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UA looks to bounce back in conference play

The Arizona baseball team continued to slide in the national and Pac-12 rankings after being swept for the second straight weekend, this time by No. 14 Stanford. The Wildcats were swept by Utah April 20–22. Read more

Jared Oliva almost quit before his baseball career took off

Jared Oliva’s path to becoming a key member of the Arizona baseball team and a top Pac-12 talent has been unlike your typical success story. In fact, his journey and achievements almost never materialized, as he at one point mulled over the idea of quitting baseball altogether. Read more

Softball run rules ASU for big series win on Senior Day

It was senior day for Arizona softball and with the series on the line against the Arizona State Sun Devils, senior leader Mo Mercado sparked the Wildcats to an 8-0 victory in five innings by getting things going with her 10th home run of the season in the bottom of the third. Read more

Arizona softball drops game two to Sun Devils

A night removed from a close win over in-state rival Arizona State, the Arizona Wildcats were looking to wrap up the series early on Saturday night. The Wildcats attempt at an early series victory was halted as the team fell to their rivals losing 5-2. Read more

Cesar Salazar used to making sacrifices for the sport he loves

Walking up to the plate with the bases loaded and two outs in the 11th inning against Mississippi State last season, Arizona catcher Cesar Salazar took a deep breath and swung his bat. Blacking out during the midst of the action, Salazar sprinted to first base with the voice of his first base coach yelling in his ear. Salazar soon blinked back into his senses and saw his teammates sprinting toward him as he just hit a walk-off single and punched their ticket to the 2016 College World Series.  Read more