By: Bradley Jones
Another weekend has passed and the University of Louisville football team is still undefeated. The Cardinals (6-0) traveled to Pittsburgh (2-4) this past weekend to take on the Panthers in their Big East conference opener. Prior to Saturday’s game, Louisville was 1-6 in their conference opening games since joining the Big East, this coupled with a 11 a.m. kickoff had some fans nervous as the Cardinals looked to improve to 6-0 for the first time since 2006. Read the rest of this entry
By: Bradley Jones
The Big East tournament for most fall sports is less than a month away. With that said, this weekend is set to host a variety of Louisville sporting events as teams look to improve upon their records and conference standings. Louisville football (5-0) is set to open Big East play this Saturday as they travel to Pittsburgh to take on the Panthers. Louisville looks to avenge a 21-14 lost last year to Pittsburgh and improve upon their 1-6 record in Big East openers since joining the league. The game is scheduled to kickoff at 11 a.m. and will be televised on ESPNU. Read the official press release here Read the rest of this entry
*Men’s Basketball- UofL incoming Freshman Montrezl Harrell has been named to the USA Basketball U18 National Team. The team will play in the 2012 FIBA Americas U18 Championsip from June 16-20 in Sao Sebastiao do Paraiso, Brazil. Billy Donovan (Florida) will be the Head Coach of Team USA, while Mark Few (Gonzaga) and Shaka Smart (VCU) will be assistants.
*Baseball- Jared Ruxer was named a Second Team Freshman All-American by the National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association. Ruxer was 8-3 with a 3.38 ERA this past season. He was also named the 2012 Big East Rookie of the Year and a Third Team All-Big East selection.
*Men’s Soccer- The UofL Men’s Soccer team has released their 2012 schedule. The season starts August 26 at Maryland. They will play 17 regular-season games, including 9 games against 2011 NCAA Tournament teams.
*Volleyball- Lee Maes, former head coach at the University of Virginia, has been hired as an assistant coach on UofL’s staff. You can read all about him on UofL’s site by clicking here.
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Before Coach Dan McDonnell took over as head coach of the Cards, UofL Baseball had made the NCAA Tournament only 1 time in its history. Since McDonnell arrived, the Cards have now made the tournament 5 times in 6 seasons, and he has a record of 256-126 in those 6 seasons.
It was another great weekend in UofL athletics! From Friday-Sunday, Cards teams went a combined 11-1! It is another busy week and weekend ahead, but before that, let’s recap this past weekend…
Not only is this a busy weekend for UofL teams, but a lot of the action will be taking place in the ‘Ville. There are plenty of opportunities to get out there and support the Cards! Here is what the teams have coming up for this weekend…
It was a very busy weekend in UofL sports. Ten Cardinal teams participated in events from Friday to Sunday. In head to head competitions, UofL teams went 10-3 overall for the weekend. That doesn’t include Swimming or Track & Field, where it was more than just two teams facing each other. Here is a recap, along with other CSZ news…