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#3 Liberty Shuts Out #2 Coastal Carolina to Advance to Second Straight Big South Championship Game
No. 3 seed Liberty tallied three second-half goals to defeat No. 2 seed Coastal Carolina 3-0 in the semifinals of the Big South Women's Soccer Tournament Friday evening at CCU Soccer Field on the campus of Coastal Carolina University.
With the victory, the Lady Flames advance to their second straight Big South Championship Final against No. 5 seed UNC Asheville, a 2-1 winner over No.1 seed
After a scoreless first half,
The Lady Flames extended their lead to 2-0 when Neff's corner kick found Paige Cheek (Sr., Gambrills, Md.) for a shot which deflected off a Coastal defender and into a net for an own goal at the 59:08.
Big South All-Conference first team midfielder Mandee Wheelock (Sr., Front Royal,
Goalie Katherine Neff (Sr.,
"I thought it was a really hard fought contest. We performed well with a lot of solid individual performances. Now we focus on Sunday and we are looking forward to it."
"After the first half, it was pretty even. It's mistakes that are going to hurt you and that's what did tonight. We gave them two corner kicks and we didn't clear. We can't make those mistakes in a game like this. You have to give