By Abner Miralda The University of Louisville mountain bike squad traveled to Indianapolis to earn nine total podium finishes including two wins by James Francisco at the Mid West Collegiate Cycling Conference race weekend hosted by Marian University. On Saturday, freshman James Francisco powered into third place in the B's Short Track Cross Country race, … Continue reading Francisco Wins Twice, Mountain Bike Squad Shines at Marian
The road team competed at the Lindsey Wilson College Road Race while Emma Coakley and Mark Renn earned individual recognition in the Shelbyville Triathlon Series and the Downhill Southeast Series. By Abner Miralda After a week-long training camp outside Asheville, North Carolina, the UofL Cycling road team competed in the Lindsey Wilson College road race … Continue reading Weekend Wheelhouse: MWCCC Road and individual recognition
Asheville, N.C.-- On a muddy and difficult course at the Biltmore Estate that featured more than 400 vertical feet of climbing in a roughly one mile course, John Francisco rode to 18th place while Ben King rode to 43rd place at the USA Cycling Collegiate Cyclocross National Championships. The event marked the fourth time UofL … Continue reading Francisco 18th, King 43rd at Cyclocross Nationals
St. Charles, Mo.- John Francisco became the first-ever Louisville Cardinal to earn a USA Cycling Mid-West Collegiate Cycling Conference crown, winning this year’s championship race, The Lindenwood University Cyclocross Challenge. Ben King earned second place behind Francisco for a Cardinal one-two in the top-ranked Men’s A field. In the Men’s B race, Rikus Van Zyl … Continue reading John Francisco Wins Mid-West Conference Cyclocross Championship
USA Cycling asked current team president Abner Miralda how it all unfolded, and what the future of the team looks like.
Bloomington, IL- On a fast and cold circuit through the Hilton Indian Hills Resort, University of Louisville rider Abner Miralda won the first cyclocross race for the Cardinals of the year. Josh Goodman rounded out the podium with a solid 3rd place. The two-mile course through the golf course featured several sweeping turns and multiple … Continue reading Miralda Wins Cards’ first Collegiate Cyclocross race of 2015
Cambridge, Wisconsin-- University of Louisville Student Cycling Coalition traveled to Wisconsin to race successfully in the collegiate cyclocross race hosted by the University of Wisconsin-Madison cycling club. The race was part of the local Wisconsin Cyclocross Series and was held at Cam-Rock Park in Cambridge, Wisconsin. The representatives of the SCC present were Abner Miralda and Josh … Continue reading SCC Travels to Wisconsin, Miralda Finishes 5th
LOUISVILLE- The University of Louisville Student Cycling Coalition held its first meeting for 2014 on January 16th. It was the first time the new board members were able to meet prospective racers and discuss team milestones. The headlining event of the night was the announcement that coaching search had come to an end. Barry Stokes … Continue reading New Team, New Coach