The University of Arizona

Wildcats, Rockets to Kick Off New Football Eras on Saturday

UANews | August 30, 2012
Arizona will host Toledo in the 2012 season opener for both schools on Sept. 1. Kickoff is set for 7:30 p.m. at Arizona Stadium with a national TV broadcast on ESPNU. The game will mark the beginning of an era for Rich Rodriguez, the UA's new head coach.

National Champs Honored at Chase Field

UANews | August 28, 2012
The 2012 Arizona baseball national championship team was honored before the Arizona Diamondbacks home game against the San Diego Padres at Chase Field last weekend. Arizona's fall practice season will begin on Oct. 8, and players will begin "skill hours" work on Sept. 4. The Wildcats will begin to defend their national title on Feb. 15 against Coppin State at Hi Corbett Field.

Arizona Men's Basketball No. 10 in ESPN's 50 in 50 Rankings

UANews | August 24, 2012 has released its rankings of the top-50 college basketball programs of the last 50 years, and the Wildcats checked in at No. 10. Arizona positives cited by the network include its streak of consecutive NCAA Tournament appearances, four Final Fours, the 1997 national championship and the 2001 runner-up finish.

Seven of UA’s Best Are Headed to the London Paralympics

UANews | August 21, 2012
UA athletes Zachary Abbott, Bryan Barten, Jordan Bird, Tanner Gers, Adam Kellerman, Jennifer Poist and Noah Yablong will compete during the 2012 Paralympics, which will run Aug. 29 through Sept 9. Their countless hours of dedication to wheelchair tennis, basketball and track and field, as well as visually impaired track and field, will be tested in London among the world’s best.

UA Engineering Grad Training Hard for 2012 Paralympics

UANews | August 21, 2012
Noah Yablong, a UA engineering management graduate and adaptive sports athlete, will play for Team USA in the Paralympic Games. Yablong, a top wheelchair tennis player with a world ranking of 58 and a U.S. Tennis Association ranking of 4, played for the UA wheelchair tennis team during his undergraduate studies at the UA.

Olympics Roundup: Wildcats Bring Home Five Medals

UANews | August 16, 2012
The five medals won by Wildcat athletes in London boosted Arizona's total to 63 (26 gold/23 silver/14 bronze) Olympic medals all-time. In fact, UA athletes have claimed at least one medal in every Olympiad since 1968. A total of 113 athletes have made 178 appearances in the Games.