CONNECTICUT HUSKIES NEWS

UConn Men’s Hockey to have competition in goal

Senior netminders Rob Nichols and freshman Adam Huska will be competing for playing time this season. Last season, junior goaltender Rob Nichols carried the UConn Men’s Hockey team with his stellar play between the pipes. He played 1,680 out of the 2,182 minutes for the Huskies, starting 29 of 36 games. For two years now, Nichols has been the clear cut top option in the net. Last...
Via The UConn Blog
16 hours ago

UConn Huskies Roundup - 9/30/16

Our look at who is talking about the UConn Huskies football men's basketball, women's basketball and Olympic sports teams from around the state and country. Be sure to subscribe to our YouTube channel as we'll continue to have videos from UConn football, UConn men's soccer and UConn women's soccer for the fall 2016 season. To open the links up in a new tab or window, use Control...
Via The UConn Blog
16 hours ago

UConn Women’s Soccer: #21 Huskies Open Conference Play With Win

It was the Rachel Hill and Stephanie Ribeiro Show in the conference opener. The UConn women’s soccer team opened up American Athletic Conference play with a 4-2 hard-fought win over the Tulsa Golden Hurricane. The Huskies (9-2, 1-0 AAC) were led by their senior duo of Stephanie Ribeiro and Rachel Hill, who scored all four goals in the victory. Ribeiro totaled a career-high of six...
Via The UConn Blog
1 day ago

College Football, Week 5: Picks and predictions

Week 5 of the college football season is upon us with the No. 6 Houston Cougars playing host to the Connecticut Huskies on Thursday night in a battle of two teams considered to be finalists for Big 12 expansion — if it ever happens. The action continues on Friday night with a top ten matchup between the No. 7 Stanford Cardinal and No. 10 Washington Huskies before heading into a...
Via Campus Sports Net
1 day ago

UConn Huskies Roundup - 9/29/16

Our look at who is talking about the UConn Huskies football men's basketball, women's basketball and Olympic sports teams from around the state and country. Be sure to subscribe to our YouTube channel as we'll continue to have videos from UConn football, UConn men's soccer and UConn women's soccer for the fall 2016 season. To open the links up in a new tab or window, use Control...
Via The UConn Blog
1 day ago

UConn Huskies Roundup - 9/28/16

Our look at who is talking about the UConn Huskies football men's basketball, women's basketball and Olympic sports teams from around the state and country. Be sure to subscribe to our YouTube channel as we'll continue to have videos from UConn football, UConn men's soccer and UConn women's soccer for the fall 2016 season. To open the links up in a new tab or window, use Control...
Via The UConn Blog
2 days ago

Mike Cavanaugh’s Contract Extended Through 2021

The extension keeps the UConn men’s hockey coach in Storrs for an additional five seasons. As first reported by Mark Divver, The UConn Blog can confirm that UConn men’s hockey head coach Mike Cavanaugh has signed a five-year contract extension, keeping him behind the bench for the Huskies through the 2020-2021 season. Cavanaugh has completed three seasons as coach of the Huskies...
Via The UConn Blog
3 days ago

Women’s Soccer Moves Up to No. 21, Men Remain Unranked

The women moved up two spots while the men are completely out of the rankings for the second consecutive week. The UConn women’s soccer team had spent the previous two weeks sitting at No. 23 in the nation but after a 4-1 win over Fordham the Huskies moved up to No. 21 heading into their conference opener. The Huskies wrap up the non-conference slate at 8-2-0. The only team remaining...
Via The UConn Blog
3 days ago

UConn Men’s Hockey Picked 7th in Hockey East Coaches Poll

#icebus was picked 9th in last year’s poll. After an eighth place finish in Hockey East last season, UConn Men’s Hockey is seeing expectations rise as the Huskies were picked to finish seventh in this year’s poll by the coaches. Boston University, who finished fifth in the standings last year, received 10 of the 12 first place votes and top position going into the 2016-...
Via The UConn Blog
3 days ago

UConn Future Opponents in Week 4

Find out how the Huskies’ remaining opponents fared this past weekend. UConn suffered a disappointing loss at home Saturday to bring the Huskies’ record to 2-2 with a tough stretch of season coming up. Here is how UConn’s upcoming opponents did in Week 4: No. 6 Houston (4-0) W 64-3 Over Texas State (1-2) Not really sure what to say about this one. Shame on the Cougars...
Via The UConn Blog
4 days ago

Multiple Weekly Honors For Both UConn Soccer Teams

UConn Men’s and Women’s Soccer were all over the AAC’s weekly awards. Men’s Soccer won both matches this week, beating Rhode Island 2-1 in Kingston on Wednesday before coming back to Morrone Stadium for their conference opener on Saturday against Temple. UConn notched its third clean sheet of the season, defeating the Owls 1-0. Three Huskies were mentioned in the AAC Week...
Via The UConn Blog
4 days ago

Five Takeaways from UConn Football’s Loss to Syracuse

What have we learned about the Huskies after their fourth game? The UConn Huskies fell to 2-2 after a disappointing home loss to Syracuse. Here are our key takeaways from the game. Things which cause losing Through four games we can see easily with a couple of different bounces how the team could be 0-4 or 4-0. Unfortunately, a few trends have persisted which are keeping the...
Via The UConn Blog
4 days ago

UConn Huskies Roundup - 9/26/16

Our look at who is talking about the UConn Huskies football men's basketball, women's basketball and Olympic sports teams from around the state and country. Be sure to subscribe to our YouTube channel as we'll continue to have videos from UConn football, UConn men's soccer and UConn women's soccer for the fall 2016 season. To open the links up in a new tab or window, use Control...
Via The UConn Blog
4 days ago

UConn Huskies Depth Chart for Houston Cougars

With a short week, no changes to the depth chart. UConn Huskies football coach Bob Diaco has released his depth chart for Thursday night’s game with the Houston Cougars. And as you might have expected, there are no changes to it. One thing to note is that Tyraiq Beals has been the primary kick returner the past three weeks despite the fact that Arkeel Newsome has been listed...
Via The UConn Blog
4 days ago

2016 UConn Baseball Team Award Winners

The Huskies had their postseason award ceremony on Sunday. Prior to the 2016 Alumni game on Sunday, Jim Penders and the rest of the coaching staff gave out awards for the 2016 season. Three players from last year’s team received the five awards; Anthony Kay, Ryan Radue and Bryan Daniello. Anthony Kay was a first round selection by the New York Mets in June’s MLB Draft and was...
Via The UConn Blog
5 days ago

UConn Men’s Soccer Opens AAC Play With Win Over Temple

Abdou Mbacke Thiam nets his fourth goal in the last three games for the Huskies. The Huskies got their third win in-a-row on Saturday, defeating Temple 1-0 and to get themselves off to a good start in American Athletic Conference play. Abdou Mbacke Thiam scored the goal for the Huskies off a corner in the 64th minute off the foot of Kwame Awuah. Mbacke Thiam has scored four goals...
Via The UConn Blog
6 days ago

Final Score: Syracuse Defeats UConn, 31-24

UConn and Syracuse played a hard-fought contest at Rentschler Field as the visitors captured the victory. UConn’s fourth game didn’t come down to the final play like its previous three did, but it was a close one which ended with a loss to Syracuse at home, 31-24. The Orange quickly jumped out to a 14-0 lead after two long touchdown receptions by star receiver Amba Etta-Tawo...
Via The UConn Blog
6 days ago

Syracuse uses late 99-yard drive to beat UConn 31-24.

EAST HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) Amba Etta-Tawo caught 12 passes for a school-record 270 yards and two touchdowns and Syracuse beat UConn 31-24 on Saturday. The graduate transfer from Maryland scored twice in the game's first five minutes on touchdown receptions of 57 and 30 yards. His 59-yard catch on third down from the shadow of his team's goal line highlighted a 12-play 99-yard fourth...
Via AP on Fox
6 days ago  |  Discuss

UConn Huskies Roundup - 9/24/16

Our look at who is talking about the UConn Huskies football men's basketball, women's basketball and Olympic sports teams from around the state and country. Be sure to subscribe to our YouTube channel as we'll continue to have videos from UConn football, UConn men's soccer and UConn women's soccer for the fall 2016 season. To open the links up in a new tab or window, use Control...
Via The UConn Blog
6 days ago

UConn Women’s Soccer: #23 Huskies Triumph Over Fordham

Stephanie Ribeiro nets her sixth game-winning goal of the season in the win. UConn wrapped up their non-conference schedule with a resounding 4-1 win over the Fordham Bulls. Standout performer Stephanie Ribeiro had a hand in all four goals, scoring one and adding three assists. She scored the game-winning goal, her sixth of the season, which leads the country. The Huskies came out...
Via The UConn Blog
8 days ago

UConn Huskies Roundup - 9/22/16

Our look at who is talking about the UConn Huskies men's basketball, women's basketball, football and Olympic sports teams around the state and country. Be sure to subscribe to our YouTube channel as we'll continue to have videos from UConn football, UConn men's soccer and UConn women's soccer for the fall 2016 season. To open the links up in a new tab or window, use Control+click...
Via The UConn Blog
8 days ago

The UConn Pod: Syracuse Hate Week

We discuss the state of football while also looking ahead to basketball and hockey season. Tim and myself got back on the internet airwaves to discuss a number of items, including: Basketball schedule - the good, the bad, and the ugly Kevin Ollie can recruit What to think about UConn Football’s 2-1 start Previewing Syracuse and looking ahead UConn Men’s Hockey #ICEBUS...
Via The UConn Blog
8 days ago

UConn Huskies In Loaded Field For the 2017 Phil Knight Invitational

The PK80 Invitational will take place in November 2017 in Portland, Oregon and collect some of the most storied programs in all of college basketball. Nike and ESPN have unvieled plans for a 16-team men’s basketball tournament to take place in November of 2017. The event was organized to honor Nike’s co-founder, Phil Knight, who will be turning 80 in February of 2018. Hints...
Via The UConn Blog
9 days ago

UConn Offense Improving on Third Down

It may not seem like much, but the Huskies are doing a better job of keeping drives alive. The UConn Huskies have had a heart-stopping season thus far, with every game to date coming down to the final moments. Through wins against Maine and Virginia and that loss against Navy, though, quarterback Bryant Shirreffs has stepped up. Shirreffs has only passed for 555 yards and a solitary...
Via The UConn Blog
9 days ago

Heavy UConn Women's Basketball Flavor to AP WNBA Awards

Multiple former Huskies took home honors from the Associated Press. UConn Huskies women’s basketball wins in college and then they go on to win in the pros. The WNBA regular season ended on Sunday and on Tuesday the Associated Press released their end of season awards, which featured multiple UConn alums. Breanna Stewart won Rookie of the Year, in addition to being named to the...
Via The UConn Blog
9 days ago
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