Liberty (4-10, 3-1 BSC) will take on High Point (10-3, 4-0 BSC) on Saturday at 2 p.m. in Lynchburg.
Liberty and High Point, two of the top teams in the Big South, will meet for a 2 p.m. contest, Saturday, at the Liberty Lacrosse Field.
Liberty brings a 4-10 overall mark and 3-1 Big South record into Saturday, while High Point (10-3, 4-0 Big South) shares first place in the conference with Campbell (7-6, 4-0 Big South).
The Lady Flames are coming off a 21-7 victory at Gardner-Webb, Wednesday afternoon. High Point collected its 10th consecutive win with a 19-5 triumph at Radford, Wednesday.
Series History Liberty is 1-5 in the all-time series against High Point, with its only win in the series coming on April 17, 2015. On that day, the host Lady Flames defeated High Point, 16-15, in overtime in Lynchburg.
How to Follow the Lady Flames The Liberty Flames Sports Network (LFSN) will be broadcasting Saturday's game on the Big South Network. Find the link for the live video stream on the lacrosse schedule/results panel on LibertyFlames.com
Live stats for the contest will also be accessible on the lacrosse schedule/results panel. Also, be sure to follow @LUGameday on Twitter for live in-game updates from the Liberty Lacrosse Field.
2017 Big South Update Liberty is currently in third place in the Big South with a 3-1 record, trailing only Campbell (4-0) and Saturday's opponent, High Point (4-0) Following Saturday afternoon's contest, the Lady Flames will face Radford on Wednesday at 6 p.m. for Senior Night in Lynchburg.
Here's a look at the current conference standings:
Foster Breaks Pair of Program Records Kayla Foster had the breakout game of her sophomore campaign, tallying a program-record eight assists and school record 11 points, Wednesday in a 21-7 win at Gardner-Webb.
Foster had four helpers in each half, with the final one setting up sophomore Brittany Tickle's first career goal with 2:15 remaining. Her eight assists shattered the previous Lady Flames record set by Sam Struss at Delaware State on March 1, 2013.
The Sewickley, Pa., native eclipsed the previous Liberty record for points (9), set by two different players (Morgan Becker twice, Karis Walborn).
Foster is up to a team-best 47 points (20 g, 27 a) in 14 games, this season. Her career day at GWU vaulted her from No. 50 in DI lacrosse in assists all the way up to No. 21, while she checks in at No. 32 in the nation in assists per game (1.93). Foster is the program leader in career assists per game (1.75) and is four assists from matching the program record. She has 56 career assists in less than two full seasons, while the school record for career assists is 60.
White Recognized as BSC Freshman of the Week Lady Flames freshman midfielder Carly White was tabbed the Big South Women's Lacrosse Freshman of the Week by the league office, Tuesday.
White tallied five goals, three assists, eight points, seven ground balls, four draw controls and four caused turnovers in two Big South games, last week. She scored a career-best four goals while also adding an assists and a career-high five ground balls at home versus Campbell, last Saturday.
The Marietta, Ga., native is off to another strong start this week, as she scored two goals and added three draw controls, Wednesday at Gardner-Webb.
Lady Flames News and Notes
Scouting High Point The Panthers, who won Big South championships in 2013 and 2014 and finished runner-up to Winthrop in 2016, enter Saturday's match with 10 straight wins, matching a school record for longest win streak.
Junior attacker Brooke Stevens paces the High Point offense with 28 goals, a team-best 22 assists and team-high 50 points. Senior attacker Samantha Brown is the team's top goal scorer with 34. The Panthers' offense is ninth in the nation in shots per game (34.23), 10th in assists per game (7.08) and 16th in points per game (21.31) while leading the Big South in all three categories.
On the defensive end, High Point stands at second in the Big South in caused turnovers per game (11.31). Junior midfielder Erica Perrotta is first on the team in both caused turnovers (21) and ground balls (33). Freshman goalkeeper Jill Rall (9-0, 8.75 GAA, 60 SV) places No. 13 in the nation in goals-against average (GAA) for head coach Lyndsey Boswell's squad.
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