Athletics

College athletes can be highly effective allies for the LGBT community because of their visibility on campus, a UA researcher says.
Jan. 30, 2017
UA researcher Russell Toomey has developed a scale to measure college athletes' engagement in LGBT ally behaviors. Toomey says that student-athletes can be highly effective allies because they often serve as role models on campuses, and he hopes his study will start a nationwide conversation.
Forty-three percent of athletes surveyed said they get less than seven hours of sleep a night.
Jan. 19, 2017
With support from the NCAA, UA researchers Michael Grandner and Amy Athey developed Project REST to help student-athletes improve their sleep and, in turn, their athletic performance. The findings were presented at last week's NCAA annual convention.
Dec. 14, 2016
MRI scans reveal that running may affect the structure and function of the brain in ways similar to complex tasks such as playing a musical instrument.
Basketball players Darlene Hunter and Jennifer Poist in Rio. The 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio is the second-largest presence of current and former UA Adaptive Athletes in the program’s history.
Sept. 12, 2016
A group of current and former UA athletes is competing for medals in Rio de Janeiro during the 2016 Paralympic Games, which opened last week and run through Sept. 18.
Aug. 19, 2016
UA sport psychologist Amy Athey says the world's elite performers trust their training and do their best to stay in the moment, trying to not overthink what they have prepared to do.
For the 17th time, the Arizona baseball team will play in the College World Series. (Photo: Mary Alice Truitt)
June 13, 2016
Arizona's baseball team will open play on Saturday against Miami (Fla.), and the against-all-odds Wildcats have a chance to win a second NCAA title in five years. With video.
Feb. 20, 2015
UA head baseball coach Andy Lopez and his son Michael, a volunteer assistant coach, talk about what it's like to share a love for the sport and for coaching.
Photo courtesy of Arizona Athletics
Feb. 3, 2015
It's time again for softball and baseball, and here are the prospects for the UA's teams.
Nov. 19, 2014
Arizona's Wildcats piled up the victories in the last week, and some were recognized nationally.

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