January 29, 2014

WBK PREVIEW: Three-game home stand kicks off with Thursday game against Tiffin

LAKE ERIE (7-11, 2-10 GLIAC)

vs. TIFFIN (5-10, 2-9) -- Thursday, Jan. 30 (6:00 PM)
Painesville, Ohio (Osborne Athletic Center) | Live stats/audio: LakeErieStorm.com

vs. OHIO DOMINICAN (7-9, 4-8*) -- Saturday, Feb. 1 (1:00 PM)
Painesville, Ohio (Osborne Athletic Center) | Live stats/audio: LakeErieStorm.com
* ODU is scheduled to play a Jan. 30 game.

 


Complete Game Notes | TU WBK | ODU WBK

 

LAKE ERIE DRAWS THREE IN A ROW AT HOME: Lake Erie will kick off a three-game home stand on Thursday when they host the Tiffin Dragons. The Storm are just 1-6 on their home hardwood this season and will also face Ohio Dominican (Saturday) and Ashland (Monday) in the trio of contests at the Osborne Athletic Center. LEC hasn't won in Painesville since taking down Mercyhurst (Pa.) on Nov. 23. ... The Green & White are coming off a 1-1 trip to Hillsdale (Mich.) and Findlay last week. A Jan. 23, 62-54 win at Hillsdale snapped a four-game losing streak for LEC. ... The Storm have been dialed in from distance of late. G JACKIE MURRAY has nailed 14 threes in averaging 15.7 points per game over her last three contests. 

SCOUTING THE DRAGONS: Tiffin heads to Painesville on a three-game losing streak. The Dragons are just 1-7 on the road this season, and that lone victory came at Ursuline in TU's season opener (Nov. 13). ... on the season the Dragons are averaging 66.3 PPG and yielding 71.3 PPG; both figures rank in the GLIAC's bottom-four. Senior G KARLI MAST scored 18 points in TU's last game -- a Jan. 23 loss at Malone -- and is the Dragons' leading scorer this season, notching 10.5 PPG on the strength of a 35.7 percent (30-of-84) mark from beyond the 3-point arc.

SCOUTING THE PANTHERS:  Ohio Dominican will be at Lake Erie on the heels of a Thursday game at Ashland. Heading into the week, the Panthers have won three of their last four. ODU is averaging 62.1 PPG while yielding 63.8 PPG. The Panthers rank second in the league in both scoring defense and field-goal defense (38.1 percent). They are 3-5 on the road. ... Junior G KACEE HOCKENBERRY leads ODU (and ranks eighth in the GLIAC) in scoring, at 16.0 PPG.

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