Women's Basketball Continues West Virginia Swing (Preview)

Women's Basketball Continues West Virginia Swing (Preview)

PAINESVILLE, Ohio – The Lake Erie College women's basketball team will head to West Virginia for two Great Midwest contests this week as the Storm will face Alderson Broaddus at 5:15 PM on Thursday (Dec. 14) and Davis & Elkins on Saturday (Dec. 16) at 12:00 PM.

"We are on the road to West Virginia to face two teams that can score. In their matchup Saturday, Davis and Elkins came out on top 90-80 with both teams capable of scoring from three point range as well as getting to the basket. We will need to slow them down at the offensive end and be able to put up good numbers at our end," said Storm head coach Bob Booher.

Storm Report: Lake Erie is 4-3 overall and 1-1 in the G-MAC this season after they defeated Ohio Valley 85-65 last week, behind a career-high 19 points from Josie Chaddock (Minerva, Ohio / Minerva). Kayla Gabor (Mentor, Ohio / Mentor) leads the Storm and the G-MAC with an average of 19.1 points per game. Christine Dawson (Mentor, Ohio / Mentor) is the leading rebounder for Lake Erie with 10.7 rebounds per game, second in the conference.

Opposition Position: Alderson Broaddus is 0-4 overall and 0-3 in the conference this year. The Battlers are led by Danielle Franklin with 15.0 points per game and Myriam Garcia, who pulls down six rebounds per contest. Davis & Elkins has an overall mark of 3-4 and 2-2 in the G-MAC. The Senators defeated the Battlers 90-80 last weekend in a head-to-head matchup. Aliyah Dukes is the leading scorer with 14.4 points per game and Kali Wilburn has an average of 5.3 rebounds per game.

Series History: Lake Erie has met the Battlers once on the hardwood when the Storm was a member of the GLIAC. The Storm defeated the Battlers 57-33 back in 2013. Lake Erie and Davis & Elkins have split the two matchups in the series. The Senators defeated the Storm 81-74 in double overtime last season and the Storm won in 2013, 98-85.

Storm Forecast: The Storm will conclude an eight-game road game streak with a home matchup against Trevecca Nazarene on December 30th.

-LEC-