How long have you been a UConn WBB fan? (poll)

Discussion in 'UConn Women's Basketball' started by HuskyNan, Jan 8, 2017.

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How long have you been a UConn women's basketball fan?

Poll closed Jan 12, 2017.
  1. Since forever

    68 vote(s)
    20.8%
  2. Since 1995

    168 vote(s)
    51.4%
  3. Since UConn won its second championship in 2000

    19 vote(s)
    5.8%
  4. More recently than 2000

    37 vote(s)
    11.3%
  5. Other

    35 vote(s)
    10.7%
  1. Wilderness

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    Dad was class of '43 and a track and soccer captain. Later he carried press credentials and wrote for the Waterbury Republican and the Torrington Register on UConn men's soccer and women's basketball. Long time season ticket-holders, Mom and Dad moved to the Silk Mill apartments in Manchester around 2000 to be closer to the campus to attend games. They flew around the country to final fours, followed the USA Basketball team to the Czech Republic at 88 and 90. In 2003 at 81 and 83 and at the last minute without tickets they flew standby to Atlanta for the championship game, carrying pillows prepared to sleep in the airport. In short, they were rabid fans. Mom knew the players far better than her grandchildren. They counted CD a friend and Geno an acquaintance. Both were kind to them. Mom is 96 now, still reads the Courant articles I print for her. I got her to a last game on tickets from CD just 3 years ago. So I picked it up from them. I remember Rebecca Lobo's play well and being surprised and fortunate to catch the '95 first national championship game in a beach bar in Zihuatanejo, MX.
     
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  2. Uconner1

    Uconner1 New Member

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    Since 1987. I took my three grandsons to a game and was lucky enough to have Kerry's sibling in attendance. My eldest grandson still remembers attending the game. Have been to four final fours and some regionals with my husband. Had season tickets until we could no longer walk from the parking garage to Gampel. One year we had season tickets to all the men and women's games. It has been a fantastic entertainment. Celebrated our 60trh wedding anniversary recently and had fond remembrances of our wedding day when we attended a UCONN vs URI football game where UCONN won!
     
  3. huskiemaniac

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    Late '70s...
     
  4. weyuo

    weyuo

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    1991. Started following UConn Women's B-Ball when a kid from a nearby town, Rebecca Lobo, decided to go to UConn. Haven't missed a game since.
     
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  5. Rixxx

    Rixxx

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    Wendy Davis graduated from HS in 1988. Recruited for Uconn the following year. Been a fan ever since.
     
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  6. ritter

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    Being from Bristol I started following the Women when Laura Lishness played. She was followed by Kathy Ferrier, another Bristol native .
     
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  7. JordyG

    JordyG

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    Thank you HuskyNan for my favorite and one of the most moving polls of the year.
     
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  8. fleudslipcon

    fleudslipcon We are still UConn!!

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    Started 1989 -1990.
     
  9. Siestakeyfan

    Siestakeyfan Sailing at Block Island Race Week

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    NICE -- 1962 Grad Was a fan before Geno
     
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  10. vtcwbuff

    vtcwbuff Civil War Buff

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    My daughter dragged me to a women's game in 92 or 93 after hearing me complain about not being able to get tickets to a men's game. I've been a fan since.
     
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  11. DaBrook4Tuck

    DaBrook4Tuck

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    Since Morgan Tuck was a Freshman - Watched her since she was in 8th Grade.
     
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  12. Beemer

    Beemer

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    1995. My mother started watching them one game & she got hooked. And in turn she hooked me.
     
  13. Sanibelfan

    Sanibelfan New Member

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    Have become a Women Huskies fan since the 1990-1991 season when UCONN went to its
    first final 4. What a ride!
     
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  14. BIGMAC

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    I have been a fan of UConn WBB ever since I can remember.

    Ah, where am I? Who are you?
     
  15. AboutWeston

    AboutWeston Artiste Extraordinaire

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    CPTV made me a fan. What a cool state it was - to have public TV showing every CT WCBB game!!!
     
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  16. choochoo

    choochoo

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    1991 first final four on telivision with Meg and Kerry and OMG Laura Lissness, such a sad loss to North Carolinina with the druggie Marion Jones!
     
  17. JellyBean

    JellyBean

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    Since I walked on campus back in 1987. We use to get extra credit points if we attended a women's bball game, back in the day. That lasted 2 weeks. After that, if we attended a women's game, we had to write a 2-3 page paper about our experience of watching a women's game. Great times.
     
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  18. Flyegirl

    Flyegirl

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    Since 1991 when I caught them on TV.....crazy fan since Jen Rizzotti, she's from my town!
     
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