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4.27.2009
Liberty redshirt sophomore Sam Chelanga closed out the inaugural New York Road Runners Distance Carnival with an exclamation point, late Friday evening at the Brutus Hamilton Invitational in Berkeley, Calif. Chelanga won the men’s 10,000 meters, breaking the all-time NCAA record (as recognized by Track & Field News) with a world-leading 27:28.48 clocking and defeating five Olympians in the process. ...
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4.27.2009
Rashad Jennings became the first Liberty Flames football player taken in the NFL Draft in nearly two decades, as the running back was selected by the Jacksonville Jaguars, Sunday afternoon, in the seventh round of the collegiate player draft. ...
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4.23.2009
With the win against the Hokies Wednesday afternoon, Liberty moves to 27-12 overall. ...
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4.23.2009
Men's team grabs third straight title; women's team fights for second-place finish. ...
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4.21.2009
Kalib Wilkinson finishes in 28th place, clocking a 2:24:46, the fastest time ever recorded by a current Liberty track team member. ...
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4.18.2009
P.J. Jimenez drove in four runs with a home run and a single, helping the Liberty Flames defeat the Winthrop Eagles, 10-5, in game two of their Big South doubleheader at Worthington Stadium, Saturday, sweeping both the doubleheader and the three-game series.
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4.18.2009
Liberty’s white-jerseyed offensive players used a strong first-half showing to post a 42-25 victory over the Flames’ blue-clad defenders, ending Liberty’s spring practice slate with the annual spring game, Saturday afternoon, at Williams Stadium.
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4.17.2009
A grand opening celebration is being planned, including the first games inside the new Campus North facility. ...
Eric Brown
4.9.2009
The defending Western Conference champion San Antonio Silver Stars selected Liberty senior guard/forward Megan Frazee with the No. 14 pick of the 2009 WNBA Draft, held Thursday afternoon at the NBA Entertainment studios in Secaucus, N.J. ...
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4.8.2009
Dale Layer, former assistant coach to Ritchie McKay at LU, has been hired as the new men's basketball coach. ...
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3.15.2009
The Liberty Flames have accepted a bid to play in the inaugural CollegeInsider.com Post Season Tournament (CIT) and will host Metro Atlantic Athletic Association (MAAC) foe Rider, Tuesday night, inside the Vines Center. Tip-off is set for 7 p.m. Liberty spent 11 weeks ranked in CollegeInsider.com’s Mid-Major Top 25 and received votes an additional five weeks during the season...
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3.15.2009
For the second consecutive season, Liberty’s appearance in the Advance Auto Parts Big South Women’s Basketball Championship title contest came down to a last-second shot which careened around the rim. This time around, No. 6 seed Gardner-Webb’s Dominique Hudson missed an attempt from the lane in the closing seconds, enabling the No. 1 seed Lady Flames to...
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2.28.2009
The first-ever Liberty University Polar Plunge took place on Saturday at Camp Hydaway on Liberty Mountain. The event was sponsored by Liberty University Athletics and Ultimate LU in partnership with Virginia Special Olympics to help raise funds to meet area needs within the Lynchburg Special Olympics Program.
University Advancement staff
2.25.2009
Rashad Jennings began his quest to play professional football at the highest level last week, as the former Flames running back showcased his abilities at the annual NFL Combine at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis, Ind.
University Advancement staff
2.24.2009
Liberty University’s Williams Stadium is currently undergoing a makeover and is expected to have a fresh look before the football team’s first spring practice on March 26.
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