Cardinal Athletics: Weekend In Review 10-27-13


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.

Saturday October 26th: 

Football: Junior QB Teddy Bridgewater went 25/29 for 344 Yards and 3 Touchdowns as UofL destroys USF 34-3. Dom Brown rushed for 134 yards and Gerald Christian, Damian Copeland and the aforementioned Dom Brown all caught TD passes. The Defense was smothering Saturday allowing only 3 points and giving up a total of 133 yards. Marcus Smith recorded 2 sacks and Nick Dawson & Roy Philon added one a piece. Preston Brown & James Burgess led the team in tackles with a deceptive 4 a piece. Hard to get more when the Bulls only had the ball for 14 minutes and only got 8 1st downs. Charles Gaines had the Highlight play of the day on Defense when he took an Interception 70 Yards for a Touchdown. Preston Brown added a FF that was recovered by Brandon Dunn. Cards fell in the Coaches Poll but gained 1 spot in the BCS poll. They have a bye week this week.

Men’s Soccer: 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. The Cardinals improved to 10-3-2 overall and remained in sole possession of first place in the AAC standings with 16 points and a 5-1-1 record.

Women’s Rowing: The Head of the Eagle regatta scheduled for Saturday at Eagle Creek Park was cancelled due to high winds.

Women’s Tennis: Cards go 7-3 on day 1 of the Spartan Invitational. Rebecca Shine goes undefeated on the day improving her singles record to 7-1 on the year.

Sunday October 27th:

Women’s Field Hockey: The No. 14 University of Louisville field hockey team defeated host Villanova 6-1 in a BIG EAST Conference matchup Sunday afternoon. The Cardinals improve to 13-4 on the season and 5-1 in league play, placing them in a three-way tie for first place along with No. 4 Connecticut and No. 10 Old Dominion. Freshman Shannon Sloss scored a pair of goals and sophomore Elisa Garcia dished out two assists while goalkeeper Sydney King had four saves. Alyssa Voelmle,  Becca Maddock,  Mallory Mason and Erin Schneidtmiller all scored a goal.

Women’s Tennis: Rebecca Shine Captures Spartan Invitational in singles. Pough goes undefeated in singles.

Women’s Volleyball: Brooke Mattingly had 12 kills and six blocks to lead the University of Louisville to a 25-13, 25-19, 25-16 win over UConn to stay unbeaten in the American Athletic Conference Volleyball Sunday afternoon in Storrs, Conn. Emily Juhl had 10 kills with 11 digs and three aces. Maya McClendon had her eighth double-double of the season with 10 kills and 11 digs. Cards 9-0 in AAC.

Women’s Golf: The Louisville women’s golf team shot a 290 in the first round of the Alamo Invitational on Sunday afternoon at the Briggs Ranch Golf Course.  The Cardinals are currently tied for 10th along with Tulane and Tennessee.  Oklahoma currently leads the field after shooting a 278 in the first round.  Arkansas is second with a score of 270 and Florida is third with a score of 280. Sophomore Laura Restrepo is currently tied for first place after carding a 67 in the first round.  Restrepo is tied with Florida’s Sarah Schober.  Restrepo finished the day with five birdies on the day. Junior Emily Haas shot a 73 in the first round.  She is currently tied for 39th.  Senior Tara Lyons shot a 74 in the first round.  Lyons is currently tied at 49th. Junior Katie Petrino and freshman Louise Oxner both finished the day shooting a 76.  Petino and Oxner are tied at 63rd.


The Louisville Women’s Golf team shot  a 296 in the second round of the Alamo Invitational on Monday afternoon at the Briggs Ranch Golf Course.  The Cardinals are currently in 11th with a score of 586.  Arkansas currently leads the field with a score of 562.  Oklahoma and LSU are tied at second with a score of 564.

This has been your weekend in review….take care and Go Cards!

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