By Staff Reports
Arizona Daily Wildcat March 3, 1997
Weekend BriefsThe Arizona baseball team broke out the brooms in Berkeley, Calif. yesterday to celebrate its first sweep of a Pacific 10 Conference Southern Division opponent since 1993.
The Wildcats topped California 5-3 yesterday. That followed two extra-inning victories on Saturday afternoon.
Junior right-hander David Quick picked up the win for UA. Arizona sophomore Ryan Moskau picked up his fourth save of the season.
Arizona won 8-7 in 15 innings Saturday afternoon and 2-1 in 10 innings on Saturday night.
UA improved to 16-9 overall and 2-0 in the Six-Pac while Cal dropped to 9-11 overall and 0-2 in the Six-Pac.
The No. 17 ranked Arizona women's gymnastics team upset No. 5 Arizona State Friday night 194.625-194.200 in front of 1,210 fans in the final regular-season home meet at McKale Center.
The Wildcats (10-4, 4-1 in the Pacific 10 Conference) were helped out in the first rotation by the Sun Devils, who fell four times from the uneven bars in the first four spots. UA was led by sophomore Heidi Hornbeek, who scored an all-around total of 38.775. Meagan Wright of ASU (8-3, 4-2 in the Pac-10) won the all-around with a score of 39.45.
"It's a nice win for us," UA head coach Jim Gault said. "The team had good performances, but when given a lead, we need to do a better job of holding on and not giving so much back."
- Andrew Carrol
The Arizona women's swimming team finished third this weekend at the Pacific 10 Conference swimming and diving championships.
Stanford was first for the 11th-consecutive time with 1,573 points while Southern Cal came in second with 1,205.
The Arizona men's diving team took the top three spots in the 10-meter platform, led by Jimmy Sjodin with 734.85 points.
The UA women were led by Laurie Kline, whose time of 16 minutes, 12.02 seconds in the 1,650-yard freestyle was the fastest time for UA this season and qualified her for the NCAA Championships.
-staff and wire reports
The fifth-ranked Arizona women's tennis team defeated Oregon 8-1 yesterday at Robson Tennis Center.
The doubles combination of junior Vicky Maes and senior Khristen Pietrucha were the Wildcat's (7-4 overall, 1-3 in the Pacific 10 Conference) only loss.
The Ducks dropped to 3-3, 1-0 after the loss.
"Overall I was pretty pleased. Oregon is a solid team," UA head coach Becky Bell said.
- Kristen Davis
The Arizona men's tennis team split a pair of matches at Robson Tennis Center over the weekend.
The Wildcats (4-3 overall, 0-2 in the pacific 10 Conference) defeated San Jose State 5-1 on Saturday afternoon and lost to No. 41 Washington 5-2 yesterday.
"Everyone came out on fire in singles so I don't understand how we can lose to these guys," senior Henrik Wagner said.
- Kristen Davis