UConn Night Slated at Connecticut Open Tennis Tournament

Connecticut_Open_logoCome out and celebrate the University of Connecticut women’s basketball team—and wear your best UConn swag—on Tuesday, Aug. 25 at the Connecticut Open, presented by United Technologies at the Connecticut Open Tennis Center at Yale University.

Hosted by UConn women’s basketball broadcaster Meghan Pattyson-Culmo, the City of New Haven will present a proclamation honoring the recent national championship by the UConn women’s basketball team. Jonathan the Husky will also be on site.

Join your fellow UConn alumni, fans, students and more for an evening of networking and celebrating UConn pride.

Each ticket sold will help raise funds through the 50/50 Project, the Connecticut Open’s charitable fundraising program. The funds raised will go to the UConn Foundation’s Transform Lives fundraising initiative.

Purchase tickets using code: CO15UCONN or call (877) 817-9873 and reference UConn Night—50 percent of ticket sales will be donated to the UConn Foundation.

The UConn Foundation aims to double the amount of financial support—including merit and need-based scholarships—that the Foundation raises for the benefit of the UConn student body.

On Aug. 25, gates will open at 5 p.m. The first 1,000 fans will receive a UConn Women’s National Basketball Championship poster. The matches start at 7 p.m. Eight of the top 20 ranked women’s tennis players in the world, as well as three young Americans, are in the field so far, with four wild cards yet to award to more top players.