UofL VOLLEYBALL | Cards excited to have fans closer to the action

08/15/2017 10:03 AM

The University of Louisville volleyball team has spent the last several seasons hosting matches in the KFC Yum! Center, but are moving to Cardinal Arena on the school’s campus starting this season.

The move is part of the University’s new lease agreement with the Yum! Center, and it will create a much different atmosphere for the fans and players.

Cardinal Arena holds just over 1,000 fans, compared to the Yum! Center’s 22,000+ capacity. That means Card Nation will be basically on top of the court, creating a much more intimate, not to mention loud setting for home matches. New head coach Dani Busboom Kelly loves the new venue.

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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