LOUISVILLE, Ky. - The No. 17 Louisville men’s soccer team will open the 2013 NCAA Championship with a first round matchup against the University of Denver on Tonight at 7 p.m., ET at Cardinal Park. Tickets are $7 for adults and $5 for students/youth and can be purchased through the U of L Ticket Office at Papa John’s Cardinal Stadium. Tickets are also available by calling (502) 852-5151 or online here. Live video of the Cardinals and Pioneers will be available free of charge at GoCards.com and NCAA.com, while live scoring will be provided through the Gametracker feature on the Louisville men’s soccer schedule page at GoCards.com.
The Cardinals enter the 2013 NCAA Championship at 11-4-3 overall after winning the American Athletic Conference regular season championship. In its last outing, Louisville was eliminated in the quarterfinal round of the American Conference Championship on Nov. 9 with a 1-0 loss to Rutgers. Denver enters the NCAA Championship at 13-3-3 overall after sweeping the Summit League regular season and tournament titles to earn an automatic bid. The winner of the Louisville-Denver game will advance to a second round matchup against No. 11 seed Michigan State on Sunday at 1 p.m., ET in East Lansing, Mich.
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Here is what happened the weekend of Friday November 8th through Sunday November 10th around CardNation:
Friday November 8th
Women’s Volleyball: Senior outside hitter Emily Juhl had 17 kills to help the University of Louisville remain unbeaten at 12-0 in the American Athletic Conference as they held off a determined University of Houston in five sets, 25-17, 25-18, 13-25, 23-25, 15-6. Brooke Mattingly added 10 kills and Janelle Jenkins pitching in 11 kills. Maya McClendon and Katie George each had double-doubles for Louisville with 10 kills and 20 digs and 34 assists and 18 digs, respectively. Caitlin Welch led the Cards with 25 digs, including her 2,000th career dig, becoming the first player in school history to accomplish that feat.
Here is what happened the weekend of Friday October 25th through Sunday October 27th around CardNation:
Friday October 25th:
Women’s Volleyball: Emily Juhl had 21 kills, hitting .528 with two blocks to lead the University of Louisville to a 23-25, -25-10,25-17, 25-20 win over Rutgers in Volleyball action Friday night in Piscataway, N.J. Maya McClendon had her seventh double-double of the season with 12 kills and 13 digs. Hannah Kvitle had three aces and three kills at setter. U of L moves to 13-7 and 8-0 in The American.
Women’s Soccer: Junior Erin Yenney scored on a penalty kick to lift Louisville to a 5-4 win in overtime over Cincinnati at Gettler Stadium on Friday night to wrap up the regular season. Louisville improves to 12-4-1 on the year and 8-1-0 in league play. The Bearcats fall to 8-10-1 overall and 4-4-1 in league play. Shannon Dennehey added 2 goals.
Junior Nolan Moore connected for the game-winning goal with less than three minutes remaining in regulation to lift the No. 6 Louisville men’s soccer team to a 2-1 road win over Memphis on Saturday night at the Mike Rose Soccer Complex.
With their fifth road victory of the season, the Cardinals improved to 10-3-2 overall and remained in sole possession of first place in the American Athletic Conference standings with 16 points and a 5-1-1 record. Memphis dropped to 9-7-1 overall and 3-5-0 in conference matches.
Junior midfielder Nolan Moore delivered his first goal as a Cardinal to help lift the 18th-ranked Louisville men’s soccer team to a 1-0 victory over visiting SIU Edwardsville on Tuesday night at Cardinal Park. Click below for more details.
Tonight at Cardinal Park The #16 ranked Men’s Soccer team will play in the second part of a UofL Men’s/Women’s doubleheader. The Women’s team play Morehead State at 5 p.m. The Men will take on UC Irvine 45 minutes after the completion of the Women’s match at approximately 7:30 p.m. The Men’s team will also play CSU Bakersfield at 5 p.m. on Sunday. Tickets are just 5 dollars for Adults,3 dollars for kids and Students that show their Student I.D. and Children under two are free. Come out to Cardinal Park and enjoy the fun! Click on the link for full press release.
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