Justin Willis closed out a one-run win for UConn. (Shotgun Spratling)


College Park: UConn Shows Resiliency, Maryland Dominates


COLLEGE PARK, Md. — All the great work Connecticut had done for seven innings fizzled away in a five-batter span. The gem thrown by righthander Austin Peterson…gone. The coming-alive home run hit by Bryan Padilla…forgotten. Casey Dana’s put-a-stamp-on-it clanger off the left field pole…silenced.

Wake Forest had tied up what had momentarily seemed like a going-away victory-to-be for the Huskies, plating four runs in the eighth inning Friday afternoon in the opening game of the first-ever College Park Regional. Nick Kurtz had brought home a run with a chopper to third. Brock Wilken lined a run-scoring single back up the[…]


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