April 2019 Cards in the Pro’s

While the middle of the country continues to battle snow in late April, heavy rains that have ducks on the pond, literally, the high school that I teach at has gotten so much rain in the last few days that ducks have been enjoying themselves on the water that has pooled in various areas on…

Holly Aprile Introduced As New Head Softball Coach

On Wednesday afternoon, athletic director Vince Tyra, introduced the new softball coach Holly Aprile to the media for the first time. Coach Aprile comes from Pittsburgh where she spent the last ten seasons at the helm. She mentioned that this job has been on her radar for quite a while and it was more than…

Holly Aprile Takes Over Louisville Softball

Late Saturday Night it was announced that ACC 2018 Coach of Year Holly Aprile from Pittsburgh would be the next softball coach for the Louisville Cardinals. Then, on Sunday morning University of Pittsburgh announced that she would be leaving. She spent the past 11 years at Pittsburgh as head coach before that she was an…

Around the Bases: Mid April

After a rough stretch against some of the top teams in the ACC, Louisville baseball rebounded with a 4-0 stretch last week. The Cardinals (24-11) came away with a 7-2 win at home against Northern Kentucky, followed by a sweep at Virginia Tech (3-2, 3-1 and 16-1 victories). U of L returns home with an…

Around the Bases: Early April

After starting the season with a 14-0 record, the Cardinals have experienced significant growing pains against ranked competition. Louisville enters today having lost eight of their last 13 games, and are currently unranked on D1baseball.com after spending nearly five years as a mainstay in the polls. The Cardinals will look to rebound against two ranked…

Around the Bases: April 25th, 2017

It was a week of ups and downs for Louisville baseball, as the Cardinals dropped the rivalry game to Kentucky last Tuesday, ending a six-game winning streak against the rivals from I-64. Next, the Cardinals dropped Friday’s series-opener to Duke, only their second loss at home this¬†season. However,¬†U of L bounced back with two wins…

Around the Bases: April 11, 2017

Another week in the books for the Cardinals, who remain the #2 team in five of the six major polls in the country after a 3-1 week against top-20 opponents Kentucky and Wake Forest. Louisville survived¬†a late rally from UK to win their sixth¬†straight¬†game in the rivalry, while Louisville needed a¬†pair of close victories¬†to take…

Around the Bases: April 4th, 2016

Last week, the Cardinals continued their momentum¬†by taking three of four games, one against WKU at¬†home and then two of three on the road against Virginia. The Cards currently sit at 24-3, with¬†a five game homestretch coming up (including the¬†anticipated rivalry game against Kentucky). The Batting Order 1. Brief Recap of the Rivalry Entering tonight’s…

Around the Bases, April 27th, 2016

Welcome to another edition of Around the Bases, where we anxiously await the NFL Draft and for postseason baseball to come around. Where do you think Sheldon Rankins will end up?

Around the Bases, April 22nd, 2016

Welcome back to another edition of Around the Bases, where we look at what a spectacular week it was for the Cardinals. It began on April 12th, when the Cardinals traveled to Lexington and beat rival Kentucky 9-6 for their fifth straight win in the rivalry.

Four UofL Teams Among National APR Leaders

(PRESS RELEASE Kenny Klein) LOUISVILLE, Ky. ‚ÄĒ Four University of Louisville athletic teams are among the nation’s leaders within their sport in the most recent multiyear Academic Progress Rate (APR) data released by the NCAA.

Around the Bases, April 13th, 2016

Welcome back to another edition of Around the Bases, and this is possibly the biggest week for Louisville baseball all season. Last weekend was very tumultuous for the Cardinals team. After having the game at Kentucky postponed due to rain, they immediately traveled to Tallahassee to face Florida State. The Cardinals lost the series (7-12…

April Softball Update

Going into the month of April, The Cards were ranked 25th and on a 12 game winning streak. They are currently receiving votes but are just outside of the top 25. The ladies started off the month with a rain-delayed victory¬† at North Carolina but dropped a double-header to the Tar Heels just a day…

Around the Bases, April 6th 2016

Welcome back to Around the Bases, which has not been rained out today. Last weekend was business as usual for Louisville, as the Cardinals swept the Hokies. With wins of 8-4 (Fri.), 13-0 (Sat.) and 9-3 (Sun.), the Cardinals have a six-game winning streak heading into another big weekend at Florida State. Florida State currently…

Rick Pitino Will Meet With NCAA In April

Below is the full story on Rick Pitino meeting with the NCAA. You would think that since this scandal has been going on for around 8 months that the NCAA had met with Rick. We self-imposed a ban before they even begun to do their job, in my opinion. Tournaments suck anyways. (#MonthOfSalt)¬†ESPN Senior Writer…