Finale to Ball State, 5-3 The University of Akron baseball team dropped the series finale to Ball state University by a final score of 5-3 on Sunday afternoon at Lee R. Jackson Field.
May 4, 2014 | Softball Softball wins 10-2 slugfest over Western Michigan, earns No. 3 seed in MAC Tournament Advancing to the league tournament for the first time since the 2009 season, the third-seeded Zips will play No. 6 Central Michigan on Wednesday, May 7, at 7:30 p.m. at Firestone Stadium.
May 3, 2014 | Track & Field Records Fall As Track Finishes Runner-Up At Longhorn Invitational The Zips defeated a number of nationally-ranked teams Saturday at the Longhorn Invitational, hosted by the University of Texas.
May 3, 2014 | Baseball Baseball Falls in Extras on Saturday to Ball State, 4-3 The University of Akron baseball team came back for three runs in the ninth to tie the game, but fell to Ball State University in the 11th inning by a final score of 4-3.
May 3, 2014 | Softball Schneider helps Softball to 6-2 victory over Western Michigan on Senior Day Akron's lone senior, Jessica Schneider, was a perfect 3-for-3 of the plate and scored two runs for the Zips as they took down MAC West division foe WMU.
May 3, 2014 | Men's Golf Men's Golf Remains in Second Place on Day Two of MAC Championship Charlie Bull and Ryan Harris are tied for third place as the Zips sit one shot ahead of third-place Toledo.
May 2, 2014 | Men's Golf Charlie Bull Tied for First; Men's Golf in Second at MAC Championship Senior Charlie Bull led four Zips in the top-25 as Akron ended day one of the MAC Championship in second place, five shots behind leader Kent State.
May 2, 2014 | Baseball Baseball Opens Weekend with 5-2 Win Over Ball State The University of Akron (23-21, 10-9 MAC) baseball team defeated Ball State University (30-15, 1-4 MAC) by a final score of 5-2 on Friday afternoon at Lee R. Jackson Field.
May 2, 2014 | Softball Softball launches four home runs in doubleheader split with Northern Illinois Freshman Savannah Fruin held up the bottom of Akron's lineup with a 4-for-6 effort for the day, including her first career homer.
May 2, 2014 | General News Read the Latest Edition of Zips Line – May 2, 2014 Director of Athletics Tom Wistrcill recaps "The Zippys," previews a busy weekend for Akron Athletics, shows off his yodeling skills and more.
May 1, 2014 | Softball Softball wraps up regular season at home this weekend The Zips are set to host Northern Illinois and Western Michigan in their final Mid-American Conference games, playing for a spot in the league tournament next week.
May 1, 2014 | Baseball Baseball Hosts Ball State for Three-Game Series this Weekend The University of Akron baseball team welcomes Ball State University for a three-game series at Lee R. Jackson Field this weekend, beginning on Friday at 3 p.m.
May 1, 2014 | Track & Field Track Returns To Lone Star State For Longhorn Invitational The Zips track & field program will send 46 athletes to the Longhorn Invitational this weekend, hosted by the University of Texas.
May 1, 2014 | Men's Golf Men's Golf Heads to Indiana for 2014 MAC Championship The 72-hole event will begin on Friday, with the first of two rounds set to begin at 8:30 a.m. ET. Round three and four are set for Saturday and Sunday, respectively.
April 30, 2014 | Baseball LaRocca Hits a Two-Run Homer, Baseball Wins over Wright State, 9-5 The University of Akron baseball team defeated Wright State University by a final score of 9-5 on Wednesday night at Nischwitz Stadium.
April 30, 2014 Zips Football to Hold Annual Summer Jamboree Golf Outing on June 6 The UA football program will hold its annual Summer Jamboree Golf Outing, Presented by: LeafFilter, on Friday, June 6, at The Quarry Golf Club in Canton, Ohio.
April 30, 2014 | Women's Swimming & Diving Swimming and Diving Nets Four Academic All-MAC Honorees Ashley Drazkowski, Kelsey Ferrante, Carla McNamara and Hannah Raspopovich were voted to the Academic All-MAC team from Akron's 2014 MAC Championship squad.
April 30, 2014 Jason Sanders Named MAC Video Coordinator of the Year The honor is the second-straight for Sanders, who is now a finalist for the prestigious Bob Matey National Video Coordinator of the Year award.
April 29, 2014 | Baseball Baseball Cancels Game against Youngstown State The University of Akron baseball game at Youngstown State today has been cancelled due to rain throughout the day’s forecast.
April 29, 2014 | Softball Softball doubleheader against Cleveland State cancelled The Zips are set to close out the homestand and the regular season this weekend when they welcome Northern Illinois and Western Michigan to Lee Jackson Field.
April 28, 2014 | General News Zips Athletics Hosts Annual Student-Athlete Banquet, "The Zippys" UA Athletics honored the accomplishments of its student-athletes in a special celebration banquet on Monday night in the ball room of the Student Union.
April 28, 2014 | Baseball Baseball Set for Two Midweek Contests The University of Akron baseball team travels to Youngstown State on Tuesday and Wright State on Wednesday for a pair of non-conference midweek matchups.
April 28, 2014 | Softball Erin Seiler named MAC East Co-Pitcher of the Week Akron’s sophomore ace has now thrown 25 consecutive scoreless innings in MAC play, and has allowed just one earned run in her last 33 innings against league opponents.
April 27, 2014 | Baseball Baseball Defeated in Series Finale by Buffalo, 11-6 The University of Akron baseball team fell in the series finale to the University at Buffalo by a final score of 11-6 on Sunday afternoon at Amherst Audubon Field.
April 27, 2014 | Women's Golf Women's Golf Concludes MAC Championship in a Tie for Fifth Place Three Zips, including Laura Murray, Lina Bengtsson and Frida Fougberg, posted top-25 finishes.
April 27, 2014 | Softball Offense shines in Softball's 9-0 victory over Ohio Jessica Schneider belted a walk-off three-run home run in the sixth inning to put the finishing touches on Akron's second shutout over Ohio in as many days.
April 26, 2014 | Track & Field Track Stays Sharp At Ashland Alumni Open The Zips picked up four events wins and a number of runner-up finishes at the Ashland Alumni Open this weekend.
April 26, 2014 | Men's Soccer Men's Soccer Plays Xavier To 1-1 Draw in Spring Finale The Zips finished the spring exhibition season with a record of 2-2-1.
April 26, 2014 | Baseball Baseball Falls on Saturday to Buffalo, 6-3 The University of Akron baseball team fell to the University at Buffalo by a final score of 6-3 on Saturday in game two of the three-game Mid-American Conference series at Amherst Audubon Field.
April 26, 2014 | Softball Softball puts away MAC leader Ohio, 2-0 An RBI triple from Taryn Allmon led to a two-run second inning for the Zips that proved to be the final margin.
April 26, 2014 | Women's Golf Women's Golf in Fifth Place After Day Two of MAC Championship Lina Bengtsson moved into the top-15 as three Zips will enter tomorrow's final round inside the top-20.
April 25, 2014 | Baseball Baseball Drops Weekend Opener to Buffalo, 3-2 The University of Akron baseball team dropped the opening game of a three-game Mid-American Conference series to the University at Buffalo by a final score of 3-2 on Friday afternoon at Amherst Audubon Field.
April 25, 2014 | Women's Golf Women's Golf Closes Day One of MAC Championship in Third Place Four Zips, led by junior Laura Murray, ended the first round inside the top-20. Round two is set to begin on Saturday at 8 a.m. ET
April 25, 2014 | Softball Softball hosts MAC East leader Ohio for pivotal weekend series The Zips and the Bobcats will square off in a pair of single games on Saturday at 2 p.m. and Sunday at 1 p.m.
April 25, 2014 | Men's Soccer Men's Soccer To Conclude Spring Schedule At Xavier Saturday The Zips and Musketeers will kick off at 7:30 p.m. at the Xavier Soccer Complex in Cincinnati, Ohio, Saturday.
April 25, 2014 | Women's Tennis Women's Tennis adds three to 2014 signing class Ariadna Blinova (Latvia), Kati Mdzinarishvili (Hudson, Ohio) and Diana Perez (Miami, Fla.) have committed to join the Zips starting in the fall semester of 2014.
April 25, 2014 | Men's Basketball Coach Dambrot to Speak at Pro Football Hall of Fame Luncheon Club Dambrot, a regular speaker at the HOF Club Luncheon over the years, will speak on Monday, April 28, at Tozzi’s in Canton, Ohio. The event is set to begin at 11 a.m. ET.
April 24, 2014 | Baseball Baseball Travels to Buffalo for Three-Game Series The University of Akron baseball team travels to the University at Buffalo this weekend for a three-game Mid-American Conference series, beginning Friday at 3 p.m.
April 24, 2014 | Women's Soccer Women's Soccer Finalizes Spring Schedule at Home Friday The University of Akron women’s soccer team caps off their spring exhibition schedule on Friday against Duquesne at 7 p.m., on FirstEnergy Stadium – Cub Cadet Field.
April 24, 2014 | General News Read the Latest Edition of Zips Line – April 24, 2014 Director of Athletics Tom Wistrcill discusses the University's support for a new arena in downtown Akron, the Z-Fund Priority Points Program and more.
April 24, 2014 | General News Zips Athletics Announces Z-Fund Priority Points Program The Priority Points Program is designed to provide a consistent and equitable way to distribute and allocate Z-Fund benefits.
April 24, 2014 | Track & Field Track To Stay In-State This Weekend At Ashland Alumni Open The Zips men's and women's teams will compete at the Ashland Alumni Open this weekend, hosted by Ashland University.
April 24, 2014 | Track & Field MAC Accolades Continue for Track's Alex McCune Alex McCune has been named MAC Male Scholar Athlete of the Week for the second time in 2014.
April 24, 2014 | Women's Basketball Luburgh, Tecca and Young earn Academic All-MAC honors Hanna Luburgh and Rachel Tecca were named to the Academic All-MAC Team for the second consecutive season, and Carly Young received Honorable Mention accolades.
April 24, 2014 | Women's Golf Women's Golf Travels to Indiana for 2014 MAC Championship The Zips will open play on Friday, with tee times set for 8 a.m. ET. The second and third rounds are set for 8 a.m. ET starts on Saturday and Sunday, respectively.
April 23, 2014 | Softball Softball splits doubleheader at St. Francis (Pa.) Akron cruised to a 5-1 victory in the first game before coming up short in the nightcap, falling to the Red Flash, 6-5, in eight innings.
April 23, 2014 | Baseball Baseball Falls to Wright State on Wednesday, 3-1 The University of Akron baseball team dropped the matchup to Wright State University on Wednesday night at Canal Park by a final score of 3-1.
April 23, 2014 | Men's Basketball Betancourt, McAdams Named Academic All-MAC Honorable Mention Carmelo Betancourt and Reggie McAdams were named Academic All-MAC Honorable Mention for the first time in their Akron careers.
April 22, 2014 | Baseball Joe Cochran Hurls One-Hitter, Baseball Defeats YSU 5-0 The University of Akron (21-17) baseball right-hander Joe Cochran tossed a one-hitter with 10 strikeouts on Tuesday night, as UA defeated Youngstown State University (8-25) by a final score of 5-0 at Canal Park, the home of the Akron RubberDucks.
April 22, 2014 | Track & Field Alex McCune Named MAC Men's Field Athlete Of The Week With a school record-setting total of 7,768 points last week, Alex McCune is currently ranked fifth in the country for the men's decathlon.
April 22, 2014 | Women's Soccer Women's Soccer 2014 Signing Class Succeeding with National Teams Two of Akron's incoming student-athletes, Loreana Lonigro and Daniella Telez, were recently invited to compete with their respective U-20 National Teams.
April 21, 2014 | Track & Field Track Lands Seven On Academic All-MAC Indoor Team Ariane Beaumont-Courteau, a senior dietetics major with a 3.99 GPA, earned Academic All-MAC honors for the fifth time of her career Tuesday.
April 21, 2014 | Baseball Baseball Slated for Two Midweek Games The University of Akron baseball team is set for two midweek games at Canal Park both at 6 p.m., this coming week, beginning on Tuesday against Youngstown State.
April 21, 2014 | Men's Basketball Early Registration for Men’s Basketball Camps Ends April 30 Students registering for the Zips Basketball School, Offensive Skills Camp and Guard Academy can save $15.00 if registered by April 30.
April 20, 2014 | Baseball Baseball Defeated by Bowling Green on Sunday, 8-1 The University of Akron baseball team dropped the series finale on Sunday afternoon at Lee R. Jackson Field to Mid-American Conference opponent Bowling Green State University by a final score of 8-1.
April 20, 2014 | Softball Softball shuts out Miami (Ohio) in series finale, 3-0 Erin Seiler registered her 17th complete game of the year and her third shutout, giving up just one walk in her seven innings in the circle.
April 19, 2014 | Track & Field Track Completes Busy Weekend Of Competition Shawn Barber was the top collegiate finisher in the elite pole vault competition at the Mt. SAC Relays Saturday with a jump of 18-04.50.
April 19, 2014 | Women's Tennis Women's Tennis Closes Season with 6-1 Loss to Buffalo The Zips gave up a 6-1 decision to the visiting Bulls on Saturday outdoors at Springside Racquet Club.
April 19, 2014 | Baseball Baseball Drops Saturday Matchup to Bowling Green, 11-5 The University of Akron baseball team fell in game two of the three-game Mid-American Conference series to Bowling Green State University by a final score of 11-5 on Saturday at Lee R. Jackson Field.
April 19, 2014 | Softball Softball drops 3-0 decision to Miami (Ohio) on the road Five different players recorded a hit for the Zips, but Akron fell victim to nine strikeouts.
April 19, 2014 Football's Annual Blue-Gold Spring Game Ends in a Tie The Zips football team played to a 3-all tie in its annual Blue-Gold Spring Game on Saturday afternoon at InfoCision Stadium – Summa Field.
April 19, 2014 | Men's Soccer Men's Soccer Defeated By Louisville, 1-0 Despite the standout play of goalkeeper Jake Fenlason, the Zips suffered a 1-0 setback to Louisville Saturday.
April 19, 2014 | Track & Field Zips Distance Runners Post Two Event Wins At Mt. SAC Relays Jake Hiltner and Clayton Murphy threatened a pair of a school records while winning their respective events late Friday night in Azusa, Calif.
April 18, 2014 | Track & Field Zips Throwers Take Center Stage At Jesse Owens Classic Jessica Delic took first place in the women's javelin Friday with a mark of 146-07 at the Jesse Owens Classic.
April 18, 2014 | Baseball Baseball Falls 9-7 in Series Opener to Bowling Green The University of Akron baseball team’s six-game win streak was snapped by Bowling Green State University on Friday afternoon by a score of 9-7 in game one of the three-game series.
April 18, 2014 | Softball Softball earns doubleheader split with MAC West leader Ball State The Zips handled the Cardinals in game one, 4-2, before falling in five innings in the second outing, 15-2.
April 18, 2014 | Men's Soccer Men's Soccer To Host Louisville In Final Home Spring Exhibition The Zips and Cardinals will meet Saturday at 11 a.m. at FirstEnergy Stadium – Cub Cadet Field.
April 17, 2014 | Track & Field Alex McCune Smashes Decathlon Record At Mt. SAC Relays McCune cruised to the win in the men's decathlon with a school-record setting total of 7,768 points this week at the Mt. SAC Relays.
April 17, 2014 | Softball Softball hits the road to take on Ball State, Miami (Ohio) The Zips look to climb the MAC East standing with two key league match-ups this weekend.
April 17, 2014 | General News Read the Latest Edition of Zips Line – April 17, 2014 Director of Athletics Tom Wistrcill previews the festivities and events surrounding Saturday's Football Blue-Gold Spring Game at InfoCision Stadium – Summa Field.
April 17, 2014 | Men's Basketball Men's Basketball Adds Jimond Ivey and Antino Jackson to Class of 2014 Head coach Keith Dambrot announced that Ivey, a 6-4 combo guard from Cleveland, and Jackson, a 5-11 point guard from Cypress, Texas, will join the Zips for the 2014-15 season.
April 17, 2014 | Baseball Baseball Opens Three-Game Series on Friday with Bowling Green The University of Akron baseball team looks to extend its current six game win streak as the Zips play host to Bowling Green State University for a three-game series.
April 17, 2014 | Women's Basketball Women's Basketball to host year-end celebration on May 2 Doors for the event will open at 5:30 p.m., with dinner and the awards ceremony beginning at 6 p.m. on the FirstMerit Club Level (fifth floor) of InfoCision Stadium - Summa Field.
April 17, 2014 | Track & Field Track To Split Squad For Busy Weekend Of Action The Zips will compete in four meets across two states in split squad action this weekend.
April 16, 2014 | Baseball Baseball Defeats WMU on Wednesday, 8-2 A spectacular start from lefty Pat Dyer and a five-run sixth gave The University of Akron baseball team an 8-2 win over Western Michigan University in a non-conference matchup on Wednesday
April 16, 2014 | Women's Basketball Rachel Tecca signs free agent contract with WNBA's Washington Mystics By signing the contract, Tecca has accepted an invitation to participate in the team's preseason camp in Washington, D.C., where she will play to earn a spot on the team's final roster.
April 16, 2014 | Women's Soccer Women's Soccer Cancels Wednesday Spring Match The University of Akron women’s soccer team has cancelled Wednesday’s spring match against Malone.
April 15, 2014 | Baseball Baseball Faces Western Michigan on Wednesday in Avon, Ohio The University of Akron baseball team will play one midweek matchup in a non-conference tilt against Western Michigan University on Wednesday at 3 p.m., in Avon, Ohio at All Pro Freight Stadium.
April 15, 2014 | Softball Erin Seiler tabbed MAC East Pitcher of the Week Seiler picked up three complete game victories last week to improve her record to 12-4 on the season.
April 15, 2014 | Softball Softball doubleheader at Dayton cancelled for Tuesday A possible make-up date between the Zips and the Flyers has yet to be determined.
April 14, 2014 | Baseball Baseball Cancels Tuesday Matchup with Marshall The University of Akron baseball has cancelled Tuesday’s home matchup against Marshall University due to inclement weather in the region.
April 14, 2014 | Baseball John Valek III Named MAC East Pitcher of the Week Valek tossed the first complete game shutout of his collegiate career, and the Zips first this season, in the series-opening 8-0 win on Friday against Ohio University.
April 13, 2014 | Men's Golf Men's Golf Posts Top-Three Finish at NYX Hoosier Invitational Four Zips finished inside the top-20, led by Ryan Harris and Louis Birchall, as Akron finished in third place.
April 13, 2014 | Women's Golf Women's Golf Concludes Dolores Black Falcon Invitational in Eighth Place Laura Murray and Frida Fougberg posted top-15 finishes for the Zips, closing the round tied for eighth and tied for 12th place, respectively.
April 13, 2014 | Baseball Baseball Completes Sweep, Defeats Ohio 5-4 The University of Akron baseball team completed their second series sweep in Mid-American Conference play on Sunday afternoon at Lee Jackson Field.
April 13, 2014 | Softball Softball Completes Sweep Of Toledo With 5-2 Win The Zips used a four-run fourth to rally to a 5-2 win against visiting Toledo Sunday afternoon at Lee R. Jackson Softball Field.
April 12, 2014 | Track & Field Zips Complete Sweep Of Team Titles At All-Ohio Championships The Zips men's and women's track & field teams claimed 13 event titles and matched or broke three school records Saturday in Cincinnati.
April 12, 2014 | Men's Golf Men's Golf Tied for Third Place After Day One of NYX Hoosier Invitational The Zips are tied with Youngstown State thanks to strong second-round score of 1-under 283, tied for the low round of the invitational.
April 12, 2014 | Women's Golf Women's Golf Sits in Fifth After Day One of Falcon Invitational Three Zips sit inside the top-25, led by junior Laura Murray, as Akron finished the day with a score of 316 (+28).
April 12, 2014 | Men's Soccer Comeback Falls Short For Men's Soccer In Spring Exhibition Sean Sepe scored his third goal in as many spring matches for UA but it wasn't enough as Dayton escaped with a 2-1 victory Saturday at FirstEnergy Stadium – Cub Cadet Field.
April 12, 2014 | Softball Roudabush's walk-off double lifts Softball past Toledo, 4-3 Akron came from behind three different times in the game, but the double from Roudabush with two outs in the bottom of the eighth inning sealed the victory for the Zips.
April 12, 2014 | Women's Tennis Women's Tennis Drops Road Match at Western Michigan The Zips lost 6-1 to MAC opponent Western Michigan on Saturday afternoon. The squad closes out the regular-season at home against Buffalo on April 19.
April 12, 2014 | Baseball Baseball Clinches Series with 7-1 Win over Ohio on Saturday The University of Akron baseball team clinched the series win over Ohio University by a final score of 7-1 on Saturday afternoon at Lee R. Jackson Field.
April 12, 2014 Spring Football Update – April 12 The Zips football team practiced outside at InfoCision Stadium – Summa Field for the first time this spring on Saturday morning.
April 11, 2014 | Track & Field Zips Men Leading The Pack, Women In Third At All-Ohio Championships The UA men finished with a 14-point lead over the rest of the competition while the women are just five back of the leader at the All-Ohio Championships.
April 11, 2014 | Softball Softball splits pair of MAC East games with Bowling Green UA put up a three-run sixth inning to take the first game, 4-1, before falling to the Falcons by the same score, 4-1, in game two.
April 11, 2014 | Women's Tennis Women's Tennis Opens Road Trip with 6-1 Loss to Bowling Green Zips senior Ksenia Berestetska's win at No. 4 singles prevented a shutout by the Falcons. UA travels to Western Michigan on Saturday for a 1 p.m. ET match.
April 11, 2014 | Baseball Valek Tosses Complete Game Shutout in 8-0 Win over Ohio Sophomore John Valek III’s complete game shutout keyed The University of Akron baseball team to an 8-0 win over Ohio University.
April 11, 2014 Football Completes 2015 and 2016 Non-Conference Schedules The Zips football program has agreements to play home games against Savannah State and VMI in the 2015 and 2016 seasons, respectively.
April 11, 2014 | Women's Golf Women's Golf to Conclude Regular Season at Dolores Black Falcon Invitational The Zips will open play on Saturday, with the first round set to begin at 8:30 a.m. ET.
April 11, 2014 | Men's Golf Men's Golf Heads to Indiana for NYX Hoosier Invitational The event will serve as the final tune-up for the Zips before next month's MAC Championship event.
April 11, 2014 | Men's Soccer Men's Soccer To Host Dayton In Spring Exhibition Saturday The Zips will open the home portion of their spring exhibition schedule Saturday when Dayton comes to town for a 5 p.m. kick.
April 7, 2014 | Men's Soccer Men's Soccer Announces 2014 Fall Schedule Head coach Jared Embick unveiled the Zips fall schedule Friday, which will include six NCAA Tournament qualifiers from a year ago.
April 10, 2014 | Women's Tennis Weekend Road Trip Up Next for Women's Tennis The Zips visit MAC opponents Bowling Green and Western Michigan on Friday and Saturday, respectively.
April 10, 2014 | Softball Softball set to host Bowling Green and Toledo this weekend The Zips will take on BGSU in a doubleheader on Friday beginning at 1 p.m., followed by single games against West Division foe Toledo on Saturday at 2 p.m. and Sunday at 1 p.m.
April 10, 2014 | Baseball Baseball Hosts Ohio for Three-Game Series Beginning Friday The University of Akron baseball team welcomes Ohio University to Lee R. Jackson Field for a three-game Mid-American Conference this weekend, opening on Friday at 3 p.m.
April 10, 2014 | Men's Golf Charlie Bull Named MAC Men's Golfer of the Week Bull earned his fifth-career MAC Golfer of the Week honor after posting a top-two finish at the 2014 Irish Creek Collegiate over the weekend.
April 10, 2014 | General News Read the Latest Edition of Zips Line – April 10, 2014 Director of Athletics Tom Wistrcill previews this weekend's home series for baseball and softball, and shares the schedule of events surrounding the football Spring Game on April 19.
April 10, 2014 | Track & Field Track Returns To Action At All-Ohio Championships This Weekend The Zips men's and women's track & field teams will compete at the All-Ohio Championships Friday and Saturday in Cincinnati, Ohio.
April 10, 2014 Full Day of Events Surround April 19 Football Spring Game The Zips football team will hold its annual Blue-Gold Spring Game on Saturday, April 19 at 1 p.m. ET at InfoCision Stadium – Summa Field. A variety of events surround the game.
April 9, 2014 | Baseball Five-Run Fifth Inning Pushes Baseball to 8-5 Win Over Canisius A five-run fifth inning propelled The University of Akron baseball team to an 8-5 victory over Canisius College on Wednesday afternoon at the Demske Sports Complex.
April 8, 2014 | Baseball Baseball Completes 7-5 Comeback Win over Pitt on Tuesday The University of Akron baseball team notched a 7-5 comeback win over the University of Pittsburgh on Tuesday evening at Charles L. Cost Field.
April 8, 2014 | Softball Softball splits non-league twinbill with Youngstown State UA used a four-run sixth inning to run away with the first game, 8-2, before summoning a momentous comeback that fell just short in an 8-7 loss in game two.
April 8, 2014 | Track & Field Rachel Christian Named Women's MAC Track Athlete Of The Week Christian contributed to three event wins while leading the Zips to a dual-meet sweep at the Northeast Ohio Quad last weekend.
April 7, 2014 | Women's Soccer Women's Soccer Announces 2014 Schedule, Includes 10 Home Matches Ten home games at FirstEnergy Stadium – Cub Cadet Field and three teams from last year’s NCAA Tournament highlight The University of Akron women’s soccer schedule for the 2014 campaign.
April 7, 2014 | Baseball Baseball Travels to Pitt and Canisius for Midweek Matchups The University of Akron baseball team travels to two midweek games this week, beginning on Tuesday at Pittsburgh at 6 p.m.
April 6, 2014 | Men's Golf Charlie Bull Post Top-Two Finish to Lead Men's Golf at Irish Creek Collegiate Bull posted a round of 3-under 68 to finish tied for second place as the Zips closed the weekend tied for 12th place.
April 6, 2014 | Baseball Baseball Edged on Sunday by Miami, 5-3 The University of Akron baseball team fell in the series finale to Mid-American Conference opponent Miami (Ohio) University by a final score of 5-3 on Sunday afternoon at Hayden Park.
April 6, 2014 | Softball Kent State sneaks by Softball 3-1 to take series UA starting pitcher Erin Seiler allowed only two hits on the day, but one was a three-run home run that proved to be the difference maker in the game.
April 5, 2014 | Track & Field Track Completes Dual-Meet Sweep At Northeast Ohio Quad Alexis Cooks led the women's team with a pair of runner-up finishes in the discus and shot put Saturday at Lee R. Jackson Track & Field Complex.
April 5, 2014 | Men's Golf Charlie Bull leads the way for Men's Golf on day one of Irish Creek Collegiate After two rounds, Bull is tied for seventh place overall at 1-under par, just four strokes back from the leaders.
April 5, 2014 | Baseball Baseball Falls on Saturday to Miami, 6-0 The University of Akron baseball team dropped game two of the three-game Mid-American Conference series to Miami University by a final score of 6-0 on Saturday afternoon at Hayden Park.
April 5, 2014 | Softball Softball falls to Kent State at home, 8-3 Akron built an early 2-1 lead and carried it all the way to the sixth inning, but a seven-run Kent State rally gave the flashes the upper hand on Saturday.
April 5, 2014 | Women's Tennis Women's Tennis Downed 7-0 By Miami (Ohio) The Zips closed out a two-match MAC homestand against the RedHawks on Saturday afternoon at LaTuchie Tennis Center.
April 5, 2014 | Men's Soccer Men's Soccer Comes From Behind To Defeat VCU, 2-1 Clint Caso and Sean Sepe each found the back of the net in the first half to lead the Zips to a 2-1 win at VCU Saturday.
April 5, 2014 | Women's Golf Women's Golf Concludes Colonel Classic in a Tie for Sixth Place Frida Fougberg and Sara Chaves finished inside the top 20 while Whitney Graff carded a career-best round on the day.
April 5, 2014 Football Holds First Spring Scrimmage The Zips football squad closed out the second week of spring camp with a 100-plus play scrimmage on Saturday morning.
April 4, 2014 | Baseball Baseball Completes 7-5 Comeback Victory over Miami (Ohio) James Meeker III and Matt Rembielak delivered RBI singles in the top of the ninth to push The University of Akron baseball team to a 7-5 victory over Miami University on Friday night.
April 4, 2014 | Track & Field Track Combines For 17 Event Wins On First Day Of NE Ohio Quad Rachel Christian contributed to three wins for the women's team at the Northeast Ohio Quad Friday afternoon.
April 4, 2014 | Women's Golf Women's Golf Ends Day One of Rain-Soaked Colonel Classic in Ninth Place The Zips sit just four shots out of the top five after rain delayed play for nearly six hours on Friday.
April 4, 2014 | Softball Friday's Softball doubleheader against Buffalo cancelled The Zips will take on crosstown rival Kent State on Saturday at 2 p.m. and again on Sunday at 1 p.m. at Lee R. Jackson Field
April 4, 2014 | Women's Tennis Women's Tennis Gives Up 6-1 Decision to Ball State Senior Ksenia Berestetska's win at No. 3 singles provided the Zips' lone point versus the visiting Cardinals on Friday afternoon at LaTuchie Tennis Center.
April 4, 2014 | Men's Golf Men's Golf Opens Play Saturday at Irish Creek Collegiate The Zips will play three rounds, including two on Saturday and one on Sunday.
April 4, 2014 | Women's Basketball Cassell, Luburgh and Tecca invited to ProHoops Combine this weekend The event is an invitation-only combine to give the top college seniors in the country an opportunity to be evaluated by WNBA coaches and staff members before the draft, which is scheduled to be held on April 14.
April 3, 2014 | Softball Softball opens 10-game homestand Friday against Buffalo The Zips welcome UB for a doubleheader on Friday beginning at 1 p.m., followed by single games against crosstown rival Kent State on Saturday (2 p.m.) and Sunday (1 p.m.).
April 3, 2014 | Women's Tennis Women's Tennis Preps for Weekend MAC Homestand The Zips play host to Ball State on Friday and Miami (Ohio) the next day. Both contests begin at 1 p.m. ET indoors at LaTuchie Tennis Center.
April 3, 2014 | Baseball Baseball Set for Three-Game Series at Miami (Ohio) The University of Akron baseball team travels to Mid-American Conference opponent Miami (Ohio) University for a three-game series this weekend, beginning on Friday at 6 p.m., on McKie Field.
April 3, 2014 | Women's Golf Women's Golf Heads to Kentucky for 2014 Colonel Classic The Zips will play two rounds on Friday and one round on Saturday. Fans can follow the action live via Golfstat Live Scoring.
April 3, 2014 | Track & Field Kyle Cochrun Named MAC's Male Scholar Athlete Of The Week Cochrun, who has a 3.83 GPA as an English major at UA, smashed the school record in the 5,000-meters last weekend at the Raleigh Relays.
April 2, 2014 | Baseball Baseball Wins in Walk-Off Fashion Over Canisius, 2-1 Redshirt senior Brady Stewart provided a walk-off single in the tenth inning to give The University of Akron baseball team a 2-1 victory over Canisius College.
April 2, 2014 Spring Football Update – April 2 The Zips football team held its sixth practice of spring ball on Wednesday morning in Stile Athletics Field House.
April 2, 2014 | Track & Field Track Alters Event Schedule For Northeast Ohio Quad All events with the exception of the shot put and discus will be held Friday starting at 1 p.m. at Lee R. Jackson Track & Field Complex.
April 2, 2014 | General News Read the Latest Edition of Zips Line – April 2, 2014 Director of Athletics Tom Wistrcill celebrates conference championships by the rifle team and previews a busy week of home events.
April 2, 2014 | Men's Soccer Start Time, Site Changed For Saturday's Spring Exhibition The Zips men's soccer team will face off against VCU Saturday at 1 p.m. at City Stadium – home of the Richmond Kickers of the USL.
April 1, 2014 | Baseball Baseball Falls to Marshall on Tuesday, 5-2 The University of Akron baseball team dropped the first matchup of the week by a score of 5-2 to Marshall on Tuesday afternoon at Kennedy Center Field.
April 1, 2014 | Track & Field NCAA's Hammer Throw Leader Brittany Funk Earns MAC Honor Brittany Funk leads the nation in the women's hammer throw after achieving a mark of 217 feet, seven inches last weekend in Texas.
March 31, 2014 | Baseball Baseball Slated for Two Midweek Games Akron baseball has two midweek games on the schedule, beginning with an away matchup at Marshall on Tuesday, and then at home in Canal Park on Wednesday.
March 31, 2014 Rifle Claims MAC and WIRC Championships The No. 16 University of Akron rifle team claimed three championships for the 2013-14 record-setting season in the Mid-Atlantic Conference Smallbore Division and Western Intercollegiate Rifle Conference Smallbore and Air Rifle Divisions.
March 31, 2014 | Softball Erin Seiler earns MAC East Pitcher of the Week honors Seiler threw two complete game victories over Eastern Michigan, allowing just one earned run in a combined 14.0 innings of work.
March 31, 2014 | Baseball Joey Havrilak Named MAC East Player of the Week The University of Akron outfielder Joey Havrilak has been named Mid-American Conference East Division Player of the Week for his performance in the series win over Toledo this past weekend.
March 30, 2014 | Men's Golf Charlie Bull and Men's Golf Post Top-Five Finishes at Furman Intercollegiate The Zips finished in fourth place on Sunday as Charlie Bull carded his fourth-straight round under par to finish in a tie for fourth place.
March 30, 2014 | Softball Softball takes series with 2-1 victory over Eastern Michigan Erin Seiler improved her record to 9-2 in the circle, throwing all seven innings and striking out eight without a walk.
March 29, 2014 | Track & Field Track Concludes Busy Weekend Of Competition Kyle Cochrun highlighted a big weekend for the Zips, breaking the school record in the 5,000-meters late Friday night.
March 29, 2014 | Men's Golf Men's Golf Climbs Seven Spots on Day Two of Furman Intercollegiate The Zips used a round of 3-under 285 to climb from 12th to fifth place on Saturday thanks to under-par rounds by Charlie Bull, J.B. Williams and Louis Birchall.
March 29, 2014 | Baseball Baseball Drops Series Finale to Toledo, 4-3 The University of Akron baseball team fell in the series finale to the University of Toledo on Saturday afternoon by a final score of 4-3 at Mercy Field to complete the Mid-American Conference series.
March 29, 2014 | Softball Softball edges Eastern Michigan in MAC opener, 2-1 Akron used a solo home run from Alyssa Nicholas and some heads-up baserunning to claim the victory.
March 29, 2014 | Baseball Baseball Sweeps Toledo in Doubleheader on Friday The University of Akron baseball team opened the weekend with a doubleheader sweep of Mid-American Conference opponent University of Toledo.
March 28, 2014 | Track & Field Skyler Willis Takes Down School Hurdles Record Skyler Willis broke a seven-year school record in the 100-meter hurdles to highlight a busy day of competition for the Zips track & field team Friday.
March 28, 2014 | Men's Golf Charlie Bull Paces Men's Golf on Day One of Furman Intercollegiate Bull posted a 1-under 71 to finish in a tie for eighth place as the Zips closed the first round in 12th place.
March 28, 2014 | Women's Tennis Women's Tennis Edged 4-3 at Northern Illinois The Zips posted three wins in the middle of the singles lineup, but nagging injuries and an early 3-0 deficit prevented them from topping the Huskies.
March 28, 2014 | Softball Softball doubleheader at Central Michigan cancelled The Zips doubleheader at CMU originally scheduled for Friday afternoon has been cancelled. The games will not be made up.
March 28, 2014 Bowden to Speak at Pro Football Hall of Fame Luncheon Club Monday Third-year Zips football head coach Terry Bowden will speak to the famed luncheon club on Monday, March 31.
March 27, 2014 | Track & Field Funk Finishes Third At Texas Relays To Lead Off Outdoor Season Senior Brittany Funk was one of three competitors to surpass the 200-foot barrier in the women's hammer throw Thursday in Austin, Texas.
March 27, 2014 | General News Read the Latest Edition of Zips Line – March 27, 2014 Director of Athletics Tom Wistrcill highlights the milestones set by men's and women's basketball this season, and previews festivities surrounding the football Spring Game on Saturday, April 19.
March 27, 2014 | Softball Softball kicks off MAC play on the road this weekend The Zips travel to Central Michigan for a doubleheader on Friday, followed by single games with Eastern Michigan in Ann Arbor on Saturday and Sunday.
March 27, 2014 | Men's Golf Men's Golf Continues Spring Break Trip at Furman Intercollegiate The Zips will play three rounds over three days, beginning on Friday at 8 a.m. ET.
March 27, 2014 | Baseball Baseball Travels to Toledo for Three-Game Series The University of Akron baseball team is headed to the University of Toledo for a three-game set of Mid-American Conference play, beginning on Friday with a doubleheader at 1 p.m.
March 27, 2014 | Women's Tennis Women's Tennis Ends Spring Break Trip with Visit to MAC Foe Northern Illinois Friday MAC play resumes for the Zips women's tennis squad with a dual match against the Huskies on Friday at 2 p.m. ET.
March 25, 2014 | Men's Golf Men's Golf Finishes Tied for 13th at Hootie at Bulls Bay Intercollegiate Ryan Harris posted a top-25 finish thanks to a round of 4-under 68 on Tuesday.
March 25, 2014 | Women's Golf Women's Golf Concludes MSU Ocala Spring Invite in 13th Place Lina Bengtsson and Frida Fougberg led the way for the Zips, finishing in a tie for 39th place.
March 25, 2014 | Women's Basketball Rachel Tecca Named All-Region Nominee for WBCA All-America Team The 2014 WBCA Division I Coaches' All-America Team will be announced at 2:10 p.m. ET Saturday April 5, during NCAA Women's Final Four.
March 25, 2014 | Track & Field Track Set To Open Outdoor Season At Three Meets This Week The Zips will compete at the prestigious Texas Relays, Bobcat Invitational and Raleigh Relays in the first week of the Outdoor season.
March 25, 2014 | Baseball College Sport Madness Names Kris Simonton MAC Player of the Week College Sports Madness has named outfielder Kris Simonton as Mid-American Conference Player of the Week after recording four multi-hit games in five total contests this past week.
March 24, 2014 | Men's Basketball Men's Basketball Celebration Banquet Set for April 11 Social hour begins at 6 p.m. ET, with a dinner buffet and awards ceremony to follow at 7 p.m.
March 25, 2014 | Softball Softball Doubleheader Against Youngstown State Rescheduled for April 8 The softball doubleheader between Akron and Youngstown State scheduled for today at Lee R. Jackson Field has been rescheduled for Tuesday, April 8 at 3 p.m.
March 25, 2014 | Baseball Baseball Cancels Both Midweek Contests The University of Akron baseball team has cancelled both midweek games this week due to weather in the region, which were scheduled to be at Wright State on Tuesday and at home on Wednesday against Malone.
March 24, 2014 | Women's Tennis Women's Tennis Splits Pair of Away Matches The Zips opened their Spring Break trip to the state of Georgia with 7-0 win over Savannah State and 4-1 loss to Georgia Southern on Monday.
March 24, 2014 | Men's Golf Men's Golf in 15th Place After Second Round of Hootie at Bulls Bay Charlie Bull and J.B. Williams led the Zips on day two with identical rounds of 4-over 76.
March 24, 2014 | Women's Golf Women's Golf Maintains 11th-Place Standing at Ocala Spring Invite Lina Bengtsson and Sara Chaves posted identical rounds of 3-over 75 on the day to pace the Zips.
March 24, 2014 | Softball Mackenzie Conrad named MAC East Co-Pitcher of the Week Conrad picked up her fourth victory of the season in the circle on Saturday, tossing a near flawless game in Akron's five-inning 11-0 rout of Niagara.
March 24, 2014 | Baseball Myles McVeigh Named MAC East Pitcher of the Week The University of Akron baseball starting pitcher Myles McVeigh was named Mid-American Conference East Division Pitcher of the Week for his shutout performance against Eastern Michigan in game two of Saturday’s doubleheader.
March 23, 2014 | Men's Golf Ryan Harris Tied for 10th to Lead Men's Golf at the Hootie at Bulls Bay Harris posted a round of 2-under 70 to finish in a tie for 10th place as the Zips closed the day in 15th place.
March 23, 2014 | Women's Golf Women's Golf in 11th Place After Day One of Ocala Spring Invite Frida Fougberg led the way for the Zips on Sunday, ending play in a tie for 15th place. Just 10 shots separate second and 11th in the team standings.
March 22, 2014 | Baseball Baseball Sweeps Eastern Michigan in Doubleheader on Saturday The University of Akron baseball team downed Eastern Michigan University in both games of the doubleheader on Saturday afternoon at Lee R. Jackson Field to complete the series sweep and open Mid-American Conference play undefeated.
March 22, 2014 | Softball Softball sweeps home opening twinbill against Niagara The Zips made short work of Niagara in their home-opening doubleheader Saturday, posting 10-1 and 11-0 wins against the Purple Eagles.
March 22, 2014 | Women's Basketball Women's Basketball falls to Purdue in NCAA Tournament, 84-55 Rachel Tecca led the Zips with 18 points, and Kacie Cassell added seven points and a game-high 11 assists.
March 22, 2014 | Women's Tennis Women's Tennis Topped 6-1 by Visiting Eastern Michigan Zips sophomore Martina Zerbola's third-set tiebreaker win at No. 4 singles spoiled an Eagles' shutout on Saturday.
March 22, 2014 | Men's Golf Men's Golf Returns to South Carolina for Hootie at Bulls Bay Intercollegiate The Zips will face 11 Golfstat Top-100 teams at the Hootie at Bulls Bay Intercollegiate. Tee times are set to begin on Sunday at 10 a.m. ET.
March 22, 2014 | Women's Golf Women's Golf Heads to Florida for MSU Ocala Spring Invitational The Zips will face a 16-team field and will open play on Sunday beginning at 8 a.m. ET.
March 21, 2014 | Women's Basketball No. 13 Women's Basketball challenges No. 4 Purdue in NCAA Tournament debut The Zips and the Boilermakers are set for battle on Purdue's home floor at 1:30 p.m. ET on Saturday. The contest will be televised live on ESPN2.
March 21, 2014 | Softball Softball drops single game to Siena, 4-3 UA scored its three runs on three hits, one each from Chelsea Wildey, Taryn Allmon and Kellie Roudabush.
March 21, 2014 | Baseball Baseball Opens MAC Play with 6-3 Win over EMU The University of Akron baseball team opened Mid-American Conference play with a 6-3 victory over Eastern Michigan University on Friday afternoon at Lee R. Jackson Field in UA’s home opener.
March 21, 2014 | Women's Tennis Women's Tennis Falls 5-2 to Toledo in MAC Opener After trailing 3-0, the Zips used aggressive singles play to pull to within 3-2 in the Mid-American Conference opener. UA plays host to Eastern Michigan on Saturday at 1 p.m. ET.
March 20, 2014 | Women's Basketball Follow Women’s Basketball in the NCAA Tournament Follow the Zips on Twitter and visit the Zips Insider Blog for a unique perspective on Akron's road to the NCAA Tournament and the matchup with Purdue.
March 20, 2014 | Women's Tennis Women's Tennis to Open MAC Play with Pair of Home Matches The Zips women's tennis team starts its MAC schedule at home against Toledo on Friday and Eastern Michigan on Saturday. Both contests begin at 1 p.m. ET.
March 20, 2014 Football Wraps Up Week One of Spring Camp The Zips football team closed out the first week of spring workouts with a three-hour session dressed in full pads on Thursday inside Stile Athletics Field House.
March 20, 2014 | Softball Softball modifies weekend schedule, hosts home opener Saturday The Zips will play a doubleheader against Siena on Friday, at Robert Morris, before returning to Akron for their home opener on Saturday against Niagara beginning at 1 p.m.
March 20, 2014 | Baseball Baseball Opens MAC Slate at Home on Friday with EMU The University of Akron baseball team opens Mid-American Conference play at home against Eastern Michigan University for a three-game series, beginning at 1 p.m., with a doubleheader at Lee R. Jackson Field.
March 20, 2014 | Track & Field Shawn Barber Named To The Bowerman Men's Watch List Barber, the Zips' first male national champion, is one of 10 athletes in consideration for the nation's top individual award.
March 19, 2014 | Baseball Baseball Records 12 Hits in 11-8 Loss to Pittsburgh on Wednesday The University of Akron (7-10, 0-0 MAC) baseball team registered 12 total hits and waged a late three-run rally in Wednesday’s 11-8 loss at the University of Pittsburgh.
March 19, 2014 | Men's Basketball Men's Basketball Falls 97-91 at IPFW in First Round of CIT Demetrius "Tree" Treadwell led all players with 25 points, connecting on a school record-tying 11-of-12 shots from the field (.917).
| General News Zips Sweep MAC Scholar Athlete Of The Week Honors Alex McCune (men's track & field) and Rachel Tecca (women's basketball) were recognized for their academic and athletic achievements Wednesday.
March 19, 2014 | General News Read the Latest Edition of Zips Line – March 19, 2014 Director of Athletics Tom Wistrcill previews women's basketball's first-ever appearance in the NCAA Tournament and celebrates a national championship for pole vaulter Shawn Barber.
March 18, 2014 | Baseball Baseball Falls in Extras to Ohio State on Tuesday, 6-5 The University of Akron baseball team lost by a score of 6-5 in 11 innings against Ohio State University on Tuesday evening at Bill Davis Stadium.
March 18, 2014 | Baseball Baseball Alters Home-Opening Series Akron will play a doubleheader vs. Eastern Michigan on Friday starting at 1 p.m., and then will conclude the three-game set with a Saturday matchup at 1 p.m.
March 18, 2014 | Men's Basketball Men's Basketball Opens CIT Play on Wednesday at IPFW The Zips and Mastodons will tip off at 7 p.m. ET. The game can be viewed live online via the official CIT web site.
March 17, 2014 | Women's Basketball Women's Basketball Draws Purdue in NCAA Tournament The Zips received the No. 13 seed in the South Bend Region and will face No. 4 seed Purdue on Saturday, March 22 in West Lafayette, Ind.
March 17, 2014 Football Starts Spring Practice The Zips football squad held the first of 15 practices as part of spring camp on Monday inside Stile Athletics Field House.
March 17, 2014 | Baseball Baseball Ready for First Midweek Games in 2014 The University of Akron baseball team is set for the first midweek action of the season, beginning with Ohio State on Tuesday at 5:05 p.m. UA will then play Pittsburgh on Wednesday at 4:15 p.m.
March 16, 2014 | Men's Basketball Men's Basketball Accepts CIT Bid, Travels to IPFW on Wednesday The Zips and Mastodons will meet on the court for the first time on Wednesday in Fort Wane, Ind.
March 17, 2014 | Baseball Baseball Revises Midweek Schedule with Ohio State and Pittsburgh Ohio State’s matchup has been moved up to 5:05 p.m., on Tuesday, while Pittsburgh’s game has been moved from Akron to Pittsburgh on Wednesday at 4:15 p.m.
March 15, 2014 | Track & Field Shawn Barber: 2014 NCAA Indoor Pole Vault Champion Barber becomes the school's first male NCAA champion by winning the pole vault with a Canadian National record-setting jump of 18-10.25.
March 15, 2014 | Women's Basketball Women's Basketball Selection Show Watch Party, NCAA Tournament Ticket Information UA will hold an NCAA Tournament Selection Show Watch Party on Monday at 6 p.m. at James A. Rhodes Arena
March 16, 2014 | Women's Tennis Women's Tennis Falls Short Against Visiting Oakland, 4-3 Despite a rally in singles, the Zips dropped a four-plus hour match with the Grizzlies. UA begins conference play next weekend.
March 16, 2014 | Softball Softball rebounds with 7-3 victory over Binghamton McKenzi Rhodes hit her second home run in as many days, belting a three-run shot in the top of the fourth inning to break a 2-2 tie and carry Akron to victory.
March 15, 2014 | Women's Basketball Women's Basketball earns first MAC title with 79-68 victory over Ball State Tournament MVP Rachel Tecca led all scorers with 30 points and 12 rebounds for her 12th double-double of the season.
March 16, 2014 | Women's Soccer Women's Soccer Falls to Saint Francis Saturday Lani Smith scored the Zips lone goal in a 2-1 loss to the Saint Francis Red Flash in the second spring exhibition game.
March 15, 2014 | Softball Softball drops a pair of games on day two of Cherry Blossom Classic Akron fell to Colgate, 6-4, and came up short in a slugfest with George Mason, 13-7, in Saturday's doubleheader.
March 15, 2014 | Women's Tennis Women's Tennis Loses at Cornell, Returns Home Sunday Again slowed by injuries, the Zips gave up a 7-0 decision to the Big Red. UA returns home Sunday versus Oakland at 4 p.m. ET.
March 15, 2014 | Baseball Baseball Splits Doubleheader with Cincinnati on Saturday The University of Akron baseball team split the doubleheader on Saturday afternoon the University of Cincinnati at Marge Schott Stadium to cap off the three-game series.
March 16, 2014 | Women's Swimming & Diving Diving Completes Competition at NCAA Zones The University of Akron diving team completed competition at the NCAA Zone C at Ohio State University.
March 15, 2014 | Women's Basketball Women's Basketball to face Ball State in MAC Championship game Saturday The Zips advance to their second-consecutive league title game, taking on fifth-seeded Ball State at 1 p.m. The contest will be televised live on Time Warner Cable SportsChannel.
March 14, 2014 | Track & Field Roloff, Funk Earn All-America First Team Honors At NCAA Championships Annika Roloff placed third in the pole vault and Brittany Funk took eighth in the weight throw Friday in Albuquerque, N.M.
March 14, 2014 | Softball Softball tops Binghamton 5-3, falls to George Mason 8-3 Taryn Allmon's walk-off home run in the bottom of the eighth pushed the Zips past Binghamton in game one.
March 14, 2014 | Men's Basketball Men's Basketball Falls 64-60 in Overtime to Western Michigan in MAC Semis The loss in the semifinals snapped Akron's league-best run of seven-straight MAC title game appearances.
March 14, 2014 | Baseball Baseball Drops Series Opener to Cincinnati, 8-5 The University of Akron baseball team dropped the series opener to the University of Cincinnati by a final score of 8-5 on Friday afternoon at Marge Schott Stadium.
March 14, 2014 | Women's Basketball Women's Basketball puts away Central Michigan, 85-69; advances to MAC title game Akron will face fifth-seeded Ball State in tomorrow's championship game at 1 p.m. ET on Time Warner Cable SportsChannel.
March 14, 2014 | Women's Soccer Women's Soccer Travels to Saint Francis on Saturday The University of Akron women’s soccer team travels to Saint Francis University for a Saturday matchup.
March 14, 2014 | Women's Tennis Women's Tennis Set for Road and Home Contests this Weekend The Zips will compete at Cornell on Saturday at 11 a.m. ET before playing host to Oakland on Sunday at 4 p.m. at LaTuchie Tennis Center in nearby Stow.
February 24, 2014 | Women's Soccer Women's Soccer Announces Summer Day Camp Akron women's soccer will host their Summer Day Camp from June 16-20 this summer.
March 14, 2014 | Men's Basketball Men's Basketball to Face Western Michigan in MAC Semifinals The Zips and the Broncos will face off at 6:30 p.m. ET with a spot in Saturday's MAC title game on the line.
March 13, 2014 | Women's Basketball Women's Basketball takes on Central Michigan in MAC semifinal Friday No. 3 Akron is set to face defending tournament champion No. 2 Central Michigan at 2:30 p.m. at Quicken Loans Arena. The game will be televised live on Time Warner Cable SportsChannel.
March 13, 2014 | Men's Basketball Men's Basketball Downs Ohio 83-77 to Advance to MAC Semifinals on Friday The Zips, led by Quincy Diggs' 20 points, will face Western Michigan on Friday at 6:30 p.m. ET.
March 13, 2014 | Softball Softball heads to George Mason for Cherry Blossom Classic this weekend The Zips will look to improve on their 9-2 record, playing five games in three days against Binghamton, Colgate and host George Mason.
March 13, 2014 | Women's Basketball Luburgh's hot hand lifts Women's Basketball past Toledo, 83-69, in MAC quarterfinal Hanna Luburgh scored 25 of her game-high 31 points in the first half to carry third-seeded Akron to victory. The Zips will face second-seeded Central Michigan in the semifinals Friday.
March 13, 2014 | Baseball Baseball Travels to Cincinnati for Three-Game Series The University of Akron baseball team travels to the University of Cincinnati this weekend for a three-game series at Marge Schott Stadium, which is set to begin on Friday at 4 p.m.
March 12, 2014 | Women's Basketball Women's Basketball ready for Toledo in MAC Tournament Quarterfinal Thursday The third-seeded Zips are set to take on the sixth-seeded Rockets at 2:30 p.m. at Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland.
March 13, 2014 | Women's Swimming & Diving Three Divers Travel to NCAA Zones this Weekend The University of Akron swimming and diving team is sending three divers to the NCAA Diving Zone C in Columbus, Ohio on The Ohio State University Campus, beginning Thursday and running through Saturday.
March 12, 2014 | General News Read the Latest Edition of Zips Line – March 12, 2014 Director of Athletics Tom Wistrcill previews this week's MAC Men's and Women's Basketball Tournaments and shares a new fan survey.
March 12, 2014 | Men's Basketball Demetrius "Tree" Treadwell Named NABC First-Team All-District The honor was the second NABC All-District award for Treadwell as he was named Second-Team All-District in 2013.
March 12, 2014 | Men's Basketball Men's Basketball Opens MAC Tournament Title Defense on Thursday The Zips will play the winner of the Ohio vs. Miami (Ohio) game on Thursday at Quicken Loans Arena. Tip off is set for 6:30 p.m. ET.
March 11, 2014 | Men's Golf Men's Golf Finishes in 16th Place at Cleveland Golf Palmetto Intercollegiate J.B. Williams led the way for the Zips, finishing tied for 52nd place.
| Women's Basketball Zips Basketball with Jodi Kest - March 11 Women's basketball head coach Jodi Kest previews this week's Mid-American Conference Tournament. The Zips will play as the No. 3 seed for the second-straight season.
March 11, 2014 | Baseball College Sports Madness Names Devan Ahart MAC Player of the Week Ahart had one of the strongest offensive weekends of his collegiate career this past weekend in games against Austin Peay and Milwaukee.
March 11, 2014 | Men's Basketball Jake Kretzer Named MAC Sixth Man of the Year Kretzer is the fourth Zip to win the award after appearing in 26 games, making seven starts, this season for the Zips.
March 10, 2014 | Men's Soccer Leo Chappel Joins Men's Soccer Coaching Staff Head coach Jared Embick announced the addition of Leo Chappel, who brings nearly 20 years of collegiate coaching experience, to the Zips staff for 2014.
March 10, 2014 | Men's Golf Men's Golf in 13th Place at Cleveland Golf Palmetto Intercollegiate Ryan Harris and J.B. Williams are tied for 27th place with identical scores of 7-over 147.
March 10, 2014 | Softball Softball's Conrad and Seiler named MAC East Player and Pitcher of the Week The sophomores led Akron to a perfect 6-0 record at the Rebel Spring Games in Winter Haven Fla., over the weekend.
March 10, 2014 | Women's Basketball Luburgh, Tecca and Plybon earn All-MAC recognition Hanna Luburgh and Rachel Tecca were named to the All-MAC First Team, while Hannah Plybon earned All-MAC Freshman Team honors.
March 10, 2014 | Men's Basketball Treadwell and Diggs Named to All-MAC Teams Demetrius "Tree" Treadwell earned First-Team All-MAC honors while Quincy Diggs was named Second-Team All-MAC.
March 10, 2014 | Baseball Devan Ahart Named MAC East Player of the Week Akron outfielder Devan Ahart has been named Mid-American Conference East Division Player of the Week, the league announced Monday.
March 9, 2014 | Women's Golf Women's Golf Concludes Rio Verde Invitational in 14th Place Frida Fougberg led the way for the Zips with a tie for 14th place finish as Akron has several players play while battling illness for a second-straight day.
March 9, 2014 | Baseball Baseball Tallies Season-High 18 Hits in 13-5 Win over Milwaukee The University of Akron baseball team capped off the three-game weekend with a 13-5 victory over UW-Milwaukee.
March 9, 2014 | Softball Softball finishes perfect weekend with victories over Bucknell and Saint Peter's UA returns home from the Rebel Spring Games with a 6-0 mark and a 9-2 overall record, marking its best start since the 1995 season.
March 9, 2014 | Men's Golf Men's Golf Travels to South Carolina for Palmetto Intercollegiate The 54-hole tournament will begin on Monday at 9 a.m. ET with a shotgun start. The field features nine Golfstat Top-100 teams.
March 8, 2014 | Softball Softball picks up two more wins over Temple and Manhattan Akron continued to roll on the second day of the Rebel Spring Games, shutting out Temple 8-0 in six innings, and holding on for a gutsy 8-7 victory over Manhattan.
March 8, 2014 | Women's Golf Windy Conditions, Illness Slows Women's Golf on Day Two in Arizona The Zips, down two players due to illness, battled windy conditions to finish the second round of the 12th Annual Rio Verde Invitational in 16th place.
March 8, 2014 | Women's Tennis Women's Tennis Splits Doubleheader with Butler and Duquesne The Zips posted a 6-1 win over Butler and a 4-3 loss to Duquesne on Saturday at LaTuchie Tennis Center.
March 8, 2014 | Baseball Baseball Falls in Saturday Matchup to UW-Milwaukee, 10-4 The University of Akron baseball team lost to UW-Milwaukee by a final score of 10-4 on Saturday afternoon at Raymond C. Hand Park on the Austin Peay State University Campus.
March 8, 2014 | Women's Basketball Women's Basketball loses heartbreaker to Bowling Green, 77-76 Akron shot 50.9 percent from the field despite playing 37 minutes without its leading scorer, but was unable to hang on in the final seconds of the game.
March 7, 2014 | Baseball Baseball Routs Austin Peay on Friday, 10-0 A shutout performance from John Valek III and a pair of homers from Devan Ahart and Joey Havrilak pushed the Zips to victory on Friday night.
March 7, 2014 | Men's Basketball Men's Basketball Clips Neighborhood Rival Kent State 58-54 on Senior Night The Zips earned their 20th win for a nine-straight season and grabbed the No. 4 seed in next week's Mid-American Conference Tournament.
March 7, 2014 | Women's Golf Women's Golf in Ninth Place After Round One in Rio Verde Freshman Frida Fougberg led the way as she sits in a tie for second place after 18 holes. The Zips are just eight shots off the pace.
March 7, 2014 | Women's Basketball Women's Basketball hosts Bowling Green on Senior Day Saturday Tip-off between the Zips and the Falcons is scheduled for 2 p.m. at Rhodes Arena. UA will honor its five seniors - Kacie Cassell, Cari Guyton, Hanna Luburgh, Rachel Tecca and Carly Young - prior to the game.
March 7, 2014 | Softball Softball sweeps day one of Rebel Spring Games Three weeks off from competition did not seem to faze Akron, as the Zips defeated Sacred Heart, 3-1, before shutting down Niagara, 3-0.
March 7, 2014 | Men's Soccer Najem Leads Men's Soccer To 3-0 Win At Cleveland State Adam Najem, a Freshman All-American in 2013, scored a goal and assisted two more to lead the Zips to a win in their spring exhibition opener Friday night at Cleveland State.
March 7, 2014 | Women's Tennis Women's Tennis Readies for Saturday Home Doubleheader The Zips take on Butler and Duquesne Saturday at 10 a.m. and 3 p.m., respectively, at their indoor home of LaTuchie Tennis Center.
March 7, 2014 | Women's Swimming & Diving Swimming and Diving Earns 2013 Fall CSCAA Scholar All-America Team Honor The College Swimming Coaches Association of America announced Tuesday that The University of Akron swimming and diving squad has earned 2013 CSCAA Fall Scholar All American Team honors with a 3.28 team GPA.
March 6, 2014 | General News Read the Latest Edition of Zips Line – March 6, 2014 Director of Athletics Tom Wistrcill recaps last weekend's MAC championships for men's indoor track and field, and women's swimming and diving.
March 6, 2014 | Softball Softball travels to Florida for Rebel Spring Games this weekend After three weeks off from competition due to unfavorable weather conditions, the Zips will participate in the Rebel Spring Games for the seventh consecutive season.
March 6, 2014 | Baseball Baseball Set for Three-Game Road Trip The University of Akron baseball team travels to Columbia, Tenn., for three games this weekend, beginning with a 4:30 p.m., matchup at Austin Peay on Friday.
March 6, 2014 | Men's Basketball Men's Basketball Conlcudes Regular Season on Friday vs. Kent State The Zips and Golden Flashes will meet in the second installment of the PNC Wagon Wheel Challenge on ESPN2, with tip off set for 7 p.m. ET from Rhodes Arena.
March 6, 2014 | Women's Golf Women's Golf Returns to Action on Friday in Arizona The Zips will compete in the 18-team Rio Verde Invitational on the par-71, 6,209-yard Quail Run course in Rio Verde, Ariz. UA will play 18 holes on Friday, Saturday and Sunday.
March 6, 2014 | Men's Soccer Men's Soccer To Kick Off Spring Season At Cleveland State Friday The Zips and Vikings will hook horns Friday, starting at 7 p.m. at dome-covered Krenzler Field.
March 5, 2014 | Women's Basketball Women's Basketball keeps winning streak alive with 79-71 triumph at Buffalo Akron went 16-for-17 from the free throw line in the second half to overcome a late surge from UB and hold off the Bulls for its 13th consecutive win.
March 5, 2014 | Baseball Baseball Revises Weekend Schedule The University of Akron baseball team has revised their schedule for this upcoming weekend. Akron will play Austin Peay on Friday at 4:30 p.m., followed by games against the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee on Saturday and Sunday at noon.
| Women's Basketball Women's Basketball Seniors Excel On and Off the Court This behind-the-scenes video details the 2014 women's basketball senior class and the level of success they have achieved on the court and in the classroom.
March 5, 2014 | Track & Field Zips To Send Five Athletes To NCAA Indoor Track & Field Championships Shawn Barber and Alex McCune will represent the men's team while Brittany Funk, Weronika Gaudyn and Annika Roloff will head to Albuquerque, N.M., as members of the women's team.
March 4, 2014 | Men's Basketball Men's Basketball Uses Big Second Half to Down Buffalo, 83-71 The Zips used a 26-8 run in the second half to pull away, sparked by Quincy Diggs who scored 17 of his game-high 25 points in the final 20 minutes.
March 4, 2014 | Women's Basketball Women's Basketball closes road swing at Buffalo on Wednesday The Zips and the Bulls are set to tip-off at 7 p.m. at Alumni Arena. The game will be televised live on Time Warner Cable SportsChannel.
March 4, 2014 | Women's Soccer Women's Soccer Ties Robert Morris in Spring Opener The University of Akron women’s soccer team played Robert Morris University to a 4-all tie on Saturday in the first game of the spring exhibition season at Stile Athletics Field House.
March 3, 2014 | Women's Basketball Rachel Tecca earns MAC East Player of the Week honors Tecca broke the program's single-season scoring record and recorded back-to-back double-doubles to help Akron extend its winning streak to 12-straight games last week.
March 3, 2014 | Men's Basketball Men's Basketball Faces Buffalo in Key MAC East Showdown The Zips, who currently own the No. 4 seed in next week's MAC Tournament, look to remain in control of their own destiny with a win. Tip off is set for 7 p.m. ET on TWC Sports Channel.
March 1, 2014 | Women's Swimming & Diving Swimming and Diving Captures Program's First MAC Championship The University of Akron swimming and diving team captured the program’s first-ever Mid-American Conference Championship on Saturday night at SPIRE Institute with a final total of 574 points.
March 1, 2014 | Track & Field Zips Men Claim MAC Indoor Title in Dramatic Finish, Women Place Runner-Up The men's team captured their third MAC Indoor Championship in four years Saturday at Kent State Field House.
March 2, 2014 | Women's Basketball Tecca's 10th double-double pushes Women's Basketball past Kent State, 80-66 Rachel Tecca scored a game-high 29 points and grabbed 13 rebounds, breaking the program's single-season scoring record to lead Akron to its 12th-straight win.
March 1, 2014 | Men's Basketball Defensive Effort Pushes Men's Basketball Past Bowling Green, 57-47 The Zips held a third MAC opponent under 50 points this season as Akron snapped a three-game losing streak.
March 2, 2014 | Baseball Baseball Splits Doubleheader with Delaware State on Sunday Akron baseball fell in the first game 13-1, but bounced back for an 11-10 comeback victory in game two.
March 2, 2014 | Baseball Baseball Drops Saturday Matchup with Delaware State, 4-0 The University of Akron baseball team fell to Delaware State by a final score of 4-0 on Saturday night at Soldier Field in the series-opening matchup.
March 1, 2014 | Women's Basketball Women's Basketball challenges crosstown rival Kent State on Sunday The Zips travel to Kent for a 2 p.m. contest, looking to secure the full point in the PNC Wagon Wheel Challenge and extend their winning streak to 12 games.
March 1, 2014 | Softball Softball games cancelled for Saturday and Sunday at George Washington Colonial Classic The George Washington Colonial Classic has been cancelled due to field conditions.
February 28, 2014 | General News Zips Athletics Inducts 39th Annual Sports Hall of Fame Class University President Dr. Luis Proenza was one of nine people inducted in UA's Sports Hall of Fame on Friday night. The event was sponsored by the Varsity "A" Association.
February 28, 2014 | Women's Swimming & Diving Swimming and Diving Maintain First-Place Standing on Friday at MAC Championships The University of Akron swimming and diving team remains in first place with 378 points at the 2014 Mid-American Conference Swimming and Diving Championships.
February 28, 2014 | Track & Field Zips Men Pacing The Pack, Women In Third At MAC Indoor Championships The Zips men's and women's teams got off to a fast start at the 2014 MAC Indoor Championships Friday at Kent State Field House.
February 28, 2014 Bowden Announces Complete 2014 Football Schedule Four weekday games on the ESPN Family of Networks in November – including a home contest against defending MAC champion Bowling Green – highlight the 2014 campaign.
February 28, 2014 | Men's Basketball Men's Basketball Opens Three-Game Homestand Saturday vs. Bowling Green The Zips close the regular season with three-straight games at Rhodes Arena, beginning with a 7 p.m. ET match-up with the Falcons.
February 28, 2014 | Baseball Baseball Heads to Delaware State for Three-Game Series The University of Akron baseball team travels to Delaware State for a three-game set, beginning at 2 p.m., on Saturday at Soldier Field.
February 28, 2014 | Softball Softball returns to action at George Washington Colonial Classic The Zips will take on Drexel and Providence in a doubleheader on Saturday, before facing tournament host GW on Sunday.
February 28, 2014 Rifle Travels to Great American Rifle Conference Championships This Weekend The No. 16 University of Akron rifle team will travel to the University of Mississippi for the Great American Rifle Conference Championships for the first time in program history.
February 27, 2014 | Women's Swimming & Diving Swimming and Diving in First Place after Day One of MAC Championships The University of Akron swimming and diving team ended day one of the 2014 Mid-American Conference Championships in first place with 201 points on Thursday evening.
February 26, 2014 | Women's Basketball Cassell and Luburgh lead Women's Basketball to 88-63 win over Miami (Ohio) Kacie Cassell broke Akron's single-game assists record with 13, and Hanna Luburgh shot 76.5 percent from the field to help UA extend its winning streak to 11 games.
February 26, 2014 | Track & Field Track Set To Compete At 2014 MAC Indoor Championships The Zips men's and women's teams will take on the rest of the league at the 2014 MAC Indoor Championships, hosted by Kent State, this weekend.
February 26, 2014 | Men's Basketball Men's Basketball Falls 65-61 at Miami (Ohio) The Zips rallied from a 13-point deficit to close within one point with 1:03 to go, but could not convert on their final two possessions.
February 26, 2014 | Women's Tennis Berestetska Named MAC Singles Player of the Week Zips senior Ksenia Berestetska was named MAC Singles Player of the Week on Wednesday, after going 2-0 in matches at Portland State and Oregon last weekend.
February 26, 2014 | Women's Soccer Women's Soccer Announces Spring Exhbition Schedule The University of Akron women’s soccer program and head coach Vernon Croft have announced the upcoming 2014 spring exhibition schedule.
February 26, 2014 | General News Read the Latest Edition of Zips Line – Feb. 26, 2014 Director of Athletics Tom Wistrcill writes about the induction of UA's new Sports Hall of Fame class and previews conference championships for three teams.
February 26, 2014 | Women's Swimming & Diving Swimming and Diving Ready for MAC Championships at SPIRE Akron swimming and diving is set to compete at the 2014 Mid-American Conference Championships at the SPIRE Institute in Geneva, Ohio this week.
February 26, 2014 | Baseball Baseball Reschedules Series Opener with Delaware State The University of Akron baseball team has rescheduled Friday’s series opener with Delaware State to Saturday at 2 p.m. Sunday will now feature a doubleheader at noon.
February 25, 2014 | Women's Basketball Women's Basketball ready for Miami (Ohio) on Wednesday The Zips aim to avenge their last loss to the RedHawks from earlier this season on Jan. 15 when they host Miami at 7 p.m.
February 25, 2014 | Track & Field Funk Named MAC Women's Field Athlete Of The Week Brittany Funk was named MAC Women's Field Athlete of the Week for the second time this winter.
February 25, 2014 | Men's Basketball Men's Basketball Closes Road Schedule Wednesday at Miami (Ohio) The Zips are looking for their eighth-straight win over the RedHawks, including their fourth in the last five trips to Millett Hall.
February 24, 2014 | Women's Basketball Hanna Luburgh Named MAC East Player of the Week In 25 games this season, Luburgh ranks 16th in the nation in total points, and has already surpassed her scoring total from last season which she reached in 33 games.
February 23, 2014 | Baseball Baseball Falls 5-2 in Weekend Finale to Duke Akron baseball finished the weekend 3-1 in four games in North Carolina with a total of 19 runs scored.
February 23, 2014 Rifle Places Second at NCAA Qualifier The No. 16 University of Akron traveled to No. 8 The Ohio State University, along with unranked Rose-Hulman and Purdue University.
February 23, 2014 | Baseball Baseball Completes Doubleheader Sweep of La Salle The University of Akron baseball team won their third consecutive game in an 8-7 come back victory over La Salle University on Saturday night at Fleming Stadium.
February 22, 2014 | Women's Tennis Women's Tennis Falls at Oregon, 6-1 After five-straight road matches, the Zips return home for a doubleheader with Butler and Duquesne on Saturday, March 8.
February 22, 2014 | Men's Basketball Men's Basketball Falls 66-50 to Ohio The Zips dropped their second-straight game as Deji Ibitayo came off the bench to score a season-high 13 points.
February 22, 2014 | Women's Basketball Women's Basketball survives Ohio for 10th straight win, 88-76 Five Zips scored in double figures for the fourth time this season, led by Hanna Luburgh's 31 points.
February 22, 2014 | Baseball Baseball Notches 7-1 Victory over La Salle on Saturday The University of Akron baseball team defeated La Salle University by a final score of 7-1 on Saturday afternoon at the USA Baseball Complex.
February 21, 2014 | Baseball Baseball Edges Saint Louis on Friday, 2-1 The University of Akron baseball team opened the Duke Baseball Classic with a 2-1 victory over Saint Louis on Friday night.
February 21, 2014 | Women's Tennis Women's Tennis Rallies in Singles to Claim 5-2 Win at Portland State After giving up the doubles point, the Zips claimed victories at five singles flights to improve their record to 8-2.
February 21, 2014 | Track & Field Track Dominates With Sweep Of Zips Invitational The Zips men's and women's teams enjoyed a strong final tune-up for the MAC Indoor Championships Friday night at the Zips Invitational.
February 21, 2014 | Women's Basketball Women's Basketball heads to Ohio for MAC East battle on Saturday The Zips prepare to make their way back through the East Division opponents when they take on the Bobcats on the road. Tip-off is set for 2 p.m. at Ohio's Convocation Center.
February 21, 2014 | Men's Basketball Men's Basketball Welcomes Ohio to Rhodes Arena on Saturday The Zips and Bobcats will face off for the second time this season, this time at Rhodes Arena. Tip off is set for 6 p.m. ET on TWC Sports Channel.
February 21, 2014 | Men's Golf Charlie Bull Named MAC Men's Golfer of the Week Bull posted his third-straight top-10 finish this week, finishing better than eight Golfstat Top-100 players at the Mobile Bay Intercollegiate.
February 21, 2014 | General News Read the Latest Edition of Zips Line – Feb. 21, 2014 Director of Athletics Tom Wistrcill highlights a milestone season by women's basketball and previews Saturday's men's basketball home game against Ohio.
February 19, 2014 Rifle Travels to Ohio State Saturday for NCAA Qualifier The No. 16 University of Akron rifle squad heads to The Ohio State University to compete in the NCAA Qualifiers on Saturday at Lt. Hugh W. Wylie Range.
February 20, 2014 | Women's Tennis Women's Tennis Wraps Up Five-Match Road Swing at Portland State, Oregon The Zips head to the Pacific Northwest this weekend looking to improve their 7-2 record versus dual-match competition.
February 20, 2014 | Men's Basketball USBWA Honors Dan Peters with Most Courageous Award Peters, Akron's director of basketball operations, is currently on a leave of absence while receiving chemotherapy. He will receive his award at the March 7 game vs. Kent State.
February 19, 2014 | Baseball Baseball Ready for Duke Baseball Classic this Weekend Four games against three opponents are scheduled this weekend as the Akron baseball team heads south to the Duke Baseball Classic, hosted by Duke.
February 20, 2014 | Women's Basketball Rachel Tecca Named to Academic All-America First Team Tecca maintains a 3.89 graduate GPA and is UA's first women's basketball player ever to receive first team honors.
February 20, 2014 | Track & Field Track To Host Buffalo, Robert Morris, Youngstown St. At Zips Invitational The Zips will continue their indoor season Friday night with the Zips Invitational, starting at 7 p.m. at Stile Athletics Field House.
February 19, 2014 | Women's Basketball Women's Basketball wins school record ninth-straight game, 89-75 over Northern Illinois Rachel Tecca eclipsed 30 points for the fifth time this season and Hanna Luburgh posted her seventh double-double as the nation's top-scoring duo led Akron to victory.
February 19, 2014 | Men's Basketball Men's Basketball Drops a 96-90 Decision at Buffalo The Zips cut the lead to two points with 5:14 to go but were unable take the lead down the stretch.
February 18, 2014 | Men's Golf Men's Golf Finishes 13th at Mobile Bay Intercollegiate Senior Charlie Bull finished inside the top-10 thanks to a round of 5-under 67 on Tuesday.
February 18, 2014 | Women's Basketball Women's Basketball returns home to host Northern Illinois on Wednesday The Zips look to extend their winning streak to nine games when they take on their final MAC West opponent of the regular season in NIU. Tip-off is set for 7 p.m. at the JAR.
| Women's Basketball Zips Basketball with Jodi Kest - Feb. 18 Women's basketball head coach Jodi Kest talks about the Zips' current eight-game winning streak, which ties the longest winning streak in program history.
February 18, 2014 | Men's Basketball Men's Basketball Travels to Buffalo for Mid-Week MAC East Showdown The Zips and Bulls will face off on Wednesday at University Arena. The game is set to tip at 7 p.m. ET on Time Warner Cable Sports Channel and ESPN3.
February 18, 2014 | Men's Basketball Men's Basketball to Face Kent State on March 7 on ESPN2 The Zips and Golden Flashes will close out the regular season on national television for the fifth-straight season.
February 17, 2014 | Men's Golf Men's Golf in 14th Place After Day One of Mobile Bay Intercollegiate Charlie Bull led the way for the Zips, closing play on day one inside the top 25.
February 17, 2014 | Men's Basketball Treadwell Earns Third MAC East Player of the Week Award Treadwell helped the Zips to a 1-1 mark last week, averaging 20.5 points, 11.0 rebounds, 2.5 assists, 1.5 steals and 1.0 block per game.
February 16, 2014 | Women's Basketball Jodi Kest and Rachel Tecca Recognized at Annual Dapper Dan Banquet Kest received the William Falor Career Achievement Award, while Tecca was presented with the Alumni Award.
February 16, 2014 | Baseball Baseball Falls to Winthrop in Doubleheader to Open 2014 Season The University of Akron baseball team lost to Winthrop University in both games of the doubleheader on Sunday afternoon at Winthrop Ballpark.
February 16, 2014 | Men's Golf Men's Golf Opens Spring Slate on Monday at Mobile Bay Intercollegiate The Zips will face a 15-team field that includes 10 Golfstat Top-100 teams. The first round is set to begin Monday morning at 9:30 a.m. ET.
February 15, 2014 | Men's Basketball Men's Basketball Takes MAC East Lead with 62-54 Win Over NIU Demetrius "Tree" Treadwell led the way for Akron with his ninth double-double in the last 10 games.
February 15, 2014 | Women's Tennis Women's Tennis Falls 5-2 at Youngstown State Playing its third-straight away contest, the Zips were hindered by injury in their first loss to the Penguins in eight years.
February 15, 2014 | Track & Field More School Records Fall As Track Competes Against Nation's Elite The Zips continued to prove their standing against the nation's best athletes at the Don Kirby Invitational and SPIRE D1 Invite Saturday.
February 15, 2014 | Women's Basketball Women's Basketball notches eighth-straight win, 87-64, at Ball State Kacie Cassell was one of five Zips to score in double figures, recording her first double-double of the season with 13 points and 11 assists.
February 14, 2014 | Track & Field Track Opens Weekend's Competition At Multiple Meets Shawn Barber placed fourth in the men's elite pole vault competition at the Don Kirby Invitational Friday night in New Mexico.

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Thursday, August 21
GENERAL: New ESPN pact offers MAC basketball challenges, interesting future   by George M. Thomas, Akron Beacon Journal

Wednesday, August 20
GENERAL: MAC deal with ESPN could offer an abundance of opportunities   by George M. Thomas, Akron Beacon Journal
GENERAL: MAC commissioner Jon Steinbrecher goes inside the MAC/ESPN TV deal   by Elton Alexander, Cleveland Plain Dealer
GENERAL: New MAC-ESPN deal features football on TV; basketball featured on the internet   by Elton Alexander, Cleveland Plain Dealer
GENERAL: MAC officials willing to adapt to changing sports landscape    by Todd Jones, The Columbus Dispatch
FB: NCAA Football Preview - Akron Zips    Orlando Sentinel

Tuesday, August 19
FB: Zips defensive line reloads, raises expectations for 2014    by George M. Thomas, Akron Beacon Journal
FB: Momentum finally favors Akron Zips -- MAC Football 2014   by Elton Alexander, Cleveland Plain Dealer
FB: College football's 25 Most Intriguing Games of 2014   by Pat Forde, Yahoo Sports
MSOC, GENERAL: On the record: Maryland defeats Zips in soccer exhibition game   Akron Beacon Journal

Monday, August 18
FB: Defense dominates day in Zips scrimmage at InfoCision   by George M. Thomas, Akron Beacon Journal
FB: UA football preseason scrimmage snapshot   by George M. Thomas, Akron Beacon Journal

Friday, August 15
FB: Offensive line has talent if not experience   by George M. Thomas, Akron Beacon Journal
FB: UA football preseason camp snapshot: Practice No. 15    by George M. Thomas, Akron Beacon Journal
WBB: Rachel Tecca, Hanna Luburgh sign professional contracts   by Michael Beaven, Akron Beacon Journal

Thursday, August 14
MSOC: America's Most Wanted   by Jordan Ritter Conn, Grantland.com
MSOC: Former Zips soccer standout DeAndre Yedlin to play in English Premier League at end of 2014 MLS season   by Michael Beaven, Akron Beacon Journal

Wednesday, August 13
FB: Browns exploring multiple possibilities for training camp site   by Zac Jackson, FOX Sports Ohio

Tuesday, August 12
FB: Zips' C.J. Mizell hopes to leave mark on MAC    by George M. Thomas, Akron Beacon Journal
FB: UA football preseason camp snapshot: Practice No. 11   by George M. Thomas, Akron Beacon Journal
MSOC, MBB: On the record: Zips men's soccer team ranked 13th in poll   Akron Beacon Journal
MBB: McNees earns promotion at Akron   by Ron Poniewasz, Jr., New Castle News

Sunday, August 10
FB: Zips show some promise during intrasquad scrimmage   by George M. Thomas, Akron Beacon Journal
FB: 2014 Zips preseason camp snapshot: Practice 9    by George M. Thomas, Akron Beacon Journal

Friday, August 8
FB: Who will rule the MAC in 2014?  FOX Sports Ohio
FB: NCAA power move raises questions, creates challenges for MAC   by George M. Thomas, Akron Beacon Journal

Wednesday, August 6
FB: Receivers are early focus for Akron Zips football   by Elton Alexander, Cleveland Plain Dealer
MBB: Bracket reveal: Gildan Charleston Classic   by Myron Medcalf, ESPN.com
MBB: A bevy of bracket reveals: Grading the best of the early season tourneys   by Matt Norlander, CBSSports.com

Tuesday, August 5
FB: Transfer from OSU of former Firestone offensive lineman Tommy Brown a boost for Zips   by George M. Thomas, Akron Beacon Journal
FB: UA football practice snapshot   by George M. Thomas, Akron Beacon Journal

Monday, August 4
FB: Stroud undergoing stem cell transplant    by Jim Henry, Tallahassee Democrat
FB: Akron assistant taking medical leave of absence    by John Taylor, NBCSports.com
FB: Browns tour stadium after 'successful' Family Day event    by Doug Livingston, Akron Beacon Journal
FB: Browns take training camp to Akron for Family Day     Fox 8 News

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