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    This morning, the sun will rise high above the city of Boston and glimmer off the many windows that dot the Prudential Building. It will shine over TD Garden and Quincy Market after passing over Fenway Park and Boylston Street.

  • Baseball Baseball: Huskies drop two games to Temple, fall to seventh in AAC

    Failure to capitalize with runners in scoring position, extra inning heartbreak and untimely errors defined the final two games of the UConn baseball team’s series against Temple, as the Owls came back from a game-one loss to win the series two games to one.

  • Softball: UConn drops two out of three against Temple at home

    The UConn softball team lost their weekend series against the Temple Owls in Storrs this weekend. The Huskies won game one 5-4 in 10 innings and lost games two and three by a score of 4-2 and 3-2.

  • Lacrosse: Kahn scores five goals in Huskies' win over Cincy

    Following a defeat to Louisville, the Huskies rebounded to defeat Cincinnati 17-6 Saturday afternoon. UConn improved their overall record to 9-6 and to 4-2 in Big East games. Coach Katie Woods praised the team for their bounce back. “It’s extremely important to follow a loss with such good effort. We refocused, remembered to play like us and put ourselves in a position to win,” Woods said.

  • Women's Tennis: UConn loses at conference championship

    The UConn women’s tennis team concluded their season this past Thursday, losing to the University of Cincinnati Bearcats 4-1 in their opening match of the American Athletic Conference Championships.

  • Men's Tennis: UConn loses to USF at AAC championships

    The UConn men’s tennis team finished up their season this past Friday in Memphis, as they dropped their opening meet of the American Athletic Conference Championships to the University of South Florida Bulls. The No. 26 ranked Bulls won three singles matches and two doubles matches before play was called.

  • Men's Track and Field: UConn wins New England Challenge

    Over the weekend, the UConn men’s track and field team competed in their final home meet, the New England Challenge. UConn won the meet with 14 first place finishes, totaling 111 points which was more than enough to beat second place Southern Connecticut State with 60, and third place University of Rhode Island which amassed 23. Senior Captain Darnell Cummings and Freshman Patrick Hayes led the way and finished first and second, respectively, in both the 100 meter and 200 meter dash. The 400, 800, 1500 and 5000 meter races were all won by the Huskies as sophomore Robert Rhodes captured first in the 400, senior Paul DeSalvo finished first in the 800. Junior Phillip Caldwell won in the 1500 and finally freshman Ned Wilson in the 5000 meter. Following the same trend, both relay events were won by the Huskies as the 4x100m team of freshman Chinedu Amonu, senior Darnell Cummings, freshman Patrick Hayes and sophomore Robert Hovanec posted a winning time of 41.38. The 4x400m team of freshman Chinedu Amonu, sophomore Robert Hovanec, sophomore Aaeron Sykes and sophomore Robert Rhodes won first place with the time of 3:17.08.

  • Softball Notebook: Duggan comes up big in extra innings win

    As game one of Friday’s doubleheader against American Athletic Conference rival Temple went into extra innings, the Huskies became aware of how crucial a win would be in order to move up in the AAC standings and improve their seeding in next month’s AAC tournament.

  • Baseball: Marzi’s pitching lifted UConn past Temple

    Senior pitcher Anthony Marzi became the seventh player in UConn baseball history to reach 200 career strikeouts as the Huskies topped Temple 4-1 Thursday at J.O. Christian Field.

  • Baseball Baseball: Marzi stays humble after 200 strike outs at UConn

    April 18, 2011 is a day that UConn pitcher Anthony Marzi will probably remember for the rest of his life. It was the day he made his first collegiate appearance, throwing three innings in relief in an 18-3 win over UMass. It was also the day he threw his first collegiate strikeout.

  • Softball: UConn looks to continue their hot streak agaisnt Temple

    After putting up a season-high 12 runs against Hartford on Wednesday, the UConn softball team will resume conference play in a three-game homestand at Burrill Family Field against the Temple Owls.

  • Men's track: UConn to compete in last home meet of the season

    The UConn men’s track will be competing in a home meet Saturday at the George J. Sherman Family Sports Complex in Storrs.

  • Lacrosse: UConn looks to bounce back against Cincinnati after tough loss

    The UConn lacrosse team lost on the road to No. 18 Louisville Thursday by a final score of 12-7.

  • NBA Western Conference year-end awards

    The NBA season is coming to an end. So before the playoffs begin, here are some predications for the NBA regular season awards.

  • Column: NBA Eastern Conference season takeaways

    The NBA regular season came to a close last night and this year the Eastern Conference was rather disappointing. The bottom half of the league was just not competitive, especially compared to the Western Conference. Although the competitiveness was down, this season was not lacking in storylines. Let’s take a look at the three of the biggest takeaways from this season.

  • Baseball takes on Temple after early-week rainout

    The UConn baseball team will welcome the Temple Owls to J.O. Christian Field in an American Athletic Conference matchup. Both teams sit in the middle of the conference standings and are looking to make a move up to better their positions.

  • Women's tennis travels to Tampa

    The UConn women’s tennis team will travel to the University of South Florida this Thursday, as they compete in the first-ever American Athletic Conference women’s tennis championships. UConn, entering as the ninth seed, faces off against the eighth-seeded University of Cincinnati Bearcats in the first round. The match is set to begin at 9 a.m.

  • Men's tennis heads to first AAC Championships

    The UConn men’s tennis team will travel to Memphis this Friday to take part in the first-ever American Athletic Conference men’s tennis championships. UConn, entering as the seventh seed, takes on the second-seeded University of South Florida Bulls in their first round match-up. The match is set to begin at 9 a.m.

  • Lacrosse takes on Cardinals in conference matchup

    Coming off a weekend at home where they split two games, the UConn Huskies (8-5) are on the road to face off against the Louisville Cardinals (10-3) in their biggest conference game of the season.

  • Softball has offensive explosion against Hawks

    The UConn softball offense turned in their best performance of the season, in a 12-1 five inning mercy win over instate rival Hartford.

  • sb Softball beats Hartford in blowout fashion

    The UConn Softball team defeated the Hartford Hawks 12-1 yesterday in a non-league matchup.
    The Huskies offensive explosion was led by sophomore left fielder Heather Fyfe, who went two for three on the day with a grand slam and five RBIs.

  • Softball rained out, faces Hartford on Wednesday

    After UConn softball’s Tuesday matchup against the University of Rhode Island was cancelled due to inclement weather, the Huskies (9-29, 2-9 the American) look to start their week off with a home game against in state rival Hartford (7-21 overall, 1-8 in America East).
    After a weekend series in Louisville where UConn could only muster two runs in three games against the Cardinals, the Huskies will need a stronger offensive output in order to pick up their first win of the week against the Hawks.

  • Column: Rooting for good people

    Sports journalism is founded on one basic tenant: no cheering on press row.

  • Jess Condon Hartford wins bid to host 2015 AAC Tournament at XL Center

    The 2015 American Athletic Conference Men’s Basketball Championship will be played at the XL Center in Hartford, the conference announced Monday.

  • Dolson and Hartley to be teammates again in Washington

    UNCASVILLE – Geno Auriemma has joked that Stefanie Dolson and Bria Hartley were attached at the hip through four years at UConn. As it turns out, they won’t have to sever that bond to enter the pro ranks; both are joining the WNBA’s Washington Mystics after Monday night’s draft.