Head Coach Bob Booher announced the signings of guards Jackie Murray and Melanie Trushel to the Lake Erie women's basketball program. Murray was a four-year letterwinner at St. Vincent St. Mary while Trushel lettered three times at Gilmour Academy.
Sarah Wojciechowski scored a career-high 22 points while Stephanie Rogers tallied 20 for the Storm, who also saw Jen Caiola become the school's career three-point leader but could not recover from an impressive first-half performance by host Nothern Michigan in a 107-75 Wildcats' victory.
Lake Erie College (3-18, 2-13 GLIAC) fell behind early and it was too much to overcome against Grand Valley State University (18-5, 11-5 GLIAC), in a 74-52 loss at the Jerome T. Osborne Family Athletic and Wellness Center.
Neither team reached the 40% shooting mark from the field, but a 50-34 rebounding edge, including 17offensive boards, helped Ferris State University (11-10, 7-8 GLIAC) to a 69-55 win over Lake Erie College (3-17, 2-12 GLIAC).
Jen Caiola scored 14 points and had a key steal and free throw in the closing seconds as Lake Erie snapped its 13-game losing streak with a come-from-behind victory over Ohio Dominican Saturday (Feb. 5) in Columbus.
Stephanie Rogers notched her second straight 20-point game and Jen Caiola scored 18 as the Storm rallied from a double-digit deficit, but a pair of back-breaking three's by Hillsdale's Marissa DeMott late in the second half lifted the Chargers to a 66-60 win Thursday night at the Osborne Center.
Wayne State University (5-13, 5-7 GLIAC) avenged a December loss to Lake Erie College (2-15, 1-10 GLIAC) with a 66-60 road win, today (Jan. 29) at the Jerome T. Osborne Family Athletic and Wellness Center.
Lake Erie had three players reach double figures but a disappointing first half and a hot hand from Findlay's Kendra Elam in the second were too much to overcome for the Storm in a 73-49 loss to the Oilers at home Thursday night (Jan. 27).
Stephanie Rogers and Jen Caiola each scored in double figures, but the Storm didn't have enough to hang with the Lakers, who opened each half with big scoring runs en route to an 84-56 win Thursday night.
Fans 12-and-under will be admitted free with the purchase of an adult ticket to the Saturday, Jan. 29, basketball doubleheader when the Storm takes on Wayne State at home. The first 75 youngsters will receive a complimentary gift bag courtesy of LEC Athletics and Fifth-Third Bank.
Cold shooting was too much for Lake Erie College to overcome in a 65-50 home loss to Ohio Dominican University Saturday (Jan. 8) at the Jerome T. Osborne Athletic & Wellness Center. Junior forward Jen Caiola (South Russell, Ohio/Chagrin Falls) led the Storm with 19 points.
Stephanie Rogers came up just two blocks shy of a triple-double and Jen Caiola, who was named to the all-tournament team, added 17 points, but it wasn't enough as the Storm women fell to host Notre Dame 79-74 in the consolation game of the NDC Holiday Tournament on Friday afternoon.
Despite a season-high 16 points from Katelyn Prince, the Lake Erie women couldn't hold onto a five-point lead in the final three minutes, resulting in a 68-66 loss Thursday night in the opening game of the Notre Dame Holiday Tournament.
The Lake Erie women will play a pair of nonconference games to close out the calendar year starting Thursday, Dec. 30, against defending NAIA Division II national runner-up Shawnee State in South Euclid.
Rachel Church hit seven three-pointers and Pam Wilson had a double-double as visiting Northwood University snapped a seven-game losing streak with an 68-60 GLIAC victory over the Lake Erie College women’s basketball team.
Lake Erie currently tops all NCAA Division II squads with an 83.3% success rate at the foul line. Juniors Jen Caiola and Stephanie Rogers each rank in the top 33 individually while Rogers is the top in field goal percentage and fourth in blocked shots.
Just 23.1% shooting in the first half along with 14 opening half turnovers were too much for Lake Erie College women’s basketball to overcome in an 84-71 loss to Ashland University in GLIAC play at the Osborne Center Arena in Painesville, Ohio. The Storm was led by reigning GLIAC Player of the Week in junior center Stephanie Rogers with 18 points, 11 rebounds, seven steals and five blocks.