Sixty miles south of Storrs, Connecticut, but well within the scope of the media spotlight that engulfs the UConn women's basketball team, sits one of the nation's newest Division I women's programs. Sacred Heart University, a small, independent, private Catholic school located in suburban Fairfield, made the quantum leap from Division II to Division I in 1999.
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