Lax Falls to Boston College
The Louisville lacrosse team bowed out of the ACC Tournament in the first round to one-seed Boston College. The Eagles handled the Cards with ease, winning 19-6. Boston College improves to 18-0 and are one of two undefeated teams remaining alongside Stonybrook (15-0).
Tessa Chad (junior), Emily Howell (senior), Jillian Balog (senior), Ally Hall (freshman), and Madison Hoover (senior) all scored in the first half, but Louisville trailed 14-5 when they walked off the field at halftime. Boston College added a trio of goals in the second period before Shayla Scanlan (freshman) temporarily halted the bleeding and ultimately ended up being the final goal of the game for the Red and Black. Boston College would go on to score two more times before the final buzzer.
Season one of the Scott Teeter era is over and they won six more games than some people expected. In their final home game of the season a parent told me that he was okay with his daughter losing while under Coach Teeter because the atmosphere he is creating is positive, warm, and hopeful.
Expect great things to come in upcoming seasons.
Jaire Alexander and Lamar Jackson Get Drafted in the First Round
Juniors Jaire Alexander and Lamar Jackson chose to forgo their senior years to enter the NFL draft. Both players have had excellent careers, each winning awards on their respective side of the ball.
Congratulations to Jaire Alexander and Lamar Jackson!
Softball Gears Up For Senior Weekend
Hoping to go out with a bang the Louisville softball team hosts Boston College. The Cards are 28-17 and sit at 7-10 in the conference. Louisville hopes to have a 30-win season for the 15th straight year.
Nicole Pufahl- the "Poof" is in her fifth year with the softball program after red-shirting her true freshman year. In her four years on the field she is the only player to not have changed her normal position (center field) during that time frame. She has 103 career RBIs.
Alison Szydlowski- "Mike" or "Team Syd/Sid/Szyd" member spent her first half of her Louisville career behind the plate gunning down runners attempting to steal second. She then transitioned to playing third base and eventually into some right field.
Ashley Nikolao- The only local on the team "Nik" joined the Cards from Meade County. Nikolao has played more of a pinch hitter role, but did see time at third base. She has four RBIs on 13 hits in her career.
Jenna Jordan- "JJ" transferred in from Northern Colorado as a sophomore. She has been the primary catcher the last two years, known to snag any pitch thrown her way. In her three years she sits just shy of 50 RBIs.
The series will be played Friday at 6:00 p.m., Saturday at 1:00 p.m., and Sunday at 12:00 p.m. There will be an autograph session following Friday's game. The senior recognition will be Saturday because of the Pink Out scheduled for Sunday.
With post-season hopes at risk the Cards desperately need wins. Only the top eight teams make it to the ACC Tournament and Louisville is ninth in the conference. With their record and RPI the NCAA Tournament is not an option without a hot run to close out the year.
To the seniors, we will miss you, but we'll keep aiming.
What day is it?
Today is an interesting day of holidays and observations including Prime Rib Day, Stop Food Waste
Day, Woody Woodpecker Day and Morse Code. Day.
To be fully in compliance, I suppose one should go out for a prime rib dinner, eat all of it, take a Woody Woodpecker stuffed toy and send your order to the waitress or waiter via Morse Code.
Just in case you wondered, "Prime Rib" in Morse code is:
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Have a Fantastic Friday!!
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