LYNCHBURG, Va. (liberty.edu/flames) — The Liberty Flames blanked the VMI Keydets 4-0 Tuesday evening at Osborne Stadium.
Controlling play for most of the evening, the Flames jumped out to a 3-0 lead in the first half and added another in the second in the victory.
Marko Mitrevski, Seth Clark and Gabe Findley each scored first-half goals for the Flames, while Liberty leading scorer Luke Eberle netted his sixth goal of the season in the second. Clark also assisted on two goals in the contest for a four-point evening.
The shutout was the Flame's fourth of 2022. All four of Liberty shutouts have come at home this season.
With a victory in the non-conference matchup, Liberty extends its unbeaten streak to four games (1-0-3). The Flames moved to 3-3-5 on the season. VMI drops to 2-9-1.
4' – LIBERTY – Marko Mitrevski (Unassisted)
26' – LIBERTY – Seth Clark (Assisted by Arnold Onyango and Jack Fasteen)
31' – LIBERTY – Gabe Findley (Assisted by Seth Clark)
57' – LIBERTY – Luke Eberle (Assisted by Seth Clark)
Key Stats & Notes
- Liberty moves to 3-1-2 at Osborne Stadium this season. The Flames have outscored their opponents, 11-4, at home in 2022.
- Liberty outshot VMI, 17-3, in the contest. The Flames did not allow the Keydets a shot in the contest's first half. Liberty also held a 6-1 advantage in corner kicks.
- Eberle scored his sixth goal of the season in the second half and now leads Liberty with six goals and 13 points. The sophomore is tied for second in the ASUN in goals and third in the conference in points.
- Midfielders Mitrevski and Clark each scored their third goal of the season. Findley netted his second goal of the year.
- Clark posts the first game of his career with four points, as he assisted on the last two goals of the match. He now has nine points for the season, a new career-high for the junior.
- Liberty goalkeeper Danny Cordero recorded two saves and his second shutout of the year in the contest. VMI goalkeeper Gabe Calhoun made six saves in the match.
Liberty travels to Atlanta, Ga., for a non-conference match against the Georgia State Panthers on Saturday. Game time is scheduled for 2 p.m.
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