For current junior forward Jake Desjardins, one team dinner at head coach Sean Miller’s house changed the rest of his college career, and perhaps life after college as well.
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With everything that has been happening to Sean Miller and the Arizona basketball program with the FBI investigation, it seems that it hasn't stopped these four recruits from coming down to Tucson to continue the legacy of Arizona basketball.
Arizona defeated No. 19 Oregon by a final score of 44-15 on Saturday at Arizona Stadium. Here's a rundown of the most important stats that helped determine the outcome of the game.
At the start of the second quarter, Arizona converted two more field goals, giving the ‘Cats a 16-0 lead over the Ducks.
The Wildcats started out the trip by being swept by the No. 20 UCLA Bruins (26-24, 25-22, 25-23). Arizona held tight against UCLA in all three of the sets, but not tight enough to secure one point against the Bruins
Arizona’s 0.381 hitting percentage was its highest in a Pac-12 match since hitting 0.412 against California last year, per Arizona Athletics. Oregon-native and sophomore Paige Whipple led the way in her home state, with 18 kills on 0.515 hitting on the afternoon.
In addition to having an 11-1 overall record, head coach Dave Rubio racked up his 500th career win this weekend after defeating New Mexico State Friday night. He will be looking to add to that tally on Friday night as he faces his toughest challenge this season -- ASU.
Arizona's had a career-high 30 kills, UA’s first 30-kill match since Kalei Mau’s 31-kill effort in 2016 against Washington State. In addition to the 30 kills, Dahlke also had 15 digs and three blocks against the Aggies.
Arizona volleyball kicked off its 2018 season by going undefeated in the Hornet Invitational, defeating California State University, Northridge; Utah State University and Sacramento State University. The Wildcats’ victories were led by senior Kendra Dahlke and junior Julia Patterson.
Both new and renewal season tickets are already on sale, with single-match tickets available for purchase on Friday, August 3.
Arizona volleyball opens its season in Sacramento, California in the Hornet Invitational where the ‘Cats will take on California State University, Northridge; Utah State and Sacramento State from Aug. 24 - 25. The ‘Cats will then return home the following weekend to take on Lipscomb, San Diego State and Pacific universities for the Cactus Classic in McKale Center Aug. 31 and Sept. 1.
The fall season is undoubtedly an amazing time in Tucson. From new beginnings in college to the start of a plethora of sports seasons, the fall semester does not disappoint. Here’s a guide to some of University of Arizona’s top head coaches, who will hopefully lead teams to victory this fall.
To start the home stretch, Arizona hosts Baylor onSaturday, December 15. Next, Arizona hostsMontana on Wednesday, December 19 before closing out the home stand and non-conferenceplay against UC Davis on Saturday, December 22.
Rickard, current outfielder for the Baltimore Orioles and former College World Series Champion for the Wildcats in 2012, has hit 5 home runs and has 8 RBI's half-way through his 2018 season. The Orioles are 24-62 on the season so far and have gone 1-9 in their last ten games.
Jordan Geist ended with a fifth-place finish after throwing a mark of 20.32m, gamering himself his second First Team All-America honors since January of this year. With his impressive toss, Geist also advanced to the final round.
Arizona returned home to host the UCLA Bruins where they were able to outperform them, adding another series sweep under their 2018 belt.
Arizona baseball saw their legacy shine brighter than ever this week as six standout players were drafted to the MLB.
After the Wildcats’ impressive performances in Sacramento this past week, they are looking to make some more noise at the historic Hayward Field in Oregon.
This award is just one of Geist’s many outstanding highlights of only his freshman season at Arizona.