LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Dr. Mark and Cindy Lynn Stadium will host yet another pivotal match when No. 11 Louisville and Clemson meet in a showdown of ACC Atlantic Division leaders on Friday at 7:30 p.m., ET. The contest will be televised live on ESPN3, while live scoring will be provided through the Gametracker link on the men’s soccer schedule page at GoCards.com. Friday’smatch will be Louisville’s third this season on ESPN3, including the second at home.
SENIOR NIGHT CEREMONY PRIOR TO KICKOFF
Prior to Friday night’s ACC matchup, the Louisville men’s soccer program will honor its five senior players during the annual Senior Night ceremony. The Cardinals will say thank you to Joachim Ball, Daniel Keller, Nolan Moore, Santiago Vélez and Will Vitalis with the ceremony slated to begin at 7:20 p.m.Read More
Bye Week Blues: UL ACC Statistics* – Did You Know?
7: Will Gardner is 7th in the ACC in yards per attempt (7.0 yds/att)?
6: Brandon Radcliff is 6th in the ACC for rushing TDs? (6 rushing touchdowns)
6: James Quick is 6th in the conference in receiving yards (451 yards receiving)?
6: Sheldon Rankins has the ACC’s 6th most sacks with 5?
4: Eli Rogers has the ACC’s 4th best punt return yardage (14.8 yds/att)?
3: John Wallace has the ACC’s 3rd most extra points made with 30?
3: Ryan Johnson has the ACC’s 3rd longest punt average at 41.5?
3: Keith Kelsey has the ACC’s 3rd most “yards lost on sack” with (-42)?
2: John Wallace has the ACC’s 2nd longest FG at 51 yards?
2: Eli Rogers has the ACC’s 2nd longest punt return at 47 yards?
2: James Sample has the ACC’s 2nd most interc...Read More
Mike and Mark recap the NC State win & hand out Bye Week awards (season to date) for Offense, Defense, and Special Teams.Read More
BOBBY PETRINO: We’re excited to have a bye week. We played eight straight games, including a Monday night game and a Friday night game, and I’m proud of the way our players and assistant coaches grinded through it and did a good job in our preparation. We’re looking forward to the challenge that we have with Florida State coming in here next Thursday night, and we’ll get back on the practice field here this afternoon and have some fun getting ready for the game.
Here is an update of where the Cards stand after 8 weeks of action according to the experts that we think do a good job.
SB Nation Jason Kirk: Russell Athletic (12/29) vs. Baylor
CBS Jerry Palm: Sun Bowl (12/27) vs. Stanford
ESPN Mark Schlabach: Sun Bowl (12/27) vs. Stanford
ESPN Brett McMurphy: TaxSlayer (Gator 1/2) vs. LSU
-Mr. Reliable remains at #7 All-Time in Career Receptions with 161. With 1 catch Eli will tie Joshua (Greg) Tinch for #6 All-Time.
-Eli Rogers also passed Zek Parker in Career Receiving Yardage and now is #11 All-Time in school history.
|1||Arnold Jackson||299||1||Arnold Jackson||3670|
|2||Ibn Green||217||2||Harry Douglas||2924|
|3||JR Russell||187||3||Ibn Green||2830|
|4||Miguel Montano||175||4||JR Russell||2619|
|5||Harry Douglas||173||5||Miguel Montano||2305|
|6||Joshua Tinch||162||6||Mario Urrutia||2271|
|7||Eli Rogers||161||7||Deion Branch||2204|
|8||Jamie Asher||153||8||Joshua Tinch||2195|
|9||Ralph Dawkins||151||9||DeVante Parker||2052|
|10||Deion Branch||143||10||Mark Clayton||2004|
|11||Lavell Boyd||135||11||Eli Rogers||1811|
Scoring a pair of goals in the first eight minutes of action, 11th-ranked Louisville men’s soccer team won its third straight match overall with a 3-0 victory over visiting Evansville on Tuesday night at Dr. Mark and Cindy Lynn Stadium.
The Cardinals (8-5-1) dominated the match statistically finishing with a 20-3 advantage in shots, including an 8-1 edge in goal against the Purple Aces (4-8-1). Louisville also had a 6-1 advantage in corner kicks as they improved to 6-2-1 at home this season.
“It was a wonderful team effort and it was so important on a night like this to get minutes for a lot of guys,” said Louisville head coach Ken Lolla. “I think the backline did a very good job tonight and we didn’t give Evansville much...Read More