The University of Arizona

Wildcat Draft Legacy Still Going Strong

UANews | July 2, 2014
Since 1988, the UA has had 38 players selected for the NBA draft, which ties the Wildcats with Duke and Kentucky for the most in the nation over that span. Five of the UA’s last eight NBA draft picks went in the first round.

Lalang and Ross Named Pac-12 Track and Field Athletes of the Year

UANews | June 25, 2014
Senior Lawi Lalang is the 2014 Pac-12 Men’s Track Athlete of the Year while senior Nick Ross is the 2014 Pac-12 Men’s Field Athlete of the Year. Lalang was also named the 2014 Pac-12 Scholar Athlete of the Year for his work on the track and in the classroom.

Hazzard to Represent UA on Pac-12 Tour of China

UANews | June 3, 2014
Jacob Hazzard and other members of the Pac-12 Conference all-star men's basketball team will head to China in August to play a Chinese all-star team, as well as the Shanghai Sharks, the Jiangsu Dragons and the 2013-14 Chinese Basketball Association regular season champion, the Guangdong Southern Tigers.

Arizona Gymnastics Earns Perfect Academic Progress Rate Score

UANews | May 27, 2014
The UA's women's gymnastics team has earned a perfect Academic Progress Rate score from the NCAA, a mark of academic excellence among the squad's members.

Labonte Wins Fourth Conference Title in Shot Put

UANews | May 22, 2014
UA senior Julie Labonté has become the first woman in Pac-12 conference history to win four titles in the women's shot put. She also won all four Mountain Pacific Sports Federation championships during her indoor career.

Lalang Garners Scholar Athlete of the Year, National Athlete of the Week Honors

UANews | May 21, 2014
UA senior Lawi Lalang, one of the most successful distance runners in collegiate history, has two more honors under his belt: the 2014 Pac-12 Scholar Athlete of the Year and National Athlete of the Week.