The Lake Erie College football team has added an 11th game this season and will take on Taylor (Ind.) to fill its schedule. The Storm will travel to Upland, Indiana, on Saturday, Oct. 19, for the non-conference contest. Kickoff is set for 2 p.m.
The Great Midwest Athletic Conference (G-MAC) conference coaches and league office unveiled the Men’s Soccer Preseason Coaches Poll presented by Under Armour on Friday. The Lake Erie College men's soccer team was picked to finish fourth among eleven in the G-MAC for the 2019 season.
Lake Erie Athletics continues to show its prominence in the classroom as 108 student-athletes have been named to the 2018-19 Great Midwest Athletic Conference Academic All-Conference Team. The number shatters the previous mark of 75 student-athletes record last season.
Lake Erie College and Director of Athletics Kelley Kish have announced that Meaghan Smith has been named as the new head coach for the Storm women’s lacrosse team. Smith joins the program after recently serving as the head coach at Queens College in New York City the last three seasons.
Madyson Plante has been named on the 2019 NCAA DII USTFCCCA All-Academic list. Plante, a multi-event athlete, is one of a total of 448 women who earned USTFCCCA All-Academic honors during the 2018-19 season.
The annual Lake Erie College Storm Scramble was held at Little Mountain Country Club on Monday and proved to be a success once again. Over 100 golfers participated in the event which was won by the team of Brody Harwell, Charlie Phillips, Collin Riley and Dakota Anderson with 13-under par.
The administration staff for the Lake Erie athletic department continues to grow as Steven Brown has been hired as an athletic administration assistant. Brown started this week and will also serve on the Storm’s Leadership Team.
After last year’s exciting season that saw Lake Erie advance to the G-MAC Semifinals, the Storm are excited to announce the 2019 schedule. This year’s slate will feature 18 games, 14 of which are in conference, and 14 within the state of Ohio.
The Lake Erie volleyball team has released its 2019 schedule and will see the Storm begin competition in just under 50 days from now. With the G-MAC divisional system now gone, the schedule will vary slightly with each team playing all conference teams just once.
Lake Erie College and Director of Athletics Kelley Kish has announced the hiring of Anthony Kukwa IV and Xavier Brown as strength and conditioning coaches in the sport performance area. Kukwa is a Storm alumnus who was a football standout during his time here. Brown makes his way to Painesville from Cocoa Beach, Florida, near Orlando.
The excellent All-Star Game festivities that the Cleveland Indians put on last week may be over, but all-star action is still in full swing. Ryan Middendorf will continue the trend as he plays in the Northwoods League All-Star Game tomorrow evening.
Exactly a month from tomorrow the Lake Erie College athletic department will host its annual Storm Scramble golf outing at Little Mountain Country Club. This year’s fundraiser will go towards improving and branding the Osborne Center’s multi-purpose gym as well as more improvements to the Richie Athletic Training Center.
The Reilly Murphy Era is about to begin for Lake Erie Football as the Storm are just over two months from kicking off the 2019 season. It will be the first year at the helm for Murphy who made his way to northeast Ohio from Fayetteville State in December.
The Lake Erie College women’s soccer team has released its schedule for the 2019 and will feature seven home games. The overall schedule will be a 17-game slate, up one contest from last year’s campaign.
Former Lake Erie Storm hurler Michael Stryffeler has recently signed with the Seattle Mariners after an impressive showing with the Lake Erie Crushers. He joins fellow Storm alumni Ryan Rua and Lucas Raley as players who have gone on to ink with Major League Baseball teams.
Not many student-athletes at Lake Erie College have had the accreditation that the recently graduated Nick Boggs (Sr., Concord, Ohio/Riverside) does. As a result, his efforts in the classroom and on the mat in competition have earned him the Great Midwest Collegiate Achievement Award for 2018-19.
The Great Midwest Athletic Conference announced its track & field all-conference teams this afternoon and Lake Erie has six student-athletes named. The group consists of Sydney Crouch, Luca Hartman, Johanna Moeller, Hailey Nielsen, Imane Snyder, and Ashley West.
The Lake Erie Storm have set a new standard in the classroom. The Spring 2019 semester saw the department established a new record with a 3.05 overall GPA, the highest of the NCAA DII era for Lake Erie.