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Liberty Falls to North Florida in Overtime

September 29, 2019  Jacksonville, Fla.  RSS
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Liberty Falls to North Florida in Overtime

Liberty women's soccer suffered its first loss in ASUN play as they fell to North Florida in overtime. The Lady Flames fall to 5-5-2 and 1-1 in conference while North Florida improves to 7-3-1 overall and 1-0 in the ASUN.


Scoring Summary

97' – NORTH FLORIDA – Thais Reiss (Assist by Hollyn Knight)


Turning Point

As the game went back-and-forth between Liberty and North Florida, only a combined 13 shots were taken between both teams but it was the Ospreys in the end that made the most of their opportunities. North Florida only had four shots on goal but in the overtime, Thais Reiss' attempt from outside the box would prove to be the game-winner, handing Liberty its first loss in the last five games.


Key Stats & Notes

  • Melody Jayroe came up with eight saves while facing eight shots.
  • North Florida outshot Liberty 8-5.
  • Five different players attempted a shot for Liberty.
  • Liberty (15) and North Florida (14) combined for 29 fouls.
  • Both Liberty and North Florida attempted two corner kicks.


Thoughts from Head Coach Lang Wedemeyer

"We had our chances today, but in the end they just wanted it more."


Up Next

Liberty will return home next week for its first ASUN games at home. The Lady Flames will start with the ASUN Champion, Lipscomb. Kickoff is set for 6 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 4, at Osborne Stadium.