Keydets to Face Liberty Sunday in Lexington
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LEXINGTON, Va. – Following a hard-fought scoreless draw on the road Thursday night at Davidson, the VMI women’s soccer team returns home for its final non-conference match of the season Sunday when Liberty University visits Lexington.

Kickoff will take place at 1 p.m. at Patchin Field and be broadcast on ESPN+.

The Keydets (1-6-1, 0-0) look to return to the win column after last claiming victory on August 29 at Delaware State.


VMI has four different goal scorers to this point of the season all coming from its 4-0 win over Delaware State. Whitney Edwards-Roberson, Maggie Beckman, Kiley Cropper and Maria Vargas were credited with those goals.


Edwards-Roberson leads the Keydets with 18 shots on the year with senior Julianne Knoblett close behind with 16. Vargas has taken 10 shot attempts and Beckman has six on the year.


About the Flames (3-4-2, 0-0 Atlantic Sun)

Liberty enters the match on a two-game win streak with a 1-0 win over Pitt last Sunday and most recently a 3-2 double overtime victory over James Madison on Thursday night that lifted the Flames to a 3-4-2 mark on the season. The Flames have played a difficult schedule this season, opening the year with losses to ranked Virginia Tech and Virginia opponents.


Gabrielle Farrell leads the Flames with four goals and two assists on the year and has a commanding lead on shot attempts with 37, 30 more than Kasey Jamieson’s seven shots for the season. Jamieson has three goals on the year while five others have single goals for team combined 12 for the year.


Kailey Neef, Elisa Warren, Grace Spade, Rebekah Earnest and Zoe Gaffney have all tallied one goal this season.


Goalie Melody Jayroe has seen the majority of reps in the box for Liberty and has played all but 11 minutes this season.




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