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While I’m at home today I figured I would catch you up on the remainder of Cardinal Athletics for this school year. ACC here we come…



Here we go…………….


-The University of Louisville rowing program will begin its first ever appearance at the NCAA Championship on Friday when the 18th-ranked Cardinals begin the three-day event at Eagle Creek Park in Indianapolis, Ind. Having earned an automatic berth by winning the American Athletic Conference Championship, the Cardinals begin the competition with a trio of Friday morning heat races starting with the varsity eight boat in Heat 1 at 9:10 a.m., ET. Louisville’s second varsity eight boat will compete in Heat 2 at 10 a.m., while the varsity four boat will begin the weekend in Heat 3 at 10:50 a.m.


-University of Louisville field hockey coach Justine Sowry has announced the 2014 schedule which includes eight games at Trager Stadium. The Cardinals’ 2014 slate features four top 10 teams including 2013 NCAA runner-up Duke and semifinalist North Carolina. Additionally 10 of Louisville’s 19 opponents finished last season ranked in the National Field Hockey Coaches Association top 20.


-University of Louisville track and field’s 21 student-athletes are taking their next step toward advancing to the NCAA Outdoor Championships with the NCAA Division I East Preliminary Rounds this week in Jacksonville, Fla. The event runs from Thursday through Saturday and will be held on the campus of the University of North Florida at Hodges Stadium. (For more info go to


-University of Louisville women’s lacrosse seniors Nikki Boltja and Jamie Redding were selected to compete in the 2014 IWLCA Division I North-South All-Star game, the organization announced Tuesday. The duo, chosen by an IWLCA committee to take part in a contest that annually showcases the nation’s top seniors, will play at Cabrini College in Radnor, Pa., on June 7. The Division I contest begins at 11:30 a.m. ET. Boltja and Redding become the sixth and seventh players in program history named to participate in the prestigious event.


Good Luck and Go Cards!

(info from press releases)



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