UConn Players Who Contributed to the Two Longest Streaks

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  1. alexrgct

    alexrgct Wise Guy

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    In keeping with that great video of UConn alumnae recognizing the program for equaling the first run of 90 consecutive wins, who all do we make sure we remember?

    2008-2010:

    Maya Moore
    Tiffany Hayes
    Cassie Kearns
    Tahirah Williams
    Renee Montgomery
    Tina Charles
    Heather Buck
    Tahira Williams
    Meghan Gardler
    Jacquie Fernandes
    Caroline Doty
    Kaili McClaren
    Kalana Greene
    Kelly Faris
    Samarie Walker
    Bria Hartley
    Stef Dolson

    2014-2017:

    Kiah Stokes
    Kaleena Mosqueda-Lewis
    Breanna Stewart
    Moriah Jefferson
    Morgan Tuck
    Saniya Chong
    Gabby Williams
    Kia Nurse
    Courtney Ekmark (yes, I know)
    Katie Lou Samuelson
    Napheesa Collier
    Crystal Dangerfield
    Molly Bent
    Kyla Irwin
    Tierney Lawlor
    Briana Pulido

    I've included transfers, but no one who never played at all (like DJB).

    Am I forgetting someone? I'm sure I am.
     
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  2. HoopsFan21

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    So far the only thing the current players remember is "Maya Moore and the others."
     
  3. Dennygrnn

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    Let's include Loren Dixon?
     
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  4. alexrgct

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    Argh- yes, let's!
     
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    alexrgct Wise Guy

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    But on Senior Night, even Maya gave a special post-game shoutout to fellow senior Lorin Dixon with mic in hand for her post-game speech.

    Because that's what Maya Moore does...
     
  6. Shorty Dee

    Shorty Dee Number 1 UConn fan

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    What about Natalie Butler.
     
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  7. alexrgct

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    I knew I'd have serious brain farts, but I'd rather try and embarrass myself than not try at all. Indeed, of course Natalie is on the list.
     
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  8. Nuyoika

    Nuyoika Do not expect an apology for my honesty.

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    What about that other Breanna from Florida who transferred to Penn State. Wasn't she in there somewhere? Or did she leave between the streaks? Her last name escapes me at the moment.
     
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    Breanna Banks
     
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    Nuyoika Do not expect an apology for my honesty.

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    Thanks you! It was gonna drive me nuts that I could not remember it.
     
  11. alexrgct

    alexrgct Wise Guy

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    Banks was on the 47-game streak, but on neither 90-game streak, IIRC. She transferred after 2013-14, did she not?
     
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    ochoopsfan Orange County Pundit

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    Was Lauren Engeln on the first 90 run?
     
  13. Scotter

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    I have no problem labeling those 90 games as Maya's streak. Maya's impact and influence actually has seemed to become underappreciated by UConn fans. She's certainly by far the primary reason the streak ever got to 90. That Maya is what the current players remember about the streaks should actually be pretty telling about Maya's lasting influence over the current culture of the team ,and why some of those current players chose UConn.
     
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    Yes because she came in with Dolson and Hartley. I believe that was the Dolson-Hartley-Engeln-Johnson-Banks class.
     
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    Sadie Edwards played in a few games before transferring, though not much.
     
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    Banks was in KML and Stokes's class. Samarie Walker completed the Dolson-Hartley class.
     
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    No- just the final 12 games of that run. And basically didn't play.
     
  18. MilfordHusky

    MilfordHusky Voice of Reason

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    I think the Tina Charles NPOY banner might have caught their attention, though the mural of Magnificent Maya is even more conspicuous.
     
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    You are correct, but she was a bench player only and had very little influence over Wins #79-#90. She and MJ count, but her omission in my OP was conscious and reasoned. Samarie Walker contributed more to those final 12 wins than Engeln or Johnson.
     
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    Samarie Walker should be struck from the list on principle.
     
  21. azfan

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    Hi. I am a new member to the Boneyard in Arizona. Courtney Ekmark recently transferred to ASU. What was the reference to her in the previous post about?
     
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    What is the reference to Courtney Ekmark about?
     
  23. j66kicker

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    Welcome - I'm in AZ too. Reference to Ekmark is she was part of a UConn team involved in the current 90-game winning streak. I'm looking forward to seeing her play at ASU next year.