LYNCHBURG, Va. Liberty swept Penn State in a doubleheader on Sunday 12-3 and 4-1, taking all three games of the weekend series.
J.J. White had a pair of hits and two RBIs for the Nittany Lions (1-5) in the opener, as eight different Flames had hits, racking up 13 as a team off six Penn State pitchers. Steven Hill gave up eight hits in taking the loss as the starter.
A seven-run seventh inning blew the game open.
A trio of Liberty pitchers limited the Nittany Lions to five hits in the nightcap, while the Flames pounded out 11 hits, five for extra bases. Patton Taylor took the loss.
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James Coates singled and tripled for Penn State, and Elliott Searer also knocked a triple.
The Nittany Lions head to San Antonio, Texas next weekend to begin an eight-game trip through the Longhorn State.