Parsley please

Asst. coach promoted to lead team Not all athletes have competed at the collegiate level, played for Team USA or received instruction from top coaches around the world — but Liberty University’s new field hockey head coach has. Nikki Parsley, 24, whose athletic experience began with softball, started playing competitive field hockey in eighth grade. According to Parsley, her love […]

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Call her Agui

Freshman already a leader on team Liberty University freshman field hockey player Agueda Moroni is having an incredible year for the Lady Flames. This matches the remarkable journey that brought her to Liberty in the first place. Moroni was named both Big East Offensive Player of the Week and Big East Freshman of the Week for the second consecutive week […]

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Then there were two

Barr sisters look to finish what Natalie started four years ago on the field Graduate Assistant Coach Natalie Barr, senior defender Serena Barr and senior midfielder Bethany Barr began playing field hockey together long before they were on the Liberty University roster. The three sisters began their training in the front yard of their home in Lurgan, Northern Ireland. “We […]

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Senior Day shutout

Field hockey team blanks Appalachian State, 12-0, in record Senior Day rout The Lady Flames field hockey team set seven new program records on Senior Day in their 12-0 shutout against Appalachian State to improve to 12-6 on the season. The squad of 10 seniors who were celebrated before the Nov. 7 game propelled the Lady Flames to victory in […]

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Blue Devils beat the heat

Lady Flames fall to top five ACC opponent for the second time in three days Some called it a must-win game for the Liberty Lady Flames field hockey team, as they hosted No. 4 Duke Saturday afternoon Oct. 31. Unfortunately, the Lady Flames fell to the Blue Devils 3-2 in overtime. Duke’s overtime goal effectively ended the Lady Flames chances […]

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Seniors lead the way

Lady Flames look to build on unprecedented success from 2014 season The Liberty field hockey team is off to a strong 3-0 start this season, with victories over James Madison University (6-3), Penn (4-3) and Lafayette (2-1). Competing as an independent, apart from a conference this season, the Field Hockey team looks to return to the NCAA tournament for the […]

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Conference tourney awaits

By Cierra Carter Lady Flames look to win back-to-back NorPac championships The Lady Flames field hockey team will head to Stockton, California, Nov. 6 for the Northern Pacific (NorPac) Conference Tournament, where they look to repeat as conference champions. Last season, Liberty started out just above .500 at 5-4 before winning 12 straight games and upsetting the Stanford Cardinals in […]

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Champs again

Field hockey wins third consecutive NorPac East title The Lady Flames field hockey team (10-7, 4-0 NorPac) won their fourth consecutive conference game Thursday, Oct. 23 with a 5-1 victory over their Northern Pacific Conference (NorPac) rival, the Pacific Tigers, clinching the NorPac East division title. For three straight years, Liberty field hockey has won the NorPac East. The Lady […]

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Field falters

Lady Flames lose three straight games Lady Flames field hockey Head Coach Jodi Murphy knew a late-season stretch against three highly rated Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC) opponents would be tough when she worked it into this year’s schedule. It proved to be every bit as difficult as she imagined, with the Lady Flames (9-7, 3-1 NorPac) dropping all three contests […]

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Lady Flames stun Wake Forest

Field hockey team upsets the nation’s No. 12 team to begin a six-game homestand The Lady Flames field hockey team pulled out an impressive home win against the 12th- ranked Wake Forest Demon Deacons Friday, Sept. 19 with a close score of 2-1. Liberty entered the contest with strong momentum following a 3-2 comeback win against the University of Pennsylvania […]

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Early season struggle

Field hockey has seen everything go wrong after a NorPac championship last year After winning the NorPac Championship last season and returning nearly every player, Lady Flames field hockey would never have imagined starting the year 1-3. But a mixture of a challenging schedule, an injured star and uneven play has led to their worst start in program history. Still, […]

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Bringing home the gold

Liberty claimed four Big South conference championships in the fall sport season With another season of fall sports in the books, four Liberty University teams earned championships, with three coming in the Big South and one in the NorPac Conferences. Three of the four championship teams continued their season in NCAA Tournaments. Each team gained a trophy along with championship […]

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Undefeated in NorPac

Liberty University’s field hockey team (14-4, 8-0) won its ninth straight game as the regular season concluded with a 3-0 home win over Radford (5-14, 3-5) Saturday, Nov. 2. The Lady Flames struggled out of the gate, not launching a single shot on goal in the first half, but things turned around in the second as they scored on three […]

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