November 21, 2016 WOMEN'S COLLEGE PLAYER OF THE WEEK
UConn Huskies' senior forward Stephanie Ribeiro
Stephanie Ribeiro concluded her collegiate career with a defeat, the UConn Huskies falling, 4-1, to Auburn in the NCAA Women’s Championship. But Ribeiro, the New England Soccer News Women's Player of the Week for the week ending Nov. 20, continued to produce, providing an assist for a first-minute Maddie Damm goal.
November 12, 2016 ON TO AUBURN
UConn women demolish Great Danes
STORRS, Conn. -- Stephanie Ribeiro scored her 21st goal of the season and Rachel Hill added her 61st career goal as No. 13-ranked UConn took a 4-2 win over Albany in the first round of the NCAA Women’s Championship at Joseph J. Morrone Stadium Saturday night.
November 11, 2016 BLOWN OUT
UConn men halted by Golden Hurricane
TAMPA, Fla. -- The UConn men’s team extended its winless streak to four games with a 2-0 loss to Tulsa in the semifinals of the American Athletic Conference tournament at Corbett Stadium Friday night.
November 6, 2016 TWO OUT OF THREE
UConn women gain 31st NCAA bid
STORRS, Conn. -- Rachel Hill’s 40th-minute goal gave the University of Connecticut women’s team a 1-0 win over SMU in the American Athletic Conference tournament final at Joseph J. Morrone Stadium Sunday.
November 4, 2016 BLANKING THE BULLS
UConn women advance to AAC final
STORRS, Conn. -- Rachel Hill and Stephanie Ribeiro scored as the UConn women’s team took a 2-0 win over South Florida in the semifinals of the American Athletic Conference tournament at Joseph J. Morrone Stadium Friday night.
October 31, 2016 WOMEN'S COLLEGE PLAYER OF THE WEEK
UConn's Stephanie Ribeiro
Stephanie Ribeiro made a strong start to the UConn season, confirming her recovery from an injury that caused her to redshirt in 2014. And Ribeiro has stepped up her game as the season nears the end, compiling a five-game scoring streak as the Huskies concluded the regular season with streaks of 12 games unbeaten and six successive victories.
October 30, 2016 TWO MORE FOR RIBEIRO
UConn women clinch AAC title
GREENVILLE, N.C. -- Stephanie Ribeiro scored twice as the No. 19-ranked UConn women’s team clinched its second successive regular season American Athletic Conference title with a 2-1 victory over East Carolina at Johnson Stadium Sunday.
October 29, 2016 MISSING IN MEMPHIS
UConn men tamed by Tigers
MEMPHIS, Tenn. -- The UConn men’s team started strong but dropped its second straight game, a 2-0 decision to Memphis in an American Athletic Conference match at the Mike Rose Soccer Complex Saturday night.
October 22, 2016 KNIGHT GAME
UConn men stopped by Central Florida
ORLANDO, Fla. -- The UConn men’s team had its four-game road winning streak snapped as the Huskies fall, 2-1, in extra time to Central Florida in an America East Conference match at the UCF Soccer and Track Complex Saturday night.
October 22, 2016 THAT'S THEIR 10TH
Ribeiro scores again as UConn tops Temple
PHILADELPHIA -- Stephanie Ribeiro’s 75th-minute penalty kick made the difference as the UConn women’s team improved its unbeaten streak to 10 games with a 1-0 victory over Temple in an America East Conference match Saturday.
October 18, 2016 DYLAN WINS IT
UConn men blank Boston College
STORRS, Conn. -- Redshirt sophomore defender Dylan Greenberg’s 100th-minute goal gave the UConn men’s team a 1-0 extra time victory over Boston College in a non-conference match at Joseph J. Morrone Stadium Tuesday night.
October 15, 2016 FULL HOUSE
UConn men's streak snapped before 5,100 crowd
STORRS, Conn. -- The No. 13/24 UConn men’s team’s seven-match winning streak was snapped as the Huskies fell, 1-0, to South Florida in an American Athletic Conference match before a 5,100 sellout crowd at Joseph J. Morrone Stadium Saturday night.
October 13, 2016 MAKING HER POINT
UConn Huskies fire past UCF
STORRS, Conn. -- The No. 21-ranked UConn women’s team improved its unbeaten streak to eight games with a 3-0 victory over Central Florida in an America East Conference match at Joseph J. Morrone Stadium Thursday night.
October 9, 2016 UCONN STREAKING
Husky women halt Houston
HOUSTON -- Freshman Erin Spillane scored the first goal of her collegiate career as the UConn women’s team took a 1-0 win over Houston in an America East Conference match at the Carl Lewis Complex Sunday.
October 8, 2016 UCONN CRUISING
Husky men up winning streak to six
STORRS, Conn. -- The UConn men’s team upped its winning streak to six games with a 5-0 victory over Cincinnati in an American Athletic Conference match before a 3,401 crowd at Joseph J. Morrone Stadium Saturday night.
October 6, 2016 STILL IN THE LEAD
UConn women stay even with SMU
DALLAS -- The No. 21-ranked UConn women’s team extended its unbeaten streak to six games, playing to a 0-0 draw with SMU in a showdown for first place in the American Athletic Conference match at Westcott Field Thursday night.
October 3, 2016 WOMEN'S COLLEGE PLAYER OF THE WEEK
UConn Huskies' Stephanie Ribeiro
There were questions about Stephanie Ribeiro’s ability to come back after an injury caused her to miss UConn’s 2014 season. But Ribeiro proved to be strong enough to produce seven goals and eight assists, the Huskies going 19-4-0 and advancing to the third round of the NCAA tournament.
October 2, 2016 FIVE STRAIGHT
UConn women mangle Memphis
STORRS, Conn. -- The UConn women’s team improved its winning streak to five games as seniors Rachel Hill and Stephanie Ribeiro scored twice in a 4-1 victory over Memphis in an American Athletic Conference match at Joseph J. Morrone Stadium Sunday.
October 1, 2016 POSTING A WIN
UConn men blow past Golden Hurricanes
TULSA, Okla. -- Redshirt junior Andrew Geres’ 31st-minute goal gave the UConn men’s team a 1-0 win over Tulsa in an American Athletic Conference match at Hurricane Stadium Saturday night.
September 29, 2016 BLOWN AWAY
UConn women glide past Golden Hurricane
STORRS, Conn. -- Senior Rachel Hill and redshirt senior Stephanie Ribeiro scored twice as the No. 21 UConn women's team took a 4-2 win over Tulsa in both teams’ American Athletic Conference opener at Joseph J. Morrone Stadium Thursday night.
September 26, 2016 WOMEN'S COLLEGE PLAYER OF THE WEEK
UConn Huskies' Stephanie Ribeiro
UConn redshirt senior forward Stephanie Ribeiro did not need long to recover from an injury that caused her to miss the 2014 season. Ribeiro scored seven goals (six game-winners) last year, combining with strike partner Rachel Hill to lead the Huskies to a 19-4-0 record.
September 24, 2016 ON A ROLL
UConn men topple Temple
STORRS, Conn. -- Sophomore Abdou Mbacke Thiam scored for the fourth time in three matches as the UConn men’s team took a 1-0 win over Temple in both teams’ American Athletic Conference opener before a 4,159 crowd at Joseph J. Morrone Stadium Saturday night.
September 22, 2016 ROUTING THE RAMS
UConn women fly past Fordham
STORRS, Conn. -- Redshirt senior Stephanie Ribeiro scored her NCAA Division 1-leading sixth game-winning goal as the No. 23-ranked UConn women's team took a 4-1 win over Fordham in a non-conference match at Joseph J. Morrone Stadium Thursday night.
September 21, 2016 DOMINANCE
UConn men run past Rhode Island Rams
KINGSTON, R.I. -- Sophomore forward Abdou Mbacke Thiam notched his team-leading fifth goal of the season to propel the UConn men's team to a 2-1 victory over Rhode Island at the URI Soccer Complex Wednesday night.
September 19, 2016 MEN'S COLLEGE PLAYER OF THE WEEK
UConn Huskies midfielder Kwame Awuah
The UConn Huskies have featured high-scoring striker prospects in recent years, from the Orlando City SC’s Cyle Larin to Abdou Mbacke Thiam. And the player who has set up many of their goals has been senior midfielder Kwame Awuah, who followed Larin’s path from Toronto to UConn.
September 17, 2016 HE'S BACK AT IT
Thiam scores twice as UConn speeds past Greyhounds
STORRS, Conn. -- Sophomore forward Abdou Mbacke Thiam scored twice and redshirt junior midfielder Andrew Geres had a goal and two assists as the UConn men’s team took a 5-1 win over Loyola (Md.) before a 3,666 crowd at Joseph J. Morrone Stadium Saturday night.
September 11, 2016 550 WINS
UConn crushes Stony Brook
STORRS, Conn. -- Len Tsantiris recorded his 550th coaching win as the No. 17 UConn women's team took a 4-1 victory over Stony Brook at Joseph J. Morrone Stadium Sunday.
September 5, 2016 SUBS SEAL IT
UConn Huskies bounce Big Red
STORRS, Conn. -- Second-half substitutes Andrew Geres and Nick Zuniga provided the goals as the No. 14 UConn Huskies men's team took a 2-0 win over Cornell before a 2,800 crowd at Joseph J. Morrone Stadium Monday night.
September 2, 2016 THREE GAME-WINNERS
UConn Huskies score early, top Pacific
STORRS, Conn. -- Redshirt senior Stephanie Ribeiro’s tallied her third game-winning goal of the season in the third minute as the No. 18 UConn women’s team topped Pacific, 1-0,
at Joseph J. Morrone Stadium Friday.
August 29, 2016 MEN'S COLLEGE PLAYER OF THE WEEK
UConn Huskies' Abdou Mbacke Thiam
Abdou Mbacke Thiam did not wait long to make his mark this season, scoring 57 seconds into the UConn Huskies’ first game. Thiam, the New England Soccer News Men's Player of the Week for the week ending Aug. 28, converted the opening goal in a 3-1 win over Iona and a penalty kick in a 2-0 victory over Nebraska-Omaha.
August 29, 2016 SELLOUT CROWD
UConn men blank Mavericks before 5,100
STORRS, Conn. -- Abdou Mbacke Thiam converted a penalty kick midway through the second half as the No. 16 UConn men's team topped Nebraska-Omaha, 2-0, before a 5,100 sellout crowd at Joseph J. Morrone Stadium Sunday night.
August 26, 2016 PICKING IT UP
UConn men capture another opener
STORRS, Conn. -- Sophomore forward Abdou Mbacke Thiam picked up where he left off last season, scoring a goal less than a minute into the match as the No. 16 UConn men's team cruised to a 3-1 victory over Iona in both teams’ season-opener before a 3,714 crowd at Joseph J. Morrone Stadium Friday night.
August 19, 2016 STRONG START
UConn women clip Northeastern
STORRS, Conn. -- A first half goal from Stephanie Ribeiro made the difference as the UConn women’s team took a 1-0 win over Northeastern in both teams’ season-opener at Morrone Stadium Friday night.
November 19, 2015 HELLO HOOSIERS
Awuah leads UConn Husky men over BU Terriers
STORRS, Conn.--Junior co-captain Kwame Awuah scored two second-half goals and assisted on the first UConn goal as the three-time champion Huskies took a 3-1 win over Boston University in an NCAA Men’s Championship first-round match at Joseph J. Morrone Stadium Thursday.
November 16, 2015 NCAA BIDS
BC, BU, UConn, Dartmouth, Vermont men's teams in
The UConn Huskies men’s team earned its 17th bid in the last 18 seasons to the NCAA Championship. The Huskies (9-5-6) will meet Boston University (12-5-2) at 7 p.m. Thursday at Joseph J. Morrone Stadium in Storrs, Conn.
November 15, 2015 EDGED OUT
UConn Husky men topped by Tulsa in final
TAMPA, Fla.--The UConn men’s team fell in penalty kicks after playing Tulsa to a 1-1 tie in the American Athletic Conference championship game at Corbett Stadium Sunday. UConn (9-5-6) awaits a potential at-large bid to the NCAA Tournament. Tulsa moved to 7-6-6 and earned an automatic berth into the tournament.
November 9, 2015 MEN'S COLLEGE PLAYER OF THE WEEK
UConn Huskies midfielder Kwame Awuah
Kwame Awuah and his UConn Husky teammates have been relying on Abdou Mbacke Thiam for goals this season, as they did with MLS rookie of the year candidate Cyle Larin last year. But the team’s point of reference this year has been Awuah, who leads the Huskies with nine assists as a left-foot, two-way midfielder.
November 7, 2015 CRUISING
UConn Husky men trounce Temple
STORRS, Conn.--The UConn men's team cruised to a 4-0 victory over sixth-seeded Temple before more than 3,900 fans in an American Athletic Conference quarterfinal match at Joseph J. Morrone Stadium Saturday night.
November 5, 2015 ELIMINATED
UConn Husky women bounced by Cincinnati Bearcats
DALLAS--The No. 10 UConn women's team gave up a two-goal lead in dropping a 3-2 overtime decision to Cincinnati 3-2 in the American Athletic Conference semifinals Thursday. The Huskies, 17-3-0, await a berth in the NCAA tournament.
November 4, 2015 BEARCATS NEXT
UConn Husky women get past East Carolina Pirates
DALLAS--The defending champion UConn women’s team advanced to the American Athletic Conference semifinals with a 3-1 win over East Carolina Tuesday. The Huskies will meet Cincinnati at 5 p.m. CT Thursday at Westcott Field in Dallas.
October 31, 2015 HOME-FIELD ADVANTAGE
UConn Huskies take OT win over USF
STORRS, Conn.--Freshman forward Abdou Mbacke Thiam buried a penalty kick in the 96th minute as the UConn men’s team took a 2-1 win over USF before a crowd of 3,798 in an American Athletic Conference match at Joseph J. Morrone Stadium Saturday night.
October 27, 2015 RIVALRY GAME
UConn men edge Yale before 2,400 crowd
STORRS, Conn.--Junior co-captain Kwame Awuah netted his first goal of the season as the UConn men's team took a 1-0 victory over Yale in a non-conference match before a crowd of more than 2,400 at Joseph J. Morrone Stadium Tuesday night.
October 26, 2015 MEN'S COLLEGE PLAYER OF THE WEEK
UConn Huskies forward Abdou Mbacke Thiam
Abdou Mbacke Thiam has been in the right place at the right time for the UConn Huskies lately. And Thiam, the New England Soccer News Men's Player of the Week for the week ending Oct. 25, has been able to finish things off, scoring all three Husky goals in a win over Temple Wednesday and tie at Tulsa Saturday.
October 25, 2015 PERFECTLY AT HOME
UConn women stop SMU
STORRS, Conn.--The No. 11 UConn women’s team finished a 9-0 season at home with a 2-1 win over SMU in an American Athletic Conference match Sunday.
October 22, 2015 THREE IN THREE
UConn Huskies hold off Houston Cougars
STORRS, Conn.--Senior Samantha McGuire’s 90th-minute goal lifted the No. 11 UConn women’s team (15-2 overall, 7-1 conference) past Houston (4-12, 0-8) in an American Athletic Conference match Thursday night. McGuire converted her third game-winning goal in three games and sixth of the season as the Huskies improved to 8-0-0 at home.
October 21, 2015 TWO FOR ABDOU
UConn Husky men top Temple Owls
PHILADELPHIA--Freshman forward Abdou Mbacke Thiam scored two second-half goals as the UConn men's team took a 2-0 win over American Athletic Conference foe Temple at Ambler Sports Complex Wednesday.
October 17, 2015 SOLD OUT
UConn Huskies take home victory over UCF
STORRS, Conn.--Junior co-captain Jake Nerwinski tallied the go-ahead goal in the 80th minute to propel the UConn men’s team to a 2-1 win over UCF in an American Athletic Conference match before 5,100 fans at Joseph J. Morrone Stadium Saturday night.
October 15, 2015 ROAD SHUTOUT
UConn women edge Memphis, 1-0
MEMPHIS, Tenn.--Senior Samantha McGuire’s 79th-minute goal pushed the No. 15 UConn Huskies women's team to a 1-0 win over Memphis in an American Athletic Conference match Thursday night.
October 12, 2015 WOMEN'S COLLEGE PLAYER OF THE WEEK
UConn Huskies' Andrea Plucenik
Andrea Plucenik has experienced major injury interruptions to her career, first when she missed her senior season in high school, then after four games of her sophomore year at UConn. But Plucenik, who converted five goals as a UConn freshman, appears to be back to her old self after scoring the winning goals in the Huskies’ last two games.
October 10, 2015 THEY HAD THEIR CHANCES
UConn Huskies stopped by SMU, 1-0
DALLAS--The UConn Huskies squandered several chances, including a penalty kick, in the second half of a 1-0 loss to the SMU Mustangs in an American Athletic Conference match at Westcott Field Saturday night.
October 8, 2015 HOMING IN
UConn women crush East Carolina, 3-0
STORRS, Conn.--Rachel Hill scored her 10th goal of the season as the No. 18 UConn women’s team took a 3-0 win over East Carolina in an American Athletic Conference match Thursday night. The Huskies (11-2-0, 3-1-0 conference) extended their winning streak to three games and improved to 6-0-0 at home. East Carolina fell to 7-7-1 and 2-3-0.
October 7, 2015 STREAK STOPPED
UConn Huskies men held to 1-1 tie by Cincinnati
STORRS, Conn.--Freshman forward Abdou Mbacke Thiam tallied his third goal of the season as the UConn men’s team broke a three-game losing streak with a 1-1 draw with Cincinnati in an American Athletic Conference match at Joseph J. Morrone Stadium Wednesday.
October 3, 2015 NO GO
UConn men fall to Memphis in OT
STORRS, Conn.--Chandler Klemm tallied his first goal of the season in the 106th minute to give Memphis a 1-0 win over the UConn men’s team Saturday night in an American Athletic Conference match at Joseph J. Morrone Stadium.
October 2, 2015 HOME WIN
UConn Huskies blank Temple Owls, 1-0
STORRS, Conn.--Junior Rachel Hill scored her ninth goal of the season as the No. 20 UConn women's team (10-2-0, 2-1-0) defeated Temple (8-5-0, 0-3-0), 1-0, in an American Athletic Conference match Friday night.
September 22, 2015 SNAPPED
BC Eagles hand UConn men first defeat, 3-1
NEWTON, Mass. – The UConn men's team surrendered three first-half goals in a 3-1 loss to Boston College Tuesday, snapping the Huskies' 13-match unbeaten streak spanning two seasons.
September 21, 2015 MEN'S COLLEGE PLAYER OF THE WEEK
UConn goalkeeper Scott Levene
The UConn Huskies men's team experienced an emotional few days last week. The Huskies celebrated with legendary coach Joe Morrone, who was wheelchair-bound, after a dramatic comeback for a 2-1 win over UCSB on a rainy Sunday night. Four days later, Morrone died, UConn commemorated him with a moment of pre-game silence Saturday, the Huskies going on to defeat the Rhode Island Rams, 1-0, before a crowd of 4,400.
The events meant more to redshirt sophomore goalkeeper Scott Levene than most, as he went to high school in New Canaan and attended UConn games as a youngster.
September 17, 2015 INSPIRING TO THE END
UConn's legendary Joe Morrone dies at 79
STORRS, Conn.--Joe Morrone was an inspiring figure to the end. Morrone, 79, died Wednesday night, but only three days previously, he was in the stands for the UConn Huskies' game against UC Santa Barbara at the field where he established himself as one of collegiate soccer's greatest coaches.
September 13, 2015 TWO TO WIN
Freshman Thiam decides it for UConn before 2,800 crowd
STORRS, Conn. - Freshman forward Abdou Mbacke Thiam tallied the first goals of his collegiate career in the 84th and 86th minute to give the UConn men's team a 2-1 win over UC Santa Barbara before a 2,800 crowd Sunday night at Joseph J. Morrone Stadium.
August 29, 2015 NO CELEBRATION
UConn settles for opening draw
The UConn men’s team was poised to celebrate its season-opener against St. Francis Brooklyn at Joseph J. Morrone Stadium Friday night. But the Huskies could not break through the Terrier defense, settling for a 0-0 tie before a crowd of 3,618, which included former UConn coach Morrone.
November 14, 2014 UCONN UPSET BY SOUTH FLORIDA
Huskies fall on penalties
STORRS, Conn. – It took 110 minutes of action and penalty kicks to decide the winner of the semifinal game between No. 1 UConn and No. 4 USF, and the Bulls came out on top with a win over the host Huskies
November 13, 2014 ALL UCONN, ALL SEASON
Huskies dominate AAC awards
STORRS, Conn. – Connecticut scored a handful of major conference awards as four players received American Athletic Conference Player of the Year accolades, while the UConn staff was tabbed as the Coaching Staff of the Year.
October 22, 2014 400 FOR REID
UConn gives coach milestone win
STORRS, Conn. - University of Connecticut men’s coach Ray Reid earned his 400th career victory on Wednesday, as the Huskies downed Temple, 3-1, at Joseph J. Morrone Stadium.
October 18, 2014 ONE IS ENOUGH
Huskies shutout UCF 1-0
ORLANDO, Fla. – Sophomore forward Ethan Vanacore-Decker tallied his third goal of the season to lift the UConn men to a 1-0 win over conference foe Central Florida on Saturday night at the UCF Soccer Complex.
September 15, 2014 UCONN TOPS THE LIST
AAC honors Husky performers
PROVIDENCE - UConn sophomore defender Jakob Nerwinski has been named the American Athletic Conference Defensive Player of the Week and freshman midfielder Cheik Stephane Coly is the conference Rookie of the Week.
September 5, 2014 TRIPPED UP IN OT
UConn men fall to Wake Forest
WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. - Connecticut sophomore forward Cyle Larin registered his third goal of the season in a losing effort for the No. 21 UConn men’s soccer team, which fell to Wake Forest, 2-1, in overtime
August 29, 2014 ONE MAN WRECKING CREW
UConn falls 3-2 to Coastal Carolina
STORRS, Conn. – Ricky Garbanazo was a one man wrecking crew against UConn on Friday. The Coastal Carolina forward scored the game winning goal and assisted on two other tallies in a 3-2 win for the Chanticleers at Morrone Stadium.
December 6, 2013 STREAK ENDS
Virginia knocks Huskies out 2-1
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va– UConn saw their postseason run end Friday night with a 2-1 loss at No. 8 Virginia. The loss snapped a 17-game unbeaten streak for the Huskies, who had won three straight games in the NCAA tournament, including an upset of No. 1 UCLA to reach the quarterfinals.
December 1, 2013 STILL KICKING
UConn knocks out UCLA on pks
LOS ANGELES – For the third consecutive year, the No. 10 University of Connecticut advanced to the NCAA Tournament Quarterfinals, moving past No. 1 UCLA in penalty kicks 5-4, after playing to a 3-3 draw, on Sunday evening at Drake Stadium.
November 24, 2013 HUSKIES CLAW INTO THIRD ROUND
UConn tops UMBC on penalty kicks
BALTIMORE, Md. -- The No. 10 University of Connecticut men’s soccer team received second half goals from senior Mamadou Diouf and freshman Cyle Larin to force a 2-2 draw, before defeating UMBC, 4-2, in penalty kicks to advance to the Third Round of the 2013 NCAA Division I Men’s Soccer Tournament on Sunday evening in Baltimore.
November 22, 2013 DIOUF DELIVERS
Game winner advances Huskies
STORRS, Conn. – Mamadou Diouf, UConn’s leading scorer a year ago, found the back of the net for the first time in 2013, propelling the Huskies to a 2-1 victory against Quinnipiac in the first round of the 2013 NCAA Division I tournament on Thursday night at Joseph J. Morrone Stadium.
November 17, 2013 KICKED OUT
Huskies fall in AAC Final on PKs, 0-0 (6-5)
FRISCO, Texas---After 110 minutes of scoreless soccer, USF punched their ticket to the 2013 NCAA Men’s Tournament by beating UConn on penalty kicks, 6-5, in Sunday’s American Athletic Conference Championship Game at Toyota Stadium.
November 15, 2013 CRUISIN’
UConn breezes into AAC Final
FRISCO, Texas---UConn got two first-half goals to blank UCF 2-0 and advance in the semifinals of the American Athletic Conference on Friday night at Toyota Stadium. The Huskies (11-2-5) got goals from Cyle Larin in the eighth minute and another from Nicholas Zuniga in the 37th to extend their unbeaten streak to 13 games.
October 21, 2013 CONFERENCE CHOICE
UConn's Ribeiro is Offensive Player of the Week
PROVIDENCE, RI¬– A three goal performance in two conference games last week helped UConn's Stephanie Ribeiro (Pawtucket, R.I.) lock up American Athletic Conference Offensive Player of the Week honors. The sophomore earns the honors for the first time in her career after achieving honor roll status in last week’s set of awards.
October 11, 2013 BACK TO WINNING WAYS
UConn beats Temple, 3-1
STORRS, Conn. -- The University of Connecticut women’s soccer team peppered Temple University with 33 shots to take a 3-1 win on Friday evening at Morrone Stadium. UConn returns to the win column after dropping two conference games in Florida. The Huskies improve to 3-2 in the American with the turnaround. The Owls drop to 6-7-1 with the loss and fall to 1-4 in AAC games.
September 30, 2013 WOMEN'S PLAYER OF THE WEEK
UConn's Rachel Hill
University of Connecticut freshman forward Rachel Hill has been named New England Soccer News Women's College Player of the week for the week ending September September 29.
September 29, 2013 QUEEN OF THE HILL
UConn beats Houston, 4-1
STORRS, Conn.-- Connecticut freshman Rachel Hill scored three goals for the first time in her career, as the Huskies defeated Houston 4-1 on Sunday afternoon at Morrone Stadium. UConn improves to 8-4 overall and 2-0 in the American Athletic Conference, while Houston falls to 1-4-3 on the season and 0-2 in conference play.
September 26, 2013 FIRST LEAGUE WIN
UConn knocks off SMU, 2-1
STORRS, CONN. -- The UConn women’s soccer team defeated Southern Methodist University by a score of 2-1 in its inaugural American Athletic Conference match. The Huskies improve to 7-4 on the season, while the loss drops the Mustangs to 5-4 overall.
September 22, 2013 CLOSE, BUT NO CIGAR
UConn falls at home to Georgetown
STORRS, Conn. -- The University of Connecticut womenâ€™s soccer team hung tough with No. 10 Georgetown on Sunday afternoon at Joseph J. Morrone Stadium, but was unable to overcome a late second-half goal by the Hoyas, falling, 2-1. With the loss, Connecticut falls to 6-4-0, while Georgetown improves to 8-0-1.
September 15, 2013 HUBBERT, HILL PACE HUSKIES
UConn defeats Dartmouth, 2-0
STORRS, Conn. -- Julie Hubbard and Rachel Hill lifted the UConn women’s soccer team to a 2-0 victory over Dartmouth at Morrone Stadium on Sunday afternoon. The Huskies, with their fifth shutout of the season, improved to 5-3-0 with the win, while the Big Green fell to 1-3-0.
September 8, 2013 FRESHMEN PACE UCONN
Huskies defeat Syracuse 1-0
STORRS, Conn. -- The UConn women’s soccer earned its fourth consecutive shutout with a 1-0 win over Syracuse Sunday afternoon to improve to 4-2-0. The Connecticut freshman duo of forward Rachel Hill and goalkeeper Emily Armstrong continue to lead the Huskies as Hill scored the go-ahead goal and Armstrong earned the shutout victory.
September 6, 2013 NO. 3 UCONN TOPS BU
DaGraca scores for Huskies in 1-0 win
STORRS, Conn. -- Junior transfer Edir DaGraca scored his first goal as a Husky in the 41st minute as the No. 3 University of Connecticut men's soccer team defeated the Boston University Terriers, 1-0, on Friday night in front of a crowd of 4,243 at Joseph J. Morrone Stadium. UConn improves to 2-0-0 on the season while the Terriers fall to 0-2-0.
September 6, 2013 LIFE OF RILEY
Houle scores lone goal in UConn win over Maine
STORRS, Conn. -- The University of Connecticut women’s soccer team earned its third consecutive shutout victory following a game-winner by junior Riley Houle in a 1-0 victory over Maine on Friday evening. The Huskies defense continued to shut down its opponent limiting the Black Bears to only two shots on the night and not allowing a goal.
September 2, 2013 POSTPONED
UConn men vs. William & Mary
STORRS, Conn. -- The men's soccer game between the University of Connecticut and William & Mary that was originally scheduled for Monday has been postponed due to inclement weather in the Storrs area.
September 1, 2013 FRESHMEN SENSATIONS
Armstrong, Hill, Houle guide UConn women
STORRS, Conn. -- The UConn women’s soccer team blanked Central Connecticut on Sunday afternoon, 3-0, and improved to 2-2-0 on the season, while the Blue Devils fell to 0-2-0. The Huskies and freshman goalkeeper Emily Armstrong earned their second consecutive shutout behind goals from freshmen Rachel Hill and Riley Houle. Connecticut’s third goal came on an own goal from CCSU’s Jewel Robinson.
August 30, 2013 HUSKIES BITE TERRIERS
UConn men knock off St. Francis College, 1-0
STORRS, Conn. -- Freshman Cyle Larin scored his first collegiate goal in the 25th minute which proved to be the game-winner, as the University of Connecticut men's soccer team downed the St. Francis (N.Y.) Terriers 1-0 Friday night in the season-opener at Joseph J. Morrone Stadium.
August 28. 2013 HILL LIFTS HUSKIES
UConn beats BC, 1-0, for first win
CHESTNUT HILL, Mass. -- Rachel Hill scored her first collegiate goal to lift the UConn women’s soccer team to a 1-0 victory at Boston College on Wednesday night for the Huskies’ first win of the 2013 campaign. Connecticut now sits at 1-2-0, while the Eagles fall to 1-2-0 overall.
January 17, 2013 ALVAREZ GETS HIS WISH
Huskies’ midfielder drafted by Chivas USA
INDIANAPOLIS--University of Connecticut senior Carlos Alvarez was selected No. 2 overall by Chivas USA in the 2013 MLS SuperDraft on Thursday afternoon. Alvarez is UConn’s 26th overall selection in the MLS Draft and ninth first-round selection.
January 7, 2013 WOMEN’S PLAYER OF THE YEAR
New England Soccer News honors UConn’s Schulmann
UConn forward Danielle Schulmann has been named the New England Soccer News Women’s College Player of the Year. She also is among the finalists for the Soccer News Net Women’s College Boot, awarded to the national player of the year, and was the winner of the Soccer News Net Supporters’ Choice award after finishing first in the College Boot fan voting.
January 5, 2013 SUPPORTER'S CHOICE
UConn's Schulmann leads College Boot fan vote
UConn senior forward Danielle Schulmann has been selected as the winner of the College Boot Supporter's Choice award. Schulmann received the most votes from soccer fans in the annual Soccer News Net poll recognizing the national player of the year.
December 25, 2012 THE YEAR’S TOP STORIES - #7
500th win for UConn's Tsantiris
On October 25, the University of Connecticut women defeated Rutgers 3-1 to give head coach Len Tsantiris his 500th career victory, a milestone that is number seven on the New England Soccer News list of the Top Ten local stories of 2012.
December 7, 2012 BIG THREE
Huskies trio honored as All-Americans
KANSAS CITY, Kan.—Three UConn Huskies, senior midfielder Carlos Alvarez, sophomore goalkeeper Andre Blake and junior forward Mamadou Doudou Diouf, have been honored as NSCAA All-Americans.
December 2, 2012 FALLING SHORT AGAIN
Late goal crushes UConn in quarters
STORRS, Conn. – Christian Blandon scored in the 89th minute to give Creighton a 1-0 win over the University of Connecticut in the NCAA Quarterfinals in front of a sellout crowd of 5,200 at Morrone Stadium Sunday.
November 25, 2012 ELITE HUSKIES
UConn advances to final 8 with OT win over New Mexico
STORRS, Conn. – Nicholas Zuniga picked the right time to score the first goal of his collegiate career as the freshman buried the game-winning goal 4:18 into the second overtime to lead UConn past New Mexico, 2-1, in the NCAA Third Round held at Morrone Stadium in front of 4,315 fans on Sunday afternoon.
November 19, 2012 PLAYER OF THE WEEK
UConn’s Mamadou Doudou Diouf
UConn junior forward Mamadou Doudou Diouf has been named the New England Soccer News Men’s College Player of the Week for the week ending November 18. It is the fourth time this season the Senegalese striker has received the weekly honor.
November 18, 2012 DIOUF DOES IT AGAIN
Nets game winner as UConn advances
STORRS, Conn. – Connecticut junior forward Mamadou Doudou Diouf notched his 14th goal of the season as UConn downed Northeastern, 1-0, in the NCAA Second Round held at Morrone Stadium in front of 4,675 fans on Sunday afternoon.
November 9, 2012 BATTLE OF THE EAST
Notre Dame slugs past UConn 1-0
CHESTER, PA---With two of the top teams in the nation battling one another, it’s not surprising that only one goal separated the two. Dillon Powers scored the only goal, giving Notre Dame a 1-0 win over Connecticut in the second semi final of the Big East Championship at PPL Park Friday night.
November 5, 2012 PLAYER OF THE WEEK
Mamadou Doudou Diouf
UConn junior forward Mamadou Doudou Diouf has been named the New England Soccer News Men’s College Player of the Week for the week ending November 4.
November 1, 2012 TIME SET
Huskies men to host Quarterfinal Sunday
STORRS, Conn. – The University of Connecticut men’s soccer Big East Tournament Quarterfinal match against either Villanova or Seton Hall has been set for a 1 p.m. kickoff on Sunday, November 4 at Morrone Stadium.
October 27, 2012 SHARE OF THE EAST
Win leaves Huskies tied for crown
STORRS, Conn. – Carlos Alvarez and Mamadou Doudou Diouf scored to lead UConn to a 2-0 win over Providence in front of 5,100 fans at Morrone Stadium The win gives the Huskies their 12th Big East regular season crown and first since 2009.
October 25, 2012 MILESTONE WIN
UConn's Tsantiris gets 500th
STORRS, Conn. – University of Connecticut women’s head coach Len Tsantiris recorded his 500th career victory with a 3-1 win over Rutgers on Thursday evening. Tsantiris has compiled a 500-170-50 overall record as a head coach during his 32 years at the helm of the Huskies. He becomes only the second coach in NCAA women’s soccer history to reach the milestone joinign North Carolina’s Anson Dorrance.
October 25, 2012 HUSKIES ADVANCE
UConn beats Rutgers 3-1 to move on in Big East
STORRS, Conn. – The University of Connecticut Huskies defeated the Rutgers Scarlet Knights, 3-1, in the first round of the Big East Women’s Soccer Tournament Thursday night at Morrone Stadium. The Huskies are now 9-7-2 and will head to the quarterfinals of the Big East Championship on Sunday.
October 24, 2012 STUNNED
UConn handed second loss by Friars
PROVIDENCE, R.I. – A goal in the 55th minute by Providence sophomore Marcos Ugarte handed Connecticut it second loss of the season, 1-0 at Glay Field on Wednesday.
October 20, 2012 LAST SECOND HEROICS
Ruutu give Huskies 3-2 OT win
STORRS, Conn. Senior midfielder Linda Ruutu connected on a cross from senior defender Danielle Dakin with one second remaining in double-overtime to give UConn a 3-2 win over Providence at Morrone Stadium Saturday night.
October 20, 2012 BESO BRINGS IT
Goal, assist lead Huskies 2-1 over Pitt
PITTSBURGH, Pa. – Behind a goal and an assist from Adria Beso and the game-winning goal from senior All-American Carlos Alvarez, the No. 4 University of Connecticut rallied for a 2-1 victory against Pittsburgh at Ambrose Urbanic Field Saturday.
October 17, 2012 DIOUF DOUBLES
Two goals leads UConn 4-0 win
STORRS, Conn. - Behind two goals and an assist from Mamadou Doudou Diouf, the University of Connecticut downed Seton Hall, 4-0, at Joseph J. Morrone Stadium on Wednesday night.
October 7, 2012 DEADLOCKED
UConn women tie Marquette 1-1
STORRS, Conn. – Junior Jennifer Skogerboe gave the Connecticut a 1-1 tie against No. 20 Marquette at Morrone Stadium on Sunday afternoon when she put the ball in the back of the net on her 63rd minute penalty kick.
October 6, 2012 FIRST LOSS
Huskies fall to Marquette 3-2
MILWAUKEE, Wisc. – The No. 2 University of Connecticut men’s soccer team suffered its first loss of the season on Saturday night with a 3-2 defeat at the hands of No. 9 Marquette at Valley Fields
October 5, 2012 BLANKED BY BULLS
UConn women fall to USF 1-0
STORRS, Conn.– Sarah Miller scored in the 85th minute to lift South Florida to a 1-0 win over Connecticut in front of a crowd of 1,177 Morrone Stadium Friday night.
September 29, 2012 GIVING UP A GOAL
Huskies shutout streak ends in 2-1 win
STORRS, Conn. – Senior defender Flo Liu and senior midfielder Carlos Alvarez scored first half goals to give No. 2 University of Connecticut a 2-1 win over No. 8 Notre Dame in front of a sell-out crowd of 5,100 fans at Morrone Stadium on Saturday night.
September 24, 2012 BIG EAST HONOR
UConn's Alvarez Offensive Player of the Week
PROVIDENCE, R.I. – University of Connecticut All-American Carlos Alvarez (Los Angeles, Calif.) was named BIG EAST Offensive Player of the Week after notching two goals and two assists in victories over Boston College and No. 13 St. John’s.
September 23, 2012 FRESHMAN FINISHER
Plucenik gives Huskies OT win
VILLANOVA, Pa.– Freshman forward Andrea Plucenik scored the game-winning goal in the 106th minute on a pass from Linda Ruutu to lift the UConn to a 2-1 victory over Villanova in double-overtime on Sunday afternoon at the West Campus Complex.
September 22, 2012 BIG (EAST) BRACE
Alvarez pair leads Huskies over St. John's
STORRS, Conn. – Carlos Alvarez scored two goals and added an assist to lead Connecticut to a 3-0 win over man down St. John's in the Big East opener in front of 5,100 fans at sold out Joseph J. Morrone Stadium on Saturday.
September 17, 2012 GAME CHANGE
UConn reschedules to Wednesday
STORRS, Conn. – The No. 4 UConn men’s soccer team’s match against Boston College scheduled for Tuesday, September 18 in Storrs has been moved to Wednesday, September 19 at 7 p.m. at Joseph J. Morrone Stadium.
September 13, 2012 SQUEEZED BY ORANGE
Huskies fall to Syracuse 3-2
SYRACUSE, N.Y. – Jackie Firenze gave Syracuse a 3-2 win over Connecticut with just 30 seconds left in Thursday night’s Big East season opener for both teams at SU Soccer Stadium.
September 10, 2012 BIG EAST HONOR
Schulmann gets conference nod
PROVIDENCE, RI – Senior forward Danielle Schulmann was selected as the Big East Offensive Player of the Week. Schulmann earns her first Big East weekly accolade after totaling 11 points, including four goals in a 2-0-0 week for the Huskies.
September 7, 2012 WIN IT LIKE WASSERMAN
Free kick puts UConn up 1-0 in OT
STORRS, Conn. – For the third time in two seasons, senior defender Max Wasserman scored the game-winning goal with a free kick from the top of the box as Connecticut defeated Washington in overtime, 1-0, in front of 4,902 fans at Morrone Stadium Friday night
September 3, 2012 SUPER SUB
Matheson scores again in UConn win
EAST LANSING, MICH. – For the second straight match, sophomore Allando Matheson came off the bench to lead the No. 5/1 UConn men’s soccer team to victory. Matheson scored the game’s only goal as UConn won at Michigan State, 1-0 Monday afternoon.
August 31, 2012 BLANKED
UConn women fall to NC Tar Heels 2-0
SOUTH BEND, Ind. – The University of Connecticut women were shutout on Friday 2-0 by No. 19 North Carolina in the opening contest of the Notre Dame adidas Invitational.
August 31, 2012 BIG MAMA
Diouf nets OT winner for UConn
STORRS, Conn. – Mamadou Doudou Diouf calmly buried the game-winning goal in the fifth minute of overtimeto lead No. 5/1 Connecticut past Dartmouth 2-1on Friday night at Joseph J. Morrone Stadium.
August 26, 2012 BLANKING THE BEARS
UConn takes 3-0 win over Maine
STORRS, Conn. – UConn freshmen continued to put on an impressive early season performance, with Sam McGuire , Andrea Plucenik and Stephanie Ribeiro all scoring in the Huskies 3-0 win over Maine at Morrone Stadium on Sunday.
August 24, 2012 NIPPED
Huskies women fall to BC on late goal
STORRS, Conn. – The UConn Huskies women lost an up-and-down battle as they fell to the No.10 Boston College Eagles 4-3 on Friday evening at Morrone Stadium. The Huskies fall to 1-1-0 and the Eagles improve to 2-0-0.
August 19, 2012 BOUNCING BACK
Tied twice, UConn wins 4-2
STORRS, Conn. – Junior Jennifer Skogerboe scored twice to lead the University of Connecticut to a 4-2 win over Vermont at Morrone Stadium Sunday afternoon. Danielle Schulmann and freshman Samantha McGuire also scored for the Huskies.
August 17, 2012 CANCELLED
Lightning ends UConn game
STORRS, Conn. –The University of Connecticut women’s soccer game was cancelled mid-game due to severe weather at Morrone Stadium on Friday evening. The Huskies held a 3-2 lead in the second half when the game was delayed, and later cancelled, due to lightning.
June 21, 2012 STREAK ON THE LINE
Huskies face tough opponents on 2012 slate
STORRS, Conn. – The University of Connecticut will put the nation’s second longest active home unbeaten streak in the nation on the line in 2012 with a slate that features home contests against national powers Boston College and St. John’s.
May 8, 2012 LEAVING STORRS
Gbandi takes job as Holy Cross assistant
STORRS, Conn. – Chris Gbandi, former assistant director of soccer operations at Connecticut, has been named Assistant Coach at Holy Cross. Gbandi served one season on the sidelines at UConn in 2011, helping to guide the Huskies to the NCAA Quarterfinals and a 19-3-3 record. UConn was ranked No. 1 for four weeks in 2011 and ended the season ranked No. 5 by the NSCAA
January 12, 2012 TOP DOGS
Two Huskies go in first round of MLS SuperDraft
KANSAS CITY, Mo.--The University of Connecticut continued a long tradition of MLS draft picks on Thursday as both Andrew Jean-Baptiste and Tony Cascio were taken in the first round of the 2012 MLS SuperDraft at the Kansas city Convention Center. Jean-Baptiste was the first defender taken, at No. 8 overall by the Portland Timbers, while Cascio was selected No. 14 by the Colorado Rapids.
December 11, 2011 ALL AMERICANS
UConn pair earn NSCAA selection
KANSAS CITY, Kan. – UConn’s Carlos Alvarez and Andre Blake have been named 2011 NSCAA All-Americans. Alvarez was named to the Second-Team while Blake earned a spot on the Third Team.
December 10, 2011 HUSKIES HOTSHOTS
Five named all Region by NSCAA
STORRS, Conn. – Five UConn mens have been named NSCAA All-Northeast Region. Senior Tony Cascio, junior Carlos Alvarez, sophomore Andrew Jean-Baptiste and freshman Andre Blake have all been named NSCAA All-Northeast Region First Team. Junior midfielder Stephane Diop was named All-Northeast Second Team.
December 4, 2011 KICKED OUT--AGAIN
Huskies season ends on tiebreaker
STORRS, Conn. – The Connecticut Huskies hadn't lost a game after taking a lead all season. Until Sunday. With a berth in the NCAA College Cup on the line, UConn fell in penalty kicks 4-2 to Charlotte after playing to a 1-1 tie in double overtime.
November 27, 2011 STEPPING UP
Alvarez, Cascio lift Huskies into quarterfinals
STORRS, Conn. –Carlos Alvarez and Tony Cascio each finished with a goal and an assist as UConn advanced to the NCAA Quarterfinals with a commanding 3-0 victory over James Madison in the NCAA Third Round today at Joseph J. Morrone Stadium.
November 20, 2011 BIG MAMA'S HOUSE
Diouf scores two to lead UConn
STORRS, Conn. – UConn rallied on two goals by Mamadou Doudou Diouf to earn a come-from-behind 2-1 victory over Monmouth Sunday at Joseph J. Morrone Stadium in front of 3,979 fans
November 13, 2011 LEARNING EXPERIENCE
Huskies loss prep work for NCAA
HARRISON, NJ---On Friday night, UConn Coach Ray Reid said the Big East Tournament belonged to St. John’s coach Dave Masur, and he invited the Huskies to the party every few years. Despite allowing UConn to play a few minutes longer than planned, the Red Storm proved to be inhospitable hosts, winning the championship with a 1-0 overtime victory at Red Bull Arena on Sunday.
November 11, 2011 ANOTHER THRILLER
Diop’s late goal lifts Huskies over Cardinals
HARRISON, NJ---There’s one thing that seems like it can be counted on when Connecticut and Louisville play. Long stretches without anyone scoring. That’s what happened at Red Bull Arena Friday in the first game of the Big East Championships. It wasn’t until the 79th minute that Stephane Diop put the ball into the net, giving the Huskies a 1-0 win and a spot in Sunday’s championship game.
October 31, 2011 BIG EAST BASH
UConn to host DePaul Thursday
STORRS, Conn. – The UConn men’s soccer team earned the No. 3 seed in the Big East Blue Division and will host DePaul in the Big East First Round at Joseph J. Morrone Stadium on Thursday, November 4. The time for that contest is still to be determined.
October 30, 2011 STUNNED
UConn falls to Seton Hall
SOUTH ORANGE, NJ –A first half goal by Kai Green was all Seton Hall needed to hand UConn its second straight loss, 1-0 at Owen Carroll Field on Sunday night.
October 22, 2011 A LOT OF NOTHING
Plenty of shots, no goals as UConn ties Hoyas
STORRS, Conn. –UConn goalkeeper Andre Blake made just one save, and his Georgetown counterpart Thomas Gomez made two, as neither team found the back of the net in a 0-0 draw in front of a sell-out crowd of 5,100 fans at Morrone Stadium Saturday night.
October 16, 2011 ALTITUDE SICKNESS
Huskies women fall to Mountaineers
STORRS, Conn. – Blake Miller headed home the game-winning goal in the 55th minute as the West Virginia women edged Connecticut 2-1 in the Huskies’ final home game of the regular season Sunday at Morrone Stadium.
October 14, 2011 FINNISH-ER
Ruuto goal gives Huskies 1-0 win
STORRS, Conn. – Linda Ruutu scored the only goal and Jessica Dulski made five saves to lift the UConn women to a 1-0 victory over Big East foe Pittsburgh at Morrone Stadium Friday evening.
October 10, 2011 BIG EAST HONORS
UConn’s Blake GK of the Week
PROVIDENCE, R.I. –UConn freshman goalkeeper Andre Blake is the big East Conference’s Rookie of the Week. Blake led UConn to a 1-0-1 record with a 3-0 victory over Manhattan and a 0-0 draw at No. 11/12 Notre Dame.
October 8, 2011 WIN STREAK SNAPPED
Notre Dame ends Huskies run at 11
NOTRE DAME, Ind. – Notre Dame snapped Connecticut’s 11-game win streak on Saturday with a 0-0 tie in front of 1,943 fans at Alumni Stadium.
Notre Dame (5-2-4, 1-1-1) outshot the Huskies 21-16, including a 9-4 edge in shots on goal. UConn is now 11-0-1 (2-0-1 Big East).
October 4, 2011 EIGHT STRAIGHT
Huskies post another shutout
STORRS, Conn. – Three different players scored in the first half, as UConn cruised to a 3-0 win over Manhattan Tuesday night at Morrone Stadium.
Junior Carlos Alvarez scored the game-winning goal in the fifth minute, a switch from the Huskies last two games, which were won in overtime.
October 1, 2011 DIOP DOES IT
OT goal keeps UConn perfect
STORRS, Conn. – Junior captain Stephane Diop scored his first goal of the season in the 102nd minute, giving No. 1 Connecticut a 1-0 win over No. 8 Louisville in front of 4,635 at Morrone Stadium Saturday night.
September 30, 2011 HUSKIES BLANKED
UConn women fall to Irish 3-0
SOUTH BEND, Ind.– Notre Dame scored two goals in a 40 second span and went on to defeat UConn 3-0 on a cold and blustery Friday night before a crowd of 1,651 at Alumni Stadium ..
September 27, 2011 STILL PERFECT
UConn beats Yale in OT to go 9-0
STORRS, Conn. – It took into the 109th minute, but No. 1 ranked UConn earned a 1-0 victory over instate foe Yale tonight at Joseph J. Morrone Stadium. Senior back Nickardo Blake scored his first goal of the season to keep UConn at a perfect 9-0-0.
September 26, 2011 HE’S A KEEPER
Huskies Blake gets Big East honor
PROVIDENCE, RI--- –UConn freshman Andre Blake (May Pen, Jamaica) has been named Big East Goalkeeper of the Week. Blake led Connecticut to back-to-back 2-0 shutouts over No. 10 Boston College and No. 12 St. John’s last week. He has allowed just two goals in eight games to start the season.
September 24, 2011 TAMING THE STORM
Sellout crowd sees Huskies top St. John’s
STORRS, Conn – In front of a sell-out crowd of over 5,000 fans, the No. 2 UConn men’s soccer squad blanked longtime rivals No. 12 St. John’s, 2-0, at Joseph J. Morrone Stadium tonight in the BIG EAST Conference opener.
September 23, 2011 DOOZY OF A DRAW
UConn-Louisville tie 2-2
STORRS, Conn. – All four goals came in the second half as Connecticut and Louisville played to a 2-2 draw at a swampy field and foggy Morrone Stadium on Friday night.
September 16, 2011 SIX STRAIGHT
Huskies win another, 1-0 over BU
BOSTON, Mass. – Freshman Allando Matheson scored the first goal of his career to lead Connecticut to a 1-0 win over Boston University at Nickerson Field on Friday.
September 12, 2011 DEFENSIVE HONOR
UConn’s Jean-Baptiste cited by Big East
PROVIDENCE, RI---. – UConn sophomore defender Andrew Jean-Baptiste was named Big East Defensive Player of the Week. Baptiste led UConn to a 2-0 record and was named MVP of the Hurricane Classic in Tulsa, Okla. this past weekend. The Huskies, ranked No. 3 in last week’s national polls, are a perfect 5-0 to start the season.
September 11, 2011 CLEAN SHEET
Huskies blank SMU, 1-0
TULSA, Okla. – Max Wasserman buried a free kick in the 76th minute to give the UConn Huskies their fifth straight win, and second consecutive shutout, 1-0 over SMU in Sunday’s final game of the Hurricane Classic at Hurricane Stadium.
September 5, 2011 BIG EAST HONORS
UConn’s Dulski, Diouf win weekly awards
PROVIDENCE, RI--- – UConn senior goalkeeper Jessica Dulski (Pittsford, N.Y.) was named this week’s Big East Women’s Goalkeeper of the Week after totaling 16 saves against two nationally ranked opponents. Sophomore Mamadou Doudou Diouf was named the Big East Player of the Week after scoring four goals over the weekend, including a hat trick against Cal.
September 4, 2011 DIOUF DOES IT
Three goals gives UConn 4-1 win over Cal
STORRS, Conn.–Sophomore forward Mamadou Doudou Diouf scored three times, as Connecticut routed California 4-1 on Sunday night, in front of a sell-out crowd of over 4,400 fans at Joseph J. Morrone Stadium.
September 1, 2011 HOLDING BACK THE SPARTANS
Late goal gives UConn 2-1 win
STORRS, Conn. – Junior Max Wassermans’s goal in the 76th minute gave UConn a 2-1 win over Michigan State in front of nearly 4,000 fans at Joseph J. Morrone Stadium Thursday night. Junior Max Wasserman smashed a free kick from 25 yards out in the 76th minute to give UConn the deciding goal.
August 27, 2011 IT’S A GIFT
Own goal helps Huskies beat St. Francis
STORRS, Conn.---A goal by Junior captain Carlos Alvarez and an own goal lifted the University of Connecticut to a 2-0 win over St. Francis in front of a crowd of 2,192 on a rainy Saturday afternoon at Joseph J. Morrone Stadium.
August 3, 2011 STAFF ADDITIONS
UConn names two assistants
STORRS, Conn. – Former UConn players Chris Gbandi and Michael Mordocco have joined the program as assistant coaches. Both players were integral parts of UConn’s NCAA Championship season in 2000.
June 17, 2011 HOME OPENING
Huskies will start season with 3 games in Storrs
STORRS, Conn.– The University of Connecticut men will open the 2011 season with three straight home games at Joseph J. Morrone Stadium. The Huskies' 18-match schedule in 2011 features 10 contests at home, and matches against nine opponents that participated in the 2010 NCAA College Cup, including five teams from the Big East Conference.
May 24, 2011 SHAW TO STORRS
Former URI head coach joins UConn staff
STORRS, Conn. – Zac Shaw, who previously served as the head coach at the University of Rhode Island for six years, has been named an Assistant Coach for the UConn women’s soccer team. The 2005 Atlantic-10 Coach of the Year, Shaw will work primarily with the goalkeepers.
March 22, 2011 GOAL OF THE WEEK
UConn’s Houle has a dazzler
University of Connecticut freshman Riley Houle’s goal against the Philadelphia Independence has been selected as the New England Soccer News Goal of the Week for the week ending March 20, 2011.
January 18, 2011 SOUNDERS TAKE FORD
UConn GK 11th pick in Supplemetal Draft
STORRS, Conn. – Josh Ford of the UConn men’s soccer team has been selected as the No. 11 pick in the first round of the 2011 Major League Soccer Supplemental Draft. Ford was drafted by Seattle Sounders FC as the club’s first pick in the Supplemental Draft on Tuesday afternoon.
November 12, 2010 EARLY EXIT
Hofstra bounces UConn 1-0
NEWTON, Mass. – Senior midfielder Tiffany Yovino headed in a cross in the 10th minute and No. 23 Hofstra held on the rest of the way for a 1-0 win over Connecticut in the opening round of the NCAA Division I women's tournament at Newton Soccer Field on Friday night
November 8, 2010 BOUNCED BY BEARCATS
Cincinnati knocks UConn out of Big East
CINCINNATI-- All four of Cincinnati’s penalty kick attempts went into the back of the net, while goalkeeper Matt Williams made saves on two UConn attempts to give the Bearcats a 4-1 shootout victory in a Big East Quarterfinal game Monday night.
November 5, 2010 BOUNCED OUT
Huskies fall to West Virginia in Big East
PISCATAWAY, N.J. – Megan Mischler scored the game winner in the 69th minute to lead West Virginia to its second title game appearance in the last four years, with a 2-0 win over Connecticut at Yurcak Field in a semi-final of the Big East championships on Friday.
November 4, 2010 POSTPONED
De Paul at UConn will wait
STORRS, Conn. – The Big East First Round match between De Paul and UConn scheduled for Thursday, Nov. 4 has been postponed to Friday, Nov. 5 at 7:30 p.m. due to the inclement weather in the state of Connecticut.
October 31, 2010 TOURNEY TIME
Huskies face DePaul in first round
The UConn men’s soccer team finished the 2010 regular season in third place in the BIG EAST Blue Division with an overall record of 11-2-4 and a conference record of 5-1-3.
October 31, 2010 BIG (EAST) UPSET
Huskies end Notre Dame streak 2-0
SOUTH BEND, Ind.--- Elise Fugowski scored two goals, leading the University of Connecticut to a 2-0 win over Notre Dame at Alumni Field, snapping the Fighting Irish’s 77 game unbeaten streak against Big East teams.
October 28, 2010 GAME CHANGED
UConn at Pitt will be Sunday
UConn’s match at Pittsburgh, originally scheduled for Saturday, has been moved to Sunday, Oct. 31. The start time of the Big East contest is set for 1:00 p.m. at North Allegheny High School.
October 28, 2010 SECOND LOSS
UConn falls to Georgetown 1-0
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Steve Neumann scored in the 74th minute to give Georgetown a 1-0 win over UConn at North Kehoe Field on Thursday. The loss was only the second of the year for the Huskies, and their first to a Big East opponent.
October 27, 2010 POSTPONED
Weather moves UConn game
The UConn men's soccer game scheduled for Wednesday, Oct. 27 at Georgetown has been postponed to Thursday, Oct. 28 at 2:00 p.m. due to inclement weather in the D.C. area.
October 23, 2010 CLEAN SHEETS
UConn-Notre Dame 0-0 in Big East battle
STORRS, Conn. – Senior Josh Ford made six saves in his 48th career shutout as the UConn battled Notre Dame to a scoreless double-overtime tie in front of a crowd of 4,463 fans at Morrone Stadium on Friday night.
October 19, 2010 ANOTHER CLEAN SHEET
UConn blanks West Virginia 2-0
STORRS, Conn.– Two second-half goals, including the game winner by Carlos Alvarez, gave the University of Connecticut a 2-0 win over Big East rival West Virginia on Tuesday night. Josh Ford tied his season-high saves tally with seven stops as UConn earned its 10th victory of the year.
October 15, 2010 KNOTTED UP
Fighting Irish, Huskies play to 1-1 draw
STORRS, Conn. – Junior forward Melissa Henderson scored her team-high 13th goal of the season in the 78th minute to put Notre Dame in front, but Connecticut got a late equalizer from sophomore Linda Ruutu and the teams wound up finishing with a 1-1 draw in a Big East women’s game on Friday night infront of 1,701 at Morrone Stadium.
October 13, 2010 PONCE POWERS UCONN
Goal, assist lead win over Providence
PROVIDENCE, R.I. – Alan Ponce had a goal and an assist as the No. 5 University of Connecticut shutout Providence College 2-0 in a Big East Conference game at Glay Field on Wednesday afternoon. With the blanking of the Friars, Josh Ford picked up his 45th career shutout.
October 11, 2010 HONORED BY BIG EAST
UConn’s Cascio, Brickley get weekly awards
PROVIDENCE, R.I.– Tony Cascio and Robert Brickley have earned Big East weekly honors as announced Monday by the conference office. Cascio, who netted two goals in UConn’s 4-0 win on Saturday, was named this week’s Big East Offensive Player of the Week, while Brickley was tagged as the Defensive Player of the Week after registering his first goal of the season.
October 5, 2010 FIRST LOSS
UConn falls to Maryland
COLLEGE PARK, Md. – A goal by Patrick Mullins in the 35th minute gave Maryland a 1-0 win over UConn, handing the Huskies their first loss of the season on Tuesday night at in front of 1,450 at Ludwig Field.
October 1, 2010 STILL UNDEFEATED
UConn tied by Marquette 1-1
MILWAUKEE, Wisc. – No. 3 UConn battled Marquette to a 1-1 double-overtime tie on a rainy Friday night at Valley Fields in Milwaukee. With the tie, the Huskies remain undefeated at 7-0-2 overall and 1-0-1 in the Big East.
October 1, 2010 STREAK ENDS
Rutgers women last beat UConn in 1987
PISCATAWAY, Conn– The Rutgers women scored once in each half to defeat Connecticut 2-0 at Yurcak Field Friday night. It was the first time since 1987 – in 18 meetings – that the Scarlet Knights beat the Huskies.
September 28, 2010 STILL UNBEATEN
Huskies down BC 2-0
STORRS, Conn---Connecticut sophomore forward Carlos Alvarez scored the decisive goal in the 54th minute and classmate Stephane Diop doubled their lead in the 68th as the third-ranked Huskies defeated No. 15 Boston College, 2-0, before 1,494 fans at Morrone Stadium..
September 27, 2010 BIG EAST MEN
Cascio gets offensive honor
PROVIDENCE, RI – Tony Cascio has been selected as the Big East Conference Offensive Player of the Week after scoring three goals in UConn’s 4-0 win over USF on Friday.
September 24, 2010 HAT TRICK TONY
Cascio scores 3 for UConn in 4-0 win
STORRS, Conn. – Tony Cascio scored three goals to lead the No. 6 UConn men’s soccer team over No. 22 South Florida 4-0 in front of a crowd of 4,374 at Morrone Stadium on Friday night. Carlos Alvarez finished the night with four assists.
September 17, 2010 KICKING KENTUCKY
UConn blanks Wildcats 3-0
COLUMBIA, S.C.– Tony Cascio scored his first goal of the season as the University of Connecticut defeated Kentucky 3-0 on Friday night. It was the Huskies’ first match of the Gamecock Classic at the University of South Carolina.
September 5, 2010 OT AGAIN
Huskies top Penn State 3-2
STORRS, Conn. – UConn forward Jessica Shufelt scored her second straight overtime game-winner with her left foot in the 93rd minute to propel the Huskies to a 3-2 win over the Penn State Nittanly Lions on Sunday. It was UConn’s fifth overtime game this season.
November 19, 2009 SHOT DOWN
Huskies fall to Monmouth on pks
WEST LONG BRANCH, N.J. - After a scoreless regulation and two scoreless overtime periods, the University of Connecticut fell to Monmouth University 4-3 in a shootout in a First Round NCAA Tournament match-up on Thursday afternoon on The Great Lawn on the MU campus.
November 16, 2009 ROAD TRIP
Huskies travel to Monmouth for NCAA opener
STORRS, Conn.--The University of Connecticut will open their 2009 NCAA tournament campaign Thursday in West Long Branch, N.J, against Northeast Conference champions Monmouth. Kickoff is noon on The Great Lawn.
November 13, 2009 TAYLOR MADE
OT goal leads Huskies
NEWTON, Mass. – Senior Brittany Taylor took the ball and dribbled up the field firing a laser of a shot into the goal to record her first goal of the season to give Connecticut a 1-0 win over Boston University in a first found NCAA Tournament game at Newton Campus Field Friday.
November 3, 2009 DIVISION CHAMPION
UConn clinches Big East Blue
STORRS, Conn. – With a 3-0 win over Marquette, the eighth-ranked University of Connecticut captured the 2009 Big East Blue Division Championship title on Monday night in front of 2,140 fans at Morrone Stadium. Thes victory gave the Huskies its 18th Big East title during their 27-year stint in the conference.
October 29, 2009 EARLY EXIT
Villanova get past UConn on PKs
VILLANOVA, Pa—All four Villanova shooters converted their penalty kicks to give the Wildcats a win over Connecticut in the first round of the Big East Tournament at the West Campus Complex on Thursday. The loss marked the earliest exit in the tournament for the Huskies.
October 28, 2009 POSTPONED
Field conditions move UConn game
STORRS, Conn. -- Wednesday night's men's soccer match between Marquette University and Connecticut has been postponed due to unplayable field conditions. Heavy rain in the Northeast prompted officials to re-schedule the Big East match for Monday, Nov. 2, at 7 p.m. (ET).
October 25, 2009 FINAL LET DOWN
Huskies fall in OT to Pitt
STORRS, Conn. –Katie Caslin scored four minutes into overtime to give Pittsburgh a 1-0 win over Connecticut in front of 1,058 people at Joseph J. Morrone Stadium on Sunday.
October 25, 2009 SCORED UPON
UConn gives up goal in 3-1 win
SOUTH ORANGE, NJ---Sophomore Tony Cascio scored two second half goals as the University of Connecticut overpowered Seton Hall 3-1 at the Owen T. Carroll Field on Sunday afternoon.
October 23, 2009 POST SEASON CLINCHER
With tie, Huskies notch berth in Big East
STORRS, Conn. – The Connecticut women clinched a berth in the Big East tournament with a scoreless tie against West Virginia Friday, in front of the 1,722 people, the second largest crowd at Joseph J. Morrone Stadium this season. It was the third straight tie between the two teams.
October 21, 2009 740 SCORELESS MINUTES
UConn posts another shutout
NEW HAVEN, Conn. - Stephane DIOP and Max Wasserman recorded their first collegiate goals as the University of Connecticut defeated Yale University 2-0 on Tuesday night at Reese Stadium.
October 19, 2009 HUSKIES HONORED
Three players get Big East Nods
PROVIDENCE, R.I. - UConn men's soccer players Kwame Watson-Siriboe and Carlos Alvarez earned Big East Weekly honors after the Huskies shutout then-No. 6 Harvard and conference foe Pittsburgh at Morrone Stadium last week. Meanwhile Connecticut freshman Linda Ruutu has been named the Rookie of the Week After her two goal performance against Notre Dame and DePaul.
October 17, 2009 SEVENTH STRAIGHT
Huskies post another Clean Sheet
STORRS, Conn. - Senior Mike Pezza scored the game-winning goal in the 58th minute as the 10th-ranked University of Connecticut defeated Pittsburgh 2-0 in front of a crowd of 3,092 fans at Morrone Stadium on Saturday night.
October 16, 2009 IRISH DOMINATE
Huskies fall 6-1 at Notre Dame
NOTRE DAME, Ind. – Notre Dame got out to a four-goal lead and never looked back as they defeated the University of Connecticut 6-1 at Alumni Stadium on Friday. Three Notre Dame players recorded two goals each in their victory.
October 14, 2009 CLEAN SHEET FOR UCONN
Huskies blank Harvard 3-0
STORRS, Conn. – Junior Alan Ponce and freshman Carlos Alvarez both registered five points on two goals and one assist as the University of Connecticut took down Harvard 4-0 in a non-conference game on Wednesday night at Morrone Stadium.
October 12, 2009 BIG EAST HONORS
UConn pair win weekly awards
PROVIDENCE, RI---UConn’s Josh Ford and Carlos Alvarez earned Big East Weekly honors after the Huskies went 1-0-1 last week with a 4-0 win over Providence before battling West Virginia to a 0-0 double overtime tie on Saturday in Morgantown, W. Va.
October 10, 2009 ZEROED OUT
Huskies, Mountaineers scoreless
MORGANTOWN, Va---The 13th-ranked UConn men’s soccer team battled the 25th-ranked West Virginia Mountaineers to a 0-0 double overtime tie on Saturday afternoon at Dick Dlesk Soccer Stadium
October 9, 2009 POSTPONED
Weather moves UConn-W.Va
MORGANTOWN, W. Va. - The University of Connecticut men's soccer game scheduled for Friday night, Oct. 9, at West Virginia has been postponed due to inclement weather.
October 6, 2009 HUSKIES DOMINATE
Cascio scores twice in 4-0 win
STORRS, Conn.– Sophomore Tony Cascio had two goals and two assists as the University of Connecticut overpowered Providence 4-0 in a Big East game on Tuesday night at Morrone Stadium.
October 3, 2009 HOLDING THE HOYAS
UConn blanks Georgetown 1-0
STORRS, Conn. – Sophomore Tony Cascio’s third goal of the season was the game winner as UConn beat 13th-ranked Georgetown 1-0 on Saturday night at Morrone Stadium.
Nov. 24, 2005 SURVIVING A HOT KEEPER
UConn overcomes a stellar performance by Stony Brook's Xikis for a 2-0 NCAA win
Just about everything kicked, headed or knocked his way, goalkeeper EJ Xikis caught or parried away to keep Stony Brook within striking distance of Connecticut on Wednesday. "Sensational performance," Stony Brook coach Cesar Markovic said. But not a perfect one. The sophomore keeper proved he was indeed mortal, finally surrendering a pair of second-half goals in a 2-0 NCAA Division I second-round loss at Joe Morrone Field.
Oct. 17, 2005 BROWN OUT
UConn-Brown game scheduled for Wednesday cancelled
Providence, RI- The Brown men's soccer game against sixth ranked University of Connecticut, scheduled for Wednesday, Oct. 19, in Storrs, CT, has been cancelled by the Huskies. UConn's game against Pittsburgh was changed to Wednesday due to the inclement weather over the weekend and the Huskies will not be rescheduling the Brown game
Sept. 11,2005 UCONN WINS BROWN-ADIDAS CLASSIC
The Huskies beat UNC-Greensboro 2-0, improve to 4-0
PROVIDENCE -- After his team’s victory Friday night over George Mason, Connecticut coach Ray Reid said if the Huskies played the same way Sunday against UNC-Greensboro they would not win, apparently the players listened.
The Huskies came out on Sunday and dominated the Spartans from the first whistle to pick up a 2-0 win in the de-facto championship game of the Adidas-Brown Soccer Classic Sunday afternoon at Stevenson Field.
Sept. 9, 2005 UCONN PICKS UP COME-FROM-BEHIND VICTORY FRIDAY NIGHT
The Huskies down George Mason 2-1 at the Adidas-Brown Soccer Classic
PROVIDENCE -- The University of Connecticut men’s soccer team enjoyed two, 2-0 wins last week and on Friday night they looked to be heading for another easy victory over George Mason .
Someone forgot to tell George Mason their roll as the Patriots jumped out to a shock 1-0 lead in the first half against the Huskies before UCONN restored the world to normalcy by scoring two second-half goals to pick up a 2-1 win Friday evening at the Adidas-Brown Soccer Classic at Stevenson Field to move their season record to 3-0.