UConn All-American candidate Fr. F Breanna Stewart was named the Big East Freshman of the Week for the 1st time in her very early career after averaging 16.0 ppg and 5.5 rpg while helping UConn to a 2-0 week including a win at 16/13 Texas A&M. where she had 11pts. and 6rebs. In her debut, Stewart led UConn with 21pts. in a victory against the College of Charleston while adding 5rebs and 4stls.
UConn All-American candidate Jr. C Stefanie Dolson made the Big East Weekly Honor Roll after tying her career-high with 24pts., 6rebs., 5asts. and 3stls. while shooting 73 percent from the floor to lead the Huskies past No. 16/13 Texas A&M on the road. In the season opening win against College of Charleston, she had a near triple-double with 11pts., 9rebs., and a career-high 8asts.