April 8, 2014
The 2014 NCAA national champion University of Connecticut women's basketball team and its travel party will leave Nashville via charter flight at 12:45 p.m. EDT (11:45 a.m. Nashville time) on Wednesday, April 9, 2014. The team is expected to return to Bradley International Airport at approximately 3:00 p.m. EDT. There will be no public event at the airport.
The team will then return to campus for a National Champions "Victory Lap" through campus beginning at approximately 4:00 p.m. The team will ride in an open-air double decker bus and will be accompanied by the UConn pep band and cheerleaders. Upon conclusion of the "Victory Lap" there will be a brief speaking program at the Fairfield Way Plaza - in between the Student Union and the School of Business.
The "Victory Lap" will begin at the corner of Route 195 (Storrs Road) and North Eagleville Road at the Storrs Congregational Church. The team will then take a left onto Glenbrook Road and a left onto the "CLAS" Bus Way and drive in front of the Wilbur Cross Building and Gulley Hall. At Gulley Hall, the team will take a right onto Fairfield Way (at Hawley Armory) and make its way past the Homer Babbidge Library and make its way to Fairfield Way Plaza for the speaking program.
Fans can track the Huskies exact progress from Bradley International Airport to campus with updates from Twitter at @UConnWBB.
Parking for the event on campus will be available in both the North and South Parking Garages.