By Hannah Walker —
Louisville football lost a home game against the Clemson Tigers Nov. 6 with a final score of 30-24.
At the start of the game, Clemson won the coin toss and deferred to the second half. Louisville received and made their first touchdown early on in the game. With only 12:48 on the clock, redshirt freshman running back Jalen Mitchell rushed up the middle for a gain of 26 yards, scoring a touchdown for the Cards.
It wasn’t long after that Clemson scored to tie the game. Louisville finished the first quarter when redshirt junior quarterback Malik Cunningham gained 23 yards and scored another touchdown for U of L.
During the second quarter of the game, Louisville started with a decent lead. They scored a field goal from the 44 yard line with 10:32 on the clock, gaining a 17-7 lead. Clemson caught back up to Louisville when they made a field goal of their own, and a touchdown. This tied both teams going into halftime.
During the third quarter Louisville broke the tie when Cunningham ran 51 yards to score a touchdown for U of L. Clemson attempted to tie the game back up, but Louisville went into the fourth quarter with the lead.
During the fourth quarter, Clemson had their game face on. The Tigers scored two field goals and a touchdown during the final minutes of the game. This gave Clemson the win with a final score of 30-24.
Louisville will play their next home game against Syracuse at Cardinal Stadium on Nov. 13 at 12:00p.m.
Photo Courtesy of Jessica Abell// The Louisville Cardinal