Liberty was unable to hold onto a late second half lead as NJIT defeated the Lady Flames, 2-1, in the ASUN Championship Quarterfinals. Liberty ends the season with a 10-7-2 record.
72' – LIBERTY – Avery Belk (Assist by Kayleigh Kardos)
79' – NJIT – Lauren Chamberlain (Assist by Alexis Magruder)
81' – NJIT – Fiona Wright (Assist by Lauren Chamberlain)
Despite being outshot 22-6, NJIT capitalized on its opportunities as two of its four shots on goal resulted in goals. Liberty put heavy pressure on NJIT's backline as Liberty attempted six shots before NJIT attempted its first shot in the 29th minute. Midway through the second half, Avery Belk put Liberty up 1-0 before the Highlanders responded with two goals in less than two minutes.
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Thoughts from Head Coach Lang Wedemeyer
"I thought we played a great game up until making some bad mistakes that they capitalized on. We were the better team all night, but that is the cruelty of sports."