Wrapping up a historical sports season

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Wow! What a fun season of sports that was, right? If you are the casual UofL fan and you mainly keep up with football and men’s basketball, you got to enjoy a Sugar Bowl and a National Championship. If you follow ALL teams at UofL, it seemed like everyday there was something to cheer about. Volleyball in the NCAA Tournament, a National Champion swimmer, men’s soccer making an NCAA Tournament run to the Elite 8, and so much more. Here is a little recap of how each team at UofL finished this season. To say the least, it is quite impressive! Go Cards!

Men’s Sports


*College World Series appearance (2nd time in school history)

*Big East regular season Champions

*51-14 record- 51 wins is the most in school history. The previous high was 50 in 2010.

*Ranked 4th when they lost in the CWS (no final ranking as of right now)


*NCAA Champions (3rd time)- defeated Michigan 82-76

*Share of the Big East regular season Championship

*Big East Tournament Champions

*35-5 record

*#1 ranked team in final USA Today Coaches Poll

Cross Country

*6th place finish in the Big East

*2 1st place finishes during the season as a team


*Sugar Bowl Champions (defeated #4 Florida 33-23)

*Big East Champions

*Finished the season ranked 13th in AP and USA Today Polls

*11-2 overall record


*4th place in the Big East


*Made it to the NCAA Elite Eight

*1st place in the Big East Red Division

*Finished the season ranked 9th in the NSCAA Poll

*14-6-1 overall record

*Andrew Farrell was #1 overall pick in the MLS SuperDraft (New England Revolution)

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Swimming & Diving

*Joao De Lucca won the NCAA Championship in the 200-freestyle

*Team finished 11 in the NCAAs

*2nd place in the Big East

*Ranked 14th in the College Swimming/CSCAA Coaches Poll


*2nd in the Big East

*15-13 record

*Runner-up in the Big East Tournament

Track & Field

*Indoor finished 5th in the Big East

*Outdoor finished 6th in the Big East

Women’s Sports


*Advanced to National Championship

*Defeated Baylor in the Sweet 16 in one of the biggest upsets in NCAA history

*Tied for 3rd in the Big East regular season

*Finished 3rd in the AP Poll

*29-9 record

Cross Country

*13th in the Big East

Field Hockey

*3rd in the Big East

*Ranked 25th in the NFHCA Poll

*12-8 overall record

*Advanced to Big East Tournament Championship


*2nd in the Big East


*6th in the Big East

*11-6 overall record



*20th in CRCA/US Rowing Coaches Poll

*2nd in the Big East


*3rd in the Big East National Division

*10-4-4 overall record


*Advanced to NCAA Regional

*3rd in the Big East

*48-13 overall record

Swimming & Diving

*22nd in NCAAs

*Ranked 15th in College Swimming/CSCAA Coaches Poll

*Big East regular season Champions


*4th in the Big East

*17-9 overall record

Track & Field

*Indoor finished 6th in the Big East

*Outdoor finished 7th in the Big East


*Advanced to NCAA Second Round

*Big East regular season Champions

*Big East Tournament Champions

*Ranked 17th in AVCA Poll

*30-4 overall record


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