Louisville Field Hockey Weekend Preview: Wake Forest and Miami (OH)

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.

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)

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.

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.

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)



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