Pitcher Cody Gamble
LIBERTY vs. NO. 10 VIRGINIA May 2 Davenport Field Charlottesville, Va.
Liberty vs. Virginia – 6 p.m. COMPLETE BASEBALL NOTES LFSN Radio Coverage: 93.3FM/1320AM WVGM ESPN Radio
Video Stream Coverage: ACC Network Extra
Live Stats: Tuesday
The Flames enter the weekend with an 14-3 record on the road in 2017. The mark is the third best road record in Division I baseball according to WarrenNolan.com. Only No. 1 Oregon State (12-2) and North Carolina (11-2) have better road records.
On their current road swing, the Flames have hit .300 as a team and have outscored their opponents, 79-38. Outfielder D.J. Artis has hit .583 and held a .711 on base percentage during the trip, while first baseman Sammy Taormina has belted five home runs and knocked in 17 runs during the seven road games.
13 of Liberty's last 20 regular season games are on the road. Besides their current road trip, the Flames will have a five-game road swing in early May to complete their road schedule.
Artis also leads the nation in bases on balls per game. The Flames' leadoff hitter has averaged 1.13 walks per game and has recieved 43 free passes so far in 2017. As a freshman last year, Artis set the Liberty program record with 52.
Artis leads the Big South with a .372 batting average and 45 runs scored. He is seventh with 36 RBI.
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