Liberty fans attending next weekend's Big South Volleyball Championship will not get to see the Lady Flames in action at the Vines Center until the second of Friday's two semifinals. Liberty has earned the No. 1 seed and a first-round bye after winning a tiebreaker with conference co-champion Winthrop, the Big South Conference office announced.
Nov 10, 2007
To help celebrate the Lady Flames' school-record 13-match volleyball winning streak, the Liberty University Athletics Department will be giving out special "Sweeping the Competition" t-shirts to the first 500 students who attend this Saturday's home match against Radford, beginning at 7 p.m. at the Vines Center.
Nov 8, 2007
Liberty redshirt junior Jessica Nelson hit .591 and led all players in both kills (15) and digs (15) against North Carolina Central, Tuesday evening at the Vines Center. Her efforts helped the Lady Flames sweep the Eagles, 3-0 (30-17, 30-15, 30-15), and set a school record with their 13th-straight win.
Nov 6, 2007
The Liberty volleyball team is enjoying its best season since 2003, as the Lady Flames have won 12 matches in a row and are tied for first in the Big South Conference. Two seniors, Lara Bartolomeo and Mary Alice Pike, have provided leadership for a young Lady Flame squad this season. The duo recently sat down with LibertyFlames.com to reflect upon their four years at Liberty.
Nov 5, 2007
Liberty sophomore Chelaine McCarty tied the school single-match record for attack percentage under the rally scoring format, hitting .684, Saturday afternoon at UNC Asheville. The middle blocker also led all players with 14 kills in the Lady Flames' 3-0 (30-27, 30-21, 30-17) sweep of the Bulldogs at the Justice Center, marking Liberty's 12th-consecutive win.
Nov 3, 2007
The homestanding Presbyterian Blue Hose dealt Liberty a 30-28 game one loss, Friday evening at the Templeton Center, halting the Lady Flames' school-record streak at 30-consecutive games won. However, Liberty bounced back to claim a 3-1 (28-30, 30-18, 30-23, 30-18) victory and extend its longest winning streak since 1987 to 11 matches.
Nov 2, 2007
In its continuing coverage of Liberty athletics, LibertyFlames.com brings you a new installment of One-On-One. This segment's guest is head volleyball coach Shane Pinder.
Nov 1, 2007
After completing a 10-0 month of October by snapping Winthrop's 63-match Big South winning streak, the Liberty Lady Flames volleyball team will look to extend its string of 10-straight 3-0 sweeps into November. The first-place Lady Flames will take a weekend road trip to Presbyterian and UNC Asheville, before returning home on Tuesday for a non-conference tilt against North Carolina Central.
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