Zips prove they're here to stay

September 11, 2008
By Doug McIntyre
When you think of the top programs in college soccer over the past three or four years, names such as Indiana, Maryland, UCSB and Wake Forest inevitably spring to mind.

Not only would few people mention the University of Akron in the same breath as any of those championship-winning teams, you'd be hard-pressed to find anyone outside of Ohio who would consider the Zips among college soccer's elite.

That's fair enough. While Akron has put together a few impressive seasons, ...

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