UConn Wins 6th in a Row

Connecticut baseball continues on their winning ways with a 13-2 win over Fairfield at J.O. Christian Field Tuesday. The Huskies have now won six games in a row and 13 of their last 15 games to raise their season record to 23-12-1 (10-2 Big East).

Game Notes:

  • UConn led 11-2 after six innings
  • 5 SB for the Huskies (2011: 4th Game with 5+ SB)
  • George Springer: 6 RBI (2011: 2nd Game with 5+ RBI)
  • Springer: 2-4, Extended Hitting Streak to 15 Games
  • Pat Butler: 6.0 IP, 0 ER (1 R) — Since 4/14: 2 Starts (2-0), 13.0 IP, 2 ER, 1.38 ERA — Prior to 4/14: 3 App (0-1), 6.0 IP, 6 ER, 9.00 ERA
  • Both of Fairfield’s runs were unearned
  • John Sulzicki: 7th-inning single; Now 3-for-13 in 2011 (.231 BA)
  • Top 3 Spots in UConn Lineup (Mike Friel, Nick Ahmed/Tom Verdi, Springer) were 8-for-11 with 8 R
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About adamgiardino

Adam enters his sixth season with the Thunder in 2018 after joining the the organization in 2013 as the Broadcast & Media Relations Assistant, was promoted to the Broadcasting & Media Relations Manager in 2014 and was named Director of Broadcasting at the end of the 2016 season. A lifelong resident of Franklin, Mass. and 2011 graduate of the University of Connecticut, Giardino returns home to broadcast college athletics in New England during the fall and winter months. He has provided play-by-play for Dartmouth College football since 2015 after spending the previous two football seasons filling-in as a sideline reporter for home and away games on the UMass Radio Network. In addition to his role with Dartmouth football, Giardino also broadcasts various sports for Dartmouth, Harvard, Brown, Northeastern and Holy Cross. Before joining the Thunder, Adam was with the Lakewood BlueClaws (Single-A, Philadelphia Phillies) where he was the Media and Public Relations Assistant in 2012 and a Public Relations and Broadcast Intern for the Pawtucket Red Sox (Triple-A, Boston Red Sox) during the 2010 and 2011 seasons. As an undergraduate, he provided four years of play-by-play on 91.7 FM WHUS covering 10 different UConn varsity programs. As WHUS Sports Director in 2010-2011 he had the opportunity to broadcast the 2011 Fiesta Bowl in Glendale, Ariz., the women's basketball [then] record-setting 90-game win streak, the baseball team advancing to the Super Regionals led by World Series MVP George Springer and the men's basketball run to the 2011 National Championship in Houston, Texas. View all posts by adamgiardino

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