Thursday, May 5, 2016
Louisville women's golf in NCAA regional starts today -- Thursday CARDINAL COUPLE
CARDS IN BRYAN REGIONAL
The Louisville women's golf squad tees off in the NCAA Regionals today in Bryan, TX. The Cards are one of eighteen teams in the regional that leads to the NCAA Championships.
The Cards, who are in the tournament as an at-large squad and ranked as the #10 seed will put Laura Restrepo, Katie Mitchell, Molly Skapic, Ellen Kehoe and Olivia Cason on the tee shortly after 9 a.m. this morning on the first of three days of qualifying for the NCAA Championships. They'll be paired with Miami and Tulane for the Thursday round. The top six teams from each of the four regionals advance to the Championships...which will be held in Eugene, OR. May 20-25 at the Eugene Golf Club.
Louisville is ranked #35 by Golfstat and the Cards birdies and pars can be followed at www.golfstat.com
The Cards are led by two seniors. Restrepo, who was an all-ACC selections and averages a 73.10 score. Mitchell, who finished 13th. in the ACC Championships carries a 73.90 average.
Hit 'em straight and putt well, Cards!
THURBY IN LOUISVILLE
The Thursday of Derby week here in Louisville is known as "Thurby" and has become known as "Louisville's Day at the Races"
If you're contemplating a trip to the Twin Spires today...we'll see if we can give you a little help on a couple of the races today.
Go to Paulie's blog THURBY AT CHURCHILL DOWNS where we've suggested a couple of plays today that hust might have you smiling at the cashier's window.
We also have the Friday picks available at that site also for Oaks Day. Six stakes races! Woo Hoo!
Jeff McAdams, back from floating around Europe in a boat, returns to the pages for the Friday and Saturday columns.