Fast facts

League: Division I (NCAA)

Team: Akron Zips

Head Coach: John Groce

Team Mascot: Zippy

Year Opened: 1983

Capacity: 5500

City / State: Akron / Ohio

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Rivalries & Top Games to Attend

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Akron Zips vs Kent State Golden Flashes

Rival Team: Kent State Golden Flashes

Kent State is Akron’s archrival, so you’ll be in for a treat when attending a game between the Zips and the Golden Flash. Regardless of the sport these two teams and their fans hate each other. Make sure to get tickets when the Golden Flash come to town as there are few better matchups in the MAC than Akron-Kent State.

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Akron Zips vs Ohio Bobcats

Rival Team: Ohio Bobcats

Akron-Ohio may not have the history of some other rivalries, but it’s still one of the best rivalries in the MAC. The stakes are always high when the Zips and Bobcats meet as the two teams have consistently been among the best teams in the MAC over the last ten years. The two have met in several conference championship games since 2009, so don’t miss it when Akron and Ohio square off.

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Fast facts

League: Division I (NCAA)

Team: Akron Zips

Head Coach: John Groce

Team Mascot: Zippy

Year Opened: 1983

Capacity: 5500

City / State: Akron / Ohio

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