Playing through the pain

When No. 2 Arizona softball's head coach Mike Candrea exited the home dugout at Hillenbrand Stadium during the team's Tuesday practice, he walked straight over to the bullpen. Read more

Softball recruit dies

Arizona softball recruit Nadia Brianne Matthews, 16, died late Thursday night, the Orange County Register reported. According to the paper, the coroner said her death was a suicide by hanging. Read more

Softball takes one of two

Arizona softball's meeting with the No. 5 Missouri Tigers was sure to have a postseason feel. Ranked No. 2 in the nation, Arizona was poised to take advantage of an early season test in a three-game home stand and its opening weekend at Hillenbrand Stadium. Read more


Head coach Mike Candrea's 2009 Arizona softball team ended the year under the spotlight of history. Read more

Taming the Tigers

They may have already completed their first games in colligate softball, but the six freshmen on the Arizona softball roster have never had the experience of playing in front of the Hillenbrand Stadium crowd. Read more

Six straight to start seasaon

Arizona softball's 6-0 start to the season was a weight off the team's shoulders after struggling in the Kajikawa Classics of years past. Despite room for improvement, it was a positive beginning for a team riding strong chemistry and fresh faces. Read more