Topics

Siena Saints

UConn Defeats Memphis, Moves To AAC Championship Game

William Montgomerie worked seven shutout innings, allowing three hits, to lead UConn past Memphis 5-0 in the semifinal round of the American Athletic Conference Championship Saturday at Bright House Field.

The win sends UConn (36-23) to Sunday's noon championship game (ESPNews), in which the Huskies will face Houston in a winner-take-all matchup for the conference title.

UConn bounced back from a 9-5 loss to Memphis earlier Saturday as Montgomerie settled a Huskies pitching staff that had allowed 12 hits, including eight extra-base hits, to the Tigers in the first game. Montgomerie allowed only three singles and two walks to improve to 6-3 .

Tyler Gnesda drove in two...

82°