The University of Arizona

Best Friends Since High School, Swimming Seniors Wrap Up Final Year

UANews | February 12, 2014
UA seniors Grace Finnegan and Margo Geer, both swimmers, have been best friends since high school and even chose to attend the UA together, where they have earned multiple All-American nods and have represented well in Olympic trials. "Having some of these moments together has been so special to me. I will never forget them," Finnegan says.

UA Tennis Captain Thompson Looks to Leave a Lasting Impression

UANews | February 12, 2014
UA senior and men's tennis captain Kieren Thompson is looking to get the squad as deep in the NCAA tournament as possible this season. The Australia native says he was drawn to Arizona because of its energetic tennis team, and because of the reputation of the Eller College of Management.

Arizona Softball Hoping Depth and Experience Will Earn Return to Women's CWS

UANews | February 11, 2014
After opening its season earlier this month, the Arizona softball team is back in action tomorrow when it hosts Grand Canyon to kick off the Hillenbrand Invitational, a tournament that includes teams from New Mexico, Georgia Tech, Alabama and Tennessee State. Led by Mike Candrea in his 29th year as head coach, the team hopes its depth and experience will get it back to the Women’s College World Series.

Miller to Add to Arizona’s USA Basketball Legacy

UANews | February 10, 2014
Sean Miller, the UA men's basketball coach, has been selected for the 2014 USA Basketball Men's U18 National Team. Miller will serve as an assistant coach for the national team, assisting head coach Billy Donovan of the University of Florida.

In Memoriam: Former AD Dave Strack

UANews | January 27, 2014
During his 10 years at the UA, Dave Strack hired the first African-American head coach at a major university, oversaw the opening of McKale Memorial Center and was instrumental in Arizona’s transition from the Western Athletic Conference to the Pac-10. Strack died Saturday at the age of 90.

Determined Gymcats Take on Leadership in Final Season

UANews | January 14, 2014
Four members of the Arizona Gymcats – Ali Stakem, Jordan Williams, Barbara Donaldson and Shana Sangston – have a shared goal this season. The seniors want to get the team to nationals for the first time since 2002.