COLLEGE STATION, Texas - After losing a regional game for the first time in nine years and putting the season on life support with a 7-0 loss to Baylor, Mike Candrea gathered the Arizona Wildcats on Friday and asked them a question:
COLLEGE STATION, Texas -Penn made its first-ever NCAA tournament appearance Friday, and was greeted by 14 Texas A&M hits in a 12-0, five-inning loss.
Around 9:30 Tuesday morning, Shelby Babcock reported to Arizona Wildcats practice, looking as she always had, in a gray T-shirt and red shorts, and declaring herself ready to pitch.
Former Sunnyside High School star Estela Piñon will likely be called on out of the bullpen, especially if the Cats play five times in three days.
Pitcher Shelby Babcock was in a hospital Monday with the "flu - and some other stuff"; on Tuesday she was back at the ballpark.
Hours after being selected to their 27th consecutive NCAA tournament, the Arizona Wildcats spent Monday preparing to enter the postseason without their best pitcher.
Junior Shelby Babcock, Arizona's No. 1 starter, went to the hospital early Monday but was released by midday. She posted a 3.68 ERA in a team-high 169 1/3 innings this season.
Their 27th consecutive NCAA tournament appearance all but guaranteed, the Arizona Wildcats nonetheless figure to find themselves in foreign territory when seeds are announced Sunday at 7 p.m.
Chelsea Goodacre swears she called the Arizona Wildcats' most impressive comeback in years Friday night.
Brigette Del Ponte (4) and the Wildcats celebrate Hallie Wilson's bases-loaded single to right with two outs in the bottom of the seventh against ASU.
They matched the nation's best pitcher hit for hit, almost, but not run for run.
Cal's Khala Taylor steals second ahead of UA shortstop Brigette Del Ponte in the fifth inning of the second game. The Golden Bears beat Arizona 5-1 to sweep a doubleheader at the Wildcats' Hillenbrand Stadium.
TEMPE - Bradley turned its first meeting against perennial power Arizona into a cause for celebration, enveloping winning pitcher Maddie Lynch-Crumrine in a group hug along the first-base line after beating the Wildcats on the first day of the Kajikawa Classic.
With head coach Mike Candrea in the hospital March 27, assistant coach Larry Ray and players left Candrea's space vacant for the national anthem.
For two months and one day, it was wildly eventful.
NORMAN, Okla. - Don't be surprised to see Kenzie Fowler, the onetime Women's College World Series star, start for the Arizona Wildcats today.
Arizona Wildcats softball
Arizona shortstop Shelby Pendley was sick before Friday's game and had this collision at second with Oklahoma's Brianna Turang. Turang was safe.
NORMAN, Okla. - Even before the first pitch was thrown in the Arizona Wildcats' 6-0 loss to Oklahoma in Game 1 of the NCAA tournament's super regional, the UA was having a bad 24 hours.