2000-2001

<B>2000:</b> With a 4-1 Game 6 victory over Rochester June 4the Hartford Wolf Pack won the AHL's Calder Cup, giving Hartford its first hockey championship. The Pack won it all in their third season.
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<B>2000:</b> Greenwich High graduate Steve Young was picked by a Courant panel as Connecticut's top athlete of the 1900s. He was one of the best NFL quarterbacks of his era, winning three Super Bowl rings with the San Francisco 49ers.
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<b>2000:</B> UConn Football began play as a Division I-A independent.
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<B>2001:</b> UConn earned first win over a Big East opponent (Rutgers) when Marc Hickok hit a career-long 47-yarder with 3:04 left  in a 20-19 win.
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( JOHN WOIKE / HC / June 4, 2000 )

2000: With a 4-1 Game 6 victory over Rochester June 4the Hartford Wolf Pack won the AHL's Calder Cup, giving Hartford its first hockey championship. The Pack won it all in their third season.

2000: Greenwich High graduate Steve Young was picked by a Courant panel as Connecticut's top athlete of the 1900s. He was one of the best NFL quarterbacks of his era, winning three Super Bowl rings with the San Francisco 49ers.

2000: UConn Football began play as a Division I-A independent.

2001: UConn earned first win over a Big East opponent (Rutgers) when Marc Hickok hit a career-long 47-yarder with 3:04 left in a 20-19 win. rushing.

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