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Liberty Senate Athletic Committee Names McDougal and Newby Its Student-Athletes of the Month

Domino's Pizza and the Liberty University Senate Athletic Committee are proud to present the Student-Athlete of the Month honor to one male athlete and one female athlete who demonstrate excellence in academics, athletics, spiritual life and community service.

Oct 31, 2007

Liberty Men's, Women's Cross Country Teams Defend Big South Titles; McDougal Becomes First Four-Time Champion

Saturday morning's results at the New Balance Big South Cross Country Championships must have incited a bit of déjà vu among the conference's coaches. For the second-straight season, Josh McDougal led a 1-2-3 Flames finish on the men's side, helping Liberty win its third-consecutive conference title. Meanwhile, the Lady Flames earned a narrow victory over Coastal Carolina for the second-straight time, in the meet hosted by UNC Asheville at Jackson Park.

Oct 27, 2007

Flames, Lady Flames Aim to Defend Big South Cross Country Titles This Saturday

The first two Big South Conference team championships of the 2007-08 athletic year will be awarded Saturday morning, at the New Balance Big South Cross Country Championships, presented by UCS. The Liberty men's and women's harriers will both look to defend the conference titles they claimed a year ago, in the meet hosted by UNC Asheville, at Jackson Park in Hendersonville, N.C.

Oct 25, 2007

McDougal Tabbed Big South Cross Country Runner of the Week

Liberty senior Josh McDougal has captured his second Big South Conference Choice Hotels Men's Cross Country Runner of the Week award this season, it was announced today. The honor comes as a result of a record-setting performance at Pre-Nationals, last Saturday.

Oct 17, 2007

Liberty Men's and Women's Harriers Move Up in Regional Poll After Pre-Nationals

The Liberty men's and women's cross country teams have both moved up in their respective U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association Southeast Regional polls, after strong showings at Pre-Nationals on Saturday. The men's team is now No. 6 in the region, while the Lady Flames bumped up six spots, to a season-high No. 9.

Oct 15, 2007

McDougal Captures Third Pre-Nationals Title in Record-Breaking Fashion; Newby Sets Women's School Record

Liberty senior Josh McDougal saw his 8K course record shattered just minutes before he toed the starting line, Saturday morning at Pre-Nationals in Terre Haute, Ind. He then proceeded to reclaim the record with a school and Big South-record time of 22:56.4, winning his third-consecutive Pre-Nationals individual crown. On the women's side, Lady Flame senior Piper Newby shaved nine seconds off her own 6K school record, at the LaVern Gibson Championship Cross Country Course.

Oct 13, 2007

Audio: One-On-One with Brant Tolsma

In its continuing coverage of Liberty athletics, LibertyFlames.com brings you a new installment of One-On-One. This segment's guest is head men's & women's cross country coach Brant Tolsma.

Oct 11, 2007

McDougal Named Big South Cross Country Runner of the Week

Liberty senior Josh McDougal, who won the individual title at last Saturday's Notre Dame Invitational, has become the third member of his team to be tabbed Big South Conference Choice Hotels Men's Cross Country Runner of the Week this season, as announced today.

Oct 3, 2007