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2016 Season Review
Softball 06/14/2016

Following a 36-win regular season, the 2016 Wildcats went on a postseason run to remember, culminating in their 11th NCAA Super Regional appearance in 12 years, but fell one victory shy of the Women's College World Series, the closest the Wildcats have been since finishing as the national runner-up in 2010.

Five Wildcats Recognized for Academic Excellence
Softball 06/09/2016

Nancy Bowling, Alexis Dotson, Ashleigh Hughes, Mo Mercado and Lauren Young were named to the Pac-12 all-Academic honorable mention, the conference announced on Friday.

Catsí Run Comes to an End in Auburn
Softball 05/29/2016

Auburn defeated the Wildcats twice on Sunday to earn a trip to the Women's College World Series. Arizona finishes the season 40-21, with its third straight trip to the NCAA Super Regional and 28th 40-win season in program history.

Arizona Moves to Within a Game of WCWS with Game 1 Victory
Softball 05/28/2016

It was a gritty performance in all three phases of the game as Arizona clawed its way to a 5-3 victory over Auburn in game 1, moving the Wildcats one win away from Oklahoma City and the Women's College World Series.

Arizona Looks to Close Out Auburn, Book Ticket to WCWS
Softball 05/25/2016

After winning game 1 on Saturday, Arizona is one win away from earning its 23rd trip to the Women's College World Series. The Wildcats will look to finish things off at 11 a.m. MST on ESPN.

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.