The Week Ahead: Volleyball Returns Home and Women's Soccer Honors Seniors

Oct. 16, 2011

By: Lindsay Brash

Volleyball returns home and women’s soccer honors its seniors in the regular-season finale, here’s the week ahead:

  • Women’s golf heads up I-75 to Dayton, Ohio to compete in the UD Invitational. The bearcats will hit the golf course on Monday and Tuesday. On Sunday, the team will travel to Ft. Lauderdale, Fl. to compete in the Pat Bradley Invitational. The tournament will take place all-day Sunday through Tuesday.
  • Volleyball returns home for a four game home stand, which features both BIG EAST competition and cross-town rivals. The bearcats start off hosting Western Kentucky on Tuesday at 7:30 p.m. ET at Fifth Third Arena where fans can learn all about Cystic Fibrosis and how get involved with the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation. The team returns to the arena on Saturday and Sunday to battle Pittsburgh and West Virginia, respectively. The game times for those matches are 2 p.m. ET. On Saturday, fans are encouraged to WEAR BLACK against Pittsburgh. Following the game on Sunday, kids 11 and under are invited to participate in a FREE post-game youth clinic hosted by the UC Volleyball Team and Coaches. All kids participating must wear athletic footwear.
  • Men’s soccer plays at home on Wednesday, welcoming BIG EAST opponent DePaul at 7 p.m. ET at Gettler Stadium. The team then heads out on the road for their second to last road game of the season. The bearcats travel to Syracuse, N.Y. on Saturday to battle Syracuse at 7 p.m. ET.
  • Swimming and Diving kicks off their 2011 season on Friday. The team welcome cross-town rival Xavier to the Keating Aquatics Center on the University of Cincinnati campus. The meet will start at 3 p.m. ET.
  • Women’s soccer closes out the 2011 season at home on Saturday. The bearcats will play host to rival Louisville. Kick off for the game is set for 7 p.m. ET at Gettler Stadium.
  • The football team travels to Tampa, Fl. to play their second BIG EAST opponent of the season. The bearcats take on the University of South Florida at noon ET. on Saturday. The game is being broadcasted on the BIG EAST network, along with radio on 700 WLW.

This Weeks Schedule
Women’s Golf

  • All day, Monday: UC at UD Invitational, Dayton, Ohio
  • All day, Tuesday: UC at UD Invitational, Dayton, Ohio
  • All day, Sunday: UC at Pat Bradley Invitational, Ft. Lauderdale, Fla.


  • 7:30 p.m., Tuesday: UC vs. Western Kentucky, Fifth Third Arena
  • 2 p.m., Saturday: UC vs. Pittsburgh, Fifth Third Arena
  • 2 p.m., Sunday: UC vs. West Virginia, Fifth Third Arena

Men’s Soccer

  • 7 p.m., Wednesday: UC vs. DePaul, Gettler Stadium
  • 7 p.m., Saturday: UC at Syracuse, Syracuse, N.Y.

Swimming and Diving

  • 3 p.m. Friday: UC vs. Xavier, Keating Aquatics Center

Women’s Soccer

  • 7 p.m., Saturday: UC vs. Louisville, Gettler Stadium


  • Noon, Saturday: UC at USF, Tampa, Fl. BIG EAST Network and 700 WLW

A look at last week’s results:

  • Men’s golf hosted the Bearcat Invitational at Traditions Golf Club on Monday and Tuesday; they finished the tournament tied for eighth. David Tepe put forth his career best effort and finished in second place after a one-hole playoff. Tepe forced a playoff after he sunk a 25-foot putt on the 18th hole.
  • The women’s golf team finished 11th at the Price’s Give ‘Em Five Classic with rounds of 299-301-312=912. Andrea Malek, who shot rounds of 70-75-77=222 and finished in 17th place, led the team.
  • The men’s soccer team lost 4-0 to no. 10/9 Louisville on Wednesday. The Bearcats held the Cardinals scoreless in the first half but Louisville came out strong in the second half with four goals. UC recorded its first BIG EAST win of the season on Saturday, with a 2-1 win against Villanova. Cole DeNormandie and Shamar Shelton scored the two goals for the Bearcats, while goalkeeper Taylor Halfing earned the win in his first career start.
  • The volleyball team traveled to Louisville on Friday in a battle for BIG EAST supremacy, but Louisville was too strong for the Bearcats as the Cardinals won in straight sets. Emily Hayden led the team with 8 kills on 19 swings.
  • The women’s soccer team shut out Seton Hall, 3-0 on Friday. Logan Ballinger scored two goals to lead the team. Jasmine Rhodes scored the final goal of the game in the 68th minute. The team hoped to carry on the momentum to Sunday when they played Rutgers but RU won 1-0 in double overtime. Both teams were held scoreless in regulation, with the Bearcats outshooting the Scarlet Knights 20-11.
  • The football team won its fourth straight game against rival Louisville to keep the Keg of Nails in Clifton. The team topped the Cardinals, 25-16, in the homecoming game at Paul Brown Stadium. Derek Wolfe had a career-best effort of 11 tackles and 3 tackles for loss. Isaiah Pead led the offense with 20 carries for 153 yards and a touchdown.