After suffering the first loss of the season to #2 Iowa on September 19th, the University of Louisville Field Hockey team bounced back with two road wins over #18 Duke and #19 Ohio State. The 3rd-ranked Cardinals look to extend their current winning streak over the weekend as they host #15 Wake Forest on Friday and Miami (OH) on Monday. Let’s take a look at everything you need to know surrounding this weekend’s action.
NFHCA Division I Rankings #️⃣3️⃣ 👀#GoCards pic.twitter.com/IAPfElv4ke
— Louisville Field Hockey (@ULFieldHockey) September 28, 2021
Current Louisville Stats Leaders
- Goals: Julie Kouijzer, Katie Schneider, Mattie Tabor (4)
- Assists: Julie Kouijzer, Katie Schneider, Alli Bitting, Charlie van Oirschot, Camryn Pichea (3)
- Points: Julie Kouijzer, Katie Schneider (11)
- Shots: Julie Kouijzer (23)
- Saves: Mila de Kuijer (31)
Another round of strong performances have earned these Student-Athletes the nomination for @PFDairy Student-Athlete of the Week honors!#GoCards
— Louisville Athletics (@GoCards) September 30, 2021
Wake Forest Preview:
Match Info: Friday, Oct. 1 (4:00 PM) @ Trager Stadium; Pink Game with Pink Pom Poms Giveaway
Overview: The 15th-ranked Demon Deacons will be the seventh ranked opponent in 11 matches for Louisville. Wake Forest enters the weekend sporting a 4-4 record, with all four losses coming to teams currently in the top-25.
Heading out on the road for ✌️ this weekend!
Everything you need to know about our trips to Louisville & Miami (OH) ⤵️#GoDeacs 🎩https://t.co/NVou4IkT2t
— Wake Forest Hockey (@WakeHockey) September 30, 2021
Key Wins: #20 Duke
Players to watch: MF Meike Lanckohr (seven goals & one assist), MF Elisha Evans (three goals & five assists), F Hannah Maxwell (three goals and two assists)
Miami (OH) Preview:
Match Info: Monday, Oct. 4 (7:00 PM) @ Trager Stadium
Overview: The Redhawks enter the weekend with a 5-6 overall record, and look to snap an 0-5 skid against top-25 opponents. Four of Miami’s five victories were shutouts, while three of the six losses were by one goal. Regardless, the team will attempt to pull off a monumental upset on the road against the Cardinals.
Claudia Negrete Garcia led the offense for the @MiamiOH_FH this weekend, notching two goals and two assists in wins over Longwood and St. Francis! #MACtion I @MiamiRedHawks pic.twitter.com/IanFvCETsx
— #MACtion (@MACSports) September 28, 2021
Key Wins: Richmond, Appalachian State
Players to watch: F Claudia Negrete Garcia (seven goals & three assists), F Lexie Nugent (three goals & one assist), MF Morgan Sturm (three goals & one assist)