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Tuesday, September 13, 2016

Women's Golf tied for second after 36 holes at Minnesota Invitational -- TUESDAY CARDINAL COUPLE



CARDS ONE STROKE BACK FROM LEAD

( UPDATE...The final 18 holes have been completed and the Cards slipped to seventh overall. Furman won the invitational. Molly Skapic led Louisville on the final day with a 73. )


Lauren Hartlage fired a one-over par 145 after 36 holes to pace the UofL Women's golf team to a tie for second place in the three-day Minnesota Invitational. The freshman from Elizabethtown, KY had a 71 opening day and followed it up with 74 Monday. She is tied for sixth place individually. Sophomore Jacqueline Twitty is tied for eighth...one stroke back with a 146 after two days. 

Louisville is tied for second with Purdue at 491 and just one stroke back of Texas as the teams go into the final 18 holes today. 

Senior Louise Oxner and junior Molly Skapic have 151 totals after the 36 holes. Another freshman...Delaney Shah, competing as an individual...her scores not counting towards the team total has also been impressive with a 36 hole total of 149...tied for 17th. 

11 teams are competing in the event at the Minikahda Club in Minneapolis, MN...TCU is three strokes back from the Cards and Kentucky is in fifth with a two-day total of 496...tied with Furman for fifth. 

Be sure to follow the UofL women's Golf team on Twitter for results throughout the day
at @UofLWGolf


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FIELD HOCKEY GETTING NATIONAL ATTENTION


We think Mink is a fab frosh!  
Ranked #6 in the nation...after the poll that came out today... Louisville Field Hockey squad is lighting up the NCAA DI statistics as well. 

Freshman Minout Mink is tied for eighth in the nation with 1.33 goals per game. She's scored eight times for the Cards in six games. She's the only freshman in the top ten nationally. Erin McCrudden is tied for second in the nation with 1.33 assists per game. The Cards are tied for fourth in the nation in scoring per game with 4.64 goals per contest and leads the nation in margin of victory at 4.14 per match.  

Sophomore goalkeeper Ayeisha McFerran leads the nation in save percentage at .857. She has 12 saves and just two goals allowed. 


The Cards are one of nine teams still undefeated on the year (stats are through 9/11). Three other ACC squads (Duke, Syracuse and North Carolina) have unblemished marks also. 

The Cards face #2 Duke on Friday evening in Trager Stadium at 6 p.m. The ACC is VERY strong this year with #1 ranked Syracuse, #2 Duke, #3 UNC and #6 Louisville. When you consider that Virginia, Boston College and Wake Forest are in the top 20 also...the Cards have their work cut out for them ahead. 

Admission is free to all UofL Field Hockey events...concessions and beverages are available and the weather looks pretty decent for Friday evening...with only a 10% chance of rain. Why not roll out for this one? 

paulie
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2 comments:

  1. Great non-conference start for Field Hockey. How will they do in the ACC Paulie

    Blue Lou

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  2. You interrupted my afternoon nap for this? (J/K)...They'll have (6) ACC games. Starting with Duke at Trager...which I see as a toss up. They go to Wake Forest an that's one I think they will win. They travel to Syracuse...a strong Orange squad and I'll give them the edge. Boston College comes to Trager...I think the Cards win this one. UNC comes here but they're pretty tough...going with UNC in this one. Final ACC game is at Virginia...UofL lost there last time and I think we get a bit of revenge and win. So, a very shaky 4-2 in conference play.

    Naturally I'd love to see 6-0.

    Paulie

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