The Liberty Lady Flames lacrosse team travels to Richmond, Va., on Saturday for an in-state contest against the Richmond Spiders. The match will begin at 1 p.m. and will be played at Robins Stadium.
Live video, provided by the Richmond Athletic Public Relations department, will be available by clicking on the appropriate link on the lacrosse schedule/results panel. Fans can also follow live updates on Twitter by following @LUGameday.
2016 Lady Flames The Lady Flames dropped their season opener on Saturday, falling to Virginia Tech by a score of 7-4 in Blacksburg, Va. Liberty was without 2015 leading scorer, Katy Pridemore. The Lady Flames saw several bright spots in the performance, despite the loss. Freshman goalkeeper Katherine Widrick collected 10 saves on 24 shots faced and held Virginia Tech to its second lowest scoring output of the season with seven goals. In addition, freshman attacker Kayla Foster notched one goal and dished out two assists to lead the Lady Flames with three points. Junior defender Victoria Tickle garnered the Big South Defensive Player of the Week honor for her performance in which she caused a team-best five turnovers and scooped up a team-high three ground balls.
What to watch for: Liberty
Scouting the Spiders
Series History The Lady Flames are 0-2 all-time against the Spiders. In the most recent matchup, Richmond bested Liberty by a score of 13-10 on Feb. 28, 2015 at Liberty Lacrosse Field.
What's Next? Following Saturday's contest, the Lady Flames will return to action on Wednesday when they welcome VCU to the Hill City for Liberty's home opener. The contest will be played at the Liberty Lacrosse Field and will begin at 4 p.m.
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