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Liberty to Host Campbell in Big South Weekend Series

April 5, 2012
|  Lynchburg, Va.
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Bryan Aanderud

Friday, April 6 - 6 p.m.
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Saturday, April 7 - DH - 2 p.m.
Game 1

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Game 2
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Complete Notes

Television Coverage
• This weekend's Campbell - Liberty Flames will be televised live from Worthington Stadium by the Flames Sports Network (FSN).

Liberty Channel (WTLU)
ESPN 3
Christian Television Network
CTN Lifestyle
SkyAngel

Among the Nation's Elite
• Liberty enters the weekend tied for second in country in wins. The Flames are tied with their weekend opponent Campbell with 25. Kentucky leads the nation with 28 wins.
• The Flames is also tied for third in runs allowed per game. Liberty has allowed 3.2 runs per game. Stony Brook leads the country, yielding 2.9 runs per game.
• Liberty begins the weekend tied for second in the nation in scoring margin.  The Flames and have averaged 4.3 more runs per game than their opponents.

Sharing the Saves
• Liberty begins the weekend with eight saves, with seven different Flames having recorded one.
• This last Friday, LHP Jared Lyons became the seventh different Liberty to earn a save in a 8-4 win over Marshall in Beckley, W.Va.  It was the first collegiate save for the freshman.
• Saturday, Lyons became the first Liberty pitcher to record two saves.  He retired the first seven batters he face and pitched 3 1/3 scoreless innings to close out a 9-5 Flames win over Marshall.

Quick Hits
• With their 9-5 win over Marshall last Saturday, the 2012 Liberty Flames recorded their 25th win of the year in their 30th game. It is the earliest in a season that the Flames have posted 25 victories in program history.
• Liberty collected 17 hits in a 9-5 win over Marshall, a new season high, last Saturday.
• The Flames have had 10 or more hits in a contest 21 times this year.
• For the past 33 years, the Lynchburg home of the Flames has been Worthington Stadium. The 2012
 season will be the last for the facility. Liberty is 555-251-6 (.687) all-time and 14-5 (.737) this season.
• Liberty's road winning streak came to halt at 11 games in  last Sunday's 12-10 setback to Marshall.
Currently, the 11-game run is the longest road winning streak of any team in the nation this season.
• Liberty begins the weekend with eight saves, with seven different Flames having recorded one.
• Liberty is 21-2 when scoring a game's first run this season. The Flames had won 21 straight contests in which they scored the first run of the game.
• Liberty has posted 237 runs through Sunday, the most in the Big South Conference and the second most among NCAA Division I teams.