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Wildcat Wrap: Arizona-Hawaii was ‘greatest Week 0 game ever’

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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.


  • Arizona held its Red-Blue Scrimmage on Saturday, with the biggest takeaway being that the Wildcats are still looking for an outside hitter to play opposite of Paige Whipple. Here’s Dave Rubio’s thoughts on that and more:

Hear what Dave Rubio had to say after Arizona Volleyball’s Red-Blue scrimmage

Posted by AZ Desert Swarm on Saturday, August 24, 2019
  • Volleyball opens its season Friday with home matches against Appalachian State and Loyola Marymount.


  • Former UA pitchers Taylor McQuillin (Mexico), Danielle O’Toole (Mexico) and Michelle Floyd (Venezuela) are in Canada for the Americas Olympic Qualifier, the schedule for which can be found here. The Mexican team is expected to have a great shot at qualifying.





Hawaii had six turnovers. Arizona had two. There were 1,134 yards of offense between the teams, but Zona needed there to be 1,135. The Rainbow Warriors hauled down Khalil Tate at the one as time expired, thanks to a defensive lineman named Manly Williams sprinting 40-plus yards at the buzzer.

This game earns the top spot by being loaded with two qualities that make college football its most fun: extreme suspense and extreme silliness.