UA trio named Golfweek All-America

UA trio named Golfweek All-America

Junior Lindsey Weaver was named Golfweek Second-Team All-America. Photo/UA Athletics. By Molly O’Mara / UA Sports Information Office Three members of the University of Arizona women’s golf team earned Golfweek All-America honors, it was announced last Thursday. Junior Lindsey Weaver was named Golfweek Second-Team All-America. She collected first-team All-Pac-12 honors in April. In 2015, Weaver […]

PCC women’s basketball players continue careers at four-year schools

PCC women’s basketball players continue careers at four-year schools

By Raymond Suarez / PCC Sports Information Office Four sophomores from the 2014-15 women’s basketball team found new homes and signed their national letters of intent. Melody McLaughlin (Mountain View HS), a forward, signed her national letter of intent in May to Newman University, an NCAA Division II school in Wichita, KS. McLaughlin was selected […]

Roundball religion exhibit at Museum of Northern Arizona

Roundball religion exhibit at Museum of Northern Arizona

One of the images on display at the Roundball Religion photo exhibit this month in Flagstaff. Photo by Joe Cornett. Staff Report / Southern Arizona News-Examiner Basketball is a popular sport and can be played anywhere as long as a hoop (basket) can be constructed and the players have the ball. Seems pretty easy, right? […]

Tonnesen leads with school-record score, Kibet advances to final

Tonnesen leads with school-record score, Kibet advances to final

By Sean Collins / UA Sports Information Office Eugene, Ore. – The University of Arizona Wildcat men’s and women’s track and field teams began competition on Wednesday at the NCAA Outdoor Track and Field Championships in Eugene, Ore. The event is taking place from June 10-13 at Oregon’s Historic Hayward Field. This year, for the […]

Hernandez named NFCA All-American

Hernandez named NFCA All-American

By Raymond Suarez / PCC Sports Information Office Pima Community College softball second baseman Jackie Hernandez (Desert Ridge HS) received another accolade for the 2015 season; this time from the National Fastpitch Coaches Association. Hernandez was named an NFCA Division II First Team All-American. She was selected to the NFCA South All-Region team, was named […]

Jay Johnson named head UA baseball coach

Jay Johnson named head UA baseball coach

Staff Report / Southern Arizona News-Examiner The University of Arizona wasted no time in selecting a new baseball head coach. Jay Johnson of Nevada was hired by UA Athletic Director Greg Byrne. Johnson will replace Andy Lopez, who announced his retirement last month. Johnson led Nevada to 72-42 record the last two seasons and was […]

McCreary hired as Arizona gymnastics assistant coach

McCreary hired as Arizona gymnastics assistant coach

By Danielle Bracamonte / UA Sports Information Office Arizona gymnastics’ head coach Tabitha Yim announced on Friday that former University of Washington associate head coach David McCreary will be joining Arizona as an assistant coach this fall. “We are thrilled to welcome David (McCreary) and Laura (McCreary) to Arizona and into the GymCat family,” said […]

Track Cats to Track Town, USA for NCAA Championships

Track Cats to Track Town, USA for NCAA Championships

By Sean Collins / UA Sports Information Office  Eugene, Ore. – The University of Arizona Wildcat men’s and women’s track and field teams are sending a group of 11 student-athletes to the NCAA Outdoor Track and Field Championships in Eugene, Ore. The meet will take place on June 10-13 at Oregon’s Historic Hayward Field. This […]

Pilgrim and Gershman selected for Lawrence R. Toledo Leadership Awards

Pilgrim and Gershman selected for Lawrence R. Toledo Leadership Awards

By Raymond Suarez / PCC Sports Information Office Pima Community College sophomores Kaysee Pilgrim (Goldwater HS) and Murphy Gershman (Tucson Magnet HS) were selected for the annual Lawrence R. Toledo Leadership award recipients last Thursday. Pilgrim was a jumper on the track & field team and a middle blocker on the volleyball squad this year. […]

Krystal Quihuis named Pac-12 Freshman of the Year

Krystal Quihuis named Pac-12 Freshman of the Year

By Molly O’Mara / UA Sports Information Office University of Arizona women’s golfer Krystal Quihuis is the Pac-12 Conference Freshman of the Year, it was announced by the league office on Wednesday. Earlier this week, she was also named a Women’s Golf Coaches’ Association (WGCA) Honorable Mention All-American. Since the award’s inception in 2000, Quihuis […]