The Lady Flames fell to the Lancers 2-1 on Tuesday morning.
Behind a pair of second-half goals, the Longwood Lancers upset No. 20 Liberty 2-1 on Tuesday morning at the Liberty Field Hockey Field.
After the Lady Flames' Agueda Moroni put Liberty ahead 1-0 in the first half, the Lancers responded with goals from Luna Lopez (48:10 mark) and the game-winner by Charlotte Wilm at the 56:29 mark.
Liberty (3-2) sees its two-game winning streak come to an end. Longwood improves to 4-1 and has won three straight matches.
Scoring Summary 17' - LIBERTY - Agueda Moroni (Kendra Jones, Mallory Fortenbaugh) | Penalty Corner 49' - LONGWOOD - Luna Lopez (unassisted) 57' - LONGWOOD - Charlotte Wilm (unassisted)
Goalkeepers W: Katie Wyman 4-1, four saves L: Allison Schaefer 3-2, five saves
Turning Points In the 41st minute, Liberty, leading 1-0, earned its first penalty stroke of the season. Longwood netminder Katie Wyman thwarted Moroni's attempt to make it a two-goal game, diving to her right and saving Moroni's shot.
Just over seven minutes later in the 49th minute, the Lancers' Lopez entered the circle unguarded and buried a forehanded strike into the left side, evening the match at 1-1.
In the 57th minute, Longwood attacker Leonie Vertstraete saw her shot attempt saved by Lady Flames goalkeeper Allison Schaefer, but Wilm scored on a rebound from in front of the cage on the left side to make it 2-1 Longwood.
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Up Next Liberty will be back on its home turf on Thursday for its BIG EAST opener against the Temple Owls (1-5). Match time is scheduled for noon at the Liberty Field Hockey Field.
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