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Athletic honors

• Senior Gymcat Sarah Tomczyk earned Pac-10 Special Performance of the Week honors, announced on March 16, for her floor routine. She got a 9.95, a career high for her.

• UA baseball’s freshman centerfielder Joey Rickard was named Pac-10 Player of the Week on March 15. Rickard hit .579 on the week, scoring six runs and collecting nine RBIs in five games.

• Freshman baseball pitcher Kurt Heyer threw a complete game on March 12, striking out 10 batters and allowing only one run.

• Arizona softball head coach Mike Candrea earned his 1,200th victory in NCAA Division I softball, a mark that only three skippers have officially reached, in Arizona’s 11-3 win over Louisville on March 18.

• Senior softball pitcher Sarah Akamine threw her second career no-hitter in the March 12 matchup against Northern Colorado.

• UA women’s track and field team had their best finish at the NCAA Indoor Championships since 2002 this weekend, finishing 15th overall at the Randal Tyson Track Center in Fayetteville, Ark.

• Long jumper Luis Rivera-Morales earned the second All-American accolade of his career.

• Freshman Nick Ross earned All-American awards in the high jump.

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