With the 2016 field hockey season just 15 days away, LFSN's Nick Pierce talked to head coach Jodi Murphy after the Lady Flames' second day of practice on Thursday.
Pierce and Murphy talked about what a day of preseason training has looked like thus far, discussed the makeup of the roster and previewed the exhibition schedule as well as early-season opponents. Murphy also discussed the Lady Flames' move to the BIG EAST Conference after being an independent in 2015.
Liberty plays its first exhibition contest on Monday at Appalachian State in Boone, N.C. at 11 a.m. and will host William & Mary in another preseason match on Aug. 19 at 11 a.m. at the Liberty Field Hockey Field.
The Lady Flames open regular season action at James Madison on Aug. 26 at 6 p.m. Liberty will also play reigning national champion Syracuse on Sept. 3 in Long Island, N.Y. Following the Lady Flames' first BIG EAST contest, a Sept. 16 match at Villanova, they open their home slate with Longwood on Sept. 20 at 4 p.m.
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