Louisville fall sports weekend roundup

Plenty of action other than football with the University of Louisville fall sports teams this weekend with the teams all in action. Cardinal Authority has the latest:

Louisville looks to stay undefeated as they head to Lexington for the much anticipated matchup against rival Kentucky in football on Saturday.

But the football Cards are not the only ones who are in action this weekend. Plenty of sports action will take place for U of L this weekend.

The 16th ranked Louisville field hockey team (3-1) will travel to Ann Arbor Michigan to take on UC Davis (1-2) on Friday and Michigan (1-3) on Saturday. Both games are slated for 1 p.m.

The Cardinals have won three straight after dropping their opener at Virginia and are led by junior Alyssa Voelmle who was named Big East Defender of the Week, and was tabbed All-Big East coming into the season. She scored two goals on the week as they defeated William & Mary 4-1 and Ohio 6-2.

The No. 16 ranked men's soccer team puts a 2-1 record on the line this weekend against UC Irvine (2-1-1) and CSU Bakersfield (2-1). Both games will be at Cardinal Park and will be the second of two women's/men's doubleheaders for the Cardinals.

U of L is coming off a 1-0 loss to Butler. The game on Friday is slated for 7 p.m., while the Sunday game is slated for 5 p.m.

The Cardinals in women's soccer are 2-2-1 and will take on Morehead State (0-5-1) on Friday at 5 p.m. and UTSA (1-5) on Sunday at 1 p.m.

In volleyball, the Cardinals (2-4) head to Lexington for matches on Friday against No. 4 Minnesota (7-0) on Friday at 5 o'clock, and Pepperdine (4-2) on Saturday at 5.

The U of L cross country teams will compete in the Bluegrass Cross Country Invitational in Lexington. The men's side is coming off of a second place finish at The Mid – America opener in Evansville Ind. They were led by senior Stacey Eden, and junior Tyler Byrne. They finished second and third respectively. Eden navigated the 6K course in 18:28.60, finishing three seconds shy of the individual winner. While Byrne clocked a time of 18:36.82. On the women's side junior Michelle Molodynia, and freshman Benadate Cheruiyot, and Adair Gennocro lead the way to victory.


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