UConn welcomes the Pirates to East Hartford for the first time in history.
UConn plays conference-newcomer Navy on Saturday for Kids' Day.
With wins in their first two games, the Huskies play the Tigers for the first time.
UConn opens the season on Thursday night against national FCS power Villanova.
Adams, Campenni, Knappe and Vann Elected Captains
Has played in 34 games over the past three seasons with 25 starts.
2014: Started all 12 games at nose guard...finished the season with 35 tackles, 5.5 tackles for loss and two sacks...notched six tackles and 1.5 tackles for loss vs. Stony Brook (Sept. 6)...picked up a sack vs. Temple (Sept. 27)...finished with six tackles, one for loss, at Tulane (Oct. 11)...recorded 1.5 tackles for loss and a sack in a win over UCF (Nov. 1).
2013: Started 11-of-12 games at defensive tackle...finished the year with 29 tackles, 2.5 TFL and a sack...had four tackles, 1.5 TFL and a sack vs. USF (Oct. 12)...posted six tackles at No. 21 UCF (Oct. 26).
2012: Started the first two games of the 2012 season for the injured Shamar Stephen and gained great experience...Played in ten games and made ten tackles with 2.5 for a loss and a sack...had two tackles in five games - UMass (Aug. 30), Rutgers (Oct. 6), Syracuse (Oct. 19), USF (Nov. 3) and Louisville (Nov. 24).
High School: Named to the Pennsylvania Sports Writers Class 2A all-state second team ... Named (Wilkes-Barre) Times-Leader All-Wyoming Valley Conference First Team ... WVC Small School MVP ... Made 106 tackles, 34 tackles for loss, 10 sacks and forced seven fumbles this past season ... Team went 8-4 during his senior season ... Played in the Big 33 Football Classic for the Pennsylvania team ... Also played for the North team in the Chesapeake Bowl all-star game and had one tackle.
Personal Profile: Julian Malique Campenni ... Born Aug. 26, 1993 ... A human development and family studies major.