Wildcat Wrap: No. 13 Men’s Tennis Stay Unbeaten in Pac-12 Play with sweep over Utah

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No. 13 Arizona men’s tennis swept no. 32 Utah 4-0 on Senior Day Last Friday with two Pac-12 playoffs remaining two conference matches.

Arizona (18-5, 5-0 in Pac-12 play) swept doubles competition and won singles points on court numbers. 3-5 to clinch the win. All of the UA’s singles points came via straight sets, including a dominant 6-1, 6-1 win by freshman Colton Smith on court no. 3.

The Wildcats hit the road to face the Oregon on Friday and Washington on Sunday. The Pac-12 Championships begin next Wednesday in Ojai, California.

Track and field

Arizona competed at the Jim Click Shootout and Multis over the weekend, with the women finishing first and the men placing second.

On the women’s side, Samantha Noennig a throw of 17.56m (57′-7.5 ”) with a shot put Shannon Meisberger 56.69 of a time with the 400m hurdles won, while Lillian Lowe Take home the high jump with a mark of 1.83m.

For the men, Reinaldo Rodrigues 7.65m of a mark with a long jump.

Beach volleyball

No. 17 Beach Volleyball went 1-3 at the Pac-12 North Invitational, sweeping Utah 5-0 while falling to Oregon, USC and Stanford.

Arizona’s sweep over Utah was its sixth of the season. Alex Parkhurst and Alana Rennie The court number on a straight set win with the led. 1.

The Wildcats (15-8, 3-3 in Pac-12 play) return home this week to the Arizona Invitational, where they play Southern Mississippi, CSU Bakersfield, Long Beach State, and Grand Canyon.

Women’s tennis

Arizona split the Rocky Mountain trip, topping Utah 4-3 before falling to Colorado 6-1.

The Wildcats dropped the doubles point to Utah but won four singles points. Midori Castillo-Meza Clinched Arizona’s win over the Utes with a 6-4, 4-6, 6-3 win over Court No. 3.

Castillo-Meza earned Arizona its Colorado against its lone point.

Arizona (15-9, 3-6 in Pac-12 play) concludes the regular season with a rivalry matchup at ASU on Saturday.

Men’s diving

Arizona’s Bjorn Markentin was named Pac-12 Diver of the Year Dwight Dumais Named Pac-12 Men’s Diving Coach of the Year Delaney Schnell and Dumais won Diver and Women’s Diving Coach of the Year, respectively.

Markentin finished the runner-up at the 3-meter springboard at the Pac-12 Championships. The Canadian also took the third-place event and the fifth-place 1-meter springboard. At the NCAA Championships, Markentin earned All-American honors in the 1-meter event, earning a 7th place finish.

Dumais is the second coach in Arizona history to be voted Pac-12 Men’s Diving Coach of the Year Omar Ojeda in 2015.

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