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UCONN (1-0, 0-0 BE) vs. VANDERBILT (1-0, 0-0 SEC) GAME 2 w Saturday, Sept. 10, 2011 w 7:30 P.M. VANDERBILT STADIUM (39,790) SNY w WTIC-UCONN RADIO NETWORK UConn Schedule/Results Date Opponent(TV) Score/Time 9/3 FORDHAM(ESPN3) W,35-3 9/10 at Vanderbilt (SNY) 7:30 PM 9/16 IOWASTATE(ESPN2) 8:00PM 9/24 at Buffalo (SNY) 6:00 PM 10/1 WESTERNMICHIGAN(SNY)3:30PM 10/8 at West Virginia*(SNY/ESPN) 12:00 PM 10/15 USF* TBA 10/26 at Pittsburgh* (ESPN) 8:00 PM 11/5SYRACUSE* TBA 11/19LOUISVILLE* TBA 11/26RUTGERS* TBA 12/3 at Cincinnati* (ESPN/2) 12:00 PM * Denotes BIG EAST Conference game Vanderbilt Schedule/Results Date Opponent Score/Time 9/3 ELON(CSS) W,45-14 9/10 CONNECTICUT(CSS) 6:30PM 9/17 OLEMISS*(SECNet.) 11:21AM 9/24 at South Carolina* TBA 10/8 at Alabama* TBA 10/15 GEORGIA* TBA 10/22 ARMY TBA 10/29 ARKANSAS* TBA 11/5 at Florida* TBA 11/12KENTUCKY* TBA 11/19 at Tennessee* TBA 11/26 at Wake Forest TBA * Denotes Southeastern Conference game GAME STORYLINES w Connecticut hits the road for the first time this season as it visits Vanderbilt. UConn is 2-2 all-time vs. the SEC with wins against Vandy and South Carolina andlossestoVandyandKentucky. w CheshirenativePaulPasqualonimadea successfuldebutastheHuskeisheadcoach against Fordham -- becoming the first UConn head coach since 1923 to win his debut game. He has won more BIGEAST league games than any other head coach andistiedfortheoverallgamerecord. w RedshirtfreshmanLyleMcCombsrushed for141yardsinhiscollegedebut. w With its win over Syracuse on Nov. 20, THE COACHES CONNECTICUTHEADCOACHPAULPASQUALONI UConn head coach PaulPasqualonimade his Husky head coaching debut a successful one last Saturday as the Huskies topped Fordham of the FCS. The Cheshire, Conn., native was named the 28th head football coach in UConn history on January 14, 2011. Pasqualoni has had a highly-successful career on all levels of football -- professional, college and high school. He was the head coach at Western Connecticut from 1982-86 and led the team to the NCAA Division II playoffs in 1985. He had an extremely successful tenure as the head coach at Syracuse from 1991-2004. Pasqualoni led the Orange to 107 wins, four BIG EAST titles and a 6-3 postseason record. Among his bowl appearances at Syracuse were two Fiesta Bowls (1992 and ‘97) and an Orange Bowl (‘98). Pasqualoni is the all-time winningest coach in BIGEASTConference leaguewinswith62andistiedforfirstinoverallwinswith108withFrank BeamerofVirginiaTech. He is just one of two league coaches in history to win four BIG EAST Championships. His overall college coaching record stands at 14276-1 (34-17 at WCSU, 107-59-1 at Syracuse and 1-0 at UConn). For the previous five seasons, Pasqualoni had served on NFL staffs -- with Dallas in 2005-07 and ‘10 and with Miami in 2008-09. His first coaching job was an assistant coach at Cheshire HS from 1972-75. He is a 1972 Penn State graduate. VANDERBILTHEADCOACHJAMESFRANKLIN JamesFranklinis in his first season as the head coach at Vanderbilt and won his collegiate head coaching debut on Saturday night vs. Elon. Franklin was the assistant head coach and offensive coordaintor at Maryland from 2008-10. He also coached at Maryland at WR coach from 2000-04. His other assistant coaching stops included Kansas State (2006-07) and the Green Bay Packers in 2005. He is a 1995 gradute of East Stroudburg State and was a four year starter at QB for the school. RADIO & TV COVERAGE TELEVISIONCOVERAGE Saturday’s game will be televised by SNY in the Connecticut and Northeast region. Matt Stewart is on play-by-play while Chris Doering is on color and Suzette Taylor is on the sidlines. Todd Minhinnett is the producer and Bob Whitelawdirects. The game will also be seen in Atlanta on Comcast Sports South and in Tampa on the Brighthouse Network. Among other places it will been seen are Charlotte, N.C. (Time Warner), Cincinnati (Cin. Bell) and New Orleans (Cox). The game will also be replayed on SNY in a condensed mode on the “Husky Power Hour” on Sunday, Sept. 11 at 7:00 a.m. and 9 a.m. The game will be replayed in its entirity on Tuesday, Sept. 13 at 1:30 p.m. RADIOCOVERAGE For the 20th consecutive season, WTIC1080-AM in Hartford serves as the flagship station for the UConn Radio Network. WTIC is the state’s only 50,000 watt signal and can be heard in 23 states and parts of Canada. Veteran UConn announcers Joe D’Ambrosio (play-by-play) and Wayne Norman (color commentary) return to call the action with JeffDooley on the sidelines for the Vanderbilt game and E.B.Davis on production.

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