U of L fall sports: Weekend preview

The University of Louisville has a full weekend of athletics on the slate. Cardinal Authority checks in with the Olympic sports at the school.

The University of Louisville football team will take on Central Florida tonight, but they're not the only sports action in town this weekend.

Here's a roundup of fall sports at U of L this weekend:

**The U of L field hockey team is 10-4 and will try to snap a two-game losing streak with a pair of home games this weekend. The Cardinals will host Rutgers at noon on Friday and against Northwestern on Saturday with both games at Trager Stadium. Junior Alyssa Voelme has 19 points this season.

**U of L's men's soccer team is 9-2-1 and has won seven out of their last eight with the one being a tie at Ohio State. The Cardinals are No. 7 in the latest coaches poll and welcomes Connecticut (6-2-4) to Cardinal Park on Saturday at 7 p.m.

**The volleyball team had an eight-game winning streak snapped at Wichita State on Tuesday night but is still undefeated in AAC play and is at Cincinnati on Friday night. The Cardinals are now 10-7 on the season. Brooke Mattingly had 15 kills in their last match, while Emily Juhl added 12 kills.

**In women's soccer, U of L dropped a 1-0 decision to Central Florida last weekend but won at Temple – 3-1 – on Thursday and will play at Connecticut on Sunday at noon. The Cardinals are now 10-4-1 on the season.

**U of L's swimming and diving team is coming off a dominating win in their home opener as they defeated Xavier. The women won their side with a score of 195-64, and the men didn't disappoint as they won 189-70. The team as a whole failed to lose a single race. The team will now head to Dallas to participate in the SMU Classic.

**In women's tennis, the Cardinals will be competing in the ITA Ohio valley regional championships at Memphis, Tenn., on Friday.

The men's and women's cross country team will be competing on Saturday in the adidas Wisconsin Invitational in Madison, Wis.


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