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Liberty Falls to Kennesaw State in OT

October 13, 2019  Lynchburg, Va.  RSS
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Liberty Falls to Kennesaw State in OT

Liberty's three-game winning streak was snapped on Sunday evening at Osborne Stadium as the Lady Flames fell to Kennesaw State 0-1 in overtime. Liberty drops to 8-6-2 and 4-2 in the ASUN while Kennesaw State improves to 8-7-3 and 3-3 in conference.

 

Scoring Summary

94' – KENNESAW STATE – Becky Contreras (Assist by Erin Harris)

 

Turning Point

As the game went back-and-forth all day between Liberty and KSU, both teams struggled to find a consistent offensive rhythm. Only one shot was attempted in overtime but it was the difference maker as Becky Contreras scored to give the Owls the victory.

 

Key Stats & Notes

  • Liberty outshout Kennesaw State 13-10.
  • Gabrielle Farrell posted a game-high four shot attempts.
  • Ten of Liberty's 13 shots were on goal while limiting KSU to just five shots on goal.
  • Melody Jayroe recorded four saves throughout the game.
  • Jayroe and Liberty's backline have not allowed a goal in the last 675 minutes of regulation.

Thoughts from Head Coach Lang Wedemeyer

"It was a hard fought, back and forth game and Kennesaw just made one more play than us in the end. We have to regroup and get ready for FGCU next week."

 

Up Next

Liberty will have just one game next week as they get ready for its final home game of the regular season as they host FGCU. It will be Senior Day for Liberty as kickoff is set for 1 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 20 at Osborne Stadium.