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Flames Baseball to face Arkansas in NCAA Regional opener Friday

May 27, 2014 : Liberty University Athletics

Liberty senior Trey Lambert was named Big South Conference Pitcher of the Year.
Liberty senior Trey Lambert, who will start Friday's NCAA Regional opener, was named Big South Pitcher of the Year.

Liberty University’s baseball team received its first-ever at-large bid to an NCAA Regional bracket on Monday. The Flames (41-16, seeded third) will compete in the Charlottesville, Va., regional and face No. 2-seeded University of Arkansas in their first-round game, Friday at 7 p.m. The contest will be aired live on ESPNU from Davenport Stadium, home of the top-seeded University of Virginia, which hosts fourth-seeded Bucknell University. The winners will meet in Saturday’s second game after the losers compete in an elimination game.

Liberty is making its fifth NCAA Regional appearance and second in a row. It has won more than 40 games for the third time in the past five seasons under Big South Coach of the Year Jim Toman.

Read the full story and listen to interviews with Toman and Big South Pitcher of the Year Trey Lambert at www.Liberty.edu/Flames.