The Huskies dropped a 3-0 decision to St. John's in the 2010 BIG EAST Baseball Championship title game on May 30 in Clearwater, FLA. Photo © by Vito J. Leo for HTNP.com Sports
The University of Connecticut baseball team dropped a 3-0 decision to St. John’s in the 2010 BIG EAST Baseball Championship title game on Sunday afternoon [May 30] at Bright House Field in Clearwater, FLA
With the loss, UConn’s (47-14) run for its third BIG EAST Tournament title was halted, after the Huskies battled out of the loser’s bracket to contend for the championship crown.
The Huskies will now await a bid into the NCAA Tournament. The 64-team field will be announced on Monday, May 31 at 12:30 p.m. on ESPN.
UConn's George Springer was named to the 2010 BIG EAST Baseball Championship All-Tournament Team. UConn photo.
The Huskies will look to make their 16th all-time NCAA appearance and their first showing in the event since 1994.
With the win, Rutgers improves to 40-14 on the year and will receive the conference’s automatic bid into the NCAA Tournament.
After finishing the tournament 13-for-19 with nine walks, seven runs scored and four RBI, George Springer was named to the 2010 BIG EAST Baseball Championship All-Tournament Team, joined by UConn first baseman Mike Nemeth.
Nemeth finished the week with two home runs as well as 10 RBI for the Huskies.
Billy Ferriter and Dan Feehan added to the list of Huskies named to the BIG EAST All-Tournament Team.
Posted May 30, 2010- a full account of the game by Vito J. Leo will be posted on Monday, May 31.