This week in U of L Sports

By on August 31, 2015

By: Sam Draut

Field Hockey the twelfth-ranked Cardinals won their third straight “Battle of the Border” game against Indiana 3-0 on Sunday afternoon at Trager Stadium.  Stephanie Byrne scored two goals to help Louisville improve to 2-0.  The Cardinals travel to Davis, California this weekend to play California and UC Davis

Head coach Justine Sowry discusses the victory over Indiana:

Men’s Soccer opened the season with a 2-1 victory over William & Mary on Friday night.  The 18th-ranked Cardinals face eighth-ranked Stanford on Monday night at Lynn Stadium.  If you aren’t able to attend the match at 7:30, the match will be live streamed on  The Cardinals end the week on Friday with a home contest against Stony Brook at 7:30.

Women’s Soccer played to a 2-2 draw on Friday against Kent State.  Louisville will look to improve upon their 1-1-1 record against rival Kentucky in Lexington on Friday night at 7:30.

Volleyball played in the Illini Classic over the weekend, falling to eighth-ranked Illinois on Friday 3-0, but then turned it around on Saturday and Sunday, defeating Creighton 3-2 and Miami (Ohio) 3-1.  Janelle Jenkins and the Cardinals return to the KFC YUM! Center next weekend for the ACC/Big Ten Challenge.  The Cardinals will face Minnesota on Friday at 7 and then play Wisconsin at the same time on Saturday.

Football travels to Atlanta for the season opener against sixth-ranked Auburn.  Head coach Bobby Petrino has yet to name a starting quarterback, but very well could shed some light on the competition on Monday when he meets with the media.

What’s Next

Our football preview issue is released on Tuesday, so be sure to check out our extensive coverage including opponent breakdowns, player profiles and positional overviews.  We will also be adding some online exclusive stories throughout the week to get you ready for the 2015 football campaign.



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