uconn athletics

Former FVL star Radue ready to launch comeback

By Tim Froberg, USA Today Network-Wisconsin This article was originally published on Post-Crescent.   The hair is coming back and so is the fastball. The latter will serve Ryan Radue well the remainder of his collegiate baseball career at the University of Connecticut. When he does return to the mound, Radue may see the sport […]

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 […]

UConn Athletics Celebrates Endowed Scholarship Donors

Nearly 250 donors, student-athletes, coaches and administrators gathered inside Rome Ballroom in October for the UConn Athletics Annual Endowed Scholarship Dinner. Throughout the evening, which featured a social hour, dinner and speaking program, those in attendance heard about the importance of endowed scholarships on the lives of UConn’s student-athletes and the success of its programs.

Basketball Center Dedicated to Werth Family

History was made on the UConn campus today, as the UConn Foundation handed over to the University the first building financed entirely with private donations and no taxpayer money. The UConn Basketball Champions Center was dedicated in the name of Peter J. and Pamela H. Werth, who made their second gift in three years for […]

UConn Alum Pledges $8 Million to Transform Soccer Complex

Former University of Connecticut men’s soccer student-athlete Tony Rizza ’87 has pledged a total of $8 million to transform the soccer complex and build a brand-new state-of-the-art soccer stadium on the Storrs campus. The new facility will be built on the site of the current Joseph J. Morrone Stadium and will bear the same name. […]