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Liberty and James Madison Play to 0-0 Draw

February 21, 2021  Harrisonburg, Va.  RSS
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Liberty's Gabe Findley

Liberty's Gabe Findley

The Liberty Flames and the James Madison played to a scoreless tie, Sunday evening at Sentara Stadium.

James Madison outshot Liberty, 14-9. However, six of Liberty's shot attempts were on goal, while James Madison only had three shots on net.

Liberty remains unbeaten at 3-0-1 on the year. The Flames have yet to allow a goal this season. James Madison moves to 0-0-1.

Scoring Summary
None

Turning Point
Throughout the second half, the Flames' attack pressured the Dukes' defense. Liberty fired seven shots in the half to just one for James Madison. Five of Liberty's shots were on goal, forcing James Madison goalkeeper T.J. Bush to make a save.

Key Stats & Notes

  • Liberty is unbeaten through its first four games of a season for the first time since 1997. The Flames began the season 8-0 to start the year.
  • It is the first time this season that a Liberty contest has gone to overtime. Last season, the Flames only had one contest go to overtime.
  • Liberty goalkeeper Danny Cordero made three saves in the game. Cordero, who has played every minute of 2021 in the Flames' net, has yet to allow a goal this season. James Madison goalkeeper TJ Bush recorded six saves in the contest.
  • Freshman forward Gabe Findley had a game-high three shots. All three of his shots were on goal.
  • Tonight's meeting between the Flames and Dukes was the first between the two teams since 2015. It is the first time in the team's six meetings that the game ended in a tie.

Up Next
Liberty travels to Chapel Hill, N.C, for a contest against the North Carolina Tar Heels, Thursday. Match time at Dorrance Field is scheduled for 6 p.m.