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Georganne Moline Takes Fifth Place in Olympic Finals, Clocks Personal Best

UANews | August 8, 2012
The UA's Georganne Moline earned a fifth-place finish in the final of the women's 400-meter hurdles on Aug. 8. Also, Bernard Lagat finished fourth in the preliminary round of the men's 5,000-meter race and qualified for the finals, and Andre Iguodala played for USA Basketball. Brigetta Barrett will make her Olympic debut in the high jump preliminaries on Aug. 9.

Cory Burns the Latest Wildcat to Reach the Big Leagues

UANews | August 6, 2012
Relief pitcher Cory Burns, who played at Arizona from 2006-09, made his Major League debut on Aug. 4 for the San Diego Padres, becoming the 66th Wildcat to reach the pinnacle of baseball. Of those, 11 were coached by Arizona head coach Andy Lopez, who recently guided the Wildcats to their fourth national championship.

Wildcats Football Kicks Off 2012 With First Practices

UANews | August 3, 2012
Arizona football coach Rich Rodriguez officially opened his first season this week, conducting the team's initial workout of the 2012 campaign on Aug. 2 at Jerry Kindall Field at Frank Sancet Stadium. Single-session workouts will take place through Aug. 8 before he opens the first two-a-day session on Aug. 9.

UA Swimmer Alyssa Anderson Earns Gold in London

UANews | August 1, 2012
UA swimmer Alyssa Anderson earned a gold medal on Aug. 1 as part of the United States’ victorious 4x200-meter freestyle relay team. This is the 24th gold medal claimed by Arizona athletes all-time in Olympic competition.

Wildcats Football Opens Fall Camp This Week

UANews | July 30, 2012
The Arizona football team will begin its fall camp this week, training in Tucson before spending several days at Fort Huachuca, a U.S. Army installation. The Wildcats will then return to campus for another week of practices before classes begin Aug. 20.

Matt Grevers, Nick Thoman Finish 1-2 in 100-Meter Backstroke

UANews | July 30, 2012
Tucson resident Matt Grevers took the gold medal and former Arizona All-American Nick Thoman won a silver medal in the men’s 100-meter backstroke at the London Olympics on July 30. Grevers, who has trained at UA's Hillenbrand Aquatic Center since 2008, also broke an Olympic record with a time of 52.16 seconds.

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