***39 AND OHHH! UCONN WOMEN ARE NATIONAL CHAMPIONS***SOX WIN
The 2009 University of Connecticut women's basketball team made history last night in St. Louis by beating Louisville by a score of 76-54, completing their undefeated season with a staggeringly great record of 39-0. They won every game they played all season long by 10 points or more, usually much more. They were led by their junior center Tina Charles, who had a monster game with 25 points and 19 rebounds. Renee Montgomery, a senior playing in her last game, added 18 points and the best player in the country, and it ain't even close, Maya Moore, had 18 points. Those three players are just about the three best players at their positions in the whole darn country. I was up a little late last night and that's why this post is so late, but my goodness, NATIONAL CHAMPS! I love them. The parade in Hartford will be coming up soon...stay tuned right here for all the details. The team will arrive at Bradley International Airport at 3:15pm EDT today with a pep rally scheduled at Gampel Pavilion on the Storrs campus a couple hours after that.
The Boston Red Sox started their 2009 campaign on a winning note, beating the Tampa Bay Rays by a score of 5-3. Josh Beckett was simply marvelous, going seven full innings and only allowing two hits and one run. He struck out ten Rays batters. MVP Dustin Pedroia smacked a home run in his first at bat, becoming the first reigning MVP to homer in his first at bat. The surging with power Jason Varitek also hit a tater. The only additional runs were given up by the Darkman, Hideki Okajima. Masterson and Papelbon finished up the game, Paps with two strikeouts. One down, 161 to go.
To close, it was such an eventful night in the state of Connecticut. I have the UCONN game on the DVR and I'll watch it when I return from work. Click on the title of this post for more on the game and as always, BE WELL. THANK YOU CONNECTICUT HUSKIES, the best women's team in the NCAA basketball world and number one in our hearts. Forever.