Jan. 28, 2011
Storrs, Conn. - Throughout the season, check the UConn softball roster to read about your favorite UConn Huskies. Selected UConn players will supply their fans with personal facts and tidbits you can't learn from the field. Today we have a questionnaire from freshman #12 Maddy Schiappa (Bedford, N.H.). Fans can now view player profiles for Schiappa, #5 Brittany Duclos, #15 Kim Silva, #25 Jessica McDermott and #24 Kiki Saveriano.
Schiappa will begin her career in Storrs when the team begins the season at the end of February. She attended Interlake High in Bellevue, Washington. Schiappa will major in marketing. Look for her at shortstop and in the outfield this season.
Also, be sure to follow the Huskies throughout the season on their blog by CLICKING HERE. The UConn players and coaches will provide the fans with live updates throughout the season. Senior Julie Towers recently wrote about the competitive fire within the team during preseason. Check it out!
The team opens the 2011 campaign in Boca Raton, Fla. at the Florida Atlantic Tournament from February 25-27. The Huskies will play five games during the three-day stretch against Jacksonville, Maryland, Kent State and the hosts, Florida Atlantic University. The team will continue the tournament schedule at the Buzz Classic in Woodstock, Ga. From March 4-6 and the USF Tournament in Tampa, Fla. from March 11-13. UConn will head back to Storrs for the first home game of the season on March 16 against Fairfield at 3:30 p.m.