Details On UConn’s Campus Celebration For Wednesday

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UConn’s national champion women’s basketball team travel party will leave New Orleans via charter flight at 1:00 p.m. EDT (12:00 p.m. New Orleans time) on Wednesday and is expected to return to Bradley International Airport at approximately 3:30 p.m. EDT.

Upon arrival at Bradley, there will be a short public event. That event will include remarks from UConn head coach Geno Auriemma<http://www.uconnhuskies.com/sports/w-baskbl/mtt/auriemma_geno00.html> and the team will also be in attendance.

UConn fans looking to greet the team at the airport event should take Route 75 in Windsor Locks and follow signs on Route 75 for the event. The public availability at the airport will take place in an area near the intersection of Route 75 and Firehouse Road.

The team will then return to campus for a National Champions “Victory Lap” through campus beginning at approximately 5:15 p.m. The team will ride in an open-air double decker bus and will be accompanied by the UConn pep band and cheerleaders. Upon conclusion of the “Victory Lap” there will be a brief speaking program at the Fairfield Way Plaza – in between the Student Union and the School of Business. The “Victory Lap” takes the place of a rally in Harry A. Gampel Pavilion that has taken place in the past.

The “Victory Lap” will begin at the corner of Route 195 (Storrs Road) and North Eagleville Road at the Storrs Congregational Church. The team will then take a left onto Glenbrook Road and a left onto the “CLAS” Bus Way and drive in front of the Wilbur Cross Building and Gulley Hall. At Gulley Hall, the team will take a right onto Fairfield Way (at Hawley Armory) and make its way past the Homer Babbidge Library and make its way to Fairfield Way Plaza for the speaking program.

Fans can track the Huskies exact progress from Bradley International Airport to campus with updates from Twitter at @UConnWBB.

Parking for the event on campus will be available in both the North and South Parking Garages.

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11 thoughts on “Details On UConn’s Campus Celebration For Wednesday

  1. FREDDYKOOL

    FREDDYKOOL: PREDICTED UCONN BY 20 IN THE NOTRE DAME AND UCONN BY 30 IN THE LOUISVILLE GAME………….
    h’mmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmm
    THEY DON’T CALL ME FREDDY KOOL FOR NOTHING!!!!!!LOL

    1. Steve Gee

      FREDDY KOOL you are such a troll–such an idiot, you always print your predictions AFTER the games. You are a troll

      Bridget—go if you are going –stop trolling

      John Gauger–You sound like a trolling Southerner–are you still fighting a battle we won 200 years ago?? How many walmarts do you have on “sacred” battle ground. Every inch of Virginia, Tenn, Ky, Ga, NC are all battle grounds –you troll

      PHS –8 is enough??? Where do you come up with these idiotic conclusions??/ Who decides what is enough YOU??

      Pete–you are as big a troll as PHS, cheaper by the dozen, since when you pay more for the dozen, where did you go to school podunk U?? You are a troll

      Pat–Who cares when you graduated (I doubt you graduated) you are a gramatically incorrect troll. If uconn is producing grads like you no wonder they can’t recruit–you troll

      Sal&Irene—What makes you the expert on how good or bad a job Uconn did?? And who care that you want to meet an airplane–you both are biggest trolls–and You CHAT, you don’t have a thing to do but troll and Chat.

      How do I know–because I am Steve Gee and you are all Nothing.

  2. bridget

    I will be there and I can not be more excited for these guys they so deserve this this is so coll.

  3. John Gauger

    UCONN’s win in the New Orleans Womens’ NCAA Tournament
    coincides with Appomattox Day, the surrender of General
    Lee and the Army of Northern Virginia To General Grant.
    One of the most transforming pieces of Republican Federal Legislation during this time was the Morrill Act creating
    land grant/agriculture colleges of which UCONN is one of
    69 total. From humble beginnings, the University of Connecticut and the Lady Huskies have scaled new heights.
    Congratulations to both on a job well done.

  4. Pat Sand

    CONGRATULATIONS!!!!!!! I am a ’62 grad and have been a faithful fan all these years…….let the good time roll!!!!

  5. Sal and Irene

    looking forward to greeting the team at Bradley. The women did great!!!

  6. Nancy Szymaszek

    Congratulations to Geno and all the assistant coaches and trainers and the women of Uconn basketball you are all a class act.

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