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UofL Volleyball Earns All ACC Honors

Melanie McHenry & Maggie DeJong end a rally with a block

Press Release from the University of Louisville athletic department:

Louisville junior setter Wilma Rivera has been selected as the 2017 ACC Setter of the Year with teammate Molly Sauer picking up her second ACC Defensive Player of the Year award. The awards were decided based on a vote of the league’s 15 head coaches, who could not vote for their own student-athletes.

ACC Co-Champion Louisville took home two major awards and 14 different schools are represented on the All-ACC Team, led by Louisville with six selections. Five student-athletes were recognized from NC State and Pitt, followed by three from Duke and Notre Dame, two from Florida State, Miami, North Carolina, Syracuse and Virginia Tech, and one each from Clemson, Georgia Tech, Virginia and Wake Forest.

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UofL Volleyball Heads To The Big Dance

Amanda Green skies for a kill

The University of Louisville volleyball team found out last night they will be heading to Minnesota to play the first round of the NCAA tournament. They will taken on Northern Iowa on Friday at 5:30 EST. Good luck ladies!

UofL Volleyball Wins ACC Title

Amanda Green (#18) and Jasmine Bennett (#25) attempt to block a WKU hitter

What a way to start off the weekend! Yesterday, the UofL Volleyball team clinched the ACC championship! Congrats on a great season (so far) ladies!

Cardinal Volleyball Sweeps #21 FSU

 

Melanie McHenry & Maggie DeJong end a rally with a blockThe University of Louisville’s volleyball team completely dominated Florida State University tonight at Cardinal Arena. FSU came in ranked number 21 in the nation, but they never won a game. What a great way to start off the weekend! Check out the highlights below!

UofL Volleyball Opens Up Newly Renovated Cardinal Arena Tonight!

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Courtesy of Spectrum Sports

It is a cold and rainy Friday here in the Ville, so come watch The University of Louisville Volleyball team in their home opener tonight in the newly renovated Cardinal Arena. The Cards take on Western Kentucky University at 6:30 PM. Keep in mind, all UofL home games have a clear bag policy moving forward. We look forward to seeing everyone out there tonight cheering on the Cards!

Highlights From UofL Volleyball’s Red And Black Scrimmage

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The University of Louisville Volleyball team had their Red vs Black scrimmage on August 19th. They held the game in the newly renovated Cardinal Arena, which is also volleyball’s new home! Take a look at the highlights below.

Shocker In Kansas

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Tonight in Wichita, Kansas the Shockers got revenge for Its’ Basketball team as Wichita beat Louisville in 5 sets to defeat the Cards 3-2, 20-25, 25-22, 25-21, 22-25, 15-10. Senior middle blocker Brooke Mattingly had 15 kills, an ace and two blocks. Cardinal Janelle Jenkins had 11 blocks with Emily Juhl adding 12 kills and six blocks. Louisville’s next game will be Friday at Cincinnati. The Cards move to 10-7 and 6-0 in conference.

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 Fall To #17 uk Last Night

 

The Cards lost a hard fought battle last night in Lexington as the Volleyball Cards went down 3-2 to the 17th ranked kentucky team. After winning the first game the Cards dropped 2 straight. They won the fourth and were down big in the fifth before coming back to take the lead but ultimately losing in game 5. Maya McClendon’s lead the team with 17 kills and 16 digs. The Cards are now at 2-4 and unranked

Below is the official press release

Go Cards!

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UofL Volleyball Sweeps NDSU 3-0

**Press Release**

Emily Juhl and Janelle Jenkins each had 13 kills to lead the No. 17-ranked  University of Louisville Cardinals to a 25-23, 25-17, 25-11 sweep of host North Dakota State in the first match of the Fargo Doublewood Inn Classic.

“We got thrown for a bit of a loop early one with the heat in the gym,” said U of L head coach Anne Kordes. “ I thought we did a good job of composing ourselves  and powered through it.  Our middles were steady and that really opened up the outside hitters because their blockers could not ignore the middle.”

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Louisville Volleyball Projected To Win The AAC, Also Preseason Conference P.O.Y And All-Conference Team Announced

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Well in the case the P in P.O.Y. stands for players. Seniors Emily Juhl and Brooke Mattingly have been tabbed the American Athletic Conferences’ inaugural Pre-season Players Of The Year. Also the Cards were tabbed to win the conference in its’ first season. 4 Cards were named 1st team pre-season all-conference selections including 3 unanimous picks. Sr Caitlin Welch joins Mattingly and Juhl as unanimous selections. Hannah Kvittle was the 4th person selected. The following is a press release via TheAmerican.org

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