Monthly Archive for January, 2012

: January, 2012

Doty Finds Her Mark In Big Effort Against Duke

Overcoming obstacles is nothing new for UConn guard Caroline Doty. She has pushed past three tears of the anterior cruciate ligament in her left knee to resume her career. She overcame a sprained left

Stokes Comes Up Big In Reserve For The Huskies

Duke coach Joanne P. McCallie was asked to comment on the significant contribution of UConn’s 6-foot-3 freshman center Kiah Stokes following Monday’s game at Cameron Indoor Stadium. At first, McCallie

Hayes Shakes Off Collision, Passes Tests And Returns To Game

Tiffany Hayes has crashed to the floor so many times during her career that you just expect her to bounce back up and continue competing. But after she banged heads with Duke’s Shay Selby with 3:24

Huskies Have Another Chance To Beat A Top 5 Team On The Road

The Huskies had an 11-point lead at No. 1 Baylor with 13:17 left in the game Dec. 18. They lost 66-61. The Huskies led by as many as eight in the second half at No. 2 Notre Dame Jan. 7 and had a

Hayes Named BE POY For First Time; Chong On UConn’s Radar

The selection process must have been as easy as it has been in recent memory for Big East officials. How could anyone other than UConn senior Tiffany Hayes be named the conference Player of the Week?

Duke Up Next For `Big Game’ Bria

Here’s my advance for Monday’s nationally televised showdown between No. 3 UConn and No. 5 Duke … There were high expectations when Bria Hartley joined the UConn women’s basketball program last

Auriemma Hoping Huskies Play Well At Duke Monday

UConn coach Geno Auriemma, as usual, is not placing a great amount of significance on Monday’s Big Monday match-up at No. 5 Duke. He sees it as a chance for the Huskies to continue to improve and a

Hayes Unfazed By Not Making Wooden Award Midseason List

Senior Tiffany Hayes has been riding the best stretch of her career over the past few weeks. She has scored in double figures in a career-high 10 straight games. She has had at least five rebounds in

Howard’s Memory A Source Of Motivation For Hayes

Tiffany Hayes walked into the postgame interview room today wearing a UConn warm-up suit, a backpack and holding a blue baseball cap. She took her position in the far corner and began to answer

Stokes Has Refined Her Work Ethic; Huskies Taking Notice

Freshman Kiah Stokes came to UConn with the potential to make an immediate impact. She earned All-American honors as Linn-Mar High in Iowa. And with 6-foot-5 sophomore Stefanie Dolson as the lone