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Liberty to Host William & Mary, Maryland

March 4, 2013
|  Lynchburg, Va.
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Senior Matt Marsh

WILLIAM & MARY AT LIBERTY
March 5

MARYLAND AT LIBERTY
March 6


Liberty Baseball Stadium
Lynchburg, Va.

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QuicK Hits
• SERIES WITH WILLIAM & MARY - William & Mary leads all-time series after 1976, 24-20.
• The two teams did not play each other last season.
• Each team has done well at home in the series. The Flames have posted a 15-9 record against the Tribe at home.
• SERIES WITH MARYLAND - Liberty leads the all-time series, 7-4-1.
• The two teams split a two-game series the last time they met in 2011 in College Park, Md.
• The Flames have won nine straight contests, tying the record for wins at the NCAA Division I level. The mark has been reached in seven different seasons.
• Liberty started the month of March with four wins. The Flameas are 371-285-2 (.564) all-time in the month of March. Liberty is  65-34 (.657) under head coach Jim Toman during the month.   • Liberty went 5-2 in the month of February. The Flames have posted a 14-3 mark in the month over the past two seasons, as they jumped out to a 9-1 start in 2012.
• The Flames are 7-0 in their new home - Liberty Baseball Stadium.
• Liberty pitchers did not allow a run over a 24 2/3 inning span this past weekend. The scoreless streak included back-to-back shutouts of Siena on Saturday and Sunday.
 

Tracking Liberty
• The Flames have won nine straight contests, tying the record for wins at the NCAA Division I level. The mark has been reached in seven different seasons.
• Liberty pitchers did not allow a run over a 24 2/3 inning span this past weekend. The scoreless streak included back-to-back shutouts of Siena on Saturday and Sunday.
• RHP Brooks Roy moved to 2-0 with eight shutout innings in a 4-0 win over Siena, Saturday.
Roy scattered six hits and did not allow a runner past second base.
• RHP Trey Lambert also improved his record to 2-0 on Sunday.  The sophomore pitched seven scoreless innings.
• 1B Alex Close's single in the 11th inning gave Liberty a 4-3 win over Army, Sunday.
• OF Nick Paxton became the first Flame to hit for the cycle since 2006 on Friday. His home run was the first by any player at Liberty Baseball Stadium. For the weekend, Paxton hit .500, scoring five runs.
• OF Nick Lacik hit .585 in four games this past weekend, scoring four times He also was 4-for-4 in stolen base attempts.
• OF Ryan Cordell has had at least one hit in every game this season. His 11-game hit streak is a career high.

Paxton Hits for the Cycle
• RF Nick Paxton hit for the cycle in a 6-4 win over Army, this past Friday. In order, he collected a single, a home run, a triple and a double.
• The cycle was the first by a Liberty player since Chad Miller accomplished the feat in an 8-0 win over Longwood on April 18, 2006.
• The junior was 4-for-4 on the day with two RBIs and three runs scored.
• His first home run of the season was also the first home run ever hit at Liberty Baseball Stadium.