By Bradley Jones:
University of Louisville field hockey fell to No.3 Connecticut Saturday afternoon in front of a home crowd at Trager Stadium. With the 2-1 loss, the Cardinals record falls to 7-6 overall and 1-2 in conference play. The Cardinals started the game with offensive pressure but were unable to capitalize on early opportunities. The Huskies (14-0) managed to score on two corner shots and take a 2-0 lead into half. The Cardinals rallied in the second half behind Becca Maddock’s team-leading eighth goal of the season but it wasn’t enough as the Huskies earned their fourth Big East victory of the season. The Cardinals return to action tomorrow as they host No.11 Iowa in the annual “Stick-it-to-Cancer” game at 1 p.m.
No.17 Louisville volleyball improved their record to 15-2 on the season after sweeping Seton Hall. The Cardinals swept the Pirates in straight sets 25-21, 25-23, 25-20, respectively. The Cardinals were led by the play of Kaitlynn James who had ten kills and no errors, Lola Arslanbekova who recorded 17 kills and eight digs and Caitlin Welch who had a match-high 18 kills. The Cardinals return to the KFC Yum! Center tomorrow to face Rutgers at noon and Monday when they face No.9 Texas at 7 p.m.
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The Louisville Cardinals men and women’s soccer teams, volleyball team, and field hockey team were all in action this yesterday both in away and home games. The men’s soccer team, in a game that was televised live on WHAS-11, took on arch-rival Kentucky at Cardinal Park. After a 90 minute, well fought game, the Cards fell to the Cats 1-0. In the first half the Cards took three shots, each missed. The Cards come out in the second half strong, but couldn’t land a goal to tie the game. Despite the loss and the cool weather, Fans were cheering loud for the Cards at tonight’s Red Out game.The Cards take on Ohio State next on Sept. 18th, 7pm, at Cardinal Park.
The Cards have a busy day on Friday. Here is the schedule…
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!
By Brad Jones:
The Louisville field hockey team was in action this past weekend as they hosted a pair of games against Davidson and Ball State. The Cards started the weekend with a Saturday afternoon game against Davidson. Mallory Mason (7) and Erin Schneidtmiller (21) scored in the first half to give the Cards a 2-1 advantage at half. Becca Maddock (19) added to the Cards lead in the second half. However, Davidson scored a late goal trimming the Cards lead to 3-2. After a lengthy rain delay, the Cards closed out Davidson to win by a final score of 3-2 and improve their record to 2-1 on the season.
By Brad Jones:
This past weekend, Trager Stadium hosted the inaugural Sherrill Brakmeier Classic. The tournament, which featured Louisville (23), Northeastern (21), Northwestern (20), and Miami (OH), began play Friday with Louisville matching up against Northeastern. The game was closely played as both teams were tied at half with a score of 2 to 2. However, the cardinals failed to score in the second half losing by a final score of 3-2. The Cardinals received offensive contributions from senior Haley Jurich (2) and all BIG EAST selection Alyssa Voelmle (10) who both scored.
It is that time of year where nearly every weekend will be full of UofL sports! What could be better? We know everyone is excited for Football to start next Sunday, but until then, come out and support your other Cards teams this weekend! Here is Friday’s schedule:
By Brad Jones:
Louisville Field Hockey starts their 2012 season this Friday, August 24th, against 21st ranked Northeastern as part of the Sherrill Brakmeier Classic hosted at Trager Stadium. After a tough loss last season in the Big East semifinals, the Cardinals come into this season with high expectations. The Cardinals were picked to finish third in the 2012 BIG EAST Field Hockey Preseason Coaches’ Poll and are currently ranked 23rd in the nation.