It’s Monday, which means it’s time to recap another week of Arizona Wildcats athletics. Let us know in the comment section if we missed anything!
- Brian took a look at the state of the program under head coach Adia Barnes
- Incoming freshmen Helena Pueyo (Spain) and Mara Mote (Latvia) are unbeaten so far through the first few days of the U19 FIBA Women’s World Cup.
- Brian took a look at the state of the program under Jay Johnson, which has steadily declined under his watch.
- Former UA outfielder Jared Oliva is one of the hottest hitters in the minors right now.
At the @Official_CCBL All-Star Break, Leaders in OPS (min 100 PA):— Stu Murray (@Stu_Murray1) July 21, 2019
Nick Gonzales of @NMStateBaseball 1.083
Zach Deloach of @AggieBaseball 1.020
Austin Wells of @ArizonaBaseball .980
Matt McLain of @UCLABaseball .952
Wyatt Young of @PeppBaseball .909
.@kobebe10 started the summer on and has never slowed down. Now he's your Summer Player of the Week!— Arizona Baseball (@ArizonaBaseball) July 19, 2019
He leads the Cal Ripken League with a .450 AVG, well ahead of the league's single-season record #MLBTrainingGround | #BearDown pic.twitter.com/seboZmwmam
- Roommates, best friends and longtime teammates Jada Talley and Sabrina Enciso have been key players for Arizona the last two seasons, and hope to make their next two years even more special.
- The Wildcats picked up a commitment from Tatum Thomason, a 2022 midfielder from Phoenix’s SC del Sol .
- They also got new white and blue uniforms:
2019 Arizona Soccer— Arizona Soccer (@ArizonaSoccer) July 19, 2019
0️⃣ Hope Hisey
1️⃣ Kendyll Humphreys
2️⃣ Grace Santos
4️⃣ Dana Dalton pic.twitter.com/VddwCexGu7
- UA volleyball got new uniforms too
- Arizona got a commitment from California long snapper Kameron Hawkins. Here is a closer look at what he brings to the table.
- 3-star running back Jalen John committed to Arizona. Gabe took a deeper dive into his film to see what the Wildcats are getting.
- 3-star defensive end Robert Wooten, Arizona’s top-ranked commit, reopened his recruitment.
- Arizona replaced Wooten by landing Dion ‘Tank’ Wilson, a three-star defensive end from Southern California. Gabe and Brandon took a deeper dive into his abilities here.
- Bruno Fina, the son of Arizona Hall of Famer John Fina, left the Wildcats off his list of finalists.
- However, Arizona did make the cut for 4-star defensive end Jason Harris, who’s also a legacy recruit.
- Arizona’s class currently ranks 75th in the nation and ninth in the Pac-12, according to 247Sports.
- Ronnie continued his opponent previews, this time looking at the UCLA Bruins.
- Josh McCauley and Bryce Wolma made watch lists for their respective positions.
- CBS thinks Kevin Sumlin is getting closer to the hot seat.
- Here’s a breakdown of Arizona’s running back corps, which figures to be one of the team’s strongest position groups.
- NBA Summer League came to an end, and here’s how all the former Wildcats fared.
- Arizona dropped a spot in ESPN’s way-too-early Top 25.
- Former walk-on Quinton Crawford was hired by the Lakers as an assistant coach
- Parker Jackson-Cartwright signed with the Cheshire Phoenix of the British Basketball League.
- The 2019-20 roster was released if you want to see who is wearing what number + their measurements.
- Solomon Hill got married.