Saturday Cardinal Couple
- Women's soccer downs Buckeyes
We asked the question several times this week about how well the Louisville women's soccer team would handle the early season absence of last year's leading scorer Christine Exeter. Maybe we should have been asking how well the Cardinal defense would step up to neutralize the temporary loss.
|Charlyn Corral with the|
only goal of the game
Chloe Kiefer guarding the net with four saves in the shut-out.
1-0 didn't have scoring enthusiasts jumping up and down in excitement...obviously, but it showed that the veteran Louisville defensive crew took this game "very personally" and wanted to show Cardinal fans early on the skill and abilities that they plan on exhibiting this fall.
A win over a BIG TEN school. Yes, we'll accept that.
Shutting out a BIG TEN school. Have some.
The objective is to outscore the opposition. 1-0 works.
Louisville plays again Sunday against Wright State.
USA Olympics Women's Basketball team goes for the gold today against France. Tip off scheduled for 4 p.m. on NBC.
|"Play me, Geno..."|
Probably the last Olympic go-around for Bird, Taurasi, Catchings and Cash. A team looking to show that the half-time lead by the Aussies in Thursday's semi-final game was a combination of torrid Australia first-half shooting and lackadaisical USA defense.
Australia scored 25 points in the second quarter. They scored 26 points in the second half. The old adage that offense wins fans but defense wins games never truer than the final 20 minutes of the USA effort against Jackson and Cambage. 30 first-half points for the twin towers, six in the second-half.
We hope Geno gives Angel a more involved role today. The French aren't going to come in and roll over for USA. Not many expected to see them in the final. Let's send them back home with a