Thirteenth-ranked Arizona softball picked up run-rule victories numbers four and five on Saturday as the Cats (5-0) cruised to victories over Purdue and Nebraska Omaha, both in five innings.
The Arizona GymCats returned home to McKale after two weeks on the road, Sat. Feb. 13. In front of a crowd of nearly 3,000, the team hit 24 of 24 routines falling just short of a win against the Stanford Cardinal, 196.65-196.15.
After defeating the UCLA Bruins 81-75 on Friday evening, the No. 17/14 Arizona Wildcats will host the No. 23/23 USC Trojans on Sunday night. Sunday's meeting is the middle game of a three-game home stretch for UA inside the McKale Center.
No. 58 Arizona bested Northern Arizona (10 a.m. MST) and New Mexico State (2 p.m. MST) today, earning three wins in two days.
Senior Kolton Lapa will compete in the Northern Trust Open Collegiate Showcase (NTO) on Feb. 15 in Pacific Palisades, California.
With both split squads in action today there was no shortage of excitement in New Mexico and Washington. There were plenty of highlights from day two in the Don Kirby Invite and the Husky Classic.
The Wildcats will go for the season sweep of the Bears after winning last month at McKale Center.
The Wildcats picked up another win this Saturday afternoon, as they defeated NAU 5-2, improving to 6-3 on the season at LaNelle Robson Tennis Center.
With the distance crew waiting until tomorrow to compete in Seattle, all eyes were on Arizona's other squad in New Mexico for the Don Kirby Invite where they impressed in day one.
The Cardinal, ranked 14th in the AP Top 25, jumped out to a large first quarter lead en route to posting a victory over the cats.
Kaleb Tarczewski posted nine points and 14 rebounds, Parker Jackson-Cartwright added 16 points and No. 17 Arizona held off UCLA 81-75 on Friday night.
Thirteenth-ranked Arizona softball defeated Southern Utah in five innings in its first game of the second day of the Hillenbrand Invitational. The Cats are currently taking on North Texas in game 2