The University of Arizona

Andy Lopez Named National Coach of the Year

UANews | June 28, 2012
Collegiate Baseball newspaper has named Arizona head baseball coach Andy Lopez the National Coach of the Year. This is the third time he has won the award in his career. Lopez led the Wildcats this week to a national championship win.

Strength, Conditioning Efforts Pay Off for NBA Hopefuls

UANews | June 27, 2012
With the 2012 National Basketball Association Draft set for June 28, it's worth noting that Arizona head coach Sean Miller and associate director of performance enhancement Chris Rounds have a track record of getting their guys to perform very well when it matters most – at the NBA Draft Combine.

UA, Tucson Welcome the Return of Champions

UANews | June 26, 2012
More than 5,000 people welcomed the UA baseball team back to Tucson and campus on June 26 during the NCAA Baseball National Championship Recognition event hosted by Arizona Athletics at McKale Memorial Center. The team won the College World Series on June 25 against South Carolina.

Arizona Brings Biggest Team to Olympic Swimming Trials

UANews | June 25, 2012
The UA swimming team and Tucson Ford Aquatics travel to the Olympic trials this week in Omaha, Neb. The teams, known as Ford and Zona at the trials, have qualified 56 athletes – more than any other team in the country – for the event. The trials run through July 2 and will be televised.

Grant to Fund Study of Sport's Benefit to Injured Veterans

UANews | June 25, 2012
The UA Disability Studies Collaborative has received funding to explore the impact of sports and wellness on veterans with spinal cord injuries. The grant will draw veterans from across the country to the UA's Adaptive Athletics program and help researchers assess how sport impacts their educational goals.

Wildcats Win NCAA Baseball Championship

UANews | June 25, 2012
Arizona won its fourth College World Series and NCAA baseball title on June 25 with a gutty 4-1 victory over two-time defending champion South Carolina at TD Ameritrade Park. Robert Refsnyder was named Most Outstanding Player. A recognition event will be held June 26 at McKale Memorial Center.