Huskies Back in the Big East 2021 Bonanza
Jonathan the Husky and Jonathan XIV pose for a photo near a marquee announcing UConn's return to the Big East athletic conference outside Madison Square Garden in Manhattan.
UConn became a charter member of the Big East in 1979. The Huskies left the league in 2013. But the 2020–21 season saw UConn return to its roots. Here are some of the back-home season highlights, which included seven championships.
By Mike Enright ’88 (CLAS)
Photo by Peter Morenus
Women’s Basketball capped an undefeated league season with its 19th Big East tournament win.
Men’s Basketball made it to the Big East tournament semifinals.
Women’s Swimming and Diving finished second at the Big East championship.
Field Hockey never left the Big East — and won their ninth straight league tournament.
Golf won the Big East championship.
Women’s Lacrosse advanced to the Big East tournament championship.
Outdoor Track and Field Men won the Big East championship; Women took second.
Baseball added the Big East tournament crown to its season championship.
Women’s Cross Country won the league’s Academic Excellence Award after finishing second at the March championship.