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Lady Flames to Open Spring Volleyball Schedule at Duke, Saturday
The Liberty volleyball team has announced its 2013 spring competition schedule. The Lady Flames will compete in a pair of tournaments at ACC venues, beginning this Saturday at Duke.
On Saturday, Liberty volleyball travels to Durham, N.C., for a tournament hosted by Duke. While there, the Lady Flames will play four two-set matches, beginning with a 10 a.m. contest against 2012 NCAA Division I Women's Volleyball Championship participant North Carolina. Liberty will then face Wingate at 11 a.m. and UNCG at 1 p.m. The Lady Flames will close out the afternoon by playing against the host Blue Devils at 3 p.m.
The Lady Flames went 25-8 in 2012, including 12-2 in Big South play, winning the conference regular-season title for the sixth straight year while posting their sixth straight 20-win campaign. Liberty downed Coastal Carolina in the Big South Volleyball Championship title match, good for Liberty's Big South-record seventh conference tournament title, second in a row and fourth in the last six seasons. The team qualified for the NCAA Division I Women's Volleyball Championship, facing No. 8 national seed Minnesota in the first round.
Liberty will close out its spring schedule by playing in an invitational at Virginia Tech in Blacksburg, Va., on April 13.
Liberty Volleyball 2013 Spring Schedule
March 23 – at Duke Invitational
April 13 – at Virginia Tech Invitational