Thursday, October 1, 2015
Women's Soccer grounds Eagles...Field Hockey and Volleyball face tests today -- Friday Cardinal Couple
HABUDA'S GOAL CARRIES CARDS TO 1-0 WIN OVER MOREHEAD
Isabella Habuda's follow up on a deflected shot on goal (or pass?) from Rachel Avant that hit the goal post at the 20 minute mark of the first half proved to be the only offense Louisville Women's Soccer needed Thursday night in a 1-0 win over Morehead in Lynn Stadium.
Habuda had a busy night for the Cards, taking five of UofL's 15 shots and two of their seven shots on goal. The sophomore from Belle River, Ont. scored her second goal of the season in a contest that was dominated by the Cards on both offense and defense.
Louisville (5-5-1) held the Eagles (4-7-1) to a mere four shots and no shots on goal... goalkeeper Taylor Bucklin and defenders Inger Katrine-Bjerke and Hannah Konermann all logging 90 minutes on defense and turning away all Eagles attempts to find the net.
It was the third straight game Louisville women's soccer has played that had a 1-0 final score. Six of the Cards 11 contest this year have been 1-0 affairs...the Cards have gone 3-3 in these one-goal contests.
Louisville returns to ACC play Sunday with a trip to Syracuse and then comes home to face #1 North Carolina, #22 Duke and #2 Florida State in a 11-day span before heading to play #3 Virginia.
Hear Paulie's post-game interviews with head coach Karen Ferguson-Dayes, Isabella Habuda and Gabrielle Vincent at the link below:
COACH AND PLAYER COMMENTS AFTER MOREHEAD WIN
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#9 FIELD HOCKEY VS #5 DUKE TODAY
The battle against top-flight ACC squads continues for Justin Sowry's stick-swingers against Duke today in Durham, NC.
Louisville will look for their first ACC win of the season against former UofL Field Hockey coach Pam Bustin. The Cards (6-3, 0-3) will face a Blue Devils squad (6-3, 0-2) bent on revenge after Louisville pulled the upset on them last season at Trager Field.
Stephanie Byrne leads the Louisville squad with six goals on the season. Freshman goalie Ayeisha McFerran is ranked in the top 20 in several NCAA Field Hockey stats.
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VOLLEYBALL IN THE KFC YUM! CENTER TONIGHT
Anne Kordes' Louisville Volleyball squad will look to extend their win streak to three when they face the Syracuse Orange tonight in the KFC YUM! Center at 7 p.m.
Louisville is undefeated (2-0) so far in ACC play and will face former Cardinal coach Leonid Yelin and his Syracuse squad that is 11-2 overall and also 2-0 in ACC matches.
The Cards have had strong production from outside hitters Erin Fairs and Aniah Philo during the win streak and freshman libero Molly Sauer is a strong candidate for ACC Volleyball Freshman of the Year.