Mike Candrea gives Jennie Finch a hug after the UA loss to Cal in the championship game on May 27, 2002.
Mike Candrea has never been in this position before: sitting in his office Tuesday, conducting year-end player interviews, while 16 teams across the country prepared for the NCAA tournament's super regional round.
Hallie Wilson and her Wildcats teammates were eliminated in regional play with two losses to Baylor in College Station, Texas.
COLLEGE STATION, Texas - Whitney Canion shut out the Arizona Wildcats on Friday.
Since the Wildcats decided to have more fun and relax on the softball field, they have gone a combined 4-2 against No. 5 Arizona State and No. 13 Stanford. UA faces Baylor today.
COLLEGE STATION, Texas - There are easy explanations for how the Arizona Wildcats, one of the great programs in softball history, wound up as the third-best team in a regional in the middle of muggy Brazos County: the late transfer of an All-American, a lack of pitching, an injury to star Ke…
Mike Candrea and his staff lugged a hulking cardboard box into Wednesday's breakfast-time practice at Hillenbrand Stadium.
Arizona catcher Chelsea Goodacre has caught 10 of 31 base stealers, but Baylor runs more than most. The Bears have 100 steals on 117 attempts.
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.
Hallie Wilson's two-out, walk-off home run sailed toward the Hillenbrand Stadium scoreboard, and the 20-year-old ballpark collectively exhaled.
Capacity crowds are the norm at the UA's Hillenbrand Stadium, which has averaged at least 1,291 fans a game every season for the past 19 years.
Hillenbrand Stadium turned 20 two months ago, but the Arizona Wildcats are celebrating tonight.
Current Arizona second baseman Chelsea Suitos stretches in front of Hillenbrand Stadium outfield billboards that honor two of the four Wildcats who have been named National Player of the Year.
The Arizona Wildcats barely avoided slipping out of the softball poll Tuesday for the first time in the history of the ESPN.com/USA Softball Collegiate Top 25, tying for No. 25.
Mike Candrea gathered his team down the left field line moments after the Arizona Wildcats' best win of the year Wednesday and told his players to remember what the last out felt like.
After sweeping five games at home in the Wildcat Invitational, the Arizona Wildcats moved up one spot, from No. 21 to No. 20, in Tuesday's ESPN.com/USA Softball Collegiate Top 25.