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VIDEO: UConn Baseball Getting Hot at the Right Time

The Huskies have been hitting on all cylinders right now, just in time for the NCAA Tournament.

Ian Bethune/The UConn Blog

On May 8, the UConn Baseball program hit a low.

The Huskies had lost four games in a row, getting swept by East Carolina on Commencement Weekend after losing the final game of the Memphis series when weather cut the game short with the tying run on second base in the top of the seventh. All at-large NCAA bid hopes seemed lost. Their RPI was in the 80s.

Then it started clicking. UMass came to town and the Huskies were able to avenge an earlier loss in Amherst, beating them 5-0. Then on a road trip to Northeastern, they came from behind with a game-winning double off the bat of Zac Susi.

The train kept rolling, with UConn taking a nine-game winning streak into the AAC Tournament. The Huskies won their first two games before the 11-game winning streak was snapped by Memphis, but they were able to close the tournament with two more wins and add a conference championship to the trophy case.

UConn has outscored opponents 103-44 in its last 14 games. They have shut out three opponents and won three one-run games after winning five one-run contests in the previous 46 games on the schedule. This 13-1 streak has the Huskies in the right mindset heading into what will be a challenging Gainesville Regional.