With the Lady Flames lacrosse team set to start its season on Saturday at Mercer, LFSN's Alan York touched base with head coach Kelly Nangle prior to the opener.
Liberty, who is picked to finish fourth in the Big South, will face a formidable foe in the Mercer Bears (13-6, 7-3 ASUN in 2017). First draw is set for noon at Five Star Stadium in Macon, Ga.
The Lady Flames will face other challenging foes in non-conference play, including No. 3 North Carolina (road, Feb. 18). Liberty's home opener is on Feb. 25 against Robert Morris (11-7, 5-2 NEC in 2017). The Lady Flames will begin Big South play against Presbyterian on March 31 in Lynchburg.