Cortnee Daley led the Cardinals with a game-high four goals.
Louisville has outscored Rutgers a combined 32-7 in the last two meetings.
Kellie Young was named the unanimous head coach of the year.
The Cardinals clinched a spot in the four-team BIG EAST Tournament with the win.
The Cardinals beat the Commodores 13-10 in last year's meeting in Louisville.
Junior Season (2013): Started all 17 games ... collected 19 ground balls and forced 12 turnovers ... had seven games with two ground balls ... had a pair of games with two caused turnovers: Old Dominion and Notre Dame ... opened the year with a three-game total of seven ground balls and four caused turnovers.
Sophomore Season (2012): Played in all 15 games, earning the starting nod in the final eight ... recorded 17 ground balls and four caused turnovers ... had first career multi-caused turnover game against Connecticut ... forced two turnovers and had two ground balls ... collected a season-best three ground balls twice (Cincinnati, Loyola (Md.)) ... also had a caused turnover at Cincinnati ... registered two ground balls at Longwood.
Freshman Season (2011): Played in four games ... earned first career minute of playing time against Binghamton ... also saw action against Jacksonville, Manhattan and Villanova.
Prep: Senior captain of soccer, indoor soccer and lacrosse teams at St. Paul's School for Girls ... played lacrosse under coach Monica Yeakel ... was a 2009 IAAM all-conference indoor soccer honoree ... earned the all-conference honor a year prior in soccer and indoor soccer ... named MVP of the soccer team in 2008 ... earned the Stacy Ellen Hooper Award for sportsmanship ... also played for the NEMS club team and Baltimore Metro Team 2 ... was named a Baltimore Sun Player to Watch.
Personal: Daughter of Dan and Lynda Hefner ... birthday is Oct. 15 ... has one brother, PJ, who plays basketball at Wilkes ... majoring in accounting.