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<P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><B style="mso-bidi-font-weight: normal"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt">This Week<?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office" /><o:p></o:p></SPAN></B></P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><?xml:namespace prefix = st1 ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:smarttags" /><st1:State w:st="on"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt">Arizona</SPAN></st1:State><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt"> heads back out on the road for a three-game series against UNLV in <st1:place w:st="on"><st1:City w:st="on">Las Vegas</st1:City></st1:place>.<o:p></o:p></SPAN></P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt">Fri., Feb. 23 - at UNLV 6:30 p.m. PT<o:p></o:p></SPAN></P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt">Sat., Feb. 24 - at UNLV 2 p.m. PT<o:p></o:p></SPAN></P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt">Sun., Feb. 25 - at UNLV 1 p.m. PT</SPAN></P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt"></SPAN> </P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt"> <TABLE height=272 cellSpacing=0 cellPadding=0 width=730 border=0 x:str> <COLGROUP> <COL style="WIDTH: 24pt; mso-width-source: userset; mso-width-alt: 1365" width=32> <COL style="WIDTH: 89pt; mso-width-source: userset; mso-width-alt: 5034" width=118> <COL style="WIDTH: 33pt; mso-width-source: userset; mso-width-alt: 1877" width=44> <COL style="WIDTH: 42pt" width=56> <COL style="WIDTH: 254pt; mso-width-source: userset; mso-width-alt: 14421" width=338> <P></P> <P></P> <P></P> <P></P> <P></P> <P></P> <P> <TR style="HEIGHT: 12.75pt" height=17> <TD class=xl25 style="BORDER-RIGHT: #e0dfe3; BORDER-TOP: #e0dfe3; BORDER-LEFT: #e0dfe3; WIDTH: 113pt; BORDER-BOTTOM: #e0dfe3; HEIGHT: 12.75pt; BACKGROUND-COLOR: transparent; mso-ignore: colspan" width=150 colSpan=2 height=17><FONT size=2><STRONG>Potential Starting Lineup</STRONG></FONT></TD> <TD class=xl24 style="BORDER-RIGHT: #e0dfe3; BORDER-TOP: #e0dfe3; BORDER-LEFT: #e0dfe3; WIDTH: 33pt; BORDER-BOTTOM: #e0dfe3; BACKGROUND-COLOR: transparent" width=44><FONT size=2><STRONG></STRONG></FONT></TD> <TD class=xl24 style="BORDER-RIGHT: #e0dfe3; BORDER-TOP: #e0dfe3; BORDER-LEFT: #e0dfe3; WIDTH: 42pt; BORDER-BOTTOM: #e0dfe3; BACKGROUND-COLOR: transparent" width=56><FONT size=2><STRONG></STRONG></FONT></TD> <TD class=xl24 style="BORDER-RIGHT: #e0dfe3; BORDER-TOP: #e0dfe3; BORDER-LEFT: #e0dfe3; WIDTH: 254pt; BORDER-BOTTOM: #e0dfe3; BACKGROUND-COLOR: transparent" width=338><FONT size=2><STRONG></STRONG></FONT></TD></TR> <TR style="HEIGHT: 12.75pt" height=17> <TD class=xl25 style="BORDER-RIGHT: #e0dfe3; BORDER-TOP: #e0dfe3; BORDER-LEFT: #e0dfe3; BORDER-BOTTOM: #e0dfe3; HEIGHT: 12.75pt; BACKGROUND-COLOR: transparent" height=17><FONT size=2><STRONG></STRONG></FONT></TD> <TD class=xl25 style="BORDER-RIGHT: #e0dfe3; BORDER-TOP: #e0dfe3; BORDER-LEFT: #e0dfe3; BORDER-BOTTOM: #e0dfe3; BACKGROUND-COLOR: transparent"><FONT size=2><STRONG>Name</STRONG></FONT></TD> <TD class=xl25 style="BORDER-RIGHT: #e0dfe3; BORDER-TOP: #e0dfe3; BORDER-LEFT: #e0dfe3; BORDER-BOTTOM: #e0dfe3; BACKGROUND-COLOR: transparent"><FONT size=2><STRONG>B/T</STRONG></FONT></TD> <TD class=xl25 style="BORDER-RIGHT: #e0dfe3; BORDER-TOP: #e0dfe3; BORDER-LEFT: #e0dfe3; BORDER-BOTTOM: #e0dfe3; BACKGROUND-COLOR: transparent"><FONT size=2><STRONG>Pos</STRONG></FONT></TD> <TD class=xl25 style="BORDER-RIGHT: #e0dfe3; BORDER-TOP: #e0dfe3; BORDER-LEFT: #e0dfe3; BORDER-BOTTOM: #e0dfe3; BACKGROUND-COLOR: transparent"><STRONG><FONT size=2>Notes</FONT></STRONG></TD></TR> <TR style="HEIGHT: 12.75pt" height=17> <TD class=xl24 style="BORDER-RIGHT: #e0dfe3; BORDER-TOP: #e0dfe3; BORDER-LEFT: #e0dfe3; BORDER-BOTTOM: #e0dfe3; HEIGHT: 12.75pt; BACKGROUND-COLOR: transparent" height=17 x:num><FONT size=2>1</FONT></TD> <TD class=xl24 style="BORDER-RIGHT: #e0dfe3; BORDER-TOP: #e0dfe3; BORDER-LEFT: #e0dfe3; BORDER-BOTTOM: #e0dfe3; BACKGROUND-COLOR: transparent"><FONT size=2><A class=ARTICLELINK href="/ViewArticle.dbml?ATCLID=222518"><A class=ARTICLELINK href="/ViewArticle.dbml?ATCLID=222518">Jon Gaston</A></A></FONT></TD> <TD class=xl24 style="BORDER-RIGHT: #e0dfe3; BORDER-TOP: #e0dfe3; BORDER-LEFT: #e0dfe3; BORDER-BOTTOM: #e0dfe3; BACKGROUND-COLOR: transparent"><FONT size=2>L/R</FONT></TD> <TD class=xl24 style="BORDER-RIGHT: #e0dfe3; BORDER-TOP: #e0dfe3; BORDER-LEFT: #e0dfe3; BORDER-BOTTOM: #e0dfe3; BACKGROUND-COLOR: transparent"><FONT size=2>RF</FONT></TD> <TD class=xl24 style="BORDER-RIGHT: #e0dfe3; BORDER-TOP: #e0dfe3; BORDER-LEFT: #e0dfe3; BORDER-BOTTOM: #e0dfe3; BACKGROUND-COLOR: transparent"><FONT size=2>Eight-game hit streak (13 for 28, .464, 2 2B, 3B, HR, 10 R)</FONT></TD></TR> <TR style="HEIGHT: 12.75pt" height=17> <TD class=xl24 style="BORDER-RIGHT: #e0dfe3; BORDER-TOP: #e0dfe3; BORDER-LEFT: #e0dfe3; BORDER-BOTTOM: #e0dfe3; HEIGHT: 12.75pt; BACKGROUND-COLOR: transparent" height=17 x:num><FONT size=2>2</FONT></TD> <TD class=xl24 style="BORDER-RIGHT: #e0dfe3; BORDER-TOP: #e0dfe3; BORDER-LEFT: #e0dfe3; BORDER-BOTTOM: #e0dfe3; BACKGROUND-COLOR: transparent"><FONT size=2><A class=ARTICLELINK href="/ViewArticle.dbml?ATCLID=743892"><A class=ARTICLELINK href="/ViewArticle.dbml?ATCLID=743892">Robert Abel</A></A></FONT></TD> <TD class=xl24 style="BORDER-RIGHT: #e0dfe3; BORDER-TOP: #e0dfe3; BORDER-LEFT: #e0dfe3; BORDER-BOTTOM: #e0dfe3; BACKGROUND-COLOR: transparent"><FONT size=2>R/R</FONT></TD> <TD class=xl24 style="BORDER-RIGHT: #e0dfe3; BORDER-TOP: #e0dfe3; BORDER-LEFT: #e0dfe3; BORDER-BOTTOM: #e0dfe3; BACKGROUND-COLOR: transparent"><FONT size=2>SS</FONT></TD> <TD class=xl24 style="BORDER-RIGHT: #e0dfe3; BORDER-TOP: #e0dfe3; BORDER-LEFT: #e0dfe3; BORDER-BOTTOM: #e0dfe3; BACKGROUND-COLOR: transparent"><FONT size=2>Batting .326 in 11 games, 5-for-5 in SB</FONT></TD></TR> <TR style="HEIGHT: 12.75pt" height=17> <TD class=xl24 style="BORDER-RIGHT: #e0dfe3; BORDER-TOP: #e0dfe3; BORDER-LEFT: #e0dfe3; BORDER-BOTTOM: #e0dfe3; HEIGHT: 12.75pt; BACKGROUND-COLOR: transparent" height=17 x:num><FONT size=2>3</FONT></TD> <TD class=xl24 style="BORDER-RIGHT: #e0dfe3; BORDER-TOP: #e0dfe3; BORDER-LEFT: #e0dfe3; BORDER-BOTTOM: #e0dfe3; BACKGROUND-COLOR: transparent"><FONT size=2><A class=ARTICLELINK href="/ViewArticle.dbml?ATCLID=38718"><A class=ARTICLELINK href="/ViewArticle.dbml?ATCLID=38718">Bill Rhinehart</A></A></FONT></TD> <TD class=xl24 style="BORDER-RIGHT: #e0dfe3; BORDER-TOP: #e0dfe3; BORDER-LEFT: #e0dfe3; BORDER-BOTTOM: #e0dfe3; BACKGROUND-COLOR: transparent"><FONT size=2>L/L</FONT></TD> <TD class=xl24 style="BORDER-RIGHT: #e0dfe3; BORDER-TOP: #e0dfe3; BORDER-LEFT: #e0dfe3; BORDER-BOTTOM: #e0dfe3; BACKGROUND-COLOR: transparent"><FONT size=2>1B</FONT></TD> <TD class=xl24 style="BORDER-RIGHT: #e0dfe3; BORDER-TOP: #e0dfe3; BORDER-LEFT: #e0dfe3; BORDER-BOTTOM: #e0dfe3; BACKGROUND-COLOR: transparent"><FONT size=2>Team-leader with four HR</FONT></TD></TR> <TR style="HEIGHT: 12.75pt" height=17> <TD class=xl24 style="BORDER-RIGHT: #e0dfe3; BORDER-TOP: #e0dfe3; BORDER-LEFT: #e0dfe3; BORDER-BOTTOM: #e0dfe3; HEIGHT: 12.75pt; BACKGROUND-COLOR: transparent" height=17 x:num><FONT size=2>4</FONT></TD> <TD class=xl24 style="BORDER-RIGHT: #e0dfe3; BORDER-TOP: #e0dfe3; BORDER-LEFT: #e0dfe3; BORDER-BOTTOM: #e0dfe3; BACKGROUND-COLOR: transparent"><FONT size=2><A class=ARTICLELINK href="/ViewArticle.dbml?ATCLID=743917"><A class=ARTICLELINK href="/ViewArticle.dbml?ATCLID=743917">C.J. Ziegler</A></A></FONT></TD> <TD class=xl24 style="BORDER-RIGHT: #e0dfe3; BORDER-TOP: #e0dfe3; BORDER-LEFT: #e0dfe3; BORDER-BOTTOM: #e0dfe3; BACKGROUND-COLOR: transparent"><FONT size=2>R/R</FONT></TD> <TD class=xl24 style="BORDER-RIGHT: #e0dfe3; BORDER-TOP: #e0dfe3; BORDER-LEFT: #e0dfe3; BORDER-BOTTOM: #e0dfe3; BACKGROUND-COLOR: transparent"><FONT size=2>DH</FONT></TD> <TD class=xl24 style="BORDER-RIGHT: #e0dfe3; BORDER-TOP: #e0dfe3; BORDER-LEFT: #e0dfe3; BORDER-BOTTOM: #e0dfe3; BACKGROUND-COLOR: transparent"><FONT size=2>Batting a team-high .438 with 13 RBI and 17 runs scored</FONT></TD></TR> <TR style="HEIGHT: 12.75pt" height=17> <TD class=xl24 style="BORDER-RIGHT: #e0dfe3; BORDER-TOP: #e0dfe3; BORDER-LEFT: #e0dfe3; BORDER-BOTTOM: #e0dfe3; HEIGHT: 12.75pt; BACKGROUND-COLOR: transparent" height=17 x:num><FONT size=2>5</FONT></TD> <TD class=xl24 style="BORDER-RIGHT: #e0dfe3; BORDER-TOP: #e0dfe3; BORDER-LEFT: #e0dfe3; BORDER-BOTTOM: #e0dfe3; BACKGROUND-COLOR: transparent"><FONT size=2><A class=ARTICLELINK href="/ViewArticle.dbml?ATCLID=222519"><A class=ARTICLELINK href="/ViewArticle.dbml?ATCLID=222519">Brad Glenn</A></A></FONT></TD> <TD class=xl24 style="BORDER-RIGHT: #e0dfe3; BORDER-TOP: #e0dfe3; BORDER-LEFT: #e0dfe3; BORDER-BOTTOM: #e0dfe3; BACKGROUND-COLOR: transparent"><FONT size=2>R/R</FONT></TD> <TD class=xl24 style="BORDER-RIGHT: #e0dfe3; BORDER-TOP: #e0dfe3; BORDER-LEFT: #e0dfe3; BORDER-BOTTOM: #e0dfe3; BACKGROUND-COLOR: transparent"><FONT size=2>LF</FONT></TD> <TD class=xl24 style="BORDER-RIGHT: #e0dfe3; BORDER-TOP: #e0dfe3; BORDER-LEFT: #e0dfe3; BORDER-BOTTOM: #e0dfe3; BACKGROUND-COLOR: transparent"><FONT size=2>Tied school record with 3 HRs vs. Utah Valley State on Feb. 7</FONT></TD></TR> <TR style="HEIGHT: 12.75pt" height=17> <TD class=xl24 style="BORDER-RIGHT: #e0dfe3; BORDER-TOP: #e0dfe3; BORDER-LEFT: #e0dfe3; BORDER-BOTTOM: #e0dfe3; HEIGHT: 12.75pt; BACKGROUND-COLOR: transparent" height=17 x:num><FONT size=2>6</FONT></TD> <TD class=xl24 style="BORDER-RIGHT: #e0dfe3; BORDER-TOP: #e0dfe3; BORDER-LEFT: #e0dfe3; BORDER-BOTTOM: #e0dfe3; BACKGROUND-COLOR: transparent"><FONT size=2><A class=ARTICLELINK href="/ViewArticle.dbml?ATCLID=222543"><A class=ARTICLELINK href="/ViewArticle.dbml?ATCLID=222543">T.J. Steele</A></A></FONT></TD> <TD class=xl24 style="BORDER-RIGHT: #e0dfe3; BORDER-TOP: #e0dfe3; BORDER-LEFT: #e0dfe3; BORDER-BOTTOM: #e0dfe3; BACKGROUND-COLOR: transparent"><FONT size=2>R/R</FONT></TD> <TD class=xl24 style="BORDER-RIGHT: #e0dfe3; BORDER-TOP: #e0dfe3; BORDER-LEFT: #e0dfe3; BORDER-BOTTOM: #e0dfe3; BACKGROUND-COLOR: transparent"><FONT size=2>CF</FONT></TD> <TD class=xl24 style="BORDER-RIGHT: #e0dfe3; BORDER-TOP: #e0dfe3; BORDER-LEFT: #e0dfe3; BORDER-BOTTOM: #e0dfe3; BACKGROUND-COLOR: transparent"><FONT size=2>19-game hitting streak dating back to last season</FONT></TD></TR> <TR style="HEIGHT: 12.75pt" height=17> <TD class=xl24 style="BORDER-RIGHT: #e0dfe3; BORDER-TOP: #e0dfe3; BORDER-LEFT: #e0dfe3; BORDER-BOTTOM: #e0dfe3; HEIGHT: 12.75pt; BACKGROUND-COLOR: transparent" height=17 x:num><FONT size=2>7</FONT></TD> <TD class=xl24 style="BORDER-RIGHT: #e0dfe3; BORDER-TOP: #e0dfe3; BORDER-LEFT: #e0dfe3; BORDER-BOTTOM: #e0dfe3; BACKGROUND-COLOR: transparent"><FONT size=2><A class=ARTICLELINK href="/ViewArticle.dbml?ATCLID=743899"><A class=ARTICLELINK href="/ViewArticle.dbml?ATCLID=743899">Erik Castro</A></A></FONT></TD> <TD class=xl24 style="BORDER-RIGHT: #e0dfe3; BORDER-TOP: #e0dfe3; BORDER-LEFT: #e0dfe3; BORDER-BOTTOM: #e0dfe3; BACKGROUND-COLOR: transparent"><FONT size=2>L/R</FONT></TD> <TD class=xl24 style="BORDER-RIGHT: #e0dfe3; BORDER-TOP: #e0dfe3; BORDER-LEFT: #e0dfe3; BORDER-BOTTOM: #e0dfe3; BACKGROUND-COLOR: transparent"><FONT size=2>3B</FONT></TD> <TD class=xl24 style="BORDER-RIGHT: #e0dfe3; BORDER-TOP: #e0dfe3; BORDER-LEFT: #e0dfe3; BORDER-BOTTOM: #e0dfe3; BACKGROUND-COLOR: transparent"><FONT size=2>Has scored five runs and driven in six more in 11 games</FONT></TD></TR> <TR style="HEIGHT: 12.75pt" height=17> <TD class=xl24 style="BORDER-RIGHT: #e0dfe3; BORDER-TOP: #e0dfe3; BORDER-LEFT: #e0dfe3; BORDER-BOTTOM: #e0dfe3; HEIGHT: 12.75pt; BACKGROUND-COLOR: transparent" height=17 x:num><FONT size=2>8</FONT></TD> <TD class=xl24 style="BORDER-RIGHT: #e0dfe3; BORDER-TOP: #e0dfe3; BORDER-LEFT: #e0dfe3; BORDER-BOTTOM: #e0dfe3; BACKGROUND-COLOR: transparent"><FONT size=2><A class=ARTICLELINK href="/ViewArticle.dbml?ATCLID=743909"><A class=ARTICLELINK href="/ViewArticle.dbml?ATCLID=743909">Kevin Rodland</A></A></FONT></TD> <TD class=xl24 style="BORDER-RIGHT: #e0dfe3; BORDER-TOP: #e0dfe3; BORDER-LEFT: #e0dfe3; BORDER-BOTTOM: #e0dfe3; BACKGROUND-COLOR: transparent"><FONT size=2>R/R</FONT></TD> <TD class=xl24 style="BORDER-RIGHT: #e0dfe3; BORDER-TOP: #e0dfe3; BORDER-LEFT: #e0dfe3; BORDER-BOTTOM: #e0dfe3; BACKGROUND-COLOR: transparent"><FONT size=2>2B</FONT></TD> <TD class=xl24 style="BORDER-RIGHT: #e0dfe3; BORDER-TOP: #e0dfe3; BORDER-LEFT: #e0dfe3; BORDER-BOTTOM: #e0dfe3; BACKGROUND-COLOR: transparent"><FONT size=2>Has seven RBI in his first 11 games</FONT></TD></TR> <TR style="HEIGHT: 12.75pt" height=17> <TD class=xl24 style="BORDER-RIGHT: #e0dfe3; BORDER-TOP: #e0dfe3; BORDER-LEFT: #e0dfe3; BORDER-BOTTOM: #e0dfe3; HEIGHT: 12.75pt; BACKGROUND-COLOR: transparent" height=17 x:num><FONT size=2>9</FONT></TD> <TD class=xl24 style="BORDER-RIGHT: #e0dfe3; BORDER-TOP: #e0dfe3; BORDER-LEFT: #e0dfe3; BORDER-BOTTOM: #e0dfe3; BACKGROUND-COLOR: transparent"><FONT size=2><A class=ARTICLELINK href="/ViewArticle.dbml?ATCLID=743901"><A class=ARTICLELINK href="/ViewArticle.dbml?ATCLID=743901">Dwight Childs</A></A></FONT></TD> <TD class=xl24 style="BORDER-RIGHT: #e0dfe3; BORDER-TOP: #e0dfe3; BORDER-LEFT: #e0dfe3; BORDER-BOTTOM: #e0dfe3; BACKGROUND-COLOR: transparent"><FONT size=2>R/R</FONT></TD> <TD class=xl24 style="BORDER-RIGHT: #e0dfe3; BORDER-TOP: #e0dfe3; BORDER-LEFT: #e0dfe3; BORDER-BOTTOM: #e0dfe3; BACKGROUND-COLOR: transparent"><FONT size=2>C</FONT></TD> <TD class=xl24 style="BORDER-RIGHT: #e0dfe3; BORDER-TOP: #e0dfe3; BORDER-LEFT: #e0dfe3; BORDER-BOTTOM: #e0dfe3; BACKGROUND-COLOR: transparent"><FONT size=2>Hitting .273 with five RBI in eight games</FONT></TD></TR> <TR style="HEIGHT: 12.75pt" height=17> <TD class=xl25 style="BORDER-RIGHT: #e0dfe3; BORDER-TOP: #e0dfe3; BORDER-LEFT: #e0dfe3; BORDER-BOTTOM: #e0dfe3; HEIGHT: 12.75pt; BACKGROUND-COLOR: transparent; mso-ignore: colspan" colSpan=2 height=17><STRONG><FONT size=2>Pitching</FONT></STRONG></TD> <TD class=xl24 style="BORDER-RIGHT: #e0dfe3; BORDER-TOP: #e0dfe3; BORDER-LEFT: #e0dfe3; BORDER-BOTTOM: #e0dfe3; BACKGROUND-COLOR: transparent"><STRONG><FONT size=2></FONT></STRONG></TD> <TD class=xl24 style="BORDER-RIGHT: #e0dfe3; BORDER-TOP: #e0dfe3; BORDER-LEFT: #e0dfe3; BORDER-BOTTOM: #e0dfe3; BACKGROUND-COLOR: transparent"><STRONG><FONT size=2></FONT></STRONG></TD> <TD class=xl24 style="BORDER-RIGHT: #e0dfe3; BORDER-TOP: #e0dfe3; BORDER-LEFT: #e0dfe3; BORDER-BOTTOM: #e0dfe3; BACKGROUND-COLOR: transparent"><STRONG><FONT size=2></FONT></STRONG></TD></TR> <TR style="HEIGHT: 12.75pt" height=17> <TD class=xl24 style="BORDER-RIGHT: #e0dfe3; BORDER-TOP: #e0dfe3; BORDER-LEFT: #e0dfe3; BORDER-BOTTOM: #e0dfe3; HEIGHT: 12.75pt; BACKGROUND-COLOR: transparent" height=17><FONT size=2>Fri</FONT></TD> <TD class=xl24 style="BORDER-RIGHT: #e0dfe3; BORDER-TOP: #e0dfe3; BORDER-LEFT: #e0dfe3; BORDER-BOTTOM: #e0dfe3; BACKGROUND-COLOR: transparent"><FONT size=2>RHP <A class=ARTICLELINK href="/ViewArticle.dbml?ATCLID=222520"><A class=ARTICLELINK href="/ViewArticle.dbml?ATCLID=222520">Preston Guilmet</A></A></FONT></TD> <TD class=xl24 style="BORDER-RIGHT: #e0dfe3; BORDER-TOP: #e0dfe3; BORDER-LEFT: #e0dfe3; BORDER-BOTTOM: #e0dfe3; BACKGROUND-COLOR: transparent; mso-ignore: colspan" colSpan=3><FONT size=2>2-0 with a 1.23 ERA in 22 IP. Has 17 Ks vs. 4 BB</FONT></TD></TR> <TR style="HEIGHT: 12.75pt" height=17> <TD class=xl24 style="BORDER-RIGHT: #e0dfe3; BORDER-TOP: #e0dfe3; BORDER-LEFT: #e0dfe3; BORDER-BOTTOM: #e0dfe3; HEIGHT: 12.75pt; BACKGROUND-COLOR: transparent" height=17><FONT size=2>Sat</FONT></TD> <TD class=xl24 style="BORDER-RIGHT: #e0dfe3; BORDER-TOP: #e0dfe3; BORDER-LEFT: #e0dfe3; BORDER-BOTTOM: #e0dfe3; BACKGROUND-COLOR: transparent"><FONT size=2>TBA</FONT></TD> <TD class=xl24 style="BORDER-RIGHT: #e0dfe3; BORDER-TOP: #e0dfe3; BORDER-LEFT: #e0dfe3; BORDER-BOTTOM: #e0dfe3; BACKGROUND-COLOR: transparent"><FONT size=2></FONT></TD> <TD class=xl24 style="BORDER-RIGHT: #e0dfe3; BORDER-TOP: #e0dfe3; BORDER-LEFT: #e0dfe3; BORDER-BOTTOM: #e0dfe3; BACKGROUND-COLOR: transparent"><FONT size=2></FONT></TD> <TD class=xl24 style="BORDER-RIGHT: #e0dfe3; BORDER-TOP: #e0dfe3; BORDER-LEFT: #e0dfe3; BORDER-BOTTOM: #e0dfe3; BACKGROUND-COLOR: transparent"><FONT size=2></FONT></TD></TR> <TR style="HEIGHT: 12.75pt" height=17> <TD class=xl24 style="BORDER-RIGHT: #e0dfe3; BORDER-TOP: #e0dfe3; BORDER-LEFT: #e0dfe3; BORDER-BOTTOM: #e0dfe3; HEIGHT: 12.75pt; BACKGROUND-COLOR: transparent" height=17><FONT size=2>Sun</FONT></TD> <TD class=xl24 style="BORDER-RIGHT: #e0dfe3; BORDER-TOP: #e0dfe3; BORDER-LEFT: #e0dfe3; BORDER-BOTTOM: #e0dfe3; BACKGROUND-COLOR: transparent"><FONT size=2>TBA</FONT></TD> <TD class=xl24 style="BORDER-RIGHT: #e0dfe3; BORDER-TOP: #e0dfe3; BORDER-LEFT: #e0dfe3; BORDER-BOTTOM: #e0dfe3; BACKGROUND-COLOR: transparent"><FONT size=2></FONT></TD> <TD class=xl24 style="BORDER-RIGHT: #e0dfe3; BORDER-TOP: #e0dfe3; BORDER-LEFT: #e0dfe3; BORDER-BOTTOM: #e0dfe3; BACKGROUND-COLOR: transparent"><FONT size=2></FONT></TD> <TD class=xl24 style="BORDER-RIGHT: #e0dfe3; BORDER-TOP: #e0dfe3; BORDER-LEFT: #e0dfe3; BORDER-BOTTOM: #e0dfe3; BACKGROUND-COLOR: transparent"><FONT size=2></FONT></TD></TR> <TR style="HEIGHT: 12.75pt" height=17> <TD class=xl24 style="BORDER-RIGHT: #e0dfe3; BORDER-TOP: #e0dfe3; BORDER-LEFT: #e0dfe3; BORDER-BOTTOM: #e0dfe3; HEIGHT: 12.75pt; BACKGROUND-COLOR: transparent" height=17><FONT size=2>CP</FONT></TD> <TD class=xl24 style="BORDER-RIGHT: #e0dfe3; BORDER-TOP: #e0dfe3; BORDER-LEFT: #e0dfe3; BORDER-BOTTOM: #e0dfe3; BACKGROUND-COLOR: transparent"><FONT size=2>LHP <A class=ARTICLELINK href="/ViewArticle.dbml?ATCLID=222540"><A class=ARTICLELINK href="/ViewArticle.dbml?ATCLID=222540">Daniel Schlereth</A></A></FONT></TD> <TD class=xl24 style="BORDER-RIGHT: #e0dfe3; BORDER-TOP: #e0dfe3; BORDER-LEFT: #e0dfe3; BORDER-BOTTOM: #e0dfe3; BACKGROUND-COLOR: transparent; mso-ignore: colspan" colSpan=3><FONT size=2>Has earned a save in all three relief appearances this season</FONT></TD></TR></TABLE></SPAN></P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt"><o:p></o:p></SPAN> </P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt"><o:p></o:p></SPAN></P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><B style="mso-bidi-font-weight: normal"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt">Last Weekend<o:p></o:p></SPAN></B></P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt">The Wildcats took an 8-0 record to No. 8 Cal State Fullerton, extended the winning streak to nine-straight and then ran into trouble - losing their first two games of the season ... UA&rsquo;s <A class=ARTICLELINK href="/ViewArticle.dbml?ATCLID=222520"><A class=ARTICLELINK href="/ViewArticle.dbml?ATCLID=222520">Preston Guilmet</A></A> out-dueled CSF ace Wes Roemer, 2-1, in the series opener on Friday, but everything seemed to collapse the next two days as UA struggled to pitch, hit and field while dropping its first two games of the year ... History seemed to repeat itself as UA went to Fullerton in the regular season in 2005 and won the opening game of the series against the Titans with a 1-0 pitcher&rsquo;s duel victory, but then dropped the following two contests.<o:p></o:p></SPAN></P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt"><o:p> </o:p></SPAN></P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><B style="mso-bidi-font-weight: normal"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt">Off Fast<o:p></o:p></SPAN></B></P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt">Arizona&rsquo;s nine-game win streak to open the 2007 season matched the best start to a year for the Wildcats under head coach <A class=ARTICLELINK href="/ViewArticle.dbml?ATCLID=38674"><A class=ARTICLELINK href="/ViewArticle.dbml?ATCLID=38674">Andy Lopez</A></A> (2005) ... Counting last season, Arizona won 14 straight games before falling to Cal State Fullerton last Saturday.<o:p></o:p></SPAN></P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt"><o:p> </o:p></SPAN></P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><B style="mso-bidi-font-weight: normal"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt">A Quick Look at UNLV<o:p></o:p></SPAN></B></P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt">The Rebels, who beat Loyola Marymount on Tuesday, are 7-6 on the young season and have taken series wins over both Pepperdine and Cal ... UNLV returns 22 letterwinners from last season&rsquo;s team that went 29-30 overall and finished fourth in the Mountain West Conference with a 12-10 mark ... Offensively, Las Vegas, which is hitting .303 as a team, is averaging 6.4 runs, 10.8 hits and 6.2 RBI per game thus far ... Effren Navarro Jr. has been the individual offensive catalyst, hitting .408 (20for 49) with five doubles, a home run and 12 RBI in 12 games ... Michael Brenley, son of former Diamondbacks manager Bob Brenley, leads the Rebels with 13 RBI in 11 games played ... On the mound, UNLV is 7-6 with a 5.84 ERA in 114 innings pitched ... The Rebel pitching staff has struck out 79 batters against 55 walks ... Opponents are hitting .318 against them this season ... UNLV&rsquo;s rotation for the weekend will RHP Craig Heyer on Friday and LHPs Chris Saddoris and TBA on Sunday ... Head coach Buddy Gouldsmith is in fourth season in Las Veags and has put together a 107-89 record there.<o:p></o:p></SPAN></P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt"><o:p> </o:p></SPAN></P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><st1:place w:st="on"><st1:State w:st="on"><B style="mso-bidi-font-weight: normal"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt">Arizona</SPAN></B></st1:State></st1:place><B style="mso-bidi-font-weight: normal"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt"> vs. UNLV - The History<o:p></o:p></SPAN></B></P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt">The Wildcats and Rebels have met 16 times in baseball in a series that dates back to 1984 ... The two schools have split the all-time series record with<SPAN style="mso-spacerun: yes"> </SPAN>eight wins apiece<SPAN style="mso-spacerun: yes"> </SPAN>...<SPAN style="mso-spacerun: yes"> </SPAN>UNLV won the last meeting between the two schools, taking a 2-to-1 series victory over the Cats in Tucson last season ... The Rebels have won three of the past five games played in the all-time series ... Arizona last traveled to the Las Vegas in 2004 and won a midweek two-game series by scores of 11-2 and 10-9.<o:p></o:p></SPAN></P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt"><o:p> </o:p></SPAN></P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><B style="mso-bidi-font-weight: normal"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt">Youthful Transgressions<o:p></o:p></SPAN></B></P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt">Although it&rsquo;s not excusable and will certainly need to be corrected as the season progresses, 14 of the 19 errors charged to the <st1:place w:st="on"><st1:State w:st="on">Arizona</st1:State></st1:place> defense in 2007 have been commited by a freshman (74%). This season, the youthful Wildcats have started either a true frosh or a redshirt at catcher, second base, third base and shortstop in all 11 contests.<o:p></o:p></SPAN></P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt"><o:p> </o:p></SPAN></P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><B style="mso-bidi-font-weight: normal"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt">Guilmet Named Pac-10 Pitcher of the Week<o:p></o:p></SPAN></B></P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><st1:place w:st="on"><st1:State w:st="on"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt">Arizona</SPAN></st1:State></st1:place><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt"> sophomore <A class=ARTICLELINK href="/ViewArticle.dbml?ATCLID=222520"><A class=ARTICLELINK href="/ViewArticle.dbml?ATCLID=222520">Preston Guilmet</A></A> has been named the Pac-10 Pitcher of the Week, the league office announced on Tuesday. Guilmet out-dueled Cal State Fullerton preseason All-American Wes Roemer last Friday in <st1:place w:st="on"><st1:State w:st="on">Arizona</st1:State></st1:place>&rsquo;s 2-1 win over the Titans. The right-hander tied his career high with nine strikeouts against just one walk, while surrendering an unearned run on five hits over 7 2/3 innings. Guilmet struck out the first four Titan batters he faced in the contest on the minimum of 12 pitches and retired seven of the first 10 outs in the game on strikes. Guilmet, who went eight hitless innings in his 2007 debut against Gonzaga and was named the Collegiate Baseball/Louisville Slugger National Pitcher of the Week in do so, is 2-0 for the year with a 1.23 ERA in 22 innings of work. He has 17 strikeouts against just four walks and limited the opposition to a .151 batting average against him.<o:p></o:p></SPAN></P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt"><o:p> </o:p></SPAN></P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><B style="mso-bidi-font-weight: normal"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt">Still Streaking<o:p></o:p></SPAN></B></P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt">Sophomore <A class=ARTICLELINK href="/ViewArticle.dbml?ATCLID=222543"><A class=ARTICLELINK href="/ViewArticle.dbml?ATCLID=222543">T.J. Steele</A></A> has a 19-game hitting streak dating back to the final few weeks of the 2006 season. He collected at least one hit in final eight games of 2006 and has hit safely in all 11 games thus far in 2007. During his streak the outfielder is batting .419 (34 for 81) with 18 runs scored, 10 doubles, a triple, a home run and 18 RBI.<o:p></o:p></SPAN></P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt"><o:p> </o:p></SPAN></P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><B style="mso-bidi-font-weight: normal"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt">Gaston Gets His Streak On<o:p></o:p></SPAN></B></P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt">Steele&rsquo;s classmate <A class=ARTICLELINK href="/ViewArticle.dbml?ATCLID=222518"><A class=ARTICLELINK href="/ViewArticle.dbml?ATCLID=222518">Jon Gaston</A></A> has put together a pretty nice hitting streak of his own. After starting the season 1 for 7 at the plate, Gaston has hit safely in his last eight-straight games. The current streak, in which he is batting a team-best .464 (13 for 28) with two doubles, a triple, two home runs, three RBI and 10 runs scored, is one shy of his career high set as a freshman last year.<o:p></o:p></SPAN></P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt"><o:p> </o:p></SPAN></P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><B style="mso-bidi-font-weight: normal"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt">Offensive Numbers<o:p></o:p></SPAN></B></P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt">Heading into play this weekend, the Wildcats are batting .324 as a team and averaging 7.5 runs, 10.7 hits, 2.9 doubles, 1.1 home runs and 7.1 RBI per game.<o:p></o:p></SPAN></P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt"><o:p> </o:p></SPAN></P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><B style="mso-bidi-font-weight: normal"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt">Extra, Extra<o:p></o:p></SPAN></B></P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt">In 11 games this season Arizona has posted two or more extra base hits in every one of them ... UA has hit at least one double in all 11 contests this season, including a season-high eight in the season-opener against Gonzaga ... The Wildcats hit eight doubles, three triples and a home run against Gonzaga on Feb. 2. The 12 extra base hits in that contest were the most put up by a UA squad in school history, eclipsing the previous high-water mark of 11 set by the 1985 and 2001 teams ... Junior DH <A class=ARTICLELINK href="/ViewArticle.dbml?ATCLID=743917"><A class=ARTICLELINK href="/ViewArticle.dbml?ATCLID=743917">C.J. Ziegler</A></A> tied the UA single-game school record for doubles in his first career start on Feb. 2, swatting three two-baggers. He finished the contest 4-for-5 with three RBI and four runs scored.<o:p></o:p></SPAN></P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt"><o:p> </o:p></SPAN></P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><B style="mso-bidi-font-weight: normal"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt">Pitching Improvements<o:p></o:p></SPAN></B></P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt">Although the last two outings resulted in hiccups for the <st1:place w:st="on"><st1:State w:st="on">Arizona</st1:State></st1:place> pitching staff, the group as whole has shown marked improvement from last season&rsquo;s. Through 11 games, the ?07 arms have an ERA that is nearly two and half points lower than the ?06 team, and this season&rsquo;s group has cut the opponent&rsquo;s batting average 77 points through the same number of games.<o:p></o:p></SPAN></P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><st1:place w:st="on"><st1:State w:st="on"><B style="mso-bidi-font-weight: normal"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt">Arizona</SPAN></B></st1:State></st1:place><B style="mso-bidi-font-weight: normal"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt"> Pitching 2006 vs. 2007 - Through 11 Games<o:p></o:p></SPAN></B></P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><B style="mso-bidi-font-weight: normal"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt"> <TABLE height=149 cellSpacing=0 cellPadding=0 width=359 border=0 x:str> <COLGROUP> <COL style="WIDTH: 49pt; mso-width-source: userset; mso-width-alt: 2773" width=65> <COL style="WIDTH: 42pt" span=3 width=56> <P></P> <P></P> <P></P> <P></P> <P></P> <P></P> <P> <TR style="HEIGHT: 12.75pt" height=17> <TD class=xl22 style="BORDER-RIGHT: #e0dfe3; BORDER-TOP: #e0dfe3; BORDER-LEFT: #e0dfe3; WIDTH: 49pt; BORDER-BOTTOM: #e0dfe3; HEIGHT: 12.75pt; BACKGROUND-COLOR: transparent" width=65 height=17><FONT size=2><STRONG>Stat</STRONG></FONT></TD> <TD class=xl22 style="BORDER-RIGHT: #e0dfe3; BORDER-TOP: #e0dfe3; BORDER-LEFT: #e0dfe3; WIDTH: 42pt; BORDER-BOTTOM: #e0dfe3; BACKGROUND-COLOR: transparent" width=56 x:num><FONT size=2><STRONG>2006</STRONG></FONT></TD> <TD class=xl22 style="BORDER-RIGHT: #e0dfe3; BORDER-TOP: #e0dfe3; BORDER-LEFT: #e0dfe3; WIDTH: 42pt; BORDER-BOTTOM: #e0dfe3; BACKGROUND-COLOR: transparent" width=56 x:num><FONT size=2><STRONG>2007</STRONG></FONT></TD> <TD class=xl22 style="BORDER-RIGHT: #e0dfe3; BORDER-TOP: #e0dfe3; BORDER-LEFT: #e0dfe3; WIDTH: 42pt; BORDER-BOTTOM: #e0dfe3; BACKGROUND-COLOR: transparent" width=56><STRONG><FONT size=2>Difference</FONT></STRONG></TD></TR> <TR style="HEIGHT: 12.75pt" height=17> <TD class=xl23 style="BORDER-RIGHT: #e0dfe3; BORDER-TOP: #e0dfe3; BORDER-LEFT: #e0dfe3; BORDER-BOTTOM: #e0dfe3; HEIGHT: 12.75pt; BACKGROUND-COLOR: transparent" height=17><FONT size=2>Wins</FONT></TD> <TD class=xl23 style="BORDER-RIGHT: #e0dfe3; BORDER-TOP: #e0dfe3; BORDER-LEFT: #e0dfe3; BORDER-BOTTOM: #e0dfe3; BACKGROUND-COLOR: transparent" x:num><FONT size=2>7</FONT></TD> <TD class=xl23 style="BORDER-RIGHT: #e0dfe3; BORDER-TOP: #e0dfe3; BORDER-LEFT: #e0dfe3; BORDER-BOTTOM: #e0dfe3; BACKGROUND-COLOR: transparent" x:num><FONT size=2>9</FONT></TD> <TD class=xl23 style="BORDER-RIGHT: #e0dfe3; BORDER-TOP: #e0dfe3; BORDER-LEFT: #e0dfe3; BORDER-BOTTOM: #e0dfe3; BACKGROUND-COLOR: transparent" x:num><FONT size=2>2</FONT></TD></TR> <TR style="HEIGHT: 12.75pt" height=17> <TD class=xl23 style="BORDER-RIGHT: #e0dfe3; BORDER-TOP: #e0dfe3; BORDER-LEFT: #e0dfe3; BORDER-BOTTOM: #e0dfe3; HEIGHT: 12.75pt; BACKGROUND-COLOR: transparent" height=17><FONT size=2>Losses</FONT></TD> <TD class=xl23 style="BORDER-RIGHT: #e0dfe3; BORDER-TOP: #e0dfe3; BORDER-LEFT: #e0dfe3; BORDER-BOTTOM: #e0dfe3; BACKGROUND-COLOR: transparent" x:num><FONT size=2>4</FONT></TD> <TD class=xl23 style="BORDER-RIGHT: #e0dfe3; BORDER-TOP: #e0dfe3; BORDER-LEFT: #e0dfe3; BORDER-BOTTOM: #e0dfe3; BACKGROUND-COLOR: transparent" x:num><FONT size=2>2</FONT></TD> <TD class=xl23 style="BORDER-RIGHT: #e0dfe3; BORDER-TOP: #e0dfe3; BORDER-LEFT: #e0dfe3; BORDER-BOTTOM: #e0dfe3; BACKGROUND-COLOR: transparent" x:num><FONT size=2>-2</FONT></TD></TR> <TR style="HEIGHT: 12.75pt" height=17> <TD class=xl23 style="BORDER-RIGHT: #e0dfe3; BORDER-TOP: #e0dfe3; BORDER-LEFT: #e0dfe3; BORDER-BOTTOM: #e0dfe3; HEIGHT: 12.75pt; BACKGROUND-COLOR: transparent" height=17><FONT size=2>ERA</FONT></TD> <TD class=xl23 style="BORDER-RIGHT: #e0dfe3; BORDER-TOP: #e0dfe3; BORDER-LEFT: #e0dfe3; BORDER-BOTTOM: #e0dfe3; BACKGROUND-COLOR: transparent" x:num><FONT size=2>5.14</FONT></TD> <TD class=xl23 style="BORDER-RIGHT: #e0dfe3; BORDER-TOP: #e0dfe3; BORDER-LEFT: #e0dfe3; BORDER-BOTTOM: #e0dfe3; BACKGROUND-COLOR: transparent" x:num><FONT size=2>2.69</FONT></TD> <TD class=xl23 style="BORDER-RIGHT: #e0dfe3; BORDER-TOP: #e0dfe3; BORDER-LEFT: #e0dfe3; BORDER-BOTTOM: #e0dfe3; BACKGROUND-COLOR: transparent" x:num><FONT size=2>-2.45</FONT></TD></TR> <TR style="HEIGHT: 12.75pt" height=17> <TD class=xl23 style="BORDER-RIGHT: #e0dfe3; BORDER-TOP: #e0dfe3; BORDER-LEFT: #e0dfe3; BORDER-BOTTOM: #e0dfe3; HEIGHT: 12.75pt; BACKGROUND-COLOR: transparent" height=17><FONT size=2>IP</FONT></TD> <TD class=xl23 style="BORDER-RIGHT: #e0dfe3; BORDER-TOP: #e0dfe3; BORDER-LEFT: #e0dfe3; BORDER-BOTTOM: #e0dfe3; BACKGROUND-COLOR: transparent" x:num><FONT size=2>98</FONT></TD> <TD class=xl23 style="BORDER-RIGHT: #e0dfe3; BORDER-TOP: #e0dfe3; BORDER-LEFT: #e0dfe3; BORDER-BOTTOM: #e0dfe3; BACKGROUND-COLOR: transparent" x:num><FONT size=2>97</FONT></TD> <TD class=xl23 style="BORDER-RIGHT: #e0dfe3; BORDER-TOP: #e0dfe3; BORDER-LEFT: #e0dfe3; BORDER-BOTTOM: #e0dfe3; BACKGROUND-COLOR: transparent" x:num><FONT size=2>-1</FONT></TD></TR> <TR style="HEIGHT: 12.75pt" height=17> <TD class=xl23 style="BORDER-RIGHT: #e0dfe3; BORDER-TOP: #e0dfe3; BORDER-LEFT: #e0dfe3; BORDER-BOTTOM: #e0dfe3; HEIGHT: 12.75pt; BACKGROUND-COLOR: transparent" height=17><FONT size=2>H</FONT></TD> <TD class=xl23 style="BORDER-RIGHT: #e0dfe3; BORDER-TOP: #e0dfe3; BORDER-LEFT: #e0dfe3; BORDER-BOTTOM: #e0dfe3; BACKGROUND-COLOR: transparent" x:num><FONT size=2>112</FONT></TD> <TD class=xl23 style="BORDER-RIGHT: #e0dfe3; BORDER-TOP: #e0dfe3; BORDER-LEFT: #e0dfe3; BORDER-BOTTOM: #e0dfe3; BACKGROUND-COLOR: transparent" x:num><FONT size=2>74</FONT></TD> <TD class=xl23 style="BORDER-RIGHT: #e0dfe3; BORDER-TOP: #e0dfe3; BORDER-LEFT: #e0dfe3; BORDER-BOTTOM: #e0dfe3; BACKGROUND-COLOR: transparent" x:num><FONT size=2>-38</FONT></TD></TR> <TR style="HEIGHT: 12.75pt" height=17> <TD class=xl23 style="BORDER-RIGHT: #e0dfe3; BORDER-TOP: #e0dfe3; BORDER-LEFT: #e0dfe3; BORDER-BOTTOM: #e0dfe3; HEIGHT: 12.75pt; BACKGROUND-COLOR: transparent" height=17><FONT size=2>R</FONT></TD> <TD class=xl23 style="BORDER-RIGHT: #e0dfe3; BORDER-TOP: #e0dfe3; BORDER-LEFT: #e0dfe3; BORDER-BOTTOM: #e0dfe3; BACKGROUND-COLOR: transparent" x:num><FONT size=2>69</FONT></TD> <TD class=xl23 style="BORDER-RIGHT: #e0dfe3; BORDER-TOP: #e0dfe3; BORDER-LEFT: #e0dfe3; BORDER-BOTTOM: #e0dfe3; BACKGROUND-COLOR: transparent" x:num><FONT size=2>37</FONT></TD> <TD class=xl23 style="BORDER-RIGHT: #e0dfe3; BORDER-TOP: #e0dfe3; BORDER-LEFT: #e0dfe3; BORDER-BOTTOM: #e0dfe3; BACKGROUND-COLOR: transparent" x:num><FONT size=2>-32</FONT></TD></TR> <TR style="HEIGHT: 12.75pt" height=17> <TD class=xl23 style="BORDER-RIGHT: #e0dfe3; BORDER-TOP: #e0dfe3; BORDER-LEFT: #e0dfe3; BORDER-BOTTOM: #e0dfe3; HEIGHT: 12.75pt; BACKGROUND-COLOR: transparent" height=17><FONT size=2>ER</FONT></TD> <TD class=xl23 style="BORDER-RIGHT: #e0dfe3; BORDER-TOP: #e0dfe3; BORDER-LEFT: #e0dfe3; BORDER-BOTTOM: #e0dfe3; BACKGROUND-COLOR: transparent" x:num><FONT size=2>56</FONT></TD> <TD class=xl23 style="BORDER-RIGHT: #e0dfe3; BORDER-TOP: #e0dfe3; BORDER-LEFT: #e0dfe3; BORDER-BOTTOM: #e0dfe3; BACKGROUND-COLOR: transparent" x:num><FONT size=2>29</FONT></TD> <TD class=xl23 style="BORDER-RIGHT: #e0dfe3; BORDER-TOP: #e0dfe3; BORDER-LEFT: #e0dfe3; BORDER-BOTTOM: #e0dfe3; 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BORDER-LEFT: #e0dfe3; BORDER-BOTTOM: #e0dfe3; HEIGHT: 12.75pt; BACKGROUND-COLOR: transparent" height=17><FONT size=2>BB</FONT></TD> <TD class=xl23 style="BORDER-RIGHT: #e0dfe3; BORDER-TOP: #e0dfe3; BORDER-LEFT: #e0dfe3; BORDER-BOTTOM: #e0dfe3; BACKGROUND-COLOR: transparent" x:num><FONT size=2>35</FONT></TD> <TD class=xl23 style="BORDER-RIGHT: #e0dfe3; BORDER-TOP: #e0dfe3; BORDER-LEFT: #e0dfe3; BORDER-BOTTOM: #e0dfe3; BACKGROUND-COLOR: transparent" x:num><FONT size=2>37</FONT></TD> <TD class=xl23 style="BORDER-RIGHT: #e0dfe3; BORDER-TOP: #e0dfe3; BORDER-LEFT: #e0dfe3; BORDER-BOTTOM: #e0dfe3; BACKGROUND-COLOR: transparent" x:num><FONT size=2>2</FONT></TD></TR> <TR style="HEIGHT: 12.75pt" height=17> <TD class=xl23 style="BORDER-RIGHT: #e0dfe3; BORDER-TOP: #e0dfe3; BORDER-LEFT: #e0dfe3; BORDER-BOTTOM: #e0dfe3; HEIGHT: 12.75pt; BACKGROUND-COLOR: transparent" height=17><FONT size=2>Opp Avg.</FONT></TD> <TD class=xl23 style="BORDER-RIGHT: #e0dfe3; BORDER-TOP: #e0dfe3; BORDER-LEFT: #e0dfe3; BORDER-BOTTOM: #e0dfe3; BACKGROUND-COLOR: transparent" x:num="0.28599999999999998"><FONT size=2>.286</FONT></TD> <TD class=xl23 style="BORDER-RIGHT: #e0dfe3; BORDER-TOP: #e0dfe3; BORDER-LEFT: #e0dfe3; BORDER-BOTTOM: #e0dfe3; BACKGROUND-COLOR: transparent" x:num="0.20899999999999999"><FONT size=2>.209</FONT></TD> <TD class=xl23 style="BORDER-RIGHT: #e0dfe3; BORDER-TOP: #e0dfe3; BORDER-LEFT: #e0dfe3; BORDER-BOTTOM: #e0dfe3; BACKGROUND-COLOR: transparent" x:num="-7.6999999999999999E-2"><FONT size=2>-.077</FONT></TD></TR></TABLE></B></SPAN></P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt"><o:p> </o:p></SPAN></P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><B style="mso-bidi-font-weight: normal"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt">Doing it with Two<o:p></o:p></SPAN></B></P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt">Through the first eight games the <st1:place w:st="on"><st1:State w:st="on">Arizona</st1:State></st1:place> offense has taken advantage of the final out in an inning. The Wildcats have scored 42 of their 82 runs (51%) this year with two down in a frame. The Cats are hitting .344 for the year with two outs and have 38 two-out RBI.<o:p></o:p></SPAN></P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt"><o:p> </o:p></SPAN></P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><B style="mso-bidi-font-weight: normal"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt">C-ing the Ball<o:p></o:p></SPAN></B></P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt">DH <A class=ARTICLELINK href="/ViewArticle.dbml?ATCLID=743917"><A class=ARTICLELINK href="/ViewArticle.dbml?ATCLID=743917">C.J. Ziegler</A></A> has one of the better eyes you&rsquo;ll see on a power-hitting clean up batter. With a .438 batting average, 13 RBI, a Pac-10-best 17 runs scored and an .844 slugging percentage, the Pima CC transfer has drawn the respect of pitchers already as he has walked 10 times in 11 games thus far and has been hit be three pitches to help lead to an Arizona-best .583 on base pecentage. In addition to his willingness to earn the free pass, Ziegler has also struck out only three times in 32 at-bats.<o:p></o:p></SPAN></P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt"><o:p> </o:p></SPAN></P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><B style="mso-bidi-font-weight: normal"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt">Holler for Dollar<o:p></o:p></SPAN></B></P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt">Senior <A class=ARTICLELINK href="/ViewArticle.dbml?ATCLID=38718"><A class=ARTICLELINK href="/ViewArticle.dbml?ATCLID=38718">Bill Rhinehart</A></A> has dashed out of the gate in his final season at <st1:place w:st="on"><st1:State w:st="on">Arizona</st1:State></st1:place>. After just 11 games the first baseman leads the team with 17 hits and four home runs, and is second on the club with 13 RBI and 14 runs scored. <o:p></o:p></SPAN></P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt"><o:p> </o:p></SPAN></P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><B style="mso-bidi-font-weight: normal"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt">One Yard from History<o:p></o:p></SPAN></B></P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt"><A class=ARTICLELINK href="/ViewArticle.dbml?ATCLID=222519"><A class=ARTICLELINK href="/ViewArticle.dbml?ATCLID=222519">Brad Glenn</A></A> was already having a good day - 3-for-3, three home runs - when he strode to plate in the eighth inning against <st1:place w:st="on"><st1:PlaceName w:st="on">Utah</st1:PlaceName> <st1:PlaceType w:st="on">Valley</st1:PlaceType> <st1:PlaceType w:st="on">State</st1:PlaceType></st1:place> on Feb. 7. Little did he know that he was about to come 36 inches shy of doing something nobody in over 100 years of Arizona baseball had done. The sophomore outfielder lined a 1-2 offering towards the gap in left-center and the ball smacked the outfield fence just three feet short of going over for what would have been his record-breaking fourth bomb of the game. Despite coming up a yard short of the record, Glenn tied four other former Wildcats for the most HRs in a single game in school history<o:p></o:p></SPAN></P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><B style="mso-bidi-font-weight: normal"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt">Three-Homer Games at <st1:place w:st="on"><st1:State w:st="on">Arizona</st1:State></st1:place><o:p></o:p></SPAN></B></P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt">April 7, 1972 - Dennis Haines at UTEP - 5-for-5, 4 R, 2B, 3 HRs, 3 RBI<o:p></o:p></SPAN></P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt">March 20, 1974 - Ron Hassey vs. <st1:place w:st="on"><st1:PlaceName w:st="on">Weber</st1:PlaceName> <st1:PlaceType w:st="on">State</st1:PlaceType></st1:place> - 4-for-4, 4 R, 2B, 3 HR, 7 RBI<o:p></o:p></SPAN></P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt">April 8, 2000 - Erik Torres at Washington - 3-for-4, 4 R, 3 HR, 3 RBI<o:p></o:p></SPAN></P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt">Feb. 23, 2001 - Shelley Duncan vs. <st1:place w:st="on"><st1:State w:st="on">Utah</st1:State></st1:place> - 4-for-4, 4 R, 3 HR, 4 RBI<o:p></o:p></SPAN></P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt">Feb. 7, 2007 - <A class=ARTICLELINK href="/ViewArticle.dbml?ATCLID=222519"><A class=ARTICLELINK href="/ViewArticle.dbml?ATCLID=222519">Brad Glenn</A></A> vs. <st1:place w:st="on"><st1:PlaceName w:st="on">Utah</st1:PlaceName> <st1:PlaceType w:st="on">Valley</st1:PlaceType> <st1:PlaceType w:st="on">State</st1:PlaceType></st1:place> - 4-for-4, 3 R, 2B, 3 HR, HBP, 5 RBI<o:p></o:p></SPAN></P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt">Only Hassey and Duncan hit their HRs in consecutive ABs<o:p></o:p></SPAN></P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt"><o:p> </o:p></SPAN></P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><B style="mso-bidi-font-weight: normal"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt">Glenn Named Pac-10 Player of the Week<o:p></o:p></SPAN></B></P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt">Sophomore <A class=ARTICLELINK href="/ViewArticle.dbml?ATCLID=222519"><A class=ARTICLELINK href="/ViewArticle.dbml?ATCLID=222519">Brad Glenn</A></A> was named the Feb. 13 Pac-10 Player of the Week by the conference office. In UA&rsquo;s five games vs. <st1:PlaceName w:st="on">Utah</st1:PlaceName> <st1:PlaceType w:st="on">Valley</st1:PlaceType> state and New <st1:place w:st="on"><st1:country-region w:st="on">Mexico</st1:country-region></st1:place>, the UA outfielder went 9-for-17 (.529) with a double, three home runs (all in one game), eight RBI and four runs scored. He finished the week with a 1.118 slugging percentage and also drew two walks and was hit by four pitches to help lead to a .652 on base percentage.<o:p></o:p></SPAN></P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt"><o:p> </o:p></SPAN></P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><B style="mso-bidi-font-weight: normal"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt">Going Yard<o:p></o:p></SPAN></B></P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt">Helped by a six-home run game against <st1:PlaceName w:st="on">Utah</st1:PlaceName> <st1:PlaceType w:st="on">Valley</st1:PlaceType> <st1:PlaceType w:st="on">State</st1:PlaceType> on Feb. 7, <st1:place w:st="on"><st1:State w:st="on">Arizona</st1:State></st1:place> has hit 12 homers in 11 games this season. In 2006 it took the Wildcats 29 games into the year to reach 12 bombs. Senior <A class=ARTICLELINK href="/ViewArticle.dbml?ATCLID=38718"><A class=ARTICLELINK href="/ViewArticle.dbml?ATCLID=38718">Bill Rhinehart</A></A> paces the club with four HRs this season and sophomore <A class=ARTICLELINK href="/ViewArticle.dbml?ATCLID=222519"><A class=ARTICLELINK href="/ViewArticle.dbml?ATCLID=222519">Brad Glenn</A></A>, who tied the single-game school record for HRs vs. UVS on Feb. 7 with three, is second. <A class=ARTICLELINK href="/ViewArticle.dbml?ATCLID=222518"><A class=ARTICLELINK href="/ViewArticle.dbml?ATCLID=222518">Jon Gaston</A></A> and junior <A class=ARTICLELINK href="/ViewArticle.dbml?ATCLID=743917"><A class=ARTICLELINK href="/ViewArticle.dbml?ATCLID=743917">C.J. Ziegler</A></A> have two each and <A class=ARTICLELINK href="/ViewArticle.dbml?ATCLID=222543"><A class=ARTICLELINK href="/ViewArticle.dbml?ATCLID=222543">T.J. Steele</A></A>, who hit his first career HR in the season-opener against Gonzaga, has UA&rsquo;s other<SPAN style="mso-spacerun: yes"> </SPAN>fence-buster this year. <o:p></o:p></SPAN></P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt"><o:p> </o:p></SPAN></P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><B style="mso-bidi-font-weight: normal"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt">Mound Meanies<o:p></o:p></SPAN></B></P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt">A season after finishing dead last in the Pac-10 with a 5.41 ERA, the UA pitching staff has gotten off to a hot start in 2007. The <st1:place w:st="on"><st1:State w:st="on">Arizona</st1:State></st1:place> arms are a 9-2 with three saves and a 2.69 ERA in 97 innings of work thus far. The Wildcat hurlers have punched out 94 hitters and issued only 37 walks. Opponents are hitting just .209 against <st1:place w:st="on"><st1:State w:st="on">Arizona</st1:State></st1:place> thus far and have been able to collect just 23 extra base hits.<o:p></o:p></SPAN></P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt"><o:p> </o:p></SPAN></P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><B style="mso-bidi-font-weight: normal"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt">Looking for Redemption<o:p></o:p></SPAN></B></P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt">Last season was one to forget for the <st1:place w:st="on"><st1:State w:st="on">Arizona</st1:State></st1:place> pitching staff. Youth and injuries took their toll on the Cats throughout the year and frustration was certainly high. Of the seven arms that returned from the 2006 staff, six have already started to make sure that ?06 was just an abnormality. Senior <A class=ARTICLELINK href="/ViewArticle.dbml?ATCLID=38681"><A class=ARTICLELINK href="/ViewArticle.dbml?ATCLID=38681">Brad Mills</A></A>, junior <A class=ARTICLELINK href="/ViewArticle.dbml?ATCLID=99800"><A class=ARTICLELINK href="/ViewArticle.dbml?ATCLID=99800">David Coulon</A></A> and sophomores <A class=ARTICLELINK href="/ViewArticle.dbml?ATCLID=222516"><A class=ARTICLELINK href="/ViewArticle.dbml?ATCLID=222516">Mike Colla</A></A>, <A class=ARTICLELINK href="/ViewArticle.dbml?ATCLID=222520"><A class=ARTICLELINK href="/ViewArticle.dbml?ATCLID=222520">Preston Guilmet</A></A>, <A class=ARTICLELINK href="/ViewArticle.dbml?ATCLID=222514"><A class=ARTICLELINK href="/ViewArticle.dbml?ATCLID=222514">Cory Burns</A></A> and <A class=ARTICLELINK href="/ViewArticle.dbml?ATCLID=222540"><A class=ARTICLELINK href="/ViewArticle.dbml?ATCLID=222540">Daniel Schlereth</A></A> have begun the reclamation process (Returning So. <A class=ARTICLELINK href="/ViewArticle.dbml?ATCLID=222528"><A class=ARTICLELINK href="/ViewArticle.dbml?ATCLID=222528">Ryan Perry</A></A> is out early with an injury). The Sextet has started 10 of the 11 games, is 7-2 with three saves and has worked 74 1/3 of the 97 IP by the staff thus far. They have combined to rack up 76 of UA&rsquo;s 94 Ks, walk only 33 hitters and allow only 24 earned runs (2.91ERA). <o:p></o:p></SPAN></P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt"><o:p> </o:p></SPAN></P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><B style="mso-bidi-font-weight: normal"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt">But Don&rsquo;t Forget About Us<o:p></o:p></SPAN></B></P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt">Three newcomers to the <st1:place w:st="on"><st1:State w:st="on">Arizona</st1:State></st1:place> pitching staff have also done their part in the early success on the mound. Redshirt frosh <A class=ARTICLELINK href="/ViewArticle.dbml?ATCLID=222522"><A class=ARTICLELINK href="/ViewArticle.dbml?ATCLID=222522">Brett Lorin</A></A> along with true freshmen <A class=ARTICLELINK href="/ViewArticle.dbml?ATCLID=743896"><A class=ARTICLELINK href="/ViewArticle.dbml?ATCLID=743896">Paul Bargas</A></A> and <A class=ARTICLELINK href="/ViewArticle.dbml?ATCLID=743911"><A class=ARTICLELINK href="/ViewArticle.dbml?ATCLID=743911">Jason Stoffel</A></A> have been a nice addition to the staff. Both Lorin (8 IP, 0-0, 1.12) and Stoffel (6 2/3 IP, 1-0, 4.05 ERA) have made multiple appearances out of the bullpen, and Bargas (1-0, 1.12 ERA) tossed six impressive innings in his first career start against <st1:place w:st="on"><st1:PlaceName w:st="on">Utah</st1:PlaceName> <st1:PlaceType w:st="on">Valley</st1:PlaceType> <st1:PlaceType w:st="on">State</st1:PlaceType></st1:place> on Feb. 7.<o:p></o:p></SPAN></P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt"><o:p> </o:p></SPAN></P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><B style="mso-bidi-font-weight: normal"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt">Avoiding the Big Ones<o:p></o:p></SPAN></B></P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt">Through the first 11 games last season, the opposition scored three or more runs in an inning 10 times. The Cats have surrendered three or more runs in a frame just three times this year.<o:p></o:p></SPAN></P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt"><o:p> </o:p></SPAN></P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><B style="mso-bidi-font-weight: normal"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt">Start ?Er Up<o:p></o:p></SPAN></B></P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt">UA&rsquo;s starters have done an outstanding job in the young season. The six pitchers that have combined to start the 11 games thus far have earned six of the nine victories, own a 3.32 ERA in 59 2/3 IP, have limited opponents to a .206 batting average and struck out 57 hitters against just 17 walks.<o:p></o:p></SPAN></P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt"><o:p> </o:p></SPAN></P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><B style="mso-bidi-font-weight: normal"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt">Shut ?Er Down<o:p></o:p></SPAN></B></P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt">Not to be outdone, the bullpen has chalked up UA&rsquo;s other three victories and tallied three saves, own a 1.69 ERA in 37 1/3 IP and are striking out just under one batter per inning pitched with 37 total Ks (0.97).<o:p></o:p></SPAN></P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt"><o:p> </o:p></SPAN></P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><B style="mso-bidi-font-weight: normal"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt">Caught Looking<o:p></o:p></SPAN></B></P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt">The devious <st1:place w:st="on"><st1:State w:st="on">Arizona</st1:State></st1:place> arms have punched out nearly half of their strikeout total on a called third strike - 42 of 94 Ks in 2007.<o:p></o:p></SPAN></P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt"><o:p> </o:p></SPAN></P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><B style="mso-bidi-font-weight: normal"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt">Back With the Pitchers<o:p></o:p></SPAN></B></P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt">After one year away, <st1:place w:st="on"><st1:State w:st="on">Arizona</st1:State></st1:place> head coach <A class=ARTICLELINK href="/ViewArticle.dbml?ATCLID=38674"><A class=ARTICLELINK href="/ViewArticle.dbml?ATCLID=38674">Andy Lopez</A></A> will once again serve as the pitching coach for the Wildcats. During his 25 years as a head coach on the collegiate level, Lopez has served as the pitching coach for all four of his College World Series teams, including UA&rsquo;s 2004 squad. <o:p></o:p></SPAN></P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt"><o:p> </o:p></SPAN></P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><B style="mso-bidi-font-weight: normal"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt">Perry Out<o:p></o:p></SPAN></B></P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt">The only Wildcat down with injury to start the year is sophomore right-hander <A class=ARTICLELINK href="/ViewArticle.dbml?ATCLID=222528"><A class=ARTICLELINK href="/ViewArticle.dbml?ATCLID=222528">Ryan Perry</A></A>, who was injured in an off-field incident prior to the opening of spring camp. Perry, who broke his left arm and is out for at least a couple more weeks, will return to the pitching rotation and factor in as either a part of the starting rotation or as the team&rsquo;s closer. <o:p></o:p></SPAN></P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt"><o:p> </o:p></SPAN></P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><B style="mso-bidi-font-weight: normal"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt">A Weekly Winner<o:p></o:p></SPAN></B></P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt">Sophomore <A class=ARTICLELINK href="/ViewArticle.dbml?ATCLID=222520"><A class=ARTICLELINK href="/ViewArticle.dbml?ATCLID=222520">Preston Guilmet</A></A> has delivered out of the Friday spot in the rotation this season and people have taken notice. The right-hander has already been recognized on both a national level (Feb. 5 Colleg
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