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February 20, 2015 #13 Akron Rifle Team Travels to #9 Ohio State for NCAA Qualifier The No. 13 University of Akron Rifle team will split to head south to compete in the two matches-- NCAA Qualifying meet and NRA Sectional match-- this weekend.
February 20, 2015 Z:360 - Feb. 19 This week's show features WBB's Play4Kay Game, rifle's NCAA Qualifier preparation, and WTR's Claudia Garcia Jou.
February 17, 2015 Zips Weekly - Feb. 17 David Suntup reviews all the Zips' action.
February 15, 2015 #13 Akron Rifle Wins WIRC Championship The No. 13 University of Akron rifle team captured its second consecutive Western Intercollegiate Rifle Conference Championship on Saturday in West Lafayette, Ind.
February 13, 2015 #13 Akron Rifle Team Travels WIRC Championship on Saturday The No. 13 University of Akron rifle team will compete at the 2015 Western Intercollegiate Rifle Conference Championship on Saturday, Feb. 14, in West Lafayette, Ind.
February 7, 2015 #14 Akron Rifle Team Wins at #17 Mississippi The No. 14 University of Akron rifle team closed out its regular season with a 4,601 to 4,591 win at No. 17 Mississippi on Saturday.
February 5, 2015 #14 Akron Rifle Team Travels to #17 Mississippi on Saturday The No. 14 University of Akron rifle team finishes up its regular-season at No. 17 Mississippi on Saturday, Feb. 3 at 9 a.m. at the Patricia C. Lamar National Guard Readiness Center.
February 4, 2015 Zips Weekly - Feb. 3 David Suntup reviews the ZIps' action from last week.
February 1, 2015 #14 Akron Rifle Team Falls to #12 Army The No. 14 University of Akron rifle team fell to No. 12 Army, 4,609 to 4,592, on Saturday in Palmyra, Pa.
January 29, 2015 #14 Akron Rifle Team Faces #12 Army on Saturday The No. 14 University of Akron rifle team winds down its 2014-15 season with two road trips.
January 20, 2015 Zips Weekly - Jan. 20 David Suntup reviews the week's events.
January 18, 2015 #14 Akron Rifle Splits with #7 Nebraska & Rose-Hulman The No. 14 University of Akron rifle team finished second of three teams at home on Sunday.
January 15, 2015 #14 Akron Rifle Ties School Record, Falls to #7 Alaska The No. 14 University of Akron rifle team tied the school record with its overall score but fell to No. 7 Alaska-Fairbanks its first home match of 2015 on Tuesday.
January 12, 2015 #14 Akron Rifle Team Hosts #7 Alaska on Tuesday The No. 14 University of Akron rifle team opens 2015 by hosting two home matches this week. Action gets underway against No. 7 Alaska-Fairbanks on Tuesday, Jan. 13.
December 1, 2014 Results for Zippy Open The final results for Akron rifle's Zippy Open, held Nov. 8-9 and Nov. 15-16, have been compiled.
November 25, 2014 Akron Rifle Team Hosts Turkey Shoot Fundraiser; Moves up to #13 in Poll The University of Akron rifle team held its annual Turkey Shoot this week. During the two-day fundraiser, team members taught fans the sport with fun-filled games.
November 23, 2014 #14 Akron Rifle Team Splits Matches with Ohio State & NC State The No. 14 University of Akron rifle team split matches No. 9 Ohio State and No. 13 NC State on Saturday at the Robert A. Pinn Shooting Range in Schrank Hall South.
November 21, 2014 #14 Akron Rifle Team Hosts Ohio State & NC State on Saturday The No. 14 University of Akron rifle team hosts No. 9 Ohio State and No. 13 NC State on Saturday, Nov. 22 at 9 a.m. at the Robert A. Pinn Shooting Range in Schrank Hall South.
November 20, 2014 Z360: Nov 20 This week's show features women's basketball Education Day, football's Senior Night, and rifle's Turkey Shoot.
November 13, 2014 #13 Akron Rifle Team Hosts Second Weekend of Zippy Open The No. 13 University of Akron rifle team hosts its second weekend of the Zippy Open on Saturday, Nov. 15 and Sunday, Nov. 16. Competition begins at 9 a.m. each day at the Robert A. Pinn Shooting Range in Schrank Hall South.
November 11, 2014 #9 Akron Rifle Pulls into Early Lead at Zippy Open After the first weekend of competition, the No. 9 Akron rifle team (4,623) finished ahead of Memphis (4,612) and Morehead State (4,563) at the Robert A. Pinn Shooting Range in Schrank Hall South.
November 11, 2014 Zips Weekly - Nov. 11 Catch up on all the Zips' results from last week.
November 6, 2014 #9 Akron Rifle Team Hosts Zippy Open The No. 9 University of Akron rifle team returns home to host back-to-back weekends of the Zippy Open. Competition begins on Friday, Nov. 7 at 8 a.m. at the Robert A. Pinn Shooting Range in Schrank Hall South.
November 4, 2014 Zips Weekly - Nov. 4 David Suntup reviews all the Zips' weekend action.
November 2, 2014 #14 Akron Rifle Team Wins at University of the Sciences The No. 14 Akron rifle team picked up a big win at the University of the Science, 4,633 to 3,950, on Saturday at the Colonel William Shea Rifle Range. The 4,633 team points are a new school record.
October 31, 2014 #14 Akron Rifle Travels to University of the Sciences The No. 14 University of Akron rifle team travels to take on University of the Sciences (Pa.) on Saturday for a 9 a.m. competition at Colonel William Shea Rifle Range.
October 28, 2014 #14 Akron Rifle Team Falls at #1 West Virginia The No. 14 Akron rifle team fell to top-ranked West Virginia, 4,697 to 4,611, on Saturday. For the third time this season, the Zips rewrote the school record book.
October 17, 2014 Rifle’s Chezem Competes with Team USA in Mexico Akron junior Matt Chezem is competing this weekend with Team USA at the 2014 Championship of the Americas.
October 12, 2014 #12 Akron Rifle Team Falls at #3 Kentucky The No. 12 Akron Gold rifle team fell to No. 3 Kentucky, 4,686 to 4,615, on Saturday. For the second consecutive week the Zips tied the school record for points.
October 7, 2014 Zips Weekly: Oct. 7, 2014 David Suntup reviews all the Zips' events.
October 6, 2014 Akron Rifle Team Tops Navy The Akron rifle team opened Great America Rifle Conference (GARC) competition with a win at Navy.
August 28, 2014 Rifle Takes the Ice Bucket Challenge to #StrikeOutALS The University of Akron rifle team took the Ice Bucket Challenge this morning to support the #StrikeOutALS campaign.
July 2, 2014 | General News Zips Athletics Celebrates 2013-14 Highlights In Annual Report Individually and collectively, the 2013-14 academic year was among the best ever for our student-athletes at The University of Akron.
June 27, 2014 Rifle's Matt Chezem Wins Gold at USA Shooting National Championships Chezem grabbed the lead on day one in the Open Division of the 50-meter prone event to earn top honors with a final score of 1,257.4.
May 27, 2014 Read the latest Zips Insider post by Rifle Head Coach Newt Engle Coach Engle brings Zips fans up to speed on what is happening with the rifle program early in the offseason, including Matt Chezem's accomplishments at the World Championship Selection Match.
April 28, 2014 | General News Zips Athletics Hosts Annual Student-Athlete Banquet, "The Zippys" UA Athletics honored the accomplishments of its student-athletes in a special celebration banquet on Monday night in the ball room of the Student Union.
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 6, 2014 Rifle Places Ninth at GARC Championships The University of Akron rifle team placed ninth this past weekend at the Great American Rifle Conference Championships hosted by the University of Mississippi.
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 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 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 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 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.
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.
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.
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.
December 8, 2013 Rifle Tops Rose Hulman on the Road Saturday The No. 15 University of Akron rifle team walked away from their final competition of 2013 calendar year with a 4581-4385 victory.
December 6, 2013 Rifle Travels to Rose-Hulman on Saturday for Dual Compeition The Zips marksmen are back in action following a short break this fall.
November 20, 2013 Rifle to Host Annual Turkey Shoot November 25-26 The Zips marksmen will be hosting the annual Turkey Shoot fundraiser on Monday and Tuesday next week.
November 18, 2013 Rifle Earns Top Gun at Home Against Columbus State Elizabeth Berlin placed first in air rifle and Tim Hopkins had the top score in smallbore to lead Akron to victory early last week.
November 15, 2013 Victoria Brown Earns Smallbore Shooter of the Month from MAC Senior Victoria Brown was named the Mid-Atlantic Conference Smallbore Shooter of the Month.
November 11, 2013 Rifle Outshoots Morehead State on Sunday, 4586-4552 The No. 15 University of Akron rifle team defeated No. 19 Morehead State University in a head-to-head matchup on Sunday afternoon by a final tally of 4586-4552.
November 5, 2013 Rifle Sets Program Record in Competition at West Virginia The University of Akron rifle team traveled to compete against West Virginia University and the University of Mississippi on Sunday at the WVU campus.
November 5, 2013 Rifle Earns Top Score in First Home Competition of the Season The No. 15 University of Akron rifle team defeated the University of the Sciences (Pa.) and John Jay on Saturday at home in the Robert A. Pinn Shooting Range.
October 31, 2013 Rifle Opens Home Schedule this Saturday Akron rifle will have their first home competition of the season on Saturday with the University of the Sciences coming to UA.
October 22, 2013 Rifle Earns Top Score against Nevada-Reno The No. 15 University of Akron marksmen headed west to go toe-to-toe with the No. 16 University of Nevada at Reno.
October 22, 2013 Rifle Falls to OSU by Small Margin, 4645-4606 In the end, both teams shot season high scores, but the Buckeyes maintained their status, defeating UA 4645-4606.
October 12, 2013 Rifle Heads to Ohio State on Sunday The University of Akron rifle team heads to Ohio State University on Sunday for their first head-to-head matchup of the 2013-14 season.
October 7, 2013 Rifle Places Second at MAC Open Zips rifle opened the season with a second place overall finish at the MAC Open this past weekend.
October 5, 2013 Rifle Ready for MAC Open to Begin 2013-14 Season The Akron rifle squad heads to Annapolis, Md., on Sunday for their first competition of the 2013-14 season.
August 28, 2013 | General News Akron Athletics Launches Zips Insider Blog Zips fans can get an in-depth look at Akron Athletics through this interactive blog featuring content from all of Akron's 19 intercollegiate programs.
March 5, 2013 Rifle Garners Several Awards from Mid-Atlantic Conference The University of Akron rifle team garnered several postseason awards on Tuesday from the Mid-Atlantic Conference on Wednesday following the conclusion of the 2012-13 season.
June 25, 2013 | General News Banner Year for Zips Athletics Touted in 2012-13 Annual Report Five teams celebrating championships and record academic achievement are among the highlights of 2012-13 for the Zips.
June 11, 2013 | General News Zips Athletics Posts High Marks in Latest NCAA APR Report Ten Zips Athletics teams recorded a perfect APR for the 2011-12 academic year, with 17 of 19 teams exceeding the national multi-year average.
April 29, 2013 | General News Zips Athletics Holds Annual Student-Athlete Celebration Banquet UA Athletics honored the accomplishments of its student-athletes in a special banquet on Monday night in the ball room of the Student Union.
February 25, 2013 Rifle Wins Mid-Atlantic Conference Championship in Small-Bore The No. 17 University of Akron rifle squad traveled to the Ohio State University on Friday to compete in the Mid-Atlantic Conference (MAC) and Western Intercollegiate Rifle Conference (WIRC) championships.
February 21, 2013 Rifle Heads to Columbus for Western Intercollegiate Rifle Conference Championships The University of Akron rifle team will travel to Columbus, Ohio on Friday to compete in the Western Intercollegiate Rifle Conference Championships (WIRC), which will begin at 3 p.m., in the Ohio State University rifle range.
February 18, 2013 Rifle Earns Third Highest Score in NCAA Qualifier The No. 17 University of Akron rifle team traveled to the Ohio State University to participate in the NCAA Qualifier. Akron competed in the NCAA Qualifier against Purdue, Ohio State, West Virginia University and Rose-Hulman (Ind.).
February 13, 2013 Rifle Heading to NCAA Qualifier on Saturday The University of Akron rifle team will travel to Columbus, Ohio on Saturday to take part in the NCAA Qualifier at the Ohio State University.
February 5, 2013 | General News Zips Athletics Honors Dean's List Student-Athletes During Tuesday night's men's basketball game, Akron Athletics honored its 2012 Dean's List student-athletes.
February 4, 2013 Rifle Finalized Home and Regular Season Competition on Saturday The University of Akron rifle team finalized the final home and regular season competition on Saturday against Ohio State University and Role-Hulman (Ind.).
January 30, 2013 Rifle Ready for Final Home Match on Saturday The University of Akron rifle team will matchup against Ohio State University and Rose-Hulman on Saturday, Feb. 2, at 9 a.m., in Schrank Hall South, room seven.
January 28, 2013 Rifle Dominates Bean Pot Invitational in Boston The University of Akron rifle team traveled to the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) to compete in the Bean Pot Invitational
January 19, 2013 Agnew and Brown Lead Zips in Withrow Invitational The University of Akron rifle team traveled to Murray State University on Saturday, Jan. 19, to compete in the Withrow Invitational.
January 22, 2013 | General News Zips Athletics Announces 38th Annual Hall of Fame Class Zips Athletics and its Varsity "A" Association will induct nine people to the UA Sports Hall of Fame on Friday, Feb. 15.
January 18, 2013 Agnew Leads Zips at Palmyra Invitational The University of Akron rifle squad opened the second half of the season with a competition in Palmyra, Penn., to compete in the Palmyra Invitational.
January 11, 2013 Rifle Heads to 14th-Annual Palmyra Invitational The Zips rifle team competes for the first time in 2013 this weekend at the Palmyra Invitational.
December 6, 2012 | General News Zips Athletics Launches "Drive for 5" Fundraising Campaign Zips Athletics looks to double its Z-Fund membership to 5,000 and raise $5 million annually by 2015.
November 12, 2012 Rifle Defeats University of the Sciences to Wrap Up First Half of Season The No. 17 Zips won at USciences in Philadelphia by a score of 4586-4274
November 9, 2012 Rifle to Host Annual Turkey Shoot November 19-20 The Zips will host their annual fundraiser Nov. 19-20 at the Robert A. Pinn Shooting Range
November 9, 2012 Rifle Travels to Philadelphia for Match at University of the Sciences Saturday The No. 17 Zips will compete in their final match of the 2012 calendar year
November 4, 2012 Rifle Defeats Morehead State in Match Up of Top-20 Teams The No. 14 Zips defeated the No. 17 Eagles, 4568-4533
November 2, 2012 Rifle Hosts Morehead State Saturday in Match Up of Ranked Teams The No. 14 Zips welcome the No. 17 Eagles to the Robert A. Pinn Shooting Range
October 28, 2012 Rifle Sets Smallbore School Record in Home Opening Win The Zips defeated John Jay (N.Y.) and Indiana (Pa.) Saturday
October 26, 2012 Rifle Hosts John Jay and Indiana (Pa.) in Home Opener Saturday The Zips host a tri-match in their first home event of the season
October 14, 2012 Rifle Competes Against Nationally Ranked Opponents at Ohio State The Zips competed in two matches over the weekend at OSU and finished third Friday and fourth Saturday
October 11, 2012 Rifle In Action Twice This Weekend at Ohio State The Zips will compete in a tri-match on Friday and Saturday in Columbus
October 9, 2012 Rifle Begins Season with a Pair of Second Place Finishes at the MAC Open The Zips competed on Saturday and Sunday at Navy and finished second both days
| General News Zips Athletics Honors Past And Present At Title IX Celebration The University of Akron honored its long and storied history of women's athletics Saturday at its Title IX celebration.
October 5, 2012 Rifle Opens 2012-13 Season with the MAC Open at Navy The Zips begin the season in Annapolis, Md. on Saturday and Sunday with the Mid-Atlantic Rifle Conference Open
October 3, 2012 Jenna Compton Named No. 3 Female Athlete in School History Compton, the 2009 NCAA Individual Air Rifle National Champion, has been selected as the No. 3 UA Female Athlete of all time.
| General News Vote For The Greatest Moment In Zips Women's Sports History Fans can now vote for their favorite moment in Zips women's sports history on Facebook!
| General News National Champions Smith, Compton To Speak At Title IX Celebration Zips Athletics will host a Title IX Celebration Saturday at InfoCision Stadium – Summa Field.
| General News Zips Athletics Announces Top 40 Female Athletes In School History The top 40 female athletes of all time include all three of the Zips individual national champions and 22 All-Americans.
June 20, 2012 | General News NCAA Releases Annual Academic Progress Rate Report Eight programs posted perfect scores in 2010-11 while 15 programs exceeded the NCAA multi-year average.
| General News Download Your Zips Athletics Desktop Wallpapers Display your Zips Athletics pride with a computer desktop wallpaper of your favorite Akron team!
February 27, 2012 Rifle Captures Mid-Atlantic Conference Smallbore Title The UA rifle team won the Mid-Atlantic Conference Master class smallbore championship over the weekend.
February 19, 2012 Rifle Edged by Ohio State in NCAA Qualifier The Akron rifle team placed second behind Ohio State, 4635-4582, at this weekend's NCAA qualifier match in Columbus.
February 13, 2012 Rifle Defeats Rose Hulman Institute of Technology in Season Finale The Akron rifle team topped Rose Hulman Institute of Technology on Sunday to close out its regular season.
February 10, 2012 Rifle Prepares for Two-Match Weekend and Senior Day The UA rifle team visits Ohio State on Saturday and plays host to Rose Hulman Institute on Sunday for Senior Day.
2012 Akron Rifle Senior Day The 2012 Akron rifle senior class reflects on their favorite moments with the Zips.
February 5, 2012 Rifle Tops U.S. Coast Guard Academy, Wins Second Straight The Akron rifle team posted its second-straight victory on Saturday when it topped the U.S. Coast Guard Academy, 4580-4342.
January 30, 2012 Frink and Szabo Lead Rifle at Palmyra Invitational Behind strong performances from Chelsey Frink and Zac Szabo, the UA rifle team posted a score of 4570 at the Palmyra Invite.
January 27, 2012 Rifle Preps for 13th-Annual Palmyra Invitational The Akron rifle team will compete in the 13th-annual Palmyra Invitational on Saturday and Sunday.
January 22, 2012 Rifle Takes Out VMI in Dominant Fashion The Akron rifle team got back in the win column with a 4556-4473 road victory over Virginia Military Institute on Saturday
January 20, 2012 Rifle Continues Road Swing at VMI on Saturday The Akron rifle team continues a string of six away contests on Saturday at Virginia Military Institute.
January 14, 2012 Akron Rifle Falls at No. 3 West Virginia The University of Akron rifle team kicked off the 2012 portion of its schedule with a 4691-4554 defeat at No. 3 West Virginia Saturday.
January 14, 2012 | General News Zips Athletics Honors its Dean's List Student-Athletes During Saturday's men's basketball game, Akron Athletics honored its 2011 Dean's List student-athletes.
January 13, 2012 Rifle Set to Open Second Half of Season Saturday at West Virginia The Akron rifle team resumes its season on Saturday when it travels to Morgantown, W.Va., to face off against West Virginia at 8 a.m.
November 20, 2011 Akron Rifle Battles Morehead State to Rare Tie A rarity in the sport of rifle occurred Sunday as The University of Akron rifle team tied Morehead State. Both squads fired total scores of 4555.
Rifle 101 with Jenna Compton NCAA Individual Air Rifle champion Jenna Compton explains the basics of her sport in Rifle 101.
November 10, 2011 Rifle's Brown Named MId-Atlantic Rifle Conference Smallbore Shooter of the Month Sophomore Victoria Brown was named Mid-Atlantic Rifle Conference smallbore shooter of the month Thursday.
November 5, 2011 Zips Set Smallbore Record in Saturday Win The University of Akron rifle team broke the school smallbore record for the second time this season Saturday, as the Zips outpaced visiting University of the Sciences (Pa.) and Indiana (Pa.) at Pinn Rifle Range.
October 15, 2011 Rifle Finishes Second in Tri-Meet at Ohio State The University of Akron rifle team battled Ohio State and Columbus State (Ga.) over the weekend, placing in a tie for second with CSU as Ohio State took the win.
October 8, 2011 Akron Rifle Overcomes John Jay in Home Opener The University of Akron rifle team got wins from freshman John Hupp on the smallbore and senior Jenna Compton on the air rifle as the Zips trounced visiting John Jay College on Saturday at Schrank Hall Rifle Range.
October 1, 2011 Akron Rifle Sets Records at Mid-Atlantic Conference Open The University of Akron rifle squad capped off the two-day Mid-Atlantic Conference (MAC) Invitational with a victory over rival Navy on Sunday. The Zips fell just short of the Midshipman in Saturday’s opening action.
September 30, 2011 Rifle Squad Opens 2011-12 Season with MAC Open at Navy The University of Akron rifle team will shoot for the first time this season over the weekend with the MAC Open at Navy
July 28, 2011 | General News Zippy's Top 10: Top Three Fan Memories After reading all of the stories submitted online about the 2010-11 season, Zippy selected the top-three to share with Zips Nation.
July 25, 2011 | General News Zippy's Top 10: Submit Your Story for Zippy's Year in Roo-View Now it’s your turn Zips Nation. From now until 5 p.m. on Wednesday (July 27), you can submit your favorite stories from the 2010-11 season!
February 26, 2011 Rifle Ends Season at WIRC and MAC Championships The University of Akron rifle team closed out its 2010-11 season over the weekend, competing in the Western Intercollegiate Rifle Conference (WIRC) and Mid-Atlantic Rifle Conference (MAC) championships.
February 13, 2011 Rifle Places Second at NCAA Qualifier The University of Akron rifle team posted a second-place finish at this weekend's NCAA Qualifier held at Wylie Range on the campus of Ohio State.
February 6, 2011 Rifle Outdoes RHIT, Falls at Ohio State The University of Akron rifle team posted a 5421-4350 decision over visiting Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology on Saturday at Schrank Hall South Marksmanship Training Facility.
January 23, 2011 Rifle Tops WIT at 12th-Annual Palmyra Invitational The University of Akron rifle team scored a 4551-4276 victory over Mid-Atlantic Rifle Conference opponent Wentworth Institute of Technology on Saturday at the 12th-Annual Palmyra (Pa.) Invitational.
January 15, 2011 Rifle Falls to West Virginia in Dual Match Play The University of Akron rifle team suffered a 4694-4540 loss to West Virginia on Saturday at the WVU Rifle Range.
November 24, 2010 Brummond Named MAC Smallbore Shooter of the Month University of Akron sophomore David Brummond has been honored as the Mid-Atlantic Rifle Conference Smallbore Shooter of the Month, for the month of October.
November 21, 2010 Rifle Closes Fall Schedule with Loss to Morehead State Despite holding a 2,293-2,291 edge in the air rifle division, The University of Akron rifle team gave up a 4,573-4,564 decision to Morehead State on Saturday at Schrank Hall South Marksmanship Training Facility.
November 14, 2010 Rifle Drops Dual Match with Ohio State The University of Akron rifle team gave up a 4,599-4,577 decision to visiting Ohio State on Saturday at Schrank Hall South Marksmanship Training Facility.
November 7, 2010 Rifle Scores Second-Straight Top Finish On the heels of a first-place finish at the Boilermaker Invitational at Purdue on Oct. 30, The University of Akron rifle team finished on top of a four-team field at an event at the University of Sciences on Saturday, with a school-record score of 4,605 (2,278 smallbore, 2,327 air rifle).
November 1, 2010 Rifle Wins Boilermaker Invite For Second-Straight Year The University of Akron rifle team was crowned champion of the Boilermaker Invitational for the second-straight year over the weekend, compiling a first-place score of 4,557 (2,241 smallbore, 2,316 air rifle) to get the best of the seven-team field.
October 23, 2010 Rifle Gets By IUP in Saturday's Home Opener The University of Akron rifle team posted a 4,536-4,049 victory over visiting Indiana University of Pennsylvania on Saturday in the squad's home opener at Schrank Hall South Marksmanship Training Facility on campus.
October 22, 2010 Rifle Takes on IUP in Season's Home Opener The University of Akron rifle team will play host to its first home match of the season on Saturday, facing off against Indiana University of Pennsylvania at 9 a.m. ET in the Schrank Hall South Marksmanship Training Facility.
October 4, 2010 Rifle Posts Pair of Second-Place Finishes Behind Navy The University of Akron rifle team opened its season with a pair of second-place finishes behind Navy at the Mid-Atlantic Rifle Conference Fall Fest held on Saturday and Sunday at the United States Naval Academy.
June 18, 2010 2009-10 Year in ROO-view: Rifle Throughout the month of June, GoZips.com will revisit the 2009-10 highlights of each of the University of Akron's 19 varsity sports in a special series titled 2009-10 Year In ROO-view.
| General News Latest Zips Illustrated Previews Fall Sports Season Issue three of the inaugural volume of Zips Illustrated, the free official online magazine of Akron Athletics, is now available.
| General News Latest Zips Illustrated Previews UA Hoops Season Issue four of the inaugural volume of Zips Illustrated, the free official online magazine of Akron Athletics, is now available.

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Saturday, February 28
MBB: Men's basketball: Akron beats Ohio 70-58 to end four-game losing skid   by George M. Thomas, Akron Beacon Journal
MBB: Akron ends MAC basketball losing streak, beats Ohio University, 70­-58    by Tim Warsinskey, Cleveland Plain Dealer
MBB: No end in sight   by Jason Arkley, Athens Messenger
MBB: Akron pulls away to beat Ohio 70-58   Associated Press
MBB: Around college basketball: Akron sends Ohio to 6th straight loss   The Columbus Dispatch
MBB: Akron looks to snap four­game skid against Ohio University; Kent has tough chore with Buffalo    by Elton Alexander, Cleveland Plain Dealer
T&F, WTEN: On the record: February 28   Akron Beacon Journal

Friday, February 27
MBB: Officials' call changes trajectory of Zips' season   by George M. Thomas, Akron Beacon Journal
MBB: Bobcats, Zips limp into rematch   by Jason Arkley, Athens Messenger

Thursday, February 26
WBB: Sina King's shot in waning seconds lifts Akron to 54-53 victory over Kent State   by August Fagerstrom, Akron Beacon Journal
WSD: On the record: Zips in tie for first at MAC swim championships   Akron Beacon Journal
MBB: Akron and Kent State's struggles to put teams away could bring season to an early end   by Elton Alexander, Cleveland Plain Dealer

Wednesday, February 25
MBB: Men's basketball/Buffalo 67, Akron 62: Zips come up short against Bulls   Akron Beacon Journal
MBB: Akron Zips lose fourth straight, 67-­62, to surging Buffalo   by Elton Alexander, Cleveland Plain Dealer
MBB: Buffalo clips Akron, 67-62   Associated Press
MBB: Moss makes it happen in big win for UB    by Mark Gaughan, The Buffalo News
MBB: How the Game Was Won: UB 67, Akron 62; Key plays and Bobby Hurley's Hang Time   by Mark Gaughan, The Buffalo News
MBB: Akron Zips' Mid-­American Conference basketball title hopes on the line at Buffalo   by Elton Alexander, Cleveland Plain Dealer
MBB: Preview: UB hosts Akron in what amounts to a MAC playoff game   by Mark Gaughan, The Buffalo News

Tuesday, February 24
MBB: George Thomas: Zips lack that one element needed to close season   by George M. Thomas, Akron Beacon Journal
MBB: Akron Zips freshman Noah Robotham lost for season to knee injury   by Elton Alexander, Cleveland Plain Dealer
MBB: Cleveland State needs assistance to win the Horizon League title ­– Local College Basketball Insider   by Elton Alexander, Cleveland Plain Dealer
T&F: University of Akron pole vaulter shattering records   by Dave Nethers, Fox 8
MBB: Big 4 Men's Hoop Week: Big Tuesday games pit UB­-Akron, Canisius-­Niagara   by Mark Gaughan, The Buffalo News

Monday, February 23
BASE, RIFLE: On the record: University of Akron baseball team comes back to beat North Carolina Charlotte 5-4   Akron Beacon Journal

Sunday, February 22
MBB: Miami 57, Akron 52 (OT): RedHawks hand Zips third consecutive loss   by George M. Thomas, Akron Beacon Journal
MBB: Akron Zips suffer major upset, 57-­52, to Miami RedHawks for third straight loss   by Elton Alexander, Cleveland Plain Dealer
WBB: Women's basketball/Ohio 71, Akron 55: Bobcats bury Zips at Rhodes Arena   Akron Beacon Journal
BASE: On the record: February 22   Akron Beacon Journal

Saturday, February 21
MBB: UA basketball: Zips must beware of improving RedHawks   by George M. Thomas, Akron Beacon Journal
MBB: Miami RedHawks look for second straight upset at Akron: MAC Basketball   by Elton Alexander, Cleveland Plain Dealer
WTEN, BASE: On the record: UA tennis team wins twice   Akron Beacon Journal

Friday, February 20
MBB: Battle for first place tightens in the Mid­-American Conference   by Elton Alexander, Cleveland Plain Dealer
FB: Charlie Frye to be inducted into Hall of Fame   by Jon Centers, Norwalk Reflector
MBB: Elida Grad McAdams Adjusting to New Role on Akron Hoops Team (Video), WLIO

Thursday, February 19
MBB: Toledo 68, Akron 66: Rockets beat Zips with shot in final seconds     by George M. Thomas, Akron Beacon Journal
MBB: Toledo hits game-­winner to drop Akron, 68-­66    by Elton Alexander, Cleveland Plain Dealer
MBB: Brown clutch again, nails game-­winner for Rockets    by Nicholas Piotrowicz, Toledo Blade
MBB: Akron Zips embrace team goals over individual success    by Matthew Florjancic, WKYC
MBB: Brown strikes late, leads Toledo past Akron 68-66    Associated Press

Wednesday, February 18
MBB: UA basketball: Zips seek to slow Toledo offense in key rematch    by George M. Thomas, Akron Beacon Journal
MBB: MAC parity means no off nights in conference play –­ MAC Basketball Insider   by Elton Alexander, Cleveland Plain Dealer

Tuesday, February 17
MBB: Avoiding late upsets key to conference championships –­ Local College Basketball Insider   by Elton Alexander, Cleveland Plain Dealer

Monday, February 16
SB, RIFLE, BASE, WGOLF, WTEN: On the record: University of Akron softball beats Syracuse for Jacksonville University Invitational title    Akron Beacon Journal

Sunday, February 15
MBB: Eastern Michigan 78, Akron 75: Zips in deep freeze in loss to Eagles   by George M. Thomas, Akron Beacon Journal
WBB: Women's basketball/Akron 82, Toledo 56: Zips play 'best 40 minutes' in rout of Rockets  Akron Beacon Journal
BASE: On the record: Kent State women beat Northern Illinois on last-second shot   Akron Beacon Journal
MBB: Akron Zips lose at Eastern Michigan, 78-­75, as MAC race tightens   by Elton Alexander, Cleveland Plain Dealer
MBB: Eastern Michigan clips Akron, 78-75   Associated Press

Saturday, February 14
MBB: UA basketball: Zips show sign of growth as they prepare for game at Eastern Michigan     by George M. Thomas, Akron Beacon Journal
BASE, SB, WGOLF: On the record: University of Akron baseball team opens season with a victory; Kent State falls    Akron Beacon Journal
MBB: Pat Forsythe relishes opportunity to lead Akron Zips   by Matthew Florjancic, WKYC

Friday, February 13
BASE: University of Akron baseball preview: Tournament success motivating Zips heading into 2015 season    by George M. Thomas, Akron Beacon Journal
MBB: The MAC shuffle, AKA the hunt for top seeds to MAC Tournament    by Elton Alexander, Cleveland Plain Dealer
MBB: Akron's Emerging Stars (Video), by Kevaney Martin, CollegeInsider.com

Thursday, February 12
WBB: Zips women defeat Buffalo 81-70, move to 18-5   by Spencer Davies, Akron Beacon Journal
T&F: San Diego Chargers assistant Chris Shula hits the ground running; Shawn Barber breaks NCAA pole vault record: Local College Insider    by Tim Warsinskey, Cleveland Plain Dealer

Wednesday, February 11
MBB: Men's basketball/Akron 61, Kent State 52: Inside scoring, bench seal victory for Zips against Golden Flashes    by George M. Thomas, Akron Beacon Journal
MBB: Marla Ridenour: University of Akron's disrespected inside game coming on at right time    by Marla Ridenour, Akron Beacon Journal
MBB: Points to ponder with Zips: UA big men announce presence to Kent State    by George M. Thomas, Akron Beacon Journal
MBB: Zips basketball: Former men's coach dies    Akron Beacon Journal
T&F: Zips track & field: UA's Barber receives national recognition    Akron Beacon Journal
WGOLF: On the record: UA women's golf team sweeps matches, finishes fifth at MAC Match Play Challenge    Akron Beacon Journal
MBB: Akron Zips get inside to take down Kent State, 61­-52, for a share of first place in the MAC   by Elton Alexander, Cleveland Plain Dealer
MBB: Akron Zips firmly grasp share of the MAC lead with depth: MAC Basketball Insider   by Elton Alexander, Cleveland Plain Dealer
MBB: Akron has too much pop,depth for rival KSU     by Zac Jackson, FOX Sports Ohio
MBB: Akron's inside game proves too much for Kent State   by Matthew Florjancic, WKYC
MBB: Akron takes down Kent State, 61-52    Associated Press
GENERAL: Rising cost of athletics at midmajor colleges could result in tough choices down the line    by Kevin Kleps, Crain's Cleveland Business

Tuesday, February 10
MBB: University of Akron men's basketball: Coach Keith Dambrot accepting no excuses as Zips prepare for Kent State   by George M. Thomas, Akron Beacon Journal
WGOLF: On the record: Akron women's golf team falls to Bowling Green at Mid-American Conference Match Play Challenge    Akron Beacon Journal
MBB: First Kent State-­Akron game of season loaded with new faces   by Elton Alexander, Cleveland Plain Dealer
MBB: Many closeups coming for Akron, Cleveland State, Kent State –­ Local College Basketball Insider    by Elton Alexander, Cleveland Plain Dealer
MBB: Zips vs Flashes: A rivalry for first place bragging rights    by Dave Chudowsky and Tim Dubravetz, WKYC

Monday, February 9
SB: On the record: Zips improve softball record with win over Michigan State   Akron Beacon Journal

Sunday, February 8
MBB: Akron 75, Buffalo 72: Zips hold off Bulls to maintain share of first place in MAC East   by George M. Thomas, Akron Beacon Journal
T&F, WBB: On the record: UA's Shawn Barber sets collegiate indoor pole vault record at Akron Invitational   Akron Beacon Journal
MBB: Akron Zips keep their hands on share of first place with 75­-72 win over Buffalo   by Elton Alexander, Cleveland Plain Dealer
MBB: Akron shades UB, passes Bulls in Mid­-American East   Buffalo News
MBB: Akron edges Buffalo 75-72   Associated Press (via ESPN)

Saturday, February 7
MBB: UA basketball: Zips looking for way to break logjam in division   by George M. Thomas, Akron Beacon Journal
MBB: Zips basketball: Fans get two more television games   by George M. Thomas, Akron Beacon Journal
WTEN: On the record: UA women's tennis team improves to 5-1   Akron Beacon Journal
MBB: MAC basketball enters second half with tournament seeds riding on every game   by Elton Alexander, Cleveland Plain Dealer
MBB: Mid-major report: Lumberjacks chopping toward March again   by Martin Rickman, Sports Illustrated

Friday, February 6
T&F: On the record: Akron pole vaulter Shawn Barber one of 10 to watch for top track and field honor   Akron Beacon Journal

Thursday, February 5
MBB: Men's basketball/Ohio 83, Akron 82: Zips blow double-digit lead, fall to Bobcats    by George M. Thomas, Akron Beacon Journal
FB: National Signing Day: University of Akron turns to defense with class of 2015    by George M. Thomas, Akron Beacon Journal
WBB: Women's basketball/Akron 69, Western Michigan 66: Hannah Plybon's 3-pointer in final minute lifts Zips over Broncos    Akron Beacon Journal
MBB: Ohio hangs on to nip Akron Zips, 83­-82    Cleveland Plain Dealer
FB: Akron Zips replenish their roster with lots of 'Sunshine' on National Signing Day    by Elton Alexander, Cleveland Plain Dealer
MBB: As season winds down, wins are bigger and losses are huge –­ Local College Basketball Insider   by Elton Alexander, Cleveland Plain Dealer
MBB: Bobcats clip the Zips, 83-­82   by Jason Arkley, Athens Messenger

Wednesday, February 4
MBB: UA basketball: Zips aim to continue road string against rival Ohio    by George M. Thomas, Akron Beacon Journal
MBB: Cleveland State wary of Youngstown State's firepower –­ Local College Basketball Insider    by Elton Alexander, Cleveland Plain Dealer
MBB: Zips and Bobcats renew rivalry   by Jason Arkley, Athens Messenger
WTEN: On the record: University of Akron women's tennis team wins fourth straight   Akron Beacon Journal

Tuesday, February 3
MBB: Akron Zips use their depth to keep on winning ­– Local College Basketball Insider   by Elton Alexander, Cleveland Plain Dealer

Monday, February 2
T&F: On the record: February 2   Akron Beacon Journal

Sunday, February 1
MBB: Men's basketball/Akron 69, Bowling Green 68: B.J. Gladden's put-back in waning seconds lifts Zips to third straight win   by George M. Thomas, Akron Beacon Journal
WBB: Women's basketball/Akron 74, Kent State 67: Sina King, Anita Brown lead Zips past rival Flashes   by George M. Thomas, Akron Beacon Journal
WTEN: On the record: February 1    Akron Beacon Journal
MBB: Akron Zips slip past Bowling Green, 69-­68   Cleveland Plain Dealer
MBB: Cleveland State game with Green Bay today a battle of guards ­- Local College Basketball Insider    by Elton Alexander, Cleveland Plain Dealer
MBB: Akron edges Bowling Green 69-68   Associated Press (via ESPN)
MBB: Win slips away for Falcons   by John Wagner, Toledo Blade
MBB: Akron strikes late, beats BG men, 69-­68   by Thomas Schmelt, Sentinel-Tribune

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