UofL BASEBALL | #6 Cards Win Series Opener vs. Omaha

02/24/2017 06:21 PM

The #6 Louisville Cardinals took an early lead and never looked back on Friday afternoon, beating the visiting Omaha Mavericks 7-2.

With the win, the Cards improve to 5-0 this season.

Meanwhile, the loss drops the Mavericks to 1-5 this season.

Click on the video below for highlights:

Game two of the three-game series is set for Saturday. First pitch is 1 p.m. ET inside Jim Patterson Stadium.

Andrew Chernoff

Andrew is a sports anchor and sports managing editor for Spectrum News. He covers sports all across the state of Kentucky for Sports Night, which airs weeknights at 6:30 and 10:30 on Spectrum News. Andrew was a sports anchor and reporter at KFDM/KBTV in Beaumont, Texas for four years before making the move back home to the Midwest. He is originally from Carmel, Indiana and majored in broadcast journalism and political science at Syracuse University.

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