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Liberty Concludes Regular Season at Campbell

November 3, 2015  Lynchburg, Va.  RSS
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Liberty Concludes Regular Season at Campbell

The Liberty Flames will travel to Buies Creek, N.C. for a Big South Conference match against the Campbell Camels, Wednesday. The contest will be Liberty's final game of the 2015 regular season.

Kickoff for the matchup between the Flames (6-9-1, 2-5-1) and the Camels (7-8, 3-4) is scheduled for 7 p.m. at the Eakes Athletics Complex.

How to Follow the Flames
A free live video stream courtesy of the Big South Network and Campbell will be available by clicking the appropriate link on schedule/results panel under men's soccer on LibertyFlames.com.

In addition, live stats will also be available for the contest through Campbell by clicking the appropriate link on the men's soccer schedule/results panel of LibertyFlames.com.

A Look at Liberty
Liberty (6-9-1, 2-5-1) will look to solidify a spot in the Big South Men's Soccer Tournament with a victory, Wednesday night.

The Flames enter the contest unbeaten in its last two contests, posting a 1-0-1 mark. Liberty defeated Presbyterian, 5-1, Saturday afternoon in their last home match of the year. Four of the Flames' five goals were scored by seniors on Senior Day.

Seniors Tim Harbison, Kurt Meyers, Blessing Tahuona, and Sachem Wilson joined Brady Mazzei with a goal in the contest. Mazzei, Tahuona, and Wilson also had an assist in the contest.  

Wilson, who has scored in three straight contests, leads the Flames with six goals and 15 points. The senior forward is also tied with three other Liberty players in assists with three.

He is joined by Geovanny Murillo, Bay Kurtz and Meyers, who also have three assists.

Harbison and Tahuona are second on the team with three goals each. Nico Bellarde, Murillo and Tyler Bullock have each netted two goals apiece

Jeremy Lee has played every minute in goal for Liberty, so far in 2015. Lee has posted a 1.45 goals-against average and a .707 save percentage over 1,491 minutes. He has recorded three shutouts.

The Flames are in their 15th season under the guidance of Head Coach Jeff Alder. Liberty is 144-110-24 under the Liberty alum.

A Look at Campbell
Campbell (7-8, 3-4 BSC) returns home for its final home game of the season, Wednesday. The Camels will be seeking their third win in their last four Big South Conference contests.

Campbell had a three-game winning streak snapped in a 4-1 loss to Winthrop on Saturday. Matt Martinez netted the lone goal for the Camels.

Bradley Farias leads the Big South with 13 goals and 30 points. He ranks second nationally in goals per game (0.87) and third in total goals (13) and points per contest (2.00).

Forward Seth Jones is second to Farias with five goals and has three assists for 13 points. Midfielder Josh Finley has five assists to lead Campbell.

Matthew Mozynski has seen the bulk of the minutes in the Camel goal this season. He has posted a 2.45 goals-against average and .603 save percentage over 1065 minutes this season.

Head Coach Dustin Fonder is in his first year at Campbell. Fonder was the head coach at High Point the past eight seasons.

Wednesday will mark the 23rd meeting between the longtime rivals. Campbell holds a slight 11-10-1 edge in the series despite Liberty's wins in the past three seasons. The Flames earned a narrow 2-1 victory in Lynchburg last season after scoring the game-winner in the 76th minute.

Flames News and Notes

  • Saturday, four seniors scored on Senior Day at Osborne Stadium. The 11 honorees on Senior Day have accounted for 16 of Liberty's 23 goals or 78% of the Flames' goal total, this season.
  • For the third straight season, Sachem Wilson leads Liberty in goals and points. Wilson has scored 26 goals during his career. With one more goals, the senior would enter the program's top 10 in goals.
  • Senior team captain Tim Harbison has started 72 consecutive matches for the Flames. The midfielder/defender has been part of Liberty's starting 11 since joining the Flames in 2012. He is the only Flame to start every match this season.
  • Nine of Liberty's 16 games have been decided by one goal and one ending in a tie. Three of its contests have gone to overtime.
  • Liberty wore pink jerseys for their match, Tuesday evening against Longwood and Saturday against Presbyterian. The Flames have worn the pink jerseys for Breast Cancer Awareness Month and in honor of Head Coach Jeff Alder's wife, Lori, who is battling the cancer.