Liberty will take on conference opponent Longwood on Wednesday afternoon (4 p.m.) at the Liberty Lacrosse Field.
Liberty women's lacrosse will battle against Longwood, Wednesday at the Liberty Lacrosse Field.
The Lady Flames (9-4) enter the week in a tie for third place in the Big South with Campbell at 2-1 after splitting a pair of conference games, last week. Liberty downed Gardner-Webb, 19-8, at home last Wednesday, before falling, 13-4, at No. 19/25 High Point, last Saturday.
A win over the Lancers would give Liberty a program-record 10th victory.
The Longwood Lancers (6-7) are tied for fifth in the league with a 1-2 mark. Last week, they lost to Radford (15-10, last Wednesday), before bouncing back to beat Gardner-Webb, 15-8, at home on Saturday.
Series History The Lady Flames are 3-6 all-time against the Lancers but have won the last three meetings.
Liberty won both meetings with Longwood last year, one on the road (18-8 on April 5, 2017) and the other in the Big South Women's Lacrosse Championship quarterfinals, 20-13, on April 29, 2017 in Lynchburg.
How to Follow the Lady Flames A live video stream, courtesy of the Liberty Flames Sports Network (LFSN), will be accessible for Wednesday's contest via the Big South Network. Live stats, courtesy of Liberty Athletics Communications, is also available for the game. Find the links for both on the Liberty women's lacrosse schedule page on LibertyFlmaes.com.
For live social media updates before, during and after the game from the Liberty Lacrosse Field, follow @libertywlax on Twitter and "libertywlax" on Instagram.
Lady Flames News and Notes
Scouting Longwood The Lancers, who are coached by Elaine Jones, are led by Riley Dolan, who is the national leader in assists (49) and ranks fourth in points (73). Longwood goalkeeper Imani West (6-7, 13.74 GAA, .447 SV PCT) is tested frequently, and as a result, she is No. 3 in the nation in saves (139), No. 3 in ground balls per game (4.15) and No. 9 in saves per game (10.69). Longwood checks in at 86th in the RPI.
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