Swimming and diving
Mack Rhoades announced Nattaya Klim as the university's new swimming and diving coach.
She comes from Penn State, where she was an assistant and recruiting coordinator.
A few swimmers have told me that former coach Brian Vereb left the program after his wife took a job in a different area.
Akron lost its 10th straight game today at Pittsburgh, 10-6.
The Zips have now lost 25 of 27 games after starting the season 5-1.
Buchtelite baseball reporter Adam Ferrise writes that pitching and defense have left the team wanting.
Akron lost 9-0 to Penn State on Wednesday.
The Zips' bats have gone cold the past few games, knocking only six hits over a 20-inning drought.
Here is a Plain Dealer blurb about a recruit from Walsh Jesuit, Megan Rodriguez.
This also marks my first-ever entry on volleyball.
Here is another PD blurb about a future Akron athlete.
Carrie Kayes won the state championship for Division I pole vault last year. I'm sure coach Dennis Mitchell's expertise in the pole vault played a part in bringing her to Akron.