Chad Goes Off as Lax Dominates Ohio State
Tessa Chad tied a program-best by scoring nine goals in the game, a record she set earlier this year. Her two assists took her point total to 20 points on the day. During the match Chad scored her 200th career point and her 100th as a Cardinal.
Ohio State got on the board first when former Cardinal Mckayla Conti scored a goal less than a minute into the game. She led the Buckeyes with two goals. Ohio State added a second goal 40 seconds later for the quick 2-0 lead.
The Cards would put up a quick pair of goals to match the score at two apiece.
Ohio State went on to score the next two goals, making the first six goals of the game between the two teams -- all unassisted.
In a fiery effort, Louisville used an 11-0 spurt that involved closing out the first half and starting the second half to take a commanding 13-4 lead with about 24 minutes remaining.
The Buckeyes posted a pair of goals within a minute of each other to dig into the lead before Louisville scored six of the final seven goals of the game.
Besides Chad's triple hat trick Ally Hall recorded one of her own. Paige Richbourg added two goals and two assists for six points.
The home victory was the fifth overall on the season for the 5-10 Cards and the third at home in eight tries.
Louisville travels to #7 Virginia this Saturday and will wrap up play at #1 Boston College the following weekend.
They Said It
Paulie conducted post-game audio/video with Coach Teeter, Rachel Florek and Tessa Chad. You can witness it at the link below:
LINK: TEETER, CHAD AND FLOREK REVIEW 4/9/19 WIN OVER OHIO STATE
NCAA Pick Em Recap
Yes, college basketball season is officially over.
The women's side came down to one possession in
regulation and the men's side went to overtime. We held our annual WBB NCAA Pick 'Em contest here at Cardinal Couple, bracket czar Jared Anderson has crunched the numbers, verified his stats, called in several notable CPA firms for authorization and has determined a winner. Drum roll, please.
And the winner of the 2019 Cardinal Couple NCAA Pick Em is......
With an impressive record of 53-10, Kenny was able to hold off the competition down the stretch. Your top 20 finishers are listed below. Thanks to everyone who participated. Kenny has not notified us yet which prize he has selected, either the $25 Cracker Barrel or Panera Card.
A special "Thank You!" to Jared for collecting, analyzing, tracking and keeping us up-to-date with the contest!
Top 20 Standings:
Kenneth Stark Sr
Cardinal Couple Chimps
WNBA Draft Night
Tonight is the night we see where Asia Durr will get drafted. She is a prime candidate to be selected No. 1 overall by the Las Vegas Aces.
Durr is one of 12 players invited to attend the WNBA Draft. She joins the ranks of high performance players Arike Ogunbawale, Katie Lou Samuelson, Kalani Brown, Megan Gustafson, and more!
Tune into ESPN2 at 7:00 to catch the first round and ESPNU at 8:00 for the second and third rounds. Sam Fuehring has a good chance of being drafted in one of the later rounds.
Happy Wednesday and Go Cards!
Wednesday, April 10, 2019
Lax Takes Home Finale -- The Bracket Victor -- Draft Night -- WEDNESDAY CARDINAL COUPLE
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Congratulations to Kenny! I was in the "also participated" listing and will try to do better next season.ReplyDelete
Hooray! For Lacrosse! Anything you beat a team with a winning record, like OSU had, it's a nice win. I like Tessa Chad and wish the Cards had her for a few more years.
Paulie, are you hearing anything about campus visitors for WBB yet?
Curtis "Go Asia!!" Franklin
I am "Sgt. Schultz" on this and KNOW NOTHING!Delete
There is a rumor circulating, however, unsubstantiated and unconfirmed, that there might be a few transfers checking out the Belknap Campus in the future.
Names tossed around areElizabeth Dixon (Ga Tech) and another possible "Techie" making the trip with her. Also, Kianna Smith (CAL) and Evina Westbrook (TN) are "in the transfer portal" and are looking to apply their skills in a different student-athlete venue.
One that we'd most likely have NO interest in at all is Minyon Moore (Mariya's little sis), who is looking to play as a grad transfer somewhere.
Heard that Laura Cornelius (Miami) won't compete her senior year at Miami and will probably check out professional options. She's one I would flat love to see change her mind and come here.
UNC has three leaving (confirmed) and a possible fourth.
That's what I got.
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