The Liberty lacrosse program will honor its seniors prior to Wednesday evening's final home regular season contest against Radford.
The Liberty Lady Flames lacrosse team will host Radford for a Big South contest, Wednesday at 6 p.m. at the Liberty Lacrosse Field.
Wednesday evening is Senior Night for the Liberty lacrosse program. Prior to the start of the game, the team will take time to honor its seven seniors – Ashlyn Altieri, Eden Bayuk, Paige Britton, Courtney Brown, Casey Thate, Victoria Tickle and Melanie Via.
Liberty (4-11) is tied for third in the Big South standings with Winthrop at 3-2, while Radford (6-8) stands at fifth in the conference at 2-3. The Lady Flames are coming off a home setback to High Point (11-3, 5-0), Saturday afternoon, while Radford earned a road win at Presbyterian (2-12, 1-4) on Saturday.
Series History The Lady Flames and Highlanders met for the first time in 2016, as Radford began NCAA DI competition then. Liberty prevailed, 20-4, in the first-ever meeting on April 20, 2016 in Radford, Va.
How to Follow the Lady Flames The Liberty Flames Sports Network (LFSN) will be carrying Wednesday evening's contest 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 updates from the Liberty Lacrosse Field.
2017 Big South Update Here's a look at the current conference standings:
Lady Flames News and Notes
Scouting Radford The Highlanders feature two players who have been dominant on the offensive end – sophomore Emma Rogers and freshman Lindsey Carroll. Rogers (44 g, 16 a, 60 pts) is first in the Big South and 24th nationally in goals per game (3.14) and second in the league and 26th nationally in points per game (4.29). Carroll (21 g, 34 a, 55 pts) places first in the conference and seventh in the country in assists while standing third in the conference and 39th nationally in points.
Radford's second-leading scorer, sophomore Adrian Rius, is the best in the Big South in draw controls per game (5.71) and 10th in DI in that category. Radford freshman defender Shea Swingle leads the defensive unit with 39 ground balls (2.79/game, No. 45 in nation) and caused turnovers (22).
Highlanders' second-year head coach Haley Marvine plays two keepers in goal, freshmen Jenny Davis and Maddie Mashewske. Davis (4-3, 13.42 GAA, 72 SV in 379:57) has been the more successful netminder than Mashewske (2-5, 15.26 GAA, 67 SV in 460:03) in less time between the pipes.
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