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National Championship Teams

1948 Men's Soccer Team
1948 Men's Soccer Team The 1948 UConn men's soccer team, under head coach John Squires, posted a perfect 11-0 record and was named the national champion by the National Soccer Coaches Association of America. Stuart Johnson and Merritt Baldwin were both All-American performers that year. The team beat such schools and teams as Yale, Tufts, UMass, MIT and Fort Devens - but had to wait until February of 1949 before it was officially voted the national champion.
1981 Women's Field Hockey Team
1981 Women's Field Hockey Team UConn won the first-ever NCAA Championship in the sport of field hockey in 1981 as the national semifinals and finals were played at Memorial Stadium in Storrs. The Huskies defeated Purdue in the first round by a 1-0 count and then topped Old Dominion 3-0 in the semifinals before winning the national title over Massachusetts by a 4-1 score on November 22. Head coach Diane Wright and her team had a 15-2-3 overall record and were led by All-Americans Laurie Decker and Lorie McCollum.
1981 Men's Soccer Team
1981 Men's Soccer Team Head coach Joe Morrone and the Huskies were on top of the men's college soccer world in 1981 as UConn topped Alabama A&M by a 2-1 score in overtime on December 6 at Stanford Stadium to win the NCAA Championship. UConn had a 20-3-2 record in 1981 as Elvis Comrie and Pedro DeBrito were both named All-Americans. UConn posted victories over Vermont and Long Island at home in opening round NCAA games before topping Eastern Illinois by a 2-1 overtime score in the national semifinals to move on to the championship.
1985 Women's Field Hockey Team
1985 Women's Field Hockey Team The Huskies won their second national championship in the sport of field hockey in 1985 as UConn finished the season with an overall record of 19-2 for head coach Diane Wright. UConn beat Maryland by a 2-0 score in its opening NCAA tournament games and then topped Boston University by a 2-1 count in the national semifinals in Norfolk, Va. The Huskies defeated host school Old Dominion in the final by a 3-2 score. Tracey Fuchs and Janet Ryan were All-America performers for that squad.
1995 Women's Basketball Team
1995 Women's Basketball Team UConn won its first national championship in the sport of women's basketball in 1995 as the Huskies had a perfect 35-0 record. The path to the championship started with wins over Maine, Virginia Tech, Alabama and Virginia (all in Storrs) sending the Huskies to Minneapolis for the Final Four. UConn then defeated Stanford and Tennessee to win the championship for head coach Geno Auriemma. UConn was led by National Player of the Year Rebecca Lobo, who was also an All-American, and Jen Rizzotti - another All-American selection.
1998-1999 Men's Basketball Team
1998-1999 Men's Basketball Team Head coach Jim Calhoun and UConn reached the top of the college basketball world in 1999 by winning the national championship. The Huskies defeated Ohio State and Duke in the Final Four, which was held at Tropicana Field in St. Petersburg, Fla. UConn opened NCAA play in Denver with wins over Texas-San Antonio and New Mexico before beating Iowa and Gonzaga in Phoenix to advance to the program's first Final Four. UConn finished the year with an incredible 34-2 record.
1999-2000 Women's Basketball Team
1999-2000 Women's Basketball Team The Huskies has a final record of 36-1 and defeated Penn State and Tennessee in the Final Four, held in head coach Geno Auriemma's native Philadelphia. UConn defeated Hampton and Clemson in opening NCAA round action in Storrs before beating Oklahoma and LSU in the regional at Richmond. UConn defeated the Lady Vols in the final by a convincing 71-52 score. UConn was led by a pair of All-Americans - Shea Ralph and three-time All-American Svetlana Abrosimova.
2000 Men's Soccer Team
2000 Men's Soccer Team Head coach Ray Reid and the Huskies won the 2000 NCAA College Cup with a 2-0 win over Creighton in the championship game on Dec. 10. UConn opened NCAA play with wins over Dartmouth and Clemson before beating Brown in quarterfinals in a renewal of one of New England's original college soccer rivalries. A 2-0 win over Southern Methodist in the quarterfinals set up the championship game. UConn finished the year with a 20-3-2 record while Chris Gbandi, Darin Lewis and Brent Rahim all earned All-America honors.
2001-02 Women's Basketball Team
2001-02 Women's Basketball Team UConn reached perfect again with a 39-0 record and this the Final Four wins were against Tennessee and Oklahoma as the national championship was played in San Antonio. The Huskies again opened NCAA play in Storrs and the wins were against St. Francis (Pa.) and Iowa. Penn State and Old Dominion fell in the Regional in Milwaukee. UConn was led by National Player of the Year Sue Bird and her fellow All-Americans - Swin Cash and Diana Taurasi.
2002-03 Women's Basketball Team
2002-03 Women's Basketball Team The Huskies made it two national titles in a row with a 37-1 record for head coach Geno Auriemma. After losing for the first time since 2001 in the BIG EAST final against Villanova, UConn opened NCAA play with wins over Boston University and TCU in Storrs and then won another regional title over Boston College and Purdue in Dayton. Atlanta was the home to the Final Four in 2003 and the Huskies defeated Texas and Tennessee to win the title. Diana Taurasi was an All-American pick for UConn.
2003-04 Men's Basketball Team
2003-04 Men's Basketball Team UConn and head coach Jim Calhoun won its second national championship in the sport of men's basketball with the Final Four and had a final record of 33-6. UConn defeated Vermont and DePaul in Buffalo to advance to regional play in Phoenix. Like they did in 1999, the Huskies came out of the Phoenix regional as the Final Four team. Wins over Vanderbilt and Alabama sent the Huskies to San Antonio where UConn defeated Duke and Georgia Tech to win the national championship. The Huskies were led by National Player of the Year, All-American and Academic All-American of the Year Emeka Okafor.
2003-04 Women's Basketball Team
2003-04 Women's Basketball Team The University of Connecticut won its second national championship in as many days as the women's basketball team defeated Tennessee for its third-straight NCAA title as UConn became the only Division I school in history to win the men's and women's basketball championship in the same year. UConn defeated Pennsylvania and Auburn in opening NCAA play in Bridgeport, Conn., before topping UC-Santa Barbara and Penn State at the Regional in Hartford. UConn then advanced to its fifth-straight Final Four, another NCAA first, and defeated Minnesota and Tennessee to win the title. Diana Taurasi was again an All-American pick.
2008-09 Women's Basketball Team
2008-09 Women's Basketball Team The University of Connecticut women's basketball team won the 2009 national championship to claim its sixth title in program history and first since 2004. The Huskies posted a spotless 39-0 mark en route to the championship, registering their third perfect season since 1995. UConn took down Vermont and Florida during the first two rounds of the Tournament in Storrs and downed California and Arizona State in Trenton, N.J., to earn a spot in the Final Four for the 10th time in program history. UConn left little doubt as to who the best team was, defeating Stanford and Louisville by an average of 20.5 points per game to claim the national crown. The 2008-09 squad was led by All-Americans Tina Charles, Renee Montgomery and consensus Player of the Year, Maya Moore.
2009-10 Women's Basketball Team
2009-10 Women's Basketball Team The 2009-10 University of Connecticut women's basketball team ran its record-setting winning streak to 78 games and claimed its second-consecutive national title. The victory marked the seventh national championship in program history and the fourth time UConn completed a perfect season. The Huskies ran though the first and second rounds, defeating Southern and Temple by a combined 110 points in Norfolk, Va. and followed that up with a pair of lopsided victories against Iowa State and Florida State in Dayton, Ohio. Connecticut traveled to San Antonio, the site of its 2002 National Title, and downed Baylor and Stanford to clinch the crown and the second-straight 39-0 season. UConn was led by All-Americans Tina Charles and Maya Moore, each of whom earned at least one National Player of the Year honor.
2010-11 Men's Basketball Team
2009-10 Women's Basketball Team The 2010-11 University of Connecticut men's basketball team captured the third national title in the program's history and completed the most remarkable postseason run in college basketball history in the process. The Huskies entered the postseason as the No. 9 seed in the BIG EAST Tournament and improbably ran off five wins in five days to capture the title in NYC. UConn followed that run with six straight wins in the NCAA Tournament, culminating in wins over Kentucky in the national semifinals and Butler in the national title game at Reliant Stadium in Houston. All-American Kemba Walker led the way for the Huskies, scoring a school record 965 points on the year, earning Most Outstanding Performer honors in the BIG EAST Tournament, NCAA West Regional and NCAA Final Four.
2012-13 Women's Basketball Team
2012-13 Women's Basketball Team Led by All-Americans Stefanie Dolson and Kaleena Mosqueda-Lewis, the 2012-13 University of Connecticut women's basketball team posted a 35-4 record and captured its eighth national championship. The Huskies earned a sixth-straight No. 1 seed in the NCAA Tournament and made quick work of Idaho and Vanderbilt in the first and second rounds in Storrs. Connecticut then dispatched of No. 12 Maryland and No. 7 Kentucky in front of raucous crowds in Bridgeport, Conn., to lay claim to a record sixth-consecutive Final Four appearance. UConn avenged three losses to Notre Dame and defeated the No. 2 Irish, 83-65, in the national semifinal in New Orleans before cruising to a 93-60 win over No. 17 Louisville, which was the most lopsided national championship game score in the history of the NCAA Tournament. Freshman forward Breanna Stewart came alive during the postseason and was named Most Outstanding Player of the Bridgeport Regional and the Final Four. 2011-12 All-American Bria Hartley also saved her best for the postseason as she was named, along with Kelly Faris and Mosqueda-Lewis, to the All-NCAA Tournament Team.
2013 Field Hockey Team
2013-14 Field Hockey Team UConn won its third national championship in program history on the strength of a 21-4 record and finished the season by winning its last eight games, seven of which came against teams ranked in the nations top-20. After taking home the championship hardware from the Big East Tournament for the record 13th time on November 10, the Huskies outscored the opposition 9-3 in NCAA Tournament play and defeated No. 4 Duke, 2-0, to clinch the national title. Senior forward MarieElena Bolles was honored as the National Player of the Year while Chloe Hunnable, Anne Jeute, Sarah Mansfield and Roisin Upton also earned All-America status. UConn is now one of only five schools to win multiple national championships.
2013-14 Women's Basketball Team
2013-14 Women's Basketball Team The Huskies won their record ninth national championship and completed their fifth perfect season en route to solidifying their place atop the college basketball landscape. After clinching the American Athletic Conference Championship, their 19th conference tournament crown, the Huskies entered the NCAA Tournament as the top seed and did not disappoint. UConn won six NCAA Tournament contests by an average of 26 points per game, which included a convincing 79-58 victory over No. 2 Notre Dame to secure a ninth national championship on April 8 in Nashville. Consensus National Player of the Year Breanna Stewart led the way for UConn by averaging 18.0 points and 7.8 rebounds and earned her second-straight Final Four MOP honors. After a frustrating season marred by injuries, Kaleena Mosqueda Lewis kicked it into high gear during the tournament and averaged 17.0 points and 8.3 rebounds and was named Lincoln Regional MOP. Seniors Stefanie Dolson and Bria Hartley joined Stewart and Mosqueda-Lewis on the All-NCAA Tournament Team.
2013-14 Men's Basketball Team
2013-14 Men's Basketball Team In just his second season as a head coach, Kevin Ollie guided the University of Connecticut mens basketball team to the fourth national title in the programs history, all within the last 16 years. The Huskies, after reaching the finals of the first American Athletic Conference Championship, became the only No. 7 seed to ever capture the NCAA title, running off victories over Saint Josephs, Villanova, Iowa State, and Michigan State to return to the Final Four for the third time in six years. At AT&T Stadium in North Texas, in front of the two largest crowds in NCAA history, consensus All-American and Final Four Most Outstanding Player Shabazz Napier led UConn to wins over Florida in the semifinals and Kentucky in the finals to bring home the crown.
2014 Field Hockey Team
2014 Field Hockey Team UConn won its second-straight and fourth-ever national championship, finishing its historic campaign with a 20-2 overall record. After collecting both the Big East regular season and tournament crown, the Huskies outlasted Syracuse, 1-0, in the national championship game played in College Park, Md. The 2014 crown marked UConn's fourth title (1981, 1985, 2013, 2014) and second under head coach Nancy Stevens. The Huskies capped their incredible season with 14-straight wins and have won eight straight NCAA Tournament contests, hoisting two trophies in as many years.
2014-15 Women's Basketball Team
2014-15 Women's Basketball Team The UConn women's basketball team posted a 38-1 record, winning its last 37 contests, and took home the championship hardware from its record 10th national championship thanks in large part to the outstanding play of the All-America trio of Moriah Jefferson, Kaleena Mosqueda-Lewis and Breanna Stewart. The Huskies earned a No. 1 seed for the eighth-straight year and dispatched of St. Francis (BK) and Rutgers in the NCAA Tournament first and second rounds in Storrs before defeating Texas and Dayton in Albany to advance to their 16th Final Four. A convincing win over #4/3 Maryland in the national semifinal in Tampa set up a highly-anticipated match up against No. 2/2 Notre Dame. UConn improved to 10-0 all-time in national championship contests with a 63-53 win over the Irish as Jefferson and Morgan Tuck were honored on the All-NCAA Tournament Team while Stewart was selected as the Final Four MOP for a record third time. Mosqueda-Lewis and Kiah Stokes ended their outstanding careers with four trips to the Final Four and three national championships.
2015-16 Women's Basketball Team
2015-16 Women's Basketball Team The 2015-16 edition of the UConn women's basketball team posted its record sixth perfect season en route to winning its fourth-straight national championship. The All-America triumvirate of Moriah Jefferson, Breanna Stewart and Morgan Tuck completed their careers in style after presiding over the most successful four-year stretch in team history, which included an incredible four-year record of 151-5. UConn earned it's ninth-consecutive No. 1 seed in the 2016 NCAA Division I Women's Basketball Championship and made quick work of Robert Morris, Duquesne and Mississippi State before facing tougher tests from Texas, Oregon State and Syracuse on the way to claiming its record 11th national championship. Following the 2015-16 campaign, Stewart, Jefferson and Tuck became the first teammates in history to be selected with the first three picks in the WNBA Draft.
2017 Field Hockey Team
2017 Field Hockey Team The 2017 field hockey team posted the program's first perfect season, 23-0, en route to winning its third national title in five years. Led by All-American's Charlotte Veitner, Casey Umstead, Nina Klein, Karlie Heistand and Amanda Collins, the team won its fifth-straight BIG EAST Regular Season and Tournament Championship and earned the No. 1 seed in the NCAA Tournament. On its way to its fifth-straight Final Four, UConn dispatched Boston University and Penn State before outlasting North Carolina, 2-1, in the semifinal game in shootout fashion. UConn improved to 5-0 all-time in national championship contests with a 2-1 win against Maryland in Lousiville, Ky. The Huskies became just the sixth team in Division I to complete a perfect season.