The University of Arizona

Carissa Crutchfield: Rising to the Challenge

UANews | July 5, 2013
It's been a long road for UA student-athlete Carissa Crutchfield, one with plenty of bumps, including the deaths of two of her former coaches. But the Arizona women's basketball guard has overcome the challenges to thrive as a Wildcat.

Wildcats Earn Pac-12 Postgraduate Scholarships

UANews | July 2, 2013
Some of the UA's strongest student-athletes - high performers in their sports and in the classroom - have earned Pac-12 Post-Graduate Scholarships. Arizona's Brigetta Barrett, John Bonano, Megan Meyer and Austen Thompson have been awarded scholarships, with funding amounts in the thousands.

UA-Affiliated Swimmers Going to World Championships

UANews | July 1, 2013
Several UA-affiliated swimmers have been named among the 50 women and men who will serve a members of the USA National Team in the FINA World Championships. They are Kevin Cordes, Christine Magnuson, Matt Grevers and Kevin Steel.

Brigetta Barrett Named Pac-12 Woman of the Year

UANews | June 5, 2013
UA Olympic silver medalist high jumper Brigetta Barrett has been named the Pac-12 Conference Woman of the Year for the 2012-13 academic year. Barrett now is the conference's candidate for the NCAA Woman of the Year, presented annually to graduating student-athletes who have distinguished themselves throughout their collegiate careers in the areas of academic achievement, athletics excellence, community service and leadership.

Basketball Standout Damon Stoudamire Returns to Arizona as Assistant Coach

UANews | June 3, 2013
Damon Stoudamire was the starting point guard on one of Arizona's Final Four teams, the only player in UA history to score 40 points or more on two separate occasions, and his total of 45 points in a game is No. 2 on the all-time list of points scored in a game at Arizona. Stoudamire is back at Arizona as the new men's basketball assistant coach.

Wildcats Have No. 2 Fan Base in Nation

UANews | May 30, 2013
Long a fixture of success on the court, a recent study by Emory University Sports Marketing Analytics found that the UA men's basketball fan base ranks No. 2 in the nation. Arizona posted a 27-8 record (12-6 Pac-12) in 2012-13 and advanced to the NCAA Tournament's West Regional semifinals for the second time in three seasons.