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Liberty Ends Week at No. 9 Virginia

August 23, 2019  Lynchburg, Va.  RSS
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Liberty Ends Week at No. 9 Virginia

Liberty's challenging schedule to open up the season continues as the Lady Flames will conclude the first week of the season at No. 9 Virginia.

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Liberty at #9 Virginia

Game Date: Sunday, Aug. 25

Game Time: 2:00 p.m. (EST)

Live Video: ACC Network

Liberty Notables

  • Liberty returns 18 letter winners, including ASUN All-Conference selections Cora Duininck, Madison Ellis, Gabrielle Farrell and Zoe Gaffney.
  • Liberty also adds nine newcomers to the team, including North Carolina transfer, Nicole
  • Crutchfield, who played in last season's NCAA College Cup Championship.
  • Liberty's junior goalkeeper, Melody Jayroe, was selected as the ASUN's Fan-Voted Preseason
  • Goalkeeper of the Year.
  • The Lady Flames were picked fourth in the ASUN Preseason Coaches Poll after finishing fifth in 2018 with a 5-3 conference record.
  • Gabrielle Farrell ranks fifth in school history with 12 career assists.
  • In Liberty's 10 matchups against UVA, the Lady Flames have only scored one goal, back in 2011.
  • Wedemeyer welcomes two new assistant coaches this season to the staff in Brandon West and Audrey Adkison.
  • Starting with Clemson in Liberty's final exhibition, Liberty will face three straight ACC opponents, including back-to-back ranked opponents in VT and UVA.