Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Hometown Hoop Star to Participate in Ansonia Memorial Day Parade

ANSONIATierney Lawlor is coming home.

The former Ansonia High School basketball star and member of the University of Connecticut Huskies last three NCAA women’s championship basketball teams, will participate in Ansonia’s Memorial Day Parade on Sunday May 28.
Tierney will ride along the parade route with 2nd Ward Alderman Lori Vaccaro in a mint condition vintage 1968 Chevrolet Impala convertible.
At the conclusion of the parade in front of city hall at the parade grandstand, Tierney will be given the “Key to the City” in a proclamation ceremony hosted by Mayor Dave Cassetti.
Tierney was a member of UCONN women’s last three national championships (2014-2016) including a final four appearance in 2017. During her 4-year career at UCONN, she played in 123 games logging more than 400 minutes, scoring 47 points.
(This is a press release from Ansonia City Hall)

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