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Tuesday, November 30, 2010

Caribbean Challenge Wrap-up

The women’s basketball team may not have come away with the results they were hoping for on the court, but the Hawks had a chance to bond as a team in preparation for another run at the 2011 America East Championship.

Below are all the videos from the Hawks trip to Playa del Carmen, Mexico and the Aventura Palace Resort.

Tuesday, November 9, 2010

Coach Rizzotti Holds a Clinic for Glastonbury Youth Special Olympics Basketball Team

On Monday night (November 8) Head Coach Jennifer Rizzotti and Howie led a clinic in Glastonbury with the Glastonbury Special Olympic Youth Team. The Glastonbury Special Olympic team is currently training for the Holiday Sports Classic scheduled for November 20 & 21 at Quinnipiac University. Coach Rizzotti worked on defensive and passing skills with approximately 25 youth at the Naubuc Elementary School.

Friday, November 5, 2010

Women's Basketball Weekly Video Update November 5, 2010

West Hartford, CT – This week’s women’s basketball blog features highlights from the 2010 Tip-a-Hawk Dinner held on Thursday, November 4 at the Crowne Plaza in downtown Hartford. The Tip-a-Hawk Dinner is the women’s basketball team’s primary fundraising event and raises more than $20,000 annually to support the team’s goals of winning an America East Championship.

Within this week’s video update is an interview with senior Mary Silvia about the dinner as well as player remarks given by senior Jackie Smith during the night’s festivities. Jackie talks about the importance of fundraising and how the money raised helps the women’s team achieve the level of success they have.

Weekly video updates will continue throughout the season and will touch on many different topics. Do you have an idea or a question you would like to ask a coach or player? If so, email with your question and stay tuned for the answer.

Monday, November 1, 2010

SPECIAL POST: President Clinton Leaves A Message for the Hawks Women's Basketball Team

On Sunday, October 31 the University of Hartford welcomed former President Bill Clinton for a Democratic rally for Gubernatorial candidate Dan Malloy. The rally was held in the Sports Center and members of the women’s basketball team, knowing that President Clinton would be using the women’s basketball lounge as a staging area, left a message for the former President. The message read:

Dear Mr. Clinton,

We hope you enjoy your day in the Reich Family Pavilion. Please come back to watch the Lady Hawks Basketball Team in action!!!

Hartford Women’s Basketball Team

Just prior to President Clinton taking the stage in support of Malloy he noticed the message and left one of his own for the women’s team. President Clinton’s message read:

Look Forward to it!
Bill Clinton