Cards wrap up first weekend of fall play with a pair of wins
Cards beat Bellarmine 3-0, fall to Eastern Kentucky 5-3
Cards place 17 players on 2013-14 American Athletic Conference All-Academic Team
Junior shortstop Whitney Arion blogs about this year's OKC Challenge
High School/Travel: Four year varsity letter winner in softball... Earned team MVP honors as a senior... Named League Offensive Player of the Year in 2013... First team all-league and all-county selection... Daily News All-Star... Helped lead her high school team to the 2012 Marmonte League Championship... Named to the all-league second team in 2011 and was an honorable mention in 2010... Played for Victory USA... Also lettered two years in soccer and was a two-time MVP for her high school soccer team and also competed on the club level... Three-time Scholar-Athlete Award recipient.
Personal: Full name is Nicole Taylor Pufahl...Daughter of Rob and Jenette Pufahl...Birthdate is July 9, 1995...Has two younger siblings: Robert and Kathryn... Major is exercise science...Post college ambition is to become an athletic trainer or physical therapist...Father played football at UTEP...Greatest accomplishment so far is earning a scholarship to UofL...Greatest challenge overcome is ACL injury and rehabilitation...Best moment of her athletic career is making the Gold All-Star team when she was seven years old...Inspiration is her family...Most people don't know that she is ambidextrous...Favorite pregame meal is a grande skinny vanilla latte...In her free time she enjoys relaxing with friends and family, going to the movies and the beach.