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Apr 1, 2014
2 Akron
5 at Marshall
Final
Huntington, W. Va.
Apr 2, 2014
1 Canisius
2 at Akron
Final - 10 innings
Canal Park
Apr 4, 2014
Northeast Ohio Quad
All Day
Akron, Ohio | Lee R. Jackson Track & Field Complex
9th of 12 (330, +24) vs. EKU Colonel Classic – Day One
@ Richmond, Ky. (Arlington Country Club)
All Day
6 Ball State
1 at Akron
Final
Akron, Ohio
Buffalo
at Akron
Cancelled
Lee R. Jackson Field
Buffalo
at Akron
Cancelled
Lee R. Jackson Field
7 Akron
5 at Miami (Ohio)
Final
Oxford, Ohio
Apr 5, 2014
Northeast Ohio Quad
All Day
Akron, Ohio | Lee R. Jackson Track & Field Complex
t-14th of 16 (599, +31) vs. Irish Creek Intercollegiate – Day One
@ Kannapolis, N.C. (Irish Creek Golf Club)
All Day
t-6th of 12 (643, +67) vs. EKU Colonel Classic – Day Two
@ Richmond, Ky. (Arlington Country Club)
All Day
7 Miami (Ohio)
0 at Akron
Final
Akron, Ohio
8 Kent State
3 at Akron
Final
Lee R. Jackson Field | PNC Wagon Wheel Challenge
0 Akron
6 at Miami (Ohio)
Final
Oxford, Ohio
Apr 6, 2014
t-12th of 16 (891, +39) vs. Irish Creek Intercollegiate – Day Two
@ Kannapolis, N.C. (Irish Creek Golf Club)
All Day
3 Kent State
1 at Akron
Final
Lee R. Jackson Field | PNC Wagon Wheel Challenge
3 Akron
5 at Miami (Ohio)
Final
Oxford, Ohio
Apr 8, 2014
2 Youngstown State
8 at Akron
Final
Lee R. Jackson Field
8 Youngstown State
7 at Akron
Final
Lee R. Jackson Field
7 Akron
5 at Pittsburgh
Final
Pittsburgh, Pa.
Apr 9, 2014
8 Akron
5 at Canisius
Final
Buffalo, N.Y.
Apr 11, 2014
at All-Ohio Outdoor Championships
All Day
Cincinnati, Ohio (University of Cincinnati)
1 Akron
6 at Bowling Green
Final
Bowling Green, Ohio
1 Bowling Green
4 at Akron
Final
Lee R. Jackson Field
0 Ohio
8 at Akron
Final
Lee R. Jackson Field
4 Bowling Green
1 at Akron
Final
Lee R. Jackson Field
Apr 12, 2014
at All-Ohio Outdoor Championships
All Day
Cincinnati, Ohio (University of Cincinnati)
t-3rd of 14 (582, +14) vs. NYX Hoosier Invitational – Day One
@ Bloomington, Ind. (IU Golf Course)
All Day
5th of 15 (316, +28) vs. Dolores Black Falcon Invitational – Day One
@ Bowling Green, Ohio (Stone Ridge Golf Course)
All Day
1 Akron
6 at Western Michigan
Final
Kalamazoo, Mich.
1 Ohio
7 at Akron
Final
Lee R. Jackson Field
3 Toledo
4 at Akron
Final - 8 innings
Lee R. Jackson Field
Apr 13, 2014
3rd of 14 (867, +15) vs. NYX Hoosier Invitational – Day Two
@ Bloomington, Ind. (IU Golf Course)
All Day
8th of 15 (646, +70) vs. Dolores Black Falcon Invitational – Day Two
@ Bowling Green, Ohio (Stone Ridge Golf Course)
All Day
2 Toledo
5 at Akron
Final
Lee R. Jackson Field
4 Ohio
5 at Akron
Final
Lee R. Jackson Field
Apr 15, 2014
Akron
at Dayton
Cancelled
Dayton, Ohio
Marshall
at Akron
Cancelled
Lee R. Jackson Field
Akron
at Dayton
Cancelled
Dayton, Ohio
Apr 16, 2014
8 Akron
2 at Western Michigan
Final
Avon, Ohio
Apr 17, 2014
at Mt. SAC Relays
All Day
Azusa, Calif. (Azusa Pacific University)
Apr 18, 2014
at Mt. SAC Relays/Jesse Owens Classic
All Day
Azusa, Calif. (Azusa Pacific University)/Columbus, Ohio (Ohio State University)
4 Akron
2 at Ball State
Final
Muncie, Ind.
2 Akron
15 at Ball State
Final - 5 innings
Muncie, Ind.
9 Bowling Green
7 at Akron
Final
Lee R. Jackson Field
Apr 19, 2014
at Mt. SAC Relays/Jesse Owens Classic
All Day
Azusa, Calif. (Azusa Pacific University)/Columbus, Ohio (Ohio State University)
6 Buffalo
1 at Akron
Final
Akron, Ohio
0 Akron
3 at Miami (Ohio)
Final
Oxford, Ohio
11 Bowling Green
5 at Akron
Final
Lee R. Jackson Field
Apr 20, 2014
3 Akron
0 at Miami (Ohio)
Final
Oxford, Ohio
8 Bowling Green
1 at Akron
Final
Lee R. Jackson Field
Apr 22, 2014
0 Youngstown State
5 at Akron
Final
Canal Park
Apr 23, 2014
Akron
at St. Francis (Pa.)
3:00 PM
Loretto, Pa.
Akron
at St. Francis (Pa.)
5:00 PM
Loretto, Pa.
Wright State
at Akron
6:00 PM
Canal Park
Apr 25, 2014
at Ashland Alumni Open
All Day
Ashland, Ohio (Ashland University)
vs. Mid-American Conference Championship – Day One
@ Fishers, Ind. (Hawthorns Country Club)
All Day
Akron
at Buffalo
3:00 PM
Buffalo, N.Y.
Apr 26, 2014
at Ashland Alumni Open
All Day
Ashland, Ohio (Ashland University)
vs. Mid-American Conference Championship – Day Two
@ Fishers, Ind. (Hawthorns Country Club)
All Day
Akron
at Buffalo
1:00 PM
Buffalo, N.Y.
Ohio
at Akron
2:00 PM
Lee R. Jackson Field
Apr 27, 2014
vs. Mid-American Conference Championship – Day Three
@ Fishers, Ind. (Hawthorns Country Club)
All Day
Ohio
at Akron
1:00 PM
Lee R. Jackson Field
Akron
at Buffalo
1:00 PM
Buffalo, N.Y.
Apr 29, 2014
Akron
at Youngstown State
1:00 PM
Youngstown, Ohio
Cleveland State
at Akron
3:00 PM
Lee R. Jackson Field
Cleveland State
at Akron
5:00 PM
Lee R. Jackson Field
Apr 30, 2014
Akron
at Wright State
6:30 PM
Dayton, Ohio
No events today
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.
February 14, 2014 | Baseball Baseball Alters Weekend Schedule with Winthrop Baseball has postponed the doubleheader scheduled for Saturday, and will now play two games on Sunday starting at 2 p.m.
February 14, 2014 | Men's Basketball Men's Basketball to Honor Dr. Proenza with Bobblehead Giveaway The Zips will give away 2,000 limited-edition Dr. Proenza bobbleheads at the men’s basketball game vs. Buffalo on March 4.
February 14, 2014 | Track & Field Men's Track Ranked No. 4 In National Dual Meet Rankings The Zips men's team earned a No. 4 ranking when Track & Field News released its Dual Meet rankings this week.
February 14, 2014 | Men's Basketball Men's Basketball Plays Host to Northern Illinois on Saturday The Zips will close cross-divisional play against the Huskies at James A. Rhodes Arena, with tip off set for 7 p.m. ET.
February 14, 2014 | Women's Basketball Women's Basketball set for televised rematch at Ball State on Saturday The Zips continue their stretch against MAC West opponents when they travel to Ball State on Saturday for a 12 p.m. tip-off. The game will be televised live on Time Warner Cable SportsChannel.
February 14, 2014 | Women's Tennis Women's Tennis Readies for Saturday Match with Northeast Ohio Rival Youngstown State Continuing a five-match road swing, the Zips put their 7-1 dual record on the line against the Penguins on Saturday at 5 p.m. ET.
February 12, 2014 | Baseball Baseball Set to Open 2014 Season at Winthrop Third-year head coach Rick Rembielak and the Akron baseball team head to Rock Hill, S.C., this weekend for a three-game series to open the season.
February 13, 2014 | General News Read the Latest Edition of Zips Line – Feb. 13, 2014 Director of Athletics Tom Wistrcill looks ahead to the stretch run of the MAC basketball season, and celebrates track and field's national rankings.
February 13, 2014 | Softball Softball tournament at Kennesaw State cancelled for this weekend The Phyllis Rafter Memorial Tournament that Akron was scheduled to play in Woodstock, Ga. has been cancelled due to field conditions and inclement weather in the area.
| Women's Basketball Zips Basketball with Jodi Kest - Feb. 13 Women's basketball head coach Jodi Kest discusses the team's latest victory over Western Michigan and the Zips' mindset heading into the second half of MAC play.
February 13, 2014 | Track & Field Nationally-Ranked Track & Field To Split Squads This Weekend The Zips will send a small group to the Don Kirby Elite in New Mexico and a large contingent to the SPIRE Invitational in Geneva, Ohio, Friday and Saturday.
February 12, 2014 | Men's Basketball Men's Basketball Falls 57-54 at Western Michigan The loss snapped an eight-game winning streak for the Zips over the Broncos.
February 12, 2014 | Baseball Baseball Voted to Finish Fifth in MAC East Akron baseball earned a total of 24 points in the 2014 Mid-American Conference Preseason Poll.
February 12, 2014 | Men's Soccer Men's Soccer Announces 2014 Recruiting Class Zips head coach Jared Embick announced the the addition of eight players to the 2014 Akron signing class Wednesday.
February 11, 2014 | Track & Field Hiltner, McCune and Roloff Earn MAC Track & Field Honors Jake Hiltner, Alex McCune and Annika Roloff were honored by the MAC Tuesday after posting big marks at the Akron Invitational.
February 11, 2014 | Women's Volleyball Volleyball Passing and Serving Clinic set for Feb. 24 The instructional clinic originally scheduled for Jan. 27 has been moved to Monday, Feb. 24 from 5:30-7:30 p.m. at Rhodes Arena.
February 11, 2014 | Track & Field Track & Field Achieves National Rankings From USTFCCCA The Zips women's team is ranked No. 20, while the men are ranked No. 21 by the USTFCCCA this week.
February 11, 2014 | Women's Basketball Women's Basketball Launches Pink Jersey Auction to Benefit the Kay Yow Fund The Zips' pink jerseys have been placed up for auction through Feb. 28 to raise money for the Kay Yow Cancer Fund in support of breast cancer research.
February 11, 2014 | Men's Basketball Men's Basketball Travels to Western Michigan for Mid-Week Contest The Zips head to Kalamazoo, Mich., for their final MAC West road trip, facing the Broncos on Wednesday at 7 p.m. ET.
February 10, 2014 | Women's Basketball Rachel Tecca earns 10th career MAC East Player of the Week nod The senior became just the second player in league history to surpass 2,000 points and 1,000 rebounds in a career.
February 9, 2014 | Men's Basketball Diggs' Game-Winner Gives Men's Basketball a 65-63 Win Over Bowling Green Quincy Diggs' jumper with 2.4 seconds left gave the Zips the road win, in addition to win No. 1,500 for the Akron men's basketball program.
February 9, 2014 Rifle Sets Two Program Records in Competition against Air Force Academy The No. 16 University of Akron rifle squad set program records for smallbore score and team aggregate score this past weekend, when the Zips hosted the No. 7 United States Air Force Academy.
February 9, 2014 | Women's Swimming & Diving Swimming and Diving Completes Competition at Ohio State Winter Invite The University of Akron swimming and diving team finalized competition at the Ohio State Winter Invite on Sunday, a two-day event held on the OSU campus at McCorkle Aquatic Pavilion.
February 9, 2014 | Softball Softball comes up short against UMKC in eight innings, 6-3 Taryn Allmon delivered a solo home run in the bottom of the sixth to tie the game and force Akron's second extra-inning game in as many days.
February 8, 2014 | Women's Tennis Women's Tennis Rebounds with 6-1 Win at St. Joseph's The Zips improved their dual-match record to 7-1, thanks to a 6-1 victory over the Hawks on Saturday to close out a weekend trip to Philadelphia.
February 8, 2014 | Track & Field Barber Sets National Mark, Records Fall On Final Day Of Akron Invitational The 10th annual Akron Invitational lived up to its esteemed billing Saturday as a host of records fell and a number of personal records were set.
February 8, 2014 | Softball Softball splits day two at Tangi Tourism Lion Classic The Zips lost an eight-inning battle to Texas Southern, 5-2, before rebounding with a 1-0 victory over Nicholls State.
February 8, 2014 | Women's Basketball Women's Basketball makes it seven in a row with 79-66 victory over Western Michigan Akron capitalized on a 21-point halftime lead and a strong rebounding effort to capture its seventh-straight win.
February 8, 2014 | Men's Basketball Men's Basketball Hits the Road to Face Bowling Green on Sunday The Zips and Falcons will meet for the first time this season, with the game set to air on TWC Sports Channel and ESPN3. Tip off is set for 6 p.m. ET.
February 7, 2014 | Women's Basketball Women's Basketball faces Western Michigan in Play 4Kay game Saturday The Zips look to make it seven in a row when they host the Broncos at 2 p.m.
February 7, 2014 | Track & Field Multi-Event Athletes Shine During Day One Of Akron Invitational Skyler Willis was the top collegiate finisher in the women's pentathlon Friday during the opening night of the Akron Invitational.
February 7, 2014 | Softball Softball sweeps opening day with wins over Texas Tech and Alabama State Akron started the season off on a high note, taking down Texas Tech, 4-3, and Alabama State, 12-9, on the first day of the Southeastern Louisiana Invitational.
February 7, 2014 | Women's Tennis Women's Tennis Falls 6-1 at Penn Unable to overcome a variety of injuries, the Zips opened a five-match road swing with a loss to the Quakers on Friday.
February 7, 2014 | Women's Swimming & Diving Swimming and Diving Travels to Ohio State Winter Invite this Weekend The University of Akron swimming and diving team heads to the Ohio State Winter Invite this weekend, a two-day event held on the OSU campus at McCorkle Aquatic Pavilion.
February 7, 2014 | General News Read the Latest Edition of Zips Line – Feb. 7, 2014 Director of Athletics Tom Wistrcill recaps football Signing Day and previews a busy weekend on campus, including the Akron Invite track and field meet on Friday and Saturday.
February 5, 2014 | Track & Field Track & Field Set To Host 10th Annual Akron Invitational The Gold Invitational, which will be held from 3-6 p.m. Saturday, will be the highlight of the prestigious, two-day meet at Stile Athletics Field House.
February 7, 2014 | Women's Tennis Women's Tennis Travels to Philly for Matches with Penn, St. Joseph's The Zips five-match road swing begins with a visit to Penn on Friday and St. Joseph's on Saturday. UA owns a 6-0 dual-match record.
February 6, 2014 | Softball Softball set to kick off 2014 campaign The Zips open the season when they travel to the Southeastern Louisiana Invitational, Feb. 7-9, in Hammond, La.
February 6, 2014 | Men's Soccer Dates Announced For Men's Soccer Summer Camps Youth soccer players of all ages and ability levels will once again have the opportunity to develop their skills at Akron this summer.
February 6, 2014 Rifle Set to Host Air Force Academy on Friday The No. 16 University of Akron rifle team will welcome No. 7 United States Air Force Academy to Robert A. Pinn Shooting Range in Schrank Hall South on Friday.
February 5, 2014 | Women's Basketball Women's Basketball comes from behind to top Northern Illinois, 71-67 Trailing by three with 28 seconds to play and no timeouts, Akron pulled off an unthinkable 5-point play to regain the lead.
February 5, 2014 | Men's Basketball Men's Basketball Uses Late Rally to Down Eastern Michigan, 52-48 Nick Harney posted his first double-double of the season as the Zips overcame a 12-point second-half deficit to sweep the season series with the Eagles.
February 5, 2014 | Women's Soccer Women's Soccer Adds Six to 2014 Signing Class The University of Akron women’s soccer head coach Vernon Croft announced the signing of six student-athletes to National Letters of Intent on Wednesday.
February 5, 2014 Bowden Announces 2014 Zips Football Signees The newest group of UA football players is headlined by five Ohioans, including three from Akron area high schools.
February 5, 2014 | Men's Basketball "4 Pete's Sake" Pins and T-Shirts on Sale at Men's Basketball Contests Fans still wishing to purchase "4 Pete's Sake" pins and t-shirts can do so at any men's basketball home contest, while supplies last. All proceeds will be donated to help fund pancreatic cancer research
February 4, 2014 | Track & Field Accepted Entries Released For Akron Invitational Stile Athletics Field House will once again be the host site for the prestigious Akron Invitational this weekend.
February 4, 2014 | Women's Basketball Women's Basketball kicks off MAC West swing Wednesday at Northern Illinois The Zips look to extend their winning streak to six when they challenge the Huskies at 8 p.m. ET.
February 4, 2014 2014 Zips Football Season Tickets On Sale Wednesday As part of Wednesday's National Signing Day, Zips football fans also can join the program by renewing or buying new season tickets starting at 10 a.m. ET.
February 4, 2014 | Women's Golf Women's Golf Concludes MAC Match Play Event with 4-1 Loss to Ohio Frida Fougberg posted the lone win on the day for the Zips, winning her match 3&2 over OU's Angela Codian
| Women's Basketball Zips Basketball with Jodi Kest - Feb. 4 Women's basketball head coach Jodi Kest talks about the Zips' balanced offensive performance against Buffalo and the Zips' upcoming Play 4Kay game.
February 4, 2014 | Men's Basketball Men's Basketball Plays Host to Eastern Michigan on Wednesday The Zips and Eagles will tip off at 7 p.m. ET, with the contest airing live on TWC Sports Channel and ESPN3.
February 4, 2014 | Track & Field Barber, Cochrun Repeat Weekly MAC Track & Field Honors Shawn Barber and Kyle Cochrun were rewarded for their record-setting performances at the Penn State National last weekend.
February 4, 2014 | Men's Soccer Men's Soccer Announces Spring Exhibition Schedule The Zips will face a pair of NCAA Tournament qualifiers this spring, including a home match against Louisville on Apr. 19.
February 3, 2014 | Women's Golf Women's Golf Drops Two Matches on Day One of MAC Match Play Event Laura Murray led the Zips one with a perfect 2-0 record as Akron fell 3-2 against Western Michigan and 3-2 against Cleveland State.
February 3, 2014 Bowden Names Otis Mounds as Zips Cornerbacks Coach Otis Mounds, a former professional player and experienced coach at both the collegiate and high school levels, has joined the Zips' football staff as cornerbacks coach.
February 2, 2014 | Women's Basketball Women's Basketball outlasts Buffalo, 101-92 Leading by four points with just over two minutes to play, Akron held off a late-game surge from Buffalo to protect its home floor for its fifth-straight win.
February 2, 2014 | Women's Golf Women's Golf Opens Spring Slate Monday at MAC Match Play Event The Zips, playing as the No. 3 seed, will face No. 6 seed Western Michigan, in the first of three matches over two days.
February 2, 2014 | Women's Tennis Women's Tennis Defeats ASA Community College 3-1 in Exhibition The Zips topped the Avengers on Sunday morning thanks to one doubles win and two singles victories.
February 1, 2014 | Men's Basketball Men's Basketball Falls 60-57 at Kent State on Last-Second Bucket Demetrius "Tree" Treadwell led the Zips with 16 points and 10 boards on a night that Akron lost on a long 3-pointer by Kent State with 1.6 seconds left.
February 1, 2014 | Track & Field Track Takes Down Another School Record At Penn State National Redshirt freshman Weronika Gaudyn broke her own school record in the triple jump at the Penn State National Saturday.
February 1, 2014 | Women's Swimming & Diving Swimming and Diving Falls to Toledo in Saturday Dual Meet, 183-117 The University of Akron swimming and diving team lost in a dual meet to the University of Toledo by a final score of 183-117 on Saturday afternoon in UA’s final dual meet of the 2013-14 campaign.
February 1, 2014 | Women's Basketball Women's Basketball returns home to host Buffalo on Sunday The Zips will battle the Bulls for the rights to second place in the MAC East Division and third place in the league overall. Tip-off is set for 2 p.m. at the JAR.
February 1, 2014 | Women's Tennis Women's Tennis Changes Weekend Schedule Sunday's home match at 3 p.m. ET versus Oakland has been postponed, while tomorrow's contest against ASA Community College at 10 a.m. will now be an exhibition.
January 31, 2014 | Track & Field Barber Sets Facility Mark, Cochrun Downs School Record at PSU National A number of Zips posted big marks on the first day of the Penn State National Friday night.
January 31, 2014 | Women's Tennis Women's Tennis Rallies to 4-3 Win over UIC, Stays Undefeated Senior Ksenia Berestetska's last match on court win at No. 4 singles clinched match point and capped a UA comeback.
January 31, 2014 | Men's Basketball Men's Basketball Renews Rivalry with Kent State on Saturday The Zips and Golden Flashes will tip off at 6 p.m. ET at the M.A.C. Center in Kent, Ohio. The game will air live on TWC Sports Channel and ESPN3.
January 31, 2014 | Women's Swimming & Diving Swimming and Diving Heads to Toledo on Saturday Akron travels to Toledo for the final dual meet of the season this weekend.
January 30, 2014 | Women's Basketball Women's Basketball sails to fourth-straight victory at Toledo, 82-62 Four Zips score in double figures, led by Hanna Luburgh with 23 points, to carry Akron to its first win over UT in five years.
January 30, 2014 | Women's Tennis Women's Tennis Puts Undefeated Record on the Line in Three-Match Weekend Homestand The 5-0 and Zips play host to UIC on Friday, then ASA Community College and Oakland on Sunday at LaTuchie Tennis Center.
January 30, 2014 | Women's Basketball Rachel Tecca named to Capital One Academic All-District V First Team This is the third Academic All-District distinction that Tecca has received in her career, making her eligible to earn Academic All-America status.
January 30, 2014 | Softball Softball Releases Complete 2014 Schedule The Zips' spring campaign features five non-conference tournaments and two eight-game homestands.
January 29, 2014 | Track & Field Track To Resume Indoor Season At Penn State National After a two-week break from competition, the Zips will jump back into action this weekend at the Penn State National.
January 29, 2014 | Men's Basketball Men's Basketball Cruises to 73-46 Home Win Over Ball State Freshman Kwan Cheatham, Jr., scored a career-high 14 points as four Zips scored in double figures.
January 29, 2014 | General News Zips Athletics Announces 39th Annual Hall of Fame Class Zips Athletics and its Varsity "A" Association will induct nine people, including University President Dr. Luis Proenza, into the UA Sports Hall of Fame on Friday, Feb. 28.
January 29, 2014 | Women's Basketball Women's Basketball heads west to battle Toledo on Thursday The Zips look to extend their winning streak to four games when they take on the Rockets at 7 p.m. Thursday at Savage Arena.
January 29, 2014 Rifle Posts 4581 Points at Palmyra Invitational The No. 16 University of Akron rifle team traveled to compete in the 15th annual Palmyra invitational on Sunday, and walked away with a final team score of 4581.
| Women's Basketball Zips Basketball with Jodi Kest - Jan. 29 Women's basketball head coach Jodi Kest talks about the Zips' three-game winning streak and Rachel Tecca's record-setting performance.
January 29, 2014 | General News Read the Latest Edition of Zips Line – Jan. 29, 2014 Director of Athletics Tom Wistrcill writes about men's basketball's "4 Pete's Sake" pancreatic cancer awareness campaign.
January 28, 2014 | Men's Basketball Men's Basketball Plays Host to Ball State in Purple Out Contest on Wednesday The Zips will hand out purple "4 Pete's Sake" t-shirts to the first 3,000 fans in attendance. Tip off is set for 7 p.m. ET
January 28, 2014 | Women's Basketball Rachel Tecca earns NCAA Women's Basketball Player of the Week honors After setting Akron's single-game scoring record with 43 points in just 27 minutes, Tecca ranks sixth in the country in points per game with 24.1 per contest.
January 23, 2014 | Men's Basketball Akron Basketball, Coaching Community to Show Support for Coach Peters The Zips will hold a Purple Out as part of the Jan. 29 game against Ball State while 25 collegiate teams will wear "4 Pete's Sake" pins during the Coaches vs. Cancer Suits and Sneakers weekend.
January 27, 2014 | Women's Basketball Rachel Tecca selected as MAC East Player of the Week Tecca set the program's single-game scoring record and became the first 2,000-point scorer in Akron women's basketball history in UA's win over Eastern Michigan.
January 27, 2014 | Men's Basketball Treadwell Named MAC East Co-Player of the Week Treadwell averaged 16.5 points, 12.5 rebounds, 2.5 blocked shots, 2.0 assists and 1.5 steals per game last week as the Zips went 2-0 on the road.
January 26, 2014 | Women's Basketball Rachel Tecca makes history, leads Women's Basketball to 101-79 win at Eastern Michigan Tecca broke the school's single-game scoring record with 43 points and added 22 rebounds, reaching double-double status by halftime.
January 25, 2014 | Women's Tennis Women's Tennis Moves Past Cleveland State 6-1, Improves to 5-0 The UA women's tennis team increased its season-opening win streak to five matches behind a 6-1 road victory over Cleveland State on Saturday night
January 25, 2014 | Men's Basketball Men's Basketball Concludes Road Trip with 82-74 Win at Central Michigan Demetrius "Tree" Treadwell recorded his fourth-straight double-double to lead four Zips in double figures.
January 25, 2014 | Women's Basketball Women's Basketball travels to Eastern Michigan for cross-divisional clash Sunday The Zips look to lock up their third-straight victory when they take on the Eagles at the Convocation Center at 2 p.m.
January 25, 2014 | Women's Swimming & Diving Swimming and Diving Notches 156-144 Victory Over Bobcats The University of Akron swimming and diving team traveled to the SPIRE Institute on Saturday afternoon to take on Ohio University in a dual meet.
January 25, 2014 Rifle Travels to 15th Annual Palmyra Invitational on Sunday The No. 16 Akron rifle team travels to Palmyra, Pa., for the 15th annual Palmyra Invitational on Sunday morning for their first competition of 2014.
January 25, 2014 | Softball Read the latest post on the Softball Blog The 2014 season is just weeks away, but the Zips have been busy this offseason. Read about their camps and clinics in this preseason notebook.
January 24, 2014 | Women's Tennis Tennis Readies for Saturday Meeting with Local Rival Cleveland State The Zips look to extend a four-match season-opening win streak against the Vikings on Saturday at 6 p.m. ET.
January 24, 2014 | Men's Basketball Men's Basketball Concludes Michigan Road Trip Saturday at Central Michigan The Zips will look to improve to 4-0 on the road in MAC play when they face the Chippewas on Saturday at 7 p.m. ET.
January 24, 2014 Football's Caponi, Pohl, Stein Named Academic All-MAC, Eight Zips Earn Honorable Mention Senior DL Nico Caponi, sophomore QB Kyle Pohl and sophomore K Robert Stein were named to the Academic All-MAC Team on Friday. The most for the program since 2006.
January 24, 2014 | Women's Swimming & Diving Swimming and Diving Set to Face Ohio on Saturday The University of Akron swimming and diving team heads to the SPIRE Institute for a dual meet on Saturday against Ohio University.
January 23, 2014 | Women's Basketball Solid defense carries Women's Basketball to 80-56 win over Ohio Hannah Plybon scored a career-high 16 points while the Zips held the Bobcats to just 15 field goals for the game.
January 22, 2014 | Men's Basketball Men's Basketball Cruises to 78-68 Win at Eastern Michigan Jake Kretzer scored a game and career-high 25 points as the Zips improved to 4-1 in league play.
January 22, 2014 | Women's Basketball Women's Basketball prepped for MAC East battle with Ohio on Thursday The Zips are set to host the Bobcats in a 7 p.m. tilt at James A. Rhodes Arena.
January 22, 2014 | General News Read the Latest Edition of Zips Line – Jan. 22, 2014 Director of Athletics Tom Wistrcill puts men's soccer's influence on the MLS into perspective and previews Thursday's women's basketball home game.
January 22, 2014 | Men's Soccer Men's Soccer To Hold Walk-On Tryouts Feb. 15 Think you have what it takes to play for the Zips men's soccer team? You can try out on Saturday, Feb. 15th from 1-3 p.m.
| Women's Basketball Zips Basketball with Jodi Kest - Jan. 22 Women's basketball head coach Jodi Kest talks about the Zips' recent victory over Kent State in the PNC Wagon Wheel Challenge and previews a MAC East matchup versus Ohio.
January 21, 2014 | Track & Field Barber Repeats As MAC Field Athlete Of The Week Shawn Barber, the No. 2-ranked pole vaulter in the country, was named MAC Field Athlete of the Week for the second time Tuesday.
January 21, 2014 | Men's Soccer Quinn and Brenes Join MLS Ranks On Day Two Of SuperDraft Two more Zips had their names called Tuesday when the Major League Soccer SuperDraft resumed Tuesday.
January 21, 2014 | Men's Basketball Men's Basketball Travels to Eastern Michigan on Wednesday The game between the Zips and Eagles will air live on TWC Sports Channel and ESPN3, with tip off set for 7 p.m. ET.
January 18, 2014 | Women's Tennis Tennis Improves to 4-0 with Wins Over Dayton and Wright State The Zips wrapped up a three-day, four-match road trip with wins over Dayton and Wright State on Saturday.
January 18, 2014 | Women's Basketball Women's Basketball bounces back with 77-51 win over Kent State Rachel Tecca posted her fourth double-double of the season, leading four players with double figures for Akron.
January 18, 2014 | General News Zips Athletics Honors Dean's List Student-Athletes Zips Athletics honored over 300 individuals from its student-athlete body, spirit team and pep band who were listed on the University's 2013 Dean's List at Saturday's basketball doubleheader.
January 18, 2014 | Men's Basketball Men's Basketball Drops 75-61 Decision to Toledo Demetrius "Tree" Treadwell led Akron with 18 points and 10 rebounds for his sixth double-double of the year.
January 17, 2014 | Track & Field Track Splits Dual Meet At Kent State, Funk Threatens School Record Brittany Funk nearly broke the school record in the weight throw and Shawn Barber cleared 18 feet in the pole vault for the third straight week Friday night.
January 17, 2014 | Women's Basketball Women's Basketball hosts Kent State Saturday in PNC Wagon Wheel Challenge Tip-off between the Zips and the rival Golden Flashes is scheduled for 1:30 p.m. after the men's game at Rhodes Arena. The winner will earn a half-point in the PNC Wagon Wheel Challenge standings.
January 17, 2014 | Women's Swimming & Diving Swimming and Diving Earns Win Over YSU on Senior Night The University of Akron swimming and diving team bested Youngstown State University on Friday evening at the Ocasek Natatorium.
January 17, 2014 | Women's Tennis Tennis Gets By West Virginia, 4-3 Ksenia Berestetska's 7-5, 7-6 (1) victory at No. 5 singles clinched match point for the Zips over the Mountaineers.
January 17, 2014 | Men's Basketball Men's Basketball Battles Toledo on Saturday on ESPNU The Zips and Rockets, both picked as the preseason favorite in their respective division, will tip off at 11 a.m. ET on ESPNU.
January 16, 2014 | Track & Field Track Set To Renew Rivalry At Kent Dual Friday Night The Zips and Golden Flashes will square off at the Kent State Field House this Friday, starting at 6 p.m.
January 16, 2014 | Women's Tennis Tennis Breezes Past Robert Morris 7-0 in Season Opener The Zips women's tennis squad made short work of Robert Morris on Thursday afternoon in the dual-match opener for both programs.
January 16, 2014 | Men's Soccer Derschang, Stevenson Selected For MLS In 2014 SuperDraft The Zips men's soccer program has now produced 23 players for professional teams in MLS or overseas since 2007.
January 16, 2014 | General News Read the Latest Edition of Zips Line – Jan. 16, 2014 Director of Athletics Tom Wistrcill previews Saturday's men's and women's basketball doubleheader at Rhodes Arena, starting at 11 a.m. ET.
January 16, 2014 | Men's Basketball Second Annual LeBron James Family Foundation Day Set for Jan. 18 The event will take place during Saturday's men's basketball contest vs. Toledo, which is set for an 11 a.m. ET tip off and will air live on ESPNU.
January 16, 2014 | Women's Swimming & Diving Swimming and Diving Hosts YSU for Dual Meet on Friday Fresh off a second place finish in the 2013 Zippy Invitational, Akron swimming and diving welcomes Youngstown State for the team's first dual meet of 2014 on Friday at 5 p.m.
January 15, 2014 | Men's Basketball Men's Basketball Downs Miami (Ohio) 59-52 to Open MAC Play 3-0 Down by one point at the half, the Zips used their size and depth to win their seventh-straight game against the RedHawks.
January 15, 2014 | Women's Basketball Miami (Ohio) edges Women's Basketball, 79-76 Hanna Luburgh posted her fifth double-double of the season, leading all scorers with 26 points and 10 rebounds.
January 15, 2014 Memorial and Celebration of Life for Alan Arrington Planned for Jan. 23 Zips Athletics will hold a Memorial and Celebration of Life for late football assistant head coach Alan "Tank" Arrington on Jan. 23 at InfoCision Stadium – Summa Field.
January 15, 2014 | Men's Soccer Bryan Gallego Signs Homegrown Contract With Portland Timbers Junior Bryan Gallego becomes the 21st Zips player to sign with a professional team in MLS or overseas since 2007.
January 15, 2014 | Women's Tennis Tennis Opens Dual-Match Schedule with Weekend Road Trip The UA women's tennis squad opens the 2014 dual schedule with a four-match road swing, starting at Robert Morris on Thursday afternoon.
January 15, 2014 | Women's Soccer Women's Soccer Nets Six Honorable Mentions for Academic All-MAC The University of Akron women’s soccer team received six honorable mentions for the 2013 Women’s Soccer Academic All-Mid-American Conference team, the MAC announced Wednesday.
January 15, 2014 | Men's Soccer Men's Soccer Adds Four For Spring Semester The Zips will welcome a transfer and three freshmen this spring in Bryce Cregan, Rich Laryea, Nathan Quirk and Sean Sepe.
January 14, 2014 | Women's Basketball Women's Basketball stays on the road for midweek game at Miami (Ohio) The Zips will look to get back over .500 when they take on the RedHawks at Millett Hall on Wednesday at 7 p.m.
January 13, 2014 Bowden Adds John Peterson to Football Staff John Peterson, who will serve as assistant head coach and oversee the Zips' offensive line, brings 20-plus seasons of collegiate coaching experience to the UA staff.
| Women's Basketball Zips Basketball with Jodi Kest - Jan. 14 Women's basketball head coach Jodi Kest discusses the team's opening to Mid-American Conference play.
January 14, 2014 | Men's Basketball Men's Basketball Faces Miami (Ohio) in MAC Home Opener on Wednesday The Zips and Redhawks will meet for the 31st time on Wednesday. Tip off is set for 7 p.m. ET at James A. Rhodes Arena.
January 14, 2014 | Track & Field Track Dominates Weekly MAC Honor Roll The Zips captured three of the four weekly awards from the MAC after an impressive indoor season debut at the Akron Opener.
January 14, 2014 | Women's Basketball Kacie Cassell named to 2014 Nancy Lieberman Award Watch List The award recognizes the top point guard in women's NCAA Division I college basketball.
January 13, 2014 | Men's Basketball Men's Basketball at Kent State on Feb. 1 to Air Live on TWC Sports Channel The Zips and Golden Flashes will meet for the first time this season on television, with the tip at the M.A.C. Center set for 6 p.m. ET.
January 13, 2014 | Men's Basketball Quincy Diggs Named MAC East Player of the Week Diggs helped the Zips (10-5, 2-0 MAC) win two road games to open league play last week.
January 12, 2014 | Men's Basketball Men's Basketball Downs Ohio 83-80 in Double Overtime Thriller Quincy Diggs scored nine of his 20 points in overtime as the Zips improved to 2-0 in MAC play.
January 12, 2014 | Women's Basketball Women's Basketball falls to MAC East foe Bowling Green, 81-65 Rachel Tecca scored a game-high 22 points and became the school's all-time leading rebounder with nine boards.
January 11, 2014 | Men's Basketball Men's Basketball Renews Rivalry with Ohio on Sunday The Zips and Bobcats will tip off at 6 p.m. ET in the Convocation Center. The game will air live on Time Warner Cable SportsChannel and ESPN3.
January 11, 2014 | Women's Basketball Women's Basketball travels to Bowling Green for MAC East matchup Sunday The Zips look to get back to their winning ways against the Falcons at 2 p.m. at the Stroh Center.
January 10, 2014 | Track & Field Track Sweeps Dual Meet With Cincinnati In Akron Opener The Zips turned in a dominant performance in their first meet of the indoor season Friday night at Stile Athletics Field House.
January 9, 2014 | Women's Basketball Women's Basketball drops 109-83 decision to Central Michigan Rachel Tecca poured in a game-high 30 points and Kacie Cassell dished out 11 assists, but UA fell behind early in the second half and was unable to catch CMU.
January 9, 2014 Football Learns MAC Opponents for 2014 Season Four of the Zips' eight league foes in 2014 come off a bowl game appearance. MAC East Division and league championship winner Bowling Green is among UA's home opponents.
January 9, 2014 | Track & Field Track To Host Cincinnati In Friday's Akron Opener The Zips will open their indoor season with a dual meet against Cincinnati Friday night at 6:45 p.m. at Stile Athletics Field House.
January 8, 2014 | Men's Basketball Men's Basketball Opens MAC Play with 72-68 Win at Ball State Quincy Diggs led all players with 21 points as the Zips have now won 10-straight against Ball State and 18-straight overall against the MAC West Division.
January 8, 2014 | Women's Basketball Women's Basketball entertains MAC West favorite Central Michigan on Thursday The cross-divisional clash between the Zips and the Chippewas will be televised live on Time Warner Cable SportsChannel. Tip-off is set for 7 p.m.
| Women's Basketball Zips Basketball with Jodi Kest - Jan. 8 Women's basketball head coach Jodi Kest talks about the Zips' big MAC cross-divisional matchup with Central Michigan, and the recent play of sophomore Anita Brown.
January 8, 2014 | General News Read the Latest Edition of Zips Line – Jan. 8, 2014 Director of Athletics Tom Wistrcill writes about the start of MAC play for men's and women's hoops, and the season opener for indoor track and field.
January 8, 2014 | Men's Golf Elliott Grayson Selected for Carolinas-Georgia Junior Championship Grayson, a freshman-to-be, was one of 20 players selected from North Carolina to play in the event, which is slated for Jan. 19-20, 2014.
January 7, 2014 | Women's Soccer Women's Soccer to Hold Open Tryout The University of Akron women's soccer program will hold an open tryout this February to join the 2014 squad.
January 7, 2014 | Men's Basketball Men's Basketball Opens MAC Play on Wednesday at Ball State Tip off is set for 7 p.m. ET as the Zips open the 2014 conference schedule as the two-time defending regular season champions.
January 6, 2014 | Track & Field Tuesday Night Track and Field Clinic Canceled For Jan. 7 The track and field program's weekly clinic will resume next Tuesday (Jan. 14) at Stile Athletics Field House.
January 4, 2014 | Track & Field Elite Athletes Collide At Second Annual Pole Vault Convention Zips sophomore Shawn Barber was one of four men's athletes to clear 18 feet in the elite pole vault competition Saturday night.
January 4, 2014 | Women's Basketball Balanced scoring leads Women's Basketball to 87-78 win over Ball State Five different Zips scored in double figures for the second time this season, led by Rachel Tecca's 30th double-double of her career.
January 3, 2014 | Women's Basketball Women's Basketball kicks off MAC play against Ball State on Saturday The Zips and the Cardinals are set to tip-off at 2 p.m. at James A. Rhodes Arena.
January 3, 2014 | Track & Field Heat Sheets Released For Pole Vault Convention The second annual Pole Vault Convention will be held at The University of Akron this weekend at Stile Athletics Field House.
January 2, 2014 | Men's Basketball Men's Basketball Gets Two Late Stops, Downs Marshall 59-58 Freshman Isaiah Johnson led the Zips with 12 points, seven boards and two steals as the Zips closed non-conference play with an 8-5 mark.
| Women's Basketball Zips Basketball with Jodi Kest - Jan. 2 Women's basketball head coach Jodi Kest talks about the Zips opening Mid-American Conference play this weekend.
January 2, 2014 | Men's Basketball Men's Basketball Game vs. Marshall Still Scheduled for 7 p.m. Tip Off The Zips and Thundering Herd will play as scheduled (7 p.m. ET tip) with The University of Akron closing campus at 2 p.m. today.
January 2, 2014 | General News Game Times Set for Basketball Doubleheader on Saturday, Jan. 18 The men's team will play host to Toledo at 11 a.m. ET on ESPNU while the women's squad will face rival Kent State at 1:30 p.m.
January 2, 2014 | Women's Soccer Women's Soccer Announces ID Camp Date The University of Akron women’s soccer program will host a one day ID Camp later this month.
January 1, 2014 | Men's Basketball Men's Basketball Concludes Non-Conference Play Thursday vs. Marshall The Zips and Thundering Herd will tip off at 7 p.m. ET in the 22nd meeting between these former MAC East foes.
December 31, 2013 | Men's Basketball Men's Basketball Closes 2013 with 77-66 Win Over Coppin State Reggie McAdams led the Zips with 16 points as four Zips' players reached double figures.
December 31, 2013 | Track & Field Elite Competition To Highlight Annual Pole Vault Convention Olympic hopefuls, World Championship Team members and NCAA national champions will compete in an elite competition at Stile Athletics Field House Saturday at 7 p.m.
December 31, 2013 | Men's Basketball Men's Basketball to Recognize IBF Welterweight World Champion Shawn Porter on Thursday Porter, a 2006 graduate of Stow High School, will be recognized during the Marshall game on Jan. 2 and will sign autographs following the game.
December 30, 2013 | Men's Basketball Men's Basketball Welcomes Coppin State for New Year's Eve Contest The Zips and Eagles will tip off at 6 p.m. ET at James A. Rhodes Arena in just the ninth New Year's Eve game for Akron since the 1952-53 campaign.
December 29, 2013 | Women's Basketball Cassell's career day helps Women's Basketball take down Youngstown State, 91-75 Kacie Cassell posted a career-high 20 points and Hanna Luburgh scored 21 of her 25 points in the second half to carry Akron past YSU.
December 28, 2013 | Men's Basketball Men's Basketball Closes Road Trip with 78-45 Loss at South Carolina Quincy Diggs led Akron with 13 points as he was the lone Zip in double figures.
December 28, 2013 | Women's Basketball Women's Basketball concludes non-conference play against Youngstown State on Sunday The Zips' homestand continues when they welcome the Penguins to James A. Rhodes Arena for a 2 p.m. tip-off.
December 27, 2013 | Men's Basketball Men's Basketball Concludes Road Trip on Saturday at South Carolina The Zips and Gamecocks will face off for the second-consecutive time, with this matchup set for a 4 p.m. ET tip on ESPNU.
December 25, 2013 | Men's Basketball Men's Basketball Falls 69-59 to South Carolina at Diamond Head Classic The Zips finished the event in fourth place with a 1-2 record.
December 24, 2013 | Men's Basketball Men's Basketball Faces South Carolina Wednesday at Diamond Head Classic The third-place game – the first-ever meeting between Zips and Gamecocks – will air live on ESPN2 beginning at 6:30 p.m. ET.
December 23, 2013 Football Assistant Head Coach Alan Arrington Passes Away at Age 44 The University of Akron Department of Athletics is saddened to announce that football assistant head coach Alan Arrington passed away following an automobile accident on Monday, Dec. 23.
December 23, 2013 | Men's Basketball Men's Basketball Falls 83-60 to No. 14/13 Iowa State Reggie McAdams led the Zips with 13 points as the Zips will play either South Carolina or Boise State on Wednesday.
December 23, 2013 | Men's Basketball Treadwell Named MAC East Player of the Week Treadwell helped the Zips to a 3-0 record last week, averaging 21.3 points, 11.3 rebounds, 2.7 assists and 1.0 steal per game.
December 22, 2013 | Men's Basketball Men's Basketball Leads Wire-to-Wire, Downs Oregon State 83-71 The Zips, led by Demetrius "Tree" Treadwell's career-high 24 points to advance to the semifinals of the 2013 Hawaiian Airlines Diamond Head Classic.
December 21, 2013 | Men's Basketball Men's Basketball Opens Diamond Head Classic Sunday vs. Oregon State Tip off between the Zips and Beavers is set for 7:30 p.m. ET on ESPNU.
December 20, 2013 | Women's Basketball Women's Basketball earns 10th straight home victory with 86-43 win over Rochester Akron placed 10 different players in the scoring column and held the Warriors to 23.6 percent shooting for the game.
December 20, 2013 | Women's Volleyball Volleyball fields three Academic All-MAC honorees Alex Cocklin, Jill Paluch and Kelsey Wilson earned Academic All-MAC Honorable Mention accolades for the 2013 season.
December 19, 2013 | Women's Basketball Women's Basketball begins four-game homestand Friday against Rochester The Zips look to capture their 10th-straight victory at James A. Rhodes Arena when they host Rochester College at 7 p.m.
| Women's Basketball Zips Basketball with Jodi Kest - Dec. 19 Women's basketball head coach Jodi Kest talks about the Zips' 2014-15 signing class and the upcoming four-game homestand.
December 19, 2013 | Men's Soccer Jared Embick Named All-Ohio Coach of the Year Embick led the Zips back to the NCAA Tournament for the seventh straight season during his rookie head coaching campaign at UA.
December 18, 2013 | Men's Basketball Men's Basketball Uses Big Second Half to Down Detroit 79-60 The Zips out-scored Detroit 58-30 in the second half and were led by Demetrius "Tree" Treadwell's 22 points and 13 rebounds.
December 17, 2013 | Women's Basketball Women's Basketball falls to Cincinnati on the road, 86-70 Hanna Luburgh paced Akron with 24 points and seven rebounds, while Rachel Tecca scored 15 of her 23 points from the free throw line.
December 17, 2013 | Men's Basketball Men's Basketball Concludes Homestand Wednesday vs. Detroit The Zips and Titans will tip off at 7 p.m. ET as Akron looks to extend its winning streak to four-straight games.
December 17, 2013 | General News Read the Latest Edition of Zips Line – Dec. 17, 2013 Director of Athletics Tom Wistrcill writes about men's basketball's three-game win streak and current homestand in his final column of the calendar year.
December 16, 2013 | Men's Basketball Men's Basketball Surges Late to Down Oral Roberts, 74-64 The Zips out-scored the Golden Eagles 15-7 over the final 6:30 to win their third-straight game.
December 16, 2013 | Baseball Baseball Announces 2014 Schedule Four teams that competed in the 2013 NCAA tournament and the annual Diamond Classic for the Kids at Canal Park highlight the 2014 University of Akron baseball schedule.
December 16, 2013 | Women's Basketball Women's Basketball travels to Cincinnati on Tuesday for non-conference tilt The Zips and the Bearcats are scheduled to tip-off at 7 p.m. at UC's Fifth Third Arena.
December 15, 2013 | Men's Basketball Men's Basketball Continues Homestand on Monday vs. Oral Roberts Tip off is set for 7 p.m. ET and the Eighth Annual Teddy Bear Toss is set to take place at halftime.
| Women's Basketball Zips Basketball with Jodi Kest - Dec. 15 Women's basketball head coach Jodi Kest talks about the Zips' decisive victory over George Mason and MAC East Player of the Week Carly Young.
December 14, 2013 | Men's Basketball Men's Basketball Opens Homestand with 84-56 Win Over Bethune-Cookman Demetrius "Tree" Treadwell led all scorers with 19 points, going 7-of-7 from the field, in addition to four rebounds, two steals and a blocked shot.
December 14, 2013 | Men's Basketball Director of Basketball Operations Dan Peters to Take Medical Leave of Absence Peters, who is in his fifth season with the Zips, will undergo treatment for pancreatic cancer beginning on Monday.
December 13, 2013 | Men's Soccer Trio Of Zips Earn All-America Honors From NSCAA Aodhan Quinn, Bryan Gallego and Reinaldo Brenes each represented the Zips on the 2013 NSCAA All-America Team.
December 13, 2013 | Men's Basketball Men's Basketball Opens Three-Game Homestand Saturday vs. Bethune-Cookman The Zips and Wildcats will tip off on Saturday at 7 p.m. ET. Akron will also play host to Oral Roberts on Monday and Detroit on Wednesday.
December 13, 2013 | Track & Field Dennis Mitchell Receives Two-Year Contract Extension Dennis Mitchell, a 17-time MAC Coach of the Year, is set to begin his 19th season at UA next month.
December 12, 2013 Clayton Murphy, Lee LaBadie Earn All-Ohio Cross Country Honors The Zips men's cross country team completed the best season in program history last fall.
December 12, 2013 | Women's Basketball Women's Basketball Promotions Announced for Upcoming Homestand The Zips announced several promotions for their upcoming homestand next week, including a "We Back Pat" game to raise money for the Pat Summitt Foundation.
December 12, 2013 | General News Read the Latest Edition of Zips Line – Dec. 12, 2013 Director of Athletics Tom Wistrcill summarizes IMPACT 2020 and previews men's basketball's three-game homestand that begins on Saturday.
December 11, 2013 | Men's Soccer Men's Soccer To Send Four Seniors To 2014 MLS Player Combine Reinaldo Brenes, Robbie Derschang, Aodhan Quinn and Eric Stevenson have been invited to the 2014 MLS Player Combine.
December 11, 2013 | Men's Basketball Men's Basketball to Hold Eighth Annual Teddy Bear Toss on Dec. 16 Fans are encouraged to bring teddy bears and other stuffed animals to the men's basketball contest against Oral Roberts.
December 11, 2013 Zips Athletics to Host 2016 NCAA Championships The University of Akron has been selected as host for the 2016 NCAA Rifle Championships, the NCAA announced on Wednesday.

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Tuesday, April 22
FB: Akron Zips look for 2014 to be a big football season    by Elton Alexander, Cleveland Plain Dealer
MSOC: Darlington Nagbe says he's open to USMNT and long-term stay with Portland Timbers   by Dan Itel, MLSsoccer.com
MBB: Glenville's Ivey signs with Zips to play hoops   by Vincent Dorsey, WKYC.com

Monday, April 21
BASE, SB: On the record – April 20   Akron Beacon Journal

Sunday, April 20
BASE, T&F: On the record – April 19 Akron Beacon Journal
FB: UA Spring Game: Offense struggles; defense shines for Zips in tie by George Thomas, Akron Beacon Journal
FB: A 3-3 tie ends spring football drills for the Akron Zips by Elton Alexander, Cleveland Plain Dealer
FB: Burney seeks CFL position by Joe Scalzo, Youngstown Vindicator

Saturday, April 19
BASE, MBB, SOFT, T&F: On the record: Zips sign 2 guards for 2014-15 season Akron Beacon Journal
FB: UA spring football: Plenty of questions await answers in Blue-Gold Game by George Thomas, Akron Beacon Journal
FB: A lot to look forward to for Akron Zips spring football game by Elton Alexander, Cleveland Plain Dealer
MSOC: Exhibition played for greater cause by Shannon Russell, Cincinnati Enquirer

Friday, April 18
FB: UA spring football: New offensive line coach John Peterson walks into challenging situation by George Thomas, Akron Beacon Journal
FB: Akron Zips keep looking for tailbacks, but can't find anyone better than Jawon Chisholm by Elton Alexander, Cleveland Plain Dealer
MBB: Akron Zips land two guards in late basketball signing period by Elton Alexander, Cleveland Plain Dealer

Thursday, April 17
BASE, WBB: On the record: UA’s Rachel Tecca is invited to WNBA camp Akron Beacon Journal
WBB: Akron's Rachel Tecca gets invited to WNBA training camp Cleveland Plain Dealer

Wednesday, April 16
BASE, MSOC, SOFT: On the record: Zips soccer team unveils 2014 schedule Akron Beacon Journal
FB: UA spring football: Zips’ defense and offense give and take in practice by George Thomas, Akron Beacon Journal

Monday, April 14
MBB: McKeesport's Marshall still clawing away at NBA dreams by Dave Mackall, Pittsburgh Tribune-Review
MGOLF, SOFT, WGOLF: On the record: University of Akron’s men’s golf team is third at NYX Hoosier Invitational Akron Beacon Journal
SOFT: Betty Dalton recognized for years advocating for children by Jewell Cardwell, Akron Beacon Journal

Sunday, April 13
BASE, MGOLF, T&F: On the record: Zips track and field program grabs men’s, women’s team titles Akron Beacon Journal
FB: UA spring football: Zips’ new cornerbacks coach teaches players how to connect the dots by George Thomas, Akron Beacon Journal

Saturday, April 12
BASE, SOFT, T&F: On the record: Zips win third straight game with 8-0 shutout against Bobcats Akron Beacon Journal

Friday, April 11
BASE, SOFT, WBB: UA notebook: Three women’s basketball players consider options for pro future by George Thomas, Akron Beacon Journal
FB: UA spring football: Zips hope to fill holes on defense by George Thomas, Akron Beacon Journal
FB: No QB issues for Akron Zips as spring game looms on April 19 by Elton Alexander, Cleveland Plain Dealer

Thursday, April 10
BASE: On the record: UA baseball team beats Canisius 8-5 Akron Beacon Journal

Wednesday, April 9
FB: UA spring football: Quarterback Kyle Pohl looks for Zips offense to be aggressive by George Thomas, Akron Beacon Journal
SOFT, T&F: On the record: Zips softball team wins one, loses one in doubleheader Akron Beacon Journal

Monday, April 7
BASE, MGOLF, SOFT: On the record: Kent State defeats Akron 3-1 in softball Akron Beacon Journal

Sunday, April 6
BASE, MGOLF, SOFT, T&F: On the record: Golden Flashes defeat Zips 8-3 Akron Beacon Journal
FB: Offense, defense show flashes in scrimmage by George Thomas, Akron Beacon Journal

Saturday, April 5
BASE, SOFT, WGOLF, WTEN: On the record: UA women’s golf team in ninth place after first round of Colonial Classic Akron Beacon Journal

Friday, April 4
MBB: NCAA Tournament 2014: Local coaches say "quality" marks this year's tournament by Elton Alexander, Cleveland Plain Dealer
WS&D: College Notes: St. Peter's grad Meg Finnerty helps Akron win Mid-American Conference swimming title by Rob McCurdy, Mansfield News Journal

Thursday, April 3
BASE: On the record: Zips defeat Canisius 2-1 Akron Beacon Journal

Wednesday, April 2
BASE: On the record – April 1 Akron Beacon Journal
FB: Terry Bowden isn’t seeing enough balance in offense-defense battles; three tackles vie for two spots by Ryan Lewis, Akron Beacon Journal
MBB: Does any program want to be the face of Mid-American Conference basketball? by Elton Alexander, Cleveland Plain Dealer

Tuesday, April 1
FB: Bowden believes Zips are turning corner by Mike Popovich, Canton Repository
FB: Akron's Terry Bowden speaks at HOF Luncheon Club by Mike Keating, Alliance Review

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