UofL SOCCER | Cardinals excited for another run at NCAA Title

08/21/2017 06:50 PM

It’s game week for the Louisville men’s soccer team. The Cards are just days away from their regular season opener against U-C Irvine which is at Lynn Stadium this Friday at 7:30 pm ET.

U of L of course coming off a successful 2016 campaign in which it advanced to the quarterfinal round of the NCAA Tournament, and so far a lot of the 2017 team’s focus has been on defense.

One of the key players and leaders on this year’s Cardinal squad will be senior defender Tim Kubel. He has already been named to the MAC Hermann Trophy watch list earlier this preseason. The MAC Hermann Trophy annually recognizes the most outstanding male and female players in college soccer. Last year, Kubel had 11 assists and three goals. He also started all 22 matches at right back for the Cards. Kubel told Andrew Chernoff on Monday that he has already seen a lot from his teammates during the Cards’ exhibitions games, and that makes him even more excited for the start of the regular season.

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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