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Softball Alum Update: Jennifer Wardwell

July 8, 2016

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STORRS, Conn. –
The University of Connecticut softball team’s next edition of “UConn Softball: Where Are They Now?” features a member of the highly successful Husky teams of the mid-1990s.

Jennifer Wardwell was part of the UConn teams that won two Big East Championships in 1995 and 1996, while finishing as runner-up in 1994 and 1997. UConn won eight conference titles between 1990 and 2001.

In addition to the team’s success, Wardwell was named Second Team All-Big East in her freshman season with a 6-1 record and 2.27 ERA. In Big East games that season, she was 4-0 with a microscopic 0.20 ERA.

Originally from Bucksport, Me., Wardwell was a graduate of the Class of 1997 and currently resides in her home state. See what she has been up to by reading her responses below:

Where do you live now?
Yarmouth, ME

What was your major at UConn?
B.S. in Early Childhood Development



Where did/do you work?
Regional Advancement Officer (Fundraiser) for Allegheny College

What do you consider to be your greatest accomplishment since graduating from UConn?
Personally, marrying my partner of 22 years (who I met at UConn) and becoming a mom with the addition of our daughter, Tessie; Professionally, finding a career that utilizes and enhances so many of my strengths.

What's your favorite UConn softball memory?
Pitching under the lights against Texas A&M on the Olympic field in Columbus, GA.