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Liberty Begins First Homestand Against Western Carolina

February 23, 2021  Lynchburg, Va.  RSS
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Liberty Begins First Homestand Against Western Carolina

For the first time in 494 days, Liberty women's soccer will play at Osborne Stadium as the Lady Flames welcome Western Carolina and Bellarmine to town. Liberty will begin the week against Western Carolina before its first ASUN Conference match of the season against Bellarmine.  

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Game Notes

Liberty vs. Western Carolina

Game Date: Thursday, Feb. 25

Game Time: 6 p.m. (EST)

Location: Osborne Stadium

Live Video: ESPN+

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Liberty vs. Bellarmine

Game Date: Sunday, Feb. 28

Game Time: 1 p.m. (EST)

Location: Osborne Stadium

Live Video: ESPN+

Live Stats

Liberty Notables

  • It will be 494 days since Liberty last played a home match.
  • Liberty is 0-1-0 all-time against Western Carolina.
  • This will be the first-ever meeting against Bellarmine.
  • Melody Jayroe was named the ASUN Defensive Player of the Week for the first time in her career.
  • Jayroe was named the Preseason Goalkeeper of the Year and also to the ASUN
  • Preseason All-Conference Team.
  • Jayroe ranks fourth in school history with 14 career shutouts, one behind Natalie Meyer (2001-14).
  • Jayroe ranks No. 5 in program history with 241 career saves.
  • Jayroe led the ASUN last season in saves (90) and posted a league-best 0.25 GAA during ASUN games.
  • Cora Duininck was named to the ASUN Preseason All-Conference Team.
  • Duininck has earned all-conference selections in each of her three seasons at Liberty.
  • Liberty was picked No. 5 in the ASUN Preseason Coaches Poll.
  • In Liberty's first three games of the season, the Lady Flames have played 11 freshmen.