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Men's Basketball Holds Annual Husky Run on Wednesday

Daniel Hamilton was the top Husky finisher on Wednesday at the Annual Husky Run.

Sept. 30, 2015

STORRS, Conn. - The University of Connecticut men's basketball team held its annual Husky Run on Wednesday, Sept. 30 as players and UConn fans participated in the 3.1-mile race around campus.

Jon Gill of Wallingford earned first place honors in the run for the second consecutive year, finishing with a time of 17:45. UConn sophomore Daniel Hamilton was the first Husky to cross the line, recording a time of 20:31. Kentan Facey (21:41) took second, while Omar Calhoun rounded out the top-three with a 22:43 time. The rest of the Husky field consisted of Steve Enoch (23:24), Christian Foxen (23:48), Jalen Adams (24:59), Sterling Gibbs (25:12), Rodney Purvis (25:34), Terry Larrier (26:15), Shonn Miller (26:15), Phillip Nolan (26:30) and Nnamdi Amil (29:44).

"Thank you all for coming out," said Husky head coach Kevin Ollie to the crowd before the race. "Thank you for believing in us. We thrive on your support."

Following the race, players and participants gathered outside of Harry A. Gampel Pavilion for food and drinks. Several Huskies answered questions from local media outlets, including Ollie, Hamilton and Facey.

On Monday, the program announced that it will open the 2015-16 season with "First Night" on Friday, Oct. 16. For more details about the event, please CLICK HERE.