Dec. 21, 2012
The No. 2 Connecticut women's hoops squad is set to travel to intrastate foe Hartford (8-2) on Saturday at 1 p.m. The Huskies enter the contest with a 9-0 record coming off a 97-25 win over Oakland on Tuesday. The game will be televised regionally on SNY and broadcasted live on the UConn Radio Network.
The Huskies and Hawks, coached by former UConn great Jen Rizzotti, will be meeting for 13th time with UConn owning a 12-0 all-time mark over Hartford. When UConn head coach Geno Auriemma faces former assistant coaches/players he is 13-0.
In Connecticut's Tuesday win, freshman Breanna Stewart led the way with her second double-double tying her career-high of 21 points and setting a new career-high with 13 rebounds. She is currently the leading rebounder (7.2 rpg) and is second on the team with 15.8 points per game. UConn's scoring leader is sophomore Kaleena Mosqueda-Lewis who is averaging 15.9 points per game and has a team-high 21 made 3-pointers.
Following Saturday's game the Huskies will head west to top-ranked Stanford for a 4 p.m. ESPNU contest on December 29.