Alex McLean's 40-point, 19-rebound performance at VMI on Feb. 21, 2007 was not only the best performance of his career, but also earned the junior forward the 2007 Sparky for Best Individual Performance. Meanwhile, voting is now open for Best Newcomer. The five nominees include Kallie Corbin, J'Nae Jefferson, Rashad Jennings, Patrick Walker and Garrett Young
Jul 30, 2007
Kentucky, Virginia Tech, George Mason and the World Vision Classic hosted by Fresno State highlight the 2007-08 Liberty men's basketball schedule, as announced by head coach Ritchie McKay.
With less than three weeks remaining in the 2007 WNBA regular season, both conference leaders have Liberty connections. Liberty alum Katie Feenstra's Detroit Shock pace the Eastern Conference and former Lady Flame coach Olaf Lange's San Antonio Silver Stars sit atop the Western Conference. The two teams will meet in San Antonio at 8 p.m. Tuesday, on ESPN2.
For the first time in program history, Liberty's football team will head into the year as the preseason favorite to win the Big South Conference title. The Flames were named this year's preseason favorite at the annual Big South Football Kickoff Media Luncheon held at the Embassy Suites Hotel, Friday afternoon.
Jul 27, 2007
The Flames placed a program-record 11 players on the Big South preseason all-conference football team as announced during today's Big South Football Kickoff Media Luncheon held at the Embassy Suites Hotel.
Former Liberty University outfielder Phillip Laurent, the all-time hit leader in program history, has signed a minor league contract with the San Diego Padres.
Liberty University Director of Athletics Jeff Barber has named Anna Whitehurst the program's new Assistant Athletics Director for Ticket Operations, effective immediately. He has also promoted current staff members Mickey Guridy and Kevin Keys to new positions within the department.
An extensive renovation to the Vines Center men's basketball offices, team room and player and coaches' locker rooms was completed today. Forty Nine Degrees, a company devoted to enhancing and energizing athletic facilities, finished day three of the three-day installation.
Jul 25, 2007