Huskymania

By Ken Best

Tracking Huskymania on and off the field.

2012-2013: Year of Challenge, Change and Championships

With only the final series of the regular baseball season left this weekend and then postseason possibilities for baseball, men’s and women’s track and field and for the rowing team, the close of the academic year will send Huskymania on hiatus after this posting. Here’s a look back at some of the highlights of the… continue reading
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Women’s Track Wins ECAC Outdoor Title, Baseball Team to Big East Tournament

The women’s track and field team continued its successful season over the weekend, winning the 2013 Outdoor ECAC Championship, its ninth ECAC title under head coach Bill Morgan. All-American Victoria Flowers ’13 (ED) won her first outdoor gold medals in the ECAC, taking first place in both the hammer throw and shot put, in leading… continue reading
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Baseball Team Looks to End Big East Skid vs. Louisville

With this weekend’s home series against No. 10 Louisville (39-10, 14-4 Big East), the baseball team (28-21, 9-12 BE) is hoping to end its conference skid and get back on track to compete for the Big East Tournament Championship. The Huskies have done well all season after establishing an early lead — with a 23-4… continue reading
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Lacrosse Team Ready for First NCAA Tournament

It is the newness of it all, for everyone connected to the Huskies lacrosse team. The wins piling up, a national ranking, going into the conference postseason, and now going to the NCAA Tournament on Friday against UMass in College Park, Pa. On top of it all, this is finals week in the classroom. “It… continue reading
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Men’s Track Wins Big East Championship, Lacrosse Selected for NCAA Tournament

Led by a win in the decathlon by Jesse Chapman ’14 (CLAS), the only first place victory along with 15 Top 5 finishes, the men’s track and field team won the 2013 Big East Outdoor Championship on Sunday at Rutgers. The Huskies won the 2013 Indoor title earlier this year, giving UConn a sweep of… continue reading
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MacKenzie Named Women’s Ice Hockey Coach

Chris MacKenzie, an assistant coach at Ohio State and former head coach at Niagara, has been named the new  women’s ice hockey head coach for the Huskies. MacKenzie has served as a college coach for 11 years, lead both women’s and men’s teams.  He coached on the men’s side for his first eight seasons at… continue reading
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Baseball and Softball Win, Hurdler DelliCarpini Earns Big East Honor

Jordan Tabakman ’15 (CLAS) moved to 5-0 on the year in relief Tuesday as the baseball team outslugged Sacred Heart University for a 10-6 win at J.O. Christian Field. The game turned when the Pioneers knocked in four runs in the top half of the seventh inning to tie the game at 6-6. In the… continue reading
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Rowing Takes 5 of 9 Races, Wreh-Wilson Leads NFL Draft Picks

As it moves toward preparing for the Dad Vail Regatta and the Big East Championship early in May, the rowing team won five of its nine races over the weekend in a double dual race with Bucknell, West Virginia and Delaware. In the first round of racing on Saturday, the Huskies won four out of… continue reading
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Golf Team Ready for Big East Tournament, Flowers Wins Penn Relay Hammer Throw

College golf in the northeast is, well, a different kind of experience. Last week the Huskies traveled to Penn State, where there was rain and snow. This weekend they head to Florida for the Big East Championship. “At Penn State I think we saw all four seasons in the tournament; there was rain, sun, snow… continue reading
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Lacrosse Clinches Postseason Bid, Ricky Moore Named MBB Assistant

After wrapping up a perfect 7-0 record at the George J. Sherman Family Sports Complex for the season with its 10-7 win over No. 6 Notre Dame last weekend, the No. 16 lacrosse team clinched its first-ever postseason spot in the Big East Championships on May 2-4 in Washington, D.C., with two regular season games… continue reading
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