Arizona Softball

Arizona softball: press conference with Mike Candrea

Arizona is entering the final home stretch of its season with just two weeks left and heading to No. 12 Oregon for the last road trip of the regular season.

The Wildcats are coming off six straight wins with series sweeps of Utah and Cal, helping them jump from ninth to the seventh-ranked team in the nation in the NFCA poll.

During the six-game winning streak, Arizona has outscored its opponents 55-8, improving to 33-8 and 11-5 in the Pac-12.

The Wildcats have gone 24-0 at home this season but haven’t played ranked opponents in those games and have gone 9-8 on the road. Arizona has struggled all year long against top 25 teams going 2-8, with its offense averaging 2.8 runs in those games.

Here are players Dejah Mulipola, Malia Martinez and Alyssa Palomino-Cardoza talking about the team’s struggles on the road this season and discussing how they can turn things around when it comes to facing ranked opponents:

Here’s coach Mike Candrea talking about the upcoming road trip and discussing how his team can turn around its offensive struggles on the road:

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ALLSPORTSTUCSON.com writer Troy Hutchison hails from Tucson and is a lifelong Arizona Wildcats follower. He has been involved in sports journalism over the last two years while taking communications courses at Pima Community College.

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