UConn Concludes Non-Conference Slate at California Tuesday

March 13, 2017

Game Info

UConn at California

Date & Time

Tuesday, March 14 | 9 p.m.

Venue

California Memorial Stadium

Location

Berkeley, Calif.

Live Stats

Stat Broadcast

Video

PAC-12 Network

BERKELEY, Calif. – California is the last one up on UConn’s non-conference slate as the Huskies close out a three-game road stretch on Tuesday, March 14 against the Cal Golden Bears at California Memorial Stadium.

The Huskies (2-4) are coming off a 19-14 loss to No. 17 Stanford on Saturday. Despite owning a four-goal lead in the first half, Stanford battled back to take a 9-8 lead into the halftime break and maintained at least a two-goal advantage throughout the second half.

UCONN LEADERS
1. Grace Nolan – 29 points (16g, 13a)
2. Jacqueline Jordan – 21 points (15g, 6a)
3. Maggie Tripodi – 13 points (10g, 3a)

UConn was undefeated 3-0 in the all-time series with California until the last time out against the Golden Bears in 2008, when Cal walked away with a 16-13 decision on UConn’s home turf.

SCOUTING THE GOLDEN BEARS
Record: 1-6, 0-2 PAC 12
The Series: 3-1, UConn leads
Last Time Out: April 18, 2008 | Storrs, Conn.| Cal wins, 16-13 

California (1-6) is riding a four-game loss streak after earning its only win of the season at Butler on Feb. 24. Cal only lost by one goal on both occasions in its most recent losses to William and Mary and Saint Joseph’s.

STANFORD LEADERS
1. Jenna Fritts – 27 points (21, 6a)
2. Elizabeth Pellechi – 17 points (13g, 4a)
3. Susie Ropp – 16 points (9g, 7a)

Cal’s leading scorer Jena Fritts tallied six goals as the Golden Bears were faltered by William and Mary 19-18 in the team’s last outing.

UP NEXT…

The Huskies return home to the George J. Sherman Family Sports Complex on Saturday, March 18 when they open Big East play with Florida.