As the school year wrap up, let’s take a look back at the highs and lows of Arizona Athletics during the 2017-2018 year.
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The Arizona baseball team dropped its first home series of the season to the No. 2 Stanford Cardinal, who completed the sweep of the 'Cats on Sunday afternoon at Hi Corbett Field, winning 7-2.
The Daily Wildcat's baseball beat writer Syrena Tracy chatted with Arizona baseball's Donta William's about his first career home run, how he's handled the transition to college ball, why he chose Arizona and the story behind being the "backflip guy."
When the last two Pac-12 teams that have reached the College World Series the past two years go head-to-head at Hi-Corbett Field, you know it will be a good game.
The Arizona baseball team took a break from their conference schedule and won game one of a three game series, 11-3, against the Nicholls State Colonels on Thursday, March 29 at Hi-Corbett Field.
The close bond between a father and his son is something Arizona baseball player Matt Fraizer knows well. It wouldn’t be a stretch of the imagination to say baseball flows through the veins of both Fraizer and his father.
The Arizona baseball team redeemed themselves Sunday, March 25 as they came hot to the plate taking the series win over the Washington State Cougars, 9-2, at Hi-Corbett Field. The Wildcats were able to hold their winning home streak against the Cougars on Friday improving them to 10-0 at home, but then fell for the first time this season during the series on Saturday.
The Arizona gymnastics team will conclude its season at the Pac-12 Championships in Tucson this weekend. Look back at highlights of the Gym Cats' season, including the announcement that current coach John Court had his "interim" tag removed and is now the official head coach of the program.
Tumbling, flipping and twisting isn't over yet for the Arizona gymnastics team despite their regular season coming to an end Saturday afternoon after falling short to the LSU Tigers, 198.125 to 195.525. The Wildcats finish their season with an overall record of 2-9, but even with the lack of wins Arizona hit many new career and season highs throughout the season.
It’s that time of year again when the University of Arizona typically becomes a ghost town and students head back home for a break from classes or plant themselves on the beach. Businesses on University Boulevard normally slow down during a break like this. However, that isn’t expected to happen this spring break, especially with UA sports still in full swing and the Tucson Festival of Books heading to campus.
Arizona gymnastics put up a well-fought battle against in-state rival ASU, but fell 196.725 to 195.025 on Saturday, Feb. 24 at Wells Fargo Arena in Tempe, Ariz.
The Arizona gymnastics team suffered a tough loss against No. 11 Oregon State, 197.300 to 145.325, on Saturday, Feb. 17, in Corvallis, Oregon. This was the GymCats' worst loss of the season due to only having five competitors on bars, two on vault, three on floor and six on the balance beam. All four events normally consist of six competitors on each event, which leads to 24 routines in all. During the meet against the Beavers, the GymCats only performed 16.
“I don’t think that when Dave [Heeke] appointed me to this interim position that I was going to be the only black head coach in the Power Five — that includes the Pac-12, Big-10, the Big-12, the SCC and the ACC for women’s gymnastics,” said Arizona gymnastics interim head coach John Court.
Arizona gymnastics earned their first win of the 2018 season, 195.725 to 195.025 during the meet against former head coach Tabitha Yim's Stanford Cardinal on Sunday, Feb. 11 in McKale Center. Both teams kept the scores relatively close throughout the meet, but the GymCats were able to stay in the lead despite minor mistakes and falls.
The 2018 freshman and transfers will bring a plethora of talent to the field for the Arizona baseball team this coming season. The group brings strong arms to the hill, along with speed in the infield. During the fall, Arizona head coach Jay Johnson had seen growth and talent from the young players, and if they come to the field with what Johnson needs, they might get some play time.
Another opportunity is approaching for Arizona baseball senior Robby Medel, as he will see the mound once more as a Wildcat.
After a disappointing loss against No. 31 Cal, 195.950 to 194.425, the Arizona gymnastics team has been back in the gym in hopes to improve in its next meet against No. 20 Stanford on Sunday, Feb. 11, at noon.
Irreplaceable, spontaneous and supportive are the words to describe Arizona gymnasts Kennady Schneider and Victoria Ortiz's friendship.
Although the Arizona gymnastics team couldn't outscore the No. 3 Utah Utes, the Wildcats were able to outscore themselves and reached a new team season high of 196.325 on Friday, Jan. 26 in McKale Center.
Arizona football is entering a new era and making various changes to the program in the 2018 season including the hiring of new head coach Kevin Sumlin, stadium renovations and the lowering of ticket prices in hopes to get more fans in the stands.