LOUISVILLE WOMEN'S GOLF STILL IN FOURTH PLACE
The second round of the NCAA Women's Golf Louisville Regional was completed yesterday and Louisville remained in fourth place out of the 18 squads participating.
The Cards shot a even-par 288 to stay at 6 over par for the Regional and are five stokes back of leader Florida State as the squads prepare for the final day of the Regionals today.
Hana Ryskova and Lauren Hartlage had nice rounds for UofL at the UofL Golf Club in Simpsonville yesterday -- Ryskova touring the course with an 18-hole score of 70. She is in 10th place overall with a two-day total of 143. Hartlage had an even par 72 yesterday and sits just three strokes back of the leader ( Christin Eisenbeiss -- FSU) with a two-day score of 141.
Another Cardinal golfer, Molly Lyme has a two-day total of 147 for the Cards. Margot Bechadergue and Carly Haines are also competing for the Cards.
Louisville tees off at 9 a.m. this morning. The top six teams advance to the NCAA Championships.
Louisville head women's golf coach Whitney Young recapped the second day:
"Today we got off to a little bit of a rough start. However, we stayed patient and ended up finishing well, which will give us confidence going into Wednesday. Overall, we have put ourselves in a good position but we must continue to capitalize on our good shots and eliminate mental mistakes." :
Louisville head women's basketball coach Jeff Walz met with media yesterday via Zoom and caught us up on what's been going on with the Cards since the NCAA Tournament.
You can see and listen to the presser at the link below:
LINK: JEFF WALZ PRESSER
-- All of the 2020-21 staff are back and eager to get to work
-- He is excited about the addition of Emily Engstler and Chelsie Hall from the transfer portal. He likes the added strength it gives Louisville on the boards and at guard.
-- He's also excited about Payton Verhulst and Sydni Schetnan coming in as freshmen. He thinks both could battle for minutes.
-- Ahlana Smith is practicing with the Puerto Rican National team right now.
-- He thinks Hailey is poised for a great sophomore year and thinks she'll continue to be more assertive on the court.
-- He's excited for Dana Evans at Dallas and all the Cards on WNBA rosters. He's also been in touch with injured Angel McCoughtry and says that her mind frame is good despite the injury.
-- Monique Reid was on the champion Egyptian team and Sam Fuehring was named the MVP of the German league she's in.
-- Olivia Cochran is with the USA 3x3 squad, travelling as an alternate and practicing with them.
ACC SOFTBALL TOURNAMENT BEGINS TODAY
Seeds #7 thru #10 compete in the first round of the ACC Softball Tournament today out at Louisville's Ulmer Stadium.
#8 Syracuse and #9 Georgia Tech take the field at 1 pm. for the first game. The winner advanced to face #1 seed Clemson tomorrow at 11 a.m. After the #8 vs. #9 seed play-in, it'll be #7 NC State vs. #10 North Carolina today. The winner of that one moves on to face #2 seed Florida State tomorrow.
Louisville is the #6 seed in the Tournament and will go up against #3 seed Dule at (on around) 7:30 p.m. Thursday night.
The weather is forecast to be clear, with temps reaching the high 60's today and dropping into the mid 40's at night.
We'll have full coverage of the event, with our Jared Anderson serving as a photographer at the games. I haven't heard anything about my media credentials yet, so, I'll probably drive down to campus today and see if I got one of not.
The ACC Network will have today's games.
Single Game Adult - $5
Single Game Youth - $3
Children 2 and under – Free
ACC students with college ID – Free
Attendance Policy: Due to COVID-19 guidelines, seating inside the stadium is reserved for participating school pass lists, but the berm is open for general seating. Tickets may be purchased in advance online, or at Ulmer Stadium on the day of the game.
Have a wonderful Wednesday!