Softball

In college softball, you go as far as your #2 pitcher can take you

The Arizona Wildcats softball team is on the cusp of history. At 41-1, they are just five games away from breaking their own NCAA record for the best 46 game start in history. The Wildcats lead the nations in home runs with 71, 11 more than second place Louisiana College and have become one of the top offenses in the nation. Read more

Arizona pummels Stanford in weekend softball series

Coming into the weekend at 38-1, the Arizona Wildcats were chasing history. With 7 more wins, Arizona would tie the record for the best start in NCAA history, but they would have to get through Stanford to continue their progress. Stanford’s pitchers struggled all weekend against Arizona’s power hitters, as Arizona would pick up two straight wins on Saturday and Sunday to boost their record to 40-1. On Saturday, Arizona would come out scoring fast, which was the theme of the weekend, giving them a lead that they would not give up. Read more

"T" Statman not afraid to be more than an athlete while at Arizona

“Since I was a kid, we’ve been telling people I’m going to run for president in 2044,” Statman said. As Tamara Statman kicks off her radio show, you wouldn’t be able to tell that she’s an Arizona athlete. Instead, if you’re up at 8 a.m. on Tuesdays, you can catch Statman as the host of “T-Time,” a weekly variety show featuring politics, sports and whatever else the designated player for the No. 4-ranked softball team in the country deems worthy of discussion. Read more

Arizona Softball dominates Lopes in two-game sweep

The No.4 Arizona Wildcats won their 19th straight game after a two-game sweep against the Grand Canyon University Lopes on Wednesday afternoon. The victories moved them to 34-1 on the season and this week marked the first week the Wildcats received first-place votes in the USA Today/NFCA Coaches Poll (2). Read more

Mike Candrea wins 1,500th game in grand fashion as Wildcats sweep Huskies

It was an historic afternoon at Hillenbrand Stadium on Sunday afternoon. Arizona head coach Mike Candrea won his 1,500th game in front of a packed house and it came in a 5-2 Wildcats’ victory. Arizona swept the No. 6 Huskies this weekend and gave Candrea, and the program, the milestone in grand fashion. “I think the one thing I’m proud of is I think Arizona softball has been one to set a standard, a very high standard and all we’re trying to do is keep continuing to reach that every single day,” Candrea said. Read more