In its best start since the 2014-15 season, Lake Erie looks to keep up the trend Saturday afternoon in a road contest at Ohio Dominican. The Storm have stormed out to a 5-2 overall record under first year head coach Brook Kohlheim, and are looking to stay unbeaten and move to 4-0 against the Panthers (5-3, 2-1).
Lake Erie was narrowly edged out by Ohio Dominican by a score of 83-78 in Alumni Hall on Saturday afternoon. The loss ended the Storm’s (6-4, 3-1) perfect conference mark and had their three-game win streak snapped at the hands of the Panthers (6-3, 2-1).
Lake Erie will head to the state capital for a G-MAC contest with defending conference tournament champion Ohio Dominican Saturday afternoon. The Storm (6-3, 3-0) will put their unblemished league record on the line, while The Panthers (5-3, 1-1) are coming off of a regional win against Wisconsin-Parkside at Hillsdale.
The opening weekend of G-MAC play went well for Lake Erie as it was one of just three teams to go unbeaten in the first games. Now the Storm (5-3, 2-0) begins one of their most difficult stretches of the season with five consecutive games on the road.
It may be December, but Lake Erie had no problems heating up the Snyder Activity Center in an 84-69 defeat of Ohio Valley on Thursday night. The Storm (6-3, 3-0) were successful on 50 percent of their shots from the field as all five starters scored in double figures.
Lake Erie wrapped up a perfect opening weekend of G-MAC competition with a 77-64 victory over Davis & Elkins on Saturday afternoon. The Storm (5-3, 2-0) have now won four consecutive in the Osborne Center and handed the Senators (1-5, 0-1) in their conference opener.
Lake Erie looks to keep its home win streak intact as it hosts Davis & Elkins to close out the opening weekend in G-MAC competition on Saturday afternoon. The Storm (4-3, 1-0) were big winners in Thursday’s conference opener against Alderson Broaddus, while the Senators (1-4) are starting league play with this game.
The G-MAC opener for Lake Erie was a good one as it was victorious over Alderson Broaddus by a score of 74-48. The Storm (4-3, 1-0) led from start to finish and were never really threatened by the Battlers (2-4, 0-1).
Expectations were high coming into the season after a G-MAC Tournament semifinal appearance a season ago. Now after six games against quality opposition, Lake Erie is ready to start conference play as it hosts Alderson Broaddus and Davis & Elkins this weekend.
In the last non-conference game before G-MAC play starts, Lake Erie fell to Daemen by a score of 71-51 on the road in Lumsden Gymnasium on Monday evening. The Storm dropped even to 3-3 on the early campaign. The Wildcats, ranked No. 7 in last week’s D2SIDA East Region media poll, improved to 4-1.
Lake Erie’s three-game win streak came to a halt as it fell in a close non-conference regional battle with Mercyhurst by a score of 70-64 on Tuesday evening. The Storm fell to 3-2 on the short season, while the Lakers remained unbeaten at 4-0.
A first half explosion by Gabe Kynard helped propel Lake Erie to a 74-60 victory over Edinboro in regional action at the Osborne Center on Saturday afternoon. The Storm (3-1) have now won three consecutive, while the Fighting Scots (1-1) dropped even on the season.
Lake Erie clipped the nets at nearly a 50-percent rate as it topped Central State 88-55 in non-conference action at the Osborne Center Wednesday evening. It was the second consecutive win for the Storm (2-1), while it kept the Marauders winless (0-3) on the short season.
Tomorrow’s game between Lake Erie and Central State will have a special theme as students from one of the College’s sports management classes are doing a “Takeover For Charity.” It will be a ‘Green/Neon Out’ at the Osborne as the Storm search for a second consecutive win on Wednesday.
The first road game of the season proved to be a good one as Lake Erie downed Wayne State 77-67 in the Matthei Center on Sunday afternoon. The Storm bounced back from Friday to even up at 1-1 on the season, while the Warriors dropped to 0-2.
The 2018-19 season tipped off Friday evening in the Osborne Center, but it didn’t go as well as Lake Erie had hoped in a 72-57 defeat to Ashland. The former divisional rivals squared off in the season opener with each other for the second consecutive year.
After an appearance in the G-MAC Tournament semifinal this past March, the higher goals have been set for this year’s edition of the Lake Erie Storm men’s basketball team. The Green and White, led by Head Coach Kyle Conley, tips off the season Friday night against former conference rival Ashland.
The Lake Erie men’s basketball team has been picked sixth in the 2018-19 Great Midwest Men's Basketball Preseason Coaches Poll presented by Under Armour. The Storm received 101 points and one first place pick in the voting.