Flames find success on frigid Friday

Men’s lacrosse defeats ACC enemy Clemson Sparked by a seven-goal, second-half, the Liberty men’s lacrosse team overcame an early halftime deficit to defeat the Clemson Tigers 10-5 in the Flames season opener on a blustery Friday night, Feb. 20. With temperatures reaching single digits, the Flames (1-0) found themselves down …

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Spring, the season of success


Hockey, baseball, lacrosse, golf and track and field programs for the Flames excell during the spring season Unlike a year ago, there were not any Cinderella runs from sports that carried over from the fall. Both basketball teams were ousted in the Big South Conference tournament, and while Division I …

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Flames lax wins SELC title

clutch — Senior midfielder Joe Gargiulo scored 16 goals in three games  during the SELC tournament.  Photo credit: Courtney Russo

Last season, the Liberty men’s lacrosse team reached the semifinals of the Southeastern Lacrosse Conference (SELC) tournament, losing to Elon, 13-12. This year, the Flames (16-1, 4-0 SELC) reached the SELC Championship game for the first time, defeating Savannah College of Art and Design (SCAD) (8-6, 2-1 SELC), 9-5. In …

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Flames claim first victory vs. rival

king of the mountain — Liberty made history in front of friends and family Friday, April 12, defeating Elon 11-10 for the first time in three years.

Defeating the Elon University Phoenix (9-2, 3-1 Southeastern Lacrosse Conference) has proved to be a difficult task since the Liberty Flames (13-1, 4-0 SELC) men’s lacrosse team started. After coming up just short in the regular season finale and in the semi-finals of the Southeastern […]

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Men’s lacrosse buries Charlotte, 25-1

Locked and loaded — Kurt Tobias (24) tied his season high with six goals against the 49ers. Photo credit: Ruth Bibby

Flames club team starts season 12-1, averaging 16 goals per game in DII play The Liberty University men’s lacrosse team bounced back from a 13-10 loss against the Richmond Spiders and defeated University of North Carolina Charlotte 49ers, 25-1. More than nine people scored goals for the Flames, with Kurt …

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Senior night celebration for lacrosse

Savor every moment — Morgan Becker (2) had one goal and an assist against the Blue Hose Friday, April 5. Photo credit: Kamryn Reynolds

Coach Denham: 16-10 victory over Presbyterian is an ‘overall great win for team on senior day’ The Liberty Lady Flames lacrosse team (6-7, 2-1 Big South) celebrated senior day by defeating the Presbyterian Blue Hose (2-11, 0-3 Big South) 16-10, Friday, April 5. In front of family and friends, the …

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Lacrosse sweeps tourney

Smooth — Derek Haywood looks for an opening against Southern Virginia University. Photo credit: Ruth Bibby

The Liberty Flames men’s lacrosse team routed two Lynchburg area universities in their third annual Liberty Lacrosse Tournament, Saturday Oct. 27.

The Flames outscored Lynchburg College and Southern Virginia University by a total of 25-5, beating the LC Hornets 13-1 and later overpowering […]

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Lacrosse loses to Elon in semifinals

In just their third year of existence, the Liberty Flames men’s lacrosse team participated in the Division II SELC Playoffs, losing to Elon in the semifinals. The Flames, who participated in the SELC Division II North West Conference, finished with a record of 7-3 before heading into the playoffs. Head …

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Liberty nixes Knights

In stride — Men’s lacrosse clinched a playoff berth after Friday night’s win over Southern Virginia. Photo credit: Ruth Bibby

McQuillan’s Flames were able to flex their muscles against Southern Virginia The Flames hit the back of the net less than two minutes into Friday night’s lacrosse matchup and never looked back as they went on to crush in-state opponent, Southern Virginia, 21-6. The Flames improved to 7-1 on the …

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Men’s Lacrosse stays perfect with home victory

Fire away — Haywood (21) finished with four goals in the 20-11 victory. Photo credit: Ruth Bibby

Frigid temperatures, fog, rain and Reinhardt University could not stop Liberty University men’s lacrosse team Friday night as the Flames trounced the Eagles 20-11. “Tonight was an opportunity for us to showcase what we have been working on,” head coach Kyle McQuillan said. “We got to try a lot of …

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Men’s lacrosse wins home opener

Moving forward — David Noll (20) ripped a shot to break a 5-5 tie late in the first half. Photo credit: Ruth Bibby

Liberty University’s men’s club lacrosse team upended the Mountaineers of Appalachian State on a frigid Saturday afternoon 16-11 behind the play of sophomore Kurt Tobias and freshman John Ferris. Ferris led the way for the Flames with five goals and an assist while Tobias added two goals and four assists. …

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Liberty lacrosse host four team tournament

Liberty men’s lacrosse goes 2-1 against the the competition of this past weekend Liberty hosted a men’s lacrosse tournament against Virginia Military Institute (VMI), George Washington (GW) and Southern Virginia University (SVU) on Nov. 5. Liberty kicked things off with an 8-3 win over VMI and finished the day with …

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