Published: Monday, September 10, 2012
Updated: Monday, September 10, 2012 23:09
Field Hockey: The No. 7 Huskies defeated the No. 15 Michigan Wolverines with a score of 2-1 this past Saturday afternoon in Albany, N.Y. With the win, the Huskies improved their season record to 4-0 and their record against ranked competition to 2-0. Junior forward and midfielder Marie Elena Bolles, the reigning Big East Offensive Player of the Week and the 2012 Preseason Big East Offensive Player of the Year, scored both goals for the Huskies. Junior goalkeeper Sarah Mansfield, a UConn 2011 First Team All-American, made six saves for UConn. The Huskies also outshot the Wolverines by a margin of 15-12.
Football: The Huskies lost to the North Carolina State Wolfpack with a score of 10-7 this past Saturday afternoon at Rentschler Field. With the loss, the Huskies currently have a season record of 1-1. The Huskies played a tight game against the Wolfpack, and have undoubtedly learned about areas they are strong in and areas where they need to improve. The Huskies showed powerful defense, sacking the NCS senior quarterback Mike Glennon six times and limiting the Wolfpack offense to 258 yards. For areas to improve in, the Huskies showed little offense. UConn was limited to 239 yards of offense and turned the ball over four times.
Women’s Cross Country: The Huskies opened the 2012 campaign with a fourth place finish on 78 points at the Dartmouth Invitational on Saturday morning. Multiple runners from UConn ran very well. Lauren Sara and Allison Lasnicki both had top five finishes.
Men’s Soccer: The Huskies defeated their counterparts from Washington State on Friday night with a close score of 1-0 in overtime. Senior defender Max Wasserman scored the lone goal on a free kick that was provided when Washington State players took a red card for taking down senior captain Carlos Alvarez.
The Huskies then played Boston University Sunday night and ended up with a tie score of 1-1. Senior captain Carlos Alvarez scored the lone goal for the Huskies.
Women’s Soccer: The Huskies defeated the Central Connecticut State University Blue Devils with a score of 4-1 this past Sunday afternoon at New Britain. Senior forward Danielle Schulmann scored three goals and an assist.
Men’s Tennis: The Huskies competed in the first match of the 2012 fall campaign at the Fairfield Doubles Festival on Saturday at Fairfield University. The team swept the Flight 2 doubles. Ryan Carr and Wayne Harrell went 3-0 on the day.
Women’s Volleyball: The Huskies competed in the Dr. Mary Jo Wynn Invitational this past weekend in Springfield, M.O. The Huskies swept New Orleans 3-0 and lost to Missouri State 3-0 on Friday. The Huskies then beat Nebraska-Omaha 3-2 and lost to Northern Illinois 3-1. With this invitational, the team is now 6-5 on the season.