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Quick Hits • Liberty will be making its seventh NCAA Regional appearance on Friday. The Flames received an at-large selection to a regional for the second time in program history. They also received an at-large bid in 2014. • The Flames will participate in a regional in back-to-back years that the tournament has been held for the second time in program history (also 2013-14). In 2019, the Flames captured the ASUN title and the conference's automatic bid to a regional. • The Flames, 39-14, enter the NCAA Knoxville, Tenn. Regional one win from recording the sixth season in program history with 40 or more wins. It would be the second time under head coach Scott Jackson that the Flames have won 40 or more games in a season. • Liberty went 19-2 in ASUN Conference play in 2021 and had pitcher Trevor Delaite named the ASUN Pitcher of the Year, pitcher Trey Gibson selected the ASUN Freshman of the Year, Cam Locklear voted the ASUN Defensive Player of the Year and Scott Jackson named the ASUN Coach of the Year. • The 2021 ASUN Coach of the Year, Liberty head coach Scott Jackson is in his fifth season. He has led the Flames to a 156-91 record and two regional appearances (2019, 2021) during his tenure.
Liberty in NCAA Regionals • Liberty will be making its seventh NCAA Regional appearance and its second as an at-large selection. The Flames have gained a regional berth with a conference automatic bid five times. They also earned an at-large selection in 2014. • For the second-straight season, Liberty earned a spot in an NCAA Regional. It is the second time in program history that the Flames will participate in a regional in back-to-back years that the tournament has been held. In 2019, the Flames captured the ASUN title and the conference's automatic bid to a regional. • Liberty has previously participated in a NCAA Division I Regional in 1993, 1998, 2000, 2013 , 2014 and 2019. The Flames captured Big South Championships in 1993, 1998, 2000 and 2013 and the ASUN Championship in 2019 to earn inclusion in the NCAA field.
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