Andy Lopez Archive

Safe at Home: Arizona Baseball has coaching legacy of longevity

Jay Johnson has been the Arizona Wildcats baseball coach for one week. He’d better be prepared to stick around for at least 728 weeks. The UA baseball program has been built on coaching stability for over a hundred years

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Best Against Best: Andy Lopez’s greatness was at College World Series

Andy Lopez has begun a well-deserved retirement. He won a lot of games in a lot of places but he will be most remembered for what he did in Omaha, Nebraska

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Respect Your Elders: BatCats hoping to bring back large group of seniors in 2016

The Arizona Wildcats baseball team relied on a bunch of upperclassmen this season but failed to make the NCAA Tournament for the third straight year. Head coach Andy Lopez hopes to continue the rebuilding process by turning a lot of juniors into seniors

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Cutting It Close: Haircuts part of baseball team’s rebuild

There are no more bushy, bushy blond hairdos on the Arizona baseball team. Riley Moore’s walk-up song is still the Beach Boys’ “Surfin’ USA” but his long golden locks are long gone. The Wildcats’ senior catcher is not alone in being shorn. The entire UA roster received a haircut in the offseason as part of [&hellip

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Diamond Crossroads: Arizona Baseball begins season that will reveal much about program’s future

The 2015 college baseball season began in Tucson with the Arizona Wildcats sweeping three games against Eastern Michigan. It was a good start to what feels like a key season, a season that will tell us if Arizona Baseball will soon return to its traditional status as an NCAA tournament regular

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