American Conference

Around the American: UCF, USF and Cincinnati all remain undefeated

Around the American: UCF, USF and Cincinnati all remain undefeated

Week 4 of college football has come and gone, and once again UConn sits at the bottom of the American Athletic East, while USF and UCF are still undefeated. Let’s take a look at how all the teams in the division did this weekend

Around the American: UConn demolished, USF wins shootout thriller

Around the American: UConn demolished, USF wins shootout thriller

The American conference had both big blowouts and nail biters in the Week 2 football games. For the second consecutive week, the UConn defense allowed over 600 yards, albeit to the two best teams in the Group of Five conferences.

Women’s Soccer: Huskies take on Memphis in postseason conference tournament

Women’s Soccer: Huskies take on Memphis in postseason conference tournament

The Huskies (7-8-3) now find themselves in the postseason once again, this time with lower expectations as a five-seed in the AAC Tournament. A loss would likely end their season—but the Huskies are poised to make some noise.

Men's Soccer: UConn knocks off Tulsa, prepares for No. 1 Maryland

Men's Soccer: UConn knocks off Tulsa, prepares for No. 1 Maryland

On Friday night, the UConn men’s soccer team was seeking revenge for their season-ending loss to Tulsa in last year’s American Athletic Conference Semifinals. With a game-winning goal from birthday boy Niko Petridis, the Huskies got their payback while earning three crucial conference points in the process.

Softball: UConn swept in consecutive weekends of American Conference play

Due to the Easter holiday, UConn softball played their first game of the series on Thursday. After falling 4-0 to Eastern Carolina, the Huskies went on to suffer a series sweep for the second consecutive weekend. With the sweep by Houston last weekend, UConn’s record in the American Conference falls to 1-7.

Column: The American power problem

Column: The American power problem

Here is what The American has done since the rollout of #AmericanPow6r. Make of this what you will. Win two of seven college football bowl games. Send the same number of teams (2) to the 2017 men’s NCAA Tournament as the West Coast Conference, and one fewer than the Atlantic 10. Neither of the two American teams advanced to the second weekend.