Sports

The mindset of a championship team

What takes a team to the next level, separating the champions from the contenders?How does a team go beyong simply competing? These are the ideas that head coach Dave Rubio proposed to the Arizona volleyball team after the loss to then-No. 5 Washington Huskies at home. Read more

Athlete of the week: Sherlyn Popelka

Seventeen-year-old freshman UA women's golfer Sherlyn Popelka made her presence felt in the golf world last week as she led the UA women's golf team to their first team win in six years at the Las Vegas Collegiate Showdown in Boulder City, Nev. In only her third collegiate start, the highly recruited Zurich, Switzerland native took home the individual honors by way of a 209, seven-under-par. The Arizona Daily Wildcat caught up with Popelka to talk about her tournament victory, her love for the Titanic and favorite tunes. Read more

Volleyball splits weekend

After a disappointing showing on Friday night against the No. 5 Washington Huskies, Arizona volleyball rallied to knock off No. 21 Washington State on Saturday night. Read more

Tennis: Embry takes first

The Arizona men's tennis team completed its fall season with a bang this weekend at the UNLV Rebel Fall Classic as junior Geoff Embry went undefeated in his matches, winning the individual tournament title. Read more

XC conference preview

Both the men's and women's Arizona cross-country teams will head to Long Beach, Calif., for the Pacific 10 Conference Championships today with the gun sending off the men at 3 p.m. and the women at 4 p.m. Read more

Defensive blossoming

One of the most critical positions on the Arizona football team is often overlooked by fans. When the Wildcats create a stonewall in front of opposing offense, rarely do defensive backs get much credit. Read more

Getting back on track

After its road trip to the Bay Area ended with two disappointing losses, Arizona volleyball returns home to host the ranked Washington schools this weekend. As the No. 18 Wildcats (15-5, 4-5 Pacific 10 Conference) begin the second half of the conference season with just one home stand left after this weekend, they must look to capitalize on their matches. Read more

M-Tennis heads to Vegas

The Arizona men's tennis team will wrap up its fall season this weekend when it competes in the University of Nevada, Las Vegas Fall Classic. Read more