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No. 2 seed Liberty will open up postseason play in the semifinals of the ASUN Lacrosse Championship, Thursday afternoon against No. 3 seed Coastal Carolina.
First draw between the Lady Flames (13-4, 5-1 ASUN) and Chanticleers (12-5, 4-2 ASUN) is set for 4 p.m. at Brooks Stadium in Conway, S.C. Coastal Carolina is the host for this year's conference tournament.
Liberty is making its first-ever appearance in the ASUN Lacrosse Championship. The Lady Flames earned the two seed by going 5-1 in ASUN regular-season contests, including a head-to-head victory (11-10 score) at Coastal Carolina, March 31.
Thursday's first semifinal will feature top-seeded and regular-season champion Jacksonville (14-3, 6-0 ASUN) and No. 4 seed Kennesaw State (8-9, 3-3 ASUN). That game will begin at 1 p.m. Jacksonville has won five of the six ASUN Lacrosse Championships contested, including the last two conference titles.
The winners of the two semifinals will meet in Saturday's title game at 1 p.m. at Brooks Stadium. The ASUN champion will receive an automatic bid to the 2019 Division I Women's Lacrosse Championship.
Below is the schedule for the championship:
2019 ASUN Lacrosse Championship – Brooks Stadium – Conway, S.C. Thursday, May 2 – Semifinals Game 1 – No. 1 seed Jacksonville vs. No. 4 seed Kennesaw State, 1 p.m. – ESPN+ Game 2 – No. 2 seed Liberty vs. No. 3 seed Coastal Carolina, 4 p.m. – ESPN+
Saturday, May 4 – Final Game 3 – Game 1 winner vs. Game 2 winner, 1 p.m. – ESPN+
History in ASUN Championship/Series History The Lady Flames are making their first appearance in the ASUN Championship. Liberty is in search of its first conference title in program history as well. The Lady Flames have played in one conference tournament final, the 2015 Big South Women's Lacrosse Championship title.
Liberty is 4-3 all-time against Coastal Carolina, including a 1-0 mark this season. The Lady Flames' Jenna Joyal scored the game-winning goal in an 11-10 Liberty victory over at Coastal Carolina, March 31.
Liberty topped Kennesaw State (No. 4 seed) 16-12 on March 16 in its ASUN opener in what was the first-ever meeting between the two programs. The Lady Flames fell to Jacksonville (No. 1 seed) 19-6 on April 14. Liberty is 0-5 all-time against the Dolphins.
How to Follow the Lady Flames Thursday's game and the entire tournament will be carried live on ESPN+. Additionally, Coastal Carolina Media Relations will provide live stats for the championship. Find links for video and stats on the schedule page of www.LibertyFlames.com/womenslacrosse.
For in-game updates, follow @libertywlax on Twitter. Also, be sure to follow "libertywlax" on Instagram for updates from Brooks Stadium.
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