2013 Big East Champs!
The #10 ranked University Of Louisville Baseball team will participate in the 2013 Big East Championships in Clearwater, Florida from May 22-26. The Cards are the number 1 seed in the tourney. Most experts are praising the Cards play as of late and are projecting them to host a Regional off of their 16 game winning streak. The complete tournament bracket can be found below and the entire tournament will be carried on the ESPN family of networks.
Press Release from Assistant Sports Information Director Garett Wall:
Last Saturday, Louisville clinched sole possession of the 2013 BIG EAST Conference regular season championship and won its 16th straight game overall with a 7-4 triumph over No. 16 Pittsburgh at Jim Patterson Stadium. Matching the school record for regular season wins first set in 2010, the Cardinals improved to 46-10 overall and finished with a 20-4 conference mark. The 16-game winning streak for UofL is the longest active streak in the nation and is the second longest in school history.
With their fourth BIG EAST regular season title in five seasons, Louisville will be the No. 1 seed in this week’s BIG EAST Championship at Bright House Field. The Cardinals will open the double-elimination tournament on Wednesday at 5 p.m., ET against No. 8 seed Connecticut. Also on Louisville’s side of the bracket will be a first round matchup featuring No. 4 USF against No. 5 Rutgers on Wednesday at 8 p.m., while the other first round matchups include No. 3 Pittsburgh vs. No. 6 St. John’s at 10 a.m., and No. 2 Seton Hall vs. No. 7 Notre Dame at 1 p.m.
The double-elimination round games of the BIG EAST Championship will be carried live on ESPN3 and BigEastBaseball.com, while Sunday’s final will be televised at noon ET on ESPNU.
Play-by-play of all of the Cardinals’ post-season games will be carried live on News/Talk 1570 AM (WNDA) and online through CardsTV at GoCards.com.