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No. 19 Lady Flames Prepared to Host No. 11 Eagles for Senior Day, Sunday

October 20, 2018  Lynchburg, Va.  RSS
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Liberty's four seniors will be honored prior to the start of Sunday's contest.

Liberty's four seniors will be honored prior to the start of Sunday's contest.

Sunday is Senior Day at the Liberty Field Hockey Field and will feature a non-conference contest between No. 19 Liberty and No. 11 Boston College. The contest will begin at noon.

The Lady Flames (10-5, 5-1 BIG EAST) are coming off a loss at UConn on Thursday evening, while the Eagles (9-6, 2-4 ACC) are coming off a 2-1 setback at No. 4 Duke, Friday.

Before the start of the match, the Liberty field hockey program will honor its four seniors – Lindsay Pratt, Moniek van Aarle, Abby Julius and Agueda Moroni.

How to Follow the Lady Flames
Sunday's contest will be featured on ESPN+. Additionally, live statistics (via StatBroadcast) will be available via Liberty Athletics Communications.

Also, be sure to follow Liberty Field Hockey on Twitter (@LibertyFH) and Instagram (libertyfieldhockey) for updates during the match.   

Series History
Liberty and Boston College met for the first and only time in 2015, when the Lady Flames were an independent at the time. The Eagles won that game by a 3-2 score in double overtime in Lynchburg. Current seniors Abby Julius and Lindsay Pratt were both freshmen on that Liberty squad.

Lady Flames News and Notes

  • The senior class has totaled 182 career appearances, 38 wins, 67 goals, 40 assists, 176 points and 10 game-winning goals during its time at Liberty.  
  • Liberty is No. 19 in the NCAA Field Hockey RPI listing, while Boston College sits at No. 15.
  • Boston College is the eighth ranked foe the Lady Flames have faced in 2018. Liberty is 3-4 against top-25 teams, this year. They have defeated No. 7 Virginia, No. 17 James Madison and No. 22 Old Dominion.
  • Liberty has already punched a ticket to the 2018 BIG EAST Field Hockey Championship, Nov. 2 and 4 in Lynchburg. The Lady Flames have qualified for the tournament in each of their first three seasons as affiliate members of the league.
  • Senior Agueda Moroni leads the country in goals scored with 21.
  • Senior forward Moniek van Aarle garnered inclusion on the BIG EAST Weekly Honor Roll on Monday for the first time in her career.
  • Senior Abby Julius has matched a career high with five assists during her final campaign.
  • Senior Lindsay Pratt scored the first goal of her career on Sept. 8, 2015 versus Richmond.