Louisville Soccer eyes National Championship

08/20/2015 06:50 PM

The Cardinals’ men’s soccer team is currently projected to win the ACC Atlantic Division, but they have set their personal goals much higher. The Cards believe they are serious contenders for a national title and have a stronger team this year than the team that excelled to the third round of the NCAA tournament last season.

They return sophomore defender/midfielder Tim Kuble who was recently named to TopDrawerSoccer’s Best XI First Team, and was ACC Freshman of the year last season. Also returning is senior midfielder Ben Strong who earned All-ACC honors last year, and junior Romilio Hernandez at midfield who started all 22 games for the Cardinals his sophomore season.

On Thursday, the Cards held their annual media day and the players said they are confident in themselves and in their coach who is already inspired by their work ethic.

Garrett Moore

Garrett is a Sports Producer for Spectrum News. He is a graduate of Middle Tennessee State and got his start as a sports photographer. He now produces Sports Night, the state’s only nightly show dedicated to in-depth coverage of all sports in Kentucky. Sports Night airs weeknights at 6:30 and 10:30 on Spectrum News. Outside the station, Garrett enjoys golfing, hiking, fishing, and prides himself on being all-in as a sports spectator. He won a gift card for playing an air guitar in the student section during an MTSU basketball game. Follow Garrett on Twitter @SportsNightGM for real-time sports updates or if you just want to see the shenanigans that go on behind the scenes in getting Sports Night on the air.

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