Arizona Wildcats sports briefs

Softball Longtime assistant coach Larry Ray announced his retirement Tuesday after 21 seasons at the UA. Ray, 62, wasn’t with the team for the final three weeks of the season after his April 29 arrest on domestic violence charges. Read more

While You Were Out

Track In Eugene, Ore., the men’s and women’s track team fell to eventual Pac-12 champion Oregon in the conference tournament. Read more

Sooners’ Ricketts making Arizona sick

The amount of times Arizona softball coaches and players answer a question that has to do with “Rickets,” you’d think someone on the team had been diagnosed with the bone softening disease. Read more

Pitching duo gets help from alums

Arizona softball has had its share of problems this season, whether it be the lack of “timely hitting,” as head coach Mike Candrea puts it, defensive lapses, or a lack of energy starting games. Read more

Softball to move on to super regionals

After defeating Notre Dame 8-3 in the second contest between the two this weekend, the Wildcats will move one step closer to their ultimate goal – a berth in the Women’s College World Series. Wildcat bats remained hot, as they were able to knock through double the amount of hits Notre Dame was able to, 14-7. Read more

‘Cats propel past Bison in NCAA opener

Arizona softball’s journey for a ninth NCAA Championship has begun. The Wildcats faced the North Dakota State Bison last night in second game of the NCAA Tucson Regional round of postseason play, winning 11-0. Read more

Oregon’s hot bats too much for softball

The Arizona softball team lost a prime opportunity this weekend to improve its chances of retaining home field advantage throughout the tournament. The Wildcats lost to Oregon 11-7 on Friday and 12-7 Saturday before finally capturing a 5-4 win on Sunday. Read more