Porter & Zips top SIU Edwardsville 2-1 in final game at Ameritas Classic

03 September 10:39 am

Porter & Zips top SIU Edwardsville 2-1 in final game at Ameritas Classic

By Brian Costello

Photo Courtesy of GoZips.com

The Akron Zips finished up their time in Nebraska at the Ameritas Classic with a come-from-behind 2-1 win over SIU Evansville. Senior Chad Barson and sophomore Bryan Gallego scored for Akron--both via great corner kick executions--and Caleb Porter's team improved to 2-0-1 on the season. 

Gallego, Alfred Koroma-who had an equalizer against Creighton on Friday night--and Eric Stevenson were all named to the Ameritas Classic All Tournament team. 

Head over to GoZips.com for the full recap. 

Also check out the Akron Beacon Journal's article about Porter's accepting of the Timbers job but staying with the Zips through the 2012 season. Writer Marla Ridenour says Porter is "leaving with class." It's a great piece that lauds Porter's loyalty to his Akron team and how Portland presented a dream job.