PERRY, N.Y.-- The Lake Erie College men's lacrosse team is ranked seventh in the United States Intercollegiate Lacrosse Association (USILA/Nike) Preseason Poll released Monday (Jan. 11).
The Storm is coming off their best season date, making a trip to the NCAA Division-II Semifinals. They ended the year with a 15-3 overall record. The Storm was ranked number one in the Division-II polls for nearly a month after defeating top-ranked and defending national champion Limestone College on the road. The 2015 season also marked the second straight Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC) Championship. Three members of the Storm earned All-American honor including Lucas Shafer (Hamburg, N.Y./Hamburg) who returns in 2016 for his sophomore season.
The Storm opens the 2016 season Feb. 27 at Mercy College.