Not bad Geno, not bad at all.The University of Connecticut women’s basketball team has accomplished something rather special. They have won 80 games in a row, so shouldn’t we all just flat out say, “This is wonderful or unique?”
Don’t they deserve some recognition from America’s sports fans?
Winning against the Lady Bears of Baylor University on Tuesday wasn’t easy, especially since it looked like their special streak of 79 games was about to be snapped. Yet, the Huskies responded in the final few minutes and earned win number 80.
I can only imagine that once the buzzer rang to signal the end of the game, head coach Geno Auriemma must have taken the longest deep breath in his life. His team earned a much-needed “W” last night and who should they thank… possibly “Lady Luck.”
Not too many schools across the country have had the chance to boast about a certain record or even admit that their team is apart of a special moment in the college’s history.
Years from now, who will remember this special achievement of 80-games? Will we all remember a single player on the team? Will we all remember their game against Baylor?
Chances are we won’t be able to answer any of those questions, but being able to win 80-games in a row is special and needs to be cherished.