Scott Kingery named Pac-12 Player of the Year

Scott Kingery named Pac-12 Player of the Year

By Blair Willis / UA Sports Information Office Scott Kingery was named the Pac-12 Conference Player of the Year, it was announced Wednesday. The junior second baseman, who won the regular season batting title, was joined by Kevin Newman and Bobby Dalbec on the All-Conference team, while Justin Behnke, Cody Hamlin and Riley Moore earned […]

Kingery named Golden Spikes Award semifinalist

Kingery named Golden Spikes Award semifinalist

By Blair Willis / UA Sports Information Office University of Arizona second baseman Scott Kingery has been named a semifinalist for 2015 USA Baseball Golden Spikes Award. Kingery had previously been listed on a 30-player watch list released earlier in the month. Twenty-one athletes from around the country were named semifinalists for the 38th Golden […]

UA baseball coach Andy Lopez to retire

UA baseball coach Andy Lopez to retire

By Jeremy Sharpe / UA Sports Information Office Andy Lopez, a 33-year coaching veteran and one of the winningest coaches in college baseball, has announced his retirement as head coach at The University of Arizona. Lopez, who guided the Wildcats to a pair of College World Series appearances and the 2012 national championship, spent the […]

The Indy 500 economics

The Indy 500 economics

Staff Report / Southern Arizona News-Examiner The 99th annual Indianapolis 500 is set to run on Saturday, and the personal finance website WalletHub crunched the numbers to create a cool by-the-numbers report that breaks down the event’s economics and major storylines. Also, a Q&A with a panel of leading sports business experts took place, according […]

Tonnesen named Pac-12 Field Athlete of the Year

Tonnesen named Pac-12 Field Athlete of the Year

By Sean Collins / UA Sports Information Office For the third time in the last four years, the University of Arizona Wildcat men’s track and field team has collected the Pac-12 Men’s Field Athlete of the Year award. It was announced on Wednesday that redshirt junior Pau Tonnesen garnered the accolade. Tonnesen was the conference […]

NCAA Championships up next for UA women’s golf

NCAA Championships up next for UA women’s golf

By Molly O’Mara / UA Sports Information Office No. 5 University of Arizona women’s golf will conclude the collegiate season with the NCAA Championships. Held at The Concession Golf Club (par 72, 6,468 yards) and hosted by South Florida, competition will take place Fri.-Wed., May 22-27. The NCAA introduced a new format of play for […]

Softball ‘Cats advance to Super Regional and LSU

Softball ‘Cats advance to Super Regional and LSU

  By Danny Martinez / UA Sports Information Office Chelsea Suitos tripled with one out in the bottom of the eighth — her first career three-bagger — and scored on a Kellie Fox single to give Arizona a wild 7-6 comeback victory and send the Wildcats to a berth in a Super Regional at Baton […]

PCC men’s golf finish 14th at NJCAA Nationals

PCC men’s golf finish 14th at NJCAA Nationals

PCC golfer David Rauer (Cienega HS) finished tied for 25th place in the individual standings after he shot a four-day score of 298 (75-76-70-77). Photo/PCC Athletics By Raymond Suarez / PCC Sports Information Office The Pima Community College men’s golf team closed out play in the NJCAA National Championship on Friday at the Sand Creek […]

Fourth-Ranked Bruins complete sweep of Wildcats

Fourth-Ranked Bruins complete sweep of Wildcats

David Berg pitched a five-out save to seal UCLA’s victory. Photo/UCLA Athletics By Blair Willis / UA Sports Infomration Office LOS ANGELES – The fourth-ranked UCLA baseball team clinched the Pac-12 Conference title as the Bruins polished off a three-game sweep of Arizona with a 5-2 victory Sunday afternoon at Jackie Robinson Stadium. The Bruins […]

Pilgrim captures NJCAA National Championship in high jump

Pilgrim captures NJCAA National Championship in high jump

Kaysee Pilgrim (Goldwater HS) closed out her Pima career with her third NJCAA National Championship; her first outdoor season national title in the high jump. She sealed it with a mark of 5-feet, 9 inches earning her First Team NJCAA All-American status. Photo/Pima Athletics. By Raymond Suarez / PCC Sports Information Office The Pima Community […]