March 19, 2014
STORRS, Conn. - The University of Connecticut men's soccer team will take part in five spring games throughout the month of April to tune up for the 2014 season. In addition to the action on the pitch, there will also be a pair of free UConn/ProHealth clinics for fans during the spring slate.
For information regarding the UConn/ProHealth clinics please contact UConn Director of Soccer Administration Kevin Mellon at 860-486-1243 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org
The first spring match is set for Tuesday, April 1 at 7 p.m. at the University of Hartford. Ticket information and fan policies can be accessed through the Hartford website at www.hartfordhawks.com .
The following weekend, UConn will travel to Addison Park in Glastonbury, Conn. to take on Boston College on Saturday, April 5 at 1 p.m. Admission to the game is free and prior to kick-off the Huskies will host a UConn/ProHealth Soccer Clinic at 11 a.m.
A week later, on Saturday April 12 at 7 p.m. Connecticut will take on St. John's University at Cheshire High School in Cheshire, Conn. Fans can watch the game free-of-charge and can attend the UConn/ProHealth Soccer Clinic at 5:00 p.m. prior to the start of the match.
The Huskies will continue their spring schedule on Saturday, April 19 against Seton Hall at the Farmington Sports Arena in Farmington, Conn.. Kick-off is set for 7 p.m. with free admission for all spectators.
A fifth match is currently being scheduled. Details will be posted on uconnhuskies.com as they become available.
A 12-3-8 record saw the Huskies ranked in the top-25 for the majority of the 2013 season, before closing the season ranked as the No. 9 team by the NSCAA. UConn finished the season 12th in the country with a 0.69 goals against average, 10th with a 0.52 shutout percentage, and scored 36 goals on offense.
The Huskies embarked on a 17-match unbeaten streak throughout the year, stretching from Sept. 21 to Dec. 6. During the streak, UConn out-scored its opponents by a 33-13 margin and boasted nine shutouts.