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    Summer: By the Numbers

    3.5 M: Amount in dollars current NBA and former Wildcat player Richard Jefferson pledged to donate to the UA to aid in the building of the new basketball and volleyball practice facility

    8,215: Points scored by senior decathlete Jake Arnold, breaking the previous school record with his second decathlon title in as many years

    42: Number of wins tallied by softball ace Taryne Mowatt, a school record

    33: Spot Marcus Williams was picked overall in June’s NBA draft

    12: Verbal commits to play for the UA football team in 2008

    8: Number of NCAA titles the Arizona softball team has won in team history
    Consecutive games pitched by Mowatt at the Women ‘s College World Series

    7: Projected Pac-10 finish for the football team, according to the conference media poll Wildcats drafted in this year’s MLB amateur draft
    Years Greg Allen served as the UA women’s golf head coach before leaving to take the head coaching position at Vanderbilt

    5: Wins in as many games for the women’s basketball team in their Italy tour this summer
    Men’s basketball center Kirk Walters has been given a fifth year of eligibility after sitting out the majority of last season with mononucleosis

    2: Number of ESPYs Mowatt won at the ESPN award show for Best Female Athlete and Best Female Collegiate Athlete

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