Recovering…

“I’m having suicidal thoughts.” To many, that is one of the hardest things to hear, whether it is from a co-worker, a friend, a partner, or even just a random person you are there for. It’s a phrase that I’m just now getting used to, but also a phrase that rings true in my own…

Cardinals Going Dancing

Louisville Softball under one year with Coach Holly Aprile are heading to the NCAA Tournament. They grabbed one of the remaining spots at a large bid and will be heading to Evanston, Illinois. The Cardinals face Southern Illinois in their first matchup on Friday at 1 PM. The Northwestern Wildcats are the 16th overall seed…

Three Cardinals Honored

On Wednesday afternoon, the ACC announced their season awards for softball before the beginning of the tournament in Tallahassee on Thursday. Three Cardinals were recognized during these award presentations. Sidney Melton was named to the 2nd team All-ACC. This was her second All ACC honor in her career. She was named to the first team…

Softball Takes on the Tar Heels

  Over the weekend, the Cardinals took on the Tar Heels in a three game series. The Cardinals came in to the series as winners of six straight games while the Tar Heels were winners of three consecutively. On Friday, the Cardinals offense couldn’t get started and only getting three hits during the game. Danielle…

UofL Softball Field Renamed

Last Week, University of Louisville Board of Trustees decided to rename the softball field to honor the late Don Dobina. The Cardinals will now be playing on Don Dobina Field at Ulmer Stadium. Don Dobina was a community member that supported local softball for over 30 years. He was founder & president of the Louisville…

Cards Travel To Marshall

The Cardinals traveled to Huntington, West Virginia to take on the Thundering Herd in the last non-conference game of the season. The Herd jumped out to an early 2-0 lead in the bottom of the first inning with a two run homerun. The top of the 5th inning started with two singles from the Cards….

ACC Player of the Week: April 23rd

Redshirt Freshman Taylor Roby was named ACC Player of the Week. She collected six hits on 14 plate appearances with two doubles, a triple, and a home run. Taylor continues to surprise the ACC with her pitching and hitting skills. We interrupt this regularly scheduled game with this special announcement! We would like to congratulate…

Cards Take On #3 Seminoles

On Saturday afternoon, the Cardinals took on the defending National Champions Florida State Seminoles in a double header. In game one, Megan Hensley got the Cardinals offense started early with a two run homerun in the bottom of the second off Meghan King of Florida State. This provided the Cardinals with enough support for Danielle…

Softball Weekly Round-up

The Cardinals had a busy week competing against two Top 25 teams, Indiana and Virginia Tech. On Tuesday, Redshirt Freshman Taylor Roby helped lead the Cardinals over the Hoosiers with a 3-run home run in the 3rd inning which proved to be the difference in the ball game. The Cardinals then traveled to Blacksburg, Virginia…

Cards Take On The Fighting Irish

The Cards traveled to South Bend, Indiana to take on the Fighting Irish of Notre Dame. The Irish and the Cards played a double header on Saturday since weather conditions caused Friday’s match to be postpone to the following day. The Cardinals offense couldn’t get started in either game with only scoring one run in…

Cardinals Take On The Orange

Over the weekend, the Louisville Cardinals Softball team took on the Syracuse Orange in the beginning of the ACC conference play. On Friday, the Cardinals were down 2-1 early in the game before Senior Sidney Melton was able to hit a three run double in the bottom of the sixth to give the Cards a…

War Eagle Challenge Recap

Over the weekend, the Cardinals competed in Auburn University’s War Eagle Challenge. The Cards went 4-1 over the three day weekend. Louisville exploded against Michigan State on Friday as well as Mercer on Sunday scoring 14 runs in each game. Auburn was the Cards only loss in the challenge on Saturday in a 6-2 defeat….

Louisville Classic Day 1 Recap

On Friday morning, the Louisville Cardinals returned home to be compete in The Cardinal Classic. In the first game, the Cardinals faced off against the Sycamores of Indiana State. Indiana State opened up the scoring at the top of the first inning and the Cards answered back in the second inning with Snyder’s base hit….

Tennessee Classic Day 1 Recap

Game 1: Louisville Cards vs Kansas Jayhawks: The Cards took on the Kansas Jayhawks in their first game of the Tennessee Classic. They had an early jump on the Jayhawks’ Pruett with three runs in the first inning. The Louisville batters were halted up until the fifth inning. Sophomore Maddy Newman started the offense once…

ACC/Big Ten Challenge Day 2

The Cards got a rematch against the Wolverines after being shutout on Friday. The beginning of the game looked a lot like Friday’s game with the Cards having a tough time gaining momentum. Michigan jumped to an early 1-0 lead. Louisville was able to turn around and answered back in the bottom of the 6th inning….