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Louisville Cardinals women's basketball

The Louisville Cardinals women's basketball team represents the University of Louisville in women's basketball. The school competes in the Atlantic Coast Conference in Division I of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA). The Cardinals play home basketball games at KFC Yum! Center in Louisville, Kentucky.

Louisville Cardinals women's basketball
2018–19 Louisville Cardinals women's basketball team
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UniversityUniversity of Louisville
Head coachJeff Walz (12th season)
ConferenceAtlantic Coast Conference
LocationLouisville, Kentucky
ArenaKFC Yum! Center
(Capacity: 22,090)
NicknameCardinals
ColorsRed and Black[1]
         
Uniforms
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Home jersey
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Team colours
Home
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Away jersey
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Team colours
Away


NCAA Tournament Runner-up
2009, 2013
NCAA Tournament Final Four
2009, 2013, 2018
NCAA Tournament Elite Eight
2009, 2013, 2014, 2018, 2019
NCAA Tournament Sweet Sixteen
2008, 2009, 2011, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2017, 2018, 2019
NCAA Tournament Second round
1993, 1995, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2011, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019
NCAA Tournament Appearances
1983, 1984, 1993, 1995, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2001, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019
Conference Tournament Champions
1980, 1981, 1983, 1984, 1993, 2018
Conference Regular Season Champions
1992, 1997, 1999, 2001, 2018, 2019

Louisville's current head coach is Jeff Walz, who joined the team in 2007. Under his leadership the school moved into the top 15 in attendance his first year, averaging 6,456 fans per game.

Contents

Current rosterEdit

2017–18 Louisville Cardinals women's basketball team
Players Coaches
Pos. # Name Height Year Previous school Hometown
G 1 Dana Evans 5 ft 6 in (1.68 m) Fr West Side Leadership Academy Gary, IN
F 2 Myisha Hines-Allen 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) Sr Montclair Montclair, NJ
F 3 Sam Fuehring 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) Jr Immaculate Conception Wanaque, NJ
G 10 Sydney Zambrotta 5 ft 9 in (1.75 m) So Christ the King North Babylon, NY
G 11 Arica Carter 5 ft 8 in (1.73 m) RS Jr Lloyd C. Bird Long Beach, CA
G 12 Lindsey Duvall 5 ft 9 in (1.75 m) Fr Bullitt East Mount Washington, KY
F 21 Kylee Shook 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m) So Mesa Ridge Colorado Springs, CO
G 23 Jazmine Jones 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m) So Florida A&M Developmental Tallahassee, FL
G 24 Jessica Laemmle 5 ft 2 in (1.57 m) So Mercy Academy Louisville, KY
G 25 Asia Durr 5 ft 10 in (1.78 m) Jr St. Pius X Catholic Douglasville, GA
C 32 Loretta Kakala 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) Fr Manteca Manteca, CA
F 33 Bionca Dunham 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) So Imhotep Institute Charter Philadelphia, PA
Head coach
Assistant coach(es)

Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  • (S) Suspended
  • (I) Ineligible
  • (W) Walk-on

Roster

HistoryEdit

The Cardinals have reached the NCAA Tournament in 1983, 1984, 1993, 1995, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2001, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, and 2019. They reached the Final Four 3 times in 2009, 2013, and 2018; losing in the title game twice (09,13). They have been in six conferences, playing in the Kentucky Women's Intercollegiate Conference from 1978 to 1981, the Metro Conference from 1981 to 1995, Conference USA from 1995 to 2005, the Big East Conference from 2005 to 2013, the American Athletic Conference for the 2013–14 season, and the Atlantic Coast Conference since 2014.[2]

Asia Durr era ( 2015–2019)Edit

Asia Durr was named ACC Player of the Year two years in a row in 2018 and 2019. Durr, received 29 of 31 votes for pre-season All-American. In high school she was also selected as the Miss Georgia Girls Basketball Player of the Year twice, 2014 and 2015. Asia Durr was named to the All-American list for 2019 and she is on the quest to be Top 5 of her class drafted into the WNBA in 2019. Durr, was nominated for the John. R Wooden Award in the same season as she is on a mission to be one of the best the WNBA has seen.


Season Record Conference Record Postseason Finish
1975–76 12–11 n/a n/a
1976–77 15–7 n/a n/a
1977–78 18–9 n/a n/a
1978–79 17–10 7–5 n/a
1979–80 17–17 7–5 Metro Conference Tournament Champions
1980–81 14–14 5–7 Metro Conference Tournament Champions
1981–82 19–8 4–2 n/a
1982–83 20–10 5–4 Metro Conference Tournament Champions
NCAA First Round
1983–84 15–16 7–3 Metro Conference Tournament Champions
NCAA First Round
1984–85 17–14 4–6 n/a
1985–86 8–20 2–8 n/a
1986–87 11–17 4–8 n/a
1987–88 12–16 4–8 n/a
1988–89 4–24 0–12 n/a
1989–90 17–12 6–8 n/a
1990–91 24–11 9–5 n/a
1991–92 20–9 11–1 Metro Regular Season Champions
1992–93 19–12 7–5 Metro Conference Tournament Champions
NCAA Second Round
1993–94 10–16 7–5 n/a
1994–95 25–8 7–5 NCAA Second Round
1995–96 17–11 9–5 n/a
1996–97 20–9 12–2 Conference USA Season Champions
NCAA First Round
1997–98 20–12 12–4 n/a
1998–99 21–11 12–4 Conference USA Season Champions
NCAA First Round
1999–00 16–13 8–6 n/a
2000–01 19–10 14–2 Conference USA Season Champions
NCAA First Round
2001–02 17–13 8–6 n/a
2002–03 15–14 5–9 n/a
2003–04 20–10 11–3 n/a
2004–05 22–9 11–3 NCAA First Round
2005–06 19–10 10–6 NCAA First Round
2006–07 27–8 10–6 NCAA Second Round
2007–08 26–10 10–6 NCAA Sweet Sixteen
2008–09 34–5 14–2 NCAA Runner-up
2009–10 14–18 5–11 WBI First Round
2010–11 22–13 10–6 NCAA Sweet Sixteen
2011–12 23–10 10–6 NCAA Second Round
2012–13 29–9 11–5 NCAA Runner-up
2013–14 33–5 16–2 NCAA Elite Eight
2014–15 27–7 12–4 NCAA Sweet Sixteen
2015–16 26–8 15–1 NCAA Second Round
2016–17 29–8 12–4 NCAA Sweet Sixteen
2017–18 36–3 15–1 NCAA Final Four
2018–19 32–4 14–2 NCAA Sweet Sixteen

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Louisville Athletics - Louisville Sports Information". March 26, 2015. Retrieved April 19, 2017.
  2. ^ "Louisville – 2015–16 Louisville Womens Basketball". Guide.provations.com. 2015-10-28. Retrieved 2017-01-28.

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