2011-12 Women's Lacrosse News
July 3, 2012
GLIAC Increases Sport Sponsorship to 22 With the Addition of Women’s Lacrosse
After being a member of the East Coast Conference its first three seasons, Lake Erie's women's lacrosse program will join 21 other Storm sports teams in the Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference.
May 5, 2012
Storm Season Finale Spoiled By Queens
Lake Eriewas unable to close its season on a winning note as it fell to visiting Queens, 19-10.
April 24, 2012
Storm Washed Away By Visiting Lakers
Lake Erie suffered just its second home defeat of the season, falling to traditional power Mercyhurst, 25-12, in a non-conference home contest.
April 22, 2012
Molloy Uses 8-0 Run to Push Past Storm in ECC Play, 17-10
Ashriel West scored four goals and Julia Kudla had four points for Lake Erie, but it wasn't enough to help the Storm overcome a big run by the Lions.
April 18, 2012
Julia Kudla Selected to Attend 2012 NCAA Career in Sports Forum
Lake Erie junior women's lacrosse player Julia Kudla has been chosen to attend the NCAA Career in Sports Forum in Indianapolis this summer. She is one of 300 student-athletes nationwide picked for the program.
April 17, 2012
Cleveland Plain Dealer: Lacrosse is new recruiting tool for private colleges
Lacrosse has become the latest recruitment tool for private universities in Ohio and other Midwestern states. Relatively inexpensive to start, the sport is growing in popularity at high schools. By offering the chance to play at the next level, colleges hope to attract students who otherwise wouldn’t have considered those campuses. Lake Erie College and Storm women's lacrosse player Julia Kudla are prominently featured in the article.
April 15, 2012
Storm Outlast Purple Knights For First ECC Win
Lake Erie was pushed throughout but held on for a 16-14 victory over the Bridgeport (3-3, 0-2 ECC) in East Coast Confernce play.
April 13, 2012
Late First Half Run Spurs #12 Dowling Over Lake Erie
Lake Erie was tied 5-5 with #12 Dowling with under six minutes to play in the first half but the Golden Lions closed the half with seven straight goals en route to a 24-13 win.
April 11, 2012
Second Half Surge Lifts Seton Hill Past Storm Women, 12-9
Lake Erie led 8-5 midway through the second half, but the Griffins went on a 7-0 run over an 11 minute span to pull out the three-goal victory and keep the Storm winless in conference play despite four goals from freshman Hana Abu-Kwiek.
April 6, 2012
Storm Women Hold On for 13-12 Win Over Grand Valley
Lake Erie held off a furious rally by the visiting Lakers in the final minutes Friday to pull out the one-goal nonconference victory at Britt Stadium. Ashriel West scored four times to lead LEC.
April 3, 2012
Record Half Propels Lake Erie Over Urbana
Lake Erie netted a school record for goals in a half with 17 in the first half en route to a 20-7 victory over visiting Urbana. Sophomore Annie Mendoza netted five goals while classmate Ashriel West accounted for 10 points.
April 1, 2012
No. 3 C.W. Post Too Much For Storm In Road Defeat
Facing the difficult task of playing one of the top three teams in NCAA Division II on the road in a back-to-back situation, Lake Erie fell at No. 3 C.W. Post, 23-5.
March 31, 2012
Lake Erie Women Fall in Conference Opener
Tied at halftime, the Storm was outscored 10-3 in the second half of their East Coast Conference opener at St. Thomas Aquinas, falling to the Spartans 17-10.
March 26, 2012
Storm Down Dragons 18-11 in Lax-4-Life Game
Three players scored four goals for the Storm and Ashriel West had six points as Lake Erie won for the third time in four games with a seven-goal victory over Tiffin Monday night at Britt Stadium,
March 16, 2012
Winning Streak for Storm Snapped at Gannon
Meredith Howe scored a game-high five goals, but the Lake Erie women were not able to recover after the host Knights took a 10-0 lead, falling 22-8 on Friday night in Erie, Pa.
March 14, 2012
Storm Wins Second Straight, Routs Wheeling Jesuit 22-2
Julia Kudla scored a game-high six goals and was one of six Lake Erie players to score multiple goals in the team's second win in a row Wednesday night. Allison Trombetti, Meredith Howe and Annie Mendoza each scored three goals for LEC, which has 48 goals in the last two games.
March 14, 2012
Wednesday's Game at Wheeling Jesuit Time and Location Change
The Storm's game at Wheeling Jesuit, originally scheduled for 3 p.m., has been changed to a 6 p.m. start. The game will also be played at Martins Ferry High School
March 12, 2012
Abukwiek Named ECC Rookie of the Week
Storm freshman Hana Abukwiek was named the East Coast Conference Rookie of the Week on Monday (March 12) for her performance in Lake Erie's 20-18 win over Colorado Mesa on Sunday.
March 11, 2012
Storm Hold On Against Mesa in Home Opener for 20-18 Win
Lake Erie built an eight-goal lead early in the second half, but a 8-1 Colorado Mesa run got the Mavs right back into the game. Meredith Howe scored a game-high six goals, including one with just under five minutes left, and Ashriel West added an insurance goal with two minutes to go for the Storm.
February 26, 2012
Lindenwood Roars Past Storm
Lake Erie dropped the back end of its season-opening road weekend on Sunday, falling at Lindenwood 19-4.
February 25, 2012
Women’s Lacrosse Opens Season With Win Over Colorado Mesa
The Lake Erie College women’s lacrosse team opened the head coaching career of first-year leader Jillian Howley on a positive note with a 12-6 win over Colorado Mesa. Annie Mendoza and Meredith Howe each had four goals.
February 21, 2012
Women's Lacrosee Opens Season This Weekend In St. Louis (VIDEO PREVIEW)
Host Kyle Akins sits down with junior captains Julia Kudla and Brittany Rabuano to preview the 2012 Lake Erie women's lacrosse season.
February 10, 2012
Women's Lacrosse Slotted Eighth In ECC Preaseason Poll
Lake Erie women's lacrossepicked to finish eighth out of nine teams in the East Coast Conference Preseason Poll.
January 25, 2012
Storm Signs First Recruit of Howley Era
First-year head coach Jillian Holwey signed her first student-athlete to a letter of intent during the early signing period, inking Ontario goalkeeper Katie Holden to play for the Storm beginning in 2013.
September 20, 2011
Storm Women Top D-II GPA Rankings for Second Straight Year
Lake Erie College's women's lacrosse team finished the 2011 season with the highest grade point average in NCAA Division II for the second straight year and was once again named one of only nine Merit Squads in the country by the IWLCA.
August 4, 2011
Jillian Howley Named Women's Lacrosse Coach
Bloomsburg assistant coach Jillian Howley has been named Lake Erie's new women's lacrosse coach. Howley, a former standout in lacrosse and field hockey at Robert Morris, is the second coach in Storm history.