UConn Volleyball

Kennadie Jake-Turner takes an active role on and off the court

Kennadie Jake-Turner takes an active role on and off the court

Kennadie Jake-Turner just doesn’t feel right unless she’s busy. 14 credits of class, 20 hours of practice and eight hours of NCAA-mandated studying a week and it still gives her too much free time to fill.

“I’ve never been just a volleyball player, I’ve always done all these different things at home so I wanted to get involved,” Jake-Turner said.

The Foundation of UConn Volleyball: Elizabeth Kline and Emma Turner

The Foundation of UConn Volleyball: Elizabeth Kline and Emma Turner

“Their work ethic is the greatest on the team,” said assist coach Matt Scott. “They are constantly pushing to not only get more out of the team, but also knowing when the right moment is to put their arm around someone and pick them and their spirits up.” 

Top Husky performances over break

Top Husky performances over break

While you were back home or wherever relaxing on break and stuffing yourself on Thanksgiving, a lot of UConn athletes were still hard at work. Several feasted last week, just in a different way. Here are some of the Huskies who had exemplar showings last week.

Volleyball: Huskies get a chance at redemption this weekend against UCF and USF

Volleyball: Huskies get a chance at redemption this weekend against UCF and USF

“Playing teams the second time around is a little more settling as you have a better idea of what to expect after playing them just two weeks ago,” Grunwald said. “UCF comes in ranked in the top 25 so there is always an excitement to play a ranked team.”