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Field hockey gains traction with two straight wins

By Mariam Prieto-Perez

Louisville gains a winning week, with a shutout of No. 16 Stanford and a win against Longwood. This shows a promising stand with the ACC tournament in November.

Louisville (11-2) shutout Stanford (9-5) 3-0 on Tuesday afternoon at Trager Stadium. Marking the Cardinals sixth shutout of the season.

The Cardinals controlled the ball for the majority of the game, outshooting Stanford 34-13. Senior Bethany Russ scored a goal, alongside junior Mercedes Pastor and sophomore Erica Cooper. Goal keeper, junior Hollyn Barr proved important to the defense, finishing with two saves.

They started the first quarter hot, scoring right of the bat.