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  1. The Mid-American Conference announced on Monday, June 26, the Distinguished Scholar Athletes from the eight spring sports during this 2016-17 academic season as 186 students were voted by faculty athletic representatives at MAC institutions representing the 'best of the best' from each sports Academic All-MAC Teams. View the full article here
  2. Former University of Akron men's soccer standout Richie Laryea reached the first of many milestones in his professional career this past Saturday, June 24, making his Major League Soccer debut for Orlando City. View the full article here
  3. University of Akron junior Jackie Siefring (Covington, Ohio) registered a 10th-place finish in the women's heptathlon on the final day of the USATF (United States of America Track and Field) Outdoor National Championships on Sunday, June 25, on the strength of a cumulative score of 5,652. View the full article here
  4. Former University of Akron All-American and 2016 Olympic Bronze Medalist Clayton Murphy advanced to the 800-meter finals to lead the efforts of current and former Zips on the second day of the USATF (United States of America Track and Field) Outdoor National Championships on Friday, June 23. View the full article here
  5. University of Akron junior Jackie Siefring (Covington, Ohio) opened her run in the women's heptathlon registering a four-event cumulative score of 3,322 to direct the efforts of current and former Zips on the third day of the USATF (United States of America Track and Field) Outdoor National Championships on Saturday, June 24. View the full article here
  6. Former University of Akron All-American and 2016 Olympic Bronze Medalist Clayton Murphy turned in a pair of impressive performances on the opening day of the USATF (United States of America Track and Field) Outdoor National Championships on Thursday, June 22. View the full article here
  7. Akron Basketball Camps would like to thank all the basketball players that attended camp last week (June 12-16). The Zips Basketball School is Akron’s final camp for the summer of 2017 and is open to boys and girls entering 1st through 7th grades. View the full article here
  8. Track and Field News is projecting a pair of strong finishes for University of Akron track and field All-Americans in sophomore Matt Ludwig (Chardon, Ohio) and junior Jackie Siefring (Covington, Ohio) at this week's USATF Outdoor National Championships in Sacramento, Calif. View the full article here
  9. The University of Akron swimming and diving team was named a College Swimming & Diving Coaches Association of America (CSCAA) Scholar All-American team for the 2017 spring semester. View the full article here
  10. University of Akron men’s golfer George Baylis (Ascot, England) enters the third round of The 122nd British Amateur Championships after a pair of 5&4 match play wins at Royal St. George’s. View the full article here
  11. The University of Akron Track and Field program is coming off another banner campaign in 2017 under the leadership of 22nd-year head coach Dennis Mitchell as seven Zips garnered 11 All-America citations. View the full article here
  12. Three University of Akron track and field standouts are headed to Sacramento, Calif., this weekend to compete at the 2017 United States of America Track and Field Outdoor Track and Field Championships (USTAF) Thursday, June 22, through Sunday, June 25, at Hornet Stadium on the campus of Sacramento State University. View the full article here
  13. The University of Akron will offer two one-day camps for softball players on Tuesday, June 20, and on Tuesday, July, 18, at UA's Lee Jackson Field. View the full article here
  14. The University of Akron track and field program reaped the rewards for its efforts during the outdoor campaign this season as six Zips garnered United States Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) All-America citations following the conclusion of the 2017 NCAA Outdoor Track and Field Championships this past week. View the full article here
  15. The University of Akron women’s tennis team was ranked eighth in the Midwest in the final Oracle/Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) Division I rankings for the 2016-17 academic year. View the full article here
  16. The Akron Zips, under the guidance of 11th-year head coach Julie Jones, concluded the 2017 season at 27-30 overall and finished MAC play at 12-12 (4th in the East) after going 1-2 in their fourth consecutive Mid-American Conference Championship appearance. View the full article here
  17. Sparked by a pair of fifth-place performances from senior Nikki Manson (Glasgow, Scotland) and junior Jackie Siefring (Covington, Ohio), the University of Akron Track and Field squad closed out the final day of the NCAA Track and Field Championships at historic Hayward Field on Saturday, June 10, adding a pair of first-team All-America citations. View the full article here
  18. The University of Akron men’s soccer team finalized its 2017 schedule on Friday with the addition of an Oct. 13 home match against Southern Illinois Edwardsville (SIUE). View the full article here
  19. University of Akron senior Phil Jagers (Solon, Ohio) capped his stellar Zips' outdoor career placing 16th in the men's discus to direct Akron's efforts on the third day of the NCAA Track and Field Championships at historic Hayward Field on Friday, June 9. View the full article here
  20. The first Zips’ Trip of the 2017-18 academic year, offered by Akron Athletics and the Z-Fund, will be a fan bus to Akron football’s season opener at Penn State on Saturday, Sept. 2. View the full article here
  21. Second-seeded Akron concluded the 2017 season at the Mid-American Conference Championship. The Zips fell to No. 3 seed Buffalo, 4-2, in semifinal action. The Akron Zips, under the guidance of seventh-year head coach Brandon Padgett, finished the season at 23-4 overall and 7-1 (2nd) in MAC play. View the full article here
  22. While most college kids are resting at home following final exams, 45 members of the University of Akron football team spent all day Wednesday volunteering at the Haven of Rest (East Market Street), the area's homeless shelter. View the full article here
  23. University of Akron sophomore Matt Ludwig (Chardon, Ohio) saved his biggest jump of the season for his last as his clearance of 18-4.50 (5.60m) on his third and final attempt in the men's pole vault competition at the NCAA Track and Field Championships at historic Hayward Field on Wednesday, June 7, garnered him his first national title and the ninth in program history. View the full article here
  24. The University of Akron men's track and field team continued to reap the rewards for its 2017 campaign as head track and field coach Dennis Mitchell was recognized by the United States Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) as the recipient of the Great Lakes Regional Coach of the Year accolades. View the full article here
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