LIBERTY 4, KENT STATE 0
LYNCHBURG, VA – Julia DiMartino threw a three-hit shutout for Liberty to keep the Flames in control against Kent State.
The Flames (39-20), who won the inaugural 2017 NISC, will play Saturday with a chance to win the regional.
Alexis Erich drove in two runs with a two-out single in the first inning, and insurance runs came across in the sixth on a two-run homer from Madison Via. DiMartino (19-10) walked two and struck out five.