TUCSON, Ariz. – Four University of Arizona academic standouts were named Student-Athletes of the Month for November and December. LaBrittney Jones of women’s basketball, Brenden Redfern of men’s golf, Courtney Rodriguez of softball and Naoki Takeda of men’s tennis were honored by Arizona's C.A.T.S. Academics staff.
UA student-athletes are recognized for their outstanding academic effort, demonstrating academic improvement, solid academic performance and evidence of personal character, integrity and standing out as a role model.
Jones and the women’s basketball team wrap the non-conference portion of the schedule hosting Arkansas-Pine Bluff on Dec. 29. Redfern and the men’s golf team begin the spring season hosting the Arizona Intercollegiate on Jan. 27-28.
Rodriguez and the softball team open the spring season hosting Southern Miss Feb.7-9 for a three-game series. Takeda and the men’s tennis team start 2014 with a tournament at New Mexico Jan. 17-19.
For continued coverage of Arizona Athletics, visit ArizonaWildcats.com, follow @AZATHLETICS on Twitter and Facebook at Facebook.com/ArizonaAthletics.