Storm Women Add Five Spring SigneesComing off one of the most successful seasons in school history and the team's first trip to the GLIAC Tournament, head coach Bob Booher has signed five student-athletes to letters of intent, joining the six recruits who signed in the fall.
Rogers Named First-Team All-GLIAC, All-Defensive TeamLake Erie senior center Stephanie Rogers was named to the all-conference all-star and all-defensive teams Friday (March 2) for the second straight year. A second-team All-GLIAC pick in 2011, Rogers earned first-team accolades this season.
Storm Falls in GLIAC Tournament Opener to Michigan TechA red-hot Michigan Tech team proved to be rude hosts Wednesday night, ending the Lake Erie women's season with an 82-52 rout in the quarterfinals of the GLIAC Tournament. The Huskies advance to the conference semifinals with the win while LEC ends its season at 16-11.
Storm Falls at Tiffin in Regular Season's Penultimate GameLake Erie suffered its third straight defeat for the first time this season, falling on the road at Tiffin 62-55. Stephanie Rogers and Jen Caiola scored in double figures for the Storm, who host 5th-ranked Ashland on Saturday for Senior Day.
Another Close One, But Storm Falls in Final Seconds to NorthernLake Erie played its sixth straight game decided by three points or less, but despite Stephanie Rogers' seventh double double of the year the Storm fell to Northern Michigan Thursday night, 59-57, on Chelsea Lyon's bucket with 15 seconds to play. The Storm hosts Michigan Tech on Saturday.
Storm Returns Home for Pink Wave, Face Wildcats and HuskiesWith a GLIAC playoff berth wrapped up, the Storm women now set their sites on playoff positioning this weekend with a pair of home games against GLIAC North foes. Lake Erie will host Northern Michigan and perennial national power Michigan Tech as part of "Taking Breast Cancer by Storm" weekend.
Lake Erie Basketball Taking Breast Cancer by Storm Feb. 16-18Lake Erie College will host its annual basketball "Taking Breast Cancer by Storm" event, as part of the GLIAC Pink Wave initiative, the weekend of Feb. 16-18 when the Storm hosts Northern Michigan and Michigan Tech. Fans are admitted free on both dates and will have a chance to purchase limited edition pink Storm gear to support the Kay Yow Cancer Fund.
Storm Falls Late to #25 Ferris State, 56-53Stephanie Rogers scored a game-high 20 points, but the GLIAC North-leading Bulldogs scored six straight points in the final 1:45 after she fouled out to hold off the Storm in Big Rapids.
Women Erase 15-Point Deficit in Second Half, Pull Out 66-64 Road Win in Final SecondsThe Storm, down 50-35 at one point, scored the game's final seven points in the last 40 seconds to pick up its 14th win of the season at Hillsdale Wednesday night. Stephanie Rogers scored 15 points, Alyssa Wagers had a double-double and Britt Busson and Jen Caiola each had double figures for LEC to clinch the program's fourth winning season.
Storm Opens February On the Road At HillsdaleThe Lake Erie women will look to bounce back from a three-point loss at Wayne State this weekend when they take on a hot Chargers team at Philips Arena on Wednesday night. Hillsdale has won three in a row and five-of-six and are currently in seventh place in the GLIAC standings, two games behind the Storm.
Busson's Six Threes, Rogers' Double-Double Pace Storm to 70-62 Road Win at FindlayBritt Busson scored a season-high 20 points, hitting a career-high 6-of-9 three-pointers, and classmate Stephanie Rogers recorded her fifth double-double of the season, while setting the LEC career blocked shots record in the process. Cate Cianchetti scored 15 points for the Storm, who won their third straight and clinched a .500 or better season for the third time in five years.
Playoff Push Begins for Storm Women on Road at Findlay and Wayne StateSenior Alyssa Wagers looks to join the 1,000-point club this weekend when Lake Erie plays two important road games this weekend at Findlay and Wayne State. The Storm is in fifth place in the GLIAC standings, just a 1/2 game ahead of the Oilers while the Warriors are currently in the eighth and final playoff spot.
Storm Rights Ship Against Lakers, Booher Gets 200th WinLake Erie never trailed in a 67-43 win over Lake Superior State on Thursday night, snapping a two-game losing streak and giving head coach Bob Booher his 200th career collegiate coaching win. Alyssa Wagers and Stephanie Rogers scored in double figures as the Storm moves to 11-4 on the season.
Cianchetti, Second-Half Surge Sends Storm to 10th Win, 69-52 at ODUCate Cianchetti hit five three-pointers on her way to a career-high 27 points and a 24-8 run to open the second half allowed the Storm to win its return to conference play on Saturday afternoon at Ohio Dominican. Four players scored in double figures for Lake Erie, which moved to 10-2 overall and 4-1 in the GLIAC with the win.
Wagers Posts a 20-20 as Storm Holds Off Seton Hill, 78-69Alyssa Wagers scored 21 points and grabbed a career-high 20 rebounds while Stephanie Rogers added 20 and eight as the Storm women won on the road in their final nonconference game on Tuesday night. It was the first 20-rebound game in over a decade for the Storm. Sarah Wojciechowski (12) and Jen Caiola (11) also scored in double figures for Lake Erie.