Liberty News

No.1-ranked women's hockey rides record 19-game winning streak into weekend series

January 12, 2018 : Liberty University News Service

Players celebrate a goal in a Dec. 1 triumph over Grand Valley State. (Photo by Joel Isimeme)Liberty University’s ACHA Division I women’s hockey team will open the spring semester on a program-record 19-game winning streak this weekend. The No. 1-ranked Lady Flames (19-2, 17-0 ACHA) have held the top spot for all but one ranking period this season.

The team hosts No. 3 Michigan State on Saturday at 6:30 p.m. and Sunday at 9 a.m.at the LaHaye Ice Center.

“Right out of the gate this weekend, these are going to be two tough games, two important games, and the girls are excited for it,” Liberty Head Coach Chris Lowes said. “Everyone is healthy for a stretch run here and to try to start gearing up for the ACHA DI National Championships.”

The Lady Flames were runners-up in the national championships last year.

The Liberty Flames Sports Network's live webcast of Saturday's game will be picked up by the Big South Network.

Folllow the team's progress this season on the Club Sports webpage.