Louisville Adds Midweek Game vs. USC Upstate

The Cardinals and Spartans will face off at Jim Patterson Stadium during the final week of the regular season.

(Photo of Dan McDonnell: Steven Branscombe - USA TODAY Sports)

LOUISVILLE, Ky. - Louisville baseball has added a midweek contest against USC Upstate for the final week of the regular season, the program announced Wednesday. First pitch is slated for Tuesday, May 18 at 3:00 p.m. EST, and admission will be free for all fans.

The Spartans currently sport a 34-10 record for the season, including a 25-9 mark in conference play that leads the Big South Conference. They are ranked No. 35 in the RPI, and have midweek wins over both Clemson and Georgia Tech - two teams which Louisville is a combined 1-5 against this season.

With the addition of the midweek affair, the Cardinals now have seven games remaining in the regular season. They are traveling to Chapel Hill, N.C. for a three-game series with North Carolina this weekend, and host a three-game series against Miami to end the regular season.

Louisville currently sits at 26-15 on the year, including 16-10 in the Atlantic Coast Conference. With six league games to go, they trail Notre Dame (26-10, 22-10 ACC) by just three games for the top spot in the conference standings. The Cardinals are currently No. 49 in the RPI.

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