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GAMEDAY CENTRAL: Women's Basketball Hosts GLIAC Home Opener vs. Ashland (LIVE AUDIO LINK)

GAMEDAY CENTRAL: Women's Basketball Hosts GLIAC Home Opener vs. Ashland (LIVE AUDIO LINK)

Click here to listen to an audio broadcast of tonight's contest with Storm broadcaster Craig Deas. Or follow all the action via Live Stats

STORM HOST EAGLES IN FIRST GLIAC HOME GAME: The Lake Erie College women's basketball team plays its first Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference home game against Ashland University.  The Storm, in its first year as a member of the GLIAC, is 2-3 overall and 1-1 in the conference. Lake Erie has won seven straight here at the Osborne Center dating back to last season.  Its only home game this season was the season-opener against Ursuline College as the Storm prevailed, 90-67.      

ROGERS NAMED GLIAC POTW: Junior center Stephanie Rogers was named the GLIAC South Division Player of the Week on Dec. 6, following her two-game performance in the Storm's conference opening weekend.  She averaged 21.5 points, 8.0 rebounds, 4.5 blocks and 2.5 steals in two games (1-1 record) while shooting an impressive 75% from the field.  She is the first Storm player to garner GLIAC weekly honors in women's basketball.

LAST TIME OUT FOR THE STORM: Rogers scored 18 points and Brittany Zele had a season-high 14, but the Storm was outscored 21-4 from the end of the first half to the beginning of the second and fell on the road to Hillsdale last Saturday, 85-69.   

 OPPOSITON POSITION: The Eagles (6-1, 1-1 GLIAC) won their first six games of the season before losing at Wayne State Saturday, 77-75. Ashland is plus-18.6 in scoring margin this season and leads the GLIAC in field goal defense, holding opponents to just 32.8 percent.