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Kelsey Adams' Game-Winner Gives Liberty First Win

August 26, 2018  Lynchburg, Va.  RSS
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Kelsey Adams' Game-Winner Gives Liberty First Win

In Liberty's first test on the road this season, the Lady Flames turned to a freshman to deliver their first win of the season. Freshman Kelsey Adams' first collegiate goal proved to be the difference maker as Liberty defeated Campbell 1-0. Liberty improves to 1-3 this season, while Campbell drops to 1-2.   

Scoring Summary

76' – Liberty – Kelsey Adams (Assist by Gabrielle Farrell)

Turning Point

Liberty was in control throughout the entire game, outshooting Campbell 14-6. Midway through the second half, Liberty broke the scoring drought as Farrell delivered a ball right in front of goal for an Adams goal from four yards out.

Key Stats & Notes

  • Kelsey Adams recorded her first collegiate goal.

  • Adams is the first freshman to score in a game for Liberty since Gabrielle Farrell scored in the Big South Championship on Nov. 6, 2016.

  • Sophomore Melody Jayroe and junior Molly Andres split time in goal for Liberty as Jayroe played the first half and Andres played the second half­. Andres earned the victory in net.

  • This was Liberty's first shutout of the season.

  • Gabrielle Farrell attempted a game-high six shots.

  • Liberty's defense allowed only one shot on goal.

  • This was the first time this season Liberty has held a lead in a game.

Thoughts from Coach Wedemeyer

"I feel that we have been improving in different ways every game, and it was good to see the team find a way to win today. It is also great that we are getting contributions from a variety of players, with Molly (Andres) making a big save in the second half and Kelsey (Adams) getting the game-winner."   

Up Next

Liberty will continue its seven-game road trip on Thursday at Charlotte. Kickoff is set for 6 p.m.