Leading 1-0 after one half of play, the Liberty Flames used a barrage of goals during the first 25 minutes of the second half for a 5-0 victory over the Longwood Lancers, Tuesday evening at Longwood Athletics Complex.
The Flames scored four goals to open up a five goal cushion heading into the 71st minute, allowing them to cruise to the shutout.
Liberty evens its record at 4-4-1 on the year in the first non-conference meeting between the two teams since 2011. Longwood drops to 3-7.
Scoring Summary 32' – LIBERTY – Tresor Mbuyu (unassisted) 46' – LIBERTY – Kevin Mendoza (assisted by Bobby Bynum) 54' – LIBERTY - Mbuyu (assisted by Nico Bellarde) 62' – LIBERTY – Mendoza (assisted by Rueben Garcia) 70' – LIBERTY – Shaun Stocker (Penalty kick)
Turning Point Up 1-0 after one half of play, Liberty started its run of four unanswered goals less than a minute into the second half. Midfielder Kevin Mendoza deflected in a shot by Bobby Bynum for a 2-0 lead. Less than nine minutes later, Nico Bellarde moved Tresor Mbuyu into open space with a long pass out of the Liberty end. Mbuyu buried his second goal of the night for a commanding 3-0 edge.
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Up Next Liberty returns home on Saturday for an ASUN match against NJIT Highlanders. Match time is scheduled for 2 p.m.
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