Jose Ortega

Regional Digest: UConn Baseball Loses AAC Opener

Regional Digest: UConn Baseball Loses AAC Opener

UConn Loses AAC Opener

Rightfielder Lex Kaplan hit two solo home runs as part of a 3-for-4 day as Tulane defeated UConn 3-1 Wednesday in the first game for both teams at the American Athletic Conference baseball championships at Bright House Field in Clearwater, Fla. UConn, the No. 6 seed, will face Central Florida Thursday at 11 a.m. in an elimination game. Blake Davey went 3-for-4 for UConn (33-24). ... The Huskies received three of the four major honors when the New England Intercollegiate Baseball Association announced its postseason awards Wednesday. Junior Vinny Siena was selected as the NEIBA Player of the Year, senior Carson Cross as pitcher of the year, and Jim...