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UNIVERSITY OF CONNECTICUT WOMEN'S BASKETBALL EXHIBITION TOUR OF ITALY

NOVEMBER 18-25, 2006

ITINERARY:

November 18 - Depart USA for Italy

November 19 - Arrive Rome, Attend Mass and Papal Blessing by Pope     Benedict XVI at St. Peter's Square, Bus to Sorrento

November 20 - Bus to Montella for celebration honoring Head Coach Geno Auriella, practice afterwards in Battipaglia

November 21 - Visit Pompeii ruins, play first game of tour vs. Italian Number one Club Napoli. (UCONN won by 78-57)

November 22 - Bus to Rome, practice enroute

November 23 - Visit Vatican Museum, play 2nd game of tour vs. Viterbo (UCONN won 81-56). Thanksgiving Dinner after the game

November 24 - Visit Spanish Steps, Pantheon, Coliseum & Forum, then join U.S. Marines at the American Embassy for kickoff of "Toys for Tots" program. Evening celebratory dinner at Girrosto Toscano 5 Star Restaurant.

November 25 - Return to USA


Head Coach Geno Auriemma leads team across one of the pedestrian crosswalks in ancient Pompeii.


Sign welcoming Coach Auriemma to his hometown for a congratulatory celebration


Huskies pose with Napoli team after the UConn 78-57 win