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The University of Arizona baseball team swept a Sunday doubleheader and the three-game series against Alcorn State with 20-1 and 11-1 victories Sunday at Hi Corbett Field.
Arizona improved to 6-2 on the season, while Alcorn State dropped to 0-8.
The Wildcats outscored the Braves 31-2 in the two games Sunday paced by an offensive attack that hit .500 (.39-for-78). Five different players tallied five hits on the day, including Kevin Newman who was 5-for-10 with a team-high six runs scored and three runs batted in.
Scott Kingery led an aggressive running game that stole 14 bases in 19 attempts. Kingery had four in the first game, which tied a school single-game record set a dozen previous times.
Right-hander Cody Hamlin (2-0) earned the victory Sunday afternoon, going the distance for a complete-game victory. He struck out five and allowed just one run on five hits.
Lefty Tyler Crawford (1-1) was steady in the second game, pitching 6.1 innings with a run allowed on five hits. The effort was on the heels of a Wednesday midweek start when he pitched 5.2 innings, bringing his weekly total to 12.0 innings with only three runs allowed on nine hits to go with 10 strikeouts and no walks.
The Pima Community College track and cross country teams will host The Sun Run at Reid Park on Sunday, Jan. 12 at 9:00 a.m.
Ride Sun Tran’s UA Football Shuttle to the South Carolina State game and arrive in front of Arizona Stadium on 6th Street just steps from the entrance. Passengers can park and ride from Hi Corbett Field located at 22nd Street and Randolph Way. Passengers are encouraged to park on the east side of the baseball field. Be prepared for long lines and wait.
Ride Sun Tran’s UA Football Shuttle to the Oklahoma State game and arrive in front of Arizona Stadium on 6th Street just steps from the entrance. Passengers can park and ride from Hi Corbett Field located at 22nd Street and Randolph Way. Passengers are encouraged to park on the east side of the baseball field. Be prepared for long lines and wait.
In case you haven’t been on our website in the past 24 hours, head over to ArizonaWildcats.com and check out the all-new site design. Kudos to our web manager, Mike Lowery, and his team on the new design. They worked hard over the summer to revamp the site. We always want to be on the cutting edge of technology and social media and our new site reflects that. There is a link for feedback located at the bottom of every page. Browse through the site and let us know what you think. One of my favorite features of the new site is the striking presentation of the main photos that highlight our student-athletes. #AZisWildcatCountry
Sun Tran will offer limited shuttle service to University of Arizona 2012 home football games.
The Arizona Wildcat baseball team returned home from Omaha, Nebraska with a championship trophy, their first College World Series Championship since 1986. With their win, the Cats denied the South Carolina Gamecocks their third straight championship.
The University of Arizona will be hosting a “Select-a-Seat” event for baseball fans on Saturday, Jan. 7. The event is being held to celebrate hosting the 2012 season at Hi Corbett Field.
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This weekend, the 2011 Major League Soccer Desert Cup featuring the New York Red Bulls and Sporting Kansas City will be the most important professional soccer event in Tucson’s history. This two-day event, March 4-5 at Hi Corbett Field, marks the first time MLS teams have ever played in the Old Pueblo. It also marks the home debut of FC Tucson, the city’s new semi-pro team featuring local talent with diverse and unique stories.
Thursday, March 3
People from across the Tucson area are asked join in the “Tucson Has a Heart” celebration as a show of community.
After a two-year hiatus, Minor League baseball is scheduled to make a return to Tucson in 2011.
After a two-year hiatus, AAA baseball is scheduled to make a return to Tucson.