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Liberty Visits Georgia for Three-Game Weekend Series

March 6, 2013
|  Lynchburg, Va.
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Liberty second baseman Bryan Aanderud heads for third base, Sunday against Siena.

LIBERTY AT GEORGIA

March 8-10
Foley Field (3,291)
Athens, Ga.

Friday - 7 p.m.
Saturday - 3 p.m.
Sunday - 2 p.m.

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Quick Hits
• SERIES WITH GEORGIA - Georgia leads all-time series, 6-1.  The Flames and the Bulldogs met for the first time since 2004, last season. The Bulldogs took the contest, 5-3, on April 16.
• Liberty had its contest against Maryland canceled on Wednesday due to inclement weather in Lynchburg, Va.
• Liberty started the month of March with 4-1 record. The Flames are 371-286-2 (.564) all-time in the month of March. Liberty is  65-35 (.650) 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 7-1 in their new home - Liberty Baseball Stadium.
• Liberty had its nine-game winning streak snapped in a 5-3 loss to William & Mary on
Tuesday. The streak tied the program record for  consecutive wins at the NCAA Division I level. The mark has been reached in seven different seasons.
• With its win at East Carolina on Feb. 27 , Liberty evened its road record to  2-2 on the year.
• 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.
• Liberty Flames head coach Jim Toman is four wins away from his milestone 200th victory.

Tracking Liberty
• The Flames had their nine-game winning streak snapped in a 5-3 loss to William & Mary on Tuesday. The streak tied the program record for  consecutive wins at the NCAA Division I level. The mark has been reached in seven different seasons.
• OF Ryan Cordell had two hits on Tuesday to continue his hit streak. The junior has had at least one hit in every game this season. His 12-game hit streak is a career high.
• 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.

Flames Clubhouse Report
• Join the Flames Sports Network's Nick Pierce each week for an look at Flames Baseball.
• The audio show is available at LibertyFlames.com each Tuesday or Wednesday throughout the season.
• Pierce, who bring you all the action of Liberty Flames baseball, takes a look back at the previous week, along with comments from Liberty head coach Jim Toman and key Flames.

On the Road
• With its win at East Carolina on Feb. 27 , Liberty evened its road record to  2-2 on the year.
• Last season, the Flames finished the year with a 21-9 record away from Lynchburg.
• The Flames were 13-7 in road contests, while posting an 8-2 mark in neutral site games.

Toman Closes in on 200
• Liberty Flames head coach Jim Toman is four wins away from his milestone 200th victory.
• Toman will become only the second of the six coaches in program history to reach the milestone. Liberty's first head coach Al Worthington is the other, having posted 343 wins during 13 seasons.
• Toman has posted the highest NCAA Division I winning percentage (.633) during his first five years in Lynchburg of any head baseball coach in program history.