Staff report

The University of Akron kicked off its volleyball season with two wins over Indiana State and SIU Edwardsville at the SIUE Tournament in Edwardsville, Ill.

The Zips defeated Indiana State 3-2 and Edwardsville 3-0.

Alex Cocklin led the Zips in kills for the day with a combined total of 23.

Jill Paluch combined for 37 digs.

?Kent State University split its two games on Saturday against Robert Morris and Indiana.

The Golden Flashes defeated Robert Morris 3-0 in the morning but fell 2-1 to Indiana later that night.

Biana Cifaldi led the Golden Flashes in kills with a combined 19.

Hannah Herc combined for 22 digs.