Corben Bone and Cody Arnoux scored goals to give Wake Forest a 3-1 lead with 15 minutes remaining in the game.
Akron improved to 2-0-1 with an overtime win over St. Bonaventure tonight.
Freshman Jordan Baranowski netted the deciding goal with 52 seconds left in the first overtime period.
The Zips rallied to beat Dartmouth tonight.
Akron's 7-1 record is its best start since 2001. It also matched its win total from last season.