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Softball Fall Tournament Schedule Kicks Off With Lady Flames Softball Classic
The Lady Flames softball team will open its fall tournament schedule this weekend when they host the Lady Flames Softball Classic at Liberty Softball Field on Saturday, while they will conclude their tournament schedule when they look to defend their title at the Hokie Fall Tournament in October.
The Lady Flames Softball Classic is a one-day event that will feature Liberty, Hampton, Longwood and Lynchburg College with each team playing three games. A champion will be crowned after the final game of the day based upon the best overall winning percentage.
The Lady Flames will open the Classic against cross town opponent Lynchburg College at 9 a.m., followed by a 10:30 a.m. game against Longwood. Liberty's final game of the day is scheduled for 3:30 p.m. against Hampton.
Below is a full schedule for the Lady Flames Softball Classic:
9 a.m. – Liberty vs. Lynchburg College
10:30 a.m. – Liberty vs. Longwood
Noon – Hampton vs. Lynchburg College
2 p.m. – Longwood vs. Lynchburg College
3:30 a.m. – Liberty vs. Hampton
5 p.m. – Longwood vs. Hampton
Early next month, Liberty will conclude its fall tournament schedule when the Lady Flames look to defend their title at the Hokie Fall Tournament hosted at the Moyer Complex in Salem, Va., on October 6 and 7.
Last year, the Lady Flames defeated host Virginia Tech, 1-0, in the final game of the day to pick up the tournament victory as catcher Ashley Williams hit a solo home run off the Hokie's All-American pitcher Ashley Tincher for the game's lone run.
Below is the Lady Flames' complete Hokie Fall Tournament schedule:
6 p.m. – Liberty vs. Radford
8 p.m. – Liberty vs. Tusculum
9 a.m. – Liberty vs. East Tennessee State
1 p.m. – Liberty vs. Virginia Tech3 p.m. – Liberty vs. UNC Greensboro