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October 30, 2014 | Women's Tennis Women’s Tennis Heads to WVU’s Martha Thorn Invite Zips women's tennis will travel to West Virginia for the Martha Thorn Invitational on Oct. 31 and Nov. 1 at the Ridgeview Racquet Club.
October 17, 2014 | Women's Tennis Zerbola & Maksimava Conclude Play at Midwest Regional Two Zips women's tennis players concluded play at the 2014 USTA/ITA Midwest Regional at the Atkins Tennis Center on Friday after doubles action.
October 16, 2014 | Women's Tennis Zerbola Splits Singles Matches in Qualifying Draw at Midwest Regional Two Zips women’s tennis players had a tough day of competition in the qualifying singles draw at the 2014 USTA/ITA Midwest Regional at the Atkins Tennis Center on Thursday.
October 15, 2014 | Women's Tennis Women’s Tennis Heads to Midwest Regional Two Zips women's tennis players will travel to Urbana, Ill., this week for the 2014 USTA/ITA Midwest Regional on Oct. 16-21 at the Atkins Tennis Center.
October 7, 2014 Zips Weekly: Oct. 7, 2014 David Suntup reviews all the Zips' events.
October 5, 2014 | Women's Tennis Women’s Tennis Akron Invitational: Day 3 Results Akron women’s tennis concluded plays at its own Akron Invitational on Sunday.
October 4, 2014 | Women's Tennis Women’s Tennis Akron Invitational: Day 2 Results Akron women’s tennis faced tough competition on the second day of action at its own Akron Invitational on Saturday.
October 3, 2014 | Women's Tennis Women’s Tennis Akron Invitational: Day 1 Results Zips women’s tennis opened play on the first day of action at its own Akron Invitational on Friday.
October 1, 2014 | Women's Tennis Women’s Tennis Hosts Akron Invitational Zips women’s tennis returns to Ohio this weekend to host its own Akron Invitational at the LaTuchie Tennis Center in Stow.
September 30, 2014 Zips Weekly: Sept. 30, 2014 David Suntup wraps up all of last week's action.
September 28, 2014 | Women's Tennis Geier Concludes Play at Notre Dame Invitational with Singles Win Freshman Sophia Geier concluded play at the Norte Dame Invitational with a singles win on Sunday.
September 27, 2014 | Women's Tennis Geier & Newnes Sweep in Doubles at Notre Dame Invitational Two Zips women’s tennis players swept in doubles action during the second day of competition at the Notre Dame Invitational on Saturday.
September 26, 2014 | Women's Tennis Geier & Newnes Compete at Notre Dame Invitational Two Zips women’s tennis players had a tough day in the opening round of the Notre Dame Invitational on Friday.
September 25, 2014 Z360: Sept. 25, 2014 This week watch features on women's tennis, football, and women's soccer.
September 23, 2014 Zips Weekly: Sept. 22, 2014 Watch all the recaps from an action-packed week of Zips' Athletics!
September 22, 2014 | Women's Tennis Blinova Named Zips’ Student-Athlete of the Week Women’s tennis freshman Ariadna Blinova was named the Zips’ Student-Athlete of the Week on Sept. 22.
September 21, 2014 | Women's Tennis Women’s Tennis Akron Shootout: Day 3 Results Zips women’s tennis fell to Duquesne in singles action during the final day of competition at its own Akron Shootout on Sunday.
September 20, 2014 | Women's Tennis Women’s Tennis Akron Shootout: Day 2 Results Zips women's tennis split matches on the second day of its own Akron Shootout on Saturday, Sept. 20.
September 19, 2014 | Women's Tennis Women’s Tennis Akron Shootout: Day 1 Results Zips women’s tennis officially opened its 2014 fall schedule and new facility on Friday. Check out the results here.
September 17, 2014 | Women's Tennis Women’s Tennis Hosts Akron Shootout at New On-Campus Facility Zips women's tennis opens its 2014 fall schedule on Friday, Sept. 19 by hosting its own Akron Shootout.
September 9, 2014 | Women's Tennis Women’s Tennis Announces 2014-15 Schedule Hosting two fall tournaments and visiting Wisconsin and Pennsylvania in the spring highlight the 2014-15 Akron women’s tennis schedule, head coach Brandon Padgett announced on Tuesday.
| Women's Tennis Women's Tennis Coaches Accept ALS Ice Bucket Challenge Watch this short video of the Zips women's tennis coaches getting doused with ice cold water, and find out why the challenge is so important to head coach Brandon Padgett.
July 21, 2014 | Women's Tennis Women's Tennis signs Maria Bessmertnaya for 2014-15 Bessmertnaya hails from Pyatigorsk, Russia, and was ranked among the top-50 tennis players nationally.
July 16, 2014 | Women's Tennis Women's Tennis Earns Academic Honors From ITA Four Zips from the women's tennis team have been recognized as ITA Scholar-Athletes for the 2014 season, while the program was also named a ITA All-Academic Team.
July 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.
May 29, 2014 | Women's Tennis Padgett and Peters selected to coach in Baird Cup Akron tennis coaches Brandon Padgett and Brian Peters have been selected to represent northeast Ohio as coaches in the 2014 Baird Cup on June 13-15, sponsored by the United States Tennis Association (USTA).
May 27, 2014 | Women's Tennis Ksenia Berestetska Named to Academic All-MAC Team For the second consecutive season, senior Ksenia Berestetska has earned Academic All-MAC honors. She recently graduated from UA with a bachelor's degree in mass media - radio/television, carrying a 3.96 GPA.
May 5, 2014 | Women's Tennis Women's Tennis recognizes three student-athletes with postseason honors Head coach Brandon Padgett announced that Karolina Maksimava was named Most Improved Player, Olga Shkundina received the Coaches Award and Ksenia Berestetska earned Most Valuable Player honors.
April 28, 2014 | General News Zips Athletics Hosts Annual Student-Athlete Banquet, "The Zippys" UA Athletics honored the accomplishments of its student-athletes in a special celebration banquet on Monday night in the ball room of the Student Union.
April 25, 2014 | Women's Tennis Women's Tennis adds three to 2014 signing class Ariadna Blinova (Latvia), Kati Mdzinarishvili (Hudson, Ohio) and Diana Perez (Miami, Fla.) have committed to join the Zips starting in the fall semester of 2014.
April 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 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 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 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 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 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 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.
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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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.
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 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.
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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 | 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 | 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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.
December 4, 2013 | Women's Tennis Padgett Signs Two-Year Contract Extension to Lead Zips Women's Tennis Fourth-year coach led program to NCAA Tournament in 2011 and 2012, and had a doubles team compete in the event in 2013.
November 18, 2013 | Women's Tennis Women's Tennis Inks Two in 2014 Signing Class Sophia Geier and Miranda Rodriguez have each signed an NLI to compete for the Zips starting in the fall semester of 2014.
October 13, 2013 | Women's Tennis Shkundina Competes in Midwest Regional Singles Main Draw Zips junior Olga Shkundina was one of three UA players selected to compete in the ITA's Midwest Regional.
October 11, 2013 | Women's Tennis Tennis Completes Day Two of Midwest Regional The Zips doubles team of Olga Shkundina and Shannon Newnes competed in Friday's doubles main draw.
October 10, 2013 | Women's Tennis Tennis' Berestetska Competes in Qualifying Singles Draw at Midwest Regional Ksenia Berestetska competed in the qualifying singles draw of the USTA/ITA Midwest Regional Championships Thursday in Ann Arbor, Mich.
October 6, 2013 | Women's Tennis Women's Tennis Concludes Akron Invite by facing Cornell and Ohio State The Zips wrap up the fall season at the Regional Championships next weekend in Ann Arbor, Mich.
October 5, 2013 | Women's Tennis Shkundina Claims Wins in Doubles and Singles In Day Two of Akron Invite The Zips wrap up their Akron Invitational on Sunday starting at 9 a.m. ET.
October 4, 2013 | Women's Tennis Women's Tennis Earns Pair of Singles Wins in Day One of Akron Invite UA's Olga Shkundina and Ksenia Berestetska each recorded a victory in singles versus West Virginia.
October 3, 2013 | Women's Tennis Tennis Prepares for this Weekend's Akron Invitational Cornell, Ohio State and West Virginia visit Akron this weekend as the Zips hold their first fall tournament since 2005.
September 29, 2013 | Women's Tennis Shkundina Places Third in Flight A Singles at Spartan Invitational Playing through illness, junior Olga Shkundina scored a three-set victory on Sunday.
September 28, 2013 | Women's Tennis Women's Tennis Closes Out Second Day at Spartan Invitational Junior Olga Shkundina and freshman Shannon Newnes represent the Zips at this weekend's Spartan Invite at Michigan State.
September 27, 2013 | Women's Tennis Women's Tennis Posts 4-1 Mark in Day One of Spartan Invitational With a pair of wins on Friday, junior Olga Shkundina advanced to the semifinal round of flight A singles.
September 26, 2013 | Women's Tennis Spartan Invitational Up Next for Women's Tennis The Zips tennis squad travels to East Lansing, Mich., this weekend to participate in the Spartan Invitational at Michigan State.
September 23, 2013 | Women's Tennis Berestetska Takes Flight A Singles Consolation Final at Cissie Leary Invite Zips senior closes out weekend with a 3-1 mark against singles competition.
September 22, 2013 | Women's Tennis Women's Tennis Continues Competition at Cissie Leary Invite Zips sophomore Madison Cohen advanced to the quarterfinals of flight B singles.
September 20, 2013 | Women's Tennis Cohen Paces Women's Tennis in Day One of Cissie Leary Invitational Zips sophomore Madison Cohen advanced to the round of 16 in flight B singles on Friday.
September 19, 2013 | Women's Tennis Women's Tennis Preps for Penn's Cissie Leary Invitational The Zips travel to Philadelphia to participate in the 17th-annual event that features competitors from the ACC, Big Ten and Ivy League.
September 15, 2013 | Women's Tennis Women's Tennis Wins Flight A Doubles, Flight C Singles at Cornell Invitational UA's Olga Shkundina and Shannon Newnes teamed in the A doubles bracket, while Madison Cohen took the C flight of singles.
September 13, 2013 | Women's Tennis Women's Tennis Opens Fall Schedule at Cornell Invitational The Zips women's tennis squad begins its fall competition schedule this weekend at the Cornell Invitational.
September 12, 2013 | Women's Tennis Women's Tennis Finalizes 2013-14 Schedule Playing host to a tournament during the first weekend of October and a visit to Pac-12 foe Oregon in the spring highlight the Zips' 2013-14 schedule.
September 4, 2013 | Women's Tennis Women's Tennis Earns Team and Individual ITA Academic Honors The Zips women's tennis program was recognized by the ITA for its academic prowess during 2012-13.
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.
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 17, 2013 | Women's Tennis Women's Tennis Shores Up 2013-14 Roster with NLI Signing by Briega UA coach Brandon Padgett announced on Monday that Marta Briega, from Madrid, Spain, has signed an NLI.
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.
June 6, 2013 | Women's Tennis Jogasuria and Pantusart Ranked 43rd in Final ITA Doubles Poll Seniors Angelina Jogasuria and Prang Pantusart are the first Zips doubles team to end the season nationally ranked.
June 5, 2013 | General News Four Sports Recognized by NCAA for Academic Progress Rate The Zips men's basketball, women's basketball, women's cross country, and women's tennis teams were honored by the NCAA for their multi-year APR score.
May 23, 2013 | Women's Tennis Jogasuria and Pantusart Fall in NCAA Doubles Round of 32 The Zips pair of seniors Angelina Jogasuria and Prang Pantusart ended their season with their only dual-match loss of the year.
May 23, 2013 | Women's Tennis Pantusart and Jogasuria Ready for NCAA Doubles Championship Event UA's Prang Pantusart and Angelina Jogasuria will compete in Thursday's opening round of 32 at the NCAA Doubles Championship.
May 16, 2013 | Women's Tennis Berestetska and Pantusart Named to Tennis Academic All-MAC Team Senior Prang Pantusart and junior Ksenia Berestetska were named to the Academic All-MAC Team on Thursday, while senior Angelina Jogasuria earned Academic Honorable Mention.
May 7, 2013 | Women's Tennis Women's Tennis Senior Pantusart Selected as Commencement Speaker Zips women's tennis player Prang Pantusart will be a student responder at Friday's 7 p.m. commencement ceremony at E.J. Thomas Hall.
May 1, 2013 | Women's Tennis Women's Tennis Doubles Team Earns NCAA Championship Individual Selection Seniors Prang Pantusart and Angelina Jogasuria are the first Zips doubles team selected to the NCAA Individual Championship field of 32.
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.
April 27, 2013 | Women's Tennis Women's Tennis Falls to Bowling Green in MAC Semifinal, 4-2 The third-seeded Zips tied the match at 2-all and forced a third set on two singles courts, before falling to the second-seeded Falcons.
April 26, 2013 | Women's Tennis Women's Tennis Downs Buffalo 4-1 in MAC Tournament Quarterfinal The Zips have advanced to the event's semifinal round for the fourth-straight year, and face Bowling Green on Saturday at 2 p.m. ET.
April 25, 2013 | Women's Tennis Women's Tennis Lands Three on All-MAC Team Seniors Angelina Jogasuria and Prang Pantusart, and sophomore Olga Shkundina earned All-MAC postseason honors.
April 24, 2013 | Women's Tennis Women's Tennis Adds to 2013 Signing Class Shannon Newnes has signed an NLI to play for the Zips and will join the program in the fall semester of 2013.
April 23, 2013 | Women's Tennis Pantusart and Jogasuria Listed No. 41 in ITA Doubles Rankings The Zips' top doubles team takes an 18-0 dual-match record into this weekend's MAC tournament in Muncie, Ind.
April 21, 2013 | Women's Tennis Bracket Set for This Week's MAC Tennis Championship The two-time defending MAC tournament champion Zips enter this year's event as the No. 3 seed. Competition begins on Friday in Muncie, Ind.
April 20, 2013 | Women's Tennis Women's Tennis Edged by Eastern Michigan in Regular-Season Finale The Zips fell behind in doubles and went on to lose 4-3 at Eastern Michigan on Saturday. UA now prepares for next weekend's MAC tournament.
April 19, 2013 | Women's Tennis Women's Tennis Claims 5-2 Victory at Toledo The Zips tennis squad won for the third-straight time on Friday, 5-2, over the Toledo Rockets and visits Eastern Michigan on Saturday.
April 18, 2013 | Women's Tennis Women's Tennis Closes Regular Season at Toledo and Eastern Michigan The Zips get a final tune up for the MAC tournament with a road swing to Toledo and Eastern Michigan this weekend.
April 13, 2013 | Women's Tennis Women's Tennis Cruises By Buffalo 6-1, Improves MAC Mark to 4-2 The Zips had little trouble topping the Bulls on Saturday afternoon to improve to 4-2 in MAC play and 16-8 overall this season.
April 12, 2013 | Women's Tennis Women's Tennis Starts Season's Stretch Run at Buffalo on Saturday The two-time defending MAC tournament champion Zips open a three-match road swing versus the Bulls on Saturday at 1 p.m. ET.
April 6, 2013 | Women's Tennis Women's Tennis Closes Home Schedule with 5-2 Defeat of Western Michigan The Zips ended the Bronco's unbeaten streak in league play and brought a stop to their own two-match losing skid on Saturday.
April 5, 2013 | Women's Tennis Women's Tennis Drops 4-3 Decision to Bowling Green Despite a rally in singles, the Zips lost 4-3 to visiting Bowling Green on Friday. The squad is now to 2-2 in MAC play
April 4, 2013 | Women's Tennis Women's Tennis Takes on Bowling Green, Western Michigan in Season's Final Homestand The Zips return home after a four-match road swing and will honor this season's senior class on Saturday.
March 30, 2013 | Women's Tennis Women's Tennis Falls 6-1 at Miami (Ohio) The Zips ended a four-match road trip with a 6-1 loss to the Miami RedHawks on Saturday and are now 2-1 in league play.
March 29, 2013 | Women's Tennis Women's Tennis Slides By Ball State 4-3, Improves to 2-0 in MAC Standings The Zips resumed league play on Friday at Ball State and edged the Cardinals, 4-3. UA travels to Miami (Ohio) on Saturday.
March 27, 2013 | Women's Tennis Women's Tennis Wins Sixth Straight with Shutout of UIC UA's Spring Break road trip continued on Wednesday afternoon with a 7-0 victory versus Illinois-Chicago.
March 26, 2013 | Women's Tennis Dominant Singles Play Gives Women's Tennis Win at UW-Milwaukee The Zips opened their Spring Break road trip with a 6-1 victory at Wisconsin-Milwaukee on Tuesday afternoon.
March 23, 2013 | Women's Tennis Women's Tennis Edges Cleveland State 4-3 to Win Fourth Straight Prang Pantusart posted a straight-set victory at No. 3 singles to clinch a close decision over Cleveland State on Saturday night
March 22, 2013 | Women's Tennis Tennis Starts MAC Play with Shutout of NIU, Tops Oakland on Friday The Zips defeated conference foe Northern Illinois 7-0 and non-league opponent Oakland 6-1 on Friday at home.
March 21, 2013 | Women's Tennis Tennis Opens MAC Play on Friday Versus NIU, Readies for Three-Match Weekend Homestand The Zips women's tennis team opens league play at home against Northern Illinois on Friday, then hosts two non-conference foes.
March 8, 2013 | Women's Tennis Women's Tennis Picked to Repeat as MAC Champ in League Preseason Poll The two-time reigning MAC champion Zips women's tennis team was picked to repeat the accomplishment in the league's 2013 preseason poll.
March 7, 2013 | Women's Tennis Women's Tennis Tops Visiting Youngstown State, 4-3 The Zips tennis team continued its dual-match schedule with a victory over Northeast Ohio rival Youngstown State on Thursday.
March 6, 2013 | Women's Tennis Women's Tennis Returns to Action Versus Youngstown State on Thursday After a nine-day break from competition, the Zips play host to the Penguins on Thursday at 12:30 p.m. ET.
February 24, 2013 | Women's Tennis Women's Tennis Ends East Coast Trip with Loss at No. 52 Columbia The Zips' six-match win streak ended on Sunday with a 6-1 defeat by nationally-ranked Columbia.
February 23, 2013 | Women's Tennis Tennis Win Streak Extended to Six Matches with 5-2 Win at NJIT The Zips improved to 7-5 with their sixth-consecutive win on Saturday at NJIT.
February 22, 2013 | Women's Tennis Women's Tennis Shuts Out Wagner, Wins Fifth-Straight Match The Zips opened a three-match road trip with their first shutout of the season and improved to 6-5 overall.
February 21, 2013 | Women's Tennis Women's Tennis Readies for Three-Match Weekend Road Swing The Zips put their four-match win streak on the line during a Friday, Saturday and Sunday East Coast road trip.
February 20, 2013 | Women's Tennis Angelina Jogasuria Grabs MAC Tennis Player-of-the-Week Award Zips senior Angelina Jogasuria was named as the league's player of the week for the fourth time in her career on Wednesday.
February 17, 2013 | Women's Tennis Women's Tennis Takes Down Nationally-Ranked Oregon, 4-3 Angelina Jogasuria lifted the Zips to a 4-3 win over No. 69 Oregon with a comeback three-set victory at No. 1 singles on Sunday.
February 15, 2013 | Women's Tennis Women's Tennis Edges East Tennessee State 4-3 for Third-Straight Win Olga Shkundina's three-set, last-match-on-court win at No. 4 singles lifted the Zips to 4-3 decision over East Tennessee State on Friday.
February 14, 2013 | Women's Tennis Tennis Hosts East Tennessee State, Nationally-Ranked Oregon in Weekend Homestand Zips look to improve win streak against ETSU on Friday afternoon and No. 69 Oregon on Sunday morning.
February 12, 2013 | Women's Tennis Pantusart and Jogasuria Listed No. 43 in ITA Doubles Rankings The Zips doubles team of Prang Pantusart and Angelina Jogasuria is 6-0 in dual-match play this season.
February 9, 2013 | Women's Tennis Women's Tennis Sweeps Meeting with Dayton and Wright State The Zips secured a pair of road wins on Saturday – 5-2 at Dayton and 6-1 at Wright State.
February 8, 2013 | Women's Tennis Tennis Preps for Matches with Intrastate Foes Dayton, Wright State on Saturday The Zips face Dayton and Wright State in a road doubleheader on Saturday.
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 2, 2013 | Women's Tennis Women's Tennis Falls at Home to Nationally-Ranked Princeton Facing their fifth-straight ranked foe, the Zips dropped the doubles point and five singles matches to the 73rd-ranked Tigers.
February 1, 2013 | Women's Tennis Women's Tennis Gives Up 4-3 Decision to Nationally-Ranked Missouri The Zips used a comeback performance to win doubles and made things interesting in singles against the No. 52 Tigers on Friday.
January 31, 2013 | Women's Tennis Tennis Readies for Pair of Ranked Foes in Weekend Homestand The Zips take on No. 52 Missouri and No. 73 Princeton on Friday (noon ET) and Sunday (10 a.m.), respectively.
January 27, 2013 | Women's Tennis Women's Tennis Ends ITA Kick-Off Weekend with Loss to No. 55 Tulane Zips claimed No. 3 singles and forced third set at Nos. 1 and 4 singles on Sunday.
January 26, 2013 | Women's Tennis Women's Tennis Falls to No. 4 USC in ITA Kick-Off Weekend Opener Zips to square off against 55th-ranked Tulane on Sunday at 4 p.m. ET.
January 25, 2013 | Women's Tennis Women's Tennis In SoCal for ITA Kick-Off Weekend The Zips face No. 4 USC in first round of 60-team event, then nationally-ranked UC Irvine or Tulane during round two.
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 20, 2013 | Women's Tennis Women's Tennis Falls 5-2 to Nationally-Ranked Penn State Zips hang tough in doubles and claim pair of straight-set wins in singles against No. 50 Nittany Lions.
January 18, 2013 | Women's Tennis Women's Tennis Downs Middle Tennessee State, 4-3, in Season Opener Zips claimed 2-of-3 doubles flights and won at Nos. 1, 3 and 6 singles to top visiting Blue Raiders.
January 17, 2013 | Women's Tennis Tennis Opens Dual-Match Schedule with Weekend Homestand The Zips face Middle Tennessee on Friday at 2 p.m. ET and nationally-ranked Penn State on Sunday at 10 a.m.
December 6, 2012 | Women's Tennis Women's Tennis Inks Three in 2013 Signing Class Isabella Catelani, Caroline Harpaintner and Karalina Maksimava have each signed an NLI to compete for the Zips.
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 6, 2012 | Women's Tennis Padgett Signs Two-Year Contract Extension as Zips Women's Tennis Coach Third-year coach has led the Zips to a MAC Tournament championship in each of the last two seasons.
October 20, 2012 | Women's Tennis Tennis Competes in Singles Main Draw in Day Three at Regional Three UA tennis players competed in Saturday's main draw singles bracket at the Midwest Regional in Urbana, Ill.
October 19, 2012 | Women's Tennis Tennis Completes Main Draw Doubles Play at Midwest Regional Both Zips doubles teams went 1-1 in main draw competition on Friday.
October 18, 2012 | Women's Tennis Tennis Wraps Up Day One of Singles Play at Midwest Regional Zips Angelika Jogasuria and Ksenia Berestetska competed in Thursday's qualifying singles draw.
October 7, 2012 | Women's Tennis Berestetska Crowned Champ of Flight C Singles Bracket at Spartan Invite Zips tennis junior Ksenia Berestetska won the flight C singles draw at the Spartan Invitational for the second-straight year.
October 6, 2012 | Women's Tennis Berestetska Advances to Flight C Singles Finale at Spartan Invitational Zips junior Ksenia Berestetska will play for the title in flight C singles on Sunday during the last day of the Spartan Invite.
| 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 | Women's Tennis Tennis Advances in Singles, Doubles in Day One of Spartan Invite The Zips women's tennis team advanced players in two singles flights and two doubles brackets on Friday.
October 4, 2012 | Women's Tennis Tennis Readies for Spartan Invite at Michigan State The Zips women's tennis team will send four players to this weekend's Spartan Invitational at Michigan State.
| 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 Zara Harutyunyan Named No. 9 Female Athlete In School History Three-time MAC Tennis Player of the Year Zara Harutyunyan has been named the No. 9 UA Female Athlete of all-time.
| 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.
September 23, 2012 | Women's Tennis Tennis Wraps Up Competition at Cissie Leary Invitational An appearance in the quarterfinals of flight A doubles and flight B singles highlighted the Zips' final day of competition.
September 21, 2012 | Women's Tennis Tennis Advances to Round of 16 in Singles, Doubles at Cissie Leary Invite Two Zips juniors and one UA doubles team advanced to Saturday's round of 16 at Penn's Cissie Leary Invitational.
| 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.
September 21, 2012 | Women's Tennis Tennis Travels to Philly for Cissie Leary Invite at Penn The Zips tennis squad continues its fall competition schedule this weekend at Penn's Cissie Leary Invitational.
September 15, 2012 | Women's Tennis Tennis Concludes Day Two at Murifield Collegiate Invitational Zips junior Prang Pantusart advanced to the singles main draw round of eight on Saturday at the Muirfield Invite.
September 14, 2012 | Women's Tennis Tennis Advances in Doubles and Singles at Muirfield Collegiate Invite The Zips advanced two singles players and one doubles team into the second round of the Muirfield Invitational in Columbus.
September 13, 2012 | Women's Tennis Tennis Opens Fall Schedule on Clay Courts at Muirfield Collegiate Invitational The two-time defending MAC champion Zips tennis team sends four players to this weekend's Muirfield Invite in Columbus.
August 12, 2012 | Women's Tennis Women's Tennis Summer Update Academic awards and impressive play against international competition highlight this summer update for the MAC champion Zips.
July 27, 2012 | Women's Tennis Tennis to Face Most Competitive Schedule in Program History in 2012-13 Home matches versus Oregon and Penn State highlight the two-time defending MAC champion Zips' 2012-13 schedule.
| General News Adrienne vs. Zips - Tennis Episode #1 of 6. Former Zip Adrienne Steckel takes on the two-time MAC Championship winning tennis team in a series of challenges.
July 7, 2012 | Women's Tennis Two Zips Tennis Players Compete in USTA Pro Circuit Event UA tennis players Zara Harutyunyan and Ksenia Berestetska recently participated in a USTA Pro Circuit event in Buffalo, N.Y.
June 14, 2012 | General News NCAA Hands Out Annual Academic Progress Rate Recognition Awards The softball and women's tennis programs were honored for their perfect 1,000 rating for the academic years from 2007-08 to 2010-11.
June 6, 2012 | Women's Tennis Tennis Selected to Participate in ITA's 2013 Kick-Off Weekend For the first time in program history, the UA tennis team will compete in the ITA Kick-Off Weekend in January 2013.
May 22, 2012 | Women's Tennis Pantusart Named Academic All-MAC for Second-Straight Year UA junior tennis student-athlete Prang Pantusart was named to the eight-person Academic All-MAC Team on Tuesday.
May 11, 2012 | Women's Tennis Tennis Bested by Northwestern in NCAA Championships First Round Making its second-straight appearance in the NCAA Tournament, the UA tennis team fell 4-0 at Northwestern on Friday.
May 8, 2012 | Women's Tennis Tennis Readies for Northwestern in Second-Straight NCAA Appearance The Zips and Wildcats are set to meet up in the Evanston Regional on Friday afternoon.
| Women's Tennis Follow the Akron Tennis NCAA Tournament Blog Follow the Akron Tennis team to Northwestern for the first and second rounds of the 2012 NCAA Tournament.
May 2, 2012 | Women's Tennis Prang Pantusart Named MAC Female Scholar-Athlete Of The Week Prang Pantusart, a junior from 2012 MAC Champion tennis team, has been named MAC Female Scholar-Athlete of the Week.
May 1, 2012 | Women's Tennis Tennis to Face Northwestern in NCAA Tournament First Round The UA tennis team will face off against Northwestern in the first round of the NCAA Tournament next weekend in Evanston, Ill.
April 29, 2012 | Women's Tennis Tennis Claims Back-to-Back MAC Titles, Edges Miami 4-3 in Championship Prang Pantusart's three-set, last-match-on-court win at No. 3 singles gave the Zips their second-straight MAC tournament trophy.
April 28, 2012 | Women's Tennis Tennis Tops WMU 4-0, Advances to Second-Straight MAC Title Match The Zips tennis team will play for its second-consecutive MAC tournament title on Sunday versus Miami (Ohio).
April 27, 2012 | Women's Tennis Tennis Downs Northern Illinois 4-0 in MAC Tournament Quarterfinal The second-seeded UA tennis team topped seventh-seeded NIU 4-0 on Friday to advance to the MAC semis for the third-straight year.
April 26, 2012 | Women's Tennis Shkundina Named MAC Rookie of the Year as Tennis Lands Three on All-League Team Olga Shkundina was name MAC Freshman of the Year, one of three Zips chosen to this year's all-league squad.
April 24, 2012 | Women's Tennis Tennis Signs Two Players for 2012 Season The Akron tennis program announced the addition of Madison Cohen and Signe Lazdina to its roster for next season.
April 22, 2012 | Women's Tennis Nationally-Ranked Tennis Edged 4-3 at UIC, Readies for MAC Tourney The 75th-ranked UA tennis team lost 4-3 to non-league opponent UIC on Sunday. The MAC tournament starts later this week.
April 21, 2012 | Women's Tennis Tennis Shuts Out Northern Illinois in MAC Finale The 75th-ranked UA tennis team defeated Northern Illinois 7-0 in its final league match of the season on Saturday.
April 20, 2012 | Women's Tennis Tennis Takes to the Road During Last Week of League Schedule The nationally-ranked UA tennis team competes at Northern Illinois and UIC this weekend.
April 18, 2012 | Women's Tennis Tennis Back In ITA National Rankings Entering the final week of the regular season, the UA tennis team is listed No. 75 in the Intercollegiate Tennis Association rankings.
April 14, 2012 | Women's Tennis Tennis Closes Home Schedule by Shutting Out Toledo The Zips tennis team won for the sixth-straight time on Saturday, 7-0 over MAC opponent Toledo.
April 13, 2012 | Women's Tennis Tennis Takes Down Eastern Michigan 6-1, Wins Fifth Straight The UA tennis team topped Eastern Michigan 6-1 on Friday afternoon to improve to 5-1 in MAC play.
April 12, 2012 | Women's Tennis Tennis Faces Eastern Michigan, Toledo in Final Home Matches of Season Winners of four straight, the UA tennis team faces Eastern Michigan on Friday and Toledo on Saturday at 1 p.m. ET each day.
April 7, 2012 | Women's Tennis Tennis Tops Buffalo 6-1 to Win Fourth-Straight MAC Outing The Zips tennis team improved to 4-1 in MAC play with a 6-1 victory over visiting Buffalo on Saturday afternoon.
April 7, 2012 | Women's Tennis Today's Tennis Match Versus Buffalo Moved Indoors Saturday afternoon's tennis contest between Akron and Buffalo has been moved indoors to LaTuchie Tennis Center.
April 6, 2012 | Women's Tennis Tennis Opens Three-Match Homestand on Saturday Versus Buffalo The UA tennis squad looks to keep a three-match win streak alive went it opens a three-match homestand on Saturday.
March 31, 2012 | Women's Tennis Tennis Cruises to 7-0 Win at Bowling Green The Akron tennis team topped Bowling Green 7-0 on Saturday to improved to 3-1 in league play this season.
March 30, 2012 | Women's Tennis Tennis Tops Western Michigan 5-2 in First of Two Weekend Road Outings Winning five of six singles flights, the Akron tennis team scored a 5-2 comeback victory at Western Michigan on Friday afternoon.
March 29, 2012 | Women's Tennis Tennis Continues MAC Play at Western Michigan and Bowling Green The UA tennis squad looks to improve its 1-1 MAC record at Western Michigan and Bowling Green this weekend.
March 24, 2012 | Women's Tennis Tennis Downs Ball State 7-0 to Even League Record The Zips tennis team closed out the opening weekend of Mid-American Conference play with a 7-0 defeat of Ball State on Saturday.
March 23, 2012 | Women's Tennis Tennis Clipped by Miami (Ohio) 4-3 in League Opener Following a 4-3 loss on Friday to Miami (Ohio), the Zips tennis team plays host to Ball State on Saturday at 1 p.m. ET.
March 22, 2012 | Women's Tennis Tennis Opens MAC Play with Two-Match Homestand The Akron tennis team takes on Miami (Ohio) and Ball State in the first weekend of the league schedule.
March 12, 2012 | Women's Tennis Nationally-Ranked Tennis Shuts Out Northern Arizona The 65th-ranked UA tennis team tallied a 7-0 defeat of Northern Arizona on Monday afternoon.
March 11, 2012 | Women's Tennis Nationally-Ranked Tennis Scores 5-2 Victory over New Mexico The 65th-ranked Zips tennis team defeated New Mexico 5-2 on Sunday in Sedona, Ariz.
February 29, 2012 | Women's Tennis Shkundina Named MAC Tennis Player of the Week UA freshman tennis player Olga Shkundina earned MAC Player of the Week on Wednesday.
February 28, 2012 | Women's Tennis Tennis Jumps Into ITA National Team and Doubles Rankings The UA tennis team earned its highest-ever national ranking by the ITA on Tuesday and the Zips' No. 1 doubles pair is also ranked.
February 26, 2012 | Women's Tennis Tennis Edged 4-3 at Nationally-Ranked Brown The Akron tennis team gave up its first match of the season, falling 4-3 at 44th-ranked Brown on Sunday afternoon.
February 24, 2012 | Women's Tennis Tennis Takes Down Nationally-Ranked Dartmouth, 6-1 The Akron tennis team moved its record to 12-0 with a 6-1 win at 56th-ranked Dartmouth on Friday night.
February 21, 2012 | Women's Tennis Tennis Pushes Past Kentucky in 4-3 Thriller to Stay Undefeated Zara Harutyunyan claimed a three-set, last-match-on-court win at No. 1 singles to push Akron past Kentucky 4-3 on Tuesday afternoon.
February 19, 2012 | Women's Tennis Tennis Shuts Out Cincinnati, Improves to 10-0 The Zips used a sweep of the doubles courts and straight-set wins at all six singles flights to top Cincinnati 7-0 and stay undefeated.
February 17, 2012 | Women's Tennis Tennis Edges Louisville 4-3 to Remain Undefeated Akron claimed the doubles point and withstood a spirited comeback by Louisville to win 4-3 and improve to 9-0 on the season.
February 12, 2012 | Women's Tennis Tennis Shuts Out Cleveland State and Youngstown State The Akron tennis team scored 7-0 wins over Northeast Ohio rivals Cleveland State and Youngstown State on Sunday.
February 11, 2012 | Women's Tennis Tennis Defeats NJIT 6-1 to Improve to 6-0 The Akron tennis team improved its dual-match record to 6-0 with a 6-1 victory over New Jersey Institute of Technology on Saturday night.
February 8, 2012 | Women's Tennis Harutyunyan Grabs MAC Tennis Player-of-the-Week Award UA senior tennis player Zara Harutyunyan was named Mid-American Conference Player of the Week on Wednesday.
February 5, 2012 | Women's Tennis Tennis Shuts Out West Virginia, Improves to 5-0 The Akron tennis team won its third match of the weekend 7-0 over West Virginia on Sunday afternoon.
February 4, 2012 | Women's Tennis Tennis Opens Home Schedule with Doubleheader Sweep The Akron tennis team posted a 6-1 win over IUPUI and a 7-0 victory versus Wright State in its home opener on Saturday.
February 3, 2012 | Women's Tennis Three-Match Weekend for Tennis Includes Home Opener Doubleheader The Akron tennis team plays host to IUPUI and Wright State on Saturday in a home opener doubleheader at 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. ET.
January 27, 2012 | Women's Tennis Tennis Picked to Repeat as MAC Champ in League Preseason Poll The reigning MAC champion Akron tennis team was picked to repeat the accomplishment in the league's preseason poll.
January 22, 2012 | Women's Tennis Tennis 5-2 Victors at Michigan State, Opens Season 2-0 The Akron tennis team defeated Big Ten foe Michigan State 5-2 on Sunday. It was the Zips third win over the Spartans in as many years.
January 21, 2012 | Women's Tennis Tennis Shuts Out Oakland in Season Opener, Faces Michigan State Sunday The Akron tennis team had no trouble in its season opener, topping Oakland 7-0. The Zips face Michigan State on Sunday afternoon.
January 21, 2012 | Women's Tennis Tennis Starts Dual-Match Schedule with Weekend Road Trip The Akron tennis team begins dual-match play this weekend at Oakland and Michigan State.
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.
December 14, 2011 | Women's Tennis Tennis Helps Habitat for Humanity of Summit County The University of Akron tennis team recently volunteered with Habitat for Humanity of Summit County.
November 6, 2011 | Women's Tennis Tennis Claims Title in Flight 1 Doubles and Singles at North Texas Classic The UA tennis team closed out its fall schedule on Sunday in fine fashion at the Game On North Texas Classic.
November 5, 2011 | Women's Tennis Harutyunyan Leads Tennis in Day Two of North Texas Classic Senior Zara Harutyunyan earned a win in both flight 1 doubles and singles on Saturday at the North Texas Classic.
November 4, 2011 | Women's Tennis Tennis Wraps Up Day One at North Texas Classic The Akron tennis team posted a 6-3 record on Friday in the first day of the Game On North Texas Classic.
October 23, 2011 | Women's Tennis Tennis Closes Out Competition at Midwest Regional Championships UA freshman Olga Shkundina's play in singles highlighted the UA tennis team's participation in the Midwest Regional.
October 22, 2011 | Women's Tennis Shkundina Advances to Singles Main Draw Round of 16 at Midwest Regional UA freshman Olga Shkundina will compete in the singles main draw round of 16 on Sunday at the USTA/ITA Midwest Regional.
October 21, 2011 | Women's Tennis Tennis Completes Day Two of USTA/ITA Midwest Regional Championships Rookie Olga Shkundina's win in the singles qualifier round of 16 highlighted the UA tennis team's second day at the Midwest Regional.
October 20, 2011 | Women's Tennis Kuvakina, Shkundina Advance in USTA/ITA Midwest Regional Singles Qualifier Akron tennis players Natalia Kuvakina and Olga Shkundina each advanced in the singles qualifier bracket of the Midwest Regional.
October 2, 2011 | Women's Tennis Harutyunyan Falls in Three Sets at ITA All-American Singles Prequalifier A three-set loss bounced UA senior Zara Harutyunyan from the round of 16 singles prequalifier at the ITA All-American Championships.
October 2, 2011 | Women's Tennis Harutyunyan Advances to Round of 16 Singles at ITA Championships Prequalifier UA's Zara Harutyunyan advanced to the prequalifying singles round of 16 at the ITA/Riviera All-American Championships.
September 30, 2011 | Women's Tennis Tennis Continues Fall Action at ITA All-American Championships, MAC Invite Zara Harutyunyan and Prang Pantusart travel to California this weekend to take part in the Riviera/ITA All-American Championships.
September 25, 2011 | Women's Tennis Tennis Goes 5-1 in Last Day of Spartan Invitational Ksenia Berestetska was crowned champion of flight C singles on Sunday in the last day of the Spartan Invitational.
September 24, 2011 | Women's Tennis Tennis Completes Day Two of Spartan Invitational Sophomores Ksenia Berestetska and Natalia Kuvakina highlighted the Zips tennis team's performance on Saturday at the Spartan Invite.
September 23, 2011 | Women's Tennis Tennis Advances Four to Singles Semis in Day One of Spartan Invite The UA tennis team moved four players into the singles semifinal during the first day of the Spartan Invite on Friday.
September 23, 2011 | Women's Tennis Spartan Invitational at Michigan State Up Next for Tennis The Zips tennis squad continues the fall season at the Spartan Invitational at Michigan State this weekend.
September 18, 2011 | Women's Tennis Harutyunyan and Pantusart Win Doubles at Muirfield Invitational The Akron pair of Zara Harutyunyan and Prang Pantusart claimed the championship of main draw doubles at the Muirfield Invite.
September 16, 2011 | Women's Tennis Tennis Advances in Doubles and Singles at Muirfield Collegiate Invite Top-seeded Zara Harutyunyan advanced in singles and doubles play in day one of the Muirfield Collegiate Invitational.
September 16, 2011 | Women's Tennis Tennis Swings Into Action this Weekend at Muirfield Collegiate Invitational Four members of the Akron tennis team will compete in this weekend's Muirfield Collegiate Invitational, played on clay courts.
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!
July 20, 2011 | Women's Tennis Zippy's Top 10 Countdown: No. 3 The tennis team's MAC championship is No. 3 on Zippy's Top 10 Countdown of 2010-11.
June 18, 2011 | Women's Tennis Tennis Earns Individual and Team ITA Academic Honors The Akron tennis team capped off its MAC championship season with academics honors from the ITA.
June 7, 2011 | Women's Tennis Tennis Unveils Upgraded Schedule for 2011-12 Campaign Akron's tennis team, the defending Mid-American Conference tournament champion, announced its 2011-12 schedule on Tuesday.
May 31, 2011 | Women's Tennis Tennis Lands Two on Academic All-MAC List UA sophomore tennis student-athletes Angelika Jogasuria and Prang Pantusart were named to the eight-person Academic All-MAC Team.
May 25, 2011 | Women's Tennis Tennis Inks Two for 2011-12 Season UA tennis coach Brandon Padgett announced that Ksenia Berestetska and Olga Shkundina have signed with the Zips for the 2011-12 season.
May 17, 2011 | Women's Tennis Tennis Announces End of Season Team Awards During last weekend's trip to Ann Arbor, Mich., to compete in the NCAA Championship, the UA tennis team held its annual team banquet.
May 14, 2011 | Women's Tennis Tennis Stopped by Michigan in NCAA First Round Making its first-ever appearance in the NCAA Championship, The University of Akron tennis team lost 4-0 to 10th-ranked Michigan in the first round of the Ann Arbor Regional on Saturday indoors at Varsity Tennis Center.
May 14, 2011 | Women's Tennis Follow Tennis Live at Today's NCAA Ann Arbor Regional The University of Akron tennis team is in Ann Arbor, Mich., today to face off against Michigan in the first round of the NCAA Championship. First serve is scheduled for 1 p.m. ET at Varsity Tennis Center.
May 13, 2011 | Women's Tennis Tennis Readies for Michigan in First-Ever NCAA Appearance The University of Akron tennis team travels to Ann Arbor, Mich., to face off against Michigan in the first round of the NCAA Championship on Saturday at 1 p.m. ET at Varsity Tennis Center. The Zips (20-4), who are unseeded in the field of 64, will take on the 10th-seeded Wolverines (22-4) for the first time in program history.
May 3, 2011 | Women's Tennis Watch: 2011 NCAA Tennis Selection Show The University of Akron tennis team won its first-ever Mid-American Conference tournament championship on Sunday, when it defeated Miami (Ohio), 4-3.
May 3, 2011 | Women's Tennis Tennis to Face Michigan in NCAA Tournament The University of Akron tennis team will travel to Ann Arbor, Mich., to face off against Michigan in the first round of the NCAA Championship on Saturday, May 14 at 1 p.m. ET at Varsity Tennis Center. The Zips (20-4), who are unseeded in the field of 64, will take on the 10th-seeded Wolverines (22-4) for the first time in program history.
May 1, 2011 | Women's Tennis Tennis Crowned MAC Champion, Top Miami 4-3 The Akron tennis team scored a comeback win to upset top-seeded Miami (Ohio) 4-3 in the MAC tournament championship on Sunday.
April 30, 2011 | Women's Tennis Tennis Advances to First-Ever MAC Championship Match The UA tennis team will play for its first-ever MAC championship on Sunday, following a 4-0 win over Western Michigan in Saturday's semifinal.
April 29, 2011 | Women's Tennis Harutyunyan Claims Third-Straight MAC Tennis POTY Akron tennis player Zara Harutyunyan was named MAC Player of the Year, and Angelika Jogasuria and Prang Pantusart were chosen All-MAC.
April 29, 2011 | Women's Tennis Tennis Defeats Buffalo 4-0 in MAC Quarterfinals Angelika Jogasuria's win at No. 2 singles clinched a 4-0 win for the Akron tennis team over Buffalo on Friday in the MAC Championship quarterfinal.
April 23, 2011 | Women's Tennis Tennis Closes MAC Play with Decisive Win at Ball State The Akron tennis team closed out the regular season with a 6-1 win at Ball State on Saturday and will be the No. 2 seed in next week's MAC tourney.
April 22, 2011 | Women's Tennis Tennis Edged 4-3 by Miami in Pivotal MAC Meeting In a match to decide the top seed in next week's MAC tournament, the Akron tennis team lost 4-3 at Miami (Ohio) on Friday afternoon.
April 21, 2011 | Women's Tennis Tennis Takes to the Road with MAC Title on the Line With an opportunity to claim its first-ever MAC championship, the UA tennis team closes out the regular season with two road matches this weekend.
April 17, 2011 | Women's Tennis Tennis Rolls to 7-0 Win Over NIU on Senior Day The Akron tennis team earned a 7-0 decision over visiting Northern Illinois on Saturday to remain in first-place in the MAC standings.
April 9, 2011 | Women's Tennis Tennis Downs Toledo 6-1, Stays Unbeaten in MAC Play The nationally-ranked Akron tennis team moved into a first-place tie in the MAC standings, with a 6-1 win at Toledo on Saturday afternoon.
April 8, 2011 | Women's Tennis Pair of MAC Away Matches Up Next for Tennis Nationally ranked, undefeated in MAC play and winners of five-straight matches, the UA tennis team visits Eastern Michigan and Toledo this week.
April 8, 2011 | Women's Tennis Tennis Rolls to Shutout Win at Eastern Michigan The 74th-ranked UA tennis team claimed its sixth-straight win on Friday ? a 7-0 decision at Eastern Michigan. The Zips are undefeated in MAC play.
April 2, 2011 | Women's Tennis Tennis Shuts Out Buffalo, Extends Win Streak to Five The No. 72 Akron tennis team improved its win streak to five matches and remained unbeaten in MAC play with a 7-0 defeat of Buffalo on Saturday.
April 1, 2011 | Women's Tennis Nationally-Ranked Tennis Continues MAC Play at Buffalo After opening its MAC schedule with a pair of home victories last weekend, the 72nd-ranked Akron tennis team visits Buffalo on Saturday.
| 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.
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Sunday, December 21
MBB: Akron 92, Bluffton 53: Zips roll from the start in blowout victory    by Michael Beaven, Akron Beacon Journal
MBB: Akron Zips knock down Bluffton, 92-­53, to end a two-­game slide    by Elton Alexander, Cleveland Plain Dealer
MBB: Akron defeats D III Bluffton 92-53, Zips bench scores 48    Associated Press
WBB: Zips women win 10th game in row    Akron Beacon Journal

Friday, December 19
WSOC: Noreen Herlihy is University of Akron's women's soccer coach   Akron Beacon Journal

Thursday, December 18
WBB: On the record: December 18    Akron Beacon Journal
MBB: Akron Zips two game slide not a 3­-point issue   by Elton Alexander, Cleveland Plain Dealer
FB: University of Akron football team scores big with Akron Children's patients   by Danielle Brooks, Inside Akron Children's Hospital Blog

Wednesday, December 17
MBB: Akron men's basketball team falls 55-46 at North Dakota State   Akron Beacon Journal
MBB: North Dakota State edges Akron 55-46   Associated Press
MBB: Bison defeat Akron to win second consecutive game   by Eric Peterson, INFORUM

Tuesday, December 16
WBB: UA women's basketball team has best start in program's history   Akron Beacon Journal
MBB: Winning can come in many styles for Akron, Cleveland State and Kent State   by Elton Alexander, Cleveland Plain Dealer

Monday, December 15
GENERAL: Jeff Shreve is the man behind the stadium voice     by Benjamin Duer, Canton Repository

Sunday, December 14
MBB: Akron falls 62-61 to Middle Tennessee; Zips can't capitalize on late opportunities    by George M. Thomas, Akron Beacon Journal
MBB: Middle Tennessee holds on to beat Akron 62-61   Associated Press

Saturday, December 13
MBB: Zips basketball coach Keith Dambrot feels refreshed to move past team's off-court issues   by Marla Ridenour, Akron Beacon Journal
MBB: Freshman Noah Robotham's maturity rubbing off on Zips basketball team   by George M. Thomas, Akron Beacon Journal

Friday, December 12
FB: Terry Bowden ready to think outside the box to get Zips football over the hump    by Marla Ridenour, Akron Beacon Journal
FB: Akron football in holding pattern after 'slump' in 2014    by Elton Alexander, Cleveland Plain Dealer
MSOC: Two UA soccer players on All-Region team    Akron Beacon Journal

Tuesday, December 9
MBB: Akron Zips Noah Robotham is a winning point guard: Division I Basketball Insider    by Elton Alexander, Cleveland Plain Dealer

Monday, December 8
WSD: On the record: December 8   Akron Beacon Journal

Sunday, December 7
WSD: On the record: December 7   Akron Beacon Journal

Saturday, December 6
WBB: On the record: December 6   Akron Beacon Journal

Friday, December 5
MBB: Akron 73, Western Illinois 49: Kwan Cheatham Jr. scores 15 points on five 3-pointers to lead hot-shooting Zips   by Michael Beaven, Akron Beacon Journal
MBB: Akron Zips lead from start to finish in 73­-49 win over Western Illinois   by Elton Alexander, Cleveland Plain Dealer

Thursday, December 4
FB: Four Zips, three Golden Flashes receive All-MAC honors for football   Akron Beacon Journal

Wednesday, December 3
MBB: Akron 81, Arkansas Pine Bluff 60: Zips shake off poor first half to dominate Lions     by George M. Thomas, Akron Beacon Journal
MBB: Akron Zips ride Kwan Cheatham's double double for an 81-­60 victory     by Elton Alexander, Cleveland Plain Dealer

Tuesday, December 2
MBB: Akron coach Keith Dambrot seeks more consistent play from Zips    by Michael Beaven, Akron Beacon Journal
MBB: Cleveland State gets Charlie Lee back; Akron, Kent State continue to regroup    by Elton Alexander, Cleveland Plain Dealer

Monday, December 1
MBB: Akron 72, Bryant 66: Noah Robotham, Deji Ibitayo guide Zips past pesky Bulldogs   by Michael Beaven, Akron Beacon Journal
MBB: Akron Zips survive at the end, 72-­66, over Bryant   by Elton Alexander, Cleveland Plain Dealer
MBB: Akron holds on to beat Bryant 72-66   Associated Press

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