Ninth Ranked Storm Travel to Face 11th Ranked Mavericks (Preview)

Ninth Ranked Storm Travel to Face 11th Ranked Mavericks (Preview)

PAINESVILLE, Ohio – The ninth ranked Lake Erie College men's lacrosse team will be in action Saturday (April 21) when they travel to take on Mercy, with the game set to start at 1 p.m.

Storm Report: The Storm is 9-2 overall and 6-1 in Great Midwest Athletic Conference action.  The Storm is coming off a loss to Seton Hill.  Head Coach Steve Gartelman said, "The team is ready to go.   It's easy to stay motivated, the guys are hungry for a bounce back game as well as we are always playing for something this time of year."

Opposition Position: The Mavericks are ranked 11th in the nation, are 10-2 overall and 4-1 in conference play.  The Mavericks are coming off a loss to NYIT.  Coach Gartelman added, "Mercy is a talented team with high skill on offense and a solid team defense.  All areas of the field are strong for them so we will need to maintain a balance of high tempo and control." 

Coach Gartelman concluded, "We will need to play at a high caliber for four quarters to win this one."

Forecast: Lake Erie will be back in action Wednesday (April 25) when they host Roberts Wesleyan, with the game set to start at 7 p.m.

-LEC-