The Basketball Team is Off to Puerto Rico
— Kenny Klein (@KKcards) August 10, 2015
Barclays Center Announces “Hoops Holiday Invitational: Louisville vs. St. Louis
— Barclays Center (@barclayscenter) August 10, 2015
Louisville Swimming Shines at USA National Championship
University of Louisville swimmer Kelsi Worrell won the 100-meter butterfly at the USA National Championships in San Antonio, Texas.
Worrell dominated the event, winning with a time of 57.27 just .03 off of her time from prelims the Pan American Game of 57.24 and a full second (1.27) ahead of the field.
Other Cardinals at the meet fared well. Andrea Kneppers finished 22nd in the 400-meter freestyle with a 4:14.67. Nolan Tesone went 4:26.66 in the 400-individual medley. The men’s 4×100 freestyle relay went 3:23.30 posted by Josh Quallen (51.72), Trevor Carroll (49.48), Nicholas Hasemann(51.06) and David Boland (51.04) combining efforts for 9th place.
The University of Louisville swimmer Kelsi Worrell picked up another gold at the Phillips 66 USA National Championships in San Antonio, this time the Cardinal rising senior won gold with a little help from her friends. Worrell (54.73), Andrea Kneppers (55.93), Hannah Magnuson (57.36),Andrea Cottrell (56.79) combined to win the USA National Championship in the 4×100 free relay.
Worrell touched 4th in the 100-back in 1:00.37 for another appearance in an A-final.
Trevor Carroll was eighth in the 200-freestyle, posting a time of 1:50.13.
Cardinal signee Mallory Comerford won the Under-18 200 free in 2:00.49. Another Cardinal-to-be, Zach Harting, won the B-final in the 200-fly with a 1:58.78.
Kelsi Worrell added a bronze to go with her two golds with a third place touch in the 50m freestyle with a 25.01. In a blazing A-final, Worrell battled winner Madison Kennedy (24.71) and silver medalist Amanda Weir (24.85) in the one lap all-out sprint.
Andrea Cottrell started the evening session out by dropping .85 off her qualifying time for a fourth place time of 1:07.63. Katie Mieli won the event in 1:06.55.
Card-to-be Zach Harting was 21st in the 100-fly dropping 1.09 off his prelim time with a 53.94. Michael Phelps won the A-final with a 50. 45 the fastest time in world this year.
Louisville Volleyball Selected to Finish 5th in ACC Pre-Season Poll
Also Katie George and Erin Fairs Selected to Pre-Season ALL-ACC Team
2015 ACC Volleyball Predicted Order of Finish
- North Carolina (190 points, 8 first place votes)
- Florida State (189, 7)
- Duke (167)
- Miami (156)
- Louisville (135)
- Virginia (125)
- Pitt (124)
- Virginia Tech (108)
- Notre Dame (79)
- Georgia Tech (74)
- Syracuse (68)
- NC State (48)
- Boston College (38)
- Wake Forest (33)
2015 Preseason All-ACC Team
Sasha Karelov, Jr., DS/L, Duke
Emily Sklar, Sr., OH, Duke
Jordan Tucker, Jr., MB, Duke
Sarah Burrington, R-Jr., MB, Florida State
Katie Horton, Jr., OH, Florida State
Nicole Walch, Sr., OH, Florida State
Erin Fairs, Sr., OH, Louisville
Katie George, Sr., S, Louisville
Olga Strantzali, So., OH, Miami
Haley Templeton, So., S, Miami
Victoria McPherson, Sr., MB, North Carolina
Paige Neuenfeldt, Sr., MB, North Carolina
Taylor Treacy, R-Jr., OH/Opp, North Carolina
Sam Fry, So., MB/RS, Notre Dame
Amanda Orchard, Sr., MH, Pitt
Silvi Uattara, Sr., OH, Syracuse
Lauren Fuller, Sr., S, Virginia
Lindsey Owens, Jr., OH, Virginia Tech
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