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Brigetta Barrett Advances to High Jump Olympic Final

UANews | August 9, 2012
The UA's Brigetta Barrett qualified for the finals in the high jump at the Olympics on Aug. 9. Barrett earned a spot with a clearance of 6-4. For the 2012 outdoor season, Barrett has cleared 6-4 or better on eight different occasions. She will compete in the finals on Aug. 11.

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.