Here is a wrap-up of all things Cardinal for this past weekend, Enjoy as we were really busy this weekend across the board:
Field Hockey: @ULFieldHockey
On Friday the #19 Field Hockey team defeated #20 ODU in a thrilling 3-2 game in OT. Erin Schneidtmiller’s goal just 45 seconds into OT gave them the victory. After being down 1-0 on Sunday, The Cards come back to take that contest 2-1
The Men’s Tennis team are currently competing in two events right now. The Purdue Invitational and the Virginia +1 Invitational. On Friday during the P.I. 5 Cards posted wins on the first day of the event. Bonfre, Elizondo, Simich, Lippens and Buffington all notch singles victories. On Friday at the +1 Invitational, Cards go undefeated in doubles and pick up four singles wins. Back at Purdue, on Saturday the Cards sent two doubles teams to Semifinals of Purdue Invitational. Simich and Elizondo and Brown and Derognat will meet in the ‘A’ semifinals Sunday morning at a time TBA. In Virginia on Saturday, men’s Tennis Players reach Consolation Finals of UVA Ranked +1 Invitational. Wagner, Damrongsri and Stiefelmeyer reach singles consolation finals. Sunday wrapped up at Purdue with Our Doubles team claiming the Runner-Up spot. Juniors Chris Simich and Elizondo finish the tournament with a 4-1 doubles record. In Virginia at the +1 Invitational the Cards had been eliminated from regular tournament play but had success in the Consolation round. Wagner, Damrongsri and Stiefelmeyer win singles consolations; Wagner/Gornet and Stiefelmeyer/Damrongsri claim doubles titles.
This years Women’s Golf team has gotten off to such a hot start this season. After dominating every event they have been in so far, the Cards are sure to have an amazing season. On Friday the team started play in the Mercedes Benz Collegiate I Knoxville, TN. Junior Katie Petrino shot a collegiate low of 69 in the first round. Petrino is currently tied at third after finishing the day with four birdies. UCF’s Fanny Cnops and South Carolina’s Katelyn Dambaugh currently lead the field after shooting a 68 in the first round. The Cards also have Emily Haas tied at 19th with team mate Louise Oxner and Laura Restrepo finished the day tied at eighth. The second round was suspended due to heavy rain and will be cancelled in order to finish the tourney Sunday. The Cards struggled Sunday however and finished sixth. Laura Restrepo notches another top 10 finish for the Cards. The Cardinals will be back in action on Monday, Sept. 30 at the Windy City Invitational.
Cards destroy FIU 72-0. Check out blogger Justin Renck’s story from earlier and our video story that was posted. Facebook picture gallery from FIU is up also, Check out and like our Facebook page Cardinal Sports Zone.
Womens Volleyball: @UofLVolleyball
The Cards (4-6) win both games of the Active Ankle Challenge yesterday vs Rice and Virginia Tech. The Cards swept Rice 3-0 and beat VaTech 3-2. The Cards are now on a winning streak after uncharacteristically losing 5 games in a row including all 3 in Lexington last week. The Cards will return to action Friday Vs Memphis.
Rowing opened up fall with Scrimmage Racing at Indiana on Saturday. Cardinals and Hoosiers competed in three eight-minute pieces with various balanced crews. No updates on the results. The Rowing team is looking to have their best season in history and ended the season ranked 20th.
Men’s Soccer: @UofLMensSoccer
Ockford, Velazco and Hairston score goals for Louisville, which also earns second shutout of 2013 as the Cards defeat UCF 3-0 on Saturday in the conference opener. The Cards next face SIU Edwardsville on Tuesday and Temple Saturday, both at home.
The lady Cards traveled to Marquette Saturday and lost a tough one 3-2 in 2OT on Pk. The Cards amassed a tremendous comeback after being down 2-0 59:06 into the second half. They will be back in action on Friday, Sept. 27 as they host Memphis in Cardinal Park for the American Athletic Conference Opener at 7:00 p.m. They will also face Rutgers on Sunday
This has been your Weekend Catch-Up…..