Striking success

BLOCK — The Lady Flames have dominated Big South foes, losing only nine sets. Photo credit: Courtney Russo

By Sarah Rodriguez Lady Flames are proving to be the best in the Big South With a less than satisfactory 11-18 2013 season in the books, the Liberty women’s volleyball team was looking for a turnaround in 2014. Through 28 games so far, the Lady Flames have done exactly that. …

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Beating the odds

DOMINATe — Caroline Douglas leads the Lady Flames with 442 kills.   Photo credit: Courtney Russo

Lady Flame Caroline Douglas pushes past two serious injuries Caroline Douglas is having the best season of her life. The redshirt junior outside hitter on the Lady Flames volleyball team has been one of the best players in the nation, leading her team to a 22-5 start, including a current …

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Volleyball sweeps Winthrop

The Lady Flames volleyball team (22-5, 9-0 Big South) swept the Winthrop Eagles (15-10, 5-4 Big South) in three straight sets, continuing their 13-match winning streak Oct. 25 at the Vines Center. The Lady Flames won the sets 25-17, 25-17 and 25-22 to beat the Lady Eagles. The Lady Flames …

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Vines hosts tourney

front line — Lady Flames middle blocker Jade Vorster (24) tallied 33 kills in four games during the Liberty Invitational, the first tournament hosted by Liberty since 2011.  Photo credit: Courtney Russo

Lady Flames win two of four games as the Vines Center reopens for action In front of a home crowd at a newly renovated Vines Center for the first time in the 2014 season, the Lady Flames split four matches at the Liberty Invitational Tournament. The Lady Flames took down …

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Volleyball struggles

SPIKE — Liberty had a rough weekend. Photo credit: Ruth Bibby

The Liberty Flames volleyball team was in high spirits on Friday, Aug. 30, as it played its first game of the Northern Illinois University (NIU) Invitational against the nationally-ranked Ohio State Buckeyes Liberty fell short and was swept by the Buckeyes (25-22, 25-22, 26-24). The Buckeyes outhit the Flames 45 …

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Volleyball looks for third straight title

The Lady Flames start their season Aug. 30 at the Northern Illinois Invitational against No. 23 Ohio State The Lady Flames volleyball team is looking to bring home a Big South Championship title for the third season in a row. The two-time defending Big South champions have been picked to …

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Men’s v-ball fifth in national tourney

The Liberty University Men’s club volleyball team traveled to Dallas April 3 to compete in the 2013 National Collegiate Volleyball Federation (NCVF) Tournament. Liberty entered the tournament ranked 20th out of 24 teams, but emerged from it near the top, placing fifth. The Flames started day one of the tournament …

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Club V-ball defeats N.C. State Wolfpack

The Liberty men’s volleyball team may be overlooked on campus, but they were far from overlooked at their tournament at North Carolina State University Saturday, Feb. 2. “Because it was our first tournament back from break, we wanted to get back into the swing of things and begin to build …

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End of the road for v-ball

The Lady Flames volleyball team fell short against the No. 8 Minnesota Golden Gophers in three sets (25-21, 25-10, 34-32) Friday, Nov. 30 in the first round of the NCAA Division I Women’s Volleyball Championship. Liberty concluded its 2012 season with a 25-8 record. The match against Minnesota was the …

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Volleyball clinches No. 1 seed

Dominance — Liberty sets up their attack. The Lady Flames continues their home-wining streak with 14 in a row. Photo credit: Ruth Bibby

Liberty’s volleyball team swept the Gardner-Webb Runnin’ Bulldogs in three sets (25-21, 25-20, 25-20) Saturday, Nov. 10, while they celebrated senior day.
Prior to the match, the Lady Flames recognized seniors Lauren Bosché, Erica Manor […]

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Lady Flames hit 20-win mark for sixth straight year

The Lady Flames volleyball team was able to notch their fifth straight victory and third straight road win during a visit against Campbell University (25-19, 30-28, 26-24). The Flames were 10-2 in the conference heading into the match, while the Camels were 0-12. Liberty took the lead in the first …

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Volleyball sets new team record

Digging in — Lillie Happel (12) had seven digs in the Lady Flames 3-0 victory against Winthrop Saturday, Oct. 20. Photo credit: Ruth Bibby

Lady Flames become Big South leaders after defeating Winthrop and Presbyterian over the weekend The Liberty Flames volleyball team shattered its previous record conference home wins and emerged as Big South Conference leaders with a dominating win over Winthrop University Saturday, Oct. 20 in the Vines Center. Notching their 19th …

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V-Ball picks up easy win

Service — Libero Gabrielle Shipe began a rally in the match against Campbell. Photo credit: Kate Welch

The Liberty Flames volleyball team dominated the Campbell Camels Friday night,Oct. 5, in three quick sets (25-13, 25-18, 25-19). Alumni, students and parents spent their Friday night at the Vines Center cheering on the Lady Flames. The win now puts them at winning nine straight home matches overall and 16 …

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Lady Flames visit VT for Hokie Fall Invite

The Lady Flames tennis team traveled to Blacksburg this past weekend to take part in the Hokie Fall Invite at Virginia Tech’s Burrows-Burleson Tennis Center. The tournament featured 11 teams in total and three days of competition. The other schools in attendance were William & Mary, UNC Wilmington, Armstrong Atlantic …

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Lady Flames falter vs. Tech, UVA

The Lady Flames volleyball team traveled to Charlottesville, Va, Sept. 15 in hopes of claiming a victory in the Marriott Cavalier Classic. Liberty took the court at 1 p.m. to face the Virginia Tech Hokies. They fell short in a tough-fought first set (25-20), but pulled off a win in …

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