Beacon Journal staff report
University of Akron freshman midfielder Adam Najem was named to the National Team of the Week by College Soccer News following his two-goal performance at Cleveland State Wednesday.
Najem was also named Mid-American Conference Player of the Week.
The University of Akron women’s team is in eighth place out of 13 teams following the opening round of the Rocket Classic at Catawba Island Club.
Lina Bengtsson and Sara Chaves led the Zips, posting 36-hole scores of 13-over 157s, leaving them tied for 23rd place. Frida Fougberg finished 1 stroke behind them.
Both University of Akron basketball programs will hold their annual Meet the Teams event Friday at Rhodes Arena.
Doors will open at 6 p.m. and the event will go until the UA volleyball game begins at 7.