Soccer

Zak Said took the road never traveled before

In 2007, Said’s mother had an opportunity to earn her Ph.D. at the UA, eventually becoming a professor of geography. The entire family packed their belongings and headed to Tucson. “I kid you not, I didn’t speak any English,” Said said. “I knew how to count from one to 10 and ‘my name is.’ Coming from a different country, you try to make friends. The only thing that I knew was to play soccer.” Read more

Arizona soccer: Wildcats shut out by No. 3 Stanford 4-0

Andi Sullivan scored twice and goalkeeper Jane Campbell picked up her 34th career shutout as No. 3 Stanford topped Arizona 4-0 on Thursday night in Tucson, Arizona. The Cardinal improve to 15-1-1 on the season and 8-1 in Pac-12 Conference play, while Arizona drops to 7-9-1 and 2-7 in the Pac-12. Read more

Arizona soccer: Wildcats to host No. 3 Stanford in first game of Senior Weekend

Only three games remain on the Arizona soccer team's schedule, with one of its last two home games taking place Thursday night when the Wildcats host No. 3 Stanford. The season is winding down, and so are the careers of Arizona's senior class. The class — which consists of Jaden DeGracie-Bailey, Laura Pimienta, Haley Silverberg, Lexe Selman Richards, Hannah Stevens and Paige Crouch — has won more games (41) in a four-year span than any other senior class in program history. It also has made two NCAA Tournament appearances, making the Round of 32 in 2014 and the Sweet Sixteen in 2015, setting a new bar for Arizona soccer program. “Since the first day, we worked really hard," Pimienta said. Read more