Arizona football appears to be improving, new 2024 Big 12 schedule released – The Daily Wildcat

The Arizona football team recently released its 2024 Big 12 Conference schedule. The Wildcats finished in the bottom part of the yeare Pac-12 Conference standings with a 3-6-2 conference record and a 6-8-5 overall season record. Once these are achieved, they will try to improve significantly Big 12 Games begin.

Arizona has never faced five of its upcoming opponents in program history; the University of Cincinnati, West Virginia University, the University of Central Florida, the University of Houston and Kansas State University.

Big 12 recap and upcoming schedule:

For the 2023 season, Texas Tech University posted the Big 12's best record at 8-0-2 in conference play. Let's address this In the Big 12 Tournament, the Red Raiders were defeated by the University of Texas at Austin. The The Longhorns then faced Brigham Young University in the final of the Big 12 Tournament, with the Longhorns winning 3-1. They would win the conference tournament in their final season before moving to the Southeastern Conference. However, that is The Cougars competed in the NCAA Tournament and reached the finals, where they suffered a heartbreaking 2-0 loss.

The Wildcats begin their 2024 Big 12 season with three road games: at the University of Utah on September 12th, at Baylor University on September 19th and at TCU on September 22nd.

They then travel back to Tucson to playThe first three home games at Murphey Field at Mulcahy Stadium against Cincinnati on September 26th, West Virginia on September 29th and BYU on October 4th.

They venture back onto the He plays at UCF on October 10th and Houston on October 13th. The Wildcats return to action for their final two home games on October 17th against the University of Kansas and October 20th against Kansas State.

Arizona's final conference game of the season is Oct. 25 in Tempe against rival ASU.

Retiring and returning players:

The big news for the Wildcats after that Her 2023 season selection included goalkeeper Hope Hisey in the 2024 National Women's Soccer League Draft. Hisey was recorded fourth round with the 46th overall victory of the Kansas City Current.

With the With Hisey's departure, there is now a possibility that sophomore Ciara Ulreich-Power will start. Ulreich Power will get her first opportunity to play on the pitch as she didn't get any time in goal last season. She remains the only goalkeeper in the squad, forcing them to go from having no playing time to becoming a cornerstone of the from 11.

Arizona retained its leading scorer of 2023, Nicole Dallin, who had 9 goals and two assists for the Wildcats. However, one of the biggest Offensive losses will be seen in Cameron Valladares. Valladares scored four goals and one assist for the Wildcats last season, ranking second in scoring. However, this offseason saw She heads north to Tempe to join the ASU team.

Recently Arizona has brought two other players with them, defender Rikako Hayami from Arizona Western College and forward Sydney Osborn, who most recently played for the Slammers in the Elite Club National League.

With new players joining the roster as the Wildcats prepare to enter the Big 12, Their new additions will be something fans will keep an eye on as the team looks to make a splash next season.

Looking ahead:

The Wildcats' first scheduled game this season is their Sept. 12 game against Utah in Salt Lake City.

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