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Trip to the WCWS on the Line in Auburn
Softball 05/25/2016

Best 2-of-3 for a trip to Oklahoma City. It's that simple for the Wildcats (39-19) and the fourth-seeded Tigers (52-9) when they meet this weekend in Auburn, Alabama. Arizona is eyeing its 23rd Women's College World Series and ninth national title, but the Wildcats have not been in this role since the program's first National Championship in 1991: the underdog.

Auburn Super Regional Dates and Times Announced
Softball 05/23/2016

Arizona and Auburn are set for a three-game series with a trip to Oklahoma City on the line. The Cats and the Tigers are set to meet in a Saturday-Sunday Super Regional in Auburn, Alabama.

Cats Walk Off with Knoxville Regional Championship
Softball 05/22/2016

Tamara Statman's eighth-inning single to score Nancy Bowling gave Arizona a 4-3 victory in the Knoxville Regional Championship, helping Arizona earn its 27th regional title in the last 30 years.

Cats Advance to Regional Championship with Shutout of UT
Softball 05/21/2016

Redshirt junior Danielle O'Toole retired the final 21 Tennessee batters, coming a leadoff single in the bottom of the first away from a perfect game, as Arizona advanced to Saturday's regional championship with a 4-0 blanking of the host Volunteers.

O'Toole Completes Two-Hit Shutout of Ohio State
Softball 05/21/2016

In the conclusion of Friday's rain postponement, Arizona defeated Ohio State 2-0 in the Knoxville Regional Opener. The Cats await the Tennessee/Marist winner at 11:30 a.m. MST.

Game 1 Postponed Until Saturday
Softball 05/20/2016

After a 2 hour and 49 minute rain delay, game 1 of the Knoxville Regional between Arizona and Ohio State was postponed until Saturday morning at 7 a.m. MST.

Wildcats Rake in Pac-12 Postseason Awards
Softball 05/19/2016

Juniors Katiyana Mauga, Danielle O'Toole and Mandie Perez were named first-team all-Pac-12, while three other Wildcats were honored by the conference in the league's annual postseason awards, announced by the Pac-12 on Thursday.

Cats One Win Away from Super Regionals
Softball 05/18/2016

Arizona will need one victory on Sunday to advance its eighth NCAA Super Regional in the last nine seasons. Meanwhile, UA's to-be-determined challenger will need to take down the Cats twice.

O’Toole and Bowling Receive Weekly Pac-12 Nods
Softball 05/16/2016

Redshirt juniors Danielle O'Toole and Nancy Bowling were named Pac-12 Pitcher and Player of the Week, respectively, the conference announced on Monday. It is O'Toole's second straight Pac-12 Pitcher of the Week award and fourth overall this season. This is Bowling's first-career weekly citation.

Arizona Selected to 30th Straight NCAA Tournament
Softball 05/15/2016

Arizona softball will begin its postseason road in Tennessee, where it compete in the Knoxville Regional, along with the host Volunteers, Ohio State and Marist. Arizona opens up the regional vs. Ohio State on Friday at 1:30 MST on ESPNU.

Cats Walk Off with Run-Rule Win on Senior Day
Softball 05/14/2016

Four home runs, including a walkoff two-run blast from Katiyana Mauga, helped Arizona run-rule California in the regular season finale at Hillenbrand Stadium, 11-2 in six innings.

Early Offense Helps Cal Even Series
Softball 05/13/2016

Cal scored two runs in the second inning and three in the third and Arizona was unable to rally as Cal evened the series with a 5-3 game 2 victory.