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The Cardinals earned back-to-back wins over top-10 opponents
GREENSBORO, N.C. (theACC.com) – Following back-to-back wins over No. 10 Northwestern and No. 4 Notre Dame, Louisville sweeps Atlantic Coast Conference Women’s Lacrosse weekly honors. Senior midfielder Kaylin Morissette is this week’s Offensive Player of the Week, while sophomore goalie Brittany Read is the Defensive Player of the Week.
Morissette led the Cardinals to two wins over Top 10 opponents this week, finishing with four goals and five assists. The senior midfielder scored two goals and dished out two assists in the Cardinals’ decisive 10-4 win over No. 10 Northwestern, and tallied two goals and three assists in a 10-9 overtime win against No. 4 Notre Dame. Against the Irish, she won the draw control in the final possession of overtime and raced down the field, finding an open Kelli Gerding who scored for the win. Morissette finished the game with a team-high nine draw controls and totaled 14 for the week.
Read played all 123:09 in goal for the Cardinals earning both wins and recording a 6.35 goals against average and .629 saves percentage last week. The sophomore finished with a career-high 13 saves against No. 10 Northwestern and made nine saves against No. 4 Notre Dame while facing 26 shots. She made a crucial save in overtime to help lift the Cardinals to the win over the Irish.