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Liberty to Host Davidson for Regular Season Finale, Sunday

April 9, 2021  Lynchburg. Va.   RSS
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Liberty (12-2) will take on Davidson (4-4) in its regular season finale, Sunday at 2 p.m.

Liberty (12-2) will take on Davidson (4-4) in its regular season finale, Sunday at 2 p.m.

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The Liberty field hockey team will close out its regular season with a home non-conference game against Davidson on Sunday. Game time is 2 p.m. at the Liberty Field Hockey Field.

Liberty, which received a No. 6 national ranking on Tuesday for the second straight week, enters the regular season finale with a 12-2 overall mark and a 10-2 BIG EAST record. The Lady Flames swept Temple in a two-game BIG EAST series last weekend, earning 4-2 and 2-0 wins.

Sunday's matchup will be a rematch of both teams' season openers. The Lady Flames and Wildcats met on Feb. 14 in Davidson, N.C., with Liberty prevailing 3-1. Liberty is 6-1 all-time against Davidson.

Davidson is 4-4 on the season and defeated Saint Louis 4-0 in its most recent contest, last Saturday.          

Attendance
Due to COVID-19 and state regulations, capacity at all Liberty Athletics events is under a limited capacity based on social distancing protocols. No public tickets are available for the Liberty Field Hockey Field, and attendance will be limited to a player pass list only.

On game day, the pass list table will open 60 minutes before game time. There will be a tent at the center of the Campus East Fields where team guests can check in.

Masks and social distancing of six feet or more from anyone not in a family or party are required at all times. More game day information and policies can be found at LibertyFlames.com/gameday.

For media outlets interested in covering the game, please contact Assistant Athletics Communications Director Bill Smith (wsmith51@liberty.edu) in advance so your needs can be accommodated. 

Lady Flames News and Notes
• Liberty has been ranked among the top six teams in the country in each of the first four Penn Monto/NFHCA Division I National Coaches Polls. The Lady Flames garnered a program-best No. 4 national ranking on March 23, the highest ranking of any Liberty Athletics sport at the NCAA Division I level.
• Liberty sophomore defender Bethany Dykema was selected as the BIG EAST Defensive Player of the Week for the first time in her career, Monday. Additionally, sophomore defender Jodie Conolly made the BIG EAST Weekly Honor Roll. Liberty has received 20 weekly awards this season in eight weeks, 16 from the BIG EAST Conference and four at the national level from the NFHCA.
• The Lady Flames are currently fourth in the country in the NCAA Field Hockey RPI listing.
• Liberty is in the top five in the country in five different statistical categories, including: assists per game (No. 3, 3.21), goals per game (No. 4, 3.36), scoring average (No. 4, 3.29), points per game (No. 4, 9.92) and scoring margin (No. 5, 2.24).
• Sophomore forward Daniella Rhodes ranks third in the nation in points per game (2.71) and fourth in goals per game (1.14). Senior forward Jill Bolton ranks No. 9 in the country in points per game (2.29) and No. 12 in goals per game (0.79).
• The Lady Flames are 6-0 at home in 2021.