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Northeast Conference

UConn Ties St. Francis In Weak Season-Opener Friday

STORRS – UConn men's soccer coach Ray Reid didn't bother sugarcoating his team's opening tie with St. Francis-Brooklyn Friday. Instead, Reid stuck mostly to the facts. Against the Terriers, the top team in the Northeast Conference preseason coaches poll, UConn was far from its best. "We have to play better," Reid said. "We left money on the table [Friday]. We should've won that game, and that just goes to our youth." After 110 minutes of scoreless soccer at Morrone Stadium, including two 10-minute sudden-death overtime periods, the Huskies tied St. Francis 0-0 in front of 3,618 to start the 2015 season. UConn was voted No. 1 in the American...