Cards to Host Active Ankle Challenge This Weekend

Cards to Host Active Ankle Challenge This Weekend

(Cover photo credit: University of Louisville Athletics)

Nancy Worley, University of Louisville Athletics

The University of Louisville Volleyball team [will host] this weekend’s Active Ankle Challenge at downtown’s KFC Yum! Center.  In all, six matches will be played over the two days.  Tickets are still available at the door.

Friday, September 2, Auburn will play Stony Brook at 5 p.m. followed by Louisville taking on Santa Clara at 7:30.

Saturday will feature Louisville vs. Stony Brook at 10 a.m.; Santa Clara vs. Auburn at 12 p.m.; Stony Brook vs. Santa Clara at 5 p.m. and Auburn vs. Louisville at 7:30. All in the KFC Yum! Center.

The Cardinals are 3-0 coming into the weekend, after sweeping the Hampton Inn Invitational at Bowling Green State last weekend. Freshman outside hitter Melanie McHenry was named tournament MVP and Tess Clark was named to the All-Tournament team.

Auburn has several Louisville connections with three Kentuckiana players on its roster. Head Coach Rick Nold is a St. Xavier and UofL graduate, who once was an assistant on the Cardinal staff. Stony Brook has a player from Corydon and Providence High School across the river.

Active Ankle Challenge KFC YUM! CENTER
Friday Sept. 2 Auburn vs Stony Brook KFC Yum! Center 5:00 p.m.
Friday Sept. 2 Santa Clara KFC Yum! Center 7:30 p.m.
Saturday Sept. 3 Stony Brook KFC Yum! Center 10:00a
Saturday Sept. 3 Santa Clara vs Auburn KFC Yum! Center 12:00 p.m.
Saturday Sept. 3 Stony Brook vs Santa Clara KFC Yum! Center 5:00 p.m.
Saturday Sept. 3 Auburn KFC Yum! Center 7:30 p.m.