Defense Pushes Flames to Win over Trojans

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LYNCHBURG, Va. – The Flames defense had its top performance of the season and the home team got a late fourth quarter touchdown pass from Stephen Calvert, pushing Liberty to a 22-16 win over visiting Troy, Saturday afternoon at Williams Stadium.

With the win, Liberty halted the third longest active road win streak in the country by a FBS team, as Troy had won seven road games in a row coming into the contest.

Calvert finished the game completing 17-of-32 passing attempts for 238 yards, including 69 yards on the game-winning that led to a touchdown with 2:23 remaining. Calvert gave the Flames the lead for good when he completed a nine-yard scoring strike to B.J. Farrow, giving the redshirt senior his fifth career 100-yard game (eight receptions, 101 yards).