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Baseball Under the Lights Photo Gallery
Last Friday marked the inaugural night baseball game at Worthington Stadium, on the campus of Liberty University. The No. 18 Coastal Carolina Chanticleers and the Flames squared off in each team's Big South Conference opener, with the first pitch taking place under the lights at 7 p.m.
Despite a stadium-record 3,183 fans attending the historic game, Liberty dropped the contest, 5-3 in 11 innings. View photos below documenting Liberty's first night baseball game at Worthington Stadium.
Fans at the Athletics Department tailgate.
Academic Advisor Andy Coleman enjoying the Athletics Department tailgate.
Athletics Department tailgate.
Associate Athletic Director for Academic Affairs Kristie Beitz is ready to "Beat Coastal".
Director of Athletics Jeff Barber enjoys the tailgate.
Senior Associate Athletics Director Mickey Guridy and his family arrive at the tailgate.
Fans start to grab their seats.
Fans continue to enter the seating area at Worthington Stadium.
Liberty head coach Jim Toman shows the umpires the Worthington Stadium ground rules.
Seating begins to fill up prior to first pitch.
Sparky and a fan address the crowd.
Flames leadoff hitter Tim Rotola steps into the batter's box in the bottom of the first inning.
WSET's Dennis Carter captures moments from the historic game.
P.K. Keller gets ready to take Bobby Gagg's offering over the right field fence.
P.K. Keller's is greeted at home after his two-run blast.
Sun begins to set.
Fans still coming to the game.
Stephen Hawk and Jay Calvo of the Liberty golf team were in attendance.
Volleyball and Women's Basketball trainer Maddy Bosek and her husband Rory
are caught enjoying a moment at the game.
Almost completely dark.
Liberty baseball at night.