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Louisville Great, Paolo DelPiccolo Named USL Championship MVP

 

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Louisville City FC scored in the 88th minute to win the USL championship! Cardinal Forever, Paolo DelPiccolo was named the MVP of the match to top off the great evening. Congratulations to our neighbors up the road!

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UofL Men Soccer Players Earn All ACC Honors

Three members of the UofL men’s soccer team earned all ACC honors for this season’s hard work. Senior Tim Kubel was named to the All ACC first team with junior Tate Schmitt and senior Mohamed Thiaw were named to the All ACC second team. Congratulations to these three student-athletes on this achievement.

UofL Men’s Soccer Starts ACC Tournament

The University of Louisville men’s soccer team starts their road to the ACC Championship today. They will take on Virginia at 1 PM at Lynn Stadium in their first game of the ACC Championship in the quarterfinals. Tickets are available at the gate! Enjoy your Sunday at the stadium.

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UofL Soccer Faces Virginia In ACC Tournament

The UofL men’s soccer team found out tonight they will play Virginia this Sunday at 1PM. The game is at Lynn Stadium and the weather is supposed to be awesome on Sunday. Go get your tickets and cheer on the cards!

UofL Men’s Soccer Team Finishes The Regular Season Hot

The University of Louisville men’s soccer team had an awesome road win at #4 Clemson this past weekend. They clinched the 3 seed in the ACC Tournament and will play this Sunday at 1 PM at Lynn Stadium (opponent to be determined). They also made a climb in the RPI Rankings to finish out the regular season. Make sure to get out and support the team this weekend! This will be one of the most stacked ACC Tourneys in recent memory! Here are some facts:

 

ACC REPPING!

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Prayers Out To Butler University Soccer

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Courtesy of Butler University Soccer Twitter

Cardinal Sports Zone would like to wish a speedy recovery to Butler University’s Men’s Soccer player, Jared Timmer. Prayers go out to him. The Junior captain had suffered a lower leg injury in the game tonight against UofL in front of his dad.

Spectator Alex Sherrard said:

“I didn’t see the injury up close but he was laying there screaming and motioning for the trainers. His left leg was hanging loose and contorted to the left side. Looked like he completely blew out his knee. Had to be taken off the field by stretcher and sent to the hospital. His Dad looked completely crushed.”

Cardinal Mens Soccer Ranked 9th In First Coaches Poll

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The University of Louisville Men’s Soccer team is ranked 9th in the first United Coaches Poll. The Cards are one of 6 ACC teams ranked in the top 10. Take a look below and let us know what you think about the first round of rankings.

 

Soccer Team Beats Notre Dame To Advance To The Elite Eight

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The University of Louisville men’s soccer team defeated Notre Dame for the second time this season but this time it was in the sweet sixteen of the NCAA soccer tournament. Tate Schmitt scored the game-winning goal in the 71st minute. Louisville (14-5-2) advance to host Stanford-Virginia winner in a quarterfinal match at Lynn Stadium on Saturday at 7pm. Congrats and good luck to the soccer Cards!

Cardinal Athletics: Weekend In Review 11-24-13

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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.

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Louisville’s Foxhoven Named AAC Men’s Soccer Offensive Player Of The Week

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AAC Press Release

Senior forward Zack Foxhoven of the No. 7 Louisville men’s soccer team was selected on Monday as the American Athletic Conference Offensive Player of the Week. Foxhoven (Littleton, Colo./UCLA) scored two goals and added one assist as the Cardinals extended their unbeaten streak to nine games last week with a midweek win over reigning NCAA champion Indiana and a 2-2 weekend draw against UConn. On Tuesday, Foxhoven connected for a goal and an assist as Louisville earned a dominating 3-0 win at IU, while on Saturday night, Foxhoven scored his second goal of the week as the Cardinals maintained their position atop the league standings with the draw.

This is the fifth week this season Louisville has earned at least one of the weekly American Athletic Conference honors. On Oct. 7, Ricardo Velazco was chosen as Offensive Player of the Week and Jimmy Ockford was named Defensive Player of the Week. A week earlier, Joachim Ball was selected as Goalkeeper of the Week, Andrew Brody was named Rookie of the Week and Michael DeGraffenriedt was chosen as Defensive Player of the Week. On Sept. 23, Ockford was named Defender of the Week while on Sept. 2, Velazco was selected as Offensive Player of the Week

Cardinal Athletics: Weekend In Review

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Here is what happened the weekend of Friday October 4th through Sunday October 6th around CardNation:

On Friday October 4th:

*In Field Hockey Pels’ Goal in OT Lifts No. 17 Field Hockey to a 2-1 Win over No. 18 Temple

*In Volleyball, Senior outside hitter Emily Juhl had 10 kills and a block to lead the University of Louisville to a 25-19, 25-14, 25-17 sweep of The American Conference foe SMU Friday night in Dallas.

*In Mens Golf, The first day of the seventh annual Brickyard Collegiate golf tournament, Robin Sciot-Siegrist fired a 3-under-par 69 as the University of Louisville Men’s Golf team fired a 1-over par 289. The Cardinals are in fifth place just seven shots behind second-ranked Georgia Tech.

*In Men’s Tennis, The University of Louisville Men’s Tennis team picked up two singles wins and a doubles victory on the first day of Notre Dame’s Bobby Bayliss Invitational. Freshmen Felipe Frias and Eric Bonfre won their singles matches with Frias defeating Western Michigan’s Stephen Payne 3-6,, 6-4, 6-1 and Bonfre topping Cleveland State’s Matt Kuelker 6-2, 6-3. Frias teamed with junior Chris Simich o beat Notre Dame’s Dougie Barnard and Eddy Covalschi 8-5 in doubles.

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Cards Go Wild In The 2nd Half Sunday, Win 4-2

 

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The #16th ranked University of Louisville Men’s Soccer were on a 2 game losing streak so they needed to come out Sunday and put CSU Bakersfield away early to get some of their mojo back. They did the most logical thing one can think of when you have lost two in a row..be down 2-0 at halftime. That would change quick. After a quick 50 seconds into the second half, the Cards got loose after Ockford scored a goal and 13 minutes later Ivan Gutierrez evened the score at 2 with his first career goal. Scoring cooled down for awhile until Zack Foxhoven scored the game winner 85 minutes in and Marlon Hairston added an insurance goal 88:59 in by knocking one in from deep right side. The Cards go to Orlando for their Athletic Conference opener at UCF on Saturday at 7 p.m., ET.

Go Cards!