1st seed UConn softball defeats St. John’s in Big East Tournament
STORRS, Conn. (WFSB) - UConn softball opened up the BIG EAST Tournament with a win 3-2 against 5th seed St. John’s Thursday afternoon.
The Huskies move on to the BIG EAST Semifinal against Seton Hall on Friday at noon.
UConn entered the tournament as the number one seed after winning the regular season title for a second consecutive season.
They are looking to capture their first BIG EAST Championship trophy since 2001.
Sophomore Lexi Hastings and junior Payton Kinney received all-BIG EAST first-team honors this year, leading UConn to a 33-15 record.
Grace Jenkins was named BIG EAST Freshman of the Year, the fifth player in program history to claim the honor.
Ticketing information for today’s BIG EAST Softball Tournament matchup can be found here.
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