The Lake Erie men’s lacrosse team bounced back in an emphatic way with a 15-7 victory over Alderson Broaddus in the Mountain State on a sunny Tuesday afternoon. The Storm (3-9, 3-2) blitzed the Battlers (1-10, 0-4) 8-2 in the opening half and cruised to the win from there.
The loaded schedule of nationally ranked teams continued for Lake Erie as it welcomed No. 11 Seton Hill to Jack Britt Stadium on Saturday evening. Unfortunately for the Storm (2-9, 2-2), the Griffins (9-3, 4-0) were the ones came out on the upper end of an 18-11 score.
The Lake Erie men’s lacrosse team suffered a heartbreaking 13-12 defeat to Roberts Wesleyan this afternoon. The Storm (2-8) was up one after Tim Bay goal with 5:03 remaining, but the Redhawks (5-5) tied it up a short while later and scored the game-winner with six seconds left on the clock.
Eight consecutive goals to start the second quarter helped propel Lake Erie to a dominating win over Wheeling Jesuit by a score of 20-10 at Jack Britt Stadium on Saturday evening. The win against the Cardinals (3-8, 1-2) was the second-straight G-MAC win for the Storm (2-7, 2-1).
The Lake Erie men’s lacrosse team battled another nationally ranked opponent in No. 9 Indianapolis, but was on the short end of a 15-11 decision at Jack Britt Stadium Wednesday afternoon. The Storm (1-7) have now faced six opponents this season that have spent time ranked inside the top 12 with the Greyhounds (8-1).
The Great Midwest Athletic Conference announced its weekly honors for men’s lacrosse and Bret Swan has been named Defensive Player of the Week. The Acton City, Ontario, native helped Lake Erie win its only game of the week with a 19-7 decision over conference foe Walsh. It’s the fewest goals the Storm have allowed this season.
A dominant second quarter helped Lake Erie cruise by Walsh 19-7 for its first win of the season Wednesday evening at Vasco Field. The Storm (1-6, 1-1) scored nine goals in the frame to pull away from and remain unbeaten against the Cavaliers (1-7, 1-1).
Great Midwest Athletic Conference play opened Saturday for Lake Erie, but it was unsuccessful in an upset bid with a 15-11 defeat at the hands of No. 12 Mercyhurst. The Storm (0-6, 0-1) have now played five teams ranked in the top 20 with another receiving votes in the national poll. The Lakers (5-2, 2-0) are the fourth team the Green and White has played this season in the top 12.
Lake Erie battled a rising Maryville team until the end, but eventually fell by a score of 10-7 on the road Saturday afternoon. The Storm (0-5) continue to search for their first win of the season with a brutal opening schedule in which the five teams they’ve lost to have a combined record of 28-8. The Saints (8-1) look to move into the top 25 after winning their seventh consecutive contest.
The Lake Erie men’s lacrosse team fell in another close contest today by the count of 16-13 to Young Harris to close out a four-game home stand to open the season. The Storm remain in search of their first win of the season after a brutal stretch of highly ranked opponents to open the year. The Mountain Lions improved their mark to 4-4 on the campaign.
No one can say the Lake Erie men’s lacrosse team plays an easy schedule as the Storm hosted No. 5 Mercy this afternoon at Jack Britt Memorials Stadium. Unfortunately for the Storm, they were on the short end of an 8-7 nail-biter in falling to their third top 12 team in the nation to start the season.
The upset bid of nationally ranked No. 1 and defending national champions Merrimack fell just short as Lake Erie dropped a 16-13 contest at Jack Britt Memorial Stadium on a chilly Sunday afternoon. The Storm (0-2) held a lead at halftime, but the Warriors (2-0) scored seven unanswered goals to regain momentum.
Historically Lake Erie has never shied away from tough competition to start the season and this year was no different as the Storm were downed by Rockhurst 20-12 Friday afternoon. It was the season opener for the No. 19 team in the nation, while the Hawks improved to 3-0 on the short year.
Nationally ranked No. 19 Lake Erie will open up its 10th season in program history at high noon tomorrow as it welcomes Rockhurst for a non-conference clash. In addition to the campaign opener, it will be the debut of Head Coach Sam Ashton who returns to the program after previously serving as the team’s offensive coordinator before two years as a head coach at the University of Dallas.
The 2019 Men’s Lacrosse Preseason Coaches Poll Results presented by Under Armour were released today and Lake Erie has been selected to finish third in the G-MAC. The Storm received 26 points in the voting process and were bested only by defending conference champion Seton Hill (36 points, six first-place votes) and Mercyhurst (31 points, 1 first-place vote.
Lake Erie College Director of Athletics Kelley Kish has announced the return of Sam Ashton to the Storm’s men’s lacrosse program for the upcoming season. Ashton, a former top assistant with the Storm, will now assume the role of head coach of the team.