The Lady Flames (4-1) will face Richmond on Saturday afternoon.
The Lady Flames lacrosse team, off to its best five-game start in program history (4-1), is set to do battle with the Richmond Spiders (2-1) on Saturday afternoon.
Saturday's matinee is slated for 1 p.m. at Robins Stadium in Richmond, Va.
Liberty will hope to build on its start, as it looks to improve to 5-1 for the first time in school history. The Lady Flames enter Saturday's contest on the heels of a 14-12 comeback triumph at Old Dominion, Wednesday.
Richmond was last in action on Feb. 21, a 15-7 loss at No. 16 Virginia. The Spiders defeated the Big South's Campbell Camels (Feb. 10) and American (Feb. 17) earlier in the season.
Series History The Lady Flames will be looking to rewrite history on Saturday against the Spiders. Liberty is 0-4 all-time versus their counterparts. In Liberty's 2017 home opener, Richmond defeated the Lady Flames, 18-7. In that match, Brianna McCaffrey led Liberty with three goals.
How to Follow the Lady Flames A live video stream for Saturday's contest will be available on the A-10 Network. A paid subscription is required to access the game. Live statistics, courtesy of Richmond Athletic Public Relations, will be accessible for the match. Find links for live video and stats on the Liberty women's lacrosse schedule page on LibertyFlames.com.
For live in-game updates from the Liberty Lacrosse Field, follow @libertywlax on Twitter. Also, be sure to follow "libertywlax" on Instagram for live updates from Robins Stadium.
Lady Flames News and Notes
Scouting Richmond The Spiders' senior attacker/midfielder Kim Egizi is sixth in the nation in points per game (6.00) and eighth in goals per game (4.33). She has 13 goals, five assists and 18 points in three matches while recording 7.33 shots per game (No. 3 in country). Richmond is led by sixth-year head coach Allison Kwolek, who has guided the Spiders to the Atlantic 10 title game each of the last four seasons.
Goalkeeper Megan Gianforte (2-1, 7.05 GAA, 26 SV) ranks second in the country in save percentage (.605) for a Richmond squad that is No. 9 in the nation in scoring defense (8.67). Midfielder Julie Ball stands at No. 12 in the nation in caused turnovers per game (2.67).
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