Arizona Wildcat Sports: Bear Down…and Blogby Christopher C. Wuensch on Jul. 19, 2010, under Bear Down...and Blog, Sports
Former University of Arizona athletes are always making news and not always in traditional mediums. We scoured the Internet and found Wildcats online by visiting these lynx
The NASCAR season has hit its halfway point and former Arizona Wildcat Kurt Busch is riding high and tight.
The ex-Arizona dorm rat’s 2,524 points place him fifth overall in the Sprint Cup points standings after 18 races. His 11 top-10 finishes and $4.413 million in earnings this year allows him to buy more Ramen Noodles than any other driver on the circuit.
This week, Busch will burn rubber at Indianapolis’ fabled Brickyard 400.
“good luck 2 u 2nite I’m prayin for ya either way remember God’s will will be done 4 u man will not determine ur future!”
- Fendi Onobun to former Wildcat teammate Nic Wise on the morning of the June 24’s NBA Draft. Wise, unfortunately, went un-drafted.
“Leaving the Rockets gym, good workout”
- Houston native Wise on July 1. Wise is not listed on any of the NBA summer rosters.
“Heading to neighbor Michael Milken’s 60th birthday party”
- Annika Sorenstam on the former Wildcat golfer’s evening plans.
“Just saw a guy outrun a cop that was chasing him. Cop just stopped and gave up. He should really think about doing more cardio”
- Former track ‘Cat Brianna Glenn doling out advice to a boy in blue
“This morning I was attempting handstand push ups. I think I will bring a helmet next time just in case. Hahaha”
- Wildcat and Olympic swim sensation Amanda Beard on her upside down life outside the pool.
“Hurrying off to get my make up done! ESPY’s here we come! Not too shabby of a Date nite for Casey & I! ”
- Wildcat softball legend Jennie Finch
“Lakers in 6 over Boston!!! Got 20k on it. That’s 20k in followers”
- Former Wildcat and recently retired New York Giant Antonio Pierce
Very close, Antonio; Lakers won in seven games
We’re following many current and former Wildcats on Twitter including: Jerryd Bayless, Amanda Beard, Mike Bibby, Jennie Finch, Brianna Glenn, Rob Gronkowski, Natalie Gulbis, Jordan Hill, Lorena Ochoa, Antonio Pierce, Damon Stoudamire, Annika Sorenstam, Jason Terry, Mike Thomas and Bobby Wade.
Add your favorite Wildcats to our list by e-mailing firstname.lastname@example.org
Current standings in the race to get 100,000 Facebook fans:
Sun Devils 42,225
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Need an inspiring way to start your day? Watch the short trailer from “Between the Water and Wood” every morning. The 2008 documentary tracks the UA Wildcat swim programs as they strive for the school’s elusive first NCAA national title. If the film has a familiar feel, that because it was directed by Patrice and Molly Busch, the wife and daughter respectively of Wildcat head coach Frank Busch.
Being a professional athlete comes with many, many perks. Former Wildcat track-and-field star Brianna Glenn documents her life as a world-class athlete in her entertaining blog entitled:
Glenn’s most recent post examines the depth of American and American athlete’s over-confidence on the world stage.