PAINESVILLE, Ohio - The Lake Erie College Storm won on the road against Clarion University this evening with a final score of 67-62.
The Storm quickly got to work and opened up the game with a jumper by Farrah Benner, assisted by Josie Chaddock, and continued to go on a seven point run. They did not give up a point until the seven-minute mark in the first quarter.
The game was more even in the second quarter with the Storm having a one-point margin over the Golden Eagles with 2:30 seconds left until halftime. Lake Erie hung on though, and went into the locker rooms leading Clarion 35-33.
In the second half, the Storm opened it up like they started the game with a commanding eleven point lead for most of the third quarter, finishing with a score of 53-42 in favor of the Storm with one quarter left to play in the game.
Although the Storm and Golden Eagles traded scoring-runs back and forth, Lake Erie held out for the win with a final score of 67-42.
Josie Chaddock and Farrah Benner each scored 16 points. Chaddock also recorded 2 rebounds, 7 assists, and 2 steals. Benner recorded 4 rebounds, 4 assists, and 5 steals. Ashley West recorded a double-double with 12 points and 10 rebounds in 26 minutes played.