April 7, 2009
STORRS, Conn. - The University of Connecticut women's basketball team travel party will leave St. Louis, Mo., via charter flight at 1:00 p.m. EDT (12:00 p.m. St. Louis time) on Wednesday, April 8, 2009. The team is expected to return to Bradley International Airport at approximately 3:15 p.m. EDT.
Upon arrival at Bradley, there will be a short public event - rain or shine. That event will include remarks from UConn head coach Geno Auriemma and the team will also be in attendance.
UConn fans looking to greet the team at the airport event should take Route 75 in Windsor Locks and follow signs on Route 75 for the event. The public availability at the airport will take place in an area near the intersection of Route 75 and Firehouse Road.
The team will then return to Gampel Pavilion in Storrs for a Championship Pep Rally. The doors to Gampel Pavilion will open to the public at approximately 3:00 p.m. and the team is expected to arrive in Storrs at approximately 4:30 p.m.
The event at Gampel is free and open to the public. The program will include the introduction of the team and also include brief comments from Auriemma and other individuals.