All posts by Mike Gilpatrick

  • Jordan McNary hopes to propel softball as senior

    By Mike Gilpatrick– Softball’s Jordan McNary enters her final year as one of the most experienced players on the roster. Over the left fielder’s career, she has a .316 batting average, 92 hits and 23 stolen bases in 138...

    • Posted February 13, 2017
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  • Women’s basketball loses in overtime to NC State

    By Mike Gilpatrick– The ninth-ranked women’s basketball fell in overtime to No. 19 NC State, 72-70,  ending Louisville’s five-game win streak. Tied after the first four minutes, the Cards had a 14-2 run. A pair of fouls...

    • Posted February 2, 2017
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  • Trio of baseball players named Preseason All-Americans by NCBWA

    By Mike Gilpatrick– Preseason accolades keep piling up for Louisville baseball as the National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association named Brendan McKay, Kade McClure and Devin Hairston as preseason All-Americans. McKay and McClure were both named to the...

    • Posted February 1, 2017
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  • Women’s Tennis defeats Detroit Mercy, WKU

    By Mike Gilpatrick– The women’s tennis team walked away with a pair of wins after hosting Detroit Mercy and Western Kentucky. The Cardinals beat the Titans 5-2 and the Hilltoppers 5-2. The early match began with the Cards...

    • Posted January 28, 2017
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  • Baseball ranked No. 8 by USA Today

    By Mike Gilpatrick– For the fifth time this preseason, the baseball team is ranked in a preseason top 25. USA Today listed the Cards at No. 8 in their preseason poll, released on Jan. 26. They are...

    • Posted January 27, 2017
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  • Baseball ranked No. 7 by Baseball America

    By Mike Gilpatrick– The baseball season hasn’t started, but the Cards are already receiving accolades. Baseball America ranked Louisville at No. 7 in their preseason top 25. This is the fourth preseason ranking so far, with the...

    • Posted January 23, 2017
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  • Cards fly in the 2016 NFL season

    By Mike Gilpatrick– The Louisville Cardinals are well-represented in the NFL, as 22 former Cards took the field for 15 teams. Here’s how they did this season: Gary Barnidge, TE, Cleveland Browns Barnidge started all 16 games,...

    • Posted January 22, 2017
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    Women’s basketball falls on the road to No. 7 Florida State

    By Mike Gilpatrick– The ninth-ranked Louisville Cardinals lost a hard-fought contest against No. 7 Florida State, 72-65. The game started without much scoring. Leads switched throughout the first quarter, with both teams playing great defense. Louisville’s largest lead...

    • Posted January 12, 2017
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  • Peter Sirmon hired as football’s new defensive coordinator

    By Mike Gilpatrick– Bobby Petrino found a replacement for football’s defensive coordinator position: Mississippi State’s Peter Sirmon. Before coaching, Sirmon played at Oregon and seven seasons for the Tennessee Titans. Sirmon was the associate head coach, linebacker coach and...

    • Posted January 11, 2017
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  • Asia Durr: The spark Jeff Walz needs

    By Mike Gilpatrick– The women’s basketball team used a 58-point second half to come back against No. 25 Syracuse. Over half of those points belonged to one player: Asia Durr. Louisville relies on three players to carry...

    • Posted December 30, 2016
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