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TheRoundUp 8/22: Geno, Pasqualnoi react to Hathaway's 'retirement'

Jeff Jacobs: New UConn President Susan Herbst Has To Be Right On Athletic Director Decision - Hartford Courant
If Herbst was sure Hathaway was the wrong man to lead the UConn athletic department toward those goals, just as she was sure the UConn Health Center needed new leadership, it not only was her privilege as an incoming president to evoke change, it was her duty. Susan Herbst only needs to be right.

For UConn, talk about football, not Hathaway's departure - Connecticut Post
"I would thank Jeff for all he's done for UConn football," Pasqualoni said. "This program has gone a long way in a short period of time. What he did here is appreciated."

Geno Reacts To Departure Of UConn AD Hathaway - Hartford Courant
"His support and guidance have helped us win seven national championships and his dedication to me as a friend and an administrator has been invaluable. Without a doubt, our basketball team would not have become the nation's premiere program without Jeff's support. I am going to miss him on a personal and professional level. I am tremendously disappointed in the way this process played out. Neither Jeff nor the University deserved it. At a time when we should be celebrating our athletic department's unprecedented success, it is unfortunate that a disgruntled few have chosen to focus on what is negative with our athletic department and attribute it to Jeff."

UConn football notebook: Johnny McEntee In Running For QB Job - Hartford Courant
Junior walk-on Johnny McEntee and true freshman Michael Nebrich appear to be the leaders in the four-man race for UConn's starting quarterback job. - It's a duel at quarterback for Huskies | Southeastern Connecticut News, Sports, Weather and Video | The Day newspaper
Yet if you think coach Paul Pasqualoni is ready to tip his hand when it comes to naming his starting quarterback for the Sept. 1 opener against Fordham at Rentschler Field, think again.

UConn Safeties Expect To Improve Under Coach Don Brown - Hartford Courant
This year, UConn might have found gold in the coaching style of new defensive coordinator Don Brown, whose approach is much different than that of former coach Randy Edsall.

Regional Digest: Northeastern Beats UConn In Women's Soccer - Hartford Courant
Sandra Magnusdottir scored the winning goal on a corner kick as Northeastern defeated UConn 2-1 Friday night in their women's soccer season opener in Storrs.

Local freshmen part of young UConn women's soccer team - Norwich, CT - The Bulletin
That relieved a little of the stress. Another stress-reducer is the Huskies are young with 11 newcomers, including 10 freshmen. Five of them started Friday night. The Huskies have just seven seniors on the team and only three, keeper Jessica Dulski and forwards Jessica Shufelt and Cory Bildstein, start.

Former UConn Outfielder George Springer Takes On Houston - Hartford Courant
Former UConn outfielder George Springer arrived in Houston on Friday to meet local media and take batting practice with, if all goes as planned, his future Astros teammates.