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

Friday, June 23
TRACK: Three Zips get ready for Outdoor Championships. Read the full story in the Akron Beacon Journal.
General: Hustle Belt Hall of Fame Voting: Akron Zips,  Which two nominees make the hallowed halls? YOU decide! Details at SB Nation’s HustleBelt.com.
FB: In The News & Observer, Akron’s associate head football coach and defensive coordinator Chuck Amato: I’m proud of what I did at NC State.

Wednesday, June 21 
TRACK: USA Men's 800m Preview: The NCAA Final We Never Got To See. Read the full story at FloTrack.com.

Monday, June 19
FB: The Zips rank No. 109 in Athlon’s Top 130 for 2017. Read the full preview at AthlonSports.com.
General: In the Akron Beacon Journal, Second consecutive Reese Trophy solidifies Zips as top men’s athletic program.

Thursday, June 15
TRACK: University of Akron sophomore Matt Ludwig follows in footsteps of former Zips great Shawn Barber as NCAA pole vault champion. Read the full story in the Akron Beacon Journal.

Tuesday, June 13
TRACK: Legend Alert: Clayton Murphy Trying to Become First Man in 84 Years to Win 800 & 1500 at USAs. Read the full story at LetsRun.com.

Monday, June 12
TRACK: University of Akron’s Matthew Ludwig wins national title in men’s pole vault. Read the full stories in the Akron Beacon Journal, The News-Herald, and Canton Repository.
MBB: In the Cleveland Plain Dealer, How Chris Holtmann is like Thad Matta, from a coach who knows both well.
MTRACK: Two Zips earn All-America honors with fifth-place finishes at NCAA track and field championships. Read the full story from the Akron Beacon Journal.

Wednesday, June 8
DeAndre Yedlin’s very good year with Newcastle United could also spark USMNT. Read the full story in The Washington Post.
University of Akron’s Matthew Ludwig wins national title in men’s pole vault. Details at Ohio.com.

Tuesday, June 6
GENERAL: Hustle Belt Hall of Fame Nominations: Akron Zips. Read the full story at SB Nation’s HustleBelt.com.

Monday, June 5
FB: Former University of Akron standout Jerome Lane Jr. signs with New York Giants. Read the full story in the Akron Beacon Journal.
TRACK: University of Akron places 23 athletes on Academic All-MAC track teams. Details at Ohio.com.
SWIM: Jennah Haney Named Assistant Coach at Akron. Read rthe full story at SwimSwam.com.

Friday, June 2
General: University of Akron’s Brad Ruhaak and Hannah Plybon earn Medal of Excellence honors. Read the full story in the Akron Beacon Journal.
FB: Jerome Lane, receiver from Akron, added to Giants’ roster. Details at the New York Post and  Newsday.com.
TRACK: In the News-Herald, Akron pole vaulter Matt Ludwig of Lake Catholic eyes NCAA title at D-I meet.


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