The Arizona Wildcats will have a new starter everywhere but pitcher when they take the field for the first time today.
Down 9-1 heading into the fourth inning Wednesday night, things didn't get any better for the Wildcats in an exhibition with the National Pro Fastpitch All-Stars. Shortstop Shelby Pendley, left, failed to glove this ball, and left fielder Chelsea Suitos couldn't come up with it, either.
UA third baseman Brigette Del Ponte tags National Pro Fastpitch All-Star Nikia Williams for the final out in the top of the third inning. The All-Stars scored nine runs in the third, including one driven in by the UA softball team's director of operations, Caitlin Lowe.
Arizona center fielder Hallie Wilson runs out of room while chasing a Charlotte Morgan home run in the fourth. The All-Stars hit six homers in the game.
Shortstop Shelby Pendley, waiting on a high hop that led to a third-inning out, had a two-run single in a three-run Arizona fifth inning.
In selfish chunks - on a three-run homer, a grand slam and a solo shot - the Arizona Wildcats poured on runs in the fourth inning Thursday night, totaling eight before making their second out.
Chelsea Suitos lost much of her memory and motor skills when she was hit by a line drive in a high school softball game but has recovered to be the starting right fielder and a productive hitter for the Arizona Wildcats.
Chelsea Suitos, right, joking with teammate Shelby Pendley, moved from shortstop to right field because of a shoulder injury.
Frogs danced through the air, and Chelsea Suitos smiled. Look, she told her sister on the phone, one was threatening to poop above Mommy's head.
Frogs danced through the air, and Chelsea Suitos smiled. Look, she told her sister on the phone, one was threatening to poop above Mommy’s head.
TEMPE - Complaining of chest tightness, Mike Candrea was rushed to the hospital Sunday during the Arizona Wildcats' 7-6 softball loss to Arizona State at Farrington Stadium. The 56-year-old coach passed an EKG.