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Liberty Athletics Top 10 Moments of 2013: No. 2
LibertyFlames.com continues its countdown of the Top 10 Moments of 2013 for Liberty Athletics today, looking at No. 2, Justin Sizemore's two-run homer against Radford.
With a single swing of the bat, Justin Sizemore turned Liberty's Big South Baseball Championship experience from disappointing into the most memorable run in program history on May 23.
Down to their last out and facing elimination in front of their own fans at the new Liberty Baseball Stadium, the senior outfielder launched a two-run, ninth-inning homer that gave Liberty a 3-2 win over No. 4 seed Radford and rejuvenated Liberty's postseason lives.
The Flames followed with back-to-back wins over six-time defending Big South champion Coastal Carolina and a 2-1 victory over No. 1 seed Campbell to claim the program's fourth conference title. Liberty's magical postseason push continued at the NCAA Regionals where they advanced to the finals before falling to host South Carolina in Columbia, S.C.
LibertyFlames.com concludes its countdown of the Top 10 Moments of 2013 tomorrow with a look at Moment No. 1. Be sure to check back with LibertyFlames.com tomorrow as we reflect on the top moment that made 2013 so great for Liberty Athletics.
Liberty Athletics Top 10 Moments of 2013
No. 10 – Opening of Liberty Baseball Stadium on Feb. 23
No. 9 – Softball's win over Longwood, the 547th coaching victory for Paul Wetmore
No. 8 – Devon Brown scores her 2,000th career point against Purdue in the NCAA Tournament
No. 7 – Jacy Christiansen's late-race charge in the 5K to clinch a Big South Women's Outdoor Title
No. 6 – Women's soccer's dominant victory over Radford at the Big South Championship
No. 5 – Football's resounding road victory over Charleston Southern to claim its sixth league title
No. 4 – Shea Thomas/Jorge Azuero's doubles win to claim the ITA Atlantic Regional title
No. 3 – Field hockey's upset victory over No. 10 Stanford to win the NorPac Championship
No. 2 – Justin Sizemore's two-out, two-run home run against Radford
No. 1 – TBA (released on Dec. 31)