Athletics

Honoring Harrison ‘Honey’ Fitch: Star Athlete, UConn Trailblazer

The first Black basketball player in University history endured racist abuse from rival teams and fans, but never wavered in his pursuit of excellence

Renee Montgomery '09 is working with the Werth Foundation to make sure students like Rashana Weerasinghe (top) and Astou Diallo have the tools they need to succeed as students (contributed photos).

UConn Alumna’s Foundation Helping Werth Innovators ‘Make the Last Yard’

Renee Montgomery's journey from basketball stardom to boardroom success helps students navigate the challenges of college

UConn fans cheering on a basketball team at Gampel Pavilion in Storrs.

Study: Being a Fan at Gampel Pavilion (and Elsewhere) Absolutely Rules

Research demonstrates that the in-person experience is richer than watching an event on TV

A graphic depicting new head football coach Jim Mora.

UConn Names Jim Mora as Next Head Football Coach

Mora will be the 32nd head coach in the history of the program, which dates to 1896

Jonathan the Husky poses for a photo near a marquee announcing UConn's return to the Big East athletic conference outside Madison Square Garden in Manhattan on June 27, 2019.

UConn Magazine: Big East Bonanza

It's good to be home

olympic monument near gampel pavillion

Monument Will Honor UConn’s Proud Olympic History

The names of 50 Olympians with UConn ties will be on the monument - with plenty of room for more as time goes on

Smith and Jakubowski standing in front of Pratt & Whitney Stadium at Rentschler Field

UConn Magazine: Say it With a T-shirt

Wear Ya Mask! tees were created to encourage health and safety during the pandemic.

Sophomore Aaliyah Edwards will compete in the Tokyo Olympics for the Canadian women's basketball team. She joins a talented squad of Husky alums in basketball, soccer, field hockey, and more

Huskies Heading to Tokyo for Summer Games Will Represent Six Nations

UConn will be represented by 16 athletes at the Summer Olympics and Paralympics

The UConn baseball team, seen here during a game against Seton Hall, will play in the NCAA tournament.

Huskies Baseball Opens NCAA Tournament Against Michigan

The Huskies won both the regular season and Big East tournament in the same season for the first time

two football players

UConn Graduate Lives Out NFL Dreams In a COVID World

Tyler Davis ’19 (CAHNR) went from Storrs to the Jacksonville Jaguars despite the challenges of the pandemic