Team begins season with success in Hartford
Honoress showed success in both academics and athletics
UConn varsity eight was third of 14 crews
AT UCONN: Is in her first year as a member of the team. FALL 2011: Coxed the second novice eight.
HIGH SCHOOL: Attended Greenport High School ... earned a varsity letter as a member of the cheerleading squad ... was team captain for three years and was team MVP all four years ... National Honor Society president.
PERSONAL: Holly Kathryn Sponza ... undecided on a major ... born on December 26, 1992.