Softball

Mary Nutter Collegiate Classic Preview

The ‘Cats enter the tournament sitting at an 8-1 record, coming off of a stretch of dominant performances in the Hillenbrand Invitational. Through the four games in Tucson, Arizona the team outscored its opponents 21-1, while allowing only nine hits. Not to mention two one-hitters thrown by junior pitcher Taylor McQuillin and freshman pitcher Hannah Bowen. Read more

Pac-12 softball boats plenty of top 25 teams

There are six Pac-12 teams in the top-25, with the University of California just narrowly being edged out of a seventh spot. The University of Oregon came in at No. 3, with Washington right behind them at No. 4, and following them up is UCLA at No. 5. The Wildcats came in at No. 7, fourth out of all the Pac-12 teams, and head coach Mike Candrea says that’s just about where they belong.  Read more

Dancing off the field

Tamara Statman, a political science junior and designated hitter for the UA softball team, has been playing softball her entire life and her passion shows in her performance. Over the past two seasons, Statman has batted in 46 runs, hit 6 home runs and in the 2016 season secured a .289 batting average.  Read more

Jessie Harper's maturity evident in her second year

Jessie Harper's maturity is as big an asset to the ‘Cats as any of her other tools. She’s been hitting with composure in the three hole this season. Also, she plays in the middle of the field at shortstop, so her teammates look to her to feed off of Harper’s body language.  Read more