The University of Arizona

Arizona Well-Represented in 2012 Olympics

UANews | July 9, 2012
As of July 9, 21 athletes with Arizona ties were set to participate in the 2012 Olympic Games, with competition beginning July 27 and continuing through Aug. 16. The sports represented include basketball, soccer, cycling, track and field and swimming and diving.

Four Student-Athletes Win Postgraduate Scholarships

UANews | July 9, 2012
UA football player Trace Biskinootball, gymnast Rebecca Cardenas-Gymnastics and divers Andres Guerra-Diving and Ainsley Oliver have been named recipients of Pac-12 Postgraduate Scholarships for the 2011-12 academic year. The $3,000 awards go to student-athletes who have demonstrated a commitment to continuing education, campus and community involvement and leadership.

Three Ford/Zona Swimmers Headed to 2012 Olympic Games

UANews | July 5, 2012
Matt Grevers, Clark Burckle and Alyssa Anderson will compete in the 2012 Olympic Games, which begin July 27. Of the 56 swimmers that competed for the UA and Tucson Ford Aquatics at the Olympic Trials, there were 18 appearances in final rounds and 28 in semifinals.

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.