Membership meeting on May 13, 2022 at Lake Miona:

Below photos show Group Picture in front of Mission BBQ truck, Check Presentation to Reneea Wheeler of Haven, Food Servers ready to dish out BBQ, a photo of Karen Lennon who did such a colorful job decorating the tables and room in RED, WHITE and BLUE...!


Bingo Night on Friday, February 11th.


Our guest speaker at the January general meeting was Renee Wheeler from the Haven in Leesburg, our designated charity for this year. After which we played a Trivia Jeopardy game. 


Club members enjoying a good time at our annual Christmas party on December 10th. Everyone having a good time.


Jack and Sue Cary met UConn women's basketball team players at the Battle for Atlantis in the Bahamas. Pictured L to R, Jack Cary, Mika Muhl, Posthumous Gabriel, Elvida Edwards and Sue Cary.


The Villages High School women's basketball coach, Marquez Porter and senior player, Kaitlyn McLaughlin, were guest speakers at the November 12th general meeting.


Celebrating College Colors Day at the Spanish Springs square.


Our last summer get together at Sammy's on August 13th, where we presented owner, Paulie, with the plaque recognizing them as partners with our club and offering a discount to our members. Presenting from left is Vice-President, Lee Lennon, Paulie and Rita Miller.


Our first summer get together at Sammy's, in lieu of a monthly meeting, on June 18th.


Our first live, in-person, general membership meeting in over a year! Highlighted by the election of officers, with a new president.


And a good time was had by all! About 60 members enjoyed our 6th Birthday Party on March 19th, with pizza and a birthday cake. 


Our drive-through, fill the truck, Toys for Tots collection.


We attended our annual trip to the Villages Polo Field for the matches on Friday, November 13th. The event was a little different than usual due to the restrictions of the pandemic.


Club celebrities featured in the Villages Daily Sun newspaper report on the College Colors Funds for Food drive. The UConn Sports Club placed 4th (Honorable Mention) out of over 50 participating clubs! 


One of our members, Diane Crilley, is retiring from her job as store manager for TJMaxx. Her assistants are sending her off with this! 


No, they're not about to go out and rob a bank!  It's UConn Sports Club President Wendell Goldsmith (center) presenting a check for $600 to the VHA's Helping Hands program treasurer, Ron McManhon and president, Bill Gotschalk.  Helping Hands was the club's "bucket" charity for this fiscal year.


What the "Well Dressed" UConn Sports Club member wears when going out!


It was a good trip to USF for a UConn women's win on February 16th !


It was another stressful game for our UConn ladies basketball team on Thursday, January 23rd.  It seemed there were two UConn teams playing, one during the first half and the real team in the second. Tennessee gave them a tough time for half the game, but we were victorious. See the pictures below of some club members at Gator's for the action.    


It was three packed buses to the game at UCF on January 16th for another UConn women's win!


It was the 6th Annual Battle at The Villages the weekend of December 27, 28, 29 and our Lee Lennon, executive board member, attended.  He met Heisman Trophy winner, Charlie Ward, there. Thee Villages Buffalo team made it to the finals, but came in 2nd.  The Windsor, Connecticut team (who Lee hosted) didn't get past the second game and was eliminated. If anyone has other photos, please email them to Phil Fulco, link on CONTACT US above.


It was a Merry good time at our 4th annual Christmas/Holiday party, Friday, December 13th! Great job by the committee.


It was a brutal rout by UCF (56-21), but the group had a good time anyway on Saturday, September 28th. 


College Colors Day 2019 was a big success, exceeding last year's total with 43,049.9 pounds of food!  UConn Sports Club captured the 3rd place trophy by collecting 3,332 pounds, beating many of the bigger schools among 50 entries.  Below are photos of the day and some printed in the Daily Sun.

 


Our 2019 College Colors Day food drive has begun!  We even made it into the Daily Sun!


In lieu of general membership meetings, in June and July, we held our summer get togethers.


The "Fill the Truck" event at the Villages Soccer Club game on June 28th


Club member and game watch "Cheerleader" Stan Cohen won "Best in Class" at the Village Vettes Annual Corvette Show on April 26th.


The Charity Committee donations were made at the April 12th meeting.  From left, Committee Chair Dee Brock, recipients Pastor Dave Houck, SOZO Kids, Kathy and Pete Beinetti, Wildwood Boosters Club and UConn club member Jim Hawkins representing C.E.R.T.


Here are some photos from the semi-finals game against Notre Dame.


Regardless of the outcome, the BEST looking team in the Final Four of 2019!


Elite 8 for the 12th time in a row! Celebration of a tough win.


How sweet it is!  Our 26th in a row Sweet 16 victory! Watching the game and celebrating at Gator's, March 29th.


We had quite a celebration of our 4th Anniversary at the March 8th meeting. 


It was a good time at the March 4th game against USF, especially after a really shaky start and being behind for most of the game.  Katie Lou was sorely missed.  But, once again we prevailed!


Your amazing club cheerleaders were at it again at Gator's on January 13th 


If you didn't attend our annual Holiday Party in December, this is some of what you missed!


We celebrated our success in the College Colors Days food drive at our October meeting.


We were at the Sports Card and Collectible show on Saturday, Sept. 8th.


Scenes from College Colors Day 2018


July 14th UConn at The Villages Soccer Club's final game of the regular season, with a win to qualify for the postseason playoffs.  The club was there to cheer and support them. The "Fill The Truck" food drive was a big success, also. We collected over 600 pounds of food at the last two games.


June 8th UCONNection at Chefs of Napoli


Dave and Meredith Moseley with David Benedict (center) UConn Athletic Director at the Portland Golf Club.


Our special guest at the April general meeting was Wildwood High principal  and girls basketball team head coach, Richard Hampton.  A cake was presented to celebrate their 2nd in a row state championship season.

Wildwood girls basketball team cake


We had a presence at the Sports and Card show at Colony Cottage Recreation Center on Saturday, March 31st.


Game watch at Gator's 3-26-18. An "Elite 8" victory over S. Carolina, 94-65, for the 13th consecutive time in an NCAA  tournament.


Game watch at Gator's 3-24-18.  Victory over Duke 72-59 in the "Sweet 16" round of the NCAA tournament.


Game watch at Gator's 3-19-18. Another win against Quinnipiac 71-46 in the 2nd round NCAA tournament.  


Game watch at Gator's 3-17-18. We didn't need the luck of the Irish in a blowout 140-52 win over St. Francis in the 1st round NCAA tournament.


March 7, 2018, 3rd Annual Pizza Party and guests Anderson and Deborah DaSilva of The Villages Soccer Club


Game watch at Gator's, 3-6-18, AAC championship game vs USF.  Another victory 70-54 and another championship!


Game watch at Gator's, 2-26-18, end of regular season for UConn women's basketball.  Another perfect season 29-0! 


Game watch at Gator's, 2-12-18, UConn vs Louisville, win 69-58


Trip to UConn vs UCF game 2-7-18, 55-37 win.


UConn Athletic Director, David Benedict's visit to our club, 2-8-18