Mike Candrea


Mike Candrea highlights latest Arizona Hall of Fame class

It didn’t take long for Mike Candrea to turn Arizona softball into a national powerhouse. Now that his legendary coaching career has come to an end, there’s no point in waiting to put him into the school’s Hall of Fame. Candrea is part of the latest class...

Mike Candrea, Fred Batiste highlight Wildcats' 2022 Arizona Sports Hall of Fame Class

Eight former Arizona Wildcats icon are being inducted into the 2022 Class of the Arizona Sports Hall of Fame this fall. The class is highlighted by former UA softball coach Mike Candrea and Fred Batiste, the university's first Black student-athlete of any sport. Cory Chitwood, Ben Grado, Brittany Lastrapes, Jim Livengood, Austen Thompson and Willie Williams complete UA's Hall of Fame class this year.