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Huskies Head to Florida for UCF Spring Fling

Valerie Sadowl and the Huskies set for UCF Spring Fling

Feb. 28, 2013

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STORRS, Conn.- For the third consecutive weekend the Huskies will be traveling to Florida for a five-game tournament. This week’s stop is at the UCF Spring Fling where the Huskies are slated to face Penn, Villanova, Ole Miss and UCF. UConn kicks off the tournament on Friday morning with a game against the Quakers at 9:30 a.m. followed by an 11:30 a.m. nonconference contest against Villanova.

The Last Meeting
April 7, 2012
Storrs, Conn.
UConn Sweeps Villanova, Remains Unbeaten At Home
The Huskies concluded their three-game sweep of BIG EAST opponent Villanova on Saturday afternoon with a 6-3 victory over the Wildcats. With the win UConn makes it seven consecutive home wins, while improving to 17-14 and 6-3 in conference action.

The Last Meeting
March 10, 2010
Orlando, Fla.
Huskies Drop 5-1 Decision At Central Florida
Despite a homerun by Julianne Towers (Goodlettsville, Tenn.), the University of Connecticut softball team dropped their midweek game to Central Florida, Wednesday. Towers got the Huskies on the board first, but UConn allowed five-unanswered runs en route to their 5-1 loss.

The Huskies enter the weekend with a 5-4 overall mark after going 3-2 at the FAU Strike-Out Cancer Tournament last weekend. UConn had a strong start to the tournament taking three straight victories before dropping the final two games.

The team is led by junior Maddy Schiappa who boasts an impressive .438 batting average with a team-high 14 hits, while Marissa Guches owns the team-best four RBI and is hitting .310 heading into the weekend. In the circle, Kiki Saveriano has the squad with six appearances as she owns a 3-1 record and 1.69 ERA.

Check back to for the Huskies’ full recap and results.