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Women's Lacrosse Moves Up in National Rankings

The Cardinals have won four-consecutive games.

The Cardinals have won four-consecutive games.

April 7, 2014

LOUISVILLE, Ky. - On the heels of an impressive weekend victory, the University of Louisville women's lacrosse team moved up to No. 19 in the Intercollegiate Women's Lacrosse Coaches Association poll on Monday.

Louisville (8-3) improved to 2-0 in league play, keeping the Cardinals in a three-way tie atop the BIG EAST standings following their 23-2 victory over Cincinnati on Sunday. Thirteen players scored in the win in which Louisville tied a single-game record for goals and broke the record for points with 35.

The Cardinals, who now have won four straight, made their season debut in the polls last week, checking in at No. 20. Louisville currently sits at No. 19 in the other two major polls, the Brine Division I Women's Media Poll and Lacrosse Magazine.

In the national statistical rankings, Louisville jumped to No. 1 overall in draw controls at 16.91 per game, No. 9 in scoring offense with 15.0 goals per game, and No. 13 in scoring margin at +6.18.

Louisville returns to action for its fourth-consecutive game on the road with a match at Temple on Friday, April 11. First draw at Geasey Field in Philadelphia, Pa., is set for 3 p.m. ET.



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