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General Information

Table of Contents/Schedule............................................................... 1 Historical Timeline...........................................................................2-3 Joseph J. Morrone Stadium............................................................4-5 General Information/Ticket Information.............................................. 6

Connecticut Coaches

Head Coach Len Tsantiris.............................................................8-11 Assistant Coach Margaret Rodriguez.............................................. 12 Assistant Coach Zac Shaw.............................................................. 13 Strength and Conditioning Coach Chris West................................. 14 Why I Chose UConn...................................................................15-16

2011 Season Preview

2011 Rosters and Breakdown.....................................................18-19 2011 Preview...............................................................................20-21

Connecticut Players

Player Profiles.............................................................................23-46

2010 Season Review

2010 Season-in-Review..............................................................48-49 2010 Season Statistics..................................................................... 50 2010 Game Recaps....................................................................51-55 Huskies and the Media..................................................................... 55

The BIG EAST

2010 BIG EAST Recap.................................................................... 57 UConn vs. the BIG EAST................................................................. 58 BIG EAST All-Time Tournament Records....................................... 59 BIG EAST Players of the Year......................................................... 60 BIG EAST Awards............................................................................ 61

UConn Women’s Soccer History

30th Anniversary.............................................................................. 63 By the Numbers..........................................................................64-65 All-time Letterwinners..................................................................66-67 All-Americans..............................................................................68-69 National and Regional Recognition.................................................. 70 100-Point Club.................................................................................. 71 Record Book................................................................................72-73 Team Honors.................................................................................... 74 Retired Numbers.............................................................................. 75 NCAA Tournament History..........................................................76-77 All-Time Postseason Box Scores................................................78-81 Year-by-Year Results..................................................................82-85 All-Time Record vs. Opponents....................................................... 86 UConn and the U.S. National Team................................................ 87 Foreign Tours..............................................................................88-89 Long Island Connection................................................................... 90

2011 UConn Schedule AUGUST 11th 14th 19th 26th 28th SEPTEMBER 2nd 4th 9th 11th 15th 18th 23rd 25th 30th OCTOBER 2nd 7th 9th 14th 16th 21, 22

UMass (exhibition) @ BC (exhibition) Northeastern Colgate CCSU

Storrs, CT Chestnut Hill, MA Storrs, CT Storrs, CT Storrs, CT

@ Wake Forest& TBA @ Wake Forest vs. Virginia Tech& TBA Boston University Storrs, CT @ Harvard Cambridge, MA Syracuse* Storrs, CT @ St John’s* Queens, NY Louisville* Storrs, CT Cincinnati* Storrs, CT @ DePaul* Chicago, IL @ Notre Dame* @ USF* @ Marquette* Pittsburgh* West Virginia* @ Providence*

South Bend, IN Tampa, FL Milwaukee, WI Storrs, CT Storrs, CT Providence, R.I

* - BIG EAST Opponent & - Wake Forest Tournament (Winston-Salem, N.C.)

UConn Support Staff

Academic Counseling....................................................................... 92 UConn Support Staff........................................................................ 93 Huskies in the Community..........................................................94-95

The University of Connecticut

The University of Connecticut.................................................101-102 Living the UConn Experience......................................................... 103 A Remarkable Transformation................................................104-105 Top 10 Reasons to Attend UConn..........................................106-107 Athletic Director Jeff Hathaway...................................................... 108 UConn Athletic Facilities................................................................ 109

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Historical Timeline University of Connecticut 28 NCAA Appearances

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Connecticut’s National Dominance Over the past 32 years, UConn women’s soccer has earned . . . » 28 NCAA Tournament Berths (1982-2007, 2009, 2010) » 4 NCAA Finals Appearances (1984, 1990, 1997, 2003) » 8 National Semifinals Appearances (1981-1984, 1990, 1994, 1997, 2003) » 18 NCAA Quarterfinals Appearances (1982-1984, 1986, 1987, 1990, 1991, 1993-2000, 2002, 2003, 2007) » 10 BIG EAST Championships (Regular Season: 1995, 1998-2003, 2005; Tournament: 2002, 2004) 1970’s 1979: UConn women’s soccer begins under head coach Maggie Dunlop, who will post a 24-10-2 overall record in two seasons. 1980’s 1981: Len Tsantiris, an All-New England men’s soccer standout at Connecticut from 1973-76, takes over as head coach of Connecticut women’s soccer. •In the same year, the soccer squad earns the program’s first-ever trip to the national semifinal, placing third at the AIAW National Tournament. 1982-84: UConn earns three more “consecutive” trips to the women’s soccer semifinal in 1982, 1983 and 1984 (the first three years of the tournament under the umbrella of the NCAA). The 1984 squad lost 2-0 to North Carolina in the national championship match. 1983: Tara Buckley becomes the first and only four-time All-American in UConn women’s soccer history (1980-1983). Her sister, Moira Buckley, was a three-time All-American (1981-83) and set career records for points (166) and goals scored (63). October 27, 1983: Huskies defeat Westfield State 10-0 to finish the regular season undefeated for the second consecutive year. November 12,1983: UConn defeats Boston College in the NCAA Tournament First Round to set a new school record with 19 wins. 1990’s 1990: The Huskies charge into the College Cup Final, topping Virginia in the NCAA Tournament Quarterfinals and defeating Santa Clara in a semifinal shootout en route to the title contest. •UConn women’s soccer advanced to its fifth national semifinal and second NCAA National Championship game. September 22, 1990: Perhaps the greatest win in the history of UConn women’s soccer, comes via a 3-2 overtime win over then eight-time national champion North Carolina. UConn not only defeated the defending NCAA champs, but also ended the Tar Heels’ 103-game unbeaten streak, which had been the longest unbeaten streak of any intercollegiate sport in the country. 1994: The Huskies post an impressive 19-4 overall record and advance to the program’s sixth national semifinal. November 13, 1994: The Huskies have a heroic 2-1 double-overtime win over Hartford in the NCAA Regional Championship match. 1995: Connecticut owns a record of 19-3-2 overall and a spotless 8-0 in BIG EAST play. The undefeated BIG EAST season is the first of an eventual eight regular season championships. September 9, 1995: Huskies begin a school-record 16-game winning streak and a school-record nine-game shutout streak. October 6, 1995: 5-4 overtime UConn win in South Bend snaps Notre Dame’s 36-game regular-season unbeaten streak. 1996: The single-season record of 22 wins is set after posting an overall mark of 22-3 and advancing to the NCAA quarterfinals.

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1997: The 1996 single-season win record is broken after the program wins 23-of-27 games played en route to advancing to the national semifinal for the seventh time. The Huskies finished the year ranked No. 2 in the country after playing in the national championship game thanks to a 2-1 national semifinal win over previously unbeaten Notre Dame and a 2-1 doubleovertime victory over Hartford in the Second Round of the NCAA’s. • As a result of their success, Sara Whalen is named the Women’s Soccer National Player of the Year by the Honda Awards Program and the Connecticut star was also named the 1997 National Soccer Coaches Association National Player of the Year. Also, she was honored as a First Team All-American for the third consecutive time in that same year. •Connecticut head coach Len Tsantiris goes on to be named the National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA) Division I Women’s National Coach of the Year. 1999: Whalen (‘97) is a key member of the United States Women’s Soccer Team that goes on to win the World Cup. 1998-2003: UConn women’s soccer wins six consecutive BIG EAST Conference regular season titles. 2000’s 2000: Whalen was a member of the silver-medal winning USA squad at the Olympic Games in Sydney, Australia. November 17, 2000: UConn garners a 1-0 victory over No. 2 nationally-ranked Nebraska in the third round of the 2000 NCAA Tournament. November 12, 2002: The program wins the BIG EAST Tournament title with a 1-0 win over West Virginia. 2003: UConn makes their eighth national semifinal appearance earning its fourth berth in the NCAA championship game and ending the season ranked No. 2 in the nation for the second time. September 14, 2003: The Huskies take a hard-fought 3-2 double-overtime victory over then-defending National Champion Portland. September 12, 2004: UConn head coach Len Tsantiris becomes only the second coach in college women’s soccer history to win 400 games when his Huskies beat Hartford 3-0. November 7, 2004: the Huskies hand eventual NCAA Champion Notre Dame their only loss of the season as they beat the Fighting Irish 2-1 to win the BIG EAST Tournament Championship in Storrs. October 7, 2007: Head Coach Len Tsantiris wins his 450th game, defeating Seton Hall 2-1 in overtime. November 12, 2007: In earning a berth to its 26th consecutive appearance in the NCAA Tournament, UConn becomes the only other school, besides North Carolina, to appear in every single tournament. November 13, 2009: Defeated Boston University 1-0 in the NCAA tournament to record the program’s 500th victory in 31 years Miscellaneous •In 30 seasons as head coach of the Connecticut women’s soccer program, Len Tsantiris has compiled an overall record of 484-155-46, a .733 winning performance. • In 31 seasons as a varsity program, Connecticut women’s soccer has compiled an overall record of 510-165-49, an impressive 73.8 winning percentage. •UConn women’s soccer has advanced to the NCAA Division I National Championship Game four times (1984, 1990, 1997, 2003) while earning eight trips to the national tournament semifinals (1981, 1982, 1983, 1984, 1990, 1994, 1997, 2003). •In the past 31 seasons, Connecticut women’s soccer has finished in the top 10 in the final national poll 22 times. •The Connecticut women’s soccer program has produced 27 All-Americans, earning the honor a total of 44 times. •UConn women’s soccer has won 10 BIG EAST Conference titles. •UConn women’s soccer has had 14 student-athletes named BIG EAST Conference Player of the Year. •UConn women’s soccer has retired two numbers - Honoring four-time All-American Tara Buckley by retiring the No. 5 jersey and honoring three-time All-American and 1997 National Player of the Year Sarah Whalen by retiring the No. 8 jersey.

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Top Ten Largest Home Crowds (includes games since 1990) 1. **Syracuse...............9/26/99................6,070 2. Syracuse...................10/4/98................4,012 3. Notre Dame..............9/22/96................3,711 4. North Carolina.........10/17/92...............3,412 5. Notre Dame.............10/21/00...............2,494 6. Rutgers.....................10/6/96................2,531 7. Notre Dame.............10/16/98...............2,508 8. Seton Hall................10/20/02...............2,398 9. Notre Dame.............10/13/06...............2,308 10. Yale..........................10/6/02................2,260 ** - Largest Regular Season Attendance in NCAA Women’s Soccer History At Time of Game.


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J oseph J. Morrone Stadium, with its seating capacity of just under 4,500 and a natural grass playing surface, is one of the finest college soccer facilities in the nation. The natural grass playing surface measures 75 by 120 yards, the maximum dimensions for a collegiate soccer field. The stadium has undergone major improvements over the past several years. This new-look Stadium has been funded by both state monies and by private contributions through the UConn Friends of Soccer support organization. The latest part of the new-look to Morrone Stadium are its visual enhancements which provide recognition of historical team and individual achievements. These enhancements are panels that have been placed in each end zone as well as on the front side of the press box. Prior to the 2010 additions, Morrone Stadium’s last feature added was a full field lighting system, installed right before the 2000 soccer season. The addition of lights to Morrone Stadium was a tremendous boost to the soccer program. The facility is one of the top collegiate sites in the nation and the ability to play matches under the lights means the national-level soccer program has a national-level, state-of-the-art home surface, day and night. In addition, the matches played under the lights create an enjoyable atmosphere which can involve the entire soccer community and generate a positive effect on home game attendance. The enhancements over the years at Morrone Stadium include: a state-of-the-art scoreboard and message center; aluminum bleachers; replacement of the natural grass surface, with new grass and an irrigation and automatic watering system installed; and one of the top press boxes in the country. The fully enclosed and heated aluminum-sided press box measures 120 feet. It includes a 60-foot midsection for working media, rooms for television and home and visiting radio, an enclosed upper camera deck, and special hospitality areas for guests. Additionally, television monitors are positioned throughout the press box for viewing the game action below. On April 11, 1997, the University of Connecticut Board of Trustees approved the naming of the Connecticut Soccer Stadium as the Joseph J. Morrone Stadium. The naming of the stadium enables the Division of Athletics to recognize the significant contributions that Joe Morrone has made to the growth of soccer on all levels, but more specifically at the University of Connecticut. Coach Morrone retired as head coach of men’s soccer at Connecticut following the 1996 season. In 28 years directing the UConn program, Morrone compiled an overall record of 358-178-53, and in 39 years as a collegiate head soccer coach he compiled a 422-199-64 record, ranking him as one of only four collegiate soccer coaches with more than 400 career victories. In 1981, he led Connecticut to the NCAA Division I National Championship.

All-Time Home/Away Record Year 2010 2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 2002 2001 2000 1999 1998 1997 1996 1995 1994 1993 1992

Home 7-3-2 9-1-1 4-5-2 7-2-1 6-0-2 7-1-2 10-4-0 7-2-2 13-1-1 11-3-0 9-2-2 11-1-0 12-1-1 12-1-0 12-2-0 11-0-1 10-1-0 10-1-0 6-2-1

Away 3-4-0 2-6-1 2-3-3 5-3-1 3-5-1 5-1-0 5-2-0 4-3-0 7-2-0 6-1-0 7-3-0 5-3-0 6-1-1 6-1-0 7-1-0 7-2-1 6-0-0 4-3-1 7-3-0

Neutral 0-3-1 0-1-0 1-1-1 2-1-0 2-2-1 3-3-0 3-1-1 6-1-1 1-0-0 1-2-0 1-2-0 1-4-0 3-0-0 5-2-0 3-0-0 1-1-0 3-3-0 3-2-0 2-0-0

Year Home Away Neutral 1991 9-3-0 6-2-0 1-0-0 1990 8-1-0 5-6-1 2-1-0 1989 8-2-1 6-1-1 0-0-0 1988 9-1-2 6-2-0 0-2-0 1987 13-1-2 3-3-1 0-1-0 1986 9-2-0 5-3-1 1-0-0 1985 8-2-0 6-2-0 0-1-0 1984 10-2-0 5-2-1 2-0-1 1983 9-0-0 7-0-0 3-2-1 1982 10-0-0 5-1-1 1-0-0 1981 11-2-0 5-1-1 1-0-0 1980 7-1-0 5-3-0 3-0-1 1979 6-2-0 3-3-1 0-1-0 Totals 291-52-23 164-76-17 55-37-8 UConn in Season Openers: 22-8-2 UConn in Home Openers: 25-5-2


General information of Connecticut University University Facts Interviews

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Players and coaches will be available for interviews throughout the week and at the conclusion of all games. All requests for interviews should be made one day in advance and all requests must be made through the Athletic Communications Office. Interviews on game days will be held approximately 10 minutes after the game has concluded. Head coach Len Tsantiris is available most weekdays.

Practices

Connecticut women’s soccer practices are held at Joseph J. Morrone Stadium on the southwest side of campus. Practices normally run between 3:00 and 5:00 on Tuesday and Thursday and from 12-2 on Wednesday. Times of practice are subject to change without notice. Practices are open to the media and public.

Credentials

Media and photo credentials for home games may be obtained by writing the Athletic Communications Office, University of Connecticut, 2095 Hillside Road, Storrs, CT 06269-1173, or by calling the office at (860) 486-3531. Credentials should be requested with at least 24 hours notice. Passes are for working media only.

Questions

Any questions pertaining to media related inquiries should be directed to Sagan Byrne in the University of Connecticut Athletic Communications Office. The University of Connecticut Athletic Communications office is located in the lower level of Harry A. Gampel Pavilion.

Husky Honor

The University of Connecticut is committed to honoring collegiate athletic competition by demonstrating pride, responsibility and respect. The UConn community, fans, alumni, students, coaches and student-athletes promote these core values as proud Huskies and first class competitors.

2011 Ticket Information Based on 9 Home Matches Season Ticket - General Admission (Adults)..................................................................$36 Season Ticket - General Admission (Senior Citizens, Youths 18 & Under)...................$18 Single Game - General Admission (Adults)...............................................................$5.00 Single Game - General Admission (Senior Citizens, Youths 18 & Under)................$3.00 Single Game - General Admission (UConn Students)...............................................$2.00 Group Ticket Sales (20 or more)...............$2.00 each UConn Athletic Ticket Office 860-486-2724/Toll Free 1-877-ATUCONN For Group Sales Call Athletic Marketing 860-486-2387

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Location.......................................................................................................Storrs, Conn. Switchboard Telephone............................................................................(860) 486-2000 Founded................................................................................................................... 1881 Total Enrollment.................................................................................................... 29,517 Storrs Campus..................................................................................16,348 (Undergrad) Colors................................................................................ National Flag Blue and White Nicknames.............................................................................................. UConn, Huskies Affiliation................................................................................................. NCAA Division I Conference.......................................................................................................BIG EAST

University Administration Director of Athletics.............................................................................. Jeffrey Hathaway Executive Associate Director of Athletics........................................................Neal Eskin Senior Associate Director of Athletics/Administration...............................Paul McCarthy Associate AD/SWA.......................................................................................Pat Babcock NCAA Faculty Representative................................................................Dr. Scott Brown Special Advisor for Athletics.........................................................Donald E. (Dee) Rowe Assistant AD/Business.......................................................................Maureen O’Connor Assistant AD/Development/Executive Dir. UConn Club.............................Jim Donohue Senior Associate AD/Internal Operations................................................Dino Mattessich Assistant AD/NCAA Rules Education & Compliance.........................Marielle vanGelder Assistant AD/Marketing and Corporate Relations...........................................Dave Evan Assistant AD/Ticket Operations................................................................ Kyle Kravchuk Executive Director/Recreational Services...................................................... Patti Bostic Director of Facilities and Event Management..........................................Evan Feinglass Director of Sports Medicine Services.................................... Dr. Jeffrey Anderson, M.D. Head Athletic Trainer................................................................................... Bob Howard Division of Athletics Phone.......................................................................(860) 486-2725

Athletic Communications Staff Associate Director of Athletics/Communications.......................................... Mike Enright Assistant Director of Athletics/Communications.............................................Kyle Muncy Assistant Director of Athletics/Communications....................................Patrick McKenna Athletic Communications Assistant............................................................. Renee Adam Athletic Communications Assistant............................................................. Sagan Byrne Athletic Communications Assistant.................................................................... Matt Lee Athletic Communications Secretary ......................................................Luanne Dunstan Athletic Communications Office...............................................................(860) 486-3531 Athletic Communications Fax...................................................................(860) 486-5085 Husky Sports Hotline................................................................................(860) 486-5050 UConn Athletics Internet Home Page.............................................. UConnHuskies.com Athletic Communications Soccer Contact................................................... Sagan Byrne Contact Phone Number............................................................................(860) 486-4707 Contact E-Mail.......................................................................... sagan.byrne@uconn.edu

Connecticut Women’s Soccer Program Began........................................................................................................ 1979 Total Games Played/Record...................................................................724/510-165-49 Number of Different Opponents Faced...................................................................... 100 Home Field/Capacity..................................................Joseph J. Morrone Stadium/4,500 Playing Surface..........................................................................................Natural Grass Head Coach................................................................Len Tsantiris (Connecticut, 1977) Overall Coach Record (Years)..................................................... 484-155-46 (30 years) Connecticut Coaching Record (Years)....................................................................Same Assistant Coach...............................................Margaret Rodriguez (Connecticut, 1999) ..................................................................................................Zac Shaw (Ithaca, 1992) Soccer Secretary.............................................................................................Mary Ryan Soccer Athletic Trainer................................................................................... Catie Dann Soccer Academic Counselor.......................................................................... John Miceli Soccer Office Telephone Number............................................................(860) 486-2813 Conference.......................................................................................................BIG EAST 2010 Record/Postseason...................................................... 10-10-3/NCAA First Round 2010 BIG EAST Regular Season Record/Finish........... 4-5-2/Fourth American Division

Media Guide Credits: The 2011 University of Connecticut Women’s Soccer Media Guide is a publication of the University of Connecticut Division of Athletics, Jeff Hathaway, Director. Written, produced and designed by Matt Lee and Sagan Byrne, Athletic Communications Assistants. Special thanks to Luanne Dunstan, Athletic Communications Secretary. Publication composed on Adobe InDesign CS. Photography: Stephen Slade, Bob Stowell, Dale McMillan, Chris Livingston, David Silverman, Thom Vollenwider, C.W. Pack and University Communications, Howard Smith/ISI Photos. WPS Photos Provided by FC Gold Pride/John Todd/ISI Photos, Sky Blue FC/Howard C. Smith, and St. Louis Athletica/ Bill Barrett/ISI Photos. Cover Design by Summit Athletic Media.


Coaching Staff In This Section Head Coach Len Tsantiris...........................................8-11 Assistant Coach Margaret Rodriguez...........................12 Assistant Coach Zac Shaw............................................13 Volunteer Assistant Coach James Manning................14 Strength and Conditioning Coach Chris West.............14 Why I Chose UConn...................................................15-16


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Len Tsantiris Head Coach 31st Season Connecticut ‘77 Head Coach Len Tsantiris embarks on his 31st year as the head coach of the women’s soccer program at Connecticut. Under his leadership, UConn has advanced to 28 NCAA National Tournaments, including 26 straight from 1982-2007. Four of those postseason appearances included visits to the NCAA Championship Game in 1984, 1990, 1997 and 2003. During his tenure, Tsantiris has created a women’s soccer program that has received national attention for the team’s successes on and off the field. In his 30 seasons in charge of the UConn women’s soccer program, Tsantiris has compiled an outstanding 484-155-46 record and is only the second women’s soccer coach to record over 450 wins. 2010 saw Connecticut reach the NCAA Tournament for the 28th time. The Huskies recorded one of the most momentous victories in BIG EAST history on October 31 when UConn ousted eventual National Champion Notre Dame from the BIG EAST Tournament with a 2-0 victory in South Bend. UConn became the first BIG EAST team to defeat the Irish in 77 games. The 77-game conference winning streak was the longest of its kind in any sport. UConn continued the long history of academic success as well. The Huskies finished the year with the highest GPA of any team at Connecticut. *** players earned BIG EAST AllAcademic Honors while graduate student Annie Yi was named the BIG EAST Scholar Athlete of the Year. In 2009, the Huskies made their return to the NCAA Tournament. UConn finished their regular season with a 10-7-1 record going 9-1-1 at home in Morrone Stadium. Under Tsantiris’ direction, in the first game of the NCAA Tournament, a double-overtime game winner by Brittany Taylor handed the Huskies the 500th program win and Tsantiris his 474th career victory. Under Tsantiris’ direction in 2008, a young squad returned to the BIG EAST Championship match for the first time since 2005. After starting the season slowly, the team rallied back earning some key road victories which helped the Huskies into the BIG EAST tournament for the 15th time in program history. During the BIG EAST Championship game, the Huskies forced overtime with the nationally ranked No. 1 Notre Dame shutting the Fighting Irish out in regulation, the only team to do so during the 2008 season. The Huskies fell during the overtime period ending their season prior to the NCAA tournament for the first time in the school’s history. The 2007 Huskies advanced to the NCAA quarterfinals for the first time since 2003. It was their 26th consecutive appearance in the NCAA Tournament. The team finished with a 14-6-2 overall record, 8-2-1 in the BIG EAST. UConn advanced to the second round of the NCAA Tournament on penalty kicks after playing to a 0-0 tie with Boston College. They then defeated Wake Forest 1-0 two days later in the second round. The following weekend they went across the country to defeat top seeded Stanford 2-0 in the third round. Traveling again in the quarterfinals, the Huskies led Florida State 2-1 with eight minutes to go before the Seminoles were able to score the tying goal. Florida State then won the game with a goal in the second overtime. During the course of the regular season, UConn shut out their opponents 11 times and allowed only 14 goals, the fewest they’ve allowed since giving up 12 in 1998. The 2006 Huskies earned a berth in their 25th consecutive NCAA Tournament appearance after finishing the season with an 11-7-4 overall record, 7-3-1 in the BIG EAST. UConn reached the second round of the NCAA Tournament, posting a 1-1 tie against top-seeded Texas. The Longhorns, however, advanced to the next round after winning in penalty kicks. In an early season tournament, the Huskies nearly defeated eventual national champion North Carolina. In that game, UConn took a 2-0 lead into halftime, handing the Tar Heels their first two-goal halftime deficit since October 18, 1999. Later in the year, UConn played to a 0-0 draw with national runner-up Notre Dame at Joseph J. Morrone Stadium. The scoreless draw marked the first time an opponent had held Notre Dame without a goal since October 22, 2004. The tie would be the only blemish on the Notre Dame record until falling to North Carolina in the national championship game.

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In 2005, the Huskies advanced to their 24th consecutive NCAA tournament appearance and earned a BIG EAST divisional regular season championship. The team held a 10-game unbeaten streak from Sept. 9 through Oct. 9 and posted a 15-5-2 overall record. In BIG EAST play, the Huskies finished 10-1. The 2004 Huskies had a remarkable run through the season and finished with an 18-7-1 overall record. UConn maintained a nine-game winning streak, a seven-game shutout streak in the middle of the season and captured their second BIG EAST Tournament Championship by beating Notre Dame. The Huskies advanced to the third round of the NCAA tournament before being knocked out by Notre Dame, who went on to win the 2004 National Championship. In 2003, UConn finished the season with an impressive 15-6-3 overall record. They won the Northern Division BIG EAST title and advanced to the NCAA tournament, fighting their way into the finals of the College Cup tournament. In the first two rounds, the Huskies faced local rivals Boston University and Central Connecticut. In the third round, the Huskies dominated Michigan with a 5-0 victory to advance to the quarterfinals against BYU. After beating the Cougars, 3-1, the Huskies went on to defeat Florida State 2-0 in the semifinals to advance to their fourth NCAA title game against North Carolina. The Huskies won their first-ever BIG EAST Tournament Championship in 2002, as they also claimed the regular season Northeast Division title. UConn made their 21st consecutive appearance in the NCAA Tournament, being tabbed the fourth seed in the 64-team bracket. The team bowed out in the NCAA quarterfinals, ending the season at the hands of Penn State in a 2-1 loss. The Huskies compiled a 21-3-1 record for the year.

The Tsantiris File at UConn AS A PLAYER...

Four-year letterwinner for UConn Men’s Soccer Team ............1973-76 All-Yankee Conference selection.................................................... 1974 All-New England selection.............................................................. 1975

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Guided UConn To: 8 National Tournament Semifinals ............... 1981-84, ‘90, ‘94, ‘97, ‘03 19 National Tournament Quarterfinals .1981-84, ‘86-87, ‘90-91, ‘93-’00, .............................................................................................. ‘02-’03. ‘07 2 BIG EAST Tournament Championships............................2002, 2004 Named: NSCAA Division I National Coach of the Year................................ 1997 Division I Northeast Coach of the Year.............1983, 1987, 1995, 1996 BIG EAST Conference Coach of the Year............................1995, 1998 Earned: 450th Career Win.............................. Oct. 7, 2007 (2-1 Def. Seton Hall) 400th Career Win...............................Sept. 12, 2004 (3-0 def. Hartford) 350th Career Win.................................. Sept. 28, 2001 (5-0 def. Miami) 300th Career Win................................ Oct. 4, 1998 (2-0 def. Syracuse) 250th Career Win...................... Sept. 15, 1997 (1-0 def. Oregon State) 200th Career Win......................Oct. 9, 1993 (2-0 def. New Hampshire) 150th Career Win......................Oct. 9, 1990 (4-1 def. New Hampshire) 100th Career Win.....................Oct. 20, 1987 (2-0 def. Boston College) 50th Career Win.......................Oct. 25, 1983 (3-0 def. Boston College) 1st Career Win....................... Sept. 16, 1981 (2-0 def. Plymouth State)


University of Connecticut Head Coach len tsantiris 1 4 B I G E A ST P l a y e r s o f t h e Y e a r The 2001 season added another winning effort to Tsantiris’ resume, as the Huskies finished 18-6-0 overall and captured their third straight BIG EAST Northeast Division title. In addition to leading the team to its 20th straight NCAA Tournament appearance, Tsantiris became only the second women’s soccer head coach to win 350 games in his career. In 2000, the team was nationally-ranked for the majority of the season, compiling an overall record of 17-7-2, and 5-0 in the BIG EAST. The Huskies were crowned the BIG EAST Northeast Division Champions and earned a berth to the NCAA Tournament. After upsetting No. 2 Nebraska in the Sweet 16 of the tournament, Connecticut advanced to the Elite Eight for the eighth straight season, the 15th time under Tsantiris. The 1999 season was another in a long line of highly successful campaigns for Tsantiris and the UConn women’s soccer program. The Huskies won the BIG EAST Northeast Division title and advanced to the NCAA quarterfinals for the seventh consecutive season. The Huskies won the BIG EAST Conference regular season championship in 1998 with a 10-0-1 record and Tsantiris was honored as the BIG EAST Coach of the Year. He also posted his 300th career win during the season and UConn concluded the overall year 21-2-2, advancing to the NCAA quarterfinals. In 1997, Tsantiris fielded one of his best teams ever as the Huskies posted a single-season school record 23 wins en route to an overall record of 23-4-0. Connecticut won four NCAA contests and advanced to the NCAA Division I National Championship game for the third time. For his efforts, Tsantiris was named the 1997 National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA) Division I Women’s National Coach of the Year. As the architect of the Connecticut women’s soccer program, Tsantiris has also been honored as the NCAA Division I Northeast Coach of the Year four times (1983, 1987, 1995 and 1996) and BIG EAST Coach of the Year in 1995 and 1998. In 1981, Tsantiris, a highly successful scholastic soccer coach, took over the reigns of the women’s soccer program at Connecticut, his alma mater. Going into the 2008 season, the Tsantiris-led Huskies have averaged 16.9 wins per season. The 26 consecutive NCAA appearances under Tsantiris resulted in an impressive three consecutive national championship semifinal appearances in 1982, 1983 and 1984 and four more semifinal appearances in 1990, 1994, 1997 and 2003. The Huskies were NCAA Tournament runners-up in 1984, 1990, 1997 and again in 2003. In addition to its seven NCAA national semifinal appearances, UConn advanced to the NCAA quarterfinals in 1986, 1987, 1991, 1993, 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2002, 2003

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and 2007. Both Tsantiris’ 1982 and 1983 Connecticut squads completed the regular season with undefeated records and the No. 1 ranking in the final NCAA National Top 20 poll, earning the top seed in their respective NCAA national tournaments. In 1982, the Huskies went 14-0-1 in regular season play while the 1983 squad fashioned an 18-0-1 record at the end of the regular season and finished the season with a then school-record 19 wins (192-1). In 1983, Tsantiris was awarded the Jorgensen Award, which is given by the UConn Alumni Association to an alumnus who has made outstanding contributions to the improvement of intercollegiate athletics at UConn. Tsantiris holds an “A” coaching license from the United States Soccer Federation and serves on numerous soccer boards and organizations. Tsantiris is also a member of the Connecticut Soccer Ambassadors, a statewide organization created to promote soccer at all levels. In October of 1989, Tsantiris received an award from the Connecticut Soccer Ambassadors in recognition of outstanding contributions to the development of women’s soccer in the state of Connecticut. Success followed Tsantiris to Connecticut in 1981 after a four-year stint as girls’ head soccer coach at E.O. Smith High School in Storrs, Conn. While at E.O. Smith, his Panthers captured three straight state championships. The Panthers also set a Connecticut state record for most consecutive games without a loss (56) while out-scoring their opposition by an incredible 254-18 margin over a three-season span. A 1977 UConn graduate with a B.S. in physical education, Tsantiris was a varsity soccer forward under former men’s soccer mentor Joe Morrone. A four-year letterwinner, Tsantiris received All-New England and All-Yankee Conference honors. During those four seasons, the Husky squad qualified for the NCAA national tournament three times, advancing to the Final Eight in 1971 and 1974 and to the Final Sixteen in 1975. Upon graduation from UConn, Tsantiris played professional soccer with the Connecticut Yankees in the former American Soccer League. During the summer months, Tsantiris serves as the director of the Pioneer Girls’ Soccer School at the University of Connecticut. He and his wife, Susan, reside in West Hartford, with their son Chris, 25; and daughters: Tina, 23, and Kathy, 20.

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Name School Record 1. Anson Dorrance............................... North Carolina (31 Years).....................................696-36-22 2. Len Tsantiris................................... Connecticut (30 Years)....................................484-155-46 3. Terry Gurnett........................................Rochester (33 Years).......................................410-136-62 4. Aliceann Wilber................................. William Smith (30 Years).................................... 403-118-48 5. Gabe Mejail........................................ Merrimack (30 Years)......................................399-167-43 6. Brian McManus............................... UC San Diego (23 Years).....................................385-56-32 7. Joe Russo.............................................. TCNJ (20 Years)............................................370-42-25 8. Jerry Smith........................................ Santa Clara (23 Years).....................................356-109-36 9. Becky Burleigh...................... Berry (Five Years) / Florida (15 Years)...........................346-93-29 10. Pete Felske.................................... Wheaton (Ill.) (22 Years)......................................343-91-22

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Tsantiris Over The Years 1981 17-3-1 .833 Post Season Third, AIAW Final Four 1982 16-1-1 .917 Post Season 3rd, NCAA Semifinal 1983 19-2-1 .886 Post Season 4th, NCAA Semifinal 1984 17-4-2 Post Season NCAA Finalists

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1985 14-5-0 .737 Post Season NCAA First Round 1986 15-5-1 .738 Post Season NCAA Quarterfinals 1987 16-5-3 .729 Post Season NCAA Quarterfinals 1988 15-5-2 .727 Post Season NCAA First Round 1989 14-3-2 .789 Post Season NCAA First Round 1990 15-8-1 Post Season NCAA Finalists

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1991 16-5-0 .762 Post Season NCAA Quarterfinals 1992 15-5-1 .738 Post Season NCAA First Round 1993 17-6-1 .729 Post Season NCAA Quarterfinals 1994 19-4-0 Post Season NCAA Semifinals

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1995 19-3-2 .833 Post Season NCAA Quarterfinals 1996 22-3-0 .909 Post Season NCAA Quarterfinals 1997 23-4-0 Post Season NCAA Finalists

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1998 21-2-2 .880 Post Season NCAA Quarterfinals 1999 17-8-0 .680 Post Season NCAA Quarterfinals 2000 17-7-2 .692 Post Season NCAA Quarterfinals 2001 18-6-0 .750 Postseason NCAA Third Round 2002 21-3-1 .860 Postseason NCAA Quarterfinals 2003 15-6-3 Postseason NCAA Finalists

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2004 18-7-1 .712 Postseason NCAA Third Round 2005 15-5-2 .727 Postseason NCAA First Round 2006 11-7-4 .591 Postseason NCAA Second Round 2007 Posteason

14-6-2 .659 NCAA Quarterfinals

2008 7-9-6 Postseason BIG EAST Finals 2009 Postseason

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2010 10-10-3 .500 Postseason NCAA First Round

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Aug. 26: Hired as head coach at the University of Connecticut at the age of 31. Sept. 16: Coaches first career game and leads UConn to a 2-0 win over Plymouth State. November: Leads UConn to a second place finish in the EAIAW Tournament. November: Guides UConn to a third place finish in the AIAW Tournament.

1982

September: Opens the season on a 16-game unbeaten streak. November: UConn makes its first appearance in the NCAA Tournament semifinal game. November: Huskies finished the season ranked no. 1 in the final NCAA Top-20 poll.

1983

Oct. 25: Earns 50th career victory with a 3-0 win over Boston College. Oct. 27: Huskies defeat Westfield State, 10-0, to finish the regular season undefeated for the second consecutive year. November: UConn defeats Boston College in the NCAA Tournament First Round to set a new school record with 19 wins. December: Tsantiris awarded with the Jorgensen Award, which is given by the UConn Alumni Association to an alumnus who has made outstanding contributions to the improvement of intercollegiate athletics at UConn.

1984

November: Leads Huskies to first of four appearances in the NCAA Tournament championship game.

1987

Oct. 20: Tsantiris Defeats Boston College, 2-0, to earn 100th career victory. December: Named Division I Northeast Coach of the Year for the second of four times.

1990

Oct. 9: Earns his 150th career win with a 4-1 win over New Hampshire.

1993

Oct. 9: Tsantiris wins 200th career game with a 2-0 win over New Hampshire.

1995

Sept. 9: Huskies begin a school-record 16-game winning streak and a schoolrecord nine-game shutout streak. Oct. 24: Leads UConn to its first undefeated season in the BIG EAST with an 8-0-0 overall record. Oct. 24: Guides the Huskies to the first of eight BIG EAST regular season championships. November: Tsantiris ties the school-record with 19 wins during the season. December: Named BIG EAST Coach of the Year and NCAA Northeast Coach of the Year.

1996

Nov. 24: Finished the season with 22 wins to set a new school record.

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Sept. 15: Wins 250th career game with a 1-0 win over Oregon State. Oct. 31: Sets the school record for BIG EAST wins in a season with a 3-2 win at Seton Hall. Oct. 31: Tsantiris wins second BIG EAST regular season championship and first of seven consecutive conference titles. Dec. 5: Defeats Notre Dame 2-1 in the NCAA Tournament semifinals to set a new school record with 23 wins. December: Named NSCAA Division I National Coach of the Year.

1998

Oct. 4: Wins 300th career game with a 2-0 win over Syracuse. December: Selected as BIG EAST Coach of the Year.

2000

Nov. 17: Advanced to the NCAA Quarterfinals for the eighth consecutive season.

2001

Sept. 28: Tsantiris defeated Miami, 5-0, to earn his 350th career victory to become only the second women’s soccer coach to record that many wins.

2002

Nov. 12: Won the school’s first BIG EAST Tournament title with a 1-0 win over West Virginia.

2003

Dec. 5: Advanced to UConn’s fourth NCAA Tournament championship game.

2004

Sept. 12: Tsantiris wins 400th career game with a 3-0 shutout of Hartford. Nov. 7: Won his second BIG EAST Tournament championship with a 2-1 victory over Notre Dame.

2006

Nov. 6: Earned a berth to his 25th consecutive appearance in the NCAA Tournament. Along with North Carolina, UConn is the only other school to have appeared in first 25 NCAA Tournaments.

2007

Oct. 7: Earned 450th career victory with 2-1 overtime victory over Seton Hall. Nov 23: Reached the NCAA Quarterfinals for the 19th time with a 2-0 win over Stanford.

2009

Nov. 13: Returned to the NCAA postseason for the 27th time while also helping to notch the program’s 500th victory in a 1-0 double overtime thriller over Boston University.

2010

Oct. 31: Leads UConn over eventual National Champions Notre Dame, 2-0, in the BIG EAST Quarterfinals in South Bend, Ind. The victory snapped Notre Dame’s NCAA Division I-record 77-match unbeaten streak (72-0-5) against conference opponents. UConn also became the first BIG EAST team to win in South Bend in 100 matches.

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Margaret (Tietjen) Rodriguez Assistant Coach Fourth Season Connecticut ‘99 Margaret (Tietjen) Rodriguez is in her fourth season as a full-time assistant coach at her alma mater. A 1999 Connecticut graduate, Rodriguez played for the Huskies from 1995-98. She is tied for fourth on the alltime Husky scoring list with 128 points. Her 43 goals and 42 assists make her one of only four UConn alumni to be a part of the elite NCAA “40-40” Club. She played in 99 games, making 91 starts, and her teams had an overall record of 85-12-4. Rodriguez led her team to three NCAA quarterfinals and one NCAA final appearance in 1997. She earned All-BIG EAST second team honors in 1998 and was named Connecticut’s Outstanding Senior Athlete that year. In 1997, she helped lead the Huskies to the National Championship game. After graduating with a Kinesiology/Fitness Management Degree from Connecticut, she went on to play professional soccer for three years in the WUSA. Rodriguez was drafted in the eighth round (64th pick overall) by the San Diego Spirit. She played two seasons (2001-02) with San Diego, and then finished out her professional career with the New York Power from 2003-04. Prior to returning to Connecticut, Rodriguez spent the last four seasons as an assistant coach at the University of Hartford. While at Hartford, she helped lead the team to the 2006 America East regular season and tournament championships, as well as a berth in the 2006 NCAA Tournament. For her efforts, she was named part of the 2006 America East Coaching Staff of the Year. Rodriguez began her coaching career in 1999 as a graduate assistant at Connecticut. After playing in the WUSA, she then moved onto the head coaching position at Santana High School in Santee, Calif. from 2003-04. While at Hartford, she also served as an assistant coach for the U-14 Girls premier team at the Farmington Sports Arena, and in 12

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2005 she was a staff member for the Girls U-14 Olympic Development program. This past year, Rodriguez coached the Girls U-15 Connecticut ODP team. Rodriguez currently holds a NSCAA National Soccer Coaches License.  A native of Huntington, N.Y., she was named an AllAmerican, All-East Region and New York State Co-Player of the Year (with her twin sister Jennifer Tietjen) while at Huntington High School. She currently resides in Sturbridge, Mass., with her husband Casey and daughter Lucy Jane.

“Margaret understands what it takes to play at this level since she comes from our program and has also played at the highest level. She does a great job teaching in the field and in recruiting. She is a very strong and valuable addition to our program.” -- Head Coach Len Tsantiris


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Zac Shaw Assistant Coach First Season Ithaca ‘92 Zac Shaw, who previously served as the head coach at the University of Rhode Island for six years, will begin his first season as an assistant coach at UConn. The 2005 Atlantic-10 Coach of the Year, Shaw will work primarily with the goalkeepers.

top recruiter for notable players Christie Welsh (2001 Hermann Trophy Award Winner, U.S. National Team selection and three-time First-Team All-American) and Joanna Lohman (U.S. U-21 National Team captain and First-Team AllAmerican).

Shaw had previously served as the head coach at Rhode Island from 2005-10. During his tenure at URI, Shaw led the Rams to a 48-46-6 record while recruiting Women’s National Team members from Iceland, Canada, Finland and Guyana along with 2007 Atlantic-10 Rookie of the Year Jessica Babice. Shaw was a finalist for the 2007 NSCAA Northeast Regional Coach of the Year award.

Shaw left Penn State in 2000 as a founding assistant coach in the Women’s United Soccer Association (WUSA) with the Carolina Courage. He then spent a year with the New York Power before returning to Penn State in 2002. He also spent 10 years as a member of the Region I Olympic Development coaching staff from 1998-2008.

Prior to his time at Rhode Island, Shaw spent one season at Florida and one season at Wisconsin as an assistant coach. While at Florida in 2004-05, Shaw helped lead the Gators to the SEC Regular Season and Tournament Championship. Florida ended the 2004-05 season with a No. 9 national ranking. At Wisconsin from 2003-04, Shaw recruited a class that finished the 2004 season at 16-5-1 after going 10-9-2 in 2003. Shaw began his Division I coaching career at Penn State from 1998-2000. Shaw returned to Penn State in 2002. During his time at Penn State, Shaw led the Nittany Lions to the Big Ten Conference Championship all four years while advancing to the NCAA Tournament College Cup in 2000 and 2002. During his tenure at Penn State, Shaw was the

Shaw founded and serves as the Director of Coaching for the Rhode Island Lambs Girls Soccer Academy from 2006 while also serving in the same capacity at the JamestownFortuna R.I. Soccer Club from 2006. He began his coaching career at Division III Nazareth College in Rochester, N.Y., in 1992 before coaching his alma mater, Ithaca College, in 1994. A First-Team All-American goalkeeper at Ithaca in 1991, Shaw was inducted into the Ithaca College Hall of Fame in 1998. Shaw was named a First-Team NSCAA Regional All-American in 1990 and 1991 while being named Empire Athletic Association Athlete of the year in 1991-92. Shaw earned a bachelor’s degree in psychology/neuroscience from Ithaca in 1992 and a master’s degree from Penn State in college counseling/college student personnel in 2001.

“Zac has a lot of experience playing and coaching at all levels. He comes from some very good programs and has proven himself to be a great recruiter. He is a very good goal keeper coach and he understands the game well from a tactical point of view. Zac is a valuable addition to our staff and program.” -- Head Coach Len Tsantiris

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Strength and Conditioning Coach Cal State Long Beach ‘96 Chris West is the associate strength and conditioning coach at the University of Connecticut and serves as the Director of Fitness Education for the National Soccer Association of America. West regularly works with the women’s soccer program. Prior to his appointment at the University of Connecticut, he served as an Athletic Trainer at Saint Louis University and was later appointed as Strength and Conditioning Coordinator. West also gained experience serving strength and conditioning and athletic training internships with the Oakland Raiders and the Los Angeles Kings, along with a graduate assistantship with the Seattle Seahawks. He earned his bachelor’s degree from California State University at Long Beach in kinesiology and his master’s degree in exercise and movement science from the University of Oregon. West is certified with the National Strength and Conditioning Association as Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist.

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The strength and conditioning program for the University of Connecticut women’s soccer team is specifically designed to meet the needs of each individual. The general goal of the program is to support the players abilities to play the game at a high pace for the duration of the game. This includes three specific goals of injury prevention, power and speed production and aerobic fitness. Players are tested on a regular basis in the areas of strength and power, speed and quickness, and aerobic capacity to allow for specific individual training focus. These tests provide the coaches and medical staff with an accurate athletic profile on each athlete. UConn soccer players have the use of over 8,000 square feet in two different weight rooms: the newly remodeled Harry A.Gampel Pavilion and the Hugh S. Greer Field House. Both facilities utilize primarily free weights and are equipped with the finest in state of the art equipment that allows for the most productive and efficient training sessions.


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. .Current Players on UConn . . “I chose UConn because I wanted to go to a school with a good academic standard and I wanted to play at a soccer school that was very competitive in the BIG EAST! Also, I loved the coaching staff and the players on the team. When I first met them, they made me feel very welcomed and comfortable on campus. I also loved the UConn atmosphere once I was on campus, it was a great feeling. The reason I enjoy UConn is because the academic and athletic staff have been very friendly and helpful. My team is just a great group of players and I love playing with them.”

“Moving to the U.S. and studying and playing soccer was an option for me for many years. After some research about UConn, I realized that it might be the best school for me. The more I learned about it, the more convinced I was. During my visit to UConn, I was impressed by both its athletics and academics and finally knew that I wanted to join the program.”

- Linda Ruutu, 2010 Sophomore

- Devin Prendergast, 2011 Sophomore Devin prendergast “I chose UConn because of the strength and intensity of the players on the soccer team. My teammates and coaches have never allowed me to stop becoming the best version of myself; as a person, athlete, or player. And I don’t think they’ll ever stop pushing me to set a higher bar for myself in soccer or life. The most important thing I have learned at UConn is that there are many limits on what you can do is in your head. I am extremely grateful for what my teammates and coaches have taught me the past few years at UConn.”

- Jessica Dulski, 2011 Senior Linda Ruutu

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“When I was younger, I remember going to a UConn women’s soccer game and now I get to be a part of that. I chose UConn not only for its soccer reputation, but also for its competitive academics. I love the athletic atmosphere on campus. I couldn’t be happier with the group of players and coaches I get to play for.”

- Danielle Dakin, 2011 Junior

Karen Gurnon “Ever since I can remember I have been watching UConn soccer and the great tradition that goes along with it. It has always been a dream of mine to play on the Connecticut team. When given the chance to play for such a great program and coaching staff I knew this was the university for me. Along with the wonderful athletics, UConn is a nationally recognized academic university as well. This team has always run on tradition and we look forward to keeping that going this year. We have a very tight-knit group of players and I am looking forward to having great successes with this group.”

- Karen Gurnon, 2011 Junior

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Alumni on UConn.. “For me, the decision to attend UConn was an easy one. After visiting many different schools and meeting several coaches, it became clear to me that the coaches at UConn were special. As Coach Tsantiris sat in my living room and talked with my family and me, there was something about him that let me know he really cared about me and wanted what was best for me. After making my decision to attend UConn, I saw nothing less than that. Growing up, I played in the National Pool with many talented players who also went to great programs, many of whom did not play right away. Coach Tsantiris gave me a chance and constantly showed his confidence in me. That is why I was able to be successful and enjoy playing in college. Playing at UConn was the best experience I have had and it would not have been possible without the coaches. I am truly grateful for the opportunity and the relationships I have gained, which will last a lifetime.”

“I chose UConn because I wanted to win a national championship. For me it was about finding the right fit of coaching with the right group of players, and UConn has proven to have both. You can pull all the stats and the records and the accomplishments of other top teams, but when the decision needed to be made it wasn’t about numbers at all. The decision for me was about the atmosphere, the players and the support which gave me a sense of home for the next four years. I wanted to have a team that I felt would be there battling next to me on the field, and when it was all said and done, still be at my side as we move on from this journey. UConn has given me that and more.”

- Meghan Schnur, 2007 Senior & BIG EAST Midfielder of the Year

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“My desire to play at the highest level of collegiate competition is what attracted me to UConn. Their soccer program’s high national ranking was appealing, but even more impressive was the strong tradition and the high level of expectation. I was positive that my talents would be maximized through the competition from my teammates, the strength of the opponents, and the guidance of Coach Tsantiris. Playing for a national championship was a thrill of a lifetime.”

- Wendy Logan (1988-1991)

“There are several different reasons why I chose UConn. I love the school itself, the size of it, how the campus is set up and, of course, the academic and soccer aspects - the coaches, the players, the facilities, everything! When I made my recruiting trip, I stayed with four older players in the apartments, saw the team play two games and practice and saw the men’s team play. I loved watching them play and loved how they played. But most importantly, I felt so comfortable that I already felt a part of everything. I had a feeling that this was going to be the right place for me. After the recruiting trip was over and I left for home, as soon as we got in the car, I told my parents that this is where I was going. I canceled my other recruiting trips and I chose UConn.”

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“Playing soccer at UConn was one of the best decisions that I ever made in my life. I knew going in how competitive it would be and what an honor it would be. What I didn’t know back then was that I was making life long friends.”

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- Jill (Gelfenbien) Laufer (1991-1994)


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Name Celeste Moncure Jessica Dulski Danielle Dakin Hillary Lackman Leigh-Ann Jaggon Andrea Plucenik Danielle Schulmann Gabriella Cuevas Jennifer Skogerboe Jessica Shufelt Devin Prendergast Karen Gurnon Amanda Carvalho Kaichie Ho Julie Hubbard Linda Ruutu Cory Bildstein Courtney Wilkinson-Maitland Riley Houle Chelsea Hunter Mika Bussey Jessica Frech Samantha Kelley Alexandra Garufi Michelle Baj Lindsey Watkins Georgina Giddings Gianna Roma Gabrielle Charno

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Hometown/Previous School Long Beach, Calif./Long Beach Poly High School Pittsford, N.Y./Pittsford Mendon High School Wilbraham, Mass./Minnechaug Regional High School Willington, Conn./E.O. Smith High School Windsor, Conn./Windsor High School Brooklyn, Conn./Woodstock Academy Saddle River, N.J./Seton Hall University Wayne, N.J./Immaculate Heart Academy Leesburg, Va./Stone Bridge High School Rochester, N.Y./Greece Arcadia High School Babylon, N.Y./St. John the Baptist High School Tolland, Conn./Tolland High School Cheshire, Conn./UMass-Amherst Glastonbury, Conn./Glastonbury High School Waverly, Pa./Penn State Espoo, Finland/Makelanrinne Sports High School Stockton, N.J./Hunterdon Central High School Candiac, Quebec/College Francais Columbia, Conn./Windham High School Middletown, Conn./Loomis Chaffee School Brighton, Mich./Bighton High School Bethesda, Md./Connelly School of the Holy Child Simsbury, Conn./Simsbury High School Milton, Mass./Notre Dame Academy South Windsor, Conn./Siena College Litchfield, Conn./The Forman School Feltham, England/Longford Community School Foxboro, Mass./Foxboro High School Seaford, N.Y./Plainedge High School

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Juniors: Michelle Baj Danielle Dakin Georgina Giddings Karen Gurnon Julie Hubbard Hillary Lackman Linda Ruutu Danielle Schulmann

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Sophomores: Amanda Carvalho Jessica Frech Leigh-Ann Jaggon Devin Prendergast Jennifer Skogerboe Freshmen: Mika Bussey Gabrielle Charno

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Hometown/Previous School South Windsor, Conn./Siena College Stockton, N.J./Hunterdon Central High School Brighton, Mich./Bighton High School Cheshire, Conn./UMass-Amherst Seaford, N.Y./Plainedge High School Wayne, N.J./Immaculate Heart Academy Wilbraham, Mass./Minnechaug Regional High School Pittsford, N.Y./Pittsford Mendon High School Bethesda, Md./Connelly School of the Holy Child Milton, Mass./Notre Dame Academy Feltham, England/Longford Community School Tolland, Conn./Tolland High School Glastonbury, Conn./Glastonbury High School Columbia, Conn./Windham High School Waverly, Pa./Penn State Middletown, Conn./Loomis Chaffee School Windsor, Conn./Windsor High School Simsbury, Conn./Simsbury High School Willington, Conn./E.O. Smith High School Long Beach, Calif./Long Beach Poly High School Brooklyn, Conn./Woodstock Academy Babylon, N.Y./St. John the Baptist High School Foxboro, Mass./Foxboro High School Espoo, Finland/Makelanrinne Sports High School Saddle River, N.J./Seton Hall University Rochester, N.Y./Greece Arcadia High School Leesburg, Va./Stone Bridge High School Litchfield, Conn./The Forman School Candiac, Quebec/College Francais

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Pronunciation Guide

Baj..................................................................... Bye Bildstein................................................. Build-Styne Carvalho..................................................Car-vahl-o Dakin...........................................................Day-KIn Garufi................................................. Guh-ROO-fee Gurnon...................................................... GER-Nin Kaiche.......................................................KAI-chee Houle................................................................. Hull Plucenik..................................................Plu-ce-nick Ruutu..........................................................Roo-Too Tsantiris...............................................San-TEER-is


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Israel 2011 Huskies Countries and States Represented on Past Rosters

2011 State/Country Breakdown California (1) Celeste Moncure Canada (1) Courtney WilkinsonMaitland Connecticut (10) Michelle Baj Amanda Carvalho Karen Gurnon

Kaiche Ho Riley Houle Chelsea Hunter Leigh-Ann Jaggon Samantha Kelley Hillary Lackman Andrea Plucenik England (1) Georgina Giddings

Finland (1) Linda Ruutu

Michigan (1) Mika Bussey

Devin Prendergast Jessica Shufelt

Maryland (1) Jessica Frech

New Jersey (3) Cory Bildstein Gabriella Cuevas Danielle Schulmann

Pennsylvania (1) Julie Hubbard

Massachusetts (3) Danielle Dakin Alexandra Garufi Gianna Roma

New York (4) Gabrielle Charno Jessica Dulski

Virginia (1) Jennifer Skogerboe

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2011 season preview University of Connecticut Linda Ruutu

2 8 N C A A A p p e a r a n c e s l 8 B I G E A ST R e g u l a r S e a s o n T i t l e s Connecticut advanced to the NCAA Tournament for the 28th time in program history last season. Head Coach Len Tsantiris expects nothing less in his 31st season with the University of Connecticut. “I’m excited for this season. The girls are very energetic and always in the mentality of shooting the ball.”

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FORWARDS 2010 was highlighted by the emergence of Jessica Shufelt (Rochester, N.Y.) to the front line. The right-footed striker exploded onto the scene in her junior year with a breathtaking goal against Siena to tie the game with under three minutes remaining in regulation. Shufelt went on to dominate the scoring for UConn in the early stages of 2010. She was named BIG EAST Offensive Player of the Week and the Capitol One Primetime Performer of the Week after scoring two goals, including the game-winning strike in overtime, in back-to-back games against Illinois and No. 16 Penn State on September 3 and 5, respectively. Shufelt led all returning players in scoring last season with 15 points on six goals and three assists. The Huskies will also look to juniors Linda Ruutu (Espoo, Finland) and Danielle Schulmann (Saddle River, N.J.) for offensive firepower. Ruutu, a 2010 Preseason All-BIG EAST selection as a sophomore, ended the season with three goals and two assists for eight points. Schulmann, a transfer from Seton Hall, sat out 2010 due to transfer requirements. “With our returning veterans, in addition to our newcomers, we have increased our depth up top that will allow us to create a lot of goal scoring opportunities,” stated Tsantiris. UConn will have plenty of depth up front in 2011. Along with redshirt senior Cory Bildstein (Stockton, N.J.), senior Alex Garufi (Milton, Mass.) and sophomore Jessica Frech (Bethesda, Md.), the Huskies will welcome newcomers Mika Bussey (Brighton, Mich.), Chelsea Hunter and Andrea Plucenik (Brooklyn, Conn.) to the attack. MIDFIELD The UConn midfield will go through the largest transition in 2011 after losing mainstays Becky Gundling, Elise Fugowski and Meghan Cunningham to graduation. The Huskies will have many options in 2011, however, with the influx of highly touted newcomers along with a slew of returning quality players. “I am very excited about our midfield this year,” Tsantiris added. “Our newcomers in the midfield add creativity on and off the ball.” Sophomore Jennifer Skogerboe (Leesburg, Va.) had an excellent freshman campaign but appeared primarily at outside back. The UConn staff expects large contributions with the composed play of Skogerboe advancing into a role higher up the pitch. Joining Skogerboe with experience from 2010 is classmate Devin Prendergast (Babylon, N.Y.) and junior Danielle Dakin (Wilbraham, Mass.). Prendergast possesses excellent skills on the ball which led to her appearance in 20 games in the central midfield. An experienced player with the skills to win tackles and distribute from the back or in the midfield, Dakin has appeared in 44 games in two years and looks to be a major cog in UConn’s defensive efforts in 2011.

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Incoming recruits Julie Hubbard (Waverly, Pa./Penn State) and Riley Houle (Columbia, Conn.) highlight the incoming class. Hubbard joins Connecticut after two years at Penn State. An exceptionally skilled playmaker and finisher, Hubbard is expected to make an impact both on and off the ball throughout 2011. Houle joins UConn after being named Connecticut Gatorade Player of the Year as a high school se-


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DEFENSE UConn’s defense allowed just 24 goals in 23 games in 2010, highlighted by back-to-back shutouts over Louisville (3-0) and Notre Dame (2-0) in the BIG EAST Tournament. On the season, UConn recorded nine clean sheets. The Huskies graduated senior captain and starting center back Kacey Richards but return four players that spent much of the season in the defensive third of the field, including redshirt junior Karen Gurnon (Tolland, Conn.) who started 17 games at center back. Gurnon will likely be joined by redshirt senior Courtney Wilkinson-Maitland (Candiac, Quebec) to anchor the defense in 2011. Wilkinson-Maitland appeared in 19 games, starting 18 primarily at center back. Wilkinson-Maitland’s strength in the air should help keep the majority of play away from the UConn net. Dakin and Skogerboe both spent time at outside back in 2010 but will spend much of their playing time in the midfield with the addition of some experienced newcomers to the back line.

The UConn coaching staff successfully recruited a pair of ESPN Rise All-Americans to keep the UConn defense at full strength. Gabriella Cuevas (Wayne, N.J.) was named an ESPN Rise First Team All-American in 2010 and is currently a member of the U.S. National Team Player Pool. She’s joined by ESPN Rise Second Team All-American Gabrielle Charno (Seaford, N.Y.). Charno was named All-State in New York last season and led her club team, Syosset Sting, to the Region I Championship in 2009 and 2010. The UConn defense will also include freshman Gianna Roma (Foxboro, Mass.) and junior Georgina Giddings (Feltham, England). Giddings appeared in 16 games in 2010. GOALKEEPING Senior goalkeeper Jessica Dulski (Pittsford, N.Y.) started every game in 2010 after starting 18 straight games in 2009. Dulski, an athletic keeper with good range from side to side, owns a career 1.05 goals against average with 10 shutouts to her name. The Huskies come into the season with the luxury of having a confident and reliable keeper behind a formidable defense. Dulski will have two underclassmen battling for the back-up role in sophomore Leigh-Ann Jaggon (Windsor, Conn.) and freshman Celeste Moncure (Long Beach, Calif.) WRAP UP UConn enters 2011 with experience up front and expectations for increased contributions from the underclassmen in the midfield and on the back line. UConn’s seniors will be forced into added leadership roles but possess the skill and intangibles to lead a young squad towards a deep run in the postseason. After advancing to the NCAA Tournament and the BIG EAST Semifinals in 2010, the Huskies have the experience necessary to spend the winter months playing soccer yet again.

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Player Profiles In This Section Cory Bildstein..................................................................23 Jessica Dulski..................................................................24 Alex Garufi.......................................................................25 Karen Gurnon..................................................................26 Samantha Kelley..............................................................27 Jessica Shufelt................................................................28 Courtney Wilkinson-Maitland.........................................29 Michelle Baj......................................................................30 Danielle Dakin..................................................................31 Georgina Giddings..........................................................32 Hillary Lackman...............................................................33 Linda Ruutu.....................................................................34 Danielle Schulmann........................................................35 Amanda Cavalho.............................................................36 Jessica Frech...................................................................37 Leigh-Ann Jaggon...........................................................38 Devin Prendergast...........................................................39 Jennifer Skogerboe.........................................................40 Newcomers.................................................................41-46 Elizabeth Eng


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# 19 Cory Bildstein Forward Graduate Student Stockton, N.J.

Bildstein’s Career Highs

Points: 2 (Three Times) Goals: 1 (Two Times) Assists: 2 (DePaul, 10/17/08) Shots: 8 (South Florida, 9/25/08)

2010 (Senior Season): Appeared in two games before suffering a season-ending injury... Redshirted. 2009 (Junior Season): Saw action in 10 games on the year taking four shots... Named to the BIG EAST AllAcademic Team. 2008 (Sophomore Season): Played in 19 games during the season starting in four taking... Finished the year with 29 shots, 11 on goal... Recorded one goal and a teamleading three assists for five points... Scored the gametying goal against Yale (Sept. 5) with 1.1 seconds left in a game that would eventually be won by the Huskies in double-overtime... Had her first multiple assist game against DePaul (Oct. 17) recording two assists on the three Husky goals... Recorded an assist on the lone goal against St. John’s (Oct. 26). 2007 (Freshman Season): Appeared in nine games... Recorded one goal on the season with five shots on net... Scored first career goal in 6-0 win over Providence (Sept. 21)... Played career high 58 minutes in 1-0 win over Princeton (Aug. 31). Before UConn: Gained youth experience on the ‘98’99 Super Y League National Team and the New Jersey Olympic Development Program... Helped guide the Parsippany Gazelles club team to the Super Y League National Championship and the Disney Adidas Showcase Championships in 2005... Selected as team captain as a senior... Broke Hunterdon Central High School’s scoring record for both the men’s and women’s teams with 68 career goals... Named the West Jersey Player of the Year in 2006... Was an All-West Jersey and All-Skyland Conference selection from 2004-06... Member of both the National Honor Society and the National High School Scholars. Personal: Corinne Leigh is the daughter of Karl and Donna Bildstein... a marketing major... born May 25, 1989.

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Year GP/GS Shots 2007 9/0 5 2008 19/4 29 2009 10/0 4 2010 REDSHIRTED Career 38/4 38

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jessica dulski University of Connecticut 28 NCAA Appearances

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#1 Jessica Dulski Goalkeeper Senior Pittsford, N.Y. 2010 (Junior Season): Started all 23 games as a junior, recording a 10-10-3 mark based on a 1.03 goals against average and a .784 save percentage… Finished the year with 87 saves while allowing 24 goals… Recorded five shutouts on the season… Combined with Ally Mancino for four team shutouts… Earned back-to-back shutouts against Notre Dame (Oct. 31) and Louisville (Oct. 28) in the BIG EAST Tournament... Was the only goalie in 2010 to shutout Notre Dame (Eventual National Champions). 2009 (Sophomore Season): Played and started in 18 games on the year making 85 saves and allowing 20 goals for a 1.11 GAA... Shut out Boston University (Sep. 11) 1-0 in overtime to record her first career shut out... Earned a victory over No. 8 Wake Forest (Sep. 13) allowing just two goals... Named BIG EAST Goalkeeper of the Week after her performance against CCSU and Wake... Shut out both Providence and Yale during the weekend of Sept. 18 and 20... Shut out Villanova (Oct. 2) in a 1-0 victory... Named to the BIG EAST All-Academic Team. 2008 (Freshman Season): Saw action in one game during the season... Finished the year with a 0.00 GAA... Played the second half in goal against Central Connecticut (Aug. 25) shutting out the Blue Devils in 45 minutes of action. Before UConn: Earned All-America honors from the National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA) as well as First Team All-State honors for the state of New York in 2007 for her performance in goal as a senior for Pittsford-Mendon High School… Led the team to a Section V Class A state title and her team finished second in the overall state tournament… Finished her high school career with 192 saves and a .871 save percentage average… Participated in a 10-day tour of Brazil with the Region I ODP team in 2007. Personal: Jessica Natalie is the daughter of Joseph L. Dulski and Wanda Miller... a human development and families studies major… born January 5, 1990.

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Dulski’s Career Highs

Saves: 10 (Two Times, last vs. Wake Forest, 9/13/09) Shutouts: 10 (Last, at Notre Dame, 10/31/10) Goals Allowed: 3 (Six Times, last at West Virginia, 10/22/10)


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#28 Alex Garufi Forward Senior Milton, Mass.

Garufi’s Career Highs

Points: 2 (Syracuse, 9/27/09) Goals: 1 (Syracuse, 9/27/09) Assists: N/A/ Shots: 1 (Syracuse, 9/27/09)

2010 (Junior Season): Appeared in two games… Came off the bench at Seton Hall (Oct. 3) and Syracuse (Sept. 26). 2009 (Sophomore Season): Saw action against No. 8 Wake Forest... Recorded the first goal of her collegiate career against Syracuse (Sept. 27) giving the Huskies a five-goal lead. 2008 (Freshman Season): Did not compete. Before UConn: Played for the Massachusetts ODP team… Also spent eight years playing for the Scorpions Soccer Club, twice winning the Division I Massachusetts State Championship… Earned All-State and All-Scholastic honors as a senior in 2007 for Notre Dame Academy in Hingham, Mass. Personal: Alexandra Marie is the daughter of Mark and Patricia Garufi… human development & family studies major… born January 13, 1990.

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#14 Karen Gurnon Defense Redshirt-Junior Tolland, Conn. 2010 (Redshirt-Sophmore Season): Appeared in 22 games, starting 17 straight to end the season on the back line… Recorded three shots on the year. 2009 (Sophomore Season): Redshirted the season... Named to the BIG EAST All-Academic Team. 2008 (Freshman Season): Played in all 22 games during the season starting in 20... Tallied one goal and one assist on the year... One of UConn’s most consistent players racking up 1,952 minutes of play, good enough for second on the team... Recorded an assist in the first game of the year against Central Connecticut (Aug. 25)... Scored her first collegiate goal against Georgetown (Nov. 2) to tie the game at 1-1 en route to UConn’s BIG EAST Quarterfinal upset over the Hoyas... Played each and every minute during the BIG EAST tournament. Before UConn: Named to the NSCAA All-America team as well as the NSCAA All-New England soccer team in 2007… Earned Connecticut State Girls Soccer Player of the Year award from the Hartford Courant in 2007… As a player at Tolland High School, she scored 33 goals, added 37 assists and served as team captain during her senior year… Played on the Connecticut ODP state team from 2003-05 and for Oakwood SC and Northeast United… Also ran track at Tolland, placing 14th in the 2000m Steeplechase at the National High School Track and Field meet in 2007. Personal: Karen Taylor is the daughter of Roy and Darlene Gurnon… double major in psychology and anthropology… born May 1, 1990.

Career Statistics

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Gurnon’s Career Highs

Points: 2 (11/2/08 at Georgetown) Goals: 1 (11/2/08 at Georgetown) Assists: 1 (8/25/08 vs. Central Connecticut) Shots: 3 (11/2/08 at Georgetown)


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#27 Samantha Kelley Midfield/Forward Redshirt-Senior Simsbury, Conn.

Kelly’s Career Highs

Points: N/A Goals: N/A Assists: N/A Shots: 1 (at Seton Hall, 10/3/10)

2010 (R-Junior Season): Appeared in two games on the season… Saw action against USF (Oct. 10) and Seton Hall (Oct. 3). 2009 (R-Sophomore Season): Saw action up front against Syracuse (Sept. 27) and Notre Dame (Oct. 16)... Named to the BIG EAST All-Academic Team. 2008 (R-Freshman Season): Played in four games for the Huskies against South Florida, Marquette, DePaul and Syracuse... Named to the BIG EAST All-Academic Team. 2007 (Freshman Season): Redshirted Season. Before UConn: Member of the Connecticut ODP team and the Oakwood Soccer Club… Helped the Oakwood Soccer Club capture the U-19 Connecticut State Cup Championship in 2006… Four-year letterwinner at Simsbury High School… Earned All-State honors in both 2005 and 2006… Named team MVP as a junior while helping her team to the 2005 state championship… Also a member of the varsity hockey team from 2004-05, and a member of the varsity track and field team from 2004-07… Guided her hockey team to the 2005 state championship… Earned Best in Field in 2005, team MVP in 2006 and served as team captain in 2007 for her track and field team… Helped the track and field team to state championships in 2005 and 2006, and was an individual champion in the triple jump in 2005 and 2006 and in the 300-meter hurdles in 2006… Awarded the Connecticut Association of Schools Scholar Leader Award, the Connecticut Association of Schools Scholar Athlete Award, the Simsbury Scholar Award, the ESPN High School Athlete of the Week honor, the National Merit Scholarship Letter of Commendation, and the National Soccer Coaches Association of America Region 1 Scholar Award. Personal: Samantha Lynn is the daughter of Richard and Michelle Kelley… a dual major in finance and political science… born December 5, 1988.

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Jessica shufelt University of Connecticut 28 NCAA Appearances

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#11 Jessica Shufelt Forward Senior Rochester, N.Y. 2010 (Junior Season): Appeared in 22 games, starting 17… Tied for the team lead with 15 points… Ranked second on the squad with six goals… Named to the COSIDA District 1 Academic All-America First Team… Named BIG EAST Offensive Player of the Week, CollegeSoccer360. com National Player of the Week and TopDrawerSoccer.com National Player of the Week (Sept. 6) after scoring two goals, including the game winner, in overtime-victories over Illinois (Sept. 3) and No. 16 Penn State (Sept. 5)… Tallied a goal and an assist against Siena in the opening game of the season (Aug. 22). 2009 (Sophomore Season): Played in all 21 games on the year starting in five... Recorded 10 points on the season coming on three goals and four assists... Scored the first goal of her career against No. 8 Penn State (Aug. 31)... Recorded an assist against Harvard (Sep.5) on the game-winning goal... Recorded back-to-back assists on the game-winning goal against Boston University (Sep. 11) in overtime and again against No. 8 Wake Forest (Sep. 13)... Recorded two goals against Syracuse (Sept. 27) earning BIG EAST Honor Roll Honors... Added an assist against Georgetown (Oct. 4)... Named to the BIG EAST All-Academic Team. 2008 (Freshman Season): Played in 12 games during the season starting five... Recorded 11 shots on the season in 327 minutes of play... Took a season-high three shots against DePaul (Oct. 17) also playing a season high 59 minutes in that game. Before UConn: Had three years of experience on the New York West ODP state team as well as one year on the Region I ODP team… Participated in a 10-day tour of Brazil with the Region I ODP team in 2007… Led the state team to the finals at the Region I ODP tournament in Kirkwood, Del. in 2006… Scored 89 goals in her four-year varsity career for Greece Arcadia High School, becoming the school’s all-time leading scorer … Named First Team All-State in 2006... State Champion and State Player of the Year in 2007. Personal: Jessica R. is the daughter of Joseph and Rose Shufelt… a sport management major… born May 29, 1990.

Career Statistics

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Shufelt’s Career Highs

Points: 4 (Three Times, last, Penn State, 9/5/10) Goals: 2 (Three times, last, Penn State, 9/5/10) Assists: 1 (Seven times, last, at Seton Hall 10/3/10) Shots: 8 ( Penn State, 9/5/10)


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#21 Courtney Wilkinson-Maitland Defense Redshirt-Senior Candiac, Quebec

Wilkinson-Maitland’s Career Highs

Points: 1 (Two times, last vs. CCSU, 9/12/10) Goals: N/A Assists: 1 (Two times, last vs. CCSU, 9/12/10) Shots: 1 (Four times, last at Boston University, 9/19/10)

2010 (R-Junior Season): Appeared in 19 games, starting 18 at center back ... Registered assists against Siena (Aug. 22) and Central Connecticut. (Sept. 12). 2009 (R-Sophomore Season): Saw action in 14 games on the season starting in two... Took one shot on the year... Started against Brigham Young (Aug. 29) and Boston College in the second round of the NCAA Tournament (Nov. 15), her first career postseason start... Named to the BIG EAST AllAcademic Team. 2008 (R-Freshman Season): Played in 20 games during the season starting 18... Tallied 1,733 minutes of play in the backfield as one of the Huskies’ most consistent defenders... Recorded one assist on the season coming at Pittsburgh (Oct. 10) in UConn’s 2-1 victory... Played each and every minute of the BIG EAST Tournament... Named to the BIG EAST All-Academic Team. 2007 (Freshman Season): Redshirt Season. Before UConn: Defender for the FC Select Rive Sud Soccer Club... Member of the U-15 Canadian National Team, playing as one of the best 22 players in Canada in her age group... Also a member of the Quebec Provincial Team from 2004-06 where she earned a silver medal in the Canadian Championship in 2004... Selected as team captain of the Quebec Team while helping her squad to a fourth place finish at the U-16 Canadian Championship in 2006. Personal: Courtney A. is the daughter of Kerry Wilkinson and Geoff Maitland... an allied health sciences major... born March 1, 1990.

Career Statistics

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#29 Michelle Baj Midfield Junior South Windsor, Conn. 2010 (Sophomore Season): Redshirt season Before UConn: Transfer from Siena College.... Appeared in three games at Siena... All-New England and three-time All-State selection while at South Windsor High... Named to the All-Conference Team all four years... Led South Windsor to three Conference Championships... Team captain as a senior... Selected by the Hartford Courant as the Top Midfielder of the Year... A member of the National Honor Society. Personal: Michelle Michelle is the daughter of Martin and Edith Baj … finance major… Born February 15, 1991.

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Career Statistics

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#2 Danielle Dakin Midfield/Defense Junior Wilbraham, Mass.

Dakin’s Career Highs

Points: 2 (at Marquette, 10/9/09) Goals: 1 (at Marquette, 10/9/09) Assists: N/A Shots: 3 (Penn State, 9/5/10)

2010 (Sophomore Season): Appeared in all 23 games, starting 15... Appeared primarily as a defensive midfielder… Named a Second-Team COSIDA District 1 Academic AllAmerican. 2009 (Freshman Season): Played and started in all 21 games of the season on defense... Helped earn the first shut out of the season against Boston University (Sep. 11) in overtime... Helped the Huskies to two shut outs over Providence and Yale on the weekend of Sept. 18 and 20... Helped to shut out Syracuse (Sept. 27) in a 5-0 victory and Villanova (Oct. 2) in a 1-0 win... Scored the first goal of her collegiate career against Marquette (Oct. 9)... Named to the BIG EAST All-Academic Team. Before UConn: As a senior midfielder at Minnechaug Regional High School in Wilbraham, Mass was named the 2008 Massachusetts Gatorade Player of the Year and a 2008 NSCAA All-American... Captained her team to the 2008 Division I State Championship and helped her team record a 68-5-10 record during her four year career... Named to the ESPN RISE All-American First Team in 2008... Played for the New England Mutiny of the Women’s Premier Soccer League (WPSL) and is the youngest player to ever have played for the team... In 2008, helped the Mutiny to the WPSL National Semi-Finals and was named to the All-Tournament team at the WPSL Final Four... In 2007, she was a WPSL National Championship finalist with the Mutiny...Has also participated in the Olympic Development Program for five years as a member of the U-15, U-16, U-17, and U-19 state and regional teams. Personal: Danielle Loni is the daughter of Lonny and Lisa Dakin... an exercise science major... born December 10, 1990.

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Career Statistics

GP/GS 21/21 23/15 44/36

Shots 12 19 31

G 1 0 1

A 0 0 0

Pts. 2 0 2

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georgina giddings University of Connecticut 28 NCAA Appearances

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#33 Georgina Giddings Defense/Midfield Junior Feltham, England 2010 (Sophomore Season): Saw action in 16 games, starting once against No. 7 Virginia (Aug. 29)… Recorded six shots on the season. 2009 (Freshman Season): Saw action in 18 games on the season, taking 11 shots... Scored a career-high two goals against No. 8 Wake Forest (Sep. 13)... Named to TopDrawerSoccer’s National Team of the Week as well as CS360’s Primetime Performers of the Week for her efforts... Recorded an assist against Providence (Sept. 18)... Tallied an assist against Syracuse (Sept. 27)... Named to the BIG EAST All-Academic Team. Before UConn: Graduated from the Longford Community School and Therfield School in Feltham, England... Played for the U-17, U-19 and U-23 English National teams, competing in several training camps and tournaments including the European Finals with the U-17 and U-19 teams... Has also been a member of Chelsea FC for seven years and was the reserve team captain in 2008-2009... Chelsea was league champions and County Cup winners in 20072008 and League Cup, County Cup winners and League Champions in 2008-2009. Personal: Georgina Marie is the daughter of Alan and Dale Giddings... a sociology major... born June 30, 1990.

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Career Statistics

GP/GS 18/0 16/1 34/1

Shots 11 6 17

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A 2 0 2

Pts. 6 0 6

GW 0 0 0

Giddings’ Career Highs

Points: 4 (Wake Forest, 9/13/09) Goals: 2 (Wake Forest, 9/13/09) Assists: 1 (Two Times, last vs. Syracuse, 9/27/09) Shots: 3 (Wake Forest, 9/13/09)


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#3 Hillary Lackman Forward/Midfield Junior Willington, Conn.

Lackman’s Career Highs Points: N/A Goals: N/A Assists: N/A Shots: N/A

2010 (Sophomore Season): Appeared in 15 games off the bench as a sophomore. 2009 (Freshman Season): Saw action in the midfield against Syracuse (Sept. 27), Villanova (Oct.2), South Florida (Oct. 11) and No.7/8 Notre Dame (Oct. 16)... Named to the BIG EAST All-Academic Team. Before UConn: Graduated from nearby E.O. Smith High School in Storrs, Conn... Named to the Connecticut Girl’s Soccer Coaches Association All-State team in her junior and senior years... Earned All-Conference honors in each of her four years on varsity and captained the team as a senior leading her squad to an ECC Championship... Also played with and captained FSA Soccerplus based in Farmington, Conn. Personal: Hillary Catherine is the daughter of Steve and Liz Lackman... a psychology major... born October 25, 1990.

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GP/GS 4/0 15/0 19/0

Shots 0 0 0

G 0 0 0

A 0 0 0

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linda ruutu University of Connecticut 28 NCAA Appearances

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#18 Linda Ruutu Midfield Junior Espoo, Finland 2010 (Sophomore Season): Finished the season with three goals and two assists for eight points… Notched goals in three-straight games from October 10-October 17… Scored the game-winning goal in UConn’s 3-0 victory over USF (Oct. 10)… Scored the game-tying goal at home against No. 5 Notre Dame (Oct. 15)… Named to the Preseason All-BIG EAST Team. 2009 (Freshman Season): Played and started in all 21 games on the season... Led the team in goals scored (8) and points (20)... Recorded a point in four-straight games from Sept. 5-13... Recorded the first goal of her career against Harvard (Sep. 5) while adding an assist... Put home two goals against Central Connecticut (Sep. 7) including the game winner... Dished out two assists against Boston University (Sep. 11) and No. 8 Wake Forest (Sep. 13)... Scored her fourth goal of the season as the game winner against Syracuse (Sept. 27)... Recorded the first goal of the game in three-straight games (Sept.27-Oct. 4) knocking in the game winner against Villanova (Oct. 2) and the first goal of the game for the Huskies against Georgetown (Oct. 4)... Knocked in the Huskies lone goal at No. 7/8 Notre Dame (Oct.16) and scored at DePaul (Oct. 18)... Named to the All-BIG EAST Second Team and All-BIG EAST Rookie Team... Named to the BIG EAST All-Academic Team. Before UConn: Graduate of the Makelanrinne Sports High School in Helsinki... Has experience at the international level... In 2008, competed in the UEFA European Women’s U-19 Championship... Is currently competing with the national team, helping her team to the second round of the UEFA European Women’s U-19 Championship... In addition to the national team, she competed with HJK Helsinki. Personal: A sociology and women’s studies major... born February 17, 1990.

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GP/GS 21/21 23/14 44/35

Shots 41 36 77

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A 4 2 6

Pts. 20 8 28

GW 3 1 4

Ruutu’s Career Highs

Points: 4 (Central Connecticut, 9/7/09) Goals: 2 (Central Connecticut, 9/7/09) Assists: 1 (Six Times, last at Notre Dame, 10/31/10) Shots: 6 (Notre Dame, 10/15/10)


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#25 Danielle Schulmann Midfield Redshirt Junior Saddle River, N.J.

Schulmann’s Career Highs Points: N/A Goals: N/A Assists: N/A Shots: N/A

2010 (Junior Season): Redshirted the season. Before UConn: Sat out 2010 due to transfer rules... A transfer from Seton Hall University... Played her freshman year at Maryland, scoring three goals... Two-time AllState selection, First Team All-County and All-League... Led high school team to league and county titles as well as the State semifinals as a freshman and sophomore... Scored 27 goals her freshman year and followed with 23 goals her sophomore year... Played for the Arsenal World Class Club team, leading them to the 2007 State and Regional Championships... Major is undecided. Personal: Danielle Nicole is the daughter of Danny and Debbie Schulmann... An allied health sciences major... Born December 22, 1989.

Career Statistics

Year GP/GS Shots G 2008 # 16/3 18 3 2009 $ 16/15 33 6 2010 Did Not Compete Career 32/18 51 9 # - at Maryland $ - at Seton Hall

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#15 Amanda Carvalho Midfield/Forward Redshirt-Sophomore Cheshire, Conn. 2010 (Sophomore Season): Did not compete Before UConn: A transfer from UMass... A four-year letterwinner at Cheshire High School, Carvalho helped her team to the 2005 Class LL State Co-Championship and for her efforts was named the finals MVP... During her time at Cheshire, she helped the Rams to be the 2004, 2005 and 2007 SCC Champions... In her senior season in 2007, Carvalho was named to the All-Housatonic and All-SCC team, All-State and New Haven Register AllArea... She also set the Cheshire High School record for most goals in a season with 33 and tied for most goals in a single game with five. Personal: Amanda Marie is the daughter of Tony and Laurie Carvalho… An allied health sciences major… Born August 8, 1990.

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Carvalho’s Career Highs Points: N/A Goals: N/A Assists: N/A Shots: N/A


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#26 Jessica Frech Forward Sophomore Bethesda, Md.

Frech’s Career Highs Points: 2 (CCSU, 9/12/10) Goals: 1 (CCSU, 9/12/10) Assists: N/A Shots: 2 (CCSU, 9/12/10)

2010 (Freshman Season): Appeared in eight games on the season, notching one goal for two points... Scored her first collegiate goal against CCSU (Sept. 12)… Saw her first action of the season as a substitute against No. 7 Virginia (Aug. 29) playing 19 minutes. Before UConn: A four-year letterwinner for Connelly School of the Holy Child in Potomac, Md.... Helped her team to the 2009 ISL A conference championship in her senior season... Two-time captain in her junior and senior seasons... Named to the ISL All-League team from her sophomore year on... Currently holds the all-time assist record at her school... Three-time member of the ’92 Maryland ODP Regional Championship Team and leading scorer in the 2009 tournament... Also a member of the McLean Dragons... Second leading goal scorer in U.S. Youth Soccer and was also a part of the Dragons when they won the Virginia State Cup in 2007 and 2009. Personal: Jessica Ellen is the daughter of Jim and Mary Kay Frech… An environmental science major… Born August 31, 1992.

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University of Connecticut Leigh-Ann Jaggon 28 NCAA Appearances

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#4 Leigh-Ann Jaggon Goalkeeper Sophomore Windsor, Conn. 2010 (Freshman Season): Did not appear as a freshman in 2010. Before UConn: Graduate of Windsor High School where she earned All-Conference honors in 2006, 2007 and 2009 and was named a 2010 CIAC-CAS Scholar-Athlete... A member of the Under-20 Jamaican National Soccer Team... Captain of her school’s squad in her junior and senior seasons and was named team MVP in her sophomore and senior year... A member of the All-Academic Team in her freshman, sophomore and senior seasons. Personal: Leigh-Ann Danielle is the daughter of Lawrence and Kaelin Jaggon… An exercise science major… Born March 21, 1992.

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#13 Devin Prendergast Midfield Sophomore Babylon, N.Y.

Prendergast’s Career Highs

Points: 2 (Louisville, 10/28/10) Goals: 1 (Two Times, last vs. Louisville, 10/28/10) Assists: N/A Shots: 4 (Louisville, 10/28/10)

2010 (Freshman Season): Appeared in 20 games, starting six... Finished the season with two goals and four points… Put home the final goal of the game against Louisville in the BIG EAST First Round (Oct. 28)… Scored her first career goal in a 3-2 victory over No. 16 Penn State (Sept. 5)... Started her first collegiate game against Seton Hall (Oct. 3). Before UConn: The 2009 Long Island Player of the Year attended St. John the Baptist High School... A native of Babylon, N.Y. and a four-year letterwinner... Was named to the All-State team in her sophomore and senior seasons, the All-League team in her freshman, sophomore and senior seasons and All-Long Island in her senior year... Was a three-year captain for her squad leading the team to the league and state championship in her senior season while scoring 17 goals and 23 assists for 57 points during her final year. Personal: Devin Jillian is the daughter of William and Doreen Prendergast… an allied health sciences major… Born October 16, 1992.

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GP/GS 20/6 20/6

Shots 19 19

G 2 2

A 0 0

Pts. 4 4

GW 0 0

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University of Connecticut Jennifer Skogerboe 28 NCAA Appearances

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#10 Jennifer Skogerboe Defense Sophomore Leesburg, Va. 2010 (Freshman Season): Appeared in 16 games, starting 15... Tallied her first collegiate point with an assist against CCSU (Sept. 12)… Started her first college game at UConn against Siena (Aug. 22). Before UConn: A four-year letterwinner for Stone Bridge High School... In her senior season, was named to the Virginia High School All-District team as well as the All-Region team... Her junior year, she led the team in points... A member of the Region I Olympic Development Program from 2006-09, Skogerboe played center midfield at the National Interregional Tournament in Coral Springs, Fla... She was also been a part of the Virginia State ODP Team since 2004... Skogerboe played for the McLean Dragons Under-18 team that was ranked No. 2 in the region and in the top-10 nationally, helping to capture the 2007 and 2009 Virginia State Championship title. Personal: Jennifer Lynn is the daughter of Paul and Kyoung Skogerboe… a sport management major… Born June 8, 1992.

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GP/GS 16/15 16/15

Shots 4 4

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A 1 1

Pts. 1 1

GW 0 0

Skogerboe’s Career Highs Points: 1 (CCSU, 9/13/10) Goals: N/A Assists: 1 (CCSU, 9/13/10) Shots: 2 (Penn State, 9/5/10)


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#50 Gabrielle Charno

Forward Freshman Brighton, Mich.

Defense Freshman Seaford, N.Y.

Before UConn: Attended Brighton High in Brighton, Mich… Named team captain as a senior… Played for the Michigan Hawks Club team… Led Hawks to a No. 6 national ranking… Competed with the Michigan ’93 Olympic Development Program for four years… Led the Hawks to two State Cup Championships and a Disney Soccer Showcase semifinal appearance… Appeared in the Super-Y North American Quarterfinals. Personal: Mika Nicole Bussey... Born May 23, 1993... Daughter of Daniel and Colleen Bussey... Has three siblings, David, Breanna and Delaney... an allied health science major. Bussey on UConn: “I chose UConn for several reasons. First being the academics. I would like to get a job within the health profession and UConn has one of the best exercise science programs in the country. UConn has a history of being a great team and a national contender. When I visited UConn, I felt very welcomed by the team. I felt that I would be able to get along with the players well and that they were all great players and would push me to take my game to the next level.” The coaching staff on Mika: “Mika is a player who has very good skills and reads the game well. She is versatile and can play out wide in the midfield or up top. Mika comes from a great club team and has developed into a very good attacking player. She will be an additional attacking option for us.”

Before UConn: ESPN Rise Second Team AllAmerican… Named captain of Plainedge High as a junior and senior… Voted Team MVP as a junior and senior… Named to the New York All-State Team in 2010… Named All-County in 2009 and 2010… Played for the Syosset Sting Club team… Led Syosset Sting to the State Cup Championship in 2008, 2009 and 2010… Region I Champions in 2009 and 2010… National Championship Finalist in 2010… Also lettered in track and lacrosse… AllConference in the long jump all-four years of high school... Owns the school record in the 4x400m relay, 4x200m relay and the long jump… A member of the National Honor Society. Personal: Gabrielle Elise Charno... Born on December 29, 1992... Daughter of George and Patricia Charno... Has one sister, Annmarie... an engineering major. Charno on UConn: “I chose to attend UConn because of the athletics program as well as the engineering program. I loved the campus and the environment created for the student-athlete. As a soccer player, I have always wanted to compete at the highest level and the coaches, players and staff at UConn have created an amazing program. As I sat in Coach’s office during my official visit surrounded by all the soccer jerseys of past players, I knew I had found my home for the next four years.” The coaching staff on Gabrielle: “Gabby is a talented defensive player who comes from a very successful club team. She has a big personality on the field with her athletic ability and natural leadership qualities. She has a lot of potential and is a very strong and technical player. We feel Gabby will be a great addition to our team next fall.”

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#9 Gabriella Cuevas

#16 Kaichie Ho

Defense Freshman Wayne, N.J.

Midfield Freshman

Before UConn: ESPN Rise First Team All-American… Member of the 2010 U.S. National Team Player Pool… Member of Immaculate Heart Academy (IHA) that was named the Bergen County Program of the Decade… Named All-State as a sophomore, junior and senior… Named to the Bergen County AllDecade Team… Named to the NSCAA/Adidas AllRegion Team as a senior… Led IHA to the Bergen County Championship all-four years… A member of the honor roll in 2009 and 2010. Personal: Gabriella Elizabeth Cuevas... Born on August 15, 1993... Daughter of Cesar and CarmenReyas Cuevas... Has one brother, Andrew... a psychology major.

Glastonbury, Conn. Before UConn: All-Conference selection in 2009 for Glastonbury High… Named team captain in 2010… Led Glastonbury to the CCC North Conference Championship in 2008, 2009 and 2010… Member of the French and Chinese Foreign Language Honor Society… Recipient of the AP Scholar Award and the Cornell Book Award. Personal: Kaichie Ho... Born on January 6, 1993... Daughter of Bruce Ho and Pei Ti Lee... Has a sister Kailie... an engineering major.

Ho on UConn: “I chose UConn because it’s an overall perfect fit for me. Ranging from the excellent engineering school to the top-notch athletics program, I essentially get the best of both worlds. On the academics side, I will Cuevas on UConn: “I chose UConn because it had everything I was look- get the luxury of smaller class sizes and individual ing for in a school. It has great academics, the perfect help from the teachers from being in the Engineering size campus and a great soccer team. UConn has Program. On top of that, I get to choose from a broad exactly what I want to study, which is psychology and range of engineering options along with many internspecial education, and the campus is beautiful with ship opportunities. On the athletics side, I get the a great atmosphere around it. The soccer team is a opportunity to play for a Division I BIG EAST team. really nice group of players who are also extremely They are a tight-knit as well as talented group and I talented on the field, along with the coaches who are can’t wait to be a part of the team.” very knowledgeable about the game and also very personable. The school is the perfect distance away The coaching staff on Kaichie: from home and when I am there I can feel that it is “Kaichie is a very strong and smart player. She is a central player who can win balls and generate the just the perfect fit for me.” attack from a holding midfield position. Kaichie’s technical ability and vision on and off the ball will add an The coaching staff on Gabriella: “Gabby is a very smart and composed player. Her additional option for us in the midfield. She is coming technique and ability to read the game will be a great off of a recent knee injury, but when healthy she has addition to our back line. She is a standout performer the potential to be a great player for UConn.” with both her club and high school teams and has found a lot of success on the Regional and National level as well. We are confident in Gabby’s abilities and feel she will do very well at UConn.”

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#17 Julie Hubbard

Midfield Freshman Columbia, Conn.

Midfield Junior Waverly, Pa.

Before UConn: ESPN Rise Second Team AllAmerican and Connecticut Gatorade Player of the Year as a senior… Member of the 2010 U.S. National Team Player Pool… All-State selection all four years of high school… Was named AllNew England twice… Captained her squad as a sophomore, junior and senior… Was named Most Valuable Player two times… Also competed on the indoor track team… A High Honors student at Windham High. Personal: Riley Kathryn Houle... Born on November 25, 1993... Daughter of Michael and Lisa Houle... Has a brother Ben... an allied health sciences major. Houle on UConn: “It has always been a dream of mine to attend UConn, not just because I grew up in the area, but also because most of my family members are UConn alumni. UConn is also one of the few schools that have the major that I would like to pursue, speech and language pathology. My love for UConn soccer and the academic programming offered makes UConn a perfect fit for me.” The coaching staff on Riley: “Riley will bring a lot of creativity to our midfield. She is very comfortable on the ball and has the ability to make a lot of things happen in the attacking third. Riley is a true play maker and a tireless worker on both ends of the field. She has experience on both the Regional and National level which will help her adapt quickly to the level of play in college. Riley is a local player and we are very happy she has decided to stay close to home. We are looking forward to seeing the impact she will have on our team and program over the next four years.”

2010 (Sophomore Season at Penn State): Made three starts in 11 total appearances, beginning the year with three starts in midfield... Tallied careerhigh three-point day at Iowa (Oct. 10) with first career goal and assist... Recorded nine total shots. 2009 (Freshman Season at Penn State): Made six appearances as a reserve, recording one shot... Made collegiate debut against Boston University (Sept. 13) at the UConn Soccer Classic...Made Big Ten debut against Northwestern (Oct. 9)...Saw first playing time in NCAA Tournament game in a 5-0 win over Colgate (Nov. 13). High School: All-State sophomore and senior years... Wyoming Valley Conference player of the year... Team leader in scoring three-times… AllRegional All-Star in 2006-07, 2009... First Team AllConference in 2006-07, 2009... Sat out junior year due to torn ACL... Scranton Times-Tribune Girls Soccer Player of the Year in 2007... Team captured District II AAA Championship... Captained squad senior season. Personal: Julianne Hubbard... Born on August 2, 1991... Daughter of Charles and Kathleen Hubbard... Has twin sister, Ali, and two brothers, Jack and Peter... an allied health sciences major. Hubbard on UConn: “I choose UConn because athletically and academically it is the right fit for me. The style of play, team success and coaching staff really appealed to me and made my decision fairly easy. I’m very excited to be a part of this program for the next two seasons.” The coaching staff on Julie: “Julie is one of the best technical players I have seen in a while. She is an attacking player who has the ability to control the game and dictate the play from either the midfield or forward positions. She is very composed in front of the net and can score goals. We are excited that Julie transferred this semester and we are looking forward for her to give us a few different attacking options this fall.”

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#23 Chelsea Hunter

#0 Celeste Moncure

Forward Freshman

Goalkeeper Freshman Long Beach, Calif.

Middletown, Conn. Before UConn: All-State selection as a sophomore, junior and senior at The Loomis Chafee School… Led Loomis Chaffee to the New England Prep School Class A Championship as a freshman and sophomore… A member of the Region I ODP team from 2005-2008… Selected to represent the USA Olympic Reserve U-19 team in the International Women’s Kuban Spring Tournament in Moscow in 2008… Member of the Oakwood Premier Team.

Before UConn: Led Long Beach Poly to the Moore League Championship as a junior… Allowed just 17 goals during her high school career… Helped lead Long Beach Poly past the first round of the playoffs for the first time in five years…. Graduated high school with AP Honors… Long Beach Poly Medallion Award winner.

Personal: Celeste Mishael Moncure... Born on June 21, 1993... Roosevelt Scott and Sarah Moncure… Has two brothers, Brandon and DeVante... a biologiPersonal: Chelsea Hunter... Born on February 21, cal sciences major. 1991... Daughter of Dan and Jeriann Hunter... Has a brother D.J... an allied health sciences major. Moncure on UConn: “I chose UConn because I felt really comfortable at Hunter on UConn: the school. Storrs felt close to home even though it “I have always held UConn on a high pedestal over 3,000 miles away from home. I liked the playconsidering its rising academic prestige, intensely ers on the team, I loved Coach Rodriquez and I liked competitive athletic program and impressive school everything the university had to offer on and off the spirit. It has been my ultimate dream to be privileged field.” enough to strive for excellence on and off the field at UConn. I am truly honored and blessed to call myself The coaching staff on Celeste: a Husky.” “We are very excited for Celeste to be joining our team. She is a very hard worker and is adjusting The coaching staff on Chelsea: great to the pressures of college athletics. Celeste “We are happy Chelsea has joined our UConn fam- is a quality goalkeeper that can play at the college ily. She hasn’t played competitively in over a year level and transition appropriately to the speed of now but coming in during the spring helped her pre- play.” pare for the upcoming fall season. She will be a great additional option for us up front. She has an attacking mentality and found a lot of success on the youth level. Chelsea has already shown us this past spring that she has the ability to score goals.”

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#6 Andrea Plucenik

#37 Gianna Roma

Forward Freshman Brooklyn, Conn.

Defense Freshman Foxboro, Mass.

Before UConn: Injured for her senior year of high school… All-State and All-New England selection as a sophomore and junior at Woodstock Academy… Three-time Norwich Bulletin All-Star… Norwich Bulletin Player of the year as a junior after tallying 24 goals… Scored 31 goals as a sophomore and 15 as a freshman at Woodstock Academy… Earned High Honors all-four years of high school.

Before UConn: ESPN Rise All-Star… member of Scorpion Club Team for 12 years… Member of 2011 Region I Premier League Champions…Helped Scorpion team win three state championships and two regional championships…Team captain as a senior at Foxboro High… Two-time Team MVP… Two-time Hockomock League All-Star… Two-time Sun Chronicle All-Star… Named MVP of the Sun Chronicle All-Star Game... Led the team in scoring as a junior tallying seven goals and six assists… Led the team in scoring and points as a senior… A member of the Honor Roll all-four years of high school.

Personal: Andrea Rose Plucenik... Born on October 30, 1993... Daughter of Robert and Michelle Plucenik... Has a sister Alexandria... a communications disorders major. Plucenik on UConn: “It has always been a dream of mine to attend UConn, not just because I grew up in the area, but also because most of my family members are UConn alumni. UConn is also one of the few schools that have the major that I would like to pursue, speech and language pathology. My love for UConn soccer and the academic programming offered makes UConn a perfect fit for me.” The coaching staff on Andrea: “Drea has been a proven goal scorer for her club and ODP teams in the past. She is very athletic and has the ability to beat players and get behind the back line. Drea has an attacking mentality and a very strong work ethic. She has the potential to develop into a very dangerous forward and we are excited to have her here.”

Personal: Gianna Elizabeth Roma... Born on April 4, 1993... Daughter of Dan and Agatha Roma... Has three sisters Mariella, Olivia and Danielle... a nutrition major. Roma on UConn: “UConn was always in the back of my mind of schools to attend since the beginning of my freshman year in high school. Throughout the recruiting process and visits to many schools, I learned that UConn was the perfect fit for me. UConn is almost a perfect distance from my home, the Nutrition program there is considered one of the best studies in the country, the whole student body has great pride and spirit in their school and sports, and most importantly to me, I am able to fulfill the dream that I have always had of playing division I on a top collegiate women’s soccer team. The players and coaches make me feel right in place.” The coaching staff on Gianna: “Gianna is a great kid and comes from a very good club team. She is a very feisty one vs. one defender who can also get up and down the flank as an attacking outside back. She plays simple and has the ability to read the game very well. She will add a lot of depth to our defense next fall.”

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#30 Lindsey Watkins Midfield Freshman Litchfield, Conn. Before UConn: Named All-State as a senior at The Forman School… Named Team MVP as a sophomore, junior and senior… Holds the Forman School record for goals in a season (44) and all-time scoring (97 in three years)… WWNEPSSA All-League as a sophomore, junior and senior… Boston Globe All-Star… Selected for the 2010 CGSCA Senior Bowl… A member of the National Honor Society as a junior and senior… National Honor Society Vice President as a senior.

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Personal: Lindsey Erin Watkins... Born on November 23, 1993... Daughter of Alan and Susan Watkins... Has two siblings, Erik and Kelly... an elementary education major. Watkins on UConn: “The University of Connecticut has been my top college choice long before day one of my college search process. The moment I stepped foot on UConn’s campus I immediately felt like I was in a familiar place. Living in Connecticut, UConn sports have always been an exciting part of life. I’ve always felt proud that my state university is nationally recognized for its excellent athletic programs and offers a highly competitive learning environment for students with high academic standards.” The coaching staff on Lindsey: “Lew is a player that has a lot of potential. She is a very good athlete and has great pace. She is very versatile and can play out wide in the back, midfield or up top. We feel she has the potential to be a very good flank player and we are looking forward for her to join the team.”

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Senior Meghan Cunningham captained the 2010 Huskies and registered two goals and one assist. She was named NEWISA All-New England Second Team

Fugowski consistently led the team on the field throughout the season as the primary attacking center-midfielder. She ended her four years at Connecticut by setting career highs with five goals and four assists for 14 points. Those to-

tals earned her a spot on the All-BIG EAST First Team, as well as the NSCAA All-Northeast Region Second Team. UConn captain and fellow senior Kacey Richards was also honored, earning a spot on both the All-BIG EAST and NSCAA All-Northeast Region First Teams. Richard’s spot on the All-BIG EAST First Team capped a tremendous career in which the UConn star earned All-BIG EAST honors four-straight seasons. Fugowski, Richards and senior Meghan Cunningham were also named to the NEWISA All-New England Second Team. The team continued to uphold the ideal virtues of UConn student-athletes as 22 players were named BIG EAST All-Academic Selections. The team achieved a perfect Academic Progress Rating (APR) for the 2009-10 academic year, the second straight year in which the Huskies have received a perfect 1000 score while also achieving the highest GPA of all UConn athletic teams. UConn’s team GPA of 3.46 in the spring semester of 2010-11 ranks as the highest ever at UConn. Graduate student Annie Yi took home one of the most prestigious honors available to a UConn student-athlete as she was honored with the BIG EAST Scholar-Athlete Award, granting her a $2,000 scholarship on behalf of the BIG EAST Conference and American Eagle Outfitters. Additionally, junior Jessica Shufelt was named to the ESPN Academic All-District First Team and sophomore Danielle Dakin was a member of the ESPN Academic All-District Second Team. Connecticut opened the season with five-straight overtime games, highlighted by back-to-back victories over BIG TEN standouts Illinois and Penn State. Shufelt was the hero in both contests, notching two goals, including the game winner in overtime, in both 48

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Shufelt went on to earn a share of the team lead with 15 points on six goals and three assists. Graduate student and first-year Husky Angelika Johansson led the team with seven goals, adding one assist for 15 points. UConn followed the BIG TEN sweep with two victories over in-state opponents Yale (2-0) and CCSU (5-0) for four-straight victories. Connecticut’s offensive burst faded, however, as UConn suffered through a 2-4-1 stretch. UConn took road games at Syracuse and at Seton Hall by 3-0 scores, but suffered defeats against Boston University, St. John’s, Rutgers and Marquette. Connecticut would finish the remaining five regular season games with .500 soccer, going 2-0-1 and then 0-2 to close the season. The Huskies had convincing victories over USF (3-0) and DePaul (3-1) surrounding UConn’s 1-1 stalemate against rivals Notre Dame in Storrs on October 15. UConn went on to drop 3-0 and 1-0 decisions to West Virginia and Pittsburgh, respectively, before entering the postseason. The Connecticut defense allowed just 1.04 goals per game in 2010. Along with Kacey Richards, seniors Meghan Cunningham and Becky Gundling led a formidable UConn defense that kept nine clean sheets, highlighted by the back-to-back shutouts in the BIG EAST Tournament. A three-time All-New England selection, Gundling was one of only two field players (Richards) to start all-23 games in 2010. The strong UConn defense was anchored by Jessica Dulski in the net. Dulski started all-23 games for UConn and recorded a 1.03 goals against average to go along with a .784 save percentage. She finished the season with five clean sheets having combined with sophomore Ally Mancino for four shutouts.

2010 First-Team All-BIG EAST midfielder Elise Fugowski

The 2010 season added another chapter in UConn’s long and storied history. The Huskies continued their stronghold as the top academic program in Storrs while also adding another year of NCAA play to the UConn record books.

END-OF-SEASON AWARDS AND HONORS

Meg Cunningham, Sr.NEWISA Second Team All-New England Elise Fugowski, Sr. All-BIG EAST First Team NSCAA All-Northeast Region Second Team NEWISA Second Team All-New England Kacey Richards, Sr. All-BIG EAST First Team NSCAA All-Northeast Region First Team NEWISA Second Team All-New England Linda Ruutu, So. Preseason All-BIG EAST Jessica Shufelt, Jr. BIG EAST Offensive Player of the Week, College Soccer 360 Primetime Player of the Week, Capitol One Prime time Performer of the Week (Sept. 7) Annie Yi, GS BIG EAST Scholar Athlete Award BIG EAST All-Academic Team Selections

2010 All-BIG EAST First-Team selection Kacey Richards.

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Name GP-GS JOHANSSON, A. 23-12 SHUFELT, J. 22-17 FUGOWSKI, E. 22-21 BUSQUE, M. 22-19 CLARK, E. 23-4 RUUTU, L. 23-14 CUNNINGHAM, M. 23-18 PRENDERGAST, D. 20-6 RICHARDS, K. 23-23 FRECH, J. 8-0 WILKINSON-MAIT. 19-18 GUNDLING, B. 23-23 YI, A. 9-7 SKOGERBOE, J. 16-15 DAKIN, D. 23-15 GIDDINGS, G. 16-1 GURNON, K. 22-17 KELLEY, S. 2-0 GARUFI, A. 2-0 BILDSTEIN, C. 2-0 LACKMAN, H. 15-0 DULSKI, J. 23-23 MANCINO, A. 4-0 Total 23 Opponents 23

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The University of Connecticut women’s soccer team opened the regular season against Siena College at Joseph J. Morrone Stadium and fell in overtime, 3-2. Connecticut saw goals from senior Meghan Cunningham (Simsbury, Conn.) and junior Jessica Shufelt (Rochester, N.Y.) The Huskies outshot Siena, 28-11, with Connecticut opening the scoring just seven minutes into the action when Cunningham put home the season’s opening goal from six yards out after a pass from Shufelt. UConn outshot Siena, 8-2, in the opening 45 minutes but was unable to add to their 1-0 lead. Siena midfield Cara Reily evened the score at 1-1 with a blast from 30 yards out into the top-left corner over the outstretched hands of UConn goalkeeper Jessica Dulski (Pittsford, N.Y.) at 52:48. The Saints took the lead at 53:47 when Caitlin Cahalan’s shot deflected off a Connecticut defender and found its way behind Dulski. The Huskies evened the score at 87:07 when Shufelt curled in a left-footed shot from 20 yards out into the top-left corner after a pass from junior Courtney Wilkinson-Maitland (Candiac, Quebec). Connecticut outshot Siena, 20-6, in the second half but had several shots blocked by Seina defenders or sail high and wide of the net. The Saints put home the game winner with only 33 seconds remaining in the first overtime period when freshman Brittany Pfaff slid the ball under the legs of a charging Dulski.

Game 2

UConn 0 , William & Mary 0 2OT Aug. 27, 2010

University Park, Pa.

The University of Connecticut women’s soccer team earned a 0-0 draw against William and Mary in the opening game of the Penn State Invitational. UConn went into double overtime for the second time in as many games. After 110 minutes, the Huskies outshot the Tribe, 16-10, but were unable to beat William and Mary goalkeeper Katherine Yount. UConn junior goalkeeper Jessica Dulski (Pittsford, N.Y.) kept a clean sheet, making two saves on the night to earn the sixth shutout of her career.Dulski kept Connecticut level in the early part of the game, making both of her saves in the opening 20 minutes. Connecticut outshot the Tribe, 4-3, in the first half but Yount was there to save the lone UConn shot on net.William and Mary nearly put the opening goal home in the 52nd minute, but a shot from striker Cortlyn Bristol was cleared off the line by a Connecticut defender. UConn held William and Mary without a shot on frame for the final 58 minutes, placing three shots on frame to the Tribe’s none.The Huskies outshot William and Mary, 5-0, in the two overtimes but were unable to get the go-ahead goal as senior Meghan Cunningham (Simsbury, Conn.) had her shot from the top of the box saved in the 105th minute.

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Virginia 1, UConn 0 2OT Aug. 29, 2010

University Park, Pa.

The University of Connecticut women’s soccer team suffered its second double-overtime defeat of the season when it fell to No.7/15 Virginia, 1-0, on Sunday in the final game of the Penn State Invitational. The Huskies went into double overtime for the third time in as many games to start the 2010 season and gave up a penalty kick in the 106th minute of play. UConn junior goalkeeper Jessica Dulski (Pittsford, N.Y.) made six saves on the day. Connecticut fell to 0-2-1 on the year while Virginia improved to 3-0-1. The Huskies outshot UVA in the overtime periods, 3-1, but a foul inside the box in the 106th minute led to the deciding penalty kick by UVA senior Meghan Lenczyk. While UVA had a decisive edge in shots, 16-7, and corner kicks, 10-2, Connecticut and UVA were even in shots on frame, with both teams forcing six saves from the goalkeepers.

Game 4

UConn 2, Illinois 1 2OT

Sept. 3, 2010

Storrs, Conn.

The University of Connecticut women’s soccer team needed someone to propel the Huskies to their first victory of the season and junior Jessica Shufelt (Rochester, N.Y.) filled the position. Three minutes and eight seconds into the second overtime, Shufelt buried her second goal of the game to give UConn a 2-1 victory over visiting Illinois at Joseph J. Morrone Stadium. With the win, Connecticut stands at 1-2-1 on the season while Illinois falls to 3-1. Senior captain Elise Fugowski (Stockholm, N.J.) slid a through-ball into the path of Shufelt at the top of the box who calmly placed her shot into the right corner under the diving Illinois goalkeeper to secure the victory. It marked Shufelt’s second tally of the game. Illinois nearly opened the scoring at 15:35 when freshman standout Vanessa DiBernardo fired a free kick from 20 yards out off the cross bar. The Illini had the better of play for the majority of the first half, possessing the ball in the UConn end for much of the time. Illinois outshot UConn, 5-2, in the opening half but the Huskies had the edge in shots on frame, 2-1. UConn senior Kacey Richards (Williamstown, N.J.) kept the score at 1-0 in favor of the Huskies when she saved an Illinois header off the goal line at 69:40. Illinois finally broke through at 72:30 when Jordan Hilbrands redirected a header into the left side of the net following an Illinois corner kick. Dulski made her biggest save of the day when she dove to her left to stop another Illinois header from eight yards out with only 14:50 remaining. UConn pressured Illinois throughout the overtime periods leading to Shufelt’s game winner. At 2:35 of the first overtime, sophomore Linda Ruutu (Espoo, Finland) found space at the top left corner of the box and bent a shot towards the far post that was saved by the Illinois goalkeeper. Shufelt would finish it off 3:08 into the second overtime. UConn goalkeeper Jessica Dulski (Pittsford, N.Y.) finished the game with 6 saves to earn her first victory of the season.

Game 5

UConn 3, Penn State 2 2OT

Sept. 5, 2010

Storrs, Conn.

UConn women’s soccer player Jessica Shufelt (Rochester, N.Y.) led the Huskies to another overtime victory with a pair of goals, including a blast from 18 yards out in overtime. The Huskies entered overtime for the fifth consecutive game to start the season and came away with a 3-2 victory over No. 16 Penn State University today in front of 1,372 fans at Joseph J. Morrone Stadium. The victory marked the first for UConn over the Nittany Lions since PSU became a varsity program. With the victory, Connecticut improves to 2-2-1 on the season while Penn State falls to 1-3-1. The junior forward took a pass from senior Elise Fugowski (Stockholm, N.J.) at the top-right corner of the box. After taking one touch to her left, Shufelt ripped a curling left-footed shot into the top-right corner over the outstretched arms of PSU goalkeeper Krissy Tribbett. The goal was Shufelt’s second of the game and fifth of the season. Penn State opened the scoring just 1:03 into the contest when Christine Nairn fired a half-volley into the top-left corner from 17 yards out after an attempted clear by a Husky defender. The Huskies finally found the back of the net with a highlight reel goal from freshman midfielder Devin Prendergast (Babylon, N.Y.) at 36:18. Shufelt gave Connecticut the lead at 2-1 11 minutes into the second half with another long-range goal. The lead wouldn’t last, however, as Penn State’s Hayley Brock finished a perfect through-ball into the right side of the net at 66:22 to send the game into overtime. It only took Shufelt 2:38 into the overtime session to erupt the crowd at Morrone Stadium. For the game, Connecticut outshot Penn State, 25-13, including an eight-four edge in shots on frame. Jessica Dulski (Pittsford, N.Y.) finished the game with two saves to earn the victory while Penn State’s Krissy Tribbett stopped five shots.

7 9 A l l - B I G E A ST S e l e c t i o n s Scoring: 1. 7:00 Cunningham, Meghan (Shufelt) 2. 52:48 SU Riley, Cara (unassisted) 3. 53:37 SU Cahalan, Caitlin (unassisted) 4. 87:07 Shufelt, Jessica (Wilkinson-Maitland) 5. 99:27 Pfaff, Brittany (unassisted) Shots: UConn 28, SU 11 Saves: UConn 3, SU 7 Corner Kicks: UConn 8, SU 4 Fouls: UConn 10, SU 4

Scoring: No Scoring Shots: UConn 16, WM 10 Saves: UConn 3, WM 5 Corner Kicks: UConn 4, WM 2 Fouls: UConn 14, WM 4

Scoring: 1. 105:32 Lenczyk, Meghan (PK) Shots: UConn 7, UVA 16 Saves: UConn 6, UVA 6 Corner Kicks: UConn 2, UVA 10 Fouls: UConn 10, UVA 10

Scoring: 1. 53:47 Shufelt, Jessica (Busque) 2. 72:30 UI Hilbrands, Jordan (Kot, Mykines) 3. 103:08 Shufelt, Jessica (Busque, Fugowski) Shots: UConn 11, UI 19 Saves: UConn 6, UI 5 Corner Kicks: UConn 2, UI 8 Fouls: UConn 4, UI 3

Scoring: 1. 1:03 PSU Nairn, Christina (unassisted) 2. 36:18 Prendergast, Devin (unassisted) 3. 56:37 Shufelt, Jessica (unassisted) 4. 66:22 PSU Brock, Hayley (Hayes) 5. 92:38 Shufelt, Jessica (Fugowski) Shots: UConn 25, PSU 13 Saves: UConn 2, PSU 5 Corner Kicks: UConn 8, PSU 4 Fouls: UConn 9, PSU 7

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Scoring: 1. 14:13 Busque, Melissa (Gundling) 2. 78:12 Clark, Erin (unassisted) Shots: UConn 19, Yale 7 Saves: UConn 5, Yale 6 Corner Kicks: UConn 5, Yale 2 Fouls: UConn 8, Yale 14

Game 7

Scoring: 1. 9:09 Busque, Melissa (Fugowski) 2. 36:49 Cunningham, Meghan (WilkinsonMaitland, Yi) 3. 54:58 Busque, Melissa (Ruutu) 4. 85:21 French, Jessica (Richards) 5. 89:26 Johansson, Angelika (Skogerboe) Shots: UConn 20, CCSU 8 Saves: UConn 2, CCSU 5 Corner Kicks: UConn 4, CCSU 4 Fouls: UConn 12, CCSU 16

Joseph J. Morrone Stadium. Sophomore Melissa Busque (St. Bruno, Quebec) headed home the game winner, her first of the season, at 14:13 of the opening half. Senior Erin Clark (Somers, Conn.) added an insurance tally in the 79th minute to secure the victory. Junior goalkeeper Jessica Dulski (Pittsford, N.Y.) recorded five saves to earn her second shutout of the season. Connecticut outshot the Bulldogs, 19-7, on the night. UConn gladly broke its streak of five-consecutive overtime contests to start the season. The Huskies continued another streak, however, as Connecticut now stands at 15-0 over the past four years when Clark registers a point. Connecticut had the majority of possession in the first half and it paid dividends when the Huskies earned a corner at 13:44. Linda Ruutu sent the ball in from the right corner only to have it cleared as far as senior midfielder Becky Gundling (Farmington, Conn.) 40 yards from goal. Gundling chipped the ball over the backline into the path of Busque who headed home her first goal of the season past the rushing Yale keeper. Gundling earned her first assist of the season on the play. Clark put the game out of reach for Yale when she collected a ball in the middle of the field 30 yards from goal. Clark dribbled past a trio of defenders into the right side of the box before sliding a shot on the ground just inside the far post for her first goal of the season. Connecticut finished the game with an 8-5 edge in shots on goal and a 5-2 edge in corner kicks.

UConn 5, CCSU 0

Sept. 12, 2010

Storrs, Conn.

The University of Connecticut women’s soccer team exploded for a season-high five goals in a 5-0 shutout of Central Connecticut State University at Joseph J. Morrone Stadium. The Huskies were led for the second-straight game by sophomore Melissa Busque (St. Bruno, Quebec). Busque netted the game-winning goal for the second time this weekend and finished the game with two tallies to up her season total to three. The Huskies improve to 4-2-1 and now have won four games in a row for the first time since 2007. Central Connecticut falls to 2-5-0 on the season. It only took Busque 9:09 to pick up from where she left off after the 2-0 victory over Yale. Busque took a pass at the top-right corner of the box from senior Elise Fugowski (Stockholm, N.J.) and chipped the ball over CCSU goalkeeper Nikola Deiter inside the far post. Fugwoski earned her team-leading third assist of the season. UConn added another at 36:49 when senior Meghan Cunningham (Simsbury, Conn.) tapped home her second goal of the season after a pass across the six-yard box from redshirt junior Courtney Wilkinson-Maitland (Candiac, Quebec). Senior Annie Yi (Indianapolis, Ind.) also assisted on the play with a flick at the top of the box to Wilkinson-Maitland. The Huskies continued the offensive onslaught in the second half when Busque tallied her second of the game at 54:58. Sophomore Linda Ruutu (Espoo, Finland) sent a cross into the box from the left touchline that Busque headed into the left side of the net to put UConn up 3-0. The assist for Ruutu was her first point of the season. The Huskies would tack on two more tallies in the remaining five minutes. At 85:21, freshman Jessica Frech (Bethesda, Md.) fired home the first goal of her collegiate career. UConn finished the scoring at 89:26 when graduate student Angelika Johansson (Frankenburg, Sweden) headed home her first goal as a Husky from a well-placed free kick by freshman back Jennifer Skogerboe (Leesburg, Va.). Both players earned their first points of the season on the goal. Junior Jessica Dulski (Pittsford, N.Y.) and sophomore Ally Mancino (Belle Mead, N.J.) combined for two saves to keep the clean sheet.

Game 8

UConn 0, Providence 0

Sept. 17, 2010

Storrs, Conn.

The UConn women’s soccer team opened BIG EAST Conference action at Joseph J. Morrone Stadium in front of 1,147 fans and earned one point with a 0-0 draw against Providence College. Junior goalkeeper Jessica Dulski (Pittsford, N.Y.) stopped six Friar shots to earn her third shutout of the season. The Huskies saw their record go to 4-2-2 (0-0-1 BIG EAST American) while PC became 6-1-1 (0-0-1 BIG EAST American). In a game with back and forth action, Connecticut held the slight edge in shots, 23-22, including a 12-6 edge in shots on goal. The Huskies attacked early down the left flank, sending numerous crosses into the box in the opening 25 minutes. Sophomore Linda Ruutu (Espoo, Finland) had a volley in the box just go wide before graduate student Annie Yi’s (Indianapolis, Ind.) attempted scissor kick from 12 yards out was saved by PC’s Jill Schott at 18:37. The second half was highlighted by a span of 1:57 where shots from a trio of PC players hit the cross bar with the final two coming four seconds apart at 60:16.. The Huskies escaped the danger and responded with a pair of chances from Yi and senior Kacey Richards (Williamstown, N.J.). At 63:45 Yi ran onto a Ruutu cross from the right sideline and had her sliding shot from seven yards out saved by the PC goalkeeper. With only nine minutes remaining in regulation, Richards curled a free kick around the PC wall from 20 yards out that was denied to keep the score at 0-0 heading into overtime. After regulation, PC held the advantage in shots, 21-18. The Huskies had the better of play in both overtimes, possessing the ball in the Friar half for much of the 20 minutes. Dulski came up with one save in the first overtime to secure the shutout.

Game 9

Boston University 3, UConn 0

Sept. 19, 2010

Boston, Mass.

The University of Connecticut women’s soccer team traveled to Boston, Mass. and suffered a 3-0 defeat at the hands of Boston University. In a rematch of the 2009 NCAA First Round in which UConn defeated the Terriers, 1-0, in overtime, Boston University tallied three goals in the second half to secure the victory. With the loss, UConn falls to 4-3-2 on the season. UConn, fresh off a five-game unbeaten streak, outshot the Terriers, 16-11, but was unable to beat BU goalkeepers Alice Binns or Kelly King. Connecticut goalkeeper Jessica Dulski (Pittsford, N.Y.) recorded four saves on the day. Boston University tallied all three goals in a 19-minute stretch starting in the 54th minute with a goal from Jessica Luscinski. Adrienne Anderson made it 2-0 in the 67th minute before Lina Cords finished the scoring in the 73rd minute.

Game 10

St. John’s 2, UConn 1

Sept. 23, 2010

Storrs, Conn.

Connecticut forward Erin Clark (Somers, Conn.) scored late in the first half to put UConn ahead, 1-0, but it wouldn’t last as St. John’s netted two late goals in the second half to escape Joseph J. Morrone Field with a 2-1 victory in BIG EAST Conference action. With the loss, UConn falls to 4-4-2 (0-1-1 BIG EAST) while St. John’s sees its record improve to 4-4-1 (1-1-0 BIG EAST). Jessica Dulski (Pittsford, N.Y.) made six saves on the night. In a game in which UConn had the better of play for the majority of the night, St. John’s capitalized on its two best chances of the game to earn the victory. A pair of well-placed shots inside the far post during a two minute stretch late in the second half dealt heartbreak to the Huskies. With UConn up, 1-0, late in the second half, St. John’s strung together several passes throughout the midfield before Jen Gibbons fired a shot from the top-right corner of the box over Dulski and into the top-left corner. Just 2:06 later, Raelynne Lee collected a header from Amy Marron to the right of the penalty spot and fired the game winner into the lower left corner. UConn took the lead in the 38th minute when Clark possessed the ball at midfield and dribbled past three defenders before ripping a shot into the top-right corner. The goal was her second of the season. Prior to tonight’s contest, UConn had gone 15-0 when Clark registered a point in her career. The Huskies had several chances throughout the contest for insurance tallies but failed to put the game away. Senior Elise Fugowski (Stockholm, N.J.) had a pair of shots from inside the box saved by St. John’s goalkeeper Kristin Russell at 66:35. Junior Melissa Busque (St. Bruno, Quebec) had a near breakaway denied by a charging Russell 20 yards from goal late in the second half as well. For the game, Connecticut outshot the Red Storm, 21-13, and had the edge in corners, 4-0.

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Scoring: No Scoring Shots: UConn 23, PC 22 Saves: UConn 6, PC 12 Corner Kicks: UConn 1, PC 3 Fouls: UConn 8, PC 6

Scoring: 1. 54:32 BU Luscinski, Jessica (Kevorkian) 2. 67:03 BU Anderson, Adrienne (Strom) 3. 73:05 BU Cords, Lina (Luscinski) Shots: UConn 11, BU 16 Saves: UConn 4, BU 9 Corner Kicks: UConn 1, BU 7 Fouls: UConn 4, BU 8

Scoring: 1. 37:45 Clark, Erin (unassisted) 2. 82:51 STJ Gibbons, Jen (Torregiano) 3. 84:57 STJ Lee, Raelyyne (Marron) Shots: UConn 21, STJ 13 Saves: UConn 6, STJ 6 Corner Kicks: UConn 4, STJ 0 Fouls: UConn 4, STJ 3


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Game 11

UConn 3, Syracuse 0

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Sept. 26, 2010

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The University of Connecticut women’s soccer team unloaded three goals against host Syracuse University in BIG EAST action at SU Soccer Stadium in Syracuse, N.Y. Senior forward Erin Clark (Somers, Conn.) put home the game winner just 1:58 into the contest to give the Huskies their first BIG EAST victory of the season. With the win, UConn improves to 5-4-2 (1-1-1 BIG EAST) while Syracuse sees its record drop to 5-4-3 (2-1-0 BIG EAST). Graduate student Angelika Johansson (Falkenburg, Sweden) added a pair of insurance tallies to put the game out of reach. UConn put forth a convincing effort to earn its first BIG EAST victory of the season. UConn outshot the Orange, 21-9, including a 13-6 edge in shots on frame. Clark opened the scoring just 1:58 into the contest after a pass from junior Melissa Busque (St. Bruno, Quebec.). The goal was Clark’s third of the season and second in the past two contests. Busque earned her third assist of the year on the play. Johansson would make it 2-0 at 39:17 when she fired a shot off the left post and in after a pass from Clark. The goal was Johansson’s second of the season. Johansson put the final touches on the game when she made the score 3-0 at 62:02. Johansson headed home her third tally of the season after a cross from junior Jessica Shufelt (Rochester, N.Y.). Jessica Dulski (Pittsford, N.Y.) earned the victory and made four saves in 80 minutes of action before giving way to sophomore Ally Mancino (Belle Mead, N.J.) for the final 10 minutes. Mancino denied two Syracuse shots in the waning minutes to preserve the shutout.

Game 12 Rutgers 2, UConn 0 Oct. 1, 2010 Piscataway, N.J. The University of Connecticut women’s soccer team traveled to Piscataway, N.J. and fell to Rutgers, 2-0. Rutgers sees its overall record improve to 7-5-0 and 2-2 in BIG EAST action. The Scarlet Knights tallied a goal in each half as the Huskies were unable to beat Rutgers goalkeeper Emmy Simpkins. The Huskies were outshot, 15-5, but limited Rutgers to only five shots on frame. Junior goalkeeper Jessica Dulski (Pittsford, N.Y.) kept Connecticut in striking distance with three saves on the night. Rutgers jumped on top early in the opening half. Karla Schacher put home a cross from Jonelle Filigno just seven minutes into the game. UConn was unable to break the Rutgers defense and was outshot, 8-1, in the opening 45 minutes of play. The Scarlet Knights made it 2-0 at 66:06 when April Price sent a shot into the top corner for the insurance tally. The goal was assisted by Gina Demaio. UConn had three corners in the second half but was unable to get on the board.

Game 13

UConn 3, Seton Hall 0 Oct. 3, 2010

South Orange, N.J.

The Connecticut women’s soccer team rebounded for a convincing 3-0 victory over Seton Hall in BIG EAST action in South Orange, N.J. after falling at Rutgers, 2-0. Graduate student Angelika Johansson (Falkenberg, Sweden) put home the game winner at 17:20 of the first half before netting an insurance tally at 62:57. Junior Jessica Dulski (Pittsford, N.Y.) combined with sophomore Ally Mancino (Belle Mead, N.J.) to stop four shots in the shutout. Johansson scored, unassisted, in the first half after UConn dominated the action. Connecticut held an 11-5 shot advantage in the opening 45 minutes along with a 4-2 edge in corner kicks. The transfer from Franklin Pierce University has tallied four goals in the past three games. She’s recorded five goals on only nine shots this season. Johansson buried a cross from junior striker Jessica Shufelt (Rochester, N.Y.) at 62:57 to put the Huskies ahead, 2-0. Senior captain Elise Fugowski (Stockholm, N.J.) finished the scoring when she put home a rebound following a Johansson shot. The goal was her first of the season.

Game 14

Marquette 1, UConn 0 Oct. 8, 2010

Storrs, Conn.

The Connecticut women’s soccer team hosted No. 23 Marquette at Joseph J. Morrone Stadium and fell, 1-0. Marquette put home the game winner at 70:05 to stay undefeated in BIG EAST play. The Huskies hit the woodwork on three separate occasions, including a blast from 25 yards out with only 2:00 minutes remaining, and had a shot saved off the line by a Marquette defender, but were unable to break the Golden Eagle defense. Junior goalkeeper Jessica Dulski (Pittsford, N.Y.) made seven saves in defeat. After back and forth action in the first half that saw the two teams each fire six shots, Marquette scored the game’s lone goal at 70:05. Ashley Bares collected a ball at the right side of the box with her back to goal. Bares was able to turn in the box and fire a shot just under the cross bar and past Dulski for her fourth goal of the season. Connecticut reached for the final goal in the remaining 10 minutes but was unable to tally the tying marker. UConn pushed senior defender Kacey Richards (Williamstown, N.J.) forward and the change nearly paid off in the 88th minute. Richards collected the ball 25 yards out and slammed a right-footed shot towards the upper-left side of the net. The shot had Kulla beat but the ball crashed off the bar. UConn came tantalizingly close again with only 40 seconds remaining but freshman Devin Prendergast’s (Babylon, N.Y.) half-volley from just outside the box was saved off the line by a Marquette defender.

Game 15

UConn 3, South Florida 0 Oct. 10, 2010

Storrs, Conn.

The UConn women’s soccer team earned a crucial 3-0 victory over USF at Joseph J. Morrone Stadium in front of 947 fans. Sophomore Linda Ruutu (Espoo, Finland) scored the game winner midway through the first half. The Huskies limited USF to four shots on the game, holding the Bulls without an attempt on goal for the final 45 minutes. Junior Jessica Dulski (Pittsford, N.Y.) combined with sophomore Ally Mancino (Belle Mead, N.J.) for the shutout. Connecticut needed a victory to improve in the standings after a tough 1-0 loss to No. 23 Marquette on October 8, 2010. UConn dominated the play throughout the game today, allowing just two shots on net in 90 minutes. The offense ran through senior Elise Fugowski (Stockholm, N.J.) in the midfield throughout the game. Fugowski created the first goal of the game when she dribbled along the top of the South Florida box before touching a pass to Ruutu. Ruutu placed her shot from the top of the box into the left side-netting to put UConn up, 1-0. The goal was Ruutu’s first of the season after leading the Huskies in 2009 with eight. Fugowski earned her fourth assist of the year with the pass. Fugowski put UConn ahead, 2-0, just 3 minutes later with a well placed shot from 12 yards out. Connecticut made it 3-0 at 51:10 when leading scorer Angelika Johansson (Falkenberg, Sweden) put home her sixth tally of the season. UConn finished the game with a decisive edge in shots, 18-4, and held the edge in corners, 4-2.

7 9 A l l - B I G E A ST S e l e c t i o n s Scoring: 1. 1:58 Clark, Erin (Busque) 2. 39:17 Johansson, Angelika (Clark) 3. 62:02 Johansson, Angelika (Schufelt) Shots: UConn 21, SU 9 Saves: UConn 6, SU 10 Corner Kicks: UConn 2, SU 4 Fouls: UConn 9, SU 13

Scoring: 1. 7:31 RU Schacher, Karla (Filigno, Demaio) Shots: UConn 5, RU 15 Saves: UConn 3, RU 3 Corner Kicks: UConn 3, RU 7 Fouls: UConn 8, RU 7

Scoring: 1. 17:20 Johansson, Angelika (unassisted) 2. 62:57 Johansson, Angelika (Shufelt) 3. 68:42 Fugowski, Elise (Johansson) Shots: UConn 25, SH 13 Saves: UConn 8, SH 4 Corner Kicks: UConn 9, SH 2 Fouls: UConn 13, SH 11

Scoring: 1. 70:05 MU Bares, Ashley (Philbin) Shots: UConn 9, MU 19 Saves: UConn 7, MU 2 Corner Kicks: UConn 1, MU 7 Fouls: UConn 7, MU 11

Scoring: 1. 34:19 Ruutu, Linda (Fugowski) 2. 37:53 Fugowski, Elise (Clark, Busque) 3. 51:10 Johansson, Angelika (unassisted) Shots: UConn 18, USF 4 Saves: UConn 2, USF 7 Corner Kicks: UConn 4, USF 2 Fouls: UConn 13, USF 14

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Game 16

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UConn 1, Notre Dame 1 2OT Oct. 15, 2010

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Storrs, Conn.

The UConn women’s soccer team took No. 4/7 Notre Dame into overtime and earned a 1-1 tie in a pivotal BIG EAST Conference match at Joseph J. Morrone Stadium. Sophomore Linda Ruutu (Espoo, Finland) provided the offense with a free kick in the 88th minute. Junior goalkeeper Jessica Dulski (Pittsford, N.Y.) kept the Fighting Irish offense at bay with six saves in net. With UConn down, 1-0, in the waning minutes, Becky Gundling (Farmington, Conn.) drew a foul at the top of the Notre Dame penalty box straight in front of goal. Ruutu set the ball, took her approach and curled the direct free kick into the lower-right corner to send the crowd of 1,701 fans into a frenzy. The goal was Ruutu’s second of the season and came with only 2:35 remaining in regulation. The second half saw the game open up as both teams created excellent scoring chances. Dulski was on point in the second half, stopping five Notre Dame shots, many from up close in the box. Notre Dame forward Melissa Henderson, the BIG EAST’s leading scorer with 12 goals, was dangerous throughout the game. Henderson forced Dulski into action at 65:44 when she collected a pass inside of 12 yards and sent a shot towards the lower left corner. Dulski made the initial save before the rebound came right to Henderson from six yards out. Henderson sent a shot destined for the top-left corner but Dulski made a quick reflex save to deny the game’s opening goal. Henderson would finally find the back of the net at 77:20 when she collected a pass at the penalty spot from Erica Iantorno, took a touch to her left, and buried the ball into the left side of the net to give Notre Dame a 1-0 lead. For the game, Notre Dame held the edge in shots, 21-12, and corner kicks, 8-1.

Game 17

UConn 3, DePaul 1 Oct. 17, 2010

Storrs, Conn.

Scoring: 1. 18:16 Johansson, Angelika (Busque) 2. 53:19 Busque, Melissa (Richards) 3. 63:59 Blumberg, Kelly (unassisted) 4. 77:43 Ruutu, Linda (unassisted) Shots: UConn 12, DePaul 10 Saves: UConn 6, DePaul 4 Corner Kicks: UConn 3, DePaul 6 Fouls: UConn 8, DePaul 4

Game 18

West Virginia 3, UConn 0 Oct. 22, 2010

Morgantown, W.V.

Scoring: 1. 3:12 WVU Szwed, Caroline (McCarthy) 2. 52:04 WVU Miller, Blake (Szwed) 3. 86:38 WVU Dillon, Emily (Miller) Shots: UConn 15, WVU 8 Saves: UConn 2, WVU 6 Corner Kicks: UConn 5, WVU 2 Fouls: UConn 11, WVU 10

In the final home game of the regular season, UConn honored its eight graduating players with a 3-1 victory over DePaul in BIG EAST action. Three different players scored for the Huskies while junior goaltender Jessica Dulski (Pittsford, N.Y.) stopped six shots to earn the victory. Prior to kickoff, UConn honored seniors Cory Bildstein (Stockton, N.J.), Erin Clark (Somers, Conn.), Meghan Cunningham (Simsbury, Conn.) Elise Fugowski (Stockholm, N.J.), Becky Gundling (Farmington, Conn.) Kacey Richards (Williamstown, N.J.) and graduate students Angelika Johansson (Falkenburg, Sweden) and Annie Yi (Indianapolis, Ind.). The Huskies also presented Head Coach Len Tsantiris with a commemorative game ball to celebrate his 30 years at the helm of UConn women’s soccer. UConn, fresh off a 1-1 double-overtime draw with No. 4/5 Notre Dame, came out strong and took a 1-0 lead with a goal from Johansson. Junior Melissa Busque (St. Bruno, Quebec) sent a cross into the box from the right touchline. Johansson muscled her defender out of contention and headed the ball into the top-left side of the net for her team-leading seventh goal of the season. The assist was Busque’s team-leading fifth of the year. Busque finally made it 2-0 at 53:19 when she collected a through-ball from Richards at the top of the box and buried her shot into the right side of the net for her fourth goal of the season. The assist was Richards’ second of the year. DePaul picked up the pressure after the second goal and rallied off five-straight corner kicks. The constant pressure paid off with the fifth corner kick when Kelly Blumberg picked up a loose ball after an attempted UConn clearance and placed her shot into the top-right corner to cut the deficit to one. Sophomore Linda Ruutu (Espoo, Finland) sealed the deal with a free kick, her second in as many games, from 30 yards out that she blasted into the lower-left corner.

The University of Connecticut women’s soccer team traveled to Morgantown, W. Va. and fell to the No. 23 Mountaineers, 3-0. The Huskies finished the game with 15 shots, including six on goal, while West Virginia recorded eight shots, including five on frame. The Huskies outshot West Virginia, 15-6, and held the advantage in corners 5-3, but the Mountaineers capitalized on their chances to remain in second place in the BIG EAST American Division. West Virginia opened the scoring just three minutes into the contest. Caroline Szwed headed home her second goal of the season after a free kick from Bry McCarthy. WVU doubled its lead in the 53rd minute when Blake Miller volleyed a shot off the right post and in. Szwed earned the assist on the play. With UConn pushing for its first goal of the game, the Mountaineers finished the scoring in the 86th minute with a goal from Emily Dillon. Dillon buried her chance from seven yards out on a cross from Blake Miller. Connecticut outshot West Virginia, 10-4, in the second half but Butler came up with five stops to keep the Mountaineers ahead.

Game 19 Pittsburgh 1, UConn 0 Oct. 24, 2010 Pittsburgh, Pa. The University of Connecticut women’s soccer team closed out the regular season with a 1-0 loss at the hands of Pittsburgh. Connecticut fell behind at 29:33 of the first half. Pittsburgh’s Liz Carroll sent in a corner that Katelyn Ruhe controlled from 18 yards out and finished to put Pittsburgh ahead for good. Although UConn outshot the Panthers, 6-2, in the first half and 8-3 in the second half, the Huskies were unable to beat Pittsburgh goalkeeper Morie Kephart. Kephart finished the day with seven saves. Connecticut’s best chance came in the 78th minute when senior Elise Fugowski (Stockholm, N.J.) fired a shot off the cross bar following a Linda Ruutu (Espoo, Finland) corner kick. The Huskies limited Pittsburgh to just three shots on frame in 90 minutes. Junior goalkeeper Jessica Dulski (Pittsford, N.Y.) made two saves on the day.

Game 20

UConn 3, Louisville 0 Oct. 28, 2010

Storrs, Conn.

The UConn women’s soccer team hosted the BIG EAST Tournament First Round and dominated Louisville, 3-0. Junior Jessica Shufelt (Rochester, N.Y.) put home the game winner in the 36th minute while junior goalkeeper Jessica Dulski (Pittsford, N.Y.) was only called into action three times to earn her fourth shutout of the year. The Huskies outshot UL, 26-5, while holding the edge in shots on goal (9-3) and corners (5-1). Continuous pressure paid off as the Huskies jumped on top with a perfectly placed shot from Shufelt at 35:07. Senior captain Kacey Richards (Williamstown, N.J.) sent a long ball over the top to a streaking Shufelt down the right sideline. Shufelt took a touch into the box and buried her shot into the left side-netting. It looked like the two teams would head into the half with a 1-0 score in favor of the Huskies until senior Elise Fugowski (Stockholm, N.J.) put home her third goal of the season with only four seconds remaining. Connecticut continued to pepper the Louisville keeper but wouldn’t seal the deal until the 87th minute when freshman Devin Prendergast (Babylon, N.Y.) blasted a loose ball in the box into the lower right corner for her second goal of the season.

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Scoring: 1. 77:20 ND Henderson, Melissa (Iantorno) 2. 87:25 Ruutu, Linda (unassisted) Shots: UConn 12, ND 21 Saves: UConn 6, ND 6 Corner Kicks: UConn 1, ND 8 Fouls: UConn 10, ND 8

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Scoring: 1. 29:33 PITT Ruhe, Katelyn (Carroll) Shots: UConn 14, Pitt 5 Saves: UConn 2, Pitt 7 Corner Kicks: UConn 4, Pitt 2 Fouls: UConn 3, Pitt 9

Scoring: 1. 35:07 Shufelt, Jessica (Richards) 2. 44:56 Fugowski, Elise (Cunningham) 3. 86:55 Prendergast, Devin (unassisted) Shots: UConn 26, UL 5 Saves: UConn 3, UL 6 Corner Kicks: UConn 5, UL 1 Fouls: UConn 7, UL 2


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Game 21

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UConn 2, Notre Dame 0 Oct. 31, 2010

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The University of Connecticut women’s soccer earned a 2-0 victory over Notre Dame in the BIG EAST Quarterfinals at Alumni Stadium in South Bend, Ind. With the victory, the Huskies advanced to face West Virginia in the BIG EAST Semifinals at Yurcak Field in Piscataway, N.J. on November 5. The Huskies snapped Notre Dame’s 77-game unbeaten streak against teams from the BIG EAST Conference. The streak was the longest of its kind in any sport in college athletics.Senior midfield Elise Fugowski (Stockholm, N.J.) provided the offensive firepower with two goals while junior goalkeeper Jessica Dulski (Pittsford, N.Y.) was brilliant in net, recording three point-blank saves in the final 11 minutes to preserve the victory. Fugowski took a perfect diagonal ball at the penalty spot from senior Erin Clark (Somers, Conn.) at the top-right corner of the box and buried her shot from 12 yards out into the lower right corner. Fugowski’s goal marked the first time the Irish trailed in a game since a 2-1 loss in overtime to UCLA on September 10.Fugowski added her second of the game in the 73rd minute after a well-placed cross from Linda Ruutu (Espoo, Finland). Dulski saved her best action of the game for the final 11 minutes, keeping the score at 2-0 in favor of the Huskies with three terrific saves. Dulski finished the game with three saves and recorded her fifth shutout of the season and her second in as many games after blanking Louisville in the BIG EAST First Round on Thursday, October 28, 2010.

Game 22

West Virginia 2, UConn 0 Nov. 5, 2010 Piscataway, N.J.

The UConn women’s soccer team traveled to Piscataway, N.J. for the BIG EAST Semifinals and fell to West Virginia, 2-0. No. 2 West Virginia put home the game-winning goal in the 68th minute with a shot from eight yards out by Megan Mischler. WVU’s Blake Miller slotted a pass into the right side of the box. Mischler was able to outrace the UConn defender and one-time the ball over the hands of the charging UConn goalkeeper Jessica Dulski (Pittsford, N.Y.). The No. 4-seeded Huskies pushed players forward but were unable to generate the equalizer. UConn certainly had opportunities in both halves but the West Virginia defense held strong for the shutout. After one half, West Virginia held a 5-4 edge in shots and a 2-1 advantage in corner kicks. West Virginia put home their first goal in the 68th minute and added an insurance tally in the 73rd minute. Blake Miller sent a pass to Frances Silva who’s shot from inside the box hit off the inside of the left post to make the score, 2-0. West Virginia finished the game with nine shots while UConn closed with eight attempts. Dulski finished the game with five saves while WVU’s Kerri Butler made three stops in the victory.

Game 23 Hofstra 1, UConn 0 Nov. 12, 2010 Newton, Mass. With the season on the line, the UConn women’s soccer team fell in the NCAA Tournament First Round to Hofstra, 1-0. UConn’s season ended with a 10-10-3 mark. A goal in the first 10 minutes of the game for Hofstra’s Tiffany Yovino was the deciding factor. It was a game of missed opportunities for the Huskies as UConn dominated possession for all but 10 minutes of the game. The Huskies finished the game with an 18-10 edge in shots. The Pride put home the game winner at 9:04 with a goal from Tiffany Yorvino. Grace Hawkins sent a cross in from the left side. UConn goalkeeper Jessica Dulski (Pittsford, N.Y.) got a hand on the cross, but Yovino was able to jump on the loose ball, heading it into the right side of the net. Connecticut settled down and put together a few strong offensive attacks beginning with a shot from Jessica Shufelt (Rochester, N.Y.) at 20:22. Shufelt was able to turn her defender at the right corner of the six-yard box, but her shot towards the top corner was blocked for a corner kick. The best chance of the game for the Huskies came with just 14 minutes remaining. After a poor clear from the Hofstra defense, Shufelt found herself all alone from 10 yards out but placed her shut wide of the left post. The clock wound down and the Huskies saw the time tick down on their season, with Hofstra celebrating the 1-0 victory.

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7 9 A l l - B I G E A ST S e l e c t i o n s Scoring: 1. 58:04 Fugowski, Elise (Clark) 2. 73:00 Fugowski, Elise (Ruutu) Shots: UConn 14, ND 12 Saves: UConn 3, ND 4 Corner Kicks: UConn 3, ND 5 Fouls: UConn 11, ND 6

Scoring: 1. 68:57 WVU Mischler, Megan (Miller) 2. 73:20 WVU Silva, Frances (Miller) Shots: UConn 8, WVU 10 Saves: UConn 5, WVU 3 Corner Kicks: UConn 2, WVU 4 Fouls: UConn 8, WVU 8

Scoring: 1. 9:05 HU Yovino, Tiffany (Hawkins) Shots: UConn 18, HU 10 Saves: UConn 4, HU 3 Corner Kicks: UConn 2, HU 4 Fouls: UConn 14, HU 14

Huskies on Television and Radio The Huskies also can be seen on several television outlets in the New England area. UConn women’s soccer is regularly covered on WFSB Channel 3, WTNH Channel 8, WVIT Channel 30 and WTIC Channel 61. UConn’s 2000 BIG EAST Championship game against Notre Dame was televised live on MSG, Fox Sports New England, Sports Channel Florida and Empire Sports Network. The 2004 BIG EAST final was televised live on College Sports Television. The Huskies also have had features on PRIME/Sports, ESPN2, Worldwide Soccer, the Discovery Channel and in several news reports. In 1998, Fox Sports Net carried two Husky games, including a contest with an entire eastern seaboard television audience. UConn women’s games during the 2011 fall season will be broadcast live on WHUS-FM Radio (91.7 FM). The WHUS signal carries 60 miles from Storrs, and its broadcasts can be heard in Central Massachusetts, Vermont and Long Island. Huskies in Print Connecticut’s home games attract several local newspapers, and television statsions. In addition to the many state daily newspapers that cover the Huskies, UConn has received print in several regional and national publications such as The New York Times, New York Newsday, The Boston Globe, USA Today, SOCCER AMERICA Magazine, Sidekicks Magazine, Soccer Digest, Soccer Junior Magazine and The Soccer News. 2011 UConn women’s soccer

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BIG EAST

Pts.

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16-5-3 18-5-1 14-6-3 10-10-3 7-11-2 9-7-2 6-9-5 6-10-2

.729 .771 .674 .500 .400 .555 .425 .389

9-0-2 .909 29 21-2-2 7-3-1 .682 22 15-7-2 5-5-1 .500 16 10-9-1 5-6-0 .455 15 11-9-2 4-7-0 .364 12 10-9-0 3-7-1 .318 10 7-10-1 2-9-0 .182 6 8-10-1 2-9-0 .182 6 7-12-0 & - BIG EAST Tournament Champion # - Won division title *- Received Postseason Berth %NCAA Tournament Participant

.888 .667 .525 .545 .526 .417 .447 .368

1.000 .864 .636 .455 .409 .364 .364 .318

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11-0-0 9-1-1 6-3-2 4-5-2 4-6-1 3-6-2 3-6-2 3-7-1

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All-BIG EAST First Team

Rose Augustin, Notre Dame, Sr., F/M Ashley Bares, Marquette, Sr., F Kelly D’Ambrisi, Georgetown, Jr., M Elise Fugowski, Connecticut, Sr., M Melissa Henderson, Notre Dame, Jr., F Chelsea Klotz, USF, Jr., F Natalie Kulla, Marquette, Jr., GK Kerry McBride, Marquette, Jr., D Kacey Richards, Connecticut, Sr., D Bri Rodriguez, West Virginia, So., M Katie Ryan, Villanova, Jr., F Rachael Sloan, Marquette, Jr., F Ingrid Wells, Georgetown, R-Jr., M

All-BIG EAST Second Team

Aug. 23 Ingrid Wells, Georgetown, R-Jr., M Aug. 30 Kelly D’Ambrisi, Georgetown, Jr., M Sept. 6 Jessica Shufelt, Connecticut, Jr., F Sept. 13 Caitlin Rehder, Louisville, Sr., M Sept. 20 Rosina Callisto, Syracuse, So., M Sept. 27 Melissa Henderson, Notre Dame, Jr., F Oct. 4 Melissa Henderson, Notre Dame, Jr., F Oct. 11 Rose Augustin, Notre Dame, Sr., F Oct. 18 Blake Miller, West Virginia, Jr., F Oct. 25 Venicia Reid, USF, Jr., F

Aug. 23 Nikki Weiss, Notre Dame, Sr., GK Aug. 30 Taylor Vancil, Louisville, So., GK Sept. 6 Nikki Weiss, Notre Dame, Sr., GK Sept. 13 Taylor Vancil, Louisville, So., GK Sept. 20 Jennifer Pettigrew, Seton Hall, So., GK Sept. 27 Nicole McClure, USF, Jr., GK Oct. 4 Kerri Butler, West Virginia, Sr., GK Oct. 11 Kerri Butler, West Virginia, Sr., GK Oct. 18 Brittany Anghel, Syracuse, Fr., GK Oct. 25 Morie Kephart, Pittsburgh, Sr., GK

Goalkeeper

Kerri Butler, West Virginia, Sr., GK Christine Exeter, Louisville, Fr., F Jonelle Filigno, Rutgers, R-Fr., F Lauren Fowlkes, Notre Dame, Sr., D Blake Miller, West Virginia, Jr., F Megan Mischler, West Virginia, Sr., F Nicole Pasciolla, St. John’s, Sr., M Tina Romagnuolo, Syracuse, So., M Heidi Sabatura, Villanova, So., F Jessica Schuveiller, Notre Dame, Jr., D Camille Trujillo, Georgetown, Jr., F

Aug. 23 Jessica Schuveiller, Notre Dame, Jr., D Aug. 30 Kelli Pawelko, Cincinnati, Jr., D Sept. 6 Kelli Pawelko, Cincinnati, Jr., D Sept. 13 Casey Mercurio, DePaul, So., D Sept. 20 Erica Henderson, West Virginia, R-Jr., D Sept. 27 Lauren Thut, Marquette, Sr., D Oct. 4 Ally Miller, Marquette, So., D/M Oct. 11 Michelle Scandora, DePaul, Jr., D Oct. 18 Kelly Campbell, USF, So., D Oct. 25 Kerry McBride, Marquette, Jr.,

Aug. 23 Alexa St. Martin, Georgetown, Fr., M Aug. 30 Meagan Kelly, Marquette, Fr., F/M Sept. 6 Kaitlin Brenn, Georgetown, Fr., M Sept. 13 Kaitlyn Ritter, Seton Hall, Fr., F Sept. 20 Elizabeth Tucker, Notre Dame, Fr., F Sept. 27 Sam Perretty, Rutgers, Fr., GK Oct. 4 Elizabeth Tucker, Notre Dame, Fr., M Oct. 11 Kate Hishmeh, Marquette, Fr., D Oct. 18 Frances, Silva, West Virginia, Fr., F Oct. 25 Maegan Kelly, Marquette, Fr., F

Rookie

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UConn’s BIG EAST Dominance

• 8 BIG EAST Regular Season Champions • 2002 and 2004 BIG EAST Tournament Champions • 3 BIG EAST Offensive Players of the Year • 5 BIG EAST Defensive Players of the Year • 2 BIG EAST Rookies of the Year • 2 BIG EAST Midfielders of the Year • 2 BIG EAST Goalkeepers of the Year • 40 First-Team All-BIG EAST Selections • 21 Second-Team All-BIG EAST Selections • 7 Third-Team All-BIG EAST Selections • 12 All-Rookie Team Selections • Len Tsantiris - Two-Time BIG EAST Coach of the Year

Liz Carroll, Pittsburgh, Sr., M Rosie Malone-Povolny, Marquette, Sr., M Bry McCarthy, West Virginia, So., D Lauren Pagone, DePaul, Sr., F/M Taylor Patterson, USF, So., F Jennifer Pettigrew, Seton Hall, So., GK Venicia Reid, USF, Jr., F Jenna Roncarati, Providence, So., D Katie Ruhe, Pittsburgh, Jr., M Kristin Russell, St. John’s, Jr., GK Elizabeth Tucker, Notre Dame, Fr., M Amanda Webster, Providence, So., F

All-BIG EAST Rookie Team

Brittany Anghel, Syracuse, Fr., GK Kailey Blain, Georgetown, Fr., M Christine Exeter, Louisville, Fr., F Ashleigh Goddard, DePaul, Fr., F/M Caroline Keefer, Pittsburgh, Fr., D Maegan Kelly, Marquette, Fr., F Mandy Laddish, Notre Dame, Fr., M Emily Menges, Georgetown, Fr., D Katie Ritter, Seton Hall, Fr., F Frances Silva, West Virginia, Fr., F Elizabeth Tucker, Notre Dame, Fr., M Angelika Uremovich, Louisville, R-Fr., 2011 UConn women’s soccer

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1983 1985 2005 2008

1995 1996 1997 1998 1999*

2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010

1997 1998 1999 2001 2003 2004 2005 2006

1987 1987* 1988 1989 1990 1991 1992 1995

1995 1996 1997 1997* 1998

1997 1998 1998* 1999 2000 2000* 2001 2002

1996 1997 1998 1999 2000* 2001

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H A A N H

A H N H A N H A

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5-0 6-0 4-0 3-0 3-0 1-0 1-0 4-2

2007 2008 2009 2010

RUTGERS 14-2-4

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1996 1996* 1997 1998 2000 2002 2004 2004*

SETON HALL 10-0-0

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10-0 4-0 6-2 7-1 3-0

2000 2002 2004 2007 2010

SYRACUSE 16-0-0

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7-0 2-0 2-1 4-2 2-1 OT 3-0 3-1 3-0

2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010

WEST VIRGINIA 11-4-3 W W W W W W

2005 2006 2007 2008 2009

Regular Season: 7-1-0 Postseason: 3-1-0 H N H A N

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5-0 1-0 3-1 2-0 1-0

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Regular Season: 2-4-0 Postseason: Never Met

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Home: 2-1-0 Away: 0-3-0

12-0 5-0 2-1 OT 4-0 1-0 OT 1-0

2001* 2002* 2003 2005 2005* 2006

Regular Season: 10-2-0 Postseason: Never Met H A H A

W W L L

W W W W W W W W

2005* 2006* 2007 2010

W W W W W

N N H A

W W W W W W W W

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2007 2008 2008* 2009 2010 2010*

A N N H N A N N H N

A H H S H A H A H A

H H N A H A H H

W W W W W

W T T T L L

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2-1 6-0 2-1 3-0 2-1

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NOTRE DAME 5-20-4

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Home: 1-3-4 Away: 2-7-0

W 2-1 T 1-1 OT W 3-0

W L L L L L L W T L

5-4 OT 1-0 2-0 2-1 4-3 1-0 6-1 2-1 1-1 OT 1-0

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PROVIDENCE 27-1-1

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8-0 7-1 2-0 7-1 1-0 3-0 4-0 1-0 2-0 3-2 OT

1993 1993* 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001

ST. JOHN’S 14-4-1

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5-0 6-0 1-0 2-1 OT 8-0 3-1 7-0 5-1

2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007

SOUTH FLORIDA 4-1-1

A H A H A

Regular Season: 6-0-0 Postseason: Never Met

Regular Season: 2-0-1 Postseason: 1-0

W W W T L

W W T W W W W W

Home:5-1-1 Away: 3-1-1 H A N H A N

DEPAUL 6-0-0

LOUISVILLE 2-0-1

Home: 7-0-0 Away: 7-0-0

6-0 2-0 3-0 2-0 2-0 2-0 5-0 3-0

1-0 1-0 1-0 2-1 1-0 2OT 1-0

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2005 2006 2007 2008 2009

Regular Season: 8-2-2 Postseason: 3-2-1 N N H H N A

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Home: 6-0-2 Away: 5-2-0

Regular Season: 9-0-0 Postseason: 1-0-0 A H A H A

1995 1995* 1995* 1996 1996* 1997 1997* 1997* 1998 1998*

1983 1984 1985 1985 1986 1988 1989 1990 1991 1992

4-0 2-1 1-0 OT 1-0

4-0 4-0 4-0 7-0 6-1 2-0 2-0 1-0

2005 2008 2010*

Home: 5-1-0 Away: 5-1-0

Regular Season: 11-2-2 Postseason: 3-0-2 H N A H H A H N

A H A H A

Home: 5-0-0 Away: 3-1-0

2-1 1-0 OT 5-0 1-0 3-2 OT 1-0

PITTSBURGH 10-2-0 W W W W W W W W

Home: 1-0-0 Away: 0-1-0

0-0 OT 2-0 3-0 2-1

GEORGETOWN 10-2-0 W W W W W

Regular Season: 2-1-1 Postseason: Never Met

* - Postseason

1-0 OT 3-0 1-0 0-0 OT 2-1

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VILLANOVA 15-2-4 2-0 4-1 1-1 OT 3-0 6-0 5-0 3-1 3-1

1997 1998 1998* 2000 2001* 2002 2002* 2003*

A N H N H A A H N N

L L T L W L L L W L

2-1 OT 4-2 0-0 OT 1-0 3-1 3-1 2-0 1-0 2-1 2-0

2005 2005* 2006 2007 2008 2008* 2009 2010 2010*

A N H A H N A H A

Regular Season: 27-0-1 Postseason: 0-1 H N A H A H A H A H

W L W W W W W W W W

1-0 OT 1-0 5-0 8-0 10-0 5-0 11-0 3-0 4-0 2-1 OT

2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010

W W W W W W W L

6-0 5-0 3-0 4-1 2-0 3-2 4-0 1-0 OT

2008 2009 2010

A H A A H A H A H

H A H

OT OT

W W W W W W W W T

1-0 4-0 3-1 1-0 4-0 6-0 1-0 2-0 0-0

T 1-1 OT L 1-0 OT L 2-1

Home: 2-0-1 Away: 2-1-0

W 3-0

Regular Season: 10-1-3 Postseason: 5-1-2 H A N A N H N N

OT OT

Home: 8-1-1 Away: 6-2-0

Regular Season: 4-1-1 Postseason: Never Met H

4-0 5-0 0-0 2-1 2-0 1-0 6-1 1-1 2-0

Home: 13-0-1 Away: 14-0-0

Regular Season: 14-3-1 Postseason: 0-1-0 A H A H A A H A

L L T L L L L T W

W W W W W T W L

3-0 4-0 5-0 3-0 1-0 1-1 OT 3-0 1-0

2004 2004* 2006 2009 2009*

Home: 5-0-2 Away: 5-1-1 A N A H A

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Year 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010

Round Semifinal Final Semifinal Semifinal Final Semifinal Final Semifinal Final Quarterfinal Semifinal Final Quarterfinal Semifinal Final Quarterfinal Semifinal Final Quarterfinal Semifinal Quarterfinal Semifinal Final* Quarterfinal Quarterfinal Semifinal Final* Quarterfinal Semifinal Final Quarterfinal Quarterfinal Quarterfinal Semifinal Final First Round First Round Quarterfinals Semifinals

Opponent Villanova Providence St. John’s Villanova Notre Dame Rutgers Notre Dame Seton Hall Notre Dame Villanova Boston College Notre Dame Georgetown Boston College Notre Dame West Virginia Syracuse Notre Dame Villanova West Virginia Georgetown Villanova West Virginia Villanova Rutgers Villanova Notre Dame Rutgers West Virginia Notre Dame Rutgers Georgetown Georgetown West Virginia Notre Dame Villanova Louisville Notre Dame West Virginia

Location Providence, R.I. Providence, R.I. Storrs, Conn. South Orange, N.J. South Orange, N.J. South Bend, Ind. South Bend, Ind. Piscataway, N.J. Piscataway, N.J. Storrs, Conn. Storrs, Conn. Storrs, Conn. Storrs, Conn. Piscataway, N.J. Piscataway, N.J. Storrs, Conn. South Bend, Ind. South Bend, Ind. Storrs, Conn. Piscataway, N.J. Storrs, Conn. Storrs, Conn. Storrs. Conn. Storrs, Conn. Storrs, Conn. Storrs, Conn. Storrs, Conn. Storrs, Conn. Milwaukee, Wisc. Milwaukee, Wisc. Piscataway, N.J. Storrs, Conn. Washington, D.C. South Bend, Ind. South Bend, Ind. Villanova, Pa. Storrs, Conn. South Bend, Ind. Piscataway, N.J.

Result W, 3-0 L, 0-1 L, 0-1 W, 3-1 L, 0-1 W, 4-1 L, 3-4 W, 7-1 L, 1-6 W, 5-0 W, 2-0 L, 0-1 W, 3-0 W, 2-1 (OT) L, 2-4 W, 1-0 W, 2-1 (OT) L, 2-4 W, 1-0 L, 0-1 W, 1-0 W, 3-0 W, 1-0 L, 0-1 W, 1-0 T, 1-1 (3-2 PK) W, 2-1 T, 1-1 (4-2 PK) W, 1-0 (2OT) L, 0-5 T, 0-0 (5-6 PK) L, 0-1 W, 2-1 T, 1-1 (4-2 PK) L, 0-1 (OT) T, 1-1 (1-4 PK) W, 3-0 W, 2-0 L, 2-0

2002 Co-captains Maria Yatrakis (left) and Sarah Popper (right) accept the Huskies’ first BIG EAST Tournament Championship trophy after defeating West Virginia 1-0.

Overall BIG EAST Tournament Record: 20-14-5 First Round: 1-0-1 Quarterfinal: 8-2-2 Semifinal: 9-3-2 Final: 2-9

* Won BIG EAST Tournament Championship Note: 1993 was the first year of BIG EAST Conference Tournament Play

Record vs. Teams in the BIG EAST Tournament Boston College Georgetown Louisville Notre Dame Providence Rutgers St. John’s Seton Hall Syracuse Villanova West Virginia 20-14-5

2-0 3-1 1-0 2-8 0-1 2-0-2 0-1 1-0 1-0 5-1-2 3-2-1

Record at Morrone Stadium Boston College Georgetown Louisville Notre Dame Rutgers St. John’s Villanova West Virginia 11-4-2

1-0 2-1 1-0 1-1 1-0-1 0-1 3-1-1 2-0

2004 During the Huskies’ second BIG EAST Tournament Championship, senior Kristen Graczyk (left) was named the tournament’s Offensive MVP and senior Zahra Jalalian (right) was named the tournament’s Defensive MVP.

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MARIA YATRAKIS KRISTEN GRACZYK

BIG EAST Goalkeeper of the Year 2002

BIG EAST Offensive Player of the Year 2003

MEGHAN SCHNUR BIG EAST Freshman of the Year 2003

CASEY ZIMNY

BIG EAST Midfielder of the Year 2006, 2007

BIG EAST Defensive Player of the Year 2001

KERRY CONNORS

BRITTANY TAYLOR

BIG EAST Offensive Player of the Year 1995, 1996

BIG EAST Defensive Player of the Year 2007, 2009

MARY-FRANCES MONROE BIG EAST Freshman of the Year 1998

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BIG EAST FirstTeam All-Conference Elise Fugowski........................... ‘10 Kacey Richards.......................... ‘10 Brittany Taylor........‘05, ‘06, ‘07, ‘09 Stephanie Labbe........................ ‘08 Elizabeth Eng............................. ‘05 Meghan Schnur......‘03, ‘05, ‘06, ‘07 Jessica Gjertsen......................... ‘04 Kristen Graczyk.............‘02, ‘03, ‘04 Maria Yatrakis............................ ‘02 Sarah Popper.......................‘01, ‘02 Alexa Borisjuk............................. ‘01 Casey Zimny.............................. ‘01 Mary-Beth Bowie........................ ‘00 Jen Carlson...................‘97, ‘99, ‘00 Mary-Frances Monroe....‘98, ‘99,’00 Carey Dorn................................. ‘99 Jennifer Tietjen..............‘95, ‘97, ‘98 Sara Whalen..................‘95, ‘96, ‘97 Ginny Woodward........................ ‘96 Kerry Connors......................‘95, ‘96 Jana Carabino............................ ‘95 Christy Rowe.............................. ‘95

BIG EAST Second Team All-Conference Linda Ruutu.............................. ‘09 Kacey Richards.......................... ‘08 Brittany Tegeler.......................... ‘08 Karyn Riviere.............................. ‘07 Elizabeth Eng.......................‘06, ‘07 Niki Cross................................... ‘05 Megan Jessee............................ ‘04 Jessica Gjersten......................... ‘03 Naima Montacer......................... ‘02 Salla Ranta................................. ‘02 Mary-Beth Bowie........................ ‘01 Lauren Molinaro......................... ‘99 Carey Dorn................................. ‘98 Lauren Molinaro......................... ‘98 Chrisy McCann........................... ‘98 Margaret Tietjen......................... ‘98 Sarah Barnes............................. ‘97 Tammy Barnes........................... ‘96 Jennifer Tietjen........................... ‘96 Margaret Tietjen......................... ‘96

BIG EAST Third Team All-Conference Kacey Richards....................‘07, ‘09 Annie Yi.........................‘06, ‘07, ‘08 Niki Cross................................... ‘06 Zahra Jalalian............................. ‘04

BIG EAST All-Rookie Team (1996-2003, 2009-pres.) Linda Ruutu.............................. ‘09 Niki Cross................................... ‘03 Meghan Schnur.......................... ‘03 Brittany Barakat.......................... ‘02 Kristen Graczyk.......................... ‘01

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Leena Kovanen.......................... ‘99 Sarah Popper............................. ‘99 Mary-Frances Monroe................ ‘98 Casey Zimny.............................. ‘98 Jen Carlson................................ ‘97 Lauren Molinaro......................... ‘97 Carey Dorn................................. ‘96

BIG EAST Offensive Player of the Year

Kristen Graczyk.......................... ‘03 Kerry Connors......................‘95, ‘96

BIG EAST Defensive Player of the Year Brittany Taylor......................‘07, ‘09 Casey Zimny.............................. ‘01 Sara Whalen.........................‘95, ‘96

Kristen Graczyk was named the BIG EAST Offensive Player of the Year in 2003.

Amy Folan.............................................‘95-96 Kate Foley.............................................‘99-03 Lani Fortier................................‘02-03, ‘03-04 Kathleen Frank........................‘04-05, ‘05-06 Gardiner.....................................’98-02 BIG EAST Midfielder Kristin Alex Garufi...........................................‘08-09 of the Year Georgina Giddings...........................‘09-10 Jessica Gjertsen...................... ’02-03, 03-04 Meghan Schnur....................‘06, ‘07 Kristen Graczyk...........‘02-03, 03-04, 04-05 Brianna Gray............................‘08-09, ‘09-10 Rebecca Gundling...............................‘09-10 BIG EAST Karen Gurnon.......................‘08-09, ‘09-10 Goalkeeper of the Year Laura Hanrahan...................................‘95-96 Siobhan Harold........................ ‘97-98, 98-99 Stephanie Labbe........................ ‘08 Maryann Hoke...........‘04-05, ‘06-07, ‘07-08 Maria Yatrakis............................ ‘02 Sheri Huckleberry................................‘95-96 Linda Iacobellis........................ ‘95-96, 96-97 Megan Jessee......................................‘04-05 BIG EAST Samantha Kelley.‘07-08, ‘08-09, ‘09-10 Komrij........................................‘08-09 Freshman of the Year Kelsey Alisse Kosloski.........................‘04-05, ‘05-06 Leena Kovanen....................................‘99-00 Meghan Schnur.......................... ‘03 Stephanie Labbe..................................‘08-09 Mary-Frances Monroe................ ‘98 Jen Laccone.........................................‘00-01 Hillary Lackman.................................‘09-10 Lauren ........‘03-04, 04-05, ‘05-06 BIG EAST Academic Kristine Lattanzio. Lundberg.................................‘03-06 All-Star Team Anika Martinez......................................‘96-97 Sarah MacIsaac...................................‘05-08 Shannon Algoe....................................‘08-09 Chrisy McCann....................... ‘97-98, 98-99 Farrah Barnes............‘95-96, ‘96-97, ‘97-98 Ciara McCormack...............................‘01-02 Sarah Barnes.............‘95-96, ‘96-97, ‘97-98 Gina Merchant......................................‘02-03 Tammy Barnes.........‘94-95, ‘95-96, ‘96-97 Karlyn Miselis...............‘02-03, 03-04, 04-05 Lara Batey................................‘02-03, ‘03-04 Lauren Molinaro...................................‘98-01 Cory Bildstein.........‘07-08, ‘08-09, ‘09-10 Mary-Frances Monroe........................‘98-99 Alexa Borisjuk.......................................‘00-01 Naima Montacer..................................‘02-03 Mary-Beth Bowie....................‘00-01, ‘01-02 Shuana Musser....................................‘06-’09 Melissa Busque...................‘08-09, ‘09-10 Andrea Neuman..................................‘02-03 Whitney Butler......................................‘98-99 Kellie Neville..........................................‘96-97 Shanna Caldwell..................................‘99-00 Kim Noivadhana..................................‘04-05 Jana Carabino......................................‘95-96 Ashley O’Brien......................................‘06-’09 Erin Clark..................‘07-08, ‘08-09, ‘09-10 Ashley Paine.........................................‘95-96 Kristen Connolly...................................‘05-06 Meghan Plaster....................... ‘03-04, 04-05 Kerry Connors........................‘95-’96, ‘96-97 Katie Radchuck.....................‘05-06, ‘07-08 Niki Cross...............................................‘06-07 Salla Ranta............................................‘00-03 Meghan Cunningham............‘08-09, ‘09-10 Kacey Richards....................................‘09-10 Danielle Dakin.....................................‘09-10 Erin Rice........................‘00-01, 01-02, 02-03 Melissa DeLoureiro..............................‘98-99 Karyn Riviere.............‘05-06, ‘06-07, ‘07-08 Jessica Diakun........................‘08-09, ‘09-10 Linda Ruutu......................... ‘09-10 Carey Dorn.................‘96-97, ‘98-99, ‘99-00 Sally Sakelaris.......................... ‘96-97, 97-98 Jessica Dulski.....................................‘09-10 Courtney Sands......................‘05-06, ‘06-07 Lauren Ebert..............‘07-08, ‘08-09, ‘09-10 Meghan Schnur......‘05-06, ‘06-07, ‘07-08 Karen Flowers.........................‘95-96, ‘98-99 Amanda Schwartz...............................‘08-09

Amy Schwarz.......................................‘95-96 Abby Shepherd....................................‘01-02 Jessica Shufelt...................................‘09-10 Heather Stone......................................‘97-98 Naomi Stone............................ ‘96-97, 97-98 Brittany Taylor......................‘08-09, ‘09-10 Brittany Tegeler....................................‘06-09 Jennifer Tietjen......................................‘98-99 Margaret Tietjen...................................‘98-99 Lacey Toups.........................................‘99-00 Karen Warner.......................................‘94-95 Laura Waters........................... ‘01-02, 02-03 Sara Whalen............................ ‘95-96, 96-97 Courtney Wilkinson-Maitland.....‘07-08 Darcie Woodruff...................................‘94-95 Annie Yi.................................................‘07-10 Alexandra Zedros................................‘04-08

Salla Ranta wore Husky blue and white from 1999-2002. Ranta was a BIG EAST Academic All-Star during all four seasons of her career. She was named to the All-BIG EAST Second Team in 2002 as well as the NSCAA/adidas All-Northeast Region team.

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UConn Soccer History In This Section The 30th Anniversary......................................................63 By The Numbers.........................................................64-65 All-Time Letterwinners...............................................66-67 NSCAA/adidas All-Americans...................................68-69 National and Regional Recognition...............................70 Retired Numbers.............................................................71 Husky Record Book...................................................72-73 Team Honors...................................................................74 The 100 Point Club..........................................................75 NCAA Tournament History........................................76-77 Postseason Box Scores............................................78-81 Year-By-Year Results.................................................82-85 All-Time Record vs. Opponents.....................................86 The Huskies and the U.S. National Team.....................87 Foreign Tours.............................................................88-89 The Long Island Connection..........................................90


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Celebrating 30 Years of UConn Women’s Soccer During the weekend of September 12-14, 2008, the University of Connecticut women’s soccer team celebrated its 30th anniversary as a varsity program. The celebration took place during the weekend of the 17th annual UConn Classic featuring three top-25 programs in the country as No. 1 UCLA, No. 11 Penn State, No.25 and Brown all competed. The weekend kicked off at the UConn vs. Virginia football game at Rentschler Field on Saturday, September 13. Prior to the game, over 80 alumnae and their families gathered at a pre-game tailgate to reunite with past teammates and to meet the 2008 team and current UConn staff and administrators. During halftime of the football game, all former UConn women soccer players in attendance were honored in front of a crowd of 40,000. Head Coach Len Tsantiris, a 1977 UConn graduate and coach of the Huskies for the past 28 years, was recognized with a 30th Anniversary poster that included pictures of every team in the history of the program. Also during the halftime ceremony, four standout former players were honored for their significant contributions to the program. Sara Whalen, Felice Duffy and Moira and Tara Buckley each received a commemorative bowl to honor their excellence in a Husky uniform. The weekend celebration continued on Sunday, September 14 as UConn hosted a brunch at the Nathan Hale Inn. The brunch included memorable speeches from Director of Athletics Jeffrey Hathaway, Head Coach Len Tsantiris and three former Huskies. Melissa Morrone Taintor, Jill Gelfenbien Laufer and Meghan Schnur each recounted stories from their days as a Husky. The weekend culminated at the UConn vs. Penn State soccer game, with recognition of all alumni in attendance during halftime of the game. Overall, the weekend celebration was an amazing tribute to the women’s soccer program and was enjoyed by all.

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‘09‘04-‘08 ‘92-95 ‘01-04 ‘87-91 ‘97-00 ‘82 ‘81 ‘83-86

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Laurie Boenning Wendy Casiano Carey Dorn Kristin Fisher Karen Flowers Elise Fugowski Darla Gurry Rita Haidous Sheri Huckleberry Shannon Manning Dena Maskous Kaycee McElree Andrea Plucenik Margarette Poteau Ame Serravezza

‘84 ‘82 ‘96-99 ‘03 ‘95-98 ‘07-10 ‘86 ‘84-87 ‘93-96 ‘91-93

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Megan Almanzo Britton Arico Jean Brawn Michelle Chura Leslie Doeg Karen Flowers Lisa Jones Laura Mangus Karlyn Miselis Christy Rowe Daniele Schulmann Annie Yi

‘00-03 ‘87-90 ‘81-82 ‘90-93 ‘82-83 ‘95-98 ‘85-86 ‘84 ‘02-05 ‘91-95 ‘11‘06-10

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Rita Haidous Heather Heaton Hillary Lackman Lisa Lumbruno Sarah MacIsaac Lisa McAdam Mary-Frances Monroe Cathy Shankweiler Patti Spieth Jen Zieky

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Jennifer Amaio Jamie Baumann Jessica Diakun Leigh-Ann Jaggon Kristi Lefebvre Missy Morrone Megan O’Connell Kathleen Nevis Karen Warner

‘98-01 ‘86-89 ‘06-’09 ‘10‘02-05 ‘82-85 ‘86 ‘95-96 ‘90-94

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‘86-89 ‘82-85 ‘84-87 ‘92-94 ‘94-97

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‘79-82 ‘02-03 ‘94-97 ‘83-86 ‘11‘06-09 ‘89-92 ‘88-91 ‘98-01

Barbara Amaral Brittany Barakat Sarah Barnes Jelisa Coltrane Gabriella Cuevas Brianna Gray Laurie Krutchkoff Margarette Poteau Lacey Toups

10 Lori Chapman Lauren Ebert Angela Gibbons Margaret Jarvis Chrisy McCann Lauren Naida

Cathy Shankweiler Jennifer Skogerboe Jennifer Sullivan Darcie Woodruff

‘82 ‘06-’09 ‘87-90 ‘85-88 ‘95-98 ‘99-02

‘82-85 ‘10‘02-05 ‘91-94

11 Sharon Arnold Nancy Economou Mary Falzarano Laura Hanrahan Laurie Jackson Carmie Landeen Susan Lauer Lisa McAdam Julie Naumec Kerry Page Meghan Schnur Jessica Shufelt

‘85 ‘85-88 ‘98-00 ‘96 ‘94 ‘97 ‘80-83 ‘84-85 ‘89-91 ‘90-93 ‘03-07 ‘08-

12 Kate Foley Julie Hultgren-Neumac Linda Kirk Sue Minnes Maureen O’Connor Katie Radchuck

‘99-02 ‘89-91 ‘83 ‘82-85 ‘85-89 ‘04-‘08

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Margaret Tietjen Ginny Woodward

‘95-98 ‘93-96

13 Karen Abernethy Christine Anderson Ellie Cheever Kristen Graczyk Shelley McElroy Ashley Paine Sarah Popper June Posten Devin Prendergast Brittany Taylor Jennifer Tietjen

‘87-90 ‘86-87 ‘83-86 ‘01-04 ‘83-86 ‘92-94 ‘99-02 ‘81-84 ‘10‘05-’09 ‘95-98

14 Farrah Barnes Jamiee Baumann Barbara Cosentino Melissa DeLoureiro Kathleen Economou Jessica Gjertsen Karen Gurnon Maryann Hoke Linda Jackson Susan Stabach Margaret Tietjen

‘94-97 ‘86-89 ‘81-83 ‘98-00 ‘86-89 ‘01-04 ‘08‘05-07 ‘83-86 ‘90-93 ‘95-98

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Margaret Jarvis Ciara McCormack Mary Beth McNichol Sue Mloganoski Brittany Tegeler Laura Waters Patti Wojnarowski

16 Erin Clark Lesley Dube Tricia Erpelding Kathleen Frank Kristin Gardiner Meghan Heberer Kaichie Ho Sheri Huckleberry Terri Koziell Cathy Laske Shelley McElroy Gina Merchant Tara Nichols Kim Sullivan

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18 Jennifer Atwell Lori Kessel Kristine Lundberg Donna MacDougall Suzy Manzo Anika Martinez Judy Michalski Christine Mintz Lauren Molinaro Ashley O’Brien Linda Ruutu Arne Serravezza

‘88-89 ‘83-84 ‘02-05 ‘82-85 ‘86-88 ‘93-96 ‘84-87 ‘01 ‘97-00 ‘07-‘08 ‘09‘90-93

19 Cory Bildstein Shelby Brownfield Jana Carabino Niki Cross Beth Grecco Jennifer Kennedy Anika Martinez

‘07‘00-01 ‘94-98 ‘03-06 ‘87-90 ‘84-87 ‘93-96

Karlyn Miselis Ann Marie Noonan Margarette Poteau

‘02-05 ‘82 ‘88-91

20 Jennifer Atwell Farrah Barnes Mary-Beth Bowie Melissa Busque Whitney Butler Dominique Diadoo Tracy Guilford Alisse Kosloski Lisa Lumbruno Sheila MacDonald Sue Mloganoski Marie Spinelli

‘88-89 ‘94-97 ‘00-01 ‘08-10 ‘98 ‘03-04 ‘91-94 ‘02-05 ‘81-82 ‘84-85 ‘86-88 ‘97-98

21 Heather Braun ‘92-94 Tracy Guilford ‘91-94 Laurie Krutchkoff ‘89-92 Lauren Lattanzio ‘04 Beth Necrelli ‘84 Peggy Perrine ‘82 Kim Prutting ‘86-89 Laura Romeo ‘83 Naomi Stone ‘95-97 Courtney Wilkinson-Maitland ‘07 Maria Yatrakis ‘99-02 22 Jana Duffy Karen Ferguson Beth Grecco Riley Houle Colleen Keegan Traci McGowan Naima Montacer Ashley Paine Sally Sakelaris Courtney Sands

‘79-82 ‘90-93 ‘87-90 ‘11‘86-89 ‘84-85 ‘99-02 ‘92-94 ‘96-98 ‘03-06

23 Alexa Borisjuk Jill Gelfenbien Angela Gibbons Siobhan Harold Natalie Hopp Chelsea Hunter Shelley McElroy Mary Beth McNichol Kacey Richards Carla Sikand Jennifer Strong Patti Wojnarowski

‘98-01 ‘91-94 ‘87-90 ‘95-98 ‘03-04 ‘11‘83-86 ‘90-92 ‘07-10 ‘83 ‘91-92 ‘84-87

24 Jennifer Amaio Cathy Cambria Lynn DiCocco Nancy Economou Tricia Erpelding Kathleen Frank Linda Jackson Jennifer Kennedy Susan Lavigne Gina Merchant Karyn Riviere Amy Schwarz Jennifer Traw

‘98-01 ‘89-92 ‘87 ‘85-88 ‘88-91 ‘02-05 ‘83-86 ‘84-87 ‘80-82 ‘03 ‘04-07 ‘92-95 ‘96-97

25 Tammy Barnes Kathy Biefeld Mika Bussey Anne-Elizabeth Eskerud

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Alisse Kosloski Alexandra Kavadas Abby Sheperd Denise Swenson

‘02-05 2001 ‘01 ‘88-92

26 Lara Batey Jaime Baumann Jessica Frech Colleen Keegan Laura Waters Sara Whalen

‘02-04 ‘86-89 ‘10‘86-89 ‘03 ‘94-97

27 Dale Arpino Kristen Connolly Sarah Donroe Samantha Kelley Laurie Krutchkoff Kim Noivadhana Meghan Plaster Kathleen Roberts Christy Rowe Liv Taunton-Rigby

‘85-86 ‘05-06 ‘93-95 ‘07‘89-92 ‘02-05 ‘04 ‘88 ‘91-95 1999

28 Kim Baverstock Jessica Diakun Lani Fortier Alex Garufi Kimberly Grimm Laura Thomsen

‘94-95 ‘05 ‘02-04 ‘09‘90 2001

29 Michelle Baj Pam Claudio Tali Griner Maria Picard Elisa Pirinen Jill Rackett

‘11‘88-93 ‘00-01 ‘05-06 ‘02-03 ‘83

30 Shannon Algoe ‘08-09 Kerry Connors ‘93-96 Maryann Hoke ‘04 Ashley O’Brien ‘05-06 Sue O’Hare ‘81-84 Joann Sullivan 31 Gwen McGugan Shauna Musser Debbie Rocque

‘89-91 ‘05-‘08 ‘82

32 Leena Kovanen 33 Alexandra Zedros Georgina Giddings 35 Charlotte Dench

‘99-00 ‘04-07 ‘09-

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77 Angelika Johansson Salla Ranta Sarah Stanczyk

‘10 ‘99-02 ‘07-‘08

95 Becky Gundling

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-AKaren Abernethy............................... 1987, 88, 89, 90 Shannon Algoe.................................................... 2008 Megan Almanzo................................ 2000, 01, 02, 03 Jennifer Amaio.................................. 1998, 99, 00, 01 Barbara Amaral................................. 1979, 80, 81, 82 Christine Anderson........................................ 1986, 87 Britton Arico....................................... 1987, 88, 89, 90 Sharon Arnold..................................................... 1985 Dale Arpino.................................................... 1985, 86 Jennifer Atwell............................................... 1988, 89 -BBrittany Barakat............................................. 2002, 03 Farrah Barnes................................... 1994, 95, 96, 97 Sarah Barnes.................................... 1994, 95, 96, 97 Tammy Barnes.................................. 1993, 94, 95, 96 Dena Baskous..................................................... 2004 Lara Batey............................................... 2002, 03, 04 Jaime Bauman.................................. 1986, 87, 88, 89 Kim Baverstock............................................. 1994, 95 Karen Bexfield..................................................... 1988 Kathleen Biefield..................................... 1984, 85, 87 Cory Bildstein................................... 2007, 08,09, 10 Laurie Boenning.................................................. 1984 Alexa Borisjuk.................................... 1998, 99, 00, 01

Amanda Carvalho.............................................. 2010 Lori Chapman...................................................... 1982 Eleanor Cheever............................... 1983, 84, 85, 86 Barbara Chura................................... 1989, 90, 91, 92 Michelle Chura.................................. 1990, 91, 92, 93 Phylis Clapis........................................................ 1980 Erin Clark............................................. 2007,08,09, 10 Pamela Claudio................................. 1988, 91, 92, 93 Jelisa Coltrane................................... 1983, 84, 85, 86 Kerry Connors................................... 1993, 94, 95, 96 Barbara Cosentino.................................. 1981, 82, 83 Linda Crawford.................................................... 1981 Niki Cross.......................................... 2003, 04, 05, 06 Meghan Cunningham.......................... 2007,08,09, 10 Mary Beth Curtis................................................. 1979

-DDanielle Dakin.............................................. 2009, 10 Melissa DeLoureiro................................. 1998, 99, 00 Dominique Diadoo......................................... 2003, 04 Lynn DiCocco...................................................... 1987 Jessica Diakun................................... 2005, 06, 07,09 Nancy Dirgo......................................................... 1981 Leslie Doeg................................................... 1982, 83 Sarah Donroe.......................................... 1993, 94, 95 Carey Dorn........................................ 1996, 97, 98, 99 Lesley Dube............................................ 1987, 88, 89 Felice Duffy............................................. 1979, 80, 81 Jana Duffy......................................... 1979, 80, 81, 82 Jessica Dulski......................................... 2008,09, 10 -EDiane Eaton......................................................... 1980 Lauren Ebert........................................ 2006, 07,08,09 Kathleen Economou................................ 1986, 88, 89 Nancy Economou.............................. 1985, 86, 87, 88 Elizabeth Eng..................................... 2005, 06, 07,08 Tricia Erpelding................................. 1988, 89, 90, 91 Anne-Elizabeth Eskerud...................................... 1998 -FMary Falzarano............................................. 1998, 00 Karen Ferguson................................. 1990, 91, 92, 93 Kristin Fisher....................................................... 2003 Karen Flowers................................... 1995, 96, 97, 98 Amy Folan......................................... 1992, 93, 94, 95 Kate Foley......................................... 1999, 00, 01, 02 Lani Fortier.............................................. 2002, 03, 04 Kathleen Frank................................... 2002, 03, 04,05 Jessica French.................................................. 2010 Elise Fugowski.................................... 2007,08,09, 10

Mary Beth Bowie........................................... 2000, 01 Heather Braun......................................... 1992, 93, 94 Jean Brawn................................................... 1981, 82 Mary Lou Breen............................................. 1980, 81 Cynthia Brounlee................................. years unknown Shelby Brownfield.......................................... 2000, 01 Moira Buckley.................................... 1980, 81, 82, 83 Tara Buckley..................................... 1980, 81, 82, 83 Joyce Burnham............................................. 1979, 80 Melissa Busque....................................... 2008, 09, 10 Whitney Butler..................................................... 1998 -CShanna Caldwell..................................... 1999, Cathy Cambria ................................. 1989, 90, Jana Carabino................................... 1994, 95, Jen Carlson....................................... 1997, 98,

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-HMargarita Haidous................................... 1984, 85, 87 Karen Hall............................................................ 1979 Laura Hanrahan.................................................. 1996 Siobhan Harold.................................. 1995, 96, 97, 98 Melissa Hauser.................................................... 2004 Heather Heaton............................................. 1993, 94 Meghan Heberer................................................. 1997 Maryann Hoke......................................... 2004, 05, 07 Natalie Hopp.................................................. 2003, 04 Donna Hornish.............................................. 1987, 88 Sheri Huckleberry.............................. 1993, 94, 95, 96 -ILinda Iacobellis.................................. 1993, 94, 95, 96 -JLaurie Jackson.................................................... 1994 Linda Jackson................................... 1983, 84, 85, 86 Zahra Jalalian.................................... 2001, 02, 03, 04 Kristin Janosky.................................. 1987, 88, 89, 91 Margaret Jarvis.................................. 1985, 86, 87, 88 Megan Jessee................................... 2002, 03, 04, 05 Angelika Johansson............................................ 2010 Lisa Jones..................................................... 1985, 86 -KColleen Keegan................................. 1986, 87, 88, 89 Samantha Kelley..................................... 2008,09, 10 Jennifer Kennedy.............................. 1984, 85, 86, 87 Lori Kessel..................................................... 1983, 84 Linda Kirk............................................................ 1983 Alisse Kosloski ................................. 2002, 03, 04, 05 Leena Kovanen......................................... 1999, 2000 Theresa Koziell.............................................. 1986, 87 Laurie Krutchkoff............................... 1989, 90, 91, 92 Vicki Kucia........................................................... 1980

-GKristin Gardiner................................. 1998, 99, 00, 01

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Jane Carluccio..................................................... 1982 Wendi Casiano.................................................... 1982

Darla Gurry.......................................................... 1986

Alex Garufi................................................... 2009, 10 Jill Gelfenbien.................................... 1991, 92, 93, 94 Maggie Gerke...................................................... 1979 Angela Gibbons................................. 1987, 88, 89, 90 Georgina Giddings...................................... 2009, 10 Jessica Gjertsen................................ 2001, 02, 03, 04 Kristen Graczyk................................. 2001, 02, 03, 04 Brianna Gray...................................... 2006, 07, 08,09 Elizabeth Grecco............................... 1987, 88, 89, 90 Kimberly Grimm................................................... 1990 Tali Griner...................................................... 2000, 01 Tracy Guilford.................................... 1991, 92, 93, 94 Becky Gundling................................... 2007,08,09, 10 Karen Gurnon......................................... 2008,09, 10

-LStephaine Labbe................................ 2005, 06, 07,08 Jen Laccone...................................... 1997, 98, 99, 00 Carmie Landeen.................................................. 1997 Hillary Lackman........................................... 2009, 10 Catherine Laske.................................................. 1982 Lauren Lattanzio.................................................. 2004 Susan Laurer..................................... 1980, 81, 82, 83 Susan Lavigne......................................... 1980, 81, 82 Sharon Lavine..................................................... 1981 Courtney Lazos................................................... 2010 Kristi Lefebvre................................... 2002, 03, 04, 05 Carol Lent................................................ 1979, 80, 81 Andrea Linden..................................................... 1980 Wendy Logan.................................... 1988, 89, 90, 91 Cheryl Lumbruno................................................. 1981 Lisa Lumbruno............................................... 1981, 82 Kristine Lundberg.............................. 2002, 03, 04, 05


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-MSheila MacDonald......................................... 1984, 85 Donna MacDougall............................ 1982, 83, 84, 85 Sarah MacIsaac................................ 2004, 05, 06, 07 Ally Mancino.................................................. 2009, 10 Laura Mangus..................................................... 1984 Shannon Manning................................... 1991, 92, 93 Susan Manzo.......................................... 1986, 87, 88 Anika Martinez................................... 1993, 94, 95, 96 Lisa McAdam................................................. 1984, 85 Chrisy McCann.................................. 1995, 96, 97, 98 Ciara McCormack................................................ 2001 Kaycee McElree............................................ 2000, 01 Shelley McElroy................................. 1983, 84, 85, 86 Traci McGowan............................................. 1984, 85 Gwen McGugan...................................... 1989, 90, 91 Lori McKay.......................................................... 1980 Mary Beth McNichol................................ 1990, 91, 92 Gina Merchant..................................................... 2003 Judy Michalski................................... 1984, 85, 86, 87 Amy Miller................................................ 1987, 88, 89 Sue Minnes....................................... 1982, 83, 84, 85 Christine Mintz..................................................... 2001 Karlyn Miselis.................................... 2002, 03, 04, 05 Bonnie Mitchell.................................. 1984, 85, 86, 87

Susan Mloganoski................................... 1986, 87, 88 Lauren Molinaro................................ 1997, 98, 99, 00 Mary-Frances Monroe............................. 1998, 99, 00 Naima Montacer............................... 1999, 00, 01, 02 Melissa Morrone................................ 1982, 83, 84, 85 Shauna Musser.............................................. 2007,08 -NLauren Naida..................................... 1999, 00, 01, 02 Julie Naumec-Hultgren............................ 1989, 90, 91 Beth Necrelli........................................................ 1984 Kathleen Nevis.............................................. 1995, 96 Tara Nichols...................................... 1991, 92, 93, 94 Kim Noivadhana................................ 2002, 03, 04, 05 Ann Marie Noonan.............................................. 1982

Courtney Sands................................. 2003, 04, 05, 06 Sally Sakelaris......................................... 1996, 97, 98

Mary Schneider............................................. 1980, 81 Meghan Schnur................................. 2003, 05, 06, 07 Catherine Schroeder........................................... 1980 Amanda Schwartz.......................................... 2006,08 Amy Schwarz.................................... 1992, 93, 94, 95 Arne Serravezza................................ 1990, 91, 92, 93 Catherine Shankweiler...................... 1982, 83, 84, 85 Abby Shepherd.................................................... 2001 JoAnne Shibles................................................... 1980 Jessica Shufelt...................................... 2008, 09, 10 Carla Sikand........................................................ 1983 Laura Skaza.................................................. 1983, 84 Jennifer Skogerboe........................................... 2010 Patricia Spieth................................... 1986, 87, 88, 89 Marie Spinelli................................................. 1997, 98 Jane Spink............................................... 1979, 80, 81 Susan Stabach.................................. 1990, 91, 92, 93 Sarah Stanczyk.............................................. 2007,08 Heather Stone..................................................... 1997 Naomi Stone............................................ 1995, 96, 97 Jennifer Strong.............................................. 1991, 92 Jennifer Sullivan................................ 2002, 03, 04, 05 Kimberly Sullivan................................................. 1984 Katherine Sunderland.......................................... 1981

Sara Whalen...................................... 1994, 95, 96, Courtney Wilkinson-Maitland................ 2008,09, Patti Wojnarowski.............................. 1984, 85, 86, Darcie Woodruff................................ 1991, 92, 93, Ginny Woodward............................... 1993, 94, 95,

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-YMaria Yatrakis................................... 1999, 00, 01, 02 Sharon Yesu........................................................ 1981 Annie Yi.............................................. 2006, 07,08, 10 -ZAlexandra Zedros.............................. 2004, 05, 06, 07 Jen Zieky............................................................. 2003 Casey Zimny..................................... 1998, 99, 00, 01

-OAshley O’Brien................................................ 2007,08 Megan O’Connell................................................. 1986 Maureen O’Connor . ......................... 1985, 86, 88, 89 Susan O’Hare.................................... 1981, 82, 83, 84 Denise O’Meara............................................ 1979, 80 -PKerry Page........................................ 1990, 91, 92, 93 Ashley Paine........................................... 1992, 93, 94 Joann Patterson.................................................. 1980 Peggy Perrine...................................................... 1982 Maria Picard.................................................. 2005, 06 Elisa Pirinen.................................................. 2002, 03 Meghan Plaster................................................... 2004 Sarah Popper.................................... 1999, 00, 01, 02 June Posten...................................... 1981, 82, 83, 84 Margarette Poteau................................... 1988, 90, 91 Devin Prendergast............................................. 2010 Susan Proctor...................................................... 1979 Kim Prutting....................................... 1986, 87, 88, 89 -RJill Rackett........................................................... 1983 Katie Radchuck.................................. 2005, 06, 07,08 Salla Ranta........................................ 1999, 00, 01, 02 Elizabeth Reil.......................................... 1992, 93, 94 Erin Rice............................................ 2000, 01, 02, 03 Kacey Richards................................... 2007,08,09, 10 Karyn Riviere..................................... 2004, 05, 06, 07 Kathleen Roberts................................................. 1988 Debbie Rocque.................................................... 1982 Laura Romeo....................................................... 1983 Christy Rowe..................................... 1991, 92, 93, 95 Denise Rowe....................................................... 1986 Linda Ruutu................................................. 2009, 10

Meghan Swanson .............................................. 1981 Denise Swenson............................... 1988, 89, 90, 92 -TBrittany Taylor................................... 2005, 06, 07, 09 Brittany Tegeler.................................. 2005, 06, 07,08 Jean Terrible ...................................................... 1979 Jennifer Tietjen.................................. 1995, 96, 97, 98 Margaret Tietjen................................ 1995, 96, 97, 98 Lacey Toups...................................... 1998, 99, 00, 01 Jennifer Traw................................................. 1996, 97 -VAllison Vibert................................................. 1980, 81 -WKaren Warner.................................... 1990, 91, 92, 94 Laura Waters....................................................... 2003 Susan Webb........................................................ 1988

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Brittany Taylor: A 2007 and 2009 All-American

Mary-Frances Monroe: A 1998, 1999 and 2000 All-American ... member of U.S. National Team between 2000-2001 … ranks seventh in UConn’s 100-Point Club with 117 career points and holds the single-season record for points at 65 during 1998.

Meghan Schnur: A 2007 All-American … 2006

Carey Dorn: A 1999 All-American ... steady

… 2007 and 2009 BIG EAST Defensive Player of the Year … 2005, 2006, 2007 and 2009 All-BIG EAST First team selection … tied for team lead in 2006 with seven goals … made transition to backline full-time in 2007 and helped lead UConn to NCAA quarterfinal round ... returned to the pitch in 2009 after sitting out with a knee injury during her true senior season helping UConn to the NCAA Second Round. and 2007 BIG EAST Midfielder of the Year … four time All-BIG EAST first team selection … ranks ninth on Husky career list with 28 assists ... Trains and competes with the U.S. Women’s National Team.

Kristen Graczyk: A 2003 and 2004 All-American … 2003 BIG EAST Offensive Player of the Year … 2004 BIG EAST Tournament Offensive MVP … holds the school record for most points (26 on 10 goals and six assists) in the NCAA tournament … scored most goals and most points by a junior in the program’s history … third on UConn’s 100-Point Club with 146 career points. Sarah Popper: A 2002 All-American ... helped win the Huskies’ first BIG EAST Tournament Championship as the team’s co-captain … ranks 13th in UConn’s record books for all-time assists with 23 and eighth for most games played with 97 ... played for WUSA’s Boston Breakers after college.

defender who helped UConn to the National Championship game in 1997, where she was named to the NCAA All-Tournament Team … won a World Championship with the San Jose CyberRays in the WUSA’s inaugural season … in the championship game, Dorn scored the second penalty kick after the game remained tied in overtime. Chrisy McCann: A 1998 All-American ... solid defender between 1995–98 … ranks second for most games played in a career at 100 … played in all three years of the WUSA’s existence for the Boston Breakers as a central defender after graduation.

Sara Whalen: A 1995, 1996 and 1997 All-American ... World Cup Champion in 1999 with U.S. National team … Olympic Bronze Medalist in 2000 … 1997 NSCAA National Player of the Year … 1997 Honda Award Winner … 1997 NCAA All-Tournament Team … holds the record for most goals, assists and points by a senior in the program’s history … one of only two players to have her jersey number (#8) retired … founding member of the WUSA’s NY Power.

Alexa Borisjuk: A 2001 All-American ... scored the game-winning goal at Nebraska in the Final-16 in 2000 … co-captained the first UConn team to win the BIG EAST Tournament Championship … played for WUSA’s Boston Breakers and Philadelphia Charge.

Kerry Connors: A 1995 and 1996 All-American ...

Casey Zimny: A 2001 All-American … U.S. Youth National team member … 2002 team MVP … played for the Washington Freedom of the WUSA … was converted from center mid to central defender during her time at UConn … “Zim” dominated from the back line while also getting involved in the attack.

Christy Rowe: A 1995 All-American ... dynamic forward/midfielder during her career at UConn … member of the U.S. National Team in 1996 ... finished with 70 career points, 31 of which came in her senior year ... as a senior, she was named First Team All-BIG EAST after scoring 10 goals and passing for 11 assists ... selected for the UMBRO All-Star Division I East Women’s Soccer Team.

one of the leading scorers on UConn’s team throughout her career … ranks fourth on UConn’s 100-Point list with 128 points … member of the U.S. National Team in 1997 … played in the WUSA for the NY Power, Philadelphia Charge and San Diego Spirit.

Karen Warner: A 1994 All-American ... scored the game-winning penalty kick to help UConn advance to the NCAA Championship game as a freshman in 1990 … member of Youth National team in 1990 … former assistant coach at UConn … went on to earn a Ph.D. from Yale in Anthropology.

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Denise Swenson:

A 1992 All-American ... Team MVP Award winner.

Cathy Shankweiler: A 1984 All-American

Karen Ferguson: A 1991, 1992 and 1993 All-American ... named to the 1990 NCAA All-Tournament Team … member of U.S. National Team in 1992 and 1993 … former assistant coach at UConn … currently head coach at the University of Louisville … assistant coach for the Under-21 National team in 2003-2004 … assistant coach for the Under-15 National team in 2005.

Shelley McElroy: A 1984 All-American ... named the 1984 NCAA Tournament Defensive MVP.

Cathy Cambria: A 1991 All-American ... one of the fastest, quickest and best outside left backs who joined the attack in the history of the program.

Moira Buckley: A 1981, 1982 and 1983 AllAmerican ... named to the 1982 NCAA AllTournament Team … holds the program record for all-time career points with 166 … member of U.S. National team in 1983.

Beth Grecco: A 1988 and 1990 All-American ...

Tara Buckley: Only four-time All-American -

Kim Prutting: A 1987, 1988 and 1989 All-

Missy Morrone: A 1983 All-American ... named to the 1982 and 1983 NCAA All-Tournament Team … Team MVP Award winner … father, Joe, coached UConn men’s team … brothers Joe Jr. and Billy played for the UConn men’s team.

Donna MacDougall: A 1984 and 1985 AllAmerican ... named to the 1983 NCAA AllTournament Team.

Mary Lou Breen: A 1981 All-American ... one of the most dominant goalkeepers across the country during her career (1980 and 1981).

three-time Team MVP Award winner … named to the 1990 NCAA All-Tournament Team.

American ... one of the most dominant collegiate midfielders of her time … played for the U.S. National team between 1987 and 1988 … member of the Youth National team in 1987.

... eighth on UConn’s 100-Point Club with 110 points.

1980, 1981, 1982, 1983 ... named to the 1982 and 1983 NCAA All-Tournament Team … twotime Team MVP Award winner … member of U.S. National team in 1983 and 1985 …first of two players to have her jersey number (#5) retired in the history of the program.

Felice Duffy: A 1981 All-American ... two-time Team MVP Award winner … instrumental in helping the program gain varsity status at UConn … member of U.S. National team in 1982.

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Soccer Buzz All-America Selections

Soccer Buzz All-Region Selections

All-Northeast first team Kacey Richards.......................... ‘08 All-Northeast third team Brittany Tegeler.......................... ‘08

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Soccer America National Player of the Year Sara Whalen............................... ‘97

Soccer America Team MVPs

Meghan Schnur.......................... ‘07 Kristen Graczyk.......................... ‘03 Mary-Frances Monroe................ ‘00 Sara Whalen............................... ‘97 Sara Whalen............................... ‘96 Karen Ferguson.......................... ‘92 Beth Grecco............................... ‘90 Kim Prutting................................ ‘89 Kim Prutting................................ ‘87 Linda Jackson............................ ‘86

Soccer America All-Freshmen Team Kacey Richards.......................... ‘07 Niki Cross................................... ‘03 Brittany Barakat.......................... ‘02 Mary-Frances Monroe................ ‘98 Jen Carlson................................ ‘97 Jennifer Tietjen........................... ‘95 Sara Whalen............................... ‘94 Jennifer Strong........................... ‘91 Beth Grecco............................... ‘87 Kim Prutting................................ ‘86

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First Team Brittany Taylor............................ ‘07 Meghan Schnur.......................... ‘07 Mary-Frances Monroe................ ‘98 Sara Whalen............................... ‘97 Second Team Meghan Schnur.......................... ‘06 Kristen Graczyk.......................... ‘03 Sarah Popper............................. ‘02 Carey Dorn................................. ‘99 Third Team Kristen Graczyk....................‘02, ‘04 Mary-Frances Monroe..........‘99, ‘00 Jennifer Tietjen........................... ‘97 Honorable Mention Mary-Beth Bowie........................ ‘00 Casey Zimny.............................. ‘00 Jen Carlson................................ ‘97 All-Freshman Team Kacey Richards.......................... ‘07 Annie Yi...................................... ‘06 Meghan Schnur.......................... ‘03 Brittany Barakat.......................... ‘02 Jen Carlson................................ ‘97

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Meghan Schnur....................‘06, ‘07 Kate Foley.................................. ‘02 Salla Ranta................................. ‘02

adidas Scholar Athlete All-America Team Meghan Schnur.......................... ‘06 Kate Foley.................................. ‘02 Carey Dorn................................. ’99 Denise Swenson.................. ’92-’93

ISAA National Senior Recognition Team Christy Rowe.............................. ‘95 Jill Gelfenbien............................. ‘94 Karen Warner............................. ‘94 Karen Ferguson.......................... ‘93 Susan Stabach........................... ‘93 Cathy Cambria........................... ‘92 Denise Swenson........................ ‘92 Kristin Janosky........................... ‘91 Wendy Logan............................. ‘91 Beth Grecco............................... ‘90 Maureen O’Connor..................... ‘89 Kim Prutting................................ ‘89 Margaret Jarvis........................... ‘88 Judy Michalski............................ ‘87 Linda Jackson............................ ‘86 Shelley McElroy.......................... ‘86 Missy Morrone............................ ‘85 Cathy Shankweiler..................... ‘85 Donna MacDougall..................... ‘85 * Established in 1985

NSCAA/adidas All-Northeast Region Elise Fugowski........................... ‘10 Kacey Richards.......................... ‘10 Stephanie Labbe..................‘07, ‘08 Niki Cross................................... ‘05 Elizabeth Eng.......................‘05, ‘07 Kristi Lefebvre............................ ‘05 Brittany Taylor.........‘05, ‘06, ‘07, 09 Meghan Schnur......‘03, ‘05, ‘06, ‘07 Zahra Jalalian............................. ‘04 Jessica Gjertsen...................‘03, ’04 Kristen Graczyk.............‘02,’ 03, ’04 Naima Montacer......................... ‘02 Maria Yatrakis............................ ‘02 Salla Ranta................................. ‘02 Sarah Popper............................. ‘02 Mary-Beth Bowie........................ ‘00 Jen Carlson...................‘97, ‘99, ‘00 Mary-Frances Monroe...‘98, ‘99, ‘00 Casey Zimny.............................. ‘00 Carey Dorn...........................‘98, ‘99 Lauren Molinaro......................... ‘99 Chrisy McCann........................... ‘98 Jennifer Tietjen..............‘96, ‘97, ‘98 Sara Whalen..................‘95, ‘96, ‘97 Carmie Landeen......................... ‘97 Margaret Tietjen......................... ‘96 Tammy Barnes........................... ‘96

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Brittany Taylor had an outstanding career at UConn earning AllAmerica Honors in 2007 and 2009. Taylor, who suffered a knee injury during what would have been her senior year, bounced back tremendously in 2009 to earn her fourth NEWISA All-New England and fourth All-BIG EAST First Team honors. Kerry Connors......................‘95, ‘96 Ginny Woodward........................ ‘96 Christy Rowe.............................. ‘95 Jana Carabino............................ ‘95 Michelle Chura........................... ‘93 Karen Ferguson.............‘91, ‘92, ‘93 Susan Stabach........................... ‘93 Denise Swenson..................‘90, ‘92 Jennifer Strong........................... ‘92 Cathy Cambria........................... ‘91 Wendy Logan............................. ‘91 Beth Grecco...........‘87, ‘88, ‘89, ‘90 Britton Arico...................‘87, ‘88, ‘89 Kim Prutting............‘86, ‘87, ‘88, ‘89 Linda Jackson............................ ‘88 Maureen O’Connor..................... ‘86 Donna MacDougall...............‘84, ‘85 Shelley McElroy....................‘84, ‘85 Missy Morrone......................‘83, ‘85 Cathy Shankweiler...............‘84, ‘85 Moira Buckley.........‘80, ‘81, ‘82, ‘83 Tara Buckley..........‘80, ‘81, ‘82, ‘83 Jana Duffy.................................. ‘82 Mary Lou Breen....................‘80, ‘81 Felice Duffy................................ ‘81

Soccer Buzz Northeast Region Player of the Year

Meghan Schnur.......................... ‘07 Kristen Graczyk....................‘03, ‘04 Sarah Popper............................. ‘02

NEWISA All-New England Meghan Cunningham................. ‘10 Elise Fugowski........................... ‘10 Kacey Richards.............‘08, ‘09, ‘10 Lauren Ebert.........................‘08, ‘09 Annie Yi...................................... ‘07 Erin Clark.................................... ‘07 Becky Gundling............. ‘07, 08, ‘09 Karyn Riviere.............................. ‘07 Brittany Tegeler....................‘06, ‘08 Stephanie Labbe...........‘06, ‘07, ‘08 Elizabeth Eng.........‘05, ‘06, ‘07, ‘08 Kristi Lefebvre............................ ‘05 Meghan Schnur.............‘05, ‘06, ‘07 Brittany Taylor........‘05, ‘06, ‘07, ‘09

Jessica Gjertsen......................... ‘04 Alisse Kosloski........................... ‘04 Kristen Graczyk....................‘03, ‘04 Zahra Jalalian.......................‘03, ‘04 Mary-Beth Bowie........................ ‘00 Jen Carlson...................‘97, ‘99, ‘00 Mary-Frances Monroe...‘98, ‘99, ‘00 Casey Zimny.............................. ‘00 Carey Dorn...........................‘98, ‘99 Chrisy McCann........................... ‘98 Jennifer Tietjen..............‘95, ‘97, ‘98 Carmie Landeen......................... ‘97 Sara Whalen...........‘94, ‘95, ‘96, ‘97 Kerry Connors...............‘93, ‘95, ‘96 Ginny Woodward..................‘94, ‘96 Jana Carabino............................ ‘95 Christy Rowe.............................. ‘95 Jill Gelfenbien............................. ‘94 Karen Warner................‘91, ‘92, ‘94 Michelle Chura........................... ‘93 Karen Ferguson......‘90, ‘91, ‘92, ‘93 Tracy Guilford............................. ‘93 Susan Stabach........................... ‘93 Jennifer Strong........................... ‘92 Denise Swenson..................‘90, ‘92 Cathy Cambria........................... ‘91 Wendy Logan.......................’90, ‘91 Britton Arico............‘87, ‘88, ‘89, ‘90 Beth Grecco...........‘87, ‘88, ‘89, ‘90 Kristin Janosky.....................‘88, ‘89 Amy Miller................................... ‘89 Kim Prutting............‘86, ‘87, ‘88, ‘89 Bonnie Mitchell........................... ‘87 Linda Jackson......................‘83, ‘86 Donna MacDougall........‘83, ‘84, ‘85 Cathy Shankweiler........‘83, ‘84, ‘85 Judy Michalski............................ ‘85 Missy Morrone...............‘83, ‘84, ‘85 Shelley McElroy....................‘84, ‘85 Kim Sullivan................................ ‘84 Tara Buckley.................‘81, ‘82, ‘83 Moira Buckley................‘81, ‘82, ‘83 Laura Skaza............................... ‘83 Jana Duffy............................‘81, ‘82 Mary Lou Breen.......................... ‘81 Felice Duffy................................ ‘81 Jane Spink.................................. ‘81


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Sara Whalen

• 1997 HONDA AWARD WINNER • 1997 NSCAA NATIONAL PLAYER OF THE YEAR In 1997, University of Connecticut three-time women’s soccer All-American Sara Whalen was named the Women’s Soccer National Player of the Year by the Honda Awards Program and was selected as the 1997 National Soccer Coaches Association National Player of the Year. Whalen was one of 11 finalists for the Honda Cup Broderick Trophy awarded to the female collegiate Athlete of the Year. Whalen led the 1997 UConn women’s soccer team to a single-season school record 23 wins and a spot in the NCAA Division I National Championship game. Connecticut concluded the 1997 season with an overall record of 23-4. The National Player of the Year honor for Whalen, as awarded by Honda, marked the first time a UConn women’s soccer star had received the award. Whalen, who hails from Greenlawn, N.Y., led Connecticut with 64 points (21 goals, 22 assists) on the year, second best in the nation. Her 22 assists also ranked second in the country for that category. Early in the 1997 season, Whalen made the transition from her more traditional post in the UConn defense (where she was selected a two-time First-Team All-American at back) to a new post in the UConn offense as a forward. The move paid dividends for Connecticut as Whalen had both goals in UConn’s 2-1 National Semifinal upset win over previously unbeaten Notre Dame, advancing UConn to the National Championship game. Connecticut fell to North Carolina 2-0 in the NCAA Championship game. In 1997, Whalen was tabbed First Team All-American as a forward, marking the third consecutive season she was a First-Team All-America selection. Among her accomplishments in 1997, Whalen was named Soccer America Magazine’s National Player of the Year, the Connecticut Sportswriters’ Alliance Female Athlete of the Year, a First-Team All-BIG EAST Selection, a First Team All-New England selection, Missouri Athletic Club National Player of the Year finalist, Hermann Award National Player of the Year finalist, Soccer Digest Magazine’s “Best collegiate soccer player in America” and USA Today’s “Most Versatile Player”. 2011 UConn women’s soccer

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Career Records Points

166...............Moira Buckley, 1980-83 153.................. Jen Carlson, 1997-00 146........... Kristen Graczyk, 2001-04 128..............Kerry Connors, 1993-96 128...........Margaret Tietjen, 1995-98 125........Ginny Woodward, 1993-96 117....Mary-Frances Monroe, 1998-00 110......Cathy Shankweiler, 1982-85 106..... Jana Carabino, 1994-98 99.......... Britton Arico, 1987-90 96..... Jennifer Tietjen, 1995-98 89.........Sara Whalen, 1994-97 85.............Jana Duffy, 1979-82 85........Donna MacDougall, 1982-85 85...... Missy Morrone, 1982-85 81... Jessica Gjertsen, 2001-04 71............Denise Swenson, 1988-92 70........ Christy Rowe, 1991-95 69...........Felice Duffy, 1979-81 68.... Meghan Schnur, 2003-07 66....Lauren Molinaro, 1997-00 61............Jane Spink, 1979-81 59....... Tracy Guilford, 1991-94 54........... Salla Ranta, 1999-02 53..... Tammy Barnes, 1993-96

Goals

63....... Moira Buckley, 1980-83 57.... Kristen Graczyk, 2001-04 53...........Jen Carslon, 1997-00 49...........Ginny Woodward, 1993-96 45...... Jana Carabino, 1994-98 45......Mary-Frances Monroe, 1998-00 44.............Cathy Shankweiler, 1982-85 43...... Kerry Connors, 1993-96 43... Margaret Tietjen, 1995-98 41.......... Britton Arico, 1987-90

Assists

64..... Jennifer Tietjen, 1995-98 47...........Jen Carlson, 1997-00 43.........Sara Whalen, 1994-97 42...... Kerry Connors, 1993-96 42... Margaret Tietjen, 1995-98 40....... Moira Buckley, 1980-83 33...... Missy Morrone, 1982-85 32.... Kristen Graczyk, 2001-04 28.... Meghan Schnur, 2003-07 27......Mary-Frances Monroe, 1998-00

Games Played

103.........Jen Carlson, 1997-00 100... Chrisy McCann, 1995-98 100..Lauren Molinaro, 1997-00 99.... Kristen Graczyk, 2001-04 99... Margaret Tietjen, 1995-98 99.........Sara Whalen, 1994-97 97..... Jennifer Tietjen, 1995-98 97....... Sarah Popper, 1999-02 95...........Ginny Woodward, 1993-96 94... Naima Montacer, 1999-02 93..... Tammy Barnes, 1993-96 93......Kristi Lefebvre, 2002-05 92............. Niki Cross, 2003-06 92........... Carey Dorn, 1996-99 91....... Zahra Jalalian, 2001-04 90........ Karyn Riviere, 2004-07 89.......... Britton Arico, 1987-90 89...... Jana Carabino, 1994-98 89....Karen Ferguson, 1990-93 89......... Jen Laccone, 1997-00 89..... Susan Stabach, 1990-93 72

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65........Mary-Frances Monroe, 1998 64.............. Sara Whalen, 1997 59................Jen Carlson, 1997 58............Kerry Connors, 1996 55....... Ginny Woodward, 1996 52..........Kristen Graczyk, 2003 47............ Moira Buckley, 1981 45............ Moira Buckley, 1980 44........ Carmie Landeen, 1997 44.........Margaret Tietjen, 1996 42............Jana Carabino, 1995 40............ Moira Buckley, 1982 38................Jen Carlson, 1997 38.........Margaret Tietjen, 1998 37.......... Jennifer Tietjen, 1996 37.........Margaret Tietjen, 1995 36........ Jessica Gjertsen, 2003 36..........Kristen Graczyk, 2002

Goals

24........Mary-Frances Monroe, 1998 24................Jen Carlson, 1997 21.............. Sara Whalen, 1997 21....... Ginny Woodward, 1996 20..........Kristen Graczyk, 2003 20............ Moira Buckley, 1981 20............Kerry Connors, 1996 19............ Moira Buckley, 1980 18............Jana Carabino, 1995 18........ Carmie Landeen, 1997 15........Mary-Frances Monroe, 1999 15..........Kristen Graczyk, 2002 14................Jen Carlson, 1998 14.........Margaret Tietjen, 1998 14.........Margaret Tietjen, 1996

Assists

23.......... Jennifer Tietjen, 1996 22.............. Sara Whalen, 1997 21.......... Jennifer Tietjen, 1997 18............Kerry Connors, 1996 17............Kerry Connors, 1995 17........Mary-Frances Monroe, 1998 16.........Margaret Tietjen, 1996 14............ Moira Buckley, 1982 14.............. Sara Whalen, 1996 13................Jen Carlson, 1999 13................Jen Carlson, 2000 13.........Margaret Tietjen, 1995 13....... Ginny Woodward, 1996 12.............. Casey Zimny, 1998 12.............Sarah Barnes, 1994 12............ Moira Buckley, 1983 12.......... Jennifer Tietjen, 1995 12..........Kristen Graczyk, 2003

Single-Game Records Most Points

10... Ginny Woodward vs. PC, 1996 10.........Jean Brawn vs. Smith, 1981 10..........Jane Spink vs. Bryant, 1979

Most Goals

5..... Ginny Woodward vs. PC, 1996 5...........Jean Brawn vs. Smith, 1981 5............Jane Spink vs. Bryant, 1979

Most Assists

4..........Jennifer Tietjen vs. PC, 1998 4....Margaret Tietjen vs. WVU, 1996 4...Kerry Connors vs. Seton Hall, 1995

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Streaks

Goals Against Average

Most Consecutive Games

Career 0.48.......Sue O’Hare, 0.77...Maria Yatrakis, 0.78...........Jen Traw, 0.80... Jill Gelfenbien, 0.80.... Megan Jesse,

With a Goal 10 (12 goals)....Moira Buckley, 1980

1981-84 1999-02 1994-97 1991-94 2002-05

Single Season 0.30............ Sue O’Hare, 0.32............ Sue O’Hare, 0.39....Shanna Caldwell, 0.42....... Sally Sakelaris, 0.50...... Siobhan Harold, 0.51.............. Amy Miller, 0.56........ Jill Gelfenbien, 0.59.........Amy Schwarz, 0.61....Stephanie Labbe, 0.69....... Megan Jessee,

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With an Assist 8 (11 assists)...Kerry Connors, 1995 With a Point 10 (29 points)...Moira Buckley, 1980

Shutouts Career 41.5. Bonnie Mitchell, 24.5...Maria Yatrakis, 23...... Wendy Logan, 22. Stephanie Labbe, 20...... Jill Gelfenbien,

1984-87 1999-02 1988-91 2005-08 1991-94

Single Season 14.5...... Bonnie Mitchell, 14........ Siobham Harold, 13........... Jill Gelfenbien, 12.5........Maria Yatrakis, 12......... Bonnie Mitchell, 11.......Stephanie Labbe, 10............Amy Schwarz, 10............Wendy Logan, 9.5........ Bonnie Mitchell, 9.5.................. Jen Traw,

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Moira Buckley holds the UConn career records in goals scored with 63 as well as total points with 166.

Most Consecutive Shutouts 9..................... Jen Traw, 1997 7............ Megan Jessee, 2004 7........... Siobhan Harold, 1995 7........... Bonnie Mitchell, 1987

Saves Career 373..... Bonnie Mitchell, 1984-87 325.. Stephanie Labbe, 2005-08 226....... Wendy Logan, 1988-91 225.......Maria Yatrakis, 1999-02 172..........Jessica Dulski 2008170....... Jill Gelfenbien, 1991-94 Single Season 204.............Sue Proctor, 127..........Wendy Logan, 124.......... Megan Jesse, 116.....Stephanie Labbe, 114...... Mary Lou Breen, 114....... Bonnie Mitchell, 112....... Bonnie Mitchell, 103.........Maria Yatrakis, 97................... Erin Rice, 92..............Laura Skaza,

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Single Game 25.....Sue Proctor vs. Harvard, 1979

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......................... 13 vs. Bryant, 1979

9...............................................1995 9...............................................1997

Most Assists

Most Goals Scored

Most Points

Most Assists

Most Goals Scored

.............. 21 vs. West Virginia, 1996 .............. 45 vs. West Virginia, 1996

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12 12 12 12

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Largest Margin of Defeat

6 (0-6)...... vs. North Carolina, 1990 6 (0-6) . .....vs. North Carolina, 2003

Team Single-Season Records Most Wins

23 (23-4-0)..............................1997

Best Winning Percentage

.917 (16-1-1).............................1982

Longest Unbeaten Streak

21 games..................................1998

Most Consecutive Wins

16.............................................1995

Most Losses

10 (10-10-3...............................2010 9 (7-9-6)....................................2008 8 (15-8-1) ................................1990 8 (17-8-1) ................................1999 8 (11-8-2...................................2009

Most Consecutive Losses

4 ..............................................1992 4 ..............................................1999

Most Games Tied 6 4 3 3

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Consecutive Games With a Goal

25 ...................................... 1980-81 25....................................... 1981-83 25.............................................2002

109 (25 games)........................1996 144 (25 games)........................1996

Most Points

362 (25 games)........................1996

Most Shutouts

16 (24 games)..........................1995

Most Shutouts Against 9 7 6 6 6

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Fewest Goals Allowed

7 (18 games)............................1982

Most Goals Allowed

32 (24 games)..........................1990

Least Goals Scored

20 (22 games)..........................2008

Most Saves by a Keeper

208 (16 games)........................1979

Scoring Records By Class Most Goals By A...

Freshman 24....................... Jen Carlson, 1997 24....... Mary-Frances Monroe, 1998 Sophomore 20....................Moira Buckley, 1981 Junior 20................. Kristen Graczyk, 2003 18..................Carmie Landeen, 199 Senior 21......................Sara Whalen, 1997 21...............Ginny Woodward, 1996

Most Assists By A...

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NCAA TOURNAMENT RECORDS POINTS GOALKEEPERS 26 (10g, 6a)........ Kristen Graczyk, 2001-04 (Min. 3 Games) 13 (3g, 7a).........Jessica Gjertsen, 2001-04 13 (5g, 3a)... Sara Whalen, 1994-97 13 (5g, 3a).........Melissa Morrone, 1982-85 10 (5g).............. Donna MacDougall, 1982-85 9 (4g, 1a).Mary-Frances Monroe, 1998-00 9 (2g, 5a)....... Jen Carlson, 1997-00 9 (3g, 3a).... Jenni Sullivan, 2002-05 9 (4g, 1a)........Salla Ranta, 1999-02 8 (3g, 2a)..........Niki Cross, 2003-06 7 (1g, 5a).Meghan Schnur, 2003-07 6 (2g, 2a).....Karyn Riviere, 2004-07 6 (3g)...........Marie Spinelli, 1997-98 6 (6a)........Jennifer Tietjen, 1995-98 6 (2g, 2a).Margaret Tietjen, 1995-98 6 (3g).....Ginny Woodward, 1993-96 5 (5a)..........Moira Buckley, 1980-83 5(1g, 3a)... Shelly McElroy, 1983-86 5 (2g, 1a)... Linda Jackson, 1983-86

GOALS

10............Kristen Graczyk, 5.................. Sara Whalen, 5.........Donna MacDougall, 5.............Melissa Morrone, 4....Mary-Frances Monroe, 4.....................Salla Ranta, 3.......................Niki Cross, 3.............Jessica Gjertsen, 3..................Marie Spinelli, 3............Ginny Woodward,

ASSISTS

7.............Jessica Gjertsen, 6..............Kristen Graczyk, 6...............Jennifer Tietjen, 5..............Meghan Schnur, 5.................Moira Buckley, 5.................... Jen Carlson, 3............... Shelly McElroy, 3.............Melissa Morrone, 3................. Sarah Popper,

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GOALS AGAINST AVERAGE

0.33 (3 games).......Jennifer Traw, 1996-97 0.62 (4.5 games).....Laura Skaza, 1983-84 0.76 (6 games).Stephanie Labbe, 2006-07 0.86 (5.5 games).......Sue O’Hare, 1982-84 0.94 (9 games).....Maria Yatrakis, 1999-02 0.95 (5 games).Shanna Caldwell, 1999-01 1.00 (3 games).A-Elisabeth Eskerud, 1998 1.14 (5 games)....Bonnie Mitchell, 1985-87 1.29 (5 games)....Megan Jessee, 2003-04 1.33 (3 games)......Amy Schwarz, 1992-95 1.34 (6 games).....................Erin Rice, 2003

SAVES

41.............. Maria Yatrakis, 40................. Laura Skaza, 36.............Bonnie Mitchell, 34.......... Stephanie Labbe, 33...............Jill Gelfenbien,

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Jessica Gjertsen holds the record for most assists in NCAA tournament games throughout her career with seven.

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Freshman 65....... Mary-Frances Monroe, Sophomore 47....................Moira Buckley, Junior 52................. Kristen Graczyk, Senior 64......................Sara Whalen,

Mary-Frances Monroe set single season records in 1998 with 24 goals and 65 points. She ranks seventh on the all-time Husky list with 117 points.

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Maria Yatrakis holds the school record for most saves during the NCAA Tournament play with 41 from 1999-2002.

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Team Honors University of Connecticut 2 8 N C A A A p p e a r a n c e s l 8 B I G E A ST R e g u l a r S e a s o n T i t l e s l 2 B I G E A ST T o u r n a m e n t T i t l e s 1992.......................................... Susan Stabach Jack Dennerley 1991..........................................Tricia Erpelding Most Valuable Player Award The Gelfenbien Family Academic 1990........................................Karen Abernethy Achievement Award

2010......................................... Kacey Richards 2009........................................... Brittany Taylor 2008....................................... Stephanie Labbe 2007....................................... Stephanie Labbe 2006......................................... Meghan Schnur 2005............................................Kristi Lefebvre 2004............... Kristen Graczyk, Alisse Kosloski 2003.................................................... Erin Rice 2002................... Sarah Popper, Maria Yatrakis 2001..............................................Casey Zimny 2000..............................................Casey Zimny 1999................................................ Carey Dorn 1998.......................................... Chrisy McCann 1997.....Sarah Barnes, Jennifer Tietjen, Sara Whalen 1996.................... Kerry Connors, Sara Whalen 1995........................................... Kerry Connors 1994............................................ Jill Gelfenbien 1993 ......................................... Susan Stabach 1992........................................Denise Swenson 1991............................................ Wendy Logan 1990...............................................Beth Grecco 1989...............................................Beth Grecco 1988...............................................Beth Grecco 1987.......................................Jennifer Kennedy 1986 ...........................................Linda Jackson 1985........................................... Missy Morrone 1984.............................................. Laura Skaza 1983..............................................Tara Buckley 1982..............................................Tara Buckley 1981................................................Felice Duffy 1980................................................Felice Duffy

The Lucette Pappanikou Scholar-Athlete Award 2010................................................ Sam Kelley 2009..................................................... Annie Yi 2008......................................... Brittany Tegeler 2007...................................... Alexandra Zedros 2006...................................... Alexandra Zedros 2005...................................... Kristine Lundberg 2004................................................ Lani Fortier 2003.................................................... Erin Rice 2002................................................. Kate Foley 2001..........................................Kristin Gardiner 2000................................................. Kate Foley 1999................................................ Carey Dorn 1998................................................ Carey Dorn 1997.............................................Sarah Barnes 1996............................................Farrah Barnes 1995............................................Farrah Barnes 1994.............................................Elizabeth Reil 1993............................................ Karen Warner 1992 ........................................... Karen Warner 1991............................................ Karen Warner 1990.............................................Julie Naumec 1989.............................................Julie Naumec 1988..........................................Margaret Jarvis 1987...................................... Patti Wojnarowski 1986................... Ellie Cheever, Jelisa Coltrane 1985........................................... Missy Morrone 1984...............................................June Posten

Most Improved Player Award 2010............................................Jessica Dulski 2009................................ Meghan Cunningham 2008...........................................Elise Fugowski 2007.......................................... Jessica Diakun 2006.........................................Sarah MacIsaac 2005.......................................... Kathleen Frank 2004........................................... Megan Jessee 2003............................................ Karlyn Miselis 2002................................................. Kate Foley 2001.........................................Megan Almanzo 2000............................................Alexa Borisjuk 1999............................................Maria Yatrakis 1998.......................................... Chrisy McCann 1997............................................Farrah Barnes 1996....................................... Ginny Woodward 1995.......................................... Tammy Barnes 1994.........................................Darcie Woodruff 1993 ..........................................Michelle Chura

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1989......................................... Colleen Keegan 1988...................................... Nancy Economou 1987...................................... Patti Wojnarowski 1986.......................................... Bonnie Mitchell 1985................................................Sue Minnes

A.J. Pappanikou Unsung Hero Award 2010......................................... Becky Gundling 2009..............................................Lauren Ebert 2008...........................................Ashley O’Brien 2007.........................................Sarah MacIsaac 2006............................................. Karyn Riviere 2005............................................. Karyn Riviere 2004............................................ Zahra Jalalian 2003............................................ Zahra Jalalian 2002................................................ Salla Ranta 2001....................................... Mary-Beth Bowie 2000........................................ Naima Montacer 1999........................................ Naima Montacer 1998................................................ Carey Dorn

The UConn Club Outstanding Senior Athlete Award 2010..........................Annie Yi, Kacey Richards 2009.................... Lauren Ebert, Brittany Taylor 2008............Stephanie Labbe, Brittany Tegeler 2007......................................... Meghan Schnur 2005................ Kristen Graczyk, Zahra Jalalian 2004.................................................... Erin Rice 2003............................................ Sarah Popper 2002.....................Alexa Borisjuk, Casey Zimny 2001................... Jen Carlson, Lauren Molinaro 2000................................................ Carey Dorn 1999.......................................... Chrisy McCann 1998..............................................Sara Whalen 1997........................................... Kerry Connors 1996............................................. Christy Rowe 1995................... Jill Gelfenbien, Karen Warner 1994.........................................Karen Ferguson 1993........................................Denise Swenson 1992............................................ Wendy Logan 1991.........................Britton Arico, Beth Grecco 1990............................................... Kim Prutting 1987............................................Linda Jackson 1986........ Shelley McElroy, Donna MacDougall 1985.....................................Cathy Shankweiler 1984....Moira Buckley, Tara Buckley, Missy Morrone 1982................................................Felice Duffy

Strength And Conditioning Award 2010...........................................Elise Fugowski 2009.....................Courtney Wilkinson-Maitland 2008....................................... Samantha Kelley 2007...................................... Alexandra Zedros 2006.........................................Sarah MacIsaac 2005.......................................... Kathleen Frank 2004.......................................... Kathleen Frank 2003........................................... Gina Merchant 2002................ Megan Almanzo, Sarah Popper 2001............... Alexa Borisjuk, Jessica Gjersten 2000...................................... Mary-Beth Bowie 1999................................................ Carey Dorn 1998.......................................... Chrisy McCann 1997.............................................Sarah Barnes 1996...................................... Sheri Huckleberry 1995...................................... Sheri Huckleberry

Pappanikou Family Sportsmanship Award 2010................................... Angelka Johannson 2009.......................................... Jessica Diakun 2008......................................... Brittany Tegeler 2007......................................... Meghan Schnur

Iron Husky Award 2001....................................... Mary Beth Bowie

Britton Arico.......................................... 1991-92 Farrah Barnes................1994-95, 95-96, 96-97 Sarah Barnes......1995-96, 96-97, 97-98, 98-99 Tammy Barnes.......................... 1994-95, 95-96 Dena Baskous...................................... 2004-05 Lara Batey......................2002-03, 03-04, 04-05 Mary-Beth Bowie............2000-01, 01-02, 02-03 Heather Braun................1993-94, 94-95, 95-96 Shanna Caldwell.................................. 1999-00 Pam Claudio.............................. 1990-91, 92-93 Kerry Connors...................................... 1996-97 Meghan Cunningham........................... 2007-08 Melissa DeLoureiro.............................. 1998-99 Dominique Diadoo................................ 2004-05 Sarah Donroe.................1993-94, 94-95, 95-96 Carey Dorn..........1996-97, 97-98, 98-99, 99-00 Lauren Ebert......................................... 2007-08 Nancy Economou................................. 1988-89 Tricia Erpelding.................................... 1988-89 Karen Flowers...................................... 1995-96 Amy Folan............................................ 1996-97 Kate Foley...........1999-00, 00-01, 01-02, 02-03 Lani Fortier................................ 2002-03, 03-04 Kathleen Frank.......................... 2002-03, 04-05 Kristin Gardiner...1998-99, 99-00, 00-01, 01-02 Jill Gelfenbien............................ 1993-94, 94-95 Jessica Gjertsen................................... 2002-03 Kristen Graczyk......................... 2002-03, 03-04 Laura Hanrahan................................... 1996-97 Siobhan Harold...............1997-98, 98-99, 99-00 Heather Heaton...1992-93, 93-94, 94-95, 95-96 Linda Iacobellis....1993-94, 94-95, 95-96, 96-97 Kristin Janosky.......................... 1988-89, 91-92 Margaret Jarvis..................................... 1988-89 Samantha Kelley.................................. 2007-08 Leena Kovanen......................... 1999-00, 00-01 Laurie Krutchkoff.................................. 1992-93 Lauren Lattanzio................................... 2003-04 Kristine Lundberg.2002-03, 03-04, 04-05, 05-06 Sarah MacIsaac..2004-05, 05-06, 06-07, 07-08 Anika Martinez...................................... 1996-97 Ciara McCormack................................. 2002-03 Mary Beth McNichol............................. 1992-93 Gina Merchant...................................... 2002-03 Christine Mintz...................................... 2001-02 Karlyn Miselis.................2002-03, 03-04, 04-05 Lauren Molinaro.............1997-98, 98-99, 99-00 Mary-Frances Monroe............... 1998-99, 99-00 Naima Montacer................................... 2002-03 Shauna Musser.................................... 2005-06 Julie Naumec......................... 1988-89, 1989-90 Andrea Neuman................................... 2002-03 Kim Noivadhana................................... 2004-05 Ashley O’Brien........................... 2005-06, 07-08 Kerry Page................................ 1992-93, 93-94 Ashley Paine........................................ 1994-95 Meghan Plaster......................... 2003-04, 04-05 Katie Radchuck.................................... 2005-06 Salla Ranta.....................1999-00, 01-02, 02-03 Elizabeth Reil.................1992-93, 93-94, 94-95 Erin Rice..............2000-01, 01-02, 02-03, 03-04 Karyn Riviere........................................ 2006-07 Sally Sakelaris................1996-97, 97-98, 98-99 Courtney Sands......................... 2005-06, 06-07 Meghan Schnur......................... 2004-05, 05-06 Amy Schwarz............................ 1994-95, 96-97 Arne Serravezza................................... 1990-91 Abby Shepherd.......................... 2001-02, 02-03 Susan Stabach.......................... 1991-92, 92-93 Jen Strong................................. 1991-92, 92-93 Denise Swenson............1990-91, 91-92, 92-93 Brittany Tegeler..............2005-06, 06-07, 07-08 Laura Thomsen.................................... 2002-03 Karen Warner......1989-90, 90-91, 91-92, 92-93 Karen Warner.................1993-94, 94-95, 95-96 Laura Waters............................. 2002-03, 03-04 Sara Whalen......................................... 1996-97 Darcie Woodruff.............1991-92, 93-94, 94-95 Ginny Woodward.................................. 1994-95 Alexandra Zedros...........2004-05, 06-07, 07-08


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In the 30-year history of the Connecticut women’s soccer program, only nine players have eclipsed the 100-point plateau for their careers. The five-year stretch from 1996-2000 produced six of the nine members. Most recently, Kristen Graczyk completed her outstanding career with 146 points to rank third all-time in school history. In the 2000 season, Jen Carlson moved up to second on the all-time list with 153 points. One of UConn’s original stars, Moira Buckley, set the bar high during her career, collecting 166 points from 1980 to 1983. She has held the record fo nearly 30 years

Moira Buckley (‘83)

63 goals, 40 assists,166 points

Kerry Connors (‘96)

43 goals, 42 assists,128 points

Mary-Frances Monroe (00) 45 goals, 27 assists,117 points

Jen Carlson (‘00)

53 goals, 47 assists, 153 points

Margaret Tietjen (‘98)

43 goals, 42 assists, 128 points

Cathy Shankweiler (‘85)

44 goals, 22 assists, 110 points

Kristen Graczyk (‘04)

57 goals, 32 assists, 146 points

Ginny Woodward (‘96)

49 goals, 27 assists,125 points

Jana Carabino (‘98)

45 goals, 16 assists, 106 points

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Year after year, the Huskies have appeared in the NCAA Tournament. From 1982-2007, Connecticut was one of only two schools to have played in every single NCAA Tournament. The Huskies made their 26thconsecutive appearance in 2007, halting their streak in 2008 and returning to the postseason in 2009. Year 1982 1983 1984 1985 1986 1987 1988 1989 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000

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Round Quarterfinal Semifinal Third-Place Quarterfinal Semifinal Third-Place First Round Quarterfinal Semifinal Championship First Round First Round Quarterfinal First Round Quarterfinal First Round First Round First Round Quarterfinal Semifinal Championship First Round Quarterfinal First Round First Round Quarterfinal First Round Second Round Quarterfinal Semifinal First Round Second Round Quarterfinal First Round Second Round Quarterfinal First Round Second Round Quarterfinal Semifinal Championship First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinal First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinal First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinal

Opponent Cortland State Central Florida Missouri-St. Louis Boston College George Mason Massachusetts Cortland State Brown Massachusetts North Carolina Cortland State Brown Massachusetts Rutgers Massachusetts Wisconsin Hartford Hartford Virginia Santa Clara North Carolina Massachusetts Virginia Massachusetts Dartmouth Massachusetts Bye Brown Hartford North Carolina Bye Massachusetts Notre Dame Dartmouth Massachusetts Santa Clara Fairfield Hartford William & Mary Notre Dame North Carolina Bye Syracuse Hartford Santa Clara Bye Dartmouth Boston College Santa Clara Bye Wisconsin Nebraska North Carolina

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Location Storrs, Conn. Orlando, Fla. Orlando Fla. Storrs, Conn. Orlando, Fla. Orlando, Fla. Storrs, Conn. Providence, R.I. Chapel Hill, N.C. Chapel Hill, N.C. Storrs, Conn. Providence, R.I. Amherst, Mass. Storrs, Conn. Amherst, Mass. Madison, Wis. Storrs, Conn. Storrs, Conn. Charlottesville, Va. Chapel Hill, N.C. Chapel Hill, N.C. Storrs, Conn. Storrs, Conn. Storrs, Conn. Amherst, Mass. Amherst, Mass. West Hartford, Conn. West Hartford, Conn. Portland, Ore.

Result W, 2-0 (2OT) L, 1-3 W, 2-1 W, 2-0 L, 0-1 L, 0-1 W, 3-0 W, 1-0 W, 2-1 (2OT) L, 0-2 L, 1-2 W, 5-0 L, 0-1 (2OT) W, 1-0 L, 1-3 L, 0-1 (2OT) L, 2-3 (2OT) W, 2-1 W, 1-0 W, 2-1 (2OT) L, 0-6 W, 1-0 L, 0-2 L, 1-2 (2OT) W, 3-2 L, 0-1 W, 1-0 W, 2-1 (OT) L, 0-3

Storrs, Conn. South Bend, Ind. Storrs, Conn. Storrs, Conn. Storrs, Conn. New Haven, Conn. Storrs, Conn. Storrs, Conn. Greensboro, N.C. Greensboro, N.C.

W. 3-0 L, 0-2 W, 1-0 W, 2-0 L, 0-1 W, 3-0 W, 2-1 (2OT) W, 4-0 W, 2-1 L, 0-2

Storrs, Conn. Storrs, Conn. Santa Clara, Calif.

W, 2-1 W, 2-1 L, 0-1

Storrs, Conn. Storrs, Conn. Santa Clara, Calif.

W, 3-0 W, 5-0 L, 0-3

Storrs, Conn. Lincoln, Neb. Chapel Hill, N.C.

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Storrs, Conn. W, 3-0 Storrs, Conn. W, 1-0 Storrs, Conn. L, 0-2 Storrs, Conn. W, 2-0 Storrs, Conn. W, 2-1 Storrs, Conn. W, 1-0 Storrs, Conn. L, 1-2 Newton, Mass. W, 1-0 Newton, Mass. W, 3-2 (OT) Storrs, Conn. W, 5-0 Storrs, Conn. W, 3-1 Cary, N.C. W, 2-0 Cary, N.C. L, 0-6 Storrs, Conn. W, 2-1 Storrs, Conn. W, 4-0 South Bend, Ind. L, 0-2 Storrs, Conn. L, 0-1 (2OT) Storrs, Conn. W, 2-1 West Hartford, Conn. T, 1-1 (1-3PKs) Newton, Mass. T, 0-0 (5-4 PKs) Newton, Mass. W, 1-0 Palo Alto, Calif. W, 2-0 Tallahassee, Fla. L, 2-3 (2OT) Newton, Mass. W, 1-0 (2OT) Newton, Mass. L, 2-0 Newton, Mass. L, 1-0

Overall NCAA Tournament Record: 44-28-2 First Round: 14-6-1 Quarterfinal: 7-11 Second Round: 12-1-1 Semifinal: 4-3 Third Round: 6-2 Championship: 0-4

Huskies on the NCAA All-Tournament Team Jessica Gjertsen............. 2003 Kristen Graczyk.............. 2003 Carey Dorn..................... 1997 Heather Stone................ 1997 Jennifer Tietjen............... 1997 Sara Whalen................... 1997 Jill Gelfenbien................. 1994 Sarah Whalen................ 1994 Karen Warner................. 1994 Karen Ferguson.............. 1990 Beth Grecco................... 1990 Shelley McElroy*............ 1984 Donna MacDougall......... 1984 Moira Buckley................. 1983 Tara Buckley.................. 1983 Donna MacDougall......... 1983 Missy Morrone................ 1983 Moira Buckley................. 1982 Tara Buckley.................. 1982 Jana Duffy...................... 1982 Missy Morrone................ 1982 *- Defensive MVP

Record vs. NCAA Tournament Opponents Boston College....................2-1-1 Boston University...................2-1 Brigham Young.......................1-0 Brown.....................................3-0 Central Connecticut................2-0 Central Florida........................0-1 Colgate...................................1-0 Columbia................................1-0 Cortland State........................2-1 Dartmouth...............................3-0 Fairfield...................................1-0 Florida State...........................2-1 George Mason........................0-1 Hartford..................................4-1 Harvard...................................2-0 Hofstra....................................0-1 Massachusetts.......................4-5 Michigan.................................1-0 Missouri-St. Louis...................2-0 Nebraska................................1-0 North Carolina........................0-6 Notre Dame............................1-2 Penn State..............................0-2 Rhode Island..........................1-0 Rutgers...................................1-0 Sacred Heart..........................1-0 Santa Clara............................1-3 Stanford..................................1-0 Syracuse................................1-0 Texas...................................0-0-1 Virginia...................................1-1 Wake Forest...........................1-0 William & Mary.......................1-0 Wisconsin...............................1-1

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BIG EAST Tournament First Round: Oct. 28 – Storrs, Conn. Louisville 0 0 - 0 Connecticut 2 1 - 3 Scoring: UC Shufelt (Richards), 35:07. UC Fugowski (Cunningham), 44:56. UC Prendergast (Unassisted) 86:55 Shots: UC 26, UL 5. Saves: UC Dulski 3. UL Vancil 6.

BIG EAST Tournament Quarterfinal: Nov. 4 – Storrs, Conn. Georgetown 0 1 - 1 Connecticut 0 0 - 0 Scoring: GU Wells (penalty kick), 73:55 Shots: UC 12, GU 2. Saves: UC Labbe 0, GU Higgins 3.

BIG EAST Tournament Quarterfinals: Oct. 31 - South Bend, Ind. Connecticut 0 2 - 2 Notre Dame 0 0 - 0 Scoring: UC Fugowski (Clark) 58:04. UC Fugowski (Ruutu) 73:00 Shots: UC 14, ND 12. Saves: UC Dulski 3, ND Weiss 4.

NCAA Tournament First Round: Nov. 16 – Newton, Mass. Connecticut 0 0 0 0 - 0 Boston College 0 0 0 0 - 0 Scoring: None Shots: UC 15, BC 19. Saves: UC Labbe 6, BC Buonomo 8. *Connecticut advances on penalty kicks 5-4

BIG EAST Tournament Semifinals: Nov. 5 – Piscataway, N.J. Connecticut 0 0 - 0 West Virginia 0 2 - 2 Scoring: WV Mischler (Miller), 68:57. WV Silva, (Miller), 73:20 Shots: UC 8, WV 10. Saves: UC Dulski 5, WV Butler 3. NCAA Tournament First Round: Nov. 12 – Chestnut Hill, Mass. Connecticut 0 0 - 0 Hofstra 1 0 - 1 Scoring: HU Yovino (Hawkins), 9:05. Shots: UC 18, HU 10. Saves: UC Dulski 4, HU Thorn 3, Morphitis 0.

2009 BIG EAST First Round - NCAA Second Round BIG EAST Tournament First Round: Oct. 29 – Villanova, Pa. Connecticut 0 1 0 0 - 1 Villanova 1 0 0 0 - 1 Scoring: Nova Ryan (Sabatura), 0:26. UC Own Goal, 76:32. Shots: UC 21, Nova 14. Saves: UC Dulski 5, Mancino 0. Nova Williams 11. * Villanova advances on PK 4-1 NCAA Tournament First Round: Nov. 13 – Newton, Mass. Boston University 0 0 0 0 - 0 Connecticut 0 0 0 1 - 1 Scoring: UC Taylor (Richards), 107:05. Shots: UC 12, BU 18. Saves: UC Mancino 5, BU Reilly 7. NCAA Tournament Second Round: Nov. 15 – Newton, Mass. Connecticut 0 0 - 0 Boston College 1 1 - 2 Scoring: BC Crutchfield (Caldwell), 31:42. BC DiMartino, G. (unassisted), 67:33 Shots: UC 4, BC 16. Saves: UC Mancino 6, BC Mastroianni 1.

2008 BIG EAST Final BIG EAST Tournament Quarterfinal: Nov. 2 – Washington, D.C. Connecticut 0 2 - 2 Georgetown 1 0 - 1 Scoring: GU Durkee (pk), 17:28. UC Gurnon (O’Brien), 52:44. UC Yi (free kick), 65:41. Shots: UC 14, GU 9. Saves: UC Labbe 4, GU Desjardin 4. BIG EAST Tournament Semifinals: Nov. 7 – South Bend, Ind. Connecticut 0 1 0 0 - 1 West Virginia 0 1 0 0 - 1 Scoring: UC Yi (O’Brien), 46:36. WVU Henderson (Mailloux), 57:06. Shots: UC 11, WVU 28. Saves: UC Labbe 7, WVU Butler 4. * Connecticut advances on PK 4-2 BIG EAST Tournament Final: Nov. 9 – South Bend, Ind. Connecticut 0 0 0 - 0 Notre Dame 0 0 1 - 1 Scoring: ND Henderson (Weissenhofer), 96:58. Shots: UC 13, ND 29. Saves: UC Labbe 13 Team 1, ND Lysander 2.

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NCAA Tournament Second Round: Nov. 18 – Newton, Mass. Connecticut 0 1 - 1 Wake Forest 0 0 - 0 Scoring: UC Eng (Tegeler), 61:07 Shots: UC 9, WF 11. Saves: UC Labbe 5, WF Barasha 3. NCAA Tournament Third Round: Nov. 23 – Palo Alto, Calif. Connecticut 0 2 - 2 Stanford 0 0 - 0 Scoring: UC Cunningham (Schnur), 50:32. UC Yi (Ebert), 68:53. Shots: UC 7, SU 12. Saves: UC Labbe 5, SU Holland 1. NCAA Tournament Quarterfinal: Nov. 30 – Tallahassee, Fla. Connecticut 1 1 0 0 - 2 Florida State 1 1 0 1 - 3 Scoring: UC Tegeler (Schnur), 3:51. FSU Talonen (Yamaguchi), 17:41. UC Yi (unassisted), 57:47. FSU Talonen (Schmidt), 81:38. FSU Talonen (Schmidt), 103:56. Shots: UC 12, FSU 23. Saves: UC Labbe 10, FSU McNulty 3, Team 1.

2006

BIG EAST Quarterfinals - NCAA Second Round BIG EAST Tournament Quarterfinal: Oct. 28 – Piscataway, N.J. Connecticut 0 0 0 0 - 0 Rutgers 0 0 0 0 - 0 Scoring: None Shots: UC 15, RU 7. Saves: UC Labbe 4, RU Guthrie 3. * Rutgers advances on PK 6-5 NCAA Tournament First Round: Nov. 10 – Storrs, Conn. Columbia 0 1 - 1 Connecticut 0 2 - 2 Scoring: UC Riviere (Schnur), 62:06. CU Judkins (Munoz), 68:03. UC Zedros (Schnur, Riviere), 70:30. Shots: CU 6, UC 23. Saves: CU Vespa 7, UC Labbe 1. NCAA Tournament Second Round: Nov. 13 – West Hartford, Conn. Connecticut 0 1 0 0 - 1 Texas 0 1 0 0 - 1 Scoring: UT Moore (Logterman), 50:31. UC Ebert (Unassisted), 69:59. Shots: UC 13, UT 18. Saves: UC Labbe 7, UT Pfenninger 1. * Texas advances on PK 3-1

2005

BIG EAST Final - NCAA First Round BIG EAST Tournament Quarterfinal: Oct. 30 – Storrs, Conn. Rutgers 0 1 - 1 Connecticut 1 0 - 1 Scoring: UC Tegeler (Sullivan), 15:59. RU Avner (PK). Shots: RU 10, UC 11. Saves: RU Crawford 6, UC Labbe 5 * UConn advances on PK 4-2 BIG EAST Tournament Semifinal: Nov. 5 – Milwaukee, Wisc. West Virginia 0 0 0 0 - 0 Connecticut 0 0 0 1 - 1 Scoring: UC Frank (Sullivan), 105:39. Shots: WVU 15, UC 19. Saves: WVU Bannerman 9, UC Labbe 6. BIG EAST Tournament Final: Nov. 6 – Milwaukee, Wisc. Notre Dame 2 3 - 5 Connecticut 0 0 - 0 Scoring: ND Cinalli (Chapman,Thorlakson), 23:10. ND Bock (Shaner), 25:43. ND Hanks (Bock, Thorlakson), 67:15. ND Manning (Thorlakson), 73:00. ND Pinnick (Cinalli, Bock), 77:16. Shots: ND 20, UC 11. Saves: ND Bohn, Karas 6, UC Labbe 6. NCAA National Tournament First Round: Nov. 10 – Storrs, Conn. Boston University 0 0 0 1 - 1 Connecticut 0 0 0 0 - 0 Scoring: BU Chassar (Locasale), 102:28 Shots: BU 15, UC 15. Saves: BU Reuter 7, UC Labbe 4.

2004

BIG EAST Final - NCAA Third Round BIG EAST Tournament Quarterfinal: Oct. 31 – Storrs, Conn. Rutgers 0 0 - 0 Connecticut 0 1 - 1 Scoring: UC Graczyk (Sullivan), 78:47. Shots: RU 7, UC 9. Saves: RU Jones 5, UC Jessee 4. BIG EAST Tournament Semifinal: Nov. 5 – Storrs, Conn. Villanova 0 1 0 0 - 1 Connecticut 1 0 0 0 - 1 Scoring: UC Graczyk (Unassisted), 36:41. VU Murowski (Biehl), 56:48. Shots: VU 14, UC 18. Saves: VU Loyden 8, UC Jessee 8. * UConn advances on PK, 3-2 BIG EAST Tournament Final: Nov. 7 – Storrs, Conn. Connecticut 0 2 - 2 Notre Dame 0 1 - 1 Scoring: ND Jones (Thorlakson), 46:13. UC Graczyk (Unassisted), 72:27. Graczyk (Riviere), 86:48. Shots: UC 5, ND 13. Saves: UC Jessee 5, ND Bohn 2. NCAA National Tournament First Round: Nov. 12 – Storrs, Conn. Harvard 0 1 - 1 Connecticut 1 1 - 2 Scoring: UC Gjertsen (Frank), 32:32. UC Gjertsen (Fortier), 84:19. HU Colvin (Unassisted), 88:35. Shots: HU 11, UC 11. Saves: HU Shields 5, UC Jessee 6. NCAA National Tournament Second Round: Nov. 14 – Storrs, Conn. Colgate 0 0 - 0 Connecticut 1 3 - 4 Scoring: UC Riviere (Graczyk), 39:29. UC Sullivan (Unassisted), 46:50. UC Sullivan (Miselis), 54:00. UC Jalalian (Riviere), 54:59. Shots: CU 7, UC 20. Saves: CU Miller 6, Sousa 0; UC Jessee 1, Hauser 0. NCAA National Tournament Third Round: Nov. 20 – Notre Dame, Ind. Connecticut 0 0 - 0 Notre Dame 0 2 - 2 Scoring: ND Chapman (Jones), 65:34. ND Thorlakson (Penalty Kick), 81:43. Shots: UC 4, ND 24. Saves: UC Jessee 8, ND Bohn 2.


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2003 BIG EAST Quarterfinal - NCAA Final BIG EAST Tournament Quarterfinal: Nov. 2 – Storrs, Conn. Villanova 1 0 - 1 Connecticut 0 0 - 0 Scoring: VU Misciagna (unassisted). Shots: VU 15, UC 12. Saves: VU Dolan 5, UC Rice 5. NCAA National Tournament First Round: Nov. 14 – Newton, Mass. Boston University 0 0 - 0 Connecticut 0 1 - 1 Scoring: UC Graczyk (Sullivan, Gjertsen) 84:58. Shots: UC 25, BU 9. Saves: BU Clinton 8, UC Rice 2. NCAA National Tournament Second Round: Nov. 16 – Newton, Mass. Connecticut 0 2 0 1 - 3 Central Connecticut 1 1 0 0 - 2 Scoring: CC Duncan (Shimin) 22:09. UC Cross (Schnur) 58:38. UC Lefebvre (Graczyk) 72:05. CC Frich (D’Ambrosio) 82:22. UC Graczyk (Gjertsen) 106:35 Shots: UC 32, CC 11. Saves: CC Ferra 13, UC Rice 8. NCAA National Tournament Third Round: Nov. 23 – Storrs, Conn. Michigan 0 0 - 0 Connecticut 2 3 - 5 Scoring: UC Barakat (Gjertsen) 4:07. UC Cross (Graczyk) 25:57. UC Sullivan (Graczyk) 69:49. UC Graczyk (Gjertsen) 77:38. UC Graczyk (unassisted) 81:09. Shots: UC 20, UM 10. Saves: UM Tuura 3, Grech 2; UC Rice 5, Jessee 0. NCAA National Tournament Quarterfinal: Nov. 29 – Storrs, Conn. BYU 0 1 - 1 Connecticut 3 0 - 3 Scoring: UC Gjertsen (Cross) 21:14. UC Cross (Gjertsen) 28:08. UC Schnur (Cross) 29:09. BYU Rendich (Rose) 62:50. Shots: UC 17, BYU 15. Saves: BYU Smith 5, UC Rice 4. NCAA National Tournament Semifinal: Dec. 5 – Cary, N.C. Connecticut 0 2 - 2 Florida State 0 0 - 0 Scoring: UC Graczyk (Gjertsen) 62:07. UC Graczyk (Gjertsen, Fisher) 81:51. Shots: FSU 19, UC 14. Saves: UC Rice 4, FSU McKenzie 3. NCAA National Tournament Final: Dec. 7 – Cary, N.C. Connecticut 0 0 - 0 North Carolina 2 4 - 6 Scoring: NC Tarpley (Chalupny, Tomecka) 7:50. NC Chalupny (O’Reilly) 30:04. NC O’Reilly (Tarpley) 56:57. NC Tomecka (Ramsey) 58:48. NC O’Reilly (Fletcher) 60:45. NC Ramsey (unassisted) 89:40. Shots: NC 26, UC 4. Saves: UC Rice 9, NC Winget 0.

2002

BIG EAST Final - NCAA Quarterfinal BIG EAST Tournament Quarterfinal: Nov. 2 – Storrs, Conn. Georgetown 0 0 - 0 Connecticut 0 1 - 1 Scoring: UC Jalalian (Popper) 3:49. Shots: UC 18, GU 4. Saves: GU George 10, UC Yatrakis 2. BIG EAST Tournament Semifinal: Nov. 8 – Storrs, Conn. Villanova 0 0 - 0 Connecticut 2 1 - 3 Scoring: UC Almanzo (Popper) 6:10. UC Ranta (Graczyk) 27:09. UC Barakat (unassisted) 52:48. Shots: UC 19, VU 9; Saves: VU Dolan 7, UC Yatrakis 5. BIG EAST Tournament Final: Nov. 10 – Storrs, Conn. West Virginia 0 0 - 0 Connecticut 0 1 - 1 Scoring: UC Ranta (Penalty Kick) 67:24. Shots: UC 16, WV 6. Saves: WV Finley 8, UC Yatrakis 4. NCAA National Tournament First Round: Nov. 15 – Storrs, Conn. Central Connecticut 0 0 - 0 Connecticut 0 2 - 2 Scoring: UC Ranta (Sullivan) 72:51. UC Graczyk (Lefebvre) 86:05. Shots: UC 23, CCSU 9. Saves: CCSU Mariani 13, UC Yatrakis 3. NCAA National Tournament Second Round: Nov. 17 – Storrs, Conn. Rhode Island 0 1 0 - 1

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Connecticut 0 1 1 - 2 Scoring: UC Graczyk (Ranta) 68:01. RI Kasparek (Hewitt) 77:49. UC Graczyk (Popper) 92:11. Shots: UC 30, RI 3. Saves: RI Epperlein 13, UC Yatrakis 1. NCAA National Tournament Third Round: Nov. 24 – Storrs, Conn. Florida State 0 0 - 0 Connecticut 1 0 - 1 Scoring: UC Barakat (Sullivan) 1:10. Shots: FSU 10, UC 9. Saves: FSU York 1, TM 1; UC Yatrakis 5. NCAA National Tournament Quarterfinal: Nov. 30 – Storrs, Conn. Penn State 1 1 - 2 Connecticut 1 0 - 1 Scoring: UC Barakat (Graczyk, Popper) 0:46. PSU Lentz (Lohman) 2:54. PSU Hamilton (unassisted) 86:32. Shots: PSU 13, UC 8. Saves: PSU Brown 4, UC Yatrakis 4, TM 1.

2001

BIG EAST Semifinal - NCAA Third Round BIG EAST Tournament Quarterfinal: Nov. 4 – Storrs, Conn. Villanova 0 0 - 0 Connecticut 1 0 - 1 Scoring: UC Bowie (unassisted) 25:23. Shots: VU 5, UC 22. Saves: VU Schillig 9, TM 1; UC Caldwell 1. BIG EAST Tournament Semifinal: Nov. 9 – Piscataway, N.J. West Virginia 1 0 - 1 Connecticut 0 0 - 0 Scoring: WV Abbott (Stoia) 29:03. Shots: WV 8, UC 7. Saves: WV Haire 1, UC Caldwell 3. NCAA National Tournament First Round: Nov. 15 – Storrs, Conn. Sacred Heart 0 0 - 0 Connecticut 1 2 - 3 Scoring: UC Borisjuk (Shepherd) 8:49. UC Ranta (Graczyk) 50:49. UC Popper (unassisted) 52:01. Shots: SH 1, UC 24. Saves: SH Konsig 14, UC Caldwell 0. NCAA National Tournament Second Round: Nov. 17 – Storrs, Conn. Harvard 0 0 - 0 Connecticut 0 1 - 1 Scoring: UC Graczyk (Borisjuk) 65:28. Shots: HU 5, UC 16. Saves: HU Gunther 4, TM 1; UC Caldwell 2. NCAA National Tournament Third Round: Nov. 24 – Storrs, Conn. Penn State 0 2 - 2 Connecticut 0 0 - 0 Scoring: PSU Drummond (Pezzulo, Welsh) 61:16. PSU Drummond (unassisted) 75:55. Shots: PSU 13, UC 13. Saves: PSU Oleksiuk 8, UC Caldwell 3.

2000

BIG EAST Final - NCAA Quarterfinal BIG EAST Tournament Quarterfinal: Oct. 29 – Storrs, Conn. West Virginia 0 0 0 - 0 Connecticut 0 0 1 - 1 Scoring: UC Bowie (unassisted) 95:26. Shots: WV 4, UC 17. Saves: WV Haire 9, UC Yatrakis 1, TM 1. Overtime: 1. BIG EAST Tournament Semifinal: Nov. 3 – Notre Dame, Ind. Syracuse 0 0 - 0 Connecticut 2 1 - 3 Scoring: UC Borisjuk (Popper) 39:31. UC Laccone (Monroe, Popper) 42:40. UC Monroe (Carlson, Almanzo) 69:39. Shots: SU 6, UC 19. Saves: SU Karlander 8, UC Yatrakis 1. BIG EAST Tournament Final: Nov. 5 – Notre Dame, Ind. Connecticut 0 0 - 0 Notre Dame 1 0 - 1 Scoring: ND TM Own Goal (unassisted) 12:13. Shots: UC 8, ND 10. Saves: UC Yatrakis 7, ND Wagner 3. NCAA National Tournament Second Round: Nov. 12 – Storrs, Conn. Wisconsin 0 0 - 0 Connecticut 0 1 - 1 Scoring: UC Montacer (Carlson, Bowie) 55:47.

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1999

BIG EAST Final - NCAA Quarterfinal BIG EAST Tournament Quarterfinal: Nov. 2 – Storrs, Conn. Georgetown 0 0 - 0a Connecticut 2 0 - 2 Scoring: UC Dorn (Laccone) 5:16. UC Monroe (Laccone) 16:08. Shots: GU 1, UC 19. Saves: GU Chang 12, UC Yatrakis 1. BIG EAST Tournament Semifinal: Nov. 5 – Piscataway, N.J. Boston College 0 1 0 - 1 Connecticut 1 0 1 - 2 Scoring: UC Monroe (unassisted) 5:11. BC Guarino (unassisted) 51:07. UC Monroe (Borisjuk) 93:54. Shots: BC 7, UC 18. Saves: BC Lehne 9, UC Yatrakis 3. BIG EAST Tournament Final: Nov. 7 – Piscataway, N.J. Connecticut 0 2 - 2 Notre Dame 2 2 - 4 Scoring: ND Streiffer (Grubb) 8:12. ND Own Goal (unassisted) 36:05. UC Ranta (Borisjuk) 48:22. ND Heft (Makinen) 55:37. ND Lovelace (Streiffer, Heft) 71:48. UC Monroe (unassisted) 83:37. Shots: UC 9, ND 11. Saves: UC Yatrakis 3, ND Beene 3. NCAA National Tournament Second Round: Nov. 11 – Storrs, Conn. Dartmouth 0 0 - 0 Connecticut 1 2 - 3 Scoring: UC Molinaro (Monroe, Carlson) 9:05. UC Ranta (unassisted) 58:40. UC Almanzo (Laccone) 71:44. Shots: DC 3, UC 15. Saves: DC Luckenbill 8, UC Yatrakis 1. NCAA National Tournament Third Round: Nov. 20 – Piscataway, N.J. Boston College 0 0 - 0 Connecticut 3 2 - 5 Scoring: UC Zimny (Borisjuk) 10:31. UC Monroe (Carlson) 11:51. UC Ranta (unassisted) 24:30. UC Own Goal (unassisted) 57:23. UC Amaio (Toups) 72:57. Shots: BC 10, UC 12. Saves: BC Schaeffer 2, UC Yatrakis 2, Caldwell 1. NCAA National Tournament Quarterfinal: Nov. 27 – Santa Clara, Calif. Connecticut 0 0 - 0 Santa Clara 1 2 - 3 Scoring: SC Wagner (Little,Aldama) 3:49. SC Wagner (Slaton, Aldama) 70:07. SC Hawkins (Clemens, Kraus) 73:39. Shots: UC 3, SC 14. Saves: UC Yatrakis 5, SC Gordon 2.

1998

BIG EAST Final - NCAA Semifinal BIG EAST Tournament Quarterfinal: Nov. 3 – Storrs, Conn. Villanova 0 0 - 0 Connecticut 2 3 - 5 Scoring: UC Monroe (Flowers, Molinaro) 9:50. UC (M. Tietjen, Carlson) 16:09. UC (Monroe, Toups) 50:08. UC Monroe (Borisjuk), 61:06. UC Zimny (unassisted) 63:12. Shots: VU 4, UC 18. Saves: VU Schillig 4, UC Eskerud 1, Harold 2. BIG EAST Tournament Semifinal: Nov. 6 – Storrs, Conn. Boston College 0 0 - 0 Connecticut 0 2 - 2 Scoring: UC Carabino (Borisjuk, Zimny) 75:30. UC Carabino (McCann , Monroe) 78:32.

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Shots: BC 6, UC 17. Saves: BC Schaeffer 5, UC Eskerud 1. BIG EAST Tournament Final: Nov. 8 – Storrs, Conn. Notre Dame 0 1 - 1 Connecticut 0 0 - 0 Scoring: ND Makinen (unassisted) 80:39. Shots: ND 18, UC 14. Saves: ND Beene 6, UC Eskerud 9. NCAA National Tournament Second Round: Nov. 14 – Storrs, Conn. Syracuse 0 1 - 1 Connecticut 1 1 - 2 Scoring: UC Monroe (unassisted) 9:34. SU Schmelze (unassisted) 57:16. UC Monroe (Carabino, Zimny) 88:33. Shots: SU 5, UC 23. Saves: SU King 7, UC Eskerud 1. NCAA National Tournament Third Round: Nov. 21 – Storrs, Conn. Hartford 0 1 - 1 Connecticut 1 1 - 2 Scoring: UC Carlson (unassisted) 21:17. UH Doreleijers (Anderson, Reardon) 71:01. UC Monroe (M. Tietjen) 89:31. Shots: UH 7, UC 15. Saves: UH Sternhoff 17, UC Eskerud 4. NCAA National Tournament Semifinal: Nov. 28 – Santa Clara, Calif. Connecticut 0 0 - 0 Santa Clara 1 0 - 1 Scoring: SC Horvath (Celio, Slaton) 6:50. Shots: UC 10, SC 6. Saves: UC Eskerud 2, SC Gordon 4.

1997

BIG EAST Final - NCAA Final BIG EAST Tournament Semifinal: Nov. 7 – Piscataway, N.J. Seton Hall 1 0 - 1 Connecticut 4 3 - 7 Scoring: UC Molinaro (Whalen) 9:55. SH K. Smith (Polakowski) 13:54. UC Whalen (Molinaro) 17:57. UC Whalen (S. Barnes) 20:32. UC J. Tietjen (N. Stone) 41:00. UC M. Tietjen (Dorn) 62:00. UC Whalen (N. Stone) 63:24. UC Landeen (N. Stone) 73:51. Shots: SH 4, UC 36. Saves: SH S. Nagle 19, UC Traw 2. BIG EAST Tournament Final: Nov. 9 – Piscataway, N.J. Connecticut 0 1 - 1 Notre Dame 5 1 - 6 Scoring: ND Streiffer (Gerardo) 2:27. ND Makinen (unassisted) 6:40. ND Makinen (unassisted) 27:41. ND Boxx (Streiffer, Sobrero) 39:51. Gonzalez (unassisted) 44:37. UC S. Barnes (J. Tietjen) 54:35. ND Makinen (Erikson) 85:52. Shots: UC 9, ND 30. Saves: UC Traw 3, H. Stone 6; ND Beene 7.

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1996 BIG EAST Final - NCAA Quarterfinal BIG EAST Tournament Semifinal: Nov. 9 – Notre Dame, Ind. Rutgers 1 0 - 1 Connecticut 2 2 - 4 Scoring: UC M. Tietjen (Connors) 23:31. UC Woodward (unassisted) 41:29. RU Tobin (Wurst) 42:18. UC Connors (unassisted) 50:15. UC Woodward (J. Tietjen, T. Barnes) 54:18. Shots: RU 4, UC 24. Saves: RU Curtis 13, UC Traw 1. BIG EAST Tournament Final: Nov. 10 – Notre Dame, Ind. Connecticut 1 2 - 3 Notre Dame 3 1 - 4 Scoring: ND Daws (penalty kick). ND Streifer (Fisher) 32:25. ND Daws (Manthei) 36:10. UC T. Barnes (Woodward, Huckleberry) 37:17. UC Connors (unassisted) 46:41. UC T. Barnes (Connors) 61:30. ND Heft (Sobrero) 67:44. Shots: UC 9, ND 21. Saves: UC Traw 8, ND Renola 3. NCAA National Tournament First Round: Nov. 17 – Storrs, Conn. Dartmouth 0 0 - 0 Connecticut 0 1 - 1 Scoring: UC Connors (unassisted) 84:58. Shots: DC 3, UC 17. Saves: DC Eckstein 7, UC Traw 3. NCAA National Tournament Second Round: Nov. 24 – Storrs, Conn. Massachusetts 0 0 - 0 Connecticut 1 1 - 2 Scoring: UC M. Tietjen (unassisted) 4:57. UC Chrisy McCann (unassisted) 84:58. Shots: UM 3, UC 29. Saves: UM J. Traw 0, UC D. Dion 8. NCAA National Tournament Quarterfinal: Dec. 1 – Storrs, Conn. Santa Clara 0 1 - 1 Connecticut 0 0 - 0 Scoring: SC Bivins (Lalor, Hansen) 59:06. Shots: SC 9, UC 12. Saves: SC Sanchez 6, UC Traw 2.

1995

BIG EAST Final - NCAA Quarterfinal BIG EAST Tournament Semifinal: Nov. 4 – South Orange, N.J. Villanova 0 1 - 1 Connecticut 2 1 - 3 Scoring: UC Woodward (J. Tietjen) 33:22. UC Woodward (Rowe) 34:12. UC Rowe (J. Tietjen, F. Barnes) 47:27. VU Miller (Bushman) 82:53. Shots: VU 6, UC 21. Saves: VU Hennessy 7, UC Harold 1, Schwarz 0.

NCAA National Tournament First Round: Nov. 17 – New Haven, Conn. Fairfield 0 0 - 0 Connecticut 1 2 - 3 Scoring: UC Whalen (N. Stone, J. Tietjen) 39:51. UC Spinelli (Molinaro, Whalen) 64:34. UC Own Goal (Cerulo) 72:54. Shots: FU 0, UC 18. Saves: FU Lyons 6, UC H. Stone 0, Harold 0.

BIG EAST Tournament Final: Nov. 5 – South Orange, N.J. Notre Dame 1 0 - 1 Connecticut 0 0 - 0 Scoring: ND VanLaecke (Gerardo) 17:08. Shots: ND 8, UC 13. Saves: ND Renola 7, UC Harold 2, Schwarz 1.

NCAA National Tournament Second Round: Nov. 22 – Storrs, Conn. Hartford 1 0 0 0 - 1 Connecticut 1 0 0 1 - 2 Scoring: UH Kun (Doreleijers) 22:51. UC Spinelli (Whalen, N. Stone) 36:12. UC Spinelli (Whalen, J. Tietjen) 109:06. Shots: UH 9, UC 16. Saves: UH Sternhoff 8, UC H. Stone 5. Overtimes: 2.

NCAA National Tournament Second Round: Nov. 19 – Storrs, Conn. Massachusetts 0 0 - 0 Connecticut 1 2 - 3 Scoring: UC Woodward (M. Tietjen, Baverstock) 20:16. UC M. Tietjen (T. Barnes) 65:41. UC Woodward (Baverstock) 76:33. Shots: UM 1, UC 18. Saves: UM Dion 8, UC Schwarz 0.

NCAA National Tournament Quarterfinal: Nov. 30 – Storrs, Conn. William & Mary 0 0 - 0 Connecticut 3 1 - 4 Scoring: UC Landeen (J. Tietjen, Carlson) 16:58. UC Carlson (J. Tietjen) 22:38. UC Whalen (unassisted) 41:57. UC Whalen (J. Tietjen) 46:24. Shots: WM 6, UC 18. Saves: WM Owen 0, Horbaly 3; UC H. Stone 3.

NCAA National Tournament Quarterfinal: Nov. 26 – South Bend, Ind. Connecticut 0 0 - 0 Notre Dame 1 1 - 2 Scoring: ND J. Vogel (H. Manthei) 20:57. ND A. VanLaecke (Daws, Sobrero) 51:00. Shots: UC 12, ND 10. Saves: UC A. Schwarz 4, ND J. Renola 7.

NCAA National Tournament Semifinal: Dec. 5 – Greensboro, N.C. Notre Dame 0 1 - 1 Connecticut 1 1 - 2 Scoring: UC Whalen (Carlson) 41:01. UC Whalen (J. Tietjen) 64:37. ND Streiffer (Manthei) 76:00. Shots: UC 6, ND 28. Saves: ND Beene 1, UC H. Stone 9.

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NCAA National Tournament Final: Dec. 7 – Greensboro, N.C. North Carolina 1 1 - 2 Connecticut 0 0 - 0 Scoring: NC Parlow (McDonald, Stoecker) 20:03. NC Confer (Fettig) 87:46 Shots: NC 20, UC 5. Saves: NC Mullinix 3, UC H. Stone 8.

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BIG EAST Tournament Semifinal: Nov. 5 – Storrs, Conn. St. John’s 1 0 - 1 Connecticut 0 0 - 0 Scoring: SJ Burtis (Richter, Murphy) 22:10. Shots: SJ 3, UC 14. Saves: SJ Blohm 9, UC Gelfenbien 1. NCAA National Tournament Second Round: Nov. 12 – W. Hartford, Conn. Brown 0 0 - 0 Connecticut 1 0 - 1 Scoring: UC A. Martinez (T. Guilford) 24:35. Shots: BU 10, UC 14. Saves: BU K. Fulton 8, UC Gelfenbien 6.

NCAA National Tournament Quarterfinal: Nov. 13 – W. Hartford, Conn. Hartford 0 0 1 0 0 - 1 Connecticut 0 0 0 1 1 - 2 Scoring: UH Holyman (Fyfe) 91:00. UC Woodward (Nichols) 105:23. UC Carabino (unassisted) 121:12. Shots: UH 18, UC 12. Saves: UH Dion 8, UC Gelfenbien 9. Overtimes: 3. NCAA National Tournament Semifinal: Nov. 18 – Portland, Ore. Connecticut 0 0 - 0 North Carolina 1 2 - 3 Scoring: NC Faulk (Fettig, Kelly) 37:20. NC Keller (Venturini, Kelly) 48:50. NC Confer (unassisted) 49:21. Shots: UC 3, NC 27. Saves: UC Gelfenbien 6, NC Noonan 1. Overtimes: 2.

1993

BIG EAST Final - NCAA Quarterfinal BIG EAST Tournament Semifinal: Nov. 6 – Providence, R.I. Villanova 0 0 - 0 Connecticut 1 2 - 3 Scoring: UC Ferguson (unassisted) 11:24. UC Guilford (Chura) 48:12. UC Page (penalty kick) 55:00. Shots: VU 7, UC 13. Saves: VU Gann 6, Bernard 1; UC Gelfenbien 3, Schwarz 2. BIG EAST Tournament Final: Nov. 7 – Providence, R.I. Providence 1 0 - 1 Connecticut 0 0 - 0 Scoring: PC Stauffer (Riddle) 00:25. Shots: PC 3, UC 11. Saves: PC Mead 5, UC Gelfenbien 1. NCAA National Tournament First Round: Nov. 13 – Amherst, Mass. Dartmouth 0 1 - 1 Connecticut 1 2 - 3 Scoring: UC Ferguson (T. Barnes) 5:42. DC Mangawang (unassisted) 49:08. UC Page (unassisted) 69:00. UC Rowe (unassisted) 84:50. Shots: DC 6, UC 9. Saves: DC Conroy 1, UC Gelfenbien 5. NCAA National Tournament Quarterfinal: Nov. 14 – Amherst, Mass. Connecticut 0 0 - 0 Massachusetts 0 1 - 1 Scoring: UM LeDuc (Myers) 60:40. Shots: UC 9, UM 14. Saves: UC Gelfenbien 7, UM Scurry 3.

1992

NCAA First Round NCAA National Tournament First Round: Nov. 7 – Storrs, Conn. Massachusetts 0 1 0 1 - 2 Connecticut 0 1 0 0 - 1 Scoring: UC McNichol (Ferguson) 49:54. UM Eynard (penalty kick) 82:27. UM LeDuc (unassisted) 114:21. Shots: UM 13, UC 19. Saves: UM Scurry 9, UC Schwarz 5. Overtimes: 2.

1991

NCAA Quarterfinal NCAA National Tournament First Round: Nov. 9 – Storrs, Conn. Massachusetts 0 0 - 0 Connecticut 0 1 - 1 Scoring: UC Rowe (Cambria) 87:05. Shots: UM 3, UC 11. Saves: UM Scurry 4, UC Logan 2. NCAA National Tournament Quarterfinal: Nov. 17 – Storrs, Conn. Virginia 1 1 - 2 Connecticut 0 0 - 0 Scoring: UV Cromwell (penalty kick) 35:30. UV DiMillio (Kunihiro) 78:28. Shots: UV 8, UC 9. Saves: UV Kwitnieski 5, UC Logan 3.

1990 NCAA Final NCAA National Tournament First Round: Nov. 3 – Storrs, Conn. Hartford 0 1 - 1 Connecticut 1 1 - 2 Scoring: UC Swenson (Poteau) 2:14. UC Hultgren (unassisted) 57:35. UH Daley (Thornsbury) 82:42. Shots: UH 11, UC 12. Saves: UH Romero 3, UC Logan 6.


University of Connecticut Postseason Box Scores 1 4 B I G E A ST P l a y e r s o f t h e Y e a r NCAA National Tournament Quarterfinal: Nov. 10 – Charlottesville, Va. Connecticut 1 0 - 1 Virginia 0 0 - 0 Scoring: UC Gibbons (unassisted) 25:53. Shots: UC 7, UV 8. Saves: UC Logan 5, UV Rippe 4. NCAA National Tournament Semifinal: Nov. 17 – Chapel Hill, N.C. Connecticut 0 1 0 0 - 2 Santa Clara 1 0 0 0 - 1 Scoring: SC Douglas (Norbutas) 38:48. UC Arico (unassisted) 89:55. Penalty Kicks: SC Saarenas, Norbutas, Batista. UC Arico, Grecco, Abernethy, Warner. Shots: UC 6, SC 17. Saves: UC Logan 8, SC Wall 2. Overtimes: 3 (PK). NCAA National Tournament Final: Nov. 18 – Chapel Hill, N.C. Connecticut 0 0 - 0 North Carolina 2 4 - 6 Scoring: NC Jackowich (Lilly) 9:59. NC Lilly (Tower) 14:50. NC Coley (Lilly, Hamm) 56:45. NC Blazo (unassisted) 58:55. NC Hamm (unassisted) 67:49. NC Lehmann (Lilly, Rice) 86:28. Shots: UC 7, NC 21. Saves: UC Logan 7, NC Proost 2, Walker 1.

1989

NCAA First Round NCAA National Tournament First Round: Nov. 4 – Storrs, Conn. Hartford 1 1 0 0 - 3 Connecticut 2 0 0 0 - 2 Scoring: UH Ronan (unassisted) 3:11. UC Gibbons (Grecco) 22:27. UC Swenson (Spieth, Arico) 33:31. UH Scheibe (Ronan) 60:35. Penalty Kicks: UH Kramars, LeMere, Ronan, Dergance. UC Arico, Naumec, O’Connor. Shots: UH 17, UC 25. Saves: UH Romero 9, UC Miller 5; Overtimes: 3 (PK).

1988 NCAA First Round NCAA National Tournament First Round: Nov. 6 – Madison, Wisc. Connecticut 0 0 0 0 - 0 Wisconsin 0 0 0 0 - 1 Scoring: none. Penalty Kicks: UC Arico, Claudio. UW Backs, Gjerset, Wirth, Warner.

1987

NCAA Quarterfinal NCAA National Tournament First Round: Nov. 8 – Storrs, Conn. Rutgers 0 0 - 0 Connecticut 1 0 - 1 Scoring: UC Jarvis (unassisted) 14:20. Shots: RU 7, UC 13. Saves: RU Copperthwaite 8, UC Mitchell 3. NCAA National Tournament Quarterfinal: Nov. 15 – Amherst, Mass. Connecticut 0 1 - 1 Massachusetts 2 1 - 3 Scoring: UM Powers (Spence) 21:10. UM Cassady (unassisted) 37:12. UC Kennedy (unassisted) 65:41. UM Spence (Belkin) 84:52. Shots: UC 4, UM 11. Saves: UC Mitchell 7, Miller 0, UM DeSantis 3.

1986

NCAA Quarterfinal NCAA National Tournament First Round: Nov. 9 – Providence, R.I. Connecticut 3 2 - 5 Brown 0 0 - 0 Scoring: UC Jackson (McElroy) 1:53. UC Jones (Jackson) 37:07. UC Jackson (Koziell, Prutting) 41:24. UC Prutting (Jarvis) 58:49. UC Jones (Jarvis) 71:15. Shots: UC 16, BU 10. Saves: UC B. Mitchell 10, BU Kostic 11. NCAA National Tournament Quarterfinal: Nov. 16 – Amherst, Mass. Connecticut 0 0 0 0 - 0 Massachusetts 0 0 0 0 - 1 Scoring: None. Penalty Kicks: UC Jackson, McElroy. UM Powers, Bowsher, Szetela. Shots: UC 8, UM 19. Saves: UC B. Mitchell 12, UM DeSantis 2. Overtimes: 3 (PK).

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NCAA National Tournament First Round: Nov. 10 – Storrs, Conn. Cortland State 0 2 - 2 Connecticut 0 1 - 1 Scoring: CS Easton (Beesmer) 51:49. UC Morrone (McElroy) 67:24. CS Klein (Beesmer) 86:01. Shots: CS 5, UC 12. Saves: CS Moore 5, UC Mitchell 4.

EAIAW Regional Tournament Quarterfinal: Nov. 4 – Storrs, Conn. Brown 0 0 - 0 Connecticut 0 2 - 2 Scoring: UC Spink. UC Duffy. Shots: BU 4, UC 22. Saves: BU Smith 13, UC Breen 3.

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EAIAW Regional Tournament Semifinal: Nov. 7 – Storrs, Conn. Cortland State 0 0 - 0 Connecticut 1 0 - 1 Scoring: UC Lumbruno. Shots: CS 4, UC 24. Saves: CS 17, UC 4. EAIAW Regional Tournament Final: Nov. 9 – Storrs, Conn. Harvard 1 0 0 1 - 2 Connecticut 1 0 0 0 - 1 Scoring: HU Landry. HU Larson. UC Spink. Shots: HU 21, UC 15. Saves: HU Judge 7, UC Breen 10.

NCAA National Tournament First Round: Nov. 3 – Storrs, Conn. Cortland State 0 0 - 0 Connecticut 2 1 - 3 Scoring: UC MacDougall (unassisted) 28:48. UC Morrone (Minnes) 38:26. UC MacDougall (McElroy, Morrone) 59:40. Shots: CS 12, UC 14. Saves: CS Hoskins 3, UC O’Hare 0, Skaza 3. NCAA National Tournament Quarterfinal: Nov. 10 – Providence, R.I. Connecticut 1 0 - 1 Brown 0 0 - 0 Scoring: UC Shankweiler (Morrone) 24:34. Shots: UC 5, BU 13. Saves: UC Skaza 11, BU Kostic 1. NCAA National Tournament Semifinal: Nov. 17 – Chapel Hill, N.C. Connecticut 0 0 2 0 - 2 Massachusetts 0 0 0 1 - 1 Scoring: UC McElroy (penalty kick) 98:36. UC MacDougall (unassisted) 104:51. UM Spence (DePauw) 114:19. Shots: UC 8, UM 14. Saves: UC Skaza 13, UM Paul 6. Overtimes: 2. NCAA National Tournament Final: Nov. 18 – Chapel Hill, N.C. North Carolina 0 2 - 2 Connecticut 0 0 - 0 Scoring: NC Heinrichs (Machin) 77:05. NC Dunlop (McDermott, Johnson) 80:23. Shots: NC 27, UC 8. Saves: NC Huber 4, UC Skaza 9.

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NCAA Third Place NCAA National Championship Quarterfinal: Nov. 12 – Storrs, Conn. Boston College 0 0 - 0 Connecticut 0 2 - 2 Scoring: UC Morrone (Buckley, Lauer) 56:37. UC Morrone (penalty kick) 84:20. Shots: BC 8, UC 21. Saves: BC Brophy 5, UC O’Hare 4. NCAA National Tournament Semifinal: Nov. 19 – Orlando, Fla. George Mason 1 0 - 1 Connecticut 0 0 - 0 Scoring: GM Romaine (Dramboor) 2:23. Shots: GM 13, UC 8. Saves: GM D’Anjollel 4, UC Skaza 4. NCAA National Tournament Third Place Game: Nov. 20 – Orlando, Fla. Connecticut 0 0 - 0 Massachusetts 0 1 - 1 Scoring: UM Komarowski (Harackiewicz) 57:20. Shots: UC 11, UM 8. Saves: UC O’Hare 3, UM Paul 4.

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NCAA Third Place NCAA National Championship Quarterfinal: Nov. 13 – Storrs, Conn. Cortland State 0 0 0 0 - 0 Connecticut 0 0 1 1 - 2 Scoring: UC Duffy (Morrone) 99:00. UC Posten (Buckley) 116:06. Shots: CS 3, UC 25. Saves: CS Schockow 13, UC O’Hare 3. Overtimes: 2. NCAA National Tournament Semifinal: Nov. 20 – Orlando, Fla. Central Florida 3 0 - 3 Connecticut 0 1 - 1 Scoring: CF Own Goal 4:20. CF Varas (unassisted) 17:15. CF Varas (unassisted) 37:20. UC Morrone (Buckley) 54:50. Shots: CF 14, UC 8. Saves: CF Wyant 1, Ford 5, UC O’Hare 8. NCAA National Tournament Third-Place Game: Nov. 21 – Orlando, Fla. Missouri-St. Louis 1 0 - 1 Connecticut 0 2 - 2 Scoring: MSL Gettemeyer (unassisted) 42:33. UC MacDougall (Buckley) 73:10. UC MacDougall (Buckley) 83:30. Shots: MSL12, UC 18. Saves: MSL Harker 5, UC O’Hare 4.

AIAW National Tournament First Round: Nov. 19 – Chapel Hill, N.C. Connecticut 4 0 - 4 California 1 1 - 2 Scoring: UC F. Duffy. UC M. Buckley (2). UC T. Buckley. CA N. Doctor. CA T. Healy. Shots: UC 23, CA 11. Saves: UC M. Breen 5, CA M. Ling-Yee 12. AIAW National Tournament Quarterfinal: Nov. 20 – Chapel Hill, N.C. Connecticut 1 0 1 1 - 3 Oregon 0 1 0 0 - 1 Scoring: UC M. Buckley (3). UO M. Potestio. Shots: UC 18, UO 8. Saves: UC M. Breen 5, S. O’Hare 3; UO Katt 11. AIAW National Tournament Semifinal: Nov. 21 – Chapel Hill, N.C. North Carolina 3 2 - 5 Connecticut 0 0 - 0 Scoring: NC S. Zeh (3). NC L. Gregg. NC N. Cleary. Shots: NC 23, UC 7. Saves: NC Johnson 4, UC Breen 9. AIAW National Tournament Third-Place Game: Nov. 22 – Chapel Hill, N.C. Missouri-St.Louis 0 1 0 0 — 1 Connecticut 0 1 0 0 — 2

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EAIAW Third Round EAIAW Regional Tournament First Round: Nov. 4 – Storrs, Conn. St. John Fisher 0 1 — 1 Connecticut 2 1 —- 3 Scoring: SJ Laurini. UC Duffy. UC Buckley (2). Shots: SJ 18, UC 21. Saves: SJ Rose 7, UC Breen 10. EAIAW Regional Tournament Second Round: Nov. 8 – Burlington, Vt. Massachusetts 1 0 — 1 Connecticut 0 2 — 2 Scoring: UM Feldman. UC McKay. UC Buckley. Shots: UM 8, UC 9. Saves: UM Tuller 7, UC Breen 6. EAIAW Regional Tournament Third Round: Nov. 9 – Burlington, Vt. Cortland State 3 2 — 5 Connecticut 0 2 — 2 Scoring: CS St. Pierre (2). CS Archer. CS Febrey. CS Brendel. UC Buckley. UC Spink. Shots: CS 30, UC 20. Saves: CS Schockrow 7, UC Breen 8.

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EAIAW Seventh Place EAIAW Regional Tournament First Round: Nov. 9 – Providence, R.I. Connecticut 0 1 — 1 Massachusetts 3 1 — 4 Scoring: UC Hall. UM Krosser (2). UM Anderson. UM Holmstrom. Shots: UC 17, UM 22. Saves: UC Proctor 7, UM Tuller 15. EAIAW Regional Tournament Consolation Game: Nov. 10 – Providence, R.I. Connecticut 1 1 — 2 Brown 1 4 — 5 Scoring: UC Spink. UC Duffy. BU Fusco (3). BU Meir (2). Shots: BU 38, UC 29. Saves: BU Roth 17, UC Proctor 15. EAIAW Regional Tournament Seventh-Place Game: Nov. 11 – Providence, R.I. Penn State 0 0 — 0 Connecticut 2 1 — 3 Scoring: UC O’Meara (2). UC Duffy. Shots: PSU 17, UC 11. Saves: PSU Wisnewski 7, UC Proctor 17.

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2009 (11-8-2, 5-5-1) NCAA Tournament Second Round vs. BYU% L, 1-0 vs. Penn State% L, 3-2 HARVARD W, 3-1 CCSU W, 3-1 BOSTON UNIVERSITY# W, 1-0 (OT) WAKE FOREST# W, 4-2 at Providence* W, 2-0 YALE W, 1-0 at St. John’s* L, 1-0 (OT) SYRACUSE* W, 5-0 VILLANOVA* W, 1-0 GEORGETOWN* W, 2-1 at Marquette* L, 3-2 (2OT) at South Florida* L, 2-1 at Notre Dame* L, 6-1 at DePaul* W, 2-1 WEST VIRGINIA* T, 0-0 (2OT) PITTSBURGH L, 1-0 (OT) at Villanova^ T, 1-1 (4-1 PK) vs. Boston University& W, 1-0 (2OT) vs. Boston College$ L, 2-0 % - Penn State Tournament # - UConn Classic * - BIG EAST game ^ - BIG EAST First Round (Villanova, Pa.) & - NCAAFirst Round (Newton, Mass...) $ - NCAASecond Round (Newton, Mass..)

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CCSU L, 2-1 vs. Hofstra% W, 1-0 vs. Florida State% L, 3-0 YALE W, 2-1 (2OT) BOSTON UNIVERSITY L, 1-0 UCLA# L, 3-0 PENN STATE# L, 2-0 PROVIDENCE* W, 1-0 at Fairfield T, 2-2 (2OT) SOUTH FLORIDA* T, 0-0 (2OT) at Marquette* L, 1-0 at Louisville* T, 1-1 (2OT) at Cincinnati* L, 2-1 at Pittsburgh* W, 2-1 at West Virginia* T, 0-0 (2OT) DEPAUL* W, 3-0 NOTRE DAME* L, 2-0 SYRACUSE* W, 2-0 ST. JOHN’S* T, 1-1 (2OT) vs. Georgetown^ W, 2-1 vs. West Virginia& T, 1-1 (4-2 PK) vs. Notre Dame$ L, 1-0 (OT) % - Penn State Tournament # - UConn Classic * - BIG EAST game ^ - BIG EAST Quarterfinal (Washington, D.C.) & - BIG EAST Semifinal (South Bend, Ind..) $ - BIG EAST Final (South Bend, Ind..)

2007 (14-6-2, 8-2-1) NCAA Tournament Quarterfinal vs. Princeton% W, 1-0 vs. Stanford% L, 0-1 PENN STATE L, 0-1 CENTRAL CONNECTICUT W, 2-1 BROWN# W, 5-1 FAIRFIELD# W, 4-1 at Providence* W, 6-0 at South Florida* W, 1-0 MARQUETTE* W, 5-0 RUTGERS* T, 0-0 (2OT) SETON HALL* W, 2-1 (OT) PITTSBURGH* W, 4-0 WEST VIRGINIA* W, 2-0 at DePaul* W, 2-1 at Notre Dame* L, 1-2 (OT) at St. John’s* L, 0-1 (2OT) at Syracuse* W, 2-0 GEORGETOWN^ L, 0-1 at Boston College& T, 0-0 (2OT) vs. Wake Forest $ W, 1-0 at Stanford @ W, 2-0 at Florida State! L, 2-3 (2OT) % - Terrier Invitational # - UConn Classic * - BIG EAST game ^ - BIG EAST Quarterfinal (Storrs, Conn.) & - NCAA First Round (Newton, Mass.) $ - NCAA Second Round (Newton, Mass.) @ - NCAA Third Round (Palo Alto, Calif.) ! - NCAA Quarterfinal (Tallahassee, Fla.)

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2006 (11-7-4, 7-3-1) NCAA Tournament Second Round HOFSTRA% W, 3-0 MAINE% T, 1-1 (2OT) vs. North Carolina^ L, 2-3 vs. Duke^ W, 2-1 vs. Santa Clara& L, 1-2 (2OT) at UCLA& L, 0-3 PROVIDENCE* W, 4-0 at Central Connecticut W, 2-1 at Massachusetts L, 1-2 at Marquette* L, 0-1 (2OT) SOUTH FLORIDA* W, 3-0 at Villanova* L, 0-1 at Georgetown* L, 0-2 ST. JOHN’S* W, 4-0 SYRACUSE* W, 2-0 NOTRE DAME* T, 0-0 (2OT) DEPAUL* W, 6-0 at West Virginia* W, 1-0 at Pittsburgh* W, 4-2 at Rutgers@ T, 0-0 (2OT) vs. Columbia# W, 2-1 vs. Texas$ T, 1-1 (2OT) * - BIG EAST Opponent % - UConn Classic (Storrs, Conn.) ^ - Yale Soccer Classic (New Haven, Conn.) & - UCLA Women’s Cup (Los Angeles, Calif.) @ - BIG EAST Quarterfinals (Piscataway, N.J.) # - NCAA First Round (Storrs, Conn.) $ - NCAA Second Round (West Hartford, Conn.)

2005 (15-5-2, 10-1) NCAA Tournament First Round vs. Hofstra% W, 3-0 at Penn State% L, 2-1 vs. Maryland& W, 2-1 (2OT) vs. Florida& L, 0-5 MASSACHUSETTS! W, 4-0 COLGATE! W, 2-0 PRINCETON T, 1-1 (2OT) at Providence* W, 1-0 MARQUETTE* W, 2-1 at USF*+ W, 1-0 (OT) CINCINNATI* W, 3-0 LOUISVILLE* W, 2-1 at Syracuse* W, 3-0 at St. John’s* W, 3-2 at Notre Dame* L, 4-0 at DePaul* W, 2-1 WEST VIRGINIA* W, 2-1 PITTSBURGH* W, 1-0 RUTGERS* ^ T, 1-1 (4-2PK) vs. West Virginia*= W, 1-0 (2OT) vs. Notre Dame* $ L, 5-0 vs. BU (NCAA1st Round) L, 1-0 (2OT) % - Penn State Tournament, & - Notre Dame Tournament, South Bend,

Ind. ^ - BIG EAST Tournament Quarterfinal = - BIG EAST Tournament Semifinal $ - BIG EAST Tournament Final ! - UConn Classic

2004 (18-7-1, 8-2) NCAA Tournament Third Round NAVY W, 2-0 PENN STATE# L, 1-2 (2OT) PORTLAND# L, 1-3 at Yale L, 1-3 vs. Hartford W, 3-0 NOTRE DAME* L, 0-1 OREGON W, 1-0 at Providence* W, 3-1 RUTGERS* W, 2-0 BOSTON COLLEGE* L, 1-2 (2OT) at St. John’s* W, 2-0 GEORGETOWN* W, 3-1 at Syracuse* W, 2-0 at Seton Hall* W, 3-0 BROWN W, 2-0 at Villanova* W, 3-0 CENTRAL CONNECTICUT W, 2-0 PITTSBURGH* W, 1-0 SACRED HEART W, 1-0 at Harvard L, 0-1 RUTGERS& W, 1-0 vs. Villanova% T, 1-1 (3-2 PK) vs. Notre Dame% W, 2-1 vs. Harvard (NCAA 1st Round)+ W, 2-1 vs. Colgate (NCAA 2nd Round)+ W, 4-0 vs. Notre Dame (NCAA 3rd Round)$ L, 0-2

# - UConn/adidas Classic * - BIG EAST Opponent & - BIG EAST Quarterfinal (Storrs, Conn.) % - BIG EAST Tournament (Storrs, Conn.) $ - in South Bend, IN

2003 (15-6-3, 5-1) NCAA Tournament Final WAKE FOREST! T, 0-0 CENTRAL CONNECTICUT! W, 4-1 vs. Yale W, 2-1 vs. Washington# T, 1-1 (2OT) vs. Portland# W, 3-2 (2OT) WEST VIRGINIA L, 0-1 LONG BEACH STATE W, 5-0 at Miami* L, 1-3 at Virginia Tech* W, 5-3 at Boston College* W, 2-1 (OT) at Pittsburgh W, 3-0 HOFSTRA T, 0-0 (2OT) at Hartford L, 0-1 (OT) PROVIDENCE* W, 4-0 at Notre Dame L, 0-2 ST. JOHN’S* W, 4-1 SYRACUSE* W, 6-0 VILLANOVA$ L, 0-1

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2002 (21-3-1, 6-0) NCAA Tournament Quarterfinal HARTFORD! W, 3-2 MARYLAND! W, 3-1 at Florida L, 3-2 at Georgia W, 3-2 (2OT) VILLANOVA T, 1-1 (2OT) at Wisconsin% W, 2-1 vs. St. Louis% W, 2-0 at Syracuse* W, 3-0 BOSTON COLLEGE* W, 2-1 at St. John’s* W, 3-0 MIAMI* W, 5-0 YALE W, 1-0 at Rutgers W, 2-0 at Notre Dame L, 1-3 SETON HALL W, 3-1 at Providence* W, 1-0 VIRGINIA TECH* W, 2-1 at Harvard W, 3-1 GEORGETOWN@ W, 1-0 vs. Villanova& W, 3-0 vs. West Virginia& W, 1-0 vs. CCSU (NCAA 1st Round)+ W, 2-0 vs. URI (NCAA 2nd Round)+ W, 2-1 (OT) vs. FSU(NCAA 3rd Round)+ W, 1-0 vs. Penn State (NCAA Quarterfinal)+ L, 1-2 !—UConn Classic %— Wisconsin Tournament (Madison, Wisc.) *— BIG EAST Northeast Opponent @ — BIG EAST Quarterfinal (Storrs, Conn.) & - BIG EAST Tournament (Storrs, Conn.) + - at Morrone Stadium, Storrs, Conn.

2001 (18-6-0, 5-1) NCAA Tournament Third Round vs. Hartford+ vs. Penn State+ at Massachusetts OHIO STATE! GEORGIA! ST. JOHN’S* at Virginia Tech* at Miami*

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at Providence* W, 4-0 PENN STATE T, 1-1 (OT) vs. Stanford= L, 0-3 vs. Santa Clara= L, 1-2 (OT) MASSACHUSETTS W, 1-0 CENTRAL CONNECTICUT! W, 4-0 NEBRASKA! L, 0-2 at Villanova W, 3-0 MIAMI* W, 6-1 BOSTON COLLEGE* W, 1-0 at Syracuse* W, 2-1 (OT) COLGATE W, 4-0 at St. John’s* W, 6-0 at Seton Hall W, 3-0 at Yale L, 0-1 GEORGETOWN W, 5-0 RUTGERS W, 6-1 DARTMOUTH L, 2-4 NOTRE DAME T, 0-0 (OT) at Harvard W, 1-0 WEST VIRGINIA@ W, 1-0 (OT) vs. Syracuse^ W, 3-0 vs. Notre Dame^ L, 0-1 vs. Wisconsin (NCAA 2nd Round)% W, 1-0 vs. Nebraska (NCAA 3rd Round)# W, 1-0 vs. UNC (NCAA Quarterfinal)$ L, 0-3 = - Notre Dame Tournament (Notre Dame, Ind.) !- UConn Classic * - BIG EAST Northeast Opponent @ - BIG EAST Quarterfinal (Storrs, Conn.) ^ - BIG EAST Tournament (Notre Dame, Ind.) % - at Morrone Stadium (Storrs, Conn.) # - in Lincoln, Neb. $ - in Chapel Hill, N.C.

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1999 (17-8-0, 5-0) NCAA Tournament Quarterfinal vs. Duke/ L, 0-2 vs. North Carolina/ L, -3 at Nebraska^ L, 1-4 vs. Southern California^ L, 1-2 (OT) ST. JOHN’S* W, 5-1 WEST VIRGINIA& W, 4-0 OHIO STATE& W, 4-0 at Massachusetts W, 4-3 (OT) SYRACUSE* W, 4-2 at Boston College* W, 1-0 VANDERBILT W, 2-0 PROVIDENCE* W, 3-0 at Miami* W, 5-1 at Dartmouth W, 2-1 (OT) WILLIAM & MARY W, 4-1 at Notre Dame L, 1-2 (OT) at Pittsburgh W, 4-0 HARVARD L, 0-1 YALE W, 5-0 GEORGETOWN^ W, 2-0 BOSTON COLLEGE# W, 2-1 (OT) vs. Notre Dame@ L, 2-4 vs. Dartmouth (NCAA 2nd Round)% W, 3-0 vs. BC (NCAA 3rd Round)% W, 5-0 vs. Santa Clara (NCAA Quarterfinal)$ L, 0-3 / - Notre Dame Tournament (South Bend, Ind.) ^ - Nebraska Tournament (Lincoln, Neb.) & - UConn Classic * - BIG EAST Northeast Opponent # - BIG EAST Quarterfinal (Storrs, Conn.) @ - BIG EAST Tournament (Piscataway, N.J.) % - at Morrone Stadium (Storrs, Conn.) $ - in Santa Clara, Calif.

1998 (21-2-2, 10-0-1) NCAA Tournament Quarterfinal at Boston College* W, 1-0 DUKE& W, 3-2 WISCONSIN& W, 2-0 at Providence* W, 11-0 MASSACHUSETTS W, 4-1 at West Virginia* W, 2-1 (OT) at Georgetown* W, 7-1 vs. Washington^ W, 4-1 vs. Loyola (Maryland)^ W, 6-0 ST. JOHN’S* W, 7-0 SYRACUSE* W, 2-0 vs. James Madison W, 3-0 at Maryland T, 2-2 (OT) NOTRE DAME* T, 1-1 (OT) PITTSBURGH* W, 6-0 at Harvard W, 2-0 SETON HALL* W, 3-0 at Villanova* W, 4-0 RUTGERS* W, 7-0 vs. Villanova@ W, 5-0 vs. Boston College@ W, 2-0

vs. Notre Dame@ L, 0-1 vs. Syracuse (NCAA 2nd Round)% W, 2-1 vs. Hartford (NCAA 3rd Round)% W, 2-1 vs. Santa Clara (NCAA Quarterfinal)$ L, 0-1 &— UConn Classic ^ - Rutgers/UMBRO Classic (Piscataway, N.J.) * - BIG EAST Opponent @ - BIG EAST Tournament (Storrs, Conn.) % - at Morrone Stadium (Storrs, Conn.) $ - in Santa Clara, Calif.

1997 (23-4-0, 10-1) NCAA Tournament Final SAN FRANCISCO! W, 4-1 HARTFORD! L, 2-3 at St. John’s* W, 3-1 BOSTON COLLEGE* W, 3-0 at Syracuse* W, 7-0 vs. NC State# W, 2-0 vs. UCLA# W, 1-0 at Massachusetts W, 2-1 GEORGETOWN* W, 9-0 WEST VIRGINIA* W, 5-0 VILLANOVA* W, 3-0 HARVARD W, 5-0 at Rutgers* W, 4-0 PROVIDENCE* W, 5-0 DARTMOUTH W, 2-0 BROWN W, 4-0 at Pittsburgh* W, 5-0 at Notre Dame* L, 0-1 at Seton Hall* W, 6-2 MARYLAND W, 3-2 vs. Seton Hall@ W, 7-1 vs. Notre Dame@ L, 1-6 vs. Fairfield (NCAA 1st Round)$ W, 3-0 vs. Hartford (NCAA 2nd Round)$ W, 2-1 (OT) vs. William & Mary (NCAA Q-final)$ W, 4-0 vs. Notre Dame (NCAA Semifinal)§ W, 2-1 vs. North Carolina (NCAA Final)§ L, 0-2 ! - UConn/UMBRO Classic # - Rutgers/UMBRO Tournament (Piscataway, N.J.) * - BIG EAST Opponent @ - BIG EAST Tournament (Piscataway, N.J.) $ - at Morrone Stadium (Storrs, Conn.) § - NCAA College Cup (Greensboro, N.C.)

1996 (22-3, 8-1) NCAA Tournament Quarterfinal COLGATE vs. Southern Methodist! vs. Georgia! at Providence* CORNELL# OREGON STATE# GEORGETOWN*

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1995 (19-3-2, 8-0) NCAA Tournament Quarterfinal at Oregon State L, 1-2 at Portland T, 3-3 (OT) WISCONSIN-GB# W, 6-0 VERMONT# W, 7-0 PROVIDENCE* W, 8-0 at Dartmouth W, 1-0 BOSTON COLLEGE* W, 4-0 JAMES MADISON W, 4-0 BROWN W, 3-0 COLGATE W, 4-0 SETON HALL* W, 10-0 at Notre Dame* W, 5-4 (OT) at Georgetown* W, 4-0 at Rutgers* W, 3-0 at St. John’s* W, 2-1 (OT) at Yale W, 2-0 at Massachusetts W, 2-0 VILLANOVA* W, 5-0 HARTFORD T, 2-2 (OT) HARVARD W, 3-0 vs. Villanova@ W, 3-1 vs. Notre Dame@ L, 0-1 vs. UMass (NCAA NE Regional)+ W, 3-0 vs. Notre Dame (NCAA Quarterfinal)$ L, 0-2 #— UConn/UMBRO Classic *— BIG EAST Opponent @— BIG EAST Tournament (South Orange, N.J.) + - at Morrone Stadium (Storrs, Conn.) $ - in South Bend, Ind.

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COLGATE $ W, 1-0 ST. JOHN’S $ W, 6-0 at Providence W, 5-0 DARTMOUTH W, 1-0 (OT) at Boston College W, 2-1 vs. William & Mary % L, 0-2 vs. Central Florida % W, 2-1 at Brown W, 2-1 at Vermont W, 1-0 HARVARD W, 1-0 PORTLAND W, 1-0 YALE W, 4-1 VILLANOVA W, 6-0 MASSACHUSETTS W, 2-1 CORNELL W, 3-0 RHODE ISLAND W, 6-0 at Hartford W, 1-0 vs. St. John’s & L, 0-1 vs. Brown (NCAA NE Regional) @ W, 1-0 vs. Hartford (NCAANE Regional)@ W, 2-1 (2OT)

vs. North Carolina (NCAA Semifinal)+ L, 0-3 #— Pleasanton Invitational $— UConn/Puma Classic, Storrs, Conn. %— UMass Classic &— BIG EAST Tournament @— NCAA Northeast Regional (West Hartford, Conn.) +— NCAA National Semifinal (Portland, Ore.)

1993 (17-6-1) NCAA Tournament Quarterfinal SANTA CLARA L ,1-4 VERMONT W, 5-1 COLGATE# W, 1-0 ST. JOHN’S# W, 5-0 PROVIDENCE W, 1-0 (OT) at Dartmouth W, 2-1 (OT) BOSTON COLLEGE W, 1-0 UC-SANTA BARBARA W, 1-0 BROWN W, 3-2 at Virginia W, 1-0 at North Carolina L, 0-2 at Harvard W, 4-0 NEW HAMPSHIRE W, 2-0 at Yale T, 2-2 (OT) vs. Cornell$ W, 1-0 vs. William & Mary$ L, 0-1 at Rhode Island W, 3-0 at Massachusetts L, 1-2 (OT) HOLY CROSS W, 7-0 HARTFORD W, 3-2 (OT) vs. Villanova% W, 3-0 vs. Providence% L, 0-1 vs. Dartmouth (NCAA First Round)& W, 3-1 vs UMass (NCAA Quarterfinal)@ L, 0-1 # - UConn/Puma Classic $ - Rutgers/Puma Classic (New Brunswick, N.J.) % - BIG EAST Tournament (Providence, R.I.) & - in Amherst, Mass.

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NCAA Tournament First Round at Vermont W, 1-0 vs. Canisius# W, 10-0 vs. California# W, 2-1 at Providence W, 3-2 OT WASHINGTON W, 4-0 at Holy Cross W, 2-0 at Boston College W, 1-0 CORNELL W, 2-1 at Brown W, 4-1 RUTGERS T, 0-0 (OT) HARVARD W, 3-0 at New Hampshire W, 2-1 (OT) RHODE ISLAND W, 10-0 YALE W, 2-0 NORTH CAROLINA L, 1-5 at Adelphi W, 1-0 MASSACHUSETTS W, 1-0 at Hartford L, 1-3 at Santa Clara L, 0-3 at Stanford L, 1-2 vs. UMass (NCAA 1st Round) L, 1-2 #—at East Hartford Holiday Inn Women’s Soccer Cup

1991 (16-5-0) NCAA Tournament Quarterfinal at Rhode Island W, 11-0 VERMONT W, 7-1 ADELPHI W, 4-0 WILLIAM & MARY W, 4-2 PROVIDENCE W, 2-0 at North Carolina L, 0-2 at Duke W, 2-1 HOLY CROSS W, 8-1 BOSTON COLLEGE W, 1-0 BROWN W, 2-0 (OT) at Rutgers W, 1-0 NEW HAMPSHIRE W, 2-0 at Harvard W, 4-1 at 1981 Yale Huskies W, 2-1 at Massachusetts W, 2-0 COLORADO COLLEGE L, 0-1 HARTFORD L, 2-4 at UC-Santa Barbara L, 1-2 vs. Santa Clara W, 1-0 (OT) vs. UMass (NCAA 1st Round) W, 1-0 vs. Virginia (NCAA Quarterfinal) L, 0-2

1990 (15-8-1) NCAA Tournament Final at Vermont T, 1-1 (OT) RHODE ISLAND W, 5-0 at North Carolina State L, 2-3 (OT) at Duke W, 2-1 at Providence W, 1-0 NORTH CAROLINA W, 3-2 (OT) at Holy Cross W, 2-1 at Boston College L, 0-1 CORNELL W, 3-1 at Brown L, 0-1

at Adelphi L, 2-3 at New Hampshire W, 4-1 HARVARD W, 1-0 VIRGINIA L, 1-3 RUTGERS W, 1-0 YALE W, 3-1 MASSACHUSETTS W, 2-0 at Hartford W, 2-1 (OT) at Wisconsin L, 1-2 at Colorado College L, 0-2 vs. Hartford (NCAA 1st Round) W, 2-1 vs. Virginia (NCAA Quarterfinal) W, 1-0 vs. Santa Clara (NCAA Semifinal)# W, 2-1 (2 OT, sudden death penalty kicks, 4-3) vs. North Carolina (NCAA Final)# L, 0-6 # - NCAA College Cup (Chapel Hill, N.C.)

1989 (14-3-2) NCAA Tournament First Round at Vermont W, 1-0 MONMOUTH W, 6-0 at Rhode Island W, 7-1 BOSTON COLLEGE T, 1-1 at Rutgers W, 2-1 PROVIDENCE W, 4-0 NORTH CAROLINA L, 0-1 at Massachusetts T, 1-1 CORNELL W, 3-0 BROWN W, 1-0 ADELPHI W, 2-1 NEW HAMPSHIRE W, 2-1 at Harvard W, 2-1 HOLY CROSS W, 4-0 at Yale W, 3-0 at William & Mary L, 0-2 vs. NC State# W, 1-0 HARTFORD W, 2-0 vs. Hartford (NCAA 1st Round)* T, 2-2 (OT, Penalty Kicks, 3-4) #—at William & Mary Tournament

1988 (15-5-2) NCAA Tournament First Round MONMOUTH VERMONT# BOSTON COLLEGE# RHODE ISLAND at Adelphi at Providence RUTGERS STANFORD vs. Barry@ vs. Central Florida@ at Brown MASSACHUSETTS at New Hampshire HARVARD PRINCETON at Holy Cross YALE WILLIAM & MARY

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1987 (16-5-3) NCAA Tournament Quarterfinal MONMOUTH# W, 5-0 BOSTON COLLEGE@ W, 2-0 VILLANOVA@ T, 1-1 ADELPHI W, 1-0 NORTH CAROLINA STATE L, 0-2 vs. Colorado College& L, 1-3 at William & Mary W, 4-2 at Massachusetts L, 0-3 CORNELL W, 2-0 BROWN W, 1-0 VERMONT W, 1-0 NEW HAMPSHIRE W, 3-0 at Harvard T, 1-1 (OT) at Rutgers L, 0-2 at Princeton W, 2-0 BOSTON COLLEGE W, 2-1 at Yale W, 1-0 BARRY UNIV. T, 0-0 (OT) KEENE STATE W, 1-0 HARTFORD W, 1-0 (OT) WISCONSIN W, 2-0 HOLY CROSS W, 2-0 vs. Rutgers (NCAA 1st Round) W, 1-0 vs. UMass (NCAA Quarterfinal) L, 1-3 # - at Tunxis Mead Field @ - HUSKY INVITATIONAL & - at Williamsburg, Va.

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MONMOUTH W, 7-0 PROVIDENCE W, 1-0 BOSTON COLLEGE W, 3-1 SPRINGFIELD W, 8-0 CAL-BERKELEY L, 0-1 at Holy Cross W, 2-1 vs. Radford W, 2-1 (2OT) at North Carolina L, 0-3 MASSACHUSETTS L, 1-2 at Brown L, 1-3 at New Hampshire W, 1-0 at Vermont T, 1-1 (OT) HARVARD W, 2-0 KEENE STATE W, 1-0 at Boston College W, 2-1 YALE W, 3-0 COLORADO COLL.EGE W, 2-1 PRINCETON W, 2-0 at Hartford W, 1-0 vs. Brown (NCAA 1st Round) W, 5-0 vs. UMass (NCAA Quarterfinal) L, 0-1 (2 OT, penalty kicks)

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1985 (14-5-0) NCAA Tournament First Round MONMOUTH W, 5-0 HARTWICK W, 2-0 RADFORD W, 2-0 NEW HAMPSHIRE W, 5-0 at Springfield W, 2-0 CINCINNATI* W, 2-0 at George Mason L, 0-2 at Massachusetts L, 0-1 PROVIDENCE W, 2-0 vs. Brown$ L, 1-2 (OT) VERMONT W, 5-0 NORTH CAROLINA L, 0-5 at Harvard W, 1-0 (OT) at Keene State W, 2-1 BOSTON COLLEGE W, 1-0 at Yale W, 6-0 at Adelphi W, 1-0 at Providence W, 7-1 vs. Cortland State (NCAA 1st Round)# L, 1-2 * - at Tunxis Mead Field $ - at George Mason University

1984 (17-4-2) NCAA Tournament Final at Hartwick W, 3-2 VILLANOVA* W, 4-1 BOSTON COLLEGE W, 2-1 PROVIDENCE W, 7-1 vs. Cal-Berkeley$ W, 2-1 vs. UC-Santa Barbara$ T, 1-1(OT) SPRINGFIELD W, 3-0 COLORADO COLLEGE W, 1-0 YALE W, 2-0 MASSACHUSETTS@ L, 0-2 CORTLAND STATE L, 1-2 (OT) at Brown T, 0-0 (OT) at New Hampshire W, 6-0 at Vermont W, 3-0 HARVARD W, 2-0 at Princeton W, 1-0 KEENE STATE W, 3-2 at Boston College L, 1-2 ADELPHI W, 4-2 vs Cortland State (NCAA 1st Round) W, 3-0 vs. Brown (NCAA Quarterfinal) W, 1-0 vs. UMass (NCAA Semifinal)# W, 2-1(OT) vs. North Carolina (NCAA Final)# L, 0-2 * - UConn Tournament $- at Cortland State Tournament @—at Tunxis Mead Field #--NCAA College Cup (Chapel Hill, N.C.)

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at. Villanova* W, 2-0 vs. Cal-Berkeley@ W, 2-1 vs. Central Florida@ W, 1-0 vs. Cincinnati@ T, 0-0 at Springfield W, 2-1 at Yale W, 6-2 at Massachusetts W, 1-0 at Adelphi W, 2-1 PRINCETON W, 1-0 BROWN W, 3-0 NEW HAMPSHIRE W, 5-0 VERMONT W, 1-0 at Harvard W, 4-2 RADFORD W, 3-0 BOSTON COLLEGE W, 3-0 WESTFIELD STATE W, 10-0 vs. BC (NCAA First Round) W, 2-0 vs. George Mason (NCAAQuarterfinal) L, 0-1 vs. Massachusetts (NCAA Semifinal)# L, 0-1 *—at Villanova Tournament @—at Cortland State Tournament #—NCAA College Cup (Chapel Hill, N.C.)

1982 (16-1-1) NCAA Tournament Semifinal HARTWICK W, 4-0 ADELPHI W, 12-0 CORTLAND STATE W, 3-0 SPRINGFIELD W, 6-1 YALE W, 6-0 MASSACHUSETTS W, 1-0 (OT) at Army W, 11-0 PENN STATE W, 4-0 at Brown W, 2-1 at New Hampshire W, 5-0 at Vermont W, 1-0 HARVARD W, 4-0 at Boston College T, 1-1 (OT) at Westfield State W, 4-0 GEORGE MASON W, 1-0 vs. Cortland State (NCAA First Round) W, 2-0 vs. Central Florida (NCAA Quarterfinal) L, 1-3 vs. Missouri-St. Louis (NCAASemifinal) W, 2-1 # - NCAA Tournament Championship (Orlando, Fla.)

1981 (17-3-1) EAIAW Tournament, Runner-up AIAW Tournament, Third Place at Plymouth State GEORGE WASHINGTON SMITH at Cortland State at Springfield at Yale at Massachusetts NORTH CAROLINA BROWN VERMONT NEW HAMSPHIRE at Harvard BOSTON COLLEGE WESTFIELD

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BROWN (EAIAW Quarterfinal)# W, 2-0 CORTLAND STATE (EAIAW Semifinal)# W, 1-0 HARVARD (EAIAW Final)# L, 1-2 (OT) CALIFORNIA(AIAW 1st Round)% W, 4-2 OREGON (AIAW Quarterfinal)% W, 3-1 at North Carolina (AIAW Semifinal)% L, 0-5 vs. Missouri-St. Louis (AIAW Consolation)% W, 2-1 #—EAIAW Tournament %—AIAW Tournament

1980 (15-4-1) EAIAW Regionals, Second Place at Plymouth State* W, 2-0 vs. Massachusetts* T, 0-0 vs. New Hampshire* W, 4-0 BOSTON UNIVERSITY W, 9-0 at Princeton L, 1-2 at Smith W, 5-0 SPRINGFIELD W, 3-0 CORTLAND STATE W, 1-0 YALE W, 3-1 MASSACHUSETTS L, 1-2 at Dartmouth W, 5-0 HARVARD W, 2-1 at Vermont W, 2-1 at New Hampshire W, 7-1 PENN STATE W, 3-0 at Boston College L, 2-3 PLYMOUTH STATE W, 5-0 vs. St. John Fisher (EAIAW Quarterfinal)# W, 3-1 vs. UMass (EAIAW Semifinal)# W, 2-1 at Cortland State (EAIAW Final)# L, 2-5 *—Plymouth State Tournament #—EAIAW Regional Games

1979 (9-6-1) EAIAW Regionals, Seventh Place at Massachusetts at Harvard SMITH SPRINGFIELD NEW HAMPSHIRE at Trinity at Mt. Holyoke BROWN WESLEYAN VERMONT DARTMOUTH at Bryant at Yale vs. Massachusetts# at Brown# vs. Penn State# #—EAIAW Tournament

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All Time Record vs. Opponents Team First Game Adelphi 1982 Army 1982 Barry 1987 Boston College 1980 Boston University 1980 Brigham Young 2003 Brown 1979 Bryant 1979 California 1981 UC Santa Barbara 1984 Canisius 1992 Central Connecticut 2000 Central Florida 1982 Cincinnati 1983 Colgate 1993 Colorado College 1984 Columbia 2006 Cornell 1987 Cortland State 1980 Dartmouth 1979 DePaul 2005 Duke 1990 Fairfield 1997 Florida 2001 Florida State 2002 George Mason 1982 George Washington 1981 Georgetown 1995 Georgia 1996 Hartford 1986 Hartwick 1982 Harvard 1979 Hofstra 2003 Holy Cross 1986 Illinois 2010 James Madison 1995 Keene State 1984 Long Beach State 2003 Louisville 2005 Loyola (Md.) 1998 Maine 2006 Marquette 2005 Maryland 1997 Massachusetts 1979 Miami 1999 Michigan 2003 Missouri-St. Louis 1981 Monmouth 1985 Mt. Holyoke 1979 Navy 2006

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L T 1 0 0 0 1 1 6 3 3 0 1 0 5 1 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 2 0 1 1 0 0 3 1 0 0 0 0 3 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 3 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 5 1 0 0 4 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 4 0 0 1 14 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

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Team First Game L ast Game Last Result W Nebraska 1999 2000 W, 1-0 1 New Hampshire 1979 1993 W, 2-0 15 North Carolina 1981 2006 L, 3-2 2 North Carolina State 1987 1997 W, 2-0 2 Northeastern FIRST MEETING Notre Dame 1995 2010 W, 2-0 5 Ohio 1999 1999 W, 4-0 1 Ohio State 2001 2001 L, 2-1 0 Oregon 1981 2004 W, 1-0 2 Oregon State 1995 1996 W, 1-0 1 Penn State 1979 2010 W, 3-2 (OT) 4 Pittsburgh 1997 2010 L, 1-0 10 Plymouth State 1980 1981 W, 2-0 3 Portland 1980 2004 L, 3-2 2 Providence 1983 2010 T, 0-0 (2OT) 27 Radford 1983 1986 W, 2-1 (2OT) 3 Rhode Island 1988 2002 W, 2-1 (2OT) 8 Rutgers 1987 2010 L, 2-0 14 Sacred Heart 2001 2004 W, 1-0 2 St. John’s 1993 2010 L, 2-1 14 St. John Fisher 1980 1980 W, 3-1 1 St. Louis 2002 2002 W, 2-0 1 San Francisco 1997 1997 W, 4-1 1 Santa Clara 1990 2006 L, 2-1 (2OT) 2 Seton Hall 1995 2010 W, 3-0 10 Siena 2010 2010 L, 3-2 (OT) 0 Smith 1979 1981 W, 10-0 3 South Florida 2005 2010 W, 3-0 4 Southern Cal 1999 1999 L, 2-1 (OT) 0 Southern Methodist 1996 1996 W, 4-0 1 Springfield 1979 1986 W, 8-0 8 Stanford 1988 2007 L, 1-0 2 Syracuse 1997 2010 W, 3-0 16 Texas 2006 2006 T, 1-1 (2OT) 0 Trinity 1979 1979 W, 4-0 1 UCLA 1997 2008 L, 3-0 1 Vanderbilt 1999 1999 W, 2-0 1 Vermont 1979 1995 W, 7-0 14 Villanova 1983 2006 L, 1-0 14 Virginia 1990 2010 L, 1-0 (2OT) 2 Virginia Tech 2001 2003 W, 5-3 3 Wake Forest 2003 2007 W, 1-0 1 Washington 1992 2003 T, 1-1 (2OT) 2 Washington State 1994 1994 L, 2-1 0 Wesleyan 1979 1979 W, 5-0 1 West Virginia 1996 2010 L, 2-0 11 Westfield State 1981 1983 W, 10-0 3 William & Mary 1987 2010 T, 0-0 (2OT) 5 Wisconsin 1987 2002 W, 2-1 4 Wisconsin-Green Bay 1995 1995 W, 6-0 1 Yale 1979 2010 W, 2-0 23 **2010 Opponents in Bold

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The Huskies and the U.S. National Team Throughout the years, the University of Connecticut women’s soccer program has established itself as one of the premier programs in the country. In addition to the postseason appearances and perennial player accolades, several Huskies throughout the years have participated on the highest level of women’s soccer competition with the U.S. National Teams. These players have traveled internationally and across the United States where they have exhibited their skills and talents. Sara Whalen, a 1997 UConn graduate, helped the U.S. Women’s National Team to take home the 1999 World Cup Championship title and the Silver Medal in the 2000 Summer Olympic Games in Sydney, Australia. Former Husky three-time All-American forward Mary-Frances Monroe has also made several national team appearances. Most recently, midfielder Meghan Schnur played with the U-19 US Team that competed in the FIFA World Championship in 2004. Additionally, Kristen Graczyk was called in three times in 2005 to participate in the Under-21 National Team camp. During the summer of 2009, Brittany Taylor was called up to play for the National Team, while Elizabeth Eng participated on the youth National Squad.

Karen Warner 1990

Jennifer Strong 1991, 1992

Kerry Connors 1997

U.S. National Team Player............................................................... Year Meghan Schnur..................................... 2009, 10, 11 Brittany Taylor................................. 2008, 09, 10, 11 Mary-Frances Monroe................................ 2000, 01, Sara Whalen..............................1996, 97, 98, 99, 00 Kerry Connors................................................... 1997 Christy Rowe..................................................... 1996 Karen Ferguson........................................... 1992, 93 Jennifer Strong.................................................. 1992 Kim Prutting................................................. 1987, 88 Tara Buckley............................................... 1983, 85 Moira Buckley.................................................... 1983 Felice Duffy....................................................... 1982

Casey Zimny 2001

Christy Rowe 1996

Kristen Graczyk 2003, 2005

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Meghan Schnur 2002-2004, 2007-2011

Brittany Taylor 2006-2011

U.S. Youth National Team Player............................................................... Year Elizabeth Eng.................................................... 2008 Brittany Taylor............................................. 2006, 07 Meghan Schnur.........................2002, 03, 04, 07, 08 Kristen Graczyk........................................... 2003, 05 Casey Zimny..................................................... 2001 Jennifer Strong............................................ 1991, 92 Karen Warner.................................................... 1990 Kim Prutting....................................................... 1987 Judy Michalski................................................... 1983

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Foreign Tours In August of 1992, Len Tsantiris added a new dimension to Connecticut women’s soccer by bringing the team on an international tour of Denmark. Since 1992, the program has had the privilege of traveling to different parts of the world three additional times. The NCAA rule limits a foreign tour to once every four years, which allows Coach Tsantiris to bring each class once. He believes that it is an integral part of the education that his players receive during their four years at UConn: “Not only can we prepare for the regular season and play against some of the best women’s teams in the world, but our players have the opportunity to learn about different cultures, see how the game is appreciated in other countries, and experience parts of the world that they may never see again.” The foreign tour typically commences two days into preseason and lasts between 10 and 14 days. Players report to UConn in early August, complete compliance certification and fitness testing before the trip and then return to campus several days before classes begin. The following is a summary of the past four trips that Coach Tsantiris and his teams have taken.

1992: DENMARK In 1992, Coach Tsantiris made history and ventured into his first international tour. The team played a challenging sixgame schedule against top Division I and II clubs which included national team players from Denmark, Australia and Finland. The team finished the trip 3-1-2. Coach Tsantiris was very pleased with the outcome of the trip, “I was excited to expose the team to international soccer,” said Tsantiris. “We chose Denmark because the women’s club leagues there play some of the best women’s soccer in the world. They play a thinking kind of game.”

1996: DENMARK AND NORWAY The success and benefits of the program’s first trip to Denmark encouraged Coach Tsantiris and his team to return to the Scandinavian countries four years later. Accompanied by many friends and family of the women’s soccer team, the Huskies began their Scandinavian tour in Copenhagen, Denmark. Highlights of the trip included attendance at a professional game, a scenic ferry ride from Denmark to Norway that included sights of the Oslo Fjord, and sightseeing in Copenhagen and Oslo. On the field, the Huskies improved on their international record from 1992 and came away from the trip with a 4-1 record. The Huskies beat Vejle (4-1), the No. 2 ranked women’s soccer professional club team in Denmark’s first division, along with Mejrup (2-1) and FFI (3-1). The team’s only loss came to a very experienced and talented Fortuna squad, the #1 ranked club team in Europe at the time. Though the Huskies lost this game, they quickly identified areas that needed improvement for the regular season by gaining tremendous experience. Consequently, UConn challenged for a national championship the following year. In addition, a relationship between UConn and Fortuna extended into a return trip from Fortuna to Morrone Stadium on the UConn campus for an exhibition game on September 10, 1998.

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2000: GREECE AND ITALY In 2000, Coach Tsantiris decided that it was time to take the team to his homeland. He is originally from a small island in Greece, but the team did not visit his island. They spent time in Athens, Leptokaria Pieria and Thessaloniki. During a two week tour of Greece and Italy, the Huskies played eight games, winning all eight and were crowned champions of the 3rd AEGEAN Olympus Cup. Coach Tsantiris valued the opportunity to go overseas and reflected on the importance of the trip shortly before leaving, “We are going to Greece and Italy to play games. We will play four in each country in order to gain competitive game experience that you can’t get from practicing. It will be very valuable. This experience will help us next year and the year after and will benefit all of our classes.” Sightseeing on this trip included Mt. Olympus, the ancient site of Dion, the ancient castle of Platamon, the Acropolis, and the Parthenon. After 7 days in Greece, the team traveled to Italy and spent time in Udine, Venice and Rome. With excellent food and amazing sites, the trip proved to be an invaluable experience for the team as they developed a more possession style of play and advanced to the NCAA Quarterfinal, losing to the eventual National Champions. As coach Tsantiris foresaw, three years later the team played in the national championship game.

2004: BRAZIL The men’s Brazilian national team has seen dominance with the likes of Pele, Ronaldo and Ronaldinho, and the women’s national team has emerged over the past seven years as a World Cup and Olympic contender. On the field, the Brazilians display technical superiority, creativity and a confidence in their abilities to which most players aspire. Believing that his players would learn from and pick up some of Brazil’s savvy play, Coach Tsantiris decided that a trip to South America would be a new and exciting opportunity for the program. A 12-day tour of Rio de Janeiro, Buzios and Teresopolis proved to be an amazing experience for the group. “Everyday we were doing something. A lot of good things came out of it and it was a very educational experience for everyone. The kids were able to experience a different culture and create camaraderie with one another. And at the same time, we were in the richest soccer country in the world. It gave us an opportunity to play against a totally different level of competition” said Tsantiris. The highlights of the trip included attendance at two professional games at Maracana Stadium, including a game in which former World Cup Champion Romario played. The team visited the Brazilian Soccer Hall of Fame within the Maracana, played beach soccer games against local players, visited the Corcovado and Christ the Redeemer tourist spots and practiced and played at the Brazilian National Training Center in Teresopolis.

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In his 29-year history with Connecticut women’s soccer, Len Tsantiris has had 16 natives of New York’s Long Island play for the Huskies. Not only have these 16 competed as members of the team, they have each had a major impact on the program. Twelve have earned postseason honors and six of the Long Island products have been named All-Americans. All-Americans hailing from Long Island include three-time All-American Sara Whalen and Mary-Frances Monroe, former assistant coach and 1991, 1992, and 1993 All-American Karen Ferguson, 1991 All-American Cathy Cambria, 1988 and 1990 All-American Beth Grecco, and 1987, 1988, and 1989 All-American Kim Prutting. The Huskies had their seventh different Long Island athlete named All-American in 2007 when Brittany Taylor earned the honor. The Long Island tradition continued in 2008 with the addition of Michelle Reynolds and Heather Kasper and again in 2010 when Devin Prendergast joined the Huskies.

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Cathy Cambria

Pam Claudio

Beth Grecco

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John Miceli CPIA Phone: (860) 486-6482 Fax: (860) 486-3441 John.Miceli@UConn.edu The University of Connecticut’s Counseling Program for Intercollegiate Athletes (CPIA) was established in 1986 to provide comprehensive support to all UConn student-athletes. CPIA’s staff includes nine full time counselors, a learning specialist, three graduate assistants and an extensive complement of tutors. The program boasts a large computerized writing lab with electronic access to the reference tools of the Homer Babbidge Library. Individual tutors in all subjects are readily available to student-athletes upon their request. A CPIA counselor is assigned to each intercollegiate team. He or she monitors student-athlete academic performance; provides academic, career, and personal counseling while also making appropriate referrals to other University support programs including Career Services, Study Abroad, and discipline-specific advising; facilitates, in consort with faculty and staff advisors, registration in courses that accommodate practice times while optimizing progress toward a degree; coordinates tutor requests and assignment; assists in the development of learning and time management skills; and ensures individual student-athlete compliance with NCAA satisfactory academic progress rules. The UConn women’s soccer coaches and team members take great pride in the team’s academic, service, and leadership accomplishments. The team completed an academic Triple Crown of sorts in 2009-2010. First, they were recognized for academic excellence by the National Soccer Coaches Association of America. Second, they were recognized during the spring 2010 semester by the University as UConn’s top academic team, boasting a 3.26 spring 2009-fall 2009 cumulative team grade point average (the team has gone on to post a remarkable 3.44 team GPA for the spring 2010 semester). And third, the team was recognized by the NCAA in its Public Recognition Program as being in the top 10% among women’s soccer teams nationally with respect to Academic Progress Rate (APR). Indeed, fifteen members of the team achieved the Dean’s List in their school or college last year, the highest number of Dean’s List achievers for the team since its academic heyday in the mid-1990’s. Leading the team this past year with perfect 4.0 spring semester GPA’s were seniors Annie Yi and Lauren Ebert. Brittany Taylor, Corey Bildstein and Jessica Shufelt followed closely in the spring semester with near perfect 3.93, 3.93 and 3.88 GPAs, respectively. Joining these five students in averaging at or above 3.5 over the full academic year were Melissa Busgue, Danielle Dakin, Becky Gundling, Karen Gurnon, Sam Kelley, Hillary Lackman, Kacey Richards, Linda Ruutu, and Courtney Wilkinson-Maitland. Annie Yi received the team’s individual Scholar-Athlete Award, recognizing sustained academic excellence, at the team’s annual banquet. She was accepted into UConn’s Doctor of Physical Therapy program last spring and completed her initial coursework in the program this summer with perfect grades. UConn women’s soccer members have a long tradition of garnering academic, leadership, service, and holistic honors within and outside the athletics realm. Shannon Algoe, Karen Gurnon, and Annie Yi were named New England Scholars for having achieved consecutive 3.7 or better semesters in the 2009 calendar year. With regard to service, Courtney WilkinsonMaitland, Meghan Cunningham, and Alexis Garufi all serve as teacher/faciliCounseling Program for tators on the Enrichment Team, teachIntercollegiate Athletes ing the Personal Growth for StudentAthletes freshmen year experience Director course and maintaining the distinction Bruce Cohen, M.F.A. of being one of the very few UConn Counselors undergraduate students entrusted Felicia Crump, M.Ed. to conduct classroom sessions in a Amanda Fabbro, M.Ed. credit-bearing course without direct Ingrid Hohmann, M.Ed. supervision. Significantly, three of Kelli Kozaryn, M.F. the six members of this elite teaching/ Alana Linick, M.Ed. mentoring unit, selected after a rigorJohn Miceli, M.Ed. 6th Yr. LPC ous screening process, are women’s Ellen Rennie, M.Ed. soccer players. Wilkinson-Maitland, Rebecca Taylor, M.A. Cunningham, and Garufi along with Mansour Ndiaye, M.A. senior Corey Bildstein also serve as Myers-Briggs Type Indicator Small CPIA Kinsman Award winners Group Facilitators, helping freshmen (Women’s Soccer Members) student-athletes as well as non-ath2007.................................... Courtney Sands letes optimize their use of individual 2006..................................Kristine Lundberg personality type testing results in aca2002.............................................Kate Foley demic, career, and personal realms.

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senior, previously completed UConn’s Pharm.D. program in 2006. She is now with the prestigious Boston law firm Ropes & Gray. Meanwhile, 2007 women’s soccer graduate Courtney Sands made the Law Review last year at New England School of Law. Also In recent years UConn’s Neag School has honored Brittany Tegeler, Kathleen Frank, Lani Fortier, and Kristen Gracyk as the top student in their Kinesiology Department’s academic field. Notably, UConn’s Kinesiology program is ranked #1 ranked in the nation. Further, UConn women’s soccer players have captured 11 of the 19 Kinsman Awards since that prestigious award was established. The Kinsman Award is CPIA’s highest award, presented annually to one female and one male from among all seniors in UConn’s 24 varsity sports. The award recognizes academic and athletic achievement and improvement, leadership, service, perseverance and character. UConn women’s soccer players- including current Women’s Professional Soccer’s Meghan Schnur and Kristen Graczyk- have also captured 5 of the last 9 female UConn Big East Scholar-Athlete of the Year awards (given to only one UConn female student-athlete each year). Since the spring 2003 semester, women’s soccer teammates have supported each other academically through a “learning group” program, first proposed by former goalkeeper Maria Yatrakis and initiated by Coach Tsantiris and team counselor John Miceli. These groups have proven tremendously effective in facilitating academic achievement motivation and team unity, and enhancing team GPA. In fact, the learning group program has been so successful that it is now emulated by the men’s and women’s swimming & diving teams and the women’s cross-country and track & field teams. Annie Yi, Samantha Kelly, Cory Bildstein, Courtney MaitlandWilkinson, and Karen Gurnon will lead the team’s learning groups this fall.

2009-10 Women’s Soccer Division of athletics Gelfenbien Family/Dean’s List Award Name ...........................................Major Corinne Bildstein...................Marketing Melissa Busque...... Sport Management Danielle Dakin........... Exercise Science Lauren Ebert.............Special Education Rebecca Gundling.............. Psychology Karen Gurnon.. Psychology/Anthropology Samantha Kelley...Finance/Political Science Hillary Lackman...........................HDFS Kacey Ricahrds...........................HDFS Linda Ruutu........................ Psychology Jessica Shufelt....... Sport Management Brittany Taylor............................English Courtney Wilkinson-Maitland.... Allied Health Annie Yi...............................Exercise Science

Since 1988, John Miceli has served as the team’s academic counselor. Coaches Tsantiris, O’Brien, and Rodriguez work closely with John to create a nurturing environment in which each individual team member can grow personally, academically and athletically. John travels with the team, providing continuous holistic support and often proctoring exams on the road, attends practices and is available in the CPIA office daily for individual consultation. A 1974 U.S. Coast Guard Academy graduate, Miceli co-captained the soccer team there and was a New England-ranked hurdler. He holds a Master’s degree in counseling from Northeastern University and a Sixth Year Professional Diploma in sport studies/sport psychology from UConn. He is a nationally certified sports counselor and Connecticut licensed professional counselor. In 1999, he was the first recipient of the Vivienne Dean Litt Award, presented by UConn’s University Program for the Learning Disabled (UPLD) and recognizing John’s advocacy for and empowerment of learning disabled students. He also served for many years on the Executive Board of the Connecticut College and University Counselors Association (CCUCA) and chaired both the CCUCA Professional Development Committee and the Connecticut Counseling Association’s (CCA) Mentoring Committee. CCA awarded Miceli its Professional Development Award in 2007 for his role in conceiving, coordinating, and presenting at strongly attended professional development workshops that drew counselors from three states and also formally recognized his work in 2009 for establishing and nurturing the development of the CCA Mentoring Program. Since 1987, John has served as academic counselor for 13 of the 24 UConn teams and now works exclusively with five teams. Before assuming a full time position with CPIA, Miceli coached six individual UConn school record holders in the sprint and hurdle events as an assistant track coach. He retired with the rank of Captain (0-6) in the U.S. Coast Guard Reserve in 1998 after commanding two large units and serving in his last assignment as senior reservist for the Coast Guard district spanning Maine to New Jersey.

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The Department of Sports Medicine in the University of Connecticut Division of Athletics works as an integrated multidisciplinary team whose purpose is to provide the optimal, safe environment for the student-athletes to train and participate in their sport. Handling the day-to-day responsiblities for the women’s soccer program will be assistant athletic trainer, Catie Dann, MS, A.T.C. The staff takes great pride in the individual attention paid to each student-athlete. They are devoted to preventing injury, rapidly diagnosing and treating injury and maximizing athletic performance. The disciplines of athletic training, strength and conditioning, sports medicine, orthopedic sports medicine, optometry, nutrition, exercise physiology and psychology work in concert to provide comprehensive care. The team is spearheaded by Robert Howard, MA, ATC, the head athletic trainer. Howard is assisted by Brian Gallagher, MA, ATC and graduate assistants Anne Lasinsky, ATC, and Jonathan Andrews, ATC.

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Mary Ryan Women’s Soccer Administrative Assistant

Mary Ryan is in her 27th year of working in the UConn Division of Athletics, and her seventh year working with the women’s soccer team. Ryan oversees and helps with the day to day operations of the women’s soccer program. In her tenure at Connecticut, Ryan has worked for a variety of UConn’s other successful athletic programs, inlcuding baseball, volleyball, football, field hockey, ice hockey, men’s and women’s track and men’s and women’s swimming. Before joining the athletic department, Ryan worked for three years in the College of Agriculture at Connecticut.

Catie Dann M.S., A.T.C. Assistant Athletic Trainer

Rosemary Ragle, A.T.C., MS Assistant Athletic Trainer Patti Kula, A.T.C., MS, CSCS Assistant Athletic Trainer James Doran, M.Ed., A.T.C. Assistant Athletic Trainer

Physician coverage is led by Dr. Catie Dann, MS, A.T.C Jeffrey Anderson, the Director Assistant Athletic Trainer of Sports Medicine, and Team Physician, Dr. Thomas Trojian. Mario Diaz, MS, A.T.C. The Orthopedic Sports Medicine Assistant Athletic Trainer Specialists for the team include: Dr. Michael Joyce of the Orthopedic Sports Specialists in Glastonbury; Dr. Thomas DeBerardino; and Dr. Robert Arciero and Dr. Augustus Mazzocca of the University of Connecticut Health Center Department of Orthopedics in Farmington. The Department of Sports Medicine works closely with the Departments of Kinesiology and Nutritional Sciences on the University of Connecticut campus. This affords the student-athletes with the input of several nationally recognized exercise scientists. This cooperation also keeps the sports medicine staff at the cutting edge of developments in the fields of human performance and sports nutrition. Members of the sports medicine staff are actively engaged in research that directly benefits the care of the student-athletes. In addition to providing the finest in medical care for the UConn women’s soccer program, the Department of Sports Medicine at the University of Connecticut administers to the daily needs of 650 male and female intercollegiate studentathletes, who are in 24 different varsity programs. The Department of Sports Medicine at the University of Connecticut plays a critical role in assuring that all UConn student-athletes have access to the best medical support and health care possible. Through patient care and ongoing research and education, the department continues to provide Husky teams a competitive edge from the medical perspective.

Catie Dann is in her fifth year working with women’s soccer. She also works with the swimming and diving teams. Dann oversees all practices/games and deals with the prevention, care, and rehabilitation of all the team’s injuries. She earned her bachelor’s degree at UConn in athletic training, and got her master’s degree in exercise nutrition and eating behavior at The George Washington University in D.C. where she served as a graduate assistant trainer with the women’s soccer team. 

Tim Palmer Director of Women’s Soccer Operations

Tim Palmer starts his third season with the University of Connecticut¬ women’s soccer team and first as Director of Soccer Operations. Palmer travels with the team and is responsible for various jobs including helping at practice, assisting with film and coordinating meals. In addition, he works in the soccer office assisting with marketing and communications. Palmer graduated from the University of Connecticut in 2010 with a Bachelor’s Degree in sport management and is currently pursuing his Master’s Degree in the same field at UConn. From 2007-2009, Palmer reported on the UConn women’s basketball team for UCTV. Outside of UConn, Palmer has interned in the athletic department at Franklin Pierce University in Rindge, N.H. and with the Boston Breakers of the Women’s Professional Soccer League. Tim currently resides in Coventry, Conn.

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Huskies in the Community Balancing athletics with academics is undoubtedly one of the most time consuming and challenging experiences a studentathlete will ever encounter. Despite the rigorous demands associated with learning in the classroom and competing at the Division I level, the UConn women’s soccer team always finds time to give back to the community.

In the past, many members of the team traveled to Mansfield Middle School to spend time in classrooms teaching children life lessons that are necessary to be successful both on and off the field. The student-athletes stressed the importance of teamwork and cooperation in the classroom, on the soccer field and in everyday life.

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Huskies in the Community During the season, the team also hosts an annual soccer clinic each fall that gives children the opportunity to play on UConn’s training fields and talk with the players. In addition, the student-athletes have put on several small clinics at UConn during the spring season for different groups throughout the years.

HUSKYSPORT HuskySport is a program that connects UConn students and student-athletes with North End Hartford youths through school-based, after school, and summer activities. HuskySport’s goal is to expose these youths to a variety of sports and physical activity in general. While involved in sport and physical activity, participants are also assisted in developing healthier lifestyles and forming positive relationships with current UConn graduate and undergraduate students, current UConn student-athletes, and former student-athletes, now graduate students, who serve as mentors.

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CONNECTICUT Distinctions • For 12 years running, UConn has been rated by U.S. News & World Report as the No. 1 public university in New England – and also ranks among the top 30 public universities in the nation. • UConn is the only public university in New England with its own schools of law, medicine, dental medicine, and social work. • Founded in 1881, UConn is the only public university in Connecticut to be designated a Carnegie Foundation Research University, lauded for breadth and range of research.

• The American Academy of Kinesiology and Physical Education ranks the Neag School of Education’s doctoral program in kinesiology No. 1 in the nation. • Forbes ranks UConn’s School of Business MBA program 13th among public universities nationwide. • The University has been elected to membership in Universitas 21, a preeminent international network of leading research-intensive universities in 15 countries.

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Location • Main campus is located in Storrs, about 30 minutes from Hartford, the state’s capital city, and within driving distance of Boston, New York City, and Providence. • Campuses are situated in ideal locations at Avery Point, Waterbury, West Hartford, Stamford, and Torrington. • UConn Health Center in Farmington and Schools of Law and Social Work in the greater Hartford area complete the University’s high-quality programs available statewide.

acaDemic BreaDth • UConn has 14 schools and colleges. • The University grants 7 undergraduate degrees and offers more than 100 majors. • The University grants 17 graduate degrees in more than 85 fields of study, and provides graduate professional programs in business, dental medicine, law, medicine, pharmacy, and social work.

impressive FacuLty • UConn’s faculty members are world-renowned. Many are recognized as leaders in education, research, and scholarship. • UConn faculty research in regenerative biology produced America’s first cloned calf using non-reproductive cells, creating an international scientific and media sensation. • UConn faculty provided pivotal leadership for the historic UConn-African National Congress Partnership. • Faculty initiative created an unprecedented opportunity for UConn students to study at the Metropolitan Opera in New York City. • UConn’s Neag School of Education is home to the renowned National Research Center on the Gifted and Talented, the Accelerated Schools Project, and is one of 11 schools nationwide selected for the Carnegie Corporation’s prestigious Teachers for a New Era initiative. • UConn faculty collaborating across campuses, including at the Health Center, are conducting breakthrough research in such cutting-edge areas as nanotechnology, stem cell research, and fuel cell technology. • Faculty members are dedicated to their roles as teachers, student advisors, and mentors. UConn’s undergraduate summer research program offers students the opportunity to participate in original research or receive a grant to work under the direction of our renowned professors.

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stuDent QuaLity • More than 30,000 students enrolled, representing nearly every state in the nation and more than 100 countries. • Average SAT scores for incoming freshmen at Storrs are up over 100 points since 1996 and are now 1221 (critical reading and math only). • The 443 students UConn welcomed into its Honors Program in 2010 had an average SAT score of 1393.

• Minority students make up 23% of the 2010 incoming undergraduate class. • Since 1995, 1,286 valedictorians and salutatorians have enrolled at all campuses. In fall 2010, 44 percent of freshmen entering the Storrs campus were ranked in the top 10 percent of their high school class and 79 percent were ranked in the top 25 percent of their class. • 93% of all freshman and 92% of all students of color return for their sophomore year. • Nearly 50 percent of student-athletes earned a 3.0 or better grade point average last year.

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AMAZING FACILITIES A Campus for the 21st Century • UConn continues to renew, rebuild and enhance our campuses through an unprecedented $2.8 billion, 20-year investment in the University’s infrastructure. UCONN 2000 has been the most ambitious publicly financed university building program in the country. • Now in its 16th year, UCONN 2000 has invigorated the University’s living and learning environments, helped advance faculty research, and stimulated public and private investment. This investment revitalizes the state’s future by providing the means for the University to attract high-achieving students, prestigious faculty, and funding from public grants and private donors. The multibillion dollar facelift has facilitated UConn’s ascent to national prominence among public research universities. • Applications continue to be on the rise with over 28,000 applicants competing for 3,285 seats at the main campus in Storrs and 1,250 seats at the regional campuses. • For the sixth consecutive year, more than half of the applicants are out-ofstate students, comprising 35 percent of the incoming class.

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• An award-winning building for the department of chemistry — the Chemistry Building is one of the best-designed buildings in the world according to the International Architecture Yearbook. • New buildings for the Schools of Business and Pharmacy. • The modern Biology/Physics Building, Information Technologies Engineering Building, and Agricultural Biotechnology Laboratory. • Additions to the William Benton Museum of Art. • Renovations to numerous facilities, including the Homer Babbidge Library, the historic Wilbur Cross Building, the Connecticut State Museum of Natural History, and the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences. • Construction that includes the latest innovations in student residential communities, ranging from traditional residence halls to suites to apartments. • Revitalized downtown campuses in Stamford and Waterbury, a sophisticated marine facility at our Avery Point campus, and new buildings on our Greater Hartford and Torrington campuses, as well as the UConn School of Law.

Forthcoming projects made possible by UCONN 2000 include: • A $352 million expansion to the UConn Health Center that will include a stem cell research institute, renovations to large lecture halls, and renovations to the dental clinics. • New liberal arts facilities and life sciences buildings at the Storrs campus.

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For the 12th consecutive year, U.S. News and World Report ranked UConn the top public university in New England and among the top 30 public universities in the nation. The Fiske Guide to Colleges declares, “Quality teaching is the trademark of a UConn education.” Bolstered by this national recognition and academic prestige, the value of a UConn degree continues to soar.

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Now is a tremendously exciting time to attend UConn. A $2.8 billion landmark building program is dramatically transforming the places where students live, learn, and enjoy life. Through new construction and renovation, UConn offers the latest innovations nationally in university housing and dining and extensive recreational complexes. Classrooms and laboratories are being built at a remarkable rate, placing our facilities at the forefront of public higher education and propelling UConn to a position of national prominence.

From writers and scientists to human rights activists and historians, our more than 1,300 full-time faculty members are committed to classroom teaching. Fostering a dynamic learning environment, they share research opportunities with high-achieving undergraduates. Our faculty include English professor Regina Barreca, whose humor appears in nationally published columns. Amii Omara-Otunnu, holder of the first and only UNESCO chair in human rights in the United States, provides pivotal leadership for the UConn-African National Congress Partnership.

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With a student/faculty ratio of 18:1, 21,881 undergraduate students receive personal attention and tailored academic advising. UConn also offers the opportunities of a premier research university, such as hands-on experience working in labs with professors who not only teach our courses, but who also are on the cutting edge of innovation and discovery.


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Yoga. UConn Student Television. Fraternities and sororities. Film. Marching Band. Finance Society. Skydiving. Dance Team. Community Outreach. Choosing from more than 500 clubs and volunteer organizations, UConn students actively participate in campus and community life. Our students make governing decisions, plan events, organize intramural teams, host their own radio shows – and so much more.

UConn has the highest percentage of students living on campus of any major public university in the country. Residential life at UConn offers a distinct sense of community, as well as many social and cultural opportunities. We offer new students a range of dining options and accommodations, while offering upper-division students the latest in suitestyle and apartment living. Fully wired residence halls come complete with study rooms, computer labs, and lounge areas.

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Kiplinger’s Personal Finance ranks UConn in the top 35 for best value in public colleges. Whether students’ long-range goals are preparing for a career, pursuing a graduate degree, or attending medical or law school, “students can receive a stellar education without graduating with a mountain of debt,” Kiplinger’s noted. UConn has a variety of programs to help many students financially, ranging from merit scholarship opportunities to need-based financial aid packages, all designed to support a large number of qualified students. The University also has many part-time campus jobs with flexible hours that help students earn extra spending money or build their résumé with hands-on work experience.

With our main campus in Storrs, we’re a major academic institution that values its small-town roots. Students enjoy the familiarity of an intimate academic institution, while being just a short drive from major cities. UConn’s regional campuses are strategically placed across the state in Avery Point, Stamford, Torrington, Waterbury, and West Hartford, offering a quality education to meet our students’ distinct needs.

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7 more than 100 majors Choices abound. Whether it’s education, engineering, English, or environmental science, UConn has something for everyone. Students select an established major or design an individualized plan of study to meet their specific needs. UConn takes pride in offering all students, including those enrolled in our distinctive Honors Program, the opportunity to pursue a major in any of the University’s 100+ programs of study. In addition to academic advisers, online study tools, and tutorial centers, UConn offers career counseling workshops, Study Abroad programs, and internships that offer valuable experience. The University of Connecticut offers many academic choices, yet remains committed to providing students with the support needed to help them achieve their goals.

10 huskymania Division I in all sports, we have a variety of men’s and women’s varsity athletics. Home of Huskymania, sports at UConn include baseball, basketball, cross country, field hockey, football, golf, ice hockey, lacrosse, rowing, soccer, softball, swimming and diving, tennis, indoor and outdoor track, and volleyball. Since 1995, UConn athletic teams have captured 11 NCAA national championships, including unprecedented dual men’s and women’s basketball championships in 2004 – the first University to do so in NCAA Division I history. UConn’s standard of athletic excellence extends to the gridiron, where the Huskies, who have played in four-straight bowl games, play for sellout crowds of 40,000 roaring football fans at the ultra-modern Rentschler Field.

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Home of men’s and women’s basketball

Mark R. Shenkman Training Center

The Burton Family Football Complex

Home of men’s and women’s basketball and women’s volleyball

Mark Edward Freitas Ice Forum

J.O. Christian Field

Home of men’s and women’s ice hockey

George J. Sherman Family Sports Complex

Home of men’s and women’s outdoor track and field, field hockey and women’s lacrosse

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Joseph J. Morrone Stadium

Home of men’s and women’s soccer

Coventry Lake

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Harry A. Gampel Pavilion

The Burrill Family Field At The Connecticut Softball Stadium Home of softball

Hugh Greer Field House

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Consensus All-American Kemba Walker and the men’s basketball team won the NCAA Championship and made the customary trip to the White House.

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Danielle Cecco became the first UConn’s women’s diver in history to qualify for an NCAA Championship.

The UConn men’s track and field team hit the “BIG EAST Double” as it won both the indoor and outdoor championships.

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The fall of 2010 was highlighted by three UConn team all taking part in NCAA Championship action – the field hockey (quarterfinals), men’s soccer and women’s soccer squads. All-American George Springer and the UConn baseball team won the NCAA Clemson Regional and advanced to the program’s first-ever Super Regional.

All-American Jordan Todman and the football team won the BIG EAST Championship and played in the Tostitos Fiesta Bowl – UConn’s firstever BCS game.

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Director of Athletics

JEFFREY HATHAWAY J

effrey A. Hathaway has provided effective leadership for the University of Connecticut Division of Athletics as he enters his ninth year in that position in 2010-11. At the same time, he has also become a leader for college athletics on both the national and conference level. He has played a vital role in the success story of UConn athletics for 20 of the past 22 years as he was the Executive Associate Director of Athletics at the school from 1990-2001. In his only two years away from the Storrs campus, Hathaway enjoyed a successful tenure as the Director of Athletics at Colorado State University from 2001-03. His first eight years as UConn’s Director of Athletics have arguably been the most successful in school history. The 2010-11 academic year was an amazing one for Husky athletes. The men’s basketball team won its third NCAA Division I Championship in its history while the football team played in the Tostitos Fiesta Bowl – its first appearance in the Bowl Championship Series. The Huskies have now appeared in four-straight bowl games. In addition, the women’s basketball team played in the NCAA Final Four for the fourth-consecutive season and set a college basketball record for most consecutive wins with 90. The UConn baseball team made history as it made its first-ever appearance in NCAA Super Regional play. The men’s soccer, women’s soccer and field hockey teams have took part in NCAA tournaments while representatives from men’s and women’s track and field and women’s diving have also taken part in NCAA action. During 2009-10, Hathaway directed UConn to reach an agreement with IMG College, a division of IMG Worldwide. This 10-year athletics multi-media rights partnership is worth more than $80 million in guaranteed payments to the University. In 2007-08, UConn successfully completed the NCAA certification process. The institution was previously certified, once every 10 years as set forth by the NCAA, in 1998. Hathaway provided leadership for a comprehensive, year-long self study of the operations in the Division of Athletics, a site visit by a peer review team, a NCAA certification committee’s review of the self-study

and a report by the peer review team. The Division also reached a new long-term agreement with Connecticut Public Television for women’s basketball. UConn also completed a landmark ten-year, $46 million corporate partnership agreement with Nike, Inc. to exclusively provide footwear, apparel and equipment for Husky athletics. In addition to his leadership role at UConn, Hathaway is serving as the chairman of the prestigious NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball Committee in 2011-12 as he represents the BIG EAST Conference. Hathaway is in his fifth and final year on that committee. As a member of the ten-person committee, Hathaway takes part in the selection and administration of the NCAA Men’s Basketball Championship and the administration of the CBS television contract. He is only the fourth individual in the history of the BIG EAST Conference to serve on the committee, joining Dave Gavitt, Jake Crouthamel and Mike Tranghese. Hathaway is a member of the Division I-A Athletic Directors Association Board of Trustees and on the Executive Committee of the National Association of Collegiate Directors of Athletics (NACDA). Some significantly historic achievements have occurred during Hathaway’s time as Director of Athletics. UConn became the first school to win the NCAA Division I men’s and women’s basketball championships in the same year (2004) and the football team was victorious in its first ever bowl game - the 2004 Motor City Bowl. In 2010-11 UConn became the first school to ever participate in a BCS game and both the men’s and women’s Final Four in the same academic year. Private fundraising for UConn athletics continues to provide exceptional academic and athletic opportunities for student-athletes. UConn secured a gift of $2.5 million from alumnus Mark Shenkman in 2004 for the building of the Mark R. Shenkman Training Center, an intercollegiate and recreational services facility that serves the entire university community. Under Hathaway’s guidance, the Division of Athletics received the University’s Environmental Leadership Award for the construction of The Burton Family Football Complex and the Mark R. Shenkman Training Center. The two buildings are the University’s first projects certified as meet-

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ing the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) standards for “green” buildings. At its 13th annual awards ceremony in March of 2008, the Connecticut Real Estate Exchange presented UConn with the “Green Building Award” for these environmentally-friendly facilities. In his role as Director, Hathaway also oversees UConn’s Recreational Services program. Serving the entire University community, approximately 580,000 individual uses were logged last year, reflecting the popularity of the diverse health and fitness offerings to students, faculty and staff. Hathaway leads a head coaching staff that is one of the most experienced in the country. UConn has 12 head coaches that have been in their current position 10 or more years as of the 2010-11 academic year, including women’s basketball coach Geno Auriemma (27th year in 2011-12) and men’s basketball coach Jim Calhoun (26th). UConn has the distinction of being the only school in the nation with two active Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame coaches in Calhoun (Class of 2005 inductee) and Auriemma (Class of 2006 inductee). Hathaway was also a key factor in the opening of Rentschler Field in 2003 – one of the country’s newest and most modern BCS college football facility. During Hathaway’s career, he has always made the student-athlete the top priority. In the spring and fall semesters of the 2009 calendar year, UConn’s student-athletes excelled in the classroom as nearly 50% of the 650 studentathletes achieved a 3.0 “B-or better” semester grade point average. In addition, the Division of Athletics has consistently maintained a 99 percent retention rate among its student-athletes. “My focus is on the student-athlete,” says Hathaway. “That’s the most important part of our program. Our primary mission is the continued academic success of our student-athletes. The challenge is to identify people early in the process and assist them in charting a career path. In addition, we want to provide a quality experience in intercollegiate athletics for our student-athletes.” The University of Connecticut was saluted for its community service efforts by the National Consortium for Academics and Sports (NCAS) three times under Hathaway’s watch for its community service efforts. UConn was also honored by the NCAS in 2006 and ’07 for its efforts to assist former student-athletes in earning their college degree. In the 2006-07 academic year, Hathaway served on the University search committee to hire Vice President/Chief Operating Officer Barry Feldman and Executive Director of the Alumni Association Lisa Lewis. He was a member of the search committee for the University’s new president – Dr. Susan Herbst. Hathaway’s leadership has earned him respect and recognition both on the national and local levels. He was one of four finalists for the “Athletic Director of the Year” in the spring of 2008 at the inaugural Sports Business Awards by Street and Smith’s Sports Business Journal. In the summers of 2007 and ‘10, Hathaway was honored by NACDA as the AstroTurf Athletic Director of the Year for Division I-A in the Northeast region (which includes the New England states and New York, Pennsylvania, Ohio and New Jersey). In 2004, The Sporting News named Hathaway to its “Power 100 List” comprised of the 100 most powerful people in sports. He received the Joseph J. Fontana Distinguished Service Award from the Connecticut High School Coaches Association in the spring of 2005. In the winter of 2006, Hathaway received the General Robert R. Neyland Outstanding Athletic Director Award from the All-American Football Foundation.

Director of Athletics Jeffrey Hathaway and UConn football student-athletes at last spring’s graduation.

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Jeffrey Hathaway at a reception before a UConn bowl game.

During his tenure at both Colorado State and UConn, he was a member of the NCAA Division I Championships/Competition Cabinet, as well as the Postseason Football Licensing Subcommittee, which is responsible for issues involving postseason football competition and the certification of bowl games. On the conference level, Hathaway was the chair of the BIG EAST Athletic Directors Executive Committee through November of 2009. He is also past chairman of the BIG EAST Championship and Competition Committee as well as the league’s Finance Committee. Hathaway has served as a guest presenter at both the NACDA and NACMA (National Association of Collegiate Marketing Administrators) conventions in the past. In addition, he has also served as a lecturer at the IA Institute sponsored by the Division I-A Athletic Directors’ Association, held annually in Dallas. Hathaway originally came to Connecticut in November of 1990 as Senior Associate Athletic Director. In that role, he oversaw the day-to-day operations of the Division of Athletics. He served internally as a program administrator for several sports, including men’s and women’s basketball and men’s and women’s soccer at UConn as the Huskies won four national championships in those sports during his tenure - two in women’s basketball (1995 and 2000) and one each in men’s basketball (1999) and men’s soccer (2000). Hathaway was also the program administrator for football. He played a critical role in the upgrade of the football program to Division I-A status as UConn became the first ever school to transition from the I-AA level to a BCS football conference. During Hathaway’s tenure at Colorado State, he oversaw a 15-sport program - nine women’s teams and six men’s. The Ram football team made a pair of bowl appearances while Hathaway was at CSU. The men’s basketball team won the Mountain West Conference tournament in March of ‘03 and advanced to the NCAA tournament for the first time in 13 years. The women’s basketball team advanced to postseason play twice, including a trip to the second round of the NCAA tournament in 2002 and the semifinals of the 2003 Women’s NIT. Hathaway was an extremely successful fundraiser during his time in Fort Collins. The school drew national attention for a $15.2 million gift from the Bohemian Foundation and president Pat Stryker for football stadium renovations and expansion. Prior to his first stint at UConn, Hathaway served in a number of capacities at his alma mater - the University of Maryland - from 1982-90, including Assistant Athletics Director for Marketing and Promotions, Acting Assistant Athletics Director for Business Affairs, Athletics Business Manager and men’s basketball trainer. Hathaway earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Athletic Administration from the University of Maryland in 1981. He later received a Master’s Degree in General Administration (1991) from the University of Maryland and is currently continuing work on a PhD in Educational Leadership from the University of Connecticut. He attended The Sports Management Institute at the Universities of Notre Dame and Southern California. Hathaway also completed the Management Development Program at Harvard University. Born June 20, 1959, in Cheverly, Md., Hathaway and his wife Paula have two children: Meghan (October 15, 1991) and Michael (June 11, 1995).


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he sights and sounds of more than a century of intercollegiate athletics competition come alive during a visit to the J. Robert Donnelly Husky Heritage Sports Museum. Located in the new and expanded UConn Alumni Center in the heart of the University of Connecticut’s main campus in Storrs, the Husky Heritage Sports Museum is the ultimate library documenting the wide-ranging successes of Connecticut’s athletic programs. The state-of-the-art design and layout of the 2,700 square foot Husky Heritage Sports Museum, named after benefactor and 1940 Connecticut basketball and football captain J. Robert (Bob) Donnelly (shown above with wife M.J.), vividly captures all of the energy, excitement and enthusiasm that is associated with “Huskymania”. Donnelly passed away on Sept. 26, 2005. The visitors’ UConn experience begins with the University of Connecticut “National Champions” Gallery. This unique museum addition, located in the entrance foyer of the Husky Heritage Sports Museum, was unveiled in December of 2004 and will serve as a permanent tribute to all University of Connecticut varsity teams that climbed to the mountaintop and earned the right to be called National Champions. Currently, a total of 14 national champion squads, representing four different UConn sports, have team photos and national championship logos on display in the National Champions gallery. Included in the National Champions Gallery is the unbeaten 1948 men’s soccer team of Coach John Squires, the 1981 and 1985 UConn women’s field hockey teams of Coach Diane Wright, the 1981 men’s soccer team of Coach Joe Morrone, the 2000 men’s soccer team of Coach Ray Reid, the six national championship women’s basketball teams of Coach Geno Auriemma (1995, 2000, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2009), and the 1999, 2004 and 2011 UConn men’s basketball teams of Coach Jim Calhoun. Upon entering the Husky Heritage Sports Museum, visitors are greeted by a full figure statue of Jonathan, the legendary mascot of all Husky athletic teams. Oversized banners proudly hang from the ceiling, displaying action images that feature 88 of Connecticut’s All-American stars representing 17 different intercollegiate sports. A tour of the various sections of the Husky Heritage Sports Museum is a walk down memory lane for long-time followers of Connecticut athletics. For fans just becoming acquainted with UConn’s tradition of excellence, the various themes and areas of the museum, when woven together, narrate a complete and compelling sport-by-sport story line. The growth and development of Connecticut athletics is traced via text, photographs and select artifacts from its humble beginnings in the 1890s to its present day ranking among the elite major college athletic programs in the nation. Included among the “must see” memorabilia in the Husky Heritage Sports Museum main concourse are the 1981 and 2000 NCAA National Championship Men’s Soccer trophies; the 1981 and 1985 NCAA National Championship Women’s Field Hockey

trophies; the 1950s era baseball gloves belonging to Connecticut’s three Dropo brothersincluding Walt Dropo’s first baseman’s mitt when he was the American League Rookie of the Year with the Boston Red Sox in 1950; the 1935 Ramnapping Trophy, awarded annually to the winner of the Connecticut-Rhode Island football game; a 1931 football signed by the entire Connecticut squad; team photos of Connecticut’s first men’s (1901) and women’s (1902) basketball squads; and the Waterford Crystal NCAA National Championship trophies won by UConn Women’s Basketball (1995, 2000, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2009, 2010) and UConn Men’s Basketball (1999, 2004, 2011). The pinnacle achievement of UConn’s nine NCAA National Championships in both men’s and women’s basketball is preserved and promoted in a unique circular sanctuary–the Connecticut Basketball Rotunda, a gift of Herb and Marcia Dunn. Championship trophies and related artifacts that chronicle UConn’s men’s and women’s national titles are prominently featured in the rotunda, as are life-size cutouts of Husky All-American stars Ray Allen and Rebecca Lobo. Celebratory paintings of head coaches Jim Calhoun and Geno Auriemma are on display along with a one-of-a-kind watercolor team photo of the 25-member UConn Men’s Basketball All-Century team. Also within the Husky Heritage Sports Museum experience is a video wall featuring a 65-inch high definition television. Visitors can view numerous historical moments in UConn history as captured on a variety of highlight films and documentaries. Each display case of memorabilia and every historical photograph located within the walls of the J. Robert Donnelly Husky Heritage Sports Museum describe a portion of a truly remarkable story. That story of the teams, the coaches, and student-athletes who have been part of the rich history that constitutes the University of Connecticut athletic experience is now being told on a daily basis at UConn’s Husky Heritage Sports Museum. In addition, there is a display on the history of football at UConn – from its starts in 1897, to its time in Division I-AA and now as a team that has played in a Bowl Championship Series game. The J. Robert Donnelly Husky Heritage Sports Museum is open free of charge to the general public during regular business hours (8 a.m. to 5 p.m.) of the UConn Alumni Center. Since the Husky Heritage Sports Museum opened in January of 2002, several important artifacts have been donated from UConn loyalists to help expand the scope of the Connecticut Athletics storyline. The University of Connecticut Division of Athletics continues to seek additional memorabilia/artifacts to help expand the story of the UConn Huskies. Anyone wishing to donate specific Connecticut Athletics items to the J. Robert Donnelly Husky Heritage Sports Museum should contact: Tim Tolokan, Phone: (860) 486-9097, e-mail: tim. tolokan@uconn.edu.

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