The University of Arizona

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.

Brigetta Barrett Named Scholar Athlete of the Year

UANews | July 27, 2012
UA track and field members Brigetta Barrett and Edgar Rivera-Morales each earned additional academic honors for the 2012 season. Barrett was named the 2012 Indoor Field Scholar Athlete of the Year, the second-straight year she has received the award. Barrett and Rivera-Morales were both named USTFCCCA All-Academic honorees. Barrett will compete in the 2012 Olympics in the high jump.

2012 Olympic Schedule Robust with UA-Linked Participants

UANews | July 23, 2012
With the start of the 2012 London Olympic Games just a few days away, here is a quick look at the competition schedule for the UA's 24 athletes and coaches preparing to participate. The official competition schedule opens on July 25: Current UA student-athlete Ana-Maria Montoya will be in action as Colombia's women's soccer team takes on Korea.