| Sep 17, 2014
| 3:40 PM
Of all those who have played for Geno Auriemma and Chris Dailey since they came to UConn in 1985, it's unlikely any player connected with fans more assertively than Stefanie Dolson, the All-America center who graduated after last season's second...
| Sep 13, 2014
| 4:55 PM
NEWARK, Del. — Last Tuesday, the 17 players with the U.S. women's national team had lunch at the Naval Academy in Annapolis, Md., the site of their three-day training camp that ended Wednesday.
They were not alone. They sat among 4,000 midshipmen...
| Aug 7, 2014
| 4:44 PM
SPRINGFIELD – Theresa Grentz, then Theresa Shank, was all set to attend Mount St. Mary's College in Maryland on an academic scholarship following high school. She was going to be a teacher.
But on March 15 of her senior year in high school, her...
| Apr 9, 2014
| 8:40 AM
NASHVILLE — Shortly after defeating Tennessee for its first national championship in 1995, Chris Dailey saw Tennessee assistant Mickie DeMoss at an AAU tournament. They had an enlightening chat.
"She was very gracious," said Dailey, UConn's...
| Apr 12, 2014
| 6:00 AM
Playing for Geno Auriemma is not easy. And it shouldn't be, or so say those who fully subscribe to the risk-reward theory of finding success.
But that's not really the point now, as the state celebrates his record ninth women's basketball championship....
| May 4, 2014
| 7:33 PM
Without a post player in the class of 2015, the national champion Huskies may be considering taking on a talented transfer from a former Big East rival.
Two sources told The Courant on Sunday that Georgetown center Natalie Butler, a 6-foot-5 center...
| Mar 30, 2014
| 4:15 PM
LINCOLN, Neb. — For as many years as she can remember, UConn associate head coach Chris Dailey has tried to balance the pressure her players feel playing for UConn by engaging them in fun and games on game day.
And that tradition will continue...
| Mar 18, 2014
| 3:00 PM
STORRS — A good way to tell how times have changed with the NCAA Tournament was how little time it took for the UConn coaching staff to gather what it needed Monday night.
Within 20 minutes of the announcement that the Huskies were headed to the...
| Mar 9, 2014
| 4:05 AM
Three months after taking a job he figured would last four years, Geno Auriemma, 31 years old, was certainly ready to coach his Huskies for the first time.
After all, like any aspiring professional, he hoped his day would finally come. And here it was,...
| Feb 24, 2014
| 7:35 AM
DALLAS — When Geno Auriemma coached his 1,000th game Saturday at Houston, another tidy 51-point win for No. 867 of his career, he did not do so alone.
He was there with associate head coach Chris Dailey, who through better and worse has been there...
| Feb 28, 2014
| 5:49 PM
She has a galaxy of stars and an inscription on one foot. When she was 16, Stefanie Dolson and her older siblings Ashley and Courtney decided to get tattoos. A sister thing, Dolson says.
One got, "Live." Another, "Love." Stef got "Laugh." Of course,...
| Feb 22, 2014
| 6:08 PM
HOUSTON — Sidelined with mononucleosis since before UConn's game at South Florida on Feb. 16, junior Kaleena Mosqueda-Lewis is not with the team on its five-day trip to Texas.
But coach Geno Auriemma said Saturday that her scheduled checkup on...