Skip to Content

Ex-UConn player wins appeal over middle finger incident


NEW YORK (AP) — A federal appeals court has reinstated the appeal of a former University of Connecticut women’s soccer player who lost her scholarship after giving the middle finger to a television camera as the Huskies celebrated winning a 2014 conference championship. Three judges on the 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in New York City ruled Wednesday that Noriana Radwan presented sufficient evidence to go to trial on her claim that she was punished harsher than male athletes who violated conduct rules. A lower court judge dismissed Radwan’s lawsuit in 2020. The case returns to the federal trial court. UConn officials say they’re confident they will prevail in court.

Article Topic Follows: AP National News

Jump to comments ↓

Associated Press


KTVZ NewsChannel 21 is committed to providing a forum for civil and constructive conversation.

Please keep your comments respectful and relevant. You can review our Community Guidelines by clicking here

If you would like to share a story idea, please submit it here.

Skip to content