TWICA 9-9-2019

 

TWICA

Football:

On Monday, the Scott Satterfield Era started with a tough challenge against Notre Dame. The Cardinals jumped out to an early 14-7 lead before Notre Dame answered back with two touchdowns before the half. The Cardinals were no match for the Fighting Irish in the second half with the Irish outscoring the Cardinals 14-3. The Cardinals managed to outrush the Irish though. Redshirt Freshman Javian Hawkins rushed for 122 yards on 19 carries.

On Saturday, The Colonels of Eastern Kentucky came to the Cardinal Stadium. The Cardinals were clicking on both defense and offense. Early on, it was Sophomore Tutu Atwell who caught a pass from Puma Pass for a score. The Cardinals racked up 542 yards of offense. This was only the second time in two years that the Cardinals accounted for over 500 yards of offense. Javian Hawkins accounted for another 123 yards on 11 carries. This was first time that the Cardinals defense held an opponent to shutout since 2013 against Florida International.

Up Next: The Cardinals travel to Nashville to take on the Western Kentucky at 4:00p (Eastern Time).

Men’s Soccer:

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On Tuesday, the Cardinals faced #9 Kentucky in the Battle of the Bluegrass. Emil Elveroth started the scoring early for the Cardinals in less than 2 minutes since the game started. The Cardinals also got two more scores from Louka Masset and Cherif Dieye. The defense for the Cardinals held the high power Kentucky offense in check. This was the Cardinals first win over UK since 2015. This was also the first career win for head coach John Michael Hayden.

On Friday Night, the Cardinals traveled to Boca Raton to take on the Owls of Florida Atlantic. The Cardinals and Owls were locked up in a defensive battle in the first half with both teams not scoring at all. In the second half, the Cardinals came out scoring which was led by Louka Masset’s penalty kick in the 52nd minute. Cherif Dieye and Izaiah Jennings also scored for the Cardinals.

Up Next: Cardinals take on South Florida Bulls in Tampa Monday at 7:30pm. Then, Cardinals travel to Syracuse to play the Orange Friday night at 7:00pm.

 

Field Hockey:

The Cardinals picked up two victories this week over Kent State and Michigan State. Senior Bethany Russ led the charge for the Cardinals against Kent State Golden Flashers. The Cardinals outshot the Golden Flashers 9-4. Russ’ two goals and assist added to her season point total. Her 11 points to lead the Cardinals for the season.

The Cardinals picked up this home victory before traveling Sunday to East Lansing, Michigan to face the Spartans of Michigan State. The Cardinals and Spartans were tied at 1 at half time. Margot Lawn opened the second half scoring for the Cardinals and didn’t stop scoring. The Cardinals pulled away and won 4-1 over the Spartans.

Up Next:ย The Cardinals face UC Davis in East Lansing Monday morning at 11am before traveling to Columbus to face Ohio State on Sunday at 1pm.

Women’s Soccer:

On Thursday, the Cardinals faced the Indiana Hoosiers. The Cardinals held the possession advantage against the Hoosiers 61-39. In the 77th minute, the Cardinals’ Emina Ekic took advantage on a Indiana Hoosiers foul and connected on the penalty kick. The Cardinals’ defense held the Hoosiers to only 2 kicks on goal in the second half. This win moved the Cardinals to 5-0 on the season.

Up Next: The Cardinals face Dayton Flyers at Lynn Stadium Thursday at 7:30pm.

Volleyball:ย 

On Friday, the Louisville Cardinals Volleyball team opened up the Fleur De Lis Tournament. They faced Tennessee Tech in their first match. Tennessee Tech was no match for the Cardinals in which they won in straight sets to open the tournament. Alexis Hamilton had seven kills in the Cardinals victory.

In the Friday Night Cap against Western Kentucky, the Cardinals opened a strong first set before losing the second set. The Cardinals answered back winning the 3rd and 4th set to take the match. Aiko Jones led the Cardinals with 14 kills.

Then on Saturday, the Sun Devils of Arizona State faced the Cardinals. The Sun Devils took the first set 25-21 behind Louisville mental errors while leading most of the set. The Cardinals answered back winning the next three sets not allowing the Sun Devils to score more than 18 in the last 3 sets. Senior Melanie McHenry was named MVP of the tournament after a strong weekend. The Cardinals three wins on weekend brought their record up to 5-1 on the season.

Up Next: The Cardinals travel to Nashville to compete in the Lipscomb Tournament against Purdue Friday at 4pm and Lipscomb Saturday.

 

Softball:

On Saturday, the Cardinals hosted Eastern Kentucky in the Fall Season Opener doubleheader. The Cardinals swept the Colonels winning 3-2 in the first game and 5-1 in the second game. Redshirt Freshman Eden Mayo led the Cardinals with a homerun and two RBI’s.

Up Next: The Cardinals will face Bellarmine on Saturday the 21st at Ulmer Stadium.

 

Baseball:

The Cardinals’ baseball team opened their Fall schedule against Eastern Kentucky Colonels and the Cardinals swept both games. The Cardinals pitching and offense looked liked it did in the Spring season. They scored 11 runs in 12 innings of work. They also had 9 pitchers that pitched shoutout innings. Levi Usher lead the Cardinals offense going 2-3 with a triple and four RBIs.

Up Next: The Cardinals will travel to Dominican Republic during Fall Break to play down there October 4th- 8th.

This has been your week in Cardinal Athletics.

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