Athletics

Former All-American Caron Butler Makes Gift to Basketball Center at UConn

The UConn Foundation is excited to announce that former UConn men’s basketball All-American Caron Butler and his wife Andrea have made a gift in support of the Werth Family UConn Basketball Champions Center. Caron Butler earned All-American honors and was the Big East Conference Player of the Year and the Tournament Most Outstanding Player in […]

UConn Donor Makes His Mark on UConn’s New Basketball Practice Facility

Ted Lunney ’92, a loyal alum and Husky basketball fan, will be one of the first donors to have a locker named after him in UConn’s new Werth Family UConn Basketball Champion Center. Lunney says he wanted to contribute because of the strong connection he feels toward UConn, where he majored in business and formed […]

Student-Athletes Meet the People Who Make It Possible

UConn baseball pitcher Nico Darras looked out at fellow Husky athletes and donors at the annual UConn Athletics Endowment Dinner on Monday, October 5, and talked about how easy it is to get caught up in the day-to-day grind and glory of being a Husky champion. “There’s the 6 a.m. lift, the hours of study […]

Student-Athlete Strong: Wyatt Million ’17

UConn’s student-athletes are often lauded for their on-field achievements, but there’s an equally important—often unseen—dimension to the student-athlete. UConn Today is publishing a series of profiles to highlight the academic prowess of these student-athletes. Learn more about UConn Men’s Cross Country and Track athlete Wyatt Million ’17 (CLAS), who is majoring in biology and has […]

Student-Athlete Strong: Emily Armstrong

UConn’s student-athletes are often lauded for their on-field achievements, but there’s an equally important—often unseen—dimension to the student-athlete. UConn Today is publishing a series of profiles to highlight the academic prowess of these student-athletes. Learn more about UConn Women’s Soccer goalkeeper Emily Armstrong ’16 (NEAG), who is studying elementary education with a focus in math. […]