No. 1: Andy Lopez restored the glory days to Arizona baseball.
No. 5: Kurt Heyer, the Pac-12's top pitcher at 13-2 with a 2.24 ERA, shares the No. 5 spot with four other UA teammates, all juniors.
No. 3: Sahuaro H.S. grad Caitlin Leverenz, a Cal junior, was the NCAA's female Swimmer of the Year, then won a bronze medal in London.
No. 2: Brigetta Barrett, then a UA junior, won the NCAA indoor and outdoor championships, then won a silver medal at the London Olympics.
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