Something special is happening in the state of Arizona. Jay Johnson came into Tempe with little on the resume that would give an indication of how things would play out. To say he’s been a pleasant surprise would be an understatement. University of Arizona baseball is on a roll in this, Johnson’s second season, and
Tim Esmay grew up in the shadow of the Arizona State campus, dreaming of donning the legendary Sun Devil uniform one day. His dream came true first as a player, then twice as an assistant, and finally when he took over the storied program as head coach in 2010. While plying the coaching trade throughout
Nice guys do finish first. At least that’s the case with Arizona’s Andy Lopez. Coach Lopez has two College World Series rings, over 1100 wins, and several Coach of the Year awards, but his passion is for God, family, baseball, and turning out good young men. In that, he’s accomplished almost everything he’s dreamed of.