Advertisements

Blog Archives

Louisville Volleyball Surges!

Louisville Volleyball
Current Record
Overall 21-5
Pct .808
Conf 15-1
Pct .938
Streak W5
Home 11-2
Away 8-3
Neutral 2-0
The University of Louisville Volleyball team is surging after a slow start that included a 2-3 start with losses against 3 top 25 teams. They also went against UL vs Auburn in Football versus Wisconsin and Minnesota in the ACC/Big 10 challenge right here at the YUM! They then went on winning streaks of 4,10 & are currently on a 5 game winning streak.
Their 5 losses came to #18 Illinois (3-0), #3 Minnesota (3-2), #10 Wisconsin (3-1), #19 uk (3-1) & #20 UNC (3-1). They are on a great roll heading towards the go home portion of their schedule which includes 2 at home this weekend vs Clemson and Georgia Tech. As an avid UofL Volleyball fan I am glad to see the girls overcome the early adversity and surge at the right time. Today Molly Sauer was named Freshman of the week in the ACC for the 2nd time and Tess Clark was named ACC Player of the Week also. The new polls came out today with UofL jumping up all the way to #17 from #22 in the USA Today/AVCA Coaches Poll! They jumped up to #11 in the HeroSPorts.com D1 Volleyball poll. Click on the link below for the full polls and national leaders for the Cards! Good luck ladies and GO CARDS!!!!!

Read the rest of this entry

Vote for Katie George as Best Setter in D1 Women’s Volleyball

Photo: GoCards.com

Photo: GoCards.com

When one of our Louisville Cardinals needs votes to win something, we rally around them and make sure they win. Katie George, one of our volleyball players and also Miss Kentucky, needs our votes to be named the best setter in Division 1. The poll is open until midnight on Monday. So VOTE VOTE VOTE!

CLICK HERE AND VOTE FOR KATIE GEORGE!

Video: Katie George Leads CARDS Cheer at Basketball Game

Photo: GoCards.com

Photo: GoCards.com

Katie George, a member of the UofL Volleyball team and recently named Miss Kentucky 2015, was on hand for the Louisville basketball game against Virginia Tech on Tuesday night. During a timeout, she led the crowd in the CARDS cheer.

Read the rest of this entry

UofL Volleyball Player Wins Miss Kentucky

Photo: Jacob Zimmer/Courier-Journal

Photo: Jacob Zimmer/Courier-Journal

University of Louisville volleyball player Katie George has earned all kinds of accolades on the court. She has made All East Region, was on the All-Tournament team for the USA National Collegiate Team, All-Conference First Team, and more. Basically, she is a heck of a volleyball player.

Read the rest of this entry

University of Louisville Beats UConn 3-1; Stays Unbeaten in AAC

vball

PRESS RELEASE:

Emily Juhl and Maya McClendon had 15 and 14 kills respectively to lead the University of Louisville Volleyball team to a 25-21, 20-25, 25-11, 25-16 win over AAC foe Connecticut to stay unbeaten in the league Friday night in Cardinal Arena.

The Cards now post a 17-0 mark in the AAC and are 22-7 overall.  U of L hit .289 for the match with 11 blocks and five aces.  Maya McClendon notched her 12th double-double, adding 13 digs to her 14 kills.  Katie George also notched a double-double with 46 assists and 15 digs.  Randi Ewing led blocking with seven.  Serving errors plagued both teams as the two combined for 22 total. The Huskies were led by Karson Ratlings 12 kills and two blocks.

“Setter Katie George was a huge leader for us and set a great match, distributing the ball great and did a fantastic job on defense,” said U of L head coach Anne Kordes.  “Emily Juhl was unstoppable and it was a great chance for us to get a glimpse of the future when some of our younger players got some playing time.”

Read the rest of this entry

Cardinal Athletics: Weekend In Review 11-24-13

1111111

 

Here is what happened the weekend of Friday November 22nd through Sunday November 24th around CardNation:

Friday November 22nd

Swimming and Diving: The Cardinal swimming team completed its first day of competition at the Michigan Open in Canham Natatorium in Ann Arbor, Michigan with five wins and another school record. In the 200-free relay, the foursome of Rachael Lewis (23.40), Johanna Cowley (23.27), Andrea Cottrell (23.30) and Mary Mittel (23.27) combined for a 1:32.91 and a second place finish. The men’s 200-free relay won with a time of 1:20.98 as Rudy Edelen (23.73), Aaron Young  (20.38), Pedro Coutinho 19.98 and Trevor Carroll (19.89) touched first.  of L women took four of the top five spots in the 200-IM led by winner Tanja Kylliainen’s 1:59.68.  Andrea Cottrell was second in 2:01.63, with Abigail Chin touching fourth in 2:02.40 and Lucy Kramer touching in 2:04.83 for fifth. For the men, Evan Noble won the event with a time of 1:47.81, with teammate David Boland touching second in 1:48.70 and Ryan Massey was fourth in 1:50.13.

Volleyball: Senior hitter Emily Juhl had 13 kills to lead the University of Louisville to a 25-12, 25-15, 25-22 sweep over the University of Cincinnati in AAC volleyball action on Senior Night at the KFC Yum! Center. Louisville remains unbeaten in the AAC at 16-0 and improves to 21-7 overall. The Cardinals hit .343 for the match.  Janelle Jenkins hit .474 with 10 kills and Randi Ewing contributed seven kills and hit 1.000 for the match. Katie George had 41 assists and Maya McClendon and Caitlin Welch each added 16 digs.

Read the rest of this entry

Louisville Volleyball Sweeps Cincy On Senior Night

vball

PRESS RELEASE:

Senior hitter Emily Juhl had 13 kills to lead the University of Louisville to a 25-12, 25-15, 25-22 sweep over the University of Cincinnati in AAC volleyball action on Senior Night at the KFC Yum! Center.

“I am extremely proud of the way all of the seniors got to shine tonight. We wanted to celebrate their careers here at this beautiful facility that we are so thankful to make our home court. It makes such a big difference,” said head coach Anne Kordes. “Cincinnati is a dangerous team and they are coming on strong. I like the way we approached this match. We are committed to close out with two more wins to help our RPI. We are proud of the AAC championship but now we need to get that good seed to advance deep in the NCAA Tournament.”

Louisville remains unbeaten in the AAC at 16-0 and improves to 21-7 overall. The Cardinals hit .343 for the match to the Bearcats’ .076.  Janelle Jenkins hit .474 with 10 kills and Randi Ewing contributed seven kills and hit 1.000 for the match. Katie George had 41 assists and Maya McClendon and Caitlin Welch each added 16 digs. The Bearcats were led by seven kills from Amelia Wegman and 18 assists from Madi Lang.

Read the rest of this entry

Cardinal Athletics: Weekend In Review 11-17-13

1111111

Here is what happened the weekend of Friday November 15th through Sunday November 17th around CardNation

Friday November 15th

Men’s Cross Country: Tyler Byrne and Ernest Kibet each ran to top-15 finishes to lead the University of Louisville men’s cross country team to a 10th-place showing at the NCAA Southeast Regional on Friday afternoon in Earlysville, Va. Byrne and Kibet each earned USTFCCCA All-Region honors for the first time in their respective careers after finishing in the top 30. Byrne finished 10th and clocked a school-record 29:16.1 in the 10K. It’s the second-consecutive meet that Byrne has broken a Louisville school record after he set the 8K mark en route to winning the American Athletic Conference title.

*University of Louisville cross country’s Tyler Byrne and Ernest Kibet received at-large bids to compete at the NCAA Cross Country Championships, the NCAA Division I Men’s and Women’s Track and Field Committee announced on Saturday.

Women’s Cross Country: Louisville was without two of its top runners in freshmen Adair Gennocro and Agnes Chepchumba, who missed their first races of the year with an injury. Each has registered a pair of top-10 finishes and the duo earned all-conference honors at the AAC Championships in early November. Michelle Molodynia, Kelsey Cramsey, and Megan Klein completed the Cardinals’ five scoring runners.

(continued)

Read the rest of this entry

Cardinal Athletics: Weekend In Review 11-10-13

1111111

 

Here is what happened the weekend of Friday November 8th through Sunday November 10th around CardNation:

Friday November 8th

Women’s Volleyball: Senior outside hitter Emily Juhl had 17 kills to help the University of Louisville remain unbeaten at 12-0 in the American Athletic Conference as they held off a determined University of Houston in five sets, 25-17, 25-18, 13-25, 23-25, 15-6. Brooke Mattingly added 10 kills and Janelle Jenkins pitching in 11 kills.  Maya McClendon and Katie George each had double-doubles for Louisville with 10 kills and 20 digs and 34 assists and 18 digs, respectively. Caitlin Welch led the Cards with 25 digs, including her 2,000th career dig, becoming the first player in school history to accomplish that feat.

(cont)

Read the rest of this entry

Volleyball: Season tickets and autographs this weekend!

UofL Volleyball will host one of the biggest games in the program’s history this Saturday night when 3rd ranked Penn State comes to town. The match starts at 7:30, but arrive at 5:30 for an autograph session with student-athletes from multiple sports, including Peyton Siva!

So all of that is Saturday, but the season actually starts on Friday! The Cards will host Western Kentucky at 7:30 at the KFC Yum! Center!

For a limited time, you can get this Five-Match Mini Plan! It is a great deal!

Here is information on full season tickets!

Also a great idea this season, the 4 for $44 deal! This includes 4 tickets, 4 pizzas, and 4 drinks! So this is an $80 value for just $44!

Check out this video as freshman, and Louisville native, Katie George invites you to come see the Cards in action at the KFC Yum! Center!