Wildcat Rap: Arizona men’s tennis team returns from Stanford, Kell

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Arizona men’s tennis strengthened its position in the Pac-12 standings over the weekend with a home sweep of Stanford and Cal, the Wildcats have historically struggled against two events.

On Friday, No. 18 Arizona beat No. 14 Stanford 4-2, earning doubles points and three singles points. This was only the second victory over Stanford in the history of the program.

Wild cats Jones Zewerts Troubled Stanford, the No. 2 ranked player in the country Arthur’s visitCourt no. At 1. Charles Hussey Court 3 won 6-6, 6-2, 6-4.

Arizona beat Cal 4-1 on Sunday in the program’s first win over the Golden Bears since 2004.

UA clinched the doubles triple singles points to win again. Gustav Strom Court No. 2 won 6-3, 6-1.

Arizona (17-5) is now 4-0 up in the Pac-12 and has a real chance to advance to the conference championship by remaining unbeaten in the league play. The Wildcats begin their home season against Utah on Friday at 2 p.m.

Women’s swimming and diving

Of Arizona Delaney Fast Was named PAC-12 Diver of the Year for the second year in a row, while his coach Dwight Dumas PAC-12 Diving Coach of the Year

The award is voted on by the league’s coaches.

Chanel, a senior, re-emerged as the Pac-12 champion in the 1-meter springboard (332.55) and platform (312.55) events at the conference championships. At the NCAA Championships, she finished second in the platform (345.10), fourth in the 3-meter (376.20) and fifth in the 1-meter (339.05).

Dumas, a. The former All-American diver at Stanford coached Arizona to 161 points at the PAC-12 Championships.

Beach volleyball

The Wildcats beat the Houston Baptists and Texas A&M Corpus-Christie 4-1 and Arizona Christie 5-0 over the weekend in the Islander Classic at Corpus Christi, Texas. .

No. 1 pair Alex Parkhurst And Alana Renee The Texas A&M Corps advanced 2-1 in their matches, with a defeat to the top pair of Christie’s.

“We showed a lot of maturity, patience and good skills all around this weekend, which was a very challenging event given the circumstances,” the coach said. Steve Walker According to Arizona Athletics, said. “While we are no strangers to playing in such a steady air, it can really test you and we have tackled this challenge well.”

The Wildcats (14-5, 2-2 in Pac-12 play) travel to Palo Alto this weekend for the Pac-12 North Invitational, where they will face Oregon, Utah, USC and Stanford.

Women’s Tennis

Arizona was beaten at home by Stanford and Cal over the weekend, falling 7-0 to both Bay Schools.

Lexi Ryngler And Kayla Wilkins While winning his doubles match against Stanford on the No. 3 court Kirsten Preale And Salma Jyoti Won the doubles match against Cal on the No. 1 court.

Arizona (14-8, 2-5 in Pac-12 play) goes to Rocky Mountain Schools this weekend, first in Utah on Friday at 12:30 p.m. PT and then in Colorado on Sunday at 9 p.m.

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