By: Hannah Walker–
The Louisville Cardinals football team beat the Syracuse Orange 41-3 at home Nov. 13.
With the celebration of Lamar Jackson’s number 8 being retired, Louisville fans were excited for another day of college football.
At the start of the game, Syracuse won the coin toss and received during the first quarter. Louisville defended the south goal, and scored their first touchdown with 9:13 on the clock.
It wasn’t long after Syracuse attempted to catch up with a field goal from the 43 yard line. However, Louisville was able to keep the lead when redshirt junior quarterback Malik Cunningham made a complete pass for 33 yards to Tyler Harrell, scoring another touchdown for the Cardinals.
During the second quarter, Louisville built on its lead by making three touchdowns. Louisville went into halftime with a score of 35-3.
During the third quarter, Louisville continued to stay on top. James Turner was able to make a field goal from the 33 yard line, which brought Louisville’s score up to 38-3.
In the last quarter of the game, Turner made another field goal and brought the final score to 41-3.
Louisville football will head on the road to North Carolina as they face Duke University. The game will be on Nov. 18, and will start at 7:30 p.m.
Photo Courtesy of Jessica Abell//Louisville Cardinal