Here is what happened the weekend of Friday October 18th through Sunday October 20th around CardNation:
On Friday, October 18th:
*Senior outside hitter Emily Juhl had 13 kills and an ace to lead the University of Louisville Volleyball team to a 25-13, 25-22, 25-15 win over rival Cincinnati to stay unbeaten in the American Athletic Conference Friday night in Cincinnati. Maya McClendon’s had 14 digs and Janelle Jenkins added nine kills and senior Randi Ewing hit .556 with six kills and a block.
*Women’s Swimming and Diving started the SMU Classic on Friday and finished the day 5th overall
*Women’s Tennis competed in the ITA Ohio Valley Regional Championships on Friday, Julia Fellerhoff and Rebecca Shine advanced to the semi finals in doubles with Fellerhoff advancing to the quarterfinals in singles as the ITA Regionals Tennis Tournament continues in Memphis. Fellerhoff and Shine beat Memphis’ Marta Morga and Skylar Kuykendall 8-3 and will face off against Krisztina Kapitany and Mara Schmidt of Purdue on Monday as play continues.
*In Football Cards lose 38-35…enough said
On Saturday, October 19th:
* Tyler Byrne and Agnes Chepchumba paced the University of Louisville Men’s and Women’s Cross-Country teams at the Wisconsin adidas Invitational, one of the top collegiate races in the country, on Saturday at Zimmer Championship Course in Madison, Wis. Byrne, who clocked the seventh fastest 8K time in school history at 23:38, finished the course in 18th place. The redshirt junior finished the first mile in 4:48 and maintained a solid 4:46 pace.
*Senior Erin Schneidtmiller’s goal with 5:49 remaining double overtime lifted the 17th ranked University of Louisville Field Hockey team to a 2-1 win over Rutgers in a BIG EAST Conference game Saturday afternoon. The Cards improve to 11-4 and are now 4-1 in league play which places them tied for second with Old Dominion. Rutgers falls to 8-6 (2-3 BIG EAST).
*Behind goals from senior Zack Foxhoven and freshman Ivan Gutierrez, the No. 7 Louisville Men’s Soccer team maintained its position atop the American Athletic Conference standings with a 2-2 draw against second-place and No. 8 ranked Connecticut.
*Russ Smith scored a game-high 21 points, including 13 in the second half, to lead the White team to a 71-52 victory in the University of Louisville of Men’s basketball team’s final Red-White scrimmage on Saturday in the KFC Yum! Center. Mango added 12 & 10 and Montrezl Harrell added 16 points.
*Tanja Kylliainen won three events and was named the Swimmer of the Meet as the University of Louisville Women’s Swimming and Diving team surged to a third place finish at the SMU Classic in Dallas, Texas Saturday night. USC and Indiana University were ahead of the Cards, who moved past North Carolina, SMU and Miami.
*Led by sophomore Laura Restrepo, the Louisville Women’s Golf team wrapped up day one at the Hoosier Fall Invitational at the Hickory Stick Golf Club on Saturday. The Cardinals are currently tied for 8th place in the tournament with one round completed and round two stopped due to darkness before everyone could finish.
On Sunday October 20th:
*In Women’s Soccer, Charlyn Corral scored the game-winning goal in the 83rd minute to lift Louisville to a 3-2 win over Connecticut on Sunday afternoon at Marrone Stadium. The Cardinals improve to 7-1-0 in American Athletic Conference play and 11-4-1 overall.
*The No. 17 University of Louisville Field Hockey team used goals by Becca Maddock and Victoria Stratton and a career-high 10 saves by Sydney King to upend No. 11 Northwestern 2-0 Sunday afternoon at Trager Stadium. The Cards improve to 12-4 on the season.
*The Louisville Women’s Golf team shot a 290 in the second round and a 294 in the third round to finish third at the Hoosier Fall Invitational on Sunday at the Hickory Stick Golf Club. The Cardinals moved up five spots in the final two rounds to finish with a score of 887. Laura Restrepo led the Cardinals finishing tied for sixth, Katie Petrino finished the tournament tied at 14th with a score of 221. Louise Oxner finished tied at 25th with a score of 225.
This has been your weekend in review….take care and Go Cards!
(Stats and recaps provided by GoCards.com)