TWICA: March 26th

Welcome back to This Week In Cardinal Athletics ladies and gentlemen, now without wasting any time, let’s jump right into it!

Women’s Golf

Our women’s golf team placed 8th out of 12 at the Evans Derby Experience last week, with Lauren Hartlage leading the Cards with 2-under par for the event, tying for 17th place individually.

This week: 03/26-28 Anuenue Spring Break Classic in Maui, Hawaii

Men’s Golf

Our men’s golf team tied for 8th place out of 15 teams at The Hayt Invitational, led by Keegan de Lange’s 1-over par for the event, good enough to tie for 20th individually.

This Week: 3/25-27 Hootie at Bulls Bay in Awendaw, S.C.

Softball (22-9)


At Duke: W 5-3

At Duke: W 5-0

At Duke: L 0-1

This Week: 03/28 At Lipscomb (5 PM), 03/30 Double Header Vs North Carolina State (2 PM, 4:30 PM), 03/31 Vs North Carolina State (Noon)

#17 Baseball (18-6)

At Western Kentucky: W 8-5

Vs #12 Clemson: L 1-3

Vs #12 Clemson: L 3-4

Vs #12 Clemson: W 5-1

This Week: 03/27 Vs Cincinnati (Cancer Awareness Night, 6 PM, ACC Network Extra), 03/29-31 At #5 Florida State (6 PM, 6 PM, 1 PM, All on ACC Network Extra)

Swimming and Diving†

Our Men’s swimming team participated in the NCAA Championships last week, placing ninth as a team. Notable results include Nick Albiero winning the B-Final of the 200 Butterfly with a time of 1:4o.85, setting a school record in the process, and Marcelo Acosta earning All-American honors with a 5th-place finish in the 1650 Freestyle. Congrats to the Cardinals on their outstanding effort!

Women’s Tennis (13-5)

At Boston College: L 3-4

At Syracuse: L 2-5

This Week: 03/31 At #4 Duke (Noon)

Men’s Tennis (14-4)

Vs Clemson: W 4-0

Vs Georgia Tech: W 4-3

This Week: 03/30 Vs #20 Florida State (5:30 PM), 04/01 Vs Miami (FL) (Noon)

Track and Field

At the Black and Gold Invitational hosted by Vanderbilt University, the Cards managed to take home 3 individual wins (all by freshmen as well), Gabriela Leon in the Women’s Long Jump, Emmanuel Cheboson in the Men’s 3,000 Meter Run, and Donald McClinton Jr. in the Men’s 100 Meter Dash.

This Week: 03/29-31 At Texas Relays, 03/30-31 At Raleigh Relays, 03/31 At San Diego Collegiate Open

Women’s Volleyball (Spring Exhibitions)

This Week: 03/30 At Tennessee (6 PM)

Women’s Rowing


This Week: 03/31-04/01 Pac-12 Challenge

Women’s Lacrosse (6-5)

At Robert Morris: L 12-13

This Week: 03/28 At Brown (1 PM), Vs #16 Virginia Tech (1 PM, ACC Network Extra)

Men’s Basketball (22-14)

Vs Mississippi State (Quaterfinals of the NIT): L 56-79


I also want to take a second to thank Coach Padgett for all that he has done for the team this season, so thank you Padgett, wherever you end up, I’ll be cheering for you!

#3 Women’s Basketball (36-2)

Vs #15 Stanford (Sweet 16): W 86-59

Vs #13 Oregon State (Elite 8): W 76-43

This Week: 03/30 Final Four Vs #4 Mississippi State (Time TBD)

Well that does it for this week folks, I’ll see you guys next week! As Always, GO CARDS!!


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