Sports

Arizona softball drops final game of series to Ducks

The Arizona softball team had quite the historic weekend. They swept the Oregon Ducks for the first time since 2007, the first time the Ducks have been swept overall since 2010 and senior Katiyana Mauga cemented her status as one of the great softball players to play at Hillenbrand Stadium with her record breaking 88th home run on Saturday afternoon. Read more

Arizona baseball swept at home by Utah

The Arizona baseball team got swept for only the second time this season after falling to Utah 4-2 in the series finale Saturday night at Hi-Corbett behind an outstanding complete-game effort by Utah left-hander Josh Lapiana. Read more

Luke Walton headlines first CATSYS Awards

When Los Angeles Lakers head coach Luke Walton’s phone rang, former Interim Athletic Director Erika Barnes was on the other line. An emcee opportunity of the first ever CATSYS Awards Banquet was on the table. Read more

No.3 Arizona gets set for pivotal matchup with No. 6 Oregon in weekend series

After a difficult series in Salt Lake City over the weekend, the Arizona Wildcats blew off some steam in a two game series against New Mexico State earlier in the week out scoring their opponent 19-1. Now the team’s focus shifts to Hillenbrand Stadium, where they welcome the No.6 ranked Oregon Ducks in a pivotal showdown of top 10 ranked teams and huge Pac-12 title implications. Read more

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