Shutting out the competition

zilch — goalkeeper Holly Van Noord clears the ball out of Liberty territory. Photo provided

Liberty goalie Holly Van Noord set a Lady Flames record with 14 shutouts in her redshirt freshman season When the Liberty University Lady Flames soccer team won the Big South Championship Sunday, Nov. 10, redshirt freshman goalkeeper Holly Van Noord was the target of the enthusiastic rush to storm the …

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Five-star title victory

champions — Liberty celebrates its fourth Big South title. Photo provided

The second-seeded Liberty Lady Flames soccer team (16-5-1) defeated the two-time defending champions and first-seeded Radford Highlanders (15-3-2) 5-0 Sunday, Nov. 10 to win their fourth Big South Championship and their first title since 2005. As the final whistle blew, the Lady Flames stormed the field in an exuberant group …

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Lady Flames advance to semifinals

Moving On — Brittany Aanderud (7) provided the game-
winning assist for the Lady Flames in their quarterfinal triumph. Photo credit: Leah Stauffer

The Liberty Lady Flames soccer team advanced to the semifinal round of the Big South Conference Championship with a 1-0 home win over the Presbyterian College Blue Hose Sunday, Nov. 3. Sophomore forward Crystal Elmers’ goal late in the first half gave the Lady Flames all the offense they needed …

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Seniors shine at home

JUMP BALL — Lady Flames goalkeeper Holly Van Noord tries to catch a ball between multiple Lady Flames defenders and a Lady Chanticleer. Photo credit: Steven Abbott

The 21st time was the charm for the Lady Flames (12-5-1, 7-2-1 Big South) soccer team, as they scored on their 21st attempt to take a 1-0 lead in their match Saturday, Oct. 26 against Coastal Carolina (9-8-1, 6-4 Big South). Junior midfielder Rebecca Smith placed the ball into the …

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