The Lake Erie men’s lacrosse team closed the 2011 season out strong with an 18-12 ECC road win at Chestnut Hill. The win secured the first .500 record or better for the Storm and Head Coach Greg Stocks in just the program’s second season.
Josh Becker scored three goals and added two assists but it wasn't enough as the Storm had its two-game winning streak snapped by the Bears, 14-11, on Sunday in the final home game of the season at Britt Stadium.
Keegan Bal scored his second game-winning goal in as many games, this one with just 10 seconds remaining, as the Storm men moved to the .500 mark for the season with a thrilling road win Thursday night.
Thursday's East Coast Conference men's lacrosse match between Lake Erie and Wheeling Jesuit has been moved to Bethany College in Bethany, W. Va. The game, which was originally slated to be played at WJU, will start at 7 p.m.
Lake Erie's postponed ECC game against NYIT will be played on Sunday, May 1 as part of a doubleheader with the Storm women's team. The game at Wheeling Jesuit, originally scheduled for Saturday, April 30, will now be played on Thursday night, April 28.
Joeyjohn French scored what proved to be the game winner with 6:12 to go after Kyle Larsen erased a one-goal deficit with a pair of fourth-quarter scores to back Ian Wolfe in goal as Lake Erie snapped a six-game conference losing streak and recorded its first league road win Saturday in Rockville Center, N.Y.
Trevor Tarte scored a school-record seven goals and Matthew Curcio added a career-high five as the Storm won its second straight overall with a 16-10 decision on the road at Walsh. Lake Erie opens ECC play Saturday at Molloy.
Keegan Bal scored four times and Josh Becker found the net three times for Lake Erie which bounced back from its season-opening loss with an impressive five-goal win on the road to wrap up its spring trip.
The men's lacrosse team was the first LEC squad to take the field this spring, but the Storm's season got off to a rough start with an 18-1 loss at Pfeiffer University. Lake Erie trailed just 3-1 at halftime but the Falcons blew the game open with a 10-goal third period.