A Danbury native will be honored by UConn. The new baseball facility in Storrs will be named for UConn graduate Doug Elliot. The under-construction, 1,500 seat facility, is expected to be opened next Spring. Elliot Ballpark will be located next to the ice rink just off Jim Calhoun Way. It will have artificial turf, upgraded drainage, lights, a video scoreboard and suites. The home locker room will include showers, lavatories and a players’ lounge, and an adjacent building will include the coaches’ offices. Elliot, a 1978 Danbury High graduate, played baseball at UConn from 1979-82. His son also played for the Huskies. He is president of the Hartford Financial Services Group and a longtime contributor to UConn baseball He founded the UConn baseball program’s support group, the Dugout Club, in 1991.