The Lady Flames (1-0) will take on No. 7 UNC (0-1) on Sunday afternoon.
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Liberty Lady Flames lacrosse is set for a bout at No. 7 North Carolina on Sunday at noon.
The contest will be played at North Carolina's 63,000-seat Kenan Stadium, home to Tar Heel football. Liberty enters Sunday's game with a 1-0 record following a 14-7 season-opening win at Mercer, who was picked to finish runner-up in the ASUN, last Saturday.
Meanwhile, North Carolina is 0-1 following a 15-14 double overtime loss at No. 16 James Madison, last weekend. The Tar Heels will play at defending Big South champion High Point on Friday prior to hosting the Lady Flames on Sunday.
The No. 7 Tar Heels are the highest-ranked opponent Liberty has faced since it hosted No. 6 Notre Dame on March 9, 2016. The Lady Flames and UNC will be meeting for the second time ever on Sunday. They first met in Liberty's season opener in 2012, a match won by No. 3 North Carolina in Lynchburg.
How to Follow the Lady Flames Sunday's contest will be streamed live on ESPN3. Live statistics, provided by North Carolina Athletic Communications, will be available for the contest. Find the link to live stats on the women's lacrosse schedule page on LibertyFlames.com.
For live in-game updates from the game, follow @libertywlax on Twitter. Also, be sure to follow "libertywlax" on Instagram for live look-ins and updates from Kenan Stadium throughout the afternoon.
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Scouting North Carolina The Tar Heels, who won the national title in 2016, finished 2017 with a 17-3 mark before bowing out in the NCAA Women's Lacrosse Tournament quarterfinals to Navy, an opponent Liberty faced earlier in the season.
In its first game of 2018 against James Madison (15-14 double OT loss), Marie McColl scored four times, and Katie Hoeg added three goals. McColl, a two-time first team All-America selection, also won eight draw controls against JMU. UNC was successful on free-position attempts against the JMU Dukes, converting 5-of-8 attempts.
Tar Heels head coach Jenny Levy, who has won a pair of national titles in her time at UNC (2013, 2016), utilized two goalkeepers, Elise Hennessey (7 GA, 3 SV) and Taylor Moreno (8 GA, 9 SV) in the team's first contest.
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