Huskymania

By Ken Best

Tracking Huskymania on and off the field.

Monthly Archives: September 2012

Men’s Soccer Takes It One Game at a Time

After the No. 2 men’s soccer team notched its first Big East Conference win against No. 13 St. John’s last weekend, head coach Ray Reid offered his real world perspective on the 3-0 victory. “It’s a good win. We can’t get too high over it. We played one game in the league. We’ve got the… continue reading
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Football Looks to Bounce Back Against Buffalo

“Awfully proud of the way the kids fought back,” head football coach Paul Pasqualoni says about the Huskies’ late surge against Western Michigan last weekend, a 30-24 loss that dropped the team to 2-2. Describing tomorrow’s game against Buffalo (1-2) as “a very important game” for the Huskies, Pasqualoni says the offense took a step… continue reading
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Fall Arrives in Storrs With Basketball in the Air

With the turn of the seasons just behind us, and Basketball First Night and the start of practice almost here – Friday Oct. 12 is the date — the in-box is starting to get filled with hoop news: Women’s head coach Geno Auriemma has said that the Huskies have had their greatest success when two… continue reading
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All-American Bobby Rhine ’98 (CLAS) Honored by Men’s Soccer Team

  The men’s soccer team honored the late Bobby Rhine ’98 (CLAS), a two-time All-American and team captain who became the first UConn soccer player drafted by Major League Soccer, by adding his name to the Wall of Honor at Morrone Stadium on Saturday. The recognition took place just before the No. 2 Huskies’ Big… continue reading
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No. 5 Field Hockey Schedule Rated as Nation’s Top RPI

No. 5 Field Hockey Schedule Rated as Nation’s Top RPI With the graduation of six starters and the loss to injury of Anne Jeute ’15 (CLAS), a second team All-America selection, Hall of Fame coach Nancy Stevens said earlier this season that the coaches and student-athletes of  the No. 5 field hockey team would need… continue reading
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A Hellenic Honor for Coach Tsantiris

Although Gregory Stamos ’77 (CLAS) and Huskies women’s soccer coach Len Tsantiris ’77 (ED), were students in Storrs at the same time, they did not know each other. Stamos watched Tsantiris play soccer as he helped the Huskies reach the Sweet 16 and Elite Eight in the NCAA men’s soccer tournament. But Stamos later got… continue reading
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Weekend Roundup: 9.17.12

The volleyball team moved to 8-6 on the year after finishing the New England Classic with a 2-1 record over the weekend. The Huskies started the tournament on Friday in Gampel Pavilion against Harvard, winning 3-0 before traveling to Northeastern, where they split matches, beating Boston College 3-0 and losing to NU 3-0. Senior outside… continue reading
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Pasqualoni Keeps Team Focused on Maryland

Coaches like to focus on the immediate business at hand, which means that for the UConn (1-1) and Maryland (2-0) football teams there is a game to play at 12:30 p.m. on Saturday in Byrd Stadium in College Park, Md. (SNY, WTIC-1080) The focus and urgency for the Huskies is to rebound from last week’s… continue reading
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Big East Honors Huskies

The Big East recognized several Huskies earlier this week with conference honors: Last season women’s cross country coach Andrea Grove-McDonough described Lauren Sara ’14 (CLAS) as having the potential to become an All-American. Running with confidence, Sara started the 2012 season by taking second place at last weekend’s Dartmouth Invitational, just behind the winner, Abbey… continue reading
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The Weekend Round-up

Head coach Paul Pasqualoni was concise in his post-game remarks after the football team’s 10-7 loss to North Carolina State on Saturday:  “Frustrating afternoon, to put it mildly. North Carolina State’s a good solid team… you can’t turn it over four times against a team like that and expect to win…too many miscues…just overall, a… continue reading
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