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Author Archives: Jacob Pratt

Cardinals in the NBA: November 22nd

Ladies and gents, its time to see how our former Cardinals are faring in the NBA!

*Stats are accurate through games played November 21st

Gorgui Dieng (Minnesota Timberwolves)

MPG (Minutes Per Game): 15.1

PPG (Points Per Game): 6.3

APG (Assists Per Game): 0.9

RPG (Rebounds Per Game): 4.6

SPG (Steals Per Game): 0.4

BPG (Blocks Per Game): 0.1

TPG (Turnovers Per Game): 0.9

FG%: 46.9

3P%: 27.3

FT%: 78.1

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TWICA: November 20th

Welcome back ladies and gents, to (a slighty delayed) TWICA, where we’ll relive the past week of Cardinal Athletics and look forward to the coming week! Let’s get into it!

Cross Country

Sophomore Dorcas Wasike managed to place 29th overall in the Women’s 6K at the NCAA Championship, with a time of 20:05.29. In addition, she was honored by being named a USTFCCCA All-American, becoming the first woman runner in UofL history to earn that honor! Congrats go out to her!

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Cardinals In The NBA: November 15th

 

Well its that time of week again, time to see how our former Cards are faring in the NBA!

*All stats are accurate through games played to November 15th

Gorgui Dieng (Minnesota Timberwolves)

MPG (Minutes Per Game): 15.8

PPG (Points Per Game): 6.9

APG (Assists Per Game): 1.0

RPG (Rebounds Per Game): 5.2

SPG (Steals Per Game): 0.5

BPG (Blocks Per Game): 0.2

TPG (Turnovers Per Game): 0.9

FG%: 50.0

3P%: 25.0

FT%: 76.9

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TWICA: November 13th

Cross Country

In the NCAA Southeast Regional, our women’s team finished 5th overall, with sophomore Dorcas Wasike placing 4th individually, with a time of 20:22.3, qualifying individually for the NCAA Championships! Meanwhile, our men’s team finished with an 18th place finish with junior Daniel Fleace leading the way with a time 30:57.2 to finish 68th individually. Congrats go out to both teams!

Next Week: 11/18 NCAA Championships

Swimming

In the Double Dual meet against Princeton and Virginia, Louisville’s Men’s team beat Virginia and Princeton, while our women’s team defeated Princeton. Louisville combined defeated Princeton, but lost to Virginia.

Next Week: IDLE

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Cards in the NBA: November 8th

Welcome back everyone, its time to check in on how our beloved former Cards are doing in the NBA! (stats will be accurate through November 7th)

Gorgui Dieng (Minnesota Timberwolves)

MPG (Minutes per game): 15.4

PPG (Points per game): 6.8

APG (Assists per game): 1.1

RPG (Rebounds per game): 5.0

SPG (Steals per game): 0.3

BPG (Blocks per game): 0.2

TPG (Turnovers per game): 0.8

FG%: 50.0

3P%: 25.0

FT%: 76.9

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TWICA: November 6th

Welcome back Card Fans, to your one-stop place to find game times for all of our Cardinal athletic programs! Lets get into it!

Men’s Golf

Our men’s golf team won the Warrior Princeville Makai Invitational this week, with the best overall performance in school history with a 56-under-par. The team was led by junior Simon Zach, who placed first overall individually by shooting a school record 21-under-par. Congratulations to the team for winning their second fall event (and for all their efforts during the fall season)!

Next Week: IDLE

Men’s Tennis

In the Dick Vitale Lakewood Ranch Intercollegiate Clay Court Classic, junior Federico Gomez won the consolation finals, defeating Central Florida’s Danny Kerznerman. Also, in the Oracle ITA National Fall Championships, the duo of Morin-Kougoucheff and Wynn managed to make it to the semi-finals, but it was there that they were defeated. This loss snapped an 8-match win streak. Congratulations go out to all the tennis players on a successful fall season!

Next Week: IDLE

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Cardinals In The NBA: November 1st

Welcome back everybody, let us take a look at how our former Cardinals are faring in the NBA so far! (Stats are accurate through October 31st).

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TWICA: October 30th

Hello all, welcome to the weekly review of your Louisville Cardinals! Let’s get into it!

Men’s Tennis

Congratulations go out to Parker Wynn and Christopher Morin-Kougoucheff, who won the Ohio Valley Regional Doubles title last Monday! They are the 2nd duo from UofL to win this title, so hats off to them!

Next Week: 11/01-11/05 Oracle ITA National Fall Championships

Men’s Golf

The Men’s Golf team finished 3rd at the Quail Valley Invitational, posting the third-best performance in school history, led by Simon Zach and Matthias Schmid.

This Week: 10/29-31 Warrior Princeville Makai Invitational

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Cardinals In The NBA: October 24th

One of my personal favorite sports began last week, as the NBA began its 72nd season. Make sure to stay tuned to the site as every Tuesday I will be bringing you guys updates on how our former Cardinals are doing in the NBA! *Stats are through games played by 10/23/17

Gorgui Dieng (Minnesota Timberwolves)

MPG (Minutes per game): 13.7

PPG (Points per game): 4.0

APG (Assists per game): 1.3

RPG (Rebounds per game): 3.7

SPG (Steals per game): 0.3

BPG (Blocks per game): 0.0

TPG (Turnovers per game): 1.3

FG%: 30.8

3P%: 33.3

FT%: 60

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TWICA: October 23rd

Welcome back everyone, to our weekly look at Cardinal Athletics, now I don’t know about you, but I’m excited to get started, so let’s go!!

Men’s Tennis

This week, our men’s tennis team began to compete in the Ohio Valley Regional, which continues on until the 24th. In singles action, 4 of our players made the round of 16 (Nicolas Rouanet, Christopher Morin-Kougoucheff, Brandon Lancaster, and Parker Wynn), unfortunately, all 4 fell in the round of 16. Additionally, one of our doubles teams (Morin-Kougoucheff and Wynn) have reached the title match of the tournament, as they will face off with the #1 seeded duo of Billy Rowe and Lachlan McPhee of Vanderbilt this morning. I join all Cardinal fans in wishing them luck! (The game will be played at 10 AM this morning for those interested)

Next Week: 10/28-10/30 Birmingham Futures

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TWICA: October 16th


Hello all of you wonderful Card fans out there, although the past couple days and weeks have been rough, it’s time to look at our weekly review of Cardinal Athletics!

Men’s Tennis

The men’s tennis team captured 3 titles this weekend at the Louisville invitational, as Ciro Lampasas teamed with Parker Wynn to win the A division doubles title, and then Ciro went on to win the A division singles title, and then Federico Gomez won the B division singles title. What a great weekend!

Next Week: 10/19-24th Ohio Valley Regional

Women’s Tennis

Mia Schmidt-Jorgensen was defeated in the championship match of the B-flight singles during the ITA Ohio Valley Regionals, she was the last Card standing after the 4 day event.\

Next Week: IDLE

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TWICA: October 9th

Well welcome back Card fans, to our weekly review of Cardinal Athletics. We are in full swing for all of our fall sports, so let’s get started!

Men’s Tennis

In action at the ITA All-American Championships, 29th ranked duo Christopher Morin-Kougoucheff and Parker Wynn finished runner-ups in the consolation draw, thereby qualifying for the ITA National Fall Championships to be held Nov. 1-5, congrats go out to them!

Next Week: 10/13-15 Louisville Invitational

Women’s Tennis

This Week: At Wake Forest Invitational

Next Week: 10/12-15 ITA Ohio Valley Regional

Women’s Soccer (8-6)

At Clemson: W 2-1

At #13 Virginia: L 0-1 (OT)

Next Week: 10/13 Vs Pittsburgh (5:30 PM, ACC Network Extra)

#7 Men’s Soccer (8-1-2)

At Virginia Tech: W 1-0

Next Week: 10/10 Vs Florida Atlantic (7 PM, ACC Network Extra), 10/13 Vs #4 North Carolina (Alumni Weekend)(7:30 PM, ACC Network Extra)

Swimming (#7 Men and #9 Women)

At Notre Dame: L

Next Week: 10/14 SMU Classic (Women, TBA), Men are IDLE

#11 Field Hockey (10-4)

At #8 Boston College: W 4-1

At New Hampshire: W 5-2

Next Week: 10/14 At #6 North Carolina (1 PM, ACC Network Extra)

Women’s Volleyball (11-5)

At Virginia Tech: W 3-1

At Virginia: W 3-1

Next Week: 10/13 Vs Clemson (7 PM, ACC Network Extra), 10/15 Vs Georgia Tech (3 PM, ACC Network Extra)

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TWICA: October 2

Hello Cards fans! As tough as this past week has been, it’s time to look at the week in Cardinal Athletics! (Side note: As tough as the week has been for our athletics program, I join with all of the CSZ family in saying that our thoughts and prayers are with Las Vegas and all the people involved in the horrible and absolutely senseless tragedy that occurred overnight on the Las Vegas Strip.)

Women’s Golf

Tied for 5th place in the Golfweek Women’s Conference Challenge, with Kristin Engle finishing highest individually with a 4-over par over the course of tournament.

Next Week: IDLE

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TWICA: September 25th

Hello Card fans!! It’s that day again, time to wrap up the week of Cardinal Athletics and look forward to the next week!

#10 Men’s Soccer (6-1-1)

Vs IUPUI: W 3-0

Vs Boston College: W 4-0

Next Week: 9/26 Vs USF (7 PM, ACC Network Extra), 9/30 At Duke (7 PM, ACC Network Extra)

 

#15 Field Hockey (6-4)

At #14 Northwestern: L 0-2

Vs #11 Wake Forest: W 3-2 (Shootout)

Vs #13 James Madison: W 4-1

Next Week: 9/29 Vs #6 Syracuse (3:30 PM, ACC Network Extra), 10/01 Vs Central Michigan (1 PM, ACC Network Extra)

 

Women’s Soccer (7-4)

Vs #23 Florida State: L 1-2

Vs Miami (FL): W 1-0

Next Week: 9/29 Vs #4 Duke (7 PM, ACC Network Extra)

 

Men’s Tennis

The men’s tennis team wrapped up play at the Florida Ranked +1 Invitational over the weekend, with notable results including Sophomore Parker Wynn winning the consolation draw in the orange division, and Senior Nicolas Rouanet winning in the blue division consolation bracket.

Next Week: IDLE

 

Women’s Volleyball (7-5)

Vs Notre Dame: W 3-2

At North Carolina: L 2-3

Next Week: 9/29 Vs #19 Florida State (7 PM, ACC Network Extra), 10/01 Vs Miami (FL) (1 PM)

 

#17 Football (3-1)

Vs Kent State: W 42-3

Next week: 9/30 Vs Murray State (3:30 PM, RSN)

 

Cross Country

IDLE

Next Week: 9/30 Greater Louisville Classic

 

Women’s Golf

IDLE

Next Week: 9/25-27 Golfweek Women’s Conference Challenge in Vail, Colo.

 

Men’s Golf

IDLE

Next Week: 9/29-10/01 Louisville Cardinal Challenge

 

Well folks that about wraps it up for this week (Month!), next week we add another sport to the watch list as our Women’s Tennis team begins action Vs Miami University (Ohio). As always, Go Cards!

TWICA: September 18

What is up Card fans? I know we are all still a little bit cross about the loss to Clemson on Saturday, but that’s officially in the past, and now its time to look forward to the next week in Cardinal Athletics!

Men’s Tennis

Nicolas Rouanet won the Southern Intercollegiate Division 2 championship on Monday, while at the Duke Invitational this weekend, Brandon Lancaster won the A1 singles consolation bracket.

This week: Florida Ranked +1 Invitational, Sept. 22-24.

Women’s Golf

Minnesota Invitational: Finished t-5 out of 14 teams, with Lauren Hartlage shooting the best on the team with a 7 under par

This week: IDLE

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TWICA: September 11

Welcome CardNation, to your weekly review of Cardinal Athletics. Without further adieu, let’s get into it!

Women’s Soccer (5-2)

At Southeast Missouri State: W 1-0

Vs Purdue: L 2-3

Next Week: 9/14 Vs Gardner-Webb (5:30 PM, ACC Network Extra), 9/17 At Boston College (1 PM)

#8 Men’s Soccer (3-1-1)

Vs #19 UK: T 2-2

Vs #2 Wake Forest: L 1-3

Next Week: 9/15 At #7 Syracuse (7 PM, ACC Network)

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TWICA: Sept 4th

Welcome back Cards fans, to This Week in Cardinal Athletics! All in all, we had a pretty successful, if not extremely stressful, first full week of Cardinal Athletics this college year! Let’s get to it!

#11 Men’s Soccer (3-0-0)

Vs #17 Butler: W 1-0

At Georgia State: W 1-0

Next Week: Vs UK (ACC Network Extra at 7:30 PM) on 9/5, Vs Wake Forest (ACC Network Extra at 7:30 PM) on 9/9

Women’s Soccer (4-1-0)

At Kentucky: W 3-1

Next Week: At Southeast Missouri State on 9/4 (6:30 PM), Vs Purdue on 9/8 (ACC Network Extra at 7:30 PM)

 

Women’s Volleyball (2-3)

Vs #24 Western Kentucky: W 3-1

Vs Kent State: W 3-0

Vs Illinois: L 0-3

Next Week: Vs UC Irvine on 9/8 (3 PM, Neutral Court), Vs Weber State on 9/8 (8 PM, Neutral Court), At UNLV on 9/9 (5 PM)

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TWICA: August 28th

Hello everybody! That’s right, your eyes are not deceiving you, This Week in Cardinal Athletics is officially back! Actually, college sports in general are back, and with the number of our great athletic programs receiving national acclaim constantly on the rise, it’s an absolutely amazing time to be a Cardinals fan! So come join me as we look back on the first full week of Cardinal Athletics this school year, and preview This Week In Cardinal Athletics!

August 24th:

Women’s Soccer at Indiana: W 2-0

August 25th:

Men’s Soccer vs UC Irvine: W 2-1

Field Hockey vs Indiana: W 4-1

Women’s Volleyball at Wisconsin: L 0-3

August 26th:

Women’s Volleyball vs Minnesota (Neutral Court): L 1-3

August 27th: 

Women’s Soccer vs Marquette: L 0-2

Field Hockey vs Delaware: W 3-1

And now for the week to come!

August 28th: 

Men’s Soccer vs Butler (ACC Network Extra) @ 7:30 PM

September 1st:

Men’s Soccer at Georgia State @ 7 PM

Field Hockey at Ohio State @ 3 PM

Women’s Volleyball vs Western Kentucky @ 6:30 PM

Women’s Soccer at Kentucky @ 7:30 PM

September 2nd:

Football vs Purdue (Neutral Field in Indianapolis, Ind.) (FOX) @ 7:30 PM

Cross Country at UT Duals (All Day)

Women’s Volleyball vs Kent State @ 12:30 PM

Women’s Volleyball vs Illinois @ 7:30 PM

And as always, Go Cards, and L1C4!

Meet the Softball Cards!

Image result for louisville cardinals softball field

With the 2017 Softball season roaring into gear, I figured it would be a perfect time for all Louisville fans to meet our great softball team!

Sydney Warinner/RHP/New Albany, Ohio

Michala Riggle/C & 1B/Louisville, KY

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Views from the Head: Loving Louisville From a Different University

Cardinal Head

First off, shout out to Drake for inspiring that title.

***Editors note: Jacob is banned from posting for one week for referencing Drake….ok, carry on. Lol

As a lot of you know, I do not attend our beloved University of Louisville, even though I am a die-hard fan. The strange thing is, I honestly have fallen more in love with the University through my experiences at my college, rather than attending the University itself. Let me explain myself.

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