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LEWIS | Cards hope offense returns for NCAA opener

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 Louisville, KY (WDRB) – The Louisville Cardinal baseball team is looking to rediscover its offense when they open up NCAA regional play at Jim Patterson Stadium Friday.

The Cardinals finished 1-2 in the ACC Tournament, losing 7-2 to Clemson last Thursday and 6-0 to Florida State in the elimination game on Saturday.

“[We] just need to relax a little bit,” said sophomore Nick Solak, who leads the Cardinals in batting with a .327 average. “Hold the bat a little bit looser, you don't try to do too much. It comes back.”

U of L is a three-seed in the NCAA tournament and the top seed in the regional. The Cardinals host regional four-seed Morehead State Friday night at 6pm.

“I know they're a good club. I think all 64 teams in the run to Omaha are very good. I think they'll probably have good starting pitching,” said Cardinals hitting coach Eric Snider.

The Louisville regional of the NCAA Tournament opens Friday at 2 with Bradley taking on Michigan State. First pitch is scheduled for 2pm Friday.

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