Brought to you by Church Mutual Insurance, for this Monday, September 2, 2019, I'm Nick Pierce.
Nearly 22,000 fans packed Williams Stadium Saturday night to watch Flames football open the season against a Power 5 opponent. No. 22 Syracuse downed Liberty, 24-0. Flames senior Antonio Gandy-Golden had 119 yards receiving and becomes the fourth player in school history with 2,500 career receiving yards.
0-1 Liberty travels to 0-1 Louisiana Lafayette this Saturday.
On to women's field hockey – No. 20 Liberty opens the season with a win over James Madison – and from women's soccer – Liberty earns a 1-1 tie with Old Dominion on Sunday. LU's Gabby Farrell netted her second goal of the year.