The University of Arizona

Wildcat Draft Legacy Still Going Strong

UANews | July 2, 2014
Since 1988, the UA has had 38 players selected for the NBA draft, which ties the Wildcats with Duke and Kentucky for the most in the nation over that span. Five of the UA’s last eight NBA draft picks went in the first round.

Arizona Gymnastics Earns Perfect Academic Progress Rate Score

UANews | May 27, 2014
The UA's women's gymnastics team has earned a perfect Academic Progress Rate score from the NCAA, a mark of academic excellence among the squad's members.

Labonte Wins Fourth Conference Title in Shot Put

UANews | May 22, 2014
UA senior Julie Labonté has become the first woman in Pac-12 conference history to win four titles in the women's shot put. She also won all four Mountain Pacific Sports Federation championships during her indoor career.

Lalang Garners Scholar Athlete of the Year, National Athlete of the Week Honors

UANews | May 21, 2014
UA senior Lawi Lalang, one of the most successful distance runners in collegiate history, has two more honors under his belt: the 2014 Pac-12 Scholar Athlete of the Year and National Athlete of the Week.

Arizona Golfer Zhou Exceeds Freshman Expectations

UANews | May 20, 2014
UA golfer Wanasa Zhou did not have a strong background in tournament play when she came to the UA, but she has had success representing the team. Zhou will join the Wildcats in the four-round NCAA Championships, which will begin May 20.

Lapan Family Donates $1M for UA Softball Facility Upgrades

UANews | May 19, 2014
Dr. David Lapan and his family, in conjunction with the Lapan Charitable Trust and the Lapan Memorial Sunshine Fund, have committed $1 million to begin the first phase of upgrades to the UA's softball facilities. The project will include space for a locker area and study center.

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