High five: Storm now ranked as Midwest No. 5

PAINESVILLE, Ohio – Lake Erie has moved up three slots in the NCAA-II Midwest Region Coaches Poll announced Wednesday. The Storm are now ranked as the No. 5 squad in the 35-team region.

LEC first appeared in the regional poll last week the team was ranked eighth. The 26-16 Storm are 20-9 in Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference play. They head into a Thursday home game against Malone (4:30 p.m.) in second place in the conference standings.

The regional No. 5 rating marks the highest in program history.

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