Pitcher Shelby Babcock was in a hospital Monday with the "flu - and some other stuff"; on Tuesday she was back at the ballpark.
Former Sunnyside High School star Estela Piñon will likely be called on out of the bullpen, especially if the Cats play five times in three days.
Around 9:30 Tuesday morning, Shelby Babcock reported to Arizona Wildcats practice, looking as she always had, in a gray T-shirt and red shorts, and declaring herself ready to pitch.
UA center fielder Alex Lavine - batting left-handed - drops a bunt for a single against Portland State in a March 3 game at Hillenbrand Stadium.
When Alex Lavine was a little girl, she had two gloves - one left-handed and one right-handed - that she chose from every day.
The three women couldn’t get Adam Rodriguez off the recliner, even after he turned purple and his heart stopped beating.
One week and three losses after falling from the ESPN.com/USA Softball Collegiate Top 25 for the first time in program history, the Arizona Wildcats plummeted out of the sport's older poll.
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When the Arizona Wildcats travel long distances, Mandie Perez opens up her playbook and goes over the signs her third-base coach, Mike Candrea, signals to players at bat - whether it's a bunt, take, swing-away sign or other more subtle instructions.
Hallie Wilson has been getting to practice an hour early lately, just to work on her swing.
Sophomore Kimberlee Souza hit two home runs to power No. 17 Washington past the No. 22 Arizona Wildcats at Hillenbrand Stadium.
UA's Chelsea Goodacre went 10 for 13 last weekend to move from seventh to second on the team in batting average.
When the Arizona Wildcats moved their Friday home game up to tonight, hoping to dodge rain, Chelsea Goodacre texted her parents.
UA center fielder Alex Lavine lays down a bunt in the fifth inning and beat out the ball for a single.
No. 17-ranked Arizona won the Wildcat Invitational at Hillenbrand Stadium with an 8-1 victory Sunday over Portland State.
Freshman pitcher Nancy Bowling missed Arizona's opening weekend of games after suffering a concussion on Feb. 2.
Two days after being hit with a line drive near her left eye - with a seam imprint to prove it - and being released by the hospital, presumably fine, Nancy Bowling sat in a Feb. 4 study hall.
Kelsey Rodriguez, a transfer from Pacific, will be the starting catcher today for UA. Catcher is one of eight positions that will have a new starter.
The Arizona Wildcats will have a new starter everywhere but pitcher when they take the field for the first time today.
UA senior Brigette Del Ponte will slide over to shortstop from third base, after all-conference shortstop Shelby Pendley left the team last month.