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Friday, August 26, 2022

WSOC fall to Xavier 2-1 -- FH and VB open season on the road; FRIDAY CARDINAL COUPLE


Hello all and hello weekend.  I hope everyone has had a happy and healthy week. 
The Cardinal Calendar is starting to overlap so let's jump right into the coverage. 


The Musketeers came from behind to beat the Cards 2-1 at Lynn Stadium Thursday evening handing UofL its first loss of the season.  Maisie Whitsett lead the team with 4 shots on the evening scoring the lone goal for Louisville in the 24th minute of the match.  Erynn Floyd played all 90 minutes on goal for the Cards with 4 saves and 2 goals allowed.  The Cards out shot Xavier 12-9, however, the Musketeers found the back of the net in the 51st and 75th minute. 

Jared let us know that they decided not to do a post game interview with the team. This is common after a Louisville loss. 

NKU on the road Sunday at 7:00 P.M.
Coverage is on ESPN+


#9 Cardinals travel to University Park, Pa., to face Bucknell Friday at 7:30 p.m. 

Series Record: Bucknell leads 1-0
Last Meeting: September 2, 1989- Bucknell won 4-1 in Kent, Ohio
                                           Coverage on BIG10 + 

• The Bison's attack is led by sophomore Lily Neilson and senior Mackenzie Kile. Neilson led the Patriot League in goals scored (15) in 2021, she recently earned 2022 Preseason Offensive Player of the Year and Preseason All-League. Kile was tied for first in the Patriot League with 12 assists during her career in 2021 and has been named to the 2022 Preseason All-League team.

• The Bison were selected to finish third in the 2022 Patriot League Field Hockey Preseason Poll.


The Cards will compete in a double-header on Friday, Aug. 26 playing Northern Kentucky at 11:00 a.m. ET before facing the host South Dakota at 8:00 p.m. ET. 
Viewing link is

Louisville and Northern Kentucky have met 18 times. They faced off in 2021 for the first time since 1984, with the Cards winning 3-0.

In her 12th season, head coach Liz Hart led the Norse to a Horizon League Conference Championship where they fell in a tough five-setter to UIC.
NKU returns two 2021 All-Horizon League First Team and All-Tournament Team honorees: Anna Brinkman 378 kills, 33 Aces and 333 digs and Reilly Briggs 331 kills.

Brinkman, the kills leader for the Norse, was also named 2021 ACVA All-Northeast Region Honorable Mention. NKU will also return senior libero Anna Burke 481 digs and 18 Aces.

Cardinal Couple Radio Hour Podcast -- I will be out with work-related obligations (groan) but as far as I know, the rest of the gang will be on to cover the Cards loaded weekend.  With FH, VB AND WSOC all on the schedule, the guys will have plenty to cover with other miscellaneous topics as well. 

11 a.m. is start time. You can get more info, including listening links on the Cardinal Couple You Tube page.  Check it out ! 


As Always, 
Go Cards! 


1 comment:

  1. Losing to Xavier? Didnt see that coming.

    Nick O


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