Baseball: UConn fights hard, but gets eliminated from the NCAA tournament by Washington

Baseball: UConn fights hard, but gets eliminated from the NCAA tournament by Washington

UConn’s season came to a close on Sunday, as they beat host Coastal Carolina in an elimination game that afternoon 6-5, but fell to the regional champions Washington for the second time in the tournament in the nightcap.

Baseball: UConn victorious over Long Island to stay alive in the NCAA Tournament

Baseball: UConn victorious over Long Island to stay alive in the NCAA Tournament

The Huskies win was made possible almost solely by the effort of designated hitter Christian Fedko, who went 2-5 on the day with two doubles, scoring three runs crucial to UConn’s bid to stave off elimination.

Baseball: UConn falls to familiar foe in American title game

Baseball: UConn falls to familiar foe in American title game

Until this year, there were eight baseball teams in the American Athletic Conference. A round robin schedule of seven series isn’t enough to fill the customary eight week conference slate, so each team needed a travel partner, a team that they would play home and away series with every year.