The University of Arizona

Kalil Commits $1M to McKale Center Renovations

UANews | March 13, 2014
George Kalil, a longtime supporter of Arizona men's basketball, has committed a $1 million gift toward the renovations of McKale Memorial Center. Kalil’s commitment is an important contribution to an ongoing fundraising effort to support improvements to the building.

Arizona Cleans Up Pac-12 Postseason Awards

UANews | March 10, 2014
Arizona came away from the Pac-12 postseason awards with Player of the Year, Freshman of the Year and John Wooden Coach of the Year honors, marking the first time in program history that Arizona has won all three in the same season. With a total of 10 honors, the awards count for the Wildcats is more than double the next highest number in the conference.

What You Need to Know About Sand Volleyball

UANews | February 27, 2014
Sand volleyball is the newest addition to both the UA and NCAA lineups. The Arizona team kicks off the season with the Arizona Invitational on March 7. Catch the action at the brand-new Arizona Sand Volleyball Courts, located at Jimenez Field.

Best Friends Since High School, Swimming Seniors Wrap Up Final Year

UANews | February 12, 2014
UA seniors Grace Finnegan and Margo Geer, both swimmers, have been best friends since high school and even chose to attend the UA together, where they have earned multiple All-American nods and have represented well in Olympic trials. "Having some of these moments together has been so special to me. I will never forget them," Finnegan says.

UA Tennis Captain Thompson Looks to Leave a Lasting Impression

UANews | February 12, 2014
UA senior and men's tennis captain Kieren Thompson is looking to get the squad as deep in the NCAA tournament as possible this season. The Australia native says he was drawn to Arizona because of its energetic tennis team, and because of the reputation of the Eller College of Management.

Arizona Softball Hoping Depth and Experience Will Earn Return to Women's CWS

UANews | February 11, 2014
After opening its season earlier this month, the Arizona softball team is back in action tomorrow when it hosts Grand Canyon to kick off the Hillenbrand Invitational, a tournament that includes teams from New Mexico, Georgia Tech, Alabama and Tennessee State. Led by Mike Candrea in his 29th year as head coach, the team hopes its depth and experience will get it back to the Women’s College World Series.

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