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Baseball Notes - Game 47 - at Virginia Tech

May 1, 2007  Lynchburg, Va.  RSS
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Liberty first baseman Aaron Grijalva

Liberty first baseman Aaron Grijalva

Complete Notes - Game 47 - at Virginia Tech

The Game
  The Liberty University Flames (28-18, 9-6 Big South) will travel to Blacksburg, Va., to square off in a non-conference night game with the Virginia Tech Hokies (19-25, 5-18 ACC), Tuesday night. Game time is scheduled for 7 p.m.
The Series Against Virginia Tech
  The Flames and Hokies will meet for the 50th time on the baseball diamond when they square off Tuesday night. Virginia Tech holds a 30-19 advantage all-time since the two teams' initial meeting in 1977.  
  Earlier this season, the Hokies defeated the Flames, 8-2, on March 13 at Worthington Stadium.
  In 2006, the teams split their two games, with Liberty winning, 13-1, on March 8 at Worthington Stadium, while Virginia Tech took a night game at English Field, 8-3, on May 3.

The Last Time Out
  No. 19 Coastal Carolina rallied for a wild, 14-13 victory over the Flames, Sunday afternoon at Charles Watson Stadium in the final game of a three-game Big South Conference series.  David Sappelt hit a grand slam in the eighth inning to give the Chanticleers their only lead of the game and push them past Liberty.  Tim Nanry went
5-for-5 in with a home run, double, three RBI and three runs scored.  P.K. Keller was 4-for-6 with a double, a RBI and three runs scored and was joined by four other Flames who had two hits apiece in the contest. 
  The previous day, the Chanticleers rallied with two home runs in the ninth for a 12-9 victory.  Liberty took the first game of the series on Friday as David Giammaresi singled home the go ahead run and Aaron Phillips blasted a two-run home run in the 12th inning for a 10-7 win.  Tim John pitched out of jams in the 9th, 10th and 11th frames to pick up the win.
Flames on the Radio
  This season, the Flames Sports Network plans to broadcast 20 Liberty baseball regular season games. Games will air live on WWMC 90.9 FM "The Light" and on the World Wide Web at both and The station  plans to broadcast Tuesday's contest at Virginia Tech. The broadcast is scheduled to begin around 7 p.m.