Learning weekend for 'Cats

At the midpoint of the season, Arizona softball stands with a national No. 2 ranking and a 25-3 record. With just two weeks left before Pacific 10 Conference season begins the Wildcats headed to the Judi Garman Classic in Fullerton, Calif., to face some tough competition on the road. Read more

Injury-riddled pitching crew optimistic

Following a week that saw freshman ace Kenzie Fowler sit out with a knee injury and rain muddy the Hillenbrand Stadium playing field enough to cancel three games, the Arizona softball team will likely — weather permitting — play six home games in four days, beginning tonight with a 5 p.m. contest with Saint John's University. Read more

Softball shows lackluster offense in win

It's either one or the other.A day after Arizona (15-1) twice run-ruled New Mexico State University despite a few defensive miscues, an anemic Wildcat offense and a steadfast defense did just enough against the University of Northern Iowa (8-3) Thursday night to defeat the Panthers 4-1. Read more

Playing through the pain

When No. 2 Arizona softball's head coach Mike Candrea exited the home dugout at Hillenbrand Stadium during the team's Tuesday practice, he walked straight over to the bullpen. Read more

Softball recruit dies

Arizona softball recruit Nadia Brianne Matthews, 16, died late Thursday night, the Orange County Register reported. According to the paper, the coroner said her death was a suicide by hanging. Read more