On Sunday afternoon, the UofL Volleyball team did something that no other Big East team has done since 2007 (St. John’s). They won both the Big East regular season and the Big East Tournament Championship! They swept Marquette, who was the host school, with scores of 25-19, 25-23, and 26-24. They improved their overall season record to an amazing 28-3!
By Justin Renck:
The Louisville Cardinals continued their amazing season today when they swept Cincinnati for the 2nd time in a week. They improved their record to 27-3, 15-1 in the Big East! In the match, junior Caitlin Welch set the single season digs record at UofL! She already has the all-time record at UofL, which she set in the last match with Cincinnati! And senior Gwen Rucker had a big match with 15 kills!
On Sunday, the Cards will attempt to win the Big East Tournament Championship when they take on host school Marquette at 2 pm ET. The game will be shown on ESPNU. This will be the Cards’ 7th appearance in the Big East Championship in only 8 seasons in the Big East.
The Cards have now won 11 matches in a row, and this was their 7th straight sweep! On November 9, the Cards swept Marquette at Cardinal Arena. Let’s hope for a similar result here! Go Cards!
By Justin Renck:
It has been a tremendous year for the UofL Volleyball team to this point. They won the Big East regular season title, and are now attempting to win the Big East Tournament and hopefully make a big NCAA Tournament run. You don’t have that kind of success without great players and a great coach, and those things were recognized at the Big East Banquet in Milwaukee, Wisconsin prior to the tournament starting.
It is a very busy weekend for UofL sports! Here is a schedule to keep you updated on what teams are playing at what times!
UofL Volleyball will host one of the biggest games in the program’s history this Saturday night when 3rd ranked Penn State comes to town. The match starts at 7:30, but arrive at 5:30 for an autograph session with student-athletes from multiple sports, including Peyton Siva!
So all of that is Saturday, but the season actually starts on Friday! The Cards will host Western Kentucky at 7:30 at the KFC Yum! Center!
For a limited time, you can get this Five-Match Mini Plan! It is a great deal!
Here is information on full season tickets!
Also a great idea this season, the 4 for $44 deal! This includes 4 tickets, 4 pizzas, and 4 drinks! So this is an $80 value for just $44!
Check out this video as freshman, and Louisville native, Katie George invites you to come see the Cards in action at the KFC Yum! Center!