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Red Sox to honor University of Connecticut men's and women's basketball teams

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BOSTON, MA - The Red Sox today announced that they will honor the University of Connecticut's men's and women's basketball teams for their NCAA Championship wins tomorrow, Tuesday, April 22, at Fenway Park. This year marks the fourth and ninth national title for the men's and women's teams, respectively. 

The Huskies will throw out the ceremonial first pitches before Tuesday's 7:10 p.m. game that opens a three-game series against the New York Yankees. Senior guard Shabazz Napier will throw for the men's team, and junior forward Kaleena Mosqueda-Lewis will throw for the women's team. Connecticut Governor Dannel P. Malloy will also be in attendance and participate in the ceremony.

The Red Sox will also celebrate Earth Day during Tuesday's ceremonies, presented by National Grid. U.S. Secretary of Energy Ernest Moniz, EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy, and President of National Grid Massachusetts Marcy Reed will be present for those ceremonies.

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