April 13, 2013
LOUISIVLLE, Ky. – The Huskies dropped the opening two games of a three-game conference series at No. 10/11 Louisville on Saturday afternoon with Connecticut falling 3-2 and being shutout 8-0. UConn is now 16-18 and 3-7 in the BIG EAST, while the Cardinals improve to 36-6 and 9-1 in the league.
The first game went to extra innings after the Cardinals evened the game in the bottom of the seventh inning before the home team confirmed the win with two singles in the eighth to end the game at 3-2.
The Huskies were outhit 10-6 in the second game with each team recording two errors. Kiki Saveriano fell to 11-8 on the season after five innings, eight hits, four earned runs and striking out two Cardinals.
Connecticut will conclude the three-game series on Sunday with the first pitch set for noon.